Friday October 14th

Community Calendar

• 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 at 8 p.m. in the Wellness Center. Admission is $20.00 per couple. The Mike Skipper Band will be playing. TheActive Life is located at 140 Ragland Street, LaGrange, GA 30241. For more information, please call 706-883-1681.

• 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

• October 18th: The LaGrange Sierra Club invites everyone to our next meeting on October 18th at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church located at 207 N. Greenwood St. Our guest speaker will be Jody Simms featuring his ‘Wildlife Photography’ presentation. Refreshments and social time begin at 6:30 PM and the meeting begins at 7PM. If you have any questions about the meeting please contact Ellen Parkhurst at

• 10/19/2016 10:30AM: Story Time! Children gather weekly at the library to hear stories, sing songs, and make a craft. Hogansville Public Library 600 E. Main St., Hogansville, GA, 30230. LaGrange Memorial Library 115 Alford St, LaGrange, GA, 30240.

• 10/19/2016 11:30 am: Crafty Lunch Crew. Learn to crochet a child’s bracelet or try one of our other crafts. And of course you can bring your own project. Fellowship and fun! La-Grange Memorial Library 115 Alford St, LaGrange, GA, 30240.

• 10/19/2016 5:00 pm: Manga Creator Club. The Manga Creator Club is a group for those passionate about anime/ manga and would like to come work on their own! As a group we will create our own manga, learn new techniques with our art & story-telling and perhaps take a step towards a career in manga field! Be sure to bring a notebook & be ready to brainstorm! LaGrange Memorial Library 115 Alford St, LaGrange, GA, 30240.

• 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 auctionAND 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 706884-8292

• 10/21/2016 3:30 pm: Little Ones Art Class! Our art class especially for younger kids is back after the summer! A group of moms in our community will lead the children (ages 2-7 years) in creating simple art projects to take home. The class is limited to 20 participants, so sign up today at the library. This class will meet every 3rd Friday at the library from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. LaGrange Memorial Library 115 Alford St, LaGrange, GA, 30240.

• 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. www. 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 be Announced Fall 2016′ LaGrange College Campus. alumni@lagrange. edu, 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.

• 10/24/2016 3:00 PM: Microsoft Word Basics. Learn the basics of word processing including formatting and spell check. Bring your own laptop with Word installed or use a library laptop. Registration is required. LaGrange Memorial Library 115 Alford St, LaGrange, GA, 30240.