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Things To Do: May 10 - 17

Friday, May 10

Quilt Show: Rogue Valley Piecemakers will hold its 39th annual quilt show from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 10-11, at the Josephine County Fairgrounds, 1451 Fairgrounds Road, Grants Pass. More than 200 quilts will be displayed with this year’s theme “Wild Things.” Look for demonstrations, door prizes, raffles and more. Tickets to win the quilt “Wild Poppies” will be sold with proceeds benefiting the Women’s Crisis Center and Joe’s Place. Vendors will offer fabric, patterns and notions. Admission is $5; kids 12 and younger get in free. See rvpiecemakers.com.

Book Sale: A book sale will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, May 10, and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Look for new or gently used books, DVDs and CDs. Proceeds help fund library programs, activities and collections. Call 541-535-4163 or see jcls.org.

Preschool Puppet Theatre: See what Brenda Bear and friends are up to at 10:30 a.m. the second Friday of each month at North Mountain Park Nature Center, 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Admission is $6. A short environmental lesson will be followed by the puppet show and playtime. A snack and craft or activity will follow. No late seating is allowed.

Children’s Author Talk: New York Times bestselling children’s author, Dan Gutman, will present a talk geared toward third-sixth grade students and their parents from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, May 10, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Gutman will also offer book signing of his books, such as “My Weird School” series, the “Baseball Card Adventures,” and “The Genius Files.” See jcls.org or call 541-774-8679.

Science Lecture: Bill Saltzstein, founder of Code Blue Consulting, will present “Bluetooth Medical Devices and Cybersecurity” from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Friday, May 10, in the science auditorium at Southern Oregon University, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. This presentation will outline the out-of-hospital medical device use cases and use the example of a system for Type I diabetes patients for discussions of cybersecurity — the needs, risks and implementation for medical devices. Admission is free, and light refreshments will be provided. Call 541-552-6341 or email at tuckera1@sou.edu.

Author Talk: Author Peggy Dover will read discuss and excerpts from her book “ “Trips and Tangents” at 5 p.m. Friday, May 10, at Art Presence Art Center, 206 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville. Call 541-941-7057.

Slopes & Trails: Slopes & Trails will host a free meet-and-greet at 5 p.m. Friday, May 10, at Schmidt Family Vineyards, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass. The nonprofit organization provides social and recreational activities. See slopes.org.

Saturday, May 11

Bird Day: Come to Rogue Valley Bird Day, the local celebration of World Migratory Bird Day, which celebrates one of the most important and spectacular events in the life of a migratory bird — its journey between wintering and breeding grounds. This year’s theme is, “Protect Birds: Be the Solution to Plastic Pollution.” Explore the birds of North Mountain Park with bird walks, games, bird-calling and bird call identification contests and a live bird exhibit hosted by Wildlife Images from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 11, at North Mountain Park, 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Bird walks begin at 8:15 a.m. and leave regularly from the pavilion. Bird-calling contests begin at 11 a.m. and prizes are given to young participants and finalists. Email at libby.vanwyhe@ashland.or.us or call 541-488-6606.

ACCENT on Talent Day: The city of Talent will hold its annual ACCENT day from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 11. Happenings include the annual citywide yard sales; book sale at the Talent Library; Talent Tomato sale at the Talent Historical Museum; spring plant sale at Ray’s parking lot, and the “Round it up and Turn it in Talent” Recycle Drop Off at City Hall where you can drop off your old electronics, metals of all types, used CFL light bulbs, styrofoam peanuts, useful household materials, and used paint in labeled cans where it will be all be safely recycled. Also visit the Outdoor Discovery Program yard and bake sale, where proceeds go to enhancing the outdoor experiences of the kids. Go to the skate park, 104 S Front St., for live music, raffles, food and craft vendors, and learn about projects from local community organizations. Local restaurants will hold happy hour specials from 3 to 5 p.m. A map of all the activities is available at any of the activity sites.

Tree Climbing Competition: The second annual Southern Oregon Regional Tree Climbing Competition will be held from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 11, in Lithia Park, in downtown Ashland. Watch as competitive tree climbers scale towering trees in the regional International Society of Arboriculture tree climbing competition. Also look for live music and food trucks. See AshlandParksandRec.org or call 541-488-5340.

