Youth Diabetes Support Group

2:30 to 4 p.m. St. Mary's School, 816 Black Oak Drive, Medford. Contact Hailey at or go for more details.

A support group for youth with Type 1 diabetes and their families will meet today.

oscar night gala

4:30 to 9 p.m. Rogue River Room in the Stevenson Union at Southern Oregon University, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. $65 or $480 for a table of eight. 541-488-3823 or

Film lovers can gather to watch the 86th annual Academy Awards, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres. Oregon Shakespeare Festival actor K.T. Vogt will emcee. The gala includes a raffle with a variety of prizes such as a director's pass for this year's Ashland Independent Film Festival.


richard blanco

7:30 p.m. Mountain Avenue Theatre at Ashland High School, 201 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland. General seating costs $15 and can be purchased at Bloomsbury Books, Bookwagon New and Used Books or online at Tickets cost $12 for students and can be purchased at the high school. Reserved seats cost $20 and are available only online at

Chautauqua Poets & Writers present poet and educator Richard Blanco. Blanco read at President Barack Obama's second inauguration.