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Calendar of Events April 16

TRA Pride and Prejudice chatsThe Tipton-Rosemark Academy Fine Arts Department is taking to the stage this week with the world premiere of “An Evening with the Characters of Pride and Prejudice.” The production opened April 13 and will conclude on April 19. This version of the Jane Austen novel was created through music and lyrics by Lindsay Warren Baker and Amanda Jacobs. The 34-member cast of TRA will be the first ones to bring the production to life. TRA Director Lalania Vaughn and Assistant Director Todd Goode created this unique opportunity for the students last year e-mailing the writers.  Vaughn said the public is invited to come out to watch her courageous students in the world premiere of Pride and Prejudice. The  World Premiere Musical “An Evening with the Characters of Pride and Prejudice,” book, music and lyrics by Lindsay Warren Baker and Amanda Jacobs will be on the campus of TRA April 16, 17 and 18 at 7 p.m., and April 19 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 and $8.

Month of April
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.

The Millington Optimist Club meets at 6 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of the month at Pig N Whistle located at 6084 Kerrville Rosemark Road. For more information, call George Crews at 872-4232 or e-mail

The Millington Quilters Guild meets every Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Maple Room located at 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.

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.

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.

On Mondays, Yoga at Baker Community Center located at 7942 Church Street is available from 7-8 p.m. in the Cyprus Room. For more information, call 872-5770.

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.

Sarge’s Okinawan Freestyle Martial Arts will started April 1 at Baker Community Center in Millington. The American Wado-Ryu Federation International Hall of Fame Enductee Shihan R.L. “Sarge” Covin will be the instructor on Monday and Wednesdays from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The classes are free for children ages 5-18. Space is limited and for more information call 873-5770 or e-mail

April 16
The National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 1382 meeting will be held at noon, Thursday,  at Old Timers Restaurant in Millington.  For more information, call Carolyn Cribbis at 413-7123.

On Thursday, at Millington Hampton Inn Highway 51, “Laurel’s Nutrition Nook” will host a “Spring Health & Nutrition Seminar.”  The featured speaker will be John Miller. He has more than 40 years experience in product research and development leading to many nutritional and scientific breakthroughs around the world as V.P. Scientific Advisory Board for GNLD (Neolife) Whole Food Nutrition Supplements.  He has served as a memeber of the New York Acacemy of Sciences and on the board of the “Council for Responsible Nutrition” in Washington D.C. Topics will include Cellular Nutrition – “Boosting Natural Energy and Immunity Through Proper Nutrition” Bring this notice and receive  a free CD “Beat Cancer, Heart Disease and Stress” – by Dr. Don Lawson PhD – Certified Clinical Nutritionist. There is a fee. For more information, call at Laurel Holsinger 873-0085.

April 18
April 18 is the citywide litter pick up.  Volunteers are needed. The day will start at  Aycock Park at 8:30 a.m.  Volunteers will be given free T-shirts.  Come spend a few hours helping beautify the city.

There will be a Community Yard Sale at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church on April 18 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Spaces are available.  Call Sharon Hance at 876-3265 to reserve space or for more information.

Trivia Night benefiting the Millington Trojan baseball and football teams will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Millington Holiday Inn. There is a $100 fee per table with proceeds going to the Trojan athletic teams. For more information, call 652-1646.

Millington Central High School Choral Society is hosting Millington’s Got Talent, a talent show that will feature Millington’s greatest talent ages 9-21. It will be a preliminary contest to the Mid-South Fair Talent Competition. There will be a Junior and Senior divisions. There will be a representative from the Mid-South Fair to invite the winners and worthy contestants to the prestigious contest in September.
The event will be held on April 18 with Junior Division at 2 p.m. and Senior Division at 7 p.m. For more information, call MCHS Choral Director Calvin Ellis at 873-8100.

The Annual St. Jude Gospel Extravaganza will be held Saturday at the Baker Community Center in Millington from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. The event will be featuring 10 gospel groups, craft and food vendors, McGruff, the Crime Dog, inflatables and kids games, silent auction, door prizes and more. All admission and vendor fees go to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. For more information, contact Mike Tarpley, coordinator, at 872-2486.

Lucy Neighborhood Yard Sale Saturday starting at 7 a.m. going until. Many individual homes will be participating along with Lucy Baptist Church members, Down The Road Motors, and several other churches and  businesses in the Lucy area.  There will be maps placed throughout the community listing the properties participating in the sale.

April 19
A play entitled “Master, Can You Use Me?” will be presented Sunday, at 2 p.m. at Upper Canaan Missionary Baptist Church located at 9090 Highway 51 North. The cast is described as eight gifted, God-fearing women portraying the Biblical characters of Tamar, Ruth, Naomi, Rahab, Mary-the Mother of Jesus, Bathsheba,Esther and Mary Magdalene. These women will be interviewed by God as they enter into His Holy presence under the directives of an office manager. Everyone is invited to this occasion. Minister Julius Hawkins, Pastor. For more information, call Sister Carolyn Bowen at 359-1158.

April 20
The Munford Elementary Art Show, displaying more than 775 works of art, will be held April 20 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. There will be a special guest artist Adam Exelbierd.

April 24
VFW Post 7175 hosts Steak Night every Friday. On Friday April 24 at 1 p.m., the VFW Annual Golf Tournament will be held at Glen Eagle Golf  Course. Banquet and prizes will be held at the VFW Post  at 4681 Cuba Millington Road following the tournament. For more information, call 872-7175.

April 25
Millington First United Methodist Church located at 8029 Wilkinsville Road in Millington will be hosting a pair of meetings Saturday April 25. One will be Renewable Energy Seminar from 9 a.m. to noon at Williams Hall. The focus is on local development of solar, biofuel and wind energy. The guest speakers will be from West Tennessee Solar Farm and Clean Energy Renewable Fuels (no charge and breakfast provided). The other meeting will be Creation Care Sunday from 8:30 to 10:50 a.m. in the sanctuary. The focus will be on caring for God’s Creation. From 9:40 to 10:30 a.m., “Hell on Earth” will take place with presentation and reception at Williams Hall. For more information, call 872-7812 or 481-4593.

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.

April 25-26
The Turtle Island Native American Association will present it’s annual Millington Pow Wow earlier this year. Normally, the festival is held in August. But this year’s event has been moved up to the weekend of April 25-26 at Millington’s USA Stadium located at 4351 Babe Howard Blvd. If you miss this event, the nearest Turtle Island Pow Wow will be in Tupelo, Miss., on May 9-10 with the 10th Annual White Buffalo Pow-Wow at the Tupelo Buffalo Park and Zoo. For more information about the Pow Wow in Millington or to get the full calendar for this year, contact Hal Colston at 876-4015.

May 2
The Millington Farmers’ Market Season Opener will be held May 2 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 5152 Easley Street. For more information, call 873-5770.

The Lucy Garden Club has its plant sale every other year and this is the year.  On Saturday, May 2, it will be held at the home of Tom and Pat Mashour, at 4639 Cedar Hills Drive in Millington, just three doors from Raleigh-Millington Road from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Evelyn Talada’s, “Evie’s Bloomers”, will be there and will be the featured vendor with her tropical and other plants that are pleasing to both birds and people. Tom will be available to answer your vegetable questions. For more information, call Mashour at 872-3593 or 337-0046.

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