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Community Calendar for Sept. 19, 2013

Sept. 19

Fundraising Gala Dinner

7 p.m., St. Pius X Catholic Church, Banquet Hall, 2621 Ga. Highway 20, the Refuge Pregnancy Center hosts its annual fundraising Gala Dinner featuring Carol Ingle, cost: $15 per person in advance or $20 at the door, or $110 per table (seats 8), 770-922-5939, Sharon.

XYZ Organization

10:30 a.m., First Baptist Church of Conyers, 2100 Ga. Highway 138, the XYZ Organization meeting and installation of officers by Waldo Woodcock, deadline to register for lunch is Sept. 13, 770-761-7933, Johnie.

Rockdale BOE

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

Concert on the Square

Noon, the Historic Covington Square, the Arts Association of Newton County hosts a Concert on the Square featuring Johnny Roquemore and the Apostles of Bluegrass, wwww.newtoncountyarts.org.

Sept. 21

Church Yard Sale

9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., St. Pius X Catholic Church, 2621 Ga. Highway 20, SE, Conyers, the church hosts its annual Gigantic Yard Sale, spaces available for $20, 770-787-4290 or 770-786-7606.

Harvest Jubilee

9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Smyrna Presbyterian Church, 2920 Ga. Highway 212, Conyers, the church hosts its annual Harvest Jubilee — huge yard sale, car show, holiday house, kids’ activities, food and much more, all proceeds benefit the Tina George Carter Medical Benevolence Fund, 770-841-8556.

Blood Drive

9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Smyrna Presbyterian Church, 2920 Ga. Highway 212, Conyers, the church hosts a Blood Drive.

Pancake Breakfast

8 to 11 a.m., Panthersville Masonic Lodge, 3605 Union Church Road, the Panthersville Lodge hosts a Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser, $5 donations, proceeds benefiting charity.

Church Chicken Meal

5 to 7 p.m., Jersey United Methodist Church, off Jersey Monroe Road, Jersey, the church hosts its annual Rib and Chicken meal, cost: $10 cash, and the Vocalaires performing, 770-466-6453.

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, microchips are $20 each, 678-964-4274 or visit: www.hometownanimalrescue-ga.com.

Women’s Conference

10 a.m., Loves and Hugs Christian Tabernacle, 1701 Klondike Road, Conyers, the church hosts a Women’s Conference, Pastor Maxine Blake preaching, cost: $10 per person, 404-679-4490, Kathy Franklin.

Sept. 22

Praise and Worship Fest

4 p.m., Macedonia Baptist Church, 1052 Barton St., Conyers, the church hosts a Praise and Worship Fest, 770-922-3436.

Rainbow Covenant’s Homecoming

10 a.m., Rainbow Covenant Ministry, 9 Hemlock St., Porterdale, the church celebrates their Homecoming and Family and Friend’s Day, 770-787-8519.

Homecoming Sunday

10:30 a.m., Newton Baptist Church, 720 Jack Neely Road, Covington, the church celebrates its Homecoming Sunday service, 770-788-7868.

Single’s Dance

6 t0 11 p.m., American Legion, 674 American Legion Road, Conyers, the American Legion Post 77 hosts a Single’s Dance, cost: $7.

Sept. 24

BOE Workshop

6 to 8 p.m., Rockdale Career Academy, Room 1177, 1064 Culpepper Drive, Conyers, the Rockdale Board of Education’s Board Workshop, 770-761-1458.

Rockdale Retired Educators

6 p.m., First Methodist Church of Conyers, 921 Main St., the Rockdale Retired Educators meeting and barbecue, 770-483-6808.

Soil and Water Conservation

8:30 a.m., Rockdale County Extension Office, 1400 Parker Road, Lobby A, Conyers, the Rockdale County Soil and Water Conservation District meeting, 478-445-5766.

Library Board meeting

5:30 p.m., Nancy Guinn Library, 864 Green St., Conyers, the Conyers-Rockdale Library System Board of Trustees meeting.

Sept. 25

Revival

7 p.m., Rainbow Covenant Ministry, 9 Hemlock St., Porterdale, church revival, Pastor Carl Jones speaking on Sept. 25, Pastor Edwin Beckles speaking Sept. 26 and Bishop William Davenport Sr. speaking on Sept. 27, 770-787-8519.

Sept. 26

Eastside Scottish Rite Assoc.

6 p.m., PaPa’s Restaurant, off Ga. Highway 138, Conyers, the Eastside Scottish Rite Association meeting, Dr. Gary Leazer speaking, cost for dinner is $9.25 per person, 770-385-9595, A.W. Head.

Concert on the Square

Noon, the Historic Covington Square, the Arts Association of Newton County hosts a Concert on the Square featuring the Daniel Jackson Band, wwww.newtoncountyarts.org.

Sept. 27

Healing and Deliverance Services

4 p.m., held at 1806 Yellow St., Conyers, Living Water of Christ Church hosts a Healing and Deliverance Service, 770-558-7783, Minister Melanie Crowder.

Sept. 28

‘Little Red Dress’ Party

6 p.m., held at the Lotus Bistro, 1381 Iris Drive, Conyers, Heart in Hands Inc. hosts a “Little Red Dress” Party benefiting youth, women and homeless families, 404-210-7732, Lisa Harris or visit: www.heartnhands.net.

Church Yard Sale

8 a.m. to 3 p.m., First Baptist Church of Conyers, 2100 Ga. Highway 138, the church hosts a yard sale, 770-483-8700.

Sept. 29

‘Songs of Hope’ Concert

4 p.m., the Square in Covington, Newton Medical Center and the Auxiliary hosts a “Songs of Hope” concert featuring Mack McKibben and Drive Time, also celebrating the annual “Portraits of Hope,” 770-788-6553.

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.