Com­mu­nity Cal­en­dar

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Cal­en­dar sub­mis­sions may be sent to ptravis@cov­ or to tgid­dens@cov­ In­clude a place, time, a de­scrip­tion of the event and a tele­phone num­ber.


Abid­ing Grace Lutheran Grand Open­ing

Abid­ing Grace Lutheran will hold the grand open­ing of their new church build­ing, 5510 Ga. High­way 212, at 10:30 a.m. with lunch at noon. Fam­ily fun and games, bounce house and hayrides un­til 3 p.m.

Free Con­cert

3 p.m.; Good Shep­herd Epis­co­pal Church; James Cobb, gui­tar; do­na­tions sup­port com­mu­nity char­i­ties; J.J. Hay­den (770) 786-5656.

Sergeant Newton DAR

2 to 4 p.m.; home of Mrs. Stephanie Fort­son, 3190 Floyd St.; tea in co­op­er­a­tion with Colonel John McIn­tosh Chap­ter DAR. Hon­ored guest will be Ge­or­gia State Re­gent, Mrs. Sally Bald­win.

Com­mu­nity Or­ches­tra Con­cert

7: 30 p. m.; Cov­ing­ton/ Cony­ers Com­mu­nity Or­ches­tra’s Fall Con­cert; fel­low­ship Hall, Salem United Methodist Church.

Re­pair­ers of Breech Hol­i­days

Need do­na­tions of fi­nances, toys and food for Christ­mas for needy fam­i­lies; (770) 787-7250.


City of Ox­ford Monthly Work Ses­sion

6 p.m.; Ox­ford West Clark Street Com­mu­nity Cen­ter; may and coun­cil monthly work ses­sion.


ASVAB Test­ing

Armed Ser­vices Vo­ca­tional Ap­ti­tude Bat­tery Ca­reer Ex­plo­ration Pro­gram, a free ca­reer ex­plo­ration op­por­tu­nity, will be ad­min­is­tered from 8: 30 a. m. to noon in the Al­covy High School au­di­to­rium. All cur­rent AHS ju­niors and se­niors may sign up for the test. ASVAB Ca­reer Ex­plo­ration Pro­gram en­cour­ages stu­dents to plan for their fu­ture. Mil­i­tary Rep­re­sen­ta­tives will ad­min­is­ter the mul­ti­ple choice test. Stu­dents must sign up prior to the day of the test in the AHS Guid­ance Of­fice. Board of Fam­ily and Chil­dren Ser­vices

11 a. m.; monthly meet­ing at of­fice of the Newton County Depart­ment of Fam­ily and Chil­dren Ser­vices. Dis­cus­sion of Ken Burns’ Civil War Doc­u­men­tary

6: 30 - 8: 30 p. m.; Gunter Hall; spon­sored by W.H. Stan­ton Me­mo­rial Li­brary and His­toric Preser­va­tion So­ci­ety of So­cial Cir­cle; ev­ery Tues­day to Nov. 16. Su­per­in­ten­dent Com­mu­nity Fo­rum On Pub­lic Schools

8:15 to 9:15 p.m.; Board Room at the BOE Ad­min­is­tra­tive Of­fices, 2109 Newton Drive in Cov­ing­ton.

Busi­ness 101 Sem­i­nar

8:30 to 10:30 a.m.; Im­por- tance of a Busi­ness Plan with speaker Ron Wal­lace; spon­sored by the Cov­ing­ton-Newton County Cham­ber of Com­merce; DeKalb Tech­ni­cal Col­lege, 8100 Bob Wil­liams Park­way; free to mem­bers, $20 for non-mem­bers; reg­is­ter for the event at cham­ber web­site.

Newton High School Coun­cil

5 p.m. in the ad­min­is­tra­tion con­fer­ence room, Newton High; other dates Feb. 15, April 19; ( 770) 7872250.

Re­tire­ment Re­cep­tion

3 p.m. to 5 p.m.; cafe­te­ria Por­terdale Ele­men­tary School; Ms. Lot­tie Ball, Ms. Rosa Wil­liams and Mr. Jerry Woods, cus­to­di­ans at Por­terdale Ele­men­tary School, will re­tire this year. For­mer stu­dents, par­ents and friends are in­vited. Newton County In­dus­trial Devel­op­ment Author­ity

10 a. m.; Newton County Cham­ber of Com­merce, 2100 Washington St.; reg­u­larly sched­uled meet­ing.


Con­gress­man Lin­der

12:30 to 2 p.m.; lobby of Cov­ing­ton Branch Li­brary; a rep­re­sen­ta­tive of Lin­der will an­swer ques­tions; ( 770) 385-3231.

Brown Bag Book Club

Noon to 1 p.m.; Cov­ing­ton Branch Li­brary; bring your lunch and dis­cuss your fa­vorite book with oth­ers; ( 770) 385-3231. Newton High Class of 1960

11:30 a.m.; PaPa’s Coun­try Buf­fet, 1035 Sig­man Road, Cony­ers; class­mates and spouses in­vited.

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