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Community Calendar 4/29/2008

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

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.

Driver's Education Classes

Registration deadline for Driver's Education classes, two sessions available: June 9-June 24 or June 25-July 11, Rockdale Career Academy, 1064 Culpepper Drive, 6 to 7 p.m. Info: 770-388-5677, ext. 3189 Charlie Bryant.

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.

'Art on the River'

"An Evening of Art on the River," sponsored by the Arts Association in Newton County, Porterdale Mill Lofts, cost: $25 per ticket, 6 to 7 p.m. Info: 770-786-8188 or www.newtoncountyarts.org.

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.

Preparing our Teens

Pam Stenzel's "Sex, Love and Relationships" program for middle and high school students, St. Andrew's Charismatic Episcopal Church, 375 Old Oxford Road, Parish Hall, Covington, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Info: 678-699-7303.

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.