Com­mu­nity CALENDAR

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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 13 WED­NES­DAY Chil­dren’s Pro­gram at Li­brary

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

Chal­lenge of Lead­er­ship

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

Ex­change Stu­dents

Foun­da­tion for Aca­demic Cul­tural Ex­change; needs vol­un­teer host fam­i­lies for ex­change stu­dents; (800) 527-2664 or (770) 464-2167 Adrian.

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, mem­bers of the fac­ulty, staff, and other classes, es­pe­cially classes of 19801982, en­cour­aged to join us. Please pass along any con­tact in­for­ma­tion 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 Res­tau- rant, 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.

Wash­ing­ton Street High School Class Re­union

2 p.m.; 185 Brookview Place, Ox­ford; home of An­der­son and Mary Wright; classes of 53, 54 and 55; (770) 784-0471, (770) 715-3021.

JULY 17 SUN­DAY 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.

Jour­ney Church Va­ca­tion Bi­ble School

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

Gum Creek Pres­by­te­rian Va­ca­tion Bi­ble School

July 17-21; 5:30-8:30 with a pot luck din­ner kick-off, Mon­day through Thurs­day 6-8:30 p.m. with din­ner served each night; 2700 Gum Creek Road, Ox­ford; (770) 7868301.

JULY 19 TUES­DAY Chil­dren’s Pro­gram at Li­brary

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

Por­terdale Mill­age Rate Hear­ings.

6:30 p.m., 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.

New­ton County High School Class of 1960

11:30; O’Charley’s Restau­rant, 1289 Dog­wood Drive; Cony­ers; class­mates and spouses are in­vited; Wayne Hunt (770) 786-8272; http:// www. new­ton­coun­ty­high­school1960.com.

JULY 23 SATUR­DAY Por­terdale Mill­age Rate Hear­ings.

Sec­ond 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 Pub­lic 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

Third pub­lic hear­ing and adop­tion of mill­age; 6:30 p.m. (called meet­ing with 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.

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; (770) 385-4961.

Free Home­buyer Work­shop

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Rock­dale County Co­op­er­a­tive Ex­ten­sion, 1400 Parker Road, Cony­ers; hosted by The Univer­sity of Ge­or­gia Co­op­er­a­tive Ex­ten­sion and the New­ton County non­profit Fam­ily Com­mu­nity Hous­ing As­so­ci­a­tion; reg­is­ter (770) 787-4436.

AUG. 1 MON­DAY

Preschool Classes

Peachtree Academy is of­fer­ing Preschool classes at our Cov­ing­ton Cam­pus. Wendy Hughes (678) 729-9111.

AUG. 4 THURS­DAY New­ton County Li­brary Sys­tem Board of Trustees

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

AUG. 12

FRI­DAY

Con­cert on the Square

7 p.m.; Bobby Swain & the Blues Gen­er­a­tion Band; spon­sored by Main Street Cov­ing­ton and the Arts As­so­ci­a­tion; (770) 385-2077.

Dave Ram­sey Fi­nan­cial Peace Univer­sity Classes

Sun­days 5: 30 p. m. Sun­days and Wed­nes­days, room 103 Main Build­ing, Cov­ing­ton First United Methodist Church; $ 100 per per­son/ cou­ple; 13 weeks; www. cov­ing­ton­first. org un­der the Com­ing Up Tab; ( 770) 786-7305.

AUG. 27 SATUR­DAY Rum­mage Yard Sale

9 a. m. to 3 p. m.; First Saint Paul A. M. E. Church, 2687 Klondike Road, Litho­nia; ben­e­fits El­doris S. Wil­liams Food Pantry and The Fruits of Your La­bor Com­mu­nity Gar­den.

SEPT. 9 FRI­DAY Con­cert on the Square

7 p. m.; John Den­ver Tribute Band; spon­sored by Main Street Cov­ing­ton and the Arts As­so­ci­a­tion; ( 770) 3852077.

SEPT. 18 SUN­DAY Al­covy United Methodist

Al­covy United Methodist Church 125th birth­day and home­com­ing; 11 a. m.; for­mer pas­tors; speaker the Rev. Rick Gravitt; events for chil­dren; lun­cheon.

NOV. 3 THURS­DAY

Li­brary Trustees

E. E. “ Buck” Call­away Room, 9 a. m.

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