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Get Up & Go: Dec. 9

Tuesday, Dec. 9

Rogue Gallery Art Exhibit: The gallery will exhibit member artists' work inspired by the expression "The Sky's the Limit" through Dec. 19 at the Rogue Gallery & Art Center, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford. More than 60 participating artists are displaying paintings, drawings and sculptures. Regular gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Call 541-772-8118 or see www.roguegallery.org.

Rogue Valley Handweavers Guild: Beginners and experienced weavers are welcome to the meeting from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every month at First Presbyterian Church, 456 W. Pine St., Central Point. October's program will be about double weave. Bring a bag lunch. Refreshments will be provided. Call 541-779-2912.

LGBT Elders Potluck: The December LGBT Elders and Allies monthly potluck luncheon will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, under the balcony at the Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 87 Fourth St., Ashland. More information is available on the Rogue Valley LGBT Elders Facebook page.

Death with Dignity Q&A: Compassion & Choices will offer an educational event about Oregon's Death with Dignity law from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, at the Jacksonville library, 340 W. C St., Jacksonville. The program will offer a supportive atmosphere to discuss concerns and options at the end of life. See www.compassionandchoices.org.

Kiwanis Meeting: Nationally recognized health and fitness expert Ogie Shaw will speak about childhood obesity at the Kiwanis meeting at noon Tuesday, Dec. 9, at the Elks Lodge, second floor, 255 E. Main St., Ashland. Shaw will discuss ways to give exercise a higher priority. Call 541-482-0431.

Social Benefit Dance Club: Dance to standards performed by keyboard and horn player Dave Flick from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays at the Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, 3377 Table Rock Road, Medford. Call 541-664-6642.

Public Meeting: The Ashland Forest Lands Commission will meet from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, at the conference room at Fire Station No. 2, 1860 Ashland St. Call 541-488-5587.

Mac Group: The Ashland Macintosh Users' Group meets from 6 to 8 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the conference room at Ashland Community Hospital 

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.

Parents of Transgender Support Group: A support group for parents, family members and allies of children and youth who don't fit into gender binary norms runs from 6 to 7:30 p.m. second Tuesdays in Ashland. Email info@movementsofthesoul.org for information and location.

Country-Western Dance: Beginning line dancing starts at 6 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.

Sweet Adelines: The Southern Oregon Sound chapter of Sweet Adelines International, an a cappella chorus for women, offers lessons on vocal technique, musical accuracy and showmanship at 6:30 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. Women interested in singing are invited. Call 541-774-9606 or see www.southernoregonsound.org.

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.

Trivia: Wait, wait, don't tell me! Join your friends and family as you test your knowledge at Tuesday Night Team Trivia from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at Louie's Restaurant, 41 N. Main St. Free to play! Prizes awarded! Call 541-482-9701.541-482-9701.

North American Rock Garden Society: The Siskiyou Chapter of the North American Rock Garden Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, at Lidgate Hall at the Medford Congregational United Church of Christ, 1801 E. Jackson St. The evening talk will be "Members' Photo Potpourri," featuring members' photos. See www.siskiyousummits.weebly.com.

Book Chat: Join the Medford Library Book Chat for a lively discussion about "China Girls" by Lisa See from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, in the Medford library Carpenter Community Meeting Room, 205 S. Central Ave. Start reading now to discuss "Divergent" by Veronica Roth on Jan. 13, 2015, and "Never Let Me Go" by Kazuo Ishiguro on Feb. 10. Call 541-774-8679 or www.jcls.org.

Southern Oregon Photographic Association: Cornelius Matteo will discuss editing portraits at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, at Twin Creeks Retirement Communty, 888 Twin Creeks Crossing, Central Point. Matteo will cover techniques he uses in Photoshop. Originally from New York, he has worked in Ashland for the past two years and specializes in portraits of people and animals. Admission is free. Call 541-772-5590.

Arto and Anti Jarvela: These masters of Finnish fiddle tradition and folk music will perform from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. The Jarvelas were founders of folk orchestra JPP. Admission is $10 to $15 at the door. Call 541-301-5306.

Andy McKee: The acoustic guitarist will perform at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, at The Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass. McKee is touring behing his 2014 EP "Mythmaker." Tickets cost $33 for reserved seats, $28 for general seating, and can be purchased online at roguetheatre.com, by calling 541-471-1316 or at the door.

Wednesday, Dec. 10

Christmas Theater Performance: Portland-based Traveling Lantern Theatre Company will present performances of "A Christmas Carol" from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and from 3 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 10. The morning performance is at the Eagle Point Ashpole Community Center, 17 S. Buchanan Ave., Eagle Point. The afternoon performance is at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. In the classic tale, Ebenezer Scrooge is obsessed with money until a ghost takes him on a journey to learn the importance of caring about others. Call 541-826-3313 or see www.jcls.org.

History Lecture: Historian Sue Waldron will present "The Maruyamas of Medford: A Japanese Family Saga" from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. The lecture is part of the "Windows in Time" history series. The Maruyama family was a familiar part of Medford society for 31 years before Medford's Japanese community was relocated to a Japanese internment camp at Tule Lake, Calif., during World War II. The series is presented by Jackson County Library Services and the Southern Oregon Historical Society. Call 541-774-6996 or 541-774-8689 or see www.jcls.org or www.sohs.org.

Oratorical Contest: The American Legion will hold its High School Oratorical Scholarship Contest at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, at 100 E. Jackson St., Medford. Call 541-826-4916.