Feb. 29

Lenten Fish Dinner

Lenten Fish Dinner, St. Pius X, 2621 Highway 20, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., $6 adults, $3.50 children under 12. Info: 770-483-3660.

Ralleyball

Ralleyball - Quick Start Tennis, program for ages 6 to 14 years old, sponsored by Rockdale County Parks and Recreation Department. Registration ends Feb. 29, practice begins March 3. Info: 770-761-3058.

March 1

Newborn Opry

Newborn Opry Gospel, Tim Walden, Biggers Family, Benny and Cheryl Hegwood and others, Newborn School, 6 p.m. Info: 770-482-8158.

2008 Miss Heritage Pageant

2008 Miss Heritage Pageant, benefits the HHS Junior Class, Heritage High School Theater, 7 p.m., tickets are $5, $7, $10 and $15. Info: 678-333-5123.

Gospel Singing

Southern Gospel Singing, featuring Good News and The Old Paths Quartet, Newton Baptist Church, 720 Jack Neely Road, 7 p.m. Info: 770-788-7868.

March 2

Revival

Starrsville United Methodist Church revival, 2786 Dixie Road, Covington, 6:15 p.m. Info: 770-786-4293.

Men's Day

Annual Men's Day, Good Hope Baptist Church, 1142 Ga. Highway 162 S., 11 a.m. Info: 770-787-4928.

Bible College Concert

Johnson Bible College's Tour Choir, concert, Crosspoint Christian Church, 4550 Ga. Highway 20 S., 6 p.m. Info: 770-483-1887.

March 3

Birthday Celebration

Dr. Seuss' birthday celebration, story time, cake and a visit with The Cat in the Hat, Nancy Guinn Library, 864 Green St., 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Financial Classes

Financial Peace University, 13-week financial program taught by Dave Ramsey, Faith Tabernacle Church, 631 Ralph Road, classes starting now, 7:15 p.m. Info: 678-249-8877 or barwick411@bellsouth.net.

Board of Elections

Newton County Board of Elections and Voter Registration, regular meeting, 1113 Usher St., Suite 103, 2 p.m. Info: 770-784-2055.

NAACP

Rockdale County Chapter of the NAACP, monthly meeting, Rockdale County Democratic Chairwoman Ruth A. Wilson speaking, Macedonia Church, 1052 Barton St., 7:30 p.m.

March 4

Newton-Rockdale Transition Fair

Workshop on how to prepare for life after high-school graduation, 1400 Parker Road, Conyers, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Horseback Riding Club

High Noon Christian Horseback Riding Club, Steve B's, 7 p.m. Info: 678-982-4898.

Newton County Library

Author Wright Gres, reading and signing his book, "Macedonia Passage: Dangerous Cargo," Newton County Library, 7116 Floyd St., 7 p.m. Info: 770-787-3231.

Toddler Story Time

Story time, 18 months to 3 years old, Nancy Guinn Library, 864 Green St., also March 11, and March 18, 10:30 a.m. Info: 770-388-5041.

Board of Elections

Rockdale County Board of Elections and Voter Registration, regular meeting, 1400 Parker Road, Lobby C., 8 a.m. Info: 770-785-5947.

Naturalist Program

Registration deadline for "Master Naturalist Program" by Rockdale County Cooperative Extension. Classes will be Wednesdays March 19 - May 14, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Extension Office, 1400 Parker Road, Lobby A, cost, $195 per person. Info: 770-785-5952.

Development Authority

The Conyers Downtown Development Authority, City Manager's Office, City Hall Complex, 1184 Scott St., 7 p.m. Info: 770-483-4411.

March 5

Lenten Services

Lenten Services, Smyrna Presbyterian Church, 2920 Ga. Highway 212, 6:45 p.m. Info: 770-483-8962.

Prayer Workshop

Registration deadline for Festival of Prayer Workshop, led by Rev. Leah Cunningham, Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, Workshop will be March 8, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Info: 770-786-8491.

Preschool Story Time

Story time, 3 years old to 5 years old, Nancy Guinn Library, 864 Green St., also March 12 and March 19, 10:30 a.m. Info: 770-388-5041.

RMC/RHA

Rockdale Medical Center and Rockdale Hospital Authority, board meeting, Rockdale Medical Hospital, Classroom No. 2, 5:30 p.m.

March 6

Am. 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.

Refuge Pregnancy Center

Celebrate Life Banquet, Dr. Samuel Chand, St. Pius Church, 2621 Ga. Highway 20, 6:30 p.m. Info: 770-922-5939.

