Com­mu­nity Cal­en­dar

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SATUR­DAY Wal­nut Methodist Grove Church United Oys­ter/Fish 5 to 7 p.m.; Sup­per Smith Fam­ily Life 915 Cen­ter Church be­hind Way, the Lo­ganville; church, fried slaw, fish/oys­ters, hush­pup­pies, fries, oys­ter Cole soup 787-1166 or hot or (770) dog meal, 784-5125. (770)

Gospel Sing­ing

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

6 p.m.; Honey Creek Bap­tist Church; fea­tur­ing The Stan­cils (Mor­ris and 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@ya­hoo.com.; C.A.R.E. Inc. P. O. Box 743 Por­terdale; $10 ad­mis­sion. Peachtree Academy Pri­vate School Open House

10 a.m. to noon; for prospec­tive par­ents in­ter­ested in pre-kinder­garten through high school; all three cam­puses; www.peachtreea­cademy.com, (770) 860-8900 ext. 11 or email info@peachtreea­cademy.com.

MON­DAY City of Ox­ford Spe­cial Called Meet­ing

7 p.m.; to vote on res­o­lu­tion to change city char­ter, 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.

TUES­DAY Montes­sori School Open House

9 to 11 a.m.; Montes­sori School, Clark’s Grove; (770) 788-7779. Treat­ment Op­tions for Hip and Knee Pain

6:30 to 8 p.m.; Rock­dale Med­i­cal Cen­ter, East Tower Class­room no. 2, 1412 Milstead Av­enue, RSVP (770) 918-3414.

WED­NES­DAY Newton County Board of Fam­ily and Chil­dren Ser­vices

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

THURS­DAY 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. Montes­sori School Open House

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

7 p.m.; County Line Bap­tist Church, 3325 Ga. High­way 162; young adults from Chile and Ro­ma­nia in con­cert; (770) 786-2637.

JAN. 28 Pres­i­dent of Oral Roberts Uni­ver­sity

11 a.m.; Prospect Church, 6752 Ga. High­way 212; Dr. Mark 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 old-time Ap­palachian Moun­tain mu­sic to ben­e­fit char­i­ta­ble out­reach; do­na­tions wel­come; 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 St., Main Build­ing, Room 103; Lead­ers/Fa­cil­i­ta­tors: Clau­dia and Wil­liam Call­away; Cost: $100; (770) 786-7305 or com­mu­ni­ca­tions@fum­c­cov­ing­ton.org.

JAN. 31 Peachtree Academy Pri­vate School Open House

6 to 7:30; for prospec­tive par­ents in­ter­ested in prekinder­garten through high school; Cov­ing­ton cam­pus; www.peachtreea­cademy.com, (770) 860-8900 ext. 11 or email info@peachtreea­cademy.com.

FEB. 1

Tod­dle Tales

10:30 or 1130 a.m.; Story Room at the Cov­ing­ton Branch Li­brary; tod­dlers (18 months through the third birth­day); learn how books work. Sto­ries, songs and in­ter­ac­tive play get your tod­dler on the road to a bright fu­ture.

FEB. 2 Ox­ford Lec­ture on African-Amer­i­can His­tory

Mark Aus­lan­der; 7 p.m.; Wil­liams Gym­na­sium; free; em­pha­sis on the story of Bishop James Os­good An­drew and the en­slaved woman Miss Kitty); pub­lic wel­come. 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@gfa­grow.org or (478) 9228110. GRN Com­mu­nity Board of Di­rec­tors

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

Homeschool Sto­ry­time

11 a.m.; the Story Room at the Cov­ing­ton Branch Li­brary; great sto­ries, songs and ac­tiv­i­ties. Newton County High School Class of 1961

11:30 a.m.; Mama Maria’s Ital­ian Grill, 10205 Ac­cess Road; class­mates and spouses are in­vited; Phyl­lis White All­good (770) 267-4259. The Class of 1961 is hav­ing a 50 Year Re­union on June 11. Visit their web­site at http://www.new­ton­coun­ty­high­school1961.com.

Ladies Bi­ble Study 10 a.m.; Fel­low­ship Hall, Ox­ford Bap­tist Church; “Step­ping Up” by Beth Moore; 7week study taught by DVDs and dis­cus­sion; cost for the work­book $14; (770) 7868132.

FEB. 3

Teen An­ime Club

6 p.m.; Story Room, Cov­ing­ton Branch Li­brary; movies, book dis­cus­sion and of course, the art.

FEB. 4

Baby Talk

10:30 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.; Story Room, Cov­ing­ton Branch Li­brary; in­fants up to 18 months old and their care­givers; sto­ries, songs and fin­ger­plays de­signed to in­crease com­mu­ni­ca­tion be­tween adult and baby and stim­u­late early learn­ing.

Kid’s Knit­ting Club

4:30 p.m.; Story Room, Cov­ing­ton Branch Li­brary; be­gin­ning knit­ters learn ba­sic knit­ting skills, and ex­pe­ri­enced knit­ters are wel­come to come work on fun projects to­gether.

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. The Par­ent Teacher Or­ga­ni­za­tion of Peachtree Academy Bingo

7 p.m.; Elling­ton Road lo­ca­tion, for fam­i­lies and chil­dren; reser­va­tions must be made by 6 p.m. Feb. 5; info@peachtreea­cademy.com.; Vicki Press­ley (770) 860-8900 ext. 10. Free Smok­ing Ces­sa­tion Classes

6 to 7 p.m.; Rock­dale Med­i­cal Cen­ter, East Tower Class­rooms, 1412 Milstead Av­enue; $25 fee which will be re­turned at the com­ple­tion of the four classes. For in­for­ma­tion, please call (770) 9183414.

