Community Calendar 8/12/2008


Aug. 12

Fashion Show

"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.

Teen Driving Class

UGA Traffic Injury Prevention Institute hosting "Georgia Teens Ride with P.R.I.D.E." class, free, 1070 Culpepper Drive, Suite 400, Conyers, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Info: 678-413-4281 or www.ridesafegeorgia.org.

Aug. 13

Fall Revival

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.

Aug. 14

Christian Singles

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.

Primer Timers

Ebenezer United Methodist Prime Timers, those 50 years of age or older, 2533 Stanton Road, Conyers, student warehouse, 10 a.m. Info: 770-788-7001, Ralph Benedict.

Aug. 15

Couples Ministry

Hebron World Church, couples ministry, 7165 Turner Lake Circle, Covington, under the water tower, 7:30 p.m. Info: 770-787-8002.

Family Violence

Rockdale County Task Force Against Family Violence meeting, Derek Marchman speaking, Rockdale County Courthouse, jury pool room, 1 p.m. Info: 770-929-4020 or e-mail nancy.bills@rockdalecounty.org.

Aug. 16

Newborn Opry

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.

Aug. 17

Homecoming Celebration

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.

Pastor Anniversary

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.

Homecoming Service

Good Hope Baptist Church homecoming service, 1142 Ga. Highway 162, Covington, dinner will be served after service, 11 a.m. Info: 770-787-4928.

Homecoming Roundup

Mt. Zion Baptist Church homecoming roundup, Pastor Jayson Lyle speaking, corner of Bald Rock Road and Mt. Zion Road, Oxford, 10:30 a.m. Info: 770-788-7056.

Aug. 18


Revival, Aug. 18 to 22, 7:30 p.m. nightly, Brother Chris Grinstead speaking, Journey Baptist Church, Main Street Pavilion, Conyers. Info: 678-283-3417.

Aug. 19

Parenting Programs

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.

Aug. 20


Revival services, Aug. 20 to 22, Macedonia Baptist Church, 1052 Barton St., Conyers, 7:30 p.m. nightly. Info: 770-922-2661.

Housing Authority

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.

Soil and Water Conservation

Deadline to register for The Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission meeting, Dennis Chessman speaking, held at the Morgan County Farm Bureau building, dinner provided, 6:30 p.m. Info: 478-445-5766.

Aug. 21

Board of Assessors

Rockdale County Board of Assessors, 981 Milstead Ave., conference room, 10 a.m.

Mental Health

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.

Aug. 22

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.

Aug. 23

Wildlife Festival

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 haugheylisa@hotmail.com.

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.

Aug. 24

Community Revival

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.

Aug. 25

Choral Guild

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.

Aug. 26

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.

Aug. 30

Foster Parents

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 menchhofer@bellsouth.net.

Aug. 31

Senior's Day

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

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.

Gospel Singing

Gospel singing featuring The Diplomats, Ebenezer Baptist Church, 3861 Ebenezer Church Road, between Monroe and Social Circle, 6 p.m. Info: 770-267-4025 or 770-267-6482.

Church Anniversary

Sanctuary of Christian Fellowship celebrates fifth anniversary, the Rev. Willis Davis speaking, 2174 Iris Drive, Conyers, 9 a.m. Info: 770-787-3305.

Sept. 1

Tech-Able Cookout

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.

Sept. 2

Swim Team

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.

Sept. 4

LAP-BAND Seminar

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.

Sept. 5

Swingin' Medallions

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.

Sept. 7

Community Revival

"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.

Sept. 13

Covington Mill Reunion

17th annual Covington Mill Reunion, Trinity United Methodist Church, 6154 Collins St., Covington, begins at noon. Info: 770-786-5125.

Sept. 14

Community Revival

"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.

Sept. 16

Candidate Forum

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.

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