Month of January
*The Millington Crisis Center has a continual need of personal care items: soap/shampoo/conditioner/deodorant men’s & women’s/toothpaste & feminine products. The Center is also starting a new project to help folks learn to read and speak English. Also the Center is looking for paperbacks (cheaper to mail), all kinds, children’s too.
*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 email@example.com
*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.
*Greater Millington Gardening Club meets the second Monday of every month from 609 p.m. for seminars, guest speakers and more. The event will be hosted at baker Community Center in room No. 6. For more information, call 873-0085.
*West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church located at 3099 West union Road is having a series of sermons, “The Acts 2 Church”. Come and hear an inspirational message. Sunday sermon is at 11 a.m. and Sunday school is at 10 a.m. The message will be brought to us by Rev James Hamblin. For more information, call 876-5757.
*Brighton AYSO is now taking applications for the spring season of soccer. We will be collecting printed applications at the Old Brighton High School (66 School Street, in Brighton) on the following day Feb. 4 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. and Jan. 26, Jan. 31, and Feb. 2 from 6- 8 p.m. Players must be 4 as of Feb. 11 to play. Proof of age is required for new players. There is a cost for the program and includes a jersey, socks, medal and soccer accident insurance. All players must register online at www.eayso.org prior to the above dates. Proof of age required for new players. Volunteers are always needed. For more information, visit our website at www.ayso1535.soccer or call 290-8187.
*The Brian Callies Foundation promotes awareness of child safety from many aspects: personal, vehicle, gun, and fire. We are now compiling our schedule of events for 2017. If you have school carnivals, fairs, any event that has at least 50 children attending, please contact us for free Child ID Cards and other information that we bring. Some events are already scheduled. Our Tennessee Rangers Band is also available for performances. Last year we performed at the Millington Farmers Market, International Goat Days, Rosemark Historic Country Fair, Pink Palace Craft Fair and many events with the Memphis Police Department, over 28 events in six months. You can email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Cheryl Bone at 901-626-2092.
Jan. 19 The National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 1382 meeting will be held at noon Thursday, January 19 at Applebee's Restaurant, 8472 Highway 51 North in Millington. For more information, call Carolyn Cribbis at 413-7123.
Join Millington Arts, Recreation and Parks from Family Skate Night the third Friday of every month from to 8 p.m. There is a cost per skater and snacks and drinks will be available for purchase during the event. Skates are provided but you are welcome to bring your own. For more information, call 873-5770.
The Tipton Rosemark Academy Booster Club and FAME organizations are hosting “Return to Mayberry” on Saturday, Feb. 4 at 6 p.m.
David Browning, The Mayberry Deputy, is coming to TRA for dinner and a show.
Browning famously impersonates Barney Fife with costuming, gestures, facial expressions and audience participation. The character is funny and it’s clean entertainment. Tickets are on sale now and include open seating for the dinner and the show. Reserved tables are also available. Follow this link to purchase your tickets online https://tiptonrosemarkacademy.wufoo.com/forms/w67xk610tx35gt/
Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, call Suzanne Davidson at 829-6536
Need something fun to do on a Monday night? Family Game Night will be held the first Monday of every Month, excluding city holidays. Join us for organized board games and group games the first Monday of every Month at Baker Community Center in Room 6 from 6–7 p.m.? Monday February 6? Monday, March 6? Monday, April 3? Monday, May 1? Monday, June 5? Monday, July 3? Monday, August 7? Monday, October 2? Monday, November 6? Monday, December 4? For more information, call (901) 873-5770.
Join us at Baker Community Center for Dance Night for ages 30 and up. Lessons start at 6 p.m. and the Dance at 7 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of every Month. There will be live bands for each event. Bring enough finger foods for up to 30 people. For more information, call 873-5770.