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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, January 17, 2018

Events of Wednesday, January 17, 2018

AARP Michigan presents Fraud Watch Network Discussion.  Come learn how to get watchdog alerts and stay up to date on con artists’ latest ricks.  It’s free of charge for everyone.   AARP Fraud Watch Network provides resources to help you spot and avoid identity theft and fraud so you can protect yourself and your family.  6 PM to 7:30 PM, Carnegie Branch, Jackson District Library.

Taizé Service of Prayer and Song.  This is a monthly worship service characterized by quiet music, meditation and prayer, both silent and oral. The service is based on the Taizé model, an ecumenical Christian monastic order in France.  7PM, Jackson’s First Presbyterian Church, 743 West Michigan Avenue.  Free and all are welcome.

Family Tinkering Night.  Have you ever wondered what the insides of your computer or coffee pot looks like? Find out tonight from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Materials provided. All families welcome.  Meijer Branch, Jackson District Library.

GRB Cocktails 101:  Winter Edition.  People won’t stop asking when the next cocktail class is, so we’ve decided we’re going to start having them monthly!  For January resident mixologist Steven Lee will be focussing on hearty winter cocktails to warm your bones in the cold months. Sample and learn all about prohibition era and modern cocktails, as well as the individual house distilled liquors that are used to create them. Learn about the history, tasting notes, perfecting techniques (shaking, stirring, muddling, etc.) and of course, how to make them! This class is great for both newbies and bartenders that are just looking to up their game! Might even impress a date. Light apps will be provided.  Tickets are $40 and can be purchased at the bar. 7 PM to 10 PM, Grand River Brewery, Downtown Jackson.

Yoga at Meijer Branch, Jackson District Library.  Stop by the Meijer Branch every Monday and Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. and let Jeanette Lamphere teach you yoga. Suggested donation of $3. Intended for adults.

Pop Pilates at Spring Arbor Branch, Jackson District Library.  Join us every Wednesday at 9 a.m. for Pop Pilates with Allie. Suggested donation of $3. Intended for adults.

Wednesday Night Cheap Skate at Allskate Fun Center.  6:30-8:30pm Skate & Laser Tag.  Admission is only $4 and skate rental is $2 (Skates or Blades).  Laser Tag:  1 play $5, Double play $8.  Family & Group Rates Available.  Hot Dog & Pop only $2.  Allskate Fun Center, 1313 West North Street.

Join Fee Special at Jackson YMCA.  The Jackson YMCA invites you to join our PAY THE DAY join fee special throughout January. Join early for maximum discount. Contact the Jackson YMCA for membership rates and details at 517-782-0537 or visit our website jacksonymca.org.

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