Ruben Studdard sings Luther Vandross at the Potter Center
An “American Idol” favorite pays tribute to a legend when Ruben Studdard Sings Luther Vandross, Always and Forever, coming to the Potter Center stage for one show only at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 21, 2018.
Tickets may be purchased by calling the Potter Center Box Office at 517-796-8600, or online at www.jccmi.edu/pottercenter.
Chris Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience at Potter Center
The Potter Center is hosting Chris Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience Sunday, April 15 at 2 and 6 p.m. The dogs will perform amazing tricks, big air stunts, comedy antics, dancing dogs and athletic feats. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 517-796-8600. The Potter Center is located on the campus of Jackson College, 2111 Emmons Road, Jackson.
Dinner is served at Irish Hills Eagles
The Irish Hills Eagles #3689 is serving a chicken and biscuit dinner Friday, April 13, from 5 to 7:30 p.m.
An All-you-can-eat-taco dinner will be served Tuesday, April 17, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Funds raised will go toward the group’s scholarship program.
The Irish Hills Eagles is located at 9500 Wamplers Lake Road, Brooklyn. For more information, call 592-8842.
JDL to celebrate 1,000 books before kindergarten
The Jackson District Library Carnegie Branch is hosting a 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Party Saturday, April 14 at 11 a.m. There will be cake and goodie bags for those who sign up for the program and special prizes for children who have read 500 and 1,000 books. The program is intended for ages 0-5 and their families.
For more information, visit myjdl.com or call 517-788-4087, ext. 1331.
Michigan Theatre to show the movie
‘13’ When being a slave became a crime
The Michigan Theatre is showing the movie “13th” When Being A Slave Became A Crime Friday, April 13, from 6 to 9 p.m. This movie takes an in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation’s history of racial inequality. The movie also touches on chattel slavery; D.W. Griffith’s film “The Birth of a Nation”; Emmett Till; the civil rights movement; the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Richard M. Nixon; and Ronald Reagan’s declaration of the war on drugs and much more.
A panel discussion with community leaders titled “What’s Next?” will be held after the viewing of the film. This event is free to the public. For more information, call 517-783-0962. The Michigan Theatre is located at 124 N. Mechanic St., Jackson.
Napoleon PTO to host spring carnival
The Napoleon PTO is hosting its annual Spring Carnival Friday, April 13, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Ezra Eby, 220 West St., Napoleon. The family fun event includes a silent auction with donated items from area businesses. All money raised from the event helps fund programs, field trips, and educational materials for the school.
Summer Camp preview days at YMCA
YMCA Storer Camp is hosting a free sneak peak of summer camp activities April 15 – May 6, from 1 to 4 p.m. Activities include a climbing tower, archery and nature fun. Guided tours will be given of the camp. For more information, call 517-36-8607 or visit ymcastorercamps.org. YMCA Storer Camp is located at 6941 Stony Lake Road, Jackson.