Com­mu­nity CALENDAR

The Covington News - - Community Calendar -

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


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.

AUG. 1 MON­DAY Preschool Classes

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

AUG. 2 TUES­DAY Fam­ily Fun Night

5 to 8 p.m.; Chick-fil-A; Bingo and the cow; (770) 787-0400.

AUG. 3 WED­NES­DAY New­ton County High School Class of 1961

11:30 a.m.; The Pool Room and Café, 5152 Wash­ing­ton St.; class­mates and spouses are in­vited; Phyl­lis White All­good (770) 267-4259; www. new­ton­coun­ty­high­

AUG. 4 THURS­DAY New­ton County Li­brary Sys­tem Board of Trustees

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

AUG. 5 FRI­DAY Cov­ing­ton Church of God Re­vival

Aug. 5, 6 at 7 p.m., Aug. 7 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.; 5158 New­ton Drive; the Rev. Eu­gene In­score re­vival­ist.

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.

New­born Dixie Ju­bilee Gospel Mu­sic Night

6 to 9 p.m.; doors open at 5 p.m.; The Old School House, 4326 High­way 142, New­born; Dixie Ram­blers, Coun­try Gospel Singer Kenny Lee and singers Ray and Norma Amer­son; Steve Big­gers (770) 786-8662.

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 grain fed 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.



8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; New­ton High School park­ing lot; games, dunk­ing booth, bal­loon jump, raf­fles; food for sale; fish fry $8; spon­sored by the New­ton High School Sound Fac­tory Band; Kim McCray (770) 7845520.

AUG. 14 SUN­DAY Dave Ram­sey Fi­nan­cial Peace Univer­sity Classes

Sun­days 5:30 p.m., room 103 Main Build­ing, Cov­ing­ton First United Methodist Church; $100 per per­son/cou­ple; Wed­nes­days, 5:30 p.m.; room 103 main build­ing; 13 weeks; www.cov­ing­ton­ un­der the Com­ing Up Tab; (770) 786.7305.

Ten­nessee Trav­els

3 p.m.; LDS Church, 1275 Flat Shoals Road, Cony­ers; John and Eleanor Robins; Ten­nessee Trav­els: Tomb­stones, Towns and TVA.

AUG. 15 MON­DAY Ox­ford Singing Chil­dren and Youth Singer Au­di­tions

Aug. 15, 16, 18 5 to 6 p.m.; by ap­point­ment; 1106 Wash­ing­ton St., OSC is an au­di­tioned choir for stu­dents in 4th - 7th grades. OYS is an au­di­tioned choir for stu­dents in 8th - 12th grades. To sched­ule an ap­point­ment con­tact the Arts As­so­ci­a­tion at acog­gin@ new­ton­count­yarts. org or (770) 786-8188.

AUG. 20 SATUR­DAY New­born Dixie Ju­bilee Coun­try Mu­sic Night

6 to 9 p.m., doors open at 5 p.m.; The Old School House, 4326 High­way 142, New­born; the Dixie Ram­blers, singers Gene & Linda with Spirit Song, and a new group Big Al and The Old Timers; Steve Big­gers, (770) 786-8662.

Mir­a­cle League Clas­sic Open Base­ball Tour­na­ment

Ages 9-14, Turner Lake and City Pond Com­plexes; Aug. 26-28; $350 team – due by Aug. 15; www. new­ton­recre­ation. com or call (770) 786-4373, ex. 54; pro­ceeds ben­e­fit the con­struc­tion of a Mir­a­cle League Base­ball Com­plex; team in­surance re­quired.

AUG. 27 SATUR­DAY Rum­mage Yard Sale

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; First Saint Paul A.M.E. Church, 2687 Klondike Road, Litho­nia; pro­ceeds will ben­e­fit the 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) 385-2077.

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. Ev­ery­one in­vited.


