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Calendar of Events April 18

Exchange news Ms Simpson 4-18April is child abuse prevention month. The Millington Exchange Club presented Erma Simpson with a check for $400 for her First Steps Program at The Exchange Club Family Center. The organization works to ensure parenting success with teen mothers and also encourage life skill classes to have the greatest impact on the well-being and future success of children. Pictured from left are Becca Ping, Chuck Hurt, Erma Simpson, Leanna Dagen and Pat Anderson.


Spring Saturdays

The Millington Crisis Center, located at 8133 Wilkinsville Road, will have a yard sale (rain or shine) the first Saturday of each month from 8 a.m.-noon. For more information or to donate, call 872-HELP (4357).


April 18

The Millington American Legion Post 252 will hold their monthly meeting on Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Baker Community Center on Church Street. The meeting is open to the public.  All veterans are encouraged to attend.  For more information, call 230-3870.


The Millington Library Boosters will have their next quarterly meeting on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the library. For more information, call Bitha Luze at 872-3635.


The National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 1382 meeting will be held at noon, Thursday at Old Timers Restaurant in Millington. For more information, call Carolyn Cribbis at 413-7123.


April 19

Family Skate Night will be held on April 19 from 6– 9 p.m. at the Millington Civic Center gym. Entertainment will be provided by Look Left Entertainment.  There is a admission  and includes the use of our skates.  Non-skating parents are admitted free.  Concessions will be sold.  The school with the most students in attendance will win the traveling Skate Night trophy.



April 19-20

The St. William’s Women’s club will be having a yard sale on Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on Saturday from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The sale will be inside the Annex located at the corner of Easley and Chambers Street, next door to St. Williams.


April 20

Attention Millington residence,  Sam Curry Jr., lives in Millington and his family are long time residents. Come support Sam on April 20 at 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Millington for Cystic Fibrosis. Sam was diagnosed at three weeks, already has damage to his baby lungs and pancreas. Come join us for Cystic Fibrosis 5K run. Would love to see Millington support his family. Register on line at Cystic Fibrosis Foundation – West Tennessee Chapter for Sammy Steppers.


Super Saturday Singing will be held Saturday at 5 p.m. The Southern Gospel Music group Closer Walk from Friendship will be hosted by Steppin’Out in Faith (Tom and Cathy Joyner) at Community Baptist Church located at 9524 Austin Peay (Highway 14) in Rosemark. For more information, call 212-1395 or 212-0692.


The Munford High School Marching Band will hold its Second Annual Wing Festival in the Munford High School Parking Lot on Saturday. This Festival will have a stage with live bands, choirs, and other musical acts, games for kids and adults, Drive for your School sponsored by Ford, an auction, Dunk Tank, and of course a Chicken Wing Competition. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to promote your business and support our local High School. Anyone interested please go to: and submit with payment to: Munford Band Boosters, PO Box 1304, Munford TN 38058. Contact the band at for more information.


Team Trivia Night at the Millington Civic Center Gym.  Doors open at 6 p.m., trivia begins at 6:30 p.m.  $60 per team if pre-paid; $10 per person if paid at the event; includes light snacks.  Each table must be pre-reserved; reservation deadline is Wednesday, April 17, 2013.  Please call Millington Arts and Recreation at 873-5770 or Samantha McCracken at 233-0981 to reserve your team’s table.


April 20-21

Millington First United Methodist Church located at 8029 Wilkinsville Road in Millington will host a study Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon in Williams Hall. The Study: A Hopeful Earth-Faith, Science and the Message of Jesus by Sally Dyck and Sarah Ehrman, led by Nathan Rawls and others.   Special guest appearances by Thomas Christie, Millington city manager, Hank Hawkins, Millington city alderman and Jeremy Rochelle, Millington Parks and Recreation. Then on Sunday, services will be from 8:30 and 10:50 a.m. Celebration of Creation Care Sunday, to coincide with Earth Day, Monday, April 22.  Sermon by Rev. Ed White. Focus on praise for God’s creation and the individuals responsibilities as stewards of God’s creation.  Reception and memorial tribute for Bob deMarigny at 10 a.m. in Williams Hall.


