Ashland Calendar, Tuesday, March 31
Tuesday, March 31
Ashland Market Day: The Rogue Valley Growers & Crafters Market is open from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the National Guard Armory, 1420 E. Main St. You'll find fresh flowers, seasonal fruits and vegetables, live plants, baked goods, crafts and gourmet foods. See www.rvgrowersmarket.com.
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, April 1
AARP Tax Assistance: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays at The Grove, 1195 E. Main St. in Ashland. No appointment necessary. Free.
Free Admission Day at ScienceWorks: The museum, 1500 E. Main St., Ashland, hosts exhibits year-round that explore energy, anatomy, chemistry, perception, motion, engineering and more. Admission is free on the first Wednesday of every month. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 541-482-6767 or see scienceworksmuseum.org.
Musical Films: Watch a series of films showcasing the offstage lives of performers in musicals from 2 to 4 p.m. every Wednesday through April at the Talent library, 101 Home St. There will be a 15-minute introduction discussing the making of each film. Admission and refreshments are free. Call 541-535-4163 or see www.jcls.org.
Spaghetti Game Night: Play board games 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 www.ashlandenoteca.com.Wednesday Night Bingo: Gather friends and family for bingo games 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 games 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.
Plaza Documentary Premiere: The documentary about the Ashland Plaza "Where Have All the Colors Gone," will debut at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, at the Havurah, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. See documentary page on Facebook.
Bill Palmer: The musician will present live music from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see www.bellefiorewine.com.
Thursday, April 2
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.
Mystery Author Talk: Mystery author Janet Dawson will present a book talk and sign her latest book "Cold Trail" from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, April 2, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. A former Navy officer and journalist, Dawson has written 11 novels. Call 541-774-6996 or see www.jcls.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.
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.
Ashland Sufi Heart Circle: Dances of universal peace, sacred phrases from world religions and practices of Hazrat Inayat Khan and Murshid Samuel L. Lewis will be presented from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. the first Thursday of every month at Hidden Springs Wellness Center, 1651 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. The suggested donation is $10. Call 541-708-0681 or see ashlandsufi.com.
Bob Haworth: The singer, songwriter and guitarist of The Brothers Four and The Kingston Trio fame will play covers and originals from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 2, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see www.bellefiorewine.com.
Poetry Reading: Poets Angela Howe Decker, Gary Lark, Amy MacLennan, Amy Miller, Pepper Trail, Patty Wixon and Vince Wixon will read their poetry at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 2, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.
Tim & Myles Thompson: The guitar and fiddle duo from Nashville, Tenn., will play original acoustic rock, pop, jazz, Celtic and funk at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 2, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Tickets cost $25. Email email@example.com or call 541-488-3869.
Friday, April 3
AARP tax assistance: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Fridays, at The Grove, 1195 East Main St. in Ashland. No appointment necessary. Free.
'Country Cajun Revival': Country-folk duo Nell Robinson and Jim Nunally will play a double bill with Tom Rigney & Flameau, a roots band that plays Cajun, zydeco, blues and New Orleans music, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 3, at the Unitarian Fellowship, 87 Fourth St., Ashland. Tickets are $20 in advance at gaiaconcerts.com or The Music Coop, or $22 at the door.
Charles Guy & Linda Powers: The guitar and violin duo will perform songs and instrumentals with Latin rhythms and flamenco flair from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, April 3, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see www.bellefiorewine.com.
Ashland First Friday Art Walk: Stroll galleries downtown and in the Historic Railroad District as Ashland galleries stay open from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 3, for the monthly First Friday Art Walk. The evening includes art, artist receptions and demonstrations, live music and refreshments. Gallery tour maps are available at Ashland Gallery Association member galleries, the Ashland Chamber of Commerce and online at www.ashlandgalleries.com.