Looking for something to do on Thursday and Friday? Here are a few things you can check out on the West side:
Pizza, Dessert, and Auction for Charity (Thursday 6 p.m., Calvary Baptist Church)
The West Jackson Rotary Club is holding its first Pizza Party, Dessert Sampling and Silent Auction this Thursday, April 28th at 6:00pm at Calvary Baptist Church, 1300 West Capitol Street. The Piney Woods Cotton Blossom Singers will perform. Proceeds from the evening will benefit Piney Woods School, Blackburn Middle School’s Computer fund, and the West Jackson Rotary Club’s goal to help beautify the Metro Parkway. Tickets are $15.00 if purchased in advance, or $20.00 at the door.
For advance tickets, contact Phil Reed at (601) 969-3088 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Conversation on Mentoring (Thursday, 5:30 p.m., 1335 Grand Ave.)
Finally, Mentoring Children for Tomorrow, Lutheran Episcopal Services in Mississippi, and the United Way are teaming up for a Conversation on Mentoring. This event will take place here in West Jackson at the lovely home of deborah Rae Wright and aims to find more mentors for Jackson’s youth. For more information or directions, contact Tonja Murphy at (601) 352-7125 or (601) 665-2991.
This is a free event.
Jazz on the Plaza (Friday, April 29, 6 p.m. – 11:30 p.m., JSU Main Campus)
- Photo by Fabio Taffurelli of Flickr Creative Commons
Grab your lawn chair on come out to Gibbs-Green Plaza at Jackson State for “Jazz on the Plaza”. The event features music by the JSU Jazz and Vocal Ensembles, JSU Faculty Jazz Ensemble, Madison Central High School Jazz Ensemble, and performances by internationally renown trombonist, Steve Turre.
The event is free, and with a forecast high of 77°, the weather should be great!
Note: If there is inclement weather, the event will be moved to F. D. Hall Music Center.