The popular Jazz on the Plaza event at Jackson State University is set for 6:00-8:30 p.m. Friday, April 24. In case of rain, it will be held at the Rose E. McCoy auditorium.
The concert will feature ensembles from the department’s jazz program, including Jazz Ensemble I, Jazz Ensemble II and Vocal Jazz Ensemble, as well as guest artists.
The stage will be set up at the center of the Gibbs-Green Pedestrian Walkway on JSU’s main campus, 1400 John R. Lynch St. in Jackson.
The event is free and open to the public. You are encouraged to bring your lawn chair and sandwiches and have a good time.
For more information, call the Department of Music at 601-979-2141.
Come out and enjoy the 23rd Annual Lynch Street Cultural Arts Festival on Saturday. There will be live entertainment, food vendors, face painting, space jumps, a super slide and much much more. The event is free and starts at Noon and ends when the sun goes down.
Jackson State University will celebrate a “Day at the Zoo” on Saturday, April 25, From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., a variety of fun activities and specials will be offered. They include: Small animals provided for petting and interaction, Food vendors, JSU mascot available for photos and “selfies,” JSU Band performance, Children’s Tiger face painting, Carousel rides (Only JSU general admission or JSU Zoo membership get a free carousel token that day).
Join the JSU Rec Complex on Saturday, April 25 from 7pm-9pm for a Zumba Party at the Walter Payton Center! The event cost $15.00 at the door, so don’t miss out on this fun, calorie burning, dance party!
There are so many positive things happening in West Jackson, come join us for an eventful weekend!