Com­mu­nity Calendar

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TO­DAY

In­de­pen­dence Day Wor­ship Ser­vice Cel­e­bra­tion, Fea­tur­ing Colonel Max Wood

10:30 a.m.; Prospect Church, 6752 Ga. High­way 212, Cov­ing­ton.

MON­DAY

So­cial Cir­cle July 4 Cel­e­bra­tion

A day of food and fun which con­cludes with a fab­u­lous fire­works dis­play. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Kruiz­ers Car Show, down­town So­cial Cir­cle; 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., pa­rade, be­gin­ning at So­cial Cir­cle UMC, north through down­town and end­ing at Stephens Park; 6.30 p.m. - DarkCon­cert, Stephens Park, Kids Zone with Jumpers, food ven­dors galore; Dark Fab­u­lous 4th of July Fire­works Show, bring your blan­kets and lawn chairs. Ox­ford Pa­rade and 4th of July Cel­e­bra­tion

10 a.m., line up 9 a.m. on Hay­good Street; award for best float. No reg­is­tra­tion is needed; mu­sic, con­ces­sions, and free wa­ter­melon and pop­corn do­nated by the Lions will be of­fered at Old Church af­ter the pa­rade; (770) 786-7004. New­ton County Land­fill and all New­ton County Neigh­bor­hood Re­cy­cling Cen­ters

Closed for ob­ser­vance of In­de­pen­dence Day; ci­ta­tions will be is­sued against any­one who leaves trash at gates while fa­cil­i­ties are closed.

TUES­DAY

Chil­dren’s Pro­gram at Li­brary

3 p.m.; Todd Key - Comedic Jug­gler; club throw­ing, ball spin­ning, lad­der bal­anc­ing, torch ma­nip­u­lat­ing; Porter Me­mo­rial Branch Meet­ing Room. Chil­dren’s Pro­gram at Li­brary

4 p.m.; Teen Jug­gling Work­shop; Todd Key will help teens 13 to 18 with their jug­gling skills; Porter Me­mo­rial Branch Meet­ing Room.

Tod­dle Tales

11 a.m.; Story Room, Cov­ing­ton Branch Li­brary; free, in­ter­ac­tive pro­gram for par­ents and their 18 month old to 3 year old chil­dren; a great way to start a read­ing pro­gram with your child. Beth­le­hem Bap­tist Church Youth Sum­mer Feed­ing and En­rich­ment Pro­gram

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. through July 15; free, age groups 4 to 12 only; Church van will pick up within the city lim­its; Archie Shep­herd (404) 358-3383 or Kath­leen Perry (770) 3781001.

WED­NES­DAY

Chil­dren’s Pro­gram at Li­brary

11 a.m., 2 p.m.; Todd Key - Comedic Jug­gler; club throw­ing, ball spin­ning, lad­der bal­anc­ing, torch ma­nip­u­lat­ing; Porter Me­mo­rial Branch Meet­ing Room.

THURS­DAY

New­ton Co. Li­brary Sys­tem Board of Trustees

9 a.m.; Board Room, Cov­ing­ton Branch Li­brary, 7116 Floyd Street; spe­cial called meet­ing.

SATUR­DAY

Friends of the Li­brary Used Book Sale

10:30 a.m. -2 p.m.; Nancy Guinn Li­brary, 864 Green St. Cony­ers; large se­lec­tion of VHS movies for 10 cents each.

JULY 11

Beth­le­hem Bap­tist Church Youth Sum­mer Feed­ing and En­rich­ment Pro­gram

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. through July 15; free, age groups 4 to 12 only; Church van will pick up within the city lim­its; Archie Shep­herd (404) 358-3383 or Kath­leen Perry (770) 3781001.

Camp Vi­sion Catch­ers

July 11 through July 29; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Fam­ily Re­source Cen­ter East, 4118 Her­ring St., $50; Vanessa Turner; (678) 342-4004; lim­ited to 20 campers. Ox­ford Coun­cil Meet­ing

7 p.m.; 110 West Clark St., Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, reg­u­lar sched­uled meet­ing.

JULY 12

Chil­dren’s Pro­gram at Li­brary

3 p.m.; Wendy Ben­net - Songs and Sto­ries; voice, pup­pets, col­or­ful props, and gui­tar; Porter Me­mo­rial Branch Meet­ing Room. Zoomo­bile to Visit Li­brary

6 p.m.; Cov­ing­ton Branch of the New­ton County Li­brary; an­i­mals from zoo Atlanta; Meet­ing Room. Tick­ets will be avail­able on a first come, first served ba­sis at the Chil­dren’s Desk.

Jazz It Up

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Mama Maria’s Ital­ian Grill, 10205 Ac­cess Road; East Metro Women’s Con­nec­tion lun­cheon; Tempe Brown, a for­mer night­club singer from Greenville, SC.; com­pli­men­tary child­care with reser­va­tion; bring a sack lunch for each child; (770) 786-8352, (770) 787-6457, or MAT8602@aol. East Metro Atlanta Lewy Body De­men­tia Sup­port Group

10 a.m. to noon; Mer­ry­vale As­sisted Liv­ing Fa­cil­ity, 11980 High­way 142, Ox­ford; (678) 712-2000. Kathy Fowler (678) 625-1899 or kerf.lbda@gmail. com; free and open to the pub­lic.

JULY 13

Chil­dren’s Pro­gram at Li­brary

11 a.m., 2 p.m.; Sto­ry­teller Tersi Bendiburg gathers her sto­ries both from her na­tive Cuba and her and trav­els and ac­com­pa­nies each tale with mu­si­cal in­stru­ments; Cov­ing­ton Branch Meet­ing Room.

