SUDS AND SCIENCE: What better combination is there? Grab a pint and hear a little from The Nature Conservancy's Dr. Kerry Metlen on his research of the Ashland Watershed's fire history. The ScienceWorks Pub Talk will be from 6:30 to 8 tonight at Howiee's on Front, 16 N. Front St., Medford. See www.scienceworksmuseum.org.
ARE YOU A RISING STAR? Teens ages 14-18 are encouraged to audition for a part in the upcoming season of Lotus Rising Project's Youth Empowerment Theater at 7 tonight at the Medford First United Methodist Church, 607 W. Main St. Prepared pieces are not needed, and theater experience is helpful but not required. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.