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South Central Michigan ALPACT presents….”Walking in Oak Creek” Free Movie and community discussion starts at 6:30 P.M. Michigan Theatre, Downtown Jackson.  South Central Michigan ALPACT (Advocates and Leaders for Police and Community Trust) is hosting a free screening of the film “Waking in Oak Creek” to be followed by a community discussion around the content. This film, from Not in Our Town, is inspired by the actions of thousands of Wisconsin residents who stood up for their neighbors in the face of hate after a shooting in a Sikh temple.

Our County’s Water:  A Blue Future?  Spend an evening at the Carnegie Jackson Public Library to find out what you can do to ensure enough clean water. Healthy communities depend on the protection of our most vital and vulnerable asset: water. Enjoy an interactive and lively workshop followed by refreshments and camaraderie.  The Greater Jackson Sierra Club’s meeting this month features Monica Day, MSU Extension’s Water Resources Educator speaking on WATER JUSTICE with ideas from Maude Barlow’s book “Blue Future: Protecting Water for People and the Planet Forever.” How secure is the future of our precious local clean water? Together we will consider and discuss the value of and threats to our local water resources. Monica will present ways in which citizens can get involved to help manage our important local resource. Is water is a human right?  At the meeting you can enter to win a Door Prize!   Carnegie Branch of the Jackson District Library Auditorium, 6:30 PM to 8:45 PM.  Parking and entrance in the rear.   This event is free and open to the public.

Should Your Idea Become a Business?   Monday, November 13th, 5:00pm-7:00pm Consumers Energy Innovation Center,
165 W. Michigan Ave, Downtown Jackson.  Presented by: Flagstar Bank.  In partnership with: Spring Arbor UniversityJackson County Chamber of Commerce and the Jackson Anchor Initiative.  Author Michael J. Suman’s presentation asks, “Are you an inventor?  Are you an innovator?  Are you an entrepreneur?”  Michael’s goal with these questions is to get you to consider that these are three different activities, each requiring different skill sets.  You will learn what you need to do to create a business based on your idea.  $5 cost, includes book and heavy hors d’oeuvres.

Yoga at Meijer Branch,  Jackson District Library.  Every Monday and Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. and Friday at 8:30 am.  Join Yoga instructor Jeanette Lamphere and learn the basics of yoga.  Suggested donation $3. Intended for adults.  

Family Storytime and Crafts at the Carnegie Branch, Jackson District Library.  Join us at the Carnegie Branch every Monday at 6 PM for stories, crafts and more. Intended for ages 0-7 and their families.

Grass Lake Literary and Chocolate Society.  Get your sweet tooth ready and join us on Monday, November 13 at 6 p.m. as we discuss Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance. New members are always welcome. Intended for adults.  Grass Lake Branch, Jackson District Library, 130 West Michigan Avenue, Grass Lake.

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