Community Calendar for July 1, 2014


July 1

Free Legal Services

Georgia Legal Services Program will provide free legal services to low-income residents in civil matters at the following locations: Rockdale Emergency Relief, 350 Tall Oaks Drive in Conyers, from 10 a.m to noon, and Rockdale Courthouse, 922 Court St., Conyers, 404-894-7707.

Conyers DDA meeting

6 p.m., Conyers City Hall, 1184 Scott St., the Conyers Downtown Development Authority meeting, 770-483-4411.

Rockdale BOC

The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners meeting scheduled for July 1 has been canceled, 770-278-7056.

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 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.

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.