Get Up & Go: Monday, Sept. 15
Monday, Sept. 15
Central Point Senior Singers: The group meets at 10:45 a.m. Mondays at the Central Point Senior Center, 123 N. Second St. Call 541-664-4933.
NMHS Open House: North Medford High School will hold its "Back to School Bash" for students and parents at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15, at 1900 N. Keene Way Drive, Medford. The evening will begin with a family barbecue at 5:30 in the cafeteria courtyard. Following will be seminars about grading policies, the senior project and more. There will also be music by choir, band and orchestra students. Call 541-842-3670.
SMHS Open House: South Medford High School will hold its open house from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15, at 1551 Cunningham Ave., Medford. It's an opportunity for parents to learn students' daily schedules and get familiar with the school's policies, requirements and expectations. Call 541-842-3680.
Grandparents Event: An event celebrating grandparents will be offered from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. The event will include a letter-writing workshop with award-winning author Carol Jo Pettit. Call 541-774-6895.
Dark Night of the Celtic Dream: Classical pianists and composers Kimberly Starkey, Michele McLaughlin and Philip Wesley will perform from 7 to 10 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15, at Ashland Springs Hotel, 212 E. Main St., Ashland. Advance tickets cost $15 and can be purchased at www.eventbrite.com. Tickets will cost $20 at the door. Call 800-678-8946 for information.
Poetry Event: Local poet Dolores de Leon will read from her latest book, "Cry of Strange Dreams, Stories and Poems of Spain," at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. De Leon performed as a ballet dancer, modern dancer and flamenco dancer in Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York and Spain. Her stories have been published in many literary journals. The reading is free. Call 541-951-1129.
Tuesday, Sept. 16
LGBT Potluck: A potluck for LGBT Elders and Allies will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, at Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 87 Fourth St., Ashland. Bring a dish to share. A $2 donation for drinks is suggested.
Mystery Readers Roundtable: The book discussion group meets from 2 to 3 p.m. the third Tuesday of every month at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Call 541-535-7098 or see www.jcls.org.
Books@4: Discuss your favorite books and find new titles to read at this book discussion held from 4 to 5 p.m. the third Tuesday of every month at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Call 541-774-8679 or see www.jcls.org. Refreshments and snacks provided.
ODOT Listening Meeting: The Oregon Department of Transportation will gather input from the public regarding its long-term bicycle and pedestrian plan, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, at the Santo Community Center, 701 Columbus Ave. Call 503-986-4105 or email email@example.com.
Trivia Tuesdays: Teams of two to six people compete to answer questions about random topics from host Jeff Kloetzel from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. Call 541-899-9120 or see www.southstagecellars.com.
Trivia Night: Teams of one to four people compete for prizes in a trivia competition covering a variety of categories from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at Southern Oregon Brewing Company, 1922 United Way, Medford. Call 541-776-9898 or see www.sobrewing.com.
Tap House Talk: Join guest speakers Robert Black and Dave Bloomsness for their presentation "Two Guys from Medford Fly NASA's SOFIA" at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, at Howiee's, 16 N. Front St., Medford.
Cribbage Tournament: Compete at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Mountain Mike’s Pizza, 2640 E. Barnett Road, Medford. Admission to the tournament costs $4.50. Call 541-773-2898.
OSF Green Show: Energetic Caribbean jazz band J'ourvet will give a free performance at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, on the bricks at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. The festival offers free presentations and performances from local, national and international artists Tuesdays through Sundays. Call 541-482-4331 or see www.osfashland.org.
Graywater Irrigation Workshop: Cynthia Care will present "Gardening When Water is Scarce" from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, at North Mountain Park Nature Center, 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. The event will include information about greywater systems, low-cost drip irrigation, and advice about selecting a much and plants. Cost is $20. Register online at www.ashland.or.us/register or call 541-488-6606.
Southern Oregon Jazz Orchestra: The 15-piece orchestra — featuring vocalist Dianne Strong, pianist Alan Berman and horn players Frank Kenney, Danny Chavez and Pat DeBellis — will play a mix of swing, Latin and arrangements of songs from the big-band era for dancing from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, at The Imperial Events Center, 40 N. Front St., Medford. Admission is $7. Call 541-499-8855 or 541-779-2042 for information.
Country-Western Dance: Beginning line dancing starts at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Evergreen Ballroom, 6088 Crater Lake Ave., Central Point. Intermediate line dancing starts at 6:30 p.m. and partner and specialty dancing starts at 7 p.m. Admission costs $6. Call 541-826-8000 or see www.evergreenballroom.com.
Jeopardy Trivia: Prizes will be awarded in the competition at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Louie’s Restaurant & Bar, 41 N. Main St., Ashland. Children are welcome to participate but must be out of the restaurant by 10 p.m. Admission costs $1. Call 541-482-9701.
Wednesday, Sept. 17
Fasturn Community Sew: Make quilts, pillowcases and children’s and babies’ items for charity from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays at Fasturn, 3859 S. Stage Road, Medford. Call 541-772-8430.
Hands-All-Around Quilters: Visitors can work on individual projects or sew quilts for charity from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays at Wesley Hall in the First United Methodist Church, 175 N. Main St., Ashland. Call 541-732-0141.
Roman History Lectures: Historian Ean Roby will present a three-part series on the history of Roman emperors on the third Wednesday of each month from noon to 1 p.m. at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. He will discuss a period of civil war followed by capable emperors on Sept. 17, the competent reign of Marcus Aurelius followed by military thug-style rulers on Oct. 15, and the founding of a new capital city and introduction of Christianity on Nov. 19. Call 541-774-8679 or see www.jcls.org.
Jeff Kloetzel: The singer, songwriter and guitarist will present an acoustic mix of light rock, folk and blues from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. Admission is free. Call 541-899-9120 or see www.southstagecellars.com.
Bird Presentation: Laura Fleming will lead a class "Attracting Clinging Birds: The Acrobats of the Bird World" at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, at North Mountain Park Nature Center, 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. The class will cover the habitat and diet of clinging birds, and ways to draw the birds to attendees' backyards. Cost is $10. Register at www.ashland.or.us/register or call 541-488-6606.
OSF Green Show: OSF lighting technician, stagehand and musician Jesse Baldwin will lead a benefit performance for Options for Homeless Residents of Ashland at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, on the bricks at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. The festival offers free presentations and performances from local, national and international artists Tuesdays through Saturdays. Call 541-482-4331 or see www.osfashland.org.
The Scoot-N-Weavers: The dance club offers an advanced-level square dance Wednesdays at the Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, 3377 Table Rock Road, Medford. A lesson will be offered at 7 p.m., and the dance will follow. Admission is by donation. Call 541-772-8687.
Jef Ramsey: The guitar and mandolin player will perform acoustic country and folk from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Admission is free. Call 541-535-7957 or see www.paschalwinery.com.
The Human Revolution: The Nashville Americana/folk group will perform at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, at The Applegate River Lodge, 15100 Highway 238, Applegate. Admission is $12. Call 541-846-6690 or see www.thehumanrevolution.com.