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Community Calendar 4/26/2008

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

April 26

The New Depot Players

Day six of six, spring production of 'The Curious Savage' by John Patrick, performed by The New Depot Players, Center Street Arts Theatre, 910 Center St., Olde Town, 8 p.m. Info: 770-922-3143 for tickets.

Rockdale Democrats

Rockdale Democratic Party presents general meeting and Democratic Sheriff Candidates Debate: Randy Akies and Donald Ferguson, Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1791 Ebenezer Road, 9 a.m. Info: 770-602-1333.

Taste of the Seasons

Annual Taste of the Seasons dinner, sponsored by the Women's Missionary Society of Saint Paul AME Church, dinner held at Washington Street Community Center, 4138 School St., Covington, $5 per plate donation, 4 to 6 p.m. Info: 770-786-7785.

Antique Car Show

Antique car Show, free admission, awards for top 20 cars and for five trucks, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., lunch served by The Varsity, noon to 1:30 p.m., Prospect Church, 6752 Ga. Highway 212 N., Covington, lower parking lot. Info: 770-786-6303.

Yard Sale and More

'Summer Outing' yard sale, food and much more, The Second Shady Grove Baptist Church, 1005 Hardin St., Conyers, 10 a.m. Info: 404-626-0414.

Chorus Anniversary

The Male Chorus celebrating anniversary, Old Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 300 Honey Creek Road, Conyers, 4 p.m.. Info: 770-483-8392.

Kids Fishing

Kids fishing event, must be accompanied by an adult, co-sponsored by DNR-Fisheries Division and Newton County Recreation Commission, Turner Lake at Turner Lake Complex, Covington, registration begins at 8 a.m. Info: 770-786-4373.

Clean Up Day

Clean-up day for Bentley Cemetery, sponsored by Covington Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, parking available at The Covington Church of Christ on the Bypass Road near Eastside High School, lunch provided for volunteers, 8 a.m. to noon. Info: 404-825-5823.

Rummage and Bake Sale

Annual Rummage and Bake Sale, sponsored by Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 2160 Church St., just off the Square, Covington, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Arbor Day Event

Mansfield Arbor Day ceremony, three trees dedicated to Stanley Henderson, Mansfield Community Center next to City Hall, 1 p.m.

All Night Singing

All Night Singing featuring The Kirklands, The Greesons and many more, sponsored by The Ole Country Church, 2649 Ga. Highway 155 North, McDonough, 7:30 p.m. Info: 770-957-2818.

Ministers Caravan

The Ministers Caravan, sponsored by The Lily of the Valley Baptist Church, 1058 Green St., Conyers, 7 p.m. Info: 770-483-4550 or 678-413-0074.

'Camelot'

Alcovy High School Theater Department presents 'Camelot,' 14110 Ga. Highway 36, Covington, tickets: $8 at the door, 7 p.m. Info: 678-342-5892.

Yard Sale and BBQ

Yard sale and barbecue, funds to benefit student ministries, CrossRoads Baptist Church, 227 County Road 229, Social Circle, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. rain or shine. Info: 770-786-2563.

BBQ Fundraiser

Barbecue fundraiser, sponsored by the Male Chorus of Old Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 300 Honey Creek Road, Conyers, 11 a.m. Info: 770-483-8392 to place orders.

April 27

Dedication Service

Dedication service for the new Fellowship Hall, Luther Hays Presbyterian Church, off of Ga. Highway 213 on Hayston Road, Covington, 2:30 p.m. Info: 770-787-1814.

Special Music

Mid High Choir presents "Simon Says: The Rockin' Trail of Simon Peter', Conyers First United Methodist Church, 921 North Main St., Music Arts Center, 6 p.m. Info: 770-483-4236.

Spring Concert

The Covington Conyers Community Orchestra presents its Spring Concert, performances by student musicians from local middle and high schools, Newton High School, 140 Ram Drive, Porter Auditorium, free admission, 7:30 p.m. Info: 770-787-2263.

Color Me Organized

'Color Me Organized' program designed to help women in their every day lives, Rachel Miller speaking, sponsored by the Women of Excellence Women's Ministry, The Church at Covington, 11975 Ga. Highway 142, fellowship hall, potluck dinner, bring a dish to share, 5 to 8:30 p.m. Info: 678-283-8275.

