Paper Shred Event
9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 2228 Emory St., Covington, (across from Hardy’s Floor Coverings), Keep Covington/Newton Beautiful hosts a Paper Shred Event, free shredding of old receipts, taxes, etc., (five box limit).
Retired Educators meeting
11:30 a.m., First Methodist Church, 921 Main St., Conyers, the Rockdale Retired Educators meeting, Michael Hutcheson speaking, 770-483-6808.
7 p.m., Rockdale Board of Education, Room 44, 954 N. Main St., the Rockdale BOE regular session, 770-761-1458.
Conyers Lunch Bunch
11:30 a.m., O’Charleys, 1289 Dogwood Drive, Conyers, the Conyers High School Lunch Bunch monthly social, 770-938-0584, Jerry Mills.
7:30 p.m., The Two-Edged Sword Fellowship Church, 1973 Ga. Highway 138, Conyers, the church hosts an ENUF Revival, 770-760-0059.
‘The Wiz’ Production
April 25 at 7 p.m. and April 26 at 2 and 7 p.m., Newton High School, Covington, the NHS Drama Club presents a production of “The Wiz,” tickets: $5.
National Day of Prayer
Noon, Conyers First United Methodist Church, 921 N. Main St., the church hosts a National Day of Prayer event, Darrell Huckaby speaking, lunch to follow at 12:45 p.m., visit: www.conyersfirst.org.
Brunswick Stew sale
11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Mt. Pleasant UMC, corner of U.S. Highway 278 and County Road 229, the United Methodist Men of the church hosts its semi-annual Brunswick Stew sale, cost: $8 per quart, pre-ordering suggested, 770-786-8272, Wayne Hunt.
9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Porterdale Ball Park, Porterdale Volunteer Fire Department’s second annual Spring Fling — live music, games, vendors, arts and crafts, food, prizes and more, free admission, 678-994-2323, Katie Savage.
7 p.m., Panera Bread, Conyers, the Edwards Middle School GEMS (Girls Empowerment Movement) hosts a Poetry Slam, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Rockdale County Cooperative Extension, 1400 Parker Road, Conyers, the ninth annual Insectival — learn about different kinds of insects, face painting, mealworm races, edible insects and more, 770-278-7373.
Lions Club Yard Sale
8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Oxford Lions Club, corner of Emory and Clark streets, Oxford, the Lions Club hosts a yard sale, spaces available for rental, 770-786-0411.
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