St. Peter Lutheran Church will host a choir school for children in kindergarten through sixth grade from Jan. 28 through May 22. An informational meeting for parents is planned at 4 p.m. today at the church, 1020 E. Main St., Medford. The first rehearsal will be held Jan. 28. Kindergartners through third-graders will practice from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m., and fourth-graders through sixth-graders will rehearse from 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. For more information, call choir school director Lois N. Harrison at 541-857-1926 or the church at 541-772-4395.
Experience shamanic drumming Saturday
The Center for Spiritual Living will explore shamanic drumming and other practices from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, at the center, 1119 Ellen Ave., Medford. The class will be led by drummer Bridget Wolf, who has 24 years of experience teaching students of all ages. A $20 donation is requested. Those without a drum should call Wolf at 541-512-8862. For more details about CSL, call 541-734-8581 or visit www.cslmedford.org.
Unitarian Universalist will host two speakers Sunday
Two guest speakers will talk about how paths chosen, key decision points, opportunities seized and obstacles overcome affect people's lives during the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday, Jan. 23, at the Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 87 Fourth St., Ashland. Childcare and interactive religious exploration programs will be available for children and youths. For more information, visit rvuuf.org or call 541-482-4755.
Program 'From Descartesto Spirituality' presented
Medford Unitarians will hear Roger Howe explore scientific theories that point to a greater intelligence in his talk "From Descartes to Spirituality in 20 Minutes," set for 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 23, at the Red Cross auditorium at 60 Hawthorne St. For more information, call 541-858-4100.
Bahai's open house features information, fun for kids
The Bahai's of Jackson County will hold an open house for the public from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 23, at the Medford Branch Library, 205 S. Central Ave. Information will be available about the Baha'i faith, hosting nondenominational devotions, creating children's classes with a spiritual base and forming spiritual study groups with friends and neighbors. For the children there will be crafts, face-painting and a coloring contest. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, call 541-582-2211.