FEB. 7

Look Good Feel Bet­ter

10 a.m. to noon; Rock­dale Med­i­cal Cen­ter, East Tower Class­room No. 3, 1412 Milstead Ave.; Amer­i­can Can­cer So­ci­ety’s free hands-on, group work­shop to help fe­male can­cer pa­tients cope with and com­bat ap­pear­ance-re­lated side ef­fects of chemo­ther­apy and ra­di­a­tion treat­ment. A free gift of full-size name-brand cos­met­ics is given to each at­tendee. Reser­va­tions are nec­es­sary. (800) 227-2345.

FEB. 8

Tod­dle Tales

10:30 or 11:30 a.m.; Story Room at the Cov­ing­ton Branch Li­brary; tod­dlers (18 months through the third birth­day); learn how books work. Sto­ries, songs and in­ter­ac­tive play get your tod­dler on the road to a bright fu­ture.

35th Birth­day Bash

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Mama Maria’s Ital­ian Grill, 10205 Ac­cess Road; East Metro Women’s Club; Cov­ing­ton; speaker Pam Morin from Aiken, S.C.; com­pli­men­tary child­care will be pro­vided (bring a sack lunch for each child); reser­va­tions Jean (770) 786-8352, Ann ( 770) 7876457, or MAT8602@aol.com.

FEB. 9

Homeschool Sto­ry­time

11 a.m.; the Story Room at the Cov­ing­ton Branch Li­brary; great sto­ries, songs and ac­tiv­i­ties.

FEB, 10

Teen An­ime Club

6 p.m.; Story Room, Cov­ing­ton Branch Li­brary; movies, book dis­cus­sion and of course, the art.

FEB. 11

Baby Talk

10: 30 a. m. or 11: 30 a.m.; Story Room, Cov­ing­ton Branch Li­brary; in­fants up to 18 months old and their care­givers; sto­ries, songs and fin­ger­plays de­signed to in­crease com­mu­ni­ca­tion be­tween adult and baby and stim­u­late early learn­ing.

Kid’s Knit­ting Club

4:30 p.m.; Story Room, Cov­ing­ton Branch Li­brary; be­gin­ning knit­ters learn ba­sic knit­ting skills, and ex­pe­ri­enced knit­ters are wel­come to come work on fun projects to­gether.

FEB. 12 Kids’ Ac­tiv­i­ties @ Stan­ton Me­mo­rial Li­brary

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

6 to 10 p.m.; Turner Lake Com­plex, 6185 Turner Lake Road; $25 per per­son; ticket dead­line Feb. 9; (678) 6587638; semi for­mal, live band, pho­tos; hon­or­ing T. K. and Louise Adams.

FEB. 15

Tod­dle Tales

10:30 or 11;30 a.m.; Story Room at the Cov­ing­ton Branch Li­brary; tod­dlers (18 months through the third birth­day); learn how books work. Sto­ries, songs and in­ter­ac­tive play get your tod­dler on the road to a bright fu­ture.

FEB. 16 Homeschool Sto­ry­time

11 a.m.; the Story Room at the Cov­ing­ton Branch Li­brary; great sto­ries, songs and ac­tiv­i­ties.

FEB. 17

Teen An­ime Club

6 p. m.; Story Room, Cov­ing­ton Branch Li­brary; movies, book dis­cus­sion and of course, the art.

FEB. 18

Baby Talk

10: 30 a. m. or 11: 30 a. m.; Story Room, Cov­ing­ton Branch Li­brary; in­fants up to 18 months old and their care­givers; sto­ries, songs and fin­ger­plays de­signed to in­crease com­mu­ni­ca­tion be­tween adult and baby and stim­u­late early learn­ing. Kid’s Knit­ting Club

4: 30 p. m.; Story Room, Cov­ing­ton Branch Li­brary; be­gin­ning knit­ters learn ba­sic knit­ting skills, and ex­pe­ri­enced knit­ters are wel­come to come work on fun projects to­gether. Red Hot & Healthy Luau & Fashion Show

11: 30 a. m. to 1: 30 p. m.; Rock­dale Med­i­cal Cen­ter, East Tower Class­rooms, 1412 Milstead Av­enue; celebrity wait­ers, a fashion show by Belk, and a spe­cial guest per­for­mance by “ Elvis!” Reser­va­tions re­quired by Feb. 14 and seat­ing is limited. Call ( 770) 918-3911 or mail your check payable to “ Rock­dale Med­i­cal Cen­ter” ( Att: Judy Usry), 1412 Milstead Ave., N. E, Cony­ers, GA 30012.

FEB. 19 New­born Dixie Ju­bilee Coun­try Mu­sic Night

6 to 9 p. m., doors open at 5 p. m.; Old New­born School House, 4326 High­way 142, New­born; Dixie Ram­blers ( Anita Denny, Den­nis Hyde, Steve Big­gers, La­mar Wor­thy, and Randy John­son, Mark Hall and Fill­mores House Band; ( 770) 7868662.

FEB. 21

CPR Class

Noon to 4 p. m.; Rock­dale Med­i­cal Cen­ter, East Tower Class­rooms, 1412 Milstead Ave.; for par­tic­i­pants with ex­pired cards or who have never taken CPR classes be­fore; $ 40, reg­is­tra­tion re­quired; Kathy Matt­son, ( 770) 918-3416.

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