Friday, May 18
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.
Science Lecture: Professor of organic chemistry Marc Koyack will discuss amphibian fungal resistance as it relates to a variety of bacterial strains of violacerin. His talk will be from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Friday, May 18, in Room 151 of the Science Building on the Southern Oregon University campus, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Admission is free. Refreshments will be provided. Call 541-552-6341.
Smokey Bear Storytime: Children can learn about Smokey Bear and wildfire prevention at 11:30 a.m. Friday, May 18, at the Shady Cove library, 22477 Highway 62. A short activity and time to visit with Smokey will follow the storytime. Call 541-774-8679.
Medford Garden Club: The club meets at 1 p.m. the third Friday of the month at Ascension Lutheran Church, 675 Black Oak Drive, Medford. Call 541-772-0544. See Medford Oregon Garden Club on Facebook or call 541-773-6884.
Book Sale: Book sales are held from 1 to 4 p.m. the third Friday of each month at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. Look for new or gently-used books, DVDs and CDs. Prices are by donation. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.
Slopes & Trails: Slopes & Trails will hold a free meet-and-greet social at 5 p.m. Friday, May 18, at Kriselle Cellars, 12956 Modoc Road, White City. The nonprofit organization provides social and recreational activities. See slopes.org.
Art Reception: Rogue Gallery and Art Center will host a reception for artists Darla Baack, Vera Melnyk and Kathy Morawiec from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 18, at Rogue Gallery and Art Center, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford. Artwork by the three is included in the gallery’s Art in Bloom exhibit. Also, Britt Orchestra artistic director and conductor Teddy Abrams will discuss music and interdisciplinary collaboration at 6:30 p.m. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and 5 to 8 p.m. the third Friday of every month. Call 541-772-8118 or see roguegallery.org.
Southern Oregon Social Singles: The Southern Oregon Social Singles, a social group for single, divorced, widowed, separated or never married singles ages 50-70, will host a meet-and-greet from 6 to 8 p.m. the third Friday of every month in the sports lounge at Lava Lanes, 2980 Crater Lake Highway, Medford. Admission is free. See meetup.com/southern-oregon-singles.
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, May 19
Breakfast: Biscuits and gravy, omelets, scrambled eggs, ham, sausage, potatoes, pancakes, fruit, juice and coffee are served from 7:30 to 10 a.m. the third Saturday of every month at the Medford Masonic Center, 975 N. Phoenix Road, Medford. The breakfast costs $7 or $5 for students with valid identification.
Morning Bird Walk: See and hear a variety of birds that spend their summers in the Rogue Valley at 8 a.m. the third Saturday of every month through August, at North Mountain Park Nature Center, 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Admission is free. See ashlandparksandrec.org or call 541-488-6606.
Plant Sale: The phoenix Garden Club will hold a plant sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 19, in the parking lot at Ray’s Food Place, 735 N. Main St, Phoenix. Look for annuals, perennials and herbs.
North Valley Soroptimist Garden Tour: Take a self-guided tour from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 19, through six gardens in Central Point and Jacksonville. See flowers, ponds, vegetables, garden art, and beautifully designed outdoor spaces. Admission is $20. Tickets are available from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Schoolhaus Brewhaus, 525 Bigham Knoll Dr., Jacksonville. Visitors will receive a colorful booklet with descriptions and photos of each garden and a map of the tour. Call 541-890-7490.
Spring Book Sale: A book sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Look for new or gently used books, DVDs and CDs. Call 541-535-7090 or see jcls.org.
Wood House Farm Festival: The annual festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 19, and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at the historic Wood House, 12988 Highway 62, outside Eagle Point. Admission is $2; $1.50 for kids ages 7-12 and senior citizens. Kids 6 and younger get in free. The festival includes old-fashioned tractors, music by Minstrel Streams and the Oregon Old-time Fiddlers, along with more than 60 vendors offering food, jewelry, antiques, clothing and woodworking. Email email@example.com for information.
Rogue Valley Audubon Society: The Rogue Valley Audubon Society will host its Otis Swisher Memorial Field Trip from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 19, through the lower Klamath and Tulelake National Wildlife Refuge. The trip is a tribute to longtime advocate for birds and one of the founders of RVAS, Otis Swisher. Vince Zauskey will lead the trip to the National Wildlife Refuge, one of Otis’ favorite birding sites. Space is limited and registration is required. Email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 832-419-5086.
Rogue Valley A’s: Model A enthusiasts meet at 9:30 a.m. the third Saturday of every month at the Royal Mobile Estates Clubhouse, 1055 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville. You don’t have to own a Model A to attend. See roguevalleyas.org.
