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Poinsettia Fundraiser Online Event. Plan ahead for your holiday poinsettia purchases and help Dahlem in return. Order fresh gorgeous poinsettias now until Nov. 1st on their website and pick up is Dec. 4th 9am-4pm or call the office at 517-782-3453 to make an appointment the following week to pick up your order. Dahlem thanks you kindly for your support for Jackson’s Nature Place. Happy Holidays to you and yours!
7 colors to choose from; Classic $13 and Painted $15
Poinsettia orders due by Nov. 1st
Pick up is Dec. 4th, 9am-4pm
Address: 7117 S. Jackson Rd., Jackson MI 49201
Jackson’s Underworld is known for giving the public a good fright! This year thet’d like to give back to the kids! They will be hosting a trunk or treat! Bring the kids and get some candy! Masks will be required! If you’d like to pass out candy message their page for details! Click here to view their Facebook event page.
Jackson Michigan Giving Back to the Community is excited to celebrate Halloween! They will have candy, cider, donuts, and a costume contest which will have first and second place winners. Submit your photos to the Jackson Michigan Giving back to the Community Facebook page by October 29 and the winners will be announced October 30. The “no tricks just treats” Halloween celebration will take place October 31 from 5-8 at 1003 Clinton Rd Jackson, MI 49202. Donations such as candy and cider can be dropped off at this location.
Kinderstar Academy of Dungytreei
Quest South East Lions Club
Jackson District Library
Jackson First Presbyterian Church
Welcome Home Jackson
Moving and Grooving Our Way to Literacy: Language Immersion for Young Children
10:00-11:15 AM, Live Zoom event
In this action-packed workshop designed for early childhood educators and parents of young children, Jenifer Strauss will lead participants through a series of rich and diverse language experiences based. Click here to learn more and register.
2:00-3:15 PM, Live Zoom event
In this workshop for upper elementary, middle school and high school teachers, Jenifer Straus will introduce you to the brain science, the stories and the PROCESS that will inspire students to write personal narrative and memoir. Click here to learn more and register.
4:00-5:30 PM, Live Zoom event
In this workshop, storyteller Judy Sima, will help families re-create memorable events in their lives through a step-by-step process that includes imaginative play, sketching and sharing. This workshop is limited to 20 participants, so make sure to register.
Silver Tales: Songs and Stories for the Young at Heart
“Gemini” – twin brothers San and Laz Slomovits, along with special guest Emily – will perform a mix of classic songs of the 60s and show tunes from Broadway musicals. This prerecorded video is available until November 18 on JDL’s Facebook page and Youtube channel.
Performances by storytellers from around Michigan will be shared in local schools for Preschool through 12th grade. These prerecorded videos will also be available for anyone to enjoy on our Facebook page and Youtube Chanel until November 18.
This event will be available to enjoy on our Facebook page and Youtube Chanel until November 18.
Former pastor, Scot Keen, from Skiff Lake Bible Church, now a missionary with Ethnos360, will be encouraging us from God’s Word, beginning with a Sat 8 am men’s breakfast – please call the church office at (517) 529-9022 by Mon 11-16-20, to indicate your attendance, continuing at 6 pm Sat evening, Sun 9:30 and 11 am and 6 pm meetings. The address for Skiff Lake Bible Church: 8277 S. Jackson Rd, Clarklake, MI 49234. Email email@example.com with questions.
Head to Gee Farms Nursery & Greenhouses for a Holiday Craft Pop Up Market on Nov. 21st!
Click here to visit the Facebook event page.
Time to start that Christmas shopping! Holiday Inn in Jackson is hosting 10 different small business in a one day event to help jump start your shopping. They will follow CDC guidelines for safety. Masks are required.
Click here to view the Facebook event page.
The Dungytreei Heritage Foundation is on the move to help end hunger by bringing a mobile food pantry distribution to provide for our community.
Schedule: Every third Saturday starting July 18, 2020.
Time: 12:00-2:00 p.m.
Oasis of Love Full Gospel Church (parking lot)
800 S. Cooper Street, Jackson, Michigan 49203.
Eligibility Requirements: None
You will be able to pick up free food such as, meat, nutritious produce, and more! Simply drive up and a volunteer will load your vehicle for you. If you are homebound and/or if transportation is an issue and you need delivery, please don’t hesitate to call (517) 240-3511.
$30 “Family” Ticket if you’ll have multiple family members or friends viewing on a single ticket purchase.
Thursday, November 26, 2020
7 AM – 12 PM
127 W. Wesley St.
Jackson, Michigan 49201
The TURKEY TROT is an exciting race for all levels and age groups. You are encouraged to join. Choose from a 5K Run, 5K Walk or a 10K Run. We also offer a Kids Run. The TURKEY TROT race will be professionally chip timed with the results right after the race. Be sure to invite your friends and guests to join you on this exciting THANKSGIVING Day Run!
Adults ~ Early Registration $25 / Race Day $35
Children (0 – 18yrs) ~ $15
Fun Run ~ FREE
With T-Shirt ~ $10
MILITARY & FIRST RESPONDERS:
* * TO SHOW OUR APPRECIATION, MOVING FORWARD, WE ARE PLEASE TO ANNOUNCE… That the Jackson Turkey Trot is now offering our MILITARY & FIRST RESPONDERS a $5.00 Discount.
– Online Registration has already been set up for your convenience. Just enter your Military / First Responder’s ID when prompt.
TURKEY TROT “STUDENT BODY CHALLENGE”
– Elementary, Middle & High Schools
– Teachers, your Students can now register to represent their school via online registration!
– Designated online school teams have already been created!
– In the Group/Team tab above
– Student Registration Fee: $15
– Online Student Registration will be “LIVE” on September 1, 2020
– Elementary (K – 5th gr) Middle School (6th – 8th gr) High School (9th – 12th gr)
– Email us for further details at: JacksonTurkeyTrot@gmail.com
FEATURED SPONSOR”S PROMOTION:
Special Exclusive Promotion Courtesy From Our Featured Sponsor!
$5.00 Playmaker’s Gift Card or
$5.00 Off Registration with Code
* * Limited Quantities
ORS RACE SERIES INFORMATION:
This race is part of the 2020 ORS Race Series
ORS is proud to be the title sponsor of the ORS Race Series with 11 races of all distances and challenge levels throughout the year.
Orthopaedic Rehab Specialists is the leading physical therapy, athletic training and sports performance coaching company in the Jackson area.
The ORS Race Series mission is to create and support opportunities for Jackson and the surrounding communities to get out and move, and to support a healthy and fit lifestyle for all ages.
To learn more click here: Run Jackson – Jackson Race Series
– Not able to participate this year?
Please consider making a Donation by using the Donate.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED PLEASE & THANK YOU!!
COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS ARE AVAILABLE!
We’re getting a jump start on asking for Volunteers
for our 2020 Jackson YMCA Turkey Trot.
If you can help, Awesome! …
If you know someone who would like to help too, Double Awesome!!
Contacts us to VOLUNTEER for the Jackson YMCA Turkey Trot
Proceeds Benefit the Jackson YMCA “Strong Kids Strong Community Campaign”
If just 1 percent more of Americans donated blood, shortages would disappear!
Spend the day shopping local boutiques, upscale hand-made, farmhouse decor, mid century modern, harvest tables, wall decor, one-of-a-kind furniture, delicious sweets, food trucks, salvaged finds, trendy clothing boutiques, jewelry, organic products, baby + toddler, live music & SO MUCH MORE.
Click here to view the Facebook event page.