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Community Calendar for April 22, 2014

April 23

Blood Drive

8 a.m to 1 p.m., Heritage High School, Theater Lobby, off Granade Road, Conyers, the HHS MCJROTC hosts a blood drive with the American Red Cross.

April 24

Rockdale BOE

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.

Concerts on the Square

Noon, the Square in Covington, Newton County Arts Association hosts its Spring Luncheon Concerts on the Square featuring the NCSS High School Honor Band/AHS Band, (rain location: Turner Lake Recreation Center), visit: www.newtoncountyarts.org.

April 25

ENUF Revival

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.

April 26

Church Yard Sale

8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Millers Chapel Baptist Church, 2285 Millers Chapel Road, Conyers, the church hosts a Mega Yard Sale.

GPC’s Open House

10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Georgia Perimeter College Newton Campus, 239 Cedar Lane, GPC Newton hosts a College Open House — tour the classrooms, learn about the different programs offered, games, refreshments and entertainment, visit: www.gpc.edu.

May 1

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.

National Day of Prayer

11:30 a.m., Rockdale Baptist Church, 1295 Smyrna Road, Conyers, the church hosts a countywide 63rd National Day of Prayer event, 770-761-6841.

Concerts on the Square

Noon, the Square in Covington, Newton County Arts Association hosts its Spring Luncheon Concerts on the Square featuring Derwin Daniels, (rain location: Turner Lake Recreation Center), visit: www.newtoncountyarts.org.

May 3

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.

Spring Fling

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.

ABWA Tea Party

11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wall Street Conyers, 2375 Wall St., Suite 140, Conyers, the American Business Women Association annual Tea Party— door prizes, hat contest, silent auction, cost: $25 (includes lunch), 770-712-1688 or email: brypatti@gamil.com.

Fairy House Festival

2 to 5 p.m., Chimney Park, located behind the Newton County Library, Covington, Chimney Park’s annual Fairy House Festival — crafts, refreshments, petting zoo, vendors and more, costumes encouraged, admission: $5, children 2 and under are free, visit: www.chimney-park.com.

May 8

Concerts on the Square

Noon, the Square in Covington, Newton County Arts Association hosts its Spring Luncheon Concerts on the Square featuring Connelly Crowe, (rain location: Turner Lake Recreation Center), visit: www.newtoncountyarts.org.

May 9

Poetry Slam

7 p.m., Panera Bread, Conyers, the Edwards Middle School GEMS (Girls Empowerment Movement) hosts a Poetry Slam, email: lclark@rockdale.k12.ga.us.

Insectival

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.

May 15

Concerts on the Square

Noon, the Square in Covington, Newton County Arts Association hosts its Spring Luncheon Concerts on the Square featuring Appalachian Rhythm, (rain location: Turner Lake Recreation Center), visit: www.newtoncountyarts.org.

May 17

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.

May 22

Concerts on the Square

Noon, the Square in Covington, Newton County Arts Association hosts its Spring Luncheon Concerts on the Square featuring Shane Millwood, (rain location: Turner Lake Recreation Center), visit: www.newtoncountyarts.org.

May 29

Concerts on the Square

Noon, the Square in Covington, Newton County Arts Association hosts its Spring Luncheon Concerts on the Square featuring the Jon Browne Quartet, (rain location: First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall), visit: www.newtoncountyarts.org.

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.