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Calendar of Events December 8, 2016

Month of  December
*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

*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, 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

*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 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.

Dec. 8
The National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 1382 meeting and annual Christmas luncheon will be held at noon Thursday, Dec. 8 at Old Timer’s Restaurant in Millington.  The installation of the 2017 Officers for the chapter will also be conducted.  For more information, call Carolyn Cribbis at 413-7123.

Pictured from left at this past weekend's World Series of Drag Racing at the Memphis International Raceway were Doug Herbet, Chris Lencheski and Drummonds native Clay Millican.

Pictured from left at this past weekend’s World Series of Drag Racing at the Memphis International Raceway were Doug Herbet, Chris Lencheski and Drummonds native Clay Millican.

Dec. 15
IHRA legend and Drummonds native Clay Millican will be honored by his hometown with a sign dedication. The event featuring community leaders and representatives from around the Mid-South will take place at Poplar Grove United Methodist Church located at 228 Quito-Drummonds Road in Drummonds. For more information, call 835-2568.

The Kiwanis Club of Millington’s annual Christmas Tree sales begins on Friday, Nov.25.  Sales location is the Millington Farmers Market. Kiwanis members are present from 4-8 p.m., Monday-Friday; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., on Saturday; and 1 until 6 p.m., on Sunday.  Sales will continue until all trees are sold. All proceeds go back into the community for various service projects.  Projects include scholarships for a Millington and Munford High School graduating senior, support for the annual Christmas Basket program, the Millington Crisis Center, Boy Scouts, Ronald McDonald House, Hope House- just to name a few. Kiwanis International includes more than 8,000 clubs with nearly 400,000 members in more than 85 nations.  This past year, Kiwanis clubs donated more than $100 million and almost 6 million volunteer hours for community-service projects.

Art Exhibits
*Dec. 30 is also the date for new art and artists to bring their work for the Jan14 exhibit. What time: 10 a.m., where: “Insight Gallery”, at St. Anne’s Church, 4063 Sykes Road, Millington, 409-8705 contact Art Director Morris. There is a fee (these funds will be donation for use of the church).  Each artist will need to fill out an art form listing the works they are entering, title of work, medium and cost.  We will use this information to make up the artist list and to make item cards for each piece of work on exhibit. For more information, contact Morris at 409-8705.
*Jan. 14, 2017, Insight Gallery Art Reception from 5-7 p.m., “Insight Gallery”, at St. Anne’s Church, 4063 Sykes Road, Millington. Invitations will be sent out but if you’d like to send a few to your friends please let us know and we will email you a copy.  The reception is free and open to the public.

Throughout December
Munford Baptist Church presents the Ninth Annual Christmas Village 2016. You are invited to a magical Christmas Village. The Christmas Village will include music, snacks, and various village shops where children can create Christmas crafts and receive free giveaways. There will also be an indoor snow area and a visit from Mrs. Claus. Munford Baptist Church is located at 1253 Munford Ave. And the event is scheduled for Saturday Dec. 10 from 6-8 p.m. A Family Event for all ages (no childcare provided). Admission is free. For more information, call Munford Baptist Church at 837-6325 or visit our website,

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