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Jeffrey King, Jordan Barbour, Catherine Castellanos, Cristofer Jean and David Kelly appear in the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's "The Book of Will." JPR talk show host Geoff Ridden will host a talk, “The Books of Will: How Shakespeare Got into Print,” at noon Friday, July 20, in Carpenter Hall on the OSF campus, 44 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Admission is $12, $8 for ages 6 through 17. Call 541-482-4331 or see osfashland.org.Photo by Jenny Graham, Oregon Shakespeare Festival.

Activities: Friday, July 20

Friday, July 20

Jacksonville Carvers: The club meets from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays for carving and coffee at The Woodcarving Place, 255 E. D St., Jacksonville. Admission is free. Call 541-899-5571.

Book Nook Sale: A book sale is held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each Friday at the Shady Cove library, 22477 Highway 62. Look for new or gently used books, DVDs and CDs. Proceeds help fund programs, activities and library collections. Call 541-878-2270 or see jcls.org.

Festival Noons: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will host a talk, “The Books of Will: How Shakespeare Got into Print,” by Geoff Ridden at noon Friday, July 20, at Carpenter Hall on the OSF campus, 44 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Admission is $12, $8 for ages 6 through 17. Call 541-482-4331 or see osfashland.org.

Medford Garden Club: The club meets at 1 p.m. the third Friday of the month at Ascension Lutheran Church, 675 Black Oak Drive, Medford. Call 541-772-0544. See Medford Oregon Garden Club on Facebook or call 541-773-6884.

Book Sale: Book sales are held from 1 to 4 p.m. the third Friday of each month at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. Look for new or gently-used books, DVDs and CDs. Prices are by donation. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.

Slopes & Trails: Slopes & Trails will hold a free meet-and-greet at 5 p.m. Friday, July 20, at The Schoolhaus Brewhaus, 525 Bigham Knoll Dr., Jacksonville. The nonprofit organization provides social and recreational activities. See slopes.org.

Southern Oregon Social Singles: Southern Oregon Social Singles, a social group for single, divorced, widowed, separated or never married singles ages 50-70, will host a meet-and-greet from 6 to 8 p.m. the third Friday of every month in the sports lounge at Lava Lanes, 2980 Crater Lake Highway, Medford. Admission is free. See meetup.com/southern-oregon-singles.

Haunted History Tour: Costumed docents lead hour-long tours from 7 and 7:30 p.m. the first the third Fridays of each month through September in downtown Jacksonville. The 7 p.m. courthouse tour features brothels, epidemics and hangings. The 7:30 p.m. Britt Hill tour shares tales of arson, saloons and Oregon’s first Chinatown. Tours are $5. Call 541-245-3650 for reservations. See historicjacksonville.org for information.

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 necessary. Admission is $5. Call 541-535-6397 or 541-482-8249.

Saturday, July 21

Breakfast: Biscuits and gravy, omelets, scrambled eggs, ham, sausage, potatoes, pancakes, fruit, juice and coffee are served from 7:30 to 10 a.m. the third Saturday of each month at the Medford Masonic Center, 975 N. Phoenix Road, Medford. The breakfast costs $7 or $5 for students with valid identification.

Morning Bird Walk: See and hear a variety of birds that spend their summers in the Rogue Valley at 8 a.m. the third Saturday of each month through August at North Mountain Park Nature Center, 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Admission is free. See ashlandparksandrec.org or call 541-488-6606.

Rogue Valley A’s: Model A enthusiasts meet at 9:30 a.m. the third Saturday of each month at the Royal Mobile Estates Clubhouse, 1055 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville. You don’t have to own a Model A to attend. See roguevalleyas.org.

Rogue Modern Quilters Guild: The quilting group meets from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. the third Saturday of each month for sewing, demonstrations and show-and-tell projects at Talent Town Hall, 206 E. Main St. A business meeting begins at 1 p.m. All levels of experience are welcome. Annual dues are $25. The first visit is free. Call 541-512-1442 or see roguemodernquilters.com.

Lithia Artisans Market: Dozens of artisans display handcrafted items from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays through October along Calle Guanajuato, the pedestrian walkway behind the downtown plaza that runs next to Ashland Creek in Ashland. Call 541-301-9811 or see lithiaartisansmarket.com.

Mountain Stars Quilt Guild: The guild will meet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 21, at the Live Oak Grange, 120 Gardiner St., Rogue River. A light salad lunch will be served at 11 a.m., with a business meeting starting at noon. Win fat quarters by bringing in Americana quarters. There also will be a quilt show-and-tell. See msquilters.com or email at mfinch@finchkinfarms.

Central Point Artisan Market: Food and handcrafted items are available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through Sept. 29 at 419 Front St., along the Artisan Corridor near Rogue Creamery, in Central Point. Call 541-664-5301 or see centralpointchamber.org.

Bubble Party: A free bubble party for all ages will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 21, at the Rogue River library, 412 E. Main St. Activities include bubble painting, rainbow foam, edible bubbles and more. Call 541-864-8850 or see jcls.org.

Meet the Author: Meet regional authors from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. the third Saturday of each month at the Bookmark Bookstore, 7561 Crater Lake Highway, White City. Authors will be on hand ask questions about writing and publishing. Admission is free, and refreshments will be provided. Call 541-227-4877.

