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Sleep Country's Shoe Drive for Foster Kids

Fundraisers Sleep Country is hosting its Shoe Drive to ensure foster kids have properly fitting, comfortable shoes and to support foster parents. Foster kids often arrive in new homes with just the clothes on their backs, and while foster families receive funding, it may not be enough to replace the many essential items a growing child needs. New shoes in every size – infant to adult – can be dropped off at any Sleep Country store through May 17th. For more info or to find the nearest store, visit www.sleepcountry.com. Region: Medford. Monday, March 30, 2015. 43 Rossanley Dr Medford, OR 97501.

Ashland Fitness Bootcamp workout (HIIT Boot camp)

Classes/Workshops THE ULTIMATE WORKOUT About the workout: Boot camp is a challenging, fun and effective fitness program designed to deliver maximum results. We combine activities like push-ups, agility exercises,resistance training, abdominals, power squats, speed drills, obstacle courses and endurance challenges to create a fun and rewarding total body workout. Location: The Grove 1195 E Main St Asgland, OR Co-ed? Yes Days and times: Mon, Wed and Fri @ 6am Tue & Thu @ 5.30pm Sat @ 8am Cost: Get a punch card for 6 or 12 workouts and join us anytime. 24 workouts available each month to chose from: mornings, evenings and weekends! 2 punch cards are available: $50/6 workouts $80/12 workouts Punch cards cannot be returned and are valid for 60 days Where to purchase a punch card? - Call the Ashland Parks & Recreation 541-488-5340 - Buy online at your home or use the registration center at the Grove. https://activenet004.active.com/ashlandparks/ - At bootcamp. Pay cash, check or… Cost: 2 punch cards are available: $50/6 workouts $80/12 workouts. Region: Ashland. Phone: 541-621-4812. Artist/event website: http://ashlandbootcamp.com. Ticket Phone: 541-621-4812. Email: tiazza@tiazza.com. Monday, March 30, 2015, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM. the Grove 1195 E Main St Ashland, OR 97520.

SPRING SEMINAR: Finding Irish and Scots-Irish Roots

Classes/Workshops Fintan Mullah, Executive Director of the Ulster Historical Foundation (UHF), in Belfast, Ireland, and Gilliam Hunt, Research Officer from UHF, present a full day seminar from 8:30 a m. to 5 p.m. Monday, March 30, 2015 at the Jackson County Genealogy Library 3405 So. Pacific Highway, Medford, Oregon. The registration form and schedule for the day is available online (www.rvgsociety.org/) and also the RVGS library. Cost: Early bird registration (before March 15): $45 for members and $55 for nonmembers, after March 15, 2015 is $55 for members and $65 for non-members. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-512-2340. Email: reception.JCGL@gmail.com. Venue website: http://rvgsociety.org. Monday, March 30, 2015, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Jackson County Genealogy Library 3405 S. Pacific Hwy, Medford, OR 97501.

Community Garden Boxes

Community Cost: $20 per garden box per year. Each box is filled with soil and has water to it. Region: Medford. Directions: Email, stop by or call to learn more. Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Reservations: Garden contract must be signed by participant. Boxes are available until all are filled. Phone: 541.772.8030. Email: mfcc@qwestoffice.net. Monday, March 30, 2015, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. First Christian Church, 1900 Crater Lake Ave. Medford (corner of Brookhurst and Crater Lake Ave.).

RadhaKrishna Holistic Yoga and Martial Arts

Classes/Workshops Arrive promptly at 10 AM at the Ashland Karate Academy to receive new student paperwork and purchase punch cards or pay drop in rate Mondays and Fridays. Turn in a completed punch card for a free t-shirt! Cost: Drop in rate: $20 Punch card rate: $15 per class Turn in a completed 10 class punch card for a free t-shirt! Discounts available! Region: Ashland. Directions: RadhaKrishna Holistic Yoga and Martial Arts is located inside the Ashland Karate Academy, next to the DMV, across from Goodwill, and near Shop-N-Kart. Reservations: Arrive promptly at 10 AM to sign in! Phone: 920-286-2759. Registration: Pre-registration available at the Ashland Karate Academy through Hanshi Piddington or Toshi RadhaKrishna at (541) 488-2322. Artist/event website: https://www.facebook.com/RadhaKrishnaYoga. Artist/event website 2: https://www.youtube.com/BordermoonYoga. Ticket Web Link: https://www.facebook.com/RadhaKrishnaYoga. Ticket Phone: 541-488-2322. Email: bluewave@poetic.com. Venue website: https://www.ashlandkarateacademy.com. Monday, March 30, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Ashland Karate Academy 644 Tolman Creek Rd. Ashland, OR 97520. For more info visit www.yelp.com.

Pinochle

Classes/Workshops Pinochle is played at 12:30 pm every Monday. $1.00 fee. For more information, please call 541-772-2273. Cost: $1.00. Region: Medford. Monday, March 30, 2015, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Medford Senior Center 510 East Main Street Medford, OR 97504.

Bingo

Bingo Bingo games every Monday. Buy in at 12:45 pm play starts at 1:30 pm. Must be 18 years of age or older to play. For more information please call 541-772-2273. Cost: Mandatory $5.00 buy in. All other games optional. Region: Medford. Monday, March 30, 2015, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Medford Senior Center 510 East Main Street Medford, OR 97504.

The Medford Drop

Clubs / Organizations The Medford Drop is a drop-in center for youth and young adults ages 14-25. We are open Monday-Friday from 3-6pm. We also offer leadership groups, coding classes, one on one peer support, and events. Visit youthmoveoregon.org for more information. Cost: None. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-690-6056. Artist/event website: http://youthmoveoregon.org/about/. Email: lauren@youthmoveoregon.com. Monday, March 30, 2015, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 345 N Bartlett St. Suite #102.

SINGLES MASSAGE CLASS

Health Region: Ashland. Directions: 77 MANZANITA STREET ASHLAND, OR. Reservations: Call to Pre Register for this weekly Class 541-482-3567. Phone: 541-482-3567. Registration: Call to pre Register for this weekly class 541-482-3567. Artist/event website: www.HelloFMEC.com. Ticket Phone: 541-482-3567. Email: HelloFMEC@gmail.com. Venue website: www.HelloFMEC.com. Monday, March 30, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 77 MANZANITA STREET ASHLAND, OR.

SINGLES MASSAGE CLASS

Health Region: Ashland. Directions: Call for Directions 541-482-3567. Reservations: Call for Reservations 541-482-3567. Phone: 541-482-3567. Artist/event website: www.hellofmec.com. Email: helloFMEC@gmail.com. Monday, March 30, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 77 Manzanita Street Ashland, Oregon.

The Uncommon Eye of Photo Artist Rita Ashley

Exhibits & Galleries Rita Ashley, Photo Arts presents limited edition canvas and print views of the world as she sees it. Abstracts, interesting perspectives and close ups make the viewer think and pay closer attention to everyday items. Tastings and Art every Sunday when you can meet the artist, enjoy the wine and the beautiful venue. Cost: Free - Exhibit opens on Friday, March 13. Region: Phoenix. Directions: From 99, look for the signs for directions to Paschal. Artist/event website: www.photoartbyrashley.com. Monday, March 30, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Paschal Winery - (541) 535-7957 info@paschalwinery.com 1122 Suncrest Road Talent, Oregon 97540.

Sleep Country's Shoe Drive for Foster Kids

Fundraisers Sleep Country is hosting its Shoe Drive to ensure foster kids have properly fitting, comfortable shoes and to support foster parents. Foster kids often arrive in new homes with just the clothes on their backs, and while foster families receive funding, it may not be enough to replace the many essential items a growing child needs. New shoes in every size – infant to adult – can be dropped off at any Sleep Country store through May 17th. For more info or to find the nearest store, visit www.sleepcountry.com. Region: Medford. Tuesday, March 31, 2015. 43 Rossanley Dr Medford, OR 97501.

½ Day SEMINAR: Finding Irish and Scots-Irish Roots

Classes/Workshops Fintan Mullan and Gillian Hunt present a half day seminar on Introduction to Irish and Scots-Irish family research, using land records, the Ulster Plantation, sources for 17th century families in Ireland (not just Ulster), and solving your brick walls. $30 for members, $35 for non-members. Limited to the first 70 prepaid registrants. Call the library for information: 541-512-2340. Cost: $30 for members, $35 for non-members. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-512-2340. Email: reception.JCGL@gmail.com. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Jackson County Genealogy Library 3405 S. Pacific Hwy, Medford, OR 97501. For more info visit rvgsociety.org.

Scots Irish Half Day Seminar

Classes/Workshops SCOTS IRISH 1/2 DAY SEMINAR Description Fintan Mullan and Gillian Hunt will present a half day seminar on Introduction to Irish and Scots-Irish family research, using land records, the Ulster Plantation, sources for 17th century families in Ireland (not just Ulster), and solving your brick walls. $30 for members, $35 for non-members. Limited to the first 70 prepaid registrants. Please note - this is a half-day event. Cost: $30 Society Member $35 Non-Member. Region: Medford. Reservations: Recommended Call 541-512 2340. Phone: 541-512 2340. Registration: Call 541 512-2340. Artist/event website: http://www.rvgslibrary.org. Artist/event website 2: http://www.rvgsociety.org. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Rogue Valley Genealogical Society & Library 3405 S. Pacific Hwy Medford, Oregon.

