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  • Get up and go: Tuesday, April 22

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    RELIVE THE '60s: The Southern Oregon Historical Society presents "Far Out: Southern Oregon in the 1960s" today through Sunday at the Woolworth Building, 39 N. Central Ave. Cost is $5; $3 for kids ages 5 to 12; free for kids younger than 5. Today's hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    The exhibit includes artifacts, photographs, film, interactive experiences, stories and interviews with Southern Oregonians who experienced the '60s here.
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    KIDS AND LIZARDS: Kids ages 3 and older can attend a presentation with live animals from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Live animals will include a box turtle, bearded dragon lizard and various frogs. Children younger than 6 will need parental assistance. Call 541-774-6995.
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    BRING YOUR BRAIN: The Brain Books Discussion Group will discuss "The Center Holds: Obama and his Enemies" by Jonathan Alter at 1:30 p.m. at the library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6996.
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    A TRAILSIDE FEAST: Linda Chesney will lead an Edible Plants Bike Ride along the Ashland segment of the Bear Creek Greenway trail, with stops to learn about local edible wild plants, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Recipes will also be provided. Cost is $7 for ages 10 and older. Participants should bring a bike in good condition and a helmet, and will meet at the Ashland Dog Park at Nevada and Helman streets. Register online at www.ashland.or.us/register or call 541-488-6606.
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    GANG AWARENESS: The Jackson County Gang Task Force will hold a community forum at 5:30 p.m. at the Central Medford High School auditorium, 815 S. Oakdale Ave. The forum will include a presentation summarizing the results of a survey taken from different sectors of the community and a brief Q&A session. Information tables and a child-appropriate interactive performance will follow. Call 541-774-4833 or email joe.ferguson@jacksoncounty.org.
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    JAMMIN' IN THE APPLEGATE: San Francisco jam band Melvin Seals and the JGB will perform at 8 p.m. at Applegate Lodge, 15100 Highway 238. Admission is $30 at the door. Call 541-660-0244 or see www.melvinsealsandjgb.com.
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    A HONEY OF A FILM: Bee Girl and the SOU Beekeeping Club will host a showing of the film "More than Honey" at 7 p.m. at the Southern Oregon University Hannon library, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd. Email friedmaj1@sou.edu.
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    GARDENING TED TALK: A TED lecture on how a vegetable garden can not only save money but save the world will be shown at 3:30 p.m. in the Adams Room of the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford. TED (an acronym for Technology, Entertainment, Design) is a nonprofit organization whose slogan is "Ideas Worth Spreading." While the organization started out as a conference bringing together people from the three worlds that formed its acronym, its scope has since broadened. Much more information about all of TED's activities can be found on the organization's Web site, www.ted.com.
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