Jacksonville Garden Club Spring Sale: The club will hold its annual spring sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 11, in the alcove next to the Post Office near the intersection of Oregon and California Streets, Jacksonville. Offerings include fresh-cut flower bouquets, hanging baskets, succulents, herbs, and perennial plants, homemade baked goods and treats. Proceeds benefit scholarship programs and beautification projects at the Peter Britt Garden, Post Office and Community Center in Jacksonville. Call 541-899-2029.

Record Convention: The 14th annual Grants Pass Record Convention will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Josephine County Fairgrounds, 1451 Fairgrounds Road, Grants Pass. With over 35 vendor tables, look for collectible 33-1/3 record albums, 45 rpm records, CDs, DVDs, and sheet music ranging from the ’40s to present day. Admission is $2. Early entry begins at 7 a.m. Early admission is $5.

Ashland Plant Sale: The Ashland Garden Club will hold its 40th annual plant sale from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 11, in the Safeway parking lot, 585 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Perennials, trees, vegetable starts, herbs, native plants, bouquets and more will be available for purchase. Profits go toward student scholarships. See ashlandgardenclub.org.

Mountain Stars Quilt Guild: The guild will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Live Oak Grange, 120 Gardiner St., Rogue River. A quilter’s version of “Left, Right, Center” starts at 9:30 a.m. Bring 10 5-inch squares to play. The fabric will be your playing chips. A potluck lunch will be held at 11 a.m. Quilting instructor Anelie Belden will present “The History of Irons,” including a display that shows how irons have changed over centuries. Enter to win fat quarters by bringing one with polka dots. See msquilters.com or email mfinch@charter.net.

Central Point Artisan Market: Food and handcrafted items are available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday May through September on the Artisan Corridor near Rogue Creamery, 419 N. Front St., Central Point. This open air market includes arts, crafts, farm and foraged goods, coffee, pastries and more. Call 541-664-5301 or see centralpointchamber.org.

Central Point Artisan Market: Food and handcrafted items are available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday May through September on the Artisan Corridor near Rogue Creamery, 419 N. Front St., Central Point. This open air market includes arts, crafts, farm and foraged goods, coffee, pastries and more. Call 541-664-5301 or see centralpointchamber.org.

History Saturday in the Cemetery: Guided walking tours start at 10 a.m. the second Saturday of each month through Aug. 1, at Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery, located at the top of Cemetery Road. On Saturday, May 11, the program will focus on Jacksonville, “From a Gold Town to a Trading and Business Center.” Admission is free, but donations will be accepted. Call 541-826-9939 or see friendsjvillecemetery.org.

Book Sale: Oregon Books and Games will hold a pay-what-you-want book sale for local nonprofit organizations from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. the second Saturday of each month, in the parking lot of the bookstore, 150 N.E. E St., Grants Pass. Proceeds will be donated to a different local non-profit organization each month. Call 541-476-3132 or see oregonbooks.com.

Genealogy Research Lecture: People who have hit a “brick wall” in their research efforts and are not sure of what to do next can meet from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Jackson County Genealogy Library, 3405 S. Pacific Highway, Medford. Rogue Valley Genealogical Society members will present tips and tools for moving your genealogy research forward. Admission is free. Call 541-512-2340, email reception.JCGL@gmail.com or stop by the library to register.

Second Saturday Arts: Make seasonal crafts to share the second Saturday of every month at 11 a.m. at the Applegate library, 18485 N. Applegate Road, and at 2 p.m. at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. See jcls.org or call 541-846-7346 or 541-774-6996.

Mother’s Day Marker’s Market: An outdoor market featuring locally made jewelry, crafts, pottery, flowers and more will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at Northwest Nature Shop, 154 Oak St. Ashland. See northwestnatureshop.com or call541-482-3241.

Festival Noons: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will host a preface talk offering an interactive, in-depth introduction to “Cambodian Rock Band” at noon Saturday, May 11, at Carpenter Hall on the OSF campus, 44 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Admission is $12, $8 for ages 6 through 17. Call 541-482-4331 or see osfashland.org.

Family Art Day: Kids and families can create and explore art from noon to 2 p.m. the second Saturday of each month at Rogue Gallery & Art Center, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford. All ages are welcome and materials are provided. Admission is free. No preregistration is required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 541-772-8118 or see roguegallery.org.

Maker Day: Teens 11 to 18 can explore LEGO Mindstorm, Littlebits and Sphero electronics and robotic sets from noon to 3 p.m. the second Saturday of each month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Children 8 through 10 may join in if accompanied by an adult. See jcls.org or call 541-774-6980.

