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.

Pastoral Anniversary

Celebrating 11th Pastoral Anniversary, Pastor William Gaither and Pastor Hezekiah Benton speaking, Bald Rock Baptist Church, 2284 Old Covington Road, Conyers, 3 p.m. Info: 770-929-3421.

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.

Walk for Autism

Community Autism Awareness Event, face painting, clown, balloon animals, food, prizes, and more. Georgia Perimeter College, Newton Campus, 239 Cedar Lane, 1 to 4 p.m. Info: 770-278-1320, Polly.

April 8

AARP Driver Safety Program

AARP Driver Safely Program, day 1 of 2, next class April 10, must attend both days, sponsored by Union United Methodist Church, fellowship hall, 4600 Highway 138, Stockbridge, class 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Info: 770-483-4338 to sign up.

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.