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Calendar of Events February 5, 2015

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Free E-File Friday will start Feb. 6 at 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. The program will continue until April 10. Sign-up outside starting at 9 a.m. until full for the day. Bring 1095A if health insurance purchased through marketplace. For more information for the program in your community, visit or call 1-888-227-7669.

The Spring Session of KICKS in now in session at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church.  KICKS stands for Kids In Christ the King and is a youth based program that meets on Wednesday evenings from 6 to 8 p.m.  Included is a meal, followed by worship, crafts and recreation.  There is a fee. If your child has not been attending, make plans now to enroll them. The church is located at 3099 West Union Road in Millington. For more information, call 876-5757.

Tickets are now available for the locally-made movie “Awakening Of A Troubled Mind” third showing. The first two showing have old out. The movie will be screened at Studio On The Square on Thursday, March 12 and there will be ab addition showings  with the 7 and 9 p.m. The third showing will be on March 16 at 7 p.m. at the same location. This is a RIPP Entertainment Film Production and for more information, call 921-2456.

The Millington Lions Club meets at Olympic Steakhouse in Millington every second and fourth Tuesday at noon. The Lions Clubs works around the world for visually impaired and hearing impaired. The public is welcome to join the Club members and to make additional inquiries.

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.

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.

West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church is inviting all to their Sunday morning worship services. The subject of the worship services during January, 2015, is Stewardship. Rev. James Hamblin will be delivering the message each Sunday morning at 11 a.m.

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.

Soul Out Ministries’ Hot Nutritional Meal are served every Thursday at the Baker Community Center at 7942 Church Street from noon to 1 p.m. The program is a local non-profit organization and all donations are tax deductible. For more information, call program founder/coordinator and CEO Carol Jenkins 949-1675.

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
Narconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your family.  Call today for free screenings or referrals.   800-431-1754

Feb. 7
What’s The Buzz All About — at Temple United Methodist Church located at 4404 Sykes Road in Millington, the church will be hosting an educational program on Feb. 7 at 10 a.m. about bees. The Bartlett Bee Whisperer will be here to tell the public where the bees are going, the health benefits of honey, how bees benefit humans and our environment, as well as providing information about how to become a beekeeper. There is no cost and its open to the public.

Feb. 11
KICKS will meet on Wednesday night, Feb. 11, at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church at 6 p.m.  Dinner will be served at 6 p.m followed by worship, crafts and recreation.  The theme is Valentines Day.  For more information, call 876-5757.

Feb. 14
The Millington Family YMCA will have it’s annual “All in Plunge” in the outdoor pool, Saturday Feb. 14.  The program will start at 10 a.m., followed by the plunge.  The plunge is a kick off to the YMCA Annual Campaign which helps the Y send kids to camp, provide after school care to working families and memberships to healthy living for families in need.  Participants will receive a T-shirt and light breakfast provided by Old Timers Restaurant.  Come take the plunge or just watch.  For more information, call the Y at 873-1434 or visit the Y located at 7725 E. Navy Circle to register.

Feb. 18
KICKS will meet on Wednesday night, at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church at 6 p.m.  Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. followed by worship, crafts and recreation.  The theme is Movie Night Party.  For more information, call 876-5757.

Feb. 21
Baseball, Softball & T-Ball registration: Sign-ups for our upcoming baseball, softball and T-ball season have started. Last day to sign up is Saturday, Feb. 21.
Here are the particulars: There is a cost per child. If you do not register by Feb. 21, there will be a $20 late fee per family and you will not go back to the same team that you were on the year before.
Ages: 4-17. Whatever your child’s age is on April 1 will determine what league he/she plays in.
Boys T-Ball: 5 & 6
Girls T-Ball: 5 & 6
Boys Coach Pitch: 7 & 8
Girls Coach Pitch: 7,8 & 9
Boys Pee Wee: 9 & 10
Girls Junior Softball: 10-13
Boys Junior Baseball: 11-13
Girls Senior Softball: 14-17
Practices start in March. Games will begin in May & finish up in July.
If you are interested in being a coach, please sign up. However, you are not guaranteed to be a head coach just by signing up.
Sign-up at Baker Community Center at 7942 Church St in Millington from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The only Saturday that we will be having registration is Feb. 21 from 9 a.m.-noon.
If you have any questions, please contact us at 873-5770.
Players Clinic at USA Stadium
There will be a players’ fundamental clinic for both baseball and softball at USA Stadium on Saturday, April 18. Area high school baseball and softball coaches will provide instruction for boys & girls ages 7-14 from 9 am-noon on this day. Cost is $10 and you can register at Baker Community Center at 7942 Church St in Millington. You can sign up at the same time that you register for the upcoming season if you wish. For more information, call 873-5770.

Returning in 2015 –
April 10 & 11 in Atoka
After a very successful years, the Atoka BBQ Fest will be back again in 2015. The contest will take place in Atoka on April 10 and 11. It will be located at Nancy Lane Park, 118 Atoka Park Ave., on the South side of the Park. The contest will again be sanctioned by the Memphis Barbeque Network, featuring Pro and Challenger divisions. New for 2015, is the Kids Cook-Off, don’t forget to check it out. All of the great live music, family entertainment, and vendors will be back again. All information regarding the contest can be found at this link including; contest rules and entry form, kids cook-off rules and entry form, sponsorship opportunities, vendor application, judging application, and band application.

April 25
The Second Annual Horseapalooza at Woodstock Cuba Saddle Club will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, contact Flo Munoz at 308-3424 or Lydia Holland at -282-9709.

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