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Exhibits: “The Art of Diplomacy: Winston Churchill and the Pursuit of Painting” is on display at Hills & Dales Estate visitor center through Aug. 10. The exhibition will display six Churchill paintings and selected historic photos and memorabilia. The exhibit was created by the Millennium Gate Museum to commemorate the 50th anniversary of his death. Admission is free. The visitor center is open each week from Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the exhibit also will be open Sunday and Aug. 10 from 1 to 5 p.m. 706-882-3242 or info@hillsanddales.org


“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.


Saturday, Sunday


Events: Lafayette Society for Performing Arts presents “The Drowsy Chaperone” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday with a matinee show at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday 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.


Saturday


Events: 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


A golf tournament and silent auction is set for tee off at 9 a.m. and pre-registration at 8 a.m. at the Hogansville Gold Club. The silent auction is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will benefit the family of Jackson, 2, who was diagnosed with Menkes Disease soon after he was born. Libby Taylor, 706-594-1280; Mary Jane Saye, 706-616-7426; www.facebook.com/fightwithjackson.


The Active Life, 140 Ragland St., hosts a gospel concert at 7 p.m. and dinner featuring Hope’s Journey and Higher Hope with a special appearance by the Shiloh Baptist Church Praise Choir. Seating is limited. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door. 706-883-1681


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 West Georgia chapter of Fort Valley State University Alumni meets at 10 a.m. at the William Griggs Recreation Center.


The Sickle Cell Support Group meets at 11 a.m. at Bradshaw-Chamber County Library at 3419 20th Ave. in Valley, Ala. Renata Buckner, 706-518-6035 or sicklecellsg@yahoo.com


Peace by Piece Quilt Group meets at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church on the Square. Jane Taylor, 706-884-6323


Churches: 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


Stovall Baptist Church, 14 Hardy St. in Greenville, hosts a benefit singing at 6 p.m. preceded by food service and a cake auction at 5 p.m.


Faith Temple Church of Deliverance, 221 Edgewood Ave., hosts fundraiser the 50-State Rally sponsored by Oh By the Way Ministries, an outreach ministry of Faith Temple, at 6 p.m.


Sunday


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


Churches: Mount Beulah Baptist Church hosts its annual Homecoming at 10 a.m. with speaker pastor W.C. Thornton. A fellowship barbecue follows.


Mount Zion Baptist Church, 420 E. Mount Zion Church Road, hosts annual homecoming services at 11 a.m. with pastor Van Shrieves and 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. Johnny Beasley and Greater Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church.


Wehadkee Baptist Church, 915 Abbottsford Road, hosts homecoming services at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Aaron McCullough and 5 p.m. with the Rev. Mike Watson.


Harrisonville Baptist Church, 2885 Highway 54 West in Hogansville, hosts Homecoming at 11 a.m. and Brother Woody Woodard brings the message. After lunch the Classic Gospel Quartet with Kerry King sings.


Threat Grove Baptist Church, 192 Rosemont Road, hosts Homecoming service at 11 a.m.


Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church, 180 Pleasant Grove Church Road in LaGrange off of Hamilton Road, hosts its annual Homecoming at 11 a.m. Special speaker is the Rev. Ewell Hardman, who served Pleasant Grove UMC from 1981 to 1984. Dinner on the grounds after the worship service. 678-404-1311 or 706-884-3490


East Side Baptist Church, 1016 Mason St., hosts its annual missionary program at 3 p.m. with special guests first lady Veleeka Dudley and the Rev. Sanford Dudley of Mount Sinai Church of Newnan. Attendees are asked to wear white.


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.


Monday


Events: A beginner scrapbook class is offered at the Active Life Center on Ragland Street at 11 a.m. There is no cost for the class. A registration form and supply list can be picked up at the center.


Elementary school registration and meet the teacher for enrolled Troup County School System students is noon to 6 p.m. at their assigned school.


Full Metal Jacket Armory, 18 New Airport Road, hosts “12 Cans for the 12 Gauge Drive” where participats may bring in 12 canned goods to help LaGrange Personal Aid’s Food Drive and pick-up a ticket for a chance to win. No damaged, dented or out-of-date cans will be accepted. 706-756-1000


LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford St., hosts a class by Dave Ramsey and the Financial Peace University teaching team on video, coordinated by Joshua Britt, in the Fackler Conference Room at 6 p.m. The class covers reaching financial goals by showing how to eliminate debt, save for the future and give. Joshua Britt, josh.britt@ellisandellis.com or 706-884-6470


Meetings: Hogansville City Council meets at 7 p.m. at City Hall.


Monday–Wednesday


Mount Zion Baptist Church, 420 E. Mount Zion Church Road, hosts revival services at 7 p.m. with speakers LaGrange Mayor Jim Thornton on Monday, minister Necola Mann on Tuesday and minister Rosemary Smith on Wednesday.


Wehadkee Baptist Church, 915 Abbottsford Road, hosts revival services at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Woody Woodard Monday and Tuesday and the Rev. Mike Watson on Wednesday.


Harrisonville Baptist Church, 2885 Highway 54 West in Hogansville, hosts Revival services at 7 p.m. Brother Mark Peak brings the message each night.


Monday–Friday


Mount Beulah Baptist Church hosts revival services at 7 p.m. with pastor Terry Barnes on Monday, pastor Rufus Smith on Tuesday, pastor W.G. Perkin on Wednesday, pastor Steven Chambers on Thursday and pastor Alfonzia Simpson Jr. on Friday.


