Sunday, Aug. 6
Meet in downtown Covington at 3 p.m. for the Community Bike Ride the first Sunday of each month. Co-hosted by the Newton Trails, Main Street Covington and the Covington/Newton County Visitors Center, for more information visit http://www.newtontrails. org/community-bike-ride. The ride starts and finishes at the Square. The first loop is a gentle, family-friendly 4.5 mile roll around historic downtown Covington. Then, if you’re up for a little more fun, take a ride out and back on the scenic Eastside Trail.
Monday, Aug. 7
The Newton County Board of Elections and Voter Registration will meet for their Regular monthly meeting at 10 a.m. in their office at 1113 Usher St., Suite 103, Covington. The public is invited to attend.
Friday, Aug. 11
The Arts Association in Newton County will host a free summer evening concert on the Covington square from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The rain location is set for Legion Field.
Saturday, Aug. 12
East Metro Atlanta Christian Writers will host LSU writing instructor, Sarah Hamer at 11 a.m. The workshop is “Writing Legacy Letters and Memoir” at Farmview Market, 2610 Eatonton Road, in Madison (I-20 to Exit 114).
Saturday, Aug. 12
To celebrate Back2Front’s 10 year anniversary the band embarks on a new world tour to perform current material. This show, scheduled for 7 p.m. at The Potter’s House Church, at 1120 Crowell Road, in Covington, is a snow not to be missed. For more information, visit https:// www. bandsintown. com/ event/14845281?affil_code=fb_eve nts&artist=Back2FrontOfficialFan base&came_from=268.
Saturday, Aug. 12
Join Fairview Elementary School for a free PE party at Newton High School with the Fairview Bounch House from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 13
Salem United Methodist Church, at 3962 Salem Road, in Covington, invites all teachers (current and retired), as well as support and administrative staff, to a family night supper at 6 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 16
Join NEW LIFE Praise Center, at 3144 Stone Mountain St., in Covington, to remember the sacrifice of Jesus Christ with a traditional communion at 7 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 17
First Baptist Church, at 2100 Highway 138, in Conyers, will host the XYZ Organization for its August meeting. The program will be the Sound Foundations from the First Baptist Church of Avondale. Call Johnnie at 770-7617966 to register. Deadline to register is Aug. 11. Lunch will be $7.
Saturday, Aug. 19
Join Salem United Methodist Church, at 3962 Salem Road, in Covington, for a Second Sunday Night Worship to pray for students and teachers as they begin the new school year at 6:30 p.m. in the Family Life Center.
Saturday, Aug. 26
The City of Covington will partner with Trinity United Methodist Church, at 6154 Collins St. NE, in Covington, for a community clean up in the Covington Mill community from 8:30 a.m. to approximately noon. Trinity UMC is planning to serve lunch to volunteers and the city will provide water, gloves and trash bags along with a dumpster and a claw truck to lift larger items.
Sunday, Sept. 3
Meet in downtown Covington at 3 p.m. for the Community Bike Ride the first Sunday of each month. Cohosted by the Newton Trails, Main Street Covington and the Covington/Newton County Visitors Center, for more information visit http://www.newtontrails.org/community-bike-ride. The ride starts and finishes at the Square. The first loop is a gentle, family-friendly 4.5 mile roll around historic downtown Covington. Then, if you’re up for a little more fun, take a ride out and back on the scenic Eastside Trail.
Congressman Jody Hice presents a job fair at Georgia Piedmont Technical College’s Newton Campus, at 8100 Bobby Williams Parkway, in Covington, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This job fair is brought in partnership with the Newton, Morgan, Jasper and Walton Economic Development Offices and GPTC. More than 50 businesses will be represented at the event. For more information, visit www.selectnewton.com.