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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.
JULY 29 FRIDAY
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.
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.
JULY 31 SUNDAY
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.
AUG. 1 MONDAY
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.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com.
East Metro Christian Writers
10 a.m. to noon second Saturdays, DeKalb Technical College’s Newton Center, Bob Williams Parkway.
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.
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.
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