Tuesday, Jan. 9
Spanish Conversation Group: Brush up on fluency through conversation from 10 to 11:30 a.m. every Tuesday at the Medford Senior Center, 510 E. Main St. Grammar, modismos, pronunciation and more will be addressed. Call 541-772-2273
Coffee and Coloring: Adults are invited to express their creativity through coloring from 10 to noon the second Tuesday of every month through March at the Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave. Coloring supplies and refreshments are provided. Call 541-744-6996 or visit jcls.org.
Rogue Valley Rovers: Chapter 37 of the Escapees RV Club will hold its monthly informational meeting at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, at Elmer's Restaurant, 2000 Biddle Rd., Medford. Call 541-659-7208.
Tech Talk: Tech Talks are held at 1 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.
Family Tree Group: Learn how to make the best use of the computer program Family Tree Maker, for both PC and Mac computers from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, at the Jackson County Genealogy Library, 3405 S. Pacific Highway, Medford. Admission is $5. Call 541-512-2340, email reception.JCGL@gmail.com or stop by the genealogy library to register.
Children's Movies: Free films are shown at 2:45 p.m. Tuesdays at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Free snacks will be available. Call 541-535-7090 or see jcls.org.
Book Chat: The book group meets at 5:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Read the books, then join in the discussions. The book for Jan. 9 is "Memory Man," by David Baldacci. Refreshments will be served. Call 541-774-8679 or see jcls.org.
Cribbage Club: The American Cribbage Club will host players at 6 p.m. Tuesdays at the Table Rock Mobile Home Park Events Center, 2385 Table Rock Road, Medford. Admission is $7. Call 541-973-2508.
Sweet Adelines: The Southern Oregon Sound Chapter of Sweet Adelines International, an a cappella chorus for women, offers instruction on vocal technique, musical accuracy and showmanship. Rehearsals are from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at Eastwood Baptist Church, 675 N. Keene Way Drive, Medford. The group, under the direction of Martha Segura, performs locally and in an annual regional competition. Call 541-595-8247 or see southernoregonsoundchorus.com.
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.
Rock Garden Society: The Siskiyou chapter of the North American Rock Garden Society meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of every month at Lidgate Hall behind Medford Congregational United Church of Christ, 1801 E. Jackson St., Medford. Kathy Pyle will present "Wildflower Avalanches and Butterfly Blizzards: A Summer of Wonders" on Tuesday, Jan. 9. Refreshments will be served. See siskiyousummits.weebly.com or call 541-840-0929.
Wednesday, Jan. 10
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 at First United Methodist Church, 175 N. Main St., Ashland. Call 541-732-0141
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.
History Lecture: Part of the "Windows in Time" history lecture series, retired local tv news anchor and historian Ron Brown presents "Getting Oregon Out of the Mud" at noon Wednesday, Jan. 10, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Learn about Southern Oregon's roadway history, early travel and more. Call 541-774-8679 or see jcls.org.
Trivia Night: Howiee's on Front hosts Trivia games from 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays at 16 N. Front St., Medford. Call 541-773-5767.
David Pinsky and Phil Newton: The guitar and harmonica duo will play original '60s-style Chicago blues duets from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see bellefiorewine.com.
Rick Millward: Singer, songwriter and rhythm guitarist Rick Millward, bassist John Galloway and percussionist Mike Whipple will play a mix of original music and classic and contemporary rock and pop from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3283 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Admission is free. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.
Thursday, Jan. 11
Climate Documentary: Watch episode 1 of Season 2 of National Geographic's investigative climate-change documentary "Years of Living Dangerously" from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, at the Talent Community Center, 104 E. Main St. The film features David Letterman and Saturday Night Live's Cecily Strong and focuses on renewable energy sources. Admission is free to this family-friendly event and refreshments will be provided.
Author Talk: Author Sharon Bauer will offer a reading of her book, "Life Eternal Love Immortal: A Medium Touched by Love, " at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.
Stafford Poetry Celebration: Join in a commemoration of the late Oregon Poet Laureate, William Stafford, during the 21st annual poetry celebration at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, in the Meese room at the Hannon Library, located on Southern Oregon University's campus, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. The event will feature an evening of poetry honoring Stafford featuring Charlotte Abernathy, Gary Lark, Barret O'Brien, Manya Orescan, Marisa Petersen and Rabbi David Zaslow. Audience members are invited to join in and share a favorite Stafford poem of their choice. Admission is free. Use the code FHL0111 at any campus parking meter to get free parking for the event. For disability accommodations or more information call 541-552-6816 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Paul Turnipseed Trio: Guitarist Paul Turnipseed, bassist Jeff Addicott and drummer Mike Fitch will play will perform a mix of New Orleans and Latin rhythms, along with jazz and blues standards from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see bellefiorewine.com.