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“Heat Wave,” an exhibit by High Fiber Diet, a group of artists from Oregon and Washington will be displayed through July 20 in the main gallery at Rogue Gallery & Art Center, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford. A reception for the artists will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 15. Gallery member painters will show “Fauvism,” a tribute to an art movement, in the community gallery. See roguegallery.org or call 541-772-8118.

Things to do, June 15 -23

Friday, June 15


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.

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 1½ hours is $6 on weekdays and $7 on weekends. A three-hour pass costs $10 on weekdays and $12 on weekends. See jacksoncountyor.org or call 541-774-8183.

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.

Rogue Gallery & Art Center: “Heat Wave,” an exhibit by High Fiber Diet, a group of artists from Oregon and Washington will be displayed through July 20 in the main gallery at Rogue Gallery & Art Center, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford. A reception for the artists will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 15. Gallery member painters will show “Fauvism,” a tribute to an art movement, in the community gallery. See roguegallery.org or call 541-772-8118.

Art du Jour Gallery: An art reception for wildlife photographer Judy Benson LaNier and painter Mary Jo Heath will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 15, at Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main St., Medford. There will be snacks and live music by Minstral Streams. See artdujourgallery.com or call 541-770-3190.

Slopes & Trails : Slopes & Trails will hold a free meet-and-greet social at 5 p.m. Friday, June 15, at Las Palmas Mexican Cuisine, 210 E. California St., Jacksonville. The nonprofit organization provides social and recreational activities. See slopes.org.

Southern Oregon Social Singles: 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.

Hearts and Hops: Sample beer and food from local and regional vendors at the Hearts and Hops charity fundraiser from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, June 15, at Pear Blossom Park, 312 E. Fourth St., Medford. Live music will be performed by the East Main Band. Also look for a food and beer pairing competition and a silent auction. Tickets are $75. Must be 21 or older to attend and a dress code of resort casual is required. All proceeds will fund grants for local organizations actively working to serve, educate and help prevent domestic violence in our region. See heartsandhops.com.

Haunted History Tour: Costumed docents lead hourlong tours in Jacksonville beginning at 7 and 7:30 p.m. the first and third Friday of every month through September. The 7 p.m. Courthouse tour features brothels, epidemics, and hangings. The 7:30 p.m. Britt Hill tour shares tales of arson, saloons, and Oregon’s first Chinatown. Reservations are required by calling 541-245-3650. The tour cost is $5 per person, with proceeds benefiting Historic Jacksonville, Inc.’s preservation efforts. See historicjacksonville.org.

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 16

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.

Pottsville Celebration: The Early Day Gas Engine & Tractor Association will host the 33rd annual Pottsville celebration from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 16, and 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, June 17, at Pottsville, located on Pleasant Valley Road, Merlin. Activities and attractions include an old town pioneer village, operating engines and tractors, wagon rides, flea market, quilting, saw mill demonstration, rug hooking, wood carvers, spinning, weaving, blacksmithing, kid rides, food booths, the Siskiyou Audubon Society, raffles, prizes, country and bluegrass music, face painting, story telling and a petting zoo. General admission is $6, $5 for seniors. Kids 12 and younger get in free. Alcohol and guns are not permitted. Call 541-479-2981 or 541-659-4535.

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.

Meet the Author: The Bookmark Bookstore will host a “Meet the Author” day the third Saturday of each month from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Bookmark Bookstore, 7561 Crater Lake Highway, White City. Meet regional authors, ask questions and learn about how to become published. Admission is free and refreshments will be provided. Call 541-227-4877

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 Tours: Costumed docents will lead Victorian-inspired tours from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the third Saturday of each month through October, at the 1873 Cornelius Beekman House, 470 E. California St., Jacksonville. Tour admission is $5, $3 for seniors and students. House tours focus on popular Victorian hobbies and the Beekman family’s personal collections and crafts. Lawn and Carriage House demonstrations and displays feature the Jacksonville Museum Quilters, Rogue Valley Hand Weavers, Siskiyou Lace Makers, and other local craft guilds and hobbyists. Call 541-245-3650 or see www.historicjacksonville.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.

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.

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.

Dance Party: Havurah Synagogue will host “Summer Shmooze,” an all ages dance party at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 16, at the Havurah Synagogue, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Refreshments will be provided and gift certificates donated by local businesses will be available for purchase. Call 541-488-5146.

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. . 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 info@socontra.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, June 17

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.

Jacksonville Farmers Market: The market is open from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Sunday through Oct. 15 on the grounds of the Historic Jacksonville Courthouse, 206 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville, with more than 70 booths. You’ll find local produce, fresh baked goods, naturally raised beef, local seafood, beverages, treats, prepared foods, arts, crafts and live music. Music begins at 11:30 a.m. Pets are allowed. See jville.market.

