5 Things to do this Week
Santa Storytime: Children of all ages can attend a holiday storytime with Santa from 11:30 a.m. to noon Monday, Dec. 22, at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. Santa Claus will read stories, tell tales about elves and pass out treats. Call 541-664-3228 or see www.jcls.org.
A Celtic Christmas': Storyteller Tomaseen Foley and his troupe of Irish vocalists, musicians and dancers return to present "A Celtic Christmas," a program that recreates Christmas Eve in a 1940s West Ireland farmhouse where neighbors gather, at 3 and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 23, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. Tickets cost $29, $32 or $35, $20, $23 or $26 for ages 18 and younger, and can be purchased at the Craterian box office, 16. S. Bartlett St., online at craterian.org or by calling 541-779-3000.
Christmas Eve Candlelight Service: First Presbyterian Church of Ashland will hold a Christmas Eve candlelight worship service at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 24, at 1615 Clark Ave. Call 541-482-3536 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Christmas Dinner: A Christmas dinner will be served from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 25, at The Rocky-Tonk Grill & Saloon, 333 E. Main St. Medford. There will be a decorated tree and presents for kids. Call 541-973-2887.
Ashland Rotary Centennial Ice Rink: Enjoy ice skating daily at the ice rink, located across from Ashland's Lithia Park at 95 Winburn Way. Skate rentals are $2.50 per pair. Rink admission is $4 for adults, $3.50 for children ages five to 13 and free for kids under age five. Call 541-488-9189 or see www.ashland.or.us/IceRink for more information and the season schedule.