Band Rehearsals

Community The Valley of the Rogue New Horizons Band holds its rehearsals for concerts in senior living centers from 9-11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Santo Community Center, corner of Columbus and Jackson, Medford. The band welcomes all levels of musicians, including home-schoolers, and now especially needs clarinets, flutes, and an oboe. Call Lisa 541-857-6492 or visit www.medfordnewhorizonband.org. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-857-6492. Artist/event website: www.medfordnewhorizonsband.org. Email: valley.rogue.nhb@gmail.com. Venue website: www.medfordnewhorizonsband.org. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Santo Community Center, corner of Columbus and Jackson, Medford.

Senior Stretch & Flexibility Class

Classes/Workshops Senior Stretch & Flexibility Exercise Class is held every Tuesday at 9:30 am. No fee for this class. For more information, please call 541-772-2273. Cost: No Fee. Region: Medford. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 9:25 AM – 10:25 AM. Medford Senior Center 510 East Main Street Medford, OR 97504.

Community Garden Boxes

Community Cost: $20 per garden box per year. Each box is filled with soil and has water to it. Region: Medford. Directions: Email, stop by or call to learn more. Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Reservations: Garden contract must be signed by participant. Boxes are available until all are filled. Phone: 541.772.8030. Email: mfcc@qwestoffice.net. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. First Christian Church, 1900 Crater Lake Ave. Medford (corner of Brookhurst and Crater Lake Ave.).

Be a SMART Reader

School District Volunteer just 1 hour/week to mentor and offer 1:1 reading support and books to kids K-2. Call SMART staff at (541) 734-4654 for info. Cost: 0. Region: Ashland. Directions: 705 Helman Street Ashland, OR 97520 Room #5. Phone: 541-734-4654. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Helman School.

Line Dance Lessons

Classes/Workshops Line Dance lessons are held each Tuesday at 1:00 pm. Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced dancers are welcome. For more information please call 541-772-2273. Cost: $3.00. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-772-2273. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Medford Senior Center 510 East Main Street Medford, OR 97504.

The Medford Drop

Clubs / Organizations The Medford Drop is a drop-in center for youth and young adults ages 14-25. We are open Monday-Friday from 3-6pm. We also offer leadership groups, coding classes, one on one peer support, and events. Visit youthmoveoregon.org for more information. Cost: None. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-690-6056. Artist/event website: http://youthmoveoregon.org/about/. Email: lauren@youthmoveoregon.com. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 345 N Bartlett St. Suite #102.

Ashland Fitness Bootcamp workout (HIIT Boot camp)

Classes/Workshops THE ULTIMATE WORKOUT About the workout: Boot camp is a challenging, fun and effective fitness program designed to deliver maximum results. We combine activities like push-ups, agility exercises,resistance training, abdominals, power squats, speed drills, obstacle courses and endurance challenges to create a fun and rewarding total body workout. Location: The Grove 1195 E Main St Asgland, OR Co-ed? Yes Days and times: Mon, Wed and Fri @ 6am Tue & Thu @ 5.30pm Sat @ 8am Cost: Get a punch card for 6 or 12 workouts and join us anytime. 24 workouts available each month to chose from: mornings, evenings and weekends! 2 punch cards are available: $50/6 workouts $80/12 workouts Punch cards cannot be returned and are valid for 60 days Where to purchase a punch card? - Call the Ashland Parks & Recreation 541-488-5340 - Buy online at your home or use the registration center at the Grove. https://activenet004.active.com/ashlandparks/ - At bootcamp. Pay cash, check or… Cost: 2 punch cards are available: $50/6 workouts $80/12 workouts. Region: Ashland. Phone: 541-621-4812. Artist/event website: http://ashlandbootcamp.com. Ticket Phone: 541-621-4812. Email: tiazza@tiazza.com. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. the Grove 1195 E Main St Ashland, OR 97520.

Life Drawing: Academic Approach

Arts & Entertainment Would you like to further advance your figurative drawing skills? Then do not miss this ten week class on life drawing. Using a nude model, artist Sarah F Burns will aid you in developing the skills to capture the expression of the human figure. The class covers the fundamentals of life drawing such as proportion, structure, placement, and anatomy. Cost: $275 members, $325 non-members. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-772-8118. Email: anna@roguegallery.org. Venue website: www.roguegallery.org. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Rogue Gallery & Art Center 40 S Bartlett St 97501.

A Price on Polluting the Atmosphere: Exploring the Options

Civic Affairs Everyone is against pollution. Yet we continue to pollute our atmosphere with gases that drive global warming and the climate chaos we are experiencing. We are all part of the problem. Well, now we can be part of the solution! We invite you to attend the Southern Oregon Climate Action Now (SOCAN) meeting, March 31, and learn how you can help. Guest speakers, Sherrill Rinehart of Citizens Climate Lobby, and Tom Bowerman, of Policy Interactive and author of the Oregon Cap & Allocation Bill, will explore mechanisms available to us to help “clear the air.” Learn more about the basic concepts, and join in a discussion of Federal proposals and bills before the Oregon State Legislature. The meeting is free and open to the public. Anyone interested in learning about these approaches is invited to join us. March 31, 6pm-7:30pm, Large Meeting Room, Medford Public Library, 205 South Central Avenue. For more information, contact Dr. Alan Journet, SOCAN Co-Facilitator, alanjournet@gmail.com , 541-301-4107. Cost: Free. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-301-4107. Email: alanjournet@gmail.com. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Medford Public Library Large Meeting Room 205 South Central Avenue. For more info visit socan.info.

A Price on Atmospheric Pollution: Exploring the Options

Community No-one is in favor of pollution, yet without penalty we emit greenhouse gases into our atmosphere causing global warming and climate chaos. We can solve this by regulating emissions or by charging a fee for polluting. Several bills are before the Oregon legislature to do just this. At the next Southern Oregon Climate Action Now meeting, we will discuss the various approaches and how these bills would address the problem. The program is free and open to anyone wishing to learn about these bills. Region: Medford. Directions: 205 S. Central Avenue, Medford 97501. Reservations: None. Phone: 5413014107. Registration: None. Artist/event website: http://socan.info. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Medford Public Library 205 S. Central Avenue, Medford 97501.

Medford Civil Air Patrol Open House

Community The Medford Civil Air Patrol Composite Squadron is having an Open House on March 31, 2015, 6 to 9 pm, 5060 Cirrus Drive, Medford Oregon, next to the Jet Center at the Medford Airport. Civil Air Patrol is the Official Auxiliary to the United States Air Force, congressionally chartered as a nonprofit organization tasked with providing Emergency Services, Aerospace Education and Cadet Programs. Cadet Members are age 12 to 20 and adult (senior members) are 18 and up. Come and see how you too can support your community in an emergency. For more information see www.gocivilairpatrol.com or contact Joe Schaecher at jwschaecher@gmail.com. Cost: none. Region: Medford. Directions: Next to the Jet Center at Medford Airport. Phone: 541-282-4208. Email: jwschaecher@gmail.com. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 5060 Cirrus Drive Medford, OR 97504.

Parent Baby Massage Class

Health Region: Ashland. Phone: 541-482-3567. Registration: Call for your Reservation: 541-482-3567. Artist/event website: www.hellofmec.com. Email: helloFMEC@gmail.com. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Family Massage Education Center 77 Manzanita Street Ashland, Oregon.

Intro to Basic Pistol Shooting Class

Outdoors & Recreation IMPORTANT! Go to the MRPC website for a description of this class. This class requires each student to provide his/her own hearing and eye protection for the live-fire portion of the class. There are important safety requirements for transporting unloaded firearms from the parking lot to the classroom. All necessary information can be found on the MRPC website's Calendar Page. Cost: Free!! This two-hour firearm safety and pistol shooting skills class is offered to the public at no charge. Region: Medford. Directions: The Medford Rifle and Pistol Club is located at 1253 E. Vilas Rd. just east of Hwy. 62. Look for a large blue building located on the north side of E. Vilas Rd. Reservations: Pre-registration is required. Class size is limited to 10 participants. Phone: 541-879-1953. Registration: Pre-register via email: mrpcbasicpistolclass@gmail.com. Artist/event website: http://www.mrpc.info/. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Medford Rifle and Pistol Club 1253 E. Vilas Rd. Medford, OR 97504.

The Uncommon Eye of Photo Artist Rita Ashley

Exhibits & Galleries Rita Ashley, Photo Arts presents limited edition canvas and print views of the world as she sees it. Abstracts, interesting perspectives and close ups make the viewer think and pay closer attention to everyday items. Tastings and Art every Sunday when you can meet the artist, enjoy the wine and the beautiful venue. Cost: Free - Exhibit opens on Friday, March 13. Region: Phoenix. Directions: From 99, look for the signs for directions to Paschal. Artist/event website: www.photoartbyrashley.com. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Paschal Winery - (541) 535-7957 info@paschalwinery.com 1122 Suncrest Road Talent, Oregon 97540.

Parent Baby Week 1

Classes/Workshops Region: Ashland. Directions: Learn to communicate with confidence, understand baby's cues, sleep more, enjoy less crying and improve baby's health, digestion, and all bodily functions. Loving massage can increase muscle tone, improve baby's motor skills, IQ, teach respect and trust and many more benefits.. soothe, repair, and improve security and relaxation for baby and you!!! Parent-Baby Massage Class is a weekly class for 5 weeks of 90 min. classes and are baby led progressive sequence to learn a complete routine. We welcome ba… Reservations: registration is required. Phone: 5414823567. Ticket Phone: 5414823567. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. 77 Manzanita Ashland, OR 97520.

