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Calendar of Events May 16

The Millington Public Library announced the hire of new Director Arlene Griffin (above left), replacing Brian Miller’s post. Griffin comes to Millington’s Library from Jackson. The Library Boosters and the Library Board will host a reception at the Millington Public Library on May 16 from 4-6 p.m. to introduce Griffin to the community. The Library will also honor two employees, Judy Koehl and Kenneth Lyles at the reception. Both Koehl and Lyles have been nameds LSSI Employees of the Month for February and March, respectively.

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.

The Exchange Club of Millington meets at Old Timer’s Restaurant in Millington at noon every second and fourth Wednesday of the month. Guest are always welcomed. For more information, call 872-8888.

City Beautiful will host our Gardening Seminar Series at the Millington Farmers’ Market
Every second Saturday at 11 a.m.
June 8- “Pruning Trees and Shrubs”—Joellen Diamond
July 13- “Raised Bed Gardening”—Carl Wayne Hardeman
Aug. 10- “Attracting Hummingbirds and Butterflies”—Cheryl Rose
Sept. 13-15—Goat Days—Hands on Demonstrations
Oct. 12-“Hydrangeas”—Linda Lanier

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 16
The National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 1382 meeting will be held at noon, Thursday at Old Timers Restaurant in Millington. The guest speaker will be Jack Foraker, Fire Marshal for the city of Millington.  For more information, call Carolyn Cribbis at 413-7123.

The next American Legion Meeting will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at Baker Community Center. This meeting is important to attend by all Legion members.

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.

May 18
On Saturday at 8 a.m., a Churchwide Yard Sale will be held at Hampton U.M.C. Located at 7835 Armour Road in Millington. Tables are available for a fee. For more information, call 872-2675.

The Women of Zion Ministry presents an Annual Clothes Give-A-Way Saturday at Zion Hill MBC on Duncan Road in Millington.

Spring BBQ fundraiser will be held at Saint Williams Catholic Church located at 4932 Easley Street in Millington. The event is scheduled to be held May 18 at 5:30 p.m., in the Family Life Center. They will be serving pulled pork, slaw, beans and dessert.

The Spring Fish Fry will be held Saturday on May 18 at the Fellowship Family Life Center at 4635 Quito-Drummonds Road at 4:30-7 p.m. Come out and enjoy pond-raised catfish, french fries, coleslaw, hush puppies, white beans, tea or coffee and assorted desserts. This is a fund-raising event for Fellowship Baptist Maintenance Fund. For more information, call L. McCullough at 835-2259.

May 25
Author C. Ross Landrum Book Signing Event will be held May 25 from 2-6 p.m. at the Millington Public Library, 4858 Navy Road in Millington.  Landrum, a resident of Millington, will be available to sign copies of his book, Past, Present, and Future: Second Edition. What would happen if there were a Nuclear Holocaust? Who or would be left to rule? There have been several sites much like “STONEHENGE” found worldwide; all with a circular pattern and an arch or two. What is their real significance? And what about the possible secret underground site in the swamps of southern Louisiana? The possible answers to these questions and others are included in this volume along with other thought to provoke your brain. For more information, contact Chris Coffey at 888-361-9473 or ccoffey@tatepublishing.com

June 1
Confidential Care is sponsoring Phil Robertson from Duck Dynasty. Phil will be there on June 29 at First Baptist Church in Millington. Get your tickets at Patriot Bank in Millington or Atoka or call us for tickets and more information at 476-6528.
June 2-7
Munford Baptist Church located at 1253 Munford Ave. presents Vacation Bible School  2013 Kingdom Rock from June 2– 7 from 6– 8p.m. for Kindergarten to fifth grade. Kids will experience and epic adventure with inspiring music, exciting discoveries, and energizing games!  They will develop a rock-solid faith as they discover how to stand strong for God. Knights-in-training and royalty awaits them. For more information, call 837-6325.

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. 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 17 – Andy Childs
May 24 – Webb Dalton
May 31 – Eric Stone & the Fabulous Steeler Band
June 7 – Navy Band Mid-South

Month of June
Faith Baptist Church located at 900 Simmons Road will host Vacation Bible School
Son West Roundup June 9-13 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. for ages 3 years old to sixth graders. Kids will have a Rip Roaring time with Jesus  on the Son West Roundup based on Hebrews 13:8 NIV-Jesus is the same yesterday, today and forever. For more information, call 837-2683.
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