Jackson District Library Friends Spring Book Sale. Carnegie Branch, Downtown Jackson. Books ,Movies, Music & More for all Ages. Today from 10 AM to 8 PM.
AWARE, Inc. presents the 8th Annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon, today at the Commonwealth Commerce Center Ballroom. Tickets are $25. 11:30 AM. Tickets: Call 517-783-1638.
St. Mary Star of the Sea Parish will hold an Open House and Informational Session today at 1 PM and 6 PM. Now enrolling preschool, pre-K, and k-6th grade. 116 East Wesley, Jackson.
Jackson College will present a Domestic Violence Forum today at 2 PM at Bert Walker Hall, Room 144, Central Campus. Learn more about what domestic violence is, steps for a victim to take, and steps to recovery. Representatives from AWARE, local law enforcement and the judicial community, Catholic Charities and the Oasis Center.
Will Smith Movie Month at the Eastern Branch, Jackson District Library. Join us for some great films all month long. Widescreen, comfortable seats and popcorn too! Thursday afternoons starting at 2 p.m. Today: Focus (2015, R)
Red Cross Blood Drive, today 9 AM to 2:45 PM at Northwest High School, 4200 Van Horn Road, Jackson.
Red Cross Blood Drive, today from 12 N to 5:45 PM, Jackson American Legion, 3200 Lansing Avenue.
JXN Community Forum: “Fake News”. A panels journalists and MSU Professor Steve Rohs take on the topic of Fake News. Join the discussion and hear how to fact check, notice bias, and distinguish between valid and invalid sources. Panel includes Taylor DesOrmeau, MLive and Gautham Nagesh, former Wall Street Journal reporter. 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM, Carnegie Branch, Jackson District Library.
Jackson County Civitan Club presents Michigan’s Crossroads to Freedom with guest speaker and author Linda Hass. Subject: Underground Railroad. Her talk will give highlights of her two books: Michigan’s Crossroads to Freedom and Hidden in Plain Sight. The first book, published in 2017, lays Jackson’s claim to play a role in the Underground Railroad and gives a good overview. The second book, published in 2018, gives personality profiles of selected agents and fugitives who lived in Jackson or passed through it, based on evidence. 6 PM, Denny’s Restaurant, Airport Road, Jackson. Details here.