Tuesday, Feb. 13
Geology lecture: Learn the fascinating geological history of Southern Oregon. Speaker Jad D'Allura, who taught geology at Southern Oregon University for 33 years, will offer a presentation from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at the Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center auditorium, 569 Hanley Road, Central Point. Register online at http://bit.ly/LandStewardClasses or call 541-776-7371. The deadline to register is the day of the class. Cost is $15 for individuals, $25 for couples, and there is a $5 discount to OSU volunteers with badge.
Rogue Valley Rovers: Chapter 37 of the Escapees RV Club will hold its monthly informational meeting at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at Elmer's Restaurant, 2000 Biddle Rd., Medford. This local RV club chapter encompasses all of Southern Oregon. For reservations call 541-659-7208.
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 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 visit jcls.org.
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.
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.
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 Feb. 13 is "The Wright Brothers," by David McCullough. Refreshments will be served. Call 541-774-8679 or see jcls.org.
Blues Jam Session: The Ashland Blues Society will sponsor a jam session from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at Grape Street Bar and Grill, 31 S. Grape St., Medford. The Doug Warner and Friends will host the jam session. $5 donation suggested. See ashlandblues.org
Trivia Night: Tuesday Night Team Trivia is held at 7 p.m. at Louie's Restaurant, 41 N. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free, and prizes will be awarded. Call 541-482-9701.
Rock Garden Society: The North American Rock Garden Society Siskiyou Chapter meets at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month from September through May in Lidgate Hall behind Medford Congregational United Church of Christ, 1801 E. Jackson St., Medford. On Feb. 13, the society will host an auction of plants, books and gardening items. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. to view available items. The meeting is free and refreshments will be served. See www.siskiyousummits.weebly.com.
Southern Oregon Photographic Association: Matthew Connell, product photographer at Fire Mountain Gems and Beads in Grants Pass, will demonstrate small item photography, studio lighting and Photoshop, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at Twin Creeks Retirement, 888 Twin Creeks Crossing, Central Point. The photography club for amateur photographers intent on developing skills and appreciation for photographic art meets the first and second Tuesday of every month through May. Call 541-779-3396 or see sopacameraclub.com.
Dark Star Orchestra: The Grateful Dead tribute band will recreate a classic Dead concert from the rock band's 30 years of live performances — note for note — on Tuesday, Feb. 13, at the Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St. Tickets are $35 the day of show, and can be purchased at liveatthearmory.com, Music Coop, 268 E. Main St., Ashland, or Immortal Spirits, 141 S. Central Ave., Medford. Doors open at 7 p.m. The show is open to ages 21 and older.
Wednesday, Feb. 14
Afternoon Movies: Free films are shown at 2 p.m. Wednesdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Free refreshments will be available. Call 541-535-4163 or see jcls.org.
Lunchtime Movies: Free movies 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.
Board Game Day: Children and teens can play a variety of table-top games at 2:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month through April at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. Look for Go, Xiang Qi and classic favorites. Participants may bring their own games to share and play. See jcls.org or call 541-855-1994.
History Lecture: Part of the Windows in Time history lecture series, archaeologist and historian Jeff LaLande will present "When Timber was King" at noon Wednesday, Feb. 14, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Learn about the rise and decline of Southern Oregon's wood products industry. Call 541-774-8679 or see jcls.org.
Jesse Cook: Canadian guitar virtuoso Jesse Cook will perform his signature blend of flamenco, Jazz, classical, world, blues and pop rhythms and instrumentals at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. Cook's newest album, "Beyond Borders," was released last September. Cook has won three Canadian Smooth Jazz Awards for Guitarist of the Year. Tickets are $29, $32 or $35, $20, $23 or $26 for ages 22 and younger, and can be purchased at craterian.org, at the box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., or by calling 541-779-3000.
'An Evening with Gypsy Soul': Gypsy Soul — vocalist Cilette Swann and multi-instrumentalist Roman Morykit — will perform folk and soul music, joined by keyboard player Don Harriss and bass and horn player Mikey Stevens, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. Tickets are $35 and include a glass of wine and dessert. Tickets can be purchased at gypsysoul.com/shows-dates or at Music Coop, 368 E. Main St., Ashland, or at the winery. Call 541-482-5700.
Thursday, Feb. 15
Park Clean-Up: The Ashland Lions club will host a clean-up day for Ashland Creek Park from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 15. The park is located at 27 E Hersey St, Ashland. Call 541-951-4454 for more information or with questions about the Ashland Lions Club.
Author Talk: Author Richard Seidman will discuss his book, "The Secret of Ebbets Field," at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.
Jeff and Jeffri: Vocalist Jeffri Lynn Carrington and guitarist Jeff Stanley will perform from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see bellefiorewine.com.