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Friday, September 18, 2020

Grand Rivers Farmers Market.  The Jackson Downtown Development Authority presents the Grand River Farmers Market.  Local produce, crafts, flowers, plants, baked goods and more.  9 AM to 2 PM Friday and Saturday.  Corner of Glick and Mechanic, along the Grand River.  Please practice social distancing and wear a mask.  Every Friday and Saturday through October.

8th Annual Around the Park for Autism 5K Run/Walk Virtual Event.  September 12-19.  Jackson Autism Support Network brings help and hope to local families affected by autism.  Register online at www.JASN-MI.org or call 517-392-3093.

School Age Child Care.  Jackson YMCA and Jackson Public Schools are partnering to offer school-age child care for young fives through fifth grade.  Beginning August 31, fee-based full-day and after-school care will be available at T.A. Wilson and financial assistance is available.  The program will adhere to safety guidelines and includes homework assistant and fun activities.  Due to distancing requirements, space is limited so sign up today at JacksonYMCA.org.

Jackson YMCA Outdoor Exercise Classes.  Join the outdoor group exercise classes at the downtown Jackson YMCA.  Free for members, $5 for most classes for non-members.  Bring a mat, water bottle and towel.  Complete schedule at jacksonymca.org

Henry Ford Allegiance Race to Health.  To protect the health and safety of participants, Henry Ford Allegiance Health will host its annual Race to Health as a virtual event in September 2020. Runners and walkers will choose a day within the range of September 12 through 26 to participate in the 5K run, 5K walk or 5-mile run individually. They will then report their times and be recognized for being part of this health-promoting community event.  Details on the virtual race and other run/walk events are available at HenryFord.com/Race. Registration is available online.  Anyone exercising away from home is encouraged to practice social distancing and wear a mask for their own protection and the safety of others.

Saturday, September 19, 2020

Paws in the Park presented by Lammer’s Heating & Air Conditioning.  Join the Cascades Humane Society for this annual event at Cascades Falls Park.  9 AM to 12 PM.  5K chip timed run/walk (flexible start between 9 AM and 10 AM).  1.3 mile walk, Doggie Costume Competition, CHS Marketplace and vendors.  Register at www.chspets.org.

Grand Rivers Farmers Market.  The Jackson Downtown Development Authority presents the Grand River Farmers Market.  Local produce, crafts, flowers, plants, baked goods and more.  9 AM to 2 PM Friday and Saturday.  Corner of Glick and Mechanic, along the Grand River.  Please practice social distancing and wear a mask.  Every Friday and Saturday through October.

8th Annual Around the Park for Autism 5K Run/Walk Virtual Event.  September 12-19.  Jackson Autism Support Network brings help and hope to local families affected by autism.  Register online at www.JASN-MI.org or call 517-392-3093.

Jackson YMCA Outdoor Exercise Classes.  Join the outdoor group exercise classes at the downtown Jackson YMCA.  Free for members, $5 for most classes for non-members.  Bring a mat, water bottle and towel.  Complete schedule at jacksonymca.org

Henry Ford Allegiance Race to Health.  To protect the health and safety of participants, Henry Ford Allegiance Health will host its annual Race to Health as a virtual event in September 2020. Runners and walkers will choose a day within the range of September 12 through 26 to participate in the 5K run, 5K walk or 5-mile run individually. They will then report their times and be recognized for being part of this health-promoting community event.  Details on the virtual race and other run/walk events are available at HenryFord.com/Race. Registration is available online.  Anyone exercising away from home is encouraged to practice social distancing and wear a mask for their own protection and the safety of others.

Sunday, September 20, 2020

Vital to Victory Exhibit at Lost Railway Museum.  How Motorwomen Challenged & Changed the World.  Now through November 21.  Admission $5.  Vital to Victory features the often-untold lives of women in the rail industry, from early electric streetcar drives to modern locomotive engineers.  Women were initially only granted entry to these jobs during World War I and World War II when male employees were drafted into service.  Lost Railway Museum, Michigan Avenue, Downtown Grass Lake.

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