Monday, Feb. 12
Library Story Time: Story times for babies, toddlers and children are available Mondays through Fridays at all Jackson County library branches. See jcls.org.
Tai Chi for Seniors: Tai Chi for adults 50 and older is held from 9:15 to 11 a.m. Mondays for beginners at the Grove, 1195 E Main St., Ashland. Advanced class is from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave. Admission is $4. Call 541-488-5342.
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.
Color Mondays: Adults can express their creativity through coloring from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays at the Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Coloring supplies will be provided. Call 541-744-6996 or visit jcls.org.
Homework Hub: Children ages 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, Feb. 12, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Refreshments will be provided. Call 541-774-8678 or see www.jcls.org.
Author Talk: Author Tracie Sage will discuss her book, "The Missing Manual to Love, Marriage and Intimacy," from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, at the Ashland Food Co-Op, 237 N. First St., Ashland. Admission is free. Call 541-479-5128 or see traciesage.com.
Tuesday, Feb. 13
Color Tuesdays: Adults can 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 will be 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.
Tech Talk: Tech Talks are held at 1 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-774-6996 or visit the library's reference desk to register. 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.
Blues Jam Session: The Ashland Blues Society will sponsor a jam session from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at Grape Street Bar and Grill, 31 S. Grape St., Medford. The Doug Warner and Friends will host the jam session. $5 donation suggested. See ashlandblues.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.
Rock Garden Society: The North American Rock Garden Society Siskiyou Chapter meets at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month from September through May in Lidgate Hall behind Medford Congregational United Church of Christ, 1801 E. Jackson St., Medford. On Feb. 13, the society will host an auction of plants, books and gardening items. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. to view available items. The meeting is free and refreshments will be served. See www.siskiyousummits.weebly.com.
Dark Star Orchestra: Rhythm guitarist and singer Bob Weir, drummer Bill Kreutzmann and keyboard player Vince Welnick, among others, will recreate one of the Grateful Dead's shows — song for song — from the band's 30 years of live performances, Tuesday, Feb. 13, at the Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 day of show, and can be purchased at liveatthearmory.com, Music Coop, 268 E. Main St., Ashland, or Immortal Spirits, 141 S. Central Ave., Medford. The show is open to ages 21 and older.
Wednesday, Feb. 14
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.
History Lecture: Part of the Windows in Time history lecture series, archaeologist and historian Jeff LaLande will present "When Timber was King" at noon Wednesday, Feb. 14, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Learn about the rise and decline of Southern Oregon's wood products industry. Call 541-774-8679 or see jcls.org.
'An Evening with Gypsy Soul': Gypsy Soul — vocalist Cilette Swann and multi-instrumentalist Roman Morykit — will perform folk and soul music, joined by keyboard player Don Harriss and bass and horn player Mikey Stevens, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. Tickets are $35 and include a glass of wine and dessert. Tickets can be purchased at gypsysoul.com/shows-dates or at Music Coop, 368 E. Main St., Ashland, or at the winery. Call 541-482-5700.