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Community Calendar for July 2, 2014

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July 2

Conyers Council

The Conyers City Council meeting scheduled for July 2 has been canceled, 77o-483-4411.

July 4

Holiday Closure

The Rockdale County government offices will be closed in observance of the Independence Day holiday.

July 4th Parade

10 a.m., downtown Oxford, the Oxford Lions Club hosts the annual July 4th Parade, and the City of Oxford’s 175th Birthday celebration, concessions available, (participants wishing to be in the parade should be meet at Allen Memorial UMC by 9:30 a.m.), 770-786-7004.

July 7

Jr. Master Gardener Camp

July 7 to 11, 9 a.m to 3 p.m. daily, Rockdale County Cooperative Extension, 1400 Parker Road, Conyers, the Junior Master Gardener Day Camp, cost: $75, for students who have completed the third and fourth grades, 770-278-7373.

Smyrna VBS

July 7 to 11, 9 a.m to noon, Smyrna Presbyterian Church, 2920 Ga. Highway 212, Conyers, the church hosts a Workshop Wonders-themed Vacation Bible School, for ages 4 through fifth grade, 770-483-8962.

July 8

Driver Safety Class

9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Epiphany Lutheran Church, 2375 Ga. Highway 20, Conyers, driver safety class (completion of course may help reduce automobile insurance), cost: $15 for AARP members, $20 for non-AARP members, 770-922-7965.

July 11

Salem Camp Meeting

July 11 to 18, Salem Camp Ground, 3940 Salem Road, Covington, the 186th annual Salem Camp Meeting, Dr. Leslie Holmes and Dr. Alice Rogers speaking, special music daily, services at 10:45 a.m. and 7:45 p.m., visit: www.salemcampmeeting.org or 770-786-6841.

July 12

CPR Class

8 a.m., Covington Fire Department, Fire Station 2, 11234 Alcovy Road, Covington, CPR Class — certification in A.H.A. First Aid, CPR and A.E.D., cost: $18 per person, 678-712-9387.

Dance Celebration

6 p.m., Bald Rock Baptist Church, 2284 Old Covington Road, Conyers, the church’s Dance Ministry celebrates its annual Dance Celebration, 770-929-3421.

July 13

Trivia Night

5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Salem United Methodist Church, 3962 Salem Road, Covington, the church hosts a Trivia Contest night, cost: $10 per person (team format), deadline to register teams is July 10, pizza and drinks available for purchase, all proceeds benefit a mission trip to Kenya, 770-786-6027.

Bald Rock VBS

July 14 to 18, 6:30 p.m. nightly, Bald Rock Baptist Church, 2284 Old Covington Road, Conyers, the church hosts its Vacation Bible School 770-929-3421.

Gateway VBS

July 13 to 17, 6 to 9 p.m., Gateway Community Church, 11677 Brown Bridge Road, Covington, the church hosts Vacation Bible School, the theme is Living Inside Out, 770-787-1015.

July 21

East Newton VBS

July 21 to 25, 6 to 8:30 p.m., East Newton Baptist Church, located at the corner of U.S. Highway 278 and Ga. Highway 142, Covington, the church hosts its Vacation Bible School, for kindergarten through fifth grades.

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.