Friday January 29th

Community Calendar

• January 30, 7:30 AM: Callaway Gardens Marathon/ Half Marathon/5K. Enjoy the marathon and half marathon entirely within Callaway Gardens on one of the most beautiful courses that you’ll ever run! Pass the Day Butterfly Center, Callaway Discovery Center, Sibley Horticultural Center, the Ida Cason Memorial Chapel, the Callaway Brothers Azalea Bowl and Mr. Cason’s Vegetable Garden and enjoy the gentle rolling hills. If you’ve never run at Callaway Gardens you’ve got a real treat coming to you! Register online here: http://www.active.com/pine-mountain- ga/running/distance-running-races/callawaymarathon- half-5k-official-2016?int=

• January 30, 7:30 PM: Pure Life Studios presents Kyshona Armstrong. Kyshona Armstrong’s style has a unique bluesy/soulful sound. Her latest album, Go, shows off vocal styling’s that are reminiscent of Aretha Franklin, Etta James and Al Green. Kyshona has had the privilege of sharing the stage with Lake Street Dive, Meiko, Lera Lynn, Hope For Agoldensummer, Angel Snow, Randall Bramblett, Dwayne Shivers, Anthony David, Cracker, and many more. Doors 6:30 p.m. Show 7:30 p.m. $15.00 Cash at Door $17.50 Card. Pure Life Studios, 206 Clark Street, LaGrange,www.facebook.com/lagrangepurelife

• February 2, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM: West Georgia Health Blood Drive. Give Blood and benefit your local hospital. West Georgia Health and LifeSouth Community Blood Center host this Blood drive in the Enoch Callaway Cancer Clinic on the grounds of West Georgia Health. Food and Drinks provided.All donors receive a recognition item. Enoch Callaway Cancer Clinic at West Georgia Health 1514 Vernon Road, LaGrange. For information: www.lifesouth. org, East Region Lifesavers 334-705-0884

• February 3, 10:30 AM: Ringling Brothers Circus Clown Visit. Rob Ringling, the Ambassador of Laughter for the Ringling Brothers Circus, is coming to the LaGrange Memorial Library to share his love of reading and laughter with our story time families. This program is open to all ages, so please come be a part of it. LaGrange Memorial Library 115 Alford Street, LaGrange. Admission is free, www.thrl.org.

• 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 8, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM: LaGrange Academy Open House. Come join us for an evening of education and fun at LaGrange Academy Open House. Faculty, staff and administration will be available to answer questions about our wonderful school. Also, you will have the pleasure of seeing some of our elementary students present science demonstrations. Please stop by to check out what LaGrange Academy has to offer! www.lagrangeacademy.org

• Now – February 11th: Tickets are on sale now for New Horizon Theatre’s production of “No Body Like Jimmy”. This slapstick, comedic show runs February 11th – 13th at 8pm ET with a Saturday matinee at 2pm ET. Visit www.nhct.org to purchase your tickets today!

• 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 706881-2734. 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.

• 2nd Tuesday of Each Month: DAV (Disabled American 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.

• 1st And 3rd Monday Of Each Month: Hogansville City Council meets at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall, 400 East Main Street, Hogansville, GA30230; 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.