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Cal­en­dar sub­mis­sions may be sent to news@ cov­news.com. In­clude a place, time, de­scrip­tion of the event and a tele­phone num­ber. JULY 14 SUN­DAY Rock­dale County Ge­nealog­i­cal So­ci­ety

3 p.m.; The Church of Je­sus Christ of Lat­ter Day Saints, 1275 Flat Shoals Road, Cony­ers; Jeremy Frizzell on Com­puter Stor­age Tech­nol­ogy; Gerre Byrd ggen­dard@com­cast.net or 770-388-7113.

In­cred­i­ble Na­ture Crafts

10 a.m. to noon; Hard La­bor Creek State Park; Trad­ing Post; $5 plus $5 park­ing; Phil De­lestrez 706-557-3001 or Phil. De­lestrez@gadnr.org.

Evan­ge­list Dr. Tom Far­rell

11 a.m. and 6 p.m.; New­ton Bap­tist church, 720 Jack Neely Road; 770-788-7868; ev­ery­one wel­come.

Sims Chapel Bap­tist Church Fam­ily & Friends Day

11 a.m.; 61 Sims Chapel Road; 770-787-6865; ev­ery­one in­vited.

JULY 15 MON­DAY Sum­mer Mu­sic Ac­tiv­i­ties for Kids

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; July 15-19 with per­for­mance 6 p.m., July 21, on the square; First Bap­tist church; in­cludes T-shirt, lunch, CD and mu­sic; must have com­pleted 1st through 5th grade; regis­tra­tion by July 8; 770786-9031, first­bap­tist­cov­ing­ton.com.

A Horse of Course II

July 8 through 11; Madi­son Mor­gan Cul­tural Cen­ter; art classes fo­cus­ing on Fred­er­ick Rem­ing­ton and cre­at­ing a horse por­trait; 9:30 to 11 a.m. for ris­ing 1st, 2nd and 3rd graders, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. ris­ing 3rd and 4th graders, 1:15 to 2:45 p.m. ris­ing 4th graders and up $75; Deanna La­mar 706-342-4732 ext 30 or dla­mar@mm­c­carts.org.

JULY 16 TUES­DAY

Kids Movie

4 p. m. Cov­ing­ton Branch Li­brary; 4 p.m. Porter Me­mo­rial Li­brary; new­ton­li­brary.org or 770-787-3231.

JULY 17 WED­NES­DAY Sean Driscoll Story-ship

10:30 a.m. Cov­ing­ton Branch; 1 p.m. New­born Li­brary; 4 p.m. Porter Me­mo­rial; ex­cit­ing show for chil­dren of all ages; new­ton­li­brary.org or 770-787-3231.

JULY 18 THURS­DAY Con­stant Con­tact Sem­i­nar

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Ge­or­gia Pied­mont Tech­ni­cal Col­lege; free in­for­ma­tion on grow­ing busi­ness with email and so­cial me­dia; Kevin Lane, 404297-9522 ext. 5014 or laneh@gptc.edu.

Mo­bile Food Pantry

2 to 5 p.m.; 1400 Parker Road, Cony­ers; free food while quan­ti­ties last to any­one in need; 678-2885433, ext. 101; Sid­diya Swift of The Re­source Cen­ter for Com­mu­nity Ac­tion Inc.; ad­min@rc­ca­tion.org.

JULY 19 FRI­DAY Arts As­so­ci­a­tion Mu­si­cal theatre Camp Show

7 p.m.; “Let the Sun­shine In”; Porter Me­mo­rial Hall, New­ton Col­lege and Ca­reer Acad­emy, 140 Ram Drive; $5; 770786-8188; Michelle Bryant John­son; mbryan­tjohn­son@new­ton­count­yarts.org.

JULY 20 SATUR­DAY 2013 Day of Con­nec­tions

8 a.m. to noon; Rock­dale Ca­reer Acad­emy, 1064 Culpep­per Drive, Cony­ers; com­mu­nity re­source fair con­nect­ing the Rock­dale com­mu­nity to re­sources; Michael Hutch­e­son, Rock­dale Coali­tion for Chil­dren & Fam­i­lies, rock­dale­coali­tion.org or 770-761-9244.

Full Moon Kayak Tour

8:30 to 10:30 p.m.; Hard La­bor Creek State Park; $15 plus $5 park­ing; meet at trad­ing post; Phil De­lestrez 706-5573001 or Phil.De­lestrez@gadnr.org.

In­tro­duc­tion to Archery

2 to 4 p.m.; Hard La­bor Creek State Park; learn basics of sport; meet at Trad­ing Post; $10 plus $5 park­ing; Phil De­lestrez 706-557-3001 or Phil. De­lestrez@gadnr.org.

