Community Calendar - 06/10/09

June 10

Conyers Housing Authority

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

Summer Program

Rockdale County 4-H Club Cloverleaf Summer program, bring a white T-shirt, Olde Town Conyers Pavilion, $4 per person, 10 to 11 a.m. Info: 770-602-2606.

Horse Show

Atlanta Summer Classic I Horse Show, over 800 horses, June 10 to June 14, Georgia International Horse Park, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Info: 770-602-2606 or www.classiccompany.com.

DTV Transition Assistance

DTV Transition Assistance, the FCC staff will be at Kmart, 6239 Turner Lake Road, Covington, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Info: 770-787-7877.

Summer Shows

Newton County Library presents Spectacular Summer Shows featuring percussionist Scott Douglas, 7116 Floyd St., Covington, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Info: 770-385-6444.

June 11

Prime Timers

Ebenezer United Methodist Church Prime Timers meeting for those 50 years of age and older, Ebenezer UMC, 2533 Stanton Road, Student Warehouse, Conyers, 10 a.m. Info: 770-483-6905, Betty Alexander.

Christian Seminar

Christians Life School of Theology hosts seminar The Ten Commandments, June, 11 and 12 from 8:30 a.m. to noon or 7 p.m. to 10:15 p.m. and June 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., 10242 Flat Shoals Road, Covington, sit ins are free, for course credit the cost is $160. Info: 770-784-9359 or 770-784-8189.

Thrilling Thursdays

Nancy Guinn Library's Thrilling Thursday program presents Yolanda Hernandez "Bringing Stories to Life," dramatic storytelling and more, 903 Main St., Olde Town, 10:30 a.m.

'You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown'

The New Depot Players presents "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown," June 11 to 14, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays shows start at 8 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 3 p.m. Info: www.thenewdepotplayers.com or 770-922-3143.

June 12

Summer Series

The Arts Association Summer Series 2009 presents 'The Grapevine' band, on the Square in Covington, 7 p.m. Info: e-mail: operatogo@aol.com or mscovington@cityofcovington.org.

June 13

Knit in Public Day

World Wide Knit in Public Day, bring a chair and a knitting project, meet at the Square in Covington, 10 a.m. Info: www.wwkipday.com.

Cloggers' Reunion

The Original Cotton Pickin' Cloggers 30-year reunion of all alumni clogging team members, Conyers Middle School, 400 Sigman Road, Conyers, bring a snack or dessert to share and clogging shoes, 6 p.m. Info: 770-483-1295.

Used Book Sale

Friends of the Nancy Guinn Library hosts used book sale, 1329 Portman Drive, Conyers, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Fishing Clinic

Fishing clinic, knot tying, casting, safety issues and more, Georgia fishing license required, C.H. Brown and Michael Reilley teaching, Panola Mountain State Park, register in advance, $7 to $10 plus $5 parking fee, 10 a.m. to noon. Info: 770-389-7801.

June 14

VBS Registration

Registration for children 3 to 12 years old for Vacation Bible School to be held on June 22 to 26, Abiding Grace Lutheran Church, meeting at Total Childcare Experience, 11:30 a.m. Info: 770-385-7691.


The Ole Country Church hosts concert featuring, Ricky Atkinson and Compassion, 2649 Highway 155, McDonough, nursery provided for ages 4 and under, 6 p.m. Info: 770-957-2818.

Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School - 'Crocodile Dock,' for children ages 5 to 12 years old, June 14 to June 18, Conyers Church of God, 1825 Highway 138, 7 to 9 p.m. Info: 770-922-5834.

Rockdale Genealogy Society

The Rockdale County Genealogy Society meeting, Ken Thomas speaking, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1275 Flat Shoals Road, Conyers, 3 p.m. Info: 770-483-5127.

June 15

Insect Day Camp

The Rockdale County Cooperative Extension hosts insect Day Camp, for fourth to seventh graders, June 15 to 19 from 9 a.m. to noon, 1400 Parker Road, Lobby A, Conyers, $50 per person. Info: 770-278-7373.

Vacation Bible School

Covington First United Methodist Church, Vacation Bible School, June 15 to 19, 9 a.m. to noon, ages 4 years through fifth grade. Register online: www.fumccovington.org.

June 16

Autism Support Group

Family and Friends Autism Support Group meeting, DeKalb Technical Auditorium, 16200 Alcovy-Jersey Road, Covington, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Info: 770-784-1492 or 770-362-9540.

South Rockdale Civic Association

The South Rockdale Civic Association meeting, Lamar Sims speaking, Union United Methodist Church, 4600 Union Church Road, corner of Ga. Highway 138 and Union Church Road, refreshments served at 7 p.m., meeting begins at 7:30 p.m.

Breast Cancer Support

Breast Cancer Support group meeting, Newton Medical Center, Auditorium, 4181 Hospital Drive, 6 p.m. Info: 770-385-7820.

P.R.I.D.E. Class

The University of Georgia Traffic Injury Prevention Institute hosts free "Georgia Teens Ride with P.R.I.D.E." class, completion of this course may reduce auto insurance rates, 1070 Culpepper Drive, Suite 400, Conyers, must register to attend, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Info: 678-413-4281 or www.ridesafegeorgia.org.

