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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, Dec. 23
GMO-Free Jackson County: Volunteers meet at 9 a.m. first and third Mondays at the library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-708-1487.
Tai Chi Classes: Beginning Tai Chi classes are held at 9 and 10:45 a.m. Mondays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Holmes Ave. Call 541-552-0698.
LINE DANCING FOR SENIORS: Line dancing for adults 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. Thursdays 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. All jugglers, beginning to advanced, are welcome. Call 541-708-0704.
Preschool Storytime: Preschool children and families can attend storytimes from 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays at the library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6995.
Tuesday, Dec. 24
Preschool Storytime: Preschool children and families can attend storytimes from 11:30 a.m. to noon Tuesdays at the library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6995.
Trivia at Louie's: Trivia games are played at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Louie's Bar & Grill, 41 N. Main St., Ashland. Games are free to play. Call 541-482-9701.
Wednesday, Dec. 25
Community Christmas Dinner: Ashland Christian Fellowship will hold its 34th annual Ashland Community Christmas Dinner from noon to 4 p.m. Christmas Day, Wednesday, Dec. 25, at the historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St. The event will include live entertainment and a turkey dinner with trimmings will be served. Call 541-944-4555.
Thursday, Dec. 26
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.
Mindfulness Practice Group: Community Counseling Center of Ashland holds a mindfulness practice group from a psychological perspective noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays, at 600 Siskiyou Blvd. The group focuses on paying attention to the present moment without judgment. The drop-in group meets weekly, but participants are encouraged to call 541-821-6623 before their first meeting.
ASHLAND SUFI HEART CIRCLE: Dances of Universal Peace, sacred phrases from world religions and practices of Hazrat Inayat Khan and Murshid Samuel L. Lewis are presented from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. the first and third Thursdays of every month at Hidden Springs Wellness Center, 1651 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Admission is a donation of $10. See www.ashlandsufi.com or call 541-708-0681.
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.
Thursday, Jan 9
Open-mic poetry session: Poets can read at an open-mic session at 7 pm. the second Thursday of every month at Downtowne Coffee House, 200 Talent Ave., Talent. Registration is at 6:30 p.m. Call 541-512-1007.