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Ashland Calendar, Sept. 14

Monday, Sept. 14

Figure Drawing: Artist Ann DiSalvo moderates a figure drawing classes focusing on gestures with poses lasting up to 25 minutes with an unclothed model from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mondays at the Ashland Art Center, 357 E. Main St., Ashland. Cost is $9 for adults only. Call 541-482-2772 or see ashlandartcenter.org.

Little Gnomes Class: Ashland Parks and Recreation holds its series of nature exploration classes geared toward preschoolers ages 2-5 and parents from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. second Mondays, at North Mountain Park Nature Center, 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Cost is $6 per child. Register online at ashland.or.us/register or call 541-488-6606.

Line Dancing for Seniors: Ashland Parks and Recreation offers line dancing classes for beginners over the age of 60 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave. No partner is necessary, and cost is $2. Call 541-488-5342.

Library Movies: Watch family movies and television shows at 2:45 p.m. Mondays at the Phoenix library, 510 E. First St. The Sept. 14 movie, "Song of the Sea," is about a girl who can turn into a seal. Snacks will be provided. Call 541-535-7090.

Kids Art Class: Children ages 5 to 17 can learn to work with clay in a drop-in after school ceramics class from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Mondays at Ashland Art Center, 357 E. Main St., Ashland. Cost is $10 per class plus clay and firing rates. Call 541-482-2772 or see ashlandartcenter.org.

RPCV Meeting: The Southern Oregon Returned Peace corps Volunteers will hold a potluck dinner and meeting at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13, at the Talent library, 101 Home St. The event will include a talk from Lew Nash, who served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Morocco from 1962 to 1964, and will speak about his trip to Bali helping Habitat for Humanity. Call 541-531-9432.

Computer Class: A free intermediate computer class series begins from 5 to 7 p.m. Mondays starting Sept. 14, at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Topics covered include introductions to word processing, photo editing and managing computer files. Call 541-774-8679.

Tuesday, Sept. 15

Ashland Market Day: Fresh flowers, fruits, vegetables, live plants, baked goods, crafts and gourmet foods are available from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Rogue Valley Growers & Crafters Market. Beginning Sept. 1, the market will return to the National Guard Armory, 1420 E. Main St., Ashland. See rvgrowersmarket.com.

Tai Chi at the Ashland Y: The Ashland Family YMCA holds gentle tai chi classes from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursdays at 540 YMCA Way, Ashland. The class is free for Y members, and day passes are available. Call 541-482-9622 or see ashlandymca.org.

Rogue Valley Rainbow Elders: Meet LGBT elders and allies during a potluck luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 18, at the Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 87 Fourth St., Ashland. Bring a dish to share. The group meets in Ashland on the third Tuesday of each month. Email rvlgbtelders@gmail.com.

Recorder Group: People of all ages and skill levels who play the recorder are invited to the Recorder Group of Talent at noon on Tuesdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Call 541-535-4163.

Ashland Cribbage Club: Play or learn Cribbage for free at 1 p.m. Tuesdays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave., Ashland. Call 541-488-5342.

The Artist Within: Artist Jack Wiens holds "The Artist Within" introductory classes for beginners or artists seeking to try something new from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays at Ashland Art Center, 357 E. Main St., Ashland. The medium changes each week. Email educationdirectoraac@gmail.com.

Mystery Readers Roundtable: Readers will discuss books on the theme of "Author biographies" at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Call 541-774-7090.

Spanish-English Conversation Group: Join in the Spanish-English Conversation Group at 3 p.m. Tuesdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Some are learning English and some are learning Spanish. Chat about interesting ideas and help each other learn new words. Call 541-535-4163.

Kids Clay: Artist Keley Bittner hosts a drop-in clay class tailored for young people from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays at the Ashland Art Center, 357 E. Main St., Ashland. Children ages 5-6 may attend with a supervising adult, and children ages 7-12 can attend unaccompanied. Cost is $10, plus clay and firing rates. Email karaqlewis@gmail.com or call 541-482-2772.

Youth Tennis Class: Ashland Tennis and Fitness Club offers a drop-in intermediate/advanced tennis class for ages 13 and older from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, at 735 Jefferson Ave., Ashland. Cost is $23. Call 541-482-7073 or email kellybakertennis@gmail.com.

Rip City Fair: Fans can interact and play basketball with Portland Trail Blazers personalities, take photos with the 1977 NBA Championship trophy, win game tickets and other prizes in this free community gathering from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, at Pear Blossom Park near the Commons, 312 E. Fourth St., Medford. A flag raising ceremony will be at 3:30 p.m. at the Medford City Hall, 411 W. Eighth St. See trailblazers.com/ripcityrelay.

Ceramics Class: Artist Garry Price leads a drop-in ceramics class for ages 13 and older from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the Ashland Art Center, 357 E. Main St., Ashland. Beginners will learn fundamentals, and more advanced students will learn new techniques. Cost is $10, plus cost of clay and firing. Call 541-482-2772 or see ashlandartcenter.org.

OSF Green Show: Oregon Shakespeare Festival offers free performances at 6:45 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays on the bricks at 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. On Tuesday, Sept. 15, OSF employees will perform music raising awareness of local nonprofits in "The Bein' Green Show." See osfashland.org/greenshow.

University Toastmasters: Brush up on public speaking and leadership skills at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. See universitytm.org.

Trivia Night: All ages can participate in Team Trivia games at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Louie's Restaurant, 41 N. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free, and prizes will be awarded. Call 541-482-9701.

Wednesday, Sept. 16

Garden Tours: North Mountain Park will hold a free garden tour from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, at 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Call 541-488-6606 or see ashland.or.us/register to pre-register.

Blood Drive: The Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 1 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, in the basement of the Ashland Elks Lodge, 255 E. Main St. Call 1-800-733-2767 or see redcrossblood.org.

Jeff Stanley: The singer, songwriter and guitarist will play original music at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Author Reading: Stephen Kiernan will read from his novel "The Hummingbird" about a hospice nurse and her veteran husband at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.