Get Up & Go: Monday, Feb. 2
Monday, Feb. 2
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.
Doris Day Movies: Classic Doris Day movies will be shown from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Mondays in February at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. Admission is free, and light refreshments will be served. Call 541-855-1994 or see www.jcls.org. The library will be closed Feb. 16 for Presidents Day.
Lichen Talk: Kristi Mergenthaler of Southern Oregon Land Conservancy will present "What's to Like About Lichen?" during the Ashland Garden Club meeting at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 2, at the Ashland Community Center, 59 Winburn Way. Mergenthaler will discuss uses of lichens, including making dyes, as a food source and medicinal purposes. Refreshments are available at 11:30 a.m. Call 541-482-4558.
Spanish/English Conversation: English-speakers learning Spanish and Spanish-speakers learning English can attend a conversation hour from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Participants speak Spanish for half of the hour, and English for the second half. Stories and exercises help conversation flow. The event is free and no registration is necessary. Call 541-774-8679 or see www.jcls.org.
Clog Dances: Dance with the Misty Mountain Cloggers at 7 p.m. Mondays at the Southern Oregon Performing Arts Center, 930 Summit Ave., Medford. Dance instruction is available. Admission costs $8. Call 541-772-1431.
Tuesday, Feb. 3
Introductory Computer Class: A series of free introductory computer classes runs from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 3-24, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Topics covered will include using the mouse and keyboard, navigating the Internet, and an introduction to email. Reservations are recommended. Call 541-774-8679.
Will Kimbrough & Brigitte DeMeyer: The songwriting duo will perform folk, blues and rock at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, at The Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass. Tickets cost $15 and can be purchased online at roguetheatre.com or by calling 541-417-1316.
Wednesday, Feb. 4
Crater Lake Tales: Larry Smith will present "Crater Lake Tales: Stories from the Mountain" at noon Wednesday, Feb. 4, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave., and noon Wednesday, Feb. 11, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. He will share mysterious and bizarre stories he collected while working as a national park ranger. Admission is free. Call 541-774-6996 or see www.jcls.org.
Free Admission at ScienceWorks: The science museum, 1500 E. Main St., Ashland, offers free admission the first Wednesday of every month. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday in the fall, winter and spring. Call 541-482-6767 or see www.scienceworksmuseum.org.
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 9:30 a.m. to noon Wednesdays and Thursdays at First Presbyterian Church of Jacksonville, 425 Middle St. 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 at First United Methodist Church, 175 N. Main St., Ashland. Call 541-732-0141.
Screwball Comedies: Preston Sturges film classics — featuring outlandish plots, slapstick humor and farce — will be shown at 2 p.m. Wednesdays through February at the Talent library, 101 Home St. On Feb. 4, Barbara Stanwyck sets out to fleece a naive millionaire and snake expert but ends up falling for him instead. The 1941 film is not rated. Call 541-535-4163 or see www.jcls.org.
Learn to Ice Skate: Drop-in ice skating lessons are offered for children and adults from 5 to 6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays through Feb. 25 at the Ashland Rotary Centennial Ice Rink, 95 Winburn Way. Recreational skate admission rates apply, but skate rental is included with the lesson. Free for children younger than 5, $3.50 for ages 6 through 13, and $4 for 14 and older. Preregistration is not required. Call 541-488-5340 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jef Ramsey: Guitar and mandolin player Jef Ramsey will play jazz standards, blues and vintage country from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Admission is free. See www.paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957.
Free Family Movies: Free films and popcorn will be offered at 2 p.m. Wednesdays in the Community Meeting Room of the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. Watch "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2" Feb. 4. The 2013 film is rated PG. Call 541-664-3228 or see www.jcls.org.
Scoot-N-Weavers: The dance club offers an advanced-level square dance Wednesdays at 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.
Brain Discussion: Join a discussion with neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor titled "A Stroke of Insight" from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Taylor had an opportunity few brain scientists would wish for — observing her own brain functions slipping away as she suffered a massive stroke. Call 541-774-6996 or see www.jcls.org.
Seed Swap: Ashland Parks and Recreation will hold a seed swap from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4, at North Mountain Park Nature Center, 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Participants should bring any seeds they have saved to share, and bags or envelopes to take seeds home. The event is free and registration is not required. Call 541-488-6606.
Thursday, Feb. 5
Choose the Right Computer: Is it time for a new computer? Do you have more questions than answers? Come to the latest Need2Know technology presentation to learn about choosing the right personal computer or tablet from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, at the Rogue River library, 412 E. Main St. Call 541-774-8679 or see www.jcls.org.
Charles Guy & Linda Powers: The guitar and violin player duo will play original instrumental music with Latin flavor and flamenco flair from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see www.bellefiorewine.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.
Benefit Performance: Proceeds from the debut of Camelot Theatre's production of "A Question of Words," at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4, will benefit Rogue Community Health's Integrative Health Program. The romantic comedy made its debut at the 2013 Ashland New Plays Festival. Camelot Theatre is at 101 Talent Ave., Talent. For ticket information, call 541-535-5250 or see www.camelottheatre.org.
Southern Oregon Philatelic Society: The stamp club will hold its quarterly auction of stamps, albums and collecting materials at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, at St. Mary's School library, 816 Black Oak Drive, Medford. Call 541-770-1689.