Community Calendar - 12/7/2008


Dec. 7

Tour of Homes

Pilot Club of Conyers hosting 13th annual Tour of Homes, Olde Town Conyers, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., $12 tickets prior to tour and $15 the day of the tour. Info: 770-787-0498 or 770-483-5957.

Advent Concert

Conyers Presbyterian Church Advent concert, 911 N. Main St., 5:30 p.m., reception to follow. Info: 770-929-0700.

Christmas Musical

The Church at Covington presenting the Sing Joy Christmas Musical, 11975 Ga. Highway 142, Oxford, free, 6 p.m. Info: 770-786-7293.

Hanging of the Green

Presbyterian Church of the Resurrection, Hanging of the Green, 3676 Ga. Highway 20, Conyers, 7 p.m. Info: 770-922-5553.

Dec. 8

Newton Board of Elections

The Newton County Board of Elections and Registration regular monthly meeting, 1113 Usher St., Suite 103, Covington, 2 p.m.

Open House

The Montessori School of Covington open house, located in Clark's Grove, west of the Covington Square, 6 to 8 p.m. Info: 770-788-7779.

Dec. 9

East Metro Women's Luncheon

East Metro Women's Connection Luncheon, "Rocking Around the Christmas Tree" with Ben Mance, an Elvis tribute artist, 11:30 to 1 p.m., Always Banquet Facility, 1613 Milstead Road, Conyers, reservations required, child care available. Info: 770-786-8352, Jean or 770-787-6457, Anne.

Toddler Story Time

Nancy Guinn Library's Reading program, Toddler Time, ages 18 months to 3 years old to be held Dec. 9 and Dec. 16, 864 Green St., 10:30 a.m. Info: 770-388-5041.

Teen Debate Night

Teen Debate Night, hosted by The Good News Notebook, 11055-H, West Ave., Conyers, 6:30 p.m. Info: 678-596-7936. Connie Alsobrook.

An Evening of Prayer

An Evening of Prayer for the unity and future of Rockdale County, Rockdale County Auditorium, 901 Main St., Conyers, 7 p.m.

Dec. 10

Canned Food Drive

Deadline to drop off canned food items for Rockdale Emergency Relief, event sponsored by The Rockdale Riptides, Johnson Park. Info: 770-785-5922.

Preschool Story Time

Nancy Guinn Library's Reading program, Preschool Time, ages 3 to 5 years old, also Dec. 17, 864 Green St., 10:30 a.m. Info: 770-388-5041.

Housing Authority

The Conyers Housing Authority Board of Commissioners meeting, H. Jack Turner Community Center, 1214 Summer Circle, Conyers, 4:30 p.m. Info: 770-483-9301.

Trivia Night

St. Pius X hosting dinner and trivia night, $6 for adults, $3.50 for children, take-out plates available, 2621 Ga. Highway 20, Conyers, 5 to 7:30 p.m.

Dec. 11

Christmas Tour Of Homes

The Covington Candlelight Christmas Tour of Homes, hosted by the Satsuki Garden Club, tickets $10 each, proceeds benefit community projects, 4 to 8 p.m. Info: 404-520-4981.

Baby Story Time

Nancy Guinn Memorial Library's Reading program, Baby Story Time, newborn to 18 months old, also Dec. 18, 864 Green St., 10:30 a.m. Info: 770-388-5041.

Board of Education

The Rockdale County Board of Education monthly work session, Central Office Board Room, 954 N. Main St., Conyers, 7 p.m.

Dec. 12

Christmas Tour of Homes

The Rutledge Garden Club, Rutledge 2008 Countryside Christmas Tour of Homes, Dec. 12 and Dec. 13, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., $15 pre-sale or $20 day of tour. Info: 706-557-0046, Carol Altznauer or www.smallbutspecial.com.

Christian Singles

Christian Singles, December meeting, group trip to Lake Lanier Nights of Lights. Info: 770-483-4236, Margaret Laskey.

Dec. 13

Book Sale

Friends of the Library book sale, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nancy Guinn Memorial Library, 1329 Portman Drive, Conyers.

