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Community Calendar

Feb
22
Sat
Advance Men’s Conference – Jackson
Feb 22 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Jesus said, “Go and make disciples,” and we tend to think we have to get our whole lives perfectly lined up before we can get started. What if you could get started today? Come to JaxNaz Church to learn how you can use how you’re already wired to make disciples where you already go! Four pastors representing four churches will share one empowering message!

The cost is $49/person and this includes food and a t-shirt!

Click here to register!

Brick Bash 2020 LEGO Expo – Ann Arbor
Feb 22 @ 11:00 am
Brick Bash 2020 LEGO Expo - Ann Arbor

Brick Bash is a public, family-friendly LEGO® building exhibition with many LEGO®-related things to see and do. The event takes place February 22nd & 23rd at Skyline High School in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Hours:
Saturday 11 am -6 pm
Sunday 11 am – 5 pm

Admission is $5 per person (max $20 per family)
Proceeds go to support the Skyline High School Band!

See amazing creations made out of LEGO. Trains, cities, robots, vehicles, construction equipment, and more. Build anything you want at the huge tables covered with LEGO, including a separate Duplo play area for the little ones. See animated films made with LEGO products. Everything is great fun and enjoyable for the whole family. Also enjoy a performance by the Ann Arbor Percussion Ensemble.

For more information, visit www.brickbash.com.

Ella’s Explorers – Jackson
Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Ella's Explorers - Jackson

Ella’s Explorers is back for the 2020 season! This drop-in program is designed for children with a curious mind and an explorer’s heart. Join Ella Sharp Museum each Saturday starting February 22 – May 5 from 1-4p for an out of this world activities and experiences to coincide with our upcoming exhibit, “My Sky”.

Recommended for ages 7-11.
Included in gallery admission:
$5 for adults; $3 for children;
FREE for under the age of 5;
FREE for members of Ella Sharp Museum

20 minute planetarium shows offered at 1p and 3p for an additional $2 per person.

Calendar & Schedule of activities:
2/22 = Astro Map
2/29 = Constellation Creation
3/7 = Crater Maker
3/14 = Moon Leap
3/21 = Nephoscopes
3/28 = Shining Stars
4/4 = Sky in a Bottle
4/11 = Space Design Challenge
4/18 = Straw Rockets
4/25 = Telescope Instruction
5/2 = Big Astronomy

Support for this program comes from the Hurst Foundation.

Spiritual Songs of Yesterday and Today – Jackson
Feb 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Spiritual Songs of Yesterday and Today - Jackson

Join presenter Greg Best at Jackson District Library (Carnegie Branch) as he talks about the meaning of African American spirituals, their place in history, and how they connect us together.

All ages welcome. For more information, call 517-788-4087.

Glammy Awards 2020
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Award style show, featuring the local talent of area Cosmetologists in efforts to support SOAR Café & Farms.

As a community of Cosmetology professionals, we have chosen to come together for an evening of beauty and entertainment, to be known as The Glammy Awards. Showcasing the talents of many Jackson Stylists/Artists our goal is to bring awareness to a local organization dear to our hearts, SOAR Café & Farms.

The Glammy Awards will be held on February 22, 2020 at Forty Nine South event center in Jackson.

The evening will consist of local cosmetologists displaying their entries in all 5 categories with five local judges choosing the winner of each category. Categories to include:
-Avante-Garde
-Colormelt/Balayage
-Fashion Color (Vivids/Pastels)
-Upstyling/Braiding
-Makeup

There will be live entertainment provided by local talent as well as a LIVE demonstration of an incredible transformation in hair! There will be appetizers, refreshments a signature “mocktail” and other opportunities to raise funds for the SOAR Café & Farms organization.

All proceeds from the Glammy Awards will benefit SOAR Café & Farms. This organization helps to rehabilitate young women who have survived sexual/drug abuse, human trafficking or incarceration. Their tag line says it all: Women Survivors Heal, Recover and Rise Up Again. For more information please visit soarcafeandfarms.com.

If you are unable to attend the Glammy Awards and would still like to donate toward this event and SOAR Café & Farms, you may do so at soarcafeandfarms.com/glammyawards2020

Choose Friend Sponsor/Donation, fill in your amount, and hit Checkout. Anyone who donates over $20 will be considered a “Friend” and will be listed in the program.

Thank you!

Jackson Chorale Cabaret – Jackson
Feb 22 @ 7:30 pm

Mark your calendars for Jackson Chorale’s Cabaret Show Saturday February 22nd. Enjoy music from Bye Bye Birdie, The Sound of Music, Les Miserables, and 1776. Click here to reserve your tickets now!

