Local briefs

Red Cross blood drives have been scheduled during April at the following Jackson County locations. Call 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org to schedule an appointment.

  • Today, April 23: 1 to 6 p.m., Blood Donor Center, 1174 Progress Drive, Suite 102, Medford.
  • Friday, April 27: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Blood Donor Center.
  • Saturday, April 28: 9 a.m. to noon, Blood Donor Center.
  • Monday, April 30: 1 to 6 p.m., Blood Donor Center.

Madrone Trail Charter School will hold its annual May Faire from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at 3070 Ross Lane, Central Point.

The event will include a Maypole dance, games, food, music and items from local vendors. Call 541-842-3657.

The Eagle Point High School Thomas Ussary Memorial Car Show will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 28, at Eagle Point High School, 203 N. Platt.

The event includes a show 'n' shine, poker run, trophies, concessions and prizes.

Proceeds go to the Thomas Ussary Memorial Scholarship fund and the Eagle Point High School Skills USA Club.

Call Matt Boren at 541-830-6397 or email borenm@eaglepnt.k12.or.us.

The Jackson County Genealogy Library will present "Finding the treasures in the Genealogy Library" from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, April 27, at the library, 95 Houston Road, Phoenix.

Library director Anne Billeter will cover what information is available, how to use the library's online catalog and more. Cost is $20. Call 541-512-2340 for reservations.

Friends of the Ruch Branch Library will hold a book sale from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, 1 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 3, and noon to 4 p.m., Saturday, May 5, at the library, 7979 Highway 238. Call 541-899-7438 or see www.jcls.org.

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