Month of October
*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 firstname.lastname@example.org
*Playhouse 51, Millington’s Community Theater, meets at 7 p.m. every third Tuesday of the month in the auditorium at Harvell Civic Center, 8077 Wilkinsville Road. Anyone interested in community theatre is welcome to attend. Meetings concern current business before the group and planning sessions for future productions. No experience in theater is required. Volunteers to work in a variety of ways for each of our four productions a year are also always welcome. For more information, look Playhouse up on Facebook, visit the website www.playhouse51.com, call 872-7170, or come to our next meeting Tuesday, October 18, at 7 p.m.
*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 SouldOUTministries2@gmail.com
*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.
Richland Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church will be hosting their “Homecoming Week,” beginning on Sunday, Oct. 16, that will feature various evening programs culminating with a Sesquicentennial Sunday Service on Oct. 23 with the anticipated unveiling of an historical marker after the service. An invitation has gone out to encourage all who have had connections to the congregation to be present at these activities, as well as an invitation to the general public. For more information on this event, consult the church’s 150th Anniversary page at our website: http://www.richlandarp.org/150th-year-anniversary-at-richland-arp.html.
Millington City Beautiful Gardening Series will continue Tuesday, October 18 at 6 p.m. with “Getting Your Landscape Ready for Winter.” The seminar will be conducted by Joellen Diamond of Tennessee State, Horticultural Agent–Tipton County at the Baker Community Center located at 7942 Church Street in Millington. The event is free to the public. For more information call 872-2609.
The National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 1382 meeting will be held at noon Thursday,
at Applebee’s Restaurant, 8472 Highway 51 North in Millington. Guest speaker will be Roy Steele, Field Service Representative, Federal Employees Program for Blue Cross/Blue Shield of TN. He will discuss the upcoming benefit/rate changes for 2017. For more information, call Carolyn Cribbis at 413-7123.
Homer Skelton Ford & Dodge presents Aquatseli Bluegrass & Olde Tyme Music Festival from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Meeman Shelby Forest State Park in Millington. The event will feature Bluegrass bands from high and low like The River Bluff Clan, Tennessee Ripple, 7 Mile Creek, No Time Flatt, Randal Morton and more. There will be free workshops. The event will benefit the American Cancer Society. Advance tickets are available at a discount at www.ourbluegrassfest.com For more information, call 591-5840.
Oct. 17 – Camera Q&A with Bing Osterman;
Oct. 24 – Watercolor Landscapes with Valerie Shavers
Oct. 31 with a free Art Party event for kids up to 14 years of age.
These courses will be taught at the Baker Community Center from 6-8:30 p.m. on Monday evenings. Class fees will be $25 and includes all supplies. Reservations may be made with a non-refundable $15 deposit.
Free Art Class at St. Anne’s Episcopal located at 4063 Syke sRoad in Millington will be held throughout the fall every Thursday at 10 a.m. except for holidays. You must be at least 15 years old. The first class will be held Oct. 13 (Basic Sculpture). Students will be required to bring their own materials to each class — bring nothing the first class. For more information, call 409-8705.