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Calendar of Events March 2, 2017

Month of March

*Millington Public Library located 4858 Navy Road is open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call 872-1585 or visit www.millingtonpubliclibrary.org. Celebrating more than 50 years of library service, the MPL is available for businesses looking for a place to meet or have Job Fairs, the library provides the career coach quarterly. If you would like to plan a job fair, check out the meeting room.

*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 kchyde49@gmail.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.

*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 info@briancallies.com or call Cheryl Bone at 901-626-2092.

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2017 Memphis in May Triathlon & Sports Expo

Join the Millington Area Chamber of Commerce in supporting the 35th Annual Memphis In May Olympic Triathlon, Sprint Triathlon & Sports Expo at Edmund Orgill Park in Millington on May 19-21, 2017. As one of the longest running triathlon events in the United States, this year’s event is expected to draw nearly 800 athletes plus family and friends; local, regional and national athletes and fitness enthusiasts over three days to attend the Sports Expo and to compete in the Amateur Challenge featuring a $5,000 prize purse to be paid to the top 15 male and female athletes who participate in both triathlon events.  Marketing efforts have begun and sponsors and vendors are encouraged. For complete sponsorship details, advertising and marketing opportunities or to volunteer for any of the events, contact Race Director Pam Routh at pamrunsraces@gmail.com.

Playhouse Production

This March Millington’s Playhouse 51 presents Both Sides. The production will run March 3,4,10, 11, 17 and 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Harvell Civci Center located at 8077 Wilkinsville Road in Millington. There will be two Sunday performances on March 5 and 12 at 2 p.m. The play is sponsored by the Millington Arts Council. For more information, visit www.playhouse51.com or call 872-7170.

March Garden Seminar
Millington City Beautiful Gardening Series continues Tuesday, March 21 at 6:30 p.m. with David Fuchs-Memphis Area Master Gardener on “Creating and Maintaining a Flower Bed.” The event will be held at Baker Community Center located at 7942 Church Street in Millington. It’s free to the public.  For information, call 872-2609.

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