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Thursday, March 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.
Cribbage: Cribbage games start at 6 p.m. Thursdays at Twin Creeks Retirement Community, 888 Twin Creeks Crossing, Central Point. Entry is $5. Call 541-664-2611.
Dart Tournament: Dart matches for seasoned and novice players start at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at The Black Sheep Pub, 51 N. Main St., Ashland. Entry is $5 and the pub will match the pot up to $50. Call 541-482-6414.
Game Knights: No matter what kind of “Knight” you are, there is a board game for you to play at 8 p.m. Thursdays at The Black Sheep Pub, 51 N. Main St., Ashland. All ages welcome until 11 p.m. Call 541-482-6414.
The Brothers Reed: Guitar and vocal duo Philip Reed and Aaron Reed will alternative folk and a few choice covers at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 22, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Southern Oregon Concert Band: The community band will present “Around the World in Eighty Minutes,” a program of music by Funiculi, Padilla, Greig, Debussy, Grundman, Barker and other composers, at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 22, in the Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., at Southern Oregon University in Ashland. Tickets are $5. Call 541-324-0404 or email email@example.com for information.
Friday, March 23
Pear Blossom Run: Register for the 42nd Annual YMCA Pear Blossom Run happening April 14, in downtown Medford. There will be a 10-mile race, a 10-mile handcycle or wheelchair race, a 5K race and 1- and 2-mile fun runs. Registration is $30, $23 or $8 for the 10-mile, 5K and fun runs, respectively. Registration will be $40 for the 10-mile and $33 for the 5K after April 8. Proceeds benefit YMCA’s programs for low-income kids, teens, families and seniors. See pearblossomrun.com or call 541-324-8348.
Miriam Reed: Writer and actor Miriam Reed will perform her one-woman play “Susan B. Anthony Says a Word” at 1 p.m. Friday, March 23, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Reed portrays Anthony as she recalls her life as a young woman and the events that brought her to meet Elizabeth Cady Stanton and begin her work fighting for women’s rights. Admission is free. See jcls.org or call 541-864- 8850.
Slopes & Trails: Rogue Valley residents are invited to a meet-and-greet social at 5 p.m. Friday, March 23, at Grape Street Bar & Grill, 31 S. Grape St., Medford. Slopes & Trails is a nonprofit organization that provides social and recreational activities. See www.slopes.org.
Author Talk: Author Apricot Irving will discuss her book, “The Gospel of Trees,” at 7 p.m. Friday, March 23, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.
Stardust Trio: Singer Kacie Bowers, guitarist Tim Church and bassist Michael Barth will play a mix of jazz and pop standards at 6 p.m. Friday, March 23, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Sergio Marchegiani and Marco Schiavo: Tutunov Piano Series presents a concert by Sergio Marchegiani and Marco Schiavo at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 23, in the Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at oca.sou.edu/box-office or by calling 541-552-6348. Full-time students will be admitted free.
Saturday, March 24
Make-A-Blanket Day: Join others in sewing, knitting or crocheting a blanket for Project Linus from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 24, in the Community room at The Meadows, 555 Freeman Road, Central Point. Lunch will be provided. For quilters, a precut quilt top will be provided; please bring a small cutting board, sewing machine and supplies and extension cord. Crocheters and knitters must bring all their own supplies. The mission of Project Linus is to provide warmth and comfort to children who are seriously ill, traumatized, or otherwise in need through the gifts of new, handmade blankets. For reservations or more information call 541-899-9157 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lithia Artisans Market: Dozens of artisans display handcrafted items from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays through October along Calle Guanajuato, the pedestrian walkway behind the downtown plaza that runs next to Ashland Creek in Ashland. Call 541-301-9811 or see lithiaartisansmarket.com.
Bowling Fundraiser: The Southern Oregon Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind will host a fundraiser at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 24, at Lava Lanes, 2980 Crater Lake Highway, Medford. Admission is $20 which will includes 2 rounds of bowling and shoe rental. Proceeds go to providing braille books for the blind in Southern Oregon. Email at email@example.com or call 541-499-1612.
Kitten Shower: SoHumane will host a fundraiser and information program from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at the SoHumane Adoption Center, 2910 Table Rock Road, Medford. Learn more about the kitten foster program and learn how you might prepare for your own kitten. Enter your favorite kitten name in a raffle, enjoy refreshments, visit the cats and dogs available for adoption, and meet some of the SoHumane staff and volunteers who will be caring for all of the kittens arriving later this spring and summer. If you would like to give a gift for the kittens, a wish list is online at sohumane.org/wish-list or stop by the adoption center. Call 541-779-3215.
4-H Rabbit Exhibit: Local 4-H members will display a variety of rabbits to pet and hold from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 24, the the Northwest Nature Shop, 154 Oak St., Ashland. 4-H members will also share their knowledge of raising and caring for rabbits. Admission is free. Call 541-499-2198.
Gardening Lecture: Master Gardener Erin Krenzer will present information on edible and useful native plants from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, march 24, at the Oregon State University Extension Auditorium, 569 Hanley Road, Central Point. Admission is $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Register online at bit.ly/JacksonMG2017 or call 541-776-7371.
Southern Oregon Ukulele Players: The ukulele group will perform and host a sing-along from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at The Black Sheep Pub, 51 N. Main St., Ashland.
Stolen Moments: Guitarist Dan Fellman, vocalist and guitarist Conny Lindley and Walter Lindley on upright bass will play American jazz standards, Latin jazz and Gypsy jazz at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Emma’s Revolution: Folk duo and activists Pat Humphries and Sandy O will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at the Unitarian Fellowship, 87 Fourth St., Ashland. The award-winning duo’s newest is “Revolution Now,” their 2017 album that evokes Woody Guthrie-style melodies covering issues from reproductive justice to Black Lives Matter. Tickets are $20 in advance and can be purchased at emmasrevolution.com/live or facebook.com/emmasrevolution. Tickets will be $25 at the door. Humphries and O will offer a workshop at 1 p.m. the same day. The workshop is $25. A concert and workshop combo ticket is available for $38.
Sunday, March 25
Flea Market: Antiques, collectibles, crafts and much more will be available at the Original Medford Giant Flea Market from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 25, at the Medford National Guard Armory, 1701 S. Pacific Highway. Admission is $1.50, free for age 12 and younger. See fleaforall.net or call 541-772-8211.
Friendship Force: Sandra Wetzel, member of the Friendship Force of Southern Oregon, will describe her five-week journey through eastern Africa at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 25, at Royal Mobile Estates Clubhouse, 1055 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville. Admission is free. Call 541-896-1232 or see ffsoregon.org.
Community Chant: Explore chants from various 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.
Author Talk: Author Ani Tuzman will offer a reading and discussion of her book, “The Tremble of Love: A Novel of the Baal Shem Tov,” at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 25, at Havurah Shir Hadash Synagogue, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-7716.