Board of Assessors

Rockdale County Board of Assessors, 981 Milstead Ave., conference room, 10 a.m. Info: 770-929-4024.

Shopping and Fellowship

Deadline to register for Day of Shopping and Fellowship sponsored by Living Water Church of Christ's Hospitality Committee, Cost: $25 per adult, $10 for children 8 and up. Day of Shopping and Fellowship will be March 15. Leave the church, 1704 Yellow St., at 7:30 a.m. Info: 404-207-7768.

Baby Story Time

Story time, newborn to 18 months, Nancy Guinn Library, 864 Green St., also March 13 and March 12, 10:30 a.m. Info: 770-388-5041.

Retired Educators

Newton Retired Educators, business meeting and guest speaker, Ed Hunt Fellowship Hall, Covington First Baptist Church, 2:30 p.m. Info 770-787-2263.

March 7

Lenten Fish Dinner

Lenten Fish Dinner, St. Pius X, 2621 Ga. Highway 20, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., $6 adults, $3.50 children under 12. Info: 770-483-3660.

Pancake Supper

Annual Pancake Supper, sponsored by the Oxford Lions Club, Palmer Stone Elementary School, Ga. Highway 81, Oxford, all you can eat, $5 for adults and $3 for children under 12, 5 to 8 p.m. Info: 404-245-5591.

March 8

Banquet

Rockdale County Branch of the NAACP, 20th annual Freedom Fund Banquet, the Honorable Nathaniel R. Jones speaking, Georgia International Horse Park, Carriage Room, tickets: $35 for adults, $15 for children 12 and under, 6 p.m.

March 11

Speech 101

Public-speaking workshop, St. Simons Episcopal Church, Ga. Highway 138, Tuesdays, noon to 1 p.m. Cost, $50. Info: 678-523-0378 or 678-923-8012.

Free Parenting Programs

Free Parenting Programs offered by Prevent Child Abuse Rockdale, "Active Parenting Now" for adults only and "The Teen Parent Program" for teen parents and pregnant teens, six-week program, Conyers First United Methodist Church, free dinner and child care provided for all classes, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Info: 770-483-7333.

March 12

Lenten Services

Lenten Services, Smyrna Presbyterian Church, 2920 Ga. Highway 212, 6:45 p.m. Info: 770-483-8962.

March 13

Baby Story Time

Story time, newborn to 18 months, Nancy Guinn Library, 864 Green St., also March 13 March 20, 10:30 a.m. Info: 770-388-5041.

March 14

Lenten Fish Dinner

Lenten Fish Dinner, St. Pius X, 2621 Ga. Highway 20, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., $6 adults, $3.50 children under 12. Info: 770-483-3660.

Visual Arts Festival

Rockdale County Public School Visual Arts Festival and Visual Arts Teachers' exhibit, Georgia International Horse Park, Exhibition Hall, 1996 Centennial Olympic Parkway, opening reception 6 to 8 p.m. Info: 770-860-4190.

March 15

Visual Arts Festival

Rockdale County Public School Visual Arts Festival and Visual Arts Teachers' exhibit, Georgia International Horse Park, Exhibition Hall, 1996 Centennial Olympic Parkway, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Info: 770-860-4190.

March 16

Visual Arts Festival

Rockdale County Public School Visual Arts Festival and Visual Arts Teachers' exhibit, Georgia International Horse Park, Exhibition Hall, 1996 Centennial Olympic Parkway, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Info: 770-860-4190.

Revival

Revival Services, Evangelist Dr. Tom Farrell speaking, Newton Baptist Church, 720 Jack Neely Road, 6 p.m. Info: 770-788-7868.

March 17

Holy Week Services

Covington First United Methodist Church hosts Community Holy Week Services, March 17 to 21, noon. Lunch served in the fellowship hall after service. Nursery provided for children under 3.

Revival

Revival Services, Evangelist Dr. Tom Farrell speaking, Newton Baptist Church, 720 Jack Neely Road, 7 p.m. Info: 770-788-7868.

March 18

Revival

Revival Services, Evangelist Dr. Tom Farrell speaking, Newton Baptist Church, 720 Jack Neely Road, 7 p.m. Info: 770-788-7868.

March 19

Revival

Revival Services, Evangelist Dr. Tom Farrell speaking, Newton Baptist Church, 720 Jack Neely Road, 7 p.m. Info: 770-788-7868.

March 29

Ride for the Cure

Fourth Annual Ride for the Cure - Poker Run, benefiting Relay for Life, sponsored by Snapping Shoals EMC, registration 9:30 a.m. $10 per rider. 14750 Brown Bridge Road. Info: 770-385-2709.

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.