Get Up & Go: Wednesday, Feb. 26

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LEARN ABOUT COMMON BACKYARD BIRDS: Using photos, stories and fun facts, this class will teach about the birds that live in your backyard. It will run from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at North Mountain Park Nature Center. 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Cost is $20. Preregistration is required. Children 10 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Call 541-488-6606 or see www.northmountainpark.org.

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ASHLAND LIBRARY FLICK: The Oscar-nominated "Captain Phillips," (above) starring Tom Hanks and rated PG-13, will show at 2 p.m. at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Popcorn will be served. Free. Call 541-774-6996.

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PIRATES AT THE LIBRARY: "Pirates of the Caribbean," rated PG-13, will show from noon to 2 p.m. at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Free. Call 541-774-8679.

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LEARN MICROSOFT EXCEL: The first in a free series of three classes introducing computer novices to Microsoft Excel will be held at 1 p.m. at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6996

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PREHISTORIC PREDATORS: Experience life in the Cretaceous Period as life-sized, man-eating dinosaurs watch and hunt in their natural environment, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays at ScienceWorks Hands-on Museum, 1500 E. Main St., Ashland. It's a behind-the-scenes look at the technology that brings model dinosaurs to life and a hands-on interactive adventure into body detection and gesture recognition. Admission costs $9; $7 for children 2 to 12 and adults older than 65. Call 541-482-6767 or see www.scienceworksmuseum.org.

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SOU BRASS ENSEMBLE: The Southern Oregon University Brass Ensemble and the Rogue Valley Symphony Brass Quintet will present "The King of Instruments Meets the Instrument of Kings" at 7:30 p.m. at the Music Recital Hall on the Southern Oregon University campus, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. The concert will showcase works by Bach, Gabrieli, Samuel Barber and Jennifer Higdon. Tickets cost $10, $5 for seniors and free for students. Tickets can be purchased at the box office, online at sou.edu/performingarts or by calling 541-552-6348.


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