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Ward 2 Master Plan Community Engagement Workshop

April 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Let's talk about what's next in Jackson! A new master plan is being written...wouldn't you like to have your say in it?Read More

The Fairy Festival at ART 634 & Jackson School of the Arts

April 26 @ 11:00 am - April 27 @ 3:00 pm

The Annual Fairy Festival is a free community event with activities, performances, vendors, food and special treats. All are encouraged to dress up and explore the Fairy Kingdom, have tea with the Rose Queen, make fairy related arts and crafts and get your face painted too. See and hear strolling musicians, meet a Knight and make a sword or dragon wand, make a Fairy Terrarium and visit Ye Ole Fairy Shoppe too. See performances in the Ensemble Theatre by the…

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The Fairies’ Dancing Place: A Feel-Good Story

April 26 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Fairy Festival Players in conjunction with 7th Annual Fairy Festival at ART 634 & Jackson School of the Arts presents

The Fairies’s Dancing Place

Saturday, April 26 at 11:30am and Sunday, April 27 at 12:00pm Tickets are $5.00/ea.

“The Fairies’s Dancing Place” is a short simple feel good type of story. Lanty M’Clusky had recently married and he decided to build a house on his six acre farm. There was a beautiful green circle on his land and he…

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Rune Readings by Sarenth Odinsson

April 26 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Cost: $20 for half an hour

Sarenth Odinsson’s specialty is Rune Readings, in which he is an expert. He has taught classes and seminars on these ancient Norse/Viking symbols. These can range from simple, 1-3 Rune drawings, to complex readings on where you are in life. He is willing to read Tarot or oracles if it is your preference, or better for your situation.

He will be reading in blocks of half and full hours. To help make sure no…

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Not So Grimm Tales: Hilarious Toungue-in-cheek Retelling

April 26 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Fairy Festival Players in conjunction with 7th Annual Fairy Festival at ART 634 & Jackson School of the Arts presents

Not So Grimm Tales

Saturday, April 26 at 2:30pm and Sunday, April 27 at 2:30pm Tickets are $5.00/ea.

‘Not So Grimm Tales” is a hilarious tongue-in-cheek retelling of classic Grimm fairy tales that feels fresh and contemporary! A working mother notices her daughter has picked up some not-so-great lessons from the fairy tales she’s been reading, so she sits her…

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The Fairies’ Dancing Place: A Feel-Good Story

April 27 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Fairy Festival Players in conjunction with 7th Annual Fairy Festival at ART 634 & Jackson School of the Arts presents

The Fairies’s Dancing Place

Saturday, April 26 at 11:30am and Sunday, April 27 at 12:00pm Tickets are $5.00/ea.

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Amazin’ Moms of Summit (AMOS)

April 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Every second and fourth Monday of the month.

This program is designed to give moms an opportunity to swap ideas and chat with other local moms while we entertain their kids. We will provide early literacy information and activities, as well as adult crafts and a “take-home” craft for the children. We will also demonstrate our website databases and Tumble Books. The kids will be entertained with stories and coloring pages.

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Ward 3 Master Plan Community Engagement Workshop

April 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Let's talk about what's next in Jackson! A new master plan is being written...wouldn't you like to have your say in it?Read More

Tarot and Intuitive Readings by Amy

May 3 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Cost is just $20 for Half Hour

What is an intuitive reading? Intuitives are people who have a gift to sense and read people’s energy. An intuitive can help you see problems from a different perspective, understand messages and lessons, provide guidance regarding medical concerns or help you understand problems that you are facing and what to do to move forward. Readings can be very specific and focused on an issue you may be having, or could be an overall…

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Baby Maestro Musicians

May 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Select one of the listed class dates to experience what Baby Maestro Musicians has to offer. This class offers parents the opportunity to bond with their infant through musical play, while laying a foundation for your child’s musical development. Activities will include bouncing songs and rocking songs to help develop a sense of beat, body awareness activities, and dancing. Caregiver must attend class with infant. Ages infant – 23 months

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Ward 4 Master Plan Community Engagement Workshop

May 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Let's talk about what's next in Jackson! A new master plan is being written...wouldn't you like to have your say in it?Read More

Prospective Parent Open House

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Famiilies interested in learning more about enrollment at Paragon Charter Academy are invited to attend our Open House on May 9 from 10:00am-1:00pm. Opportunities to tour the school and meet our staff, and onsite applications taken. Learn more about how we “challenge each child to achieve.”

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Grounding and Centering Meditation

May 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Every month on the second Saturday, recurring 24 times

Cost: Love Donation

On the second Saturday of each month we will be offering a group meditation session to help align our energies and cleanse ourselves of negativity.

If you are unfamiliar with the meditation, skilled practitioners will be available to guide you. If you already practice, come and share in the energy of a group setting.

All skill levels are welcome.

Event takes place in the basement workshop of The Wandering Owl. If you have accessibility issues you can…

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2nd Sunday Art Walk

May 11 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Every month on the second Sunday until June 8, 2014

Studios will be open for viewing, art will be available for purchase, snacks for visitors, talk to the artists and of course see “the old prison as it is now!”