Sundays at the Farm: Visit historic Hanley Farm from noon to 4 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 2. Bring a picnic and tour the house and gardens. Also look for children’s activities, craft vendors, music and more. Admission to the farm is free. Farmhouse tours are given from 1 to 3 p.m.. Admission for the tours is $5, $3 for kids 12 and younger.

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.

Art Exhibit: Project Space will be showing works by Ann DiSalvo and Aimee Erickson beginning Sunday, June 17, and running through Thursday, June 21. The show opens with a reception from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 17, at Project Space, 106 Talent Ave., Suite 5, Talent. The exhibit will be open again during the Artist’s Social from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 21, at Kindred Spirits Wine Bar, 102 Talent Ave, Talent. Gallery open by appointment only. See artprojectspace.com.

Monday, June 18

Center for the Visual Arts: New spring exhibits featuring student artists will be displayed through Friday, June 15, in the Art and Marion Ady buildings, on the corner of Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Street at Southern Oregon University in Ashland. Look for Andrew Youngblood’s collection “Entering the Infinite” in the Retzlaff Gallery; Keaton Garnett’s work “Dialectical Existence” in the Thorndike Gallery; a group exhibition of SOU student work throughout the Meyer Memorial Gallery, Boise-Cascade Gallery, Art Department Chairs Gallery and JELD WEN Gallery; and Matthew Spurlock’s “Silhouette Forest” in the Semi-Private Studios Gallery. . 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.

Juneteenth Celebration: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will commemorate the ending of slavery in America with spoken word, dance, music, hip-hop, visual art and theater pieces from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 18, on the OSF campus, 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. The event is free, but donations will be accepted for the Juneteenth Scholarship Fund. For a full listing of events see osfashland.org or call 541-482-4331.

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.

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.

Author Talk: Christopher and Kirsten Shockey, co-authors of “Fermented Vegetables” and “Fiery Ferments,” will discuss their work and offer tips and techniques for fermenting your own vegetables at 1:30 p.m. Monday, June 18, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. See jcls.org or call 541-774-6408.

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.

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: Malcolm Terence will offer a reading of his newly released book “Beginner’s Luck” at 7 p.m. Monday, June 18, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.

Tuesday, June 19

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.

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. 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.

Festival Noons: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will host a free Park Talk at noon Tuesday, June 19, in the Bill Patton Garden on the OSF campus, 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Scenic carpenter Elib Crist-Dwyer 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, M. A. 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.

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.

Author Talk: William L. Sullivan will present his latest works, a hiking guide for Southern Oregon and the story of ’80s guru Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd.. See jcls.org or call 541-774-6408.

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.

Tuesday Afternoon Knitters: Crocheters, knitters and tatters of all skill levels can gather, share ideas and create new pieces from 3:30 to 5 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Call 541-326-2035 or find Tuesday Afternoon Knitters on Facebook.

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.

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.

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 20

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 541-482-4692.

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.

Roman History Lecture: Ean Roby, professor emeritus at Ohlone College, will give a lecture on Roman history, the second in a three-part series, at noon, Wednesday, June 20, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. See jcls.org or call 541-774-8679.

Festival Noons: A panel discussion “Authenticity in Representation: ‘Her Destiny is Her Destiny’,” will be held at noon Wednesday, June 20, in Carpenter Hall on the Oregon Shakespeare Festival campus, 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Actors Esperanza America and Ella Saldana North, and playwright Karen Zacarias will speak, and the discussion will be moderated by line producer Amelia Acosta Powell. Tickets are $12 for adults or $8 for students ages 6 to 17 and are available at the Box Office, online at osfashland.org or by calling 541-482-4331.

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.

Southern Oregon Skywatchers: The astronomy club meets at 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at the planetarium at North Medford High School, 1900 N. Keene Way Drive, Medford. SOS is affiliated with International Dark Sky Society and the Astronomical League. Admission is free. See orskywatchers.org.

Thursday, June 21

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.

Festival Noons: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will host a preface talk offering an interactive, in-depth introduction to “Othello” at noon Thursday, June 21, 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 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.

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.

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

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 Dr, 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 hold 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.

Art Exhibit: Art Presence Art Center will show the exhibit “En Plein Air” from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at Art Presence Art Center, 206 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville. Over 30 artists from Oregon, California and Washington, will participate in plein air painting activities, competition and 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 adults, $8 seniors/students. Email at info@historicjacksonville.org or call 541-245-3650.

