Ashland Calendar: Feb.19
Monday, Feb. 19
Library Story Time: Story times for babies, toddlers and children are available Mondays through Fridays at all Jackson County library branches. See jcls.org.
Tai Chi for Seniors: Tai Chi for adults 50 and older is held from 9:15 to 11 a.m. Mondays for beginners at the Grove, 1195 E Main St., Ashland. Advanced class is from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave. Admission is $4. Call 541-488-5342.
Schneider Museum of Art: New art exhibits — Anna Gray and Ryan Paulsen's "Between the Beginning and the Middle"; Betty LaDuke's "Social Justice"; Maria Los Angeles' "Transcending Myths"; and Storm Tharp's "Fierce Last Stand"— will be displayed through March 17 at the Schneider Museum of Art, 555 Indiana St., at Southern Oregon University, in Ashland. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. See email@example.com or call 541-5526245 for information.
Color Mondays: Adults can express their creativity through coloring from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays at the Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Coloring supplies will be provided. Call 541-744-6996 or visit jcls.org.
Line Dancing for Seniors: Line dancing for adults 60 and older is held at 1 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave. Advanced line dancing is from 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Thursdays at the center. Admission is $2. Call 541-488-5342.
Children's Chess Club: Kids 5 and older can join the club from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 541-774-6995 or see jcls.org.
Art Critique: The Southern Oregon Society of Artists will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Artist Ryan Moon will advise members on current works. Anyone who is interested may attend and, time permitting, have the opportunity to critique. Call 541-414-4993 or 541-625-3285.
Presentation: Astrology in Ashland will present a talk by Deva Green, "The South Node in Evolutionary Astrology," at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19, at the Hidden Wellness Springs, 1651 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. See astrologyinashland.org or call 541-482-8988.
Film Screening: Dragonfly Transitions, Southern Oregon University’s Department of Psychology, Student Health and Wellness Center and The Romeyn Collective will present a onetime screening of “Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety” at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19, in the Rogue River Room of SOU's Stevenson Union, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. The 56-minute film and virtual reality experience explores anxiety, its causes, effects and what society can do about it. Admission is free. The screening will conclude with a panel of local health professionals to answer questions. Call 541-850-0841, ext. 1109.
Tuesday, Feb. 20
North Mountain Park & Nature Center: The Nature Center offers a variety of programs and interpretive exhibits that teach local natural and cultural history and sustainable living. Explore the park’s demonstration gardens, nature trails, pavilion, picnic and play areas. The North Mountain Park & Nature Center is next to Bear Creek at 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. The park is open sunrise to sunset, and the nature center is open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Call 541-488-6606 or see northmountainpark.org.
Lecture: Jackson County Genealogy Library cemetery committee volunteers Roger Roberts and Chuck Eccleston will give a presentation "Forgotten Cemeteries and Unmarked Graves," from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, at the Jackson County Genealogy Library, 3405 S. Pacific Highway, Medford. Learn about newly discovered cemeteries and burial sites throughout Jackson county and the efforts being undertaken to add these discoveries to the library's database. To register call 541-512-2340, email at firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by the genealogy library.
Children's Movies: Free films are shown at 2:45 p.m. Tuesdays at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Free snacks will be available. Call 541-535-7090 or see jcls.org.
Tuesday Afternoon Knitters: Knitters, crocheters and tatters of all skill levels can gather to learn from each other, share ideas and create new pieces from 3:30 to 5 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Call 541-326-2035 or find Tuesday Afternoon Knitters on Facebook.
Medicare Workshop: Linda Clarkson and Melissa Mlasko of Futurity First Insurance Group will host a free workshop "How to Maximize Social Security" at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. The workshop will explain how to make financial choices about retirement benefits. To register call 541-973-2100.
Trivia Night: Tuesday Night Team Trivia is held 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.
Mandy Harvey: This amazing blues, jazz and pop singer completely lost her hearing at age 18 while studying voice at Colorado State University. Later, she began performing regularly and recorded her debut album, "Smile." In 2017, she won fourth place on "America's Got Talent," season 12. She's performed at the Kennedy Center, and she is an ambassador for the nonprofit No Barriers that assists those with disabilities overcome obstacles. Harbey uses "visual tuners" to help her find pitches. Harvey will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. tickets are $22, $425 or $28, $10 for ages 22 and younger, and can be purchased at craterian.org, at the box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., or by calling 541-779-3000.
Wednesday, Feb. 21
Hands-All-Around Quilters: Visitors can work on individual projects or sew quilts for charity from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays at Wesley Hall at First United Methodist Church, 175 N. Main St., Ashland. Call 541-732-0141.
ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum: The museum features a variety of interactive science exhibits at 1500 E. Main St., Ashland. See current exhibits, shows and activities at scienceworksmuseum.org. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Admission is $12, $10 for ages 2-12 and 65 and older. Admission is $2 the first Sunday of every month. See scienceworksmuseum.org or call 541-482-6767.
Afternoon Movies: Free films are shown at 2 p.m. Wednesdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Free refreshments will be available. Call 541-535-4163 or see jcls.org.
Rod Petrone: The classical guitarist will play a mix of music from Brazil, Latin America and France, along with his own arrangements of Italian compositions, from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see bellefiorewine.com.