The Armory Artists welcome you to their studios every Second Sunday of the Month. Ranging from all types of art media from hand knit pieces to paintings, glass jewelry, wood carvings and more! There’s a world of wonder in the Artist community of Jackson, MI.

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Girls on the M.O.V.E.

May 13 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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Michigan Historic Preservation Network Statewide Conference

May 14 @ 8:30 am - May 17 @ 12:00 pm
Michigan Places Matter: Discovering how your community’s cultural resources can make your placemaking unique

The Michigan Historic Preservation Network is pleased to bring its 34th annual statewide preservation conference to the City of Jackson for the first time.  Anticipating 400 participants for the four days of conference programming, MHPN leaders are enthusiastic about having people from around the state and the Midwest gather in Jackson.  “The history of Jackson is a long and rich one,” states Melissa Milton-Pung, MHPN President. …

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Ward 5 Master Plan Community Engagement Workshop

May 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Let's talk about what's next in Jackson! A new master plan is being written...wouldn't you like to have your say in it?Read More

Metaphysics Discussion Group

May 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the third Friday, recurring 24 times

Cost: Love Donation

Join us on the third Friday of each month as we invite you to bring your questions and share your knowledge with people of all paths and various skill levels and talents.

Coffee and Tea provided.

Event takes place in the basement workshop of The Wandering Owl. If you have accessibility issues you can attend online, call 517-782-2780 for more information.

Image: Metaphysical Equilibrium by *MaRoC68 on DeviantArt.com

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Women’s Leadership Council Dinner Meeting

May 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Every third Monday of the month - rotating between lunch and dinner

What matters to us is simple.  We want to see women and children succeed.  With our combined talents and donation of time, we raise awareness and funds for programs that promote our mission.  Our members are offered more than a dozen volunteer opportunities every year making it simple for them to reach their minimum membership service requirement of 10 hours annually. We are powerful women using persuasive efforts to effect positive change.  Click here to learn more about the Women’s Leadership Council.

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Ward 6 Master Plan Community Engagement Workshop

May 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Let's talk about what's next in Jackson! A new master plan is being written...wouldn't you like to have your say in it?Read More

Master Plan Community Engagement Citywide Wrap-Up

June 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

We’ve been to every ward in the City asking what you’d like to see in your next Jackson. Hear what your friends, neighbors, and fellow citizens had to say!

There will be another identical session on June 5 at Jackson High School.

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Master Plan Community Engagement Citywide Wrap-Up

June 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

We’ve been to every ward in the City asking what you’d like to see in your next Jackson. Hear what your friends, neighbors, and fellow citizens had to say!

This session is identical to the one held on June 1.

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2nd Sunday Art Walk

June 8 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Studios will be open for viewing, art will be available for purchase, snacks for visitors, talk to the artists and of course see “the old prison as it is now!”

The Armory Artists welcome you to their studios every Second Sunday of the Month. Ranging from all types of art media from hand knit pieces to paintings, glass jewelry, wood carvings and more! There’s a world of wonder in the Artist community of Jackson, MI.

Read More

Grounding and Centering Meditation

June 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the second Saturday, recurring 24 times

Cost: Love Donation

On the second Saturday of each month we will be offering a group meditation session to help align our energies and cleanse ourselves of negativity.

If you are unfamiliar with the meditation, skilled practitioners will be available to guide you. If you already practice, come and share in the energy of a group setting.

All skill levels are welcome.

Event takes place in the basement workshop of The Wandering Owl. If you have accessibility issues you can…

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Metaphysics Discussion Group

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the third Friday, recurring 24 times

Cost: Love Donation

Join us on the third Friday of each month as we invite you to bring your questions and share your knowledge with people of all paths and various skill levels and talents.

Coffee and Tea provided.

Event takes place in the basement workshop of The Wandering Owl. If you have accessibility issues you can attend online, call 517-782-2780 for more information.

Image: Metaphysical Equilibrium by *MaRoC68 on DeviantArt.com

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Grounding and Centering Meditation

July 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the second Saturday, recurring 24 times

Cost: Love Donation

On the second Saturday of each month we will be offering a group meditation session to help align our energies and cleanse ourselves of negativity.

If you are unfamiliar with the meditation, skilled practitioners will be available to guide you. If you already practice, come and share in the energy of a group setting.

All skill levels are welcome.

Event takes place in the basement workshop of The Wandering Owl. If you have accessibility issues you can…

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Metaphysics Discussion Group

July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the third Friday, recurring 24 times

Cost: Love Donation

Join us on the third Friday of each month as we invite you to bring your questions and share your knowledge with people of all paths and various skill levels and talents.

Coffee and Tea provided.

Event takes place in the basement workshop of The Wandering Owl. If you have accessibility issues you can attend online, call 517-782-2780 for more information.