New­born Dixie Ju­bilee

6 to 9 p.m., doors open at 5 p.m.; The Old School House, 4326 Ga. High­way 142, New­born; Where There’s Smoke in the kitchen; ad­mis­sion free; John Ro­que­more and the Apos­tles of Blue­grass.

JULY 21 SUN­DAY

Na­ture Walk

10 to 11:30 a.m.; Hard La­bor Creek State park; chil­dren must be with adults, wear good shoes; $5 plus $5 park­ing; meet at Trad­ing Post; Phil De­lestrez 706-557-3001 or Phil.De­lestrez@gadnr.org.

Va­ca­tion Bi­ble School

July 21-26, 6:30 to 9 p.m.; Har­mony Bap­tist Church, 10818 Ga. High­way 36; 4 years through grade 6 Neigh­bor­hood Bi­ble Time; 7th through 12th grade War­rior Wars; ev­ery­one in­vited; 770- 500- 4088; Pas­tor Phillip Jones pas­tor­phillipjones@gmail.com.

JULY 23 TUES­DAY

Teen Li­brary Coun­cil

6 p. m.; Cov­ing­ton Branch Li­brary; for teens ages 12-17; eat pizza, meet new peo­ple and let us know what books and pro­grams you would like to see at the li­brary.

JULY 24 WED­NES­DAY

Amer­i­can Busi­ness Woman’s As­so­ci­a­tion Lun­cheon

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; 2375 Wall St., Suite 140, Cony­ers; Patti Bryson 770-712-1688.

Dig into Story Time

10:30 a.m. Cov­ing­ton Branch Li­brary; 1 p.m. New­born Li­brary; 4 p.m. Porter Me­mo­rial Li­brary; sto­ries crafts and fun for chil­dren of all ages; new­ton­li­brary.org or 770787-3231.

Jr. Rangers Get Out­doors Day Camp

9 a.m. to noon and Thurs­day 6:30 to 9 p.m.; Hard La­bor Creek State Park; ages 7 to 10; $50 pro­gram fee; meet at Trad­ing Post; Phil De­lestrez 706-557-3001 or Phil.De­lestrez@gadnr.org.

JULY 25 THURS­DAY Vol­un­teers to Tu­tor ESOL

Or­ga­ni­za­tional meet­ing 7 p.m.; Ed­u­ca­tion Build­ing, Allen Me­mo­rial United Methodist Church, Ox­ford; English for speak­ers of other lan­guages; New­ton County Reads; Nancy Bowen nbowen@emory.edu or 678-625-1856.

JULY 27 SATUR­DAY Twi­light Pad­dle on Lake Rut­ledge

6 to 8 p.m.; Hard La­bor Creek State Park, Rut­ledge; pre-reg­is­ter; $15 plus $5 park­ing; meet at Trad­ing Post; Phil De­lestrez 706-557-3001 or Phil.De­lestrez@gadnr.org.

Search­ing for Dragons and Damsels

2 to 4 p.m.; Hard La­bor Creek State Park; look­ing for drag­on­flies; for 10 years and up; $5 and $5 park­ing; meet at trad­ing post; Phil De­lestrez 706-557-3001 or Phil. De­lestrez@gadnr.org.

JULY 30 TUES­DAY New­ton County Board of Fam­ily & Chil­dren Ser­vices

8 a.m.; of­fice of New­ton County Depart­ment of Fam­ily and Chil­dren Ser­vices.

JULY 31 WED­NES­DAY

Rep­tile Wran­gler

10:30 a.m. Cov­ing­ton Branch Li­brary; 1 p.m. New­born Li­brary; 4 p.m. Porter Me­mo­rial Li­brary; see the wran­gler and his rep­tiles; new­ton­li­brary.org or 770-787-3231.

AU­GUST 3 SATUR­DAY Com­mu­nity On our Knees

7 p. m.; Cov­ing­ton square; the com­mu­nity is in­vited to come and spend time in prayer and leave a prayer stone on the wall for the up­com­ing school year and our com­mu­nity; wear school col­ors or jersey; First United Methodist church; Clau­dia Minge; 770-786-7305 or clau­di­aminge@bell­south.net.

AUG. 17 SATUR­DAY Cov­ing­ton’s Got Tal­ent

2 to 6 p.m.; Peachtree Acad­emy Au­di­to­rium, 14101 U.S. High­way 278; spon­sored by New­ton Repub­li­can Party, ju­nior and ad­vanced di­vi­sions; au­di­tions at 6 p.m. at Plain Nuts on the square July 12, 19 and 26; adults $5, chil­dren $1; Deede In­gram 404-333-4774 or new­ton­gop.org.

