Jan. 29

Porterdale Candidate Forum

Candidate forum for Porterdale City Council, vacant restaurant space at Porterdale Mill Lofts, 7 p.m. Info: 770-786-8283.

Foster Parents

Rockdale County Foster Parents and children handing out free books, Wendy's, Ga. Highway 138, 5 to 9 p.m. Info: 770-929-0867.

Knitters

Margaret Heathman, author of books and articles on knitting, Newton County Library, 7116 Floyd St., 7 p.m. Info: 770-787-3231.

RYBA Registration

Rockdale Youth Baseball Association, walk-in registration for spring baseball, 1249 S. Main St., new concession stand building by Field 8, 6 to 8 p.m. Info: 678-758-1844.

RGSA Registration

Rockdale Girls Softball Association registration Earl O'Neil Sports Complex, 2709 Old Covington Highway, today until Feb. 1, 5:30 to 8 p.m. Info: 770-929-1604.

Jan. 30

AARP Tax-Aide

AARP Tax-Aide for low- and middle-income taxpayers, with special attention for those aged over 60, Wednesdays beginning today, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Newton County Library, 7116 Floyd St., Covington.

American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society of Newton County, informational luncheon, Indian Creek Golf Club, 10400 Covington Bypass, noon to 1:30 p.m. RSVP, Ashley Morrow, 706-549-4893 or amorrow@cancer.org.

RGSA Registration

Rockdale Girls Softball Association registration Earl O'Neil Sports Complex, 2709 Old Covington Highway, today until Feb. 1, 5:30 to 8 p.m. Info: 770-929-1604.

Jan. 31

Groundbreaking Ceremony

Groundbreaking ceremony for Nelson Heights Community Center, Laseter and Puckett streets in Covington, 10 a.m.

Newton Republicans

Newton County Republican Party meeting with representatives from Republican presidential candidates, Covington Woman's Club, 7 p.m. Info: 678-296-0461 or newtongop@gmail.com.

RYBA Registration

Rockdale Youth Baseball Association, walk-in registration for spring baseball, 1249 S. Main St., new concession stand building by Field 8, 6 to 8 p.m. Info: 678-758-1844.

Bereavement Support

Heartland Hospice bereavement support group, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Jan. 31, Feb. 7, 14, 21 and 28, East Tower classrooms, Rockdale Medical Center, 1412 Milstead Ave., Conyers. Attendance free. Info/RSVP: 770-922-8767.

RGSA Registration

Rockdale Girls Softball Association registration Earl O'Neil Sports Complex, 2709 Old Covington Highway, today until Feb. 1, 5:30 to 8 p.m. Info: 770-929-1604.

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.

Feb. 1

AARP Tax-Aide

AARP Tax-Aide for low- and middle-income taxpayers, with special attention for those aged over 60, Fridays beginning today, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Newton County Library, 7116 Floyd St., Covington.

RGSA Registration

Rockdale Girls Softball Association registration Earl O'Neil Sports Complex, 2709 Old Covington Highway, today until Feb. 1, 5:30 to 8 p.m. Info: 770-929-1604.

Feb. 2

Town Hall Meeting

State Rep. Robert Mumford, R-Conyers, hosts town hall meeting with local legislative delegation, Nancy Guinn Memorial Library, Green Street in Conyers, 10 a.m. Info: 404-656-0254.

Radio Club

Prep class for technician amateur radio license test presented by Newton County Radio Club, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Newton County Law Enforcement Center. Info: Charles Davis, 770-786-6546 or wa4ujc@arrl.net.

Juvenile Diabetes

Crop Out Diabetes scrapbook crop, a national fundraiser for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Covington. Info: 678-877-1385 or cropoutdiabetes@bellsouth.net.

Vienna Boys Choir

The Vienna Boys Choir performs, 8 p.m., Porter Hall, Newton High School. Adults, $27; seniors, $24; children, $12.

RYBA Registration

Rockdale Youth Baseball Association, walk-in registration for spring baseball, 1249 S. Main St., new concession stand building by Field 8, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Info: 678-758-1844.

Newborn Opry

Newborn Opry Gospel, Newborn School, 6 p.m., The Freemans, Jonesmen Quartet, Drew Parker, Misty Freeman, $8 per person. Info: 770-482-8158.

East Newton Yard Sale

East Newton Baptist Church, 11290 U.S. Highway 278 E. (corner of Ga. Highways 278 and 142), Covington, youth yard sale and Krispy Kreme doughnut sale fundraiser, proceeds benefit youth winter retreat, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Info: 770-786-6627.

Feb. 4

Board of Adjustment

Rockdale County Board of Adjustment, 6 p.m., Administration and Services Building, 901 N. Main St. Info: 770-785-6960.

Center Street Arts Auditions

The New Depot Players auditions, Center Street Arts Theater in Olde Town Conyers, 7 p.m. Info: 770-922-7112.

