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  • Get Up & Go: May 13, 2014

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    DON'T BE SCAMMED: Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum, "Good Morning America" consumer correspondent Ron Burley and other consumer fraud experts will lead an educational "SCAM JAM" panel from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 1:30 to 5 p.m. at KOBI-TV Studio C, 124 N. Fir St., Medford. The event is free, but registration is required. Attendees are encouraged to bring two nonperishable food items for local food banks. See www.scamjamoregon.com or call 1-877-926-8300.
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    TED TALKS: The Ashland library will present TED Talk online lectures about body language from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6996.
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    BE GREEN, NOT PLASTIC: As part of Talent's "Green Up Clean Up" week, there will be a showing of the documentary "Bag It: Is Your Life Too Plastic?" at 6 p.m. at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Call 415-407-1434.
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    EXPAND YOUR ESPALIER KNOWLEDGE: Valya Boutenko will lead a class on espalier trees from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, at North Mountain Park Nature Center, 620 N. Mountain Ave. Cost is $10. Register online at www.ashland.or.us/register or call 541-488-6606.
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    MAC ATTACK: The Ashland Mac User's Group will hold its monthly meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Ashland Community Hospital Conference Room, 280 Maple St. A Q&A session will be held at 6 p.m., and Peter Degrot will present "Backup, backup, backup" at 7 p.m. See www.ashmug.com.
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    KIDS AT RISK: The Jackson County Sheriff's Office will present a community forum titled "Major Problems for Minor People" from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Smullin Health Education Center, 2825 E. Barnett Road, Medford. The forum will look at risks youths face including suicide, gangs, drugs and alcohol use and addiction and social media. Call 541-774-6800.
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    OPENNESS UNDER ATTACK: Citizens for Peace and Justice and Occupy Medford will show the documentary film "War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and the National Security State" at 7 p.m. in the Adams Room of the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. See www.cpjmedford.org/filmnight.html or call 541-897-0135.
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    GREEN UP YOUR THUMB: As part of Talent's "Green Up Clean Up" week, volunteers will weed and add plants to the Talent Rock Garden near the Talent library, 101 Home St. Participants are encouraged to bring shovels, trowels, rakes and gloves. Call 541-499-2264.
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    WINDOWS IN TIME: Ron Kramer will present "Media Magic: Radio and Television Arrive in Southern Oregon" at noon at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6996.
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    LIBRARY MOVIE: The 2013 film "Captain Phillips," rated PG-13, will be shown at noon at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Call 541-774-8679.
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    GARDENING IN DROUGHTS: Garden designer Cynthia Care will lead a class about gardening when water is scarce, from 7 to 9 p.m. at North Mountain Park Nature Center, 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. The cost is $20. Register online at www.ashland.or.us/register or call 541-488-6606.
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