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Newton Community Calendar

Dec. 4

Children’s Choir Presentation

Dec. 4 at 5 p.m., Heritage Hills Baptist Church, 2987 Ga. Highway 212, Conyers, the Children’s Choir presents a Christmas presentation titled “The Christmas Journey/Rembrandt Christmas Story”, 770-922-2027.

Twilights at Chimney Park

Dec. 4 from 5 to 7:30 p.m., Chimney Park, Covington, Twilights at Chimney Park — lights, caroling, storytelling, hot cider, giant Nutcrackers, s’more and more, cost: $3 per person or $5 per family.

“The Richman’s Christmas”

Dec. 4 at 4 p.m., Rockdale Auditorium, 903 Main St., Conyers, Stardom Productions hosts a play titled “The Richman’s Christmas,” tickets: $10, advanced purchase only, 404-587-4420 or visit: www.stardomproductionsinc.com.

Dec. 5

Christmas Concert

Dec. 5 at 7:30 p.m., Eastside High School Auditorium, Covington, the Newton County Community Band, directed by T.K. Adams, presents a Christmas Concert, free event.

Dec. 6

Chorus Concert

Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. Hightower Elementary School, Conyers, the HTE Chorus presents a “December Nights, December Lights” concert, refreshments available for purchase before the show, 770-388-0751.

NARFE Chaper 1829

Dec. 6 at 11 a.m., The Benton House of Covington, 7155 S. Dearing Road, Covington, the NARFE Chapter 1829 lunch meeting, lunch is $5 per person, 770-786-7624.

Development Authority Meeting Canceled

The Development Authority of Rockdale County regular meeting scheduled for Dec. 6 at 9 a.m. as been canceled.

Newton BOC Meeting Canceled

The Newton County Board of Commissioners’ regularly scheduled meeting for Dec. 6 has been cancelled.

Dec. 7

Class of 1961

Dec. 7 at 11:30 a.m., Mama Maria’s Italian Grill, Covington, the Newton County High School Class of 1961 meeting, 770-267-4259, Phyllis White Allgood or visit: www.newtoncountyhighschool1961.com.

Conyers City Council

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

Dec. 8

Rockdale BOE

Dec. 8 at 7 p.m., Central Office Board Room, 954 N. Main St., the Rockdale Board of Education monthly work session, 770-860-4280.

A Nashville Christmas

Dec. 8 and 9 at 6:30 p.m. and Dec. 10 at 2:30 p.m., Social Circle Theater, the theater presents “A Nashville Christmas” tickets: $15 for adults, $12 for students and seniors and $10 per person for group rates, visit: www.socialcircletheater.com or 770-464-2269.

Porterdale’s Tour of Homes

Dec. 8 from 4:30 to 8 p.m., Porterdale, the Friends of Porterdale hosts Porterdale’s Christmas in the Village Tour of Homes, tickets: $20, tickets can be purchased at Spires, Square Perk, Mayfield’s in Newton Plaza and Burnie’s BBQ.

Prime Timers

Dec. 8 at 10:30 a.m., Ebenezer United Methodist Church, Student Warehouse, 2533 Stanton Road, Conyers, the Prime Timers (those 50 years of age and older) meeting and program presented by the Ebenezer Pre-school children, 770-483-7016.

Dec. 9

Designer Showcase

Dec. 9 at from 5 to 8 p.m., Conyers First United Methodist Church, 927 Main St., Designer Showcase Parish of the Conyers FUMC’s Candlelight Tour — include gift shop, tea room and door prizes, tickets: $8 per person, 770-602-2606.

Auxiliary Sale

Dec. 9 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Rockdale Medical Center, Cafeteria, 1412 Milstead Ave., the Rockdale Medical Center Auxiliary hosts a jewelry, handbags, toys and gift sale, 770-918-3007.

Dec. 10

Designer Showcase

Dec. 10 at from 10 a.m to 5 p.m., Conyers First United Methodist Church, 927 Main St., Designer Showcase Parish of the Conyers FUMC’s Open House — include gift shop, tea room and door prizes, tickets: $8 per person, 770-602-2606.

Breakfast with Santa

Dec. 10 from 8 to 11 a.m., Shiloh United Methodist Church, 10 Almon Church Road, Covington, the church hosts a Breakfast with Santa, cost: $6 (includes picture) and a Secret Santa Shop for children.

Used Book Sale

Dec. 10 from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nancy Guinn Library, 864 Green St., the Friends of the Library hosts a used book sale.

Breakfast with Santa

Dec. 10 at 8:30 a.m., Salem United Methodist Church, 3962 Salem Road, Covington, the church hosts Breakfast with Santa, cost: $5 per person in advance, $6 at the door, Secret Santa Shop open too, 770-786-6027.

Dec. 11

Christmas Cantata

Dec. 11 at 6 p.m., Crossroads United Methodist Church, 2460 Ga. Highway 138, Conyers, the church hosts a Christmas cantata, 770-388-7438.

“Hope is Born Emmanuel”

Dec. 11 at 5 p.m., Heritage Hills Baptist Church, 2987 Ga. Highway 212, Conyers, the church hosts “Hope is Born Emmanuel” program, 770-922-2027.

Dec. 13

Blood Drive

Dec. 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Rockdale Medical Center, 1412 Milstead Ave., East Tower Classrooms, RMC hosts a Red Cross commnity blood drive, visit: www.givelife.org, enter sponsor code “rockmed”.

Dec. 14

Newton Chapter DAR

Dec. 14 at 3 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1113 Conyers St., Covington, the Newton Chapter DAR meeting and Christmas musical program featuring Becky Williams.

Dec. 15

Rockdale BOE

Dec. 15 at 7 p.m., Central Office Board Room, 954 N. Main St., the Rockdale Board of Education regular monthly meeting, 770-860-4280.

Dec. 17

Toy Give Away

Dec. 17 at 6 p.m., Be Thou Healed Global Church, 1445 McDonough Highway, Conyers, the church hosts a toy give away (restrictions apply) after the Christmas Drama, 770-875-5271.

2011 Believe Project

Dec. 17 from 10 a.. to 2 p.m., New Covenant Christian Ministry, 14147 Ga. Highway 268 East, Covington, National Marine Corp. Toys for Tots and United Way hosts the 2011 Believe Project A Christmas Celebration for children ages of birth to 12 years old, 770-572-8995. Lillian or 404-944-3119, Tiffany.

Dec. 24

Christmas Eve Service

Dec. 24 at 4 and 6 p.m., Crossroads United Methodist Church, 2460 Ga. Highway 138, Conyers, the church hosts a Christmas Eve service, 770-388-7438. ?

Christmas Eve Service

Dec. 24 at 5 p.m., Heritage Hills Baptist Church, 2987 Ga. Highway 212, Conyers, the church hosts its Christmas Eve service, 770-922-2027.

The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties. To submit information, visit our website at www.rockdalecitizen.com, call 770-483-7108, ext. 252, fax the information c/o Julie Wells at 770-483-5797.