Rockdale County Chairman, Oz Nesbitt, Sr., will host the third Shop Talk forum of 2019 on Sat., Aug. 17 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at F&D Barbershop, located at 1501 Highway 138 SE, Conyers, Georgia 30013.
The second event in this year’s series will feature the following speakers to answer questions and concerns from a candid audience:
- Will Barkley, Board of Assessors Chair
- Clarence Cuthpert, Probate Judge
- Terry Oatts, RCPS Superintendent
- Councilman Cleveland Stroud, Conyers City Council
Shop Talk is a grass-roots approach to getting to know the community by interacting and engaging in an “open air” dialogue. The series will also be introducing government officials to those who may not know who they are, what their roles are and their duties and responsibilities.
For more information, please contact Jorge Diez at email@example.com or 770-278-7056.
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Rockdale County Cooperative Extension to Host Food and Science Festival
ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – The Rockdale County UGA Cooperative Extension Office will host the first Rockdale County Food and Science Festival on Sat., Sept. 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Pine Street Elementary School, 500 Sigman Road, Conyers.
This free event will showcase all three program areas of UGA Cooperative Extension: Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR), Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS), and 4-H. The goal is to highlight the relationship between food production and consumption and the impact it has on the body and mind in a fun festival-style event.
Attendees will be able to navigate a path through more than 15 different booths with games, challenges and activities. In addition to the booths, there will be special presentations given throughout the day for attendees to participate in, as well as a photo booth, science demonstrations and more. Eventbrite ticketholders will receive guaranteed reservations for fresh vegetables to take home at the completion of their visit. Non-ticketholders may also receive free produce on a first come, first serve basis, while supplies last.
For more information go to Eventbrite.com, by searching for “Rockdale County Food and Science Fest”.
For any additional questions, contact the Rockdale County UGA Extension Office at 770-278-7373.
The Rockdale County Board of Commissioners is hosting its inaugural Food Truck and Artisans’ Festival on Sat., Sept. 21, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 1400 Parker Road, Conyers, GA 30094. The Festival is slated to host artisans from the Rockdale County area that will showcase their wares with demonstrations throughout the day.
This FREE event will feature fan favorite food trucks “Slick Greedy” and “Willie Bs”, as well as local food trucks that will have Italian ice, sandwiches and wings. Entertainment will include DJ Kidd Nice, along with local step teams and dance teams. The festival is packed with food, local entertainment, and family fun for all ages!
For more information, go to Eventbrite.com, by searching for “Rockdale County’s Inaugural Food Truck and Artisans’ Festival”.
For any additional questions, contact Kellie Littlefield of the Planning and Development Department at 770-278-7100.