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  • Get Up & Go: Thursday, March 6

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    HARDWORKING WRITER: Daniel Seddiqui, author of "Fifty Jobs in Fifty States" will speak at 5:30 p.m. at the Southern Oregon University Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Seddiqui will discuss his experience working a different job in every state, along with his "Living the Map" career exploration program. Admission is free. Call 541-552-6484.
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    JOHN GORKA WITH ANTJE DUVEKOT: John Gorka's eclectic songwriting showcases his trademark wordplay as he folds stories into poetry and song. The former Windham Hill recording artist will perform at 8 p.m. at Unitarian Fellowship, 87 Fourth St., Ashland. Songwriter Antje Duvekot will open the show. Tickets cost $22 at the door; $10 for ages 12-17. Kids 11 and younger get in free. See www.stclairevents.com or call 541-535-3562.
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    LIVING IN GABON: Anna Monders, who served as an environmental education volunteer in the Peace Corps from 2000 to 2002, will share her experiences working in Gabon, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. She'll talk about the culture, wildlife and social justice issues of the central African nation. Free. Call 541-774-6996.
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    DOMINOES: Play Jamaican, Mexican train, Cuban or French dominoes games from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursdays in the Meyer Memorial Trust Community Meeting Room at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Call 541-535-7090.
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    BERTA AND ELMER HADER: Karen Tolley, co-author of "Berta and Elmer Hader: A Lifetime of Art," will talk about the Caldecott Award-winning couple and read passages from the book at 7 p.m. at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Free. Call 541-488-0029.
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    HEARTS AND SPADES: Adults 50 and older are invited to play card games from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursdays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave. Free, donations accepted. Call 541-488-5342.
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    LEARN TO PLAY WII GAMES: A volunteer instructor will be available to explain the games from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. Free. All ages are invited to play or just watch. Call 541-664-3228.
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    STAMP COLLECTORS: The Southern Oregon Philatelic Society will discuss the postal history of Jack-sonville when they meet from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the St. Mary's School library, 816 Black Oak Drive, Medford. Free. Refreshments will be provided. Call 541-770-1689.
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    MEN'S BARBERSHOP SINGING: Men interested in singing four-part harmonies are invited to meetings of the Rogue Valley Harmonizers' Chapter of the Barbershop Society at 7 p.m. Thursdays at First Presbyterian Church, 85 S. Holly St., Medford. Call 541-450-9352.
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