Friday October 28th

Community Calendar

• October 28 – July 2017: Pasaquan Works on Paper by Eddie Owens Martin. Regular Museum Hours: Tuesday-Friday 95PM and Every Third Saturday from 1-4PM. The LaGrange Art Museum is partnering with Columbus State University and the Kohler Foundation for the fall Opening of Pasaquan, a seven-acre art environment consisting of six major structures, more than 900 feet of painted masonry fence, painted totems, decorative walkways, sculptures, and other art and artifacts. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is considered among the most important visionary art environments in the United States. “One of the top 16 places to see in the US in 2016.” –CNN.LaGrangeArtMuseum,FreeforTroupCountyResidents, Non-Residents $10 donation Call 706-882-3267, email art@lagrangeartmuseum.org, www.lagrangeartmuseum.org

• October 29th: The Active Life, 140 Ragland Street, LaGrange (Wellness Building) will be hosting a special musical tribute to the King and Queen of Soul with a live music tribute to the legendary Otis Redding andAretha Franklin on Saturday, October 29 at 7 pm. Doors Open at 5:30pm for Dinner & 6:30pm for the Show). Performing their classic hits from 1964 to 1973 the show is a dynamic nostalgic trip back in time filled with ballads and foot stomping soul classics from two of the greatest performers in music history. Featuring Tribute Artists: Kimberly Harmon and Carl Lewis. Tickets: $15 for Dinner & Show – Must be Purchased in Advance ($10 for Show Only – In Advance or at the Door) For Adults of all Ages. For Ticket Information Please Call 706-883-1681.

• October 29, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM: Chili Cook Off and Halloween Festival at Sweetland. Sample a variety of chili made by community members and vote for your favorite chili during this competition. Children 12 & under will enjoy fall festival games, trick or treating and the Children’s Halloween costume contest. Check the website for event times & details. Sweetland at Boyd Park – Chili tasting tickets – Adult $5, Children [ages 12 – 3] $3 Halloween festivities are free for children 12 & under, in costume. BarbieWatts 706-298-4534, barbiew@downtownlagrange. com, www.downtownlagrange.com

• October 29, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM: Phantoms of the Organ.Afree and fun seasonal musical celebration featuring area organists in a ‘Spooktacular’ concert. 1st Presbyterian Church, 120 Broad Street LaGrange, Contact Information: Bettie Biggs, Artistic Director Choral Society of West Georgia, 706-333-0627 www.cswg.weebly.com

• October 30th: Annual Freedom Fund & Honor Banquet for the Troup County Branch of the NAACP will be held on Sunday, October 30, starting at 6 pm at Del’avant Event Center, 141 Main Street, LaGrange. The theme this year is Passing the Legacy to the Next Generation. Keynote speaker will be Rev. Dr. Francys Johnson, Georgia NAACP State President. Tickets are $25 per person. For more information contact, Ernest Ward at 706302-0345.

• 10/31/2016 3:00 pm: Microsoft Word II. Build on the skills learned in Microsoft Word Basics and learn about cut, copy, and paste. Pre-requisite Microsoft Word Basics. Bring your own laptop with Word installed or use a library laptop. Registration is required. LaGrange Memorial Library 115 Alford St, LaGrange, GA, 30240.

• 10/31/2016 5:30 pm: Genealogy II. Get to know your ancestors better! Learn how and where to find the records that tell their story – marriage, birth, death, military and others. Prerequisite: Genealogy I. Registration is required. LaGrange Memorial Library 115 Alford St, LaGrange, GA, 30240.

• November 1st: LSO presents FIRE – If Music be the Food of Love on Tuesday, November 1, 7:30 PM. LaGrange Symphony Orchestra presents FIRE – If Music be the Food of Love. This concert, in honor of the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare features music by Elgar, Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev and Leonard Bernstein. It will include on-stage readings from Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and libretto of West Side Story. 706-882-0662, info@lagrangesymphony.org, www.lagrangesymphony. org.

• November 3rd:Thursday Lunch Club will be held on November 3, 2016 at noon at the Fellowship Hall at the First United Methodist Church, 401 Broad Street, LaGrange. Cost is $6 per person. You are in for a special treat with Dan McMichael who does reeanctments by storyteller and will portray Major General Nathanael Greene. For reservations for the meal and program call 706-884-4635 or email the church at churchoffice@lagrangefumc. org.

• November 5th: World Class Deer Mount Displays at Oakside. Trophies of Grace from NW FL will showcase their collection of world class whitetail deer mounts on November 5 at 5:30 pm. The Sportsmen’s event is free and will feature a bbq dinner, great door prizes, and ventriloquist/comedian/speaker Derek Farr from Roanoke. Five local churches are hosting the event at Oakside’s gym at 1921 Hamilton Road across from Troup High School. FREE event. Call to register – 706-882-7728.

• 1stAnd 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.

• 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.

• 2nd Tuesday of Each Month: DAV (Disabled American Veterans), GusValeri Memorial Chapter 31, 140 Ragland Street (Active Life Center), LaGrange, GA 30241 will hold their meetings every 2nd Tuesday of every month at 5:30pm.

• 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.