Sweet Adelines International rehearsals

Clubs / Organizations The Southern Oregon Sound Sweet Adelines International rehearses from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Rogue Valley Christian Church in Medford. The four-part women's a cappella chorus offers vocal training in barbershop harmony. Women who are interested in participating are invited to call 774-9606. Category: Arts/Entertainment. Phone: 541-774-9606. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Rogue Valley Christian Church 1440 S. Oakdale Ave. Medford, OR.

University Toastmasters

Clubs / Organizations University Toastmasters is a great place to learn how to improve both communication skills and leadership skills. Cost: No charge to attend as a guest. Region: Ashland. Directions: Enter the back side of the library. Reservations: No. Phone: 541-897-0679. Registration: no. Artist/event website: http://www.universitytm.org. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Ashland Public Library Gresham Room.

Write Your Life

Classes/Workshops Ashland author Debra Gordon Zaslow is registering students now for a new session of her class, "Writing Your Life" to be held on seven Tuesday evenings, beginning February 17. The course emphasizes in-class writing about personal experience, using a variety of inspirational prompts and writing exercises. Along with guided visualization to evoke imagery, the class covers the craft of memoir writing, including the use of sensory language, creating metaphor, developing the self as character, and writing scenes with dialogue. All levels of experience are welcome. Pre-registration is required. Gordon-Zaslow has recently completed her memoir, Bringing Bubbe Home, a Memoir of Letting Go Through Love and Death. She teaches storytelling at Southern Oregon University, has published stories and articles in numerous journals and anthologies, and leads writing workshops and storytelling programs all over the country. The classes will be held on Tuesday evenings from 7 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. Feb 17 through April 7 (no cla… Cost: $150. Region: Ashland. Phone: 541-482-0088. Registration: required in advance. Email: dvorat@aol.com. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:15 PM. Havurah Synagogue 185 N. Mountain Ave. Ashland.

Sweetwater String Band

Nightlife / Clubs Sweetwater String Band delivers a hard drivin' mix of original and traditional mountain music. Cost: Free/Donation. Region: Applegate Valley. Directions: 45 N. Main Street Ashland, OR - in Ashland's Downtown Plaza. Phone: (541) 482-2316. Artist/event website: http://sweetwaterstringband.com. Venue website: http://oberonstavern.com/. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 10:00 PM. Oberon's Tavern.

COURAGE TO CHANGE CAMPAIGN And National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Community Local high school student, Petra Zavala has partnered with Redemption Ridge in an effort to help victims of sexual exploitation here in the Rogue Valley. During the month of April in conjunction with National Child Abuse Prevention Month all donations will go directly to Redemption Ridge. If you want to go to our web site and donate directly to us that would be great. Please be sure to designate that your donation is for the Courage to Change Champaign. Region: Medford. Phone: 888-256-7921. Email: sharre@redemptionridge.com. Wednesday, April 1, 2015 – Thursday, April 30, 2015. Community Wide.

Red Thumb Band Giveaway and Gift Card Contest

Community Jim Sigel Automotive is giving away free red thumb bands and hosting a Facebook photo contest as part of Nissan’s Red Thumb Movement to raise awareness of the dangers of distracted driving. During the month of April, anyone who wants to take a stand against distracted driving can pick up a free red thumb rubber band from Jim Sigel Automotive, located at 1601 NE 7th Street in Grants Pass. Between April 1st and April 19th, students from Grants Pass, Hidden Valley, North Valley, and Illinois Valley High Schools are encouraged to take a picture of themselves wearing a red thumb band or coloring their thumb red while holding a pledge against distracted driving. Those who upload their pictures to Jim Sigel Automotive’s Facebook page with the hashtag #redthumb will be entered to win one of four $50 gift cards for dinner on prom night. Those interested in participating in Jim Sigel Automotive’s gift card contest must be at least 16 years old and currently attend an eligible high school in Josephine County.… Cost: Free. Region: Grants Pass. Directions: Between April 1st and April 19th, students from Grants Pass, Hidden Valley, North Valley, and Illinois Valley High Schools are encouraged to take a picture of themselves wearing a red thumb band or coloring their thumb red while holding a pledge against distracted driving. Those who upload their pictures to Jim Sigel Automotive’s Facebook page with the hashtag #redthumb will be entered to win one of four $50 gift cards for dinner on prom night. Those interested in participating in Jim Sigel Automotive’s gif… Reservations: None. Phone: 9374850683. Registration: None. Artist/event website: http://jimsigel.com. Ticket Phone: 9374850683. Email: jessie@jimsigel.com. Venue website: http://jimsigel.com/nissan-red-thumb.aspx. Wednesday, April 1, 2015 – Sunday, April 19, 2015. Jim Sigel Automotive's Facebook page (www.facebook.com/jimsigelauto). For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Sleep Country's Shoe Drive for Foster Kids

Fundraisers Sleep Country is hosting its Shoe Drive to ensure foster kids have properly fitting, comfortable shoes and to support foster parents. Foster kids often arrive in new homes with just the clothes on their backs, and while foster families receive funding, it may not be enough to replace the many essential items a growing child needs. New shoes in every size – infant to adult – can be dropped off at any Sleep Country store through May 17th. For more info or to find the nearest store, visit www.sleepcountry.com. Region: Medford. Wednesday, April 1, 2015. 43 Rossanley Dr Medford, OR 97501.

Ashland Fitness Bootcamp workout (HIIT Boot camp)

Classes/Workshops THE ULTIMATE WORKOUT About the workout: Boot camp is a challenging, fun and effective fitness program designed to deliver maximum results. We combine activities like push-ups, agility exercises,resistance training, abdominals, power squats, speed drills, obstacle courses and endurance challenges to create a fun and rewarding total body workout. Location: The Grove 1195 E Main St Asgland, OR Co-ed? Yes Days and times: Mon, Wed and Fri @ 6am Tue & Thu @ 5.30pm Sat @ 8am Cost: Get a punch card for 6 or 12 workouts and join us anytime. 24 workouts available each month to chose from: mornings, evenings and weekends! 2 punch cards are available: $50/6 workouts $80/12 workouts Punch cards cannot be returned and are valid for 60 days Where to purchase a punch card? - Call the Ashland Parks & Recreation 541-488-5340 - Buy online at your home or use the registration center at the Grove. https://activenet004.active.com/ashlandparks/ - At bootcamp. Pay cash, check or… Cost: 2 punch cards are available: $50/6 workouts $80/12 workouts. Region: Ashland. Phone: 541-621-4812. Artist/event website: http://ashlandbootcamp.com. Ticket Phone: 541-621-4812. Email: tiazza@tiazza.com. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM. the Grove 1195 E Main St Ashland, OR 97520.

Habitat for Humanity Apostles Build Breakfast

Food Rogue Valley Habitat for Humanity invites churches from the valley to our Apostles Build Breakfast. Come and learn about our following programs for 2015: Apostles Build, A Brush with Kindness, and Youth Programs. Cost: none. Region: Medford. Reservations: RSVP by March 30th. Phone: (541) 779-1983. Email: Programs@roguevalleyhabitat.org. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. 2201 S. Pacific Hwy, Medford, OR 97501.

Therapeutic Yoga with Ben Grunde

Classes/Workshops Gradual opening and progression; deep focus on body alignment & core mechanics for stability, ease, and injury prevention. Balance of strengthening, stretching, and relaxing. All experience levels welcome, geared for beginning to intermediate practitioners. Cost: first class $6, affordable series rates. Region: Ashland. Directions: http://www.ashlandstudioz.com/studioz/Location.html. Phone: 541-821-6550. Artist/event website: http://www.ashlandom.com/. Artist/event website 2: http://www.ashlandom.com/#!classes/c1mhs. Ticket Web Link: https://tackk.com/therayoga. Email: info@ashlandom.com. Venue website: www.ashlandstudioz.com. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 8:30 AM – 9:45 AM. Studio Z 280 E. Hersey St. #1 Ashland.

Jacksonville Museum Quilters

Clubs / Organizations Region: Jacksonville. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM. First Presbyterian Church 425 Middle Street Jacksonville, OR 97530.

Rogue Valley Manor Annual Book Sale

Book sales Contact Karen Byrd at 541-857-6904 for more information. Cost: Free admission Books $2 (most hardbacks), $1 (larger paperbacks, 2 for $1 (smaller paperbacks). Region: Medford. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. St. Mary's School 816 Black Oak Drive Medford, OR 97504.

Toddler Time Wednesdays!

Kids' Activities Toddler Time Sessions at 10:15-11 am; Ages 12 months + up. Smoosh, splat, laugh—tactile play for curious toddlers! In this class, your young artist will explore several activities that focus on the elements of art—color, texture and shape! Dress for a mess and we'll take care of the rest! Stay after class and explore the Ashland's Little Makerspace Studio for no extra fee. Cost: $12 for the first child; $20 for 2 children; discount passes and family passes available at the studio. Region: Ashland. Phone: 541-207-2440. Registration: Register online, at the studio, or drop in. Artist/event website: www.ashlandslittlemakerspace.com. Email: ashlandslittlemakerspace@gmail.com. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM. Ashland's Little Makerspace 310 Oak St. Ashland, OR 97520.

