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KC-97 TOURS: Civil Air Patrol will host free tours of a Boeing KC-97 Stratofreighter, a retired U.S. Air Force cargo plane built in 1952, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at the Medford airport near Medford Air Service, 4002 Cirrus Drive. The main deck is wheelchair accessible. Call 541-776-7222.

SHARPEN THOSE NEEDLES: Needlecrafters meet from 10 a.m. to noon Mondays at the Rogue River library, 412 E. Main St. Participants are encouraged to bring whatever needlecraft they enjoy so they can craft with others. Call 541-864-8850.

SWINGIN' SENIORS: Line dancing for adults 60 and older is held from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave., Ashland. Admission costs $1. Call 541-488-5342.

BE THE WHITE CRANE: Beginning tai chi classes are held at 9 and 10:45 a.m. Mondays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Holmes Ave., Ashland. Call 541-552-0698.

WEE LITTLE STORIES: Preschool storytimes are held for young'uns and their families from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Mondays at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6995 or see

CAREFUL WITH THOSE CHAINSAWS: The Talent Juggling Club meets from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays in the gymnasium at Talent Elementary School, 307 W. Wagner Creek Road. All jugglers, beginning to advanced, are welcome. Call 541-708-0704.

MUSIC FOR VETERANS: The Southern Oregon Concert Band, directed by Don Bieghler, will perform music to honor America's veterans at 7 tonight at Central Medford High School, 815 S. Oakdale Ave. Listen for patriotic marches and vocals by the Rogue Valley Youth Choruses. A pre-concert show by the Martin Behnke Sextet will begin at 6 p.m. Cost is $5 at the door. See or call 541-708-0365.

VIEW FROM THE BLACKBOARD: White City Elementary teacher Doug Robertson will share fun classroom stories, give tips to teachers and read excerpts from his book "He's the Weird Teacher," at 7 tonight at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Free. Call 541-488-0029 or see

WOODWIND WIZARDRY: The Cascade Clarinet Consort and the Siskiyou Saxophone Orchestra will present "Arundo Donax," a showcase of music played on everything from contra-bass clarinet to sopranino saxophone, at 7:30 tonight at the Music Recital Hall on the Southern Oregon University campus, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. The program will include the "William Tell Overture," "Barnum and Bailey's Favorite" and more. Cost is $10; $5 for seniors and students. See arts or call 541-552-6348.

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