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 jcls.org.
Kid Time!: Kids in elementary school and younger can explore interactive exhibits and learn about the history of Oregon, construction and engineering, water systems and more at 106 N. Central Ave., Medford. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission is $6 for adults, $10 for ages 1 and older. Call 541-772-9922 or see kid-time.org.
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 jcls.org.
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 sma.sou.edu 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.
Homework Hub: Children ages of 5 through 12 who need help with homework, studying and comprehension are welcome to drop in and work with small groups and experienced tutors from 3 to 5 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Admission is free and one-on-one sessions are available with advanced scheduling. Call 541-774-8678.
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.
Family Movie Night: Watch free family movies at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Refreshments will be provided. Call 541-774-8678 or see www.jcls.org.
Art Critique: The Southern Oregon Society of Artists will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Guest juror will be Terri Regotti, who will advise members on current works. Anyone who is interested may attend and, time permitting, have the opportunity to critique. All art to be critiqued must be present by 6:30 p.m. Call 541-414-4993 or 541-625-3285.
Pub Trivia: Family-friendly games of trivia are played from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays at 4 Daughters Irish Pub, 126 W. Main St., Medford. Participation is free, and teams can win prizes. Call 541-779-4455.
Tuesday, Jan. 23
North Mountain Park & Nature Center: The Nature Center offers a variety of programs and interpretive exhibits that teach 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 next to Bear Creek at 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. The park is open sunrise to sunset, and the nature center is open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Call 541-488-6606 or see northmountainpark.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. Call 541-774-6996 or see jcls.org.
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.
Lecture: The Talent Historical Society hosts presentations the fourth Tuesday of every month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Talent Historical Society Museum, 105 N. Market St., Talent. "Winter Telling: Native Stories of Our Homeland" will be presented by THS Board Member Thomas Doty on Tuesday,Jan. 23rd. Admission is free. For info, 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.
Wednesday, Jan. 24
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.
Afternoon Movies: Free films are shown at 2 p.m. Wednesdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Free refreshments will be available. Call 541-535-4163 or see jcls.org.
Movies: Free films are shown at 2 p.m. the last Wednesday of each month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Free popcorn will be available. Call 541-774-6996 or see jcls.org.
Blades of Grass: Mandolin player Jef Ramsey and guitarist Kathryn Casternovia will perform a range of bluegrass, vintage country and originals from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see bellefiorewine.com.
Thursday, Jan. 25
Author Talk: Poet Susanne Peterman will offer a reading of her book, "When I Go, Selected French Poems of Rainer Maria Rilke," at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.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.
Jon Galfano: Steel-string guitarist and composer Jon Galfano will perform original instrumentals from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see bellefiorewine.com.