Lafayette Society for Performing Arts presents the Lafayette Ballet Company in “The Little Mermaid” March 15 and 16 at 7 p.m., and March 17 at 2 p.m. at the Troup High School Fine Arts Auditorium. Reserved tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students and general admission is $15 for adults and $8 for students. For more information and reserved tickets, call the LSPA at 706-882-9909.
A senior dance is at 7 p.m. at the old Franklin Elementary School gym with a live band. Admission is $4.
LaGrange Kiwanis Club hosts its annual pancake breakfast at First Baptist Church on the square from 7 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Tickets are $5 and may be purchased from any Kiwanian or at the door. Stephen King, 706-883-1111
The Chattahoochee Humane Society hosts the “Strut 4 Strays” dog walk, art competition and dog show at the Sportsplex in Valley, Ala. Registration for all events begins at 8 a.m. The walk is $25 to enter and begins at 9 a.m. Participants get a T-shirt, doggie bag and pet photo. Following the walk is an awards ceremony for the student art, T-shirt art and pet photo contests. Art will be on display starting at 9 a.m. The dog show begins at 10 a.m. and is $5 per pet per category entered. There will be a frisbee dog demonstration, children’s activity area and live entertainment by Point University’ folk band with skits.
The 20-year anniversary celebration of the I Train in LaGrange sports program that brought hundreds of athletes to LaGrange to train for the 1996 Atlanta Summer Olympics is at 10 a.m. at Whitesville Road Track on Fort Drive next to the soccer fields.
A benefit car, truck and bike show, and swap meet and flea market to benefit the American Cancer Society is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Open to all vehicles. Registration is 10 a.m. to noon. Cost is $20 per entry.
LaGrange Art Museum holds Family Super Saturday with free tours at the museum and art activities at the Center for Creative Learning from 1 to 4 p.m.
Stay Strong Raven, a praise, love and worship service for Raven Varner, who was diagnosed with a rare stage 4 Rhabdomyosarcoma cancer, is 5 p.m. at Underground Studio, 1605 Vernon Road Suite 2500 on the lower level. Cynthia Kelley, 706-333-4926 or Jennifer Grier, 706-333-8728
New River Band performs country music at 7 p.m. at the Active Life center on Ragland Street. Admission is $5.
The DHA Community Center in Pine Mountain hosts Remembering Elvis Presley at 7 p.m. featuring Rick Lipp, a longtime member of Elvis Presley’s entertainment team. Lipp will play and sing Presley’s most popular songs, a video of Presley’s most memorable concert will be shown and some of Presley’s memorabilia will be on display. Lipp also will speak of his experiences while performing with Presley. A $10 donation is requested. Seating is limited. Call 706-663-4447 for reservations.
The Salvation Army, 806 Murphy Ave., provides emergency food assistance 9 a.m. to noon and 12:30 to 3 p.m. Picture ID and Social Security card are needed.
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.
Free, confidential HIV testing is available starting at 4 p.m. at Pathways at 122 Gordon Commercial Drive. Must be at least 18. 706-845-4054
Parent to Parent of Georgia hosts the seminar Keys to Help Your Teen Get A First Job from 6 to 8 p.m. at LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford St. Jodi Mazzolini, 706-812-7939 or Parent to Parent of Georgia, 1-800-229-2038
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.
Beginner Tai Chi for Health class is 2 p.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 for the class or Lynn Norris at 706-596-0155 for more information.
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
Camp Viola’s annual fundraiser roast in honor of Frankie Fling Newman is 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church. Tickets are $250 and may be purchased from Camp Viola board members or by calling Jerry Cleaveland 706-882-0018 or Dan Saylors 706-302-7545.
The LaGrange Woman’s Club holds its annual barbecue to benefit the support and maintenance of Bellevue. The barbecue from Hog Heaven will be served in the Bellevue parking lot at 204 Ben Hill St. from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $9 per plate and are available from any club member or by calling Bellevue at 706-884-1832.
Boy Scout Troop 10 meets at 7 p.m. in the Troup County Sportsman Building on Roanoke Road.
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.
Eric Simpson will speak about organic gardening at the LaGrange Sierra Club meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Saint Mark’s Episcopal Church, 207 N. Greenwood St.
Grief Share, a support group for people grieving the loss of someone close, meets at 7 p.m. at Cedarcrest Community Church at 2380 Roanoke Road. 706-882-6327
The LaGrange Shufflers meet at the Active Life center at 140 Ragland St. for regular square dance from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. 706-812-8840
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