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Take Off Pounds Sensibly 10 a.m. Wednesdays; (TOPS No. 375), a weight-loss support group; First Presbyterian Church, 1169 Clark St.; $26 yearly membership; (770) 786-8937. Newton County Board of Elections
2 p.m.; 113 Usher St., Suite 103.
9 to 11 a.m.; Montessori School, Clark’s Grove; (770) 788-7779. Financial Peace
13-week program by Dave Ramsey teaches families and individuals to handle money through common-sense principles; The Baptist Tabernacle, 10119 Access Road; 7 p.m.; Damion Vaughan at (770) 786-7775 for information or to register. GRN Board of Directors Community Service Board; 9:30 a.m.; GRN Administrative Offices, Room 200, 175 Gwinnett Drive, Lawrenceville; (770) 339-5019.
No Electronics & Paint Recycling, Disposal of Pesticides in January
There will be no E-Cycle or paint and pesticide collections in January will resume on first Saturday of February. Newton County High School Class of 1961
5:30 p.m.; Neely’s Restaurant, 11356 Brown Bridge Road; classmates and spouses; (770) 267-4259 Phyllis White Allgood. class website -http://www.newtoncountyhighschool1961.com. Nelson Heights Community Center
Volunteers needed for After School Tutorial Program; 3 to 6:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 7200 Laseter St., Greg Shy (770) 359-7925 or Lillian Y. Bittaye (770) 572-8995 or weare_the children@hotmail. com. Ineffective to Effective Stepfamilies
Two free week course; Jan. 8 and 15; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; 1135 West Ave., Conyers; for committed, engaged or married couples who have at least one child from a previous relationship; offered by Committed2you, a Georgia Family Council Initiative.
Community Orchestra Rehearsals
2 to 4 p.m., Salem United Methodist Church, Salem Road, Covington/ Conyers Community Orchestra, weekly each Sunday under the direction of Arlene Woods. Instrumentalists of all ages may participate; (770) 787-2263.
Free Square Dance Lessons
7 p.m.; Covington Presbyterian Church; The Newton Hayriders Beginners Square Dancing lessons; first two lessons free; no partner necessary; (770) 786-4896. Square dancing is fun and friendship set to music and good for your physical and mental health.
Montessori School Open House
9 to 11 a.m.; Montessori School, Clark’s Grove; (770) 788-7779. BFF Luncheon
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Mama Maria’s Italian Grill, 10205 Access Road; sponsored by East Metro Women’s Connection; re-gifting exchange. Linda Cowan from Covington will share how life’s different challenges left her challenged to be different. Complimentary childcare; bring sack lunch for each child. (770) 7868352 or (770) 787-6457 or MAT8602@aol.com.
Sergeant Newton DAR
3 p.m.; First United Methodist Church, 1113 Conyers St.; to honor and interview veterans.
9 to 11 a.m.; Montessori School, Clark’s Grove; (770) 788-7779.