Get Up & Go: Dec. 30
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
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.
Jacksonville Museum Quilters: The group meets from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays and Thursdays at the First Presbyterian Church, 425 Middle St., Jacksonville. Call 541-941-2463.
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.
'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.
Spaghetti Game Night: Try out board games from Funagain Games in Ashland or bring your own from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays at Enoteca Wine Tasting and Bistro, 17 N. Main St., Ashland. Complimentary spaghetti will be served with the purchase of a glass or bottle of wine. Call 541-482-3377 or see www.ashlandenoteca.com.
Wednesday Night Bingo: Join friends and family for a fun, relaxed hour of bingo from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays at Louie's Restaurant, 41 N. Main St., Ashland. Free to play and winners eat free. Call 541-482-9701.
Trivia Night: Teams of one to six players can play Trivia at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at The Playwright Public House, 258 A St., Ashland. It's free to play, and each team will receive a bowl of baked fries. The winning team receives a $25 certificate to use at The Playwright. Call 541-488-9128.
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.
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.
Thursday, Jan. 1
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. Thursdays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave., Ashland. Free. Call 541-488-5342 or see 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.
After-School Storytime: Kids in kindergarten through second grade can attend after-school storytimes with readings, rhymes and songs from 3:30 to 4 p.m. Thursdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Younger kids are welcome to attend with their parents. The program will continue through May except during holiday library closures. Call 541-535-4163 or see www.jcls.org.
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.
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.
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