Tuesday, Jan. 9
Pear Blossom Doll Club of Oregon: The club meets to discuss the history of dolls, doll collections and doll clothing at 10:45 a.m. the second Tuesday of every month at the Sun Oaks clubhouse on Sun Oaks Drive, Medford. Call 541-734-8528 or 541-773-8416.
Spanish Conversation Group: Brush up on fluency through conversation from 10 to 11:30 a.m. every Tuesday at the Medford Senior Center, 510 E. Main St. Grammar, modismos, pronunciation and more will be addressed. Call 541-772-2273
Rogue Valley Handweavers Guild: People of all skill levels interested in weaving, spinning and other fiber arts are invited to meet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month, September through June, at First Presbyterian Church, 456 W. Pine St., Central Point. Attenders are encouraged to bring a sack lunch. Call 541-779-2912.
Coffee and Coloring: Adults are invited to express their creativity through coloring from 10 a.m. to noon the second Tuesday of every month through March at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Coloring supplies and refreshments are provided. Call 541-744-6996 or see jcls.org.
Rogue Valley Rovers: Chapter 37 of the Escapees RV Club will hold its monthly informational meeting at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, at Elmer's Restaurant, 2000 Biddle Road, Medford. Call 541-659-7208.
Tech Talk: Tech Talks are held at 1 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6996 or visit the library's reference desk to register. See jcls.org.
Family Tree Group: Learn how to make the best use of the computer program Family Tree Maker, for both PC and Mac computers from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, at the Jackson County Genealogy Library, 3405 S. Pacific Highway, Medford. Admission is $5. Call 541-512-2340, email reception.JCGL@gmail.com or stop by the genealogy library to register.
Ballroom Dancing: Keyboard and horn musician Dave Flick plays live music for ballroom dancing at 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, 3377 Table Rock Road, Medford. First-time visitors can dance for free, otherwise it's $5. No partners are required. Call 541-664-3176.
Children's Movies: Free films are shown at 2:45 p.m. Tuesdays at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Free snacks will be available. Call 541-535-7090 or see jcls.org.
Book Chat: The book group meets at 5:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Read the books, then join in the discussions. The book for Jan. 9 is "Memory Man," by David Baldacci. Refreshments will be served. Call 541-774-8679 or see jcls.org.
Southern Oregon Photographic Association: Jacksonville photographer David Gibb will present "Keeping It Small," a talk that will cover traveling light with photography gear, 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.
Wednesday, Jan. 10
Jacksonville Museum Quilters: The group meets at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays at First Presbyterian Church, 425 Middle St., Jacksonville. Call 541-941-2463.
History Lecture: Part of the "Windows in Time" history lecture series, retired local TV news anchor and historian Ron Brown presents "Getting Oregon Out of the Mud" at noon Wednesday, Jan. 10, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Learn about Southern Oregon's roadway history, early travel and more. Call 541-774-8679 or see jcls.org.
Lunchtime Movies: A free movie will be shown from noon to 2:30 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of every month at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Refreshments will be provided. See jcls.org or call 541-774-8679.
Trivia Night: Howiee's on Front hosts Trivia games from 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays at 16 N. Front St., Medford. Call 541-773-5767.
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 bellefiorewine.com.
Rick Millward: Singer, songwriter and rhythm guitarist Rick Millward, bassist John Galloway and percussionist Mike Whipple will play a mix of original music and classic and contemporary rock and pop from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3283 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Admission is free. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.
Thursday, Jan. 11
Irish Interest Group: Explore the history of your Irish ancestors, culture and more from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, at the Jackson County Genealogy Library, 3405 S. Pacific Highway, Medford. Admission is $5. For registration call 541-512-2340 or email at reception.JCGL@gmail.com.
Climate Documentary: Watch episode 1 of Season 2 of National Geographic's investigative climate-change documentary "Years of Living Dangerously" from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, at the Talent Community Center, 104 E. Main St. The film features David Letterman and Saturday Night Live's Cecily Strong and focuses on renewable energy sources. Admission is free to this family-friendly event and refreshments will be provided.
Author Talk: Author Sharon Bauer will offer a reading of her book, "Life Eternal Love Immortal: A Medium Touched by Love, " at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.
Stafford Poetry Celebration: Join in a commemoration of the late Oregon Poet Laureate William Stafford during the 21st annual poetry celebration at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, in the Meese Room at the Hannon Library at Southern Oregon University, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. The event will feature an evening of poetry honoring Stafford, featuring Charlotte Abernathy, Gary Lark, Barret O'Brien, Manya Orescan, Marisa Petersen and Rabbi David Zaslow. Audience members are invited to join in and share a favorite Stafford poem of their choice. Admission is free. Use the code FHL0111 at any campus parking meter to get free parking for the event. For disability accommodations or more information, call 541-552-6816 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paul Turnipseed Trio: Guitarist Paul Turnipseed, bassist Jeff Addicott and drummer Mike Fitch will play will perform a mix of New Orleans and Latin rhythms, along with jazz and blues standards from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see bellefiorewine.com.