Saturday, Jan. 20

Rogue Modern Quilters Guild: The quilting group meets from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. the third Saturday of each month for sewing, demonstrations and show-and-tell projects at Talent Town Hall, 206 E. Main St. A business meeting begins at 11:30 a.m. All levels of experience are welcome. Annual dues are $25. The first visit is free. Call 541-512-1442 or see

Low-cost Pet Vaccines: Bring your cat or dog to the Jackson County Animal Shelter, 5595 S. Pacific Highway, Phoenix, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20,  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.

Historic Walking Tours: Hear about everything from old saloons to unsuccessful efforts to stop hogs and other livestock from roaming downtown markets and eating the produce when Ben Truwe leads free historic walking tours of downtown Medford from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. the third Saturday of every month. The tours start at the Southern Oregon Historical Society's History Center, 106 N. Central Ave. To reserve a tour, call 541-773-8369.

Teen Game Day: Teens can play a wide variety of board games and Wii video games from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Call 541-774-8685 for details.

Jeff Kloetzel: Singer, songwriter and guitar player Jeff Kloetzel will play an acoustic mix of pop, folk and soul, along with original songs from his three albums, from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see

Contra Dance: Dances are held the third Saturday of every month at the Grove, 1195 E. Main St., Ashland. Beginners instruction begins at 7 p.m. and dancing is from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. On Saturday, Jan. 20, the caller will be Erik Weberg with live music by The BFD. No perfumes or scented oils, and clean bodies and clothes are encouraged. Admission is $10, $6 for students. Call 541-821-0997 or 541-482-7751 or email at

Sunday, Jan. 21

Ice Skating: The Ashland Rotary Centennial Ice Rink will be open every day through Feb. 19. Skate rentals, snacks and hot drinks are available. Call 541-488-9189 or see for schedule and admission information.94.

Folk Dance: Join in an afternoon of community dance from 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21, at Temple Emek Shalom, 1800 E. Main St., Ashland. Dance instructor Brooke Friendly will call dances. Folk dances will be English, Scottish and American. No partners needed. Admission is $10. Call 541-488-2909 or email at

Author Talk: Authors Dr. Robin Miller and Dr. Dave Kahn will discuss their book, "Healed: Health and Wellness for the 21st Century: Wisdom, Secrets and Fun Straight from the Leading Edge," at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. See or call 541-774-6996.

Ashland YMCA Dance: Dance to music by Al Berman and Friends from 1:30 to 4 p.m. the third Sunday of every month at Ashland YMCA, 540 YMCA Way, Ashland. A beginning dance class with Dave Kahn will be at 1:30 p.m. Coffee, tea and cookies will be served. Admission is $7, $5 for youths. Children 12 and younger require adult supervision. Call 541-488-7781.

Tony Brussat: Singer and guitarist Tony Brussat will perform what he calls "jazz Americana, the good old good ones," from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Admission is free. See or call 541-535-7957.

Tim Church: The guitarist will play the music of Bach, Broadway, Brazil and beyond from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see

Five for Fighting: Singer and songwriter John Ondrasik, known as Five for Fighting, will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. Ondrasik burst onto the airwaves with his Grammy-nominated hit "Superman." Look for other hits at the show, including "100 Years," "What If," "The Riddle" and "Chances," all accompanied by a string quartet. Tickets are $29, $32 or $35, $20, $23 or $26 for ages 22 and younger, and can be purchased at, the box office at 16 S. Bartlett St., or by calling 541-779-3000.

Monday, Jan. 22

Library Story Time: Story times for babies, toddlers and children are available Mondays through Fridays at all Jackson County library branches. See

Color 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

Lecture: Southern Oregon University’s Schneider Museum of Art, in collaboration with the University’s Campus Theme, will host artist Maria de Los Angeles at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22, in the Meese Auditorium in Southern Oregon University's Art Building, 555 Indiana St., Ashland. De Los Angeles' work "Transcending Myths" will be shown in the Schneider Museum’s Treehaven Gallery through March 17. As a Mexican-American artist and DACA recipient, her work centers on the subject of her own experience with the "illegality" of her identity, and the current conversation revolving around deportations and the right to belong. Admission is free. See or call 541-552-6245.

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 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

Author Talk: Author Blaire Briody will discuss her recent book, “The New Wild West: Black Gold, Fracking, and Life in a North Dakota Boomtown,” at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Call 541-488-0029 or see