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Get Up & Go: Feb. 21

Wednesday, Feb. 21

Jacksonville Museum Quilters: The group meets at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays at First Presbyterian Church, 425 Middle St., Jacksonville. Call 541-941-2463.

Lecture: Tom Landis, retired U.S. forester and nursery specialist, will present "Monarchs and Milkweed: Using Native Plants to Create Monarch Stations" at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. Learn which milkweed and nectar plants are most effective in attracting monarch butterflies and other pollinators to your garden. Admission is free. See jcls.org or call 541-855-1994.

Yarnia: A knitting and crochet group for all ages will meet at 2 p.m. Wednesdays at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. Materials and instruction will be provided or you may bring your own supplies. See jcls.org or call 541-826-3313.

Origami: Children of all ages and experience levels are welcome to learn and practice the art of Japanese paper folding, origami, at 2 p.m every Wednesday at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. Materials and instruction will be provided. See jcls.org or call 541-826-3313.

Poetry Jam: Share original poems, works by favorite poets, or simply enjoy listening to others recite at this free reading at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. The event will be followed by an optional gathering at a local restaurant afterwards. See jcls.org or call 541-855-1994.

Southern Oregon Skywatchers: The astronomy club meets at 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at the planetarium at North Medford High School, 1900 N. Keene Way Drive, Medford. SOS is affiliated with International Dark Sky Society and the Astronomical League. Admission is free. See orskywatchers.org.

Trivia Night: Howiee's on Front hosts Trivia games from 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays at 16 N. Front St., Medford. Call 541-773-5767.

Rod Petrone: The classical guitarist will play a mix of music from Brazil, Latin America and France, along with his own arrangements of Italian compositions, from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see bellefiorewine.com.

Thursday, Feb. 22

Line Dancing: Jeannette Bournival leads line dancing Thursdays at the Medford Senior Center, 510 E. Main St. Beginners are at 1:00 p.m. and intermediate dancers are at 1:30 p.m. Admission is $3. No partners are needed. Call 541-857-6819 or see jbournival.wordpress.com.

The Southern Oregon University French Club will serve its 21st annual French Dinner, a five-course meal for students, employees and community members on Thursday, Feb. 22 in the Stevenson Union’s Rogue River Room, on the SOU campus, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd. Ashland. The dinner will begin with soup, followed by a palate cleanser, quiche, salad and cheese, French bread, dessert and coffee or tea. Vegetarian options are available for the soup and quiche courses. Wine donated by Oregon wineries can be purchased at $3 per glass for those who are 21 and older. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and orders will be taken at 7 p.m. Tickets are $9 for students and $12 for community members. Tickets can be purchased at the Stevenson Union information booth on the SOU campus or at Paddington Station in Ashland.

Author Talk: Author Jay Golden will discuss his book, "Retellable," at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.

Mike Whipple: Keyboard player, percussionist and composer Mike Whipple will perform from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see bellefiorewine.com.

Gangspil: Accordion and harmonica player Sonnich Lydom and fiddler Kristian Bugge will play Danish folk music at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, in the Headwaters Room at the Geos Institute, 84 Fourth St., Ashland. The duo, originally a trio with Morten Alfred Høirup, has performed in the Netherlands and the U.S. since 2015. Admission is $20. Call 541-301-5306 for information.

'I Love a Piano': This celebration of the music of Irving Berlin follows the journey of a piano as it moves in and out of American lives. Along the way, the story comes to life with more than 60 of composer and lyricist Irving Berlin's popular songs, including "Blue Skies," "There's No Business Like Show Business," "Puttin' on the Ritz," "Cheek to Cheek," "Always," "God Bless America" and, of course, "I Love a Piano." The musical revue will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. Tickets are $32, $35 or $38, $22, $25 or $28 for ages 22 and younger, and can be purchased at craterian.org, at the box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., or by calling 541-779-3000.

Friday, Feb. 23

Jacksonville Carvers: Join the Jacksonville Carvers for carving and coffee from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays at The Woodcarving Place, 255 E. D St., Jacksonville. Admission is free. Call 541-899-5571.

Book Sale: The Rogue River Friends of the Library will hold book sales from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23 and Saturday, Feb. 24, at the Rogue River library, 412 E. Main St. Look for new or gently-used books, DVDs and CDs. Purchase a large grocery bag for $ 3 and fill with as many books as you would like. All proceeds help fund programs, activities and library collections. Call 541-864-0581 or see jcls.org.

Variety Cinema: A variety of films will be shown from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. every Friday at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.

Author Talk: Author George Dohrmann will discuss his book "Superfans: Into the Heart of Obsessive Sports Fandom," at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.

Southern Oregon Swing: Swing dances are held from 8 to 11 p.m. every second and fourth Friday at The Grove, 1195 E. Main St., Ashland. Beginners' instruction is at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $10, $5 for ages 66 and older, and free for ages 18 and younger and full-time students. Call 541-324-7981.

Stardust Trio: Singer Kacie Garner-Bowers, bassist Michael Barth and guitarist Tim Church will perform jazz and standards from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see bellefiorewine.com.