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  • Get Up & Go: Wednesday, Feb. 5

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    WINDOWS IN TIME: The history of the Rogue Valley's largest economy will be the focus of a talk titled "The Bountiful Land: Our Local Food Business," to be given by Margery Winter at noon at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Winter is a former docent and board member of the Ashland History and Railroad Museum. For information, call Jackson County Library Services at 541-774-6996 or the Southern Oregon Historical Society at 541-899-8123.
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    NEW BIRD WALK: Starting today, on the first Wednesday of every month, the Rogue Valley Audubon Society will conduct a bird walk at Agate Lake, about two miles east of the intersection of highways 62 and 140. Birders should meet at the parking lot on the far side of the lake across from the boat dock. The walk begins at 8:30 a.m. and will end by noon. This will be an ongoing citizen-science project to record the numbers of different species observed by participants. You don't need to be an experienced birder to join in, but taking part will help you become one. Contact coordinator and leader of the walk Murray Orr (541-857-9050, mworr2@charter.net) if you are willing to help.
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    SPECIAL SHOW: A pay-what-you-can performance of "Driving Miss Daisy" will be offered at 8 p.m. at Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., Talent. Information is available at www.camelottheatre.org or 541-535-5250.
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    ACOUSTIC GUITARIST and flute player Shybo Torres will perform his original folk music 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.
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    DRUM TAO: The Japanese drum and dance ensemble returns to the Craterian Theater with a new production, "Phoenix Rising," that takes on the art of taiko drumming with contemporary costumes, choreography and modern compositions. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. Tickets cost $42 to $48; $30 to $36 for ages 18 and younger. See www.craterian.org or call 541-779-3000.
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    CARY GRANT and Irene Dunne's crazy suspicions result in divorce and reconciliation in the 1937 movie comedy "The Awful Truth," which will show from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. Free. Call 541-664-3228.
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    SEED SWAP: Are you planning your garden? Acquire local seeds at North Mountain Park's seed swap. Bring seeds you have saved from your garden, along with bags or envelopes to take seeds with you. The nature center will also sell low-cost seeds harvested at the park by volunteers. The event will run from 7 to 8 p.m. at North Mountain Park Nature Center, 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Free. Call 541-488-6606.
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