Feb
23
Sun
Brick Bash 2020 LEGO Expo – Ann Arbor
Feb 23 @ 11:00 am
Brick Bash 2020 LEGO Expo - Ann Arbor

Brick Bash is a public, family-friendly LEGO® building exhibition with many LEGO®-related things to see and do. The event takes place February 22nd & 23rd at Skyline High School in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Hours:
Saturday 11 am -6 pm
Sunday 11 am – 5 pm

Admission is $5 per person (max $20 per family)
Proceeds go to support the Skyline High School Band!

See amazing creations made out of LEGO. Trains, cities, robots, vehicles, construction equipment, and more. Build anything you want at the huge tables covered with LEGO, including a separate Duplo play area for the little ones. See animated films made with LEGO products. Everything is great fun and enjoyable for the whole family. Also enjoy a performance by the Ann Arbor Percussion Ensemble.

For more information, visit www.brickbash.com.

Winter Jam Tour – Ypsilanti
Feb 23 @ 6:00 pm
Winter Jam Tour - Ypsilanti

Winter Jam Spectacular is making an appearance in Michigan! This is a Christian concert featuring many popular artists – you will not want to miss this event! The show will take place at EMU Convocation Center with doors opening at 5:00pm. Visit their website to purchase your tickets.

Feb
24
Mon
Economic Luncheon – Jackson
Feb 24 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Economic Luncheon - Jackson

2020 Athena Winner – Sarah Richmond, President Dawn Foods Foundation

Be inspired by this years recipient of the Athena Award. The award is presented annually to one who exemplifies the ability to help women reach their full leadership potential. Come meet Sarah and here her story and words of motivation.

Additionally, the Jackson Business Professional Women (JPW) will be announcing and presenting the NIKI Award!

Healthy Living Series
Feb 24 @ 6:15 pm – 7:15 pm

Commit to your new year’s health resolutions and join our free nine week series. The following classes will provide the education and tools you need to help maintain your healthy goals.

• Intro to the program
• Tracking food and exercise
• Eating well
• Becoming more active
• Shopping and cooking
• Finding time for fitness
• Dining out sensibly
• Taking charge of your thoughts/
stress management
• Food triggers and mindful eating

Registration is required at 734-593-5280 or https://www.stjoeshealth.org/classes-and-events/healthy-living-series
Free child care is available at the YMCA, please note at time of registration.
Prizes will be awarded at each class.

Feb
25
Tue
National Pancake Day – all IHOP locations
Feb 25 @ 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
National Pancake Day - all IHOP locations

National Pancake Day is February 25th! Stop by for a FREE short stack of pancakes and a chance to win Pancakes for Life and other great pancake prizes.

So clear your pancakin’ day, invite some of your closest pancakes, and pancakes with IHOP to celebrate pancakes pancakes pancakes pancakes pancakes pancakes pancakes!

Find out more: IHOP.com/en/national-pancake-day

Dine in only. 1 free short stack pr guest at participating location. No pur. Nec. Valid on 2/25/20 only. Hours may vary. Click here for IHOP NPD sweep rules and T&Cs.

Support Group for Abuse Survivors – Jackson
Feb 25 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Support Group for Abuse Survivors - Jackson

Call or text 517-888-7757 to register or for more information.

Feb
28
Fri
HBAJ Home and Garden Show 2020 – Jackson
Feb 28 all-day
HBAJ Home and Garden Show 2020 - Jackson

Registration for the HBAJ Home & Garden Show 2020 is now OPEN. The show will be the first Expo in the new American 1 Event Center. This is a great opportunity to promote your business. Visit the HBAJ Website for fillable registration forms as well as a layout of the reserved and available booths. Booths are filling up quickly. Consider reserving yours today! Click here to go directly to the HBAJ Home & Garden Show 2020 web page.

Go to the Facebook event page to see full details including the schedule.

Lenten Fish Dry – Our Lady of Fatima Michigan Center
Feb 28 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Frozen Coronation Ball – Charlotte
Feb 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Frozen Coronation Ball - Charlotte

Tickets are on sale now for the Frozen Coronation Ball on February 28th at the Eaton Area Senior Center.

Ticket includes movie (Frozen), meal, drink, and activities. There will also be pictures with characters. 

For more information, visit the website.

Therapeutic Fasting Seminar – Hillsdale
Feb 28 @ 6:30 pm

Dr. Adan Sanchez, who studied at Montemorelos University School of Medicine in northern Mexico and obtained his M.D. in 2013, comes to Hillsdale SDA to speak about his Medical Missionary work and research in Lifestyle Medicine. He is fulfilling his life purposes as a physician who uses God’s Plan to help others exercise spiritual, emotional, and physical healing. Join him to learn more about how you can improve your health.

