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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.