Board of Assessors
Rockdale County Board of Assessors, 981 Milstead Ave., conference room, 10 a.m.
Master Equine Program
Registration deadline for Master Equine Program Management Training Program, sponsored by the Rockdale County Cooperative Extension, six-week program designed to help horse owners with various horse-related topics, cost: $125 per person, preregistration is required, classes held at the Extension Office, 1400 Parker Road, Lobby B, 7 to 9 p.m. Info: 770-785-5952.
LAP-BAND Seminar, hosted by Dr. Donald Maynard with Newton Medical Center, free, 5126 Hospital Drive, 6 p.m. Info: 770-385-4386 to register.
Back to School BASH
Back to School BASH, games, refreshments and more, sponsored by Rockdale County Parks and Therapeutic Recreation, Johnson Park, 1781 Ebenezer Road, cost: $2, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Info: 770-918-6306, Tom.
The Rockdale County Board of Election and Voter Registration regular and special monthly meeting, certification of the election results form the General Primary Runoff Election, 1400 Parker Road, Lobby C, Conyers, 10 a.m. Info: 770-785-5947.
Back to School 'Fun Day,' school supplies, children's yard sale and more, sponsored by the Youth Department of Macedonia Baptist Church, 1052 Barton St., Conyers, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Info: 770-922-2661.
Annual two-day book sale, sponsored by the Friends of the Nancy Guinn Library, Aug. 9 from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Aug. 10 from 2 to 5 p.m., 1329 Portman Drive.
Concert in Social Circle
Social Circle Downtown Concert Series featuring Dave Leinweber Duo, bring a chair or blanket, Social Circle City Park, 7:30 p.m. Info: 770-464-1866.
Special Olympic Softball
Special Olympic Softball, Saturdays, Aug. 9 to Oct. 5, sponsored by Rockdale County Parks and Therapeutic Recreation Department, Johnson Park, 1781 Ebenezer Road, free, 9 to 11 a.m. Info: 770-918-6475 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mt. Zion First Baptist Church Homecoming, Pastor Michael speaking, corner of Emory Street and Richardson Street, Oxford, 11 a.m. Info: 770-786-3722.
Homecoming services begin at 11 a.m., continuing at 7:30 p.m. nightly, Aug. 11 to 15, Pastor Michael Benton speaking, Bald Rock Baptist Church, 2284 Old Covington Road, Conyers. Info: 770-929-3421.
Piano concert featuring Rebecca Bonam, co-author of "The Church Pianist," North Rockdale Baptist Church, 3130 Ga. Highway 138, free, 6 p.m. Info: 770-929-1975.
The Rockdale County Genealogical Society meeting, David Williams speaking, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1275 Flat Shoals Road, Conyers, 3 p.m. Info: 770-922-5680 or e-mail email@example.com.
Rock Temple African Methodist Episcopal Church celebrating 143rd anniversary, 1021 Bryant St., Conyers, 11 a.m. Info: 770-922-5707.
New Friendship Community Church dedication ceremony, Pastor Tony B. Morris speaking, 290 Flat Rock Road, Oxford, 3 p.m.
Calvary Baptist Church homecoming celebration, 315 Oglesby Bridge Road, Conyers, 10 a.m. Info: 770-241-0534.
Old Pleasant Hill Baptist Church homecoming celebration, 300 Honey Creek Road, Conyers, 11 a.m. Info: 770-483-8392.
Mt. Zion First Baptist Church Revival, Aug. 11 to 15, 7:30 p.m. nightly, Pastor Markus Glover speaking, corner of Emory Street and Richardson Street, Oxford. Info: 770-786-3722.
Revival, Aug. 11 to 15, Dr. Ken Kuykendahl speaking, 7 p.m. nightly, Cornish Mountain Baptist Church, Cornish Mountain Church Road, Oxford, nursery available. Info: 770-787-7644.
"Fall Into Fashion," annual fall fashion show and luncheon, hosted by the East Metro Women's Connection, Always Banquet Facility, 1613 Milstead Road, Conyers, reservations are required, child care available, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Info: 770-786-8352, Jean or 770-787-6457, Ann.
Fall Revival Aug. 13 to Aug. 15, Rev. Dr. Gregory Sutton speaking, Old Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 300 Honey Creek Road, 7:30 p.m. nightly. Info: 770-483-8392.
Crawfordville Baptist Church, three-night revival, Aug. 13 the Rev. W.H. Gaither speaking, Aug. 14 the Rev. Ozzie Hanson speaking, Aug. 15 the Rev. Donte Smith speaking, 7:30 p.m. nightly, 2360 Lake Rockaway Road. Info: 770-922-8711.
Rockdale-Newton Christian Singles meeting, Judge David Irwin speaking, Conyers First United Methodist Church, 921 Main St., 7 p.m. Info: 770-483-4263, Margaret Laskey.
Newborn Opry Country and Bluegrass featuring, Steve Biggers & Biggers Family and Don Dimsdale with The Wild Herd Bluegrass, Newborn Opry, Newborn, free admission, 6 p.m.
Macedonia Baptist Church celebrating homecoming, dinner served after morning service, 1052 Barton St., Conyers, 11 a.m. Info: 770-922-2661.
Concert featuring Enlisted, The Ole Country Church, 2649 Ga. Highway 155, McDonough, nursery provided for ages 6 and under, 6 p.m. Info: 770-957-2818.
