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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com. Visit www.newtonsheriffga.org/join.
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.