Lifespan Respite Ashland Social Club

Community Social Club is an afternoon of respite for caregivers and loved ones of seniors with Alzheimer's, dementia or other disabilities. The Club includes: socialization, music, bingo, cards, sitercize, snacks and fun for all. Cost: $6.50 per hour Discount for Elk members. Region: Ashland. Reservations: Please call Holly for more information @ 541-621-5196 or Barbara @ Lifespan Respite office:541-821-8764. Phone: 541-821-8764. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Ashland Elk's Lodge 255 Main St. Ashland, Oregon, 97520.

Author Janet Dawson Speaking

Book/poetry readings This is sponsored by Nightingales Book Group. Cost: None. Region: Ashland. Reservations: None. Phone: 510 410-9424. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Nightingales B&B, 117 North Main Street.

Bingo

Bingo Doors open at 12:45 pm. play starts at 1:30 pm. Must be 18 years of age or older to play. Mandatory buy in of $5.00 all other games are optional. For more information please call 541-772-2273. Cost: Mandatory Buy In of $5.00. Region: Medford. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Medford Senior Center 510 East Main Street Medford, OR 97504.

The Medford Drop

Clubs / Organizations The Medford Drop is a drop-in center for youth and young adults ages 14-25. We are open Monday-Friday from 3-6pm. We also offer leadership groups, coding classes, one on one peer support, and events. Visit youthmoveoregon.org for more information. Cost: None. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-690-6056. Artist/event website: http://youthmoveoregon.org/about/. Email: lauren@youthmoveoregon.com. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 345 N Bartlett St. Suite #102.

Folklorico Dance Class

Dance Ritmo Alegre is a dance troupe that specializes in the teaching and performing of regional folk dances from all over Mexico. Now offering new class Mom and Me. Cost: $25 monthly. Region: Medford. Directions: Off Stewart turn onto Wittman Corner of Barnett and Witman. Phone: 541-261-5566. Registration: On site. Artist/event website: www.folkloricoritmoalegre.org. Email: taconesligeros@hotmail.com. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. 815 S. Oakdale Annex E corner Barnett & Wittman.

Live Music at Belle Fiore Winery

Wine Live Music at Belle Fiore Winery every Wednesday evening from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Come on up to Belle Fiore and relax with some great music, great wine, and great food! Visit our Live Music link under the Events menu on our website to see who is playing: http://www.bellefiorewine.com/Events/Live-Music. Cost: Free. Region: Ashland. Directions: From I-5 take exit 14 and then a left onto Ashland St. After about 1 mile, take a left onto Dead Indian Memorial Rd. Travel approximately 1.2 miles and take a right into the Belle Fiore Winery driveway. Head through the gate and up the hill to the Wine Pavilion. Phone: 541-552-4900. Registration: N/A. Artist/event website: http://www.bellefiorewine.com/Events/Live-Music. Email: MusicBooking@BelleFioreWine.com. Venue website: www.bellefiorewine.com. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Belle Fiore Winery - Wine Pavilion 955 Dead Indian Memorial Rd. Ashland, OR 97520.

BMX Racing at Meford BMX

Recreation Medford BMX is a bicycle moto cross racing organization that is sanctioned by USABMX. Region: Phoenix. Phone: 541-937-9088. Email: Jetpartsguy@gmail.com. Venue website: www.medfordbmx.com. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 5:30 PM. We are located at Bear Creek Park between the Amphitheater and dog park at the corner of Highland Drive and Barnett Road, near I-5 Exit 27.

PREGNANT PARTNERS MASSAGE CLASS

Health Region: Ashland. Directions: Call for Directions 541-482-3567. Reservations: Call for Reservations 541-482-3567. Phone: 541-482-3567. Artist/event website: www.hellofmec.com. Email: helloFMEC@gmail.com. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 77 Manzanita Street Ashland, Oregon.

The Uncommon Eye of Photo Artist Rita Ashley

Exhibits & Galleries Rita Ashley, Photo Arts presents limited edition canvas and print views of the world as she sees it. Abstracts, interesting perspectives and close ups make the viewer think and pay closer attention to everyday items. Tastings and Art every Sunday when you can meet the artist, enjoy the wine and the beautiful venue. Cost: Free - Exhibit opens on Friday, March 13. Region: Phoenix. Directions: From 99, look for the signs for directions to Paschal. Artist/event website: www.photoartbyrashley.com. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Paschal Winery - (541) 535-7957 info@paschalwinery.com 1122 Suncrest Road Talent, Oregon 97540.

Introduction to Zen for Beginners

Religious You are invited to a beginner’s introduction to Zen meditation at Ashland Zen Center Wednesday nights at 6:20 p.m. followed by meditation with the Zen community. Cost: Suggested donation $5-20. Region: Ashland. Directions: On middle Tolman Creek Road, across from Nova Drive. Email: info@ashlandzencenter.org. Venue website: http://www.ashlandzencenter.org/. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 6:20 PM – 7:00 PM. Ashland Zen Center 740 Tolman Creek Road. For more info visit www.ashlandzencenter.org.

171 Church Street

Documentary We will announce other venues as they are confirmed. Cost: $5 donation. Region: Ashland. Directions: On Mountain Street just across from railroad tracks 185 North Mountain. Reservations: No. Phone: 541 482-4192. Artist/event website: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Where-Have-All-the-Colors-Gone-Documentary/678533108932874. Ticket Phone: 541 482-4192. Email: cicibrown@charter.net. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Ashland Havurah 185 N Mountain Ashland.

Trivia Night every Wednesday

Arts & Entertainment 4 rounds of questions and a special picture section. Get a team together of up to 6 people. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. 258 "A" Street Ashland. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Sleep Country's Shoe Drive for Foster Kids

Fundraisers Sleep Country is hosting its Shoe Drive to ensure foster kids have properly fitting, comfortable shoes and to support foster parents. Foster kids often arrive in new homes with just the clothes on their backs, and while foster families receive funding, it may not be enough to replace the many essential items a growing child needs. New shoes in every size – infant to adult – can be dropped off at any Sleep Country store through May 17th. For more info or to find the nearest store, visit www.sleepcountry.com. Region: Medford. Thursday, April 2, 2015. 43 Rossanley Dr Medford, OR 97501.

Band Rehearsals

Community The Valley of the Rogue New Horizons Band holds its rehearsals for concerts in senior living centers from 9-11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Santo Community Center, corner of Columbus and Jackson, Medford. The band welcomes all levels of musicians, including home-schoolers, and now especially needs clarinets, flutes, and an oboe. Call Lisa 541-857-6492 or visit www.medfordnewhorizonband.org. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-857-6492. Artist/event website: www.medfordnewhorizonsband.org. Email: valley.rogue.nhb@gmail.com. Venue website: www.medfordnewhorizonsband.org. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Santo Community Center, corner of Columbus and Jackson, Medford.

Senior Writer's Critique

Classes/Workshops Cost: $1.00. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-772-2273. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 9:15 AM – 11:45 AM. Medford Senior Center 510 East Main Street Medford, OR 97504.

Jacksonville Museum Quilters

Clubs / Organizations Region: Jacksonville. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM. First Presbyterian Church 425 Middle Street Jacksonville, OR 97530.

Senior Stretch & Flexibility Class

Classes/Workshops Senior Stretch & Flexibility Exercise class is held at 9:30 am on Thursdays. No fee for this class. For more information please call 541-772-2273. Cost: No Fee. Region: Medford. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. Medford Senior Center 510 East Main Street Medford, OR 97504.

Rogue Valley Manor Annual Book Sale

Book sales Contact Karen Byrd at 541-857-6904 for more information. Cost: Free admission Books $2 (most hardbacks), $1 (larger paperbacks, 2 for $1 (smaller paperbacks). Region: Medford. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. St. Mary's School 816 Black Oak Drive Medford, OR 97504.

Pre-School Art Class

Kids' Activities Ashland's Little Makerspace specializes in art activities for infant, toddlers and pre-school aged children. This afternoon class is geared towards children 3-5+ years of age. The age of exploration and creativity! Art activities change every week. Please call or visit our website for this week's art activity :). Cost: $12 for first child; $8 per additional child. Region: Ashland. Phone: 541-207-2449. Registration: Register online, at the studio or drop in. Artist/event website: www.ashlandslittlemakerspace.com. Email: ashlandslittlemakerspace@gmail.com. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM. Ashland's LIttle Makerspace.

The Medford Drop

Clubs / Organizations The Medford Drop is a drop-in center for youth and young adults ages 14-25. We are open Monday-Friday from 3-6pm. We also offer leadership groups, coding classes, one on one peer support, and events. Visit youthmoveoregon.org for more information. Cost: None. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-690-6056. Artist/event website: http://youthmoveoregon.org/about/. Email: lauren@youthmoveoregon.com. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 345 N Bartlett St. Suite #102.

