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Ashland Calendar, July 12, 2016

Tuesday, July 12

Ashland Tuesday Market: Fresh produce and other goods are available from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Rogue Valley Growers & Crafters Market at the National Guard Armory, 1420 E. Main St., Ashland. See www.rvgrowersmarket.com.

OSF Talk: Oregon Shakespeare Festival company managers Michael Lindgren, Kate Ashworth and Nicole Smith will give a free talk at noon Tuesday, July 12, in the Bill Patton Garden on the OSF campus,15 S. Pioneer St. See www.osfashland.org or call 541-482-4331.

Reader Event: Participants can learn how to use NoveList Plus to find books similar to ones they love from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 12, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Readers can search by author, title or plot, and find book discussion guides, award lists and more covering fiction and nonfiction books. Reservations are required. Call 541-774-6996.

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.

Ashland Oregon Macintosh Users' Group: The group meets the second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m., at Ashland Community Hospital Conference Room, 280 Maple St., Ashland. Free and open to the public. For more information see www.ashmug.com.

Trivia Night: Round up friends and family for Tuesday Night Team Trivia at 7 p.m. at Louie's Restaurant, 41 N. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free, and prizes will be awarded. Call 541-482-9701.

Wednesday, July 13

History Lecture: Alice Mullaly presents "Heaven on Earth: Early Efforts to Promote the Rogue Valley" from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. The free lecture is part of the Southern Oregon Historical Society's Windows in Time series. Mullaly, a retired teacher and SOHS volunteer, will show photographs and discuss early efforts to attract new residents, tourists and industries to the Rogue Valley. Audience members are welcome to bring a sack lunch. Call 541-773-6536 or see www.sohs.org.

Spaghetti Game Night: Play board games at 5 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.

Health Lecture: "Introduction to Ortho-Bionomy: Structure Governs Function" is a free lecture and demonstration given by Jim Berns from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, at the Ashland Institute of Massage, 280 E. Hersey St., Suite A-8, Ashland. "Structure Governs Function" is an Osteopathic principle that integrates the understanding that when the muscular-skeletal system is balanced properly the functioning (blood, nerves, emotions, meridians) of the body will flow more efficiently. Ortho-Bionomy uses Osteopathic-based gentle body positions and movements to stimulate nearly instantaneous self-correcting reflexes within the muscles and nerves. Call 541-482-5134 for more information.

Tony Hayes and Ed Dunsavage: Sax player Tony Hayes and seven-string guitarist Ed Dunsavage will perform a blend of jazz standards, blues and Brazilian music at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, 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.

Thursday, July 14

Blood Donation: Donate blood from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 14, at First Baptist Church of Ashland, 2004 Siskiyou Blvd.

OSF Play Preface: An introduction to the themes, character and plot of the play "Richard II" is at noon Thursday, July 14, 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.

Mindfulness Practice: There will be a free introductory course on the practice of mindfulness featuring practice facilitator Christopher Harding from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, July 14, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Having studied and practiced Zen meditation, Kriya Yoga and other forms of meditation and relaxation techniques for several decades, Harding has served as an executive coach and leadership consultant for the last 16 years. He is a member of the Ashland Culture of Peace Board. Call 541-774-6996 or see www.jcls.org.

Digital Download: Learn about the benefits of your public library from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, July 14, at the Talent library, 101 Home St. At the workshop you will learn how to access free eBooks, audiobooks, movies, TV and music 24/7 using the Library2Go and Hoopla services. A basic knowledge of the device you will be using is required for this class. Not all formats work with all devices. Call 541-774-8679 or see www.jcls.org.

Hike and Write: KS Wild and Squawking Hawk Acres team up to offer a Hike and Write evening from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday, July 14. After a guided hike, there will be a facilitated writing session. Wear sturdy shoes, bring water, notebook, pens, camera and shareable snacks. The carpool leaves from Northwest Nature Shop in Ashland at 4 p.m. and returns at 9 p.m. Contact jeanine@kswild.org for more information and to register.

Clean Energy Open House: All are invited to join Rogue Climate Talent for information, inspiration and celebration at the Clean Energy Open House from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 14, at the New Community Center, 104 E. Main St., Talent. See interactive stations, enjoy light refreshments and hear how community members are leading the way on clean energy and energy saving. Presentations will start at 6:30 p.m.

Southern Oregon Jazz Orchestra: The 16-piece orchestra will perform danceable swing, Latin and classic big-band arrangements at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 14, 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 15

Panel Discussion: Tying in with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's production of the play "Roe" this season, a panel of interfaith spiritual leaders will discuss the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion and how they support and counsel the decisions of their members. The talk is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, July 15, in Carpenter Hall on the OSF campus, 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Tickets are $12 or $8 for those ages 17 and younger. For tickets, visit osfashland.org, call 800-219-8161 or visit the OSF Box Office.

Blood Donation: Donate blood from noon to 5 p.m. Friday, July 15, at Ashland Community Center, 73 Winburn Way.

Friday Night Social: An evening of games, movies, snacks and crafts at 6 p.m. Friday, July 15, Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave. APRC Adapted Programs are designed for people with developmental, intellectual or physical disabilities. Admission is $10. For more information call 541-488-5340.

Jeff Kloetzel: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Jeff Kloetzel will perform an acoustic mix of pop, rock, folk, blues and contemporary island music at 6 p.m. Friday, July 15, 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.

The Rogue Suspects: The rock, funk and soul band — vocalist Shae Johnson, guitarist Dirk Price, bassist Greg Frederick, drummer Dave Bolen and keyboard player Don Harris — will perform at 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 15, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. 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. The Red Panda Acrobats will perform on Friday, July 15. 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.