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Community Calendar for May 15, 2014

May 15

Concerts on the Square

Noon, the Square in Covington, Newton County Arts Association hosts its Spring Luncheon Concerts on the Square featuring Appalachian Rhythm, (rain location: Turner Lake Recreation Center), visit: www.newtoncountyarts.org.

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 attended the program, reservations requested, 770-483-4236.

Board of Assessors

The Rockdale County Board of Assessors work session schedule fro May 15 has been canceled, 770-278-7650.

XYZ Organization

10:30 a.m., First Baptist Church of Conyers, off Ga. Highway 138, the XYZ Organization meeting, program presented by Legacy Ministries, lunch: $6 per person (deadline to register is May 9), 770-761-7966, Johnnie.

May 17

Lions Club Yard Sale

8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Oxford Lions Club, corner of Emory and Clark streets, Oxford, the Lions Club hosts a yard sale, spaces available for rental, 770-786-0411.

Choir Anniversary

6 p.m., Pleasant Hill CME, 1201 Pleasant Circle, Conyers, the Mass Choir celebrates its 82nd anniversary.

Newborn Dixie Jubilee

6 to 9 p.m., The Old School House, Newborn, the Newborn Dixie Jubliee hosts the Dixie Gentlemen in concert with guest singers, free admission, 770-786-8662, Steve Biggers.

May 18

Church Anniversary

10:30 a.m., Trinity Baptist Church, 301 Honey Creek Road, Conyers, the church hosts its 30th anniversary celebration and homecoming, 770-922-8944.

Family and Friends Day

11 a.m., Bald Rock Baptist Church, 2284 Old Covington Road, Conyers, the church hosts its Family and Friends Day, and the Men’s Ministry hosts a Men In Praise Musical at 3 p.m., 770-929-3421.

Pastor Appreciation Service

10 a.m., Rock Temple AME Church, 1021 Bryant St., Conyers, the church hosts an Appreciation Service for Pastor Alfred N. Vaughn, the Rev. Herman Dennis speaking, 770-922-5707.

Women’s Day

11 a.m., Old Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 300 Honey Creek Road, Conyers, the Women’s Ministry of the church hosts its annual Women’s Day celebration, Pastor Marlene Durden speaking, 770-483-8392.

May 21

Conyers Housing Authority

4:30 p.m., H. Jack Turner Community Center, 1214 Summer Circle, Conyers, the Board of Commissioners meeting for the Conyers Housing Authority, 770-483-9301 or visit: www.conyershousing.com.

May 22

Concerts on the Square

Noon, the Square in Covington, Newton County Arts Association hosts its Spring Luncheon Concerts on the Square featuring Shane Millwood, (rain location: Turner Lake Recreation Center), visit: www.newtoncountyarts.org.

May 24

Church Yard Sale

Daybreak to 3 p.m., Gateway Community Church, 11677 Brown Bridge Road, Covington, the youth of the church host a yard sale, proceeds benefit youth missions, 770-787-1015.

Church Barbecue

11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Lovejoy United Methodist Church, 12835 Ga. Highway 36, Covington, the church hosts its annual barbecue event, cost: $8 for an adult plate, $4 for a child’s plate, $8 for 1 pound of barbecue and $8 for 1 pound of stew.

May 29

Concerts on the Square

Noon, the Square in Covington, Newton County Arts Association hosts its Spring Luncheon Concerts on the Square featuring the Jon Browne Quartet, (rain location: First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall), visit: www.newtoncountyarts.org.

Senior Health Fair

9 a.m. to noon, Olivia Haydel Senior Center, 1240 Dogwood Drive, Conyers, the Senior Center hosts a Sickness Prevention Health Fair — free health screenings: mammograms, mental health, medical counseling, cancer åinformation, blood pressure screenings and more, 770-278-7230.

May 31

Newborn Dixie Jubilee

6 to 9 p.m., The Old School House, Newborn, the Newborn Dixie Jubliee host a Gospel Show featuring the Dixie Gentlemen in concert with guest singers, free admission, 770-786-8662, Steve Biggers.

June 1

Music Camp

June 1 to 8, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. nightly, Crossroads United Methodist Church, 2460 Ga. Highway 138 N.E., Conyers, the church hosts a music camp titled “The Music Man” — games, crafts and music, for ages 4 through rising sixth-graders, cost: $20 per child, sibling $10, 770-388-7438 or visit: crossroadsumc.net.

June 2

County Line VBS

June 2 to 6, 9 a.m. to noon, County Line Baptist Church, 3325 Ga. Highway 162, Covington, the church hosts Vacation Bible School for Pre-K to sixth-graders, 770-786-2637.

Patriots Softball Camp

June 2 to 5, 9 a.m. to noon daily, Heritage High School, Softball field, off Granade Road, Conyers, Patriots Softball Camp themed: “All the Small Things,” cost: $70 (include camp T-shirt), for ages 6 to 14, 770-361-0747, Coach Jason McBay or visit: heritagehighschoolsoftball.shutterfly.com.

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.