Winery tour, Nia DanceFeast and more: Nov. 22-28
Friday, Nov. 22
Ice Skating: The Ashland Rotary Centennial Ice Rink is open and available for skating every day through Feb. 17, weather permitting. Skate rentals, snacks and hot drinks are available. Call 541-488-9189 or see www.ashland.or.us/icerink for schedule and admission information.
Slopes & Trails: Slopes & Trails will host a free meet-and-greet at 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, at The Point Pub and Grill, 1345 Center Drive, Medford. The nonprofit organization provides social and recreational activities. See slopes.org.
Saturday, Nov. 23
Project FeederWatch: Volunteers can help experts count birds that visit feeders at North Mountain Park at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Results will be submitted to Cornell University’s FeederWatch program. Admission is free. Call 541-488-6606.
Uncorked Barrel Tour: Visit 17 wineries in the Applegate on a self-guided tour from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23. Each winery will offer an appetizer and a wine for tasting plus an educational opportunity to learn more about the wine-making craft. Designated drivers don’t need to purchase a ticket and may sample the food. Tickets are $49 and include a commemorative Wine Trail wine glass. Tickets available online at applegatewinetrail.com.
Pet Adoption: The Southern Oregon Humane Society will host a special pick-your-price cat adoption day from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 23-24, at the SoHumane Adoption Center, 2910 Table Rock Road, Medford. The adoption fee for all cats 6 months and older has been waived for this special weekend only. Every cat will be up-to-date on routine vaccinations, flea and tick preventative, dewormed, microchipped and spayed/neutered before going home. Adoptable cats can be viewed at sohumane.org. For more information, call 541-779-3215.
Math Help: Middle and high school students can get help with their math homework from 1 to 2:30 p.m. the second and fourth Saturdays of every month at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. See. jcls.org or call 541-774-8679.
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, Nov. 24
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, Nov. 25
Center for the Visual Arts: New fall exhibits featuring student artists will be displayed through Thursday, Dec. 5, in the Art and Marion Ady buildings, corner of Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Street, at Southern Oregon University in Ashland. Look for Syd Rvinsky ‘s work “People I’ve Been,” in the Retzlaff Gallery; a student group exhibition, “The Politics of Dead Rats,” in the Thorndike Gallery; and a group exhibition of SOU students, alumni and community artist’s work “The Tiny Art Show” in the Art Department Chairs, Meyer Memorial, And Boisie Cascade Galleries. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Email at email@example.com or call 541-621-6605.
Schneider Museum of Art: New fall exhibits featuring a variety of contemporary Latinx artwork, as well as masterworks will be on display through Dec. 14, at the Schneider Museum of Art, corner of Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana streets, at Southern Oregon University in Ashland. Featured artists are Justin Favela, V. Maldonado, and prints from Los Angeles’ “Self Help Graphics & Art,” including artwork from Judithe Hernandez and Frank Romero. Regular museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. See sma.sou.edu or call 541-552-6245.
Make It Art Monday: Adults can create a range of crafts from noon to 2 p.m. the fourth Monday of each month at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. See jcls.org or call 541-774-8679.
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.
Tuesday, Nov. 26
Quilts and Genealogy: The Rogue Valley Genealogical Society presents Quilts & Genealogy at 1:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Jackson County Genealogy Library, 3405 S. Pacific Highway, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-512-2340, email firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by the genealogy library for information.
Brain Books Discussion Group: The group meets from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6996 or see jcls.org.
Library Ukuleles: Bring your own ukulele or check one out at the library and join friends in the “play along” ukulele group for adults 18 and older from 2:30 to 4 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month, except December, at the Eagle Point Library, 239 W. Main St. See www.jcls.com or call 541-826-3313.
Lego Robotics: Children ages 10 to 14 can build Lego models using Lego Mindstorms and program them to move and react at 3:30 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. Pre-registration is required. See jcls.org or call 541-664-3228.
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.
SOCAN: Southern Oregon Climate Action Now will host a general meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. The documentary film “The Human Element” will be screened, which features subjects who are often overlooked victims of climate change. Admission to this event is free. See socan.eco.
Wednesday, Nov. 27
Lunchtime Movies: Free movies are shown from noon to 2:30 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of every month at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Refreshments are provided. See jcls.org or call 541-774-8679.
Gardening Presentation: The Master Gardeners Speakers Bureau of Jackson County will offer a presentation on Mediterranean climates at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. See www.jcls.org or call 541-774-8679.
Art in the Library: Children 8 years and older can explore a variety of art projects and mediums from 2 to 4 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. Kids 7 and younger may attend with adult. Materials will be provided. See jcls.org or call 541-664-3228.
Movies and Popcorn: Free films are shown at 2 p.m. the last Wednesday of each month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Admission is free and refreshments will be provided. Call 541-774-6996 or see jcls.org.
Lego Architects: Children ages 5 through 12 can build with Legos at 2:30 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of every month at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. See jcls.org or call 541-855-1994.
Siskiyou Sleuths Book Group: The book group discusses mysteries and welcomes new readers from 3 to 4:30 p.m. the last Wednesday of each month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6996 or see jcls.org.
Origami for Kids: Children ages 5-12 can learn how to fold a variety of interesting origami creations from 4 to 6 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. See jcls.org or call 541-774-8679.
Thursday, Nov. 28
Nia DanceFeast: Rachael Resch will lead the 20th annual Nia Thanksgiving DanceFeast from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 28, at The DanceSpace, 280 E. Hersey St., No. 10, Ashland. Admission is $18. Nia mixes dance and martial arts. Participants will use simple moves and free-form dance while listening to world beat music. Call 541-301-3493 or see rachaelresch.com.