Friday, June 22
Jacksonville Carvers: The club meets from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays for carving and coffee at The Woodcarving Place, 255 E. D St., Jacksonville. Admission is free. Call 541-899-5571.
Book Nook Sale: A book sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. every Friday at the Shady Cove library, 22477 Highway 62. Look for new or gently used books, DVDs and CDs. Proceeds help fund programs, activities and library collections. Call 541-878-2270 or see jcls.org.
Festival Noons: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will host a talk, “Stories in Movement: The Dances of ‘Oklahoma!,’” by Kara Ann Gardner, at noon Friday, June 23, at Carpenter Hall on the OSF campus, 44 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Admission is $12, $8 for ages 6 through 17. Call 541-482-4331 or see osfashland.org.
Emigrant Lake Water Slide: Cool off with a ride down one of the 280-foot water slides at Emigrant Lake. Slides are open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday through Mondays through Labor Day. The cost to use the slide for 90 minutes is $6 on weekdays and $7 on Saturdays and Sundays. A three-hour pass costs $10 on weekdays and $12 on Saturdays and Sundays. See jacksoncountyor.org or call 541-774-8183.
Slopes & Trails: Slopes & Trails will hold a free meet-and-greet at 5 p.m. Friday, June 22, at Applegate River Lodge, 15100 OR-238, Applegate. The nonprofit organization provides social and recreational activities. See slopes.org.
Paws to Celebrate Gala: The fifth annual “Paws to Celebrate” fundraising gala for the Friends of the Animal Shelter will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, June 22, at the Bingham Knoll Ballroom, 525 Bigham Knoll Drive, Jacksonville. Tickets are $110 and include hor d’oeuvres, a plated dinner with a choice of entrees and dessert, and wine. Also look for silent and live auctions and meet several local “furry celebrities.” To purchase tickets see fotas.org/news/paws-to-celebrate or call 541-552-9948.
Ashland International Folk Dancers: The group meets Fridays at the Ashland Community Center, 59 Winburn Way, to perform dances from Eastern and Western Europe, Greece, Scandinavia, Israel, Turkey and the Middle East. Instruction begins at 7:30 p.m., and dancing goes from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. No partners necessary. Admission is $5. Call 541-535-6397 or 541-482-8249.
Saturday, June 23
SoHumane Rummage Sale: Southern Oregon Humane Society will host a benefit rummage sale from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 23, and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 24, at Southern Oregon Humane Society, 2910 Table Rock Road, Medford. Look for sports equipment, small kitchen appliances, household items, furniture, pet supplies and more. All proceeds will benefit the dogs and cats at SoHumane. See sohumane.org or call 541-779-3215.
Lithia Artisans Market: Dozens of artisans display handcrafted items from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays through October along Calle Guanajuato, the pedestrian walkway behind the downtown plaza that runs next to Ashland Creek in Ashland. Call 541-301-9811 or see lithiaartisansmarket.com.
Central Point Artisan Market: Food and handcrafted items are available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through Sept. 29 at 419 Front St., along the Artisan Corridor near Rogue Creamery, in Central Point. Call 541-664-5301 or see centralpointchamber.org.
Art Exhibit: Art Presence Art Center will host “En Plein Air” from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at the center, 206 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville. More than 30 artists from Oregon, California and Washington, will participate in plein air painting activities, a competition and the show. See soartistsworkhop.com.
Living History Tour: Step back in time and interact with Beekman family members and friends the fourth Saturday of each month through September. Experience Depression-era Jacksonville where miners are digging up streets, hobos are hoping for hand-outs, and the Beekman children are closing up their 1873 Jacksonville home, going through family belongings, commenting on current affairs, and sharing memories of life in the late 1800s. Tours begin at 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m. at the Beekman House, 470 E. California St., Jacksonville. Admission is $10, $8 seniors and students. Email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 541-245-3650.
Amateur Radio Field Day: The Rogue Valley Amateur Radio Club and the Cascade Amateur Radio Enthusiasts Club will host a field day beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 23, and running overnight until 11 a.m. Sunday, June 24, at ScienceWorks, 1500 E. Main St., Ashland. Visit their booth and try your hand at using a ham radio, contacting radio operators from across the nation and around the world. Email at email@example.com or call 541-261-2648.
Lecture: Jennifer Roberts will present “Stone Soup: How Recipes Can Preserve History and Nourish Community,” and lead a community discussion at noon Saturday, June 23, at the Rogue River library, 412 E. Main St. Explore how can recipes help us connect and create communities across time, distance, and culture. See jcls.org or call 541-864-8850.