Ride For the Troops

8 a.m.; Har­ley-David­son, Cony­ers; ben­e­fit­ing Op­er­a­tion Sand­box; rain or shine; $20/$10 pas­sen­ger; food, ven­dors, band, po­lice es­cort. Free Tshirt, Chick-fil-A chicken bis­cuit & Star­bucks cof­fee to first 200 bik­ers; Vir­ginia (770) 784-9155 or www.op­er­a­tionsand­

ON­GO­ING Prayer and Praise ser­vices

6 p.m. Fourth Sun­days, Cov­ing­ton First United Methodist Church; con­tem­po­rary Chris­tian mu­sic.

Free tu­tor­ing

5-7 p.m. Wed­nes­days, Richards Chapel United Methodist Church, 426 Richards Chapel Road, Cov­ing­ton; (404) 3765762.

Vol­un­teers needed

De­vo­tional lead­ers, singers, mu­si­cians and en­ter­tain­ers needed at The Mews re­tire­ment, per­sonal care and Alzheimer’s cen­ter; help also needed with Bingo and ex­er­cise pro­grams; For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Cindy Archer at (770) 464-4211.

Paint Party at the Gallery

South­ern Heart­land Art Gallery spon­sors a Paint Party with a gallery artist men­tor 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tues­days (ex­cept June and July).

Town of New­born

Town Coun­cil meet­ings 7 p.m. first Mon­days, New­born Town Hall, ex­cept July 12 and Sept. 13.

Mag­a­zines at the li­brary

207 ti­tles, from “Amer­i­can Artist” to “Zoo­books” cur­rent is­sues can be read in li­brary, past is­sues avail­able for two-week cir­cu­la­tion.

Chris­tian karaoke

8-9 p.m. Wed­nes­days, Love­joy United Methodist Church, 12835 Ga. High­way 36; pop­u­lar coun­try, clas­sic, pop songs; (770) 787-3543.

Se­nior Ser­vices

New­ton County Se­nior Ser­vices Inc. meets 9:30 a.m. third Fri­days at Turner Lake Re­cre­ation Cen­ter.

Sin­gles Vol­ley­ball

7-8:30 p.m. Tues­days, Love­joy United Methodist Church, 12835 Ga. High­way 36, drop-in sin­gles young adult (18 years and older) vol­ley­ball; (770) 787-3543.

Moth­ers of Mul­ti­ples

Sec­ond Thurs­days, Cov­ing­ton United Methodist Church.

Wash­ing­ton Street School As­so­ci­a­tion

7:30 p.m. Sec­ond Satur­days, Wash­ing­ton Street Com­mu­nity Cen­ter; Eugenia Nevels, (404) 691-9215.

New­ton County Reads

Non-profit or­ga­ni­za­tion of­fer­ing tu­tor­ing for adult non­read­ers and those want­ing to im­prove read­ing skills or earn GED; Janet Hodges at (678) 342-7943 to sign up.

Jer­sey Com­mu­nity Church

Jer­sey Com­mu­nity Church, down­town Jer­sey, meets ev­ery Sun­day un­der the big heated tent at 10:30 a.m.; ser­vices led by Pas­tor Terry Lit­tle; ca­sual, friendly set­ting with mod­ern con­tem­po­rary wor­ship mu­sic led by Bryan Hoover; www. or (770) 4642638.

River Talk

Share mem­o­ries of grow­ing up in Por­terdale or other fam­ily sto­ries orig­i­nat­ing in the town; Sally Ann Jar­rett at (770) 385-8961; sto­ries to be recorded for a pro­ject called River Talk.

Mace­do­nia Mis­sion­ary Bap­tist Church

Mace­do­nia Mis­sion­ary Bap­tist Church, 2051 Hen­der­son Mill Road, holds wor­ship ser­vices at 9:30 a.m. and Sun­day school at 8:30 a.m.

Du­pli­cate Bridge Club

9:30 a.m. Tues­days, 7 p.m. Wed­nes­days and 9:30 a.m. Fri­days, C. E. Steele Com­mu­nity Cen­ter in Cony­ers; (770) 7864639.

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