Introspective Writing Group: Join the group and learn tools and techniques for exploring your inner self through writing from 1 to 2:30 p.m. the second Saturday of each month at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. See jcls.org or call 541-774-8679.

Saturday Handweavers Guild: Those interested in weaving, spinning and other fiber arts can meet at 1 p.m. the second Saturday of each month September through June. The April meeting will be held at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. All skill levels are welcome. Email at k.mallams1@gmail.com or call 541-292-7879.

Oregon Oldtime Fiddlers Association: The group will hold a family- friendly public jam session and dance from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Roxy Ann Grange Hall, 1850 Spring St., Medford. Acoustic musicians are welcome to sit in and play. Admission is by optional donation. Call 541-779-8145 or see ootfa4.org.

Teen Random Fandom: Teens are invited to meet to discuss a variety of literary and pop culture topics from 1 to 3 p.m. the second Saturday of each month, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. On Saturday, May 11, discuss the complex characters an creative worlds of author Sarah J. Maas. Refreshments will be provided. See jcls.org or call 541-774-8685.

Second Saturday Arts: Make seasonal crafts to share the second Saturday of every month at 11 a.m. at the Applegate library, 18485 N. Applegate Road, and at 2 p.m. at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. See jcls.org or call 541-846-7346 or 541-774-6996.

Plant A Posey: Plant a flower in a pot to give to your mother, grandmother or someone special at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the White City library, 3143 Avenue C. See jcls.org or call 541-864-8880.

Author Talk: Ruth Anne Rhine will discuss her book “Pocket Guide for Lightworkers from Archangel Metatron,” at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at Barnes and Noble Booksellers, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford. Call 541-858-0203.

Spring Skating Spectacular: Regional figure skaters will perform to favorite songs from the movies at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at The RRRink, 1349 Center Drive, Medford. Admission is $7. Call 541-770-1177 or see therrrink.com.

Star Promenaders: The club hosts A-1 and A-2 dancing from 6 to 7:30 p.m. the second and fourth Saturday of every month at the Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, 3377 Table Rock Road, Medford. Pre-rounds are from 7:30 to 8 p.m. and plus dancing is from 8 to 10:30 p.m. Square-dance attire is appreciated. Bring finger food to share. Suggested donation is $4. Call 541-855-7884.

Sunday, May 12

Breakfast: Lake Creek Grange will host a breakfast and farmers market from 8 to 10 a.m. the second Sunday of each month at the grange, 1565 S. Fork Little Butte Road, Lake Creek. Biscuits and gravy, waffles, pancakes, scrambled eggs, ham, sausage, fruit, juice coffee and tea will be served. Cost is $7; $3 for children. Look for local jams, breads, pickles, crafts and more. Call 541-951-5681.

Medford Railroad Park: The park, at Table Rock Road and Berrydale Avenue in Medford, is open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. the second and fourth Sunday of every month April through October. Visitors can ride diesel trains and a motor car, see unique model railroad layouts and the Hogwarts Express, send and receive telegrams, tour historical railroad equipment and more. Also visit the park’s new butterfly garden. Admission is free, but donations are accepted. See ci.medford.or.us.

Sundays at the Farm: Historic Hanley Farm hosts open houses from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays through May 26. Visitors can stroll the Shakespeare garden, orchards, vineyards and producing fields at the farm, see the chickens, sheep and lambs, hear live music and take part in gardening activities from 11:30 a.m. to noon and from 1:30 to 2 p.m. Bring a picnic or purchase lunch prepared by local chefs using farm-fresh food. Farmhouse tours are available from noon to 3 p.m. Admission to the farm is free; Hanley house tours are $5, $3 for kids 12 and younger. See sohs.org.

LUKEs: An instructive, play-together library ukulele session will be held at 2:30 p.m. the second Sunday of each month at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Sessions will be led by Barbara Meredith, Patty Devon and Marlene Riegel of the Plaza Players. Ukulele kits are available to checkout from the Medford library for three weeks at time, with two possible renewals. Sheet music with uke chords and refreshments will be provided. Call 541-774-8689.

Community Chant: Explore chants from various global traditions at 4 p.m. the second and fourth Sunday of every month at the Jacksonville Community Center, 160 E. Main St. No singing experience necessary. Admission by donation. Call 707-382-8641.

