Community Calendar - 1/15/2009


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.

Board of Education Meetings

The Rockdale County Board of Education finance committee meeting to be held at 5 p.m. and the annual work session meeting to be held at 7 p.m., Central Office Complex, 954 N. Main St.

State of the City

The Conyers mayor and City Council will hold the Mayor's Annual State of the City Address, the Carriage Room, Georgia International Horse Park, seating is limited, 7 p.m.

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.


Trails for Christ Church hosts concert featuring The Gobers, corner of Ga. highways 11 and 142, Covington, 6 p.m. Info: 770-385-3380 or 678-249-8601.

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 United Methodist 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. 19

MLK Jr. Celebration

J.A.M. Worldwide Ministries hosts 2nd annual MLK Jr. celebration, The Boys and Girls Club, 1015 O'Kelly St., Conyers, free, 1 p.m. Info: 404-966-3128.

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.

Toddler Story Time

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

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.

Preschool Story Time

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

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: 770-483-4236.

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. 24

Class of 1961

The Newton County High School Class of 1961 meeting, Neely's Restaurant, 11356 Brown Bridge Road, Covington, 4 p.m. Info: 770-267-4259, Phyllis White Allgood.

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.

Rockdale Medical Center

RMC Finance and Audit Committee meeting, boardroom, 4:30 p.m. and RMC and Rockdale Hospital Authority joint board meeting, East Tower, 5:30 p.m., 1412 Milstead Ave.

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.

Jan. 31

Ballet Auditions

The Covington Regional Ballet and the Arts Association in Newton County hosts ballet auditions for 'Sleeping Beauty', children 5 years of age and up from 9:30 to 10 a.m. and ages 8 and up from 10:15 to 11 a.m., performances dates are May 1 and May 3, Mainstream Dance on the Square, cost: $100. Info: 770-786-8188 or acoggin@newtoncountyarts.org for audition requirements.

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. 3

New Rock Chapter of IAAP

Deadline to register for New Rock Chapter of International Association of Administrative Professionals seminar and dinner on Feb. 3, Judge Lillis Brown speaking on "Basic Estate Planning," Rockdale Medical Center, 1412 Milstead Ave., Classroom No. 2, dinner begins at 6:30 p.m., cost: $18,. Info: 770-918-3146, Lori Holbrook or lholbrook@rockdale.org.

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.

Feb. 7

Valentine Dance

Rockdale Cares Valentine Dance, Maxell building, 1400 Parker Road, Conyers, 6 to 7:30 p.m., free, reservations are required. Info: 770-922-7272.

Feb. 8

2009 Heart Truth

Antioch AME Martha Cummings Health Unit hosts "The Hearth Truth: Go Red Fashion Event," fashion show and information on heart disease, Antioch AME, 1790 Ebenezer Road, Conyers, tickets: $10, begins at 5:30 p.m. Info: 770-480-0933 or www.antioch-ame.org.

Feb. 9

Heart Healthy Luncheon

Deadline to register for Rockdale Medical Center's Heart Healthy Luncheon, Dr. Michael Cecil and Wendy Pippin speaking, Rockdale 1412 Milstead Ave., East Tower Classrooms, cost: $20 per person, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Info: 770-918-3876, to pay by credit card.

Covington Airport

The Covington Airport Advisory Committee quarterly meeting, Council Chambers, City Hall, 2194 Emory St., 6:30 p.m.

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