Community Calendar for Dec. 8, 2013

Community Calendar

Dec. 8

Twilights at Chimney Park

5 to 7:30 p.m., Chimney Park, 7116 Floyd St., Covington, the annual Twilights at Chimney Park event — festival lights, caroling, Santa, hot dogs, s’mores and more, cost: $5 per person, free for children 2 years old and under.

Christmas Tour of Homes

1 to 5 p.m., Olde Town, the Pilot Club of Conyers hosts a Christmas Tour of Homes in Historic District of Olde Town, cost: $12 prior to the tour, $15 the day of the tour, tickets may be purchased at the Conyers Welcome Center or be a Pilot member, 404-394-3474, Lillis Brown.

Bethlehem: A Living Nativity

6 and 7:30 p.m., East Newton Baptist Church, 11290 U.S. Highway 278, Covington, the church hosts Bethlehem: A Living Nativity, free admission, 770-786-6627.

Children’s Musical

5 p.m., Heritage Hills Baptist Church, 2987 Ga. Highway 212, Conyers, the church hosts a Children’s Musical titled, “How far is it to Bethlehem?” 770-922-2027.

Dec. 9

Prayer Service

7 p.m., J.P. Carr Community Center, 981 Taylor St., Conyers, a Community Intercessory Prayer Service, 770-761-6841, Warren McCullough.

Christmas Concert

7 p.m., Conyers First United Methodist, 921 N. Main St., the church hosts a piano and organ concert featuring Alice Walker and Becky Ramsey, 770-483-4236.

Dec. 10

Retired Educators

11:30 a.m., First Methodist Church, 921 Main St., Conyers, the Rockdale Retired Educators Association meeting, reservations for lunch required, 770-483-6808, Helen.

East Metro Women’s Luncheon

11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m., Mama Maria’s Italian Grill, 10205 Access Road, Covington, the Covington/Conyers East Metro Women’s Connection’s “Kandy Kane Christmas” luncheon and program, Darrell Palmes and Linda Armstrong speaking. Cost: $14 per person, reservations required for luncheon and childcare, 770-786-8352, Jean.

Dec. 11

Garden Gift Shop

11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 1400 Parker Road, Lobby A, Conyers, the Rockdale County Master Gardener Extension volunteers hosts a Garden Gift Shop with wind chimes, fairy garden ideas, stocking stuffers, cookbooks and more, 770-278-7373.

Dec. 12

Rockdale BOE

7 p.m., 954 North Main St., Rockdale County Board of Education work session, 770-761-1458.

Dec. 14

Holiday Market

9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Allen United Methodist Church, 803 Whatcoat St., Oxford, the church hosts its annual Handmade Arts and Craft Holiday Market — free breakfast with Santa from 9 to 11 a.m., silent auction from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., vendor space still available, 770-786-7414.


2 and 7 p.m. on Dec. 14 and 3 p.m. on Dec. 15, Porter Hall, Covington, the Newton County Arts Association hosts the Nutcracker featuring the Covington Regional Ballet, cost: $20 for adults, $15 for senior and $5 for students, visit: www.NewtonCountyArts.org.

Dec. 15

Musical Celebration

6 p.m., Gateway Community Church, 11677 Brown Bridge Road, Covington, the choir, soloists and worship ensemble of the church hosts a musical celebration titled, “Amazing Grace is Born,” visit: www.gatewaycommunity.org.

Worship Choir Christmas Presentation

11 a.m. and 5 p.m., Heritage Hills Baptist Church, 2987 Ga. Highway, 212, Conyers, the Adult Choir presents “Bethlehem Morning,” 770-922-2027.

Christmas Celebration

10:25 a.m., Crosspoint Christian Church, 4550 Ga. Highway 20 SE, Conyers, the church hosts a Christmas Celebration titled, “And On Earth … Peace,” 770-483-1887.

Dec. 16

Crafts at the Library

4 p.m., Nancy Guinn Library, 864 Green St., Conyers, the Youth Services department hosts a Holiday “Drop-In” crafts event, 770-385-5040.

Dec. 19

Rockdale BOE

7 p.m., 954 North Main St., Rockdale County Board of Education regular session, 770-761-1458.

Rockdale BOA

10 a.m., Rockdale County Board of Assessors, 981 Milstead Ave., Conyers, the BOA work session, 770-278-7650.

Dec. 24

Heritage Hills Christmas Eve Service

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

Trinity’s Christmas Eve Service

6 p.m., Trinity Baptist Church, 301 Honey Creek Road, Conyers, the church hosts a Christmas Eve service, visit, www. trinityconyers.org.

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.