Historic Walking Tours: Hear about everything from old saloons to unsuccessful efforts to stop hogs and other livestock from roaming downtown markets and eating the produce when Ben Truwe leads free historic walking tours of downtown Medford from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. the third Saturday of every month. The tours start at the Southern Oregon Historical Society’s History Center, 106 N. Central Ave. To reserve a tour, call 541-773-8369.

Victorian Days Tours: Costumed docents will lead tours from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. the third Saturday of each month through October at the 1873 Cornelius Beekman House, 470 E. California St., Jacksonville. Tour are $5, $3 for seniors and students. On Saturday, July 21, see antique cars and hear about the rapid changes in transportation during the late 1800s — from horse-drawn wagons to the invention of the automobile. Call 541-245-3650 or see historicjacksonville.org.

Festival Noons: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will host a talk, “Blacking Up: The History of Othello at OSF,” by Dawn Monique Williams at noon Saturday, July 21, at Carpenter Hall on the OSF campus, 44 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Admission is $12, $8 for ages 6 through 17. Call 541-482-4331 or see osfashland.org.

Bilingual Story Time: A combined English and Spanish story time is held at noon Saturdays at the White City library, 3143 Avenue C. Call 541-864-8880 or see jcls.org.

Family Game Day: Play a variety of tabletop and video games from noon to 3:30 p.m. the third Saturday of every month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. See jcls.org or call 541-774-6994.

Woodcarvers Club: Woodcarvers offer instruction for carvers of all ages from noon to 3 p.m. Saturdays at the Central Point Senior Center, 123 N. Second St., Central Point. Admission is $5. Call 541-944-4535 or see centralpointwoodcarvers.com.

Scrabble Club: Play Scrabble for free from noon to 3 p.m. Saturdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Call 541-535-4163 or see jcls.org.

Movie Matinee: Family-friendly films are shown from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays at the White City library, 3143 Avenue C. Free popcorn is served. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.

Wii Teens: Kids 11 and older can play a Wii video games from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.

Island Night: Ashland Parks and Recreation will host “Island Night: An Aloha State of Mind” from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 21, at Daniel Meyer Pool, 1705 Homes Ave., Ashland. Enjoy Hawaiian music, dancing and activities for all ages. Admission is $2. See ashland.or.us/swim or call 541-488-0313.

Contra Dance: Dances are held the third Saturday of each month at the Grove, 1195 E. Main St., Ashland. Beginners instruction begins at 7 p.m. and dancing is from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.. No perfumes or scented oils, and clean bodies and clothes are encouraged. Admission is $10, $6 for students. Call 541-482-7751 or email at info@socontra.org.

Movies in the Park: This summer, find themed-event movie fun under the stars in select neighborhood parks. The Family Fun Nights feature free hot dogs (while supplies last) and recreational activities at 7 p.m. Movies begin at dusk. On July 21, “Wonder” will be shown at Holmes Park, 185 S. Modoc Ave., Medford. Call 541-447-2400 or see playmedford.com.

West Coast Swing: Swing dances are held from 8 to 11 p.m. the third Saturday of each month through August at Jazzercise Studio, 205 Fern Valley Road, Suite O and P, at The Shoppes at Exit 24, Phoenix. Beginners’ instruction is at 7 p.m. Admission is $15 for instruction and dance or $10 for dance only. High school students get in free with student ID. See soswingdance.com or call 541-324-7981.

Sunday, July 22

Jacksonville Farmers Market: The market is open from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 15 at the Historic Jacksonville Courthouse, 206 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville. More than 70 booths will offer local produce, fresh baked goods, naturally raised beef, local seafood, beverages, treats, prepared foods, arts and crafts. Live music begins at 11:30 a.m. Pets are allowed. See jville.market.

Car Club: The Stray Cats Car Club of Jacksonville meets for coffee, donuts and vintage cars at 9 a.m. Sundays in the parking lot of Ray’s Market, 401 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville.

Rogue Valley Farm Tour: Visit local farms around the Rogue Valley during a free self-guided tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 22. Learn where local food comes from, participate in a variety of activities from tastings to field tours, and more. Tour maps are available at the Ashland Food Co-op, Medford Food Co-op, all Grange Co-op locations, Fry Family Farm Store, Grants Pass Growers Market, and the Rogue Valley Growers Markets in Ashland and Medford. Find roguevalleyfarmfour on Facebook or call 541-482-2237 or 541-779-2667.

Medford Railroad Park: The park, at Table Rock Road and Berrydale Avenue in Medford, will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. the second and fourth Sunday of every month through October. Visitors can ride diesel trains and a motor car, see unique model railroad layouts and the Hogwarts Express, send and receive telegrams, tour historical railroad equipment and more. Also visit the park’s new butterfly garden. Admission is free, but donations are accepted. See ci.medford.or.us.

Festival Noons: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will host a free Park Talk at noon Sunday, July 22, in the Bill Patton Garden on the OSF campus, 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Actor Tanis Parenteau will speak. Call 541-482-4331 or see osfashland.org.

Sundays at the Farm: Historic Hanley Farm hosts open houses from noon to 4 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 2. Bring a picnic and tour the house and gardens. Look for children’s activities, craft vendors, live music and more. Farmhouse tours are available from 1 to 3 p.m.. Admission to the farm is free; tour’s cost $5, $3 for kids 12 and younger.

Community Chant: Explore chants from various global traditions at 4 p.m. the second and fourth Sunday of every month at the Jacksonville Community Center, 160 E. Main St. No singing experience necessary. Admission by donation. Call 707-382-8641.

