Monday Jul 24 @ 6:30 PM
St. Dominic Hospital – This is a one-session class held twice monthly at St. Dominic’s. It teaches injury prevention and the correct CPR techniques for infants. The class is a must for parents or anyone taking care of your baby. Pre-registration required. To register, call 601-200-6934. This class is free for mothers delivering at St. Dominic’s.
Tuesday Jul 25 @ 3:00 PM
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science – Preschool Weekly Adventures: This new program begins in July 2017! Weekly Adventures are 20-30 minutes of themed learning, playing, and adventuring. Get details at: http://mdwfp.com/museum/learn-teach/preschool-room/ Included with regular Museum admission. Free for Members of the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science Foundation. July 5, 2017: Wiggle Worms July 11, 2017: Hungry, Hungry Bears July 18, 2017: A Parade of Ants July 25, 2017: Bubbly Bubbles
Tuesday Jul 25 @ 5:30 PM
Ideas on Tap (Literally) : What's Brewing in Mississippi?
Hal and Mal's-Jackson, MS – Join the Mississippi Humanities Council and Rethink Mississippi at Hal and Mal's-Jackson, MS on July 25 for a conversation on beer--and booze--in Mississippi. We'll look at the history of alcohol laws in the state, the rise of the craft industry, new state laws regarding beer, and the role that distilleries and breweries can play in economic development and creative placemaking in the state. The panel will include Charlene Williams from JXN Barley's Angels, Lucas Simmons of Lucky Town Brewing Company, and Matthew P. McLaughlin, local attorney with an expertise in the alcohol beverage community. Stay tuned for more details. Bring your friends to this free event!
Tuesday Jul 25 @ 6:00 PM
Summer Wine Tasting
Amerigo Italian Restaurant – Join us for our monthly wine tasting! Sample four cool wines for summer paired with bruschetta and tiramisu for just $21 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are required. 601.977.0563 Coppola Votre Sante Chardonnay Villa Pozzi Pinot Grigio Babylonstoren Rose Babylonstoren Viognier
Tuesday Jul 25 @ 6:00 PM
Tuesday Night Training w/ RFP
StinkyFeet Athletics – StinkyFeet's RFP Training Group invites you to join us for our weekly Tuesday night workout. This week we will meet at Northwest Rankin High School's Track to run sprints and complete a little circuit training under the direction of our favorite Head Coach, Jeremy Jungling. Everyone is welcome, all experience levels included. We would love to have you; bring a friend or come make one!
Tuesday Jul 25 @ 7:30 PM
Ardenland Presents Matthew Sweet
Duling Hall – Doors open at 6:30pm, show at 7:30pm. Tickets are $15 advance, $20 day of show. There will be a $3 uncharge for persons under 21. Order tickets by phone at 877-987-6487. **Show Presented in part by Capital City Beverages, Inc., Cathead Vodka, A2Z Printing & Find It In Fondren!
Wednesday Jul 26 @ 12:00 PM
History Is Lunch: The Life and Times of Evans Harrington
Mississippi Department of Archives & History – On Wednesday, July 26, as part of the department's History Is Lunch series, Robert W. Hamblin will discuss his new book, "Living in Mississippi: The Life and Times of Evans Harrington." With his biography of Harrington, Robert W. Hamblin elevates the scholar, author, and advocate for racial advancement, as well as his achievements and writings, introducing his legacy to a new generation. Evans Harrington (1925-1997) continually found himself in conflict with the conservative, and often reactionary, institutions of his society--be they educational, political, or religious. Yet unlike many Mississippi liberals and moderates of his day--white as well as black--Harrington did not leave the state for a freer environment or opportunities elsewhere. Except for his military service, he stayed in Mississippi his entire life. In 1962, Harrington openly supported the enrollment of James Meredith, the first African American student to attend Ole Miss. In 1965, he invited African American students from Tougaloo College to attend the Southern Literary Festival hosted by Ole Miss--the first meeting of that organization to be integrated. In 1972, as faculty sponsor of Images, the Ole Miss literary journal, he joined his student writers in a successful suit against the university’s attempt to suppress an issue of the magazine that contained controversial content. In 1996, Harrington united with other ACLU members to support the cause of Lisa Herdahl, who had brought suit against the North Pontotoc, Mississippi, School Board for allowing sectarian prayers and devotionals in public school classrooms. Hamblin presents these and other examples, showing Harrington both as an exception to and as a representative figure of his time and place. This biography also explores Harrington and his writings, which include "Living in Mississippi," a personal essay about being a white