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Fractures: The Art of
 Ray Stewart
We’re excited to host Ray Stewart as our next visiting artist. The opening reception will feature a lot of interesting art along with fellowship and food. See you there!
Saturday, July 16, 6:00-10:00 p.m.
311 E Main St, Hogansville
4RedheadStudios 
and Erica Nashan 
are pleased to announce Summer Acting Classes scheduled for June and July at:
Pioneer at the Station
103 E. Main Street, Hogansville
Theatre Games for ages 12-16
Classes introduce group theatre games that stretch your imagination, increase creative problem solving and communication skills, and build new friendships. Wear easy to move-in clothing and sneakers. Props and instruments are included.
Summer Session Cost: $80 – Thursdays 4:00-5:00 pm
June 9 – July 28
Improvisation 101 for ages 17-adult
Weekly classes feature acting exercises that unburden your load, connect you to others, and allow you to express yourself creatively. “Improv” is all about exploring innovative ways to improve communication and listening skills, strengthening your gut instincts and giving your brain a rest. Wear comfortable clothes.
Cost: $10 per class – Thursdays 6:00-7:00 pm
June 9 – July 28
To sign-up email: 4redheadstudios@gmail.com

CELEBRATE THE 2016 FOURTH OF JULY WEEKEND AT CALLAWAY GARDENS’ STAR SPANGLED BEACH PARTY

 

Sun, Fun, Circus, Music, Fireworks and More

 

PINE MOUNTAIN, GA (6/29/16) – Callaway Gardens is eagerly anticipating the Fourth of July weekend celebration!  Join us for three days filled with a ton of fun in the sun culminating with a fantastic fireworks show.  Bring the entire family and enjoy a myriad of beach activities throughout the weekend.

 

Each day will feature a variety of events to entertain all ages including a deejay and bands such as The Chris Collins Band (Sat., 5 p.m.), Daniel Lee Band (Sat., 7 p.m.), Final Answer (Sun., 5 p.m.), The Regulars Band (Sun., 7:30 p.m.) and the Swinging’ Medallions (Mon., 7 p.m.).

 

Guests of all ages are sure to be thrilled by the acrobatics of the Florida State University Flying High Circus as they perform Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 3:30 p.m. and two special shows on Monday, July 4th, at 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.

 

Join in on Saturday for Sand Castle Competition with prizes awarded. Saturday at dusk, everyone will gather with their eyes to the sky to see a skydiving demonstration by the Silver Wings, the U. S. Army’s Command Exhibition Parachute Team.

 

On Monday, Robin Lake Beach will be ready for a day of Independence Day celebration and all American fun. The anticipated patriotic fireworks finale will shoot off at approximately 9:30 p.m. (weather permitting).

 

Robin Lake Beach offers guests a number of activities for a fee including Aqua Island, paddle boats, waterskiing, tubing, wakeboarding and lessons, rock climbing wall, spider jump, the Xcelerator four-story inflatable water slide and a flying trapeze.  A limited number of beach umbrellas with chairs are available for rent as well as semi-private cabanas overlooking Robin Lake Beach.  And, not to be overlooked, are the traditional Robin Lake Beach games of miniature golf, table tennis, shuffleboard, giant chess and checkers, and bring a disc golf set to try to beginner’s disc golf course.

 

Rest and relax this Fourth of July by staying overnight.  Guests can choose from lodging in the newly acquired Lodge and Spa, the relaxing Southern Pine Cottages, or the secluded Mountain Creek Villas and Vacation Homes, or the quaint Mountain Creek Inn.  The special July 4th Star Spangled Beach Party overnight package includes lodging, admission to the Gardens and Beach Party and breakfast in the Plant Room starting at $189* in The Lodge and Spa at Callaway Gardens.

 

Special Event admission applies July 2-4, 2016.  Saturday and Sunday admission is $25/adult; $12.50/child (6 to 12); and children five and younger are free.  Annual passholders are admitted for free.  Monday, July 4th, Special Event admission is $30/adult; $25/senior 65+; $15/child age 6-12; children 5 and younger are admitted for free.  Tax is additional.  Annual passholders and Military personnel, with valid active duty or retired identification, can enter this special event for half-price.  Veterans also are admitted for half-price.  Admission includes access to the Gardens attractions from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and beach activities until they close each night.  On Monday, Robin Lake Beach gate will open at 7 a.m. until the fireworks finale.

