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  • Get Up & Go: Thursday, Jan. 23

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    COMPUTER HELP SESSION: From 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Blaire Finney and Janet Anderson will cover how to navigate the Internet. Free. Reservations are required. Call 541-774-6996.
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    JULIA BRADSHAW, whose work "Read, Yellow, Green" is on view at Southern Oregon University's Thorndike Gallery, will share many lines of inquiry that she has followed in her work, such as interrogating the space inside the library, examining missed communication and diametric viewpoints in adult relationships, drawing attention to the arbitrary nature of geopolitical borders, and asking "Can Art be Humble?" The free talk will begin at 5:30 p.m. at Meese Auditorium. Call 541-552-6245.
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    'AMERICAN WINTER': An HBO documentary ­from filmmakers Joe and Harry Gantz, which spotlights the economic challenges facing American families, will be shown at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 87 Fourth St., Ashland. Q&A session will follow. Suggested donation is $5. Call 949-295-3596.
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    THE POWER OF LIBRARIES: A filmed lecture by award-winning English author Neil Gaiman will be shown from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. Free. Filmed in October 2013, the film discusses why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming. A group discussion will follow. Call 541-826-3313.
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    KNITTING CIRCLE: Get help on your knitting projects and learn new stitches from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Free. The drop-in sessions are led by Lisa Nichols. Yarn and needles are available so beginners can practice. Call 541-774-6996.
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    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.
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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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    AUTHOR READING: Kani Comstock, who wrote "Honoring Missed Motherhood: Loss, Choice and Creativity," will discuss healing steps people can take following events such as loss of pregnancy and giving up a child for adoption 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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    MEN'S BARBERSHOP SINGING: 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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