Family Summerfest: An outdoor family Summerfest BBQ will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at the First United Methodist Church, 175 N. Main St, Ashland. Menu includes chicken, hot dogs, hamburgers, veggie options, garden salad, potato salad, dessert & beverages. Also look for children’s activities, music and raffles. Tickets are $30 per family or $15 per adult. Proceeds will benefit Uncle Food’s Diner and Tasty Tuesday’s weekly community meal serving the children and families of Ashland. Tickets available online at peacehouse.net or by calling 541-482-9625.
Festival Noons: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will host a talk, “Love, Language and Listening in ‘Romeo and Juliet,’” by Tiffany Ana Lopez at noon Saturday, June 23, at Carpenter Hall on the OSF campus, 44 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Admission is $12, $8 for ages 6 through 17. Call 541-482-4331 or see osfashland.org.
Bilingual Story Time: A combined English and Spanish story time is at noon Saturdays at the White City library, 3143 Avenue C. Call 541-864-8880 or see jcls.org.
Woodcarvers Club: Woodcarvers offer instruction for carvers of all ages from noon to 3 p.m. Saturdays at the Central Point Senior Center, 123 N. Second St., Central Point. Admission is $5. Call 541-944-4535 or see centralpointwoodcarvers.com.
Scrabble Club: Play for free from noon to 3 p.m. Saturdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Call 541-535-4163 or see jcls.org.
Movie Matinee: Family-friendly films are shown from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays at the White City library, 3143 Avenue C. Free popcorn is served. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.
Wii Teens: Kids 11 and older can play a Wii video games from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.
Author Signing: Bill Miller, journalist, historian and author of “History Snoopin,’” will offer a book signing from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at the Southern Oregon Historical Society Research Library, 106 N. Central Ave., Medford. Email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 541-773-6536, ext. 200.
Year of the Dog Fundraiser: SoHumane and the Ashland Art Center will host a fundraiser from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at Ashland Art Center, 357 E. Main St., Ashland. Look for animal-themed art by local artists, children’s activities, raffle prizes and more. Admission is $10, kids accomapnied by adults get in free. Refreshments provided. See ashlandartcenter.org
Star Promenaders: The club hosts A-1 and A-2 dancing from 6 to 7:30 p.m. the second and fourth Saturday of every month at the Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, 3377 Table Rock Road, Medford. Pre-rounds are from 7:30 to 8 p.m. and plus dancing is from 8 to 10:30 p.m. Square-dance attire is appreciated. Bring finger food to share. Suggested donation is $4. Call 541-855-7884.
Movies in the Park: This summer, find themed-event movie fun under the stars in select neighborhood parks. These Family Fun Nights feature free hot dogs (while supplies last) and recreational activities at 7 p.m. Movies begin at dusk. On June 23, “Spider-Man: Homecoming” will be shown at Bear Creek Park, 1520 Siskiyou Blvd., Medford. Call 541-447-2400 or see playmedford.com.
Sunday, June 24
Car Club: The Stray Cats Car Club of Jacksonville meets for coffee, donuts and vintage cars at 9 a.m. Sundays in the parking lot of Ray’s Market, 401 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville.
Flea Market: Antiques, collectibles, crafts and much more will be available at the Original Medford Giant Flea Market from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 24, at the Medford National Guard Armory, 1701 S. Pacific Highway. Admission is $1.50, free for age 12 and younger. See fleaforall.net or call 541-772-8211.
Jacksonville Farmers Market: The market is open from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 15 at the Historic Jacksonville Courthouse, 206 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville. More than 70 booths will offer local produce, fresh baked goods, naturally raised beef, local seafood, beverages, treats, prepared foods, arts and crafts. Live music begins at 11:30 a.m. Pets are allowed. See jville.market.
Medford Railroad Park: The park, at Table Rock Road and Berrydale Avenue in Medford, will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. the second and fourth Sunday of each month through October. Visitors can ride diesel trains and a motor car, see model railroad layouts and the Hogwarts Express, send and receive telegrams, tour historical railroad equipment and more. A new butterfly garden is open at the park. Admission is free, but donations are accepted. See ci.medford.or.us.
Sundays at the Farm: Historic Hanley Farm hosts open houses from noon to 4 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 2. Bring a picnic and tour the house and gardens. Look for children’s activities, craft vendors, live music and more. Farmhouse tours are available from 1 to 3 p.m.. Admission is free. Admission for the tours is $5, $3 for kids 12 and younger. Tour the Shakespeare Garden and learn about some of the food he mentioned in his plays and how to make those same tasty treats at home. On Sunday, June 24, Southern Oregon Photographic Association will display photos by Rudy Dierks, John Kirk, Judy Lanier, Vivian McAleavey, Neal Thompson, Andrea Shapiro and George Peterson, and other SOPA members will be present to answer questions about photography and demonstrate photographic techniques.
