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Community Calendar for Nov. 8, 2013

Nov. 9

Georgia Apply to College Event

9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Elks Aidmore Inc., 2391 Morrison Road, Conyers, Elks Aidmore hosts a Georgia Apply to College event — financial aid and college admission workshops, help in applying to college and more, 770-313-3002, Carolyn Jameson.

Church Barbecue

11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Lovejoy United Methodist Church, 12835 Ga. Highway 36, Covington, the church hosted its annual barbecue, cost: $8 for adult’s plates, $4 for a child’s plates, $8 for 1 pound of barbecue or 1 quart of stew.

Fall Celebration

10 a.m. to noon, Georgia Piedmont Technical College, 8100 Bob Williams, Building D, Covington, East Metro Atlanta Christian Writers’ Fall Celebration, 770-784-0079.

Nov. 10

Chorus Anniversary

3 to 5 p.m., Rock Temple AME Church, 1021 Bryant St., Conyers, the Male Chorus of the church celebrates its anniversary, refreshments served following service, 770-922-5707.

Loyalty Day

11 a.m., Pleasant Hill CME, 1201 Pleasant Circle, Conyers, the church celebrates Loyalty Day, the Rev. Jane E. Thomas speaking, 770-922-7949.

Nov. 11

Newton County Landfill

The Newton County Landfill and all Newton County Neighborhood Recycling Centers will be closed on Nov. 11 in observance of Veteran’s Day.

Nov. 13

Life Line Screening

9 a.m., Gateway Community Church, 11677 Brown Bridge Road, Covington, the church hosts a Life Line Screening, pre-registration is required, 1-800-324-9458 or visit: www.helpinghandsforhealth.com.

Nov. 14

Rockdale BOE

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

East Side Scottish Association.

6 p.m., PaPa’s Restaurant, corner of Ga. Highway 138 and Salem Road, Conyers, the East Side Scottish Rite Association meeting, past Grand Master Ray Knittel speaking, 770-385-9595.

Prime Timers

10:30 a.m., Ebenezer United Methodist Church, Student Warehouse, 2533 Stanton Road, Conyers, the Prime Timers (those 50 years of age and older) Thanksgiving-themed meeting and sing-a-long with Jean Beggs, 770-483-7016.

Nov. 16

Prayer Breakfast

10 a.m. to noon, Rock Temple AME Church, 1021 Bryant St., Conyers, the church hosts a prayer breakfast, cost: $10, the Rev. Eric Flangan speaking, 404-955-3675. Eric Boykins.

Nov. 20

Conyers Housing Authority

4:30 p.m., H. Jack Turner Community Center, 1214 Summer Circle, Conyers, the Board of Commissioners meetings for the Conyers Housing Authority, 770-483-9301.

Nov. 21

Rockdale BOE

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

Rockdale BOA

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

Nov. 23

Turkey Trot

8 a.m., Elks Aidmore, 2394 Morrison Road, Conyers, the 15th annual Cross Country 5K Turkey Trot and 1-mile Turkey Tot Trot, cost: pre-registration $20, day of the race $25, 770-483-3535.

Nov. 24

Ecumenical Community Thanksgiving

7 p.m., St. Simon’s Episcopal Church, 1522 Hwy. 138, Conyers, St. Simon’s Church, Epiphany Lutheran Church, Conyers United Methodist Church, Trinity Baptist Church and St. Pius X Catholic Church hosts the 24th annual Ecumenical Community Thanksgiving service, 770-483-3242.

Nov. 28

Thanksgiving Dinner

Noon to 2 p.m., Heritage Hills Baptist Church, 2987 Ga. Highway 212, Conyers, the church hosts a free, community-wide Thanksgiving Dinner, reservations requested, 770-922-2027 or e-mail: Gcadwell@hhbcga.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.