Get Up & Go: July 8, 2014

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Handweavers Guild: The Rogue Valley Handweavers Guild will meet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Central Point, 456 W. Pine St. The meeting is for beginners to experienced weavers. Refreshments will be served and participants are encouraged to bring their own bag lunch. Call 541-779-2912.

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Pear Blossom Doll Club: The Pear Blossom Doll Club of Oregon meets at 10:45 a.m. at Sun Oaks clubhouse on Sun Oaks Drive. The club meets monthly to discuss the history of dolls, doll collections and doll clothing. Call 541-734-8528.

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Books @ Noon: The Ashland library will hold its monthly book discussion at noon Tuesday, July 8, at 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Call 541-774-6996 or see www.jcls.org.

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Computer Basics Workshop: A free bilingual computer classes for adults is offered from noon to 2 p.m. at the White City library, 3143 Avenue C, White City. Topics will include word processing, photo editing and file management. Reservations are encouraged as seating is limited. Call 541-774-8679 or see www.jcls.org.

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Interactive Art Program: Artist Mary Wilkins Kelly will present an interactive art program titled "Chicka Chicka Boom Boom" from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-679.

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Teen Craft event: Teens can learn how to make found object robots from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6994.

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TED Talks at the Library: The library will show TED Talks, online videos about science and technology, at 1:30 p.m. at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-8679.

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Learn about Snakes and Spiders: Kids can learn about the lives of snakes and paint their own bendable wooden snake to take home at 2 p.m. at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave.

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Knitting Circle: A drop-in knitting circle is offered from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6996.

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Bugs activity: Entomologist and naturalist John Jackson will give a presentation on bugs for all ages at 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, at the Shady Cove library, 22477 Highway 62. The presentation will include specimens from Jackson's collection, and crickets and meal worms to taste. Call 541-774-6996.

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Get green: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival's free Green Show performances will feature "Spotlight on Loretta Lynn at 6:45 p.m. in the Allen Elizabethan Theatre courtyard on the OSF campus, 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Check out more details and upcoming performances at www.osfashland.org or www.facebook.com/OSFGreenShow.

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Blooming books: Expand your literary horizons from 7 to 8 p.m. at a book club meeting at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. The book club, which meets the second Tuesday of each month, is open to people of all ages who want to discuss books. Call Barbara Hopfinger at 541-482-2676 to register and find out which book will be discussed.


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