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: email@example.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 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 featuring Marty Robbins cover artist, David Ables and band, Smith and Jones and more, Newborn School, Newborn, 6 p.m. Info: 404-815-9973.
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.
Gospel Singing featuring Morris Stancil, sponsored by Living Waters Baptist Tabernacle, 2 miles west of Walnut Grove on Old Highway 138, 7 p.m. Info: 770-775-4167 or 770-786-2735.
Yard sale benefiting Miller's Chapel Baptist Church, 2285 Miller's Chapel Road, Conyers, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Info: 770-715-4836.
Greater Love Baptist Church celebrating their grand opening on its new church property, 5325 Ga. Highway 81, Covington, picnic after service, 10:30 a.m. Info: 770-788-1832 or www.greaterlovechurch.org.
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.
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 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.
Rockdale Medical Center
RMC finance and audit meeting, 1412 Milstead Ave., boardroom, 5:30 p.m.
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.
Sixth Grade Day Camp
Payment of $5 due for the Cousins Middle School Sixth Grade Day Camp, drop off is 8:30 a.m. and pick-up is 12:30 p.m., Mrs. Harris will be on sight to answer any questions, 8187 Carlton Trail, Covington. Info: 770-786-7311.
Rockdale Retired Educators
Rockdale Retired Educators, discussion on GREA benefits, Always Banquet and Convention Center, 1609 Milstead Road, 11:30 a.m. Info: 770-760-8824.
The Conyers-Rockdale Library Board of Trustees meeting, Nancy Guinn Library, 864 Green St., library meeting room, 5:30 p.m.
Warriors for Hope
Registration deadline for the Warriors for Hope, first of four forums sponsored by The Women's Diagnostic Center, a service of Newton Medical Center and The American Cancer Society, helping women fight breast cancer through early detection, Solid Rock Baptist Church, Covington, 6 p.m. Info: 770-385-7820.
Atlanta Summer Classic IV
Atlanta Summer Classic IV, Georgia International Horse Park, Olympic Stadium, free. Info: 770-602-2606 or www.classiccompany.com.
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.
The Conyers High School Lunch Bunch meeting, Red Tomato Restaurant, Conyers, 11:30 a.m. Info: 770-929-3369, Mr. Byrd.
Summer Reading Program
Last day of Summer Reading Program, ice cream, crafts and drawings, last day to turn in reading logs for prizes, Nancy Guinn Library, 864 Green St., backyard, 2 p.m.
The Rockdale/Newton Christian Singles, O'Charley's, 1289 Dogwood Drive, Conyers, call to confirm attendance, 7 p.m. Info: 770-483-4236.
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.
Youth revival, June 23 to 25, sponsored by Saint Paul AME Church, 3134 Stone Mountain St., Covington, 7:30 p.m. nightly. Info: 770-786-7785.
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.
Georgia Perimeter College 2008 Fastpitch Softball Camp, July 26, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and July 27, 2 to 6 p.m., GPC Softball Field, 239 Cedar Lane, Covington, cost: $125 per athlete. Info: 770-318-1161, Ken Deyton or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, 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.
The Men's Ministry of Macedonia Baptist Church celebrating with a musical celebration, 6:30 p.m. climaxing services on July 27, the Rev. Barry speaking, 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., 1052 Barton St., Info: 770-922-2661.
Pastor and Church Anniversary
Celebration of Pastor and Grace Missionary Baptist Church's second anniversary, 2412 Ebenezer Road, Conyers, 4 p.m.
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.
First Aid & CPR
First Aid and CPR class, sponsored by the Rockdale County 4-H Club, preregistration is required, cost: $20, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Info: 770-785-5952.
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.
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.
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.
Great Month of Service
Great Month of Service, minor home repair to the senior citizens, 65 years of age and older, every Saturday for the month of August, sponsored by the Men's Ministry of Redeeming Love Christian Church, 1931 Old Covington Road, Conyers, call to schedule your service, 770-922-1491.
Artists Market, sponsored by the Conyers Rockdale Council for the Arts, Olde Town Conyers, 1 to 7 p.m. Info: 770-922-3413.
Beach Blast, sponsored by the Olde Town Business Council and Olde Town Neighborhood Association, Olde Town Conyers, free, 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.
The Women's Ministry of Macedonia Baptist Church honoring The Young At Heart, Senior Saints, 1052 Barton St., 11 a.m., Info: 770-922-2661.
Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church Homecoming Celebration, the Rev. Jimmy Thurman speaking, corner of U.S. Highway 278 and County Highway 229, Social Circle, covered dish luncheon after service, 11 a.m. Info: 770-787-6376.
Joint Replacement Class
Joint Replacement Class to help cope with surgery, two-hour class, free, sponsored by Newton Medical Center. Info: 770-385-4386 to register.
Board of Assessors
Rockdale County Board of Assessors, 981 Milstead Ave., conference room, 10 a.m.
Free parenting programs, every Tuesday from 6 to 8:30 p.m., sponsored by Prevent Child Abuse Rockdale, held at Conyers First United Methodist Church, 921 Main St. Info: 770-483-7333.
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.
Come To The Waters - Refresh Your Faith Services, Dr. John Beyers speaking, sponsored by Conyers First United Methodist Church, 1113 Conyers St., Covington, fellowship after service, 6:45 p.m. Info: 770-786-7305.
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 email@example.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.