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Beth Moore Bi­ble Study

Up­dated Ver­sion “Break­ing Free”; Room 201, Fel­low­ship Hall, First Bap­tist; two groups — Wed., 9:30-11 a.m. and Thurs., 6:30-8 p.m.; ses­sions be­gin Jan. 19 and 20; (770) 786-9031 to speak with Sandie Stevens to reg­is­ter.

NCHS Class of 1960

11:30 a.m.; Papa’s Coun­try Buf­fet, 1035 Sig­man Road, Cony­ers; class­mates and spouses in­vited; Wayne Hunt (770) 786-8272. The class has a web­site at http://­ton­coun­ty­high­


Montes­sori School Open House

9 to 11 a.m.; Montes­sori School, Clark’s Grove; (770) 788-7779. YMCA Boot Camp: Be Care­ful What You Ask For!

12-week pro­gram on Mon­days and Thurs­days at 6 p.m.; YMCA; avail­able to mem­bers and non-mem­bers; in­struc­tor DJ Seals; in­for­ma­tion about class and costs, (770) 7873908 or au­drir@ym­caat­


Wal­nut Grove United Methodist Church Oys­ter/Fish Sup­per

5 to 7 p.m.; Smith Fam­ily Life Cen­ter be­hind Church, 915 Church Way, Lo­ganville; fried fish/oys­ters, fries, coleslaw, hush­pup­pies, oys­ter soup or hot dog meal, (770) 787-1166 or ( 770) 7845125.

Gospel Sing­ing

7 p.m.; High Point Bap­tist Church; 12025 Ga. High­way 36; The Di­plo­mats; ev­ery­one wel­come; (770) 787-9522 or (770) 786-5985.


City of Ox­ford Spe­cial Called Meet­ing

7 p.m.; to vote on res­o­lu­tion to change city carter, on a res­o­lu­tion to pro­vide homestead ex­emp­tion, to ap­prove an agree­ment be­tween the Mu­nic­i­pal Elec­tric Author­ity of Ge­or­gia, the city of San­der­sville and the city of Ox­ford for the pur­chase of ex­cess re­serve ca­pac­ity.

JAN. 22

Honey Creek Bap­tist Gospel Sing

7 p.m.; Honey Creek Bap-

tist Church; The Stan­cils and Mor­ris @Greg; ev­ery­one wel­come. C.A.R.E. Inc. Wine Tast­ing and Silent Auc­tion

6:30 to 9:30 p.m.; Por­terdale Mill Lofts; re­fresh­ments; a ben­e­fit to help fam­i­lies and cit­i­zens of Por­terdale; (678) 859-2496, linda. fin­ger@ya­; C.A.R.E. Inc. P. O. Box 743 Por­terdale; $10 ad­mis­sion.

JAN. 25

Montes­sori School Open House

9 to 11 a.m.; Montes­sori School, Clark’s Grove; (770) 788-7779.

JAN. 26

Newton County Board of Fam­ily and Chil­dren Ser­vices

8 a.m.; of­fice of the Newton County Depart­ment of Fam­ily and Chil­dren Ser­vices.

JAN. 27

Montes­sori School Open House

9 to 11 a.m.; Montes­sori School, Clark’s Grove; (770) 788-7779.

Move on When Ready/Dual En­roll­ment In­for­ma­tional Ses­sion

6 to 8 p.m.; au­di­to­rium Rock­dale Ca­reer Academy,

1064 Culpep­per Drive, Cony­ers; RSVP Jeff Meadors, (770) 278-1270. Troy Uni­ver­sity, East At­lanta, Open House

5 to 7 p.m.; 1160 Mon­ti­cello St.; (770) 385-8315; chat with aca­demic ad­vis­ers and staff.

JAN. 28

Pres­i­dent of Oral Roberts Uni­ver­sity

11 a.m.; Prospect Church, 6752 Ga. High­way 212; Dr. Mark Rut­land.Dr. Rut­land has min­is­tered around the world and is the author of 13 books. (770) 786-6303.

JAN. 29

New Ge­or­gia Rail­road

6 p.m.; Church of the Good Shep­herd Epis­co­pal; Dan and Peri Walden’s “New Ge­or­gia Rail­road” will per­form old­time Ap­palachian Moun­tain mu­sic to ben­e­fit char­i­ta­ble out­reach. Free but do­na­tions wel­come. Con­tact Mark Hodges (770) 464-1655.

JAN. 30

Gospel Sing­ing

6 p.m.; Ebenezer Bap­tist church, near So­cial Cir­cle, be­tween Mon­roe and So­cial Cir­cle at Ebenezer Church Road; the Vo­calaires; (770) 267-4025 or ( 770) 2676482.

Dave Ram­sey Fi­nan­cial Peace Class

5:30 to 7:45 p.m.; Cov­ing­ton First United Methodist Church, 1113 COny­ers Street, Main Build­ing, Room 103; Lead­ers/Fa­cil­i­ta­tors: Clau­dia and Wil­liam Call­away; Cost: $100; (770) 786-7305 or com­mu­ni­ca­tions@ fum­c­cov­ing­

FEB. 3

Newton County Li­brary sys­tem Board of Trustees

9 a.m.; Board Room, Cov­ing­ton Branch Li­brary, 7116 Floyd St.

Projects Wet, Wild & Learn­ing Tree

8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Feb. 3 and 4; Ge­or­gia Forestry As­so­ci­a­tion, 551 N. Frontage Road, Forsyth; fa­cil­i­ta­tor train­ing; $85 reg­is­tra­tion in­cludes lunch and snacks both days and re­source ma­te­ri­als for all projects; reg­is­tra­tion dead­line Jan. 21 or un­til filled; carla@gfa­ or (478) 922-8110.

GRN Com­mu­nity Board of Di­rec­tors

9:30 a.m.; Newton cen­ter, 8201 Hazel­brand Road; (770) 339-5019.

FEB. 5

South­ern Heart­land Art Gallery Monte Carlo Night

6 p.m.; the Event Fa­cil­ity at the Por­terdale Mill; open to the pub­lic; tick­ets $50 per per­son; space limited to 200 at­ten­dees; reser­va­tions by Jan. 25 (770) 788-8799.

FEB. 12

Kids’ Ac­tiv­i­ties @ Stan­ton Me­mo­rial Li­brary

Make valen­tines for your fam­ily and friends at 10:30 a.m.

FEB. 24

A Sun­day in Black His­tory

6:30 p.m.; Cov­ing­ton Cam­pus of DeKalb Tech; RSVP by Feb. 10 (404) 297-9522 Ext. 1291 or A pro­duc­tion of a con­ver­sa­tion be­tween Mal­colm X and Pres­i­dent Barack Obama.

FEB. 26

Al­bany State Col­lege Visit

The DeKalb County Area Alumni As­so­ci­a­tion of Al­bany State Uni­ver­sity is spon­sor­ing a trip for col­lege-bound high school se­niors to tour the cam­pus of Al­bany State Uni­ver­sity, Al­bany. A $25 fee se­cures a seat on the bus plus lunch on cam­pus. A Parental Con­sent form must be com­pleted and sub­mit­ted by Fe­bru­ary 18. To reg­is­ter, con­tact Ta­mara Nel­son at 404-9811607 or email tama­rach­nel­

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