Tuesday, March 6
Books at Noon: Readers in the group will discuss various books and offer suggestions for new reads at noon the first Tuesday of each month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-535-7090 or see jcls.org.
Coloring and Cookies: All are invited to express their creativity through coloring from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. Coloring supplies and refreshments will be provided. Call 541-826-3313 or visit jcls.org.
Medford Cribbage Tournament: Compete at 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Mountain Mike’s Pizza, 2640 E. Barnett Road, Medford. Admission is $4.50. Call 541-773-2898.
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.
Qigong: Join certified level two Qigong instructor, Helen Jucevic, for Qigong at 2 p.m. Tuesdays through April 3, at the Rogue River library, 412 E. Main St. Qigong is the practice of gathering, circulating, and applying life-force energy, using mental focus, breath exercises and gentle movements. Admission is free. See jcls.org or call 541-864-8850.
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.
Lego Time: Ages 5 through 12 can build with Legos from from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.
Tuesday Afternoon Knitters: Knitters, crocheters and tatters of all skill levels can gather to learn from each other, share ideas and create new pieces from 3:30 to 5 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Call 541-326-2035 or find Tuesday Afternoon Knitters on Facebook.
Author Talk: Author and editor Kitty Stryker will read excerpts from her anthology, "Ask: Building Consent Culture," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.
The Southern Oregon Photographic Association: The club for amateur photographers intent on developing skills and appreciation for photographic art meets the first and second Tuesday of every month through May. Meetings begin at 7 p.m. at Twin Creeks Retirement, 888 Twin Creeks Crossing, Central Point. See sopacameraclub.com.
Wednesday, March 7
Bird Walk: The Rogue Valley Audubon Society has a new location for its free first-Wednesday bird walks. The walks begin at 8:30 a.m. at Denman Wildlife Area and end before noon. The slow-paced walk covers about 1.5 miles. In this ongoing citizen-science project, the numbers of different species observed by walk participants are entered in the Cornell Ornithological Laboratory’s eBird database. Participants will need to purchase an ODFW area parking permit. For more information and directions, see http://roguevalleyaudubon.org/.
History Lecture: Part of the "Windows in Time" history lecture series, Patsy Charley Edwards presents "Heritage Ranch History: The Charley Brothers" at noon Wednesday, March 7, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Learn about the story of the Brownsboro Ranch in the upper Rogue Valley and Edwards' ancestors, the Charley Brothers. Call 541-774-8679 or see jcls.org.
Yarnia: A knitting and crochet group for all ages will meet at 2 p.m. Wednesdays at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. Materials and instruction will be provided or you may bring your own supplies. See jcls.org or call 541-826-3313.
Origami: Children of all ages and experience levels can practice the art of Japanese paper folding, or origami, at 2 p.m every Wednesday at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. Materials and instruction will be provided. See jcls.org or call 541-826-3313.
Poetry Reading: Susanne Petermann will read from her newly published book of translations, "When I Go," poems written by Rainer Maria Rilke, in French at 3 p.m Wednesday, March 7, in the Gresham Room of the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Rilke’s largely unknown and rarely translated French poetry appears for the first time in this book. Susanne will explain Rilke’s mysterious switch to the French language near the end of his life, and she will tell the story of these poems, along with her own story about finding and translating this body of work. See jcls.org or call 541-774-6996.
All About Bats: John Jackson, founder of Bugs-R-Us, will offer an interactive presentation "Batman has Nothing to Fear: Bats," at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Learn the important roles bats have in our ecosystem, how to identify different species and how to build a bat box. Jackson will also provide preserved bat specimens for viewing, Bat ID sheets and coloring pages. Call 541-855-1994 or see jcls.org.
Antiques Club: Southern Oregon Antiques and Collectibles Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, at Horton Plaza, 1122 Spring St., Medford. Tim Reuwsaat will be presenting and discussing his collection of owl figurines. Admission is free. Call 541-613-4964 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.'Bi-': The Associated Student Government of Rogue Community College, Student Life, and the Diversity Programming Board will present “Bi-,” a bilingual play by the Portland-based Teatro Milagro, a future-based play which explores the binary system of human classifications. Inspired by Edwin Abbott’s novel “Flatland.” A free showing of the performance will be held at 7 p.m. Wdnesday, March 7, inthe Rogue Performance Hall located in Building C, Room 109 on the Rogue Community College (RCC) Riverside Campus in Medford, 101 S Bartlett S. Admission is free. Call 541-245-7710.
David Rawlings Machine: Singer and guitarist Dave Rawlings, joined by singer and songwriter Gillian Welsh, guitar and banjo player Willie Watson, violinist Brittany Haas and bassist Paul Kowert, will perform songs from his 2017 "Poor David's Almanack" and other favorites at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, at the Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass. Look for a magical performance of folk, bluegrass and old-time music. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at roguetheatre.com, by calling 541-471-1316 or at the box office. The show is open to ages 21 and older.