Art Exhibit: A collection of watercolor works by a group of 31 artists “Watercolors Gone Rogue,” will be displayed through Tuesday, July 24, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Winery hours are noon to 6 p.m. daily. See paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957.
Festival Noons: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will host a free Park Talk at noon Sunday, June 24, in the Bill Patton Garden on the OSF campus, 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Information technology developer Stuart Cotts will speak. Call 541-482-4331 or see osfashland.org.
Art Salon: Local artists will present digital images of their work and discuss the evolution of their art at 2 p.m. the last Sunday of every month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. On Sunday, June 24, artist Michael Gibson will be featured. Call 541-774-6996.
Friendship Force: Steven and Karen Good, members of Friendship Force of Southern Oregon, will present photos and a talk about their recent trip to Cuba at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 24, at Royal Mobile Estates Clubhouse, 1055 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville. Admission is free. Call 541-896-1232 or see ffsoregon.org.
Community Chant: Explore chants from various global traditions at 4 p.m. the second and fourth Sunday of every month at the Jacksonville Community Center, 160 E. Main St. No singing experience necessary. Admission by donation. Call 707-382-8641.
Monday, June 25
Library Story Time: Story times for babies, toddlers and children are available Mondays through Fridays at branches of Jackson County libraries. See jcls.org.
Color Mondays: Coloring sessions for adults will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Coloring supplies will be provided. Call 541-744-6996 or see jcls.org.
Stitchers of All Kinds: Bring needle-craft supplies and participate in embroidery, needlepoint, cross-stitch, quilting, knitting, crocheting and more at 10 a.m. Mondays at the Rogue River library, 412 E. Main St. Call 541-864-8850 or see jcls.org.
Kid Time!: Kids in elementary school and younger can explore interactive exhibits and learn about the history of Oregon, construction and engineering, water systems and more at Kid Time! 106 N. Central Ave., Medford. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission is $6 for adults, $10 for kids. Call 541-772-9922 or see kid-time.org.
Line Dancing for Seniors: Line dancing for ages 60 and older is held at 1 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave. Advanced line dancing is from 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Thursdays at the center. Admission is $2. Call 541-488-5342.
Movie Classics: Classic films will be shown at 1 p.m. Mondays at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.
Traveling Lantern Theatre Company: Portland-based Traveling Lantern Theatre Company will present “The Life of Mozart” at 1 p.m. Monday, June 25, at the Jacksonville library, 340 W. C St. The play presents a historically accurate look at the composer’s life and is designed to introduce young children to the history, music and story of his life. See jcls.org or call 541-774-8678.
Children’s Chess Club: Kids 5 and older can play chess from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 541-774-6995 or see jcls.org.
Rogue Fly Fishers Club: Learn or hone fly casting skills at 6 p.m. Mondays through Sept. 10 at Hedrick Middle School’s athletic field, 1501 E. Jackson St, Medford. The group does not meet on holidays or rainy days. Lined fly rods are available or bring your own. The lead instructor is a Fly Fishers International Certified Casting instructor. See rogueflyfishers.org.
Pub Trivia: Family-friendly games of trivia are available from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays at 4 Daughters Irish Pub, 126 W. Main St., Medford. Participation is free, and there are prizes for winning teams. Call 541-779-4455.
Art Critique: The Southern Oregon Society of Artists will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, June 25, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Artist Cheryl Magellen will advise members on current works. Her work has won many awards and has been accepted into regional and national shows. Admission is free. Call 541-414-4993 or 541-625-3285.
Clog Dances: Dance with the Misty Mountain Cloggers at 7 p.m. Mondays at the Southern Oregon Performing Arts Center, 930 Summit Ave., Medford. Instruction is available. Admission is $8. Call 541-772-1431.
Author Talk: Anna Quinn will discuss her novel, “The Night Child,” and Jennifer Haupt will share her novel, “In the Shadow of 10,000 Hills,” at 7 p.m. Monday, June 25, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.
The Ashland Country Dancers: English and Scottish country dancing will be held from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays in the Dance Space, 280 E. Hersey St., No. 10, Ashland. These community dance forms inspired square and contra dances. Instruction is available and no partner is necessary. Admission is $4.
