Monday January 18th

Community Calendar

• 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 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

• January 23, 7:30 PM: LSO POPS concert. An evening with the LaGrange Symphony Orchestra and the Gary Motley Jazz Trio, followed by a reception. For tickets, www.lagrangesymphony. org, info@lagrangesymphony.org or 706-882-0662. Callaway Auditorium on the campus of LaGrange College

• 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 100th Anniversary 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 12th: A VALENTINE DANCE will be held on Friday, February 12, at the LaFayette Christian School Gym, 1904 Hamilton Road in LaGrange from 8:00 – 10:15 p.m., hosted by the Moonlight Ballroom Dance Club of LaGrange. Visitor couples are welcome – $20 per couple. Attire: Dressy or cocktail/ (coat & tie). Come enjoy slow dancing, swing, waltz, cha-cha, tango, samba, polka, Western two step, electric slide and more! (For more information on this dance or local dance lessons, call 706-881-2734. Ballroom dance lessons would make a great Valentine’s gift!!)

• 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.

• Now – March 7th: Diabetes Workshop! This is a 6-week class taught on how best to manage your disease. Class will be held on Mondays: 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/22, 2/29, 3/7. There will not be a class on 2/15 due to President’s Day. Informative meeting on Mon. 1/11/16 at 1:00 p.m. Class begins on Mon. 1/25/16 at 1:00 p.m. at The Active Life Wellness Center. Contact Information: Molly Jones 706-883-1681

• Now – May: Pre-K Story Hour at Hawkes Children’s Library, 100 W 8th St, West Point, GA 31833 will be on Friday’s from 10:30 – 11:30. Themed stories, games, and crafts for three to five year olds. Many homeschool families attend! Point University students practice storytelling.

• Now – May: Hawkes Library, 100 W 8th St, West Point, GA 31833, Jr. Friends will be held on alternate Wednesday’s from 4:00 – 5:00. There will be snacks, games, and crafts featuring excellent children’s literature for elementary-aged-kids. Point University students practice lesson-planning and small group teaching.

• 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 706-884-9925.

• 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.