Feb. 5

Development Authority

Development Authority of Rockdale County, regular meeting, 1186 Scott St., Conyers, 9 a.m. Info: 770-483-7049.

PIR Square Dance Club

PIR Squares square dance lessons begin today, 7:30 to 9 p.m., Salem United Methodist Church on Salem Road. First lesson free. Info: Pam, 770-851-4481; Gail, 770-388-7285.

Pancake Supper

Church of Good Shepherd Episcopal, 2160 Church St., Covington, Pancake Supper, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Cost, $5 for adults, $3 for children, $15 for families, under 3 free. Info: 770-786-3278.

Center Street Arts Auditions

The New Depot Players auditions, Center Street Arts Theater in Olde Town Conyers, 7 p.m. Info: 770-922-7112.

Feb. 6

Blood and Cholesterol Screening

Blood and cholesterol screening, CVS/Pharmacy, 3481 Ga. Highway 20, Conyers, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Confidence Building

Confidence-building workshop, The Herb Garden, 3030 Edwards Drive, Conyers, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Info: 404-771-3221.

Feb. 7

Southern Iconography

Southern Iconography in Printmaking, "Return of the Wanderer," featuring Boyd Saunders, on display throughout February, Candler Student Center at Oxford College. Opening event Feb. 7, 7 to 9 p.m., tickets $25 for adults.

Montessori Open House

Montessori School of Covington Open House, 4108 Summers St. in Clark's Grove, 9 to 11 a.m. Info: 770-788-7779.

East Metro Women

East Metro Women's Connection luncheon, Always Banquet Facility, 1613 Milstead Road, Feb. 12, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. RSVP by today to 770-786-8352, 770-787-6457 or MAT8602@aol.com.

Theology Classes

Three-day course, "Practical Ministry Principles," Christian Life School of Theology, 10242 Flat Shoals Road, 8:30 a.m. to noon, or 7 to 10:15 p.m. Info: 770-784-8189.

Feb. 8

Theology Classes

Second day of three-day course, "Practical Ministry Principles," Christian Life School of Theology, 10242 Flat Shoals Road, 8:30 a.m. to noon, or 7 to 10:15 p.m. Info: 770-784-8189.

Feb. 9

Valentine Concert

Sentimental Journey Orchestra, Valentine's Day concert and fundraiser for Rockdale County's senior citizen program, Rockdale Auditorium, 903 Main St., Feb. 9, 3 p.m. Info: 770-922-4411.

Project Linus

National Project Linus Blanket Day, make blankets for seriously ill children, Conyers Sewing Center, 100 Main St., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Info: 770-898-4369 or lsewlady@bellsouth.net.

Theology Classes

Third day of three-day course, "Practical Ministry Principles," Christian Life School of Theology, 10242 Flat Shoals Road, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Info: 770-784-8189.

Feb. 10

Revival

East Side Baptist Church, 4010 Ga. Highway 138, Stockbridge, revival, 10:50 a.m. and 6 p.m. Info: 770-860-0400.

Feb. 11

Revival

East Side Baptist Church, 4010 Ga. Highway 138, Stockbridge, revival, 7 p.m. Info: 770-860-0400.

YoungLife

YoungLife of Rockdale County fundraiser banquet, Smyrna Presbyterian Dining Hall, 2920 Ga. Highway 212 SW, Conyers, 7 to 9 p.m. RSVP: 770-761-1908 or michael@rockdale.younglife.org.

Feb. 12

Revival

East Side Baptist Church, 4010 Ga. Highway 138, Stockbridge, revival, 7 p.m. Info: 770-860-0400.

Rockdale Cares

Rockdale Cares Valentine Prom Party, 1400 Parker Road, Feb. 16, 1 to 4 p.m. RSVPs due today, 770-922-7272.

East Metro Women

East Metro Women's Connection luncheon, Always Banquet Facility, 1613 Milstead Road, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. RSVP to 770-786-8352, 770-787-6457 or MAT8602@aol.com.

Feb. 13

Revival

East Side Baptist Church, 4010 Ga. Highway 138, Stockbridge, revival, 7 p.m. Info: 770-860-0400.

Blood and Cholesterol Screening

Blood and cholesterol screening, CVS/Pharmacy, 425 Sigman Road, Conyers, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Feb. 14

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.

Feb. 16

Rockdale Cares

Rockdale Cares Valentine Prom Party, 1400 Parker Road, 1 to 4 p.m. Info: 770-922-7272.

Feb. 23

AARP Driver Class

AARP 55 Alive Driver Safety Program, Allen Memorial United Methodist Church, Oxford, in Lovern Fellowship Hall, Feb. 23, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Two four-hour sessions required. Next class, March 1. Cost, $10 a person. Info: 770-786-7414.

Feb. 25

Covington Airport

Covington Airport Advisory Committee, 6 p.m., Covington City Hall, Council Room, 2194 Emory St. Info: 770-385-2000.

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.

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