Community Calendar for March 20, 2014

March 20

Rockdale BOA

10 a.m., Board of Assessors, 981 Milstead Ave., Conyers, the Rockdale BOA work session, 770-278-7650.

Rockdale BOE

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

Auxiliary Book Sale

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 20 and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 21, Rockdale Medical Center, private dining room, 1412 Milstead Ave., the RMC Auxiliary hosts “Books are Fun” and gift event, 770-918-3007.

March 22

Driver Safety Class

9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Heritage Hills Baptist Church, 2987 Ga. Highway 212, Conyers, driver safety class, cost: $15 for AARP members, $20 for non-members (may help reduce auto insurance rates), 770-922-7965.

CPR Saturday

8 a.m., 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m., Covington Fire Station 1, Community Room, 2101 Pace St., the Covington Fire Department, hosts CPR Saturday — four classes available to learn how to help someone choking and how to administer CPR, 678-712-9387, Jonathan Fuqua.

Community Wellness Day

10 a.m., Trinity Baptist Church, 301 Honey Creek Road, the church hosts a Community Wellness Day — free health screening and giving away of nonperishable food items, 770-922-8944.

Yellow River District Pinewood Derby

Registration 8 a.m.; races begin at 9 a.m. at the Pavilion in Olde Town Conyers. Scouts ages 6 to 11 from Rockdale and Newton counties will participate.

Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser

8 to 11 a.m., Panthersville Masonic Lodge, 3605 Union Church Road, Stockbridge, the Masonic Lodge hosts a Pancake Breakfast fundraiser, proceeds benefit charity, $5 donations.

Silent Auction and Dinner

6 p.m., Conyers First United Methodist Church, N. Main St., the church hosts a Silent Auction and Dinner fundraiser, benefiting the Stephens Ministry, limited seating, cost: $12 per person, 770-483-4236.

Small Business Expo

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Atlanta Deliverance Tabernacle, 3163 Corley St., Covington, the church hosts a Small Business Expo, cost: $10 per person (food will be served), registration required, visit: www.atlantadeliverancetabernacle.com or 678-342-2360.

March 25

Driver Safety Class

9 a.m., Union United Methodist Church, 4600 Ga. Highway 138 S.W., driver safety class, cost: $15 for AARP members, $20 for non-members (may help reduce auto insurance rates), bring lunch, 770-922-7965.

Library Board meeting

5:30 p.m., Nancy Guinn Library, 864 Green St., the Conyers-Rockdale Library System Board of Trustees meeting, 770-388-5041.

Retired Educators meeting

11:30 a.m., First Methodist Church, 921 Main St., Conyers, the Rockdale Retired Educators Association meeting and program given by Ray Shaw, reservations for lunch required, 770-483-6808, Helen Reed.

March 27


March 27, 28 and 29 at 7 p.m., and March 30 at 3 p.m., Porter Hall, 140 Ram Drive, Covington, the Newton County Arts Association presents the Broadway musical, “Oliver!” tickets: $15 for adults, $10 seniors and $5 for students, visit: www.newtoncountyarts.org.

Scottish Rite Association

6 p.m., Golden Fleece Lodge, 1104 Clark St., Covington, the East Side Scottish Rite Association hosts its annual Junior ROTC Honor Cadet Awards night, Brigadier General Eddie Jackson speaking, cost: $8 per person, 770-385-9595.


7:30 p.m., Two-Edged Sword Fellowship, 1973 Ga. Highway 20, Conyers, the church hosts an ENUF Revival, 770-760-0059.

March 28

Speaker at the Library

3 p.m., Nancy Guinn Library, 864 Green St., Conyers, the library hosts a Women’s Suffrage Movement program, Deborah Dial speaking, 770-388-5041 ext. 120.

March 29

Race for Life 5K

9 a.m., meet at Conyers First United Methodist Church, 921 N. Main St., Run The Race for Life 5K, benefiting the Refuge Pregnancy Center, visit: www.friendsofrefuge.org or 770-922-5939, Sharon.

Volunteers Needed

9 a.m., meet at the LongHorn in Covington, Keep Covington/Newton Beautiful is need of volunteers for the annual Great American CleanUp 2014, breakfast and T-shirts offered to those who register on time, 770-784-2015 or visit: www.kcnb.biz.

March 30

Taste of Salem

6 p.m., Salem United Methodist Church, Family Life Center, 3962 Salem Road, Covington, the church hosts their annual “Taste of Salem” event — sample entrees, side dishes and desserts, cost: $10 per person, free for children 12 and under, 770-786-6027.

Gospel Singing

6 p.m., Ebenezer Baptist Church, 3861 Ebenezer Church Road, Social Circle, the church hosts a Gospel singing featuring Debra Perry and Jaidyn’s Call, 770-267-4025.

April 1

Friends of the Library

7 p.m., Newton County Public Library, Community Room, 7116 Floyd St., Covington, the Newton Friends of the Library hosts a meeting, Ann Wildmon speaking, 770-787-3231.

April 3

Lunch and Learn Series

Noon, Conyers First United Methodist Church, 921 N. Main St., Darrell Huckaby hosts a Lunch and Learn series titled: “I Love to Tell the Story — a Southern Man Looks at the Book of Luke,” a grab-and-go lunch available at 11:30 a.m. for $6, no charge to attend the program, reservations requested, 770-483-4236.

April 4

Church Yard Sale

9 a.m. to 4 p.m., April 4 and 5, at the intersection of West Hightower Trail and Irwin Bridge Road, Conyers, Pleasant Hill Baptist Church hosts its annual Yard Sale, proceeds benefit Relay for Life.

April 5

Masonic Barbecue

11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Conyers Masonic Lodge, 1005 Milstead Ave., Conyers, barbecue plates or whole butts available, dine-in or take-out, 770-918-1208.

Church Plant and Yard Sale

9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Lifepointe Church of the Nazarene, 1533 Jackson Highway, Covington, the church hosts a plant and yard sale.

April 12

Easter Egg Hunt

2 to 4 p.m., Union United Methodist Church, 4600 Ga. Highway 138, Stockbridge, hosts an Easter Egg Hunt and Celebration, 770-483-4338.

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.