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Community Calendar 5/17/2008

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

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.

Covington City Council

Covington City Council budget work session, City Hall, 2194 Emory St., 8:30 a.m. Info: 770-385-2000.

Free Clothing

Free men's, women's and children's clothing, sponsored by Crosspoint Christian Clothes Connection, 4550 Ga. Highway 20 S., Conyers, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Info: 770-483-1887 or www.xpt.cc.

Outdoor Festival

Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center's Outdoor Festival and JAKES Day celebration, lots of fun activities for the whole family, Mansfield, free, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Info: 770-784-3059.

Quilt Show and Artist Market

Early Bird Quilt Show and Artist Market, Commercial and Center streets, Olde Town Conyers, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Info: 770-922-3143.

May 18

Genealogy Society

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," Dr. Paula Logan 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.

Old Fashion Day

Oasis Faith Baptist Church's Old Fashion Day featuring "The Proclaimer's Quartet," 2504 U.S. Highway 278, Social Circle, 11 a.m. and dinner to follow. Info: 404-317-9562.

Veterans Park

Georgia Veterans Memorial Park Foundation Board of Direction meeting, 962 Milstead Ave., 1:30 p.m. Info: 770-918-6634.

Church Anniversary

107th church anniversary celebration, Pastor Jimmy R. Gibson speaking, Millers Chapel Baptist Church, 2285 Millers Chapel Road, Conyers, 3 p.m. Info: 770-342-9947.

Choir Anniversary

Choir anniversary celebration, Pleasant Hill CME Church, 1201 Pleasant Circle, Conyers, 3 p.m. Info: 770-388-9730.

Church Anniversary

96th church anniversary celebration, Good Hope Baptist Church, 1142 Ga. Highway 162 S., 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Info: 770-787-4928.

Homecoming

Homecoming celebration and Family and Friend's Day, The Lily of the Valley Baptist Church, 1058 Green St., Conyers, dinner served after service, 11:30 a.m. Info: 770-483-4550.

Women's Day

Women's Day program, "Women on Fire for the Lord," Knox Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 679 Knox Chapel Road, 3 p.m. Info: 770-464-2361.

Brunswick Stew Sale

Brunswick Stew Sale and Yard and Bake Sale, Mt. Pleasant Methodist, U.S. Highway 278 and County Road 229, Social Circle, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Info: 770-786-8272.

May 19

Revival

Day one of five, revival, Rev. Elizah Collins speaking, The Lily of the Valley Baptist Church, 1058 Green St., Conyers, 7:30 p.m. Info: 770-483-4550 or 678-413-0074.

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.

Braves Game

Atlanta Braves versus New York Mets, sponsored by Rockdale County Parks and Therapeutic Recreation, Johnson Park, 1781 Ebenezer Road, cost: $2, bus leaves at 5:30. Info: 770-918-6306.

3BC

3BC, Businesses Building Better Communities meeting, Jim N' Nicks Restaurant, located at the Target shopping center, please RSVP, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Info: gigi@becausewecare.net.

Revival

Day two of five, revival, Rev. Elizah Collins speaking, The Lily of the Valley Baptist Church, 1058 Green St., Conyers, 7:30 p.m. Info: 770-483-4550 or 678-413-0074.

Civic League

South Rockdale Civic League, roundtable discussion with Rockdale County Homeowner's Associations presidents, Union United Methodist Church, at the intersection of Union Church Road and Ga. Highway 138, 7 p.m. Info: 770-317-0720.

May 21

DAR

The Col. John McIntosh National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Chapter meeting, outstanding students in ROTC and American history winners awards presented, Epiphany Lutheran Church, Ga. Highway 20 S., Conyers, 3:30 p.m. Info: 770-918-1766.

Revival

Day three of five, revival, Rev. Elizah Collins speaking, The Lily of the Valley Baptist Church, 1058 Green St., Conyers, 7:30 p.m. Info: 770-483-4550 or 678-413-0074.

City of Conyers

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

May 22

'Lunch Bunch'

All students and graduates of Conyers High School 'lunch bunch' gathering, Red Tomato Restaurant, Conyers, 11:30 a.m. Info: 770-929-3309 Bill.

Revival

Day four of five, revival, Rev. Elizah Collins speaking, The Lily of the Valley Baptist Church, 1058 Green St., Conyers, 7:30 p.m. Info: 770-483-4550 or 678-413-0074.

Concerts on the Square

SWATT Reggae Band performing on the Square in Covington, sponsored by the Arts Association of Newton County, concert starts at noon, Info: 770-786-8188 or www.newtoncountyarts.org.

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.

Revival

Day five of five, revival, Rev. Elizah Collins speaking, The Lily of the Valley Baptist Church, 1058 Green St., Conyers, 7:30 p.m. Info: 770-483-4550 or 678-413-0074.

May 24

Renaissance Festival

Georgia Renaissance Festival, sponsored by Rockdale County Parks and Therapeutic Recreation, Johnson Park, 1781 Ebenezer Road, cost: $2, bus leaves at 9:30 a.m. Info: 770-918-6306.

Special Music

Special musical, sponsored by the Pastor Aide Ministry, Macedonia Baptist Church, 1052 Barton St., Conyers, 6 p.m. Info: 770-922-2661.

Rockdale Democrats

Rockdale Democrats, Van Johnson speaking, Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1791 Ebenezer Road, 9 a.m. Info: 770-602-1333.

Spring Festival

Spring Festival Bazaar, multifamily yard sale, sponsored by the seniors' ministry at Bald Rock Baptist Church, 2284 Old Covington Road, Conyers, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Info: 770-929-3421.

May 27

Soil and Water Conservation

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

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 29

Concerts on the Square

Old-time and traditional folk music, Dan and Peri Walden performing on the Square in Covington, sponsored by the Arts Association of Newton County, concert starts at noon, Info: 770-786-8188 or www.newtoncountyarts.org.

May 30

Parent/Teen Workshop

"Building Communication Between Teen and Parent" workshop, sponsored by Fellowship of Jesus Christ Church, off Sigman Road, please make reservations, starts at 6:30 p.m. Info: 770-860-1207 or 770-713-6122.

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.

Fish Fry

All-you-can-eat fish fry, benefiting the Derryl Miner Family, sponsored by Cornish Mountain Baptist Church, Cornish Mountain Church Road, cost: $7, starts at 5 p.m. Info: 770-786-9725.

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.