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Community Calendar for Jan. 31, 2014

Feb. 1

Crosspoint Cares

9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Crosspoint Christian Church, 986 Apple Orchard Drive (behind Pippen’s BBQ), Conyers, the church hosts a Crosspoint Cares event — free coffee and doughnuts from 9 to 11 a.m. and free hot dogs, chips and lemonade from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., 770-483-1887.

Cinderella Casting Auditions

Noon to 1 p.m., Covington Regional Ballet, 1114 College Ave., Covington, the Newton County Arts Associate and CRB hosts Public Cast Auditions for Cinderella — performance dates are May 3 and 4 — fee: $125, visit: www.CovingtonRegionalBallet.com.

‘Stop the Bullying’ Workshop

10 to 11:30 a.m., Rock Temple AME Church, 1021 Bryant St., Conyers, the church hosts a “Stop the Bullying” workshop, Pastor Alfred Vaughn and the Rev. Herman Dennis speaking, lunch served following workshop.

Preschool Story Time

3:30 to 4:15 p.m., Nancy Guinn Library, 864 Green St., Conyers, the library hosts Preschool Story Time for ages 3 to 5 years, Feb. 3, 10 and 17, registration required, 770-388-5040 ext. 113.

Salem UMC Karate Registration

10 a.m., Salem United Methodist Church, 3962 Salem Rd, Covington, hosts its registration for the winter/spring program, no charge for class (uniforms required for purchase), classes held Thursdays beginning Feb. 6, 678-656-4106, Natalie Austin.

Feb. 3

Early Learning Registration

9 a.m. to noon, First Baptist Church of Conyers, off Ga. Highway 138, the Early Learning Center is holding registration for the 2014-15 school year for preschool and kindergarten, visit: www.firstconyers.com/elc.

Feb. 4

Driver Safety Class

9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Olivia Haydel Senior Center, 1240 Dogwood Drive, Conyers, driver safety class, cost: $15 for AARP members, $20 for non-members (may help reduce auto insurance rates), 770-922-7965.

Toddler Story Time

10:30 to 11:15 a.m., Nancy Guinn Library, 864 Green St., Conyers, the library hosts Toddler Story Time for ages 20 to 36 months, Feb. 4, 11 and 18, registration required, 770-388-5040 ext. 113.

Feb. 5

Class of 1961

11:30 a.m., El Charro’s Mexican Restaurant, off the Bypass Road, Covington, the Newton County High School Class of 1961 meeting, visit: www.newtoncountyhighschool1961.com.

Early Learning Registration

9 a.m. to noon, First Baptist Church of Conyers, off Ga. Highway 138, the Early Learning Center is holding registration for the 2014-15 school year for preschool and kindergarten, visit: www.firstconyers.com/elc.

AARP TaxAide

10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Feb. 5 and 6, Newton County Library, 7116 Floyd St., AARP TaxAide is offering free tax help for taxpayers with low and middle income, visit: www.aarp.org/taxaide or 1-888-227-7669.

Baby Story Time

10:30 to 11:15 a.m., Nancy Guinn Library, 864 Green St., Conyers, the library hosts Baby Story Time for ages babies up to 20 months, Feb. 5, 12 and 19, registration required, 770-388-5040 ext. 113.

Feb. 6

Board of Assessors

10 a.m., BOA Conference Room, 981 Milstead Ave., Conyers, the BOA general meeting, 770-278-7650.

Feb. 8

Book Sale

10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nancy Guinn Library, 864 Green St., Conyers, the Friends of the Nancy Guinn Library hosts a Used Book Sale, 770-388-5040.

East Metro Women’s Luncheon

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Mama Maria’s Italian Grill, 10205 Access Road, Covington, the East Metro Women’s Connection “Big Bang … Birthday Bash” luncheon, cost: $14 per person, (reservations requested by Feb. 6 for lunch and are necessary for childcare), 770-786-8352, Jean.

Chrisitan Writers meeting

10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Georgia Piedmont Technical College’s Newton Campus, Building D, 8100 Bob Williams Parkway, Covington, the East Metro Women Atlanta Christian Writers hosts its monthly meeting titled “Getting Connected,” Martha Brown, Jeff Hipp, Patricia Manns, Jackie Rod and Brian Thompson presenting, 404-444-7514 or visit: www.emacw.org.

Feb. 10

Book Fair

7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Feb. 10 and 11, Newton Medical Center, Main Lobby, 5126 Hospital Drive, Covington, the NMC Auxiliary hosts a “Books are Fun” Book Fair, 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.