Monday, May 13

Center for the Visual Arts: New student and community art exhibits will be displayed through Friday May 24, in the Art and Marion Ady buildings, corner of Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Street, at Southern Oregon University in Ashland. Look for Anna McGrath’s work, “When I Live My Dream,” in the Retzlaff Gallery; Thomas Fisher’s work, “The Company I Keep,” in the Thorndike Gallery; Hayley Weak’s “Home Away from Home” in the Meyer Memorial Gallery; Patrick Vogel’s work, “Beautiful View, Magnificent Desolation,” in the Art Department Chairs Gallery; Rafael Ordorica’s collection, “On Form and Function,” in the Boise-Cascade Gallery; and a group exhibition, “The Voice of the Art Students,” by the Contemporary Drawing & Painting Art Class in the JELD WEN Gallery. Regular gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Call 541-621-6605.

Teen Gamer Time: Teens ages 11 through 18 are invited to play a variety of Wii and PlayStation 4 games from 3:30 to 5 p.m. the second and fourth Mondays of every month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. See jcls.org or call 541-774-6980.

Siskiyou Koi and Pond Club: The Siskiyou Koi and Pond Club will hold their annual B-B-Q at 6 p.m. Monday, May 13. See the garden and koi pond of member, Barbara York. Free hamburger and hot dogs with all the trimmings will be served. The group meets the second Monday of each month. Club meetings are held to educate, support and assist other members with the hobby. Learn about building a pond or solving problems in an existing pond. Call 541-772-8721 or 541-601-5525 for directions to the meetings and information.

Rogue Fly Fishers Club: Learn or hone fly casting skills at 6 p.m. Mondays through Sept. 10, at Hedrick Middle School’s athletic field, 1501 E. Jackson St, Medford. The group does not meet on holidays or rainy days. Lined fly rods are available or bring your own. The lead instructor is a Fly Fishers International Certified Casting instructor. See rogueflyfishers.org.

Veterinarian Talk: SNYP (Spay/Neuter Your Pets) veterinarian Mike Maynard will present “Getting SNYP’d in Southern Oregon: An inside look at the first high-volume, high-quality spay/neuter clinic in Southern Oregon,” at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 13, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Maynard will provide an overview of the challenges in addressing dog and cat overpopulation, discuss why spay/neuter is a vital part of the solution, and offer a glimpse into a typical day at the very busy SNYP clinic, which opened in February. It is the region’s first stand-alone, low-cost spay/neuter clinic serving Jackson, Josephine and adjacent counties in Oregon and Siskiyou County, California. See SpayNeuter.org.

Author Talk: Diana Hartel will discuss her book of long-form essays, “Watershed Redemption,” at 7 p.m. Monday, May 13, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.

Tuesday, May 14

Color Happy: Coloring sessions for adults will be held from 10 a.m. to noon the second Tuesday of each month at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Coloring supplies, coffee and donuts will be provided. See jcls.org or call 541-774-8679.

Rogue Valley Handweavers Guild: Learn weaving, spinning and other fiber arts from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month September through June with the Rogue Valley Handweavers Guild at the First Presbyterian Church, 456 W. Pine St., Central Point. Email at lkrebster@gmail.com.

Art Escapades: Adults can create bath bombs using all natural ingredients and essential oils, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. See jcls.org or call 541-535-7090.

Friends Book Club: This book group meets at 1:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. Read the books, then join in the discussions. See jcls.org or call 541-826-3313.

Sip & Origami: Kids can create a variety of themed origami from 4 to 6 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. A different beverage will be served at each event. Call 541-774-8679 or see jcls.org.

Teen Advisory Group: Motivated teens in grades 7–12 can meet to brainstorm ideas, discuss books and movies, and make crafts at 4:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Call 541-774-8679 or see jcls.org.

Book Chat: This book group meets at 5:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Read the books, then join in the discussions. The book to be discussed on Tuesday, May 14, is “Looking for Alaska” by John Green. Refreshments are served. Call 541-774-8679 or see jcls.org.

Tuesday Evening Cemetery Stroll: A different part of Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery will be explored at 6:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month through Aug. 13. The cemetery is at the top of Cemetery Road. On Tuesday, May 14, the topic to be covered will be “Some Cemetery Mysteries and Myths,” in Jacksonville’s Pioneer Cemetery. The guided tours are free, although donations are accepted. Call 541-826-9939 or see friendsjvillecemetery.org.

Documentary Film Screening: The Ashland Forest Resiliency Partners and KS Wild will host a free screening of the documentary “Wilder than Wild” from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, at the Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St. The film shows how fire suppression and climate change have exposed Western forests to large, high-severity wildfires. A community discussion will follow the screening. See kswild.org or call 541-488-5789.

