Community Calendar 7/12/2008


July 12

Support Our Troops

Support Our Troops celebration, sponsored by P.I.R. Squares, Square Dance Club, Salem United Methodist Church, 3962 Salem Road, Covington, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Info: 770-388-7285 or 770-851-4481.

Family and Friends Day

Macedonia Baptist Church celebrating Family and Friends Day, picnic at Veal Street Community Center in Conyers, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.. Worship service, 11 a.m., July 13, Info: 770-922-2661.

Football and Cheerleading Registration

Rockdale Youth Football and Cheerleading registration dates: July 12, 19 and 26, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Earl O'Neal Sports Complex, 2711 Old Covington Highway, Conyers. Info: 770-820-7932 or visit www.rockdaleyouthfootball.com.

Garage Sale

Garage sale, all proceeds benefit United We Build Fund, sponsored by the Peek's Chapel Baptist Church Deaconess, 3185 Old Salem Road, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Info: 770-483-1045.

Book Sale

Friends of the Nancy Guinn Library book sale, 1329 Portman Drive, off Iris Drive, between the Kia and Toyota dealerships, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

2K Walk

The WALL: The Walk Against Laziness and Low Self-Respect 2K Walk, sponsored by the Youth and Young Adult Development Center, 6163 Washington St., Covington, sign-in begins a 8 a.m. Info: 678-658-6219.

July 13

Church Anniversary

The Ole Country Church celebrating 12th anniversary and homecoming, featuring The Heirborn Quartet, The Ole Country Church, 2649 Ga. Highway 155, McDonough, 10 a.m. Info: 770-957-2818.

Church Anniversary

The Lily of The Valley Baptist Church celebrating its 11th anniversary, the Rev. Bobby Hughley speaking, 1058 Green St., dinner will be served, 3 p.m. Info: 770-483-4550 or 678-413-0074.

Church Anniversary

Old Pleasant Hill Baptist Church celebrating 135th anniversary, Pastor L.W. Booker speaking, 300 Honey Creek Road, Conyers, 3 p.m. Info: 770-483-8392.

July 14

Youth Football Camp

Youth Football Camp, Heritage High School Field House, July 14 to 17, 8 to 11 a.m. Info: 770-483-5428.

Bible Week

Family Bible Week, "The Growth of God's People," classes for all ages, Covington Church of Christ, 9441 Covington Bypass Road, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Info: 770-787-1119.

South Salem Elementary

Sneak preview of South Salem Elementary School, building tours, meet the staff, barbecue plates available for $6, all proceeds benefit the playground fund, 5335 Salem Road, Covington, 6 to 8 p.m. Info: thomas.shari@newton.k12.ga.us.

Summer Revival

Summer revival, "Come Holy Spirit", Apostle Romano White speaking, July 14 to 18, Living Water of Christ, 1806 Yellow St., Conyers, 7:30 p.m. Info: 678-413-2872.

July 16

Newton County Library

"Catch the Reading Bug," featuring local storyteller Andy Irwin at 11 a.m. and Fiddlin' Dan at 2 p.m., 7116 Floyd St., library's meeting room. Info: 770-385-6444.

July 17

Board of Assessors

Meeting canceled for Rockdale County Board of Assessors, 981 Milstead Ave.

July 18

Summer Musical

The New Depot Players presents "Working," July 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, 31, Aug. 1 and 2, shows start at 8 p.m., July 20 show starts at 3 p.m., Center Street Arts Theater, 910 Center St., Olde Town. Info: 770-922-3143.

July 19

Prevent Child Abuse

Nurturing Program facilitator training, classes held on July 19 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., July 21 and July 22 from 6 to 8:30 p.m., sponsored by Prevent Child Abuse Newton, Newton County Department of Family and Children Services, 4117 Mill St. Info: www.pcanewton@yahoo.com.

'Walk A Mile In Her Shoes'

4Sarah sponsoring, "Walk A Mile In Her Shoes," benefit walk to stop violence against women and children, men can walk in high-heels or regular shoes, pre-registration cost $25 (includes t-shirt and lunch) or $35 day of event, Victory Tabernacle Church, 1151 Flat Shoals Road, Conyers, 8 a.m. Info: www.4Sarah.net.

Poker Run

Poker run to benefit Jeff Blount, starts at Glenda's Bar and Grill, 5463 Highway 138, Oxford, $25 to ride and $10 for passengers and door entry, includes barbecue plate, preregistration preferred, registration at 10 a.m., all day raffles and live entertainment, Info: 678-342-9416.

Newborn Opry

Newborn Opry featuring Marty Robbins cover artist, David Ables and band, Smith and Jones and more, Newborn School, Newborn, 6 p.m. Info: 404-815-9973.

