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Events Of Monday, December 9, 2019

Reindeer Rendezvous at the Meijer Branch.  3:30 PM to 5 PM  Help us welcome Santa’s reindeer as they visit the library! Come see and pet live reindeer! You can also feed the reindeer for a quarter. Then warm up inside the library and enjoy some fun reindeer-themed crafts.  Meijer Branch, Jackson District Library.

Nite Lites Drive Thru Christmas Light Show.  Michigan International Speedway US-12 Entrance only, 12626 US-12, Brooklyn.  5:30 pm – 9 pm Sunday thru Thursday, 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm Friday & Saturday.  Pricing: $25 per car, $40 per mini-bus, limo or motor home, $70 per tour bus.   All major credit cards accepted.  Nite Lites Winter Wonderland:  Dec. 6,7,8, Dec. 13,14,15 and Dec. 20,21,22.  Children will have the opportunity to have their photos taken with Santa and make their Christmas wishes.  Photo s will be taken for a small fee or  you are welcome to visit Santa at no charge.  We will be offering a puppet show and train rides.  Winter Wonderland hours: 6pm-9pm, Santa’s hours: 6:00pm-8:30pm.    Live Reindeer nights only:  December 6th, 13th, and 20th (6pm – 9pm).  This event features food and drinks of the season and a visit from Santa Claus himself!

Music Notes Experience presents Piano Bar.  This is open to all ages and performers no matter what stage or organization you call home. We hope to see you there!  Come join us for Piano Bar with Andrea Wynn-Chatfield. Peruse some of the music that comes with us or bring your own. This event is geared towards musical theater performances but other genres of music are welcome. We hope that you will come on out, support our community, small business, and the arts!  This is a family friendly event. Make sure to check out our page “Music Notes Experience” for future events!  7 PM to 9:30PM, Ironbark Brewery, 2610 Kibby Road.

Disney’s Aladdin at the Wharton Center.  7:30 PM.  Discover a whole new world at Disney’s Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical. From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It’s an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite. For tickets,  visit their website or call 1-800-WHARTON.

Adopt A Family.  For families struggling to make ends meet, the holidays can be an added source of stress and anxiety.   Community Action Agency’s Adopt-a-Family program tries to ensure that the holiday season is a bit brighter. Staff select individual families within the programs CAA offers that are working towards self-sufficiency. CAA then partners with community members to adopt the individuals and families for the holidays. Partners typically provide at least one new toy and one new outfit for each child in the family, as well as a special holiday meal. Many partners provide more as they are able. Past partners share that they have suggest that it costs approximately $50-$75 per person.  If you are interested in adopting a family this year, contact Kate Lambert Lee at (517)539-8310 or by email at klee@caajlh.org. Donations can also be made online at Community Action Agency’s website, or click here to make a donation online.

Ukulele Jam Session.  The Jacktown Ukes meet the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month and are happy to have others jam with them! If you are a newbie, we will have an extra ukulele on hand.  Resources on how to play are provided, however, we are not able to provide lessons.  To learn more, call the Eastern Branch at 517-788-4074.  5:30 PM to 7:45 PM, Eastern Branch, Jackson District Library.

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