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Calendar of Events May 2

Northridge Woodhaven Cemetery representatives Barbara and Heather recently visited Casa Grace Senior Housing at 3815 Austin Peay informing the residents about a certificate program for a free plot. 

 

 

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).

 

Month of May

St. William’s Catholic Church is having a golf tournament June 1 with a shotgun start at 2 p.m. at the Forest Hill Golf Course, Tate Road in Drummonds. There are fees for the tournament.  You can go to WWW.CDOM.ORG/WEB_SITES/STWILLIAM/DEFAULT.HTML for a registration form.  Registration forms and checks must be in to the office at 4932 Easley Ave, Millington, TN 38053 by May 18. The kickoff will be May 31, 2013 with a spaghetti dinner and silent auction furnished by the Knights Of Columbus at the Family Life Center at Church from 6 to 8 p.m.  Tickets are available at the door.  Cost is $7 per person.  For more information, call Kenny McCain at 378-4505.

Watercolor Art Class: Learn the art of watercolor from National Award Winner Barrie Foster began Jan. 17.  Classes will be held on Thursdays from 2 until 4 p.m., and there is a fee per class.  For more information and a list of supplies needed for the class, call 873-5770.

 

Senior Computer Class: Learn the basics of using a computer! If you have not used a computer before, or have difficulty using one, this is the class for you.  This is a great way to communicate with your family, especially your precious grandchildren!  Classes will be held on Mondays and Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., and there is a fee (cost of materials). For more information, call 873-5770.

 

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 samantha.mccracken@yahoo.com.

 

Kids in Christ the King is a youth program at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church. It is for children ages 3 years old to 17 years old and meets every Wednesday night from 6-8 p.m. Dinner is served at 6 p.m. The first session was Jan. 24 in the Family Living Center. For more information, call 876-5757 ext. 3.

 

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: This support group is dedicated to grandparents raising their grandchildren.  Share your experiences, advice, and stories with others on Fridays from 11 a.m. until 12:30pm beginning February 15.  For more information or to register for this class, please call 873-5770.

 

May 4

The Millington Library Boosters will have a book sale on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Paper back books are 25 cents to $1 and hard back books are $1 to $3.  All proceeds go to support our Library.  For more imformation, call Bitha Luze at 872-3635.

 

Munford Parks and Recreation will be having a Craft Fair May 4 at Munford City Park from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. Also the Munford Citywide Cleanup will be held Saturday from 8-11:30 a.m., at Munford City Hall, at 1397 Munford Avenue Call or come by Munford Parks and Recreation at 63 College Street, Munford, or call 837-5965.

 

Come out and Celebrate Life with Covington Relay for Life from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. on May 4 . There will be a Survivor Dinner, Opening Ceremony, Survivor Lap / Team Lap / Mystery Lap, Apprentice, Tony Jackson’s Auction, Miss Relay Pageant, Mystery Lap, Luminaria Ceremony, Minute to Win It and Secret Millionaire. There will be much more.

 

May 5

Help Sponsor an International Mission Trip to the Dominican Republic. Millington Central High School graduate April Lewis is traveling to the Dominican Republic to participate in construction work and ministry. Embury United Methodist Church is hosting a fundraiser to facilitate April’s mission work.  A barbecue dinner will be hosted May 5 at noon at Embury United Methodist Church located at 2060 Locke Cuba Road.

 

May 7

“Green” Millington Meeting will be held May 7 at 5:30 p.m. at Baker Community Center Room 6 working group to plan the possibilities of greenbelts and greenways: What is a greenbelt? What is a greenway? What are the benefits? What would Millington like to see? Everybody is invited attend and give your input.

 

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.

 

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

 

May 11

Millington City Beautiful opens it annual Gardening Seminar Series on Saturday, May 11, at 11 a.m. at the Millington Farmer’s Market. Susan Cranford, a Tipton County Master Gardener and owner of The Garden Groomers Landscaping will be the speaker.  Her topic is “Landscape Design”.  The seminar is free to the public.

 

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  www.shrinershospitals.org 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.

 

May 11-12

Tupelo Park and Zoo will host the Eighth Annual White Buffalo Pow Wow May 11-12. Events start at 9 a.m. both days. Tupelo Park is located at 2272 North Coley Road in Tupelo, Miss. There will be several cultural events featuring Aztec dancers and intertribal dancing. For more information, call 662-844-8850 or Hal Colston at 876-5344.

 

May 17

BancorpSouth Bank Annual Golf Tournament presented by the Millington Area Chamber of Commerce and hosted by Glen Eagle Golf Course will be held May 17. Pre-registration will be by May 10. For registration form and more information, contact Teri @ 872-1486 or e-mail teri@millingtonchamber.com.

 

CONCERTS BY THE GREEN – GLEN EAGLE GOLF COURSE

Every Friday in May – Concerts by the Green Concerts by the Green is a series of free concert events held every Friday in May 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Glen Eagle Golf Course on Attu Street in Millington, Tenn. Admission is free and event is open to public. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs. Food and beverage items will be available for purchase. Picnic baskets will be allowed, no coolers please. Family friendly area will feature bouncy castle. For more information, call 874-5168.

May 3 – Section 8

May 10 – The Flying Monkeys

May 17 – Andy Childs

May 24 – Webb Dalton

May 31 – Eric Stone & the Fabulous Steeler Band

June 7 – Navy Band Mid-South

 

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