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Community Calendar for June 3, 2014

June 3

Financial Peace Classes

7 to 8:30 p.m., Union United Methodist Church, 4600 Ga. Highway 138, Stockbridge, the church hosts Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University 9-week class, 770-483-4338.

Summer Library Program

2 to 4 p.m., Nancy Guinn Library, meeting room, 864 Green St., Conyers, the Summer Reading 2014 program, Spark A Reaction Kick-off Party, snacks included, 770-388-5040.

Conyers Development Authority

6 p.m., City Manager’s Office, 1184 Scott St., the Conyers Downtown Development Authority meeting, 770-483-4411.

Garden’s Club Lunch and Learn

11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Olde Town, Pavilion, Conyers, the Conyers Garden Club hosts a Lunch and Learn event featuring a Straw Bale Gardening program.

June 4

Conyers City Council

7 p.m., Council Chambers, 1194 Scott St., the Conyers City Council meeting, 770-483-4411.

June 5

Newton Retired Educators

1 p.m., Mama Maria’s Italian Grill, 10205 Access Road, Covington, the Newton Retired Educators luncheon — welcoming newly retired educators and awarding the 2014 scholarship recipient, 770-786-4158.

Water and Sewerage meeting

8:30 a.m., Rockdale County Assembly Hall, 901 Main St., Water and Sewerage Authority meeting, 770-278-7419.

June 7

Monastery 5K Run

8:30 a.m, Monastery of the Holy Spirit, 2625 Ga. Highway 212, Conyers, Monastery 5K/Fun Run-Walk to benefit the food bank, cost: $25 for the run; $15 for the 1.5-mile fun run; free for kids 10 and under, register at www.trappist.net.

Garage Sale and Car Wash

8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Epiphany Lutheran Church, 2375 Ga. Highway 20, Conyers, the church hosts a huge garage sale and car wash, (rain or shine), proceeds benefit the youth group of the church, 770-483-6222.

June 8

Gospel Singing

6 p.m., Community Church of Praise, 3851 Union Church Road, Stockbridge, the church hosts a Gospel singing featuring Gather Homecoming artists, Gordon Mote, 770-918-0008.

Pastor Anniversary

3 p.m., Double Spring Baptist Church, 2705 N. Hightower Trail, Conyers, the church celebrates the Rev. J. DeLand Shorter’s 4th anniversary, the Rev. H.E. Loyal speaking, 770-922-5791.

Mother Board Anniversary

11 a.m., Bald Rock Baptist Church, 2284 Old Covington Road, Conyers, the church’s Mother Board celebrates its anniversary, 770-929-3421.

June 9

Salem UMC VBS

June 9 to 13, from 6 to 8:45 p.m., Salem United Methodist Church, 3962 Salem Road, Covington, the church hosts Vacation Bible School themed, “Weird Animals - Where Jesus’ Love in One-of-a-Kind,” for ages 4 to 12 years old, a light supper will be served each night, register at: www.salemumc.org or 770-786-6027.

Rockdale Baptist VBS

June 9 to 13, 9 a.m. to noon, Rockdale Baptist Church, 1295 Smyrna Road, Conyers, the church hosts Vacation Bible School themed, “D3 - Discover, Decide and Defend His Claims,” for students who have completed Kindergarten through fifth-grade, visit: www.rockdalebaptist.org.

Summer Library Program

4 to 6 p.m., Nancy Guinn Library, meeting room, 864 Green St., Conyers, the Summer Reading 2014 program “Let’s Build It” Lego and Wii games, 770-388-5040.

June 12

Rockdale BOE

6:30 p.m., Rockdale County Board of Education, Board Room, 954 N. Main St., the BOE hosts a public hearing for the purpose of soliciting community input on the development of the District’s FY15 Operating Budget, work session to follow at 7 p.m., 770-761-1458.

June 15

Allen Memorial VBS

June 15 to 19, from 5:30 to 8 p.m., Allen Memorial UMC, 803 Whatcoat St., Oxford, the church hosts Vacation Bible School themed, “Workshop of Wonders: Imagine and Build with God,” for Pre-K to 10th-graders, a light supper will be served, register: info@allenmemorialumc.org or 770-784-7414.

June 19

Rockdale BOE

7 p.m., Rockdale County Board of Education, Board Room, 954 N. Main St., BOE regular session, 770-761-1458.

June 20

Summer Library Program

2 to 4 p.m., Nancy Guinn Library, meeting room, 864 Green St., Conyers, the Summer Reading 2014 program “Freak Forensics,” meet a forensic scientist and more, 770-388-5040.

June 21

5K Walk/Run

7:30 a.m., Annex Building Parking Lot, 1400 Parker Road, Conyers, the 2014 Kick’N Butt Against Domestic Violence 5K Walk/Run, cost: $20 early registration, $25 late registration, visit: www.clarkangelscredit.org/events.

June 21

Women’s Prayer Breakfast

3 p.m., Double Spring Baptist Church, 2705 N. Hightower Trail, Conyers, the church hosts its annual Women’s Day Prayer Breakfast, Evangelist Nicole Gaither speaking, 770-922-5791.

June 22

Women’s Day

3 p.m., Double Spring Baptist Church, 2705 N. Hightower Trail, Conyers, the church hosts its annual Women’s Day program, the Rev. Binita Miles speaking, 770-922-5791.

Gospel Choir Anniversary

3 p.m., Bald Rock Baptist Church, 2284 Old Covington Road, Conyers, the church’s Gospel Choir celebrates its anniversary, 770-929-3421.

June 28

Driver Safety Class

10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Nancy Guinn Library, meeting room, 864 Green St., Conyers, driver safety class (completion of course may reduce auto insurance rates), cost: $15 for AARP members, $20 for non-members, registration required, 770-922-7965.

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.