Tuesday, Feb. 6
Color Tuesdays: Adults are invited to express their creativity through coloring from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month through March at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Coloring supplies and refreshments are provided. Call 541-744-6996 or visit jcls.org.
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.
Tuesday Afternoon Knitters: Knitters, crocheters and tatters of all skill levels can gather to learn from each other, share ideas and create new pieces from 3:30 to 5 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Call 541-326-2035 or see Tuesday Afternoon Knitters on Facebook.
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, Feb. 7
Bird Walk: The Rogue Valley Audubon Society holds free bird walks at Agate Lake the first Wednesday of every month. The walks begin at 8:30 a.m. and end before noon. The slow-paced walk covers about 1.5 miles. Meet at the main parking area on the east side of the lake opposite the boat ramp. For details, see roguevalleyaudubon.org.
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.
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 email@example.com.
Thursday, Feb. 8
Historic Lithia 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.
Line Dancing: Jeannette Bournival leads line dancing Thursdays at the Medford Senior Center, 510 E. Main St. Beginners are at 1:00 p.m. and intermediate dancers are at 1:30 p.m. Admission is $3. No partners are needed. Call 541-857-6819 or see jbournival.wordpress.com.
Lecture: Local artist Betty LaDuke will discuss social justice issues at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, in the Meese Auditorium in the Art Building, 555 Indiana St., on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland. LaDuke's new exhibit, titled "Social Justice Continued," will be displayed through March 17 in the Heiter Gallery at the Schneider Museum of Art. LaDuke's work explores issues related to food production, migration and sustainability. Admission is free. The gallery's hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. See sma.sou.edu or call 541-552-6245.
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.
Open Mic: The Rogue Valley chapter of the Oregon Poetry Association will hold its monthly open-mic-without-a-mic reading at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, at Downtowne Coffee House, 200 Talent Ave., Talent. Sign-up begins at 6:30. This month's suggested theme is "What Love is This?" Call 541-512-1007.
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.
Author Talk: Author Tracie Sage will discuss her book, "The Missing Manual to Love, Marriage and Intimacy," at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.
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, Feb. 8, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-552-4900 or see bellefiorewine.com.
Craterian Music Hall: Celebrate some of the greatest love songs of American pop music when singers Jade Chavis Watt, Jennifer de Puglia, Lisa Yriarte and Shae Celine, accompanied by guitarist Dirk Price, bassist Greg Frederick, drummer Matt Kriemelman and keyboard player Don Harriss, present "The Power of Love." Shows are set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 8-10, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. Tickets are $28 and can be purchased at craterian.org, at the box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., or by calling 541-779-3000. Complimentary beer tasting will be available at 6:30 p.m.