The Bad Film Society: B-grade film “The Lost Empire” will be shown at 6 p.m. Sunday, July 22, in the basement of the Ashland Elks Lodge. Rare and weird short films will be shown before the feature. Bring bad DVDs, tapes or books to give away and a dish to share for a potluck dinner. Enter the lodge through the entrance on Will Dodge Way, the alley between East Main Street and Lithia Way and First and Second streets. Look for the Elks Dining sign. Admission is $4.

Monday, July 23

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

Center for the Visual Arts: New summer exhibits by student artists will be displayed through Sept. 21 in the Art and Marion Ady buildings, corner of Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Street, at Southern Oregon University in Ashland. Look for Andrew Youngblood’s “Entering the Infinite” in the Retzlaff Gallery; Taylor Sayles’s “Seasons” in the Thorndike Gallery; Jessica Lee Findleton’s “Lacy River Botanicals” in the Meyer Memorial Gallery, Paige Gerhard’s “Pour, Puddle, Smear, Crinkle” in the Boise-Cascade Gallery, Ben Gradel’s “Sanitary Flow” in the Art Department Chairs Gallery and Sam Schuh’s “Tree Friend” in the CVA Courtyard Gallery. Hours are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Call 541-621-6605.

Color Mondays: Coloring sessions for adults will be held 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 see jcls.org.

Stitchers of All Kinds: Bring needle-craft supplies and participate in embroidery, needlepoint, cross-stitch, quilting, knitting, crocheting and more at 10 a.m. Mondays at the Rogue River library, 412 E. Main St. Call 541-864-8850 or see jcls.org.

Kid Time!: Kids in elementary school and younger can explore interactive exhibits and learn about the history of Oregon, construction and engineering, water systems and more at Kid Time! 106 N. Central Ave., Medford. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission is $6 for adults, $10 for kids. Call 541-772-9922 or see kid-time.org.

Line Dancing for Seniors: Line dancing for ages 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.

Movie Classics: Classic films will be shown at 1 p.m. Mondays at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.

Children’s Chess Club: Kids 5 and older can play chess 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.

Pub Trivia: Family-friendly games of trivia are available from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays at 4 Daughters Irish Pub, 126 W. Main St., Medford. Participation is free, and there are prizes for winning teams. Call 541-779-4455.

Clog Dances: Dance with the Misty Mountain Cloggers at 7 p.m. Mondays at the Southern Oregon Performing Arts Center, 930 Summit Ave., Medford. Instruction is available. Admission is $8. Call 541-772-1431.

The Ashland Country Dancers: English and Scottish country dancing will be held from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays in the Dance Space, 280 E. Hersey St., No. 10, Ashland. These community dance forms inspired square and contra dances. Instruction is available and no partner is necessary. Admission is $4.

Tuesday, July 24

Rogue Valley Growers & Crafters Market: Fresh and organic produce, crafts and food trucks are available from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Ashland National Guard Armory, 1420 E. Main St., Ashland. See rvgrowersmarket.com.

ScienceWorks Hands-on Museum: A variety of interactive science exhibits are available at ScienceWorks Hands-on Museum, 1500 E. Main St., Ashland. Find upcoming events, shows and activities at scienceworksmuseum.org. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Admission is $12, $10 for ages 2 through 12 and 65 and older. Admission is $3 the first Sunday of every month. See scienceworksmuseum.org or call 541-482-6767.

Festival Noons: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will host a free Park Talk at noon Tuesday, July 24, in the Bill Patton Garden on the OSF campus, 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Actor Michael Gabriel Goodfriend will speak. Call 541-482-4331 or see osfashland.org.

Coloring and Cookies: Coloring is available from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. Coloring supplies and refreshments are provided. Call 541-826-3313 or see jcls.org.

Medford Cribbage Tournament: Compete at 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Mountain Mike’s Pizza, 2640 E. Barnett Road, Medford. Admission is $4.50. Call 541-773-2898.

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.

Quilts & Genealogy: The Rogue Valley Genealogical Society hosts Quilts & Genealogy at 1:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Jackson County Genealogy Library, 3405 S. Pacific Highway, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-512-2340 or email reception.jcgl@gmail.com for information.

Ballroom Dancing: Keyboard and horn player Dave Flick plays live music for ballroom dancing at 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, 3377 Table Rock Road, Medford. First-time visitors can dance for free, otherwise it’s $5. No partners are required. Call 541-664-3176.

Children’s Movies: Free kids’ films are shown at 2:45 p.m. Tuesdays at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Free snacks are available. Call 541-535-7090 or see jcls.org.

Lego Time: Ages 5 through 12 can build with Legos from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.

TED Talk: Videotaped lectures about select topics are shown at 3:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Discussion will follow. Call 541-774-8689 or see jcls.org.

Cribbage Club: The American Cribbage Club hosts players at 6 p.m. Tuesdays at the Table Rock Mobile Home Park Events Center, 2385 Table Rock Road, Medford. Admission is $7. Call 541-973-2508.

Sweet Adelines: The Southern Oregon Sound Chapter of Sweet Adelines International, an a cappella chorus for women, offers instruction on vocal technique, musical accuracy and showmanship. Rehearsals are from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at Eastwood Baptist Church, 675 N. Keene Way Drive, Medford. The group, under the direction of Martha Segura, performs locally and in an annual regional competition. Call 541-595-8247 or see southernoregonsoundchorus.com.

