Ashland Calendar, Sept. 21
Monday, Sept. 21
Health Presentation: Learn about Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Therapy as a non-invasive treatment for depression during a presentation from 2 to 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21, at Ashland Community Hospital, Room CR-1, 280 Maple Street, Ashland. Call 888-507-1927 or email email@example.com.
Library Movies: Watch family movies and television shows at 2:45 p.m. Mondays at the Phoenix library, 510 E. First St. The Sept. 21 movie, "Yellowbird," is about an orphan bird who becomes a hero. Snacks will be provided. Call 541-535-7090.
Tuesday, Sept. 22
Brain Books: Join the book discussion at 1:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. The The Sept. 22 book is "Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality without Religion" by Sam Harris. Call 541-774-6996.
Tuesday Evening at the Museum: Talent Historical Society will hold its annual meeting in conjunction with its Tuesday Evening at the Museum series of presentations at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22, at 105 N. Market St., Talent. The program will include a preview of its "Walking Tour of Historic Talent" booklet. Call 541-512-8838.
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. 22, OSF employees will perform music raising awareness of local nonprofits in "The Bein' Green Show." See osfashland.org/greenshow.
Wednesday, Sept. 23
Ginger Rogers Film Series: Watch films starring actress and dancer Ginger Rogers at 2 p.m. every Wednesday in September at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Each screening includes an introduction about the star and the film's production. In the Sept. 23 film, she stars in a comedy about a woman who plans to disguise herself as a child to save on train fare. Call 541-535-4163.
Ceramics Class: Whimsical ceramicist Alissa Clark leads drop-in ceramics classes from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays at Ashland Art Center, 357 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is $10, plus cost of clay and firing, for ages 13 and older. Call 541-482-2772 or see ashlandartcenter.org.
Tennis Classes: Ashland Tennis and Fitness Club offers "Tiny Tennis" drop-in classes for children ages 4 to 6 from 3:45 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, at 735 Jefferson Ave. Cost is $15 per class. Beginning/Intermediate tennis classes for children ages 7-14 is from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Call 541-482-7073 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday Night Bingo: All ages can participate in games of Bingo at 6 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.
Indian Cooking Class: Kumud Gokani will lead drop-in vegetarian Indian cooking classes from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 9-30, at her home, 47 Garfield St., Ashland. Cost is $30, and includes a full meal and printed recipes. Call 541-488-0575 or see cookingwithkumud.com.
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 Wednesday, Sept. 23, Hand in Hand drummers will peform contemporary and folkloric songs from the Caribbean, Africa and Brazil. See osfashland.org/greenshow.
Thursday, Sept. 24
After-School Storytime: A program for children in kindergarten through second grade will be from 3:30 to 4 p.m. Thursdays starting Sept. 24 through May, at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Call 541-535-4163.
David Pinsky & Phil Newton: The guitar and harmonica duo will perform original and Chicago-style blues duets at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, 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.
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 Thursday, Sept. 24, the Rogue Valley Gospel Group will perform. See osfashland.org/greenshow.
Friday, Sept. 25
Fall Hike: KS Wild will lead a hike along the Takelma Gorge. A carpool meets at 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 25, at the Northwest Nature Shop, 154 Oak Street, Ashland. Hikers should bring plenty of water, comfortable walking shoes, a lunch, and dress in layers. Call 541-488-5789 or see kswild.org/hikes.
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 Friday, Sept. 25, all-grandmother taiko drummers Heiwa Taiko will perform. See osfashland.org/greenshow.
Rogue Valley Symphony: The first Ukrainian pianist Stanislave Kheristenko will perform with the Rogue Valley Symphony for its first concert of the season at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25, at the Southern Oregon University Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Call 541-708-6400.
Bathtub Gin Serenaders: The Rogue Valley hot jazz and blues band will perform at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25, at the Public House, 258 A St., Ashland. Call 541-488-9128 or see publichouseashland.com.
Saturday, Sept. 26
Free Expressions: Free drop-in art classes for children of all ages and their families are offered from 10:30 to noon Saturdays at Ashland Art Center, 357 E. Main St., Ashland. On fourth Saturdays, fiber artist Jo Ann Manzone will lead a class about textiles and felting. Call 541-482-2772 or see ashlandartcenter.org.
Living Ideas at the Library: A recording of Stanford professor Michelle Elam's lecture "Work and Friendship across the Color Line" will be shown at noon Saturday, Sept. 26, at the Ashland library, 205 S. Central Ave. The lecture was recorded on Aug. 29 as part of Oregon Shakespeare Festival's "Living Ideas" series. Call 541-774-6996.
Fundraiser Book Sale: Friends of the Animal Shelter will hold its monthly "Waggin' Tales" book sale from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, and noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27, at the Jackson County Animal Shelter, 5595 S. Pacific Highway, Phoenix. See fotas.org.
Jeff Stanley: The folk and acoustic musician will perform at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, at the Public House, 258 A St., Ashland. Call 541-488-9128 or see publichouseashland.com.
Sunday, Sept. 27
Eyes to Burma Fundraiser: Ashland photographer and Burmese refugee advocate Fred Stockwell will speak at the annual fundraiser benefiting the Eyes to Burma nonprofit organization from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27, at Dana Campbell Vineyards, 1320 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. The fundraiser includes live music from Band du Pays Swing, and a swing dance lesson. Cost is $25 for adults 21 and older, available at Paddington Station and the Music Coop. See eyestoburma.com.
Opus 3: The jazz band will perform with David Scoggin from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27, at the Public House, 258 A St., Ashland. Call 541-488-9128 or see publichouseashland.com.