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Ashland Calendar, July 7, 2016

Thursday, July 7

OSF Play Preface: An introduction to the themes, character and plot of the play "Richard II" is at noon Thursday, July 7, in Carpenter Hall on the Oregon Shakespeare Festival campus, 15 S. Pioneer St. Tickets are available at the OSF Box Office for $12 for adults and $8 for ages 6-17. See www.osfashland.org or call 541-482-4331.

Mah Jongg: Experienced and beginner adults 50 and older are invited to play Mah Jongg, a tile game of Chinese origin, at 12:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave., Ashland. Free. Call 541-488-5342 or see www.ashlandseniorcenter.org.

Dominoes: Play Jamaican, Mexican train, Cuban or French dominoes games at 1 p.m. Thursdays in the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Call 541-535-7090 or see www.jcls.org.

Hearts and Spades: Adults 50 and older are invited to play card games at 1 p.m. Thursdays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave. Donations are accepted. Call 541-488-5342.

Internet Safety: Learn how to protect your online life at a free workshop on internet safety from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, July 7, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Learn about some of the threats as well as basic tips to protect yourself and your equipment so that you can benefit from our wired world without leaving yourself open to the bad guys. Call 541-774-6996 or see www.jcls.org.

Spanish-English Conversation Group: The conversation class meets from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursdays at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6980 or see www.jcls.org.

Chess Club: Weekly Chess Club with Ed Hirsch meets from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Call 541-774-6995 or see www.jcls.org.

After-School Story Time: Kids in kindergarten through second grade are invited to after-school story times from 3:30 to 4 p.m. Thursdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. The session will focus on readings and rhymes. Younger kids are welcome with an adult. Call 541-535-4163 or see www.jcls.org.

Summer Gardening: Learn about tending fruits, vegetables and flowers at 4 p.m. every Thursday, at Ashland Creek Park, 27 E. Hersey St. Learn how to rotate crops and keep bugs away with naturally safe methods, while attracting beneficial insects that promote plant growth. Admission is $5 per drop-in. Preregistration is required. Call 541-488-5340.

Paul Turnipseed Trio: Guitarist Paul Turnipseed, bassist Jeff Addicott and drummer Mike Fitch will perform a mix of New Orleans and Latin rhythms, along with jazz and blues standards, at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 7, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Admission is free. See www.bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Friday, July 8

Daniel Meyer Pool: The pool is open for the summer at 1705 Homes Ave. in Hunter Park, Ashland. Call 541-488-5340 or see ashlandparksandrec.org for more information and the pool schedule.

Lithia Park Nature Walks: Walk with naturalists through Lithia Park and learn about plants, trees, animals, water, geology and history at 10 a.m. Fridays, Sundays and Wednesdays through Sept. 30. Additional walks are Saturdays in July and August. Meet at the park entrance on Winburn Way across from the downtown Ashland Plaza. The 90-minute walks are free.Call 541-488-5340 or see www.ashlandparksandrec.org.

History Walk: Local historian Terry Skibby will lead free 90-minute walking tours of Ashland's Historic Railroad District at 10 a.m. every Friday through Sept. 30. Meet at the gazebo in the Railroad Park on A Street between 6th and 8th Streets. Call 541-488-5305.

Preschool Puppet Theatre: Kids can attend a puppet show with environmental lesson and activity at 10:30 a.m. second Fridays at the North Mountain Park Nature Center, 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Admission is $6 per child. To register call 541-488-6606 or see northmountainpark.org.

Talent Artisans and Growers Market: The market features vendors, food and music from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Fridays through Sept. 16 across from Talent City Hall at the corner of Main and John Streets. Market-goers who make a purchase from a vendor will receive a raffle ticket for Camelot Theatre play tickets. Call 541-973-1357 or see www.talentartisansandgrowers.com.

Montana Soul: Guitarist and trumpet player Mike Stevens will join guitarist and keyboard player Tom Klinefelter and vocalist and percussionist Anna Christensen to perform a mix of American folk, rock and country at 6 p.m. Friday, July 8, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Admission is free. See www.bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

T.C. and the Reactions: The band will perform electric rock and blues at 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 8, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. Fresco food truck will be at the site. Admission is $5. See www.grizzlypeakwinery.com or call 541-482-5700.

Green Show: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival hosts free Green Show performances at 6:45 p.m. six nights each week except Mondays through Oct. 16 on its outdoor Courtyard Stage at its Ashland campus, 15 S. Pioneer St. Renegade Rose Morris will perform on Friday, July 8. Diverse performers for the 117 shows include Ashland Taiko, NANDA, Misner & Smith, BROTHER, Dancing People Company, the Curtain Climbers Aerial Dance Company, Cedric Lamar, the OSF House Band, Cassie Fetty and the Gals of Country Music, the Bathtub Gin Serenaders, Hamfist and the Rogue Valley Gospel Choir. See www.osfashland.org.

Saturday, July 9

Bird Walks: See and hear a variety of birds that spend the summer in the Rogue Valley from 8 to 9 a.m. the second Saturday of each month through August 13, at North Mountain Park Nature Center, 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Binoculars and field guides will be available for check-out. Admission is free. Preregister online at www.ashland.or.us/register or call 541-488-6606.

Ashland Saturday Market: Fresh produce and other goods are available from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturdays from May through October at the Rogue Valley Growers & Crafters Market along Oak Street in downtown Ashland. See www.rvgrowersmarket.com.

Bizarre Bazaar: An indoor/outdoor market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 9, at the Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland. Call 541-535-1854 for more information.

OSF Lecture: Oregon Shakespeare Festival Dramaturg Barry Kraft will discuss the play "Richard II" at noon Saturday, July 9, in Carpenter Hall on the Oregon Shakespeare Festival campus, 15 S. Pioneer St. Tickets are available at the OSF Box Office for $12 for adults and $8 for ages 6-17. See www.osfashland.org or call 541-482-4331.

Animal Benefit: John Bartow and Jeff Lindow present a five course dinner paired with five local wines to benefit Southern Oregon Humane Society dogs and cats at 5 p.m. Saturday, July 9, at Bartow Gardens, 1982 Pioneer Road, Phoenix. Wine includes Bartow Gardens' Dancing Cats wine. Cats and dogs adopted from SoHumane will be present. Tickets are $50. For reservations, call 541-261-8631 or email pomoowners@gmail.com.

Dan Fellman and Stolen Moments: Jazz guitarist Dan Fellman will join vocalist and guitarist Conny Lindley and upright bassist Walter Lindley to perform American jazz standards, Latin jazz and flamenco fusion at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 9, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Admission is free. See www.bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

100 Watt Mind: 100 Watt Mind, from Ashland, is a staple of the Southern Oregon music scene and has been playing shows all over the west coast for the last five years. They will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday, July 9, at the Brickroom, 35 N. Main St., Ashland. "Live at Apple Jam 2015" is the latest release from 100WattMind. They will be giving away a free copy of the CD to the first 100 people through the door at the release party.

Sunday, July 10

OSF Talk: Oregon Shakespeare Festival actor Briawna Jackson will give a free talk at noon Sunday, July 10, in the Bill Patton Garden on the OSF campus,15 S. Pioneer St. See www.osfashland.org or call 541-482-4331.