Com­mu­nity CALENDAR

The Covington News - - Community Calendar -

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



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.

Re­vival at Rock Creek Bap­tist Church

July 27-29, 7:30 p.m.; Rock Creek Bap­tist Church, County Line Road.

JULY 28 THURS­DAY District 1 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 the work session fol­low­ing); Por­terdale City Hall.

East­side Scot­tish Rite As­so­ci­a­tion

6 p.m.; Pa-Pa’s Restau­rant, Ga. High­way 132 and Salem Road, Cony­ers; buf­fet din­ner $9.25; ladies in­vited; speaker stage di­rec­tor of Scot­tish Rite Val­ley of Atlanta; (770) 922-6591.


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.thechur­chat­cov­ing­

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.op­er­a­tionsand­ to see list.

50-State Pageant

4 p.m.; Good Hope Bap­tist Church, 1142 Ga. High­way 162; pub­lic in­vited; (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 non-profit Fam­ily Com­mu­nity Hous­ing As­so­ci­a­tion; reg­is­ter (770) 7874436.


Gospel Singing

6 p.m.; Ebenezer Bap­tist Church, be­tween Mon­roe and So­cial Cir­cle at 3861 Ebenezer Church Road; Com­mon Gar­ments Quar­tet; (770) 2674025 or (770) 267-6482.


Preschool Classes

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

AUG. 3 TUES­DAY New­ton County High School Class of 1961

11:30 a.m.; The Pool Room and Café, 5152 Wash­ing­ton St.; class-

New­ton County Li­brary Sys­tem Board of Trustees

9 a.m.; board room, Cov­ing­ton Branch Li­brary, 7116 Floyd St.

AUG. 6 SATUR­DAY Let’s Make a Mir­a­cle Car and Bike Show

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Turner Lake Com­plex; $20 day of reg­is­tra­tion; free pub­lic ad­mis­sion; ben­e­fits the Mir­a­cle League Field.

AUG. 8 MON­DAY New­ton County Board of Elec­tions and Voter Reg­is­tra­tion

2 p.m.; 1113 Usher St., Suite 103; reg­u­lar monthly meet­ing; pub­lic is in­vited.

AUG. 11 THURS­DAY Cattlemen’s As­so­ci­a­tion Lot­tery

Win a side of grain­fed An­gus beef weigh­ing ap­prox­i­mately 300+ lbs. $20 for one chance; $100 do­na­tion for six chances. Draw­ing Aug. 11; do not have to be present to win; Glenn Hayes (770) 786-3737.

AUG. 12


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.

Cov­ing­ton Knit­ters

10 a.m. to noon Satur­days at Square Perk Cafe. All fiber artists are wel­come.


10-11 a.m. Wed­nes­days.; First Pres­by­te­rian Church, 1169 Clark St.; TOPS No. 375, a free visit; $26 yearly mem­ber­ship fee; For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Ann Jensen at (770) 786-8937.


7 p.m. Mon­day and Thurs­day, Cov­ing­ton Elks Lodge; build­ing open 5.30 p.m. (770) 7879499.

Care­giver Sup­port

10 a.m. to noon sec­ond Tues­days; East Metro Atlanta Lewy Body De­men­tia Care­giver Sup­port Group; Mer- ry­vale As­sisted Liv­ing Fa­cil­ity, 11980 Ga. High­way 142, Ox­ford; Kathy Fowler, (678) 625-1899 or

East Metro Chris­tian Writers

10 a.m. to noon sec­ond Satur­days, DeKalb Tech­ni­cal Col­lege’s New­ton Cen­ter, Bob Wil­liams Park­way.

Bi­ble class

Mon­days at 7.00 p.m, Abid­ing Grace Lutheran Church, 55100 Ga. High­way 212.; ques­tion-based class to an­swer ques­tions about God us­ing his word; For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Pas­tor Jonathan Scharf at (770) 385-7691.


10 a.m. sec­ond Thurs­days, Jour­ney Com­mu­nity Church, 1150 Mon­ti­cello St., Cov­ing­ton; cof­fee, re­fresh­ments. Con­tact Michael French at (404) 723-3126.

Sab­bath Ser­vices

6.30 p.m. Fri­days and 4.30-6.30 p.m Satur­days, Chris­tian Life Cen­ter, 10242 Flat Shoals Road; Pas­tor Doyle West, (770) 784-9359.

Au­thor­ity meet

Joint De­vel­op­ment Au­thor­ity of Jasper, Mor­gan, New­ton and Wal­ton coun­ties, 7: 30 p. m. fourth Tues­days, Bank of Madi­son, 1540 Ea­ton­ton Road, Madi­son; James Grif­fin, (770) 786-1320.


New­born Li­brary Out­let, 4-4:30 p.m. Wed­nes­days; (770) 787-1126.

AA Seren­ity House

Meet­ings at noon, 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. daily; women’s meet­ing 6 p.m. Wed­nes­days; 10102 Old

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