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Jackson County Fair.  $2 Tuesday.  $2 admission, $2 food specials, $2 vendor specials, $2 rides.  Today’s schedule:  4-H Swine Judging Performance, 9 AM 4-H Horse & Pony Judging, Poultry-Quality, Showmanship immediately following, 11 AM Photo Booth, 12 PM Bingo Tent Opens, 1 PM and 5 PM Black Jake & the Carnies on Keeley State, 2 PM rides open, 4 PM Ham Radio Demo, 6 PM 4-H Beef Judging, 5 PM Hospitality Tent opens.

Hank Williams Jr. with special guest Granger Smith featuring Earl Dibbles Jr. at The Jackson County Fair.  7 PM.  The Jackson County Fair presents country music icon, Hank Williams Jr. with special guest Granger Smith featuring Earl Dibbles Jr.  Gates open at 5:30pm and the show begins at 7:00 pm.Ticket prices range from $52.00 to $87.00. They can be purchased online at www.JacksonCountyFair.net, in-person at the Jackson County Fair Box Office or by phone (800) 514-3849 or (517) 788-4405.

Hunt Elementary Open House.  Jackson Public Schools invites you the Hunt Elementary School Open House.  5 PM to 7 PM.  Learn all about Jackson County’s only balanced calendar school.  Partners participating include Girl Scouts, Jackson YMCA, Center for Family Health, TRUE Community Credit Union, Jackson District Library, SCMV, and more!  School starts on August 10!

Hearing & Vision Clinic.  The Jackson County Health Department is hosting Hearing & Vision Clinics every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday during July and August from 1 PM to 4:30 PM.  Clinic times are available by appointment only.  There is no cost and the clinic is open to everyone, infants through adults.  For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 517-788-4395 or text 517-867-0077.  Jackson County Health Department, 1715 Lansing Avenue, Jackson, Room 246.

Navajo Code Talkers.  Join the Jackson District Library for a virtual presentation by Laura Tohe, the daughter of a WWII Navajo Code Talker. This event will take place on Zoom and Facebook Live.  For the Zoom link, click here.  Who are the Navajo Code Talkers?  The Navajo Code Talkers are often-forgotten heroes of World War II. The Navajo created an unbreakable code, using their indigenous language to transmit sensitive information during the war. The code helped win the war in the Pacific and, undoubtedly, saved thousands of lives.

Library of Things.  Starting this month, the Jackson District Library will have a Library of Things! A Library of Things offers non-traditional library items for check-out, and the first items in our collection are STEM kits. These kits contain projects and materials for a range of school-aged kids to explore STEM activities at home.  To explore the kit options and place a hold on a kit, search ‘Library of Things‘ in our online catalog.

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