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  • Following is a list of upcoming events in the Ashland area. If you would like to have your event listed, please send items by email to calendar@dailytidings.com.
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  • Following is a list of upcoming events in the Ashland area. If you would like to have your event listed, please send items by email to calendar@dailytidings.com.
    Thursday, May 2
    Senior Luncheon: Senior Nutrition Services of Jackson and Josephine County put on a healthy, well-balanced luncheon for seniors from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, at the Talent Community Center, 206 E. Main St., Talent. Cost is $2.75 for those 60 and older, and $6.75 for everyone else. Call 541-664-6674.
    Hearts and spades: Card games for adults 50 and older are held from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursdays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave. Admission is free, but donations are accepted. Call 541-488-5342.
    Elastic Mind: The Elastic Mind Discussion Group will discuss "Do We Have to Change the System to Revive the American Dream?" from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2, at the library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Participants are encouraged to read Richard Wolff's "Democracy at Work: a Cure for Capitalism" or his article "Fighting for Economic Justice and Fair Wages" found at www.billmoyers.com. The meeting will be the final meeting for the discussion group. Call 541-774-6996.
    Play discussion: Lue Douthit, diector of literary development and dramaturgy at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, will speak at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2, at Southern Oregon University's Hannon Library, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd. The event is free. Call 541-552-6816 or email libraryevents@sou.edu.
    AHS PLay: The opening performance of Ashland High School's production of "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2, at the AHS Theatre, 201 S. Mountain Ave. Tickets are available at www.showtix4u.com or at the door. Call 541-840-6410.
    Queer night: SOPride hosts a Queer Night from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. every Thursday at Taroko, 62 E. Main St. Call 541-890-3548.
    Friday, May 3
    Artwalk at Hannon Library: The Southern Oregon University Hannon Library will hold an open house featuring student photography exhibits from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 3, at the SOU Hannon Library, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd. Heidi Dalgarno will present "Homescape: An Exploration of the Meaning of Possessions" and Vanessa Devine will present "What it Means to be Devine." Call 541-552-6816 or email libraryevents@sou.edu.
    Zumbathon: Southern Oregon University Zumba Fitness instructor Melody Condon will hold a Zumbathon fundraiser benefitting the Chrohn's & Colitis Foundation from 7 to 9 p.m. at the SOU McNeal Pavillion small gym. Cost is $10 in advace or $15 at the door. Visit www.wepay.com/events/ccfa-zumba or call 970-691-2069.
    AHS PLay: A performance of Ashland High School's production of "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 3, at the AHS Theatre, 201 S. Mountain Ave. Tickets are available at www.showtix4u.com or at the door. Call 541-840-6410.
    Saturday, May 4
    Landscape Painting Class: Jeanine Moy will lead a class on plein air landscape painting for artists of all experience levels from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at North Mountain Park, 620 N. Mountain Ave. Cost is $15, and participants should bring their own art supplies. Call 541-488-6606 or register online at www.ashland.or.us/register.
    CERT Event: Ashland CERT will hold "aCERT Yourself," a public awareness training from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at the Ashland Grove, 1195 E. Main St. The training will focus on citizen preparedness, and lunch will be provided. The event is free, but registration is required by calling 541-552-2226 or email cert@ashland.or.us.
    scrabble saturdays: Play Scrabble from noon to 3 p.m. Saturdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Call 541-535-4163 or see www.jcls.org.
    AHS PLay: There will be performances of Ashland High School's production of "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at the AHS Theatre, 201 S. Mountain Ave. Tickets are available at www.showtix4u.com or at the door. Call 541-840-6410.
    Free Concert: The Firebird Wind Trio will perform a free concert from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Call 541-535-4163.
    Celso Machado Concert: Acclaimed Brazilian composer, percussionist and guitarist Celso Machado will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at the Southern Oregon University Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave. Tickets are $15 general admission or free for full-time students. Call 541-552-6348.
    Hawaiian Dance: Ashland's Hula Halau School, Ka Pi'o O Ke Anuenue and Balinese dancer Bonnie Simoa will perform Hawaiian and Balinese dances at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at Ashland Oasis, 258 A St., Suite 21. Admission is a sliding scale $10 to $20. Call 541-292-4417.
    Sunday, May 5
    GMO-Free Jackson County: General meeting is 9 a.m. Mondays at the library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-708-3151.
    Computer Instructions for Seniors: Ashland Parks and Recreation offers computer instruction for adults ages 60 and older by appointment from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave. The cost is free, but an appointment is necessary. Call 541-488-5342.
    Lego Sundays at the Library: Children ages 5 and older can learn new ways to play with Lego building blocks with instructor Heather Motley from 12:30 to 3 p.m. on the first Sunday of every month at the library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6995.
    AHS PLay: There will be a performance of Ashland High School's production of "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at the AHS Theatre, 201 S. Mountain Ave. Tickets are available at www.showtix4u.com or at the door. Call 541-840-6410.