Rogue Modern Quilters Guild: The quilting group meets from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. the third Saturday of each month for sewing, demonstrations and show-and-tell projects at Talent Town Hall, 206 E. Main St. A business meeting begins at 11:30 a.m. All levels of experience are welcome. Annual dues are $25. The first visit is free. Call 541-512-1442 or see roguemodernquilters.wordpress.com.
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.
Spring Antiques and Vintage Sale: The Spring Medford Armory Antiques and Vintage sale to benefit the local non-profit Dogs for the Deaf will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 19, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at the Medford Armory, 1701 S. Pacific Highway, Medford. Antique and vintage dealers from five states will offer everything from furniture and lighting fixtures to artwork, jewelry, books and toys. Dusty Schmidt of Chinook Estate Services will offer antique evaluations for $3 per item. Mountain Stars and Jacksonville Museum Quilters Guild will offer quilt raffles. Admission is $6. Call 530-241-4063 or see tbcashows.info.
Historic Walking Tours: Hear about everything from old saloons to unsuccessful efforts to stop hogs and other livestock from roaming downtown markets and eating the produce when Ben Truwe leads free historic walking tours of downtown Medford from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. the third Saturday of every month. The tours start at the Southern Oregon Historical Society’s History Center, 106 N. Central Ave. To reserve a tour, call 541-773-8369.
Victorian Days: Learn how the Industrial Revolution affected Jacksonville and Southern Oregon from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at the Beekman House Museum, 470 E. California St., Jacksonville. The one-hour tour, Victorian New-Fangled Inventions, will present many innovations and share stories of how Victorian-era technology improved life in Jacksonville and the rest of Southern Oregon. Tours begin every 15 minutes. Admission is $8; $5 for seniors and students. This tour is not recommended for young children. Email at email@example.com or call 541-245-3650.
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.
Family Game Day: Play a variety of tabletop and video games from noon to 3:30 p.m. the third Saturday of every month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. See jcls.org or call 541-774-6994.
History Lecture: Historian Brad Irvin will present a history lecture about World War I at noon Saturday, May 19, at the Rogue River library, 412 E. Main St. Irvin’s lecture will cover the course of the war starting with the major fronts in Europe beginning in July 1914 and concluding with the situation as it was in January 1918. Significant battles, military and political figures involved in the wartime decision making process, and the impact on future historical events will be discussed. A Q-and-A session will follow. Admission is free. Call 541-864-8850.
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.
Teen Game Day: Teens can play table-top games and Wii video games from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Call 541-774-8685.
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.
Japan Week: The Japanese Association of Southern Oregon will hold its Japan Week on Saturday and Sunday, May 19-20, and Saturday, May 26. A tea ceremony will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at Ashland’s railroad park on ‘A’ St., located between Sixth and Eighth streets. A demonstration of suibokuga, or Japanese brush painting, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 20, in Room 206 of the Hannon Library at Southern Oregon University, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Rakugo, or traditional Japanese storytelling, will be demonstrated at 5 p.m. Sunday in the Meese Auditorium in the Arts Building. At 7 p.m. Saturday, May 26, artist Wataru Sugiyama will show and discuss his terracotta figurines and bronze pieces at Phoenix Art Studio, 4850 S. Pacific Highway, Phoenix. Wataru will demonstrate a bronze pouring for a section of his newest piece. Admission to all events is free, but donations will be accepted. See ja-so311.org.
History Presentation: The Rogue Valley Genealogical Society will present “Jehus from Siskiyou: Stagecoaching in Northern California” from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at the Jackson County Genealogy Library, 3405 S. Pacific Highway, Medford. Hear about stagecoaches and their fearless Jehus, or stagecoach drivers, as they traveled the length of the Siskiyou Trail. Admission is free. Call 541-512-2340.
Author Talk: Local author Claire Krulikowski will read selections from her book “Moonlight on the Ganga” at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at Barnes and Noble Bookstore, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford. Call 541-858-0203.
Flamenco Dance Meet: Beginners through advanced dancers can join Gloria Melgarejo of Raices Gitana for fun with a range of Gypsy flamenco dances, including tango, rumba and Sevillanas, at 3 p.m. Saturdays through May 26, at Studio 125 in the Cascade Performing Arts Center on the Southern Oregon University campus, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Singers, guitar and cajon players also are encouraged to attend. Call 541-773-8816 (English) or 541-946-8897 (Spanish).
Southern Oregon Ukulele Players: The ukulele group will perform and host a sing-along from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at The Black Sheep Pub, 51 N. Main St., Ashland.