April 21

The Upper Canaan Women’s Fellowship/Outreach Ministry will host its annual Seven Hats Christian Women Should Wear to Keep Them in Perfect Peace Program Sunday at 2 p.m. Seven spirit-filled speakers will adorn Spring hats and deliver God’s Word. The hats are: Put on the Hat of Prayer and Meditation, Model the Hat of Caring and Sharing, Work in the Hat of Loyalty and Dedication, Extend the Hat of Forgiveness and Thanksgiving, Keep on the Hat of Faith and Hope, Enjoy the Hat of Peace and Joy, and Share the Hat of Love and Salvation. Musical selections will be rendered, prayers prayed, scriptures read, poems recited, and food served. Please come and share in this glorious occasion. Reverend Julius Hawkins is the pastor of Upper Canaan located at 9090 Highway 51 North, in Millington. For more information, call 901-872-6919, H.W. Vann 872-0673 and Sandra Horton 937-5210.


April 24

The next free diabetes class will be April 24 from 10-11 a.m. at the Millington Library located at 4858 Navy Road. Jill K. Collins, RD, CDE will be the one conducting the class and she is a registered dietitian and a certified diabetes educator. This class is free and open to the public. For more information, call (662) 469-9043.

What will they learn?

*The latest diabetes information

*The different kinds of diabetes

*The typical course of diabetes

*Different diabetes treatments and tests

*Good blood sugar control

*Low or high blood sugar symptoms

*Meal planning and physical activity

*Helpful diabetes resources


April 26 

Movies at the Market: Millington Arts and Recreation is proud to announce “Movies at the Market” at the Millington Farmers’ Market on April 26.  We will be showing “Hotel Transylvania” starting at 7:45 p.m.  There is an admission per person, and includes popcorn, tea, lemonade, and water.  Bring your blankets and lawn chairs, and enjoy an evening of family, fun, and entertainment.  For more information, call 873-5770.


April 27

Citywide Clean Up presented by Millington City Beautiful. Meet at Aycock Park at 8:30 a.m., T-shirt, gloves and bags will be given, lunch will be provided following the clean up! For more information, please call 317-0888.


International Goat Days Festival Information –  Are you interested in volunteering to help with the festival this year? We are in need of committee members to coordinate the following events/areas: Horseshoe tournament, Antique Tractor Show, Gin, Citizen Car Show.  For more information on participating or volunteering for the 2013 International Goat Days Festival, please e-mail Samantha at


The Lucy Garden Club will be having a plant sale on April 27 from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. at 4639 Cedar Hills Drive, in Millington. The plants will be from members’ gardens and seedlings grown by one of the members. The plants available will include a variety of vegetables, herbs, annuals and perennials.


Carnival is coming to Millington Elementary located at 6445 William Osteen Drive on Saturday. The event will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with concessiosn, inflataables, games, vendors and silent auction. There will be more than temed baskets and good to bid on. For more information, call 873-8433.


May 4

Munford Parks and Recreation will be having a Craft Fair May 4 at Munford City Park from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. Booth registration begins March 5 lasting through April 15. Don’t delay start signing up today!! Call or come by Munford Parks and Recreation at 63 College Street, Munford, or call 837-5965.

May 9

Grace Baptist Church of Rosemark located at 9171 Brunswick Road in Millington will host the Dixie Echoes in concert on Thursday evening at 7 p.m. No admission will be charged. For more information, call 475-6798.

May 11

Shriners Hospitals For Children will host a free screening clinic on May 11 from 9 am–noon at the Al Chymia Shrine Center, 5770 Shelby Oaks Drive in Memphis. Shriners Hospitals treat children with orthopedic problems, spinal cord injuries, cleft palate and burn victims. Care is provided regardless of the patients’ ability to pay. Shriners Hospitals For Children operate twenty two hospitals that offer leading edge treatment for children with orthopedic problems, cleft lip and palate, spinal cord injuries and burn victims.  Children up to age 18 are eligible for care at Shriners Hospitals For Children and acceptance as a patient is based solely on a child’s medical needs.  Although insurance is accepted, care is provided regardless of the patients’ ability to pay.  To learn more, a visit to will provide detailed information.  A free screening clinic will be held May 11 from 9 a.m.– noon at the Al Chymia Shrine Center, 5770 Shelby Oaks Drive in Memphis.  If you know a child the Shriners can help please let their family know about this free screening clinic. For children that are treated at Shriners Hospitals, it is Love To The Rescue.



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