Image: Metaphysical Equilibrium by *MaRoC68 on DeviantArt.com

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Jaxjam Music Camp

July 21 @ 9:00 am - July 23 @ 3:00 pm

JaxJam is a daycamp where kids (grades 3-8) can find a passion for music or hone the skills they’ve already acquired. They will do this through small and large group ensembles, clinics, demonstrations, and performance opportunities.

Participants will build beginner and intermediate level skills on voice, guitar, keyboards, bass, and drums. They will explore the world of electronic music production and the recording arts. They will be encouraged to express themselves through poetry, dance, and song writing. They will get…

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JaxJam Music Camp

July 21 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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July 21-23 9AM-3PM
JAXJAM is a collaboration of area music professionals of many disciplines. Local teachers, performers, writers, therapists, music retailers and celebrities will come together to show young people how alive and vibrant their local music scene can be.Read More

Women’s Leadership Council Dinner Meeting

July 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every third Monday of the month - rotating between lunch and dinner

What matters to us is simple.  We want to see women and children succeed.  With our combined talents and donation of time, we raise awareness and funds for programs that promote our mission.  Our members are offered more than a dozen volunteer opportunities every year making it simple for them to reach their minimum membership service requirement of 10 hours annually. We are powerful women using persuasive efforts to effect positive change.  Click here to learn more about the Women’s Leadership Council.

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JaxJam Music Camp

July 22 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
July 21-23 9AM-3PM
JAXJAM is a collaboration of area music professionals of many disciplines. Local teachers, performers, writers, therapists, music retailers and celebrities will come together to show young people how alive and vibrant their local music scene can be.Read More

JaxJam Music Camp

July 23 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
July 21-23 9AM-3PM
JAXJAM is a collaboration of area music professionals of many disciplines. Local teachers, performers, writers, therapists, music retailers and celebrities will come together to show young people how alive and vibrant their local music scene can be.Read More

Grounding and Centering Meditation

August 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the second Saturday, recurring 24 times

Cost: Love Donation

On the second Saturday of each month we will be offering a group meditation session to help align our energies and cleanse ourselves of negativity.

If you are unfamiliar with the meditation, skilled practitioners will be available to guide you. If you already practice, come and share in the energy of a group setting.

All skill levels are welcome.

Event takes place in the basement workshop of The Wandering Owl. If you have accessibility issues you can…

Read More

Metaphysics Discussion Group

August 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the third Friday, recurring 24 times

Cost: Love Donation

Join us on the third Friday of each month as we invite you to bring your questions and share your knowledge with people of all paths and various skill levels and talents.

Coffee and Tea provided.

Event takes place in the basement workshop of The Wandering Owl. If you have accessibility issues you can attend online, call 517-782-2780 for more information.

Image: Metaphysical Equilibrium by *MaRoC68 on DeviantArt.com

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Childrenz Challenge

August 23

What is the Childrenz Challenge?

  • An obstacle course designed for children ages 4-13 years of age.
  • Two courses within the event

Ages 4-8 will compete on a 1 ½ mile course

Ages 9-13 will compete on a 2 mile course

When is the Childrenz Challenge?

  • August 23, 2014

Where is the Childrenz Challenge?

  • Michigan International Speedway

What is the Childrenz Challenge’s purpose?

  • Create a fun and entertaining event for children…
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American 1 Community Market Days

September 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dates: September 13, 2014 Times: TBA Admission Fee: $5 per vehicle or $3 walk in All gate admission fees will be donated to charity! Event Information: American 1 Credit Union has decided to bring a new event to Jackson, MI in 2014! This two day event will feature something for everyone. The following types of vendors are being sought out to participate in the event to make this one of southern Michigan’s premier events for families and shoppers of all ages.
  • Crafters
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Grounding and Centering Meditation

September 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the second Saturday, recurring 24 times

Cost: Love Donation

On the second Saturday of each month we will be offering a group meditation session to help align our energies and cleanse ourselves of negativity.

If you are unfamiliar with the meditation, skilled practitioners will be available to guide you. If you already practice, come and share in the energy of a group setting.

All skill levels are welcome.

Event takes place in the basement workshop of The Wandering Owl. If you have accessibility issues you can…

Read More

Women’s Leadership Council Dinner Meeting

September 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every third Monday of the month - rotating between lunch and dinner

What matters to us is simple.  We want to see women and children succeed.  With our combined talents and donation of time, we raise awareness and funds for programs that promote our mission.  Our members are offered more than a dozen volunteer opportunities every year making it simple for them to reach their minimum membership service requirement of 10 hours annually. We are powerful women using persuasive efforts to effect positive change.  Click here to learn more about the Women’s Leadership Council.

Read More

Metaphysics Discussion Group

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the third Friday, recurring 24 times

Cost: Love Donation

Join us on the third Friday of each month as we invite you to bring your questions and share your knowledge with people of all paths and various skill levels and talents.

Coffee and Tea provided.

Event takes place in the basement workshop of The Wandering Owl. If you have accessibility issues you can attend online, call 517-782-2780 for more information.

Image: Metaphysical Equilibrium by *MaRoC68 on DeviantArt.com

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