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Wednesday, July 19
Lithia Park Nature Walks: Trained naturalists lead free 90-minute walks at 10 a.m. on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays starting at the entrance of Lithia Park on Winburn Way in Ashland through Sept. 29. Saturday walks will be added in July and August. Topics include trees, plants, wildlife, climate, water, geology and the history of the park. Call 541-488-5340.
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 in the First United Methodist Church, 175 N. Main St., Ashland. Call 541-732-0141.
Summer Fun Storytime: Musician and grant writer for the Oregon Shakespears Festival Stephany Smith-Pearson will be reading books that celebrate summer in the Children's Department of the Ashland branch Library, 410 Siskiyou Boulevard. The event is on Wednesday, July 19 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. For more information, call 541-774-6995 or visit jcls.org
Frankie Hernandez: Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Frankie Hernandez will play soul-infused funk and more at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 19, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Admission is free. See www.bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Thursday, July 20
Spanish English Conversation Group: Practice a new language from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursdays at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6980 or see jcls.org.
Trivia Night: Smithfields Pub & Pies hosts a free trivia night from 8 to 10 p.m. Thursdays at 23 S. Second St., Ashland. Call 541-482-7437.
Ashland City Band: The community band, directed by Don Bieghler, will present its annual Norwegian Night at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 20, in the Butler Band Shell in Ashland's Lithia Park. The program will include music by Edvard Grieg and composers from other Scandinavian countries. Clarinet player Jerry Su will perform Ernesto Cavallini's "Adagio and Tarantella" for clarinet and band, and transcriptions of work by Sergei Rachmaninoff and selections from Lerner and Lowe's "My Fair Lady" also will be included. The German Band will start the show at 6:15 p.m. Lawn and bench seating will be available. Bring blankets or low-level lawn chairs. Admission is free. Call 541-245-9494.
Charles Guy and Linda Powers: The guitar and violin duo will perform original instrumentals and songs with Spanish and flamenco flair, along with a few choice covers, at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 20, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Admission is free. See www.bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Friday, July 21
Lane Hall: Watercolor paintings by Rogue Valley artist Lane Hall will be displayed through July at The Crown Jewel, 266 E. Main St., Ashland. Hall is a member of the Oregon Watercolor Society, American Watercolor Society and National Watercolor Society. Call 541-488-2401 for information.
Ashland International Folk Dancers: The group meets Fridays at the Ashland Community Center, 59 Winburn Way, to perform dances from Eastern and Western Europe, Greece, Scandinavia, Israel, Turkey and the Middle East. Instruction begins at 7:30 p.m., and dancing goes from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. No partners needed. Admission is $5. Call 541-535-6397 or 541-482-8249.
Southern Oregon Swing: Swing dances are held from 8 to 11 p.m. every second and fourth Friday at The Grove, 1195 E. Main St., Ashland. Beginners' instruction is at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $10, $5 for ages 66 and older, and free for ages 18 and younger and full-time students. Call 541-324-7981.
Broadway Phil and the Shouters: Harmonica player Phil Newton and his band will play a mix of original and roots blues at 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 21, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. Admission is $6. See www.grizzlypeakwinery.com or call 541-482-5700.
Phoenix Sigalove: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Phoenix Sigalove will perform at 6 p.m. Friday, July 21, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Admission is free. See www.bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Anime: The string and vocal duo will perform at 6 p.m. Friday, July 21, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Saturday, July 22
Hawaiian Celebration: Hawaiian music, dancing and food will be available during "Island Night: An Aloha State of Mind" from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 22, at the Daniel Meyer Pool, 1705 Homes Ave., Ashland. Admission is $2. See ashland.or.us/swim.
Stolen Moments: Guitarist Dan Fellman, vocalist and guitarist Conny Lindley and Walter Lindley on upright bass will play a mix of American, Latin and Gypsy jazz at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 22, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Admission is free. See www.bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Sunday, July 23
Phoenix Sigalove: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Phoenix Sigalove will perform from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, July 23, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Admission is free. See www.bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Halau Hula O Na Pua O Hawaii Nei: Dancers from hula school Halau Hula O Na Pua O Hawaii Nei, based in Ashland and Eugene, will perform native Hawaiian dance from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 23, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. Live music accompaniment will be performed by Pili Moreno and Steve Yungen. Admission is $15; kids 11 and younger get in free. See grizzlypeakwinery.com or call 541-499-2510.
David Pinsky and Phil Newton: The guitar and harmonica duo will play original and '60s-style Chicago blues duets from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, July 23, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Admission is free. See www.bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Monday, July 24
Library Story Time: Story times for babies, toddlers and children are available Mondays through Fridays at all Jackson County library branches. See 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 ages 5 and up are invited to join the club that meets from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. An instructor will be available for kids wishing to learn or improve their game. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 541-774-6995 or see jcls.org.
Flamenco Dance Meet: Intermediate and advanced dancers can join Gloria Melgarejo of Raices Gitana for fun with a range of Gypsy flamenco dance — tango, rumba and Sevillanas — from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, July 24, at Studio 125 in the Cascade Performing Arts Center on the Southern Oregon University campus, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-773-8816 (English) or text 541-625-9763 (Spanish).
Author Talk: Hospice Social Worker Katie Ortlip and author Jahnna Beecham will discuss their book "Living With Dying: A Complete Guide for Caregivers" at 7 p.m. Monday, July 24, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. The book talks about issues that affect 45 million Americans who are caring for a spouse or relative, incuding how to navigate the emotional and spiritual journay with their loved ones, how to control pain, address symptoms and understand the dying process. Call 541-488-0029.
Tuesday, July 25
Rogue Valley Growers & Crafters Market: Fruits and vegetables, crafts, specialty foods, drinks and more 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.
Recorder Group: Recorder players of all ages and skill levels can join the Recorder Group of Talent at noon Tuesdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Call 541-535-4163 or see jcls.org.
Brain Books Discussion Group: The group meets from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. The July 25 book is "Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right." The Aug. 22 book is "One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America." Call 541-774-6996 or see jcls.org.
Spanish-English Conversation Group: Join in the Spanish-English Conversation Group at 3 p.m. Tuesdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Chat about interesting ideas and help each other learn a new language. Call 541-535-4163 or see jcls.org.
Author Talk: Anthropologist and author Tish McFadden will present "Teachings of Grandma Aggie," excerpts and songs from her newest series of five illustrated books, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 25, at the Talent Historical Society, 105 N. Market St., Talent. Admission is free. Call 541-512-8838.
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.