Tuesday, June 26
Rogue Valley Growers & Crafters Market: Fresh and organic produce, crafts and food trucks are available from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Ashland National Guard Armory, 1420 E. Main St., Ashland. See rvgrowersmarket.com.
ScienceWorks Hands-on Museum: A variety of interactive science exhibits are available at ScienceWorks Hands-on Museum, 1500 E. Main St., Ashland. Find upcoming events, shows and activities at scienceworksmuseum.org. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Admission is $12, $10 for ages 2 through 12 and 65 and older. Admission is $3 the first Sunday of every month. See scienceworksmuseum.org or call 541-482-6767.
Traveling Lantern Theatre Company: Portland-based Traveling Lantern Theatre Company will present “The Life of Mozart” at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 26, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. This play presents a historically accurate look at the composer’s life and is designed to introduce young children to the history, music and story of his life. See jcls.org or call 541-774-8678.
Festival Noons: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will host a free Park Talk at noon Tuesday, June 26, in the Bill Patton Garden on the OSF campus, 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Lighting department manager Mac Vaughey will speak. Call 541-482-4331 or see osfashland.org.
Medford Melodears: The community chorus meets at 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Medford Senior Center, 510 E. Main St. The all-inclusive chorus group is directed by Dolores Bell, who has a master’s in music. Call 541-779-2796.
Coloring and Cookies: Coloring is available from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. Coloring supplies and refreshments are provided. Call 541-826-3313 or see jcls.org.
Medford Cribbage Tournament: Compete at 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Mountain Mike’s Pizza, 2640 E. Barnett Road, Medford. Admission is $4.50. Call 541-773-2898.
Traveling Lantern Theatre Company: Portland-based Traveling Lantern Theatre Company will present “The Life of Mozart” at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. This play presents a historically accurate look at the composer’s life and is designed to introduce young children to the history, music and story of his life. See jcls.org or call 541-774-8678.
Ballroom Dancing: Keyboard and horn player Dave Flick plays live music for ballroom dancing at 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, 3377 Table Rock Road, Medford. First-time visitors can dance for free, otherwise it’s $5. No partners are required. Call 541-664-3176.
Brain Books Discussion Group: The group meets from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6996 or see jcls.org.
Quilts & Genealogy: The Rogue Valley Genealogical Society hosts Quilts & Genealogy at 1:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Jackson County Genealogy Library, 3405 S. Pacific Highway, Medford. On Tuesday, June 26, learn about the “Signature Quilt Mystery.” Admission is free. Call 541-512-2340 or email email@example.com for information.
Children’s Movies: Free kids’ films are shown at 2:45 p.m. Tuesdays at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Free snacks are available. Call 541-535-7090 or see jcls.org.
Spanish/English Conversation Group: English speakers learning Spanish and Spanish speakers learning English can attend a free conversation hour from 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. See jcls.org or call 541-535-4163.
Lego Time: Ages 5 through 12 can build with Legos from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.
TED Talk: Videotaped lectures about select topics are shown at 3:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Discussion will follow. Call 541-774-8689 or see jcls.org.
Cribbage Club: The American Cribbage Club hosts players at 6 p.m. Tuesdays at the Table Rock Mobile Home Park Events Center, 2385 Table Rock Road, Medford. Admission is $7. Call 541-973-2508.
Sweet Adelines: The Southern Oregon Sound Chapter of Sweet Adelines International, an a cappella chorus for women, offers instruction on vocal technique, musical accuracy and showmanship. Rehearsals are from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at Eastwood Baptist Church, 675 N. Keene Way Drive, Medford. The group, under the direction of Martha Segura, performs locally and in an annual regional competition. Call 541-595-8247 or see southernoregonsoundchorus.com.
Lecture: The Talent Historical Society hosts lectures from 6:30 to 8 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of every month at the Talent Historical Society Museum, 105 N. Market St., Talent. Admission is free. Call 541-512-8838.
Trivia Night: Tuesday Night Team Trivia is held at 7 p.m. at Louie’s Restaurant, 41 N. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free, and winning teams will receive prizes. Call 541-482-9701.
Wednesday, June 27
Jacksonville Museum Quilters: The group meets at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays at First Presbyterian Church, 425 Middle St., Jacksonville. Call 541-941-2463.
Hands-All-Around Quilters: Visitors can work on individual projects or sew quilts for charity from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays at Wesley Hall at First United Methodist Church, 175 N. Main St., Ashland. Call 541-732-0141.
Lithia Park Nature Walks: Naturalists lead free, 90-minute walks through Lithia Park at 10 a.m. Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays through September. Saturday walks are available in July and August. Learn about the plants, trees, animals, water, geology and history of the park. Meet at the park entrance on Winburn Way across from the downtown Ashland Plaza. No registration required. Call 541-488-5340.
