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Fri­day, April 14

Stu­dents at Ox­ford Col­lege have or­ga­nized an event, Com­mu­nity Expo, to bring to­gether the col­lege and sur­round­ing com­mu­nity. The event is geared to­wards ele­men­tary-aged kids and in­volves ac­tiv­i­ties like crafts, face paint­ing, and an Easter egg hunt. The pur­pose of this event is to high­light the di­ver­sity of our cam­pus, unite our com­mu­nity, and in­tro­duce lo­cal chil­dren to Ox­ford Col­lege. Par­ents can regis­ter on­line. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact ri­

Satur­day, April 15

Salem United Methodist Church, lo­cated at 3962 Salem Road, in Cov­ing­ton, will host an Easter Egg Hunt start­ing at 12 p.m. There will also be a free hot dog lunch to fol­low. For more in­for­ma­tion, call the church at 770-786-6027.

Thurs­day, April 20

On April 20 at 10:30 a.m., First Bap­tist Church at 2100 GA Hwy 138, Cony­ers, GA, the XYZ Or­ga­ni­za­tion will have their April meet­ing. The pro­gram will be Steve McKee, singer of dif­fer­ent types of mu­sic. Call John­nie at 770-761-7966 to regis­ter. Dead­line to regis­ter is April 14, 2017. Lunch will be $7.

Thurs­day, April 20

Ga. Sen. Tonya An­der­son will be in Cov­ing­ton to pro­vide the cit­i­zens of New­ton County with a Post-Leg­isla­tive Ses­sion of what has oc­curred re­cently at the Cap­i­tal in At­lanta. She will let us know how the leg­isla­tive de­ci­sions will af­fect our county. You are in­vited to at­tend this event at St. Paul AME Church, 13108 Brown Bridge Road, Cov­ing­ton, GA 30016 from 7-8 p.m. The event is spon­sored by the New­ton County NAACP.

Satur­day, April 22

The Class of 1969-72 New­ton County High is plan­ning a re­union. For in­for­ma­tion visit class­mates. com or the Face­book event Class of 1971 Re­union.

Satur­day, April 22 – Sun­day, April 23

The New­ton County Arts As­so­ci­a­tion will show “Honk! Jr.” fea­tur­ing Ox­ford Singing Chil­dren and Ox­ford Lit­tle Singers. There will be two show­ings April 22, one at 2 p.m. and an­other at 7 p.m. There will also be a April 23 at 3 p.m. at Porter Per­form­ing Arts Center at 140 Ram Drive, in Cov­ing­ton.

Mon­day, April 24 – Fri­day, April 28

More than 500 Spe­cial Olympians in­vite you to join as they cel­e­brate Spe­cial Olympics Week in New­ton County.We kick off the Spe­cial Olympics Week with a pa­rade and Open­ing Cer­e­mony on Mon­day, April 24 at 10 a.m. Af­ter parad­ing around the his­toric square in Cov­ing­ton, the Games will of­fi­cially open 11:30 a.m. at Sharp Field. Tues­day, April 25 will fea­ture mid­dle, high school and master in track and field events from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Sharp Field. Ele­men­tary school ath­letes will com­pete in track and field events on Wed­nes­day, April 26 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Sharp Field. The games con­clude Fri­day, April 28with a clos­ing cer­e­mony and cel­e­bra­tion at 10:30 a.m. at Sharp Field. For more in­for­ma­tion about Spe­cial Olympics Week in New­ton County, call our Lo­cal Pro­gram Co­or­di­na­tor, LaTrelle Cawthon at 770-788-5387.

Fri­day, April 28 – Satur­day, April 29

The New­ton County Sher­iff’s Of­fice (NCSO) is host­ing its sec­ond an­nual ca­reer fair Fri­day and Satur­day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the New­ton County Law En­force­ment Center. De­ten­tion of­fi­cer and deputy sher­iff po­si­tions are avail­able. Re­cruit­ing per­son­nel will be con­duct­ing ap­pli­ca­tion screen­ings and on-site in­ter­views, so please dress in busi­ness at­tire. Min­i­mum re­quire­ments in­clude a high school diploma or GED, Ge­or­gia POST Peace Of­fi­cers Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion or abil­ity to ob­tain within six months of em­ploy­ment and a valid driver’s li­cense. Bilin­gual skills are pre­ferred but not re­quired. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact 678-625-1584 or ca­reers@new­ton­sh­er­if­ Visit­ton­sh­er­if­

Sun­day, April 30

Den­ver Bier­man and the Mile High Orches­tra is com­ing to the First Bap­tist Church of Social Cir­cle, at 195 N. Chero­kee Road, in Social Cir­cle, at 6 p.m. The con­cert will be free to the pub­lic, but do­na­tions are wel­comed. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact 770-464-3474.

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