Saturday, March 31
Seed and Scion Faire: The Seed and Scion Faire will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 31, at the Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland. Short presentations about seeds, soil, plant propagation and pollinators will be presented from 10 a.m. to noon. Free seeds, agricultural and garden vendors, kids’ activities and more will be available from noon to close. Look for live music and refreshments.
there will be short 20-minute presentations on seeds, soil, plant propagation and pollinators. From noon to close look for free seeds, vendors selling agricultural and garden items, kids’ activities and more. Music and refreshments will be available.
Medford Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt: The Kiwanis Club of Medford and sponsor Lithia Motors will host the club’s 77th annual Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 31, at Pear Blossom Park, at E. Fifth and North Bartlett streets in Medford. Families are advised to arrive 15 minutes early. Four separate hunts will occur: ages 0-3 plus disabled children, ages 4-5, ages 6-7 and ages 8-10. Children will scoop up 10,000 candy treats in minutes. The Easter Bunny will hand out balloons and be available for photos. Call 541-776-5031.
Central Point Eggstravaganza: Kids can hunt for more than 20,000 eggs at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 31, at Twin Creeks Park, 555 Twin Creeks Crossing Loop, Central Point. Activities from 10 a.m. to noon include free games, photos with the Easter Bunny and prizes. The egg hunt is split up into three age groups: ages 3 and under , ages 4-6 and ages 7-9. Food will be available for purchase. Call 541-423-1978.
Eagle Point Egg Hunt: The hunt for candy, toothbrushes and stuffed animals begins at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 31, at a Crater Charter School sports field at E. Main Street and South Shasta Avenue, Eagle Point. Families are encouraged to arrive early. Groups are ages 2 and younger, 3-4, 5-7, 8-9, 10-11 and special needs. Please hunt in your designated group area only and be sure to bring your own basket. One stuffed animal per child. No dogs. The Easter Bunny will be available for photos. Call 541-944-2446.
Phoenix Easter Egg Hunt: The city of Phoenix and Jackson County Fire District 5 present an Easter egg hunt at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 31, at Phoenix High School, 745 N. Rose St. Egg hunters will be divided into groups from toddlers through age 11. The event includes prizes, face painting, fire trucks, refreshments by Iron Skillet Restaurant & Bakery, drawings for gift baskets, Easter buckets for kids while supplies last and child fingerprint kits for parents from the Phoenix Police Department. Service animals only.
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.
Waggin’ Tales Used Book Sale: Friends of the Animal Shelter’s pay-what-you-want book sale will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 31, and noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, April 1, at Jackson County Animal Services, 5595 S. Pacific Highway, Phoenix. Book purchases, made by cash or check only, support FOTAS programs. Call 917-602-9074.
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.
Movie Matinee: Family-friendly films are shown from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays at the White City library, 3143 Avenue C. Free popcorn is served. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.
Benefit Dinner: Crater Renaissance Academy Drama and Dance will host a benefit dinner to raise money for Crater High School students to visit Edinburgh, Scotland. Look for a spring harvest-style dinner created by chef Neil Clooney of Smithfields Resturant and Smithfield Pub and Pies. Clooney will use products from Rogue Creamery, Cherry Street meats and Fry family Farm, and there will be wines from Quady North winery and Valley View winery. Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 31, at the Fry Family Store, 2184 Ross Lane, Central Point. Tickets are $80. For tickets and reservartions, email email@example.com or call 541-494-6348.
Will Hornyak: Storyteller Will Hornyak will present “Waking Finn Mac Cool” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 31, at the GEOS Institute, 84 Fourth St., Ashland. Admission is $15 cash at the door. The show is open to ages 14 and older. For reservations email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Matt Dorris: Guitarist and Southern Oregon University alumnus Matt Dorris will perform at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 31, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Siskiyou Music Project Presents
Sinne Eeg and Larry Koonse: Danish jazz vocalist Sinne Eeg and guitarist Larry Koonse will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 31, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Eeg 2014 album, “Face the Music,” won a Danish Music Award for Best Jazz Vocal, along with a Ben Webster Prize and a Prix du Jazz. Tickets are $25, and reservations can be made at siskiyoumusicproject.com.
Sunday, April 1
Pear Blossom Run: Register for the 42nd Annual YMCA Pear Blossom Run happening April 14, in downtown Medford. There will be a 10-mile race, a 10-mile handcycle or wheelchair race, a 5K race and 1- and 2-mile fun runs. Registration is $30, $23 or $8 for the 10-mile, 5K and fun runs, respectively. Registration will be $40 for the 10-mile and $33 for the 5K after April 8. Proceeds benefit YMCA’s programs for low-income kids, teens, families and seniors. See pearblossomrun.com or call 541-324-8348.
Ashland Rotary Easter Egg Hunt: The Rotary Club of Ashland presents its annual Easter egg hunt at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 1, by the tennis courts in Lithia Park along Winburn Way. Families are encouraged to arrive early. The hunt will be over in a minute or two. Kids in age groups of 2 and younger, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8 and 9-10 years old will hunt for more than 3,000 Willamette Egg Farm eggs boiled and dyed by Southern Oregon University dining hall staff, candy and two golden eggs good for special prizes. The Easter Bunny will be available for photos.
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.
Northwest Bird Club: Pet bird owners can meet at 1 p.m. the first Sunday of each month 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 “The Gold Rush: The Days of ’49” at 1:30 p.m. and again at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 1, at the Jacksonville library, 340 W. C St. Admission is $5 and reservations are required. Call 541-245-3650 or email email@example.com.
Will Hornyak: Storyteller Will Hornyak will present “The Mythic Land: Poems, Songs, Legends and Lore from the Heart of Ireland” at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 1, at The Black Sheep Pub, 51 N. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free.
Monday, April 2
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.
Movie Classics: Classic 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.
Homework Hub: Children ages 5 through 12 who need help with homework, studying and comprehension can 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.
Children’s Chess Club: Kids 5 and older can play chess 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.
Author Talk: Denise Kester will discuss her book “Drawing on the Dream: Finding My Way Through Art“ at 7 p.m. Monday, April 2, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.
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.