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Calendar of Events July 2, 2015

firework 2 firework KellyThe 2015 Flag City Freedom Celebration is scheduled for Friday, July 3 at the Navy Lake. The event is scheduled to kickoff at 5 p.m. and last until the firework display. More information on the festivities to come. There will be a children’s play area for kids like Mikhail Douglas, above, to enjoy (no pets, no fireworks and no open fires). The gate fee is $5 per vehicle. You can bring your picnic baskets, blankets, coolers and lawn chairs. Food and concessions will be available.

Month of July
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

July 4
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7175 invite you to attend the celebration of American Independence on July 4. The veterans will honor the colors of the United States at 8 a.m. The public is welcome. Commencing at 1 p.m., the veterans will serve hamburgers and hotdogs for everyone who would like to celebrate with us. We will require a $5 donation for this event to cover cost. VFW Post 7175 is located at 4681 Cuba-Millington Road.

July 5
It is  Vacation Bible School time again at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church.  Vacation Bible School starts on Sunday, July 5, for youth from the age of 3-sixth grade.  Registration begins at 5:15 p.m.  Vacation Bible School will be from 6-8:30 p.m., Sunday to Thursday.  The theme  for VBS this year is “Camp Discovery.”  Bring you children, your friends and your neighbors, too.

July 6-8
Vacation Bible School will be held at Upper Canaan Missionary Baptist Church located at 9090 Highway 51 North, July 6-8 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The theme is “Adventures at Sea,Diving Deeper for God’s Treasures!” Qualified teachers will be for all age levels. Pastor Julius Hawkins and members are asking all who can and will to come. For more information,  H.W. Vann, VBS Director 872-0673 or Upper Canaan Baptist Church 872-6919.

July 11
Millington City Beautiful Gardening Series “Kitchen Gardens–Gardening with Herbs” Evelyn Moseley, President, Memphis Herb Society Saturday, July 11, 11 a.m. at the Millington Farmer’s Market located at 5152 Easley Street. It is free to the public. For more information, call 872-2609.

July 18
ABMA Mid-South Inaugural Summer Jam from 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday. The Summer Jam includes a free concert featuring the Section Eight Band, all hands invited and bring a chair. The event will take place at Navy Lakes 6231 Kerrville Rosemark Road in Millington. Free parking is available. For more information, call 399-9635 or like them on Facebook at -Mid-South-

Aug. 22
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7175 is hosting a dinner show on Saturday featuring Jeffery and The Pacemakers playing the music of the Beatles, Kinks, Rolling Stones and other famous band of the 1950s and 60s from The British Invasion. This is a dinner and a two hour show with dinner starting at 6:30 p.m. The show begins an hour later. For tickets and more information, contact the VFW at 4681 Cuba-Millington Road and 872-7185.

This Summer
West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church will be having a series of sermons based on the book of Romans.  The title of the series is ‘The Gospel of God.’  The sermons will be on Sundays, starting June 28 and ending Aug. 9, at 11 p.m.  The sermons will be delivered by Rev. James Hamblin.

Sponsored by Millington
City Beautiful
*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

News from
VFW Post 7175
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7175 has a new commander that was effective Friday Lt. Col. Charlie Cox (Ret). He will assume command of Post 7175. The Post invites the public to 4681 Cuba-Millington Road for music, drinks, food, karaoke and much more. Come and meet the decorated veterans who live in the community. For more information or to schedule an event, call 872-7175.

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