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Calendar of Events April 30, 2015

Cal YAH 8APR2015 4-23Young at Heart members from Clopton United Methodist Church in Brighton recently spent an afternoon in Covington.  They had an educational tour of the Tipton County Museum, Veterans Memorial & Nature Center followed by a lunch at the Old Town Hall & Café on the Square.

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.

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

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.

St. Mark Baptist Church Women’s Ministry will host a Mother’s Day Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at the Pat Thompson Conference Center with special guest host WMC’s Kontji Anthony. For ticket or more information, call Jan E. Sneed at 835-3177.

May 7
The Millington observance of the National Day of Prayer will be May 7 from 11:30 a.m., at the Harvell Civic Center located at 8077 Wilkinsville Road.
These are the people that are coming to lead those who attend in worship, repentance and petitions on the National Day of Prayer in Millington
Presentation of Colors by NSA Representatives.
National Anthem: Tipton Rosemark Academy students.
Welcome: Millington Mayor Terry Jones
Rev. Kent Moorlach: Invocation
Police Chief Frank Tennant: Prayer for Men.
Bobbie Brooks: Prayer for Women.
Luke Sadler, Area Director of Young Life Shelby-Tipton County: Prayer for Youth, Schools, Teachers.
Pediatric Dr. Janice Algea: Prayer for Doctors, Dentist, EMT’s, Health care providers, Care-givers.
Attorney, David Peel: Prayer for Business.
Navy Chaplain Dave Mowbray: Prayer for Military, First Responders, Police,  Fire.
Municipal Judge of Millington City Court, Wilson Wages: Prayer for Judges.
State Represenative John DeBerry Jr.: Prayer for Government and Media.
Pastor Quinton Smith: Benediction
Pre-K Students from Lighthouse Christian Academy: closing chorus
For more information, call 873-5770.

National Day of Prayer is May 7. Munford observance will be held at the Munford Park located at 101 College Street at 6:30 p.m. This year’s National Day of Prayer is the 64th and was organized to emphasize the power of prayer. For more information, call Christine Wallace at 282-5762 or Sheila Templeman at 830-0296.

May 9
Millington City Beautiful Gardening Series will continue Saturday May 9 at 11 a.m. at the Millington Farmer’s Market, located at 5152 Easley Street. The seminar will be “Heat Tolerant Tomatoes” by Tom Mashour-Tipton County-Master Gardener. It’s open to the public and for more information call 872-2609.

May 12
The Memphis Tiger Baseball team will host University of Tennessee Martin Skyhawks in a game beginning at 6:30 p.m.  at USA Stadium. Tickets are $5 and the stadium is located at 4351 Babe Howard Blvd

May 14
Library in Millington will be celebrating its 60th birthday (with 10 years as Millington Public Library) on May 14 at 6 p.m. until closing. The Library will also have its first award to an outstanding community member who has supported the library through thick and thin. This will be a surprise for the person.
Summer Reading kickoff will be carnival oriented with booths for various games set up outside on the front lawn. Sign-ups will be done and children and teens will receive their initial bag of goodies. Hotdogs will be served too. New books for their reading pleasure and more prizes (weekly and grand prizes at the end). Theme is Every Hero has a story. This will include local heroes such as police and fireman as well as super hero characters.

May 16
Fish Fry with pond-raised catfish, white beans, fries, cole slaw, hushpuppies, tea or coffee and dessert will be May 16 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Fellowship Baptist Church FLC. The church is located at 4635 Quito Drummonds Road in Quito.

May 30
Amanda’s Way Second Annual Cruisin’ Against Bruisin’ will be held May 30 at Brighton High School located at 8045 Highway 51 South in Brighton. Registration is from 9 a.m. to 10:30. The award ceremony is scheduled for 3 p.m. Cars, trucks and bikes of all makes and models are welcomed. There will be live music, a barbecue cookoff, silent auction and 50/50 raffle and other vendors. The event is in support of Amanda’s Way (stand against domestic violence in Tipton County). For more information, call 268-1995.
Sponsored by Millington
City Beautiful
*June 13 11 a.m. @ Millington Farmers Market — Roses
Speaker: Don Wear, Master Gardener
*July 11 11 a.m. @ Millington Farmers Market — Easy Kitchen Gardens-Herbs
Speaker: Evelyn Mosley, Memphis Herb Society
*Aug. 9 11 a.m. @ Millington Farmers Market— Perennials
Speaker: JoeEllen Diamond, Tipton County Ext Agent
*Oct. 10 11 a.m. @ Millington Farmers Market — Gardens in Winter
*Nov. 7 11 a.m. @ Millington Library
Speakers: Molly Hampton, Penny Glover, Rosemark Garden Club. Pre-Registration Required, Sign Up @ Library

This Summer
Join The Millington Municipal Schools’ Summer STEM Camp, “The City of the Future,” for middle school students interested in hands-on science, engineering, and math projects.
The Millington Municipal Schools’ Summer STEM Camp for students’ grades 6-8 will be held June 8-19 at Millington Central High School. The camp will begin at 8 a.m. and end at noon Monday through Friday each week.  Students attending Millington Municipal Schools last year or those having been accepted for open enrollment for next year may apply; there is no fee to attend.
“The City of the Future” STEM Camp is designed to give middle school students the opportunity to engage in a variety of hands-on construction technologies, scientific experiments, and real world math skills needed to explore new and emerging science and technology.
Using Physics and Engineering skills, students will design and build their model city of the future, water bottle rockets, earthquake proof towers, solar cars, and bridges.  Students will have the opportunity to use Biology and Chemistry lab skills to explore the properties of safe drinking water compared to safe natural water systems needed by wildlife.
Applications are available at Millington Central High School’s Main Office or on the Millington Municipal Schools’ website home page.  Applications can be returned via email, sdropped off at the high school, or mailed to:

Millington Central High School
8050 West Street
Millington, TN  38053

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