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Community Calendar for May 29, 2014

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 information, blood pressure screenings and more, 770-278-7230.

May 30

Pastoral Celebration

Nehemiah Empowerment Group Ministries hosts a Pastoral Celebration for Pastor Anthony Smith and Lady Ebony Smith, Pastor Barry Mitchell speaking on May 30 at 7:30 p.m., Pastor Hebert Bartley speaking on June 6 at 7:30 p.m. and Pastor Gazarra Mitchell speaking on June 8 at 3 p.m.

May 31

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

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.

June 3

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.

Summer Library Program

2 to 4 p.m., Nancy Guinn Library, meeting room, 864 Green St., Conyers, the Summer Reading 2014 program, Spark A Reaction Kick-off Party, snacks included, 770-388-5040.

June 7

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.

Garage Sale and Car Wash

8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Epiphany Lutheran Church, 2375 Ga. Highway 20, Conyers, the church hosts a huge garage sale and car wash, (rain or shine), proceeds benefit the youth group of the church, 770-483-6222.

June 8

Gospel Singing

6 p.m., Community Church of Praise, 3851 Union Church Road, Stockbridge, the church hosts a Gospel singing featuring Gather Homecoming artists, Gordon Mote, 770-918-0008.

Pastor Anniversary

3 p.m., Double Spring Baptist Church, 2705 N. Hightower Trail, Conyers, the church celebrates the Rev. J. DeLand Shorter’s 4th anniversary, the Rev. H.E. Loyal speaking, 770-922-5791.

Mother Board Anniversary

11 a.m., Bald Rock Baptist Church, 2284 Old Covington Road, Conyers, the church’s Mother Board celebrates its anniversary, 770-929-3421.

June 9

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.

Summer Library Program

4 to 6 p.m., Nancy Guinn Library, meeting room, 864 Green St., Conyers, the Summer Reading 2014 program “Let’s Build It” Lego and Wii games, 770-388-5040.

June 12

Rockdale BOE

6:30 p.m., Rockdale County Board of Education, Board Room, 954 N. Main St., the BOE hosts a public hearing for the purpose of soliciting community input on the development of the District’s FY15 Operating Budget, work session to follow at 7 p.m., 770-761-1458.

June 15

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: info@allenmemorialumc.org or 770-784-7414.

June 19

Rockdale BOE

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

June 20

Summer Library Program

2 to 4 p.m., Nancy Guinn Library, meeting room, 864 Green St., Conyers, the Summer Reading 2014 program “Freak Forensics,” meet a forensic scientist and more, 770-388-5040.

June 21

5K Walk/Run

7:30 a.m., Annex Building Parking Lot, 1400 Parker Road, Conyers, the 2014 Kick’N Butt Against Domestic Violence 5K Walk/Run, cost: $20 early registration, $25 late registration, visit: www.clarkangelscredit.org/events.

June 21

Women’s Prayer Breakfast

3 p.m., Double Spring Baptist Church, 2705 N. Hightower Trail, Conyers, the church hosts its annual Women’s Day Prayer Breakfast, Evangelist Nicole Gaither speaking, 770-922-5791.

June 22

Women’s Day

3 p.m., Double Spring Baptist Church, 2705 N. Hightower Trail, Conyers, the church hosts its annual Women’s Day program, the Rev. Binita Miles speaking, 770-922-5791.

Gospel Choir Anniversary

3 p.m., Bald Rock Baptist Church, 2284 Old Covington Road, Conyers, the church’s Gospel Choir celebrates its anniversary, 770-929-3421.

June 28

Driver Safety Class

10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Nancy Guinn Library, meeting room, 864 Green St., Conyers, driver safety class (completion of course may reduce auto insurance rates), cost: $15 for AARP members, $20 for non-members, registration required, 770-922-7965.

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.