June 18

Yoga Classes

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Chi Tau Omega Chapter, hosts free yoga classes, Turner Lake Complex, 6185 Turner Lake Complex, 6185 Turner Lake Road, Covington, 6:30 p.m. Info: 770-480-0933.

Board of Assessors

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

Thrilling Thursdays

Nancy Guinn Library hosts Thrilling Thursdays Performances featuring Manga African Dance presenting Rhythm in Motion: Sunu, learn about the influence of the cultures of Congo, the Caribbean and more, Rockdale County Auditorium, 903 Main St., Conyers, 10:30 a.m.

June 19

Rubber Ducky Race

Deadline to purchase your Rubber Ducky Race tickets, race to be held June 25, purchase one for $10 or three for $25, all proceeds benefits meals, health and wellness for senior citizens, Olivia Haydel Senior Center, 1240 Dogwood Drive, Conyers. Info: 770-278-7230.

XYZ Organization

Deadline to register for lunch for the XYZ Organization meeting on June 25 at 10:30 a.m., First Baptist Church of Conyers. Info: 770-483-8700.

Rock 'n Rock Party

Tech-Able hosts Rock 'n Rock Party, boys with special needs night out, games, pizza, build your own car or guitar and more, 1114 Brett Drive, Conyers, $20, 6:30 to 10 p.m. Info: 770-922-6768.

Children's Yard Sale

The children of Allen Memorial United Methodist Church are having a children's yard sale - children's clothing toy and books, funds raised will help children attend Camp Glisson, Allen UMC, 803 Whatcoat St., Oxford, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Info: 770 786-7414.

June 20

Vaccine Clinic

Rockdale County Animal Care and Control hosts vaccine clinic, feline and canine rabies shot, micro chips and much more, cash only, 9 a.m. to noon, 1506 Rockbridge Road, Conyers. Info: 770-278-8403.

Rock Eagle

Get R.E.A.L. (Rock Eagle Adult Learning) - explore Rock Eagle Lake by canoe, Rock Eagle 4-H Center's Natural History Museum, $10 per person, includes light snacks and the museum, registration is required. Info: 706-484-2834, Kelly Scott or e-mail: kellyjo@uga.edu or mhammons@uga.edu.

June 23

Cloverbud Insect Day

The Rockdale County Cooperative Extension presents Cloverbud Insect Day, make crafts, play buggy games and more, for ages 2 to 8 years old, 1400 Parker Road, Lobby A, Conyers, $5 per child, free for adults, 10 a.m. to noon. Info: 770-278-7373.

Soil and Water Conservation

The Rockdale County Soil and Water Conservation District monthly meeting, 1500 Klondike Road, Suite A109, Conyers, 8:30 a.m. Info: 770-761-3020.

June 25

XYZ Organization

XYZ Organization meeting, musical program will be presented, First Baptist Church of Conyers, 2100 Ga. Highway 138, church gym, 10:30 a.m. Info: 770-483-8700.

June 26

Golf Tournament

Philologia Lodge No. 178 hosts annual charity golf tournament benefiting Rockdale CASA and the Masonic Children's Home, Honey Creek Country Club, Conyers, 9 a.m. Info: 770-714-4919.

June 27


Pleasant Hill CME Church will hold auditions for the gospel play "I Couldn't Hear Nobody Pray." Male and female performers 13 years of age and older needed, 1201 Pleasant Hill Circle, Conyers, 10 a.m. to noon. Info: 770-929-1529.

June 29

Breast Cancer Support

Breast Cancer Support group meeting, Newton Medical Center, Auditorium, 4181 Hospital Drive, 6 p.m. Info: 770-385-7820.

July 1

Newton Library

The Newton County Library Board of Trustees, construction committee meeting, Newton County Library, Board Room, 7116 Floyd St., 10 a.m. Info: 770-787-3231.

July 2

Board of Assessors

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

July 4

Fabulous Fourth

July 4 Celebration 'Fabulous 4th' hosted by the Georgia International Horse Park, event begins at 5 p.m., fireworks display at dark, free admission and parking. Info: 770-602-2606.

Summer Series

The Arts Association Summer Series 2009 presents The Newton County Community Band, on the Square in Covington, 5 p.m. Info: e-mail: operatogo@aol.com or mscovington@cityofcovington.org.

July 7

Music Workshop

Music and Songwriting Workshop, for ages 10 to 18 years of age, Nancy Guinn Library, 864 Green St., Conyers, 6 to 7 p.m. Info; 770-388-5040.

July 10

Summer Series

The Arts Association Summer Series 2009 presents the Zydeco T band, Creole shouts, percussive rhythms and Zydeco dance, on the Square in Covington, 7 p.m. Info: e-mail: operatogo@aol.com or mscovington@cityofcovington.org.

July 13

Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School, "Crocodile Dock." for completed K4 to fifth grade, July 13 to 17, 6:15 to 8:30 p.m., Greater Love Baptist Church, 5325 Ga. Highway 81 S., Covington. Info: 678-342-0015 or register at www.glbc-vbs.com.

July 16

Board of Assessors

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

SSEMC Annual Meeting

Snapping Shoals EMC Annual Meeting, Georgia International Horse Park, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Info: 770-602-2606.

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.