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Our mission at Jackson Downtown Development Corporation (JDDC) is to increase property values, recruit quality business and upscale residential housing, create new investment, and promote the arts and cultural enrichment in downtown Jackson

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DOWNTOWN NEWS

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NOW SERVING BRUNCH!!!

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One of downtown Jackson's newest eateries is now offering brunch! ComeUnity Cafe is now open each Saturday from 9:30 AM-1:00 PM for a delicious serving of a healthy brunch. If you are downtown on Saturday morning, stop by the restaurant at 218 E. Main Street!?

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LUNCH WITH LAMAR

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JACKSON NEWS

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RE-TOOL YOUR SCHOOL

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Lane College is involved in a competition with other Historically Black Colleges and Universities to win a $50,000 grant from Home Depot to make campus improvements!

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Lane College is asking the community to vote each day from computer, tablet or cell phone up until April 14th.

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To vote for Lane, visit www.retoolyourschool.com/votenow

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JDDC Property of the Month: 111 N. Liberty Street

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This property is located in the heart of Downtown Jackson, right next door to City Hall. It is 2200 square feet and can be used for retail or office space!

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For more information on this property, call 668-7078 or visit?http://townandcountryrentals.com/properties/111-n-liberty-jackson-tn-38301/

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JDDC Investors of the Month:

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Click on each logo for more information!

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Thank You for your continued support of JDDC!

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Wednesday, March 26

Tasha Cobbs in Concert

Grammy & Stellar Award winning Gospel singer Tasha Cobbs comes to Jackson to perform her biggest hits! Joining her in this concert will be Vonda Cooper, Kimberly Jones & The Tennessee State University New Direction Choir.

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Oman Arena

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Doors Open: 5:00 PM Showtime: 6:00 PM

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Tickets may be purchased by calling the Civic Center Box Office at 731-425-8587

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Thursday, March 27

Wine Glass Painting Party

Join AnyArt for this paint party doing art on wine glasses. This class will be instructed by Alicia Cole

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Cost: $40 (2 glasses)

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6:30 PM-8:30 PM?

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To reserve your spot for this class, call 554-3495

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Tuesday, April 1

Summer Performing Arts Camp Registration

There will be 3 camps for young people interested in Performing Arts to take part in:

June 2-13 (ages 10-13) 9 AM-2 PM $120

June 16-20 (ages 5-7) 9 AM-12 PM $60

July 14-18 (ages 8-9) 9 AM-2 PM $70

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To register, you may call 425-8397, 425-8396 or register in-person at 314 E. Main Street. Registration begins at 8 AM

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Saturday, April 5

Jumpstart Jackson Walk

Join Mayors Jerry Gist, Jimmy Harris and hundreds of other Jackson residents for this walk promoting healthy living!

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Carl Perkins Civic Center

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9:00 AM-Registration

10:00 AM-Walk Begins

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March 3-April 28

Acrylic and Oil Paintings Exhibit

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This exhibit is a showcase of acrylic and oil display featuring a variety of subjects by artists from Jackson and surrounding areas.?

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Monday-Friday

9:00 AM-4:30 PM

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FREE of charge

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March 3-April 29

"Gathering 6" Exhibit

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This exhibit is a group show featuring the works of contemporary local, regional, and national artists working in a variety of media.

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Monday-Friday

9:00 AM-4:30 PM

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FREE of charge

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UPCOMING EVENTS TO WATCH FOR!!!

*Women in Business Luncheon: April 10

*WRAP Pancake Breakfast: April 12

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Recurring Events!

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Ballroom Dance Class-LIFT Wellness Center-Mondays: 7:30 PM

FitFirst- First United Methodist Church-Tues?& Thurs 4:15 PM

African-American Literature Book Club-JMC Library-Every 3rd Tuesday: 6 PM?

Yoga Classes-LIFT Wellness Center-Tues & Weds: 6:30 PM

Open Mic Night- The Downtown Tavern-Tues: 8-11 PM

Mid-Week Downtown Worship Service- First United Methodist Church-Wednesdays: 12 PM-12:30 PM

Rockabilly Line Dance Class-?Rockabilly Hall of Fame-Tues: 6-8 PM

Preschool Story Time- Jackson-Madison County Library- Tues 10:30-11:30 AM; Fri 9:30-10:30 AM; 10:30-11:30 AM

Farmer's Market-Tues-Sat: 7AM-4PM or until vendors close

DAR Genealogy?Session- Jackson-Madison County Library-1st Tues: 5-7 PM

Jackson Art Association?Meeting- Skyline Drive Church of Christ-?1st Tues: 7-8 PM

Original Music Wednesday- The Downtown Tavern- Wed: 9 PM

Girls Night Out- Charlie Bulldogs- Thur 5 PM

West Tennessee Homebrewers-St. Luke's Episcopal Church-Every 1st Thursday: 6:30 PM

Britt Brother's Band LIVE!- Rockabilly Hall of Fame-Friday Night Dances: 7 PM

Friendly Frank's Flea Market- Jackson Fairgrounds-1st Weekend Monthly?

Watch and Timepiece Show- N.C. & St. L. Depot Railroad Museum- ? 1st Sat Monthly: 10-12 PM

Jackson Chess Club- Green Frog Coffee Co.- Sundays: 2-4 PM

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THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT OF JDDC!

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Jackson Downtown Development Corporation

314 East Main St.

Jackson, TN 38301

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www.downtownjackson.com

731-427-7573

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