Friday January 8th

Community Calendar

• January 8th: COME DANCE WITH US! The LaGrange Moonlight Dance Club is hosting a dance this Fridayat 8:00 p.m. at the LaFayette Christian School Gym, 1904 Hamilton Road in LaGrange. Visitor couples are welcome – $20 per couple. Attire – smart casual. Join us for fun and friendly fellowship! You will enjoy swing, slow dancing, waltz, electric slide, foxtrot, cha-cha, polka and more! For more information on our monthly dances or local dance lessons, call 706-881-2734.

• January 9th: Winter Children’s Clothing Drive for the Yolanda Jabaley Clothing Center will be held at the LaGrange VFW Post 4629, 305 W. Haralson Street, on Saturday from 10 am – 4 pm. This is sponsored by the LaGrange Troup Council of Church Women and The VFW Auziliary.

• January 11th: An AARP Drivers Class will be held on January 11th at the Grantville Library from 10:30 to 4:30. The class will refresh your driving skills and review the new rules of road. Class completion could result in saving $$$$ on your car insurance! The class is open to all ages. Class costs are $15 forAARPmembers and $20 for nonmembers. To register call 770-683-0535. All participants bring your drivers license, AARP card if member and a brown bag lunch.

• January 19th: Tai Chi for Diabetics! Starting Tuesday, January 19 at 9:30 a.m., Certified instructor Valerie Duke will teach this 6-week class for adults 55+ with diabetes. Classes are free and will be held in the Wellness Center at theActive Life Center at 140 Ragland Street, LaGrange, GA 30241. For more information call 706-883-1681 or theactivelife. org.

• January 19th: Reptile Program! Jason Clark, from Southeastern Reptile Rescue, will bring along various reptiles including a variety of snakes and an alligator, while sharing an entertaining and educational program on Tuesday, January 19 from 5:30-6:30 PM. Family friendly event! Refreshments provided after program. Program will be offered in the Fackler Room at LaGrange Memorial Library. Free.

• Now – February 6, 2016: Mirror Mirror. In partnership with Hills & Dales and the Legacy Museum, this exhibit will link the Museum as a community participant in the year-long celebration of the 100thAnniversary of the Callaway family home. Featuring portraiture-mirroring-portraiture, this unique exhibit will compare photographs with paintings, taking a look at portraiture across centuries and cultures and will include some of Troup County’s best known citizens as well as some of its unsung. The upper floor of the Museum will feature a retrospective of Signe Gruschovenko’s contemporary twist on portraiture. www.lagrangeartmuseum. org

• February 16th: Environmental Update! Sierra Club lobbyist Neill Herring and Sierra club state legislative chair mark Woodall will give us an update on what’s happening in the gold dome during the 2016 session and how we can help our environment stay healthy on Tuesday, February 16 from 7-8 pm: Refreshments served 6:30 until program; Location St. Mark’s Episcopal Church on 207 Greenwood St. LaGrange 30240.

• February 17th: Capital Conservation Day! Be an activist at the gold dome! Join hundreds of other conservationists who will be lobbying for clean air and water on Wednesday, February 17. Contact Laura Breyfogle to find out more information and/or carpool.

• 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.

• 2nd Tuesday of Each Month: DAV (DisabledAmerican Veterans), Gus Valeri Memorial Chapter 31, 305 Haralson Street (VFW POST 4629), LaGrange, GA 30241 will hold their meetings every 2nd Tuesday of every month at 5:30pm.

• 2nd Tuesday Of Each Month: LaGrange City Council meeting is held at 5:30 p.m. at Council Chambers on Ridley Avenue.

• 2nd Tuesday of Each Month: The Kinship Care Support Group program meets every 2nd Tuesday of the month at 10 a.m. at the Troup County Recreation Department. If you are a Grandparent or other relative raising grandchildren this is for you. You are not alone, help in finding resources in our community plus sharing life issues facing families today. For more information call Gloria Sanford 706302-6192.

• 2nd Thursday of Each Month: Memory Support Group-5:00 p.m. at Vernon Woods Retirement Community.

• 3rd Monday Of Each Month: HoneyBeeKeepersmeeting is at 7 p.m. at the 4-H Agricultural Building, Vulcan Road/U.S.Highway27.Call706-882-2493orUGAExt. 706883-1675 for more information.