Kids Can Cook

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; $12; stu­dents who have com­pleted 3rd-5th grade; 1400 Parker Road, Cony­ers; Pre-reg­is­tra­tion by July 8; (770) 278-7373.

JULY 16

New­ton County High School Class of 1981 30th Class Re­union

Noon, cook­out, Denny Dobbs Park, Ga. High­way 212; $10 per adult and $5 per child if paid by July 1 or $15 per adult and $5 per child the day of event. Class­mates are in­vited. Mem­bers of the fac­ulty, staff, and other classes, es­pe­cially the classes of 19801982, are en­cour­aged to join us. We are try­ing to reach as many class­mates as pos­si­ble. Please pass along any con­tact in­for­ma­tion you may have to nchs.clas­sof1981@gmail.com or call Deede Brown at (404) 333-4774. New­ton County High School Class of 1961

6 p.m.; Neely’s Restau­rant, 11356 Brown Bridge Road; class­mates and spouses; Phyl­lis White All­good (770) 2674259; www.new­ton­coun­ty­high­school1961.com. New­born Dixie Ju­bilee Coun­try Mu­sic Night

6 to 9 p.m.; doors open at 5 p.m.; Old School House, 4326 Ga. High­way 142 New­born; Dixie Ram­blers and spe­cial singers; (770) 786-8662.

JULY 17

Jour­ney Church Va­ca­tion Bi­ble School

July 17 - 22, 6-8 p.m.; 1150 Mon­ti­cello St. (the church on the square); www.life­jour­ney­to­gether.org.

JULY 18

Clay Pot Snow­men

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.; 1400 Parker Road, Cony­ers; $8; cre­ate an adorable snow­man that will never melt. Reg­is­tra­tion Dead­line July 5. (770) 2787373. Hand Painted Ce­ramic Triv­ets

1-2:30 p.m.; 1400 Parker Road, Cony­ers; $8; Par­tic­i­pants should wear old clothes. Reg­is­tra­tion Dead­line July 5. (770) 278-7373.

JULY 19

Chil­dren’s Pro­gram at Li­brary

3 p.m.; Bill Packard - Ma­gi­cian; Porter Me­mo­rial Branch Meet­ing Room.

En­cous­tics

10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; 1400 Parker Road, Cony­ers; $8; En­cous­tics is the art of us­ing burnt wax to cre­ate art. Reg­is­tra­tion Dead­line July 5. (770) 278-7373. Na­tive Amer­i­can Navajo Sand Paint­ing

1-3 p.m.; 1400 Parker Road, Cony­ers; $10; Reg­is­tra­tion Dead­line July 5. (770) 278-7373.

JULY 20

Chil­dren’s Pro­gram at Li­brary

11 a.m., 2 p.m.; Bill Packard - Ma­gi­cian; Porter Me­mo­rial Branch Meet­ing Room.

Ar­chi­tec­tural Let­ters

10:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.; 1400 Parker Road, Cony­ers; $8; Par­tic­i­pants should wear old clothes. Reg­is­tra­tion Dead­line July 5. (770) 2787373.

Mo­saics

1-3 p.m.; 1400 Parker Road, Cony­ers; $10; Par­tic­i­pants should wear old clothes. Reg­is­tra­tion Dead­line July 5. (770) 278-7373.

JULY 22

Beaded Bot­tles

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; 1400 Parker Road, Cony­ers; $12; Par­tic­i­pants should wear old clothes. Reg­is­tra­tion Dead­line July 5. (770)

278-7373. This is very small de­tailed work which takes a lot of pa­tience. How to Gift Wrap

1-2 p.m.; 400 Parker Road, Cony­ers; $2. Reg­is­tra­tion Dead­line July 5. (770) 2787373.

JULY 27

Lit­er­acy Pro­gram Tu­tor­ing Train­ing

9:30 a.m. to noon; Fam­ily Re­source Cen­ter, 4118 Her­ring St.; New­ton County READS; Vol­un­teers will be asked to do­nate four hours a week; (678) 342-7943 to reg­is­ter.

JULY 28

District One School Board Mem­ber Pub­lic Fo­rum

7 p.m.; Al­covy High School au­di­to­rium for Mans­field El­e­men­tary, Heard-Mixon El­e­men­tary, Rocky Plains El­e­men­tary and Al­covy High School; hosted by Jeff Meadors.

JULY 29

Faith seminar

5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Wed­nes­days, with Pas­tor David Payne; de­vo­tional that will chal­lenge your faith; The Church at Cov­ing­ton, 11975 Ga. High­way 142, Ox­ford; (770) 786-7293, www.thechur­chat­cov­ing­ton.org.

JULY 30

Haz­zard County Sup­ports Our Troops, ben­e­fit­ing Op­er­a­tion Sand­box

4 to 9 p.m.; Car show on the square; so­lic­it­ing gifts for the troops; visit www.op­er­a­tionsand­boxga.com to see list.

50-State Pageant

4 p.m.; Good Hope Bap­tist church, 1142 Ga. High­way 162; pub­lic in­vited; (770) 385-4961.

AUG. 1

Preschool Classes

Peachtree Academy is of­fer­ing Preschool classes at our Cov­ing­ton Cam­pus For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Wendy Hughes (678) 729-9111.

AUG. 4

New­ton County Li­brary Sys­tem Board of Trustees

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

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