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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 Sunday. 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 Sunday 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.


Today


Events: 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 No damaged, dented or out-of-date cans will be accepted. 706-756-1000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.


Today–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.


Today–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.


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