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Calendar of Events September 19

The Millington Exchange Club awarded Millington Walmart with the So Proudly we Hail Plaque, for proper displaying of The American Flag on Aug. 26.

Month of September
The Splash Pad at Walker Park – Atoka’s newest park feature – will close for the season at the end of the day on Sept. 30. The Splash Pad will re-open next year 2014 for Memorial Day weekend.

The Covington Exchange Club and the South Tipton Exchange Club is A Field of Flags To Benefit the Exchange Club – Carl Perkins Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse. A display of American flags with each flag representing the life of a patriot. Whether it be a War Veteran, Active Military personnel, National Guard Member, Reservist, Firefighter, or Law Enforcement Officer who serves in our community today, or in memory of those who have served in the military of their country, or someone who has lost their life in the line of duty. Nov.1-14 flags will be displayed in Atoka, Brighton, Covington, Munford, and Rosemark. For more information call, 476-1515

Tops (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly)  meets on Fridays from 9-11 a.m. at Millington Community Center. Come join us the group to have fun. For more information, call Doris Landerman at 573-8536.

Just-N-Case Security and The Historic Ruffin Theater present The Headless Horseman based on The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Christopher Cook. It will be directed by Sharon Fisher on Sept. 20-21 and 27-28 at 7 p.m. and Sept. 22 and 29 at 2 p.m. There is an admission fee. The Ruffin is located at 113 W. Pleasant Ave. in Covington. For more information, call 290-8225 or visit

The Millington Family YMCA’s Youth Coed Basketball League, ages 4 to 15 yrs. Begin registration’s Sept. 1 through Nov. 1. Participants will receive jersey, shorts and a trophy or try the Biddy Basketball, ages 2-3. Structured Parent/Child Interaction where child will learn introductory skills in the sport of basketball. Motor development will also be emphasized, 30 minute sessions (Time TBA). Participants receive an official t-shirt and achievement trophy. Call the Millington Family YMCA today for more details and to sign up at 873-1434, or e-mail:  or visit us at 7725 E. Navy Circle, Millington, TN 38053.

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.
Sept. 13-15—Goat Days—Hands on Demonstrations
Oct. 12-“Hydrangeas”—Linda Lanier

Sept. 19
The Harry M. Crawford American Legion Post 252  Millington will hold its monthly general membership meeting Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Baker Community Center on Church Street in Millington.  A report on the National American Legion Convention in Houston will be given by the Post’s delegate to the Houston convention, Lee Buchschacher.   Veterans and members of the general public are welcomed to attend.  Refreshments will be provided.  For more information, call Lee Buchschacher at 230-3870.

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

Sept. 21
The Rosemark Church of God in Christ, located at 8815 Millington-Arlington in Millington, is hosting a event to be held in the Chapel Hill Community (near Barret’s Chapel Elementary) on Saturday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.  There will be food, fun, and fellowship that is free and open to the public. There will be games, prizes, and giveaways for those in attendance.  For more information, contact the church office at 829-4106 or visit our church website at

Sept. 22
Homecoming/Fall Rally/Church Picnic Day will be at Upper Canaan M.B.Church located at 9090 Highway 51 North, Sunday at 2 p.m. St. Matthew M.B. in Stanton is the guest church. Pastor Cavat Bass will deliver the Word, prayers will be petitioned, Scriptures read, songs of praise rendered, games and activities will be available for all age levels, a Power Point of the church history will be presented, food served and much more. The attire is casual. Everyone is invited to share and witness this memorable and Holy Ghost-filled occasion. For more information, call chairperson Barbara Clements 835-2104 or Pastor Julius Hawkins 872-6919.

The Layton Duo, from the United Kingdom will be performing at the Strand Music Hall, located at 7979 Wilkinsville Road, in Millington. All proceeds go to aid the Widow’s Mite Purse Foundation. Tickets are available at the door Sunday with the show starting at 2:00 p.m.

Sept. 25
Kids in Christ the King is a youth program at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church.  It is a program for youth ages 3-17 years old. It will meet on Sept. 25 at 6 p.m. and the theme for dinner is  “Rodeo Roundup”. Dinner will include corn dogs and trail mix. For more information, call 876-5757, ext 3.

