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Community Calendar - 1/16/2009

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

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.

Concert

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

Concert

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.

Baby Story Time

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

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.

Democratic Party

The Rockdale County Democratic Party, installation ceremony for the 2009 Executive Board of Directors, Johnson Park Recreation Center, off Ebenezer Road, 7 to 9 p.m. Info: 770-922-5353, Michael Robinson.

Spring 2009 Baseball

Deadline to register online for the Spring 2009 Rockdale Youth Baseball Association for the 3 and 4 year old T-ball league, additional walk-in dates, times and costs available at 1249 South Main St., or at www.ryba.org.

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. 29

An Evening of Learning

Rockdale County Public Schools hosts an evening of learning for parents, faculty and the community, session 1 begins at 4:45 p.m., session 2 begins at 7 p.m., Conyers Middle School. Info: https://pdx.rockdale.k12.ga.us.

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.

Dave Ramsey Classes

Conyers Church of God hosts the Dave Ramsey classes, a 13-week program, 1825 Ga. Highway 138, 6 p.m. Info: 770-853-6979, Mark Hardgrove or revhardgrove@truevine.net.

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.

Toddler Story Time

Nancy Guinn Library's Reading program, Toddler Time, ages 18 months to 3 years old, also on Feb. 10 and Feb. 17, 864 Green St., 10:30 a.m. Info: 770-388-5041.

Pajama Party

Nancy Guinn Library hosts pajama party bedtime stories, for all ages, also on Feb. 10, Feb. 17 and Feb. 24, 864 Green St., Children's Department, 7 p.m. Info: 770-388-5041.

Feb. 4

Preschool Story Time

Nancy Guinn Library's reading program, Preschool Time, ages 3 to 5 years old, also on Feb. 11 and Feb. 18, 864 Green St., 10:30 a.m. Info: 770-388-5041.

Feb. 5

Board of Assessors

Rockdale County Board of Assessors work session, 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 on Feb. 12 and Feb. 19, 864 Green St., 10:30 a.m. Info: 770-388-5041.

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.

Spring 2009 Baseball

Tryouts for the Spring 2009 Rockdale Youth Baseball Association, ages 5 to 15 years old, additional information available at 1249 South Main St., or at www.ryba.org.

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.

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.

Bowling League

The Rockdale County Parks and Therapeutic Department host family bowling night, Sundays through March 1, AMC Lanes, 885 Flat Shoals Road, Conyers, $8 per night, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Info: 770-918-6306.

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.

Feb. 19

Board of Assessors

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

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