Get Up & Go: May 1
Tuesday, May 1
Rogue Valley Growers & Crafters Market: Fresh and organic produce, crafts and food trucks are available from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the National Guard Armory, 1420 E. Main St., Ashland. See rvgrowersmarket.com.
Books at Noon: Readers in the group discuss various books and offer suggestions for new reads at noon the first Tuesday of each month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-535-7090 or see jcls.org.
Book Signing: Southern Oregon University Theatre professor and author, Jackie Apodaca, will hold a Q and A session along with a book signing of “Answers From ‘The Working Actor’: Two Backstage Columnists Share Ten Years of Advice,” at noon, Tuesday, May 1, in the Bookstore, located inside the Stevenson Union building on the Southern Oregon University campus, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. The book can be purchased at the event or in the SOU Bookstore anytime.
Coloring and Cookies: Coloring is available from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. Coloring supplies and refreshments are provided. Call 541-826-3313 or see jcls.org.
Medford Cribbage Tournament: Compete at 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Mountain Mike’s Pizza, 2640 E. Barnett Road, Medford. Admission is $4.50. Call 541-773-2898.
Ballroom Dancing: Keyboard and horn player Dave Flick plays live music for ballroom dancing at 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, 3377 Table Rock Road, Medford. First-time visitors can dance for free, otherwise it’s $5. No partners are required. Call 541-664-3176.
Children’s Movies: Free kids’ films are shown at 2:45 p.m. Tuesdays at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Free snacks are available. Call 541-535-7090 or see jcls.org.
Lego Time: Ages 5 through 12 can build with Legos from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.
Tuesday Afternoon Knitters: Crocheters, knitters and tatters of all skill levels can gather, 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.
Cribbage Club: The American Cribbage Club hosts players at 6 p.m. Tuesdays at the Table Rock Mobile Home Park Events Center, 2385 Table Rock Road, Medford. Admission is $7. Call 541-973-2508.
Sweet Adelines: The Southern Oregon Sound Chapter of Sweet Adelines International, an a cappella chorus for women, offers instruction on vocal technique, musical accuracy and showmanship. Rehearsals are from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at Eastwood Baptist Church, 675 N. Keene Way Drive, Medford. The group, under the direction of Martha Segura, performs locally and in an annual regional competition. Call 541-595-8247 or see southernoregonsoundchorus.com.
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.
The Southern Oregon Photographic Association: The club for amateur photographers intent on developing skills and appreciation for photographic art meets the first and second Tuesday of every month through May. Meetings begin at 7 p.m. at Twin Creeks Retirement, 888 Twin Creeks Crossing, Central Point. See sopacameraclub.com.
Wednesday, May 2
Bird Walk: The Rogue Valley Audubon Society leads slow-paced, 1½-mile walks at 8:30 a.m. the first Wednesday of the month at Denman Wildlife Area off Touvelle or Agate roads in Eagle Point. The numbers of different species observed by participants are entered in the Cornell Ornithological Laboratory’s eBird database. Participants will need to purchase an Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife parking permit. See roguevalleyaudubon.org for directions and information.
Jacksonville Museum Quilters: The group meets at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays at First Presbyterian Church, 425 Middle St., Jacksonville. Call 541-941-2463.
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.
Lithia Park Nature Walks: Naturalists lead free, 90-minute walks through Lithia Park at 10 a.m. Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays through September. Additional Saturday walks are available in July and August. Learn about the plants, trees, animals, water, geology and history of the park. Meet at the park entrance on Winburn Way across from the downtown Ashland Plaza. No registration required. Call 541-488-5340.
History Lecture: Part of the “Windows in Time” history lecture series, Paul Christy presents “The Civil War (With Its Effects) Comes to Southern Oregon,” at noon Wednesday, May 2, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. This presentation will explore the ways that Southern Oregon, its people and places played a part in the national conflict. Call 541-774-8679 or see jcls.org.
Author Talk: Author Dami Roelse will discuss her book “Walking Gone Wild: How to Lose Your Age on the Trail,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. See jcls.org or call 541-774-6996.
Antiques Club: Southern Oregon Antiques and Collectibles Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, at Horton Plaza, 1122 Spring St., Medford. George Schroeder will be presenting and discussing his collection of soda bottles. Admission is free. Call 541-613-4964 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
‘An Incoherent Truth’: A Muse Zoo will present an original play about climate change at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, at First United Methosidt Church of Ashland, 175 N. Main St., Ashland. The performance will be followed by a Q-and-A session with the Climate Speakers Network. Admission is free.
The Brothers Reed: Guitar and vocal duo Aaron Reed and Philip Reed will play original folk and pop, along with a few choice covers at 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Ed Dunsavage and Bob Rawlings: The guitar and sax duo will perform at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-245-1133 or dancinvineyards.com.
‘Drum Heart’: Internationally acclaimed drum and dance sensation Drum Tao will present its newest production, “Drum Heart,” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. The show will feature state-of-the-art visuals, costumes, choreography and pulse-pounding Taiko drumming. Tickets are $42, $45 or $48, $30, $33 or $36 for age 22 and younger, and can be purchased online at craterian.org, at the box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., or by calling 541-779-3000.
Thursday, May 3
Medford Growers Market: Fresh and organic produce, crafts and food carts are available from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays in Hawthorne Park, corner of East Jackson and Hawthorne streets, Medford. See rvgrowersmarket.com.
Encore Film Screening: An showing of “Delores” will be given at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 3, at Kids Unlimited, 821 N. Riverside Ave., Medford. The 95-minute film focuses on Dolores Huerta, co-founder of the first U.S. farm workers’ union, as she fought for racial and labor justice. Admission is $12 or $6 for students. See ashlandfilm.org.
Stamp Club: Southern Oregon Philatelic Society’s members will gather for a discussion “How Do We Collect?” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 3, in the Fellowship Hall of Medford’s First Methodist Church, 607 W. Main St., Medford. All ages welcome, and free stamps will be available for children. Refreshments served. Call 541-770-1689.
Author Talk: Philip Kramer will discuss his book “Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail: Northern California,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 3, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.
Son Ravello: Singer and songwriter Mysha Caruso, singer Manda Bryn Severin and pianist Jason O’Neill-Butler will perform at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 3, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Reunion Beatles Fantasy Tribute: Hear the Beatles’ famous rock ’n’ roll live at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 3, at the Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass. Tickets cost $20, $30 or $40 and can be purchased at roguetheatre.com, by calling 541-471-1316 or at the door.