The Tipton-Rosemark Academy F.A.M.E. will bring to stage its Fall Drama Arsenic and Old Lace starting Nov. 2 for two weekends on the campus. The first weekend times are Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 3, at 2 p.m. The next weekend, Nov. 8-9, the production will hit the stage at 7 p.m. that Friday and at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday.
Month of October
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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
The Millington Arts and Recreation Department presents the Halloween Carnival at the Millington Civic Center Gym Oct. 31 from 5-7:30 p.m. with games and contests. There is no charge. Concessions will be sold and for more information, call 873-5770.
Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band with special guest Danny Rodriquez and Scott Lobaido will be in concert with proceeds helping to build a “smart home” for Cpl. Christian Brown. After leading 163 combat missions as squad leader, Brown stepped on an Improvised Explosive Devise in Kajaki, Afghanistan. He sustained multi-trauma to both hands and arms, as well as lost both his legs. The concert benefiting the Munford resident will be held Friday, Nov. 1 at the Memphis Convention Center. For ticket information, call 800-293-5949 or visit www.operationcb.com
The Milllington Library Boosters will have their next book sale on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The location is the Book Sale Room at the Civic Center on Wilkinsville Road. This will be the last sale until February 2014. Come and support the Library and for more information, call Bitha Luze at 872-3635.
The Lucy Garden Club is fortunate to Have Linda Lanier, the “Hydrangea Lady” as the guestspeaker. Her topic, of course, will be “Hydrangeas, Growing for Success.” Lanier is a co-founder and president of the Mid-South Hydrangea Society and a hydrangea afficionado. Member and past president of the Memphis Area Master Gardeners Association, Memphis Herb Society, member of the Hosta, Horticulture and Daylily societies. She speaks to numerous garden clubs and garden shows in the Mid-South about hydrangeas. Loves to travel with friends to England, France and eastern U.S. to photograph hydrangeas. The Lucy Garden Club meets at the Lucy Wedding Chapel at 6185 Chase Road in Lucy. The meeting starts promptly at 6:30 p.m. with a guestspeaker followed by refreshments and than the business meeting. All our neighbors in North Shelby County and the surrounding communities are invited to attend this free presentation. For more information, call Tom Mashour at 872-3593 or 337-0046.
Kids in Christ the King is a youth program at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church. It is a program for youth ages 3 to 17 years old. It will meet on Nov. 6 at 6 p.m. and the theme for dinner is
“Football Fever.” Dinner will include hot dogs and cheese dip. For more information, call 876-5757, ext 3.
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 www.ruffintheater.org. The Ruffin is located at 113 W. Pleasant Ave. in Covington. For more information, call 290-8225.
The St. William’s Women’s Club is having their Annual Harvest Dinner and Silent Auction on Sat. Nov. 9. The group will be serving turkey and dressing and all the trimmings. The Auction will be from 4 to 6:30 p.m. and dinner will be served starting at 5:30. Tickets will be available in advance, call Bitha Luze at 872-3635, Shirley Maes at 647-6111 or the church office at 872-4099. Call for ticket prices and more information.
Veterans Welcome Home and Job Fair will be held Nov. 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be free food and fun for the whole family. The event will be held at NSA Mid-South Conference Center at 5700 Attu Street in Millington. It is a special event for All Operations Enduring and Iraq Freedom Veterans and family. There will be health benefit information, VA Staff & Special Programs on site, Education Information and enrollment for healthcare. This is hosted by Memphis VA Medical Center and NSA Mid-South Fleet & Family Support Center. For more information, contact Brenda Sherman 874-5330.
Mullins United Methodist Women will sponsor their 36th annual Craft Fair on Saturday from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Mullins United Methodist Church located at 4 N. Mendenhall at Walnut Grove in Memphis. Exhibitors from around the Mid-South in three areas: gym, education, building and fellowship hall. Free parking, free admission and free shuttle van. All proceeds go to local missions such as MIFA, Neighborhood Center, Church Health Center, Reelfoot Rural Ministries, heifer International Project, First Works, Hannah’s Hope, United Methodist Committee on Relief for West Tennessee and Lester School.
A craft bazaar will be held at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church on Nov. 16 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Booths will be available inside the Family Living Center. For more information or to rent a space, call Sharon Hance at 876-3265.
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, Nov. 2 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 email@example.com. Visit www.planepullmemphis.com for detailed event information.