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Central Point library's fall book sale at 11 a.m. Oct. 4

The Friends of the Central Point Library will hold a fall book sale from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, in the Community Meeting Room at 116 S. Third St.

The sale will include used books, audiobooks and videos. On Thursday small paperbacks will be 25 cents, and other items will be $1. On Friday, attendees will be able to fill a bag for $2.

Proceeds help support Central Point library programs. Call 541-664-3228 or visit

St. Vincent de Paul to hold collectibles sale on Oct. 7

St. Vincent de Paul will hold its 13th annual collectibles sale from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, at 2424 N. Pacific Highway, Medford.

The sale will include thousands of collectible items. For more information, call St. Vincent de Paul at 541-772-3828.

Alpha Lambda plans bunko fundraiser at 2 p.m. Oct. 7

Alpha Lambda will hold a bunko fundraiser beginning at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, at Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, 3377 Table Rock Rd., Medford.

The cost is $10, and proceeds benefit St. Jude Hospital and the local Easter Seals.

Bunko is parlor game typically played in teams with three dice. It's been around since the late 19th century.

Other events include snacks, drinks, raffle items, a silent auction, a 50/50 raffle and cash prizes for bunko.

Doors open at 1 p.m. Call 541-664-1727.

Compiled from staff reports

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