Ashland Calendar, March 18
Wednesday, March 18
Bikeway Workshop: Travel Oregon's Bicycle Tourism Studio will hold a one-day community planning workshop to provide feedback and suggestions to improve the Cascade-Siskiyou Scenic Bikeway from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, at The Grove, 1195 E. Main St., Ashland. Register online at industry.traveloregon.com/cascadesiskiyou or call 541-482-3486 ext. 106 with questions.
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.
Public Meeting: The Southern Oregon University Board of Trustees Academic and Student Affairs Committee will meet from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, at the SOU Hannon Library DeBoer Board Room, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-552-6111.
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.
Jef Ramsey: The guitar and mandolin player will perform vintage country and folk from 5 to 7 p.m. at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Admission is free. See www.paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957.
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.
Thursday, March 19
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.
Download Library Materials: Learn how to download library materials onto your tablet or e-reader from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, March 19, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. The introductory session will give an overview of Library2Go, along with time for questions and one-on-one assistance. Call 541-774-8679.
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.
Drop-in Ceramics Class: Artist Lisa Eldredge hosts a drop-in ceramics class from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursdays 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.
Danielle Kelly & Paul Turnipseed: Singer Kelly and jazz guitarist Turnipseed will perform soul and standards from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 19, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see www.bellefiorewine.com.
Spiritual Meeting: Gangaji will hold an Ashland Open Meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 19, at Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 87 Fourth St., Ashland. Admission is $20. See gangaji.org or call 800-267-9205.
Southern Oregon Concert Band: The community band, directed by Cynthia Hutton, will present "Latin Rhythms for a Winter's Night," a program of south-of-the-border selections including "The Girl from Ipanema," "El Camino Real," "Blue Tango," "Beguine for Band" and more, at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 19, in the Music Recital Hall on the Southern Oregon University campus, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Admission is $5.
Friday, March 20
Jeff Kloetzel: Singer, songwriter and guitar player Jeff Kloetzel will play an acoustic mix of pop, folk and soul, along with original songs from his new album "Long Time Coming," from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 20, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see www.bellefiorewine.com.
QiGong Intro: An introduction to QiGong will be from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, March 20, at Hidden Springs Wellness Center, 1651 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. See zyqigong.org or call 541-488-9999 to register.
Saturday, March 21
Bird Walk: Northwest Nature Shop will host a free bird walk with expert birder Terence Philippe around the Ashland Pond. Participants meet at 9 a.m. at the shop, 154 Oak St., Ashland. Reserve a spot at 541-482-3241.
Cartooning Class: Artist Curt Evans hosts a cartooning class for all ages from 10:30 to noon second Saturdays at Ashland Art Center, 357 E. Main St. Cost is $15. Call 541-482-2772 or email email@example.com.
Low-Cost Pet Shots: Jackson County Animal Care and Control will hold its monthly low-cost vaccination and nail trimming clinic from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at 5595 S. Pacific Highway, Phoenix. Shots are $10 each, and nail trimming is $5 per pet. Only cash is accepted. Call 541-774-6654.
Foxfire Trio: Bob Evoniuk, Jeff Jones and Glenn Freese will perform original music from '90s Ashland band Foxfire, along with their trademark spin on bluegrass cover songs, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see www.bellefiorewine.com.
Salsa Brava!: The ensemble will play its trademark salsa, Latin, merengue, cumbia, bachata and cha cha music for dancing at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Admission costs $8. See www.paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957.
Still Lookin': The Ashland band — mandolin player Lori Plaxe, lead guitarist Terry Miner, rhythm guitarist Judd Pindell, Craig Johnson on bass, Bill Exley on drums and Frank Dunlap on woodwinds — will present an acoustic set of music at 7 p.m. and an electric set of rock tunes at 9 p.m. at its Spring Equinox Celebration & Dance Party, Saturday, March 21, at Ashland Community Center, 59 Winburn Way. Admission is $2.
Random Rab: West Coast electronic music guru Random Rab will mix trip-hop, classical and Arabic music with bass-driven compositions for dancing Saturday, March 21, at the Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St. Tickets cost $15 in advance and can be purchased online at liveatthearmory.com. Tickets will cost $20 the day of the show. The show is open to ages 21 and older only. Doors open at 9 p.m.