GET UP & GO
Wednesday, March 28
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.
Lunchtime Movies: Free movies will be 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 will be provided. See jcls.org or call 541-774-8679.
Movies: Free films are shown at 2 p.m. the last Wednesday of each month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Free popcorn also will be available. Call 541-774-6996 or see jcls.org.
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 can practice the art of Japanese paper folding, or 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.
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.
Afternoon Movies: Free films are shown at 2 p.m. Wednesdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Free refreshments will be available. Call 541-535-4163 or see jcls.org.
Siskiyou Sleuths Book Group: The book group discusses mysteries from 3 to 4:30 p.m. the last Wednesday of each month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. The March 28, book is “Trail of Echoes” by Rachel Howzell Hall. Call 541-774-6996 or see jcls.org.
Book Club: The book group meets at 6 p.m. the last Wednesday of every month at the White City library, 3143 Ave. C. Read the books, then join in the discussions. Call 541-864-8880 or see jcls.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.
Emily Turner and Greta Gardiner: The duo will present soul and folk from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Thursday, March 29
Medford Growers Market: Fresh produce and other goods are available from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays in Hawthorne Park between East Main and East Jackson streets through November. Visit the Holly Theater booth at on Thursday, April 5, to sign up to win 2 general admission passes to Bi-Mart’s Country Crossings Music Festival at The Expo on July 26 – 29. See www.rvgrowersmarket.com.
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.
Spanish/English Conversation Group: English-speakers learning Spanish and Spanish-speakers learning English can attend a free conversation hour from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursdays at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. See jcls.org or call 541-744-6996.
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.
Trivia Night: Smithfields Pub & Pies hosts free trivia from 8 to 10 p.m. Thursdays at 23 S. Second St., Ashland. Call 541-482-7437.
David Cahalan: The singer, songwriter and guitarist will perform at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 29, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Friday, March 30
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.
Slopes & Trails: Rogue Valley residents can attend Slopes & Trails’ free meet-and-greet social at 5 p.m. Friday, March 30, at Jackson Creek Pizza Co., 317 E. Main Street, Medford. This nonprofit organization provides social and recreational activities. See slopes.org.
Discussion: Marla Estes and Rob Schlapfer will host a talk, “How Can We Improve Our Thinking?” from 7 to 9:15 p.m. Friday, March 30, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Explore ideas and learn tools aimed at broadening personal perspective. Admission is free and refreshments will be provided. See bridging.online.
Ben Rice Band: Guitarist Ben Rice and his band will play soul-infused blues and roots at 6 p.m. Friday, March 30, at Roxy Ann Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Admission is $7. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.
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 at 6 p.m. Friday, March 30, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Saturday, March 31
Seed and Scion Faire: The Seed and Scion Faire will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 31, at the Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland. Short presentations about seeds, soil, plant propagation and pollinators will be presented from 10 a.m. to noon. Free seeds, agricultural and garden vendors, kids’ activities and more will be available from noon to close. Look for live music and refreshments.
there will be short 20-minute presentations on seeds, soil, plant propagation and pollinators. From noon to close look for free seeds, vendors selling agricultural and garden items, kids’ activities and more. Music and refreshments will be available.
Medford Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt: The Kiwanis Club of Medford and sponsor Lithia Motors will host the club’s 77th annual Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 31, at Pear Blossom Park, at E. Fifth and North Bartlett streets in Medford. Families are advised to arrive 15 minutes early. Four separate hunts will occur: ages 0-3 plus disabled children, ages 4-5, ages 6-7 and ages 8-10. Children will scoop up 10,000 candy treats in minutes. The Easter Bunny will hand out balloons and be available for photos. Call 541-776-5031.
Central Point Eggstravaganza: Kids can hunt for more than 20,000 eggs at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 31, at Twin Creeks Park, 555 Twin Creeks Crossing Loop, Central Point. Activities from 10 a.m. to noon include free games, photos with the Easter Bunny and prizes. The egg hunt is split up into three age groups: ages 3 and under , ages 4-6 and ages 7-9. Food will be available for purchase. Call 541-423-1978.
Eagle Point Egg Hunt: The hunt for candy, toothbrushes and stuffed animals begins at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 31, at a Crater Charter School sports field at E. Main Street and South Shasta Avenue, Eagle Point. Families are encouraged to arrive early. Groups are ages 2 and younger, 3-4, 5-7, 8-9, 10-11 and special needs. Please hunt in your designated group area only and be sure to bring your own basket. One stuffed animal per child. No dogs. The Easter Bunny will be available for photos. Call 541-944-2446.
Benefit Dinner: Crater Renaissance Academy Drama and Dance will host a benefit dinner to raise money for Crater High School students to visit Edinburgh, Scotland. Look for a spring harvest-style dinner created by chef Neil Clooney of Smithfields Resturant and Smithfield Pub and Pies. Clooney will use products from Rogue Creamery, Cherry Street meats and Fry family Farm, and there will be wines from Quady North winery and Valley View winery. Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 31, at the Fry Family Store, 2184 Ross Lane, Central Point. Tickets are $80. For tickets and reservartions, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 541-494-6348.
Matt Dorris: Guitarist and Southern Oregon University alumnus Matt Dorris will perform at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 31, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Siskiyou Music Project Presents
Sinne Eeg and Larry Koonse: Danish jazz vocalist Sinne Eeg and guitarist Larry Koonse will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 31, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Eeg 2014 album, “Face the Music,” won a Danish Music Award for Best Jazz Vocal, along with a Ben Webster Prize and a Prix du Jazz. Tickets are $25, and reservations can be made at siskiyoumusicproject.com.