As the days get longer, the local events on the weekend bubble over with a wide range of family friendly activities. Here are a few on Saturday, April 28:
Show off your gift of the gab at the Rockdale County Public Schools Oratorical Showcase at Rockdale Career Academy, 1064 Culpepper Dr. SW. Registration is 8 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. and student presentations are 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Elementary science and social studies exhibits will also be displayed. (770) 388-5677.
Community Yard Sale
The community is invited to bring household goods, toys, clothes, and other items to the 4th annual County Community Yard Sale sponsored by The Rockdale County Department of Recreation and Maintenance from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Government Annex Building Parking Lot, 1400 Parker Road. (770) 278-7529.
Disposal of Prescription Drugs
From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your medications for disposal to the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office Administrative Building lobby at 911 Chambers Drive. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.
RMC Community Blood Drive
Rockdale Medical Center, East Tower Classrooms, 1412 Milstead Ave. from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. www.givelife.org and enter sponsor code rockmed. (800) 448-3543.
The Chi Tau Omega chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority presents the “Let’s Change” financial workshop 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Live Oak Elementary, 500 Kirkland Road, Covington. Free and open to the public. Topics include savings and investment, life insurance, estate planning, entrepreneurship, dealing with financial stress. (770) 241-7106 or email@example.com or go to www.chitauomega.com.
Mustang Practice, Jamboree
The East Atlanta Mustang Football practice and jamboree will begin at 10 a.m. at Rockdale Baptist Church. Players ages 13 to 18 who attend schools without a football team or who are home-schooled are welcome. Joe Blount (770) 653-7919, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mighty Male Chorus
The Mighty Male Chorus will hold its anniversary at 4 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 300 Honey Creek Road. (770) 483-8392.
Elks Aidmore Music Festival
Beginning at 5 p.m. at the Georgia International Horse Park, EAMF raises funds for children in foster care, most of whom are victims of domestic abuse. Performing are Ken Ford, Claudette King, Will Culbreath and Tampa Blue. Tickets? Reserve ($35) and general admission ($15) tickets at http://elksaidmoremusicfestival.com/ticket.html. Gates open at 2 p.m. Volunteers needed (770) 483-3535.