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Community Calendar 6/13/2008

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

June 13

Parenting Classes

Day two of two, "About Being a Parent," Session D, sponsored by the Rockdale Coalition for Children and Families, held at Rockdale Medical Center, child care and food provided, free, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Info: 404-358-7465, Monica.

Special Music

Solid Rock Ministries presents: Matthew Smith and Indelible Grace, Rockdale Community Church, 2455 Old Salem Road, Conyers, free, 8 p.m. Info: 770-922-0107.

Library Hours

The Nancy Guinn Library will open at 11 a.m., instead of 10 a.m. due to staff training. Info: 770-388-5040.

Voter Registration Drive

Vote for Change Project, voter registration drive, Starbucks, 1515 Highway Ga. 138, June 13 and 14, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Info: 404-274-9281.

June 14

Car Classic

Father's Day Car Classic Car Show, sponsored by the First Baptist Church of Conyers, kids activities, food, music and much more, 2100 Ga. Highway 138, free, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Info: 770-483-8700.

Defensive Driving Class

Defensive Driving Class, must attend both sessions to be eligible for discount on car insurance, June 14 and June 21, Heritage Hill Baptist Church, 2987 Ga. Highway 212, Conyers, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Info: 770-922-7965.

Writers Workshop

Writers workshop featuring Guidepost authors Marion Bond and Julie Garmon, sponsored by East Metro Christian Writers, Newton Center of DeKalb Technical College, 8100 Bob Williams Parkway, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Info: 404-444-7514

Concert

Social Circle Better Hometown hosting concert - "Classic City Band", Gunter Hall on West Hightower Trail, behind the Stanton Memorial Library. Lawn chairs are recommended to watch the free performance. Info: 770-464-1866.

Missions Ministry

Women's Conference Workshop, Bethabara Baptist Church, 11392 Ga. Highway 36, Covington, 9 a.m. Info: 770-787-0370.

June 16

Voter Registration Deadline

Last day to register to vote for the July 15 General Primary Election, Newton County Board of Election and Registration, 1113 Usher St. Info: 770-784-2055.

Insect Day Camp

Insect Day Camp for students in third to seventh grades, June 16 to June 20, sponsored by Rockdale County Cooperative Extension, 1400 Parker Road, pre-registration required, cost: $50, 9 a.m. to noon. Info: 770-785-5952.

Computer Training

Computer Training - two classes offered, June 16, 18, 23 and 25: "Introduction to the Computer," 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. and "Introduction to the Internet and E-mail," 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., cost: $45, must register in person, sponsored by Olivia Haydel Senior Center. Info: 770-922-4633.

Porterdale Meet and Greet

Meet and greet for the new Better Downtown Program Director Sandy Fowler, Cork Poppers, Porterdale, 6 to 8 p.m.

June 17

Candidate Forum

Political forum for local primary election candidates, South Rockdale Civic Association meeting, Union United Methodist Church, intersection of Union Church Road and Ga. Highway 138, 7 p.m. Info: 770-483-5055, Arthur Vaughn.

Rockdale Medical Center

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

Author Speaks

Friends of the Newton County Library presents Mary Ellen Cooper, author of "The Greeter," 7116 Floyd St., refreshments provided, 7 p.m. Info: 770-787-3231.

Sons of Confederate Veterans

George "Tig" Anderson Camp 2038 Sons of Confederate Veterans meeting, 586 Woodlawn Road, Mansfield, 7:30 p.m. Info: 770-385-8828, Jim.

Revival

Revival, June 17 to 20, Christian Life Center Church, 10242 Flat Shoals Road, Covington, Info: 770-784-9359.

Miniature Golf

Rockdale International Open, sponsored by Rockdale County Therapeutic Recreation, Sherwood Forest, 1047 Flat Shoals Road, cost: $8, 6 p.m. Info: 770-918-6306.

June 18

Wonderful Wednesdays

Vacation reading program, "Catch the Reading Bug," featuring Ken Scott performing a literature-based magic show, Nancy Guinn Memorial Library, 864 Green St., Conyers, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m.

Youth Revival

Community youth revival, June 18 to June 20, Minister Brandon Green, Pastor George Levett Jr. and Minister Steven Thompson guest speakers, Bald Rock Baptist Church, 2284 Old Covington Road, Conyers, 7:30 p.m. Info: 770-929-3421.

June 19

Board of Assessors

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

Golf Tournament

Philologia Masonic Lodge annual Golf Tournament to benefit community projects, Honey Creek Golf Club, Conyers. Info: 770-483-7715.

