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Exhibits: “A Slice of Our History: Troup County Golf and Golfers” is on display at Legacy Museum on Main, 136 Main St. until Sept. 12. From the early 20th century until today, several people and events with Troup County connections have impacted the game and its development. The story of golf is unveiled through photographs, artifacts, news clippings and more. Among those spotlighted are Ely Callaway, Bobby Jones, Lionel and Harold Callaway, Suzanne Jackson, Allen Doyle and others. The museum is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 706-884-1828


“In the Shadow of Contemplation,” a selection of prints by Curlee Raven Holton, an artist and professor at Lafayette College in Pennsylvania and director for the university’s Experimental Printmaking Institute, is on display at Cochran Gallery, 4 E. Lafayette Square. The gallery is open Wednesday to Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m.


Today


Events: Advanced Tai Chi for Health class is 11:45 a.m. at The Active Life, 140 Ragland St. Tai chi is a slow-moving martial art improving balance, coordination and relaxation. Call The Active Life at 706-883-1681 to register.


Western line dance lessons are 1 p.m. at The Active Life on Ragland Street. Cost is $5. Betty Cook, 706-882-1955


The Interfaith Food Closet at 416 Pierce St. in LaGrange is open from 1 to 2:45 p.m. to help people in need of food. 706-882-9291


LaGrange Memorial Library hosts Pajama Night for children of all ages at 6:30 p.m. Attendees will hear tales followed by milk and cookies.


Meetings: LaGrange Serenity Groups and Al-Anon meet at 6 p.m. at Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St.


LaGrange City Council meets at 5:30 p.m. in the council chamber/courtroom at 208 Ridley Ave.


American Legion Post 75 meets at 6 p.m. at The Active Life center on Ragland Street.


The LaGrange Shufflers meet at the Active Life center at 140 Ragland St. for regular square, round and line dances from 7 to 9:15 p.m. Cost to dance is $6. 706-812-4974


Wednesday


Events: Story time for pre-schoolers at is 10 a.m. at Hogansville Public Library, 600 E. Main St. 706-637-6230


Preschool story time at LaGrange Memorial Library is at 10:30 a.m. and includes stories, fingerplays, songs and a craft time. 706-882-7784


Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at 8 a.m., noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.


A bereavement support group meets 11 a.m. at Hospice LaGrange.


The Lunch Bunch and Al-Anon meet at noon at Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St.


Churches: Callaway Baptist Church hosts service and classes at 7 p.m.


Wednesday–Friday


Springfield Baptist Church, 400 Poplar St. in Hogansville, hosts Revival services at 7 p.m. Pastor Tamarkus Cook of Saint Smyrna Baptist Church in Newnan is guest speaker for the revival.


Thursday


Events: Boys & Girls Club hosts the 2014 Kia of LaGrange Back-a-Kid Golf Tournament fundraiser at Highland Country Club, a four-person, select-shot event. Morning and afternoon tee times are available. For registration and sponsorship information, please contact Bart McFadden at 706-812-9696 or bart_mcfadden@yahoo.com.


God’s Breadbasket, a food pantry serving Hogansville residents, is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


The Interfaith Food Closet at 416 Pierce St. in LaGrange is open from 1 to 2:45 p.m. to help people in need of food. 706-882-9291


A bridge game is open to the public at 5:30 p.m. at Bellevue. Cost is $10 per person per month. 706-882-9655


New Community Church hosts Career Connect, a free job search assistance and networking event, at 5:30 p.m. with representatives from local staffing agencies, colleges, businesses and industries. Admission is free. Career coaches from the Department of Labor Career Center, Troup County Works, LaGrange College and West Georgia Technical College will be available.


Hillcrest Elementary School hosts PTO open house at 6 p.m.


Beginner ballroom dance lessons for all ages are given from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Active Life center on Ragland Street. 706-884-5857


Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.


Rehearsals for the LaGrange Civic Chorale are from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Troup High School chorus room. choralsociety@charter.net, 706-882-2734


LaGrange Serenity Groups and Al-Anon meet at 7 p.m. at Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St.


Churches: Celebrate Recovery, a faith-based recovery program, meets at 6 p.m. with a fellowship meal and worship at the welcome center of First Baptist Church on Church Street. 706-884-5631706-884-5631


Matthew 28 Community Fellowship in Pine Mountain hosts Life Group at 7 p.m. 706-663-4747


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Listings for ‘In our community’ are presented for events happening in the next three-day period, space permitting. To submit an item, email it to mstrother@lagrangenews.com, fax it to 706-243-4938 or drop it by our office at 105 Ashton St. Deadline for submissions is noon on the business day prior to the item’s earliest run date. For more information, call 706-884-7311, Ext. 2153. A weeklong listing appears in the weekend edition.


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