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Exhibits


Ongoing


LaGrange Art Museum’s second annual Celebrate Summer Show runs through Sept. 28 at the museum and the Cochran Gallery. The end-of-summer show will feature the yarn artistry of local painter, craftswoman and educator Annie Greene; works by local members of the Visual Artists Alliance of LaGrange; and the Barbie Beach chronicles of Serenbe-based photographers, Donna Rosser and Anne Berry. The museum is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.


Events


Today


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


Friday


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


A senior dance is at 7 p.m. at the old Franklin Elementary School gym with a live band. Admission is $4.


Saturday


A fresh produce market featuring locally grown or produced food items is 8 to 10 a.m. in the Carmike Cinema parking lot at East Depot and Main streets. Barbie Watts, 706-298-4534 or barbiew@downtownlagrange.com


Meetings


Today


Crime Stoppers meets at 6 p.m. in the LaGrange Police Department training room.


The Newcomers Club hosts its general meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the parish hall at St. Peters Catholic Church. The evening’s program will be presented by Inetha Hatten and Greg Brown from Troup County Circles.


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.


Community Action For Improvement meets at 7 p.m. in the CAFI central office.


The Sons of LaGrange Lodge No. 537, a Prince Hall affiliate, meets at 7:30 p.m. at the corner of Brown and Watson streets.


Friday


The Lunch Bunch Alateen Family Group meets at noon at Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St.


Saturday


The West Georgia chapter of Fort Valley State University Alumni meets at 10 a.m. at the William Griggs Recreation Center.


Peace by Piece Quilt Group meets at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church on the Square. Jane Taylor, 706-884-6323


Churches


Today


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.


Matthew 28 Community Fellowship in Pine Mountain hosts Life Group at 7 p.m. 706-663-4747


True Life Christian Ministries, 500 S. Lee St., hosts Bible study at 7:30 p.m. for adults and youth.


Friday


True Life Christian Ministries, 500 S. Lee St., hosts youth night from 7 to 9 p.m. Sylvia Cameron, 706-402-6670


Saturday


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


Stovall Baptist Church, 14 Hardy St. in Greenville, hosts a benefit singing at 6 p.m. with Twin Creek Quartet and hot dog and hamburger plates for sale for $5 at 5 p.m. Proceeds to help pave the church parking lot. Eloise Maddox, 706-88-2386, or Lenn Martin, 334-338-0140


The Raleigh Ringers, an internationally acclaimed handbell choir based in Raleigh, N.C., appears in concert at First Baptist Church on the square at 7 p.m. with doors open at 6 p.m. There is no charge for admission, but attendees are asked to consider a $10 donation. The group performs interpretations of sacred, secular and popular music on a collection of more than 360 handbells and related instruments. www.rr.org, straylor@fbclagrange.org, 706-884-4832


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. For more information, call 706-884-7311, Ext. 229. A weeklong listing appears in the weekend edition.


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