June 21-29, 2014

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Saturday


Events: East Depot High School class of 1968 sponsor a fish fry fundraiser for community outreach service projects at Union Street Park. Fish plates are $6 and fish sandwiches are $3. For tickets, call Carl Cotton, 706-884-8128; Willie Mae Cox, 706-416-2196; or Catherine Harris, 706-333-6202.


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.


Churches: Faith Believers Ministries Inc., 210 Handley St., hosts Vacation Bible School from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Cross Point Church, 191 Hines Road in Hogansville, hosts fundraisers with a yard sale, hot dog plates, car wash and bake sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church. Jason Veitch, 678-859-8492


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


Faith Believers Ministries, 210 Handley St., hosts a Sister to Sister Celebration at 5 p.m. honoring minister and elect lady DeTamera Perkins with guests co-pastor Vanita Bonner and Liberation Christian Ministries International of Valley, Alabama.


Thankful Baptist Church on Cannonville Road hosts An Evening of Praise, Dance and Worship at 6 p.m.


Threats Grove Baptist Church, 192 Rosemont Road, hosts its 38th Young Adult Choir Anniversary at 6 p.m. All choir groups and soloists are invited. Jean Sivell, 706-302-2508 or Dee Tucker, 706-668-7768


Sunday


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


Churches:  


Louise United Methodist Church, 1189 Hines Road in LaGrange, hosts Youth Achievement and Family and Friends Day at 11 a.m.


New Harmony CME Church in West Point celebrates Pastor’s Appreciation Day during 11 a.m. worship service. Refreshments will be served.


Welcome Baptist Church in the Redline Community hosts Homecoming Celebration at 2:30 p.m. featuring special guest the Rev. Frederick Stanley of Zion Rest Baptist Church in Valley, Alabama, and the Rev. M. Ware of Marietta as Master of Ceremony.


Solomon Grove Missionary Baptist Church will observe their 94th church anniversary at 2:30 p.m. The Rev. Joannie Baskerville, pastor of Rising Grove Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker.


Arbor Grove Baptist Church hosts its annual children’s program “God’s Precious Children” at 3 p.m. featuring children performing. Speaker will be minister Michael Winston.


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.


Living By Faith Worship Center hosts its sixth church anniversary at 3 p.m. Pastor Carmen Walker and Mt. Zion AME Church of Opelika, Alabama, will be guests.


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


Sunday–Wednesday


New Macedonia hosts Vacation Bible School 6 to 8 p.m. Registration is 5:30 p.m. Sunday for classes pre-k to adult. Transportation will be provided to those who need it by calling 706-845-0821 or 706-882-2496.


Monday


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.


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.


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: The West Central Georgia Workforce Investment Board meet at 10:30 a.m. at the Workforce Investment Board office, 1710 Highway 16 West in Griffin.


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 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


Tuesday–Thursday


Welcome Baptist Church in the Redline Community hosts Revival services at 7 p.m. with pastor Tracy Neal of Leverette Hill Baptist Church in Warm Springs.


 Wednesday


Events: 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


LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford St., hosts the Summer Reading Club at 2 p.m. featuring Jason Louder as ‘Baba Tunde,’ storyteller.


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


Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 118 Cox St. in LaGrange, hosts its annual Summer Revival at 7 p.m. with guest speaker the Rev. Calvin Daniels, pastor of Saint Paul Baptist Church in Auburn, Alabama.


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


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. 


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: The Three Rivers Regional Council meets at 2 p.m. at Turin Town Hall, 47 Turin Road in Turin, Georgia.


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


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.


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


Friday


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


Downtown LaGrange Development Authority hosts the Red, White and Blue picnic, concert and movie event on Lafayette Square starting at 7 p.m. with a Patriotic Pops concert by LaGrange Community Orchestra and Picnic with Pizazz contest, with prizes awarded for the best-decorated picnic tables. At 8:15 p.m. is Food Eating Frenzy, featuring the annual hot dog-, cupcake- and ice cream-eating contests with prizes. At dusk, about 9:15 p.m., the movie “Apollo 13” will be shown. Attendees may bring a picnic dinner, table, chairs, lawn chairs and blankets. Adirondack chairs are available on a first-come, first-served basis.


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


June 28


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.


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


Louise United Methodist Church, 1189 Hines Road in LaGrange, celebrates a Senior Choir Extravaganza at 6 p.m. All choirs, groups, soloist and praise teams welcome.


June 29


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


Churches: Rocky Mount Baptist Church hosts its 123rd church anniversary at 2 p.m. Guest speaker is the Rev. Bruce Alford, and members of New Springfield Baptist Church are guests.


Faith Believers Ministries Inc., 210 Handley St., hosts Family and Friends Day at 2:30 p.m. with guest pastor and church C. W. Martin and Valley Baptist Church.


Eastside Baptist Church, 1016 Mason St., hosts Family and Friends Day at 2:30 p.m.


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.


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 706-884-8712 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. 229. A weeklong listing appears in the weekend edition.


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