Ashland Calendar, Thursday, March 19
Thursday, March 19
Dance Class: An adult dance class, "Grace in the Hoop," runs from 10:30 a.m. to noon Thursdays, at Studio Z, 280 E. Hersey St., No. 1, Ashland. No previous experience necessary. Cost is $12 per class, $42 for a four-class pass, and the first class is free. Call 541-482-3328 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mah Jongg: Experienced and beginner adults 50 and older are invited to play Mah Jongg, a tile game of Chinese origin, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave., Ashland. Free. Call 541-488-5342 or see ashlandseniorcenter.org.
Dominoes: Play Jamaican, Mexican train, Cuban or French dominoes games from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursdays in the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Call 541-535-7090 or see jcls.org.
Hearts and Spades: Adults 50 and older are invited to play card games from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursdays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave. Donations are accepted. Call 541-488-5342.
Download Library Materials: Learn how to download library materials onto your tablet or e-reader from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, March 19, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. The introductory session will give an overview of Library2Go, along with time for questions and one-on-one assistance. Call 541-774-8679.
After-School Storytime: Kids in kindergarten through second grade can attend after-school storytimes with readings, rhymes and songs from 3:30 to 4 p.m. Thursdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Younger kids are welcome to attend with their parents. Call 541-535-4163 or see jcls.org.
Drop-in Ceramics Class: Artist Lisa Eldredge hosts a drop-in ceramics class from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursdays at Ashland Art Center, 357 E. Main St. Cost is $10, plus cost of clay and firing. Call 541-482-2772 or see ashlandartcenter.org.
Danielle Kelly & Paul Turnipseed: Singer Kelly and jazz guitarist Turnipseed will perform soul and standards from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 19, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see www.bellefiorewine.com.
Spiritual Meeting: Gangaji will hold an Ashland Open Meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 19, at Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 87 Fourth St., Ashland. Admission is $20. See gangaji.org or call 800-267-9205.
Friday, March 20
QiGong Intro: An introduction to QiGong will be from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, March 20, at Hidden Springs Wellness Center, 1651 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. See zyqigong.org or call 541-488-9999 to register.
Saturday, March 21
Growers Market: The Ashland Saturday Rogue Valley Growers Market will be from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays on Oak Street through Oct. 31. See rvgrowersmarket.com. (Correction: The Saturday market does not begin until May 2.)
Bird Walk: Northwest Nature Shop will host a free bird walk with expert birder Terence Philippe around the Ashland Pond. Participants meet at 9 a.m. at the shop, 154 Oak St., Ashland. Reserve a spot at 541-482-3241.
Rogue Modern Quilters Guild: The quilting group meets from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the third Saturday of each month to present demonstrations and sewing projects at Trinity Episcopal Church, 44 N. Second St., Ashland. A business meeting begins at 11:30 a.m. All ages and levels of experience may participate. Annual dues cost $25. The first visit is free. Call 541-512-1442 or see roguemodernquilters.com.
Cartooning Class: Artist Curt Evans hosts a cartooning class for all ages from 10:30 to noon second Saturdays at Ashland Art Center, 357 E. Main St. Cost is $15. Call 541-482-2772 or email email@example.com.
Low-Cost Pet Shots: Jackson County Animal Care and Control will hold its monthly low-cost vaccination and nail trimming clinic from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at 5595 S. Pacific Highway, Phoenix. Shots are $10 each, and nail trimming is $5 per pet. Only cash is accepted. Call 541-774-6654.
Scrabble: Play for free from noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Call 541-535-4163 or see jcls.org.
Origami: Learn the art of paper folding during a hands-on demonstration from 12:30 to 3 p.m. the third Sunday of every month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. The sessions are appropriate for adults and children 5 and older. No experience necessary. Call 541-774-6995 or see jcls.org.
Craft Event: Learn to keep clothes on hangars by wrapping hangars in yarn during a craft activity from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at the Phoenix library, 510 N. First St. Call 541-535-7090 or see jcls.org.
Foxfire Trio: Bob Evoniuk, Jeff Jones and Glenn Freese will perform original music from '90s Ashland band Foxfire, along with their trademark spin on bluegrass cover songs, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see www.bellefiorewine.com.
Salsa Brava!: The ensemble will play its trademark salsa, Latin, merengue, cumbia, bachata and cha cha music for dancing at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Admission costs $8. See www.paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957.
Still Lookin': The Ashland band — mandolin player Lori Plaxe, lead guitarist Terry Miner, rhythm guitarist Judd Pindell, Craig Johnson on bass, Bill Exley on drums and Frank Dunlap on woodwinds — will present an acoustic set of music at 7 p.m. and an electric set of rock tunes at 9 p.m. at its Spring Equinox Celebration & Dance Party, Saturday, March 21, at Ashland Community Center, 59 Winburn Way. Admission is $2.
Sunday, March 22
David Scoggin: The jazz pianist will perform standards and originals from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, March 22, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see www.bellefiorewine.com.
Mosaic Garden Stepping Stones: Make a mosaic garden stone out of concrete from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 22, at the Northwest Nature Shop, 154 Oak St., Ashland. Cost is $10. Call 541-482-3241.
Jefferson Baroque Orchestra: The orchestra will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 22, at First United Methodist Church, 175 N. Main St., Ashland. Tickets cost $18, $5 for students, and can be purchased at the door or by calling 541-683-6648.
Ed Dunsavage: The jazz guitarist will play popular standards from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 22, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Admission is free. See www.paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957.