Rock Garden Society: The Siskiyou Chapter of the North American Rock Garden Society meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month from September through May in Lidgate Hall behind Medford Congregational United Church of Christ, 1801 E. Jackson St., Medford. On Tuesday, May 14, the club will hold a sale of rare and unique plants beginning at 7 p.m. A desert break and business meeting will follow. See siskiyousummits.weebly.com.

Southern Oregon Photographic Association: The local camera club will host photographer David Vanderlip, who will give a presentation on some of the features of Photoshop, including layer masking and compositing techniques, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, at the Town Hall at Twin Creeks Retirement Community, 888 Twin Creeks Crossing, Central Point. Vanderlip has 35 years of experience in the photography industry, is a professional digital photography instructor and has written books on Photoshop Lightroom, Photoshop Elements, and Depth of Field. Admission is free. See sopacameraclub.com.

Wednesday, May 15

Lithia Park Nature Walks: Naturalists lead free, 90-minute walks through Lithia Park at 10 a.m. Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays through Sept. 29. The walks are available on Saturdays in July and August. Learn about the plants, trees, animals, water, geology and history of the park. Meet at the park entrance on Winburn Way across from the downtown Ashland Plaza. No registration required. Call 541-488-5340.

Magnet Day: Children can explore and create with magnetic blocks, shapes and Magna-Tiles from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. See jcls.org or call 541-774-6980.

Wolf Talk: As part of the Guild Lecture Series, environmental educator Hannah Kolni will explore the return of wolves to Oregon at noon Wednesday, May 15, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Kolni will present facts and multiple points of view, investigating the role of top predators in a healthy ecosystem, adaptations to wolves by farmers and ranchers, and the impact of community perception on the continued survival of wolves in North America. Admission is free. See jcls.org or call 541-774-8689.

Poetry Night: Share and listen to poetry with other readers and writers at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. See jcls.org or call 541-855-1994.

Thursday, May 16

Rogue Valley Flying Club: Aviation enthusiasts can meet the third Thursday of each month January through November at Los Arcos Mexican Restaurant, 1501 Sage Road, Medford. A no-host dinner and social time begins at 6 p.m. The business meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. See rvfc.club.

Author Talk: Contributing editor Jim Reiland will discuss his book, “Straw Bale Building Details: An Illustrated Guide for Design and Construction,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.

Author Talk: Julia Corbett, professor of Communication and Environmental Humanities at University of Utah, will discuss her book of environmental essays, “Out of the Woods,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at the Headwaters Building, 84 Fourth St., Ashland. Call 541-482-3069.

SO Swing Convention: The Southern Oregon Swing Convention will be Thursday through Sunday, May 16-19. The event kicks off at 7 p.m. Thursday at Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites, 2525 Ashland St., Ashland, with lesson at 7 p.m. and dance beginning at 8 p.m. The SO Swing Convention starts Friday with registration at 10 a.m. and runs all weekend with workshops, competitions and social dancing. A free dance party will be held at 8 p.m. Sunday at Standing Stone Brewery, 101 Oak St., Ashland. For more information, see soswingdance.com.

Friday, May 17

Medford Garden Club: The club meets at 1 p.m. the third Friday of each month at Ascension Lutheran Church, 675 Black Oak Drive, Medford. Find Medford Oregon Garden Club on Facebook or call 541-773-6884.

Book Sale: Book sales are held from 1 to 4 p.m. the third Friday of each month at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. Look for new or gently-used books, DVDs and CDs. Costs are by donation. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.

Art du Jour Gallery: A reception for watercolor artists Marianne Nielsen and Marilyn Zupan will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 17, at Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main St., Medford. Look for watercolor paintings of animals, flowers, England’s country landscapes and rustic stone homes and bridges. Pottery artist Susan Paul Williams will also have work on display. Live music will be performed by Rod Petrone. Regular gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Find the gallery on Facebook, see artdujourgallery.com or call 541-770-3190.

Rogue Gallery and Art Center: A reception for artist Katy Cauker will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 17, at Rogue Gallery and Art Center, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford. Cauker’s work “Finding Form”, a collection of paintings which explore the shape and form of water and the farmlands of the Rogue Valley, will be displayed through Friday, May 31. Regular gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. Call 541-772-8118 or see roguegallery.org.

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