Spring Concert

Combined choirs celebrating the advent of the Pentecost season, emcee Rhodell Lewis of Praise 97.5 FM speaking, Richards Chapel United Methodist Church, 426 Richards Chapel Road, Covington, 3 p.m. Info: 770-310-7160, Cheryl or 404-630-1363, Karen.

Revival

Day one of three, 'Refreshing Your Walk with God,' Dr. Rich Phipps speaking, sponsored by Social Circle United Methodist Church, 261 S. Cherokee St., Social Circle, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Info 770-464-3854 or www.socialcircleumc.org.

Revival

Day one of four, Evangelist Tommy Crider speaking, The Old Country Church, 2649 Highway 155 North, McDonough, nursery proved for children 6 and under, 7 p.m. Info: 770-957-2818.

April 28

Health Forum

Community Health Forum, information on Medicaid and more for children with Special Health Care Needs, Covington First United Methodist Church, 1113 Conyers St., Covington, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Info: yenobig@mindspring.com, Jill McGiboney.

Board of Elections

The Newton County Board of Elections and Voter Registration regular meeting, 1113 Usher St., Suite 103, 2 p.m. Info: 770-784-2055.

Dance Lessons

Basic Square Dance and Line Dancing lessons, sponsored by Crossfire Square Dancers, held at the Elks-Aidmore Children's Home gymnasium, 2394 Morrison Road, Conyers, 7 to 9:30 p.m. Info: 770-786-4774.

Revival

Day two of three, 'Refreshing Your Walk with God,' Dr. Rich Phipps speaking, sponsored by Social Circle United Methodist Church, 261 S. Cherokee St., Social Circle, 7 p.m. Info 770-464-3854 or www.socialcircleumc.org.

Revival

Day two of four, Evangelist Tommy Crider speaking, The Old Country Church, 2649 Highway 155 North, McDonough, nursery proved for children 6 and under, 7 p.m. Info: 770-957-2818.

April 29

Blood Drive

Rockdale Medical Center's Community Blood Drive, 1412 Milstead Drive, East Tower Classrooms, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Info: www.givelife.org and enter sponsor code: rockmed or call 1-800-448-3543.

Revival

Day three of three, 'Refreshing Your Walk with God,' Dr. Rich Phipps speaking, sponsored by Social Circle United Methodist Church, 261 S. Cherokee St., Social Circle, 7 p.m. Info 770-464-3854 or www.socialcircleumc.org.

Revival

Day three of four, Evangelist Tommy Crider speaking, The Old Country Church, 2649 Highway 155 North, McDonough, nursery proved for children 6 and under, 7 p.m. Info: 770-957-2818.

April 30

Concert after Dinner

The Herald Voices presents 'Forever Faithful' after Wednesday Night Supper, Conyers First United Methodist Church, 921 North Main St., 6 p.m. Info: 770-483-4236.

Diversity Training Classes

Day three of three, Diversity Sensitivity Training Opportunity, awareness of rapidly changing demographics of our community, sponsored by Chairman Roy Middlebrooks and the Rockdale County Commissioners, County Auditorium, 903 Main St., 8:30 to 10 a.m. and 1:30 to 3 p.m. Info: 770-929-4001.

Revival

Day four of four, Evangelist Tommy Crider speaking, The Old Country Church, 2649 Highway 155 North, McDonough, nursery proved for children 6 and under, 7 p.m. Info: 770-957-2818.

May 1

Free Class

Free smoking cessation class, sponsored by Rockdale Medical Center, RMC Cardiac Fitness Rehabilitation Center, 1292 Wellbrook Circle, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Info: 770-918-3414, to register.

Board of Assessors

Rockdale County Board of Assessors meeting, 981 Milstead Ave., conference room, 10 a.m. Info: 770-929-4024.

American Legion Dance

Singles dance, Conyers American Legion Post 77, 7:30 to 10 p.m., live music, cost: $5 per person. Info: 770-483-8216.

'Going Bust'

Fundraising benefit for local team 'Going Bust' for Susan B. Koman 3 Day Breast Cancer Walk, Darrell Huckaby speaking and Step It Up 5 preforming, Rockdale Medical Center, East Tower classrooms, tickets: $20, 7 p.m. Info: lisahuckcnm@bellsouth.net.

Amateur Radio Class

Amateur Radio Class, every Thursday for 6 weeks, cost: $6, sponsored by Rockdale 4-H Club and the Conyers Amateur Radio Club, Cooperative Extension Office, 1400 Parker Road, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Info: 770-785-5952.

