Com­mu­nity CALENDAR

The Covington News - - Heat beat -

Calendar sub­mis­sions may be sent to ptravis@ cov­news.com or to tgid­dens@ cov­news. com. In­clude a place, time, de­scrip­tion of the event and a tele­phone num­ber.

JULY 8 FRI­DAY Cow Ap­pre­ci­a­tion Day

Chic-fil-A; Dress headto-hoof = free meal; par­tial cos­tumes = free en­trée.

JULY 9 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 10 SUN­DAY Friends and Fam­ily Day

11:15 a.m.; Sims Chapel Bap­tist Church; Ev­ery­one is in­vited.

JULY 11 MON­DAY 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) 378-1001.

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.

Abid­ing Grace Va­ca­tion Bi­ble School

A Faith Jour­ney with Je­sus; 9 a.m. to noon, July 11-15; ages 3-12; 5510 High­way 212; vbs. abid­ing­grace. com or (770) 385-7691.

JULY 12 TUES­DAY Chil­dren’s Pro­gram at Li­brary

3 p.m.; Wendy Ben- net - 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) 7122000. Kathy Fowler (678) 625-1899 or kerf.lbda@ gmail.com; free and open to the pub­lic.

JULY 13 WED­NES­DAY Chil­dren’s Pro­gram at Li­brary

11 a.m., 2 p.m.; Tersi Bendiburg – Sto­ry­teller -Tersi 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.

Chal­lenge of Lead­er­ship

9:30 to 11:30 a.m.; DeKalb Tech­ni­cal Col­lege; $20 reg­is­tra­tion in­cludes CEU’s and a cer­tifi­cate of com­ple­tion; (770) 786-9522, ext. 5303.

JULY 16 SATUR­DAY 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 1980-1982, 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) 267-4259. http:// 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.

Pony Ex­press Gospel Mu­sic Barn

6 p.m.; Pony Ex­press Gospel Mu­sic Barn, cor­ner of Ga. high­ways 11 and 142; south­ern gospel group Sav­ing Grace from Amory, Miss., with the Trails for Christ Band; free but love of­fer­ing taken; (678) 906-6732.

JULY 17 SUN­DAY Jour­ney Church Va­ca­tion Bi­ble School

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

Sum­mer Feed­ing and En­rich­ment Sun­day

11 a.m.; Beth­le­hem Bap­tist Church; youth who have at­tended the Youth Sum­mer Feed­ing and En­rich­ment Pro­gram will be par­tic­i­pants; ev­ery­one in­vited; (770) 786-8229.

JULY 18 MON­DAY 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) 2787373.

JULY 19 TUES­DAY Chil­dren’s Pro­gram at Li­brary

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

En­cous­tics

10 a.m.-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.

Por­terdale Mill­age Rate Hear­ings.

1st Pub­lic Hear­ing; 6:30 p.m. (at a Called Meet­ing with the Work Session fol­low­ing); Por­terdale City Hall.

JULY 20 WED­NES­DAY 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) 278-7373.

Mo­saics

1 - 3 p.m.; 1400 Parker Road, Cony­ers; $10; Par­tic­i­pants should wear old clothes. Reg­is­tra­tion dead­line July 5. (770) 2787373.

Beaded Bot­tles

9:30 a.m.-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) 278-7373.

JULY 23 SATUR­DAY Por­terdale Mill­age Rate Hear­ings.

2nd Pub­lic Hear­ing; 11 a.m.; Por­terdale City Hall.

JULY 24 SUN­DAY

Panda Ma­nia

6 to 9 p.m.; July 24-27; Va­ca­tion Bi­ble School, Gaithers United Methodist Church, 1375 New­ton Fac­tory Road; (770) 7866001.

JULY 27

WED­NES­DAY

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 THURS­DAY District One School Board Mem­ber Fo­rum

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

Por­terdale Mill­age Rate Hear­ings.

3rd Pub­lic Hear­ing and Adop­tion of Mill­age ; 6:30 p.m. (at a Called Meet­ing with the Work Session fol­low­ing); Por­terdale City Hall.

JULY 29 FRI­DAY

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 SATUR­DAY 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.

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