Saturday, March 3
Talent Garden Club: The club meets from 10 a.m. to noon the first Saturday of each month at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bilingual Story Time: A combined English and Spanish story time for children is at noon Saturdays at the White City library, 3143 Avenue C. Call 541-864-8880 or see jcls.org.
Festival Noons: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will host a preface talk, offering an interactive in-depth introduction to "Henry V," at noon Saturday, March 3, at Carpenter Hall on the OSF campus, 44 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Admission is $12, $8 for ages 6 through 17. Call 800-219-8161 or see osfashland.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 will be shown from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays at the White City library, 3143 Avenue C. Free popcorn will be served. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.
Willamette Writers: The Southern Oregon chapter of Willamette Writers will host "Successful Self Publishing," a look at understanding the book-making process, from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 3, at Central Point City Hall Chambers, 140 S. Third St. Admission is $10. A hands-on demonstration of creating and publishing books will be from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Admission is $30. Email email@example.com or call 541-801-6633 for registration and information.
Oregon Old-Time Fiddlers: The Oregon Old-Time Fiddlers will host its monthly jam session from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at the Ashland Community Center, 59 Winburn Way. 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.
Alice DiMicele and Force of Nature: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Alice DiMicele and her band Force of Nature — bassist Rob Kohler, Mikey Stevens on trumpet and guitar, Don Harriss on keys and drummer Nick Kirby — will debut DiMicele's new album, "One With the Tide," at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at Havurah Shir Hadash, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. DiMicele mixes jazz and blues phrasing with R&B and rock 'n' roll rhythms for a folk and roots sound she calls "organic acoustic groove." Tickets are $20 in advance and can be purchased at Music Coop, 268 E. Main St., Ashland, or at brownpapertickets.com. Tickets will be $25 at the door.
Sunday, March 4
Car Club: The Stray Cats Car Club of Jacksonville meets for coffee, donuts and looks at vintage cars at 9 a.m. Sundays in the parking lot of Ray's Market, 401 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville.
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 will present his “The Oregon Trail: One More River to Cross“ at 1:30 p.m. and again at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 4, at the Jacksonville library, 340 W. C St. Admission is $5 and reservations are required. Call 541-245-3650 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rogue Valley Old Timer Car Club: People interested in old car mechanics, restoration and touring in their cars are invited to meet at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 4, at the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Hall, 1130 Hazel St., Central Point. A tour will follow the meeting. Membership is open to anyone who owns a car or truck 30 years old or older. Call 541-535-7658.
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 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 4, Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Monday, March 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.
Monday Movie Classics: Films will be shown at 1 p.m. Mondays at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. Call 541-664-3228 or see 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.
Ashland Garden Club: Kristina LeFever presents "Pesticides and the Home Gardener" at 12:30 p.m. Monday, March 5, at the Ashland Community Center, 59 Winburn Way. Learn how to protect plants while doing no harm to pets, pollinators and gardeners. Admission is free and all are welcome. See ashlandorgardenclub.org.
Children's Chess Club: Kids 5 and older are invited to join the club from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 541-774-6995 or see jcls.org.
Teen Anime Club: Teens can join fellow anime and manga fans at 5 p.m. Monday, March 5, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave., to watch anime, discuss favorite manga and do min-manga drawing lessons. Also look for a dagashi taste-off of trying and rating different Japanese snacks. See jcls.org or call 541-774-8685.
Presentation: Cheryl Harrison will give a workshop about the options of long term care and retirement planning from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 5, at the Ashland Food Co-Op, 300 N. Pioneer St., Ashland. Admission is free. To register call 541-973-2100 or see ashlandfood.coop for more information.
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.
Michal Palzewicz and Alexander Tutunov: The cello and piano duo will perform works by Myaskovsky, Schubert and Valentini at 7 p.m. Monday, March 5, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. Admission is $25, $10 for students, and can be purchased at brownpapertickets.com or at the door. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. See grizzlypeakwinery.com or call 541-482-5700.