Tuesday, Feb. 27
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.
Quilts and Genealogy: The Rogue Valley Genealogical Society presents Quilts & Genealogy from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Jackson County Genealogy Library, 3405 S. Pacific Highway, Medford. Admission is free. On Tuesday, Feb. 27, learn about the history and popularity of Crazy Quilts. Call 541-512-2340, email firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by the genealogy library for information.
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.
Climate Change Film: Southern Oregon Climate Action Now will offer a showing of "Chasing Coral," a 2017 Sundance Festival prizewinning documentary film, at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Tuesday, Feb. 27, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. The film explores the issue of global warming as it relates to the worl's ocean and sea-dwelling inhabitants. Admission is free. See socan.eco
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. 28
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.
Lecture: Architect Christopher Brown will offer a lecture "From Vision to Reality," on the vision and process behind the design and construction of the new Thalden Pavilion at The Farm at SOU from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, in the Presentation Hall at the Higher Education Center, 101 S. Bartlett St., Medford. The presentation will be hosted by The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Southern Oregon University. Admission is free and refreshments will be provided. Space is limited and reservations are suggested to ensure adequate seating and refreshments. For more details or to register, call 541-552-6048 or visit inside.sou.edu/olli.
Movies: Free films are shown at 2 p.m. the last Wednesday of each month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Free popcorn also will be available. Call 541-774-6996 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.
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 Feb. 28 book is "Guilty as Sin" by Tami Hoag. Call 541-774-6996 or see jcls.org.
Presentation: Certified Life Coach Mark Gibson will explain his unique “Make it Happen Now” strategy that is essential to men and women who want to quickly improve their romantic successes with online dating at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Call 541-897-0679.
Mercy Duo: Singer Lynda Morrison and guitarist Dave Day will perform blues and soul duets from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, 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.
The Wood Brothers: Folk trio The Wood Brothers — upright bassist Chris Wood, guitarist Oliver Wood and multi-instrumentalist Jano Rix — perform at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, in the Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland. Their newest albums, a studio recording titled "Paradise" and a live album titled "Live at the Barn," were released in 2015 and 2017, respectively, on independent label Honey Jar Records. Husband and wife duo The Mastersons open the show. Tickets are $35, $15 for students, and can be purchased by calling 541-552-6348.
Thursday, March 1
Online Historic Lithia Park Tour: Take an online tour through Lithia Park in Ashland using Ashland Parks and Recreation's story map that highlights historic sites and features throughout the park. Go to gis.ashland.or.us/lithiahistoric.
Author Talk: Author Michael Niemann will offer a reading and discussion of his book "Illegal Holdings" at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 1, 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.
Friday, March 2
Movie and Discussion: A film and discussion "Dissloving the Divide," will be presented from 7 to 9:15 p.m. Friday, March 2, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Learn about how to bridge the gap in political divisions. Admission is free and refreshments will be provided. See bridging.online.
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: The society presents a revolving lineup of chamber musicians of every instrumentation, style and historical period. This concert, titled "Vienna to Hollywood," features pianists Wu Qian and Juho Pohjonen, violinists Danbi Um and Sean Lee and cellist Mihai Marica. They will explore the musical connections of Schubert and Korngold at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 2, in the Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland. Tickets are $42 or $49, $5 for full-time students and Oregon Trail Card holders, and can be purchased at chambermusicconcerts.org or by calling 541-552-6154 or 541-552-6348. The group will present a free preview and lecture at 12:30 p.m. in the SOU music hall.