Community Calendar - 12/19/2008


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.

Board of Assessors

The Rockdale County Board of Assessors work session meeting has been canceled.

Fellowship Dinner

Annual Fellowship Dinner hosted by the Friendship Lodge No. 20 and Golden Link Chapter No. 204, semi-formal, Under The Stars Banquet Center, 672 Moore St., Oxford, $7 per person, begins at 7 p.m. Info: 404-358-3383.

Drive-in Movie

Early Hope Ministries hosting Night Out at the Drive-In, double feature, 6 to 8 p.m. and 8 to 10 p.m., 1129 Rocky Plains Road, Covington, $20 per vehicle. Info: 770-786-8318.

Dec. 20

Newborn Opry Christmas

Newborn Opry Christmas show featuring guitarist Bob Saxon, Elvis and more than 20 different artists, Newborn School, Newborn, 5 p.m. Info: 404-815-9973.

Christmas Celebration

Macedonia Baptist Church celebrates "The Birth of A King," 1052 Barton St., Conyers, 6 p.m.

Toys for Tots

Deadline to bring in new, unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots, The Covington Fire Department, 2101 Place St., extra special need for items for girls 12 to 13 years old.

Bluegrass Gospel

Trails for Christ Church hosts Honey Creek Bluegrass Gospel, Pony Express Auction Barn, corner of Ga. Highway 11 and Ga. Highway 142, Newborn, 6 p.m. Info: 770-385-3380.

Dec. 21

Live Nativity

Philadelphia United Methodist Church's live Nativity and pictures with Santa, 2194 Hightower Trail, Conyers, 5:30 to 7:15 p.m. Info: 770-922-7804.

Christmas Musical

Gateway Community Church Christmas musical, "Tonight, Heaven Touches Earth," 11677 Brown Bridge Road, Covington, 6 p.m. Info: 770-787-1015.

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.

Christmas Eve Service

Christmas Eve service, Luther Hay Presbyterian Church, Hayston Road (off Ga. Highway 213), 5 p.m. Info: 770-787-1814.

Christmas Eve Service

Community Bible Church Christmas Eve candlelight service, 2001 Jodeco Road, Stockbridge, 5 p.m. Info: 770-914-0808.

Conyers Holiday Hours

The City of Conyers government offices will be closed Dec. 24 and Dec. 25 in observance of the Christmas holidays. Offices will reopen Dec. 26 at 8 a.m.

Christmas Eve Service

Allen Memorial United Methodist Church's candlelight Christmas Eve service, 803 Whatcoat St., Oxford, 6 p.m. Info: 770-786-7414.

Dec. 29

Holiday Break Camp

The Newton County Recreation Commission, holiday break camp, ages 4 to 12 years old, Dec. 29 to Dec. 31 and Jan. 2, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Turner Lake Complex, $65 per child, per week. Info: 770-786-4373 ext. 14, Debra Banks.

Dec. 31

Watch Night Service

The Rockdale Chapter of the United Minister's Alliance hosts community watch night service, Bald Rock Baptist Church, 2284 Old Covington Road, Conyers, 10 p.m. Info: 770-929-3421.

Jan. 1

Ice Skating

Ice skating at the Pavilion, Olde Town Conyers, $6 for skating, $2 for skate rental, complete calendar available online. Info: www.icedays.com or 770-602-2606.

Jan. 4

Special Concert

Living Way Worship Center, hosts concert featuring Builders None, 4051 Ga. Highway 81, Covington, 6 p.m. Info: 770-364-8167.

Jan. 6

Toddler Story Time

Nancy Guinn Library's Reading program, Toddler Time, ages 18 months to 3 years old, also Jan. 13 and Jan. 20, 864 Green St., 10:30 a.m. Info: 770-388-5041.

Jan. 7

Defensive Driving Class

Heritage Hills Baptist Church hosts defensive driving class by AARP, 2987 Ga. Highway 212, Conyers, cost $12 for AARP members, $14 for non-members, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Info: 770-922-7965 to register.

Preschool Story Time

Nancy Guinn Library's reading program, Preschool Time, ages 3 to 5 years old, also Jan. 14 and Jan. 21, 864 Green St., 10:30 a.m. Info: 770-388-5041.

Jan. 8

Board of Assessors

Rockdale County Board of Assessors general meeting, 981 Milstead Ave., BOA Conference room, 10 a.m.

Baby Story Time

Nancy Guinn Memorial Library's reading program, Baby Story Time, newborn to 18 months old, also Jan. 15 and Jan. 22, 864 Green St., 10:30 a.m. Info: 770-388-5041.

Jan. 12

Open House

The Montessori School of Covington open house, 4108 Summers St., Covington, 6 to 8 p.m. Info: 770-788-7779 or www.montessori-covington.org.

Jan. 22

Board of Assessors

Rockdale County Board of Assessors work session, 981 Milstead Ave., BOA Conference room, 10 a.m.

Jan. 23

Pizza and Movie Night

Rockdale Cares, pizza and movie night, Our Place, 875 Davis Drive, Conyers, $6 per person, 4:30 p.m.

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.