liberal in segregated Mississippi; several short stories; and his novel, "The Prisoners." Harrington also coedited, with Ann J. Abadie, four volumes of papers presented at the annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference, which he co-founded. Robert W. Hamblin is professor emeritus of English and founding director of the Center for Faulkner Studies at Southeast Missouri State University. A native of Mississippi, he is the author or editor of thirty books, including eighteen scholarly volumes, six books of poems, four biographies, and two family memoirs. His most recent books are "Myself and the World: A Biography of William Faulkner," published by University Press of Mississippi; "Faulkner and Warren"; and "Dogwood Winter and Other Seasons." The program will take place in the William F. Winter Building, 200 North Street, Jackson, MS 39201. There is no charge to attend. Signing to follow, with books sold by Lemuria Bookstore. For more information call 601-576-6998 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday Jul 26 @ 5:00 PM
Paws on the Patio Fundraiser
1908 Provisions Restaurant – It's not every day you have the opportunity to share your social life with you most loyal, furry companion... WHAT IS IT? Tasty Food (for you & your pet) + LIVE Music + Cold,Refreshing Beverages + Incredible Prizes + Unbeatable Company = Date night with your four-legged best friend, supporting a worthy cause you BOTH can enjoy: one of our local pet care organizations! In April we raised over $700 for ARF MS (Animal Rescue Fund of Mississippi) WHEN/WHERE IS IT? Don't miss out Wednesday, July 26th at the Library Lounge, from 5pm-8pm! The Event officially ends at 8pm, but the Lounge is open until after midnight - we encourage you to continue enjoying the evening, even after we are done! WHO CAN COME? Well, obviously, all owners and their pets are welcome! However, all animals in attendance will be required to be on a leash for the event duration - this is for yours, ours, and your pets safety! Don't have a pet to call your own? No Problem! Everyone is welcome to come, kick back, and take a break from the real world! -- -- -- Finally, you can justify your after work cocktail hour(s) and your, slightly obsessive, love for your pet - you're supporting a good cause! -- -- -- BENEFITING A GOOD CAUSE! As if getting to hang out together in such a cool atmosphere wasn't awesome enough, there will also be a RAFFLE with MULTIPLE, FANTASTIC prizes, all graciously donated from different, local veterinarians, pet stores, groomers, and more – all raffle ticket proceeds will go directly to providing funding for an essential Jackson organization that works tirelessly each and every day to protect and better the lives of all of Mississippi's domesticated friends!! Raffle tickets are $3 a piece and there is no limit on how many you can purchase. The more tickets you buy, the better your chance to win AND most importantly, the more money that will be donated towards benefiting a very worthy organization! Donations are also welcome and encouraged! For your convenience, raffle tickets and donations can be added on to your Library tab. FOOD, DRINKS, TREATS, LIVE MUSIC & FRIENDSHIP While you and your friends unwind with our menu of fresh hand-crafted cocktails, beer, and wine, your pet will feel right at home provided with their own bowl of water and plenty of space to roam when nature calls. We also have a special treat ready for each and every pet in attendance (treats are complimentary, but optional). Be sure to satisfy your own taste buds as well, with one or two of our scrumptious small plates or one of Chef Corey's indescribable, specialty hot dog creations! *Live Music will be featured on the patio from 5pm-8pm. *Musical entertainment to be announced at a later date.* Any questions? Give us a call @ 601.948.3429 or send us a Facebook message! We hope to see you both! Don't Miss Out! Wednesday, July 26th from 5pm-8pm On the patio of The Library Lounge @ The Fairview Inn, Belhaven
Thursday Jul 27 @ 5:00 PM
LIZ Nichols "Growth" new paintings
Brown's Fine Art and Framing – Discover the work of one of Mississippi's most sought after fine artists at this new show "Growth" by Jackson native Liz Nichols. Her atmospheric contemporary paintings are revered for their soft beauty and light texture. Meet the artist at a reception at Brown's Fine Art & Framing on July 27th starting at 5pm. We look forward to having you in the gallery!
Friday Jul 28 @ 10:00 AM
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science – Games, crafts, and investigations about #fossils are part of the fun every Friday in June and July from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Explore the "Be the Dinosaur: Life in the Cretaceous" exhibit, too! Included with museum admission. Members are FREE. Admission: $6.00 for adults, $4.00 for children, under 3 are FREE.
