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Calendar of Events August 31, 2017

Month of August

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.

*The Millington Lions Club Is taking pre-paid orders for 10-12 pounds smoked butts at a fee for each for the 4th of July. Prepared by Smokey Mountain Catering. For more information, call Linda Overstreet at 489-3208 or fax 872-6896 or email

*Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University will be hosted by the Apostolic Church of Millington in Room 108 from Aug. 3 to Sept. 28 on Thursday evenings from 7 to 8:30 p.m. with Coordinators BJ and Dana Rouse. Link to Sign-up:

For more information, contact the Church Office at: 901-872-3558 or

Aug. 2- Sept. 17

“You Are..” is a new series of messages that are being given at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 3999 West Union Road.  It is affirming that we are God’s creations and that He knows us and plans the best for us.  “For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and  not of evil, to give you an expected end.” Jeremiah 29:11.  Come join us for an inspiring, comforting message.  Rev. James Hamblin officiating.  Sunday School starts at 10 a.m. and Morning Worship is at 11 a.m.  For more information, call the church office at 876-5757.

Sept. 2

The Healthy Shelby 5K and Health Fair will take place Sept. 2 starting at 8 a.m. at Shelby Farms Park. Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell is inviting all to come out and participate. In addition to the 5K there will be an award ceremony, special appearances and much more. All proceeds will benefit Healthy Shelby and its efforts to publicize health concerns among the county. The sponsors for the 2017 event are Aetna, Willis Towers Watson, Regional One Health, Cigna, Baptist and Prudential.

For more information, visit

Sept. 6

KICKS will start on Wednesday, Sept. 6, from 6-8 p.m., for children Kindergarten to fifth grade. This will include a meal, worship, crafts and recreation. It will take place at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 3099 West Union Road.  For more information, call 876-5757.

Sept. 8-9

International Goat Days Festival will be held in September at the USA Stadium Complex. For more information, call 873-5770.

Sept. 8-9

2017 Smokin’ In The Goat Pen at the International Goat Days Family Festival in Millington will be held Sept. 8-9. It’s a IGD Championship BBQ event. Team applications are available at Like on Facebook at International Goat Days Championship BBQ and visit or call 731-499-1489

Sept. 9

The Millington Area Chamber of Commerce Goat Run will be held Sept. 9 at 8 a.m. as part of the 28th Annual Goat Days International Festival to be held at USA Stadium located at 4351 Babe Howard Blvd. Register on line at: Link:

Sept. 9

The Naval Support Activity Mid-South Fleet and Family Support Center in Millington is extending an invitation to Retired Activities Seminar/Veterans and Spouses Job Fair. This event is to be held on Saturday at the NSA Conference Center located at 5700 Attu Street in Millington. The event will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is open to the public. Doors will open for exhibitors to set-up at 7 a.m. For more information or to register, contact or fax to: 901-874-5556 or 874-5330.

Sept. 9-10

The Memphis International Raceway in Millington will host BRAKES, the teen pro-active driving school, on Sept. 9-10 from 8 a.m. to noon or 1 to 5 p.m. MIR is located at 5500 Victory Lane in Millington. This year’s BRAKES class is in memory of Dalton Millican. Dalton is the late son of IHRA legend and Drummonds native Clay Millican. Dalton passed away after a motorcycle accident. For more information or to register, visit To participate in BRAKES, teenagers 15-19 must have valid learners permit or drivers license, 30 hours of driving experience behind the wheel and must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Sept. 16

Celebrate Munford 2017 with title sponsor Admiral Custom Roofing will take place Saturday starting at 9 a.m. in Downtown Munford. There will be food, music, an art show, crafts and more. For more information, visit

Sept. 30

The River City Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will have two booths in the Rosemark Country Fair on Saturday, Sept. 30. The fair will be held in the Rosemark Historical District on the grounds of Richland Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. River City DAR was the winner of Best Educational Exhibit for the 2016 fair. As in past fairs some of the members will be wearing period clothing. There will also be various displays on Constitution Week, Celebrate America, American Heritage, United States Flag and Genealogy as well as Conservation and Project Patriot. The theme this year is World War I and Women’s Suffragists. Time for the fair will be from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Memphis International Raceway Happenings

September 15-17:The F-Body Nationals

October 14: Spyder Off Road Performance/Truck Mania

For more information, call

Munford Parks & Recreation Department

Offers Summer Activities

Munford Parks & Recreation has compiled a varied schedule for summer activities through a series of camps and workshops. Anyone wishing to participate in any camp or workshop is first asked to pre-register online at at least a week in advance. For more information contact the Rec Center at 837-5972 or visit 63 College Street, Munford.


September 4-24: Cheerleading for ages 4-15; There is a cost.

October 1-31: Youth Basketball for ages 4-18; There is a cost. All ages are co-ed.

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