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.
Food Truck Tuesday. 11 AM to 1 PM. Horace Blackman Park, Downtown Jackson. Come downtown and have lunch and listen to entertainment by Bob Schultz. A variety of great choices from popular food trucks from around the area. Entertainment on the TRUE Community Credit Union City Square Stage sponsored by the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce.
Summer Kids Movie Series. The Michigan Theatre, 124 N. Mechanic Street in Jackson is hosting a Summer Kids Series. There will be kid-friendly movies showing on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 11 A.M. and 2 P.M. Sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Jackson, Robbie Curtis Charitable Trust and Consumers Energy. Doors open 30 Minutes before screening time. $1 Admission. $4 Kids Combo (Small Pop and Popcorn). This week’s movie: Trolls World Tour. Michigan Theatre, Downtown Jackson.
Jackson District Library Bookmobile Coloring Contest. How would you decorate the JDL Bookmobile? Stop by any branch starting August 1 to pick up a coloring sheet. Get creative and color or decorate the bookmobile any way you’d like. Return your coloring sheet to your branch by August 31 to be displayed. Winners for each branch will be contacted on September 7 and receive a giant Crayola art set. You can also download and print off the coloring sheet here.
Bright Walls Community Mural Project. Looking for a fun summer project? How about contributing to our community mural? Head to your local Jackson District Library branch and grab a wooden tile. Take it home and decorate it using the instructions on the tile. Return your tile to any Jackson District Library branch before Aug 20 so the Bright Walls team can assemble them for a special exhibition. The community mural will be part of this year’s Bright Walls Bright Site.