Saturday, Feb. 3
Community Market: An indoor and outdoor community market is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first Saturday of each month at the Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland. Produce, art, crafts, housewares, yard-sale items and other goods are available. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Bird Walk: See and hear a variety of birds that are year-round residents in the Rogue Valley and some that are migrating through the area from 7 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Jan. 13, at North Mountain Park Nature Center, 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Admission is free. Nate Trimble will lead the group.
Talent Garden Club: The club meets the first Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon at the Talent library, 101 Home St. The club will host a seed exchange from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 3. Bring seeds to share and take those that interest you. A small donation is requested. Email email@example.com.
Environmental Presentation: Rogue Indivisible will host a presentation, "This Land is Your Land: Our Unique SW Oregon Environment," from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, at the Wild River Pub, 533 N.E. F St., Grants Pass. Learn from local experts about the complex southwest Oregon environment, what makes it unique and what people can do to help sustainable management of the region's natural resources. Six speakers will cover topics ranging from the ecological systems, climate in the Rogue valley, forest restoration, local recreation trails, natural resource management and more. Admission is free but space is limited. To register see rogueindivisible.org or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bilingual Story Time: A combined English and Spanish story time is at noon Saturdays at the White City library, 3143 Avenue C. Call 541-864-8880 or see jcls.org.
Woodcarvers Club: Woodcarvers offer instruction for carvers of all ages from noon to 3 p.m. Saturdays at the Central Point Senior Center, 123 N. Second St., Central Point. Admission is $5 per month. Call 541-944-4535 or see centralpointwoodcarvers.com.
Family Movie Matinee: Family friendly films are shown from 1 to 3 p.m. every Saturday at the White City library, 3143 Avenue C. Free popcorn will be served. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.
Harry Potter Club: A six-session Harry Potter Club will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays from Jan. 20 through Feb. 24, for youths 5 and older at the Central Point Library, 116 S. Third St. Enjoy Harry Potter-themed crafts and events each week. The program will culminate in a Hogwarts house party Feb. 24. For information, call 541-664-3228.
Oregon Old-Time Fiddlers: The Oregon Old-Time Fiddlers will host its monthly jam session from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, at Applegate Fire District No. 9, 1095 Upper Applegate Road, Ruch. Look for traditional fiddle tunes and vocals at this family-friendly event. Acoustic musicians may sit in. Admission is by donation. Call 541-779-8145 or see ootfa4.org for information.
Live Opera Demonstration: Mark Morash, director of musical studies at San Francisco Opera, will lead two master classes featuring 10 opera singers from the Rogue Valley and the West Coast at 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, at the Unitarian Fellowship, 87 Fourth St., Ashland. The master classes are open and provide an opportunity to see a teacher working with young opera singers. Admission is free.
National Association of Composers USA: Local members of the organization will perform piano solos and duets at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, at the United Methodist Church, 175 N. Main St., Ashland. Admission is $10, $5 for students. Call 541-488-5506 for information.
Sunday, Feb. 4
Car Club: The Stray Cats Car Club of Jacksonville meets for coffee, donuts and vintage cars at 9 a.m. Sundays in the parking lot of Ray's Market, 401 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville.
Ice Skating: The Ashland Rotary Centennial Ice Rink will be open every day through Feb. 19. Skate rentals, snacks and hot drinks are available. Call 541-488-9189 or see ashland.or.us/IceRink for schedule and admission information.
Northwest Bird Club: All pet bird owners are invited to meet the first Sunday of each month at 1 p.m., at Table Rock Mobile Village, 2385 Table Rock Road, Medford. Refreshments will be provided. Call 541-826-4133.
Pioneer History in Story & Song: David Gordon presents his one-hour program “The Life of Stephen Foster: Dear Friends and Gentle Hearts” at 1:30 p.m. and again at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4, at the Jacksonville library, 340 W. C St. Admission is $5 and reservations are required. For reservations, call 541-245-3650 or email email@example.com.
Jefferson Baroque Orchestra: The orchestra will present "Love Letters," a program of music played on early period instruments, the music of Henry Purcell and Claudio Monteverdi sung by Emma Rose Lynn, and Shakespeare sonnets read by Geoff Ridden at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4, in the United Church of Christ, 717 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Admission is $15, $10 for seniors. See jeffersonbaroque.org.
T.J. Elton: Multi-instrumentalist and singer T.J. Elton and company will play a mix of hit songs from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see bellefiorewine.com.
Monday, Feb. 5
Library Story Time: Story times for babies, toddlers and children are available Mondays through Fridays at all Jackson County library branches. See jcls.org.
Kid Time!: Kids in elementary school and younger can explore interactive exhibits and learn about the history of Oregon, construction and engineering, water systems and more at 106 N. Central Ave., Medford. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission is $6 for adults, $10 for ages 1 and older. Call 541-772-9922 or see kid-time.org.
Color Mondays: Adults are invited to express their creativity through coloring from 10 to 11:30 a.m. every Monday at the Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Coloring supplies are provided. Call 541-744-6996 or visit jcls.org.
Stitchers of All Kinds: Bring your needle-craft supplies and participate in embroidery, needlepoint, cross-stitch, quilting, knitting, crocheting and more at 10 a.m. Mondays at the Rogue River library, 412 E. Main St. Call 541-864-8850 or see jcls.org.
Line Dancing for Seniors: Line dancing for adults 60 and older is held at 1 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave. Advanced line dancing is from 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Thursdays at the center. Admission is $2. Call 541-488-5342.
Grand Opera Concert: Resident artists of the San Francisco Opera — sopranos Sarah Cambidge and Natalie Image, mezzo-soprano Ashley Dixon, tenors Amitai Pati and Kyle van Schoonhoven, baritone Andrew G. Manea and bass-baritone Christian Pursell — will perform excerpts from grand operas at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5, in the Mountain Avenue Theatre at Ashland High School, 201 S. Mountain Ave. Aria Umezawa will direct, and pianist John Elam will provide accompaniment. The opera singers are 2018 Adler Fellows, and the program is presented by Brava! Opera Theater and the James M. Collier Young Artist Program. Tickets are $25, $5 for students, and can be purchased at bravaopera.com or by calling 800-901-7173, ext. 3, or 541-261-5776.