Calendar: Tuesday, March 24
Tuesday, March 24
Lego Event: The Ashland library will show the 2014 animated film "The Lego Movie," rated PG, from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, at 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Following the film presentation, the library will hold a Lego workshop from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Call 541-774-6995 or see jcls.org.
Beginning Art Class: Artist Jack Wiens presents beginning art classes with a different focus each week from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays at Ashland Art Center, 357 E. Main St. Cost is $12. Email email@example.com or see ashlandartcenter.org.
Brain Books: Discuss books the fourth Tuesday of each month from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Guanajuato Room of the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. The book for March 24 is "End this Depression NOW!" by Paul Krugman, who examines economics based on reason. Call 541-774-6996 or see jcls.org.
Mystery Readers Roundtable: The book discussion group meets from 2 to 3 p.m. the third Tuesday of every month at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Call 541-535-7098 or see jcls.org.
Teen Self-Defense Class: Young women 13 to 18 can learn self-defense tactics from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, March 24 and 26, at the Ashland YMCA, 430 YMCA Way. Call 541-482-9622 to register.
Spanish-English Conversation Group: A Spanish-English conversation group meets from 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Some are learning English and some are learning Spanish. Call 541-535-4163 or see jcls.org.
Italian TED Talks: A series of TED Talks online lectures about all things Italian will be presented from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Call 541-774-8679.
Drop-in Kids Ceramics Class: Clay instructor Keeley Bittner will hold a drop-in clay class for children from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays at Ashland Art Center, 357 E. Main St. Cost is $10. For information, call 541-482-2772 or see ashlandartcenter.org.
Books@4: Discuss your favorite books and find new titles from 4 to 5 p.m. the third Tuesday of every month at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Call 541-774-8679 or see jcls.org. Refreshments and snacks provided.
Drop-In Ceramics Class: Artist Garry Price hosts a drop-in ceramics class for ages 13 and older from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Ashland Art Center, 357 E. Main St. Cost is $15, plus cost of clay and firing. Call 541-482-2772 or see ashlandartcenter.org.
Vegetarian Cooking Class: Kumud Gokani will hold vegetarian Indian cooking classes from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, March 3-24, at her home, 47 Garfield St., Ashland. Cost is $30 per class, and includes recipe printouts and a full meal. Call 541-488-0575 or see www.cookingwithkumud.com.
Tuesday Evening at the Museum: Authors Jo Brew and Pat Edwards will tell stories and answer questions about Highway 99, sometimes called Oregon's Main Street, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, at the Talent Historical Society Museum, 105 N. Market St., Talent. Call 541-512-8838 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Toastmasters Meeting: The University Toastmasters meets to improve public speaking and leadership skills from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd.
Trivia Night: Tuesday Night Team Trivia runs from 7 to 9 p.m. at Louie's Restaurant, 41 N. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free, and prizes will be awarded. Call 541-482-9701.
Wednesday, March 25
Hands-All-Around Quilters: Visitors can work on individual projects or sew quilts for charity from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays at Wesley Hall at First United Methodist Church, 175 N. Main St., Ashland. Call 541-732-0141.
Pop-Up Books: Explore the art of pop-up books and paper craft with artist and educator Shoshanah Dubiner from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Children will learn about pop-up art and create their own pop-up cards. Call 541-774-6995 or see www.jcls.org.
Public Meeting: The Southern Oregon University Board of Trustees Academic and Student Affairs Committee will meet from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, at Hannon Library DeBoer Board Room, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-552-6111.
Humphrey Bogart Film: The 1944 film "Passage to Marseille," not rated, will be shown from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Call 541-535-4163 or see jcls.org.
Free movie: The 2014 film "The Theory of Everything," rated PG, will be shown from 2 to 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6996 or see jcls.org.
Geology Presentation: Geologist Mark Prchal will discuss the geologic history of the Table Rocks, Mount Ashland, Crater Lake and other features of Southern Oregon from 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, at the Jacksonville library, 340 W. C St. Call 541-899-1665 or see jcls.org.
Drop-In Ceramics Class: Artist Alissa Clark holds a drop-in ceramics class for ages 13 and older from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays 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.
Siskiyou Sleuths: The mystery book discussion group will discuss "Get Shorty" by Elmore Leonard from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6996 or see jcls.org.
Jen Ambrose: The singer and songwriter will play a mix of folk, blues and world music from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Admission is free. See www.paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957.
Eric Leadbetter: The lead guitarist and vocalist of Ashland band Jive Coulis will present acoustic Americana and folk from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see www.bellefiorewine.com.
Spaghetti Game Night: Try out board games from Funagain Games in Ashland or bring your own from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at Enoteca Wine Tasting and Bistro, 17 N. Main St., Ashland. Complimentary spaghetti will be served with the purchase of a glass or bottle of wine. Call 541-482-3377 or see ashlandenoteca.com.
Wednesday Night Bingo: Play bingo from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays at Louie's Restaurant, 41 N. Main St., Ashland. It's free to play, and winners eat free. Call 541-482-9701.
Author Event: Bestselling mystery author J.A. Jance will speak and sign books from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6996 or see jcls.org.
Trivia Night: Teams of one to six players can play trivia at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at The Playwright Public House, 258 A St., Ashland. It's free to play, and each team will receive a bowl of baked fries. The winning team receives a $25 certificate to use at The Playwright. Call 541-488-9128.