Jane austen society
1 p.m. today. Talent library, 101 Home St. Free. 541-482-3262.
The Jane Austen Society of North America will present a lecture entitled "Tea: A Beverage Steeped in History." Tea will be served.
1 to 3 p.m. today. Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Free. 541-535-7090 or www.jcls.org.
Classic shows such as "Jack Benny," "Fibber McGee and Molly," "Suspense," "Dragnet," "CBS Radio Workshop," "Escape" and many others will be featured. Light refreshments will be served.
American Doll Skating Party
1:45 to 4 p.m. today. The RRRink, 1349 Center Drive, Medford. $5. 541-770-1177.
The Southern Oregon Figure Skating Club hosts this annual event. Admission includes skate rentals and tickets for drawings. Free and secure doll sitting will be available. Mini ice-skate clinics will be offered. Grand-prize drawings will include free Learn To Skate sessions and the 2014 Doll of the Year from American Girl — Isabelle.
mozart's birthday — and demise — bash
3 p.m. today. Music Recital Hall, Southern Oregon University, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Reserved seats cost $22, $5 for students and Oregon Trail Card holders, and can be purchased online at www.repsingers.org. Call 541-552-0900 for information.
Southern Oregon Repertory Singers, directed by Paul French, will celebrate Mozart's birthday with their last annual Mozart Birthday Bash. The full choir, soloists and ensembles will perform selections from Mozart's and Brahms' repertoires, along with Mozart's Coronation Mass.
Black Uhuru with Indubious
8 tonight. Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland. Advance tickets cost $20 and can be purchased at Music Coop in Ashland, Bad Ass Coffee in Medford, Listen Here and Dragon's Lair in Grants Pass, online at www.ticketwest.com or by calling 800-992-8499. Tickets will cost $25 at the door.
Jamaican reggae group Black Uhuru — with vocalists Duckie Simpson, Andrew Bees and Kay Starr, and a lineup of instrumentalists — will play music from its newest album.