Veterans Thanksgiving Dinner
Nov. 20 from 2 to 5 p.m., American Legion Post 77, 674 Legion Road, Conyers, the American Legion Post 77 hosts the first annual Thanksgiving Day Dinner for Senior Veterans and Seniors in the community who are 65 years of age and older, sign-up at the Legion or call 770-483-8216.
Soil and Water Conservation
Nov. 22 at 8:30 a.m., Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commissions Regional Office, 1500 Klondike Road, Suite A109, Conyers the Rockdale County Soil and Water Conservation District meeting, 770-761-3020.
Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service
Nov. 22 at 7 p.m., Epiphany Lutheran Church, 2375 Ga. Highway 20, Conyers, Epiphany Lutheran, along with 13 other local churches, hosts a Ecumenical Thanksgiving service, 770-483-6222.
Nov. 22 at 11:30 a.m., Rockdale Baptist Church, 1295 Smyrna Road, Conyer, the Rockdale Retired Educators Association meeting, Russell Palmgren speaking, reservations for lunch required, 770-483-9238.
Thanksgiving Eve Service
Nov. 23 at 7 p.m., Abiding Grace Lutheran Church, 5510 Ga. Highway 212, Covington, the church hosts a Thanksgiving Eve service, 770-385-7691 or visit: www.abidinggrace.com.
Nov. 24 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., held at Ficquett Theme School, Williams St., Covington, the Newton County Ministers Unions hosts its annual Thanksgiving Dinner for Senior Citizens, transportation available, 770-784-0037.
Aubrae Gunderson 5K
Nov. 26 at 8:45 a.m., Heritage High School, Conyers, the seventh annual Aubrae Gunderson 5K and 1-mile fun run, registration: $20, also the High Heel Hustle begins at 10:30 a.m., visit: www.aubraegunderson.com.
Hanging of the Green
Nov. 27 at 11 a.m., Heritage Hills Baptist Church, 2987 Highway 212, Conyers, the church hosts its annual Hanging of the Green event, 770-922-2027.
A Nashville Christmas
Dec. 1 and 2 at 6:30 p.m. and Dec. 3 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.
Holiday Concert 2011
Dec. 1 at 8 p.m., First Baptist Church, 1139 Usher St., Covington., the Covington Conyers Choral Guild presents a Holiday Concert 2011 featuring Magnificat and other seasonal favorites, tickets: $10, visit: www.choralguild.org.
Holiday Concert 2011
Dec. 2 at 8 p.m., Rockdale Auditorium, 903 Main St., Conyers, the Covington Conyers Choral Guild presents a Holiday Concert 2011 featuring Magnificat and other seasonal favorites, tickets: $10, visit: www.choralguild.org.
Dec. 3 and 4 at 7 p.m., Stewart Baptist Church, 158 Stewart Church Road, Covington, the church hosts a Christmas Drama titled From The Christ Child
to the Judgement, free admission, nursery provided.
Holiday Quilt Bazaar
Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Epiphany Lutheran Church, 2375 Highway 20 South, the Cotton Boll Quilt Guild hosts a Holiday Quilt Bazaar crafts, baked goods, holiday items, fabric and needle crafts and more, 678-392-8264.
Hometown Holiday Parade
Dec. 3 at 4:30 p.m., Olde Town Conyers, Hometown Holiday Parade, with over 70 parade entries featuring Santa and Mrs. Claus, the annual community tree lighting immediately following the parade at the Rockdale County Courthouse, 770-602-2606.
Covington Christmas Parade
Dec. 3 at 10:30 a.m., the Square in Covington, the Covington Lions Club and Main Street Covington hosts the annual Christmas parade titled A Southern Christmas, (parade applications must be postmarked by Nov. 23) visit: www.covingtongalions.org.
Social Circle Tree Lighting
Dec. 3 at 5:30 p.m., City Hall lawn, Social Circle, Social Circles Lighting of the Tree Christmas Through a Childs Eyes, local choirs and local talent performing, Santa and Mrs. Claus, roast marshmallows and much more.
Childrens Choir Presentation
Dec. 4 at 5 p.m., Heritage Hills Baptist Church, 2987 Highway 212, Conyers, the Childrens 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, smore and more, cost: $3 per person or $5 per family.
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.
Class of 1961
Dec. 7 at 11:30 a.m., Mama Marias Italian Grill, Covington, the Newton County High School Class of 1961 meeting, 770-267-4259, Phyllis White Allgood or visit: www.newtoncountyhighschool1961.com.
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.
Porterdales Tour of Homes
Dec. 8 from 4:30 to 8 p.m., Porterdale, the Friends of Porterdale hosts Porterdales Christmas in the Village Tour of Homes, tickets: $20, tickets can be purchased at Spires, Square Perk, Mayfields in Newton Plaza and Burnies BBQ..
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.
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.
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.