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Community Calendar for March 30, 2014

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.

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.

March 31

Blood Drive

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.

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 2

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.

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.

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.

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

8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Lifepointe Church of the Nazarene, 5133 Jackson Highway, Covington, the church hosts a plant and yard sale.

April 7

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.

April 10

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.

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.

Free Concert

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.

April 13

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.

Palm Sunday

11 a.m., Red Oak United Methodist Church, 15105 Ga. Highway 36, Covington, the church hosts its Palm Sunday service, 770-787-0404.

April 17

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.

Rockdale BOE

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.

April 18

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.

April 20

Easter services

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.

April 24

Rockdale BOE

7 p.m., Rockdale Board of Education, Room 44, 954 N. Main St., the Rockdale BOE regular session, 770-761-1458.

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.