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Calendar of Events May 21, 2015

Cal Kiwanis Scholarship winner 5-14Steve Broome, president of the Kiwanis Club of Millington, presents the annual Kiwanis Scholarship to Jordan Howell, a 2015 graduate of Millington Central High School. The $1,000 scholarship will be used by Howell as he enters into Austin Peay University, home the Governors, majoring in Music.

Month of May
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 21
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.

May 21-24
The American Legion Fair will be held May 21-24 at USA Stadium 4351 Babe Howard Blvd. in Millington. It’s free entry. Thursday the fair goes from 6 to 10 p.m.; Friday 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturday noon to midnight; and Sunday 1 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

May 22
The VFW Post 7175 has rescheduled its Annual VFW Golf Tournament to May 22. Tee times will remain the same, 1 p.m. shotgun start at Glen Eagle Golf Course. The prizes will be awarded at Post 7175 located at 4681 Cuba-Millington Road in Millington. For more information, call 872-7175.

May 25
Greenwood A.M.E. Church and Historic Archives in cooperation with the Shelby County Historical Commission are inviting the public out for the dedication and unveiling of the Anthony School, Greenwood A.M.E. Church and Cemetery Shelby County Historical marker. The event will take place at 9350 Mulberry Road in North Shelby County Monday, May 25 at 10 a.m. A program and reception to follow at the church located at 8005 Donnell Road in Millington. For more information or to RSVP, contact Geraldine Williams at 598-6311 or e-mail

May 26-29
The Tipton-Rosemark Academy Summer Baseball Camp will be held Tuesday, May 26 through Friday, May 29 from 9 a.m.-noon. Walk-ups are excepted or Coach Brad Smith can be contacted at 351-0629 or by e-mail at

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.

‘Mike’s 50’s Cafe’, Mystery Dinner Theater will be held on May 30 at 6 p.m. This will be an evening of mystery, games, prizes and a great meal.  You are encouraged to come dressed in 50’s attire,  The performance and dinner will be held at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church. For more information, call 876-5757 or Debbie at 876-3665.  This is a fund-raiser for the new playground.

June 6
There will be a Community Yard Sale at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church on June 6 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine.  Spaces are available, inside and outside.  In case of rain, inside spaces only will be used. For more information or reserve space, call Sharon Hance at 876-3265.

June 27
Greg Hardy presents the Fourth Annual I Go Hard-y Camp for boys and girls ages 6-17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 27 at Aycock Park in Millington. Registration/check-in will be at 8 a.m. For cheer camp information visit There are only 300 slots available. For more information visit the website or call camp coordinator Lan Hardy at (704) 255-5110.

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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