Breakfast with Santa

Shiloh Methodist Church women's ministry hosting breakfast with Santa and secret Santa, pancake breakfast and photo with Santa, $5, 24 Almon Church Road, Covington. Info: 770-787-1087.

Santa Breakfast

Allen Memorial United Methodist Church hosting a Santa breakfast, crafts and music, 803 Whatcoat St., Oxford, 8:30 to 11 a.m. Info: 770-786-7414.

Christmas 4 Kids

Abiding Grace Lutheran Church, Christmas 4 Kids day, crafts, games, songs and more, 25 Lovers Lane Road, Covington, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Info: 770-385-7691.

Breakfast with Santa

The Rockdale County Parks and Therapeutic Recreation Department hosting breakfast with Santa, Johnson Park, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers, $7, 9 to 10: 30 a.m. Info: 770-918-6306.

Candy Cane Hunt

The Rockdale County Department of Parks and Recreation hosting a candy cane hunt, for kids ages 4 to 11 years old, Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, free, 11 a.m. Info: 770-785-5922.

Rockdale Cares Christmas Party

Christmas party, food, dancing, fun and more, hosted by Rockdale Cares, Our Place, 875 Davis Drive, Conyers, 1 to 3 p.m. Info: 770-922-7272.

Christmas Gala

Old Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Christmas gala, "O Come Let Us Adore Him" banquet, formal and semi-formal attire, $25 for couples, $15 for children 5 years and up, 300 Honey Creek Road, Conyers, 7:30 p.m. Info: 770-483-8392.

Dec. 14

Winter Wonderland

Prospect Church hosting Winter Wonderland, free cocoa, games, hayride and pictures with Santa, 6752 Ga. Highway 212, Covington, 6 p.m. Info: 770-786-6303.

Christmas Concert

The Ole County Church hosting special Christmas concert featuring The Diplomats, The Mark Trammell Trio, Les Beasley and Danny Jones, 2649 Ga. Highway 155, McDonough, 6 p.m. Info: 770-957-2818.

Christmas Cantata

Newton Baptist Church Christmas cantata, "Journey to the Manger," Dec. 14 at 6 p.m. and Dec. 17 at 7 p.m., 720 Jack Neely Road, Covington, nursery and deaf interpretation available. Info: 770-788-7868.

Dec. 16

Wreath and Greenery Sale

Holiday wreath and greenery sale ends today, sale hosted by Rockdale Career Academy Agriculture Department, 1064 Culpepper Drive, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Info: www.rockdalecareeracademy.com/rca.

Dec. 18

Board of Education

The Rockdale County Board of Education regular monthly meeting, Central Office Board Room, 954 N. Main St., Conyers, 7 p.m.

Rockdale Medical Center

Rockdale Medical Center and Rockdale Hospital Authority joint board meeting, 1412 Milstead Ave., East Tower, classroom No. 2, 5:30 p.m.

Dec. 19

Live Nativity

East Newton Baptist Church hosting a live Nativity, Dec. 19 to Dec. 21, 7 p.m. nightly, free, 11290 U.S. Highway 278, Covington. Info: 770-786-6627.

Rockdale Girls Softball

Deadline to register for the Rockdale Girls Softball Association 2009 spring season. Info: www.rockdalegirlssoftballassociation.org or mail in forms at RGSA, P.O. Box 80483, Conyers, GA 30013.

Ballroom Dance

Ballroom dance, Salsa - Part 1, Olivia Haydel Senior Center, 1240 Dogwood Drive, Conyers, Salsa - Part 2 to be held Jan. 30, $35 per couple. Info: 770-922-4633.

Dec. 23

Teen Debate Night

Teen Debate Night, hosted by The Good News Notebook, 11055-H, West Ave., Conyers, 6:30 p.m. Info: 678-596-7936. Connie Alsobrook.

Dec. 24

Candlelight Service

Presbyterian Church of the Resurrection Christmas Eve candlelight service, 3676 Ga. Highway 20, Conyers, 5:30 p.m. Info: 770-922-5553.

Candlelight Service

Epiphany Lutheran Church's Festive Service of Holy Communion and Candlelighting, 2375 Ga. Highway 20, Conyers, 11 p.m. Info: 770-483-6222.

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