Calendar: Saturday, March 7
Saturday, March 7
Talent Garden Club: Master Gardener Esther Taylor will talk about spring pruning to the Talent Garden Club from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 7, at the Talent library, 101 Home St.
Scrabble: Play for free from noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Call 541-535-4163 or see jcls.org.
Live at Mt. Ashland: Bluegrass band Rainy and the Rattlesnakes will perform from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at the Mt. Ashland Ski Area, 11 Mount Ashland Ski Road. Call 541-482-2897.
Daedalus Quartet: The string quartet will perform at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at the Music Recital Hall at Southern Oregon University, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. See chambermusicconcerts.org or call 541-552-6154.
Sunday, March 8
Spiritual Service: Eckankar will offer a Community HU event at 10 a.m. Sunday, March 8, at the Ashland Community Center, 59 Winburn Way, Ashland. Following at 11 a.m. be a worship service titled "What is Life Teaching Me Now?" Call 541-708-0584.
Jane Austen Society: Discuss Oliver Goldsmith's play, novel and Austen's margin notes in his "History of England" at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 8, at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Tea will be served. Call 541-482-3262.
International Women's Day Event: The Ashland branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom will observe International Women's Day from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, March 8, at Ashland First Congregational United Church of Christ, 717 Siskiyou Blvd. Winners of the organization's essay contest will read their pieces. Call 541-488-9286.
Monday, March 9
Etched Copper Printmaking: Artist Tiffany Hokanson holds a drop-in copper-etching printmaking class from 10 a.m. to noon Mondays at Ashland Art Center, 357 E. Main St. Cost is $20 for ages 15 and older, and participants should bring an image with which to work. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or see ashlandartcenter.org.
Tai Chi: Ashland Senior Center offers a beginning/intermediate tai chi class from 9:15 to 10:45 a.m. Mondays at The Grove, 1195 E. Main St., Ashland. Cost is sliding scale $3 to $4 per class. Call 541-552-0698.
Little Gnomes: Preschoolers accompanied by adults can explore trails, plants, creeks, ponds, animals and the changing seasons from 10 a.m. to noon on the second Monday of each month at North Mountain Park, 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Admission is $5 per child. Register online at ashland.or.us/register or call 541-488-6606.
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.
Family Movie: The 2014 animated film "Birds of Paradise," rated PG, will be shown from 2:45 to 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 9, at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Snacks will be served. Call 541-535-7090 or see jcls.org.
Poetry Reading: Read and discuss your favorite poems from 5 to 6 p.m. Mondays, Feb. 9 and March 9, at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Refreshments will be served. Call 541-535-7090 or see jcls.org.
Hip Hop Poetry Open Mic: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will hold a free Hip Hop Poetry Open Mic event from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, March 9, at the Black Swan, 15 S. Pioneer St. The SOU Performance Poetry Team will be the featured artist at the event. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and space is limited. See osfashland.org.
Tuesday, March 10
Special Needs Art Class: A hands-on art course for youth with special needs will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, at Ashland Art Center, 357 E. Main St. The class is free, but registration is required. Email email@example.com or call 541-482-2772.
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.
Drop-in Kids Ceramics Class: Clay instructor Keeley Bittner will hold a drop-in clay class for children from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays at Ashland Art Center, 357 E. Main St. Cost is $10. For information call 541-482-2772 or see ashlandartcenter.org.
Drop-In Ceramics Class: Artist Garry Price hosts a drop-in ceramics class for ages 13 and older from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Ashland Art Center, 357 E. Main St. Cost is $15, plus cost of clay and firing. Call 541-482-2772 or see ashlandartcenter.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.
Public Meeting: The Ashland Planning Commission will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, at the Ashland Civic Center, 1175 E. Main St. Call 541-552-2064.
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.
Wednesday, March 11
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.
Windows in Time: Dyan Straughan will present "First in the World: The Story of the Ashland Wildlife Forensics Lab" at noon Wednesday, March 11, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-8689 or see jcls.org.
Humphrey Bogart Film: The 1941 film "All Through The Night," not rated, will be shown from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, at the Talent library. Call 541-535-4163 or see jcls.org.
Drop-In Ceramics Class: Artist Alissa Clark holds a drop-in ceramics class for ages 13 and older from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays at Ashland Art Center, 357 E. Main St. Cost is $10, plus cost of clay and firing. Call 541-482-2772 or see ashlandartcenter.org.
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: Play 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.
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.