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Sept. 15

Mon­day

Class of 1966

NCHS Class of 1966 lun­cheon; 11:30 a.m., Vil­lage Grille at Ash­ton Hills Golf Club in Cov­ing­ton.

Sept. 18

Thurs­day Lun­cheon Con­cert on the Square

Noon. Celli-Cello Trio (Clas­si­cal to Rock & Pop). Call 770-385-1077 or 770786-8188.

Sept. 21

Sun­day Com­mu­nity on Our Knees

The Com­mu­nity on Our Knees prayer event will close parts of the square from 6:30-8:15 p.m. The in­ner loop on the square will be closed.

Sept. 25

Thurs­day Lun­cheon Con­cert on the Square

Noon. Bobby Swain Band (Blues mu­sic). Call 770385-1077 or 770-786-8188.

Sept. 27

Satur­day

Gi­gan­tic Yard Sale

9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 2621 Hwy. 20 SE, Cony­ers. Spa­ces are $20. Call 770787-4290 or 770-788-7606 or email bar­bara­pepe@bell­south.net or asa. wms@com­cast.net.

Sept. 28

Sun­day

Or­gan con­cert

Becky Ram­sey and Alice Walker at First United Methodist Church at 3 p.m. Free with do­na­tion to TK Adams In­stru­men­tal Schol­arhsip.

OCT 4.

Satur­day 20th Friend­ship Fes­ti­val

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fes­ti­val fea­tur­ing live en­ter­tain­ment through­out the day on the stage spon­sored by So­cial Cir­cle Theater, arts amd crafts, food, Kid’s Zone he­li­copter rides & more.

Hair Stu­dio An­niver­sary

3-8 p.m., Ohan­nah’s Hair Stu­dio an­niver­sary party on Brown Street be­tween Wash­ing­ton and Clark.

Oct. 5

Sun­day Cars of the Past Cov­ing­ton Car Show

At Cov­ing­ton Squareben­e­fits the Ro­tary Club of Cov­ing­ton’s Empty Stock­ing Fund.

Oct. 12

Sun­day South­ern Cruis­ers Rid­ing Club

7 a.m.-7 p.m., pro­ceeds ben­e­fit St. Jude’s Chil­dren’s Hos­pi­tals. The en­tire square will be closed.

Oct. 25

Satur­day Change the World Day

7 a.m.-noon, First Methodist Church. 5K Steeple­chase, some roads closed off.

Nov. 9

Sun­day More­house Glee Club

4 p.m. at Spring­field Bap­tist Church. Free with do­na­tion to Young Artists Pro­gram Schol­arhsips.

Nov. 20

Thurs­day Light­ing of the Square

6:30 p.m. fea­tur­ing Ox­ford Singing Chil­dren and Ne­wotn County Com­mu­nity Band.

Dec. 5

Wed­nes­day Christ­mas in Cov­ing­ton

Dec. 5 and 6 start­ing at 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church $10, $8 and $5.

Dec. 8

Thurs­day Sounds of the Hol­i­days

7:30 p.m. at East­side High School fea­tur­ing the Ne­wotn County Band. Free.

Dec. 13

Satur­day

Nutcracker

Dec 13, 2 and 7 p.m. and Dec. 14, 3 p.m., at the Porter Au­di­to­rium fea­tur­ing the Cov­ing­ton Re­gional Bal­let. $20, $15, $5.

ON­GO­ING Por­terdale City Coun­cil

Reg­u­lar coun­cil meets the first Mon­day of ev­ery month at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 2400 Main Street. Work ses­sions are ev­ery sec­ond Tues­day and fourth Thurs­day at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall.

Por­terdale His­toric Preser­va­tion Com­mis­sion

Meets the third Wed­nes­day of ev­ery month at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 2400 Main Street.

Por­terdale Plan­ning and Zon­ing Com­mit­tee

Meets the third Thurs­day of ev­ery month at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 2400 Main Street.

Rock­dale Ge­ne­ologi-

cal 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 at 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 ages12 to 18 and adult vol­un­teers; con­tact Lt. David Hol­brook 404-317-0227 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.

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 678-342-0538.

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

10-11 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.

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, 678-625-1899 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 404723-3126.

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 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 770-784-9359.

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, 770786-1320.

Sto­ry­time

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.

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 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 li­brary207

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; 770-7873543.

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.

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