FREE BUS RIDES TODAY. Leave the car keys at home and check out what our public transportation system has to offer today. As part of the statewide Oregon Drive Less Challenge, fares on RVTD will be free from 5 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
QUILT AND GENEALOGY TALK — Nell Mathern will discuss the Medford Train Centennial Quilt and a related sketch with the name Carl Strand found after the quilt's completion. Talk is from 1 to 2 p.m. today at 3405 S. Pacific Highway, Medford. Admission is $10. Call 541-512-2340 or see www.msquilters.com.
"GEN SILENT" SHOWS TONIGHT — Rogue Valley LGBT Elders, AARP Diversity Advisory Council, and other local organizations will present a screening of the documentary "Gen Silent" at 6:30 tonight at Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 87 Fourth St., Ashland.
CONSERVATIONIST IN ASHLAND — Author and conservationist Dave Foreman will speak on "Rewilding North America" at 7:30 tonight at the Southern Oregon University Stevenson Union, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Foreman was founder of EarthFirst! and editor of the Earth First! Journal until 1988. Admission is $20, and free for students. See www.rewildamerica.wordpress.com.