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Calendar of Events April 3

The Millington Exchange Club Mystery Dinner Theater was held on Feb. 15. The play Hickory Dickory Dock, was performed by Millington Central Drama students. A silent auction was held and the club also handed out awards for Officer of the Club. The awards went to Leanna Dagen (right) and Tia Lord (left) for Exchangites of the Year presented by Chuck Hurt Jr.

Month of April
Millington Airport Authority Board of Commissioners Meetings are scheduled at 3:30 p.m. every third Tuesday at Millington Regional Jetport. For more information, call 873-5796.

Jordan’s Thrifts, Gifts & Java located at 6646 Highway 51 North by Plantation Oaks Hotel will be starting classes on Jan. 6 from 6-8 p.m. for the following classes: Domestic Violence, Shelter from the Storm (Overcoming Sexual Abuse) and Celebrate Recovery (Overcoming Addictions). For more information, call one of these women to sign up as space is limited Lisa Tennyson at 828-2189 or Lainie Hale at 488-0268.

Sunday morning worship service at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church, located at 3099 West Union Road is held at 11 a.m. For more information, call 876-5757 ext 3.

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

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 Understanding Grief Series I presents free worksheets on surviving grief during the holidays or any time of year. For more information, visit or call C.W. Mason at 743-7705.

City of Munford, The recycling container is located at the south end of Haddad’s Department Store parking lot on Crigger Circle.  Only newsprint, corrugated cardboard and plastics are collected at this site.  Additional materials are collected at the Tipton County Recycling Center located at the landfill on Highway 51. Computers may be recycled free of charge at Expertek, 70 Munford Avenue.

April 4-5
Memphis Barbecue Network sanctioned BBQ contest for pro and challenger cooking divisions will take place April 4-5 at Nancy Lane Park in Atoka. For more infromation visit Town of Atoka or Atoka BBQ Fest on facebook or

April 5
The Library Boosters are having their next book sale on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Millington Civic Center.  All proceeds go to help the Library.  For more information, call Bitha Luze at 872-3635.

V&V Variety located at 5102 Easley Street in Millington will be hosing a grand opening at it’s new location. The business of 14 years moved in July and will celebrate with the community this Saturday from 10 am. to 6 p.m. with food, fun, refreshments and Easter basket. For more information, call 873-2006.

Citywide Tree Give Away will be held Saturday at Baker Community Center at 7942 Church Street from 8:30 to 11 a.m. The event is sponsored by Millington City Beautiful. The trees being given away are Washington Hawthorne and Native Sweet Pecan. For more information, call 873-5770.

The Lawn & Garden Expo 2014, “Communities growing Together” will be held Saturday, April 5, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Brighton High School in Brighton. For more information, contact or call 476-0231.

The Citywide Yard Sale will be held Saturday from 7 a.m. to noon. So clean out your attic and make some money. Turn your address into The Millington Star or the City Beautiful Commission by March 27. There will be yard sale tables available for a fee at the Baker Community Center. For more information, e-mail or call 873-5770.

April 8
Millington Quilters Guild every Tuesday from 9 a.m. to noon in the Oak Room located 7942 Church Street. Weekly activities and projects are developed for all levels of quilters. This group makes several items to give back to groups such as veterans, families in need, those injured overseas, and children’s hospital’s.

April 12
Volunteers are needed for the citywide Litter Pick-Up sponsored by the Millington City Beautiful Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Aycock Park located at 7330 Renda. Volunteers will receive lunch and a T-shirt. For more information, e-mail or call 873-5770.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny will be held April 12 at the Millington Masonic Lodge located at 7964 Highway 51 North in Millingtonright next to Grand Buffet from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. There is a cost. Egg-stra fun awaits you at this family style breakfast. Enjoy scrambled eggs, pancakes, bacon, sausage, orange juice, milk, coffee and water as you await the arrival of the Easter Bunny. A special complimentary photo with the Bunny in your Easter best for a small fee. The event is sponsored by Millington Assembly No. 30 – International Order of Rainbow for Girls – Jean Pierce Mother Advisor– 412-0362.

Millington Elementary is having a School Carnival April 12. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. located at 6445 William Osteen Drive (north of Navy Road off of Bethuel). There will be concessions, inflatables, games, vendors and silent auction. The event will  go on rain or shine.

Easter Egg Hunt April 12 at Hampton Memorial United Methodist Church at 7835 Armour Road, Millington, 1-3 p.m. All activities will be free. Easter Egg Hunt will start at 2 p.m. If it rains, all games and activities will be inside. Free refreshments provided. For more information, call 872-2349.

April 19
Kidz Easter Celebration Egg Hunt will be held April 19 at 1 p.m. for ages infant to 10. The event will be held at Munford Baptist Church located at 1253 Munford Avenue rain or shine. For more information, call 837-6325.

Month of May
If anyone is nterested in joining Millington’s Relay for Life and support the American Cancer Society, contact Cathy Pike. The group needs teams – entertainment and vendors this year. Day of the main event is May 17 at Aycock Park in Millington. Event will be held from noon until midnight this year. If the weather doesn’t cooperate, we will move the event inside. For more information, call 355-9903

May 1
The National Day of Prayer “Pray for America: In His Name The Nations Will Put Their Home,” will be held May 1 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Harvell Civic Center located at 8977 Wilkinsville Road in Millington. Welcome and opening remarks will be by Millington Mayor Terry Jones. For more information call 873-5770 or contact CK Reece at

Quito Community Center
The Quito Community Center located at 4593 Quito-Drummonds Road hosts Tuesday night Line Dance Lessons from 7 to 9 p.m. There is a fee. For more information, call 835-3302.

The third Saturday of each month at 6:30 p.m. the Quito Community Center located at 4593 Quito-Drummonds Road hosts karoke, line dance and pot luck supper. There is a fee per person. For more information, call 835-3302.
The Quito Community Center located at 4593 Quito-Drummonds Road hosts the last Saturday of each month at 6 p.m. Gospel Singing. It’s donations only. For more information, call 835-3302.
On May 3, the Quito Community Center located at 4593 Quito-Drummonds Road will host an Auction Sale of donated items from the area. Proceeds go to the Quito Community Center. For more information, call 835-3302.
On June 7,  the Quito Community Center located at 4593 Quito-Drummonds Road will host Dinner Theater at 6 p.m. “Murder at Mike’s.” For more information, call 835-3302.

This Summer
NFL Pro Bowler and Carolina Panther star Greg Hardy is returning back to his hometown this summer for the I Go Hardy Camp for boys and girls. The football camp will be held July 12 for ages 6-17. The football camp is limited to 275. And there will be a cheerleading mini-camp for ages 6-12 that same day. The space there is limited to 25 spots. The camp will be held at Aycock Park with registration at 8 a.m. Then the camp will start at 9 a.m. and be completed at 2 p.m. Register at
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