Lecture: The Talent Historical Society hosts lectures from 6:30 to 8 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of every month at the Talent Historical Society Museum, 105 N. Market St., Talent. On Tuesday, July 24, nature photographer Matt Witt will showcase his work “Enduring Beauty: The Rogue Valley.” Admission is free. Call 541-512-8838.

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 winning teams will receive prizes. Call 541-482-9701.

Wednesday, July 25

Jacksonville Museum Quilters: The group meets at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays at First Presbyterian Church, 425 Middle St., Jacksonville. Call 541-941-2463.

Hands-All-Around Quilters: 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 541-482-4692.

Lithia Park Nature Walks: Naturalists lead free, 90-minute walks through Lithia Park at 10 a.m. Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays through Sept. 30. The walks are available on Saturdays in July and August. Learn about the plants, trees, animals, water, geology and history of the park. Meet at the park entrance on Winburn Way across from the downtown Ashland Plaza. No registration required. Call 541-488-5340.

Festival Noons: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will host a talk, “American Revolutions: ‘The Way the Mountain Moved and Beyond’” by Alison Carey and Julie Felise Dubiner, at noon Wednesday, July 25, at Carpenter Hall on the OSF campus, 44 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Admission is $12, $8 for ages 6 through 17. Call 541-482-4331 or see osfashland.org.

Lunchtime Movies: Free movies are shown from noon to 2:30 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of every month at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Refreshments are provided. See jcls.org or call 541-774-8679.

Movies and Popcorn: Free films are shown at 2 p.m. the last Wednesday of each month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Admission is free and refreshments will be provided. Call 541-774-6996 or see jcls.org.

Origami: Children can practice the art of Japanese paper folding, or origami, at 2 p.m. Wednesdays at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. Materials and instruction are provided. See jcls.org or call 541-826-3313.

Afternoon Movies: Free films are shown at 2 p.m. Wednesdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Free refreshments are available. Call 541-535-4163 or see jcls.org.

Yarnia: A knitting and crochet group for all ages meets at 2 p.m. Wednesdays at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. Materials and instruction are provided or you can bring your own supplies. See jcls.org or call 541-826-3313.

Art Presentation: Local artist Kaki Shields will present “Altered Books,” art she creates using discarded books, at 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Shields also will demonstrate how create these works of art. Admission is free, but those interested must bring their own books. See jcls.org or call 541-774-6996.

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. Call 541-774-6996 or see jcls.org.

Ballet Barre: Dance with the Medford Civic Ballet at 6 p.m. Wednesdays at the Dance Arts Center, 9 Hawthorne St., Medford. Instruction is available. Admission is $8. Call 541-772-1362.

Book Club: A book group meets at 6 p.m. the last Wednesday of each month at the White City library, 3143 Ave. C. Read the books, then join in the discussions. Call 541-864-8880 or see jcls.org.

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, July 26

Medford Growers Market: Fresh and organic produce, crafts and food carts are available from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays in Hawthorne Park, corner of East Jackson and Hawthorne streets, Medford. See rvgrowersmarket.com.

Emigrant Lake Water Slide: Cool off with a ride down one of the 280-foot water slides at Emigrant Lake, 5505 Highway 66, Ashland. Slides are open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday through Monday through Labor Day. A 90-minute wristband is $6 on weekdays, $7 on Saturday or Sunday. Three-hour wristbands are $10 weekdays, $12 on Saturdays and Sundays. See jacksoncountyor.org or call 541-774-8183.

Festival Noons: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will host a preface talk offering an interactive, in-depth introduction to “Manahatta” at noon Thursday, July 26, at Carpenter Hall on the OSF campus, 44 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Admission is $12, $8 for ages 6 through 17. Call 541-482-4331 or see osfashland.org.

Line Dancing: Jeannette Bournival leads line dancing Thursdays at the Medford Senior Center, 510 E. Main St. Beginners are at 1 p.m. and intermediate dancers are at 1:30 p.m. Admission is $3. No partners necessary. Call 541-857-6819 or see jbournival.wordpress.com.

Author Talk: Dennis Ellingson will present his newly revised book, “God’s Healing Herbs,” at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 26, at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. Ellingson will speak on the qualities of herbs, their physical and emotional benefits, and how to forage for them in the wild. See jcls.org or call 541-774-6408.

Spanish Conversation: English speakers learning Spanish can attend free conversationals from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursdays at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. See jcls.org or call 541-744-6996.

Cribbage: Cribbage games start at 6 p.m. Thursdays at Twin Creeks Retirement Community, 888 Twin Creeks Crossing, Central Point. Entry is $5. Call 541-664-2611.

Men’s Barbershop Singing: Men interested in singing four-part harmonies can meet with the Rogue Valley Harmonizers Chapter of the Barbershop Society from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays at First Presbyterian Church, 85 S. Holly St., Medford. See rvhsings.com or call 541-840-2055.

Dart Tournament: Dart matches for skilled and novice players start at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at The Black Sheep Pub, 51 N. Main St., Ashland. Entry is $5, and the pub will match the pot up to $50. Call 541-482-6414.

Trivia Night: Smithfields Pub & Pies hosts free trivia games from 8 to 10 p.m. Thursdays at 23 S. Second St., Ashland. Call 541-482-7437.

