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.
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.
11 a.m., Pleasant Hill CME, 1201 Pleasant Circle, Conyers, the church celebrates Loyalty Day, the Rev. Jane E. Thomas speaking, 770-922-7949.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
7 p.m., Rockdale County Board of Education regular session, 954 N. Main St., Board Room, 770-761-1458.
10 a.m., Board of Assessors, 981 Milstead Ave., Conyers, the Rockdale BOA work session, 770-278-7650.
10:30 a.m., First Baptist Church of Conyers, 2100 Ga. Highway 138, the XYZ Organization meeting and program presented by Roy Mitchell, register for lunch by Nov. 15, 770-761-7966, Johnnie.
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.
Pet Vaccine Clinic
9 a.m. to noon, St. Simon’s Episcopal Church, 1522 Ga. Highway 138, Conyers, the Hometown Animal Rescue hosts a Pet Vaccine Clinic — shots are $10 each and microchips are $20 each, visit: www.hometownanimcalrescue-ga.com.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Include an event description, sponsor, date, time, place, phone number and contact person.