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.
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.
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.
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.
Relay for Life Banquet
6 p.m., Trinity Baptist Church, 301 Honey Creek Road, the church hosts a Relay for Life Banquet, proceeds benefit Relay for Life, RSVP at 770-922-8944.
1:30 to 7:30 p.m., Salem United Methodist Church, Family Life Center, 3962 Salem Road, Covington, the church hosts a Red Cross Blood Drive, 770-388-7236, Dave Bennett or visit: redcrossblood.org.
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.
Conyers City Council
7 p.m., Council Chambers, 1194 Scott St., the Conyers City Council meeting, 770-483-4411.
Class of 1961 Luncheon
11:30 a.m., IHOP, off Industrial Blvd., Covington, the Newton County High School Class of 1961 luncheon, 770-267-4259, Phyllis White Allgood or visit: www.newtoncountyhighschool1961.com.
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.
Shrek the Musical
April 3 and 4 at 7 p.m., and April 5 and 6 at 3 and 7 p.m., Rockdale County High School, Conyers, the RCHS Theater’s Spring Show — Shrek the Musical, cost: $10 for adults and $5 for students and children.
Board of Assessors
10 a.m., Board of Assessors, Conference Room, 981 Milstead Ave., Conyers, the Rockdale BOA general meeting, 770-278-7650.
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.
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
8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Lifepointe Church of the Nazarene, 5133 Jackson Highway, Covington, the church hosts a plant and yard sale.
Games at the Library
5 to 6:30 p.m., Nancy Guinn Library, 864 Green St., Conyers, the library hosts Wii and board games at the library, registration required, 770-388-5040, ext. 113.
Crafts at the Library
3:30 to 4:30 p.m, Nancy Guinn Library, 864 Green St., Conyers, the library hosts “Spring Drop In Crafts,” registration required, 770-388-5040, ext. 113.
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.
5 p.m., Rock Temple AME Church, 1021 Bryant St., Conyers, the Women’s Committee hosts a free Concert featuring local groups, choirs and more, 770-922-5707.
Women’s Day Celebration
2:30 p.m., Rock Temple AME Church, 1021 Bryant St., Conyers, the church hosts its annual Women’s Day Celebration, Minister Wylene Grant speaking, dinner served following service, 770-922-5707.
11 a.m., Red Oak United Methodist Church, 15105 Ga. Highway 36, Covington, the church hosts its Palm Sunday service, 770-787-0404.
Maundy Thursday service
7 p.m., Red Oak United Methodist Church, 15105 Ga. Highway 36, Covington, the church hosts its Maundy Thursday service, 770-787-0404.
Board of Assessors
10 a.m., Board of Assessors, Conference Room, 981 Milstead Ave., Conyers, the Rockdale BOA work sessions, 770-278-7650.
6 p.m., Rockdale Board of Education, Room 44, 954 N. Main St., the Rockdale BOE’s Finance Committee meeting, monthly work session to follow at 7 p.m., 770-761-1458.
Good Friday service
7 p.m., Red Oak United Methodist Church, 15105 Ga. Highway 36, Covington, the church hosts its Good Friday service, 770-787-0404.
Red Oak United Methodist Church, 15105 Ga. Highway 36, Covington, the church hosts its Easter services — Sunrise service at 6:45 a.m. (breakfast to follow), contemporary service at 8:45 a.m. and Resurrection service at 11 a.m. (Easter egg hunt to follow), 770-787-0404.
7 p.m., Rockdale Board of Education, Room 44, 954 N. Main St., the Rockdale BOE regular session, 770-761-1458.
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