March 22

Council for the Arts

The Conyers-Rockdale Council for the Arts presents "Marcus Printup is Home for Good!", Heritage High School Auditorium, 8 p.m. General seating $10, students $5. Info: 770-922-3413 or

Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt, children in grades Pre-K through fifth grade, East Newton Baptist Church, 11290 U.S. Highway 278 E., 11:30 a.m. Info: 770-786-6627.

FFA Plant Sale

Rockdale Career Academy FFA Annual Plant Sale, RCA Greenhouse, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Info: 770-388-5677 ext. 3192 Kevin Surrette.

Easter Celebration

Easter Celebration, after morning service, light luncheon, egg hunt for kids, Abiding Grace Lutheran Church, corner of Salem Road and Ga. Highway 81, 10:30 a.m. Info: 770-385-7691.

Easter Egg Hunt

Community Easter Egg Hunt, pictures taken with the Easter Bunny and prize eggs, children ages preschool to fifth grade, Allen Memorial United Methodist Church, 803 Whatcoat St., Oxford, 2 p.m. Info: 770-786-7414.

Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt, Smyrna Presbyterian Church, Church Campground, 2920 Ga. Highway 20, Conyers, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Info: 770-483-8962.

Easter Egg Hunt

Annual Easter Egg Hunt, children 12 and under, sponsored by The Conyers VFW Post 5290, 1432 VFW Drive, off Dogwood, light refreshments, 11 a.m. Info: 770-483-7443.

Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt, free hot dog lunch provided, children through fifth grade, sponsored by Grove Pointe Church, East Newton Elementary School, at the corner of Elks Club and Dixie Road, 11 a.m. Info: 770-929-9045.

Agricultural Awareness Day

Community Agricultural Awareness Day Celebration, family fun day with games, contests, exhibitors, and prizes, Rockdale Career Academy, $5 per person, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Info: 770-388-5677.

Easter Egg Hunt

Annual Children's Easter Egg Hunt, Prospect Church, 6752 Ga. Highway 212, 11 a.m. Info: 770-786-6303.

Egg Hunt and Petting Zoo

Egg Hunt and Petting Zoo, Newborn United Methodist Church, Newborn, 2 p.m. Info: 770-786-3574.

Spring Fest

Spring Fest, moonwalks, crafts, games and more, sponsored by the Children's Ministry, Conyers First United Methodist Church, 921 Main St., 2 to 4 p.m. Info: 770-483-4236 or

March 23

Sunrise Service

Special Easter Sunrise Service, 7 a.m., East Newton Baptist, 11290 U.S. Highway 278 E., morning service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Info: 770-786-6627.

Resurrection Sunday

Sunrise Service, 7 a.m., followed with breakfast, Worship Service, 11 a.m., egg hunt after morning service, Richards Chapel United Methodist Church, 426 Richards Chapel Road. Info: 770-787-1834.

March 25

Friends of the Library

The Newton County Friends of the Library, meeting, Julie L. Cannon author of "The Homegrown Series" speaking, Newton County Library meeting room, 7 p.m.

Soil and Water Conservation

The Rockdale County Soil and Water Conservation, meeting, Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission, conference room, 1500 Klondike Road, Suite A109, 8:30 a.m.

Retired Educators

Celebrating 50 years, Rockdale Retired Educators Associations, Sue Thornton - GREA President speaking, Always Banquet and Convention Center, 11:30 a.m. Info: 770-760-8224.

Rockdale Medical Center

Rockdale Medical Center Board of Directors meeting, 1412 Milstead Ave., board room, 5:30 p.m.

Safety Awareness

Rockdale County Sheriff's Office presents "Safety Awareness Workshop", sponsored by the Rockdale County Therapeutic Program, Johnson Park, 1781 Ebenezer Road, 7 p.m. Info: 770-918-6306 or 770-823-9774.

March 26

Spring Revival

Day 1 of 3 Spring Revival, Pastor Jimmy Lyons preaching, Flat Rock Baptist Church, 170 Gregory Road, Covington, 7:30 p.m.

Atlanta Hawks

Atlanta Hawks, $2 per ticket, sponsored by the Rockdale County Parks and Therapeutic Recreations, Johnson Park, 1781 Ebenezer Road, bus leaves at 5:30 p.m. Info: 770-918-6306.

March 27

Spring Revival

Day 2 of 3 Spring Revival, Pastor Jimmy Lyons preaching, Flat Rock Baptist Church, 170 Gregory Road, Covington, 7:30 p.m.

March 28

Spring Revival

Day 3 of 3 Spring Revival, Pastor Jimmy Lyons preaching, Flat Rock Baptist Church, 170 Gregory Road, Covington, 7:30 p.m.

March 29

Ride for the Cure

Fourth Annual Ride for the Cure - Poker Run, benefiting Relay for Life, sponsored by Snapping Shoals EMC, registration 9:30 a.m., $10 per rider, 14750 Brown Bridge Road. Info: 770-385-2709.

Football and Cheerleading

Rockdale Youth Football Association, 2008 early registration for football and cheerleading, Earl O'Neal Sports Complex, 2711 Old Covington Road, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Info:

Puppetry Arts

"The Lion and the Mouse" and other Aesop's Fables, at the Center for Puppetry Arts, sponsored by the Rockdale County Parks and Therapeutic Recreation, Johnson Park, 1781 Ebenezer Road, $2 per ticket, bus leaves at 1 p.m. Info: 770-918-6306.

March 30

Gospel Singing

Concert, featuring 'By Design,' Ebenezer Baptist Church, 3861 Ebenezer Church Road, 6 p.m. Info: 770-267-4025 or 770-267-6482.

Gospel Singing

"The Jordans" preforming, Newton Baptist Church, 720 Jack Neely Road, nursery and deaf interpretation provided, 6 p.m. Info: 770-788-7868.

April 3

Board of Assessors

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

American Legion Dance

Singles' dance, Conyers American Legion Post 77, 7:30 to 10 p.m., live music, cost: $5 per person. Info: 770-483-8216.

April 5

Defensive Driving Class

Defensive driving class, first class of two, must attend both classes to receive discount on insurance, Heritage Hills Baptist Church, 2987 Ga. Highway 212 S.W., Conyers, next class - April 12, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Info: 770-922-7965.

Block Party and Yard Sale

Community Block Party and Yard Sale, food, games, prizes, live music and vendors, sponsored by Community Fellowship Baptist Church, all proceeds benefit West Newton Elementary School, 13387 Brown Bridge Road, Covington, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Info: for booth and event information.

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 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.