Game Knights: No matter what kind of “knight” you are, there is a board game to play at 8 p.m. Thursdays at The Black Sheep Pub, 51 N. Main St., Ashland. All ages welcome until 11 p.m. Call 541-482-6414.Friday, July 20

Jacksonville Carvers: The club meets from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays for carving and coffee at The Woodcarving Place, 255 E. D St., Jacksonville. Admission is free. Call 541-899-5571.

Book Nook Sale: A book sale is held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each Friday at the Shady Cove library, 22477 Highway 62. Look for new or gently used books, DVDs and CDs. Proceeds help fund programs, activities and library collections. Call 541-878-2270 or see jcls.org.

Festival Noons: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will host a talk, “The Books of Will: How Shakespeare Got into Print,” by Geoff Ridden at noon Friday, July 20, at Carpenter Hall on the OSF campus, 44 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Admission is $12, $8 for ages 6 through 17. Call 541-482-4331 or see osfashland.org.

Medford Garden Club: The club meets at 1 p.m. the third Friday of the month at Ascension Lutheran Church, 675 Black Oak Drive, Medford. Call 541-772-0544. See Medford Oregon Garden Club on Facebook or call 541-773-6884.

Book Sale: Book sales are held from 1 to 4 p.m. the third Friday of each month at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. Look for new or gently-used books, DVDs and CDs. Prices are by donation. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.

Slopes & Trails: Slopes & Trails will hold a free meet-and-greet at 5 p.m. Friday, July 20, at The Schoolhaus Brewhaus, 525 Bigham Knoll Dr., Jacksonville. The nonprofit organization provides social and recreational activities. See slopes.org.

Southern Oregon Social Singles: Southern Oregon Social Singles, a social group for single, divorced, widowed, separated or never married singles ages 50-70, will host a meet-and-greet from 6 to 8 p.m. the third Friday of every month in the sports lounge at Lava Lanes, 2980 Crater Lake Highway, Medford. Admission is free. See meetup.com/southern-oregon-singles.

Haunted History Tour: Costumed docents lead hour-long tours from 7 and 7:30 p.m. the first the third Fridays of each month through September in downtown Jacksonville. The 7 p.m. courthouse tour features brothels, epidemics and hangings. The 7:30 p.m. Britt Hill tour shares tales of arson, saloons and Oregon’s first Chinatown. Tours are $5. Call 541-245-3650 for reservations. See historicjacksonville.org for information.

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 necessary. Admission is $5. Call 541-535-6397 or 541-482-8249.

Saturday, July 21

Breakfast: Biscuits and gravy, omelets, scrambled eggs, ham, sausage, potatoes, pancakes, fruit, juice and coffee are served from 7:30 to 10 a.m. the third Saturday of each month at the Medford Masonic Center, 975 N. Phoenix Road, Medford. The breakfast costs $7 or $5 for students with valid identification.

Morning Bird Walk: See and hear a variety of birds that spend their summers in the Rogue Valley at 8 a.m. the third Saturday of each month through August at North Mountain Park Nature Center, 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Admission is free. See ashlandparksandrec.org or call 541-488-6606.

Rogue Valley A’s: Model A enthusiasts meet at 9:30 a.m. the third Saturday of each month at the Royal Mobile Estates Clubhouse, 1055 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville. You don’t have to own a Model A to attend. See roguevalleyas.org.

Rogue Modern Quilters Guild: The quilting group meets from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. the third Saturday of each month for sewing, demonstrations and show-and-tell projects at Talent Town Hall, 206 E. Main St. A business meeting begins at 1 p.m. All levels of experience are welcome. Annual dues are $25. The first visit is free. Call 541-512-1442 or see roguemodernquilters.com.

Lithia Artisans Market: Dozens of artisans display handcrafted items from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays through October along Calle Guanajuato, the pedestrian walkway behind the downtown plaza that runs next to Ashland Creek in Ashland. Call 541-301-9811 or see lithiaartisansmarket.com.

Mountain Stars Quilt Guild: The guild will meet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 21, at the Live Oak Grange, 120 Gardiner St., Rogue River. A light salad lunch will be served at 11 a.m., with a business meeting starting at noon. Win fat quarters by bringing in Americana quarters. There also will be a quilt show-and-tell. See msquilters.com or email at mfinch@finchkinfarms.

Central Point Artisan Market: Food and handcrafted items are available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through Sept. 29 at 419 Front St., along the Artisan Corridor near Rogue Creamery, in Central Point. Call 541-664-5301 or see centralpointchamber.org.

Bubble Party: A free bubble party for all ages will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 21, at the Rogue River library, 412 E. Main St. Activities include bubble painting, rainbow foam, edible bubbles and more. Call 541-864-8850 or see jcls.org.

Meet the Author: Meet regional authors from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. the third Saturday of each month at the Bookmark Bookstore, 7561 Crater Lake Highway, White City. Authors will be on hand ask questions about writing and publishing. Admission is free, and refreshments will be provided. Call 541-227-4877.

Historic Walking Tours: Hear about everything from old saloons to unsuccessful efforts to stop hogs and other livestock from roaming downtown markets and eating the produce when Ben Truwe leads free historic walking tours of downtown Medford from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. the third Saturday of every month. The tours start at the Southern Oregon Historical Society’s History Center, 106 N. Central Ave. To reserve a tour, call 541-773-8369.

