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Community Calendar 5/13/2008

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

May 13

Refuge Pregnancy

Adoption Awareness Day, counselor from Bethany Christian Services available, event hosted by The Refuge Pregnancy Center, 1307 Milstead Ave., Conyers, 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.

Book Discussion

Evelyn Sweet-Hurd discussing her book "His Name was Donn: My Brother's Letters from Vietnam," Annesbrooke Clubhouse, 7 p.m. Info: eviehurd@bellsouth.net.

Driver's Education

Registration for in-county and out-of-county students for the summer Driver's Education class, Rockdale Career Academy, 1064 Culpepper Drive, commons area, 6 p.m. Info: www.rockdale.k12.ga.us.

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 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.

Spring Revival

Day one of three, Annual Spring Revival, special guests, Pastor Dwayne Wade and Pleasant Hill CME Church, Bald Rock Baptist Church, 2284 Old Covington Road, Conyers, 7:30 p.m. Info: 770-929-3421.

Conyers Housing Authority

The Board of Commissioners for the Conyers Housing Authority, H. Jack Turner Community Center, 1214 Summer Circle, Conyers, 4:30 p.m. Info: 770-483-9301.

Newton NSDAR

The Sergeant Newton Chapter NSDAR meeting, Rena Setters speaking, Newton County Library, 7116 Floyd St., meeting room, 3 p.m. Info: 770-786-3147.

Church Anniversary

Day one of four, 120th Church Anniversary celebration, Rev. Matt Murphy speaking, Bethabara Missionary Baptist Church, 11392 Ga. Highway 36, Covington, 7 p.m. Info: 770-787-0370.

Tax Commissioner's Office

Rockdale County Tax Commissioner's Office will be closed May 14. Vehicles with deadlines of May 14 can register on May 15 without any penalties.

May 15

Board of Education

The Rockdale County Board of Education regular monthly meeting and awards being presented to students and teachers system-wide, Conyers Middle School, 400 Sigman Road, 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., Covington, free, 5:30 p.m. Info: 770-788-0484.

Spring Revival

Day two of three, Annual Spring Revival, special guests, Pastor Kerwin Scott and Second Shady Grove Baptist Church, Bald Rock Baptist Church, 2284 Old Covington Road, Conyers, 7:30 p.m. Info: 770-929-3421.

Retired Educators

Newton Retired Educators, program on the State Convention and election of local officers, Ed Hunt Fellowship Hall of Covington First Baptist Church, 2:30 p.m. Info: 770-787-2263, Charles Woods.

Marriage Seminar

Day one of three, marriage seminar, Christian Life Center Church, 10242 Flat Shoals Road, Covington, free seminar, materials may be purchased, 8:30 a.m. to noon and 7 to 10:15 p.m. Info: 770-784-8189.

Church Anniversary

Day two of four, 120th Church Anniversary celebration, Rev. Milton Holston speaking, Bethabara Missionary Baptist Church, 11392 Ga. Highway 36, Covington, 7 p.m. Info: 770-787-0370.

May 16

Spring Revival

Day three of three, Annual Spring Revival, special guests, Pastor Carol Mathis and Macedonia Baptist Church, Bald Rock Baptist Church, 2284 Old Covington Road, Conyers, 7:30 p.m. Info: 770-929-3421.

Board of Elections

The Rockdale County Board of Elections and Voter Registration regular and special monthly meeting, 1400 Parker Road, Lobby C, noon. Info: 770-785-5947.

Marriage Seminar

Day two of three, marriage seminar, Christian Life Center Church, 10242 Flat Shoals Road, Covington, free seminar, materials may be purchased, 8:30 a.m. to noon and 7 to 10:15 p.m. Info: 770-784-8189.

Church Anniversary

Day three of four, 120th Church Anniversary celebration, Rev. Camile Holmes speaking, Bethabara Missionary Baptist Church, 11392 Ga. Highway 36, Covington, 7 p.m. Info: 770-787-0370.

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.

Insectival

Third annual Insectival, see live insects, enter a mealworm race and more, sponsored by the Rockdale County Cooperative Extension, 1400 Parker Road, $3 per person, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Info: 770-785-5952.

Gospel Explosion

Gospel Explosion, special guest Bishop Danny Stillwell, Voices of Refuge and others, Bald Rock Baptist Church, 2284 Old Covington Road, Conyers, 6 p.m. Info: 770-929-3421.

Special Singing

Annual Sacred Harp singing, Shoal Creek Primitive Baptist Church, County Road 229 near Newborn, lunch served at noon in the fellowship hall, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Info: stillretired2005@yahoo.com.

Christian Writers

East Metro Christian Writer's meeting, Nanette Thorsen-Snipes guest speaker, Newton County Library, 7116 Floyd St., 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Info: 404-444-7514.

Marriage Seminar

Day three of three, marriage seminar, Christian Life Center Church, 10242 Flat Shoals Road, Covington, free seminar, materials may be purchased, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Info: 770-784-8189.

Autism Walk

Fourth Annual Autism Walk - "Let's Walk About It!", Kimberly Rockers speaking, Ficquett Elementary School 2207 Williams St., Covington, $15 registration fee, registrations begins at 9:30 a.m. Info: 770-362-9540, Glenda Gaither.

Yard and Bake Sale

Yard Sale and Bake Sale, Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, at the corner of U.S. Highway 278 and 229, Social Circle, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

May 18

Genealogical

The Rockdale County Genealogical Society, local genealogist Ann Campbell Rose, Nancy Guinn Library, 864 Green St., 3 p.m. Info: 770-922-5680 or e-mail claudin1@bellsouth.net.

Women's Day

Celebration of annual Women's Day, "Women Walking in Righteousness, A Do Right Woman," Psalmist Tynie Solomon speaking, Crawfordville Baptist Church, 2360 Lake Rockaway Road, Conyers, 3 p.m.

Concert

Concert featuring Danny Funderburk and Mercy Way, The Ole Country Church, 2649 Ga. Highway 155, McDonough, nursery provided for ages 6 and under, 6 p.m.

Family and Friends Day

Annual Family and Friends Day, Bald Rock Baptist Church, 2284 Old Covington Road, Conyers, 11 a.m. Info: 770-929-3421.

Women's Day

Annual Women's Day Program, "Women Serving in Unity, Love and Simplicity," Rev. Ann Whitlock speaking, Double Spring Baptist Church, 2705 N. Hightower Trail, Conyers, 3 p.m. Info: 770-922-5791.

Special Concert

Concert featuring 'Gospel Trio' and 'CS&K', North Rockdale Baptist Church, 3130 Ga. Highway 138, Conyers, 6 p.m. Info: 770-929-1975.

May 20

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 22

'Lunch Bunch'

All students and graduates of Conyers High School 'lunch bunch' gathering, Red Tomato Restaurant, Conyers, 11:30 a.m. Info: 770-922-3309 Bill.

May 23

Church Anniversary

Day four of four, 120th Church Anniversary celebration, Rev. Thomas Stegall speaking, Bethabara Missionary Baptist Church, 11392 Ga. Highway 36, Covington, 7 p.m. Info: 770-787-0370.

May 31

Movie Under the Stars

Movie Under the Stars, sponsored by Star94, Georgia International Horse Park, free, gates open at 7 p.m. Info: 770-860-4190.

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.