Threat Grove Baptist Church, 192 Rosemont Road, hosts Revival services at 7 p.m. with guest speaker for the week, the Rev. Ollie Simpson of Sweet Home Baptist Church in Five Points, Alabama. Dinner follows service.


Tuesday


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.


The American Red Cross holds a blood drive from 12:30 to 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church on Broad Street in LaGrange.


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


West Georgia Health Women’s Health, 1420 Vernon Road, hosts Curvy Yoga Therapy at 6 p.m. for those recovering from, or living with cancer and caregivers of those with cancer. Mary Ann Hodnett, hodnettma@wghealth.org


Callaway High School hosts a freshmen walk through at 6 p.m.


Troup High School hosts ninth grade parent night from 6 to 7:30 p.m.


Meetings: The Troup County Commission meets at 9 a.m. in the first-floor commission meeting room in the Government Center at 100 Ridley Ave.


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


Salvation Army Home League meets at noon at 806 Murphy Ave.


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


The Troup High School Band Boosters meet at 6 p.m. in the band room.


Hogansville’s Community Watch committee meets at 6 p.m. at the city police department at 117 Lincoln St.


Xi Epsilon Gamma meets at 7 p.m. at a member’s house.


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


The Union Lodge No. 28 F&AM meets at 7 p.m. at the lodge hall on Hogansville Road.


The Five Star Social Club meets from 8 to 9 p.m. at a member’s house.


Wednesday


Events: Middle school registration for enrolled Troup County School System students is 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at their assigned school.


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


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


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: Bethesda Outreach Ministry hosts a feeding the hungry event at 104 Young’s Mill Road at 11 a.m.


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


Thursday


Events: 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


The Maternal Infant Services Department at West Georgia Health hosts an Infant Safety and CPR class where participants can learn CPR/choking prevention for infants, along with safety and prevention measures for a new baby at 11 a.m. Cost is $10. To register, call 706-812-2876 or go to www.wghealth.org and click on resources/classes.


LaGrange High School hosts a freshmen only open house at 6:30 p.m.


LaGrange Art Museum begins Drawing: Essentials, a six-week art course from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. for those in ninth grade to adults, beginner to intermediate skill-level learners, this class will focus on the essentials of drawing and design with instructor Charlie Warner. Fee is $120, supplies included. Sallie Keith, sallie.keith@lagrangeartmuseum.org or 706-882-3267


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: West Point City Council meets for a work session at 8:15 a.m.


The executive board of the LaGrange Woman’s Club meets at 10 a.m. at Bellevue.


The Kiwanis Club of LaGrange meets at noon at Highland Country Club.


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


Older Americans Sharing in Service, the senior adult group of Rosemont Baptist Church, meets at noon in the church fellowship hall.


The Thursday Lunch Club meets at noon in the fellowship hall of First United Methodist Church. Call 706-884-4635 or email churchoffice@lagrangefumc.org to reserve a space.


Crime Stoppers meets at 6 p.m. in the LaGrange Police Department training room.


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


Community Action For Improvement meets at 7 p.m. in the CAFI central office.


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


The Sons of LaGrange Lodge No. 537, a Prince Hall affiliate, meets at 7:30 p.m. at the corner of Brown and Watson streets.


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


Friday


Events: Classes begin for Troup County School System students.


The Active Life senior center at 140 Ragland St. offers oil painting classes at noon for all adults 55 and older. 706-883-1681


Moonlight Ballroom Dance Club hosts a couples dance and a beginner dance lesson at the Lafayette Christian School gym, 1904 Hamilton Road in LaGrange. The lesson is at 7:30 p.m. and the dance is 8 p.m. Attire is smart casual. Visitor couples welcome at $20 per couple. 706-881-2734


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


The Lunch Bunch Alateen Family Group meets at noon at Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St.


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


Aug. 9


Events: 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


Troup High Auxiliaries host a Flag and Baton Clinic for children in grades kindergarten through eighth at 9 a.m. in the THS gym. There is a $35 fee, which includes lunch and clinic T-shirt if registered and paid by Saturday. Tonya White, 706-523-0611 or towhite2@hotmail.com .


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 National Alliance on Mental Illness Family hosts support groups for those with a mental illness and for their family and friends at 10:30 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 120 Broad St. in LaGrange, led by trained facilitators. 706-594-4714


Churches: Asbury United Methodist Church, 4320 N. Youngs Mill Road, hosts a school clothing drive giveaway from 9 a.m. to noon. Gently used clothes are available for those that need them for elementary to high school ages.


Teaver Road Baptist Church hosts Teaver Road Uniting Souls Together – T.R.U.S.T. – 2014 Youth Explosion featuring Big Daddy Weave and special guest Matt Price in concert at Callaway Stadium. Tickets are available at attendstar.com or by calling 706-402-2369 or 706-882-5774.


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 


Aug. 10


Events: Positive Contributions presents its seventh annual “Haircutz 4 Kidz” at William Griggs Recreation Center, 716 Glenn Robertson St., from 1 to 5 p.m.


LaGrange Symphony Orchestra hosts a free “Summer Serenade” concert featuring the Criswell family at 5 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in West Point.


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


Alpha Xi chapter of Omega Psi Phi fraternity meets at 5 p.m. at the 100 Black Men of West Georgia Resource Center on Union Street.


Churches: 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.


Aug. 10, 1315


Louise United Methodist Church, 1189 Hines Road in LaGrange, hosts homecoming Sunday at noon and a revival at 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday with guest speaker the Rev. Willie Wimbley of Mount Nebo Baptist Church in West Point.


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