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Free Take & Make cooking, live local music and more: Jan. 15

Editor’s note: Because of changing COVID-19 restrictions in place in Oregon, please call businesses or check their websites to confirm listed events. All Jackson County library branches will offer enhanced front-door service during regular operating hours. In-branch browsing will be unavailable. Limited computer sessions will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Friday, Jan. 15

Rogue River Take & Make: Kids and their families can stop by the Rogue River library, 412 E. Main St., to pick up a Take-and-Make “Coffee Filter Snowflakes” craft kit from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Saturday, Jan. 16. Kits include all the supplies needed. For further details, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-582-1714.

Eagle Point Take & Make: Kids and their families can stop by the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St., to pick up a Take-and-Make craft kit to make decorated snowflakes between noon to 4 p.m. through Saturday, Jan. 16. Kits include all the supplies needed. For further details, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-826-3313.

White City Take & Make: Kids and their families can stop by the White City library, 3143 Avenue C, to pick up a Take-and-Make craft kit to create their own world between noon to 4 p.m. through Saturday, Jan. 16. Kits include all the supplies needed. Worksheets and a suggested reading list will also be included. For further details, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-864-8880.

Shady Cove Take & Make: Kids and their families can stop by the Shady Cove library, 22477 Highway 62, to pick up a kit with a toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, and information about keeping your mouth healthy, from noon to 4 p.m. through Saturday, Jan. 16. Kits include all the supplies needed. For further details, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-878-2270.

David Cahalan: Singer, songwriter and guitarist David Cahalan will perform at 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-245-1133 or dancin.com.

Saturday, Jan. 16

Medford Cars & Coffee: Car enthusiasts can meet from 8 to 9:30 a.m. every Saturday at 2780 E. Barnett Road, Medford, near Starbucks and Mountain Mike’s Pizza. The group will not hold meetings in the event of rain or snowy weather. Find Medford Cars and Coffee on Facebook for further information.

Grants Pass Growers Market: Find local seasonal produce, baked goods, beverages and more from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays in the Commercial Building at the Josephine County Fairgrounds, 1451 Fairgrounds Road, Grants Pass. See growersmarket.org.

Low-cost Pet Vaccines: Make an appointment for your pet to get vaccinated and licensed at the Jackson County Animal Shelter, 5595 S. Pacific Highway, Phoenix, on Saturday, Jan. 16. This drive-thru, appointment-only clinic is open to dogs and cats, as well as puppies and kittens. Vaccinations available for dogs are rabies and distemper/parvo booster. Vaccinations available for cats are rabies and distemper/rhino/calici booster. No nail trimming done. Pet owners must call the shelter by Friday, Jan. 15, to schedule. Distemper/parvo vaccinations are $15 each; rabies vaccinations are $10 each. License fees vary based on the dog’s neuter/spay status, and discounts are available for veterans and seniors. This is a cash-only clinic, with the exception of license fees, and all pets must be in good health. Pets that are on antibiotics, in heat or on cortisone products cannot be vaccinated. Masks are required during the appointment. Call 541-774-6654.

Mercy Duo: The soul, pop and R&B duo — singer Lynda Morrison and guitarist Dave Day — will perform at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, at Stone River Winery and Vineyard, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent. Call 541-631-9583.

Monday, Jan. 18

Gold Hill Take & Make: Kids and their families can stop by the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St., to pick up a Take-and-Make craft kit to create a Kawaii soft felt hedgehog between 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday, Jan. 18-23, while supplies last. Kits include all the supplies needed. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-855-1994.

Tuesday, Jan. 19

Rogue Valley Growers Winter Market: Seasonal produce, crafts, specialty foods, drinks and more are available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays through Feb. 23, at the Phoenix Plaza Civic Center, 220 N. Main St. See rvgrowersmarket.com.

Wednesday, Jan. 20

Gold Hill Take & Make: Kids and their families can stop by the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St., to pick up a Take-and-Make craft kit to create a “vision board” from 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Monday, Jan. 20-25, while supplies last. “Visions boards” are a tool to help clarify aspirations, motivate, and inspire yourself toward action in the pursuit of life goals. Kits include all the supplies needed. For further details, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-855-1994.

Friday, Jan. 22

Project FeederWatch: Volunteers can help experts count birds that visit feeders at North Mountain Park at 9 a.m. Friday, Jan. 22, and every other Friday through March 19, at 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Results will be submitted to Cornell University’s FeederWatch program. Admission is free but space is limited and registration is required. To register, see Ashland.or.us/register or call 541-488-6606.

Jeff Kloetzel: Singer, songwriter and guitar player Jeff Kloetzel will play an acoustic mix of pop, folk and soul, along with original songs, at 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-245-1133 or dancin.com.

Saturday, Jan. 23

Historic Building Tour: The Southern Oregon Historical Society will host an open house of the historic former JC Penney building, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, located at the corner of Sixth Street and Central Avenue in Medford. SOHS will hold walk-throughs, along with a “Repurposing Sale” of excess office items, furniture and books. The Penney’s building opened in 1948, before the business moved to the Rogue Valley Mall in 1986. The building now serves as the regional headquarters for SOHS. All sale proceeds and donations will go toward SOHS programs, events, activities and exhibits. Masks are required, and social distancing will be enforced. For further information see www.sohs.org or call 541-773-6536.

Ashland Take & Make: Kids and their families can stop by the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., to pick up a Take-and-Make craft kit to create a craft as part of the JCLS program “Rogue Reads,” from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday through Thursday, Jan. 23-28, while supplies last. The craft, “The ‘Me’ I Want to Be,” is inspired by Jacqueline Woodson’s book, “The Day You Begin.” Kits include all the supplies needed. For further details, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-6980.

Daniel Nickels: Guitarist and singer Daniel Nickels will perform ’90s rock and indie rock at 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, at Stone River Winery and Vineyard, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent. Call 541-631-9583.

Monday, Jan. 25

White City Take & Make: Kids and their families can stop by the White City library, 3143 Avenue C., to pick up a Take-and-Make kit to create a penguin craft from noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday, Jan. 25-30. Kits include all the supplies needed. Worksheets and a suggested reading list will also be included. For further details, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-864-8880.

Tuesday, Jan. 26

Eagle Point Take & Make: Kids and their families can stop by the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St., to pick up a Take-and-Make craft kit to create a bird feeder from a pine cone from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, Jan. 26-30. Kits include all the supplies needed. For further details, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-826-3313.

Phoenix Take & Make: Kids and their families can stop by the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St., to pick up a Take-and-Make kit of ingredients and recipes to prepare jasmine rice congee, a Chinese rice porridge, between 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Saturday, Jan. 16. Kits include all the supplies needed. Throughout the winter, the Phoenix Library will share cooking-themed Take-and-Make kits that engage patrons in planning, selecting, preparing and tasting different foods. For further details, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-535-7090. 123rf.com photo