Community Calendar - 1/7/2009


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.

Conyers City Council

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

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.

Prime Timers

Ebenezer United Methodist Church's Prime Timers, for those 50 years of age or older, 2533 Stanton Road, Student Warehouse, Conyers, 10 a.m. Info: 770-788-7001, Ralph Benedict.

Track and Field

Masters Track and Field, 22 years of age and older, Thursdays, Jan. 8, Feb. 5, March 5, and April 2, sponsored by Rockdale County Therapeutic Recreation Department, Maxell Park, 1400 Parker Road, free, 10 a.m. to noon. Info: 770-918-6306.

Jan. 9

XYZ Organization

Deadline to register for lunch for the XYZ Organization meeting on Jan. 15, The First Baptist Church of Conyers, 2100 Ga. Highway 138, 10:30 a.m. Info: 770-483-8700.

East Metro Women's Connection

Deadline to register for the luncheon and childcare for the East Metro Women's Connection luncheon on Jan. 13, Always Banquet Facility, 1613 Milstead Road, Conyers, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Info: 770-786-8352, Jean or 770-787-6457, Ann.

Jan. 10

Special Olympic Basketball

Special Olympic Basketball, Saturdays, Jan. 10 to Jan. 24, sponsored by Rockdale County Therapeutic Recreation Department, Johnson Park, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers, free, 10 to 11 a.m. Info: 770-918-6306.

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.

Church Concert

Crosspoint Christian Church hosts concert featuring The Good Twins, 4550 Ga. Highway 20, Conyers, 6 p.m.

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. 13

Toddler Story Time

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

Driver Safety Program

AARP Driver Safety Program class, Jan. 13 and Jan. 15, attendance for both sessions is required, completion of class will allow you to apply for a reduction in automobile insurance, Olivia Haydel Senior Center, Conyers, cost: $14, 1 to 5 p.m. both days. Info: 770-385-0019, Jim Hurt.

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.

XYZ Organization

XYZ Organization, The First Baptist Church of Conyers, 2100 Ga. Highway 138, 10:30 a.m. Info: 770-483-8700.

Jan. 17

Newborn Opry

Newborn Opry Bluegrass and Country music featuring The Weavers Family, Country AllStars and Opry Singers, Newborn School, Newborn, free admission, 6 p.m. Info: www.newbornopry.com.

Jan. 18


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

MLK Celebration

St. Pius X Catholic Church and St. Simon's Episcopal Church host An Ecumenical Dr. Martin Luther King birthday celebration, Fr. Bruce Wilkerson speaking and the Atlanta Metropolitan College Choir performing, 2621 Ga. Highway 20, Conyers, bring a non-perishable food item for admission, 7 p.m. Info: 770-918-1643, Yvonne Lee or 770-483-3660.

Evangelist Speaking

Prospect Church hosts world-renowned author and evangelist the Rev. Mark Rutland, 6752 Ga. Highway 212, Covington, 11 a.m. Info: 770-786-6303.

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.

Basic Computer Class

The Newton County Library System offering free computer basics class, 7116 Floyd St., Covington, 1 to 3 p.m., space is limited. Info: 770-787-3231.

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. 28

New-Roc ABWA

Newton-Rockdale Chapter of American Business Women's Association, Holiday Inn Express, 1302 Green St., Conyers, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Info: 404-444-5817.

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.

Feb. 1

Ice Skating

Ice Skating at the Pavilion, Feb. 1 to 8, Olde Town, $6 for skating, $2 for skate rentals. Info: www.icedays.com or 770-602-2606.

Feb. 5

Board of Assessors

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

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