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Find the best family and kid friendly activities and events in central Mississippi, including the cities of Jackson, Madison, Flowood, Brandon, Ridgeland, Clinton, Richland, Byram as well as Hinds, Madison and Rankin counties.But the fun doesn’t stop there—you’ll also find festivals, carnivals, and special event for the whole region—from Memphis to New Orleans.

From museums to concerts to plays…from parks to bike trails, Parents & Kids Magazine keeps track of all the fun choices for your family.

Be sure to check out our directory of ongoing events, too.Many local attractions feature family fun all year long.

For even more great information, also check our directories page for listings of summer camps; after school care and enrichment classes; kids’ sports; pediatricians; birthday party ideas and more.

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Solar Eclipse 2017-Planetarium

On Aug. 21, 2017, people across the United States will see the sun disappear behind the moon, turning daylight into twilight, causing the temperature drop rapidly and revealing massive streamers of light streaking through the sky around the silhouette of the moon. On that day, America will fall under the path of a total solar eclipse. 

Come experience the universe in one of the South's largest and best equipped planetariums! Our giant hemispheric theater, named after Dr. Ronald E. McNair, has been newly outfitted with a state-of-the-art 4k fulldome digital projection system, and it's going to blow you away.  The totally immersive fulldome digital cinema experience is like no other, giving you a front row seat for the action in ways that no flat screen ever could.

From entertaining feature shows to enriching educational content, our new digital Minolta Super MediaGlobe II system is ready and waiting to take you to the depths of the oceans to swim with the fish, into the past to roam with dinosaurs, into the heavens to fly right up to the planets and stars, and everywhere in between!

Visit http://www.jacksonms.gov/index.aspx?NID=142.

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