Get Up & Go: Saturday, Feb. 22

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WALK WITH THE ROGUE VALLEY WALKERS: The walking club will do a 10K walk in Ashland this morning (with a 5K option). Meet in the Safeway parking lot at Siskiyou Boulevard and Sherman Street at 9:45 a.m. to register. For details, call 541-245-9356 or see www.roguevalleywalkers.com.

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SUPERHERO RUN: Don your cape and running shoes for the Hearts and Heroes one-mile superhero fun run/walk at 8:30 a.m. at 529 Edwards St., Medford. The run is being held to celebrate the opening of the City Life Community Center. Check-in starts at 8 a.m., and proceeds benefit Hearts with a Mission and Rogue Valley Youth for Christ. Call 541-646-7385 or see www.roguevalleyyfc.org.

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GET BOOKS, GET SMART: Ascension Lutheran Church will hold its annual book sale from 9 a.m. to noon today to benefit the SMART reading program. The book sale, which includes thousands of titles, will be at the church, at the corner of Barnett Road and Black Oak Drive in Medford.

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FAREWELL CONCERT: Singer and songwriter Millicent Cummings, along with drummer Michael Saint John and bassist Jacob Ackerman, will put on a farewell concert for Cummings, who is returning to Hawaii. Dance troupe Ka Pi'o O Ke Anuenue will open the show, which will run from 7 to 9 p.m. at Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N., Ashland. Tickets cost $10 at the door. See www.millicentcummings.com.

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YOUTH SYMPHONY OF SOUTHERN OREGON will perform at 7:30 p.m. today at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford; and 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, in the Music Recital Hall on the Southern Oregon University campus, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Tickets cost $10, $5 for students, and can be purchased at Paddington Station in Ashland, Larry's Music in Medford or Oregon Books in Grants Pass. Tickets to the Craterian show can be purchased at the theater's box office at 16 S. Bartlett St. See www.ysso.org.

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RISING STARS: Regional bands Ryan Vosika and his Banditos Yanquis, The Tin Man Project, and Cee Cee James and her blues band will compete in the fourth and final round of the Rising Stars Music Competition. The show starts at 5 p.m. at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. Free, but audiences can purchase votes for $2 each. Proceeds benefit Britt Festivals' music education programs. Call 541-899-9120 or see www.southstagecellars.com.

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TRIPLE PLAY PIANO CONCERT: Piano trio Arlene Tayloe (violin), Thomas Stauffer (cello) and Mikiko Petrucelli (piano) and a second piano trio with Sara Wilbur (violin), Michal Palzewicz (cello) and Mark Reppert (piano) will play music by members of the Southern Oregon Chapter of the National Association of Composers. Garrett Bond, winner of the 2014 NAC student composition competition, also will perform. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. today at the United Church of Christ, 717 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, in the performance hall at Rogue Community College, 130 E. Eighth St., Medford. Admission costs $10; $5 for students. Call 541-772-4022 or see www.nacusasor.org.


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