Wednesday September 21st

Community Calendar

• September 22nd: Fall is in the air, and we are being given a cool reminder that the Retired Troup Educators are ready to get started with their work for the 2016-2017 school year underway. We are looking forward to our first meeting, at Highland Country Club on September 22 at 11:30 a.m., to get us started. We look forward to the Association Member Benefits Advisor, Mr. Doug Holt, being with us to share with us the many benefits of insurance which are available to us. Please make your plans to attend and make your reservations for a wonderful lunch. We look forward to seeing you there.

• September 24th-NEEDTOBREATHE is a Grammy-nominated, American Rock ‘n’ Roll Band from South Carolina, effortlessly woven from the musical traditions of their upbringing in the Deep South of the United States. The event will be held Saturday, September 24th at 7 PM. For more information, contact Becca Eiland 706-298-4523,

• September 24th: West Point Lake Cleanup Event will be held on Saturday from 9 am – 4 pm at Earl Cook Beach, Lower Glass Bridge Rd. Some people will be building small structures and other people will be picking up trash. Plastic bags will be provided but gloves will not; bring your own. The government wants to provide lunch for the folks who volunteer to help with the building and the cleaning up of the Earl Cook beach area. Chattahoochee Riverkeepers will have Miss Sally at the location for those who want to include a boat ride from 11:00 – 1:00 in their fun-filled day. Directions to the area are: West Point Road (US 29) south to the Long Cane area. Turn right on Lower Glass Bridge Road and drive west until you reach the parking lot at the lake.

• September 27th-LaGrange Symphony Orchestra’s opening concert of the 2016-2017 season, AIR. Includes music by Walton and Elgar and features the world premiere of ‘Concerto for Flute and Orchestra’, composed by LSO Music Director and Conductor Richard Prior. Renowned flutist Jonathan Keeble will perform with the LSO. This concert takes place on Tuesday, September 27th at 7:30 PM and includes an afterconcert reception., Callaway Auditorium on the Campus of LaGrange College, Contact Information: Raylene M. Carter Executive Director, 706.882.0662

• October 1st: Georgia Alabama Region AACA 35th Annual Antique Auto Meet will be held on Saturday, October 1 from 9 am – 2 pm at LaGrange Mall. Pre-registration, $15. Day of Show, $20. Benefiting St. Jude Hospital and Heart of West Georgia. People’s Choice Award and Money Tree. 50/50 Raffle, Door Prizes. For more information, contact Joe McConnell at 706-333-8106, Fred Duncan at 678-234-8323, or Charles Norris at 706-527-0668.

• October 13th: The LaGrange Woman’s Club and Dillards will present the Fall fashion show on October 13 at 12 noon at Del’Avant. For tickets contact 706-884-1832 or a club member.

• October 22nd: Ageless Grace Seminar and Educator Certification will be held October 22 & 23, 2016 at The Active Life Recreation Center for Adults 55+ in LaGrange, GA, is hosting professional Certification in the Ageless Grace program for brain and body, on Oct. 22 (9 a.m. – 1 p.m.) & /or Oct. 23 (9 a.m. – 6 p.m.), facilitated by Sandy Bramlett, International Ageless Grace Trainer/Educator. The public is invited to a free 30 minute ‘community class’ on Oct. 22, 12:30-1:00pm, and Oct. 23, 12:00-12:30pm. For more information and to register for any of the weekend’s events, contact Dan Wooten at 706-883-1681 or For more information on the program, to view a video clip, visit The Ageless Grace events will be held at The Active Life Wellness Center, located at 140 Ragland Street, LaGrange, GA, 30241.

• Now –December 15: “From Daumier to Oliphant: The Art of Cultural and Political Satire,” an exhibition of illustrations and cartoons from Lamar DoddArt Center’s permanent collection at LaGrange College, runs through December 15. LDAC is open 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. weekdays. For more information, contact Lanora Yates

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

• Every Thursday: Kiwanis Club meets every Thursday at noon at the Highland Country Club. We would love for anyone to come out and see what we are all about.

• 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 706-881-2734.

• Every Thursday: Bellevue Contract Bridge Game- Games will be open to the public each Thursday at Bellevue- LaGrange’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.

• 2nd and 4th Tuesday: The LaGrange Shufflers Square Dance Club dances from 7:30-9:15 pm at the Troup County Active Life Center at 140 Ragland Street. Vistors are invited to dance or view the square dancing with caller Chris Michaelson. For more information call 706-884-4974.

• 4th Tuesday of Each Month: American Legion/Veterans meeting at The Active Life Wellness Center, 140 Ragland Street, La-Grange, GA 30241 at 6p.m., Jeff Hewitt 706-885-1368. All veterans welcome!

• 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.

• Every Tuesday & Wednesday: No matter what your problem with food- compulsive undereating, overeating, undereating, food addiction, anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, purging by vomiting or laxative use, or overexercising. There is a solution. You are not alone anymore!!! The meetings has no cost or dues. It will take place at First Baptist on the Square Church Street onTuesday at 7:15 pm and Wednesday at 1 pm. For information call: 706-8849925