Community Calendar - 1/3/2009


Jan. 3

Bring One for the Chipper

Bring One for the Chipper, recycle your live Christmas trees at The Home Depot, 13171 Industrial Park Blvd., Covington, Oxford Maintenance Facility, 105 W. Watson St., or any neighborhood recycling center, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Info: 770-784-2015.

Newborn Opry Gospel

Newborn Opry Gospel featuring Homeland Boys, Vessels of Praise, Newborn School, Newborn, $3 to $5 per person donation at door, 6 p.m. Info: 404-815-9973.

Old Jail Museum

The Old Jail Museum was be closed on Jan. 3 and resume the monthly first Saturday tours hosted by the Rockdale County Historical Society on Feb. 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.. Info: 770-929-4270.

Jan. 4

Special Concert

Living Way Worship Center, hosts concert featuring Builders None, 4051 Ga. Highway 81, Covington, 6 p.m. Info: 770-364-8167.

Jan. 5

Dance Lessons

Dance Lessons: Basic Square Dance and Line Dance lessons, starting Jan. 5, Mondays, sponsored by Crossfire Squares, Elks-Aidemore Children's Center, 7 to 9:30 p.m. Info: 770-786-4774.

Jan. 6

Toddler Story Time

Nancy Guinn Library's Reading program, Toddler Time, ages 18 months to 3 years old, also Jan. 13 and Jan. 20, 864 Green St., 10:30 a.m. Info: 770-388-5041.

Teen Debate Night

Teen Debate Night, also on Jan. 20, hosted by The Good News Notebook, Subway, 11055-H West Ave., Conyers, 6:30 p.m. Info: 678-596-7936, Connie Alsobrook.

League of Women Voters

The League of Women Voters for Rockdale and Newton holding an upcoming state legislative session informational meeting, Newton County Library, 7116 Floyd St., meeting room, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Info: 678-615-7598.

Rockdale Board of Elections

The Rockdale County Board of Elections and Voter Registration, 1400 Parker Road, Lobby C, 8 a.m. Info: 770-785-5947.

Jan. 7

Defensive Driving Class

Heritage Hills Baptist Church hosts defensive driving class by AARP, 2987 Ga. Highway 212, Conyers, cost $12 for AARP members, $14 for non-members, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Info: 770-922-7965 to register.

Preschool Story Time

Nancy Guinn Library's reading program, Preschool Time, ages 3 to 5 years old, also Jan. 14 and Jan. 21, 864 Green St., 10:30 a.m. Info: 770-388-5041.

Church Classes

Allen Memorial United Methodist Church offering several classes on Wednesdays starting Jan. 7, PC101, Believing God, Financial Peace University and Raising a Modern Day Knight, 803 Whatcoat St., Oxford, supper served at 6 p.m., classes to follow, child care and supervised study hall available for children. Info: 770-786-7414.

Jan. 8

Board of Assessors

Rockdale County Board of Assessors general meeting, 981 Milstead Ave., BOA Conference room, 10 a.m.

Baby Story Time

Nancy Guinn Memorial Library's reading program, Baby Story Time, newborn to 18 months old, also Jan. 15 and Jan. 22, 864 Green St., 10:30 a.m. Info: 770-388-5041.

Christian Singles

The Rockdale Newton Christian Singles game night, Conyers First United Methodist Church, 921 Main St., 7 p.m. Info: 770-922-4236.

Jan. 11

Rockdale Genealogy Society

The Rockdale County Genealogy Society meeting, 3 p.m., the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1275 Flat Shoals Road, Conyers. Info: 770-922-5680 or e-mail: claudin1@bellsouth.net.

Male Chorus Concert

The Bald Rock Baptist Church Male Chorus, annual concert, 3 p.m., Bald Rock Baptist Church, 2284 Old Covington Road, Conyers. Info: 770-929-3421.

Jan. 12

Open House

The Montessori School of Covington open house, 4108 Summers St., Covington, 6 to 8 p.m. Info: 770-788-7779 or www.montessori-covington.org.

Newton Board of Elections

Newton County Board of Elections and Voter Registration, 1113 Usher St., Covington, 2 p.m. Info: 770-784-2055.

Tennis Lessons

Registration starting for tennis lessons for children ages 4 to 12, at the Pine Log Park Tennis Center, sponsored by the Rockdale County Parks and Recreation. Info: 770-761-3058.

Jan. 15

Rockdale BOE

The Rockdale County Board of Education annual work session, Central Office Complex, 954 N. Main St., board room, 7 p.m.

Jan. 18


The Ole Country Church hosts concert featuring The Heirborn Quartet, 2649 Highway 155, McDonough, free, 6 p.m. Info: 770-957-2818.

Jan. 20

Vascular Disease Lecture

Rockdale Medical Center hosts vascular disease lecture, free, Dr. John Ablan speaking, 1412 Milstead Ave., East Tower Classroom No. 2, 6:30 p.m. Info: 770-785-7195.

Jan. 21

Class of 1960

The Newton County High School Class of 1960 meeting, Smiley's Restaurant, Porterdale, 11:30 a.m. Info: 770-786-7859, Larry Wagner.

Jan. 22

Board of Assessors

Rockdale County Board of Assessors work session, 981 Milstead Ave., BOA Conference room, 10 a.m.

Christian Singles

The Rockdale Newton Christian Singles dinner meeting, City Slicker's, 1468 Old Salem Road, Conyers, 7 p.m. Info: 770-922-4236.

Jan. 23

Pizza and Movie Night

Rockdale Cares, pizza and movie night, Our Place, 875 Davis Drive, Conyers, $6 per person, 4:30 p.m.

Jan. 27

Rockdale Soil and Water Conservation

The Rockdale County Soil and Water Conservation District monthly meeting, Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission's Regional Office, 1500 Klondike Road, Suite 109, conference room, 8:30 a.m. Info: 770-761-3020.

Jan. 30

Diabetes Health Fair

Rockdale Medical Center hosts diabetes health fair, free health screenings from 9 to 11 a.m.., Mahlon L. Davidson, speaks at 11 a.m., 1412 Milstead Ave., East Tower Classroom. Info: 770-918-3881.

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.