Get Up & Go: April 30
Monday, April 30
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.
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.
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 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.
Author Talk: Deedie Runkel will discuss her book “Scone by Scone ... Tales of an Innkeeper’s Life“ at 7 p.m. Monday, April 30, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.
Tuesday, May 1
Rogue Valley Growers & Crafters Market: Fresh and organic produce, crafts and food trucks 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.
Books at Noon: Readers in the group 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.
Book Signing: Southern Oregon University Theatre professor and author, Jackie Apodaca, will hold a Q and A session along with a book signing of “Answers From ‘The Working Actor’: Two Backstage Columnists Share Ten Years of Advice,” at noon, Tuesday, May 1, in the Bookstore, located inside the Stevenson Union building on the Southern Oregon University campus, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. The book can be purchased at the event or in the SOU Bookstore anytime.
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.
Children’s Movies: Free kids’ films are shown at 2:45 p.m. Tuesdays at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Free snacks are available. Call 541-535-7090 or see jcls.org.
Tuesday Afternoon Knitters: Crocheters, knitters and tatters of all skill levels can gather, 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.
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.
Dylan Foley: Celtic fiddler Dylan Foley will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. Foley will be accompanied by Eamon O’Leary on guitar and mandolin. Admission is $20 at the door. See grizzlypeakwinery.com or call 541-482-5700.
Wednesday, May 2
Bird Walk: The Rogue Valley Audubon Society leads slow-paced, 1½-mile walks at 8:30 a.m. the first Wednesday of the month at Denman Wildlife Area off Touvelle or Agate roads in Eagle Point. The numbers of different species observed by participants are entered in the Cornell Ornithological Laboratory’s eBird database. Participants will need to purchase an Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife parking permit. See roguevalleyaudubon.org for directions and information.
Lithia Park Nature Walks: Naturalists lead free, 90-minute walks through Lithia Park at 10 a.m. Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays through September. Additional Saturday walks are available in July and August. Learn about the plants, trees, animals, water, geology and history of the park. Meet at the park entrance on Winburn Way across from the downtown Ashland Plaza. No registration required. Call 541-488-5340.
History Lecture: Part of the “Windows in Time” history lecture series, Paul Christy presents “The Civil War (With Its Effects) Comes to Southern Oregon,” at noon Wednesday, May 2, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. This presentation will explore the ways that Southern Oregon, its people and places played a part in the national conflict. Call 541-774-8679 or see jcls.org.
Author Talk: Author Dami Roelse will discuss her book “Walking Gone Wild: How to Lose Your Age on the Trail,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. See jcls.org or call 541-774-6996.
Antiques Club: Southern Oregon Antiques and Collectibles Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, at Horton Plaza, 1122 Spring St., Medford. George Schroeder will be presenting and discussing his collection of soda bottles. Admission is free. Call 541-613-4964 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
‘An Incoherent Truth’: A Muse Zoo will present an original play about climate change at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, at First United Methosidt Church of Ashland, 175 N. Main St., Ashland. The performance will be followed by a Q-and-A session with the Climate Speakers Network. Admission is free.
The Brothers Reed: Guitar and vocal duo Aaron Reed and Philip Reed will play original folk and pop, along with a few choice covers at 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Ed Dunsavage and Bob Rawlings: The guitar and sax duo will perform at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-245-1133 or dancinvineyards.com.
‘Drum Heart’: Internationally acclaimed drum and dance sensation Drum Tao will present its newest production, “Drum Heart,” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. The show will feature state-of-the-art visuals, costumes, choreography and pulse-pounding Taiko drumming. Tickets are $42, $45 or $48, $30, $33 or $36 for age 22 and younger, and can be purchased online at craterian.org, at the box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., or by calling 541-779-3000.