    Line Dancing for Seniors: Line dancing for seniors 60 and older is from 1 to 2:30 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. at the center. Admission is $1. Call 541-488-5342.
    Juggling Club: The Talent Juggling Club meets from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays in the gymnasium at Talent Elementary School, 307 W. Wagner Creek Road. Jugglers of all experience levels are welcome. Call 541-708-0704.
    Monday Night Bingo: Games of bingo are played from 7 to 8:15 p.m. Mondays at Louie's Restaurant and Bar, 41 N. Main St. All ages and families are encouraged to play. The event is free to play, and prizes are given. Call 541-482-9701.
    Monday, May 6
    Preschool Storytime: The library will hold a storytime for preschool children and their families from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Mondays at the library, 410 Siskiyou Boulevard. Call 541-774-6995.
    Fire Safety Storytime: A local firefighter will lead a children's storytime on fire safety from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Monday, May 6, at the library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6995.
    Resilience Workshop: Licensed Clinical Social Worker Allan Weisbard will lead a workshop on increasing resilience in challenging times at 7 p.m. Monday, May 6, at the Ashland Food Co-op classroom, 300 N. Pioneer St. The event is free. Visit www.healthyoptimism.com.
    Tuesday, May 7
    GROWERS MARKET: Fresh flowers, fruit, vegetables, live plants, baked goods, crafts and gourmet foods are available at the Rogue Valley Growers and Crafters Market from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Nov. 26 at the Ashland Armory, 1420 E. Main St., Ashland. See www.rvgrowersmarket.com.
    Tai chi class: Easy tai chi classes are held from 10:30 to noon Tuesdays at First Presbyterian Church of Ashland, at the corner of Siskiyou Boulevard and Walker Avenue. Cost is a suggested donation of $3. Call 541-552-0698.
    Preschool Storytime: The library will hold a storytime for preschool children and their families from 11:30 a.m. to noon Tuesdays at the library, 410 Siskiyou Boulevard. Call 541-774-6995.
    Smokey Appearance: Smokey the Bear will make a guest appearance from 11:30 to noon Tuesday, May 7, at the library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Children will learn about wildland fire prevention. Call 541-774-6995.
    Meditation Class: Dr. Gokul Gokani will lead a weekly meditation class from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at 47 Garfield St. Participants are encouraged to bring a cushion. There is no fee, and registration is not required. Call 541-488-0575 or email dr_gokani@hotmail.com.
    trivia tuesday: Join the fun at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Louie's Restaurant and Bar, 41 N. Main St. Free to play, and there are prizes. Call 541-482-9701.
    Toastmasters Meeting: University Toastmasters members meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Members work to hone their speaking and leadership skills in a supportive atmosphere. Guests are welcome to attend free of charge. Call 541-324-8694 or visit www.universitytm.org.
    Wednesday, May 8
    Scienceworks Hands-on Museum: Year-round exhibits at the museum, 1500 E. Main St., Ashland, explore energy, anatomy, chemistry, perception, motion, engineering and more. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. Admission is $7.50, $5 for children ages 2 to 12 and adults older than 65. See www.scienceworksmuseum.org or call 541-482-6767 for a schedule of activities.
    Preschool Storytime: The library will hold a storytime for preschool children and their families from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays, 410 Siskiyou Boulevard. A toddler storytime will be held from 1:30 to 2 p.m. Call 541-774-6995.
    Fire Safety Storytime: A local firefighter will lead a children's storytime on fire safety from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 8, at the library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6995.
    Windows in Time: As part of the Windows in Time lecture series, Dennis Powers will present " The Past from the Eyes of Gold Hill: The Town, Gold Mining, The River and More" from noon to 1 p.m.Wednesday, May 8, at the library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6996 or visit www.jcls.org.
    Beginning Computer Classes: A series of free introductory computer classes will begin from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, at the library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Classes will be held May 8, 15, 22, 29 and June 5. Reservations are required. Call 541-774-6996.
    Trilingual Storytime: The Ashland library will hold weekly trilingual French, Spanish and English storytimes from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the the library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6995 or visit www.jcls.org.
    Spaghetti game night: Enoteca Wine Tasting and Bistro holds a Spaghetti Game Night from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, at 17 N. Main St. The weekly event features eclectic board games and complimentary spaghetti with wine purchase. Call 541-482-3377 or visit www.ashlandenoteca.com.
    Vegetarian Cooking Class: Kumud Gokul Gokani will lead Indian vegetarian cooking classes from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, May 8, 15 and 22, at her home in Ashland. Cost is $30 per class, and includes a full meal and printed recipes. Reserve a seat by calling 541-488-0575.
    SPELLING BEE: A spelling contest is held at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at Louie's Restaurant and Bar, 41 N. Main St. Players can compete on their own or in teams. Free to play. Prizes for first place. Children and families are encouraged to participate. Call 541-482-9701.
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