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Calendar of Events June 7, 2018

Month of June

Playhouse 51 presents Snoop! The Musical based on the comic strip “Peanuts” by Charles M. Schulz. The production will take place at the Harvell Civic Center in Millington June 8 and 9 at 7:30 p.m. and June 10 at 2 p.m. The play is sponsored by Davita Bartlett. For ticket information and more info on the play, call 872-7170 or visit www.playhouse51.com

June 7

Thursday, June 7 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., the Millington Area Education Foundation presents “A Tribute to Patsy Cline” featuring Lalania Vaughn. The annual fund raiser includes dinner and live auction at Crosspointe Baptist Church. Sponsorships opportunities available (contact Cary Vaughn at cvaughn@lwf.org or call 289-1254 or Karroll Warberg at 326-1069). Individual tickets may be purchased at https://millingtoneducationfoundation.org with proceeds benefitting Millington Municipal Schools.

June 8

Family Campout at USA Stadium on Friday beginning at 6 p.m. There is a cost per family. Bring your tents, sleeping bags, and flashlights. Millington Arts and Recreation will provide dinner and snacks for the night. There will be games to play throughout the evening and they will also be providing the supplies to make s’mores. To register your family, call 873-05770. Covington’s Troop 61 is coming to do a flag retirement ceremony beginning at 7 p.m. The Memphis Astronomical Society out with their telescopes to show us what is in the night sky. You do not have to stay the night. Your fee covers the activities for the evening. Staying overnight is up to you.

June 15-16

Memphis International Raceway presents Mayhem in Memphis June 15-16 at the facility located at 5500 Victory Lane in Millington. The event features Bobby Ducote and Birdman of Street Outlaws. For more information and tickets, call 901-WOW-RACE or visit RaceMIR.com

June 16

After a long hiatus, Western Events and Universal Pro Rodeos will bring Pro Rodeo back to Millington. The site of this event is the USA Stadium Complex where rodeo fans will experience the thrills and spills of the rodeo. The Boot Barn All-American Pro Rodeo is scheduled for June 16 at USA Stadium. The event will feature Dusty Myers, Pro Rodeo clown and barrelman from Jumpertown, Miss. Tickets and information available at WesternEvents.net/BB-All-American-Rodeo. Sponsorships are available by contacting Bill Fitzgerald at (615)-394-9292 or bill@westernevents.net or contact Jill Fitzgerald at (615)-517-5019 or jill@westernevents.net

June 22

Millington Central High School All Class Reunion will be held Friday from 6 to 11 p.m. at Navy Lake (rain or shine). Reservations are required, and the cost can be paid as you drive in. Reservation Deadline – Monday, June 11, but don’t wait to confirm. The dinner will be provided by Smokey Mountain Catering and there will be a DJ playing the classics.

RSVP: Bobby Carver at rwcbartlett@yahoo.com

Your name (ladies maiden name)

Address

Phone number

Personal email address

Name & number of quest

Year graduated

Pass information to classmates & friends by Posting, Emailing & Sharing on Facebook.

June 23

Fellowship Baptist Church will host a Fish Fry Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Family Life Center located at 4635 Quito Drummonds Road.

This Summer

Millington Arts and Recreation Summer of Fun runs through July 26 on the dates listed below from 10 a.m. to noon.

June 7 Kid’s Bingo @ Baker Community Center

June 14 Skating & Butterfly Craft @ Gym

June 21 Wiffleball & Homemade Bird Feeders @ Lion’s Park

June 28 Dodgeball & Make you own sundae @ Baker Community Center

July 5 Kickball & Craft @ Aycock Park

July 12 Volleyball & Craft (TBA) @ Baker Community Center

July 19 Racing & Pebble Picture frames @ Lion’s Park

July 26 Waterplay & Sponge Ball Craft @ Baker Community Center

*Baker Community Center — 7942 Church Street

*Gym — 4885 Bill Knight Road

*Lion’s Park — 4376 Oak Spring Drive

*Aycock Park — 7330 Renda Street

For more information, call 873-5770.

Cooking Classes

*Adult Cooking Classes will be hosted by the Millington Arts and Recreation Department on Mondays in June from 6-7 p.m. There is a fee and pay at the door. June 4 was the intro to plant-based cooking.

-June 11

Acid and Alkaline foods

-June 18

Fiber & digestion

-July 16

Ethnic foods & dessert options

Sign up at Baker Community Center and there are 20 spaces available per class. For more information, 873-5770.

*Children’s Cooking Classes will be available this summer courtesy of the Millington Arts and Recreation Department. It is a fee per child and pay at the door

Classes are from noon to 1 p.m. for ages 6-9. Then classes for ages 10-13 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. On July 18 the theme is Why plant based foods and on July 25 it will be Fun with desserts

Sign ups began June 1 and the class limit is 12 children. For more information, call 873-5770.

July 6

The Millington Arts, Recreation & Parks Department and Jack Leonard State Farm presents Bingo Night on July 6 at 6 p.m. at the Baker Community Center located at 7942 Church Street. There will be games, prizes and snacks. For more information call 873-5770.

July 21

Play Pink Co-Ed Kickball Tournament will take place this summer at Biloxi Fields located at 4761 Jack Huffman Road in Millington. The deadline to register is July 9 at 5 p.m. with the fee $250. This year the proceeds collected from the tournament will be donated to Ana Swanson, a

Millington Police Department dispatcher, and Vanessa Greenwood City of Millington accounting coordinator, who both were recently diagnosed with Breast Cancer. For team information and to participate, call Michael Jordan at 229-3530 or email Mjordanjr05@gmail.com or Greg Gruthoff at 413-6522 or email bfdmfd@yahoo.com

Regular Meetings

*The Millington Crisis Center will be hosting Thrift Shop every first Saturday of the month. The hours will be from 8 to 11 a.m. For more information, call 872-4357.

*Join the Millington Arts, Recreation & Parks at our new Gym located at 4885 Bill Knight Road for Family Skate Night on the third Friday of each month from 6-8 p.m. There is music, skating, and concessions available for purchase. There is a cost per skater. The first Skate Night was held back on January 19. For more information call the Millington Arts, Recreation & Parks business office at 873-5770.

*Greater Millington Garden Club meets the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Baker Community Center Room 6. Meetings include guest speakers and refreshments. For more information, call 825-4331.

*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 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 the next meeting Tuesday, October 18, at 7 p.m.

*Join the Millington Quilters Guild every Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., except for holidays. The meeting take place at the Baker Community Center located at 7942 Church Street. For more information, call Judi Harper at 835-4707 or e-mail her at 52jharper@rittermail.com

*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.

*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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