From the turning of dirt last fall to today, Fondren Park is a reality!

Today is the day: Fondren Park’s grand opening celebration begins at 3pm with the following schedule (times subject to change):

3:00pm-3:30 Anna Kline’s Grits and Soul Band
3:30 “What I like about the park” from kids
3:30-4:50 Jackson State Shakespeare Club Puppet Show & Face Painting
4:00 Fondren Renaissance Foundation remarks
4:00-4:45 Scott Albert Johnson
4:30 Hamburgers & Hot Dogs
4:50-5:10 Short Performance – JSU Shakespeare / JSU Drama
5:10 Volunteer opportunities – garden, playground, events
5:15-6:00 Sherman Lee Dillon and the Mississippi Sound
6:15-7:15 Andrew Dillon – Amazin Lazy Boi Band
7:30-9:00pm Movie: A Night at the Museum