Monday, Feb. 5

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

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 jcls.org.

Tuesday, Feb. 6

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.

Books at Noon: The readers group discusses various books and offers suggestions for new reads at noon the first Tuesday of each month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-535-7090 or see jcls.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.

Photography Club: The Southern Oregon Photographic Association, a club for amateur photographers intent on developing skills and appreciation for photographic art, meets the first and second Tuesday of every month through May. Meetings begin at 7 p.m. at Twin Creeks Retirement, 888 Twin Creeks Crossing, Central Point. See sopacameraclub.com.

Wednesday, Feb. 7

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, archaeologist and historian, Jeff LaLande, presents "When Timber was King" at noon Wednesday, Feb. 7, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave.. Learn about the rise and decline of Southern Oregon's wood products industry. Call 541-774-8679 or see jcls.org.

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.

Antiques Club: Southern Oregon Antiques and Collectibles Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, at Horton Plaza, 1122 Spring St., Medford. Admission is free and all are welcome. Call 541-613-4964 or email at tim.reuwsaat@gmail.com.

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.

Thursday, Feb. 8

Presentation: Rogue Climate Talent will host a presentation and discussion "Electric Vehicles, the New Generation," from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, at the Talent Community Center, 104 E. Main Street. Representatives from FORTH Mobility and SOHEVA (Southern Oregon Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Association), will talk about electric vehicles, answering common questions and providing insights into the enviromental benefits of driving an electric vehicle over a standard fuel consuming auto. There will be an opportunity to view the new charging station at the community center and speak with owners of electric vehicles about their experiences. All are welcome, including children, however please contact Rogue Climate Talent ahead of time if you plan on bringing children so activities can be made available. Refreshments will be provided. See rogueclimate.org or call 541-840-1065.

Saturday, Feb. 10

Pet Adoption: Southern Oregon Humane Society will host a special adoption day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Grange Co-Op, 225S. Front St., Central Point. There will be a variety of dogs looking for their forever home. Adopters will receive a pet themed gift bags and there will be chances to win prizes. All dogs will be up-to-date on routine vaccinations, de-wormed, microchipped and spayed or neutered. Adoptable dogs and cats can be viewed at sohumane.org or see SoHumane on Facebook. For more information call 541-779-3215.

Tuesday, Feb. 13

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 Feb. 13 is "The Wright Brothers" by David McCullough. Refreshments will be served. Call 541-774-8679 or see jcls.org.

Sunday, Feb. 18

Discussion Group: Ashland Death Cafe will be holding a discussion group from 2 to 4:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 18. The topic to be explored will be "Laughing Matters: What Laughter Teches Us About Living and Dying." This will be the first in a series of workshops, "Seeing Death in a  Different Light." $18 and registration is required. To register or for more information about the series, see JenniferMathews.com or call 802-318-6901.

 

 

 

 


Memory Loss Support Group: Memory Works hosts a support group for people dealing with dementia, either themselves or a family member. There are two groups which meet at 3 p.m. Mondays through Dec. 18. One group is for memory loss patients, the other is for caregivers, family and friends. Admission is free. Advance registration is required. Call 541-292-2106