Trivia Night

The Knights of Columbus sponsoring Trivia Night to benefit Rockdale Cares, St. Pius X Catholic Church, 2621 Ga. Highway 20, tickets, $10 per person in advance or $12.50 at the door. Cash prizes, snack and drinks available, doors open at 6:30 p.m. Info: 770-922-7272.

July 21

Board of Elections

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

Georgia Pre-K

Final day to submit applications for Peachtree Academy's Georgia Pre-K program, students must be 4 by Sept. 1 to be eligible, $85 monthly meal fee. Info: 770-860-8900 ext. 17, Vickie Reagan.

Financial Classes

Financial Peace University, 13-week program taught by Dave Ramsey offered at Trinity Family Worship Center, located at Alpha Fire & Security, Conyers, 6 p.m. Info: 770-922-4949, Victor Welch.

July 22

Rockdale Medical Center

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

Friends of the Library

Friends of the Stanton Memorial Library quarterly meeting, Sue Lee speaking, Stanton Memorial Library, 1045 Hightower Trail, Social Circle, refreshments will be served, 7 p.m. Info: 770-464-2444.

July 24

BOE Millage Rate

Rockdale County Board of Education, Taxpayer Rights public hearing prior to adopting 2009 millage rate, Central Office Board Room 945 N. Main St., 6:45 p.m. Info: 770-860-4280.

July 25

Rummage Sale

Rummage sale, July 25, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., and July 26, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., proceeds benefit missions and the church, Salem United Methodist Church, 3962 Salem Road, Covington. Info: 770-786-6027.

July 26

Praise in the Park

Community event to give away free school supplies to families in need, sponsored by Life Church, The Father's House, Prevent Child Abuse Rockdale, United Way and others. 1400 Parker Road. Info: 770-652-9579.

July 27


Eastside Baptist Church Homecoming celebration, featuring Danny Funderbunk in concert, 4010 Ga. Highway 138, Stockbridge, 10 a.m., covered dish lunch, Info: 770-860-0400.

Reunion Celebration

Reunion celebration, bringing Christians together to promote spiritual unity, peace and love, Bishop Rodney B. Harris speaking, Saint James Missionary Baptist Church, 2431 Iris Drive East, Conyers, 9 a.m. Info: 770-728-9490.


Bethel Grove Baptist Church Homecoming celebration, 10728 Flat Shoals Road, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Info: 770-786-6630.

Back to School Kickoff

Back to School Kickoff, free food, games, school supplies giveaway, sponsored by Conyers Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 1437 Ga. Highway 138, 2 to 6 p.m. Info: 770-483-0764.

Back to School Giveaway

J.A.M. Worldwide Ministries Christian Church and Conyers Boys and Girls Club hosting 3rd Annual Back to School Giveaway, bookbags filled with school supplies and more, 1015 O'Kelly St., Conyers, 5 p.m. Info: www.jwmchurch.org.

July 28

Pastor and Church Anniversary

Celebration of Pastor and Grace Missionary Baptist Church's second anniversary, 2412 Ebenezer Road, Conyers, 4 p.m.

July 30

DVD/Pizza Night

Movie, pizza and popcorn night, sponsored by Rockdale County Parks and Therapeutic Recreation, Our Place at Rockdale Cares, 875 Davis Drive, Conyers, cost: $5 per person or $12 for family, 6 p.m. Info: 770-918-6306.

Aug. 1

Movies on Main 2008

Movies on Main 2008, "The Chronicles of Narnia," bring chairs and blankets, sponsored by Conyers First United Methodist Church, 921 North Main St., show time starts around 8:30 p.m. Info: 770-483-4236 or www.conyersfirst.org.

Kinchafoonee Cowboys

Friday night concert featuring Kinchafoonee Cowboys, sponsored by the Monroe Downtown Development Authority, Walton County Historic Courthouse lawn, 7 p.m. Info: 770-266-5331.

Aug. 2

Police Auxiliary Benefit

Third Annual Police Reserve/Auxiliary Benefit, proceeds used for equipment purchases, Club 908, Olde Town Conyers, live entertainment, food, silent auction and more, cost: $25 tickets. Info: 770-639-7877, Linda or 678-618-1080, Ted.

Back to School Event

Back to School Community Family and Fun Day, health screenings, giveaways, moonwalks and more, sponsored by the Boys and Girls Club of America and New Life Family Christian Center, 1015 O'Kelly St., Conyers, free, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Defensive Driving Class

Defensive Driving Classes, Aug. 2 and Aug. 9, must attend both classes in order to receive certificate, Heritage Hill Baptist Church, 2987 Ga. Highway 212, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Info: 770-922-7965.

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.

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.