Get Up & Go: Tuesday, Feb. 10
Tuesday, Feb. 10
Pear Blossom Doll Club of Oregon: The club meets to discuss the history of dolls, doll collections and doll clothing at 10:45 a.m. the second Tuesday of every month at the Sun Oaks’ clubhouse on Sun Oaks Drive, Medford. Call 541-734-8528 or 541-773-8416.
Historical Novels: M.J. Daspit, author of "Lucy Lied," will discuss her book set in 1870s California and address the theme of fact or fiction in historical novels, from noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, in the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Call 541-774-8679 or see www.jcls.org.
Spanish-English Conversation Group: An Spanish-English Conversation Group meets from 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Some are learning English and some are learning Spanish. Call 541-535-4163 or see www.jcls.org.
Book Chat: Join the Medford library Book Chat for a lively discussion of Kazuo Ishiguro's "Never Let Me Go" at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, at the library, 205 S. Central Ave. Call 541-774-8679 or www.jcls.org.
Public Meeting: The Ashland Forest Lands Commission will meet from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, at Fire Station No. 2, 1860 Ashland St. Call 541-488-5587.
Parents of Transgender Support Group: A support group for parents, family members and allies of children and youth who don't fit into gender norms runs from 6 to 7:30 p.m. second Tuesdays in Ashland. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for information and location.
CPJ/Occupy Medford Film Night: Citizens for Peace & Justice and Occupy Medford will host a screening of he documentary film "American Fugitive: The Truth About Hassan" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, in the Adams Room of the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. See www.cpjmedford.org/filmnight.html.
Southern Oregon Photographic Association: Mac Holbert will give a presentation on color management in photography at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, at Twin Creeks Retirement Community, 888 Twin Creeks Crossing, Central Point.
Public Meeting: The Ashland Planning Commission will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, at the Ashland Civic Center, 1175 E. Main St. See www.ashland.or.us.
North American Rock Garden Society: The Siskiyou Chapter meets at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every month in Lidgate Hall, located behind the United Congregational Church of Christ, 1801 E. Jackson St., Medford. The Feb. 10 meeting will include the event "Hearts and Horticulture: A Game of Garden Jeopardy." Teams of chapter members will compete in a lighthearted trivia match to win a prize. Admission is free, and refreshments will be served. See www.siskiyousummits.weebly.com.
Bleep Bloop: Percussionists Jeffrey Kolega and Colin Malloy, graduates of Southern Oregon University's music program, will perform their original music and new arrangements at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, at the SOU Music Recital Hall, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Admission is free.
Wednesday, Feb. 11
Free Computer Class: A series of free computer class will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesdays, Feb. 11, through March 4 at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Topics covered will include advanced word processing, spreadsheets, computer management and Internet services. Reservations are recommended. Call 541-774-8679.
Rogue Valley Women's Connection: Cindy Roche of Quilts of Valor Foundation will talk about efforts to get quilts to men serving in Afghanistan, and Pam Pingle will discuss how to meet challenges head-on from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, in Room 114 of the ministry building behind First Church of the Nazarene, 1974 E. McAndrews Road, Medford. The program and luncheon cost $15. Call 541-245-1652 for reservations.
Community Health Workers Luncheon and Discussion: Rogue Community College and The Job Council will hold a luncheon, "Employing Community Health Workers," from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, at Room 126 of the RCC Table Rock Campus, 7800 Pacific Ave., White City. The luncheon, appropriate for hiring agency representatives, will include an overview of community health worker training, a panel discussion, an overview of grant initiatives and a Q&A session. To register, call 541-245-7828.
Crater Lake Tales: Larry Smith will present "Crater Lake Tales: Stories from the Mountain" at 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. The presentation is part of Jackson County libraries' and the Southern Oregon Historical Society's monthly "Windows in Time" lunchtime lectures. Admission is free. Call 541-774-6996 or see www.jcls.org.
Free Movie: Watch a free screening of the movie "The Hundred-Foot Journey" about a family from India that opens a restaurant across the road from a fine eatery from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, in the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. The 2014 movie is rated PG. Call 541-774-8679 or see www.jcls.org.
Free Family Movies: Free films and popcorn will be offered from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays in the Community Meeting Room of the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. Watch "Despicable Me" on Feb. 11. The 2010 film is rated PG. Call 541-664-3228 or see www.jcls.org.
Screwball Comedies: Joel McCrea and Veronica Lake star in the 1941 film "Sullivan's Travels" not rated, from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, at the Talent library, 101 Home St. In February the library will feature Preston Sturges film classics — featuring outlandish plots, slapstick humor and farce. Call 541-535-4163 or see www.jcls.org.
Author Event: Mystery author Diane Vallere will read and discuss her books and her interest in fashion and the mystery genre from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. She is the author of the "Style & Error Mystery Series," the "Mad for Mod Mystery Series" and her upcoming "Fabric Store Series." Call 541-774-6996 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 email@example.com.
Danielle Kelly & Paul Turnipseed: Singer Danielle Kelly and jazz guitarist Paul Turnipseed will play a mix of soul and standards from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see www.bellefiorewine.com.
Rogue Writers: Published and unpublished fiction writers can meet to discuss their projects and the publishing business at 5:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of every month at Applebee’s, 1388 Biddle Road, Medford. Call 541-826-4151.
Public Meeting: The city of Ashland Historic Commission will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, at the Community Development and Engineering Services building, Siskiyou Room, 51 Winburn Way, Ashland. See www.ashland.or.us.
Cyclist Meeting: Topics will include "Things That Go Bump" and "Show and Tell: Your Favorite Bike Tool" at the Siskiyou Velo meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, at 2Hawk Winery, 2335 N. Phoenix Road, Medford. All cyclists are encouraged to attend, and no reservations are necessary. Call 541-482-4537 or see www.siskiyouvelo.org.
Women's Health Presentation: Radiance Wellness will hold its free Women's Wellness Wednesday event from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. The topic will be "Gut Health 101 ... Was It Something I Ate?" Call 541-604-8644 or see www.realradiance.com.
Public Meeting: Ashland Parks and Recreation will have a joint meeting with the City Council from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, at the Council Chambers, 1175 E. Main St. Call 541-488-5340 or see www.ashland.or.us.