‘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.
Old Fashion Campmeeting
11 a.m., Newborn Pavilion, off Ga. Highway 142, Newborn United Methodist Church hosts an Old Fashion Campmeeting — bring a chair and a friend, 770-786-3574.
Rockdale Library Board meeting
6 p.m., Nancy Guinn Library, 864 Green St., the Conyers-Rockdale Library System Board of Trustees Finance Committee meeting.
Class of 1961
11:30 a.m., Mama Maria’s Restaurant, off the Access Road, Covington, the Newton County High School Class of 1961 meeting, visit: www.newtoncountyhighschool1961.com.
Conyers City Council
7 p.m., Council Chambers, 1194 Scott St., the Conyers City Council meeting, 770-483-4411.
Eastside’s Got Talent
6:30 p.m., Eastside High School Auditorium, Covington, The EHS Chorus hosts the Eastside’s Got Talent Show — acts including vocal, dance and instrumental, cost: $5 for adults, $3 for students and educators with ID’s, e-mail: email@example.com.
Fish Fry and Car Wash
11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Veal Street Community Center and Park, Conyers, the Men’s Day Committee of Rock Temple AME Church hosts a Fish Fry ($7 donation) and a Car Wash ($10 donation), 770-922-5707.
Salem UMC’s Barbecue
11:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., Salem United Methodist Church, 3962 Salem Road, Covington, the church its annual barbecue and Brunswick stew sale, $8 for plates or quarts each, proceeds benefit mission programs, 770-786-6027.
Driver Safety Class
9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Heritage Hills Baptist Church, 2987 Ga. Highway 212, Conyers, driver safety class, cost: $12 for AARP members, $14 for non-members, bring a lunch, registration requested, 770-922-7965.
Fall Festival and Health Fair
10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monastery of the Holy Spirit, off Ga. Highway 212, Conyers, the Monastery hosts the 2013 Fall Festival and Health Fair — petting zoo, hay rides, arts and crafts, classic cars, free health screenings and much more, visit: www.trappist.net.
Family and Friends Day
11 a.m., Double Spring Baptist Church, 2705 N. Hightower Trail, Conyers, the church hosts a Family and Friends Day, Pastor J. DeLand Shorter speaking, 770-922-5791.
Men’s Prayer Breakfast
10 a.m. to noon, Rock Temple AME Church, 1021 Bryant St., Conyers, the church hosts a Men’s Prayer Breakfast titled, “Men on the Rise,” the Rev. Eric Flanagan, $10 donation, 770-922-5707.
Men’s Day Celebration
2 p.m., Rock Temple AME Church, 1021 Bryant St., Conyers, the church hosts its annual Men’s Day Celebration, Brother Michael Dennard speaking, light dinner served following the service, 770-922-5707.
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