COVINGTON — As part of Newton County’s ongoing celebration of its bicentennial, two community events have been planned by the Bicentennial Committee.
On Friday, April 23, the county invites the community to watch a movie under the stars at Legion Field, 3137 Mill St. “Diary of a Wimpy Kid,” which was filmed in Newton County, will be shown beginning at 7 p.m.
Attendees will be able to watch from their vehicles or seated on blankets and chairs. Complimentary popcorn and cotton candy will be provided.
On Saturday, April 24, District 1 will observe a day of service. Commissioner Stan Edwards and the Bicentennial Committee, along with Keep Newton Beautiful, are hosting a community cleanup in District 1. The cleanup begins at 9 a.m. at Alcovy High School.