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Events Of Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Family Night Disney Night Extravaganza.  End the summer off on a good note and join us for our annual Disney Night Extravaganza at The Cascades! Entertainment by the one and only Karen Kidder and the Alibi Band starting at 7:30pm. Rumor has it that our favorite Disney characters will make an appearance!  The Cascades.  Admission for family (up to 8) $10. 

Summer Kids Movie Series:  “The Secret Life of Pets 2”.  Terrier Max (Patton Oswalt) is coping with some major life changes. His owner (Ellie Kemper) is now married and has a toddler, Liam. Max is so worried about protecting the boy that he develops a nervous tic. On a family trip to a farm, Max and mutt Duke (Eric Stonestreet) encounter canine-intolerant cows, hostile foxes and a terrifying turkey, all of which only elevates Max’s anxiety. Luckily, Max gets some guidance from veteran farm dog Rooster (Harrison Ford), who pushes Max to ditch his neuroses, find his inner alpha, and give Liam a little more freedom. Meanwhile, while her owner is away, plucky Pomeranian Gidget (Jenny Slate) tries to rescue Max’s favorite toy from a cat-packed apartment with a little help from her feline friend, Chloe (Lake Bell), who has discovered the joys of catnip. And crazy-but-cute bunny Snowball (Kevin Hart) gets delusions of grandeur that he’s an actual superhero after his owner Molly starts dressing him in superhero pajamas.   Can Max, Snowball, Gidget and the rest of the gang find the inner courage to face their biggest fears?Doors open one half hour before film.  11 AM and 2 PM.  $4 Combos:  Small Pop and Small Popcorn.  Admission 1 Dollar.  Michigan Theatre, Downtown Jackson.

Back to School Splash Bash!  Nixon Water Park.  Join us for our last pool party of the season before the kids head back to school.  TIcket includes hot dog, chips and a drink.  We will have a DJ and schools supplies to give out!  Tickets are limited to 200.  $6 per ticket.  5:30 PM to 8 PM.

Nixon Water Park FINAL WEEK!  The Water Park will be open every day through August 17th.  Hours of operation and swim sessions are:  MONDAY THRU THURSDAY, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., 2:15 to 5:15 p.m. and 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. ($2 only). FRIDAYS AND SATURDAYS, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and 2:15 to 5:15 p.m. Admission for each session is $4.00, except the Monday thru Thursday evening session which is $2.00.

Red Cross Blood Drive.  8/14/2019: 1 p.m. – 6:45 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 743 West Michigan Avenue, Jackson. 

Eat Healthy, Be Active.  11 AM.  Join Angela Maniachi of the MSU Extension at the Jackson District Library Concord Branch to learn about the benefits of healthy food and regular physical activity! Topics will include reaching and maintaining a healthy weight, preparing quick, healthy, and budget-friendly meals and snacks while managing your food resources.  Get a certificate and gift for attending at least 4 classes!  Call the Concord Branch at 517-905-1379 to register.

Yoga at Eastern.  3 PM.  Join us at the Jackson District Library Eastern Branch to relax, unwind, and take care of your body with the slow and gentle flow of yoga!  Bring your own mat; if you do not have one, a limited amount may be available.  $3.00 suggested donation.  Eastern Branch, Jackson District Library.

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