June 21

Fundraiser

'Bunco for Breast Cancer' fundraiser, Boys and Girls Club, 1015 O'Kelly St., Conyers, $20 donation, 7 p.m. Info: 770-314-6737, Kristen or Hugs4jugs@yahoo.com.

Cheerleading Clinic

Cheerleading clinic sponsored by Rockdale Youth Football and Cheerleading Association, Earl O'Neal Complex, 2711 Old Covington Road, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Info: www.rockdaleyouthfootball.com.

Youth for Christ Walk

Bald Rock Baptist Church Youth Ministry's annual Youth for Christ 2.5K Walk, fish fry to benefit youth ministry following walk, Bald Rock Baptist Church, 2284 Old Covington Road, Covington, $15 registration fee, walk starts at 9 a.m. Info: 770-761-0078.

Newborn Opry

Newborn Opry Country Music: Hank Williams Cover Artist - Aaron Varner and many more, Newborn School, Newborn, 6 p.m. Info: 404-815-9973.

Rockdale CARES

Mama Mia Italian Adventure, music, food and friends, sponsored by Rockdale CARES, Our Place, 875 Davis Drive, Conyers, free but reservations required, 2 to 4 p.m. Info: 770-922-7272.

June 22

Spring Revival

Spring revival, June 22 to June 25, special preaching and music each night, Calvary Baptist Church, 4228 Mill St., at corner of U.S. Highway 278, Covington, 7 p.m. nightly. Info: 770-786-3216.

Friends and Family Day

Annual Family and Friends Day, Minister Timothy Williams speaking, Peek's Chapel Baptist Church, 3185 Old Salem Road, Covington, 11 a.m. Info: 770-483-8593.

Choir Anniversary

Gospel choir's anniversary celebration, Good Hope Baptist Church Gospel Choir guests, Bald Rock Baptist Church, 2284 Old Covington Road, Covington, 3 p.m. Info: 770-929-3421.

Concert

Concert featuring The Decendants, The Ole County Church, 2649 Ga. Highway 138, McDonough, nursery provided for children 6 and under, 6 p.m. Info: 770-957-2818.

June 23

Football Camp

Rockdale Youth Football Association Youth Football Camp, June 23 to June 27, Earl O'Neal Sports Complex, 2711 Old Covington Rd., 6 to 8 p.m. Info: www.rockdaleyouthfootball.com.

June 24

Rockdale Medical Center

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

Insect Day

Cloverbud Insect Day for children ages 3 to 8 years old, sponsored by Rockdale County Cooperative Extension, 1400 Parker Road, pre-registration required, cost: $5 per child, 10 a.m. to noon. Info: 770-785-5952.

Candidate Forum

General Primary Candidate Forum, sponsored by The Rockdale Newton League of Women Voters, Rockdale Auditorium, 903 Main St, 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Soil and Water Conservation

Rockdale Soil and Water Conservation Commission, 8:30 a.m., Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission conference room, 1500 Klondike Road, Suite A109, Conyers, Info: 770-761-3020.

June 25

Wonderful Wednesdays

Vacation reading program, "Catch the Reading Bug," featuring Ken Panse's Exotic Reptile Adventure, Nancy Guinn Library, 864 Green St., Conyers, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m.

June 29

Gospel Singing

Gospel Singing featuring Dixie Melody Boys, Newton Baptist Church, 720 Jack Neely Road, nursery and deaf interpretation provided, 6 p.m. Info: 770-788-7868.

Gospel Singing

Gospel Singing featuring Cross4Crowns, Ebenezer Baptist Church, 3861 Ebenezer Church Road, Social Circle, 6 p.m. Info: 770-267-4025 or 770-267-6482.

Sidewalk Art Exhibit

Sidewalk Art Exhibit, Orrin Morris judging the art, hosted by the Fine Arts Committee, Trinity Baptist Church, 301 Honey Creek Road, Conyers, refreshments will be served, 7 p.m. Info: 770-922-8944.

July 1

Board of Assessors

Board of Assessors called meeting, 981 Milstead Ave., conference room, 10 a.m. Info: 770-929-4024.

July 3

Board of Assessors

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

July 4

Oxford Parade

Oxford's Parade and Celebration, live music and concessions, 10 a.m., parade line-up begins at 9 a.m. at the tennis courts on Haywood Street, Info: 770-786-7004.

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.