Ashland Calendar: Wednesday, March 25
Wednesday, March 25
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.
Fundraiser Book Sale: Cookbooks and books about culinary arts will be featured at the Friends of the Ashland library's monthly fundraiser book sale from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 25. Call 541-774-6996 or see jcls.org.
Pop-Up Books: Explore the art of pop-up books and paper craft with artist and educator Shoshanah Dubiner from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Children will learn about pop-up art and create their own pop-up cards. Call 541-774-6995 or see www.jcls.org.
Humphrey Bogart Film: The 1944 film "Passage to Marseille," not rated, will be shown from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Call 541-535-4163 or see jcls.org.
Free movie: The 2014 film "The Theory of Everything," rated PG, will be shown from 2 to 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6996 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.
Siskiyou Sleuths: The mystery book discussion group will discuss "Get Shorty" by Elmore Leonard from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6996 or see jcls.org.
Jen Ambrose: The singer and songwriter will play a mix of folk, blues and world music from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Admission is free. See www.paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957.
Eric Leadbetter: The lead guitarist and vocalist of Ashland band Jive Coulis will present acoustic Americana and folk from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, 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: 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 26
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.
Jewish Prayer Class: Rabbi David Zaslow will offer a five-week series titled "Davenning: A Guide to Meaningful Jewish Prayer" from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Thursdays beginning March 26, at The Havurah, 185 N. Mountain Ave. Class fee is $11 per session, plus the text fee. Call 541-488-7716 or see havurahshirhadash.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.
Jon Galfano: The guitarist will play his original instrumentals from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see www.bellefiorewine.com.
Book Event: Author Louis Goldman will speak about his book "Rise and Fall of the Gimme Gimme Birds," an allegory warning of the perils of over-consumption, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E.Main St., Ashland. The reading is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.
Community Research Forum: The Friends of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument will hold a community research forum about recent studies at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Email email@example.com.
Phoenix Garden Club: Chuck McGilvray, former owner of The Lawnmower Shop, will talk about basic tool sharpening at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Call 541-512-1349.
Friday, March 27
Public Meeting: The Southern Oregon University Board of Trustees will hold a regular meeting from noon to 5 p.m. Friday, March 27, at room 303 of the SOU Hannon Library room, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Agenda items include follow-up on adopted by-laws, proposed new Board polices, presentations about the SOU retrenchment plan, and the proposed funding model from the Higher Education Coordinating Commission. Call 541-552-6111 or see sou.edu/governance.
ID Protection: The Ashland Police Department will talk about how to reduce identity theft at 1:30 and 6 p.m. Friday, March 27, at The Grove, 1195 E. Main St., Ashland. Topics will include tips to protect identities, protection from telemarketers and what to do if you're a victim of identity theft. Reservations encouraged. Call 541-482-5211.
Friday Words and Wine: Local author and creative writing professor Craig Wright will be the featured presenter for Friday Words and Wine from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 27, at Weisinger Family Winery, 3150 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Call 541-488-5989 or see weisingers.com.
Saturday, March 28
Big Mountain Bash: The Mt. Ashland Ski Area will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 28, for a party to celebrate the success of the season and roll out its spring season pass sale for the 2015-16 season. If weather permits, lifts will be open for one last time. See mtashland.com.