Friday Jul 28 @ 5:00 PM
Food Truck Friday
Mercedes-Benz of Jackson – Kick off the weekend by bringing the whole family to this event filled with local eats, water slides, and live music!
Friday Jul 28 - Jul 29 @ 6:30 PM
Restoration Church – FREEDOM - Restoration Men's Conference Worship Special speakers: Coach Gene Carter - Life Coach Dr. Archie Foster - Evangelist Doors open at 6:30 PM Friday and 8:00 AM Saturday
Saturday Jul 29 @ 7:30 AM
Rise and Grind - Coffee Run
StinkyFeet Athletics – Plan to join us for our weekly Saturday morning social run, "Rise & Grind!" Come have a cup of Joe and run your miles with us! Rumor has it that Head Coach Jeremy Jungling will be breaking out his chef's apron and putting new meaning to the acronym "RFP" (Running for Pancakes) by cooking and serving a tasty breakfast to participants post run! Everyone is welcome. Bring a friend or come make one!
Saturday Jul 29 @ 9:00 AM
Tent Sale + Tax Free Weekend
Buffalo Peak Outfitters – It's that time of year again! We'll be having our tent sale on Saturday, July 29. We're going to have TONS of stuff marked down, both from last year and this year, from your favorite brands including Patagonia, The North Face, and Chaco! We'll also have FREE coffee from Deep South Pops available throughout the day for anyone who stops by. That whole weekend, Friday and Saturday, will also be Tax Free Weekend. So you can come get any clothing or footwear item that's less than $100 tax free, which means you get an extra 8% off already marked down items. We hope to see you then!
Saturday Jul 29 @ 10:00 AM
Pelican Cove Poker Run
Central Mississippi Jeep Association – Our July Meeting will be help during Pelican Cove's Annual Poker run for Charity! Each hand will be $35, or $100 for three hands. All proceeds will be donated to Alzheimers Mississippi Organization. You can find out more about Pelican Cove's event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1505134356203939
Saturday Jul 29 - Jul 30 @ 10:00 AM
Brother's & Sisters-to-Be Class
St. Dominic Hospital – St. Dominic’s will offer a special class for children ages 3-8 who are expecting a new baby in their family. Emphasis is given to the sibling’s new role as a big brother or big sister. Call (601) 200-6934 for details or to register. Pre-registration for this class is required. If you are pre-registered at St. Dominic’s, […]
Saturday Jul 29 @ 5:00 PM
Farewell to Summer
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science – Looking for one last hurrah before summer break ends and school begins? Join us to tackle our playful obstacle course and slide, “exercise like a dino,” make bubble art & blow bubbles outside with Miss Denise, and enjoy Frozen Dino Desserts! Play Science Trivia (led by Challenge Entertainment) with the whole family. Prizes will be awarded to trivia winners by our wonderful, newly “trained” dinosaur (our giant velociraptor) and her handler. Visit & take a photo with our velociraptor at 5:15 p.m., 6:15 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. And, don't forget to play in the "Be the Dinosaur: Life in the Cretaceous" exhibit. Plus, a representative from NASA will be joining us to talk about the upcoming solar eclipse (the eclipse happens on August 21, 2017)! Bumpers will be selling chicken, burgers, hot dogs, drinks and special “Cretaceous Crunch” and “Dino-Delight” ice cream sundaes! Sharpen your wits with this fun and playful way to welcome the school year. $6.00 for adults, $4.00 for children ages 3 and up. Under 3 are FREE. Museum members are FREE. Become a Member today online at: http://mmnsfoundation.com/membership/membership-benefits/ “Be the Dinosaur: Life in the Cretaceous” is produced by Eureka Exhibits. The exhibit is sponsored locally by: Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks, Mississippi Museum of Natural Science Foundation, Gertrude C. Ford Foundation, Nissan, Regions Bank, The Chisholm Foundation, and other generous sponsors. Visit Jackson, MS Metro Jackson Attractions Association (MJAA)
Saturday Jul 29 @ 7:00 PM
Wake of the Wave
Offbeat – "Wake of the Wave" is the solo exhibition of artwork by Justin Ransburg. This exhibit marks the one year anniversary of his decision to be a full time artist. To mark this very special occasion, he has created an art book, also called "Wake of the Wave", that is a collection of illustrations from 2015-2017. It is available for pre-order until August 3rd and will be available for pick up on August 12th. Check out the preview here https://jransburg.carbonmade.com/projects/6500007 Preorder your copy of "Wake of the Wake" here https://www.paypal.me/RansburgArt/20