Festival Noons: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will host a talk, “Love, Loss and Legacy: An Insider’s Guide to the OSF Summer Season,” by Amrita Ramanan, at noon Wednesday, June 27, at Carpenter Hall on the OSF campus, 44 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Admission is $12, $8 for ages 6 through 17. Call 541-482-4331 or see osfashland.org.
Lunchtime Movies: Free movies are shown from noon to 2:30 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of every month at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Refreshments are provided. See jcls.org or call 541-774-8679.
Origami: Children can practice the art of Japanese paper folding, or origami, at 2 p.m. Wednesdays at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. Materials and instruction are provided. See jcls.org or call 541-826-3313.
Afternoon Movies: Free films are shown at 2 p.m. Wednesdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Free refreshments are available. Call 541-535-4163 or see jcls.org.
Movies and Popcorn: Free films are shown at 2 p.m. the last Wednesday of each month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Admission is free and refreshments will be provided. Call 541-774-6996 or see jcls.org.
Yarnia: A knitting and crochet group for all ages meets at 2 p.m. Wednesdays at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. Materials and instruction are provided or you can bring your own supplies. See jcls.org or call 541-826-3313.
Siskiyou Sleuths Book Group: The book group discusses mysteries and welcomes new readers from 3 to 4:30 p.m. the last Wednesday of each month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6996 or see jcls.org.
Ballet Barre: Dance with the Medford Civic Ballet at 6 p.m. Wednesdays at the Dance Arts Center, 9 Hawthorne St., Medford. Instruction is available. Admission is $8. Call 541-772-1362.
Book Club: A book group meets at 6 p.m. the last Wednesday of every month at the White City library, 3143 Ave. C. Read the books, then join in the discussions. Call 541-864-8880 or see jcls.org.
Trivia Night: Howiee’s on Front hosts trivia games from 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays at 16 N. Front St., Medford. Call 541-773-5767.
Thursday, June 28
Medford Growers Market: Fresh and organic produce, crafts and food carts are available from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays in Hawthorne Park, corner of East Jackson and Hawthorne streets, Medford. See rvgrowersmarket.com.
Daniel Meyer Pool: The outdoor pool at 1705 Homes Ave. in Ashland is open into early September. For information on swim schedules and lessons, see ashland.or.us/swim.
Festival Noons: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will host a preface talk offering an interactive, in-depth introduction to “Manahatta” at noon Thursday, June 28, at Carpenter Hall on the OSF campus, 44 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Admission is $12, $8 for ages 6 through 17. Call 541-482-4331 or see osfashland.org.
Line Dancing: Jeannette Bournival leads line dancing Thursdays at the Medford Senior Center, 510 E. Main St. Beginners are at 1 p.m. and intermediate dancers are at 1:30 p.m. Admission is $3. No partners necessary. Call 541-857-6819 or see jbournival.wordpress.com.
Spanish/English Conversation Group: English speakers learning Spanish and Spanish speakers learning English can attend a free conversation meeting from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursdays at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. See jcls.org or call 541-744-6996.
Cribbage: Cribbage games start at 6 p.m. Thursdays at Twin Creeks Retirement Community, 888 Twin Creeks Crossing, Central Point. Entry is $5. Call 541-664-2611.
Full Moon Hike: Join Northwest Nature Shop for a guided night hike under the full moon on Thursday, June 28. Hike to a vantage point along the Rogue Valley rim in the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument and watch the full moon rise around 8:15 p.m. Observe the night sky, look for bats, and discuss all things lunar. All ages are welcome on this easy-moderate hike. Meet at 6:30 p.m to carpool from Northwest Nature Shop, 154 Oak St. Ashland. See northwestnatureshop.com or call 541-482-3241.
Author Talk: Ellie Alexander will discuss her novel “Till Death Do Us Tart: A Bakeshop Mystery” at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 28, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.
Dart Tournament: Dart matches for skilled and novice players start at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at The Black Sheep Pub, 51 N. Main St., Ashland. Entry is $5, and the pub will match the pot up to $50. Call 541-482-6414.
Trivia Night: Smithfields Pub & Pies hosts free trivia games from 8 to 10 p.m. Thursdays at 23 S. Second St., Ashland. Call 541-482-7437.
Game Knights: No matter what kind of “knight” you are, there is a board game to play at 8 p.m. Thursdays at The Black Sheep Pub, 51 N. Main St., Ashland. All ages welcome until 11 p.m. Call 541-482-6414.