FASTURN COMMUNITY SEW: Make quilts, pillowcases and children's and babies' items for charity from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays at Fasturn, 3859 S. Stage Road, Medford. Fabric, patterns and sewing machines are provided, or you may bring your own. Call 541-772-8430.
TOY SCIENCE: ScienceWorks Hands-on Museum, 1500 E. Main St., Ashland, will display a selection of classic toys that have been recreated on a larger scale, including giant kaleidoscopes and life-size Wooly Willies. The exhibit will give kids of all ages a glimpse into some fascinating scientific principles; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays through January. Admission costs $9; $7 for children 2 to 12 and adults older than 65. Call 541-482-6767 and www.scienceworksmuseum.org.
JOY FOR YOU? At a luncheon titled "Joy to the World," the South Medford Jazz Ensemble will present classical and Christmas music, and Grants Pass author and retired speech pathologist Judy Squier will present a talk titled, "Is there a happy-ever-after with my name on it?" Organized by the Rogue Valley Women's Connection, the event runs from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Ministry Building behind First Church of the Nazarene, 1974 E. McAndrews Road, Medford. Admission costs $15. Call 541-245-1652 or 541-899-9090 for reservations.
WINDOWS IN TIME: Dirk J. Siedlecki, president of the Friends of Jacksonville's Historic Cemetery, will present "Appreciating and Protecting Our Outdoor Museums." The free Windows in Time lecture will explore the cultural imprint left by the region's pioneer cemeteries, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd.
ROGUE WRITERS: Published and unpublished fiction writers will meet to discuss their projects and the publishing business at 5:30 p.m. at Applebee's, 1388 Biddle Road, Medford. Call 541-826-4151.
'HAPPY GRUNGE': Ryan Vosika and Banditos Yanquis, who play folk, punk and "happy grunge" in the style of Nina Simone and Jeff Buckley, will play from 5 to 7 p.m. at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. Free. Call 541-899-9120 or see www.southstagecellars.com.