Bad Film Society

The Bad Film Society has rounded up trite tributes, rip-offs, cross-promotions gone wrong, vintage toy and foreign commercials, fan films, comedy sketches, found footage, outtakes, political references, news clips and more related to "Star Wars" to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the film franchise. See them all at 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 7, in the basement of Ashland Elks Lodge. Use the entrance on Will Dodge Way — the alley between East Main Street and Lithia Way. Look for the Elks Dining sign. Weird shorts, cartoons and trailers will be screened before the feature. Bring a dish for the potluck dinner and any bad DVDs, tapes or books to give away. Admission is $4.

Two To Tap

Two On Tap: Duo Melissa Giattino and Ron DeStefano will perform song and tap inspired by dance duos Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers and Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 7, in the Sjolund Auditorium at North Medford High School, 1900 N. Keene Way Drive. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at or at the door. See or call 541-734-4116 for information.

Southern Oregon Photographic Association

Jacksonville photographer David Gibb will present "Travel Photography: Keeping It Light," a discussion of the benefits of keeping photography gear light while traveling, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, at the town hall at Twin Creeks Retirement Community, 888 Twin Creeks Crossing, Central Point. Gibb has worked in the Rogue Valley for 28 years. He specializes in commercial, architectural, food and portraiture photography. Admission is free. See

ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum

Interactive exhibits Toy Science and Noise! will be open through January at Scienceworks Hands-On Museum, 1500 E. Main St., Ashland. Play games such as Simon, Wooly Willy, Battling Tops, Kerplunk, Skittles and Shut the Box or take a playful look at the physics of sound waves and see who's the loudest in your family. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. Admission is $12, $10 for ages 2 through 12 and 65 and older. Admission is $2 the first Sunday of every month.  See upcoming events, shows and activities at

David Pinsky and Phil Newton

The guitar and harmonica duo will play original '60s-style Chicago blues duets from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see