Wednesday October 5th

Community Calendar

• October 6th: An evening bash with CEO Zsa Zsa Heard on Thursday from 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Come join us for a time of festivities, prizes and engagement as we have conversation along with a spontaneous question and answer session with the CEO of the LaGrange Housing Authority Zsa Zsa Heard as she enlightens the community with the progress of our property development, residential sufficiency’s and educational enhancement–and a few surprises!!! Callaway Conference Center, Contact Information: Inetha Hatten 706-594-0043, $50.00 per person /$400.00 for a table of 8.

• October 6th: You are invited to The Kick-Off for the 2017 Relay for Life of Troup County on October 6, 2016 (Thursday) 6pm – 7pm at the Mike Daniel Recreation Center.

• 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 14th: The Active Life Recreation Center is pleased to announce the Monthly Ballroom Dance, for Adults of all ages, to be held on Friday, October 14, 2016 at 8 p.m. in the Wellness Center. Admission is $20.00 per couple. The Mike Skipper Band will be playing. The Active Life is located at 140 Ragland Street, LaGrange, GA 30241. For more information, please call 706-883-1681.

• October 14th: West Point Lake Heritage will be held on Friday, October 14, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Leaving from Highland Marina Resort, Sally Bethea, director of Chattahoochee Riverkeeper from 1994-2014 will enlighten us about the role CRK has played in improving the water quality of communities downstream of Atlanta and especially West Point Lake. West Point native and history buff Stephen Johnson will share tales of Native Americans who once lived along the Chattahoochee River as well as how West Point residents fared floods before West Point Lake was formed. A few locals will take us back in time with stories from before West Point Lake was formed or when it was newly impounded. For more information: https://chattahoochee.

• October 15th: 16th Annual CLCP Leggin’it for Literacy 5K & Fun Run will be held on Saturday, October 15th. Registration begins at 5:30 pm and music by Smokey Road Band. The tot trot will be at 7 pm, Zumba Warm up at 7:15 pm. 5K run at 7:30 pm, and a 1 mile run at 7:35 pm. You can register online at All runners will receive a T-Shirt, Country’s BBQ Sandwich and famous iced tea. For details or to be a sponsor contact Debbie Burdette at 706-756-4645 or Debbie.Burdette@

• October 20 – 22: 6th Annual Merry Market will be held October 20 – October 22. Merry Market Shopping Extravaganza features over 40 vendors from throughout the Southeast selling unique and specialty items just in time for the holidays. This exciting 3 day event kicks off on Thursday evening with a Preview Party from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Your ticket includes first chance to shop, food, beverage, entertainment, silent auction AND allows entrance for shopping the entire time the market is open. $30 All day shopping Friday, October 21, 9 a.m-6 p.m. and Saturday, October 22, 9.a.m. – 5 p.m. One day admission ticket $5. Proceeds benefit Grant programs for School Readiness. Callaway Conference Center 220 Fort Drive LaGrange, On the Campus of West Ga. Technical College. Contact Information: United Way of West Ga. PO Box 532 LaGrange, Ga 30241 706-884-8292

• October 21st: Sunsets at Sweetland on Friday, October 21, 7:00 PM for Panther Palooza, LaGrange College Homecoming Presented by LaGrange College, Sunsets at Sweetland features culturally diverse programming- like concerts, movies and gatherings- that are free or affordably priced. All of these events are Picnic Approved, so bring your cooler and socialize with friends and neighbors. Visit for more event specifics including start times and other important details. Contact Information: Barbie Watts706298-4534

• October 21 – October 23: LaGrange College Homecoming will be held from October 21 thru October 23 with a wonderful weekend of Homecoming festivities: Class of 1966 50th Reunion Dinner, Panther Palooza VI, Concert, Reunion Row Tailgate, Homecoming Parade, LaGrange Panther Football, and a Theater Production ‘To beAnnounced Fall 2016′ La-Grange College Campus., 706-880-8244,

• October 22nd: Break Every Chain will be held on October 22 from 11:30 am – 2 pm in Downtown LaGrange on the Square. There will be guest speakers, testimonies, praise and worship, and a surprise performanace. For more information or inquiries contact Kelly Camp at 706-416-6205 or Wanda Walker at 706-402-5634.

• 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 www.agelessgrace. com. The Ageless Grace events will be held at The Active Life Wellness Center, located at 140 Ragland Street, LaGrange, GA, 30241.

• October 24th: LaGrange: Lecture with Dr. Bill Welch of Texas A& M, will be held on October 24, 5:30-7:30, Del’avant, 141 Main. The Elms & Roses Garden Council of LaGrange will celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Hills & Dales with a garden lecture by nationally acclaimed author and lecturer, Dr. William C. (Bill)Welch ofTexasA& M on October 24, 2016 at Del’avant, 141 Main Street, LaGrange, GA. The event begins with a wine and cheese reception and plant sale with Petals from the Past, Jemison, AL at 5:30, followed by the lecture and book signing at 6:30. Tickets are $20, when purchased in advance, and $25 at the door. For more information or tickets by mail, call 706 884 5081. Tickets may also be purchased at Plum Southern and Tournesol in LaGrange.

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