Belle Fiore Winery Presents: Thursday Winemaker Tasting Selections

Wine Join us for elegant wine-paired food selections to include an appetizer, entrée and dessert. Recommended wine pairings with each course are offered (or order wines from our full wine menu). Cost: $35/person, Additional $8 for Wine Pairings. Region: Ashland. Directions: From I-5 take exit 14 and then a left onto Ashland St. After about 1 mile, take a left onto Dead Indian Memorial Rd. Travel approximately 1.2 miles and take a right into the Belle Fiore Winery driveway. Head through the gate and up the hill to the Wine Pavilion. Reservations: Suggested. Phone: 541-552-4900. Artist/event website: http://www.bellefiorewine.com/Events/Three-Course-Thursdays. Email: events@bellefiorewine.com. Venue website: www.bellefiorewine.com. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Belle Fiore Winery - Wine Pavilion 955 Dead Indian Memorial Rd. Ashland, OR 97520. For more info visit www.bellefiorewine.com.

Opening Reception: Schneider Museum of Art Spring Exhibitions

Exhibits & Galleries Cost: Free. Region: Ashland. Directions: Located at the corner of Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Street on the Southern Oregon University campus. The Museum and Southern Oregon University are most directly accessible off of Interstate 5 at Exit 14, the southern Ashland exit. Phone: 541 552 6245. Email: sma@sou.edu. Venue website: sma.sou.edu. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 1250 Siskiyou Blvd Ashland, OR 97520 (corner of Siskiyou and Indiana).

Ashland Fitness Bootcamp workout (HIIT Boot camp)

Classes/Workshops THE ULTIMATE WORKOUT About the workout: Boot camp is a challenging, fun and effective fitness program designed to deliver maximum results. We combine activities like push-ups, agility exercises,resistance training, abdominals, power squats, speed drills, obstacle courses and endurance challenges to create a fun and rewarding total body workout. Location: The Grove 1195 E Main St Asgland, OR Co-ed? Yes Days and times: Mon, Wed and Fri @ 6am Tue & Thu @ 5.30pm Sat @ 8am Cost: Get a punch card for 6 or 12 workouts and join us anytime. 24 workouts available each month to chose from: mornings, evenings and weekends! 2 punch cards are available: $50/6 workouts $80/12 workouts Punch cards cannot be returned and are valid for 60 days Where to purchase a punch card? - Call the Ashland Parks & Recreation 541-488-5340 - Buy online at your home or use the registration center at the Grove. https://activenet004.active.com/ashlandparks/ - At bootcamp. Pay cash, check or… Cost: 2 punch cards are available: $50/6 workouts $80/12 workouts. Region: Ashland. Phone: 541-621-4812. Artist/event website: http://ashlandbootcamp.com. Ticket Phone: 541-621-4812. Email: tiazza@tiazza.com. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. the Grove 1195 E Main St Ashland, OR 97520.

WinterSpring Bereaved Parent Grief Support Group

Classes/Workshops For parents grieving the loss of any age child. No one is turned away for lack of funds Ask about our scholarships. Cost: $60.00. Region: Talent. Phone: 541-552-0620. Registration: Pre-registration is required. Artist/event website: www.winterspring.org. Artist/event website 2: http://winterspring.org/group-support-information/. Ticket Web Link: https://co.clickandpledge.com/sp/d2/default.aspx?wid=70429. Ticket Phone: 541-552-0620. Email: info@winterspring.org. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Talent location.

WinterSpring Bereaved Parent Grief Support Group

Classes/Workshops For parents grieving the loss of any age child. No one is turned away for lack of funds Ask about our scholarships. Cost: $60.00. Region: Talent. Phone: 541-552-0620. Registration: Pre-registration is required. Artist/event website: www.winterspring.org. Artist/event website 2: http://winterspring.org/group-support-information/. Ticket Web Link: https://co.clickandpledge.com/sp/d2/default.aspx?wid=70429. Ticket Phone: 541-552-0620. Email: info@winterspring.org. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Talent location.

Newcomers Night

Community Join us on Thursday, April 2nd, for Calm Abiding Meditation at 6:00 p.m. Afterwards, the Lamas will provide an introduction to Tibetan Buddhism and the programs offered at KSC. All are welcome. No pre-registration is required. Spring classes will be held on Tuesdays from April 7th to May 12th. For information on Meditations, Classes, Retreats, and Buddhist Library open to the public, go to http://www.kscashland.org. Call 541-552-1769 or email: classes@kscashland.org to register for classes. Scholarships are available. Cost: none. Region: Ashland. Phone: 541-552-1769. Registration: none. Email: office@kscashland.org. Venue website: www.kscashland.org. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Kagyu Sukha Chöling, the Tibetan Buddhist meditation center located at 109 Clear Creek Drive in Ashland.

The Uncommon Eye of Photo Artist Rita Ashley

Exhibits & Galleries Rita Ashley, Photo Arts presents limited edition canvas and print views of the world as she sees it. Abstracts, interesting perspectives and close ups make the viewer think and pay closer attention to everyday items. Tastings and Art every Sunday when you can meet the artist, enjoy the wine and the beautiful venue. Cost: Free - Exhibit opens on Friday, March 13. Region: Phoenix. Directions: From 99, look for the signs for directions to Paschal. Artist/event website: www.photoartbyrashley.com. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Paschal Winery - (541) 535-7957 info@paschalwinery.com 1122 Suncrest Road Talent, Oregon 97540.

Pasture Management Course

Classes/Workshops Learn techniques that can help you manage your pastures to have less run-off, support highly functioning nutrient cycles, support wildlife, and maximize sunlight capture and conversion, among other benefits. Managing for these benefits can also help you stay in compliance with the Inland Rogue Agricultural Water Quality Rules (ORS 568.9). Cost: $225 (includes 3 Saturday field trips). Region: Central Point. Directions: 89 Alder St, Central Point OR 97502. Phone: (541)664-1070. Registration: Registration info at jswcd.org. Artist/event website: http://www.jswcd.org/event/pasture-management-course/?instance_id=434. Venue website: http://www.jswcd.org. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Jackson Soil and Water Conservation District offices.

COUPLES/PAIRS MASSAGE CLASS

Health Region: Ashland. Directions: Call for Directions 541-482-3567. Reservations: Call for a Reservation 541-482-3567. Phone: 541-482-3567. Artist/event website: www.hellofmec.com. Email: helloFMEC@gmail.com. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. 77 Manzanita Street Ashland, Oregon.

WinterSpring’s Spouse and Partner Loss Support Group

Classes/Workshops Weekly support for those grieving the loss of a loved one. Cost: $80 No one is turned away for lack of funds Ask about our scholarships Call 541-552-0620 Pre-registration is required. Cost: Cost: $80 No one is turned away for lack of funds Ask about our scholarships. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-552-0620. Registration: Pre-registration is required. Artist/event website: www.winterspring.org. Artist/event website 2: http://winterspring.org/group-support-information/. Ticket Web Link: https://co.clickandpledge.com/sp/d2/default.aspx?wid=70429. Ticket Phone: 541-552-0620. Email: info@winterspring.org. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Medford location.

WinterSpring’s Spouse and Partner Loss Support Group

Classes/Workshops Weekly support for those grieving the loss of a loved one. Cost: $80 No one is turned away for lack of funds Ask about our scholarships Call 541-552-0620 Pre-registration is required. Cost: Cost: $80 No one is turned away for lack of funds Ask about our scholarships. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-552-0620. Registration: Pre-registration is required. Artist/event website: www.winterspring.org. Artist/event website 2: http://winterspring.org/group-support-information/. Ticket Web Link: https://co.clickandpledge.com/sp/d2/default.aspx?wid=70429. Ticket Phone: 541-552-0620. Email: info@winterspring.org. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Medford location.

Prayer For Healing

Religious Bring your sick and injured. Cost: No Cost. Region: Medford. Directions: Across from Hertz, near Costco. Reservations: Walk Ins Welcome. Phone: 541-351-8626. Registration: Not Required. Ticket Web Link: www.medfordhealingrooms.com. Email: medfordhealingrooms@gmail.com. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. 4041 Crater Lake Ave. Medford, OR 97504.

Live Music at Belle Fiore Winery

Wine Live Music at Belle Fiore Winery every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights from 6:30 to 8:30pm. Come on down and relax with some great music, great wine, and great food! Cost: Free. Region: Ashland. Directions: From I-5 take exit 14 and then a left onto Ashland St. After about 1 mile, take a left onto Dead Indian Memorial Rd. Travel approximately 1.2 miles and take a right into the Belle Fiore Winery driveway. Head through the gate and up the hill to the Wine Pavilion. Reservations: N/A. Phone: 541-552-4900. Registration: N/A. Email: musicbooking@bellefiorewine.com. Venue website: www.bellefiorewine.com. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Belle Fiore Winery - Wine Pavilion 955 Dead Indian Memorial Rd Ashland, OR 97520. For more info visit www.bellefiorewine.com.

Salsa dance class for beginners

Community Thursdays Salsa dance class 7-8pm Ongoing class Kids under 12 are welcome to join us for FREE LOCATION The Firehouse Dance Hall 44 N Front St - Medford, OR COST: $40/8 classes $6.00 for drop-ins Pre-pay for 8 classes & get a FREE salsa music CD http://www.dancewithjason.com. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-890-4665. Artist/event website: www.dancewithjason.com. Ticket Phone: 541-890-4665. Email: jason@dancewithjason.com. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Firehouse Dance Hall Medford , OR.