 

The Robin Lake Beach entrance is on U.S. Hwy. 27.

 

Callaway Gardens® is in Pine Mountain, Ga., 60 minutes southwest of Atlanta and 30 minutes north of Columbus.  To make a reservation or for additional information, visit www.callawaygardens.com/july4 or call 1.800.463.6990.

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*Rate is per night, based on double occupancy in a Non-View Room at the Mountain Creek Inn. Offer valid July 2-4, 2016. Pricing also is available in the Southern Pine Cottages, Mountain Creek Villas and Vacation Homes, and Mountain Creek Inn. Tax, fees, resort service charge, and gratuity not included. Based on availability. Other restrictions may apply.

 

Special Hours in June and July

The Centre will be open Monday – Thursday
9:00 am – 5:30 pm
June 20th-23rd and June 27th-30th.

The Centre will be closed beginning July 1st.

We will return July 11th at regular business hours, Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Have a Happy 4th of July!


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July 4th Festivities

 

Friday, July 1, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Red, White & Blue Friday – Downtown LaGrange

Picnic, Concert & Free Movie event – Sweetland Amphitheatre

Bring a picnic dinner and enjoy a patriotic musical program by the Community Orchestra at Sweetland. Compete for the best decorated picnic table or enter the annual food eating contests. A free, outdoor movie will be shown. The movie Max will begin at dusk. Barbie Watts, 706-298-4534

 

Saturday, July 2, 7:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Summer Concert with McGruvin Rhythm Section

The Hogansville Downtown Development Authority presents a Summer Concert with McGrüvin Rhythm Section! Join us for a night of music under the trees in the beautiful historic Hogansville Amphitheater. Bring your chairs and blankets. Advance tickets may be purchased at William and Mary’s Antiques in downtown Hogansville: Adults: $10.00 Kids: $5.00, Tickets at the gate: Adults: $12.00 Kids: $7.00

Food and adult beverages will be available for purchase. Hogansville Historic Amphitheater 611 E. Main St. Hogansville, Contact Information: Mary Stewart 706-333-2520 or Vickie Brown 678-873-6232

 

Sunday, July 3, 8:00 PM

The Charlie Daniels Band

www.sweetland.events

Sweetland Amphitheatre 110 Smith St.

Contact Information: Becca Eiland, Director, 706-298-4523

 

Monday, July 4, 10:00 AM

Sweet Land of Liberty Parade

Parade will start at 10:00 and leave from Sweetland Amphitheatre. For application and more details contact Troup County Parks and Recreation, Mike Daniel Recreation Center, 1220 Lafayette Parkway, LaGrange, 706-883-1670.

 

Monday, July 4, at dark

Fourth of July Fireworks

Fireworks sponsored by Kids Zone Dentistry at Pyne Road Park-gates will open at 9:00am and the cost is $10.00 per car. There will be fun, food and music and fireworks will begin shortly after dark-rain or shine.

 

July 2 – 4 weekend

Callaway Gardens 4th of July Celebration!

Live music: The Chris Collins Band (Sat., 5 p.m.), Daniel Lee Band (Sat., 7 p.m.), Final Answer (Sun., 5 p.m.), The Regulars Band (Sun., 7:30 p.m.) and the Swinging’ Medallions (Mon., 7 p.m.).

 

Florida State University Flying High Circus: performances Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 3:30 p.m. and two special shows on Monday, July 4th, at 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.

 

Saturday: Sand Castle Competition with prizes awarded. Saturday at dusk: skydiving demonstration by the Silver Wings, the U. S. Army’s Command Exhibition Parachute Team.

 

Monday: Robin Lake Beach will be ready for a day of Independence Day celebration and all American fun. The anticipated patriotic fireworks finale will shoot off at approximately 9:30 p.m. (weather permitting).

 

Events

June 13 – July 25

Diabetic Empowerment Class

Mondays June 13, 20 and 27 July 11, 18 and 25 No class Monday, July 4

Free Diabetic Empowerment Class for Adult 55+…6 weeks interactive, hands on class

The Active Life, 140 Ragland St, LaGrange, Contact Information: Dan Wooten 706-883-1681

 

Thursday, June 30, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Zombie Makeup Workshop

As part of LaGrange Memorial Library’s “Get in the Game…Read!” teen Summer Reading Program, Troup High School student Olivia Grego is coming to share her theatrical make-up and special effects expertise with us.  Prepare to become a zombie or some other creature on that day and maybe even beyond! Wear clothes that can get messy. For ages 12 and up. Teens:  Bring your reading log to each program you attend, including this one, so your hours can be counted!

LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford St., LaGrange. www.thrl.org

 

Saturday, July 2, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Friends of LaGrange Memorial Library Book Sale

Stop by the Friend’s Book Shop and find great deals while supporting the Friends.

LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford St., LaGrange. www.thrl.org

 

Wednesday, July 6, 12:00 PM

Barry Stewart Mann

Part of LaGrange Memorial Library’s “On Your Mark, Get Set…Read!” Summer Reading Program, Barry Stewart Mann brings us his “Lazy Louie’s Lucky Day” library show.  Lazy Louie just wants to lie around staring at all of the screens around him until he finds out how fun a more active life active can be.  Barry, a favorite storyteller among Georgia libraries and beyond, incorporates some of our most treasured authors in this original and creative performance. LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford St., LaGrange. www.thrl.org

 

Wednesday, July 6, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Storyteller Carol Cain

“On Your Mark, Get Set for Fast and Fabulous Fun” with storyteller Carol Cain

Hogansville Public Library, 600 E. Main St, Hogansville. www.thrl.org

 

Saturday, July 9, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Genealogy I

Learn to use Ancestry.com to find your ancestors and build your family tree. Request a five-generation chart when you register and fill out as much as you can to help you search during class. Registration is required.

LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford St., LaGrange. www.thrl.org

 

Monday, July 11, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Intro to iPad

Bring your own iPad and learn the basics. Registration is required.

LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford St., LaGrange. www.thrl.org

Monday, July 11, 7:30 PM

The S.O.U.L. Group (Survivors of Unexpected Loss)

A new support group open to anyone in our community who has experienced loss through suicide.

LaGrange First United Methodist Church, 401 Broad Street, Builders Sunday School Classroom. Sponsored by Congregational Care Ministry of LaGrange First United Methodist Church, For more information contact the church office (churchoffice@lagrangefumc.org or 706-884-4635)

 

Wednesday, July 13, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Lazy Louie’s Luck Day

Barry Stewart Mann will perform as part of Hogansville Public Library’s Summer Reading Program “On Your Mark, Get Set…Read!”

Hogansville Public Library, 600 E. Main St, Hogansville. www.thrl.org

 

Wednesday, July 13, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Parrot Productions

Part of LaGrange Memorial Library’s “On Your Mark, Get Set…Read!” Summer Reading Program, Brenda Bean is bringing her breathtakingly beautiful parrots to share with us!  Children will be able to learn more about these exotic birds and ask questions.  We are excited to have this program for the very first time at the LaGrange Memorial Library.  Don’t miss it!

LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford St., LaGrange. www.thrl.org

 

Thursday, July 14, 12:00 PM

Kyle Puttkammer: Graphic Artist

Part of LaGrange Memorial Library’s Teen Summer Reading Program, “Get in the Game:  Read!”, Kyle Puttkammer, creator of the “Galaxy Man” comics, will talk about the history of graphic novels and comics.  Teens will get plenty of time to share their drawing skills, and learn some new techniques. Come be a part o this interactive program that’s perfect for our Manga-loving public! For teens aged 12-18 years.

LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford St., LaGrange. www.thrl.org

Saturday, July 16, 9:00 AM – 1:30 PM

West Point Lake Dragon Boat Race at Pyne Road Park

Approximately twenty local teams competing in paddling races throughout the day. Music, tailgating, food vendors, and children’s activities. Proceeds to benefit Harmony House Domestic Violence Shelter. Pyne Road Park, 4481 Roanoke Rd., LaGrange, www.harmonyhousega.org or Harmony House Office Admin. Line (706) 882-4173

 

Tuesday, July 19, 5:30 PM

The LaGrange Thread Trail Master Plan Public Meeting

All citizens of LaGrange and Troup County are invited to attend a presentation on The LaGrange Thread Trail Master Plan and connections to neighborhoods, schools, parks, and businesses. Light refreshments will be provided!

Del’avant – 141 Main Street, LaGrange, 5:30 – 6:30pm – Formal Presentation, 6:30 – 7:30pm – Open Discussion and Questions

 

Wednesday, July 20, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

African Freestyle Storytelling with Baba Tunde

Part of the Hogansville Public Library’s “On Your Mark, Get Set…Read!” Summer Reading Program, Baba Tunde is a lively storyteller. He entertains the children with folk stories filled with action and emotion.

