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Community Calendar for Nov. 15, 2013

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.

Yard Sale

8 a.m. to 3 p.m., 370 West Hightower Trail, Social Circle, the Social Circle Theater hosts a yard sale, 770-464-2269.

Fashion Show and Dinner

1 to 5 p.m., Under the Stars, 672 Moore St., Oxford, Traveling Angels Ministries hosts a Fashion Show and Thanksgiving Dinner, 404-587-5732, Elder Ocie Cunningham.

Nov. 18

OCC Shoe Box Drop Off

Nov. 18 to 25, Mansfield Baptist Church, located at 101 Woodlawn Road, is a Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child

Shoe-Box Drop Off Site, visit: www.mansfieldbaptistchurch.com for specific dates and times.

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.

Westlaw Next Training

11 a.m., Nancy Guinn Library, 864 Green St., the Conyers-Rockdale Library System hosts a Westlaw Next Training for patrons, attorneys and paralegals, register at 770-388-5040 ext. 118.

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.

XYZ Organization

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.

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.

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.

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. 26

Rockdale Retired Educators

11:30 a.m., First Methodist Church of Conyers, 921 Main St., the Rockdale Retired Educators Association meeting and a

representative of Rockdale Emergency Relief will be speaking, reservations for lunch required, 770-483-6808, Helen.

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.

Dec. 4

Blood Drive

10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Oxford City Hall, 110 W. Clark St., Covington Badges for Life Blood Drive, visit: www.redcrossblood.org (sponsor code: covbfl).

Dec. 6

Christmas Bazaar

8 a.m. to 6 p.m., (Dec. 6 and 7), Masonic Building Basement, 1107 Pace St., Covington, the Alcovyettes host a Christmas Bazaar, process benefit charities.

Dec. 7

Christmas Toy Run

9 a.m. (ride at 11 a.m.), Stone Mountain Harley Davidson, Conyers, The Conyers Riding Association Inc. hosts its 23rd annual Christmas Toy Run, all proceeds benefit Rockdale Emergency Relief, cost: $15 per bike and $10 for passenger or toys of equal value, email: CRAnewspaper@yahoo.com.

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.

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.