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  • Get Up & Go: Wednesday, Jan. 15

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    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, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays through January. The exhibit gives kids of all ages a glimpse into some fascinating scientific principles. Admission costs $9; $7 for children 2 to 12 and adults older than 65. Call 541-482-6767 or see www.scienceworksmuseum.org.
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    READERS OF TOMORROW: Story time for preschool children runs from 11:30 a.m. to noon Wednesdays at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave., while story times for ages 2 and older go from 1:30 to 2 p.m. Wednesdays at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Both are free.
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    WINDOWS IN TIME: Central Point railroad historian Larry Mullaly will present "The Great Transformation: How Bakersfield Oil Changed Southern Oregon Railroading" from noon to 1 p.m. at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. The free, illustrated talk will look at how the discovery of oil in Bakersfield, Calif., in the 1890s led to the use of liquid rather than wood fuel. Call 541-774-8689, 541-899-8123 or see www.jcls.org.
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    'CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF': Paul Newman, Elizabeth Taylor and Burl Ives star in this 1958 film adaptation of Tennessee William's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, which will show from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. Free. Refreshments will be available. Call 541-664-3228.
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    SISKIYOU SLEUTHS: The book group will meet to discuss "Red Tide" by novelist G.M. Ford from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Free. Call 541-774-6996.
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    TEENS CAN PLAY Dungeons & Dragons from 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. Free. Call 541-855-1994.
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    WEDNESDAY IS GAME NIGHT at the Shady Cove library, 22477 Highway 62. From 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., board and card games will be available. Free. Call 541-878-2270.
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    THE SCOOT-N-WEAVERS dance club offers an advanced square-dance lesson followed by a dance from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays at the Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, 3377 Table Rock Road, Medford. Admission by donation. Call 541-772-8687.
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    IT'S TRIVIA NIGHT at The Playwright Public House, 258 A St., Ashland. Play from 8 to 10 p.m. Registration costs $5 per team, and it's winner take all. Register today on the pub's Facebook page and receive a free appetizer. Registration will be taken at the door. Call 541-488-9128 or see www.theplaywrightpublichouse.com.
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