June 20 XYZ

The Xtra Years of Zest Organization will meet at 10:30 a.m. at the First Baptist Church Gym, Ga. Highway 138 N. Entertainment is Lynwood Cleveland, better known as the “Rockin’ Doc.” The menu, prepared by Chef Hugh Banks is three-cheese baked zita, grilled squash, Romaine chopped salad, garlic bread, drinks and dessert. The cost is $8. The benefitting charity is Rockdale House for Women. To make a reservation, call Jo Ann Holzhausen at 404-630-2831.

June 21 Smyrna Camp Meeting

Smyrna Presbyterian Church will hold camp meeting June 21-27. Bible study will be held at 11 a.m. Monday through Thursday; Homecoming Sunday will be June 23; evening services will be at 7:30 each day with guest speakers nightly. Youth activities will be offered and lunch and dinner are available at the dining hall. A variety of choral guests will perform nightly.

June 22 Sunset Cinema

Rockdale County Parks and Rec presents Sunset Cinema, showing “Lego Ninjago,” at the Parker Road Government Annex. For more information, call 770-278-7529.

June 29 Celebrate Community Parade

The city of Conyers hosts the third annual parade featuring decorated bicycles, golf carts, wagons and pets. Participants should assemble at First United Methodist Church, 9212 S. Main St., for the parade that starts at 10 a.m. No vendors are allowed. Prizes will be given for “best of” in several categories. Call 770-602-2606 for information.

June 30 Summer Concert Series

Rockdale County Parks and Rec presents a summer concert at Costley Mill Park from 6 to 8 p.m. A kids zone, food trucks and various bands will be featured.

Ongoing Macedonia Baptist Church

Services are held at 10 a.m. Sundays with the Rev. Billie Cox. The church is located at 1052 Barton St. in Conyers.

Haven Fellowship Church

Services are held at 10 a.m. Sundays with Senior Pastor Ernie Forrester. The church is located at 2240 Smyrna Road in Conyers.

Senior Reporter

Born and raised in Decatur, Ga. Graduated from Shorter College in Rome, Ga. in 1979 with B.A. in Communications. Worked in community newspapers for 26 years. Started at Rockdale Citizen/Newton Citizen in January 2016.

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