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Calendar of Events August 25, 2016

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*The American Legion and Auxiliary holds monthly meetings at the Baker Center starting at 7 p.m. on the fourth Monday of the month. On the first Saturday of the summer months the Auxiliary have been at the Farmers Market informing the community about our projects/programs that help our Veterans. For more information, email

*Soul Out Ministries’ 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, tax deductible. Send all donations to Soul Out Ministries 8153 B Street, Millington, TN 38053/ Carolyn Jenkins Founder and CE). For more information, call Jenkins at 949-1675 or e-mail

*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.

*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 Old Timers located at 7918 C Street. For more information, call David Adams at 581-4886.

*The EA chapter is here in Millington. Emotions Anonymous International. Emotions Anonymous (EA) exists to support individuals with emotional difficulties in their efforts to live a more manageable life by using the Emotions Anonymous Program of recovery. For more information, call Jereme Barrera at  702-882-5002 or 873-5770.

Aug. 27
The Mid-South Camaro Club “Riding For a Cause” presents the Riverfront Car Show at Tom Lee Park Saturday in Memphis. The event will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a fee. All cars are welcome and for more information, call Lisa McPherson at 334-8805. Proceeds will benefit The Wings Foundation. Visit

Aug. 27
The RezWomen as they present a fall fashion show with dinner and entertainment on Saturday, Aug. 27 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Restoration Church, 60 East Main Street, Munford. There are cost for tickets for the dinner and show for adults and for children – with no family paying more than $40.  Fashions will be provided by area merchants and door prizes will be given.  Tickets are available in advance by calling 412-1386 or 412-5548.  For more information, contact

Aug. 27
Millington Public Library Pet Expo will be held Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the library located at 4858 Navy Road in Millington. Meet and greet some new furry friends from pet rescue groups across the area, and see if you are eligible to take one home with you. Donations of items and cash accepted. For more information, call 872-1585.

Aug. 27
Mission Yard Sale will be held Saturday from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Go Getaway Bed & Breakfast located at 126 Tipton Street South in Munford. Several items will be available like bed set, karaoke player, baby items and more. All proceeds will go to the Mission Trip to Haiti. For more information, call 881-8500.

Aug. 28
The Last Friday of every month come join for a night of dance. Ages are 10 and up and children 15 and under to be accompanied by an adult. Bring a snack to share and parents are welcome. Free dance lessons are also offered through the week on Wednesdays from 7:30-9 p.m. For more information, call 873-5770.

Sept. 7
KICKs(Kids in Christ the King), is a program for youths and the Fall Semester starts on Sept. 7.  It will be from 6 to 8 p.m. and is for children ages 3 to 17.  KICKs will meet in the Family Life Center at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 3099 West Union Road.  For more information, call 76-5757.

Sept. 9-10
The 27th Annual International Goat Days Festival will be held Sept. 9-10 at USA Stadium located 4351 Babe Howard Blvd. in Millington. The times for Friday Sept. 9 are 5:30-10 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 10 from 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Free admission and parking $5 a car. For more information, call 873-5770. The 27th Annual International Goat Days Festival  has  food and fun for the whole family with Myotonic Goat Shows, Dairy Goat Demonstrations, 
KCBS Championship  BBQ Competition, Antique Tractor Show, West Tennessee Mini Tractor Pull, Dixie Irons Tractor Pull, Catch and Release Fishing Rodeo, Arts and Crafts, Lions Club Pancake Breakfast, Horseshoe Tournament, Kid Zone with, Games and Inflatables, Car Show, and new events added regularly.

Sept. 21
The Olive Branch Genealogy Club will meet Wednesday, Sept. 21 from noon to 2 p.m., at B. J. Chain Library, located at 6619 Highway 305 North (Cockrum Road). No dues and all from the metro area are welcome. Meetings on third Wednesdays except December. For more information, call 662-895-4365. Judge Jon McCalla will speak on The Illustrated History of Rosemark and Environs.

Oct. 1
Attention George R. Ellis Alumni, the class of 1966 is hosting a reunion to be held on Oct. 1 in Millington at the VFW Post 7175 located at 4681 Cuba Millington Road. For more information, call Jeremiah “Jerry” Cooper 603-1586.

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