Salsa dance class for beginners

Community Thursdays Salsa dance class 7-8pm Ongoing class Kids under 12 are welcome to join us for FREE LOCATION The Firehouse Dance Hall 44 N Front St - Medford, OR COST: $40/8 classes $6.00 for drop-ins Pre-pay for 8 classes & get a FREE salsa music CD http://www.dancewithjason.com. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-890-4665. Artist/event website: WWW.DANCEWITHJASON.COM. Ticket Phone: 541-890-4665. Email: jason@dancewithjason.com. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Firehouse Dance Hall Medford, OR.

Men's Barbershop Singing: Rogue Valley Harmonizers Chapter of the Barbershop Society

Clubs / Organizations Men interested in four-part harmony are invited to attend the weekly meetings of the Rogue Valley Harmonizers Chapter of the Barbershop Society. Category: Arts/Entertainment. Phone: 541-779-7118. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 7:00 PM. First Presbyterian Church, 85 S. Holly St. Medford, OR.

Stamp Club Meeting

Clubs / Organizations The Southern Oregon Philatelic Society was established in 1951. It meets on the first and third Thursdays of each month at the St. Mary’s High School library, 816 Black Oak Drive, Medford. Come by and say hello. All ages welcome. The club also holds a sharing and trading session on the third Thursday of each month at the same location and time. Category: Community. Cost: Free admission; open to all ages. Phone: 541-2453136. Directions: On Black Oak Drive, one block south of Barnett Road; in the library to the left rear of the school. Artist/event website: http://www.norcalstamps.org/sopex.htm. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. St. Mary’s High School library, 816 Black Oak Drive, Medford.

Women's Barbershop Singing

Clubs / Organizations The Rogue Valley Women's Barbershop Chorus meets Thursdays at The Boys and Girls Club, all women interested in singing are invited. Category: Community. Phone: 541-476-7006. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 7:00 PM. Boys and Girls Club, 203 S. E. Ninth St. Grants Pass, OR.

General and Informational Meeting om Geoengineering

Civic Affairs Southern Oregon Blue Skies Project is hosting an open meeting to new and current members. We will be sharing information, discussing next steps as a group, welcoming new members, developing action plans and creating action groups and ways to participate to stop Geo-Engineering. We invite you to attend and share this with your friends! Cost: Free. Region: Ashland. Directions: Exit 19 to Hwy 99 N. Turn right on Hwy and left at the Wellsprings parking lot. Reservations: n/a. Phone: 5417080339. Artist/event website: www.soblueskies.com. Ticket Phone: 5417080339. Email: lauhurst@gmail.com. Venue website: www.jacksonwellsprings.com. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Jackson Wellsprings Community Room, 2253 Rogue Valley Hwy 99N, Ashland.

Maundy Thursday service

Religious On Thursday, April 2, at 7:30 PM, St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 140 N. Oakdale (Fifth and Oakdale), Medford, will host a Maundy Thursday service, with footwashing and a Eucharist. The service will be preceded by a simple meal at 6 PM in the Church's Parish Hall. All are welcome. For more information please call St. Mark's Church at 541-773-3111. Cost: free. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-773-3111. Venue website: www.stmarks-medford.org. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 7:30 PM – 8:45 PM. St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 140 N. Oakdale (Fifth and Oakdale), Medford.

Schneider Museum of Art Spring Exhibitions

Exhibits & Galleries Treehaven Gallery: humming in the ubiquitous beauty, an exhibition of work created by Sang-ah Choi during her month-long Center for the Visual Arts residency funded by The Ford Family Foundation. The show will include dynamic paintings, ceramic objects and an artist's book. Entry Gallery: Selections from the Permanent Collection: Sister Corita Kent will feature he artist’s bold graphic works from the 1960’s and 70’s including Signal Code Alphabet and fifteen serigraphs on loan from the Corita Art Center and the Portland Art Museum. Main and Heiter Galleries: Southern Oregon Site Project installations created by Garrick Imatani and Marlene Alt. This project, funded in part by The Ford Family Foundation, Roseburg, is designed to support and present new art made in response to the "site" of the landscape, history and culture of the Rogue Valley. Cost: Free. Region: Ashland. Directions: Located at the corner of Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Street on the Southern Oregon University campus. The Museum and Southern Oregon University are most directly accessible off of Interstate 5 at Exit 14, the southern Ashland exit. Phone: 541 552 6245. Venue website: sma@sou.edu. Friday, April 3, 2015 – Saturday, June 6, 2015. Schneider Museum of Art.

Sleep Country's Shoe Drive for Foster Kids

Fundraisers Sleep Country is hosting its Shoe Drive to ensure foster kids have properly fitting, comfortable shoes and to support foster parents. Foster kids often arrive in new homes with just the clothes on their backs, and while foster families receive funding, it may not be enough to replace the many essential items a growing child needs. New shoes in every size – infant to adult – can be dropped off at any Sleep Country store through May 17th. For more info or to find the nearest store, visit www.sleepcountry.com. Region: Medford. Friday, April 3, 2015. 43 Rossanley Dr Medford, OR 97501.

Ashland Fitness Bootcamp workout (HIIT Boot camp)

Classes/Workshops THE ULTIMATE WORKOUT About the workout: Boot camp is a challenging, fun and effective fitness program designed to deliver maximum results. We combine activities like push-ups, agility exercises,resistance training, abdominals, power squats, speed drills, obstacle courses and endurance challenges to create a fun and rewarding total body workout. Location: The Grove 1195 E Main St Asgland, OR Co-ed? Yes Days and times: Mon, Wed and Fri @ 6am Tue & Thu @ 5.30pm Sat @ 8am Cost: Get a punch card for 6 or 12 workouts and join us anytime. 24 workouts available each month to chose from: mornings, evenings and weekends! 2 punch cards are available: $50/6 workouts $80/12 workouts Punch cards cannot be returned and are valid for 60 days Where to purchase a punch card? - Call the Ashland Parks & Recreation 541-488-5340 - Buy online at your home or use the registration center at the Grove. https://activenet004.active.com/ashlandparks/ - At bootcamp. Pay cash, check or… Cost: 2 punch cards are available: $50/6 workouts $80/12 workouts. Region: Ashland. Phone: 541-621-4812. Artist/event website: http://ashlandbootcamp.com. Ticket Phone: 541-621-4812. Email: tiazza@tiazza.com. Friday, April 3, 2015, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM. the Grove 1195 E Main St Ashland, OR 97520.

Craft Class

Classes/Workshops Craft classes are held on Friday mornings. Crafters are needed to make items for the Holiday Bazaar that is held in November. For more information, please call 541-772-2273. Cost: No Fee. Region: Medford. Friday, April 3, 2015, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Medford Senior Center 510 East Main Street Medford, OR 97504.

Be a SMART Reader

School District Volunteer just 1 hour/week to mentor and offer 1:1 reading support and books to kids K-2. Call SMART staff at (541) 734-4654 for info. Cost: 0. Region: Ashland. Directions: 705 Helman Street Ashland, OR 97520 Room #5. Phone: 541-734-4654. Friday, April 3, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Helman School.

RadhaKrishna Holistic Yoga and Martial Arts

Classes/Workshops Arrive promptly at 10 AM at the Ashland Karate Academy to receive new student paperwork and purchase punch cards or pay drop in rate Mondays and Fridays. Turn in a completed punch card for a free t-shirt! Cost: Drop in rate: $20 Punch card rate: $15 per class Turn in a completed 10 class punch card for a free t-shirt! Discounts available! Region: Ashland. Directions: RadhaKrishna Holistic Yoga and Martial Arts is located inside the Ashland Karate Academy, next to the DMV, across from Goodwill, and near Shop-N-Kart. Reservations: Arrive promptly at 10 AM to sign in! Phone: 920-286-2759. Registration: Pre-registration available at the Ashland Karate Academy through Hanshi Piddington or Toshi RadhaKrishna at (541) 488-2322. Artist/event website: https://www.facebook.com/RadhaKrishnaYoga. Artist/event website 2: https://www.youtube.com/BordermoonYoga. Ticket Web Link: https://www.facebook.com/RadhaKrishnaYoga. Ticket Phone: 541-488-2322. Email: bluewave@poetic.com. Venue website: https://www.ashlandkarateacademy.com. Friday, April 3, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Ashland Karate Academy 644 Tolman Creek Rd. Ashland, OR 97520. For more info visit www.yelp.com.

Rogue Valley Manor Annual Book Sale

Book sales Contact Karen Byrd at 541-857-6904 for more information. Cost: Free admission Books $2 (most hardbacks), $1 (larger paperbacks, 2 for $1 (smaller paperbacks). Region: Medford. Friday, April 3, 2015, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. St. Mary's School 816 Black Oak Drive Medford, OR 97504.

Experimental Techniques for Pastel

Arts & Entertainment Take the rich beauty of pastels to the next level as you discover the many possibilities that experimental techniques in pastels can add to your work. You will be introduced to underpainting techniques that include ink, watercolor, water soluble graphite, and fluid pastel. Cost: Members $130, Non-Members $145 Partial Scholarships are available. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-772-8118. Email: anna@roguegallery.org. Venue website: www.roguegallery.org. Friday, April 3, 2015, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Rogue Gallery & Art Center 40 S Bartlett St Medford OR 97501.