Presentation: Jennifer Roberts will present “Stone Soup: How Recipes Can Preserve History and Nourish Community,” and lead a community discussion at noon on 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.

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.

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 vabryden@charter.net or call 541-773-6536, ext. 200.

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., June 15

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.

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 1½ hours is $6 on weekdays and $7 on weekends. A three-hour pass costs $10 on weekdays and $12 on weekends. See jacksoncountyor.org or call 541-774-8183.

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.

Rogue Gallery & Art Center: “Heat Wave,” an exhibit by High Fiber Diet, a group of artists from Oregon and Washington will be displayed through July 20 in the main gallery at Rogue Gallery & Art Center, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford. A reception for the artists will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 15. Gallery member painters will show “Fauvism,” a tribute to an art movement, in the community gallery. See roguegallery.org or call 541-772-8118.

Art du Jour Gallery: An art reception for wildlife photographer Judy Benson LaNier and painter Mary Jo Heath will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 15, at Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main St., Medford. There will be snacks and live music by Minstral Streams. See artdujourgallery.com or call 541-770-3190.

Slopes & Trails : Slopes & Trails will hold a free meet-and-greet social at 5 p.m. Friday, June 15, at Las Palmas Mexican Cuisine, 210 E. California St., Jacksonville. The nonprofit organization provides social and recreational activities. See slopes.org.

Southern Oregon Social Singles: 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.

Hearts and Hops: Sample beer and food from local and regional vendors at the Hearts and Hops charity fundraiser from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, June 15, at Pear Blossom Park, 312 E. Fourth St., Medford. Live music will be performed by the East Main Band. Also look for a food and beer pairing competition and a silent auction. Tickets are $75. Must be 21 or older to attend and a dress code of resort casual is required. All proceeds will fund grants for local organizations actively working to serve, educate and help prevent domestic violence in our region. See heartsandhops.com.

Haunted History Tour: Costumed docents lead hourlong tours in Jacksonville beginning at 7 and 7:30 p.m. the first and third Friday of every month through September. The 7 p.m. Courthouse tour features brothels, epidemics, and hangings. The 7:30 p.m. Britt Hill tour shares tales of arson, saloons, and Oregon’s first Chinatown. Reservations are required by calling 541-245-3650. The tour cost is $5 per person, with proceeds benefiting Historic Jacksonville, Inc.’s preservation efforts. See historicjacksonville.org.

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 16

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.

Pottsville Celebration: The Early Day Gas Engine & Tractor Association will host the 33rd annual Pottsville celebration from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 16, and 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, June 17, at Pottsville, located on Pleasant Valley Road, Merlin. Activities and attractions include an old town pioneer village, operating engines and tractors, wagon rides, flea market, quilting, saw mill demonstration, rug hooking, wood carvers, spinning, weaving, blacksmithing, kid rides, food booths, the Siskiyou Audubon Society, raffles, prizes, country and bluegrass music, face painting, story telling and a petting zoo. General admission is $6, $5 for seniors. Kids 12 and younger get in free. Alcohol and guns are not permitted. Call 541-479-2981 or 541-659-4535.

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.

Meet the Author: The Bookmark Bookstore will host a “Meet the Author” day the third Saturday of each month from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Bookmark Bookstore, 7561 Crater Lake Highway, White City. Meet regional authors, ask questions and learn about how to become published. Admission is free and refreshments will be provided. Call 541-227-4877

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 Tours: Costumed docents will lead Victorian-inspired tours from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the third Saturday of each month through October, at the 1873 Cornelius Beekman House, 470 E. California St., Jacksonville. Tour admission is $5, $3 for seniors and students. House tours focus on popular Victorian hobbies and the Beekman family’s personal collections and crafts. Lawn and Carriage House demonstrations and displays feature the Jacksonville Museum Quilters, Rogue Valley Hand Weavers, Siskiyou Lace Makers, and other local craft guilds and hobbyists. Call 541-245-3650 or see www.historicjacksonville.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.

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.

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.

Dance Party: Havurah Synagogue will host “Summer Shmooze,” an all ages dance party at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 16, at the Havurah Synagogue, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Refreshments will be provided and gift certificates donated by local businesses will be available for purchase. Call 541-488-5146.

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. . 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 info@socontra.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, June 17

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.

Jacksonville Farmers Market: The market is open from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Sunday through Oct. 15 on the grounds of the Historic Jacksonville Courthouse, 206 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville, with more than 70 booths. You’ll find local produce, fresh baked goods, naturally raised beef, local seafood, beverages, treats, prepared foods, arts, crafts and live music. Music begins at 11:30 a.m. Pets are allowed. See jville.market.

