Calendar of Events

If you have an event that is open to the public that you would like added to this calendar, do no hesitate to email Be sure to include the date, times, title and a brief description, or your event will not be posted.

Events are typically denoted by their host at the front title. See below for a helpful guide.

JPSB - Jackson Parish School Board

JPL - Jackson Parish Library

JPM - Jackson Parish Museum and Fine Arts Association

JHHS - Jonesboro-Hodge High School

JHMS - Jonesboro-Hodge Middle School

SES - Southside Elementary School

JPCC - Jackson Parish Chamber of Commerce

JPRD - Jackson Parish Recreational Department

Upcoming Events

Toy Drive Block Party

Begins: 11/18/2017 - 10:00 AM
Ends: 11/18/2017 - 1:00 PM

In the Christmas Park (at the corner of Polk Ave and Fourth Street), a toy drive Christmas Block Party is being held to gather toys for needy children. Admission to the block party is one unwrapped and unused toy or $5.00. Games and snacks will be available. Oh, and did we mention Santa would make a visit?!

Thanksgiving Day - Office Closure

Begins: 11/23/2017
Ends: 11/23/2017

The Town of Jonesboro offices will be closed on Thursday, November 23, 2017, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Grand Marshal Coffee

Begins: 11/25/2017 - 10:00 AM
Ends: 11/25/2017 - 12:00 PM

Christmas Wonderland in the Pines Annual Parade and Festivites

Begins: 11/25/2017 - 4:30 PM
Ends: 11/25/2017 - 8:00 PM

The Christmas Wonderland in the Pines annual parade and festivities commence at 10 AM with the Grand Marshal Coffee where the Christmas lights officially are turned on.

4:30 PM - The annual parade starts along Cooper Avenue, turns at Third Street, comes down Allen Avenue toward the Courthouse and turns onto Jimmie Davis Boulevard, turns at Hudson Avenue, and finishes on Seventh Street. The judges' table is located on Jimmie Davis Blvd. in front of the Courthouse. 

6:00 PM - At approximately 6:00, the firework show will start. The fireworks are shot from the Public Works Department, under the supervision of the State Fire Marshal.

JPCC: Ladies Night Out

Begins: 12/4/2017 - 5:00 PM
Ends: 12/4/2017 - 8:00 PM

Come tour our local stores and shop for Christmas at the Chamber annual Ladies Night Out!

Town Hall Meeting

Begins: 12/12/2017 - 6:00 PM
Ends: 12/12/2017 - 7:00 PM

Christmas Holiday - Office Closures

Begins: 12/25/2017
Ends: 12/26/2017

The Town of Jonesboro offices will be closed Monday, December 25, 2017, and Tuesday, December 26, 2017, in observance of the Christmas holiday. Our offices will reopen on Wednesday, December 27, 2017.