Ashland Good Friday Service

Religious The annual Ashland Good Friday Service will be held at the Ashland Christian Fellowship (50 W. Hersey Street - at Oak), from Noon - 12:55 PM (to accommodate lunch-hour schedules), on April 3rd, 2015. This very special event always draws a full house, and the message will be delivered by Pastor Daniel Buckley (while he's warmly welcomed to his new position as Senior Pastor at the Christian Church of Ashland)! You're invited to join this service to reflect upon the true meaning of Good Friday ... as it historically relates to the Easter Season! For more info, you can call the Ashland Christian Fellowship office (Monday - Thursday before 12 Noon), at 541-482-8539, or e-mail to: AshlandChristianFellowship@gmail.com. Cost: Free. Region: Ashland. Directions: Take I-5 to Exit 19, head West on Valley View Road, turn left onto Eagle Mill Road, then remain on Eagle Mill until it changes names to "Oak Street". Continue on Oak until you reach Hersey Street, and you're there (look for the blue-top roofs). Reservations: None needed. Phone: 541-482-8539. Registration: None needed. Artist/event website: www.ACFweb.org. Email: AshlandChristianFellowship@gmail.com. Venue website: www.ACFweb.org. Friday, April 3, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Ashland Christian Fellowship.

Good Friday Stations of the Cross

Religious On Friday, April 3 at 12 noon, St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 140 N. Oakdale (Fifth and Oakdale), Medford, will host a Good Friday Stations of the Cross service. All are welcome. For more information please call St. Mark's Church at 541-773-3111. Cost: free. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-773-3111. Venue website: www.stmarks-medford.org. Friday, April 3, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 140 N. Oakdale (Fifth and Oakdale), Medford.

Pinochle

Classes/Workshops Pinochle is played every Friday at 12:30 pm. Fee of $1.00. For more information, please call 541-772-2273. Cost: $1.00. Region: Medford. Friday, April 3, 2015, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Medford Senior Center 510 East Main Street Medford, OR 97504.

Ballroom Dance Lessons

Classes/Workshops Ballroom Dance Lessons are held every Friday at 1:30 pm. Great class for all levels of dancers. For more information please call 541-772-2273. Cost: $3.00. Region: Medford. Friday, April 3, 2015, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Medford Senior Center 510 East Main Street Medford, OR 97501.

The Medford Drop

Clubs / Organizations The Medford Drop is a drop-in center for youth and young adults ages 14-25. We are open Monday-Friday from 3-6pm. We also offer leadership groups, coding classes, one on one peer support, and events. Visit youthmoveoregon.org for more information. Cost: None. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-690-6056. Artist/event website: http://youthmoveoregon.org/about/. Email: lauren@youthmoveoregon.com. Friday, April 3, 2015, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 345 N Bartlett St. Suite #102.

The Red Shoes Archetype

Exhibits & Galleries "The Red Shoes" is the story of the captured woman who exchanges her authentic, self-made life for a life defined by others. Artist Shoshanah Dubiner's new paintings, sketches and photographs reinterpret the folktale as told by both Hans Christian Andersen and Clarissa Pinkola Estés. The artist is gathering stories of women's experience of the 1948 movie, "The Red Shoes" and of red shoes in their own lives. Exhibit continues April 4 and 5 from 2-6:00 pm. Cost: None. Region: Ashland. Directions: Go to southeast corner of A Street and Fourth Street. Enter from parking lot on Fourth, up the stairs next to PUSH Gallery. Reservations: none. Phone: 541-292-4284. Artist/event website: www.cybermuse.com. Email: themuse@cybermuse.com. Friday, April 3, 2015, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Studio Shoshanah, 502 A Street, Suite 2 (corner of Fourth Street), Ashland.

First Friday Art Walk -Maps of galleries

Art critiques/demos It's the first Friday of the month, and that means it's time for Ashland's monthly art event. The monthly art walk through downtown and the Railroad District, featuring art, music, refreshments and opportunities to meet artists at galleries, takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. For maps showing other locations, visit the information kiosk on the Plaza or see ashlandgalleries.com. Category: Arts/Entertainment. Cost: Free. Phone: 541-488-8430. Venue website: http://www.ashlandgalleries.com. Friday, April 3, 2015, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Ashland - For maps showing gallery locations, visit the information kiosk on the Plaza or see ashlandgalleries.com.

The Uncommon Eye of Photo Artist Rita Ashley

Exhibits & Galleries Rita Ashley, Photo Arts presents limited edition canvas and print views of the world as she sees it. Abstracts, interesting perspectives and close ups make the viewer think and pay closer attention to everyday items. Tastings and Art every Sunday when you can meet the artist, enjoy the wine and the beautiful venue. Cost: Free - Exhibit opens on Friday, March 13. Region: Phoenix. Directions: From 99, look for the signs for directions to Paschal. Artist/event website: www.photoartbyrashley.com. Friday, April 3, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Paschal Winery - (541) 535-7957 info@paschalwinery.com 1122 Suncrest Road Talent, Oregon 97540.

Slopes & Trails TGIF

Clubs / Organizations Slopes & Trails is a non-profit organization providing social and recreational activities. Call 541-734-5688 or visit www.slopes.org. Cost: Free. Region: Medford. Directions: 980 N. Phoenix Road, #105, Medford. Phone: 541-772-3154. Friday, April 3, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Morrtons Sports Bar, 980 N. Phoenix Road, #105, Medford.

Beginners Massage Class

Classes/Workshops Region: Ashland. Directions: Beginners Massage Class for singles or pairs - Feel free to take this class as many times as you would like and meet new people or bring a family member or friend. We will learn basic massage techniques for home use, health and happiness, and improve loving relationships with respect and trustful communication. Fun, enjoyable and relaxing instruction! Massage can improve the health of all systems, relieve muscle aches and pains, aide digestion, immunity, as well as hormonal and emotional balance. Lea… Phone: 5414823567. Ticket Phone: 5414823567. Email: hellofmec@gmail.com. Friday, April 3, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. 77 Manzanita Street Ashland OR 97520.

Prayer For Healing

Religious Bring your sick and injured. Region: Ashland. Directions: Corner of Iowa and Garfield Streets. Reservations: Walk-ins welcomed. Phone: 541-351-8626. Registration: Walk in and sign in. Artist/event website: www.MedfordHealingRooms.com. Ticket Phone: 541-351-8626. Email: medfordhealingrooms@gmail.com. Friday, April 3, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. 188 Garfield Street Ashland, OR 97520.

Live Music at Belle Fiore Winery

Wine Live Music at Belle Fiore Winery every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights from 6:30 to 8:30pm. Come on down and relax with some great music, great wine, and great food! Cost: Free. Region: Ashland. Directions: From I-5 take exit 14 and then a left onto Ashland St. After about 1 mile, take a left onto Dead Indian Memorial Rd. Travel approximately 1.2 miles and take a right into the Belle Fiore Winery driveway. Head through the gate and up the hill to the Wine Pavilion. Reservations: N/A. Phone: 541-552-4900. Registration: N/A. Email: musicbooking@bellefiorewine.com. Venue website: www.bellefiorewine.com. Friday, April 3, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Belle Fiore Winery - Wine Pavilion 955 Dead Indian Memorial Rd Ashland, OR 97520. For more info visit www.bellefiorewine.com.

Staged Reading for "Pride & Prejudice, an adaptation"

Regional We perform April 3rd at 7pm and April 4th at 7pm. Cost: Tickets are a suggested donation at the door. Region: Medford. Directions: From I-5 N: Take exit 27, Follow signs for E Barnett, Turn left at the 1st cross street onto E Barnett Rd, Turn right onto S Riverside Ave, Turn left onto E 4th St, Turn right onto N Front St, Turn left at the 1st cross street onto E 3rd St From I-5 S: Take exit 30, Turn right onto OR-62 W/Crater Lake Hwy, Turn left at All American Tires and Wheels onto OR-99 S, Turn right onto E 3rd St. Phone: 5104157150. Artist/event website: www.ensoensemble.weebly.com. Artist/event website 2: www.randalltheatre.com. Ticket Phone: 5104157150. Email: clushington@yahoo.com. Venue website: www.randalltheatre.com. Friday, April 3, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Randall Theater 10 3rd St. (Front & 3rd Streets).

Good Friday Service

Religious On Friday, April 3, at 7:30 PM, St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 140 N. Oakdale (Fifth and Oakdale), Medford, will host a Good Friday Service with Eucharist. The Passion story will be read. All are welcome. For more information please call St. Mark's Church at 541-773-3111. Cost: free. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-773-3111. Venue website: www.stmarks-medford.org. Friday, April 3, 2015, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM. St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 140 N. Oakdale (Fifth and Oakdale), Medford.

Sleep Country's Shoe Drive for Foster Kids

Fundraisers Sleep Country is hosting its Shoe Drive to ensure foster kids have properly fitting, comfortable shoes and to support foster parents. Foster kids often arrive in new homes with just the clothes on their backs, and while foster families receive funding, it may not be enough to replace the many essential items a growing child needs. New shoes in every size – infant to adult – can be dropped off at any Sleep Country store through May 17th. For more info or to find the nearest store, visit www.sleepcountry.com. Region: Medford. Saturday, April 4, 2015. 43 Rossanley Dr Medford, OR 97501.

