Jill Philips: Student, Teacher and Painter with the Visual Artists Alliance of LaGrange and Donna Jackson, iron works artist, runs until Saturday at LaGrange Art Museum. The exhibit combines the giant garden insects of metal worker Jackson with the out-of-door artistry of Philips, and showcases local talent from the VAAL. Works are available to purchase with proceeds benefitting LAM. Admission is free.
The Journey - Connections art exhibit runs at the Cochran Gallery on the Square until Oct. 26. The exhibit contains “quilts” of canvas created in collaboration with or inspired by someone’s cancer journey. Each piece is accompanied by an essay explaining its meaning.
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
The LaGrange Woman’s Club Fall Fashion Show and luncheon is noon at First Methodist Church. Tickets are $25 and may be purchased by calling 706-884-1832. Proceeds from the show are used for the upkeep of Bellevue.
The Active Life senior center at 140 Ragland St. offers oil painting classes at noon for all adults 55 and older. 706-883-1681
Vendors sell fresh produce, cheeses, honey, boiled peanuts and other items at Callaway Gardens Farmer’s Market from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Gardens’ Robin Lake Beach in Pine Mountain. Admission is free to the market through the beach entrance.
The 10-mile, third annual HOPE for a Day breast cancer walk begins 7 a.m. at Lafayette Society for Performing Arts and ends at Lafayette Square. Walkers raise a minimum of $500. Registration is $100. Registration forms are available online at bfflhopeforaday.org or for information, call 706-302-0886 and leave a message.
Local growers sell produce, cheeses, baked goods, plants and other locally made items at Market on Main from 8 to 10 a.m. in the parking lot behind Carmike Theater.
Paint the Town Pink begins at 10 a.m. at Lafayette Square in downtown LaGrange. Free clinical breast exams, women’s health screenings and information will be available.
New Community Church hosts Career Connect, a free job search assistance and networking event, at 5:30 p.m. with representatives from the Department of Labor Career Center, Troup County Works, staffing agencies, businesses and industries.
Rehearsals for the LaGrange Civic Chorale are from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Troup High School chorus room. firstname.lastname@example.org, 706-882-2734
LaGrange Serenity Groups and Al-Anon meet at 7 p.m. at Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St.
The Troup County Commission meets for a work session at 9 a.m. on the third floor of the Government Center.
Registration is due for the Troup County Republican Women meeting Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. at Highland Country Club. Lou Erste, director of charter schools for the Georgia Department of Education, is guest speaker. Call Judy at 706-884-3039 for reservations.
The Lunch Bunch Alateen Family Group meets at noon at Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St.
A monthly silent social for people with hearing loss is at the LaGrange Mall food court starting at 5 p.m. for any one who is deaf or hard of hearing, or any person interested in learning more about sign language. Nancy Smith, 706-402-2205
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. 706-884-5631
Immanuel Ministries and Worship Center at 75 Patillo Road holds Bible study at 6:30 p.m.
True Life Christian Ministries, 500 S. Lee St., hosts Bible study at 7:30 p.m. for adults and youth.
True Life Christian Ministries, 500 S. Lee St., hosts movie night from 7 to 9 p.m. Sylvia Cameron, 706-402-6670
Cedarcrest Community Church hosts a church-wide yard sale from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at 2380 Roanoke Road.
Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1111 East 10th St. in West Point, hosts the 2012 Walk to Live and Live to Walk fundraiser at 10 a.m. Registration is $10. Takeesha Pittman or Leshae Billingslea, 334-768-2292
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
First Baptist Church on Fannin Street hosts a celebration honoring black men in the community at 4 p.m. with a reception to follow. Attendees asked to wear black and white business attire.
The pastor’s love committee of Faith Temple Church, 221 Edgewood Ave., sponsors a men and women’s hat show at 4 p.m.
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