Hogansville Public Library, 600 E. Main St, Hogansville. www.thrl.org

 

July 21 – July 24

LSPA’S Grease (performances at Price Theatre)

GREASE Book Music and Lyrics by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey RECOGNITION / AWARDS NOMINEE! 1972 Tony Awards® for Best Musical and Best Book of a Musical NOMINEE! 1994 Tony Award® for Best Revival of a Musical NOMINEE! 2008 Tony Award® for Best Revival of a Musical Here is Rydell High’s senior class of 1959- the duck-tailed, hot-rodding “Burger Palace Boys” and their gum-snapping, hip-shaking “Pink Ladies” in bobby sox and pedal pushers, evoking the look and sound of the 1950s in this rollicking musical. For information, www.lsparts.org, 706-882-9909 or lspageneral@lsparts.org

 

Friday, July 29, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM

District 4 Public Health Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening

District 4 Public Health will be hosting a grand opening and cutting the ribbon to their new building at 301 Main Street, LaGrange. Light refreshments will be served.

Contact Information: Debbi Heard at Debbi.Heard@dph.ga.gov, www.district4health.org

 

August 1 – August 19

Troup County Parks & Recreation Fall Sports Registration

Registration for fall sports begins at Troup County Parks and Recreation. Football, Cheerleading, Baseball, Soccer, Softball, Golf and Tennis are available this season!

Mike Daniel Recreation Center, 1220 Lafayette Parkway, LaGrange, GA 30241

706-883-1670, www.trouprec.org

 

Friday, August 5, 6:00 PM

Troup County Historical Society Annual Banquet – Horace King and Family: Building Bridges Across the Community

Reception at Legacy Museum at 6:00pm; Dinner at Del’avant at 7:00pm

Recognizing people who carry on the spirit of Horace King in building bridges across the community.  Event will include dinner; entertainment; Spirit of Horace King Awards presentation; unveiling and auction of an original Annie Greene painting of a Horace King Bridge with limited-edition, hand signed and numbered, prints available for purchase. Individual tickets $50.

Clark Johnson, clark@trouparchives.org, (706)884-1828, www.trouparchives.org

 

Friday, August 5, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Summer Music & Movie Series – Downtown LaGrange

Free music and movie at Sweetland in Downtown LaGrange.

Bring a picnic dinner or carry out from your favorite downtown eatery. Enjoy live music and a showing of Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie will begin at dusk. Chairs available on a first come, first served basis. Free / Public Welcome

 

Saturday, August 13, 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Battle of the Bands @ Sweetland Amphitheatre

Local band competition. Join the fun and listen to emerging local bands as they compete to be the Best!

 

Saturday August 20, 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Bow Wow Meow Luau

Join us for the 15th annual Fur Ball Fundraiser for your local LaGrange Troup County Humane Society. This year’s theme is BOW WOW MEOW LUAU! Wear your best Hawaiian attire! This fun, casual event to benefit animals in need , starts with a sneak peek of Silent Auction items, and Pawtini Hour at 6pm (2 drink tickets for beer, wine or signature Hawaiian drinks) The Hawaiian Luau Buffet Opens and Auction bidding begins at 7pm with Live music by: Lisa and The E-Lusion !

Highland Country Club, 1001 Country Club Drive, LaGrange

For more info call: 706-298-3608 or www.lagrangehumane.org/events

Advance tickets $45.00 (Must be purchased before Aug 10th) At the Door $55.00

 

Summer Camps

Every Wednesday – Friday in July (except week of July 4th holiday)

Bible Lands Adventure

Biblical History Center, 130 Gordon Commercial Drive, LaGrange

10 am – 12:30 pm, $15 per day per child or $30 for all three days. Accompanying adults $10. For reservations: morgan@biblicalhistorycenter.com or 706-885-0363

 

July 18 – 22. 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

St. Mark’s “To the Beach We Go”

If you have a preschooler ages 2-rising Kindergarten we have a camp for you. The cost of the camp is $75.00. Call Kim Davison at 706-884-1568 and leave your name and email address to receive a registration form. Deposit of $25.00 is required when registering your child. Space is limited so hurry and apply.

