Community Calendar

Community Calendar

• November 21: Come Dance with us at the Active Life Center located at 140 Ragland Street, LaGrange. Presenting Jimmy Smith & “New River Band”. For Adults of All Ages.

• November 29th from 2-5 pm: People’s Climate March in Atlanta; The United Nations Climate Change Conference is being held in Paris beginning on November 30th. The People’s Climate March in Atlanta is intended to be a peaceful, yet forceful demonstration of Atlanta’s commitment to the global climate movement. We hope to bring together people of all different backgrounds and interests to show that climate change is a mainstream issue, and that we demand action from our world leaders on climate. Visit ClimateMarchATL. org for more details! If you are interested in carpooling from LaGrange, contact Laura Breyfogle breyfoglel@gmail.com. We will rent a van if we get enough folks!

• December 3rd, 6 – 8 pm: 2015 Christmas Parade, Star Spangled Christmas. Join us for a Star Spangled Christmas at the 2015 Christmas Parade with Grand Marshal Bernard Bledsoe, Coordinator of Toys for Tots – Troup County. For more details, www.lagrangechamber.com. Entry deadline is 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 20. No entries will be allowed after the deadline.

• December 8th: LaGraneg Sierra Club’s Christmas party will be held on December 8 from 5:30-7:30 pm at River’s Bend Winery (692 Adams Road, West Point GA 31833). Potluck. Wine available for purchase at event. Nonalcoholic beverages will be provided.

• December 10th: Tips for Managing Holiday Stress. This is a free workshop on December 10 at 6 pm at the Counseling Services, Inc located at 610 Ridley Avenue, LaGrange. L. Chris Ross will be the presenter. He has a passion for working with angry teens, struggling adults, and distant couples. He is a licensed professional counselor in the states of Alabama and Georgia. For more information and to reserve your seat call 706-884-5050.

• Georgia Forestry Commission has started its 2015 Seedling Sales. You may see what we have on our Seedling Inventory by going to our website at www.gatress.org. All sales are done first come first serve basis. You may order your seedlings now and they will arrive by Tree Planting Season, December 15, 2015 through March 1, 2016. All the information to order seedling is on our website at www.gatress.org or you may call our office at 706-8454122 for more information.

• AA Meeting times at Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall Street, LaGrange. Saturday-8 am, 10:30 a.m. (Women’s), 1 p.m., 7 p.m.; Sunday- 10 a.m., 6 p.m., 8 p.m.; Monday & Friday- Noon, 6 p.m., 8 p.m.; Wednesday-also has a 8 a.m. meeting. For additional information please call, 706-884-6993

• Every Monday: Al-Anon-7:00 p.m. at Dallas-Dodd Presbyterian Church, 1244 Wares Cross Road, LaGrange.

• Every Tuesday: The LaGrange Shufflers Square Dance Club meets from 7:30 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. at the Troup County Senior’s Active Life Center, 140 Ragland Street. Visitors are encouraged to attend and view the square dancing with caller Bill Jones.

• Every Tuesday: Overeaters Anonymous (OA) – 7:00 p.m. at First Baptist on the Square, 117 Church Street, LaGrange, Room 108. For additional information, please call 706884-9925.

• Every Tuesday and Friday: Oil Painting Classes: From 12 to 4 p.m. at the Active Life Senior Center, 140 Ragland Street, LaGrange, GA. Beginners or advanced are welcome. Open to all adults, 55 and over. For additional information contact Donna Bailey 706-884-6998.

• Every Wednesday: Preschool Story Time at LaGrange Memorial Library at 10:30 a.m. Enjoy stories, fingerplays, songs and a craft.

• Every Thursday: Beginner Ballroom Dance Lessons at the Active Life Center, 140 Ragland Street at 7:00pm. $80/Couple for 8 weeks. Call for more information 706881-2734.

• Every Thursday: Bellevue Contract Bridge Game- Games will be open to the public each Thursday at Bellevue- La-Grange’s historic antebellum home. The building will open at 5:30 p.m. and play will begin promptly at 6:00 p.m. Players must attend in pairs and cost is $10 per person, per month. Call 706-882-9655 for information and to sign up. Proceeds go towards the preservation of Bellevue.

• Every Thursday and Sunday: LaGrange Street Hockey League with Troup County Park and Recreation – Meet from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Looking for players to increase the size of the league and for sponsors to help with the equipment costs. For more information, contact Glenn Cunningham at 706-298-0759 or glenn.cunningham@diversepower.com.

• 1st Saturday of Every Month: Tree of Life, Inc., a local nonprofit organization, announces the Steps to Success Program: This is a self sufficient program for women 16 and up who are unemployed or underemployed. This is a light touch program with weekly follow ups. We provide one on one case management. We help to identify an Individual Service Plan. We help to identify employment goals. We also help to connect to resources. This is a free service. Held at the LaGrange Memorial Library from 10:00am to 1:00am. Contact Info: Jennifer Grier~706-333-8728. *No appointments necessary; please, bring valid Id*

• 1st And 3rd Monday Of Each Month: Hogansville City Council meets at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall, 400 East Main Street, Hogansville, GA 30230; Phone 706-637-8629.

• 1st And 3rd Tuesday Of Each Month: Troup County Commission meetings are held at 9:00 a.m. at the Troup County Government Center with the work session being the Friday preceding.