Contra Dance: Dances are held the third Saturday of every month at the Grove, 1195 E. Main St., Ashland. Beginners instruction begins at 7 p.m. and dancing is from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. On Saturday, May 19, calling is by William Watson with live music by The Hat Band. No perfumes or scented oils, and clean bodies and clothes are encouraged. Admission is $10, $6 for students. Call 541-821-0097 or 541-482-7751 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
West Coast Swing: Swing dances will be held from 8 to 11 p.m. the third Saturday of each month through August, at the Jazzercise Studio, 205 Fern Valley Road, Suite O and P, at The Shoppes at Exit 24, Phoenix. Beginners’ instruction is at 7 p.m. Admission is $15 for instruction and dance or $10 for dance only. High school students get in free with student ID. See soswingdance.com or call 541-324-7981.
Sunday, May 20
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.
Author Talk: Local author Daniel Mark will present selections and talk about his book “Sharing Jerusalem: A Peace Agreement” at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at Barnes and Noble Bookstore, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford. See peacefulinterfaithcreations.com or call 541-858-0203.
Author Talk: Dr. John Kalb will discuss his book “Keep Your Marbles” at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. See jcls.org or call 541-774-6996.
Ashland YMCA Dance: Dance to music by Al Berman and Friends from 2 to 4 p.m. the third Sunday of every month at Ashland YMCA, 540 YMCA Way, Ashland. Coffee, tea and cookies will be served. Admission is $7, $5 for youths. Children 12 and younger require adult supervision. Call 541-488-7781.
Friendship Force: Seven members of Friendship Force of Southern Oregon will describe their experiences as guests in the homes of others while traveling from San Jose through Costa Rica at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at Royal Mobile Estates Clubhouse, 1055 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville. Admission is free. Call 541-896-1232 or see ffsoregon.org.
Monday, May 21
Center for the Visual Arts: New spring exhibits of student artwork will be displyed in the Art and Marion Ady buildings, corner of Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Street at Southern Oregon University in Ashland. Look for Elizabeth King’s collection “55 degrees over 65 degrees” in the Retzlaff Gallery; Caitlin McMorris’ sculpture work “You’re Fine” in the Thorndike Gallery; Paige Gerhard’s watercolor paintings “Intentional Chances” in the Meyer Memorial Gallery; Miranda Redhead’s “Haunted Hearts: Of Laments and Love” in the Boise-Cascade Gallery; Madison Reames’ “Exploring Self Identity: A Color Study” in the Art Department Chairs Gallery; James Montes De Oca’s “Narrative of Hands” in the JELD WEN Gallery; and Jazmine B. Heard’s “Stars and Stripes” in the Art Department Courtyard. The exhibit will run through Wednesday, May 23. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Call 541-621-6605.
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 your 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 adults 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.
Make It Art Monday: Adults can create a variety of flower- and garden-related crafts from noon to 2 p.m. Monday, May 21, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Supplies and light refreshments will be provided. Call 541-774-8679 or see jcls.org.
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.
Homework Hub: Children 5 through 12 who need help with homework, studying and comprehension can drop in and work with small groups and experienced tutors from 3 to 5 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Admission is free, and one-on-one sessions are available with advanced scheduling. 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.
Teen Movie Night: Teens can watch a movie and enjoy popcorn and goodies from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, March 19, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. The movie to be shown Monday, May 21, will be “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.” Call 541-774-6994.
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.
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: Beth Alderman will discuss her book “Melissa’s Match: The Great Society” at 7 p.m. Monday, May 21, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.
Astrology in Ashland: Evolutionary astrologer Marty Dixon will present a talk, “Neptune and the Quantum Narrative,” during the Astrology in Ashland meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, May 21, at Hidden Springs Wellness Center, 1651 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Admission is $7. Call 541-482-8988 or see www.astrologyinashland.org.
Tuesday, May 22
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 National Guard Armory, 1420 E. Main St., Ashland. See rvgrowersmarket.com.
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.
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, May 22, learn about Jennie George, or Lady Oscharwasha, of the Rogue Tribe of the Takelma Indians. 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.
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, May 23
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.
ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum: The museum features a variety of interactive science exhibits at 1500 E. Main St., Ashland. See upcoming events, shows and activities at scienceworksmuseum.org. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Admission is $12, $10 for ages 2 through 12 and 65 and older. Admission is $2 the first Sunday of every month. See scienceworksmuseum.org or call 541-482-6767.
Lithia Park Nature Walks: Naturalists lead free, 90-minute walks through Lithia Park at 10 a.m. Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays through September. Additional 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.
Smokey Bear Storytime: Children are invited to learn about Smokey Bear and wildfire prevention at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, May 23, at the Prospect library, 150 Mill Creek Dr. A short activity and time to visit with Smokey will follow the storytime. Call 541-774-8679.
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.
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.
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.
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, May 24
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.
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 hour 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.
Author Talk: Julia Seidler will discuss her book “Living With the Enemy” at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 24, 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.