 

July 25-29

LaGrange Symphony Youth Orchestra – Ovation Music Camp

A camp for young beginner and intermediate students of violin, viola, cello and bass to be held at LaGrange College. For details contact the LSO office at 706-882-0662 or info@lagrangesymphony.org

 

Birthday Party in Downtown Newnan

 

Happy Birthday America!  Join us downtown to celebrate Independence Day during the 4th of July Parade on Monday, July 4th 2015.  The Parade will begin at Veteran’s Memorial Park (Temple Avenue Park) at 9:00 am, and will end at Greenville Street Park.

 

Main Street Newnan welcomes all interested participants to meet at Veteran’s Memorial Park by 8:30am.  Registration is only necessary for participants that intend to use a motorized vehicle to pull a float, and participation is cost free.  If you would like to feature a float in the parade, please visit www.mainstreetnewnan.com to fill out our online registration form.

 

A fireworks display will take place at Newnan High School’s Drake Stadium on the evening of July 4, 2016.  The Rotary Club of Newnan proudly presents the 31st Annual ‘Celebrate Freedom’ 4th of July Celebration.  The gates open at 5:30pm and admission is free.  Concessions will include hot dogs, hamburgers, snacks, and ice-cold drinks.  Doug Kees and his Musicology Band will entertain us from 6:30 until 8:30.  State Representative Lynn Smith and Cathy Wright will emcee the event.

 

Fireworks will begin at dusk.  Unite with friends and enjoy the show!

 

Rotary of Newnan thanks its public partners:  City of Newnan, Coweta County, Coweta County School System, and Main Street Newnan.  Handicap Parking:  The parking lot below the 9th grade building accessed via Armory Road is designated for handicap patrons.

 

For more information visit www.mainstreetnewnan.com or contact Main Street Newnan at 770-253-8283.

 

 

The Troup County Parks & Recreation Commission would like to announce that the 36th Annual Fireworks Show sponsored by Kid’s Zone Dentistry will be held on July 4th at Pyne Road Park. The gates open at 9:00 am. There is a $10.00 fee per vehicle. Come and enjoy a variety of food, refreshments and souvenirs. There will be a children’s play area with rides and inflatables from 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm. Live entertainment will be provided by the local band “Mr. Terrific” beginning at 6:00 pm. The fireworks show will begin at appropriate dark.

The City of Moreland and the Moreland Cultural Arts Alliance invites everyone to their Puckett Station Arts & Crafts Market Day this Saturday July 2nd from 9am until evening.

Extra Reserved & Lawn Seats Available Now 

We have just released over 100 reserved and general admission tickets for The Charlie Daniels Band sold-out concert on July 3rd.From his Dove Award winning gospel albums to his genre-defining Southern rock anthems and his CMA Award-winning country hits, few artists have left a more indelible mark on America’s musical landscape than Charlie Daniels.

With two strong opening acts, make sure you arrive early!

Armed with a violin, acoustic guitar, drums and an upright bass fashioned from two old suitcases, The Mulligan Brothers, a quartet from Mobile, Alabama, stand dead center at the crossroads generally defined as Americana – a blend of folk rock and alternative country.

Also opening, a rising country music singer-songwriter from Birmingham, Alabama, Tiera has a deep, soulful country sound. Now eighteen, she began her musical career when she was just nine years old. By the age of thirteen she taught herself to play the guitar by watching YouTube tutorials. Once she mastered the guitar, she began singing and performing cover songs which then led to her writing her own originals.

*Tickets will be sold at a maximum of 4 tickets per purchase. 

Purchase Tickets Here

Summer Camps

June 6-July 1

LaGrange Art Museum – Artful Visions Summer Camp

Summertime is a wonderful opportunity for children to expand and grow! Camps offer weeks of fun, age appropriate visual arts integrated lessons. Experienced artist/teachers and great projects (new or re-imagined for 2016) make Camp LAM an excellent summer experience! Ages 3-6 yrs. June 6-10, Rising 2nd and 3rd Graders June 13-17, Grades 4-6 June 20-24, Advanced Placement Portfolio Middle and High School June 27-July 1

For full list of Classes, Workshops, and Camps, or for registration email: art@lagrangeartmuseum.org

 

Every Wednesday – Friday in June and July (except week of July 4th holiday)

Bible Lands Adventure

Biblical History Center, 130 Gordon Commercial Drive, LaGrange

10 am – 12:30 pm, $15 per day per child or $30 for all three days. Accompanying adults $10. For reservations: morgan@biblicalhistorycenter.com or 706-885-0363

 

July 18 – 22. 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

St. Mark’s “To the Beach We Go”

If you have a preschooler ages 2-rising Kindergarten we have a camp for you. The cost of the camp is $75.00. Call Kim Davison at 706-884-1568 and leave your name and email address to receive a registration form. Deposit of $25.00 is required when registering your child. Space is limited so hurry and apply.

