Tuesday, Jan. 30
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.
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.
Climate Meeting: Southern Oregon Climate Action Now will host a general meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. The meeting will be focused on “Paul Hawken’s Drawdown: A springboard for individual and collective action”. which is a comprehensive plan to reverse global warming. Admission is free. See socan.info.
Wednesday, Jan. 31
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.
Siskiyou Sleuths Book Group: The book group discusses mysteries and welcomes new readers from 3 to 4:30 p.m. the last Wednesday of each month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. The Jan. 31 book is "Bucket Nut" by Liza Cody. Call 541-774-6996 or see jcls.org.
Phoenix Sigalove: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Phoenix Sigalove will perform from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, 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.
Chanticleer: This ensemble of 12 is known for its seamless blend of male voices, ranging from soprano to bass, and its original interpretations of vocal literature, from Renaissance to jazz and popular genres, as well as contemporary composition. Chanticleer will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, in the Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland. Tickets are $49 and can be purchased at oca.sou.ed/events or by calling 541-552-6154.
Thursday, Feb. 1
Historic Park Tour: Take a self-guided tour through Lithia Park in Ashland using Ashland Parks and Recreation's story map, which highlights historic sites and features throughout the park. The map is available online at ashlandparksandrec.org. Call 541-488-5340.
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.
Tim Church: The guitarist will play the music of Bach, Broadway, Brazil and beyond from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see bellefiorewine.com.
Friday, Feb. 2
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.
Tu b'Shevat Celebration: Rabbi David Zaslow and Morah Cyrise Beatty Schachter will lead a musical Kabbalat Shabbat and Celebration of the Trees at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2, at the Havurah Synagogue, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Tu b'Shevat, the most ancient ecological holiday, is a ritual passed down by the 16th century mystics of Safed. Fruits and nuts will be tasted to celebrate the emergence from winter into the time of the awakening of the trees. Admission is free but donations are accepted. All are welcome. Bring a potluck veggie dish to share. Call 541- 488-7716.
Margaret R. Evans and Robert Train Adams: Margaret R. Evans and Robert Train Adams will present a pipe organ concert at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2, in the Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland. Look for works by composers Johann Sebastian Bach, Hugo Distler, George Thalben-Ball and John Philip Sousa. Admission is free. Metered parking is available in the Mountain Avenue lot. Evans is professor emerita of music at SOU and Adams is a composer who trained at the Paris Conservatory with many titles to his credit. Admission is free. Call 541-482-3075 for information.
Not Too Shabby: Singer Lisa Yriarte, guitarist Pete Brown and drummer Mike Fitch will play a mix of pop, blues, R&B and contemporary hits from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see bellefiorewine.com.
Nikita Fitenko and Katerina Zaitseva: The piano duo will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2, in the Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland. The show is part of SOU's Tutunov Piano Series. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at oca.sou.edu/event/tutunov-nikita, at the box office or by calling 541-552-6348.
Saturday, Feb. 3
Community Market: An indoor and outdoor community market is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first Saturday of each month at the Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland. Produce, art, crafts, housewares, yard-sale items and other goods are available. Email email@example.com for information.
Bird Walk: See and hear a variety of birds that are year-round residents in the Rogue Valley and some that are migrating through the area from 7 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Jan. 13, at North Mountain Park Nature Center, 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Admission is free. Nate Trimble will lead the group.