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Community Calendar 5/6/2008

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

May 6

City of Conyers

Joint Economic Development Committee and Community Development Committee, City Manager's Office, 1184 Scott St., 7 p.m. Info: 770-483-4411.

Art Exhibit

"Emotions" art exhibit in honor of Mental Health Month, sponsored by Newton County Mental Health Association, Newton County Library, 7116 Floyd St., Covington, 6 to 8 p.m.

City of Conyers

The Conyers Downtown Development Authority/Main Street Board meeting, City Manager's Office, 1184 Scott St., 7 p.m. Info: 770-483-4411.

Auditions

Conyers Kids Music Theatre School Auditions for ages 6 to 13, attire - tennis shoes and clothes to move in, prepared material welcome but not required, Conyers Presbyterian Church, 911 Main St., 4:30 p.m. Info: 404-875-4377 or www.conyerskids.com.

May 7

Candidate Mixer

Deadline to RSVP for the state House District 93 Candidate Mixer held on May 9, Ramada Inn, 1351 Dogwood Drive, 7 to 10 p.m. Info: 770-602-1333.

Newton County Library

The Newton County Library Board of Trustees meeting, 7116 Floyd St., board room, 9:30 a.m. Info: 770-787-3231.

Baseball Game

Braves vs. Padres baseball game, sponsored by the Rockdale County Parks and Therapeutic Recreation, meet at Johnson Park, 1781 Ebenezer Road, cost: $2, bus leaving at 5:30 p.m. Info: 770-918-6306.

Musical

Ebenezer United Methodist Church presents 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat', 2533 Stanton Road, Student Warehouse, Conyers, tickets: $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12, 6:30 p.m. Info: 770-922-8447 ext. 29 for reservations.

Parent Meeting

Fifth-graders 'Transitioning to Middle School' meeting for parents, Cousins Middle School, 8187 Carlton Trail, Covington, gymnasium, 6:30 p.m.

City of Conyers

Conyers City Council meeting, Council Chambers, 1194 Scott St., 7 p.m. Info: 770-483-4411.

May 8

Youth Summit 2

Youth Summit, David Mahan presents, "It's Time To Talk About It" for students enrolled in Rockdale and Newton counties in seventh grade or above, sponsored by the Newton County Juvenile Court, The Church of Covington, 11975 Ga. Highway 142, 6 p.m. Info: 770-784-2060, Angie Moore-Sims.

AARP

The Covington AARP Chapter #3542 board meeting at 10:30 a.m., Smiley's Restaurant, 2001 Main St., Porterdale, regular meeting at 11 a.m. Info: 770-784-6003.

Board of Education

Rockdale County Board of Education monthly work session, Central Office Board Room, 954 North Main St., 7 p.m.

Open House

Preschool Open House and Art Showcase for Ebenezer United Methodist Church, 2533 Stanton Road, Conyers, 6 to 7 p.m. Info: 770-760-7146 or www.ebenezerconyers.com.

Musical

Ebenezer United Methodist Church presents 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat', 2533 Stanton Road, Student Warehouse, Conyers, tickets: $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12, 7:30 p.m. Info: 770-922-8447 ext. 29 for reservations.

Auditions

Conyers Kids Music Theatre School auditions for ages 6 to 13, attire - tennis shoes and clothes to move in, prepared material welcome but not required, Conyers Presbyterian Church, 911 Main St., 4:30 p.m. Info: 404-875-4377 or www.conyerskids.com.

Prime Timers

Ebenezer United Methodist Church Prime Timers - those 50 and above meeting, Sheriff Jeff Wiginton speaking, 2533 Stanton Road, Conyers, 10 a.m. Info: 770-922-8447.

May 9

MacDaddy ShowBand

MacDaddy ShowBand, featuring Keith McGiboney, sponsored by The Conyers-Rockdale Council for the Arts, Rockdale Auditorium, cost: $10 for general seating and $5 for students, 8 p.m. Info: 770-922-3143 or www.conyersarts.org.

Yard Sale

Yard sale, The Ole Country Church, 2649 Ga. Highway 155 N., McDonough, also on May 10, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Info: 770-957-2818.

