All programs are free.
New 2013 Neighborhood Program Calendar now available for download!
Beginning: October 14, 2013 – December 13, 2013
Break: December 16, 2013 – February 7, 2014
Ending: February 10, 2014 - April 25, 2014
Thursdays, 6-7:45 pm
Movies are family-friendly and free.
Arts and Crafts
Tuesdays, 4-5 pm Participants enjoy fun arts & crafts projects
Ms. Lovie’s Kids’ Cafe
Monday-Thursday, 5-6 pm Friday 3:30-4:30 pm
Kids’ Café is a feeding program; offering youth a nutritious meal.
Power Hour -
Monday- Thursday, 3-4 pm
Power Hour is a home work assistance program.
Little Ladies – Ages 5-13
Thursday, 6:30-7:30 pm
Lil Ladies is a personal & social enrichment, community service and community awareness sisterhood. Participants learn skills necessary to make positive choices and have healthy relationships, etiquette, and respect. They enjoy a variety of projects and field trips. This group meets October – April. Contact Delilah Simmons for more information.
Boys to Men – Boys Grades Middle to High School
Monday, 4-5 pm
Boys to Men is a life skills program designed to give middle and high school boys the tools that will help them be successful in their life endeavors. Facilitator: Terrance Miles.
Tuesday, 5 – 7:15 pm (Transportation provide from Jennings and back to Jennings)
Project Alert – Ages 5-18
Wednesdays, 4-5 pm
Children of all ages are invited to join us for this weekly drug prevention program. This group meets October – April.
Jump for Life – Ages 5-15
Monday & Wednesday, 6:30-7:15 pm
Jump for Life is an exercise, nutrition and hygiene program. Youth enjoy a variety of fieldtrips involving swimming and hair, skin and nail care and dining. The youth also are exposed to health related businesses within the community and learn how to prepare healthy meals and snacks. The group meets October – April.
Basketball Program/Leagues (Transportation provide from
Our basketball program is designed to help students develop basketball skills. This program also helps build self-confidence, develop leadership ability and promote sportsmanship. Leagues meet October – May.
Monday 6-7:45 pm
Tuesday 6-7:45 pm
Wednesday 6-7:45 pm
Thursday 6-7:45 pm
61st Annual Wassail Celebration
Sunday, December 1 @ 4 pm
The annual Jennings Center Wassail is a community event that kicks off the beginning of the holiday season. Children perform in song and dance and light refreshments are served, including the traditional Wassail punch! FREE! For more information contact Michael Ayers at 427-6700.
12th Annual Black History Bowl
Thursday, February 20 @6 pm
City-wide community youth groups are invited to participate in this high-spirited competition that challenges their knowledge of African American history. Registration for the Black History Bowl begins January 10. Call Michael Ayers @ 427-6700 for an information packet. FREE!
March 31- April 4
Annual Spring Break Block Party - March 31 @ 1-4 pm
School’s out! Children of all ages are invited to play games and other fun activities. FREE!
55TH Annual Teen Sunday
Sunday, June 1 @ 3 pm
This is a special event ending our After School Programs. Achievements of our youth are celebrated with an Awards and Graduation Presentation. This event is open to the community and a meal is included. FREE!