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Calendar: Tuesday, March 17

Tuesday, March 17

Grant Writing Workshop: The Jackson County Cultural Coalition will host free grant-writing workshops from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, at Medford City Hall Lausmann Annex, 200 S. Ivy St. The event is geared toward cultural non-profit organizations apply for the 2016 Oregon Cultural Trust or Jackson County Cultural Coalition grants. Participants should register and bring a bag lunch. Email info@jacksoncountyculturalcolition.org or call 541-245-3650.

St. Patrick's Day at Black Sheep: The Black Sheep Pub and Restaurant will celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a special Irish menu from 11:30 a.m. to 1 a.m. Tuesday, March 17, at 51 N. Main St., Ashland. Call 541-482-6414 or see theblacksheep.com.

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.

Sweet Adelines: The Southern Oregon Sound chapter of Sweet Adelines International, an a cappella chorus for women, offers lessons on vocal technique, musical accuracy and showmanship at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Eastwood Baptist Church, 675 N. Keene Way Drive, Medford. Call 541-774-9606 or see southernoregonsound.org.

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

Fasturn Community Sew: Make quilts, pillowcases and children’s and baby items for charity from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays at Fasturn, 3859 S. Stage Road, Medford. Call 541-772-8430.

Jacksonville Museum Quilters: The group meets from 9:30 a.m. to noon Wednesdays and Thursdays at First Presbyterian Church, 425 Middle St., Jacksonville. Call 541-941-2463.

Roman History: Lecturer Ean Roby will present "After Constantine," the second in a three-part Roman history lecture series from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford. Call 541-774-8679. 

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.

Toastmasters Meeting: Toastmasters meet to brush up on public speaking skills from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Call 541-864-9612 or see www.5840.toastmastersclubs.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

Mortality Play: Choosing Options, Honoring Options and playwright/actor Peter Quince will present an original play, "Mom, not at Thanksgiving Dinner!" at 2 and 7 p.m. Thursday, March 19, at the Smullin Education Center at Rogue Regional Medical Center, 2725 E. Barnett Road, Medford. The performance is part of COHO's "Facing Mortality: The Elephant in the Room" series. See cohoroguevalley.org.

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.

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.

Amateur Radio Class: An amateur radio general license class series begins from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 19, at the Mercy Flights conference room, 2020 Milligan Way, Medford. The series continues once a week for six weeks. Participants should obtain a copy of the ARRL General License Manual prior to the class. Call 541-665-2032 or email kwheeler@ccountry.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.

Friday, March 20

Third Friday Fabric Art Show: Meet fabric artists Brooke Nuckles Gentekos, Amy Godard Navickas and Laura Lawrence during their Third Friday art reception from 5 to 8 p.m. March 20, at Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main St., Medford. Call 541-770-3190.