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Today, Sunday & Aug. 1–3

Events: Lafayette Society for Performing Arts presents “The Drowsy Chaperone” at 7:30 p.m. today, Saturday, and Aug. 1 and 2 at 7:30 p.m. with matinee shows at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday and Aug. 3 at the LSPA Black Box Theater at 214 Bull St. Cost is $15 for adults and $10 for students. Call 706-882-9909 for tickets. The show is a picnic theater, with doors opening one hour prior to the show and attendees may bring food and drink. All food is requested to be put away by show time.


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

Churches: Louise United Methodist Church, 1189 Hines Road in LaGrange, hosts vacation Bible school from 10 a.m. to noon. Lunch served. SAT prep tests offered to upcoming high school junior and seniors.

Solomon Grove Missionary Baptist Church hosts Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8 p.m.

Living By Faith Worship Center hosts Youth Conference 2014 with the theme “Speak Up” at 6 p.m. Guest speaker is minister Carterris Tucker.

True Life Christian Ministries, 500 S. Lee St., hosts youth night from 7 to 9 p.m. Sylvia Cameron, 706-402-6670

Saturday, Sunday

East Side Baptist Church, 1016 Mason St., hosts Youth Explosion with a Youth Carnival 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Youth Day celebration at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets for the carnival are $1 each, or 10 for $6, and concessions will be available.


Events: Glass Bridge Road Farmers Market is 8 to 11 a.m. at no cost to vendors. Homemade or homegrown items are welcome. Located at the pavilion across from Loyd Presbyterian Church on Glass Bridge Road. 706-594-4951

Market on Main farmer’s market for locally grown produce is 8 to 10 a.m in the parking lot next to Carmike Cinema, at the corner of Main and East Depot streets. 706-298-4534

Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m. for women, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.

The Troup County Democratic Party holds a Delegate Selection Caucus for the Democratic State Convention in Dublin at the Willam Griggs Recreation Center at 3 p.m. All registered Democrats are encouraged to attend. Elliott Smith, chairman, scoutsmith@live.com

Churches: Anointed by Faith Ministries hosts a city-wide barbecue and school giveaway at the church, 1200 Fourth Ave. in LaGrange, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free barbecue, rides, clothes, hair cuts, hair braiding book bags and school supplies and live entertainment available. There also will be horse-back riding, rapping, singing and dancing. All events are free.

Bishop R.L. Darden of Bethesda Outreach Ministries, 109 Horace King St., and pastor Glory Burke of Pentecostal Community Church, 418 Revis St., will give out hot dogs, paper and school supplies from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or until food is gone.

Trinity SDA Church Prayer and Bible Study Center at 710 Jenkins St. holds a free Bible study from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Pastor Walter Gordon, 706-812-0760

Cross Point Church, 191 Hines Road in Hogansville, hosts the free event Saturday Night Singing at 7 p.m. Guest singer is Russ Sapp.


Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at 10 a.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Churches: Thankful Baptist Church, 968 Cannonville Road, observes homecoming at 11 a.m. Dinner will be served.

Welcome Baptist Church in the Redline Community hosts the 42nd pastor celebration of the Rev. J.R. Ware and family at 11 a.m. with guest speaker the Rev. Willie L. Cameron and 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. Ervin Smith.

Solomon Grove Missionary Baptist Church will observe its Youth Program at 11 a.m. Minister Lamont Vines will be the guest speaker.

McGhee Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church observes its 138th Homecoming services with speakers the Rev. Willie J. Wynn at 11 a.m. and the Rev. Hayward White Jr. at 3 p.m.

Springfield Baptist Church in Hogansville hosts the annual “All Ministries Day” at 3 p.m. Guest speaker is the Rev. Dr. Gregory Sutton of Jackson Memorial Baptist Church in Atlanta. Dinner will be served.

Grief Share, a support group for people grieving the loss of someone close, meets at 3 p.m. at Cedarcrest Community Church, 2380 Roanoke Road. 706-882-6327

Celebrate Recovery, a faith-based recovery program, meets at 3 p.m. at Hogansville First Baptist Church.

Callaway Baptist Church hosts discipleship training, youth and children’s classes at 5 p.m.

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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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