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Turkey Giveaway.  The Jackson Police Department’s first ever Turkey Drive-Thru event is happening Wednesday, Nov. 16 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Commonwealth Commerce Center in Downtown Jackson. The Turkey Drive-Thru is only open to Jackson residents. No prior sign up is necessary and the turkeys are free. Participants are asked to stay in their vehicles and enter the Commonwealth Commerce Center parking lot using E. Wesley Street and drive around the building to the Turkey Drive-Thru site. Jackson officers will be there to distribute the turkeys to local families. The frozen turkeys will also come with safe cooking instructions. This special event is being organized through the police department’s new Group Violence Intervention (GVI) Strategy. GVI has local law enforcement and the community working together on direct solutions to reducing gun violence in Jackson.  Turkeys will be available while supplies last. Only one turkey will be given to each vehicle. The  Commonwealth Commerce Center is located at 209 E. Washington Ave.

Forget Google, Ask Grandmother!  Join Doc William “Walks Sacred” Martin on November 16 at 4:30 PM at the JDL Henrietta Branch as he shares about Traditional Wisdom – Speaking with Nature. He will share his decades of living and working on reservations with Elders on his journey to be a medicine Helper. Discover the meaning of traditional songs and how they are represented in nature. He will bring some of his many artifacts (late 17th – early 18th century) to share and each has a story.

Weekly Gaming at Nostalgia Ink.  Join us for board games and RPGS!  Board games start at 5PM at the store and RPGS start at 7PM online and in person at our discord located here: https://discord.gg/vUgCN3x  Nostalgia Ink, 139 South Mechanic Street, Downtown Jackson.

Community Coffee Time.  Join us for a cup of coffee and some conversation!  Summit Branch: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2-5 PM. (Click here for the Summit Branch activities schedule.)  Carnegie Library: Wednesdays, 10-11:30 AM.

Horizon Exhibit.  The Ella Sharp Museum is thrilled to be the premier location for this amazing new traveling exhibition from the Museum of Special Art (MOSA).  The Horizon Exhibition features an eclectic collection of realistic, modern and abstract works from 18 different artists from across the U.S., Spain, and Canada. This exhibition is one that will truly leave you inspired as our community celebrates the gifts and talents of artists of differing abilities. The Ella Sharp Museum is dedicated to embracing and sharing artwork from all individuals. This exhibition is an example of inclusivity of work from a variety of artists of all ages with various experiences and abilities.  Open during museum hours.

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