Get Up & Go: Monday, June 16

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ARTISTS WORKSHOP: The group of regional painters invites others to join its painting and drawing sessions and critiques at 10 a.m. Mondays. Call 541-324-7624 for location.

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THE MEDFORD ROGUES baseball team will take on the Wenatchee AppleSox at 12:05 p.m. at Harry & David Field. See www.medfordrogues.com for ticket information and other details.

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SUMMER READING KICK-OFF: The Phoenix library, 510 W. First St., will make tie-dye T-shirts as part of its summer reading program kick-off event at 2:45 p.m. Call 541-535-7090.

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CHILDREN'S BOOK EVENT: Roxy Ann Press will host a reading and discussion of its award-winning book "Higgledy Piggledy: A Tale of Four Little Pigs" at 7 p.m. at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Editor Ruth Rabinovitch and illustrator Mari Gayatri Stein will attend, and the event will include souvenirs, refreshments and a prize raffle. The event is free. Call 541-488-0029.

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Tuesday, June 17

LEARN ABOUT BUGS: Entomologist and naturalist John Jackson will hold an educational event for kids about bugs at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Jackson will present insect specimens to view and pet, and dead crickets and meal worms will be available to taste. Call 541-774-8679.

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GREEN SHOW PERFORMANCE: Minnesota-based banjo duo The Lowest Pair will perform for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival Green Show at 7 p.m. at 15 S. Pioneer St. The band will promote its new album "36¢." See www.thelowestpair.com.

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GARDENING FOR POLLINATORS: Gail Langellotto, professor of horticulture at Oregon State University in Corvallis, will teach about gardening for pollinators, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center, 569 Hanley Road in Central Point. Cost is $10; call 541-776-7371 to register.


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