Get Up & Go: April 22
Sunday, April 22
Car Club: The Stray Cats Car Club of Jacksonville meets for coffee, donuts and vintage cars at 9 a.m. Sundays in the parking lot of Ray’s Market, 401 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville.
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, April 22, 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.
Medford Railroad Park: The park, at Table Rock Road and Berrydale Avenue in Medford, will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. the second and fourth Sunday of every month through October. Visitors can ride diesel trains and a motor car, see unique model railroad layouts and the Hogwarts Express, send and receive telegrams, tour historical railroad equipment and more. A new butterfly garden feature has been added to the park this year and is open to visitors. Admission is free, but donations are accepted. See ci.medford.or.us.
Writing Lecture: Peter Gibb, author of “King of Doubt,” will present “Discovering Your Story: The Joy of Mindful Writing” at noon Sunday, April 22, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Gibb will discuss how he came to write his memoir and how writing it has changed his life. He will explain what it means to “discover your story,” read briefly from “King of Doubt,” answer questions and more. See jcls.org or call 541-774-8679.
Friendship Force: Geologist Karen Grove will discuss the geology of Patagonia in honor of Earth Day at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 22, 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 global 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.
Tatsiana Asheichyk and Lisa Nichols: The piano and flute duo will perform music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Camille Saint-Saens, George Handel, Bela Bartok, Frederic Chopin and Luigi Boccerini at 5 p.m. Sunday, April 22, at First Presbyterian Church of Medford, 85 S. Holly St. Admission is by donation. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Ashland Emergency Food Bank.
Grant Ruiz: Classical and flamenco guitarist Grant Ruiz will perform at 5 p.m. Sunday, April 22, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Elias Alexander: Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Elias Alexander and his band — guitarist Paul Turnipseed, bassist Garret Baxter, keyboard player Ady Bell, vocalist Sabrina Valenzuela and drummer Matthew Kriemelman — will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 22, at Havurah Shir Hadash, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. An Ashland native, Alexander is known for Americana and Celtic music. Tickets are $18 in advance, $10 for students, and can be purchased at Music Coop or brownpapertickets.com. Tickets will be $20 at the door. Ages 17 and younger will be admitted free.
Monday, April 23
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.
Schneider Museum of Art: “The Animated Image,” a collection of artwork by Matt Bollinger, Chris Doyle, Rick Silva and Stacey Steers, will run through May 12 at the Schneider Museum of Art, 555 Indiana St., on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland. The show is presented in conjunction with the Ashland Independent Film Festival. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. See sma.sou.edu or call 541-552-6245.
Library Story Time: Story times for babies, toddlers and children are available Mondays through Fridays at branches of Jackson County libraries. See jcls.org.
Art Exhibit: Artist Ruth Resch will present an exhibit of her art work, “Into the Wilderness,” through Friday, April 27, at the U.S. Bank, 30 N. Second St., Ashland. Resch’s work includes paintings, mono prints and a variety of drawings.
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 see 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. Kid Time! will offer two for one admission Monday through Sunday, April 9-15. 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.
Tudor Guild: The Tudor Guild at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival will celebrate its 70th anniversary from 1 to 5 p.m. Monday, April 23, at the Tudor Guild Gift Shop, 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Refreshments will be provided and a special discount will be available for purchases in the gift shop. See tudorguild.org or call 541-482-0940 .
Beginners DNA Interest Group: People interested in DNA and ancestry are invited to meet from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, April 23,at the Jackson County Genealogy Library, 3405 S. Pacific Highway, Medford. Admission is $5. Call 541-512-2340, email reception.JCGL@gmail.com or stop by the library to register.
Homework Hub: Children 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.
Family Movie Night: Watch free family movies at 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 23, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Refreshments will be provided. Call 541-774-8678 or see www.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.
Author Talk: Author Kathleen Toomey Jabs will discuss her book “Black Wings: A Mystery” at 7 p.m. Monday, April 23, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. See jcls.org or call 541-774-6996.
Art Critique: The Southern Oregon Society of Artists will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, April 23, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Artist Catie Faryl will advise members on current works. Faryl is an artist who works in a variety of mediums such as etchings, oils, watercolor paintings. She has served on the Board of Southern Oregon Univerity’s Schneider Museum of Art, taught and shown work and helped form the Ashland Gallery Association. Admission is free and anyone who is interested may attend. Call 541-414-4993 or 541-625-3285.
Poetry Reading: Janice Rubin will read from her full-length collection of poems, “Tin Coyote,” and poet Leah Stenson will read from her collection, “Everywhere I Find Myself,” at 7 p.m. Monday, April 23, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.
The Lasses and Kathryn Claire: Amsterdam folk duo The Lasses and Portland musician Kathryn Claire will perform songs from Celtic and American traditions at 7 p.m. Monday, April 23, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. Look for three-part harmonies complemented by violin, bodhran and guitar. Admission is $20. See grizzlypeakwinery.com or call 541-482-5700.