AUG. 26 MON­DAY New­ton County Recre­ation Com­mis­sion Board Meet­ing

6 p.m.; Turner Lake House, 6161 Turner Lake Road; 770-786-4373.

SEPT. 23 MON­DAY New­ton County Recre­ation Com­mis­sion Board Meet­ing

6 p.m.; Turner Lake House, 6161 Turner Lake Road; 770-786-4373.

OCT. 19 SATUR­DAY New­ton County High Class of 1973 Re­union

6 to 11 p.m., Char­lie El­liott Wildlife Cen­ter, (off Ga. High­way 11) 603 El­liott Trail, Mans­field; dine and dance, classes of 1972 and 1974 in­vited; $30 per per­son; NCHS Class of ‘73 Re­union, P.O. Box 798, Lawrenceville, GA 30046, Dawn Atha 770-827-1102.

OCT. 28 MON­DAY New­ton County Recre­ation Com­mis­sion Board Meet­ing

6 p.m.; Turner Lake House, 6161 Turner Lake Road; 770-786-4373.

NOV. 25 MON­DAY New­ton County Recre­ation Com­mis­sion Board Meet­ing

6 p.m.; Turner Lake House, 6161 Turner Lake Road; 770-786-4373.

ON­GO­ING

Marine Corps League

9 a.m.; sec­ond Satur­day of each month; Lit­tle Red School House, New­ton Drive; all for­mer Marines wel­come.

Early Hope Church Min­istry Bi­ble Study

7: 30 p. m.; ev­ery Wed­nes­day; Pas­tor Ken­neth Wil­liams and First Lady Mar­i­lyn Wil­liams; 1129 Rocky Plains Road.

Jersey Com­mu­nity Church

9:15 a.m. Sun­day Bi­ble study; 10:30 a.m. wor­ship ser­vice; 6:30 p.m. groups for adults and chil­dren; nurs­ery pro­vided; down­town Jersey, Pas­tor Terry Lit­tle; ca­sual, friendly set­ting with mod­ern con­tem­po­rary wor­ship mu­sic; jc­cga.net or 770-464-2638.

Re­form­ers Unan­i­mous

7 to 9 p.m.; The Bap­tist Taber­na­cle, 10119 Ac­cess Road; Walt Pick­ens, 770598-3563; ev­ery Fri­day.

Sin­gles Over 50

5 p.m.; sec­ond Tues­day of the month; Thomas Coun­try Buffet in the De­pot; Esté 678-3420538.

God’s Spir­i­tual In­spi­ra­tion Choir

A cap­pella choir; new mem­bers ac­cepted; gdfryeliz@aol.com or call 678-625-4728 be­fore 7 a.m.; Min­is­ter El­iz­a­beth Par­tridge-God­frey.

Vol­un­teers Needed

Seren­ity Hospice will train vol­un­teers to visit ter­mi­nally ill pa­tients in their homes. Time is flex­i­ble. 678-413-2222 or 404952-4824.

Cov­ing­ton Knit­ters

Cov­ing­ton Knit­ters meet ev­ery Satur­day from 10 a.m. to noon at Square Perk Cafe. All fiber artists are wel­come.

Allen Me­mo­rial United Methodist Church

Ox­ford; Sun­day school at 9:45 a.m.; wor­ship ser­vice at 11 a.m.; the Rev. Max Vin­cent.

Take Off Pounds Sen­si­bly

10 to 11 a.m. ev­ery Wed­nes­day; First Pres­by­te­rian Church, 1169 Clark St.; TOPS No. 375, a free visit; $26 yearly mem­ber­ship fee. Ann Jensen at 770-786-8937.

Bingo

7 p. m.; Cov­ing­ton Elks Lodge on Mon­days and Thurs­days; build­ing open 5:30 p.m. Smoke free. Come out and en­joy the fun. 770-787-9499.

De­men­tia Care­giver Sup­port

10 a.m. to noon sec­ond Tues­days; East Metro At­lanta Lewy Body De­men­tia Care­giver Sup­port Group; Merryvale As­sisted Liv­ing Fa­cil­ity, 11980 Ga. High­way 142, Ox­ford; con­tact Kathy Fowler, 678-6251899 or kerf.lbda@gmail.com.

East Metro Chris­tian Writ­ers

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

Abid­ing Grace Bi­ble In­for­ma­tion Class

Tues­days at 7 p.m., Thurs­days 11 a. m.; 12-key teach­ings of the Bi­ble each week; Pas­tor Jonathan Scharf at 770385-7691.

Vet­er­ans of For­eign Wars

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

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