Community Calendar for Aug. 9, 2013

Aug. 9

Friday Fun Concert

Aug. 9, 7 p.m., Unity Church and Spirit Center of Rockdale, 933 Commercial St., Olde Town, Conyers, the church hosts a Friday Fun Concert featuring Cypress South, suggested love offering of $10, 770-922-6489.

Aug. 10

Barbecue Benefit

Aug. 10, 4 to 8 p.m., Marks Family Pavilion, 500 Marks Road, Mansfield, first annual Chris Ogden Barbecue Fundraiser — to help raise money for Chris Ogden, who has been diagnosed with Leukemia, and his family, cost: $8 for dinner plates and $40 for Boston Butts, 678-449-6233, Kristen.

Driving Class

Aug. 10, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Nancy Guinn Library, 865 Green St., Conyers, AARP hosts a Smart Driver Class, completion of class may help lower automobile insurace, cost: $12 for AARP members, $14 for non-members, 770-922-7965.

Aug. 11

148th Church


Aug. 11, 10 a.m., Rock Temple AME Church, 1021 Bryant St., Conyers, the church celebrates its 148th anniversary and annual Family and Friends Day, the Rev. David B. Rhone Jr. speaking, dinner served following service, 770-922-5707.


Genealogical Society

Aug. 11, 3 p.m., The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1275 Flat Shoals Road, Conyers, the Rockdale County Genealogical Society meeting, Laura W. Carter speaking, 770-388-7113, Gerre Byrd.

Special Assembly Day

Aug. 11, 9:50 a.m., Jehovah’s Witnesses at Conyers Assembly Hall, a Special Assembly Day, the theme is “Safeguard Your Conscience,” visit: www.jw.org.

Aug. 12

GED Preparation Classes

Aug. 12, Allen Memorial United Methodist Church, 803 Whatcoat St., Oxford, Newton County READS hosts GED Preparation Classes, Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., e-mail: ncrlged@gmail.com or 678-342-7943.

Aug. 13

Free Legal


Aug. 13, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Covington Branch Library, 7116 Floyd St., Covington, Georgia Legal Services Program providing free legal representation to low-income Georgians in select civil matters, 404-894-7707, Cole Thaler.

Aug. 14

Old Pleasant Hill Revival

Aug. 14 to 16, 7 p.m. nightly, Old Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 300 Honey Creek Road, Conyers, the church hosts a Fall Revival, 770-483-8392.

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, or email julie.wells@rockdalecitizen.com. Include an event description, sponsor, date, time, place, phone number and contact person.