|
|
DailyTidings.com
  • Calendar, Monday, Aug. 25

    • email print
      Comment
  • Monday, Aug. 25
    Tai Chi at Ashland Senior Center: Combination beginning and intermediate tai chi classes are offered from 9 to 11 a.m. Mondays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Holmes Ave. Cost is $3 or $4 per class. Call 541-552-0698.
    Tai Chi at FMEC: Gene Burnett will lead tai chi classes from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Mondays at Family Massage Education Center, 1081 E. Main St. Cost is $10. Call 541-482-3567.
    Toddlerobics at the Library: Toddler exercise classes are offered at 11 a.m. Mondays at the library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6995.
    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 $2. Call 541-488-5342.
    ACIM Meetings: A Course in Miracles group meets at 5:30 p.m. Mondays and 10 a.m. Fridays in Ashland. Meetings are free. For information and location email innerpeaceforyou@live.com.
    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, Aug. 26
    Festival Noons: Oregon Shakespeare Festival records and reference archivist Debra Griffith will lead a free park talk from noon to 1 p.m. at Oregon Shakespeare Festival Bill Patton Garden, outside Gate 1 of the Allen Elizabethan Theatre, 15 S. Pioneer St. Call 541-482-4331 or see www.osfashland.org.
    Brain Books Discussion Group: The group will discuss “How Intelligence Happens” by John Duncan from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6996 or see www.jcls.org.
    Social Security Workshop: Charter Retirement Planning Counselor Rich Todd will lead “Social Security Planning for Baby Boomers” at 5:30 p.m. at The Grove, 1195 E. Main St. The workshop is meant for baby boomers who have not yet retired. Cost is $10. Register online at www.ashland.or.us/register or call 541-488-5340.
    Trapeze Class: Karen Bolda will lead single-point trapeze dance classes for all levels from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at Dancing People Company, 310 Oak St. Cost is $15 per class. Call 541-890-1883.
    OSF Green Show: Eugene dance troupe DanceAbility International will give a free performance at 6:45 p.m. on the bricks at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, 15 S. Pioneer St. The troupe consists of dancers with and without disabilities. Call 541-482-4331 or see www.osfashland.org.
    Toastmasters Meeting: University Toastmasters meet to improve public speaking and leadership skills at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-324-8694 or see www.universitytm.org.
    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, Aug. 27
    Festival Noons: Southern Oregon University professor David McCandless will present the lecture "'The Two Gentlemen of Verona' as Problem Play: a Performance Perspective" from noon to 1 p.m. at Oregon Shakespeare Festival Carpenter Hall, 15 S. Pioneer St. Admission is $12, $10 for OSF members or $8 for youth ages 6 to 17. Tickets are available at the OSF box office. Call 541-482-4331 or see www.osfashland.org.
    Free Library Movie: The library will show the 2014 film “Cesar Chavez,” rated PG-13, from 2 to 4 p.m. at 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Popcorn and refreshments will be served. Call 541-774-6996.
    Summer Music Jam: The Summer Music Jam in the Park will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at North Mountain Park Nature Center, 620 N. Mountain Ave. Musicians are encouraged to bring an acoustic instrument, lend their voice, and bring a song to share. Songs about nature, animals or plants are encouraged. The event is free and preregistration is not required. Call 541-488-6606.
    OSF Green Show: The Rogue Valley Gospel Group will give a free performance at 6:45 p.m. on the bricks at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, 15 S. Pioneer St. The local group consists of eight singers, two pianists, two percussionists, a bassist and an electric guitarist, and blends contemporary Christian and traditional gospel music with influences of Latin, jazz, rock, funk and blues. Call 541-482-4331 or see www.osfashland.org.
    Correction: A ScienceWorks listing has been removed because it was on the wrong date.
    Thursday, Aug. 28
    OSF Green Show: The Tone Deaf Quartet will give a free performance at 6:45 p.m. on the bricks at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, 15 S. Pioneer St. The locally based a cappella comedy quartet consists of lead Tom Walker, baritone Al Robins, bass Doug Borngasser and tenor Michael Biggs. The group performs locally and regionally. Call 541-482-4331 or see www.osfashland.org.
    Friday, Aug. 29
    Festival Noons: Oregon Shakespeare Festival actor Dan Donohue will present the lecture "An Actor's Process: Richard III in 'Richard III' " from noon to 1 p.m. at OSF Carpenter Hall, 15 S. Pioneer St. Admission costs $12, $10 for OSF members or $8 for youth 6 to 17. Tickets are available at the OSF box office. Call 541-482-4331 or see www.osfashland.org.
    Saturday, Aug. 30
    Festival Noons: Dramaturg Gina Pisasale, director Sarah Rasmussen and artistic director of Los Angeles Women's Shakespeare Company Lisa Wolpe will present "Women Playing Men: A Look at Gender and Shakespeare's Characters," from noon to 1 p.m. at Oregon Shakespeare Festival Carpenter Hall, 15 S. Pioneer St. Admission costs $12, $10 for OSF members or $8 for youth 6 to 17. Tickets are available at the OSF box office. Call 541-482-4331 or see www.osfashland.org.
    OSF Green Show: Ashland Taiko will give a free performance at 6:45 p.m. on the bricks at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, 15 S. Pioneer St. The local Japanese drumming group features local teens and adults. Call 541-482-4331 or see www.osfashland.org.
    Astronomy Event: Dave Bloomsness and Robert Black will talk about NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA), a modified Boeing 747 with a 2.4-meter telescope, and discuss their experience as airborne astronomy ambassadors from 7:30 to 10 p.m. at North Mountain Park Nature Center, 620 N. Mountain Ave. Following the talk will be the opportunity to peek through telescopes with assistance from Southern Oregon Skywatchers. Pre-registration is not required. Call 541-488-6606.
    Live Folk Performance: Independent singer-songwriter Jefferson Parson will perform folk and Americana music from his new album "Hillbilly Hook" at 8 p.m. at Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N., Ashland. Admission costs $10. See www.reverbnation.com/jeffersonparsonmusic or call 707-923-3499.
    Sunday, Aug. 31
    Festival Noons: Oregon Shakespeare Festival actor Kate Hurster will lead a free park talk from noon to 1 p.m. at the OSF Bill Patton Garden, outside gate 1 of the Allen Elizabethan Theatre, 15 S. Pioneer St. Call 541-482-4331 or see www.osfashland.org.
    Fundraiser Dinner: Cucina Biazzi will donate proceeds to Friends of the Animal Shelter from the seating at 8 p.m. Sunday, at 568 E. Main St. Beverage dessert and tip are excluded from the restaurant's donated proceeds. RSVP at 541-488-3769.
    OSF Green Show: Artists from the Family Album will give a free performance at 6:45 p.m. on the bricks at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, 15 S. Pioneer St. The group, consisting of Brooklyn-based musicians and actors performing in OSF's musical production "Family Album," will lead a performance with funk instrumentals, lullabies, vocals and improvisation. Call 541-482-4331 or see www.osfashland.org.
Reader Reaction

      calendar