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