Wednesday November 30th

Community Calendar

• December 1, 12:00 PM: Thursday Lunch Club. TLC, the senior outreach ministry of LaGrange First UMC, will feature Paul Blair and the New Horizon Choir of the First Baptist Church on the Square, LaGrange following a served at the table lunch for $6, Reserve your place by calling 706884-4635 or emailing churchoffice@lagrange

• December 1, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Mingle with Kringle. Meet Santa and his North Pole friends at LaGrange’s Big Christmas tree before the lighting of the LaGrange’s Christmas tree. Bring your own camera to capture a Christmas memory in Downtown LaGrange. LaFayette Plaza in Downtown LaGrange, Free, public invited to attend. Barbie Watts 706-298-4534,,

• December 1, 6:00 PM: LaGrange Christmas Parade – A Star is Born. Join us in downtown LaGrange for the 40th annual Christmas Parade. This year’s Grand Marshal is Jane Fryer, retired President of the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce. Entry fee is $40 and an unwrapped child’s toy. For more information visit: http://www.lagrangechamber. com/special-events.

• December 2, 6:00 pm: The Hogansville Downtown Development Authority cordially invites you to participate in the Annual Christmas Parade on Friday at 6 pm. The parade theme is “A Star is Born”. The entry categories is church, business, school, civic, industry, and first time entry. The entry fee is $10 made payable to the Hogansville DDA. Please complete an entry form and mail to Hogansville DDA c/o Rose, PO Box 1345, Hogansville, GA 30230. No entries will be allowed after the deadline.

• December 2-4: Lafayette Ballet Company: Nutcracker 2016. Troup High Performing Arts Center. Adults: $16 Students: $12. LSPA Business Office 706-882-9909.

• December 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 23-24: Follow The Shepherds Walks. Walks are ongoing, with the first one at 6 pm. Follow the journey of Joseph and Mary as they travel from Nazareth to Bethlehem and learn new insights into the Christmas story. These evening walks can be done in conjunction with the Christmas multi-media presentation. Biblical History Center, 130 Gordon Commercial Drive, LaGrange, Make reservations early, check website for cost, 706-885-0363

• December 3rd: Twin Cedars Youth and Family Services, Inc. will host their Darkness to Light Program on December 3, 10, and 17, from 9-11:30 am, at the Coleman Community Center. This is an educational program that promotes moving the topic of child sexual abuse from being shrouded in fear and denial to becoming a topic that is discussed openly by adults who are putting in place policies and procedures that protect children. If you, your family and friends, or your co-workers would like to sign up, contact Kim Adams at or call at 706-298-5064.

• December 3rd: “Game On” Baseball Winter Infield Camp will be held on Saturday. 9:00 am – 12:00 pm for ages 7-12 and 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm for ages 13-18. The Cost is $60 or $50 for Game On Members. Camp instructors will be either current or former college or professional players as well as the Game On Staff. Camps will be held at the Game On Indoor facility 100 Southern Drive, LaGrange. The lead instructor is Jared Reaves AAA shortstop with the Detroit Tigers. We have limited spots available for each camp session so that we can maintain a low player-coach ratio. Therefore if you plan on attending camp please Call Coach Donnie Branch at 706-302-5973 or email Or call Shannon Snyder at 706-302-1616 Please contact us 1 week in advance of the camp/camps you plan on attending. This will reserve your spot. You can pay by cash or check(payable to Game On) on the day of the camp.

• December 3rd: The Sons of LaFayette Christmas Concert will be held on December 3, 2016 from 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM at First Presbyterian Church, 120 Broad Street, LaGrange, GA. Make plans to start Christmas off with a season celebration concert by the Sons of LaFayette. You are sure to be uplifted, encouraged and ready to ‘Deck the Halls’ with merriment. Be sure to bring your family, friends and next door neighbor to enjoy a wonderful start to the season. Fees/Admission is $15 General seating Tickets available from choir members or at Plum Southern, Stephens Exclusives or online at: tickets.html. Website: http:/

• December 3 – December 26, 10:00AM – 5:00PM: Hills & Dales Holidays. The Callaway home will be decorated for Christmas using all fresh greens with the Christmas tree specially styled circa 1916. A wonderful scaled gingerbread house replicating the Neel Reid designed Callaway home will be on display in the Palm Room. Hills & Dales Estate – House and garden tour: $15 adults, $7 students (age 7 – through college); Garden only tour: $8 adults, $4 students (children 6 and under are free) 706-882-3242;,

• December 5: Christmas on the Hill, 5:30-7:30 p.m., La-Grange College library plaza, free.

• December 6th: The Annual Angel of Hope Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, December 6 at 7 pm at the memorial site on the grounds of West Georgia Medical Center, adjacent to the hospice parking lot. This is a candlelight memorial for family, friends, and loved ones who have experienced the loss of a child.

• December 8–10: A Christmas Carol. This Christmas Carol goes beyond other adaptations with Charles Dickens himself being introduced to the audience. The story unfolds behind him, and soon Dickens is weaving in and out of the action, observing, performing small roles, interpolating short passages of rich narrative never heard in other versions. A Christmas Carol recaptures the magic and mystique of the Dickens original. New Horizon Theatre, 411 W 8th St., West Point, $16 for Adults / $13 for Seniors, Students, and Military. For tickets: Visit the website @ or call the Ticket Hotline @ 706/518-6234. For Audition information, email us at: