LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — July 3, 2015
Events: Market on Main is in the parking lot at East Depot and Main streets, next to Carmike Cinemas LaGrange 10, from 8 to 10 a.m. Local growers and vendors offer produce, plants, various food and handmade items for sale.
The Sweet Land of Liberty Parade begins 10 a.m. in downtown LaGrange, sponsored by Junior Service League of LaGrange and Troup County Parks and Recreation. Those wanting to participate may register at Mike Daniel Recreation Center, 1220 Lafayette Parkway. 706-883-1670
Troup County Parks and Recreation hosts its 35th annual Independence Day Celebration on July 4 at Pyne Road Park. The park will open at 9 a.m. and there will be a $10 per vehicle admission fee for the event. Events begin at 1 p.m. with food vendors, a children’s play area and live music. The fireworks show will begin around 9 p.m., depending on weather conditions.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at 10 a.m., 6 p.m. and 8 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.
Churches: Callaway Baptist Church hosts discipleship training, youth and children’s classes at 5 p.m.
Uplifting Your Faith Ministries, 104 Youngs Mill Road, hosts spiritual counseling/healing at 5 p.m. with Bishop R.L. Darden.
Events: Community Action For Improvement Inc. is sponsoring a summer camp for children 2 to 5 years old, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The camp fee may be waived if certain income requirements are met. 706-884-2651
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.
Meetings: Hogansville City Council meets at 7 p.m. at City Hall.
Legacy Museum on Main hosts West Point Lake at 40 Years, a collaboration with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Chattahoochee Riverkeeper through Sept. 10, exploring the history of the lake and its impact on life in the county. Legacy Museum on Main, 136 Main St., is open 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday to Friday and 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Saturday. 706-884-1828
The exhibit Our County Collects runs through Aug. 15 at LaGrange Art Museum, 112 Lafayette Parkway. The museum is open Tuesday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 706-882-3267.
Friday Events: The Active Life senior center at 140 Ragland St. offers oil painting classes at noon for all adults... read more