Rock the Block is coming back to Walker Park on Thursday, July 3 beginning at 7 pm. Plan to join the party as it will kick off the Independence Day holiday with live music, activities for the entire family, free food, extended splash pad hours, games and, after dark, a fireworks display as we celebrate America – all right in the heart of Atoka at Walker Park. Rain date will be Saturday, July 5.
Food Free community picnic will be offered – courtesy of FastTimes – including hot dogs, chips, drinks, snow cones and watermelon. Food will be on a first come-first served basis so plan to arrive early. Seating will be limited so bring your lawnchairs and blankets for grass seating.
Activities Bounce houses, face painting stations, picture booths, splash pad activities, dunk tank, sand volleyball and more
Live music throughout the evening on the main stage
After dark, fireworks from the heart of Walker Park. Fireworks will be visible from surrounding subdivisions as well
Parking at Atoka Elementary with free shuttle service to Walker Park. Shuttle service will begin running at 5 pm and will end when all guests have left Walker Park. Parking at Walker Park will be limited to handicap-tagged vehicles only.
On-street parking will be allowed in the emergency lane on Meade Lake Road, in the Templeton Farms subdivision and on side streets off Walker Parkway including Stroud Circle, Edith Lane and Bouler Drive. Police officers will be available to assist pedestrians in crossing at Meade Lake Road and Walker Parkway.
On-street parking will not be allowed on Walker Parkway (east of Meade Lake Road), Farmers Trail or Kearns Circle. Vehicles parked in those areas will be subject to ticketing and towing.
The Quito United Methodist Church, located at 4580 Quito Drummonds Road in Millingtonwill host its VBS July 23-5 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The VBS is for children ages 4-grade 6. VBS preregister at 835-2318.
Vacation Bible School, Workshop of Wonders, Imagine and Build with God!, will be held at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church, July 27-30 (July 27 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., July 28-July 30 6 to 8:30 p.m.). The VBS is for Kindergarten through sixth grade. For more information, call Debbie Cross at 876-3665.
Millington Central High School Class of 1974 will hold 40 Year Reunion, Aug. 1-2. For more information, contact Debra Daniels Golden: 353-3313, email@example.com, or Annie Weakley Watkins: 353-8034, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 www.greghardyjr.com.
2014 Gardening Seminars sponsored by Millington City Beautiful Commission
July 12 ~ “Nine Rules for Mixed & Blended Beds” By Master Gardener Jean Ward-Jones
August 9 ~ “Trees and Storms”
By Master Gardener Jim Volgas
October 11 ~ T B A
September 13 ~ “Daffodils” By Master Gardener Dan Fuchs
May 31 ~ “Where the Wild Things Are”
By Master Gardener Sheryl Rose
September 20 ~ “Fall Containers”
By Master Gardener Vicky Higgins
November 15 ~ “Wreath Workshop”
For additional information contact: email@example.com or call Jeremy at 873-5700
The Millington Trojan Basketball Camp 2014 will be held July 7-10 (noon to 3 p.m.). There is a cost and early registration discount if paid by May 31 making checks payable to Trojans Head Coach Rob Sabau. Included in the fee is a camp T-shirt and personal evaluation by coaches. Sabau will direct the camp with Trojan coaches and players as camp directors. Camp participants should come dress and ready to play basketball with basketball shoes, shorts, socks and T-shirt. For more information, call Sabau at 461-3464 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
Narconon would like to remind families that the use of addicting drugs is on the rise, take steps to protect your family from drug use. If you know anyone who is struggling with drug addiction get them the help they need.
Call for a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all drugs. Narconon also offers free screenings and referrals. 800-431-1754 or DrugAbuseSolution.com
Addiction Counseling: Narconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your family. Call today for free screenings or referrals. 800-431-1754