2014 Parks and Recreation Events

Below is the current list of special events sponsored, entirely or in part, by the Parks and Recreation Department.

For more information, contact Shane West Anderson at (573) 204-8848.  

Crowd Enjoying Rock Garden Music Performer at Rock in the Rock Garden

July

Homecomer 5k & Childrens 1 Mile Run July 22, 6:30 PM American Legion Baseball Field Parking Lot Race event running 3.1 miles & 1 mile youth run.  Winners receive plaques.  Entry fee $20. Click here for form.
Senior Social July 23, 1:00 - 3:00 PM Jackson Senior Center Live band entertainment, refreshments & prizes are offered. Admission is free.

August

Movie in the Park Aug. 1, 8:00 PM City Park Rock Garden Movie for public viewing. Bring lawn chairs. Free to public.
Senior Social Aug 27, 1:00 – 3:00 PM Jackson Senior Center Live band entertainment, refreshments & prizes are offered. Admission is free.

JAOSA (Jackson Area Organized Soccer Association)

Fall youth soccer 

Soccer Park, Rte PP  

TBA, Call 204-8848.

JAYF (Jackson Area Youth Football) Fall youth football Football Park, Rte. PP TBA, Call 204-8848.
Boys Fall Baseball Sign ups TBA,  Call 204-8848.

September

Senior Social Sept 24, 1:00 – 3:00 PM Jackson Senior Center Live band entertainment, refreshments & prizes are offered. Admission is free.

October

Senior Social Oct 22, 1:00 – 3:00 PM Jackson Senior Center Live band entertainment, refreshments & prizes are offered. Admission is free.

November

Rainbow Trout Fishing Program Begins November 1 Rotary Lake Cooperative program with the Missouri Department of Conservation. "Catch and Release" runs through Jan. 31, 2015. "Catch and Keep" starts Feb 1, 2015.
Senior Social Nov 26, 1:00 – 3:00 PM Jackson Senior Center Live band entertainment, refreshments & prizes are offered. Admission is free.

December 

Lights of the Season First Sat of Dec - Dec 31 City Park Drive through Christmas light display on Parkview Street.  No setup fee.
Make A Joyful Noise - Holiday Celebration TBA City Park Christmas-themed choir songs and nativity scene. Warm refreshments will be served.
Senior Social Dec 24, 1:00 – 3:00 PM Jackson Senior Center Live band entertainment, refreshments & prizes are offered. Admission is free.