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Calendar of Events April 27, 2017

MLS-04-06-Millington Mayhem updatedMonth of  April
*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 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

*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.

*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 or call Cheryl Bone at 901-626-2092.

April 29
Pokerface Events and New Stars Wrestling (NSW) Owner, Quenton “Pokerface” Williams, has announced the date and location of the Fourth Annual Millington Mayhem pro wrestling event. It will be this Saturday April 29, 2017 at the N-82 Gymnasium/Navy Gym (7915 Memphis Ave), located off base, near the Millington Police Department. All tickets are $7. Free to kids 4 and under. There will be free admission to active and retired military personnel  with PROPER MILITARY ID. Admission is also free to active law enforcement, fire fighters, and EMT’s, with proper ID. Seating is limited, however standing room will be available, or bring your own chair. The doors open at 5:30 p.m., bell time 6:30 p.m. Log on to or email for questions or info. You can also call (561)285-7653. Text mayhem4 to 31996 for updates.

April 29
Millington First Baptist Church located at 5010 West Union Road in Millington will host Sportsman’s Night Out with Clay Dyer. For more information, call 901-872-2264.

April 29
The annual Millington Citywide Cleanup has been rescheduled for this Saturday at 8 a.m. in Aycock Park. There are volunteer opportunities available especially for area high school students. It will count as 4 volunteer hours. For more information, call Tom Mashour at 337-0046.

April 29
The Millington Crisis Center and St. William Catholic Church are joining forces to raise money for the crisis center and the church.  The 10th annual Chinese Auction will be held on Sat, April 29, at 5:30 p.m. in the Family Life Center at St. William located at 8027 West Street in Millington. The Auction will be preceded by a spaghetti dinner cooked by the Knights of Columbus.  There is a fee for the dinner which includes 20 tickets for the Chinese Auction.  Bidders win by placing their numbered tickets in the container in front of the item they wish to bid on.  As tickets are drawn the number of the winning ticket is called and that person claims the item.  This is a fun evening and everyone in the community is invited.  Advance tickets are available at the Church office or by contacting Bitha Luze at 872-3635 of Shirley Maes at 647-6111.  Additional tickets can be purchased the night of the auction.

May 1-3
The Millington Lady Trojans Volleyball Program is hosting their 2017 Volleyball Camp. Last registration for the camp will be May 1-3 from 5 to 7 p.m. There will be a parent consent form to fill out at registration located at 8050 West Street in Millington in the Millington Central High School Main Gym. The camp is for ages 6 to 12 and there is fee. For more details and information, call 873-8100.

May 6
Harris Chapel Church of God in Christ located at 6941 Sledge Road in Millington will host A Day at the Carnival on Saturday May 6. The church’s pastor Jimmie Harris presents the event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine. The games begin at 10 a.m. and food service begins at 11 a.m. The event is sponsored by the Pastor’s Aid Committee to benefit Harris Chapel’s building fund. For more information, call 872-6087.

May 12
The Millington Area Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Golf Tournament (Driving Millington Forward Golf Tournament) will be held May 12. The event will take place at Orgill Park Golf Course located at 9080 Bethuel Road in Millington. Proceeds will benefit the Millington area schools This year’s title sponsor is Ritter Communications. The event will begin at 11:30 a.m. with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. For more information, call 872-1486.

May 20
The Sixth Annual Trojan Football Golf Classic Four-Man Scramble will be held May 20 at Glen Eagle Golf Course (Navy Base). It will be a 2 p.m. shotgun start and it cost $100 per person. Come on out for a day of golf and fellowship, all proceeds benefit the Millington Central High School Football program. Our current financial goals are: Player cleats- annual cost $3,000-$5,000, Goal Post- one time cost $6,000-$7,000 and Scoreboard repairs or replacement. The entry fee includes 18 holes with a cart, goodie bag, range balls, two mulligans, two red tee’s (per 4-some) and dinner upon completion. Door prizes will be awarded as well. To RSVP, contact Chris Michael at 901-326-1063(cell) or email, Scott Percer at 901-652-1646 and Tony Johnson at 901-491-2483 or email

May 20
The St. Mark MB Church Women’s Ministry will host a luncheon on May 20, at 11 a.m., at the Baker Community Center located at 7942 Church Street in Millington.  The Mistress of Ceremonies for this event is Kontji Anthony, Action News 5 anchor/reporter.  For ticket information, call the church office at 901-835-3177.

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