New Beginning True Outreach Ministries celebrates Apostle Bessie Jones sixth anniversary, Pastor Robert Herrington speaking, Lily of the Valley Baptist Church, 1058 Green St., Conyers, 4 p.m. Info: 404-993-1306.
Good Hope Baptist Church homecoming service, 1142 Ga. Highway 162, Covington, dinner will be served after service, 11 a.m. Info: 770-787-4928.
Free parenting programs, every Tuesday from 6 to 8:30 p.m., sponsored by Prevent Child Abuse Rockdale, held at Conyers First United Methodist Church, 921 Main St. Info: 770-483-7333.
Revival services, Aug. 20 to 22, Macedonia Baptist Church, 1052 Barton St., Conyers, 7:30 p.m. nightly. Info: 770-922-2661.
The Board of Commissioners meeting for the Conyers Housing Authority, H. Jack Turner Community Center, 1214 Summer Circle, Conyers, 4:30 p.m. Info: 770-483-9301.
Good Hope Revival, Aug. 20 to 22, the Rev. V. Huntley Ward speaking, 7:30 p.m. nightly, 1142 Ga. Highway 162, Covington. Info: 770-787-4928.
Board of Assessors
Rockdale County Board of Assessors, 981 Milstead Ave., conference room, 10 a.m.
The Region 3 Planning Board for DHR Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Addictive Diseases meeting, Johnson Park, 1781 Ebenezer Road, large meeting room, Conyers, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Info: 770-918-6306.
Memorial Tennis Tournament
Kim Atkins Memorial Tennis Tournament, Aug. 22 to 24, $80 per team, proceeds support Mobile Mammography Unit, 1400 Parker Road, Conyers, team check-in 7 p.m. Info: 404-775-8893.
The Big Haynes Creek Wildlife Festival, Aug. 23 and Aug. 24, Georgia International Horse Park, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Info: www.bighaynescreekwildlifefestival.com.
Class of 1983
The Heritage and Rockdale Classes celebrating 25th high school reunion, Whistle Post Tavern, 935 Railroad St., Conyers, cost: $20 at the door, 7 p.m. Info: e-mail Lisa at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Class of 1950
The Rockdale County High School Class of 1950 reunion, Salem Campground, 3940 Salem Road, Covington, cost: $15 per person, 11 a.m. Info: 770-853-1719, Charles or e-mail CharlesSmith@comcast.net.
Come To The Waters - Refresh Your Faith Services, Dr. John Beyers speaking, sponsored by Covington First United Methodist Church, 1113 Conyers St., Covington, fellowship after service, 6:45 p.m. Info: 770-786-7305.
Registration for The Covington Conyers Choral Guild 2008 Fall session for singers of high school age and older, Aug. 25, Sept. 2 and Sept. 8, 6:15 to 6:55 p.m., Rockdale Auditorium, 903 Main St. Info: www.choralguild.org.
Rockdale Medical Center
Rockdale Medical Center Finance and Audit meeting, 1412 Milstead Ave., boardroom, 5:30 p.m.
Soil and Water Conservation
The Rockdale County Soil and Water Conservation District meeting, Rockdale County Extension Office, 1400 Parker Road, 8:30 a.m. Info: 770-761-3020.
The Rockdale County Foster Parents meeting, A.R. "Gus" Barksdale Boys and Girls Club, 1015 O'Kelly St., please RSVP, 9 to 11 a.m. Info: 770-929-0867 or e-mail email@example.com.
The Bald Rock Baptist Church Senior's Ministry celebrating Senior's Day, Pastor Pierre Shepard guest speaker, 2284 Old Covington Road, Conyers, 11 a.m. Info: 770-929-3421.
Gospel singing featuring Good News, Logan Smith singing, Newton Baptist Church, 720 Jack Neely Road, Covington, nursery and deaf interpretation provided, 6 p.m. Info: 770-788-7868.
Conyers/Rockdale Open House Cookout, games, food and more, sponsored by Tech-Able, 1114 Brett Drive, Conyers, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Info: 770-922-6768.
Registration and tryouts for year-round competitive swim team 'Rockdale County Riptides', ages 6 to 18 years old, Johnson Park, 1791 Ebenezer Road, 6 p.m. Info: 770-918-9202.
Friday night concert featuring The Swingin' Medallions, sponsored by the Monroe Downtown Development Authority, Walton County Historic Courthouse lawn, 7 p.m. Info: 770-266-5331.
"Come To The Waters - Refresh Your Faith" services, Dr. Richard Hunter speaking, sponsored by Covington First United Methodist Church, 1113 Conyers St., Covington, fellowship after service, 6:45 p.m. Info: 770-786-7305.
Covington Mill Reunion
17th annual Covington Mill Reunion, Trinity United Methodist Church, 6154 Collins St., Covington, begins at noon. Info: 770-786-5125.
"Come To The Waters - Refresh Your Faith" services, Rev. Jason Dees speaking, sponsored by Covington First United Methodist Church, 1113 Conyers St., Covington, fellowship after service, 6:45 p.m. Info: 770-786-7305.
The Gospel of John
Actor Brad Sherrill presents "The Gospel of John," Allen Memorial United Methodist Church, 803 Whatcoat St., Oxford, free admission, 6 p.m. Info: 770-786-7414 for ticket information.
Rockdale Candidates Forum, Honey Creek Country Club, 6:30 p.m. meet and greet, 7 p.m. podium time. Info: 770-761-3381, Laurie or 770-483-4732, Karen.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.