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You are invited to the Opening of the Jackson Civic Center

The city of Jackson, Missouri invited the public to come out and see the new Civic Center and FEMA Safe room.

The ribbon-cutting and opening ceremony will be held on Sunday, January 24th at 2:00 p.m.

The Civic Center is located at 381 East Deerwood Drive.

The project cost more than $5 million dollars and features a safe room with enough space to protect 1,554 people.

Other features include a banquet hall, catering kitchen, basketball and volleyball courts as well as a walking track and office space.

Refreshments will be provided at the ceremony.

On Monday, the Civic Center will be open for regular hours.

Those hours are:

M-T: 6 a.m. - 9 p.m.

F: 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sa: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Su: Noon - 9 p.m.

The daily entry fee will be $2, but if you get there before 9 a.m. it's only $1.

There are passes for regular users and families. 

For any questions about the fee structure or any other questions you can visit the city's website.

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