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Aug. 10 Sunday
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 404723-3126.
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 770-786-0288.
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 404317-0227 or dholbroo5@ bellsouth.net.
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 770-786-8937.
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, 678625-1899 or kerf.lbda@ gmail.com.
East Metro Christian Writers
10 a.m. to noon sec- ond 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
Pamela Hiatt can assist you with one-on-one training at the Newton County Library, using online resources. She can also show you how to organize your own data base. Call 770-787-6131.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 770-7867720 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. Wednesdays; 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 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.
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.