Get Up & Go
Thursday, Sept. 4
Medford Growers Market: Fresh flowers, fruits, vegetables, live plants, baked goods, crafts and gourmet foods are available from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays at Rogue Valley Growers & Crafters Market at the Medford Armory, 1701 S. Pacific Highway. See www.rvgrowersmarket.com.
Mah Jongg: Experienced and beginner adults 50 and older are invited to play Mah Jongg, a tile game of Chinese origin, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Thursdays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave., Ashland. Free. Donations to the senior center are appreciated. Call 541-488-5342 or visit www.AshlandSeniorCenter.org.
Dominoes: Play Jamaican, Mexican train, Cuban or French dominoes games from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursdays at the Meyer Memorial Trust Community Meeting Room in the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Call 541-535-7090 or see www.jcls.org.
Hearts and Spades: Adults 50 and older are invited to play card games from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursdays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave. Donations are accepted. Call 541-488-5342.
Jon Galfano: The guitarist will perform his original instrumentals from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, at Kriselle Cellars, 12956 Modoc Road, White City. Admission is free. Call 541-830-8466 or see www.krisellecellars.com.
Bob Haworth: The singer, songwriter and guitarist of The Kingston Trio and The Brothers Four fame will perform from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see www.bellefiorewine.com.
Frederick, Newton and Pinsky: The trio will play a mix of R&B and blues from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, at EdenVale Winery, 2310 Voorhies Road, Medford. Admission is $5. Call 541-512-2955, ext. 2, or see www.edenvalleyorchards.com.
Mariachi Brittfest: Las Colibri, Mariachi Centella and Ballet Folklorico Ritmo Alegre will perform ranchera, mariachi and Mexican folk dance, respectively, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, in the Britt Performance Garden, 350 First St., Jacksonville. Tickets cost $24, $12 for kids 7 through 12. Kids 6 and younger get in free. Tickets can be purchased at the Britt box office, 126 W. Main St., Medford, online at www.brittfest.org or by calling 800-882-7488.
Stamp Collector Meeting: The Southern Oregon Philatelic Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, at St. Mary's High School library, 816 Black Oak Drive, Medford. Stamp collector Winfield Frazeur will speak about his experiences aboard an American Philatelic Society sponsored educational Alaskan cruise. Call 541-770-1689.
Men’s Barbershop Singing: Men interested in singing four-part harmonies are invited to meetings of the Rogue Valley Harmonizers Chapter of the Barbershop Society at 7 p.m. Thursdays at First Presbyterian Church, 85 S. Holly St., Medford. Call 541-450-9352.
Ashland Sufi Heart Circle: Dances of universal peace, sacred phrases from world religions and practices of Hazrat Inayat Khan and Murshid Samuel L. Lewis will be presented from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. the first Thursday of every month at Hidden Springs Wellness Center, 1651 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. The suggested donation is $10. Call 541-708-0681 or see www.ashlandsufi.com.
Friday, Sept. 5
Fundraiser Book Sale: The Friends of the Jacksonville Library will hold a book sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at 340 W. C St., Jacksonville. Call 541-899-1665.
Lunchtime Concert: The Anatomy of Frank will play pop-rock from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Saturday, Sept 6, in Pear Blossom Park in The Commons, on Bartlett Street between Fifth and Sixth streets, Medford. The concert is free.
Library Movie: The Eagle Point library will show the 2014 Disney film "Muppets Most Wanted," rated PG, at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5, at 239 W. Main St. Call 541-826-3313.
Saturday, Sept. 6
Fundraiser Breakfast: A pancake breakfast with sausage, fruit, coffee, juice and tea will be offered from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at Farmington Square, 1530 Poplar Drive, Medford. The event will include music by singer, songwriter and pianist Bridget Wolf. Cost is $5, $3 for children and proceeds benefit the Alzheimer's Association. RSVP by calling 541-770-9080.
Eagle Point Saturday Market: Crafts and fresh produce from local vendors will be available from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at the market, 336 N. Royal Ave., Eagle Point.
Climate Change and the Rogue Valley: Alan Journet, retired ecologist and co-facilitator of Southern Oregon Climate Action Now, will lead a series of classes about climate change from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays, Sept. 6, 13 and 20, at Coyote Trails School of Nature, 2931 S. Pacific Highway, Medford. The class is free, and donations will be accepted. To register call 541-772-1390 or see www.coyotetrails.org.
Volunteer Orientation: Friends of the Animal Shelter will lead a new volunteer orientation from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Jackson County Animal Shelter, 5595 S. Pacific Highway, Phoenix. call 541-944-2021 or see www.fotas.org.
Teen Library Movie: The Medford library will show the 2011 film "Soul Surfer," rated PG, from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at 205 S. Central Ave., Medford. Call 541-774-6413.
Grandparents Event: An event celebrating grandparents will be offered from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. The event will include a letter-writing workshop with award-winning author Carol Jo Pettit. Call 541-774-6895.
Jennifer Nettles: Country music artist Jennifer Nettles will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Britt Pavilion, 350 First St., Jacksonville. Nettles' solo album, "That Girl," debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's country chart. Country music singer and songwriter Brandy Clark will open the show, and local alt-country artist Sage Meadows will perform from 6 to 7:15 p.m. in the Britt Performance Garden. Lawn seating is available for $45; $38 for ages 12 and younger. Tickets can be purchased at the box office, 216 W. Main St., Medford, online at www.brittfest.org or by calling 541-773-6077 or 800-882-7488.
Sunday, Sept. 7
Block Party: Joy Christian Fellowship, 2715 Table Rock Road, Medford, will hold a "Citywide Block Party" starting at 10:30 a.m. at the church. The free event will include a barbecue, jump house, face painting, cotton candy, ice cream and more. For information, call 541-779-7029 or see Joychristianfellowship.com.
Farmers Market: The Jacksonville Farmers Market is open from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the corner of Fifth and C streets. Offerings include local vegetables, fresh baked bread, treats, coffee and more.
BMX Racing: Bike riders will bump, jump and occasionally tumble their way through the BMX course at Medford's Bear Creek Park, Siskiyou Avenue and Highland Boulevard, starting at 3 p.m. Registration for riders begins at 2:30 p.m. and rider's fee is $6. Check MEDFORDBMX on Facebook for updates.
Musicians Jam: Rick Bolz & Imperial Allstars lead a jam session every Sunday at 5 p.m. at the Imperial Event Center, 40 N. Front St., Medford.
Monday, Sept. 8
Piano Presentation: Classical and acoustic piano teacher Christy Dolan will give a presentation about using the Yamaha Clavinova digital piano as a teaching tool from 10 a.m. to noon Monday, Sept. 8, at Artistic Piano, 1390 Biddle Road, Medford. The event is free. Call 541-324-7079.
Book Discussion: Books about cooking — either with or without recipes — will be discussed at 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8, at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. Books to be discussed include “Tender at the Bone” by Ruth Reichl or “Blackberry Pie Murder” by Joanne Fluke. Call 541-664-3228 or see www.jcls.org.
Introductory Computer Class: A free computer class covering the basics will be offered from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Topics will include using the mouse and keyboard, navigating the Internet, and an introduction to e-mail. Space is limited. Call 541-774-8679.
Family Movie: The Medford library will show the 2014 film "The Lego Movie," rated PG, at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8, at the library, 205 S. Central Ave. Call 541-774-8679.