Community Calendar - 1/9/2009


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.

Prospective Parents

Peachtree Academy prospective parent event, Jan. 10, 10 a.m. and Jan. 13, 6 p.m. Informational session at noon on Jan. 10. Info: JaNice Van Ness, 770-860-8900 ext. 11 or Jenna Johnson, ext. 10.

Wimpy Kid Book Party

The Nancy Guinn Library hosts Wimpy Kid Book 3 Party, games, raffle prizes and more, 864 Green St., Conyers, 6 to 7 p.m.

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.


Auditions for the spring show with the New Depot Players, Jan. 13 and Jan. 14, Conyers School of Ballet, downstairs studio, 7:30 p.m. Info: 770-922-7112, Cyndi Evans.

Jan. 14

Preschool Story Time

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

Family Dinner

St. Pius X Catholic Church hosts a family dinner, 2621 GA. Highway 20, Conyers, $6 for adults and $3.50 for children, 5 to 7 p.m. Info: 770-929-1017.

Conyers Housing Authority

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

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.

Baby Story Time

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

Christian Seminar

Christian Life School of Theology hosts seminar "Prayer in Another Dimension," Jan. 15 and 16 from 8:30 a.m. to noon or 7 to 10:15 p.m. and Jan. 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., 10242 Flat Shoals Road, Covington, sit-ins are free or for credit seminar costs $160. Info: 770-784-8189 or 770-784-9359.

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.

Church Revival

Community Church of Praise hosts church revival, Jan. 18 to 21, Evangelist R.L. Jordan speaking, 10 Bird's Crossing, Suite D, Covington, 7 p.m. nightly Info: 404-226-7067.

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.

Track and Field

Spring track and field season, parents' meeting hosted by Johnson Parks and Recreation, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers, 6 p.m. Info: 678-625-7486 or 770-785-5922, Coach Robert Jenkins.

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.

Feb. 6

Spring Track and Field

Deadline to register for spring track and field, Johnson Parks and Recreation, registration $76. Info: 678-625-7486 or 770-785-5922, Coach Robert Jenkins.

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