Victorian Days Tours: Costumed docents will lead tours from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. the third Saturday of each month through October at the 1873 Cornelius Beekman House, 470 E. California St., Jacksonville. Tour are $5, $3 for seniors and students. On Saturday, July 21, see antique cars and hear about the rapid changes in transportation during the late 1800s — from horse-drawn wagons to the invention of the automobile. Call 541-245-3650 or see historicjacksonville.org.

Festival Noons: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will host a talk, “Blacking Up: The History of Othello at OSF,” by Dawn Monique Williams at noon Saturday, July 21, at Carpenter Hall on the OSF campus, 44 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Admission is $12, $8 for ages 6 through 17. Call 541-482-4331 or see osfashland.org.

Bilingual Story Time: A combined English and Spanish story time is held at noon Saturdays at the White City library, 3143 Avenue C. Call 541-864-8880 or see jcls.org.

Family Game Day: Play a variety of tabletop and video games from noon to 3:30 p.m. the third Saturday of every month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. See jcls.org or call 541-774-6994.

Woodcarvers Club: Woodcarvers offer instruction for carvers of all ages from noon to 3 p.m. Saturdays at the Central Point Senior Center, 123 N. Second St., Central Point. Admission is $5. Call 541-944-4535 or see centralpointwoodcarvers.com.

Scrabble Club: Play Scrabble for free from noon to 3 p.m. Saturdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Call 541-535-4163 or see jcls.org.

Movie Matinee: Family-friendly films are shown from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays at the White City library, 3143 Avenue C. Free popcorn is served. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.

Wii Teens: Kids 11 and older can play a Wii video games from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.

Island Night: Ashland Parks and Recreation will host “Island Night: An Aloha State of Mind” from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 21, at Daniel Meyer Pool, 1705 Homes Ave., Ashland. Enjoy Hawaiian music, dancing and activities for all ages. Admission is $2. See ashland.or.us/swim or call 541-488-0313.

Contra Dance: Dances are held the third Saturday of each month at the Grove, 1195 E. Main St., Ashland. Beginners instruction begins at 7 p.m. and dancing is from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.. No perfumes or scented oils, and clean bodies and clothes are encouraged. Admission is $10, $6 for students. Call 541-482-7751 or email at info@socontra.org.

Movies in the Park: This summer, find themed-event movie fun under the stars in select neighborhood parks. The Family Fun Nights feature free hot dogs (while supplies last) and recreational activities at 7 p.m. Movies begin at dusk. On July 21, “Wonder” will be shown at Holmes Park, 185 S. Modoc Ave., Medford. Call 541-447-2400 or see playmedford.com.

West Coast Swing: Swing dances are held from 8 to 11 p.m. the third Saturday of each month through August at Jazzercise Studio, 205 Fern Valley Road, Suite O and P, at The Shoppes at Exit 24, Phoenix. Beginners’ instruction is at 7 p.m. Admission is $15 for instruction and dance or $10 for dance only. High school students get in free with student ID. See soswingdance.com or call 541-324-7981.

Sunday, July 22

Jacksonville Farmers Market: The market is open from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 15 at the Historic Jacksonville Courthouse, 206 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville. More than 70 booths will offer local produce, fresh baked goods, naturally raised beef, local seafood, beverages, treats, prepared foods, arts and crafts. Live music begins at 11:30 a.m. Pets are allowed. See jville.market.

Car Club: The Stray Cats Car Club of Jacksonville meets for coffee, donuts and vintage cars at 9 a.m. Sundays in the parking lot of Ray’s Market, 401 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville.

Rogue Valley Farm Tour: Visit local farms around the Rogue Valley during a free self-guided tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 22. Learn where local food comes from, participate in a variety of activities from tastings to field tours, and more. Tour maps are available at the Ashland Food Co-op, Medford Food Co-op, all Grange Co-op locations, Fry Family Farm Store, Grants Pass Growers Market, and the Rogue Valley Growers Markets in Ashland and Medford. Find roguevalleyfarmfour on Facebook or call 541-482-2237 or 541-779-2667.

Medford Railroad Park: The park, at Table Rock Road and Berrydale Avenue in Medford, will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. the second and fourth Sunday of every month through October. Visitors can ride diesel trains and a motor car, see unique model railroad layouts and the Hogwarts Express, send and receive telegrams, tour historical railroad equipment and more. Also visit the park’s new butterfly garden. Admission is free, but donations are accepted. See ci.medford.or.us.

Festival Noons: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will host a free Park Talk at noon Sunday, July 22, in the Bill Patton Garden on the OSF campus, 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Actor Tanis Parenteau will speak. Call 541-482-4331 or see osfashland.org.

Sundays at the Farm: Historic Hanley Farm hosts open houses from noon to 4 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 2. Bring a picnic and tour the house and gardens. Look for children’s activities, craft vendors, live music and more. Farmhouse tours are available from 1 to 3 p.m.. Admission to the farm is free; tour’s cost $5, $3 for kids 12 and younger.

Community Chant: Explore chants from various global traditions at 4 p.m. the second and fourth Sunday of every month at the Jacksonville Community Center, 160 E. Main St. No singing experience necessary. Admission by donation. Call 707-382-8641.

