Rockdale/Newton Community Calendar

July 11

Rockdale BOE

July 11, 7 p.m., Rockdale County Board of Education, Board Room, 954 N. Main St., the BOE work session, 770-761-1458.

Rockdale BOA

July 11, 10 a.m., Board of Assessors Conference Room, 981 Milstead Ave., the BOA general meeting, 770-278-7650.

2013 Youth Convention

July 11 to 13, 10 a.m. and 7 p.m., Apostolic Church of Promise, meet at the Old Church, off Wesley St., Oxford, the 2013 Youth Convention , 678-232-9906.

July 12

Friday Fun Concert

July 12, 7 p.m., Unity Church and Spiritual Center of Rockdale, 933 Commercial St., Conyers, the church hosts a Friday Fun Concert featuring Jim Pearce, visit: www.unitychurchorRockdale.org.

July 13

Health Fair

July 13, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Victorious Life Church, 1615 Old McDonough Highway, Conyers, the church hosts a free Health Fair — free screenings for blood pressure, blood sugar, dental, vision, weight and more, also food, fun and giveaways, 770-602-0960.

Free Writing Workshop

July 13, 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Georgia Piedmont Technical College, Building D, 8100 Bob Williams Pkwy., Covington, the East Metro Atlanta Christian Writers hosts a free Writing Workshop, author Steve Miller speaking, for ages 16 years old and older, visit: www.wmacw.org.

July 14

Rockdale Genealogical Society

July 14, 3 p.m., The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1275 Flat Shoals Road, Conyers, the Rockdale Genealogical Society hosts a presentation titled: “Computer Storage Technology,” Jeremy Frizzell speaking, 770-388-7113, Gerre Byrd.

Special Speaker

July 14, 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., Newton Baptist Church, 720 Jack Neely Road, Covington, the church hosts Evangelist Tom Farrell speaking, 770-788-7868.

Heritage Hills VBS

July 14 to 18, 6 to 9 p.m., Heritage Hills Baptist Church, 2987 Ga. Highway 212, Conyers, the church hosts vacation Bible school, 770-922-2027.

Gum Creek VBS

July 14 to 18, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Gum Creek Presbyterian Church, 2700 Gum Creek Road, Oxford, the church hosts a “Kingdom Rock” themed vacation Bible school, 770-786-8301.

Family and Friends Day

July 14, 11 a.m., Sims Chapel Baptist Church, 61 Sims Chapel Road, Covington, the church hosts a Family and Friends Day, 770-787-6865.

July 15

Ebenezer’s VBS

July 15 to 19, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Ebenezer UMC, 2533 Stanton Road, Conyers, the church hosts Vacation Bible School, dinner served nightly by BOLD Ministries and Ebenezer UMC, 770-922-8447, ext. 12, Sherri Alderson.

Crochet Creations

July 15 and 18, 10 a.m. to noon, Rockdale County Extension Office, 1400 Parker Road, Conyers, Crochet Creations class — learn the basic of crocheting and make a scarf, cost: $10, for students who have completed fifth grade and up, 770-278-7373.

Parks and Recreation Commission

July 15, 5 p.m., Johnson Park Recreational Facility, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers, the Rockdale County Parks and Recreation Commission meeting, 770-278-7268.

July 16

Movie for Kids

July 16, Newton County Library System, (4 p.m. at the Covington Branch, and 4 p.m. at the Porter Memorial Branch), the library hosts a movie for kids, snacks provided, visit: www.newtonlibrary.org.

July 17

Sean Driscoll’s Storyship

July 17, Newton County Library System, (10:30 a.m. at the Covington Branch, 1 p.m. at the Newborn Library and 4 p.m. at the Porter Memorial Branch), the library hosts Sean Driscoll’s Storyship!, visit: www.newtonlibrary.org.

July 18

Board of Assessors

July 18, 10 a.m., 981 Milstead Ave., Conyers, the Rockdale County Board of Assessors work sessions, 770-278-7650.

Canceled meeting

The Rockdale County Wataer and Sewerage Authoriy Watershed Subcommitee meeting has been scheduled, 770-278-7410.

July 20

Pet Vaccine Clinic

July 20, 9 a.m. to noon, St. Simon’s Episcopal Church, 1522 Ga. Highway 138, Conyers, Hometown Animal Rescue hosts a Pet Vaccine Clinic, shots are $10 each, micro chips are $20 each, (cash only), 678-964-4274.

July 22

Rockdale Historical Society

July 22, 10 a.m., Conyers Depot, Olde Town, the Rockdale County Historical Society meeting, Civil War author Robert C. Jones speaking, 770-483-3715, Jean Hambrick.

July 23

Retired Educator Association

July 23, 11:30 a.m., First Methodist Church, 921 Main St., Conyers the Rockdale Retired Educators Association meeting and installation of new officers, reservations required for lunch, 678-350-1322, Richard.

July 24

ABWA Meeting

July 24, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., meet at 2375 Wall St., Suite 140, Conyers, the American Business Woman’s Association meeting, 770-712-1688, Patty Bryson.

July 25

XYZ Organization

July 25, 10:30 a.m., First Baptist Church of Conyers, 2100 Ga. Hwy. 138, the XYZ Organization meeting, program by Dynamic Music Duo — Keith and Donny, deadline to register for lunch is July 19, 770-761-7933, Johnnie.

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.