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Arnold Elementary School Council to meet

Today

J.W. Arnold Elementary School's School Council will meet today, from 7 a.m., to 8 a.m., at the school, which is located at 216 Stockbridge Road, in Jonesboro. For more information, call (770) 473-2800.

Clayton County Public Schools will offer a free class for the community, entitled "Time Management for Parents," tonight, from 6 p.m., to 8 p.m., at the S. Truett Cathy Professional Learning Center, at 1087 Battle Creek Road, in Jonesboro. Call (770) 473-2795.

Saturday-Sunday

The Lovejoy branch of the Clayton County Library System will host Arlene Bellamy, from Arts Clayton, on Saturday, Nov. 20, and Sunday, Nov. 21, from 2 p.m., to 3:30 p.m., on each day, at the branch, which is located at 1721 McDonough Road, in Hampton. Bellamy will lead children in arts and crafts activities, and she will read stories to the youths. For more information, call (770) 472-8129.

Tuesday

The Forest Park branch of the Clayton County Library System will hold a Paint Like Van Gogh event for children and teenagers, on Tuesday, Nov. 23, from 5:30 p.m., to 7:30 p.m., at the branch, which is located at 696 Main Street, in Forest Park. For more information, call (404) 366-0850.

Ongoing

The Clayton County Public Library System offers many services to students, including tutoring programs for those who speak either English or Spanish, and online practice tests and electronic test-preparation books for the SAT, GED, ASVAB, and TOEFFL exams. Visit the Clayton County Library web site, at www.claytonpl.org.

The Everett Music School is offering a Music After School Program for local children, at the school's new location at the Emmanuel Baptist Church Campus, at 230 Ga. Hwy. 138, Bldg. B, in Riverdale. Through the program, youths receive homework assistance, Criterion-Reference Competency Test (CRCT) preparation, math and reading enrichment, and music lessons for piano, drums, singing and music theory. Transportation is also available. The cost of the camp is $65 per week. For more information, go online to www.eMusicSchool.org, or call (404) 969-KEYZ.

School Notebook is a regular feature of the Clayton News Daily compiled by staff writer Curt Yeomans. He can be reached via e-mail at cyeomans@news-daily.com.