The Bad Film Society: B-grade film “The Lost Empire” will be shown at 6 p.m. Sunday, July 22, in the basement of the Ashland Elks Lodge. Rare and weird short films will be shown before the feature. Bring bad DVDs, tapes or books to give away and a dish to share for a potluck dinner. Enter the lodge through the entrance on Will Dodge Way, the alley between East Main Street and Lithia Way and First and Second streets. Look for the Elks Dining sign. Admission is $4.

Monday, July 23

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

Center for the Visual Arts: New summer exhibits by student artists will be displayed through Sept. 21 in the Art and Marion Ady buildings, corner of Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Street, at Southern Oregon University in Ashland. Look for Andrew Youngblood’s “Entering the Infinite” in the Retzlaff Gallery; Taylor Sayles’s “Seasons” in the Thorndike Gallery; Jessica Lee Findleton’s “Lacy River Botanicals” in the Meyer Memorial Gallery, Paige Gerhard’s “Pour, Puddle, Smear, Crinkle” in the Boise-Cascade Gallery, Ben Gradel’s “Sanitary Flow” in the Art Department Chairs Gallery and Sam Schuh’s “Tree Friend” in the CVA Courtyard Gallery. Hours are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Call 541-621-6605.

Color Mondays: Coloring sessions for adults will be held 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 see jcls.org.

Stitchers of All Kinds: Bring needle-craft supplies and participate in embroidery, needlepoint, cross-stitch, quilting, knitting, crocheting and more at 10 a.m. Mondays at the Rogue River library, 412 E. Main St. Call 541-864-8850 or see jcls.org.

Kid Time!: Kids in elementary school and younger can explore interactive exhibits and learn about the history of Oregon, construction and engineering, water systems and more at Kid Time! 106 N. Central Ave., Medford. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission is $6 for adults, $10 for kids. Call 541-772-9922 or see kid-time.org.

Line Dancing for Seniors: Line dancing for ages 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.

Movie Classics: Classic films will be shown at 1 p.m. Mondays at the Gold Hill library, 202 Dardanelles St. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.

Children’s Chess Club: Kids 5 and older can play chess 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.

Pub Trivia: Family-friendly games of trivia are available from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays at 4 Daughters Irish Pub, 126 W. Main St., Medford. Participation is free, and there are prizes for winning teams. Call 541-779-4455.

Clog Dances: Dance with the Misty Mountain Cloggers at 7 p.m. Mondays at the Southern Oregon Performing Arts Center, 930 Summit Ave., Medford. Instruction is available. Admission is $8. Call 541-772-1431.

The Ashland Country Dancers: English and Scottish country dancing will be held from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays in the Dance Space, 280 E. Hersey St., No. 10, Ashland. These community dance forms inspired square and contra dances. Instruction is available and no partner is necessary. Admission is $4.

Tuesday, July 24

Rogue Valley Growers & Crafters Market: Fresh and organic produce, crafts and food trucks are available from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Ashland National Guard Armory, 1420 E. Main St., Ashland. See rvgrowersmarket.com.

ScienceWorks Hands-on Museum: A variety of interactive science exhibits are available at ScienceWorks Hands-on Museum, 1500 E. Main St., Ashland. Find upcoming events, shows and activities at scienceworksmuseum.org. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Admission is $12, $10 for ages 2 through 12 and 65 and older. Admission is $3 the first Sunday of every month. See scienceworksmuseum.org or call 541-482-6767.

Festival Noons: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will host a free Park Talk at noon Tuesday, July 24, in the Bill Patton Garden on the OSF campus, 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Actor Michael Gabriel Goodfriend will speak. Call 541-482-4331 or see osfashland.org.

Coloring and Cookies: Coloring is available from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. Coloring supplies and refreshments are provided. Call 541-826-3313 or see jcls.org.

Medford Cribbage Tournament: Compete at 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Mountain Mike’s Pizza, 2640 E. Barnett Road, Medford. Admission is $4.50. Call 541-773-2898.

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.

Quilts & Genealogy: The Rogue Valley Genealogical Society hosts Quilts & Genealogy at 1:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Jackson County Genealogy Library, 3405 S. Pacific Highway, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-512-2340 or email reception.jcgl@gmail.com for information.

Ballroom Dancing: Keyboard and horn player Dave Flick plays live music for ballroom dancing at 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, 3377 Table Rock Road, Medford. First-time visitors can dance for free, otherwise it’s $5. No partners are required. Call 541-664-3176.

Children’s Movies: Free kids’ films are shown at 2:45 p.m. Tuesdays at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Free snacks are available. Call 541-535-7090 or see jcls.org.

Lego Time: Ages 5 through 12 can build with Legos from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. Call 541-664-3228 or see jcls.org.

TED Talk: Videotaped lectures about select topics are shown at 3:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Discussion will follow. Call 541-774-8689 or see jcls.org.

Cribbage Club: The American Cribbage Club hosts players at 6 p.m. Tuesdays at the Table Rock Mobile Home Park Events Center, 2385 Table Rock Road, Medford. Admission is $7. Call 541-973-2508.

Sweet Adelines: The Southern Oregon Sound Chapter of Sweet Adelines International, an a cappella chorus for women, offers instruction on vocal technique, musical accuracy and showmanship. Rehearsals are from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at Eastwood Baptist Church, 675 N. Keene Way Drive, Medford. The group, under the direction of Martha Segura, performs locally and in an annual regional competition. Call 541-595-8247 or see southernoregonsoundchorus.com.

