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Aug. 7 Thursday
Public Hearing on the 205 Plan 6:30 p.m.- 8p.m. at Oak Hill Elementary School, 6243 Ga. 212, Covington.
Family Talent Night
First Baptist Church of Covington’s 4th Annual Family Talent Night, starting at 6 p.m.
Monday Mothers’ Morning Out
Ones, twos, threes and fours from 9 a.m.- noon. Register by July 1 for $85. After July 1, registration is $100.
Tuesday Mellow on the Yellow Paddle Series
Event is all day, departing from yellow River Park. For more info email info@ yellowriverwatertrail.org.
ONGOING 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.
Rockdale Geneological Society
Meets the second Sunday of every month, unless it’s a holiday, at 3 p.m. at the LDS Church on 1275 Flat Shoals Road in Conyers. A different speaker is featured every month. All are welcome to the free meetings. For more information contact Debbie Dial 770-7860288.
Marine Corps League
9 a.m.; second Saturday of each month; Little Red School House, Newton Drive; all former Marines welcome.
Civil Air Patrol Newton County Composite Squadron
9 p.m. every Monday Night; Covington Municipal Air Port, 15200 Airport Road, Oxford; open to youth 12 to 18 years old and adult volunteers; Lt. David Holbrook 404-317-0227 or email@example.com.
Early Hope Church Ministry Bible Study
7: 30 p. m.; every Wednesday; Pastor Kenneth Williams and First Lady Marilyn Williams; 1129 Rocky Plains Road.
7 to 9 p.m.; The Baptist Tabernacle, 10119 Access Road; Walt Pickens, 770-598-3563; every Friday.
Singles Over 50
5 p.m.; second Tuesday of the month; Thomas Country Buffet in the Depot; Esté 678-3420538.
Serenity Hospice will train volunteers to visit terminally ill patients in their homes. Time is flexible. 678-413-2222 or 404-952-4824.
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 770786-8937.
7 p.m.; Covington Elks Lodge on Mondays and Thursdays; building open 5:30 p.m. Smoke free. Come out and enjoy the fun. 770787-9499.
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, 678-625-1899 or kerf. firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 770-385-7691.
Family Tree Help
can assist you with oneon-one training at the Newton County Library, using online resources. She can also show you how to organize your own data base. Call 770787-6131.
6:30 p.m. Fridays; 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturdays, Christian Life Center, 10242 Flat Shoals Road. Pastor Doyle West at 770784-9359.
New Friendship Community Church
Sunday school 10 a.m., worship 11 a.m. at the church, 290 Flat Rock Road, Oxford, Pastor Tony B. Morris, tbmorr@ bellsouth.net.
Breastfeeding Support Group
10 to 11 a.m. first Thursday of the month; 7 to 8 p.m. third Thursday of the month; for breastfeeding women and babies; Physician’s Pavilion Auditorium at Newton Medical Center; free; 770-385-4182.
Church Mouse Needlers
9:30 a.m. to noon every second, third and fourth Saturdays; Mansfield United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 3130 Main St., Mansfield; Betty Biggers Smith at 770-786-7720 or Helen Harris 770-784-1154.
Joint Development Authority
The 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 to 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. Wednes- days; 10102 Old Atlanta Highway, Covington.
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. Cindy Archer at 770464-4211.
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.
Town of Newborn
Town Council meetings 7 p.m. first Mondays, Newborn Town Hall.
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.
8 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, Lovejoy United Methodist Church, 12835 Ga. Highway 36; popular country, classic, pop songs; 770-787-3543.
Newton County Senior Services Inc. meets at 9:30 a.m. third Fridays at Turner Lake Recreation Center.
7 to 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 Sat- urdays, Washington Street Community Center; Eugenia Nevels, 404-691-9215.
Newton County Reads
Nonprofit organization offering tutoring for adult nonreaders and those wanting to improve reading skills or earn GED; call Janet Hodges at 678-3427943 to sign up.
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, Church of David Covenant church, 3180 Ga. Highway 20, Conyers; three miles south of I-20; 770-786-4639.
Caring people needed to volunteer time and services to terminally ill patients; visit, read, listen, run errands, relieve caregivers and help with crafts; training provided; Hospice Volunteers Auxiliary needs volunteers to make blankets, quilts and knitted items for patients; 770-922-8767.
Hour of Power
Mount Zion A.M.E. Church in Mansfield holds an Hour of Power Bible study, 11 a.m. Wednesdays, followed by lunch and fellowship.
Group practices the contemplative practice of centering prayer and growth and refinement of one’s own spiritual journey; 5 p.m. Mondays, Church of the Good Shepherd, Covington; 770-7876985.
Game Day @ the Library
3:30 to 4:30 p.m. third Fridays, Covington Branch Library Story Room, for ages 6 and old-
Abiding Grace Lutheran Church
9:15 Sunday School classes, 10:30 worship services; Middle School Confirmation Class 5:45 Wednesday, Bible Study and Youth Group 7 p.m. Wednesday; abidinggrace.com or 770-3857691.
New Growth Baptist Church
Services 9 a.m. first, second and third Sundays, 11:30 a.m. on fourth and fifth Sundays, 75 Greers Dairy Road; Bible study 7 p.m. Tuesdays; Pastor William H. Gaither, 770-7576736.
Free Health Clinic
Helping Hands Outreach, 1733 Lake Rockaway Road, Conyers; for uninsured or under-insured children and adults; non-emergency care such as physical exams, lab work, blood pressure, diabetes, mammogram, paps, prostate test, HIV test; prescription assistance available; vision coverage for children younger than 13; 1 to 4 p.m. second and fourth Fridays, 9 a.m. to noon second and fourth Saturdays, Wednesday lab day; 770-860-9545, email@example.com.
For all dealing with life issues, drug dependencies, pornography stress and financial situations; 6 p.m. Saturdays, Christian Life Center, 10242 Flat Shoals Road; Brother Mark, 678-760-1917.
The Church at Covington sponsors a Bike Nite at GG’s Pizza and Wings at 7 p.m. Thursdays; everyone is invited, bike or no bike; 770385-5974.