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  • Get Up & Go: March 5

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    JOE KNOWLES, THE NATURE MAN: Former Mail Tribune reporter Paul Fattig will talk about Joe Knowles, who went into the Siskiyou Mountains in the summer of 1914 to prove that a man could survive in the wilderness on wits alone. The talk will run from noon to 1 p.m. at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Free. Call 541-774-8678.
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    FIRST-WEDNESDAY BIRD WALK: On the first Wednesday of every month, Rogue Valley Audubon Society conducts a bird walk at Agate Lake, about two miles east of the Highway 62/140 intersection. 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 before noon. This is an ongoing citizen-science project to record the numbers of different species observed by walk participants. You don't need to be an experienced birder to join in, but taking part will help you become one. The coordinator and leader of the walk, Murray Orr, can be reached at 541-857-9050 or mworr2@charter.net.
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    ALLISON SCULL: The singer and guitarist will play from 5 to 7 p.m. at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. Free. Call 541-899-9120.
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    FASTURN COMMUNITY SEW: Make quilts, pillowcases and children's and babies' items for charity from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesdays at Fasturn, 3859 South Stage Road, Medford. Fabric, patterns and sewing machines are provided, or you can bring your own. Call 541-772-8430.
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    BIRDS AND BIRD NESTS: Learn what bird nests are made out of, what birds like to eat and more, from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. Free. Call 541-855-1994.
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    SCRAPBOOKERS UNITE: Adults and teens are invited to create scrapbook journals from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. Free. Call the library at 541-855-1994 for a supply list, and bring personal mementos to include.
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    THE SCOOT-N-WEAVERS: The dance club offers an advanced square-dance lesson followed by a dance from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays at the Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, 3377 Table Rock Road, Medford. Admission is by donation. Call 541-772-8687.
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    SOUTHERN OREGON ANTIQUES AND COLLECTIBLES CLUB: The club will host a program on vintage instruments at 7 p.m. at Horton Plaza, 1122 Spring St., Medford. Call 541-840-8866.
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    TRIVIA NIGHT: The competition runs from 8 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays at The Playwright Public House, 258 A St., Ashland. Registration costs $5 per team, and winner takes all. Call 541-488-9128 or see www.theplaywrightpublichouse.com.
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