THE JACKSON COUNTY REGISTER OF DEEDS OFFICE will be closed Wednesday, Sept. 18.

The International Essential Tremor Foundation support group will meet at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, at the Jackson County Senior Center Room 135. Attendees can learn coping skills, available products to help and the difference between Parkinson’s and essential tremor. The group serves individuals in Jackson, Macon, Swain and Haywood counties.

The Jackson County Arts Council is offering registration for JAM at the Jackson County Public Library from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday. JAM is an after-school program teaching Appalachian music. It’s open to students in grades 3-12 from all schools.