 

July 25-29

LaGrange Symphony Youth Orchestra – Ovation Music Camp

A camp for young beginner and intermediate students of violin, viola, cello and bass to be held at LaGrange College. For details contact the LSO office at 706-882-0662 or info@lagrangesymphony.org

 

Events

June 13 – July 25

Diabetic Empowerment Class

Mondays June 13, 20 and 27 July 11, 18 and 25 No class Monday, July 4

Free Diabetic Empowerment Class for Adult 55+…6 weeks interactive, hands on class

The Active Life, 140 Ragland St, LaGrange, Contact Information: Dan Wooten 706-883-1681

 

Friday, June 24, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Sharpie Tie-Dye

Come create some one-of-a-kind T-shirts with sharpie markers!  We’re going to take this craft program outside the library for the summer.  Children ages 9 to 12 need to bring an old or new white T-shirt either with or without design. Because of limited supplies, this program will only hold 30 participants. Please sign up at the LaGrange Memorial Library.  Get ready to have some artistic fun! Families who have not signed up for the Summer Reading Program may do so at any time until July 31. LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford St., LaGrange. www.thrl.org

June 24-26

Charlie Joseph’s CLCP Lobbin’ for Literacy Tennis Tournament

Register today for the annual Lobbin’ for Literacy tennis tournament to benefit the CLCP summer reading program and Little Free Libraries. Competition categories include Mixed Doubles, Men’s Doubles Mixer, Women’s Doubles Mixer, Boys and Girls Singles and Doubles. Participants get a free lunch from Charlie Joseph’s and T-shirt (guaranteed with early registration), register now with Bill Champion at McCluskey Tennis Center, (706) 883-1685.

 

Saturday, June 25, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Pure Life Studios presents Barry Waldrep and Kelli Johnson

Barry Waldrep is a Georgia based Bluegrass, Jam Band, Americana instrumentalist, songwriter and composer extraordinaire. Waldrep and another music partner formed the very successful bluegrass/jam band Rollin’ in the Hay in July 1993, touring the Jam Band circuit of festivals and college campuses across the country until May 2009. Rollin’ in the Hay produced 7 CDs and performed over 300 dates per year for 16 years.

 

Kelli Johnson’s music has been featured in national television commercials, independent films, political campaigns, and recordings by other artists. It has also been featured on the Phil Mack International Country Music Show, broadcasting in Ireland, the UK, and parts of Germany.

 

Pure Life Studios, 206 Clark St, LaGrange, www.purelifelagrange.com

Doors open at 6PM, Music at 7:30, contact 706.443.4838 and leave a message

$20 cash at the door

 

Monday, June 27, 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Intro to Windows 10

Learn the basics of navigating this new operating system. Bring your own Windows 10 laptop. Registration is required. LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford St., LaGrange. www.thrl.org

 

Tuesday, June 28, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

GA Power Energy “Camp”

Georgia Power is hosting this free three-day event again for the LaGrange Memorial Library this summer.  This summer camp will feature extraordinary science demonstrations and will make electricity come alive for everyone!  Registration is required, and there will be a sign-up sheet available at the library.  This special program is limited to 30 children and is for ages 9 to 12 years. The children will learn: Tuesday, June 14:  How is Electricity Made? Tuesday, June 28:  How Electricity Flows Tuesday, July 5:  What is Solar Power?

LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford St., LaGrange. www.thrl.org

 

Wednesday, June 29, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Ziggy’s Reptile & Live Animal Show

Entertainer Aaron Clark will have his animals at the Hogansville Public Library as part of the Summer Reading Program, “On Your Mark, Get Set…Read!”

