Get Up & Go: Dec. 29
Monday, Dec. 29
Artists Workshop: The group of regional painters invites others to join in painting and drawing sessions and critiques at 10 a.m. Mondays. Call 541-324-7624 for location.
Needlers’ Group: Bring needle-craft supplies and participate in embroidery, needlepoint, cross-stitch, quilting, knitting, crocheting and more from 10 a.m. to noon Mondays at the Rogue River library, 412 E. Main St. Call 541-864-8850 or see www.jcls.org.
Humphrey Bogart Movies: Enjoy classic Humphrey Bogart films from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Monday through December at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. Call 541-855-1994 or see www.jcls.org.
Kid Time!: Kids elementary-school age and younger can explore interactive exhibits and learn about the history of Oregon, construction and engineering, water systems and more at Kid Time! 106 N. Central Ave., Medford. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission costs $8, $4 for adults and free for kids younger than 1. Call 541-772-9922 or see www.kid-time.org.
Central Point Senior Singers: The group meets at 10:45 a.m. Mondays at the Central Point Senior Center, 123 N. Second St. Pianist needed. Call 541-664-4933.
Line Dancing for Seniors: Line dancing is offered for adults 60 and older from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave. Advanced line dancing is from 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Thursdays at the center. Admission costs $2. Call 541-488-5342.
Teen Crafts: Teens can make their own handmade Smash Book from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, Dec. 29, at the library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6985 or see www.jcls.org.
Lord of the Rings: There will be a showing of the 2001 film "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring," rated PG-13, at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 29, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford. The film is the first in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy. Attendees are encouraged to don costumes, where they can be photographed in a costume contest with the winner to be announced after Dec. 31. Call 541-774-8685 or see www.jcls.org.
Art Exhibit: Rogue River artist Barbara Badten will exhibit her landscape paintings through December at the Rogue River library, 412 E. Main St. Library hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and Friday, 1 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Call 541-864-8850 or see www.jcls.org
Calendar Craft: Make crafts from recycled old calendars from 2 to 3 p.m. Monday, Dec. 29, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Call 541-774-8678 or www.jcls.org.
Pajama Story Time: Listen to stories in your pajamas from 6:30 to 7 p.m. the last Monday of every month in the Ashland library children's department, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. See www.jcls.org.
Tuesday, Dec. 30:
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.
Lord of the Rings Movie: The 2002 film "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" rated PG-13, will be shown from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 30, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford. The film is the second in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy. Attendees are encouraged to don costumes, where they can be photographed in a costume contest with the winner to be announced after Dec. 31. Call 541-774-8685 or see www.jcls.org.
'The Hundred-Foot Journey': The 2014 film "The Hundred-Foot Journey" will be shown from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 30, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. The film tells of a family who opens a restaurant directly across from a Michelin-starred eatery. Call 541-774-6996 or see www.jcls.org.
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 may attend. 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 Night: Round up a group of friends and family for Tuesday Night Team Trivia from 7 to 9 p.m. at Louie's Restaurant, 41 N. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free, and prizes will be awarded. Call 541-482-9701.
Wednesday, Dec. 31
'Maleficent': The Central Point library will show the 2014 Disney film "Maleficent," rated PG, at 116 S. Third St., Central Point. Call 541-664-3228 or see www.jcls.org.
'Planes': The Medford library will show the 2014 Disney film "Planes," rated PG, from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 31, at 205 S. Central Ave., Medford. Attendees are encouraged to pack a picnic lunch, and refreshments will be served. Call 541-774-8679 or see www.jcls.org.
'Frozen': The Ashland library will show the 2013 Disney film "Frozen," rated PG, from noon to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 31, at 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Events will include a New Year's Eve countdown and crafts from noon to 1, followed by the film presentation. Call 541-774-6995 or see www.jcls.org.
Lord of the Rings Movie: The 2003 film "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" rated PG-13, will be shown from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 31, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford. The film is the third in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy. Attendees are encouraged to don costumes, where they can be photographed in a costume contest with the winner to be announced after Dec. 31. Call 541-774-8685 or see www.jcls.org.
New Year's Dance: Dance to music by the Pat Summers Country Dance Band from 8 p.m. to midnight Wednesday, Dec. 31, at the Rogue River Community Center Annex, 132 Broadway St. Bring refreshments to share. Admission is a $4.
Global Peace Dance: Join a joyous tradition now in its 22nd year with dances of universal peace from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 31, at the old Headwaters building, corner of Fourth and C Streets, Ashland. These easily learned dances and songs are an interfaith celebration of a common divine inheritance. Sacred phrases form the hub around which the dances whirl. The Ashland Sufi Heart Circle's local event aligns with many similar circles throughout the world as people cycle into the New Year. All are welcome. A $10 to $15 donation is requested. Call 541-890-1337.
Bootleggers Ball: The second annual New Year's Eve Bootleggers Ball will include a Roaring 20s-themed party with electro-swing music, burlesque show, casino games for funny money and prizes at the Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St. Bathtub Gin Serenaders will open the show with live jazz and blues, followed by DJ Shakti Bliss and DJ Cyril Noir for the countdown to 2015. There will be a full bar. Tickets cost $25 in advance and can be purchased at Music Coop, 268 E. Main St., or online at liveatthearmory.com. Tickets will cost $30 the day of the show, $45 for VIP seats. VIP seats include a complimentary champagne toast, dinner, a gift bag and $200 in funny money. Costumes are strongly encouraged. The event is open only to ages 21 and older.