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Calendar of Events November 9, 2017

Arts & Rec logoAttention Millington Central High School students, mark your calendar. This information is courtesy of Senior/Professional School Counselor Georgette Farmer. For more information, contact her at 873-5456 or fax 873-8142.

Nov. 9- Visible ART & North Alabama School Visit

Nov. 10 – Senior Order Day During Lunch

Nov. 20- Ole Miss Campus Visit (MCHS)

Nov. 30- Southwest Campus visit (MCHS)

Nov. 16

The National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 1382 meeting will be held at noon, Thursday, Nov. 16 at IHOP Restaurant, 8484 Wilkinsville Road in Millington.  The guest speaker will be Susan Allgood, Aetna Federal Health Plan Director. For more information, call Carolyn Cribbis at 413-7123.

Nov. 22

The Fourth Annual Thanksgiving Feast presented by Soul Out Ministries will be held Nov. 22 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Bakers Community Center at 7942 Church Street in Millington. Everyone is welcome and if you would like to volunteer, call Carol Jenkins at 949-1675.

Nov. 23

Thanksgiving Fest at the Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Millington will be held Thanksgiving Day from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The buffett by Memphis top chefs is a Thanksgiving special menu in style, inviting families and visitors to celebrate the spirit of the season, enjoy the hometown hospitality and indulge in a holiday tradition of NFL football on the flat screens. For more information and pricing, call 872-4435.

Dec. 15

National Urban Professional Baseball League’s Players’ Ball will be held Friday at the Holiday Inn Express located at 5090 Copper Creek Blvd. in Millington from 7 to 11:30 p.m. The keynote speaker will be Orlando Hudson of the Arizona Diamondbacks. The fundraising event does cost a fee and includes players fashion show, silent auction, dinner and awards program. For more information, call 832-818-1325 or visit

Holiday Season

Millington Arts Council present the Holiday Makers Market Nov. 25-Dec. 23 on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. at 7743 Church Street in Millington. Hand-made items from local artists and makers. For more information, visit

Month of November

*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 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 the 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.

*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.

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