Special Events

Parents’ Night Out: All Around the World
Come take a trip around the world in one night. There will be games, crafts, snacks and other activities.This program is designed to cater to the needs of both children with and without disabilities.
**Pre-registration is required by Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 9:00 p.m.**

Date: Friday, May 3, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Ages: 5-12 Years Old
Fee: $5.00 per person
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

FREE!! FREE!! FREE!! March of Dimes 5K
Rockdale/Newton/Walton County residents lace up your sneakers. When you march for babies, you make a statement that you want to live in a world where healthy moms and strong babies are a priority for us all. Together we hope, remember and celebrate at the March of Dimes 5K at Costley Mill Park this year. For further information, contact Development Manager, Anissa Johnson at 678-849-4988, or at ajohnson@marchofdimes.org.

Date: Saturday, May 4, 2019
Time: Registration begins at 9:00 a.m., Race begins at 10:00 a.m.
Ages: All Ages
Fee: Free (for Sponsorship information, contact Anissa Johnson, 678-849-4988)
Location: Costley Mill Park, 2599 NE Salem Church Road, Conyers 30012

Mother’s Day at the Park
Let the kids cover your day at Johnson Park. You will get to enjoy the facility to swim, play basketball or just workout for free with a paid child’s admission. *Classes are not included*

Date: Saturday, May 11, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Fee: Women are free with a paid child’s admission
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

Youth Speak Out Tour
Calling all teens! If you want your voices to be heard Building Youth Partnership in collaboration with Rockdale County Parks and Recreation is hosting an event for YOUTH to get there message out. You will get the opportunity to speak with local pastors, radio show host and others. There will be food, entertainment, and much more.
For additional information, and registration please contact Ms. Tiffany Wade at 615-479-8160.

Date: Saturday, May 18, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Ages: 13-18 Years Old
Fee: Free
Location: J.P. Carr Community Room, 981 Taylor Street, Conyers 30012

**Pre-registration is required by Saturday, April 27, 2019**

FREE! FREE!! FREE!! Sunset Cinema
Come out and enjoy Sunset Cinema with Rockdale County Parks & Rec staff as we transform various parks into an outdoor Movie Theater for SATURDAY NIGHTS UNDER THE STARS. Bring your blankets, lawn chairs and picnic baskets for these FAMILY-FRIENDLY FILMS.

FREE EVENT!! Father’s Day Fishing
Daddy, Padre, Pops, Papa, Father do you want a little R&R? If so, come to Black Shoals Park and enjoy some time on the lake. *Please note ALL participants must provide ALL fishing equipment and bait*

Date: Saturday, June 15, 2019
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Fee: Men are free
Location: Black Shoals Park, 3001 Black Shoals Road, Conyers 30012

FREE FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENTS!! Summer Concert Series
Spend a hot summer evening listening to live music at Costley Mill Park, during the Second Annual Summer Concert Series. Seating is limited, so bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy free, family-friendly performances by various bands. The 2019 musical lineup will include a variety of exciting entertainment. Prior to the performance, the kid’s zone will be open for one hour. Food Trucks will be available for purchasing snacks. **Additional information will follow**

Date: Sunday, June 30/ July 28/ August 25/ September 29
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Fee: Free
Location: Costley Mill Park, 2599 Salem Church Road, Conyers 30013

Costley Mill Park “Game On” Parks and Rec Day

Are you ready for an afternoon of fun? If so, bring all that energy to Costley Mill Park Game On Parks & Rec Day event. This outdoor family-friendly event will have hula hoops, balls, bowling, corn hole, checkers, a ball pit and much more! We are celebrating the National Parks & Recreation Month. There will be special visitors waiting to greet you.

Date: Saturday, July 13, 2019
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Fee: Free
Location: Costley Mill Park, 2599 Salem Church Road, Conyers 30013

REC DAY at the Park
Do you want to see what your local community center has to offer? Then put on your walking shoes or press the pedal to the metal or just get here to Johnson Park Recreation Center any way you can. You can get information on the new and exciting programs that we offer ranging from athletics to fitness to therapeutic programs. This will be a FREE of charge event to the public in honor of National Parks and Recreation month. Visitors can also enjoy a day of fun swimming, playing basketball, and much more. Classes are not included.

Date: Saturday, July 20, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Fee: Free
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

Parents’ Night Out: Pajama Party
Parents enjoy a night away while the kiddos participate in some fun activities. Dressed in their favorite PJs and playing with their favorite stuffed friend. There will be a movie, crafts and snacks.This program is designed to cater to the needs of both children with and without disabilities.

**Pre-registration is required by Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 9:00 p.m.**

Date: Friday, August 2, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Ages: 5-12 Years Old
Fee: $5.00 per person
Location: Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

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