Monday, Sept. 11
Library Story Time: Story times for babies, toddlers and children are available Mondays through Fridays at all Jackson County library branches. See jcls.org.
Colorful Mondays: Adults are invited to express their creativity through coloring from 10 to 11:30 a.m. every Monday at the Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Coloring supplies are provided. Call 541-744-6996 or visit 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.
Dementia Support Group: Memory Works hosts a support group for people dealing with dementia, either themselves or a family member. This group meets at 3 p.m. Mondays. Advance registration is required. Call 541-292-2106 or 541-772-2230 for Medford/Grants Pass area meetings.
Children's Chess Club: Kids 5 and older are invited to join the club from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 541-774-6995 or see jcls.org.
Book Reading: Author Nando Raynolds will discuss the key ideas and read from his workbook, “Transforming Your Inner Critic Into an Inner Coach: Practical Self-Compassion,” at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.
Tuesday, Sept. 12
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.
Tech Talk: Tech Talks are from 1 to 2 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6996 or visit the library's reference desk to register. See jcls.org.
North Mountain Park & Nature Center: The Nature Center offers a variety of programs and interpretive exhibits that teach about local natural and cultural history and sustainable living. Explore the park’s Demonstration Gardens, nature trails, pavilion, picnic and play areas. The North Mountain Park & Nature Center is located next to Bear Creek at 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Park is open sunrise to sunset, Nature center is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call 541-488-6606 or see northmountainpark.org.
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.
Wednesday, Sept. 13
Lecture: Railroad Historian Tony Johnson will present "Southern Pacific's Siskiyou Line: The Later Years" from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Call 541-774-6996.
ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum: The museum features a variety of interactive science exhibits at 1500 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is $2 the first Sunday of every month. See upcoming events, shows and activities at scienceworksmuseum.org. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday . Admission is $12, $10 for ages 2-12 and 65 and older. See scienceworksmuseum.org or call 541-482-6767.
Bear Creek Jazztet: The jazz group led by pianist Ben Gault will perform at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, 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.
Turkuaz with Jellybread and The Sextones: Turkuaz is a nine-piece powerfunk outfit from Brooklyn, New York, will present its modern take on classic funk Wednesday, Sept. 13, at the Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland. Reno band Jelly Bread and The Sextones will open the show. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance and can be purchased at liveatthearmory.com. Tickets will be $25 the day of show.
Thursday, Sept. 14
Open Mic: The Rogue Valley chapter of the Oregon Poetry Association will hold its monthly Open-mic-without-a-mic reading Thursday, Sept. 14, at Down Towne Coffee House, 200 Talent Ave., Talent. Sign up begins at 6:30 p.m. and readings begin at 7 p.m. This month's suggested theme is "Back Together Again." Call 541-512-1007.
Book Reading: Author Leslie Compton will read from her book, “Dearest Minnie: A Sailor's Story,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.
Discussion Group: Ashland Death Cafe will be holding a discussion group at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 14, to explore ideas about mortality and the way death can inspire the way people live. $10 suggested donation and registration is required. To register, see ashlanddeathcafe.com.
Trivia Night: Smithfields Pub & Pies hosts free trivia from 8 to 10 p.m. Thursdays at 23 S. Second St., Ashland. Call 541-482-7437.
Ed Dunsavage Trio: Guitarist Ed Dunsavage, bassist Joe Cohoon and drummer Gary Hirsh will perform jazz standards and arrangements at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, 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.
Friday, Sept. 15
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.
Bob Haworth: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Bob Haworth of The Kingston Trio and The Brothers Four fame will perform at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, 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.
LOVEBITE: Rock band LOVEBITE, featuring guitarist Jeff Pevar and singer Inger Jorgensen, will perform at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, at at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Admission is $15. See paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957.
Saturday, Sept. 16
Low Cost Pet Vaccines: Bring your cat or dog to the Jackson County Animal Shelter, 5595 S. Pacific Hwy. Phoenix, Saturday, Sept. 16, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to get them vaccinated. Vaccinations are $10 each and nail trims are also available for $5. This is a cash-only clinic and all pets must be at least 8 weeks old and in good health. Call 541-774-6654.