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.
6 p.m., Rockdale County Board of Education, Board Room, 954 N. Main St., the BOE has called a special meeting regarding the tentative adoption of the proposed fiscal year 2015 budget, 770-761-1458.
Conyers Lunch Bunch
11:30 a.m., Hogs, Hens, Heifers BBQ, 1191 Irwin Bridge Road, Conyers, the Conyers High School Lunch Bunch social, 770-938-0584, Jerry Mills.
East Side Scottish Rite
6 p.m., PaPa’s Restaurant, off Sigman Road, Conyers, the East Side Scottish Rite meeting, Brother Ross Laver speaking, cost: $9.25 per person, 770-922-6591.
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.
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.
The Newton County Landfill and all Newton County Neighborhood Recycling Centers will be closed May 26 in observance of Memorial Day.
Rockdale Retired Educators
11:30 a.m., First Methodist Church, 920 Main St., Conyers, the Rockdale Retired Educators Association meeting, program provided by Dr. James Skipper, reservations required for lunch, 770-483-6808.
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 information, blood pressure screenings and more, 770-278-7230.
Newborn Dixie Jubilee
6 to 9 p.m., The Old School House, Newborn, the Newborn Dixie Jubilee host a Gospel Show featuring the Dixie Gentlemen in concert with guest singers, free admission, 770-786-8662, Steve Biggers.
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.
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.
Financial Peace Classes
7 to 8:30 p.m., Union United Methodist Church, 4600 Ga. Highway 138, Stockbridge, the church hosts Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University 9-week class, 770-483-4338.
Monastery 5K Run
8:30 a.m, Monastery of the Holy Spirit, 2625 Ga. Highway 212, Conyers, Monastery 5K/Fun Run-Walk to benefit the food bank, cost: $25 for the run; $15 for the 1.5-mile fun run; free for kids 10 and under, register at www.trappist.net.
Salem UMC VBS
June 9 to 13, from 6 to 8:45 p.m., Salem United Methodist Church, 3962 Salem Road, Covington, the church hosts Vacation Bible School themed, “Weird Animals - Where Jesus’ Love in One-of-a-Kind,” for ages 4 to 12 years old, a light supper will be served each night, register at: www.salemumc.org or 770-786-6027.
Rockdale Baptist VBS
June 9 to 13, 9 a.m. to noon, Rockdale Baptist Church, 1295 Smyrna Road, Conyers, the church hosts Vacation Bible School themed, “D3 - Discover, Decide and Defend His Claims,” for students who have completed Kindergarten through fifth-grade, visit: www.rockdalebaptist.org.
Allen Memorial VBS
June 15 to 19, from 5:30 to 8 p.m., Allen Memorial UMC, 803 Whatcoat St., Oxford, the church hosts Vacation Bible School themed, “Workshop of Wonders: Imagine and Build with God,” for Pre-K to 10th-graders, a light supper will be served, register: email@example.com or 770-784-7414.
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