Calendar: Sunday, March 15
Sunday, March 15
Self-Publishing Workshop: Amy Miller will present a workshop on how to self-publish books using Amazon's CreateSpace self-publishing platform from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 15, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6996 or see jcls.org.
Teen Talent Audition: Teens in grades 8 to 12 interested in performing in The Rose Circle Mentoring Network's "You Rock 2015" teen variety show are encouraged to audition from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 15, at the Medford School District education center, 815 S. Oakdale Ave. Call 541-613-4572 or see therosecircle.org.
Music at St. Mark's: Organists Margaret Evans and Dawn Willie and violinists Larry Stubson and Debra Harris will perform music by J.S. Bach, Rheinberger, Locklair and Hakim at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 15, at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 140 N. Oakdale Ave., Medford. The concert is free and a reception will follow. Call 541-821-0977 for information.
Peia and Ali: Iranian composer and multi-instrumentalist Ali Ghamsari and songstress Peia Luzzi will perform music rooted in ancient Persian poetry and sacred songs at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 15, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. See paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957.
Monday, March 16
Toddlerobics: Children 2 and older can exercise their minds, bodies and spirits during Toddlerobics: Movement, Music and Me! from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Mondays in the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Exercises include the crab walk, bear crawl and jumping jacks. Children will also sing and dance to songs while playing musical games. Call 541-774-8679 or see jcls.org.
Southern Oregon Miniaturists: The group meets from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. the second Monday of every month at the Central Point Senior Center, 123 N. Second St. Call 541-664-6119.
The Flintstones: Episodes of the animated TV series "The Flintstones" will be shown from 2:45 to 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 16, at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Snacks will be served. Call 541-535-7090 or see jcls.org.
Kids Crochet: Children 8 to 12 can crochet with their parents while a classic children's novel is read aloud from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. Participants can bring their own crochet project, or work from supplies provided. Call 541-855-1994.
Spanish/English Conversation: English-speakers learning Spanish and Spanish-speakers learning English can attend a free 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. Call 541-774-8679 or see jcls.org.
Astrology in Ashland: Local astrologer Mary Plumb will speak about "The Beautiful Power of Eclipses" at 7 p.m. Monday, March 16, at Hidden Springs Wellness Center, 1651 Siskiyou Blvd. Cost is $7. See astrologyinashland.org or call 541-482-8988.
Tuesday, March 17
Mystery Readers Roundtable: The book discussion group meets from 2 to 3 p.m. the third Tuesday of every month at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Call 541-535-7098 or see jcls.org.
Wii at the Library: An instructor will be on hand to help people of all ages play social Nintendo Wii games from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. Call 541-664-3228 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.
Books@4: Discuss your favorite books and find new titles to read from 4 to 5 p.m. the third Tuesday of every month at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Call 541-774-8679 or see jcls.org. Refreshments and snacks provided.
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.
Film Screening: Abolish Child Trafficking Southern Oregon will show the film "Human Trafficking" at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford. See actsouthernoregon.com.
Dance to Live Jazz: The Southern Oregon Jazz Orchestra and vocalist Dianne Strong will perform danceable swing, Latin and big band arrangements at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, at the Imperial Event Center, 40 N. Front St., Medford. A dance lesson begins at 6:15 p.m. Admission is $10. Call 541-779-2042 or see imperialeventcenter.com.
Wednesday, March 18
Film Set in Italy: The 2010 film "Eat Pray Love," rated PG-13, will be shown from noon to 2 p.m. at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Call 541-774-8679 or see jcls.org.
Free Film and Popcorn: The 2012 Disney film "Wreck-It Ralph" will be shown from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.
Humphrey Bogart Films: The 1942 film "Casablanca," not rated, will be shown from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Call 541-535-4163 or see jcls.org.
Southern Oregon Skywatchers: Old and new episodes of the Fox science series "Cosmos" will be shown at 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of every month in the planetarium at North Medford High School, 1900 N. Keene Way Drive. Admission is free. See www.orskywatchers.org.
Thursday, March 19
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.
Book Talk and Wine: Author Molly Best Tinsley will read and discuss her newest novel "Broken Angels" from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 19, in the tasting room of South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. Admission is free. Call 541-899-9120 or see www.southstagecellars.com.
Tap House Talks: Local experts Roy Kindell and Victoria Law will discuss the influence of digital pioneers Ada Lovelace and Alan Turing from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 19, at Howiee's on Front, 16 N. Front St., Medford. The talk is part of a monthly series exploring the impact on digital technology. See scienceworksmuseum.org.
Wildflower Program: Botanists Molly Morison and Marcia Wineteer will present "Table Rock Wildflowers: A Legacy of Beauty and Diversity at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 19, at the Jackson County Genealogy Library, 3405 S. Pacific Highway, Medford. Call 541-941-9744.