Fall Fix-Up! (MCM Closed)

Event by: MS Children’s Museum
Where: 2145 Museum Boulevard Jackson, MS 39202


Fall Fix-Up! (MCM Closed)
September 10-12
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Did you know that nearly 150,000 little feet explore MCM each year? MCM will be closed to the public from Monday-Wednesday, September 10-12 during normal hours to deep clean, sanitize and remediate exhibit space. Volunteer with us by sending an e-mail to volunteer@mcm.ms or call 601.981-5469.

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Soccer Skill Development Class for 2 – 9 year olds

Event by: Soccer Shots Jackson
Where: Laurel St. Park


FALL CLASSES BEGINNING SOON.
Soccer development classes for children ages 2-9. Soccer Shots is the official soccer 2 – 5 year old soccer program for US Youth Soccer. Classes will focus on skill development, character development, physical fitness and having tons of fun. Our program is a curriculum based program led by certified coaches.

The cost for the fall classes is $135 + a $25 registration fee. We do offer the option for two payments of $65. The registration fee will cover your child for any class enrollment in the 2018/2019 school year.

Enroll today before classes fill up. Classes begin on Monday, August 20th.

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Pearl River Clean Sweep

Event by: Pearl Riverkeeper
Where: Pearl River


On September 15 and 22nd, cleanup teams will be deployed along the Pearl River from its Headwaters in Nanih Waiya, Mississippi, downriver through the Ross Barnett Reservoir, along the border of Mississippi and Louisiana, all the way to Pearlington on the Gulf Coast. Tributaries such as the Bogue Chitto River and the Strong River will also have cleanup locations. Volunteers of all ages can choose from over 30 land and water-based locations. This event will celebrate drinkable, swimmable, fishable water in 15 Mississippi counties, 2 Louisiana parishes, and over 490 miles of beautiful river!
In 2017, this event engaged more than 1,000 volunteers and removed over 34,000 pounds of trash from the Pearl River watershed.

Please consider sponsoring this epic community-wide event!

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Millsaps College Offers Summer Enrichment Camps for Kids

Event by: Millsaps College
Where: Millsaps College Continuing Education Office


Millsaps College Continuing Education Office is offering summer enrichment camps for kids.

Camps include: Fun with Math, Storytelling: Mix-Medium Collage Papermaking Camp, Summer Guitar Workshop, Birding Camp, Song & Stage Camp, Elementary Engineering Building Blocks, Amusement Park Fun Building Blocks, and Mosaics for Teens.

Descriptions, ages, times, dates and costs plus registration forms are located at www.millsaps.edu/summercamps. Call Millsaps Continuing Education Office at 601-974-1130 for more information.

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Thomas And Friends: Explore The Rails- Visiting Exhibit

Event by: MS Children’s Museum
Where: 2145 Museum Boulevard Jackson, MS 39202


Thomas And Friends: Explore The Rails- Visiting Exhibit
Saturday, May 26 – Sunday, September 9
All aboard for a summer of locomotive learning at the Mississippi Children’s Museum! Thomas & Friends®: Explore the Rails, an interactive exhibit created by Minnesota Children’s Museum and inspired by the popular children’s series on PBS KIDS in the US, and Treehouse and Télé-Québec in Canada, will steam into MCM on May 26 and stay through September 9, 2018. Special programming, Tinker with Thomas, will incorporate elements of transportation, typography, and other STEM activities throughout the summer. Free with general admission. There will also be a Member’s Only Preview Party on Friday, May 25 from 5:30 pm-7:30pm. Museum membership is required to attend this Member’s Only party. This exhibit is locally sponsored by Trustmark.

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More Than a Tourist’s Belhaven Neighborhood Walking Tour

Event by: More Than a Tourist, llc
Where: Starting/Finishing Laurel Park


Welcome to the Belhaven Neighborhood! Come Walk & Learn about this Historic Neighborhood – How did Belhaven get it’s name? What did Laurel Park first look like? What is Shady Nook? & Who all lived in the popular Pink Apartments?… Find out about this & MORE!

Start & Finish at Laurel Park, about a 2 hour Tour at a very medium pace with stops. Refreshments will be served half way through.
$27 per person. Paypal: mtattravel@gmail.com or email me for other payment options.

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