Get Up & Go: Saturday, April 5

Today

THE ROXY ANN GEM AND MINERAL SOCIETY'S 59th annual Gem and Mineral Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at The Expo, 1 Peninger Road, Central Point. Admission costs $4; $2 for seniors and students ages 7 to 18. Children younger than 6 get in free. Call 541-664-6081.

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DOLL SALE: The Dolls of the Attic annual doll show and sale will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Ascension Lutheran Church, 675 Black Oak Drive, Medford. New and antique dolls will be for sale, and information about doll repair will be available. Admission costs $2. Call 541-734-7931.

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LOCAL MUSICIANS Jim Quinby, Pat O'Scannell, Ashland Taiko and Two Young Men will perform for "Gratitude in the Midst of Highs and Lows: An Evening of Music to Support Families Living with Parkinson's" at 7 p.m. at Temple Emek Shalom, 1800 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is a suggested donation of $10 at the door. Call 541-420-2003.

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POETRY EVENT: Former Oregon Poet Laureate Lawson Inada will lead a celebration of the work of Oregon poet William Stafford from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Rogue River library, 412 E. Main St. Call 541-774-8679.

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HUG A TREE TODAY: Medford Parks and Recreation Department will celebrate Oregon Arbor Week from 10 a.m. to noon at Hawthorne Park in Medford. Events will include a pirate costume contest, a treasure hunt, a bike ride on the Bear Creek Greenway, workshops, face painting, and tree climbing and planting demonstrations. Call 541-774-2690.

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THE ROGUE VALLEY MANOR'S ANNUAL BOOK SALE continues today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the multipurpose room at St. Mary's School, 816 Black Oak Drive, Medford. Hardcover books will be sold for $2 and softcover books will be sold for $1. Call 541-857-6657 for more information.

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GUITAR PLAYER JEFF KLOETZEL and percussionist Mike Whipple will team up for acoustic rhythms and melodies from 6 to 8 p.m. at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. Free. Call 541-899-9120.

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THE HAMAZONS — Cil Stengel, Eve Smyth and Kyndra Laughery will present improvised comedy based on Western movies at 7 p.m. at The Playwright Public House, 258 A St., Ashland. The cost is $12. Call 541-488-9128 or see www.hamazons.com for information.

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ENCORE FIVE: The band — drummer Jim Doren, vocalist and guitarist Jesse Staten, guitar and harmonica player Tom Jensen, keyboard player Scott Soltermann and vocalist and percussionist Sheila Winn — will play covers by a range of artists at 7 p.m. at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Free. Call 541-535-7957.


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