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Community Calendar 7/19/2008

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

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.

Gospel Singing

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

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.

Grand Opening

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.

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.

Rockdale Medical Center

RMC finance and audit meeting, 1412 Milstead Ave., boardroom, 5:30 p.m.

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.

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.

Library Meeting

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.

July 23

Atlanta Summer Classic IV

Atlanta Summer Classic IV, Georgia International Horse Park, Olympic Stadium, free. Info: 770-602-2606 or www.classiccompany.com.

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.

Lunch Bunch

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.

Christian Singles

The Rockdale/Newton Christian Singles, O'Charley's, 1289 Dogwood Drive, Conyers, call to confirm attendance, 7 p.m. Info: 770-483-4236.

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.

Youth Revival

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.

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.

Softball Camp

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 kdeyton@gps.edu.

July 27

Homecoming

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.

Homecoming

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.

Men's Day

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.

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.

July 31

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.

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.

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

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

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.

Aug. 3

Women's Ministry

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.

Homecoming Celebration

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.

Aug. 5

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.

Aug. 7

Board of Assessors

Rockdale County Board of Assessors, 981 Milstead Ave., conference room, 10 a.m.

Aug. 19

Parenting Programs

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.

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.

Aug. 24

Community Revival

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 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.