Hogansville Public Library, 600 E. Main St, Hogansville. www.thrl.org

 

Wednesday, June 29, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

‘Billy Goats Gruff and Other Stuff’ Puppet Show

Part of LaGrange Memorial Library’s “On Your Mark, Get Set…Read!” Summer Reading Program, David Stephens and his All Hands Productions puppets put on quite a show!  Entitled “Billy Goats Gruff and Other Stuff,” this puppet show will show you a different and amusing take on some of your favorite fairy tales.  You’ll never see those popular fairy tale characters in the same way!  Come be a part of the fun. Families who have not registered for our summer reading program may sign up anytime during the summer before July 31. LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford St., LaGrange. www.thrl.org

 

June 30, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Zombie Makeup Workshop

As part of LaGrange Memorial Library’s “Get in the Game…Read!” teen Summer Reading Program, Troup High School student Olivia Grego is coming to share her theatrical make-up and special effects expertise with us.  Prepare to become a zombie or some other creature on that day and maybe even beyond! Wear clothes that can get messy. For ages 12 and up. Teens:  Bring your reading log to each program you attend, including this one, so your hours can be counted!

LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford St., LaGrange. www.thrl.org

 

Friday, July 1, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Red, White & Blue Friday – Downtown LaGrange

Picnic, Concert & Free Movie event – Sweetland Amphitheatre

Bring a picnic dinner and enjoy a patriotic musical program by the Community Orchestra at Sweetland. Compete for the best decorated picnic table or enter the annual food eating contests. A free, outdoor movie will be shown. The movie Max will begin at dusk. Barbie Watts, 706-298-4534

 

Saturday, July 2, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Friends of LaGrange Memorial Library Book Sale

Stop by the Friend’s Book Shop and find great deals while supporting the Friends.

LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford St., LaGrange. www.thrl.org

 

Saturday, July 2, 7:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Summer Concert with McGruvin Rhythm Section

The Hogansville Downtown Development Authority presents a Summer Concert with McGrüvin Rhythm Section! Join us for a night of music under the trees in the beautiful historic Hogansville Amphitheater. Bring your chairs and blankets. Advance tickets may be purchased at William and Mary’s Antiques in downtown Hogansville: Adults: $10.00 Kids: $5.00, Tickets at the gate: Adults: $12.00 Kids: $7.00

Food and adult beverages will be available for purchase. Hogansville Historic Amphitheater 611 E. Main St. Hogansville, Contact Information: Mary Stewart 706-333-2520 or Vickie Brown 678-873-6232

 

Sunday, July 3, 8:00 PM

The Charlie Daniels Band

www.sweetland.events

Sweetland Amphitheatre 110 Smith St.

Contact Information: Becca Eiland, Director, 706-298-4523

 

Monday, July 4, 10:00 AM

Sweet Land of Liberty Parade

Parade will start at 10:00 and leave from Sweetland Amphitheatre. For application and more details contact Troup County Parks and Recreation, Mike Daniel Recreation Center, 1220 Lafayette Parkway, LaGrange, 706-883-1670.

 

Monday, July 4, at dark

Fourth of July Fireworks

Fireworks sponsored by Kids Zone Dentistry at Pyne Road Park-gates will open at 9:00am and the cost is $10.00 per car. There will be fun, food and music and fireworks will begin shortly after dark-rain or shine.

 

Wednesday, July 6, 12:00 PM

Barry Stewart Mann

Part of LaGrange Memorial Library’s “On Your Mark, Get Set…Read!” Summer Reading Program, Barry Stewart Mann brings us his “Lazy Louie’s Lucky Day” library show.  Lazy Louie just wants to lie around staring at all of the screens around him until he finds out how fun a more active life active can be.  Barry, a favorite storyteller among Georgia libraries and beyond, incorporates some of our most treasured authors in this original and creative performance.

LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford St., LaGrange. www.thrl.org

 

Wednesday, July 6, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Storyteller Carol Cain

“On Your Mark, Get Set for Fast and Fabulous Fun” with storyteller Carol Cain

Hogansville Public Library, 600 E. Main St, Hogansville. www.thrl.org

 

Saturday, July 9, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Genealogy I

Learn to use Ancestry.com to find your ancestors and build your family tree. Request a five-generation chart when you register and fill out as much as you can to help you search during class. Registration is required.

LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford St., LaGrange. www.thrl.org

 

Monday, July 11, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Intro to iPad

Bring your own iPad and learn the basics. Registration is required.

LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford St., LaGrange. www.thrl.org

Monday, July 11, 7:30 PM

The S.O.U.L. Group (Survivors of Unexpected Loss)

A new support group open to anyone in our community who has experienced loss through suicide.

