Sunday, Jan. 14
Breakfast: The Lake Creek Grange will host a breakfast and farmers market from 8 to 10 a.m. the second Sunday of every month at the Lake Creek Grange, 1565 S. Fork Little Butte Road, Lake Creek. Biscuits and gravy, waffles, pancakes, scrambled eggs, ham, sausage, fruit, juice coffee and tea will be served. $7 adults and $3 children. Look for local jams, breads, pickles, crafts and more. All proceeds from breakfast sales go towards the building and maintenance fund. Call 541-951-5681.
Flea Market: Antiques, collectibles, crafts and much more will be available at the Original Medford Giant Flea Market from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14, at the Medford National Guard Armory, 1701 S. Pacific Highway. Admission is $1.50, free for 12 and younger. See fleaforall.net or call 541-772-8211.
MLK Day Celebration: Medford’s Multicultural Commission partners with the Medford School District to host a free MLK Day celebration from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14, in the auditorium at Medford School District, 815 S. Oakdale Avenue. The keynote speaker will be Geneva Craig. Born in Selma, Alabama, during the time of segregation, Craig became an active participant in the civil rights movement. Craig is AARP Oregon’s chair of the Diversity Advisory Council and clinical program coordinator of the Inpatient Rehabilitation Center at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center. DJ Gemineye of KISS FM will emcee the festivities. There will be performances by the Klamath Modoc Fancy Dancers, Washington Elementary Choir, soul singer Bishop Mayfield and Jose Arreguin.There also will be video clips recognizing local leaders for continuing King’s work, and Spanish and sign language interpretations will be available. Admission is free, but donations of nonperishable food items will be accepted.
Jazz Vespers: Opus 3 — pianist David Scoggin, bassist Jeff Addicott and drummer Theresa McCoy — will present an evening of acoustic jazz at 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14, at the First Presbyterian Church, 85 S. Holly St., Medford. Admission is free.
Monday, Jan. 15
Tai Chi for Seniors: Tai Chi for adults 50 and older is held from 9:15 to 11 a.m. Mondays for beginners at the Grove, 1195 E Main St., Ashland. Advanced class is from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave. Admission is $4. Call 541-488-5342.
Memory Loss Support Group: Memory Works hosts a support group for people dealing with dementia, either themselves or a family member. There are two groups which meet at 3 p.m. Mondays through Dec. 18. One group is for memory loss patients, the other is for caregivers, family and friends. Admission is free. Advance registration is required. Call 541-292-2106
Homework Hub: Children ages 5 through 12 who need help with homework, studying and comprehension are welcome to drop in and work with small groups and experienced tutors from 3 to 5 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Admission is free and one-on-one sessions are available with advanced scheduling. Call 541-774-8678.
Family Movie Night: Watch free family movies at 4:30 p.m. the third Monday of every month at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Popcorn, cookies, hot cocoa and cider will be provided. Call 541-774-8678 or see jcls.org.
Pub Trivia: Family-friendly games of trivia are played from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays at 4 Daughters Irish Pub, 126 W. Main St., Medford. Participation is free, and teams can win prizes. Call 541-779-4455.
Tuesday, Jan. 16
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
Lecture: Learn about games, sports and how people spent their leisure time in the late 1800s at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the Jackson County Genealogy Library, 3405 S. Pacific Highway, Medford. Admission is free. To register call 541-512-2340, email at email@example.com or stop by the genealogy library.
Teen Prime Time: Teens are invited to try their hand at solving the mystery of an escape room from 4 to 6 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Teens will work together to solve puzzles and find hidden clues to unravel the mystery and escape. See jcls.org or call 541-774-8685.
History Lecture: Dan and Carol Neilson will offer a free lecture, "Corps of Discovery," at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the Shady Cove library, 22477 Highway 62. Learn about some of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark's more interesting tales as they explored uncharted territory.
Author Talk: Author James Anderson will offer a reading and signing of his book, "Lullaby Road, " at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.
The Capitol Steps: What began in 1981 as a group of U.S. Senate staffers lampooning their daily work environment emerged as a celebrated, hilarious ensemble that's made appearances on NPR, PBS and top commercial television networks and recorded more than 30 albums, including "ObamaMia1" "How to Succeed in Congress Without Really Lying" and "Mock the Vote. The Washington Times call its shows "the best musical satire on Washington ever seen." A performance is set for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. Tickets are $32, $35 or $38 and can be purchased at the box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., at craterian.org or by calling 541-779-3000.
Railroad Earth: The Stillwater, New Jersey, band — singer and guitarist Todd Sheaffer, violinist Tim Carbone, mandolin player John Skehan, multi-instrumentalist Andy Goessling, drummer Cary Harmon and bassist Andrew Altman — will play its signature mix of acoustic rock 'n' roll Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 the day of the show, and can be purchased at liveatthearmory.com or at Music Coop, 268 E. Main St. The show is open to ages 21 and older.