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CENTRAL POINT — Seven Oaks Farm will have Pumpkin Patch Days from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday in October at 5504 Rogue Valley Highway.

There will be hay rides, pony rides, pumpkin decorating, face painting, a dark maze and a petting zoo, and the farm's country store will offer pumpkins and fall decorations. For more information, call 541-664-2060.

A qigong workshop will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at First Presbyterian Church, 85 S. Holly St., Medford. Cost is $40.

Qigong is described as a mixture of traditional Chinese medicine, Chinese martial arts and Chinese philosophy.

To register, call 541-707-1163.

A walk for arthritis will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at Bear Creek Park in Medford.

The Southern Oregon Arthritis Walk will include a one-mile walk, a 5K walk, community health fair, kids' zone, music, a raffle and food and refreshments.

Registration begins at 9 a.m., and entry is free.

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