LaGrange First United Methodist Church, 401 Broad Street, Builders Sunday School Classroom. Sponsored by Congregational Care Ministry of LaGrange First United Methodist Church, For more information contact the church office (churchoffice@lagrangefumc.org or 706-884-4635)

Wednesday, July 13, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Lazy Louie’s Luck Day

Barry Stewart Mann will perform as part of Hogansville Public Library’s Summer Reading Program “On Your Mark, Get Set…Read!”

Hogansville Public Library, 600 E. Main St, Hogansville. www.thrl.org

 

Wednesday, July 13, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Parrot Productions

Part of LaGrange Memorial Library’s “On Your Mark, Get Set…Read!” Summer Reading Program, Brenda Bean is bringing her breathtakingly beautiful parrots to share with us!  Children will be able to learn more about these exotic birds and ask questions.  We are excited to have this program for the very first time at the LaGrange Memorial Library.  Don’t miss it!

LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford St., LaGrange. www.thrl.org

 

Thursday, July 14, 12:00 PM

Kyle Puttkammer: Graphic Artist

Part of LaGrange Memorial Library’s Teen Summer Reading Program, “Get in the Game:  Read!”, Kyle Puttkammer, creator of the “Galaxy Man” comics, will talk about the history of graphic novels and comics.  Teens will get plenty of time to share their drawing skills, and learn some new techniques. Come be a part o this interactive program that’s perfect for our Manga-loving public! For teens aged 12-18 years.

LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford St., LaGrange. www.thrl.org

Saturday, July 16, 9:00 AM – 1:30 PM

West Point Lake Dragon Boat Race at Pyne Road Park

Approximately twenty local teams competing in paddling races throughout the day. Music, tailgating, food vendors, and children’s activities. Proceeds to benefit Harmony House Domestic Violence Shelter. Pyne Road Park, 4481 Roanoke Rd., LaGrange, www.harmonyhousega.org or Harmony House Office Admin. Line (706) 882-4173

 

Wednesday, July 20, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

African Freestyle Storytelling with Baba Tunde

Part of the Hogansville Public Library’s “On Your Mark, Get Set…Read!” Summer Reading Program, Baba Tunde is a lively storyteller. He entertains the children with folk stories filled with action and emotion.

Hogansville Public Library, 600 E. Main St, Hogansville. www.thrl.org

 

July 21 – July 24

LSPA’S Grease (performances at Price Theatre)

GREASE Book Music and Lyrics by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey RECOGNITION / AWARDS NOMINEE! 1972 Tony Awards® for Best Musical and Best Book of a Musical NOMINEE! 1994 Tony Award® for Best Revival of a Musical NOMINEE! 2008 Tony Award® for Best Revival of a Musical Here is Rydell High’s senior class of 1959- the duck-tailed, hot-rodding “Burger Palace Boys” and their gum-snapping, hip-shaking “Pink Ladies” in bobby sox and pedal pushers, evoking the look and sound of the 1950s in this rollicking musical. For information, www.lsparts.org, 706-882-9909 or lspageneral@lsparts.org

 

Friday, July 29, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM

District 4 Public Health Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening

District 4 Public Health will be hosting a grand opening and cutting the ribbon to their new building at 301 Main Street, LaGrange. Light refreshments will be served.

Contact Information: Debbi Heard at Debbi.Heard@dph.ga.gov, www.district4health.org

 

Summer Art Camps
and
Legally Blonde Musical Theatre Camp

Spend an exciting week with paint, clay, found objects and more! Campers have adventurous experiences looking at, talking about, and making art with a team of fun and creative professional educators and artists.

July 11-15, 9am – 11:30am
Rising 1st-3rd Grade
$130, Space is limited!
More information & Registration

July 18-22, 9am – 11:30am
Rising 4th-6th Grade
$130, Space is limited!
More information & Registration

Explore the world of musical theatre and meet new friends from all over our community who share your love of being on stage. During this one week program, you will work with an experienced creative team to rehearse and present a musical theatre production with professional technical support.

NOTE: Aladdin Camp, July 11-15 is full.

Legally Blonde, Jr.
July 18-22, 9am – 4pm
Performance @ 5pm on 7/22
Rising 7th-9th Grade
$200, Space is limited!
More information & Registration

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