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  • 01

    Kosmic Bowling at Indian Lanes Bowling Center

    9:00 pm-12:00 am
    815 E Northside Drive, Clinton MS

    No additional details for this event.

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    Youth Beginner Tennis

    11:00 am-12:00 pm

    Once again the Clinton Parks and Recreation Department and the United States Tennis Association (USTA) will be partnering to provide beginner tennis lessons for children ages 6-12 at Brighton Park.

    Lessons will take place Wednesday’s from 4:30 P.M.and Saturday’s from 11:00 A.M. to Noon. Two sessions are scheduled for March 22- April 15 and April 19-May 13.
    USTA’s “Ready to Rally” beginner tennis program provides children the opportunity to learn the game of tennis from certified tennis professionals in a fun and engaging environment.  Cost for the four week (8 lessons) session is $58.
    The sessions will consist of basic demonstration and instruction of tennis techniques, as well as game strategy and scoring.
    Visit or call 601-924-6082 for more information. To register go to and Look for “Brighton Park”.
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    All day
    The Jackson Zoo is once again bringing the pre-historic era back to “life” inside the park on April 1, 2017 so people can “See the Past and Protect the Future.” Thanks to Regions, United HealthCare Community Plan of Mississippi, and M3A Architecture, dinosaur fans of all ages will see nearly life-sized and moving replicas of a dozen ancient creatures during a three-month event that will help raise funds and awareness for endangered species.
    Dinosaurs first visited the the Jackson Zoo back in 2004, and it was exciting for both staff and guests alike. With the advancement of technology in the past decade, a new generation will get to witness more than twelve free-standing exhibits that move, breathe, and even spit water within sight of guests.
     “People have always mentioned how much they loved the dinos when they were kids,” said Executive Director Beth Poff. “We saw an opportunity to bring them back – with an upgrade – that’s both fun and educational regarding currently endangered animals. The Red pandas, Sumatran tigers, and the White rhinos are all animals that might end up like the dinosaurs if humans don’t intervene.”
    Not only will the replicas from The Dinosaur Company (Billings Productions) be taking over a large section of the zoo, but they will also be over-shadowing the events between April 1 and July 2. Members will get a special preview with Doughnuts & Dinos with Dunkin Donuts; the 10th Annual Zoo Brew beer festival with Capital City Beverages will be HUGE; plus there will even be Dino Zoo Camps, Dino Night Hikes, Dino Birthday Parties, and special days highlighting conservation and endangered species.
    In addition, several local attractions will be sharing the pre-historic experience. With the Visit Jackson Pre-HisTOURist Pass, people can go on a DINO TOUR in the Metro and finish with a free treat! Guests who visit The Jackson Zoo AND the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science (“Be The Dino”), plus either the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame OR the Clinton Community Nature Center, can get a free “Dino Dessert” with purchase at either Sal & Mookie’s, Broad Street Bakery Café, or the Manship in the Belhaven. The special rack cards will be available at all locations starting March 10th.
    There will be special admission charge at the Jackson Zoo during the limited time event, which will be an additional $2 per entry for daily admission or member visits between April 1 and July 2 of 2017. Members will have an opportunity to purchase a special Dino Pass at a discounted rate during March and April to add to their annual membership account.
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    Deadline to register to vote in primary election

    8:00 am-12:00 pm

    The deadline to register to vote in the primary election is noon. The City Clerk’s office will be open from 8 a.m. until noon for those wishing to register to vote.

  • 01

    CCNC Spring Plant Sale

    8:00 am-1:00 pm

    April 1st – Spring Plant Sale • 8am – 1pm • Choose from the best selection of Native plants and native plant information. Plant list will be posted soon!

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    Nature Day at CCNC

    10:00 am-1:00 pm

    April 1st – NATURE DAY! • 10am – 1pm • Special activities will center on all things fluttery! FREE for the public, donations appreciated! • More details to come!