Unity’s Burning Bowl Ceremony
11 a.m., Unity Church and Spiritual Center of Rockdale, 933 Commercial St., Conyers, Burning Bowl and White Stone Ceremonies — a ceremony to release negative thoughts and feelings, and to help prepare for the new year, 770-922-6489.
Watch Night Service
7 to 9 p.m., Rock Temple AME Church, 1021 Bryant St., Conyers, the church hosts its annual Watch Night service, the Rev. J. Larry Ervin speaking, refreshments served following service, 770-922-5707.
Calvary’s New Year’s Eve Service
10 p.m. to midnight, Calvary Community Church, 120 Crowell Road, Conyers, the church hosts a New Year’s Eve service, breakfast served after service, 770-787-0511 or visit: www.calvarycom.com.
New Year’s Eve
7 p.m., Loves and Hugs Christian Tabernacle, 1701 Klondike Road, Conyers, the church hosts a Watch Night Service.
7 p.m., Nehemiah Empowerment Church, 1005 Hardin St., Conyers, the church hosts a New Year’s Eve Watch Night Celebration, music, fun and fellowship.
Watch Night Musical
10 p.m., White’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 2020 White’s Chapel Road, Conyers, the church hosts a “Down Home Throw Back Watch Night Musical,” breakfast served after the concert, 770-679-0938.
Jubilee Day Service
11 a.m., Rock Temple AME Church, 1021 Bryant St., Conyers, the NAACP hosts its annual “Jubilee Day Service,” 770-922-5707.
Newton County Recycling
The Newton County Landfill and all Newton County Neighborhood Recycling Centers will be closed Jan. 1 in observance of New Year’s Day.
The Conyers City Council meeting scheduled for Jan. 1 has been cancelled, 770-483-4411.
7 p.m., Rockdale County Board of Education, Board Room, 954 N. Main St., the Rockdale BOE work session, 770-761-1458.
10 a.m., Rockdale County Board of Assessors, Conference Room, 981 Milstead Ave., Conyers, BOA general meeting, 770-278-7650.
8 a.m. to noon, Rockdale Career Academy, 1064 Culpepper Drive, Room 1177, Conyers, the Rockdale Board of Education Board Workshop, 770-761-1458.
East Metro Women’s Luncheon
11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m., Mama Maria’s Italian Grill, 101205 Access Road, Covington, the East Metro Women’s Connection, “Sip, Sip Hooray!” Luncheon and Program, cost: $14, reservations required, 770-786-8352, Jean.
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