Calendar: Tuesday, March 3
Tuesday, March 3
Books@Noon: Discuss favorite books, learn what others are reading and find suggestions for your reading list when the group meets at noon the first Tuesday of every month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6996 or see jcls.org.
Spanish-English Conversation Group: A 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 jcls.org.
Vegetarian Cooking Class: Kumud Gokani will hold vegetarian Indian cooking classes from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, March 3-24, at her home, 47 Garfield St., Ashland. Cost is $30 per class, and includes recipe printouts and a full meal. Call 541-488-0575 or see www.cookingwithkumud.com.
Community Talk: Community rights activist Paul Cienfuegos will present "Who Decides on GMOs and Pipelines — Corporations or Our Community?" from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Admission is a suggested donation of $5 to $10. Call 541-973-3716 or see paulcienfuegos.com.
Toastmasters Meeting: The University Toastmasters meets to improve public speaking and leadership skills from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd.
Trivia Night: Tuesday Night Team Trivia runs 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.
Hip Hop Performance: Los Angeles hip hop artists Abstract Rude and Myka 9 will perform at 10 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, at Granite Tap House, 23 N. Main St., Ashland. Admission is $5. Call 541-708-5055.
Wednesday, March 4
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.
Humphrey Bogart Films: The 1941 film "The Maltese Falcon," not rated, will be shown from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Call 541-535-4163 or see jcls.org.
Bee Documentary: The Nova documentary "Bees: Tales from the Hive" will be shown from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. A discussion with a local beekeeper will follow. Call 541-774-6996 or see pollinatorprojectroguevalley.org.
Jen Ambrose: The guitar player will play a mix of folk, blues and world music from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see www.bellefiorewine.com.
Spaghetti Game Night: Try out board games from Funagain Games in Ashland or bring your own from 5 to 8 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 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. It's free to play, and winners eat free. Call 541-482-9701.
Library TED Talk: Louise Schwartzberg's TED Talk online video "Nature. Beauty. Gratitude." will be shown from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, at Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Vitaly Geyman will lead a discussion afterward. Call 541-774-6996 or email email@example.com.
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.
Thursday, March 5
Dance Class: An adult dance class "Grace in the Hoop" runs from 10:30 a.m. to noon Thursdays, at Studio Z, 280 E. Hersey St., No. 1, Ashland. No previous experience necessary. Cost is $12 per class, $42 for a four-class pass, and the first class is free. Call 541-482-3328 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 ashlandseniorcenter.org.
Dominoes: Play Jamaican, Mexican train, Cuban or French dominoes games from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursdays in the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Call 541-535-7090 or see 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. Call 541-535-4163 or see jcls.org.
Art Talk: Artists and Southern Oregon University faculty will discuss a range of topics during lectures at 5:30 p.m. Thursday March 5, at the museum at SOU, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Call 541-552-6245 or see sma.sou.edu.
Lucia Comnes and Daniel Carr: The fiddle and guitar duo will perform from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see www.bellefiorewine.com.
Public Meeting: The Ashland Tree Commission will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 5, in the Siskiyou Room of the Community Development Building, 51 Winburn Way. Call 541-552-2064.
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 ashlandsufi.com.
SOU Wind Ensemble: The Southern Oregon University Wind Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5, at the SOU Music Recital Hall, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd. Tickets cost $10, $5 for seniors and free for students. Call 541-552-6348 or see sou.edu/performingarts.
Friday, March 6
Daedalus Quartet: The string quartet will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 6, in the Music Recital Hall at Southern Oregon University, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. See chambermusicconcerts.org or call 541-552-6154.
Brava! Opera: Two short, over-the-top chamber operas will be presented at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 6-7, and 3 p.m. Sunday, March 8, at Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., Talent. See camelottheatre.org or call 541-535-5250.
Zepdrix!: LOVEBITE and the Jeff Pevar Project will present a mash-up of Jimi Hendrix and Led Zeppelin music at 8:30 p.m. Friday, March 6, at the Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St. See liveatthearmory.com.