Today

Today

Smokey at the Library: Smokey Bear will visit for a storytime at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, May 28, at the Prospect library, 150 Mill Creek Drive. The storytime will include fire safety lessons during the summer and while camping. Call 541-560-3668.

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Library Movie: There will be a showing of the 2013 film "All is Lost," rated PG-13, at noon Wednesday, May 28, at the library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-8679.

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OLLI Presentation: The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute will host geologist Larry Buchanan an his wife, teacher Karen Gans, in a lecture titled "Development in the Third World: Are the benefits worth the cost?" at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 28, in Room A of the Southern Oregon University Campbell Center, 655 Frances Lane, Ashland. Call 541-552-6048 or see ww.sou.edu/olli.

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Library Movie: The Ashland library will show the 2013 film "Saving Mr. Banks," rated PG-13, at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 28, at 410 Siskiyou Blvd.

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Classic Film: Cinemark Tinseltown will hold theater screenings of the 1985 film "Back to the Future" at 2 and 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 28, at 651 Medford Center Drive, Medford. Tickets are $5.75 for the matinee showing or $7.75 for the evening showing. Call 541-770-2508.

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Pest Management Class: Master Gardener Patrick Marcus will lead a class about Pest Management fro Home Organic Gardeners at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 28, at North Mountain Park Nature Center, 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Cost is $15. Register online at www.ashland.or.us or call 541-488-6606.

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Cello Music and Poetry: Cellist, composer and spoken word performer Daniel Sperry will peform original music compositions inspired by William Stafford poems at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 28, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6996.

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Thursday, May 29

Learn about Owls: Entomologist and naturalist John Jackson will lead an owl pellet dissection at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 29, at the Large Community Meeting Room of the Rogue River library, 412 E. Main St. Call 541-864-8850.

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Learn to Fly-Cast: Rachel Andras will lead a class about the basics of fly-casting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 29, at Garden Way Park, 1620 Clark St., Ashland. Cost is $25. Register online at www.ashland.or.us/register or call 541-488-6606.

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Author Event: John Riha will speak about his book "Rookies in the Wild" at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 29, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. The event is free. Call 541-488-0029.