Wednesday, May 10th

Community Calendar

• Now – May 15th: CASA of Troup County, Inc. (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is in need of community volunteers. Volunteers will be screened and trained to advocate for the best interest of abused and neglected children involved in dependency proceedings while they are in foster care. Training classes will be May 15, 17, 22, 25, and 30 from 5:30 pm to 8 pm. The trainings will be held at the CASA office at 118 Ridley Avenue. Please contact Katrina Self, Executive Director, at 706-298-3629 or kself@troupco.org for more information. You may also visit their website at www.casatroupheard.org and like them on facebook, www.facebook.com/casatroupcounty.

• May 10th: You’re invited! Diverse Power Annual Meeting of Members on May 10, 2017 at Diverse Power headquarters, 1400 South Davis Road, LaGrange, Diverse Power Pataula District office, 373 U.S. Highway 82 East, Cuthbert. Registration: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. All registered members receive a registration gift and the opportunity to win a $200 credit to your power bill. Lunch: 11 a.m. A free hotdog and hamburger lunch begins. Entertainment: 11:45 a.m. Nashville-based country-gospel duo Randy and Sherri Miller will perform. Program: 1:15 p.m. Presentation of colors, introduction by Diverse Power President/CEO Wayne Livingston, and the official business session will be followed by door prizes and presentation of grand prizes.

• May 10th: The LaGrange Woman’s Club will be hosting a Bridge/Mahjongg fundraiser on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 from 1:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. at Bellevue. Tickets are $25. All proceeds benefit the maintenance of Bellevue.

• May 10th at 10:30 AM: Story Time! Children gather weekly at the library to hear stories, sing songs, and make a craft. LaGrange Memorial Library 115 Alford St, LaGrange, GA, 30240.

• May 10th at 10:30 AM: Discover! Children gather weekly at the library to hear stories, sing songs, and make a craft. For Children 5 and under. Hogansville Public Library 310 Johnson St., Hogansville, GA, 30230.

• May 10th at 11:30 AM: Crafty Lunch Crew! Bring your own sewing project or join in helping us make something. LaGrange Memorial Library 115 Alford St, LaGrange, GA, 30240.

• May 11th at 6:00 PM: Jazz Club! Learn about the Giants of Jazz, where the music got its roots, how it influences our culture & how the art of jazz lives on today! LaGrange Memorial Library 115 Alford St, LaGrange, GA, 30240.

• May 12th at 10:30 AM: Presentation of Sleeping Mats to Homeless Coalition. LaGrange Memorial Library 115 Alford St, LaGrange, GA, 30240.

• May 12th at 2:00 PM: Bookshop Open! The Friends of LaGrange Memorial Library will be selling used books. Stop by and find a deal! LaGrange Memorial Library 115 Alford St, LaGrange, GA, 30240.

• May 12th at 2:30 PM: Computer Basics: Windows 10! Learn how to navigate the cmoputer and the basics of Windows 10. Registration is required.Hogansville Public Library 310 Johnson St., Hogansville, GA, 30230.

• May 15th: The WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Board of Trustees meets routinely on the third Monday of each month at 5:15 p.m. in the WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Board Room.

• May 15th at 1:00 PM: Monday Movie Matinee! Joy (PG-13). Hogansville Public Library 310 Johnson St., Hogansville, GA, 30230.

• May 15th at 3:00 PM: Genealogy II! Get to know your ancestors better! Learn how and where to find the records that tell their story – marriage, birth, death, military, and others. Prerequisite: Genealogy I. Registration is required, pick up a brochure at the library or call 706-882-7784 x 20 to register. LaGrange Memorial Library 115 Alford St, LaGrange, GA, 30240.

• May 15th at 6:00 PM: Intro to Excel! Learn Excel’s basic operations and tools; develop and format a simple worksheet. This is a two part class. Registration is required, pick up a brochure at the library or call 706-882-7784 x 20 to register. LaGrange Memorial Library 115 Alford St, LaGrange, GA, 30240.

• May 16th: Everyone is invited to join the LaGrange Sierra Club on May 16th for a presentation about Chattahoochee Riverkeeper (CRK) given by outreach Manager Henry Jacobs and Watershed Protection Specialist Hannah Bradford. Learn more about the work CRK is doing in the community as well as an update on the current state of the river and West Point Lake, their troubled past, and the promising future that lays ahead. Also, hear details about upcoming volunteer opportunities, paddle trips and community outings on the West Point Lake Floating Classroom – an on-the-water education program operated by CRK. For information about Chattachochee Riverkeeper visit www.chattachoochee.org. The meeting will be held at St Mark’s Episcopal Church located at 207 N. Greenwood St. LaGrange. Sign in and refreshments will be served at 6:30 and the meeting will begin at 7.

• May 17th at 10:30 AM: Story Time! Children gather weekly at the library to hear stories, sing songs, and make a craft. LaGrange Memorial Library 115 Alford St, LaGrange, GA, 30240.

• May 17th at 10:30 AM: Discover! Children gather weekly at the library to hear stories, sing songs, and make a craft. For Children 5 and under. Hogansville Public Library 310 Johnson St., Hogansville, GA, 30230.

• May 19th from 2:00 -5:00 PM: Bookshop Open! The Friends of LaGrange Memorial Library will be selling used books. Stop by and find a deal! LaGrange Memorial Library 115 Alford St, LaGrange, GA, 30240.

• May 19th at 3:00 PM: Tech Explorers! SPRK takes a swim. We will play with Sphero SPRK+ and program it to race in water! Ages 9-12. Registration required. Hogansville Public Library 310 Johnson St., Hogansville, GA, 30230.

• May 20th at 10:30 AM: Last Saturday Crafts! All ages welcome. Bring your crafts and work and socialize with other crafters. Hogansville Public Library 310 Johnson St., Hogansville, GA, 30230.

• May 22nd at 6:00 PM: Book Chat! Join us to discuss a book you’ve recently read. LaGrange Memorial Library 115 Alford St, LaGrange, GA, 30240.