May 2

Yard Sale

Yard sale sponsored by the Women's Ministry of Oxford Baptist Church, 308 N. Emory St., Oxford, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Info: 770-788-3697.

Community Forum

Community Forum, Chris Sandy speaking, sponsored by the Criminal Justice Club of DeKalb Technical College, Rockdale Career Academy, 1064 Culpepper Drive, 11 a.m. Info: 770-404-2977.

May 3

Community Checkup

Community Checkup, free health screenings blood pressure checks, diabetes, cholesterol screenings, additional blood tests available at minimal cost, sponsored by Rockdale Medical Center, 1412 Milstead Ave., East Tower, 8 to 11 a.m. Info: 770-918-3000.

BBQ Cook-Off

Barbecue Cook-Off and fundraiser benefiting children's programs, sponsored by the Social Circle Theater, $6 a plate, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Info: 770-464-2269 or www.socialcircletheater.com.

Yard Sale

Annual Yard Sale, sponsored by The Oxford Lions Club, Emory St. next to the Post Office, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Info: 770-786-0411.

Newborn Opry

Newborn Opry Southern Gospel featuring The Anchor Men, Jonesmen Quartet and Charlie Murray, Newborn School, Newborn, 6 p.m. Info: 404-815-9973.

Driver Safety Program

Day one of two, Driver Safety Program, attendance of both days is required, completion of course entitles you to apply for up to 10% off your automobile insurance, sponsored by AARP, Presbyterian Church of the Resurrection, 3676 Highway 20, Conyers, cost: $10 per person. Info: 770-922-5553.

Yard Sale and BBQ

Yard sale, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and barbecue, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., sponsored by the Women's Ministry of Oxford Baptist Church, 308 N. Emory St., Oxford. Info: 770-788-3697.

Yard Sale

Yard sale, LoveJoy United Methodist Church, Ga. Highway 36, Covington, 10 a.m. Info: 770-787-4457.

Pancake Breakfast

Pancake breakfast, benefits missions, Salem United Methodist Church, 3962 Salem Road, cost: $6 for adults and $4 for children 10 and under, 9 a.m. until noon. Info: 770-786-6027.

May 4

Children's Choirs Preform

Littlest Angels, the Cherubs, and The Young Joys choirs presents 'The First Action Heroes', Conyers First United Methodist Church, 921 North Main St., Music Arts Center, 6 p.m. Info: 770-483-4236.

Friends of the Library

Friends of the Library quarterly meeting, Wright Gres speaking, Stanton Memorial Library, 407 W. Hightower Trail, Social Circle, 3 p.m. Info: 770-464-2444.

Church Anniversary

125th Church Anniversary Celebration, Rev. Howard Shipp and Rev. Christopher Shipp speaking, Double Spring Baptist Church, 2705 N. Hightower Trail, Conyers, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Info: 770-922-5791.

Anniversary Celebration

Pastor Larry Spurlock's 6th Anniversary Celebration, Brother Randolph Jones speaking at 11 a.m. and Pastor Ernest Loyal speaking at 4 p.m. Macedonia Baptist Church, 1052 Barton St. Info: 770-922-2661.

May 6

City of Conyers

Joint Economic Development Committee and Community Development Committee, City Manager's Office, 1184 Scott St., 7 p.m. Info: 770-483-4411.

Art Exhibit

'Emotions" art exhibit in honor of Mental Health Month, sponsored by Newton County Mental Health Association, Newton County Library, 7116 Floyd St., Covington, 6 to 8 p.m.

May 9

MacDaddy ShowBand

MacDaddy ShowBand, featuring Keith McGiboney, sponsored by The Conyers-Rockdale Council for the Arts, Rockdale Auditorium, cost: $10 for general seating and $5 for students, 8 p.m. Info: 770-922-3143 or www.conyersarts.org.

May 10

Driver Safety Program

Day two of two, Driver Safety Program, attendance of both days is required, completion of course entitles you to apply for up to 10% off your automobile insurance, sponsored by AARP, Presbyterian Church of the Resurrection, 3676 Highway 20, Conyers, cost: $10 per person. Info: 770-922-5553.

The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties. To submit information, call 770-483-7108, ext. 401, fax the information c/o Julie Anderson at 770-483-5797 or e-mail event information to julie.anderson@rockdalecitizen.com. Please include an event description, sponsoring organization, date, time, place, phone number and contact person. Announcements are printed as space is available in date order.