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.
The National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 1382 meeting will be held at noon Thursday, Oct. 20 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.
This Friday El Toro Taco, located at 8067 Highway 51 North, will be hosting its Fifth Annual Trunk R’ Treat. Along with area sponsors, the event will feature the Millington Police Department and Millington Fire Department. Things will kickoff in the parking lot about 6 p.m. and last until 9 p.m. Children can come out to enjoy hayrides, bounces and candy. El Toro will be accepting donations of non-perishable food items for the Millington Food Bank. For more information, call 872-8226.
Faith Assembly of God — Millington will hold its Annual Men’s Fish Fry Saturday at 5 p.m. with the meal cost a donation. There will be a Gospel Concert featuring Frog Jump Gospel Quartet at 4 p.m. Love offering will be received. Come and fellowship at 9540 Highway 51 North in Millington. For more information, call 872-8443.
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.
Yard Sale will be held Oct. 29 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at West Union CP Church, 3099 West Union Road in Millington. For booth rental or more information, call Sharon at 876-3265.
Trick R’ Trunk and Voodoo in the Bayou Haunted House will be held Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. with food and drinks, games, and treats provided. All ages are welcomed to Embury United Methodist Church located at 2060 Locke-Cuba Road in Millington.
The annual Christmas in the Forest Bazaar is scheduled for Nov. 19 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with lunch served from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. of soup and cornbread or hotdog lunch, drink and dessert included. The Bazaar will feature homemade jellies, james, relishes, baked goods, crafts, wreaths, Christmas gifts, raffles and white elephant. The bazaar will be at Embury United Methodist Church located at 2060 Locke-Cuba Road in Millington.
The parade route will be Navy Road from Newport Avenue to Easley Street. Staging will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Newport Avenue There will be no parking in the staging area – There is ample parking along the parade route. You may wish to park near the end of the parade route and walk or arrange a ride to the line up. Navy Road will be closed to traffic at 9 a.m., so use Easley Street to Nelson Avenue and take a right into the staging area. Please assemble your group in your assigned area by 10 a.m., Groups arriving after 10 a.m. will not be allowed to participate. The parade will start promptly at 10:30 a.m., making a left on to Navy Road and traveling east until arriving at Easley Street. For more information, call 873-5770.
Craft Bazaar will be held Nov. 5 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at West Union CP Church, 3099 West
Union Road in Millington. For more information, call Sharon at 876-3265.
2016 Monday with the MAC October
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.