Lecture: The Talent Historical Society hosts lectures from 6:30 to 8 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of every month at the Talent Historical Society Museum, 105 N. Market St., Talent. On Tuesday, July 24, nature photographer Matt Witt will showcase his work “Enduring Beauty: The Rogue Valley.” Admission is free. Call 541-512-8838.

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 winning teams will receive prizes. Call 541-482-9701.

Wednesday, July 25

Jacksonville Museum Quilters: The group meets at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays at First Presbyterian Church, 425 Middle St., Jacksonville. Call 541-941-2463.

Hands-All-Around Quilters: 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 541-482-4692.

Lithia Park Nature Walks: Naturalists lead free, 90-minute walks through Lithia Park at 10 a.m. Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays through Sept. 30. The walks are available on Saturdays in July and August. Learn about the plants, trees, animals, water, geology and history of the park. Meet at the park entrance on Winburn Way across from the downtown Ashland Plaza. No registration required. Call 541-488-5340.

Festival Noons: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will host a talk, “American Revolutions: ‘The Way the Mountain Moved and Beyond’” by Alison Carey and Julie Felise Dubiner, at noon Wednesday, July 25, at Carpenter Hall on the OSF campus, 44 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Admission is $12, $8 for ages 6 through 17. Call 541-482-4331 or see osfashland.org.

Lunchtime Movies: Free movies are shown from noon to 2:30 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of every month at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Refreshments are provided. See jcls.org or call 541-774-8679.

Movies and Popcorn: Free films are shown at 2 p.m. the last Wednesday of each month at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Admission is free and refreshments will be provided. Call 541-774-6996 or see jcls.org.

Origami: Children can practice the art of Japanese paper folding, or origami, at 2 p.m. Wednesdays at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. Materials and instruction are provided. See jcls.org or call 541-826-3313.

Afternoon Movies: Free films are shown at 2 p.m. Wednesdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Free refreshments are available. Call 541-535-4163 or see jcls.org.

Yarnia: A knitting and crochet group for all ages meets at 2 p.m. Wednesdays at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. Materials and instruction are provided or you can bring your own supplies. See jcls.org or call 541-826-3313.

Art Presentation: Local artist Kaki Shields will present “Altered Books,” art she creates using discarded books, at 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Shields also will demonstrate how create these works of art. Admission is free, but those interested must bring their own books. See jcls.org or call 541-774-6996.

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. Call 541-774-6996 or see jcls.org.

Ballet Barre: Dance with the Medford Civic Ballet at 6 p.m. Wednesdays at the Dance Arts Center, 9 Hawthorne St., Medford. Instruction is available. Admission is $8. Call 541-772-1362.

Book Club: A book group meets at 6 p.m. the last Wednesday of each month at the White City library, 3143 Ave. C. Read the books, then join in the discussions. Call 541-864-8880 or see jcls.org.

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, July 26

Medford Growers Market: Fresh and organic produce, crafts and food carts are available from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays in Hawthorne Park, corner of East Jackson and Hawthorne streets, Medford. See rvgrowersmarket.com.

Emigrant Lake Water Slide: Cool off with a ride down one of the 280-foot water slides at Emigrant Lake, 5505 Highway 66, Ashland. Slides are open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday through Monday through Labor Day. A 90-minute wristband is $6 on weekdays, $7 on Saturday or Sunday. Three-hour wristbands are $10 weekdays, $12 on Saturdays and Sundays. See jacksoncountyor.org or call 541-774-8183.

Festival Noons: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will host a preface talk offering an interactive, in-depth introduction to “Manahatta” at noon Thursday, July 26, at Carpenter Hall on the OSF campus, 44 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Admission is $12, $8 for ages 6 through 17. Call 541-482-4331 or see osfashland.org.

Line Dancing: Jeannette Bournival leads line dancing Thursdays at the Medford Senior Center, 510 E. Main St. Beginners are at 1 p.m. and intermediate dancers are at 1:30 p.m. Admission is $3. No partners necessary. Call 541-857-6819 or see jbournival.wordpress.com.

Author Talk: Dennis Ellingson will present his newly revised book, “God’s Healing Herbs,” at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 26, at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. Ellingson will speak on the qualities of herbs, their physical and emotional benefits, and how to forage for them in the wild. See jcls.org or call 541-774-6408.

Spanish Conversation: English speakers learning Spanish can attend free conversationals from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursdays at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. See jcls.org or call 541-744-6996.

Cribbage: Cribbage games start at 6 p.m. Thursdays at Twin Creeks Retirement Community, 888 Twin Creeks Crossing, Central Point. Entry is $5. Call 541-664-2611.

Men’s Barbershop Singing: Men interested in singing four-part harmonies can meet with the Rogue Valley Harmonizers Chapter of the Barbershop Society from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays at First Presbyterian Church, 85 S. Holly St., Medford. See rvhsings.com or call 541-840-2055.

Dart Tournament: Dart matches for skilled and novice players start at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at The Black Sheep Pub, 51 N. Main St., Ashland. Entry is $5, and the pub will match the pot up to $50. Call 541-482-6414.

Trivia Night: Smithfields Pub & Pies hosts free trivia games from 8 to 10 p.m. Thursdays at 23 S. Second St., Ashland. Call 541-482-7437.

Game Knights: No matter what kind of “knight” you are, there is a board game to play at 8 p.m. Thursdays at The Black Sheep Pub, 51 N. Main St., Ashland. All ages welcome until 11 p.m. Call 541-482-6414.

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