Sundays at the Farm: Visit historic Hanley Farm from noon to 4 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 2. Bring a picnic and tour the house and gardens. Also look for children’s activities, craft vendors, music and more. Admission to the farm is free. Farmhouse tours are given from 1 to 3 p.m.. Admission for the tours is $5, $3 for kids 12 and younger.

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.

Art Exhibit: Project Space will be showing works by Ann DiSalvo and Aimee Erickson beginning Sunday, June 17, and running through Thursday, June 21. The show opens with a reception from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 17, at Project Space, 106 Talent Ave., Suite 5, Talent. The exhibit will be open again during the Artist’s Social from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 21, at Kindred Spirits Wine Bar, 102 Talent Ave, Talent. Gallery open by appointment only. See artprojectspace.com.

Monday, June 18

Center for the Visual Arts: New spring exhibits featuring student artists will be displayed through Friday, June 15, in the Art and Marion Ady buildings, on the corner of Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Street at Southern Oregon University in Ashland. Look for Andrew Youngblood’s collection “Entering the Infinite” in the Retzlaff Gallery; Keaton Garnett’s work “Dialectical Existence” in the Thorndike Gallery; a group exhibition of SOU student work throughout the Meyer Memorial Gallery, Boise-Cascade Gallery, Art Department Chairs Gallery and JELD WEN Gallery; and Matthew Spurlock’s “Silhouette Forest” in the Semi-Private Studios Gallery. . 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.

Juneteenth Celebration: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will commemorate the ending of slavery in America with spoken word, dance, music, hip-hop, visual art and theater pieces from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 18, on the OSF campus, 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. The event is free, but donations will be accepted for the Juneteenth Scholarship Fund. For a full listing of events see osfashland.org or call 541-482-4331.

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.

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.

Author Talk: Christopher and Kirsten Shockey, co-authors of “Fermented Vegetables” and “Fiery Ferments,” will discuss their work and offer tips and techniques for fermenting your own vegetables at 1:30 p.m. Monday, June 18, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. See jcls.org or call 541-774-6408.

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.

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: Malcolm Terence will offer a reading of his newly released book “Beginner’s Luck” at 7 p.m. Monday, June 18, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.

Tuesday, June 19

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.

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. 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.

Festival Noons: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will host a free Park Talk at noon Tuesday, June 19, in the Bill Patton Garden on the OSF campus, 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Scenic carpenter Elib Crist-Dwyer 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, M. A. 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.

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.

Author Talk: William L. Sullivan will present his latest works, a hiking guide for Southern Oregon and the story of ’80s guru Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd.. See jcls.org or call 541-774-6408.

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.

Tuesday Afternoon Knitters: Crocheters, knitters and tatters of all skill levels can gather, share ideas and create new pieces from 3:30 to 5 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Call 541-326-2035 or find Tuesday Afternoon Knitters on Facebook.

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.

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.

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 20

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 541-482-4692.

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.

Roman History Lecture: Ean Roby, professor emeritus at Ohlone College, will give a lecture on Roman history, the second in a three-part series, at noon, Wednesday, June 20, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. See jcls.org or call 541-774-8679.

Festival Noons: A panel discussion “Authenticity in Representation: ‘Her Destiny is Her Destiny’,” will be held at noon Wednesday, June 20, in Carpenter Hall on the Oregon Shakespeare Festival campus, 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Actors Esperanza America and Ella Saldana North, and playwright Karen Zacarias will speak, and the discussion will be moderated by line producer Amelia Acosta Powell. Tickets are $12 for adults or $8 for students ages 6 to 17 and are available at the Box Office, online at osfashland.org or by calling 541-482-4331.

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.

Southern Oregon Skywatchers: The astronomy club meets at 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at the planetarium at North Medford High School, 1900 N. Keene Way Drive, Medford. SOS is affiliated with International Dark Sky Society and the Astronomical League. Admission is free. See orskywatchers.org.

Thursday, June 21

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.

Festival Noons: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will host a preface talk offering an interactive, in-depth introduction to “Othello” at noon Thursday, June 21, 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 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.

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.

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

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 Dr, 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 hold 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.

Art Exhibit: Art Presence Art Center will show the exhibit “En Plein Air” from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at Art Presence Art Center, 206 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville. Over 30 artists from Oregon, California and Washington, will participate in plein air painting activities, competition and 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 adults, $8 seniors/students. Email at info@historicjacksonville.org or call 541-245-3650.

Presentation: Jennifer Roberts will present “Stone Soup: How Recipes Can Preserve History and Nourish Community,” and lead a community discussion at noon on 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.

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.

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 vabryden@charter.net or call 541-773-6536, ext. 200.

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.

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