June 20

Housing Authority

June 20, 4:30 p.m., Conyers Housing Authority, H. Jack Turner Community Center, 1214 Summer Circle, Conyers Housing Authority meeting, 770-483-9301.

City Council meeting

June 20, 7 p.m., Council Chambers, 1194 Scott St., Conyers, a Conyers City Council meeting, 770-483-4411.

June 21

XYZ OrganizationJune 21, 10:30 a.m., First Baptist Church of Conyers, 2100 Ga. Highway 138, the XYZ Organization meeting, musical program presented by Mike Smith, deadline to register for lunch is June 15, 770-761-7966.

A Dark Story EventJune 21, 5 p.m., Porter Memorial Library, 6191 Highway 212, Covington, the library hosts "Own the Night: A Dark Story Event" -- teens construct an original dark story and share with other teens, 678-729-1388.

June 24

Gateway VBSJune 24 to 28, 6 to 9 p.m., Gateway Community Church, 11677 Brown Bridge, Covington, the church hosts Vacation Bible School, ages: completed kindergarten through fifth grade, 770-787-1015.

Methodist Men's Day

June 24, 3 p.m., White's Chapel United Methodist Church, 2020 White's Chapel Road, Conyers, the church celebrates United Methodist Men's Day, 770-679-0938.

Epiphany VBS

June 24 to 29, 6:30 p.m. nightly, Epiphany Lutheran Church, 2375 Ga. Highway 20, Conyers, the church hosts Vacation Bible School, theme is "Sonrise National Park", 770-483-6222.

June 25

Ebenezer VBS

June 25-29, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Ebenezer United Methodist Church, 2533 Stanton Road in Conyers, Vacation Bible School, theme is "Fiesta," ages rising pre-K children through rising sixth-graders.

Salem UMC VBS

June 25 to 29, 6 to 8:45 p.m., Salem United Methodist Church, 3962 Salem Road, Covington, the church hosts Vacation Bible School, theme is "Sky -- Everything is possible with God," light supper served nightly, register at www.salemumc.org or 770-786-6027.

Zion Baptist VBS

June 25 to 29, 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Zion Baptist Church, 7037 Highway 212, Covington, the church hosts Vacation Bible School, theme is "Amazing Wonders Aviation", for completed Kindergarten through seventh grade, 770-786-6767.

Macedonia VBSJune 25 to 29, Macedonia Baptist Church, 1052 Barton St., Conyers, the church hosts Vacation Bible School -- for the youth from 10 a.m. to noon, for the adults from 7 to 8 p.m., (picnic on June 29 from noon to 2 p.m.).

June 26

Soil and Water Conservation meeting

June 26, 8:30 a.m., Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission's Regional Office, Conference Room, 1500 Klondike Road, Conyers, the Rockdale County Soil and Water Conservation District meeting, 770-761-3020.

Hospital Authority meeting

June 26, 5:30 p.m., Rockdale Medical Center, Private Dining Room, 1412 Milstead Ave., the Hospital Authority of Rockdale County Board of Trustees meeting.

Retired Educators meetingJune 26, 11:30 a.m., Rockdale Baptist Church, 1295 Smyrna Road, Conyers, the Rockdale Retired Educators Association meeting, Susan Paul Smith speaking, reservations required for lunch, 770-483-9238.

June 28

Homeowner and Civic Associations

June 28, 5:30 to 7 p.m., J.P. Carr, Conyers, Rockdale Coalition of Homeowners and Civic Associations meeting.Lunch Bunch SocialJune 28, 11:30 a.m., Milano's Italian Restaurant, Conyers, the Conyers High School Lunch Bunch Social gathering, 770-938-0584, Jerry Mills.

June 29

International Day

June 29, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Turner Lake Senior Service Center, 6183 Turner Lake Road, Covington, the Newton County Senior Services hosts International Day -- costumes, entertainment, food, arts and crafts from different countries.

July 4

Oxford Parade and Celebration

July 4, the City of Oxford and the Oxford Lions Club hosts the annual Fourth of July Parade and Celebration, the parade route will begin at Haygood Avenue and Stone Street, (participants who want to be in the parade and would like to be considered for an award should be lined up on Haygood Avenue by 9:30 a.m.), entertainment following the parade will be at the Old Church -- Shane Millwood and band preforming, 770-786-7004.

The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties. To submit information, visit our Web site at www.rockdalecitizen.com, call 770-483-7108, ext. 252, fax the information c/o Julie Wells at 770-483-5797 or e-mail event information to julie.wells@rockdalecitizen.com. Please include an event description, sponsoring organization, date, time, place, phone number and contact person. Announcements are printed as space is available in date order.