Social Circle Theater

Social Circle Theater presents 'Thoroughly Modern Millie', tickets: $10 for adults, $8 for students and seniors, 7 p.m. Info: boxoffice@socialcircletheater.com or 770-464-2269 for tickets.

May 10

Driver Safety Program

Day two of two, Driver Safety Program, attendance of both days is required, completion of course entitles you to apply for up to 10% off your automobile insurance, sponsored by AARP, Presbyterian Church of the Resurrection, 3676 Highway 20, Conyers, cost: $10 per person. Info: 770-922-5553.

Defensive Driving

Defensive driving course, after completion of course you are eligible to receive a discount on your insurance, sponsored by Rockdale County Foster Parents, Boys and Girls Club, 1015 O'Kelly St., cost: $40, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Info: 678-778-8558.

Mother/Daughter Brunch

Mother/Daughter Brunch, meal and inspirational speaker, benefits the Medical Benevolence fund, Smyrna Presbyterian Church, 2920 Ga. Highway 212, Conyers, please register, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Info: 770-483-8962.

Special Singing

Divine 3 preforming, East Lithonia Baptist Church, 2219 Jacksonville St., Lithonia, 7 p.m. Info: 770-314-5331.

Car and Motorcycle Show

Car and Motorcycle Show - live music, craft and food vendors and more, benefiting the Woodland High School Band, sponsored by Living Way Church, 5295 Highway 155, Stockbridge, rain date May 17, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Info: 678-289-1627, Julia or 770-389-1667, Doug.

Musical

Ebenezer United Methodist Church presents 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat', 2533 Stanton Road, Student Warehouse, Conyers, tickets: $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12, 2:30 p.m. Info: 770-922-8447 ext. 29 for reservations.

Social Circle Theater

Social Circle Theater presents 'Thoroughly Modern Millie', tickets: $10 for adults, $8 for students and seniors, 3 and 7 p.m. Info: boxoffice@socialcircletheater.com or 770-464-2269 for tickets.

May 11

Musical

Ebenezer United Methodist Church presents 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat', 2533 Stanton Road, Student Warehouse, Conyers, tickets: $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12, 4 p.m. Info: 770-922-8447 ext. 29 for reservations.

Social Circle Theater

Social Circle Theater presents 'Thoroughly Modern Millie', tickets: $10 for adults, $8 for students and seniors, all mothers receive 50 percent off, 5 p.m. Info: boxoffice@socialcircletheater.com or 770-464-2269 for tickets.

May 12

Dance Lessons

Basic square dance and line dance lessons, sponsored by Crossfire Square Dancers, held at Elks-Aidemore Children's Home gymnasium, 2394 Morrison Road, Conyers, 7 to 9:30 p.m. Info: 770-786-4774.

May 13

Refuge Pregnancy

Adoption Awareness Day, counselor from Bethany Christian Services available, event hosted by The Refuge Pregnancy Center, 1307 Milstead Ave.,10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Info: 770-922-5939.

Women's Luncheon

East Metro Women's Connection luncheon presents "Furnishings with a Flair", Lori Collins speaking, Always Banquet Facility, 1613 Milstead Road, Conyers, child care provided when reservation is made, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Info: 770-786-8352, Jean or 770-787-6457, Ann.

May 14

'Riverdance'

'Riverdance' at the Fox Theatre, sponsored by the Rockdale County Parks and Therapeutic Recreation, meet at Johnson Park, 1781 Ebenezer Road, cost: $2, bus leaving at 6 p.m. Info: 770-918-6306.

May 15

Board of Education

The Rockdale County Board of Education regular monthly meeting, Central Office Board Room, 954 North Main St., 7 p.m.

Christian Singles

Christian singles gathering, Conyers First United Methodist Church, 921 North Main St., Maxwell classroom, 7 p.m. Info: r-nchristiansingles@comcast.net.

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.

Historian Speaking

'An Evening with Cliff Kuhn' - national oral historian, sponsored by The Center for Community Preservation and Planning, 2104 Washington St., free, 5:30 p.m. Info: 770-788-0484.

May 17

Newborn Opry

Newborn Opry Bluegrass and Country Singing featuring 'Highway 76 Bluegrass' and 'Jones and Itchy Feet Band', Newborn School, Newborn, 6 p.m. Info: 404-875-9973.

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.