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Saturday, March 24
Record Convention: The 13th annual Grants Pass Record Convention will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at the Josephine County Fairgrounds, 1451 Fairgrounds Road, Grants Pass. Admission is $2. Early entry begins at 7 a.m. and the cost is $5. With over 35 vendor tables, look for collectible 33-1/3 record albums, 45 rpm records, CD’s, DVD’s, and sheet music all from the 40’s to the present.
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 541-499-1612.
Research Presentation: Learn tips, tools and methods to use in your search for your World War II ancestor from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at the Jackson County Genealogy Library, 3405 S. Pacific Highway, Medford. Admssion is $20. To register email email@example.com or call 541-512-2340 or stop by the genealogy library.
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, at 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 http://bit.ly/JacksonMG2017 or call 541-776-7371.
American Legion Egg Hunt: American Legion No. 15 in Medford will host its Easter egg hunt at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 24, in Veterans Memorial Park, 100 Armory Drive, Medford. Youths up to age 14 are invited to participate. The park will be sectioned for a range of age groups, and baskets, colored eggs, cookies, candy and prizes will be available. Call 541-601-9241.
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.
Star Promenaders: The club hosts an 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. There is a suggested donation of $4. Call 541-855-7884.
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.
Patti Moran McCoy: Jazz and blues artist Patti Moran McCoy and her band — Sean McCoy on percussion, Theresa McCoy on keys, drummer Denny Massoff, bassist Adam Boyd, guitarist Nick Garrett-Powell and singers Gabe and Kelly McCoy — will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at the Havurah Synagogue, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Moran McCoy appeared on “The Tonight Show with Steve Allen when she was a teen, recorded with Duke Ellington and recorded for Mel Torme on jazz label Bethlehem Records. Tickets are $25 in advance and can be purchased at brownpapertickets.com/event/3327301 or Music Coop in Ashland. Tickets will be $30 at the door.
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.
Bahai’s of Ashland: The Bahai’s of Ashland and the Rogue Valley will present a screening of the film “Light to the World,” a film that showcases Baha’-u-llah and his teachings, at 10 a.m. Sunday, March 25, at the Varsity Theater, 166 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free.
Presentation: Southern Oregon Pachamama Alliance will present “Awakening the Dreamer Symposium: A Transformative Program,” from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, March 25, at the Ashland Food Co-Op Community Classroom, 300 N. Pioneer St., Ashland. Learn how to take action to create environmental sustainability, spiritual fulfillment and social justice for all humanity in this interactive, multimedia presentation. Admission is free, but donations are welcome. To register or for more info email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Art Salon: Local artists discuss the evolution of their art over the years and present digital photos of their work at 2 p.m. the last Sunday of every month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. On Sunday, March 25, artist Daniel Verner will speak. See jcls.org or call 541-774-6996.
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.
Son Ravello: Aka Mysha Caruso, the singer, songwriter and guitarist will perform from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, March 25, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Monday, March 26
Library Story Time: Story times for babies, toddlers and children are available Mondays through Fridays at all Jackson County library branches. See jcls.org.
Color Mondays: Adults can express their creativity through coloring from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays at the Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Coloring supplies will be provided. Call 541-744-6996 or visit jcls.org.
Stitchers of All Kinds: Bring your needle-craft supplies and participate in embroidery, needlepoint, cross-stitch, quilting, knitting, crocheting and more at 10
Make It Art Monday: Adults are invited to create a variety of crafts from noon to 2 p.m. Monday, March 26, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Supplies and light refreshments will be provided. Call 541-774-8679 or see jcls.org.
Monday Movie Classics: Films will be shown at 1 p.m. Mondays at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.
Beginners DNA Interest Group: A meeting for beginners to learn about DNA testing and genealogy will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, March 26, at the Jackson County Genealogy Library, 3405 S. Pacific Highway, Medford. Admission is $5. For registration call 541-512-2340 or email at email@example.com or stop by the genealogy library.
Teen Movie Marathon: Teens can watch the full series of game-related movies beginning at 2 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, March 26-28, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Admission is free. See jcls.org or call 541-774-8685.
Pub Trivia: Family-friendly games of trivia are played from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays at 4 Daughters Irish Pub, 126 W. Main St., Medford. Participation is free, and teams can win prizes. Call 541-779-4455.