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Community Calendar for Oct. 20, 2013

Oct. 20

Family and Friend’s Day

3 p.m., Mt. Zion AME Church, Mansfield, the church hosts a Family and Friend’s Day, Pastor Noah Nyamaropa speaking.

Newborn UMC Homecoming

11 a.m., Newborn United Methodist Church, Newborn, the church hosts its Homecoming service, www.newbornumc.org.

Pastor Appreciation

4 p.m., Loves and Hugs Christian Tabernacle, 1701 Klondike Road, Conyers, the church hosts a Pastor Appreciation service, Apostle Dr. KD Success LaGrone speaking , 770-366-7908, Angela Cornell.

Oct. 22

Rockdale Retired Educators

11:30 a.m., First Methodist Church, 921 Main St., Conyers, the Rockdale Retired Educators meeting and speaker from Association Members Benefit Advisor, reservations required for lunch, 770-483-6808.

Oct. 23

Church Rummage Sale

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Oct 23 and 24), Salem United Methodist Church, 3962 Salem Road, Conyers, the Salem UMC Women hosts a two-day rummage sale, (donations of unwanted items can be dropped off at the church of Oct. 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.), 770-786-0283, Ginger Bloodworth.

Oct. 24

Rockdale BOE

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

Oct. 26

Race Against Violence

7 a.m., Conyers First United Methodist Church, the annual Race Against Violence 5K and Fun Run, (race begins at 8 a.m.), visit: www.rockdaleaware.com.

Trunk or Treat

4 p.m., 301 Honey Creek Road, Conyers, Trinity Baptist Church and Grace Christian Church hosts a Trunk or Treat, 770-922-8944.

Concert at Eastridge Community

7 p.m., Eastridge Community Church, 863 Ga. Highway 142, Covington, the church hosts a concert featuring The Inspirations and The Johnson Brothers, 404-783-7524, Jack Clark.

Barbecue and Bake Sale

11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Presbyterian Church of the Resurrection, 3676 Ga. Highway 20, Conyers, the church hosts a Barbecue and Bake sale — barbecue plates, Brunswick stew and baked goods.

Kim Atkins Charity Event

9 a.m., Stone Mountain Harley Davidson, Conyers, the Kimberley Chance Atkins Foundation hosts a Kim Atkins Charity Event — poker ride at 9 a.m., chili cook-off at 11 a.m. and a Family Fun Fair at noon, visit: www.ride.kimatkins.net.

Breast Cancer Awareness Event

7 p.m., Old Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 300 Honey Creek Road, Conyers, the Women’s Ministry of the church hosts a Breast Cancer Awareness event, 770-483-8392.

Oct. 27

County Line’s Fall Festival

5 to 7 p.m., County Line Baptist Church, 3325 Ga. Highway 162, Covington, the church hosts a Fall Festival, food, games, hayrides and trunk or treat.

Southern Gospel Quartet

11 a.m., Conyers Church of God, 1825 Ga. Highway 138, Conyers, the church hosts The Dixie Melody Boys — a Southern Gospel Quartet, 770-922-5834.

128th Church Anniversary

3 p.m., Sims Chapel Baptist Church, 1105 Sims Chapel Road, Covington, the church celebrates its 128th anniversary, Pastor Anthony Smith speaking, 770-787-6865.

Newborn UMC’s Trunk-N-Treat

3 to 6 p.m., Newborn United Methodist Church, 118 Church St., the church hosts a Trunk-N-Treat — food, games, inflatables, prizes and more, 770-815-2683, Pastor CeCe Nickolich.

Oct. 29

Small Farmer Workshop

10 a.m. to noon, Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center, 720 FFA-FHA Camp Road, Covington, the Upper Ocmulgee River Soil and Water Conservation District hosts a Small Farmer Workshop, pre-register before Oct. 22, 478-445-5766 or email: pdillard@gaswcc.org.

Oct. 31

Red Oak’s Trunk or Treat

5 to 7 p.m., Red Oak United Methodist Church, 15105 Ga. Highway 36, Covington, the church hosts its annual Trunk or Treat, hotdogs, candy and more, 770-787-0404.

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.