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Calendar of Events May 18, 2017

Month of May

Arts & Rec logo*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.

May 18

The National Active & Retired Federal Employees) Association, Chapter 1382 meeting will be held at noon, Thursday, May 18 at Old Timers Restaurant in Millington.  Guest speaker will be Sharon Gartrell from National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).  For more information call Carolyn Cribbis at 413-7123.

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.

June 6

Benefit for Randy Pool, who lost his wife to breast cancer in 2014. Pool was left to solely take care of their severely disabled son Nick. The Strand Theater located at 7979 Wilkinsville Road in Millington will host the benefit Sunday from 2 to 4:30 p.m. All donations welcome and bake sale at half-time. The live entertainment will be featuring Floyd Curtis and Pure Country. For more information, call his sister-in-law Lisa Fullerton at 389-0641.

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