Ballet Folclórico Nacional De México De Silva Lozano
Feb 28 @ 7:30 pm

Ballet Folclórico Nacional de México de SILVIA LOZANO is an institution tasked with the dissemination, preservation and promotion of Mexican culture. This joyous company comes direct from Mexico to share its country’s rich cultural gifts of dance, music, folklore, and costumes. In this spellbinding performance, Ballet Folclórico Nacional de México de Silvia Lozano showcases its country’s finest music and dance, pulsating with hypnotic rhythms and swirling colors, including a mosaic of traditional folk dances such as the Jarabe Tapatío, the Deer Dance, the Aztecs/Concheros, and more.

Feb
29
Sat
HBAJ Home and Garden Show 2020 – Jackson
Feb 29 all-day
HBAJ Home and Garden Show 2020 - Jackson

Registration for the HBAJ Home & Garden Show 2020 is now OPEN. The show will be the first Expo in the new American 1 Event Center. This is a great opportunity to promote your business. Visit the HBAJ Website for fillable registration forms as well as a layout of the reserved and available booths. Booths are filling up quickly. Consider reserving yours today! Click here to go directly to the HBAJ Home & Garden Show 2020 web page.

Go to the Facebook event page to see full details including the schedule.

Leap Day Special – Jackson
Feb 29 @ 8:00 am – 11:15 am
Leap Day Special - Jackson

This deal comes around only once every four years! All group exercise classes at both branches of the Jackson YMCA are free on Saturday, Feb. 29.

DOWNTOWN
127 W. Wesley St.

8 am – Crosstraining
8 am – Cycling
9 am – Body Pump
9 am – Deep/Shallow Aqua Fusion
10:05 am – Rebounce
11:15 am – Zumba

SUMMIT
2151 Ferguson Rd.

8 am – Body Pump
9 am – Cycling
9 am – Zumba
10:10 am – Total Body Conditioning

Call 517.782.0537 for details.

Master Gardener Association Spring Conference – Spring Arbor
Feb 29 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Master Gardener Association Spring Conference - Spring Arbor

At this Gardening Association Meeting, you can enjoy pastries and shopping, and hear from authors and garden designers! The cost is $35 for members of Master Gardens and $40 for non-members.

Ella’s Explorers – Jackson
Feb 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Ella's Explorers - Jackson

Ella’s Explorers is back for the 2020 season! This drop-in program is designed for children with a curious mind and an explorer’s heart. Join Ella Sharp Museum each Saturday starting February 22 – May 5 from 1-4p for an out of this world activities and experiences to coincide with our upcoming exhibit, “My Sky”.

Recommended for ages 7-11.
Included in gallery admission:
$5 for adults; $3 for children;
FREE for under the age of 5;
FREE for members of Ella Sharp Museum

20 minute planetarium shows offered at 1p and 3p for an additional $2 per person.

Calendar & Schedule of activities:
2/22 = Astro Map
2/29 = Constellation Creation
3/7 = Crater Maker
3/14 = Moon Leap
3/21 = Nephoscopes
3/28 = Shining Stars
4/4 = Sky in a Bottle
4/11 = Space Design Challenge
4/18 = Straw Rockets
4/25 = Telescope Instruction
5/2 = Big Astronomy

Support for this program comes from the Hurst Foundation.

Mother-Son Luau Dance – Jackson
Feb 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Mother-Son Luau Dance - Jackson

This event is sponsored by the NW Touchdown Club. It is open to the public and there is no age limit for attendees. The dance will be held at Northwest Early Elementary School.

The Diet and Inflammation Link Seminar – Hillsdale
Feb 29 @ 3:00 pm

Dr. Adan Sanchez, who studied at Montemorelos University School of Medicine in northern Mexico and obtained his M.D. in 2013, comes to Hillsdale SDA to speak about his Medical Missionary work and research in Lifestyle Medicine. He is fulfilling his life purposes as a physician who uses God’s Plan to help others exercise spiritual, emotional, and physical healing. Join him to learn more about how you can improve your health.

The Rationale of Hydrotherapy Seminar – Hillsdale
Feb 29 @ 5:00 pm

Dr. Adan Sanchez, who studied at Montemorelos University School of Medicine in northern Mexico and obtained his M.D. in 2013, comes to Hillsdale SDA to speak about his Medical Missionary work and research in Lifestyle Medicine. He is fulfilling his life purposes as a physician who uses God’s Plan to help others exercise spiritual, emotional, and physical healing. Join him to learn more about how you can improve your health.

JSO: The Music of Harry Potter – Jackson
Feb 29 @ 7:30 pm

The Jackson Symphony Orchestra is proud to announce its Special Music Event, The Music of Harry Potter. Explore the world of Harry Potter through sound. The JSO in collaboration with the Jackson School of the Arts will again be bringing the world of Harry Potter to life. On February 29 (7:30pm) and March 1 (2:00pm), at the historic Michigan Theatre the wizarding world of Harry Potter awaits you. This interactive experience will feature some of your favorite characters from the movies. Be sure to come dressed as your favorite witch or wizard!

Visit the website to purchase your tickets.