Sept. 26
The Millington Area Chamber of Commerce will be holding the Professional Women’s Luncheon, a for women only event, titled sponsored by Lalania and Cary Vaughn on Sept. 26 at NSA, Mid-South’s Pat Thompson Conference Center.  The luncheon, from 11:30 a.m. To 1 p.m., is a celebration of the woman in the workplace.  With no formal program planned, the purpose of the ladies lunch is to fellowship with the women in the community while being served a light meal including soup, salad and dessert served by surprise guest waiters, enjoying a fashion show including fashions by Goodies Department Store, and winning many of the door prizes donated by local Millington Area Chamber of Commerce members.   Tickets are selling fast and must be purchased in advanced.  No ticket sales will made the day of the luncheon.  Single seating tickets are $20.  You may reserve a table of 8 for $160.  Major recognition sponsorships are available as well.  Call the chamber for more details.  To reserve your ticket or table, call Teri at the Millington Chamber 872-1486.

Sept. 28
On Saturday, the Annual Luncheon for Federal Retirees and/or former employees of the former Naval Hospital of Millington, will be from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Old Timers Restaurant in Millington. For more information, call 476-6603.

Oct. 5
The Millington Library Boosters are having their next book sale on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  It will be at the Milllilngton Civic Center on Wilkinsville Road. Paper back books are from .25 to $1 dan hard back books are $1 or $3.  All proceeds go to support the Library.  For more information, call Bitha Luze at 872-3635.

Oct. 12
The Millington Ecumenical Bazaar will be on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Baker Community Center located at 7942 Church Street, in Millington. There will be all kinds of crafts, canned goods, jellies, home made baked goods, breads and candy. There will also be White Elephant item. Come and support your local churches. Breakfast and lunch will be served for a small fee. For more information, call Susan Howard at 835-2426.

Oct. 13
The Rosemark Church of God in Christ will be celebrating 80 years of ministry on Oct. 13 with Pastor John B. Smith and his wife Carol. The event will start at 11:15 a.m. with guest speaker Minister Ender Hope Austin III (Bethesda COGIC in Las Vegas). Then at 3 p.m. the speaker will be Pastor Earl Shannon (St. Luke COGIC in Olive Branch, Miss.). The church is located at 8815 Millington-Arlington Road in Millington. For more information, call 829-4106 or visit

Oct. 25- 27
The Seventh Annual RiverArtsFest, downtown in historic South Main Arts District. Art for sale by more than 190 juried fine artists from across the nation, nearly 40 music acts across three stages, hands-on art activities for all ages, artist demonstrations, and plenty of food and beverages. Opens Trolley Tour Night. Friday, Oct. 25 from 6 to 9 p.m., free admission; Saturday, Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., with an admission fee; Sunday, Oct. 27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with an admission fee. Kids under 10 are free. For schedule and more information, visit

Nov. 9
The Historic Ruffin Theater presents the Memphis Symphony Orchestra Big Band Saturday at 7 p.m. Tickets are available in advance at Covington/Tipton Countyu Chamber of Commerce and South Tipton Chamber of Commerce. Tickets will also be available online at The Ruffin is located at 113 W. Pleasant Ave. in Covington. For more information, call 290-8225.

Beginning July 8 through Sept. 30, the NSA Mid-South commissary will close on Monday and Tuesday. We know that any disruption in commissary operations will impact the NSA Mid-South community. Our commissary is not alone. The decision to reduce the operational hours of commissaries impacts nearly all commissaries with only a few overseas exceptions – commisaries where there are sufficient Local National employees to remain open. We appreciate your support and patience during this time.

Come “PULL for a special kid” at the ULTIMATE tug-of-war challenge, the 17th Annual Plane Pull and Fall Festival. Join Special Kids and Families on Saturday, November 2nd at the Millington Regional Jetport for this fun filled day! Gates open at 9 a.m., and the main event of Man versus Plane starts at 10 am. You don’t want to miss watching the adult and youth teams compete by pulling a 727 FedEx jet and a 32,000 pound FedEx ATR feeder aircraft. All proceeds benefit Special Kids and Families, so join in on the competition by forming a team today!
This year will be the first ever Plane Pull Fall Festival featuring KidZone, Touch-A-Truck, Crafts Fair & Food Truck Vendors.  For more information, contact Dynisha Woods at 901-683-8787 or  Visit for detailed event information.
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