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Aug. 7 Thurs­day

2050 Hear­ing

Pub­lic Hear­ing on the 205 Plan 6:30 p.m.- 8p.m. at Oak Hill Ele­men­tary School, 6243 Ga. 212, Cov­ing­ton.

Aug. 10


Fam­ily Tal­ent Night

First Bap­tist Church of Cov­ing­ton’s 4th An­nual Fam­ily Tal­ent Night, start­ing at 6 p.m.

Aug. 11

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.

Aug. 16

Tues­day Mel­low on the Yel­low Pad­dle Se­ries

Event is all day, de­part­ing from yel­low River Park. For more info email info@ yel­lowriver­wa­ter­

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 dhol­broo5@bell­

Early Hope Church Min­istry Bi­ble Study

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

Re­form­ers Unan­i­mous

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.

Vol­un­teers Needed

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

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.

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.

Sab­bath Ser­vices

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@ bell­

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.

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. 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.

Chris­tian Karaoke

8 to 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 at 9:30 a.m. third Fri­days at Turner Lake Recre­ation Cen­ter.

Sin­gles Vol­ley­ball

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.

Heart­land Hospice

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.

Spirit Speaks

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-

er; 770-385-6444.

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; abid­ing­ 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, help­ing­hand­soutreach@earth­

In­spi­ra­tional Group

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.

Bike Nite

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.

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