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  • Get Up and Go: Jan. 9, 2014

  • IF YOU KNOW THE DIFFERENCE between a purl, garter and stockinette stitch, you might want to drop a stitch with the knitters who meet from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Thursdays at Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., where you can get help on your knitting projects and learn new stitches. The drop-in sessions are led by Lisa Nichols. Y...
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  • IF YOU KNOW THE DIFFERENCE between a purl, garter and stockinette stitch, you might want to drop a stitch with the knitters who meet from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Thursdays at Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., where you can get help on your knitting projects and learn new stitches. The drop-in sessions are led by Lisa Nichols. Yarn and needles will be available so beginners can practice. Free. Call 541-774-6996 or see www.jcls.org.
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    DID YOU KNOW THAT DOMINOES have been traced back to the Song Dynasty in China between the years of 960 and 1279? You can probably find somebody who knows more about the roots of the game as you play Jamaican, Mexican train, Cuban or French dominoes games from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursdays at the Meyer Memorial Trust Community Meeting Room in the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Call 541-535-7090 or see www.jcls.org.
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    HEARTS AND SPADES: Adults 50 and older are invited to play card games from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursdays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave. Free, donations accepted. Call 541-488-5342.
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    MEN INTERESTED IN SINGING four-part harmonies are invited to meetings of the Rogue Valley Harmonizers' Chapter of the Barbershop Society at 7 p.m. Thursdays at First Presbyterian Church, 85 S. Holly St., Medford. Call 541-450-9352.
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    A MICROPHONE CAN BE A GATEWAY through which self releases itself, meets itself, is itself. Your journey to self can begin at 7 p.m. at Downtowne Coffee House, 200 Talent Ave., Talent, where poets can read their works at the open-mic session. This month's theme is "L'Chaim! To Life!" Chapbooks are welcome. Registration is at 6:30 p.m. Call 541-512-1007.
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    WINTER WARMUP NETWORKING EVENT: Women Entrepreneurs of Southern Oregon will meet from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Rogue Regency Inn, 2300 Biddle Road, Medford. It's a chance for local business women to network and get to know each other. The cost is $20 at the door for members and $25 for nonmembers. To learn more, see www.wesoweb.org
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    TONIGHT IS PREVIEW NIGHT for "Spotlight on Loretta Lynn," which officially opens Friday, Jan. 10, at the Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., Talent. The production features Livia Genise as Lynn, with musicians Steve Fain, Jef Fretwell, Brent Olstad, Steve Sutfin, Scott Woolsey and Bob Jackson Miner, who also narrates. Curtain is at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through Jan. 19. Tickets cost $18 for the preview, $24 for all others. Call 541-535-5250.
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