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Community Calendar for June 6, 2014

June 6

Church Barbecue

Begins at 9 a.m., Loves and Hugs Christian Tabernacle, 1701 Klondike Road, Conyers, the church hosts a barbecue.

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.

Memorial Ride

11:30 a.m., Brian Mahaffey Memorial Ride, registration starts at 10 a.m., $10 per bike or vehicle, ride begins at Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office and ends at Los Charros Mexican Restaurant, silent auction to be held at end of ride. All funds donated to www.georgia-cops.com. Call 404-431-2679 or 678-906-9143 for more information.

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 is 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 10

Peach Pie Baking Contest

9:30 a.m., Rockdale County Cooperative Extension, 1400 Parker Road, Conyers, parking lot, RCCE Pie Baking Contest, cash prizes awarded, for rules and entry form, call 770-278-7373.

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.

XYZ Organization

10:30 a.m., First Baptist Church of Conyers, off Ga. Highway 138, the XYZ Organization meeting and program featuring a variety show, lunch is $6 per person (deadline to register for lunch is June 13), 770-761-7966, Johnnie.

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.

Women’s Prayer Breakfast

10 a.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.

Olde Town Movie

7:30 p.m., Olde Town Pavilion, Conyers, Conyers Main Street Program hosts the viewing of “Frozen,” free admission, food available for purchase, 770-602-2606.

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 24

Rock Temple’s VBS

6 to 8 p.m. nightly, Rock Temple AME Church, 1021 Bryant St., Conyers, the church hosts Vacation Bible School, snacks and refreshments provided, 678-914-9129, Claudette Bailey.

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.