Get Up & Go: Monday, Jan. 20

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BOOK DRIVE: Participate in The Storytelling Guild's annual book drive by donating new or used books for children and teens through Friday, Jan. 31, at any Jackson County library. The books will be donated to children across the county through agencies such as Maslow Project, Community Works, the Children's Advocacy Center and others. Call 541-774-6409 for details.

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ARTISTS WORKSHOP: The group of regional painters invites others to join its painting and drawing sessions and critiques at 10 a.m. on Mondays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Call 541-772-8306.

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DROP ONE, GET ONE: A book exchange operates from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Santo Community Center, 701 N. Columbus Ave., Medford. It's free. Call 541-774-2400.

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EXPLORE YOUR INNER KNIT-PICKER: Bring whatever needle craft you enjoy (embroidery, needlepoint, cross-stitch, quilting, knitting, crocheting, etc.) and enjoy the company of fellow crafters from 10 a.m. to noon Mondays at the Rogue River library, 412 E. Main St. Call 541-864-8850.

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GET YOUR KICKS: Line dancing for seniors is offered for adults 60 and older from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave. Admission costs $1. Advanced line dancing goes from 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Thursdays at the center. Call 541-488-5342.

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GET 'EM READIN': Family story time is held from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Mondays at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Story times for preschool children are held from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Mondays, 11:30 a.m. to noon Tuesdays and 10:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. They're all free. Call 541-774-6995 to learn more.

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ALL JUGGLERS, beginning to advanced, are welcome to hook up with the Talent Juggling Club from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays at the Talent Elementary School gym, 307 W. Wagner Creek Road. Call 541-708-0704.

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LOCAL AUTHOR VICTORIA LEO will explain the latest research on how to lower the severity of both the seasonal blues and year-round depression when she reads from her book "My Journey Out of S.A.D.: Beat the Seasonal Blues Now!" at 7 p.m. at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Free. Call 541-488-0029 or see www.bloomsburyashland.com.

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DANCE WITH THE MISTY MOUNTAIN CLOGGERS at 7 p.m. Mondays at the Southern Oregon Performing Arts Center, 930 Summit Ave., Medford. Admission costs $8, and dance instruction is available. Call 541-772-1431.


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