GET UP & GO
Monday, April 2
Library Story Time: Story times for babies, toddlers and children are available Mondays through Fridays at branches of Jackson County libraries. See jcls.org.
Tai Chi for Seniors: Tai Chi for adults 50 and older is held from 9:15 to 11 a.m. Mondays for beginners at the Grove, 1195 E Main St., Ashland. Advanced class is from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave. Admission is $4. Call 541-488-5342.
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 a.m. Mondays at the Rogue River library, 412 E. Main St. Call 541-864-8850 or see jcls.org.
Kid Time!: Kids in elementary school and younger can explore interactive exhibits and learn about the history of Oregon, construction and engineering, water systems and more at 106 N. Central Ave., Medford. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission is $6 for adults, $10 for ages 1 and older. Call 541-772-9922 or see kid-time.org.
Line Dancing for Seniors: Line dancing for adults 60 and older is held at 1 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave. Advanced line dancing is from 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Thursdays at the center. Admission is $2. Call 541-488-5342.
Movie Classics: Classic 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.
Homework Hub: Children ages 5 through 12 who need help with homework, studying and comprehension can drop in and work with small groups and experienced tutors from 3 to 5 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Admission is free and one-on-one sessions are available with advanced scheduling. Call 541-774-8678.
Children’s Chess Club: Kids 5 and older can play chess from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 541-774-6995 or see jcls.org.
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.
Clog Dances: Dance with the Misty Mountain Cloggers at 7 p.m. Mondays at the Southern Oregon Performing Arts Center, 930 Summit Ave., Medford. Instruction is available. Admission is $8. Call 541-772-1431.
Tuesday, April 3
Rogue Valley Growers & Crafters Market: Fruits and vegetables, crafts, specialty foods, drinks and more are available from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the National Guard Armory, 1420 E. Main St., Ashland. See rvgrowersmarket.com.
North Mountain Park & Nature Center: The Nature Center offers a variety of programs and interpretive exhibits that teach local natural and cultural history and sustainable living. Explore the park’s demonstration gardens, nature trails, pavilion, picnic and play areas. The North Mountain Park & Nature Center is next to Bear Creek at 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. The park is open sunrise to sunset, and the nature center is open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Call 541-488-6606 or see northmountainpark.org.
Books at Noon: Readers in the group will discuss various books and offer suggestions for new reads at noon the first Tuesday of each month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-535-7090 or see jcls.org.
Coloring and Cookies: All are invited to express their creativity through coloring from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. Coloring supplies and refreshments will be provided. Call 541-826-3313 or visit jcls.org.
Medford Cribbage Tournament: Compete at 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Mountain Mike’s Pizza, 2640 E. Barnett Road, Medford. Admission is $4.50. Call 541-773-2898.
Ballroom Dancing: Keyboard and horn musician Dave Flick plays live music for ballroom dancing at 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, 3377 Table Rock Road, Medford. First-time visitors can dance for free, otherwise it’s $5. No partners are required. Call 541-664-3176.
Tuesday Afternoon Knitters: Knitters, crocheters and tatters of all skill levels can gather to learn from each other, share ideas and create new pieces from 3:30 to 5 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Call 541-326-2035 or find Tuesday Afternoon Knitters on Facebook.
Children’s Movies: Free films are shown at 2:45 p.m. Tuesdays at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Free snacks will be available. Call 541-535-7090 or see jcls.org.
Lego Time: Ages 5 through 12 can build with Legos from from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.
Cribbage Club: The American Cribbage Club will host players at 6 p.m. Tuesdays at the Table Rock Mobile Home Park Events Center, 2385 Table Rock Road, Medford. Admission is $7. Call 541-973-2508.
Sweet Adelines: The Southern Oregon Sound Chapter of Sweet Adelines International, an a cappella chorus for women, offers instruction on vocal technique, musical accuracy and showmanship. Rehearsals are from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at Eastwood Baptist Church, 675 N. Keene Way Drive, Medford. The group, under the direction of Martha Segura, performs locally and in an annual regional competition. Call 541-595-8247 or see southernoregonsoundchorus.com.
Trivia Night: Tuesday Night Team Trivia is held at 7 p.m. at Louie’s Restaurant, 41 N. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free, and prizes will be awarded. Call 541-482-9701.
The Southern Oregon Photographic Association: The club for amateur photographers intent on developing skills and appreciation for photographic art meets the first and second Tuesday of every month through May. Meetings begin at 7 p.m. at Twin Creeks Retirement, 888 Twin Creeks Crossing, Central Point. See sopacameraclub.com.
Wednesday, April 4
Bird Walk: The Rogue Valley Audubon Society has a new location for its free first-Wednesday bird walks. The walks begin at 8:30 a.m. at Denman Wildlife Area and end before noon. The slow-paced walk covers about 1.5 miles. In this ongoing citizen-science project, the numbers of different species observed by walk participants are entered in the Cornell Ornithological Laboratory’s eBird database. Participants will need to purchase an ODFW area parking permit. For more information and directions, see http://roguevalleyaudubon.org/.
History Lecture: Historian Larry Smith presents “Goldmines to Woodlands Trails: Protecting Historic Jacksonville’s Natural Heritage” at noon Wednesday, April 4, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Learn how the Jacksonville Woodlands Association stitched together 21 historic properties and established 16 miles of trails within its National Historic Landmark City and more. The lecture is part of the library’s Windows in Time series. Admission is free. Call 541-774-8679 or see jcls.org.
Safety Presentation: Ron Kohl, retired detective and Crime Prevention Specialist with Ashland Police Department will give a free presentation “Residential Security, “ from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave., Ashland. Learn how to protect your home and property. Admission is free. To register call 541-488-5342 or stop by the Ashland Senior Center.
Insect Presentation: John Jackson of Bugs-R-Us will offer an interactive presentation, Spiderman’s Arachnid Friends: Spiders and Scorpions, at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. The program will include live arachnids, including a tarantula, whip scorpion and non-venomous emperor scorpion. Those who attend will receive spider rings and handouts for identification of local species. Admission is free, and refreshments will be provided. Call 541-774-8678 or see jcls.org.
Antiques Club: Southern Oregon Antiques and Collectibles Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, at Horton Plaza, 1122 Spring St., Medford. Mike Stitt will discuss a collection of audio recordings including 78s, cylinders and more. Admission is free. Call 541-613-4964 or email at email@example.com.
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.
Presentation: Southern Oregon Pachamama will give a presentation on “Project Drawdown, “ a comprehensive plan to reverse global warming from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, at the Talent Community center, 104 E. Main St. This presentation in the first one in a four-part series. Admission is free. To register email at dd_southernoregonpachamama.org.