Community Calendar 7/23/2008


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.

Newton Republican Party

The Newton County Republican Party meeting, Newton County Administration Building, 1113 Usher St., Covington, doors open at 6 p.m. Info: 770-786-5460, Charles Strickland or 678-296-0461, Steve Bray.

City of Conyers

Called Conyers City Council meeting to discuss the millage rate, 1184 Scott St., 10 a.m. Info: 770-483-4411.

Scottish Rite Association

The East Side Scottish Rite Association meeting, Ben Polson speaking, Pa-Pa's Restaurant, 1035 Sigman Road, cost $8.50 per person, 6:30 p.m. Info: 770-922-6591.

Lunch Buffet

Lunch buffet at Golden Corral, sponsored by Rockdale County Parks and Therapeutic Recreation, 1781 Ebenezer Road, bus leaving at 11 a.m., cost: $12 per person. Info: 770-918-6306.

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


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.

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.

Newborn Opry

Newborn Opry Southern Gospel featuring Naomi and the Segoes, Logan Smith and Crimson River Quartet, Newborn School, Newborn, cost: $8 per person, 6 p.m. Info: 404-815-9973.

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.

Library Closed

The Nancy Guinn Library will be closed Aug. 3 to Aug. 17 to prepare for construction. Normal operating hours will resume on Aug. 18 at 10 a.m. The new entrance will be in the back of the building.

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. 10

Homecoming Celebration

Mt. Zion First Baptist Church Homecoming, Pastor Michael speaking, corner of Emory Street and Richardson Street, Oxford, 11 a.m. Info: 770-786-3722.

Aug. 11


Mt. Zion First Baptist Church Revival, Aug. 11 to 15, 7:30 p.m. nightly, Pastor Markus Glover speaking, corner of Emory Street and Richardson Street, Oxford. Info: 770-786-3722.

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 Covington First United Methodist Church, 1113 Conyers St., Covington, fellowship after service, 6:45 p.m. Info: 770-786-7305.

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