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JTV and Experience Jackson team up to bring you the most extensive promotion and coverage of the area’s many community events.  Each day, we post a rundown of the day’s events and activities to help you choose where to go, what to see and what to do in the Greater Jackson area.  For a complete look at upcoming events, the Experience Jackson Events Calendar is the most complete and up-to-date resource for area happenings.  Find out what’s happening at Experience Jackson and tune in for photo and video coverage on JTV and JTV.TV.

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Events Of Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Events of Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Nixon Beach Blowout! 5:30 to 8 PM.$6 per ticket.This beach style event will be the party of the summer!Ticket includes hot dog, chips, and drink.We will have a DJ, beach themed giveaways, and more!Tickets are limited to 200.Get your ticket in advance at Nixon Water Park.This event will sell out!!No swim passes accepted.

Michigan Theatre presents Summer Kids Series:  A Dog’s Journey.  Some friendships transcend lifetimes. In A Dog’s Journey, the sequel to the heartwarming global hit A Dog’s Purpose, beloved dog Bailey finds his new destiny and forms an unbreakable bond that will lead him, and the people he loves, to places they never imagined.  11 AM and 2 PM.  $4 Combos  Small Pop and Small Popcorn.  Admission 1 Dollar.  Sponsored by 2019 Annual Spring Tea at Baker College and Kiwanis Club of Jackson.

Family Flow Yoga.  10:30 AM.  Join Yoga Instructor Brittnai Murillo at the Carnegie Library for a fun, family-friendly hour of yoga play outside, including movement and a story. No previous yoga experience is required!  We will have some mats available, but bring your own if you have one.  There is a limited space available, so pre-registration is required. Please call 517-788-4087 to save your spot. This program will take place on the Carnegie front lawn or in the Auditorium in the event of rain. Children under 18 must have a parent to sign a waiver.

One Hour Informational Clinic for Veterans.Orthopedic Rehab Specialists is committed to providing information to our communities about Physical Therapy and the services we provide. This is a no-obligation, free event. As of June 6, 2019, with the passing of the Mission Care Act of 2018, Veterans do not need to travel to Ann Arbor or Battle Creek for Physical Therapy anymore. They can work with ORS with the referral from their doctor. At this FREE event, we will go over the process we use to get Veterans serviced with Physical Therapy and the treatments they can expect to receive. An open discussion will allow for questions about any challenges they may be experiencing, including insurance questions.6:00 pm Orthopaedic Rehab Specialists – East Clinic in Jackson, 206 Page Avenue, Jackson.To register:www.orsmi.com/pt-for-veterans or call 517-783-6670.

Summer Reading Program.On Wednesdays 11am-12pm .  Explore a “Universe of Stories” with the Mann House and the Concord Branch of the Jackson District Library. Each storytime includes a craft or activity. For children ages 3-9.   7/17- Planets.

Eat Healthy, Be Active.  11 AM to 12:30 PM.  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.

Concord Area Players present “State Fair”.  The Concord Area Players Present Rodgers and Hammerstein’s State Fair. Come see the show from July 17-20 at 7pm and July 20-21 at 3pm at the Concord branch of the Jackson District Library. Tickets are $11 for Adults, $5 Dollars for Students. But if money’s a problem, no worries, our first show on the 17th is FREE admission, with an optional donation.

Classic Car Cruise Night at Brooklyn Big Boy.  Cruise in for Classic Cars & Classic Food  Wednesday Nights car hop with Big Boy, enjoy a 10% discount on all things delicious, PLUS drive up  in your classic car for extra special prizes.  DJ on site 50/50, 10 Pies Prizes.  Kids Eat Free.  5 PM to 8 PM.

JPEC Music Department Summer Pops Concert.  6:30 PM, Jackson College Student Center.  Join us in the student center for an evening of some of the best popular music from the 60’s to present day!  Featuring the Concert and Symphonic Bands and Concert and Select Choirs.  Donations will be accepted at the door. 

Beach Bar Band Night.  5:30 PM to 9:30 PM.  Tonight:  Atomic Radio Playing.  Beach Bar, 3505 Ocean Beach Rd., Clarklake,

Summer at the Jackson District Library.  All branches of the Jackson District Library are hosting Summer Reading along with a host of classes, presentations, hands-on activities and crafts, games and more.  Check the schedule every day at myjdl.com.

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