Ashland Fitness Bootcamp workout (HIIT Boot camp)

Classes/Workshops THE ULTIMATE WORKOUT About the workout: Boot camp is a challenging, fun and effective fitness program designed to deliver maximum results. We combine activities like push-ups, agility exercises,resistance training, abdominals, power squats, speed drills, obstacle courses and endurance challenges to create a fun and rewarding total body workout. Location: The Grove 1195 E Main St Asgland, OR Co-ed? Yes Days and times: Mon, Wed and Fri @ 6am Tue & Thu @ 5.30pm Sat @ 8am Cost: Get a punch card for 6 or 12 workouts and join us anytime. 24 workouts available each month to chose from: mornings, evenings and weekends! 2 punch cards are available: $50/6 workouts $80/12 workouts Punch cards cannot be returned and are valid for 60 days Where to purchase a punch card? - Call the Ashland Parks & Recreation 541-488-5340 - Buy online at your home or use the registration center at the Grove. https://activenet004.active.com/ashlandparks/ - At bootcamp. Pay cash, check or… Cost: 2 punch cards are available: $50/6 workouts $80/12 workouts. Region: Ashland. Phone: 541-621-4812. Artist/event website: http://ashlandbootcamp.com. Ticket Phone: 541-621-4812. Email: tiazza@tiazza.com. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. the Grove 1195 E Main St Ashland, OR 97520.

Bird Walk to Bear Creek Greenway Birding Hotspots

Bird-watch Klamath Bird Observatory and Northwest Nature Shop sponsor free monthly bird walks around the Rogue Valley area on the first Saturday of the month. The walks are led by an experienced birder from the Klamath Bird Observatory. Meet at 8 a.m. at the Northwest Nature Shop, 154 Oak St. Ashland, to carpool. Due to limited group size, sign up in advance. For information, call 541-482-3241. Directions: Meet at 8 a.m. at the Northwest Nature Shop, 154 Oak St. Ashland, to carpool. Due to limited group size, sign up in advance. For more information call 541-482-3241. Category: Outdoors/Recreation. Reservations: Meet at 8 a.m. at the Northwest Nature Shop, 154 Oak St. Ashland, to carpool. Due to limited group size, sign up in advance. For more information call 541-482-3241. Cost: Free. Phone: 541-482-3241. Email: birds@northwestnatureshop.com. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Northwest Nature Shop, 154 Oak St. Ashland, OR.

Pear Blossom Baby Contest

Fundraisers 30th Annual Pear Blossom Baby Contest. Ages 5 months to 16 Months. Categories: Quickest smile, Bluest Eyes, Prettiest Hair and Chubbiest. All entrants are eligible for Baby Bud and Baby Blossom. Winners ride in the Pear Blossom Parade, Saturday April 11. Cost: $10 entry fee. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-292-6212. Registration: Entrants can register the morning of the event. Ticket Phone: 541-292-6212. Email: loakley101@yahoo.com. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Rogue Valley Mall lower level in front of J.C.Penny.

Boating Safety Class

Community Cost: $35 includes course booklet and lunch. Region: Medford. Directions: See map at http://www.roguecc.edu/Maps/pdf/RVC_Map.pdf. Phone: 541-660-5783. Registration: To register and to receive the course booklet, call John Salinas at 541-660-5783. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. RCC HEC Room 215. For more info visit wow.uscgaux.info.

Back Pain Workshop

Classes/Workshops learn how the brain and the body work together using Imagery and Visualization techniques that literally strengthen your core for less back pain and more! Cost: $45. Region: Medford. Reservations: RSVP Kathleen. Phone: 5416224616. Artist/event website: Www.kathleenpagnini.com. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Pagnini Pilates and Inner core Southern Oregon Chiropractic And Rehab 537 Murphy Rd. Ste. B Medford Or.

Back Pain? Poochy low tummy? Leaking?

Classes/Workshops Experience A revolutionary and Holistic system using guided Imagery and Visualization techniques to ease back pain, flatten your low tummy and lessen the 'leaking' (incontinence) and more! Includes home excercise. All levels welcome. Bring a yoga mat. Cost: $45. Region: Medford. Reservations: To RSVP 541-622-4616 payment in advance to guarantee your spot. Limited to 10 participants. Phone: 541-622-4616. Email: Kpagnini@gmail.com. Venue website: Www.kathleenpagnini.com. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Pagnini Pilatrs and Inner Core located at Southern Oregon Chiropractic and Rehabilitation 537 Murphy rd. Ste B Medford Or.

Rogue Valley Manor Annual Book Sale

Book sales Contact Karen Byrd at 541-857-6904 for more information. Cost: Free admission Books $2 (most hardbacks), $1 (larger paperbacks, 2 for $1 (smaller paperbacks). Region: Medford. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. St. Mary's School 816 Black Oak Drive Medford, OR 97504.

Yoga and Wine Tasting

Outdoors & Recreation All levels 1 hour yoga class followed by wine tasting/food pairing. Class is held in a covered outdoor space with a view of the vineyard. Cost: $15. Region: Medford. Phone: 412-596-9005. Registration: Please call or e-mail to reserve a space. Artist/event website: www.lorigrableyoga.com. Email: lori_grable@yahoo.com. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Dancin Vineyards.

Genealogy - Brick Wall Roundtable

Classes/Workshops This month’s Brick Wall Roundtable is facilitated by Ruth Wade. Bring your questions and get help with suggestions to break through your brick walls and find those relatives!! Call 541-512-2340 to register. Cost: Free. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-512-2340. Email: reception.JCGL@gmail.com. Venue website: http://rvgsociety.org. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Jackson County Genealogy Library 3405 S. Pacific Hwy, Medford, OR 97501.

Arbor Day Celebration and Solar Pavilion Opening

Outdoors For all ages. Activities include Arbor Day Proclamation presented by Medford Mayor Gary Wheeler, Coyote Trails Solar Pavilion opening, live entertainment, Riparian Restoration Project tour, tree climbing demonstration, booths by Pacific Power’s Blue Sky Team, Energy Trust of Oregon, Sarah “Bee Girl” Red-Laird, Southern Oregon Monarch Advocates, Coyote Trails Skills Stations, and more. Food and beverages available to purchase. Cost: FREE. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-772-1390. Email: office@coyotetrails.org. Venue website: www.coyotetrails.org. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM. Coyote Trails School of Nature, 2931 S. Pacific Highway, Medford, OR, in the heart of the U.S. Cellular Community Park.

Experimental Techniques for Pastel

Arts & Entertainment Take the rich beauty of pastels to the next level as you discover the many possibilities that experimental techniques in pastels can add to your work. You will be introduced to underpainting techniques that include ink, watercolor, water soluble graphite, and fluid pastel. Cost: Members $130, Non-Members $145 Partial Scholarships are available. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-772-8118. Email: anna@roguegallery.org. Venue website: www.roguegallery.org. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Rogue Gallery & Art Center 40 S Bartlett St Medford OR 97501.

Rabbits are Coming!

Community The Jackson County 4-H Club Rogue Rabbit Raisers, will exhibit a variety of rabbits, including Mini-Rex, Himalayan, Mini Lops, Mini satins even guinea pigs! “The Rabbits Are Coming” has been an annual event at the Northwest Nature Shop for over thirty years! The 4-H members gladly share their knowledge of raising and caring for rabbits and guinea pigs. Come, bring the kids, learn about rabbits and hold a bunny. Free! Cost: free. Region: Ashland. Phone: 5414823241. Artist/event website: www.northwestnatureshop.com. Ticket Phone: 5414823241. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Northwest Nature Shop 154 Oak St. Ashland OR 97520.

Free Tours of the Holly Theatre!

Trips / Tours The historic Holly Theatre is open for free public tours. Opened in 1930, the Holly is the last remaining grand movie palace in Medford and is being restored to its original grandeur to become the largest indoor entertainment venue in the region. Visitors to the theater will gain a unique insight into the theater’s history and promising future as the Rogue Valley's largest indoor performing arts venue. Tours are offered every half-hour and last approximately 45 minutes. Please be advised that the interior of the building is still under construction. Visitors are encouraged to wear closed-toe walking shoes, and should be comfortable using stairs. There is no heating or air-conditioning, so please dress for the weather. Accommodations can be made for visitors with limited mobility, and private tours for larger groups or private donors can also be arranged. Cost: Free. Region: Medford. Reservations: Requested for large groups only. Phone: 541-772-3797. Registration: n/a. Venue website: www.hollytheatre.org. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. 226 W 6th St Medford OR 97501.

Free Tours of the Holly Theatre!

Trips / Tours The historic Holly Theatre is open for free public tours. Opened in 1930, the Holly is the last remaining grand movie palace in Medford and is being restored to its original grandeur to become the largest indoor entertainment venue in the region. Visitors to the theater will gain a unique insight into the theater’s history and promising future as the Rogue Valley's largest indoor performing arts venue. Tours are offered every half-hour and last approximately 45 minutes. Please be advised that the interior of the building is still under construction. Visitors are encouraged to wear closed-toe walking shoes, and should be comfortable using stairs. There is no heating or air-conditioning, so please dress for the weather. Accommodations can be made for visitors with limited mobility, and private tours for larger groups or private donors can also be arranged. Cost: Free. Region: Medford. Reservations: Requested for large groups only. Phone: 541-772-3797. Registration: n/a. Venue website: www.hollytheatre.org. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. 226 W 6th St Medford OR 97501.

Bingo

Bingo Doors open at 11:00 am. play starts at 12:30 pm. Must be 18 years or older to play. Mandatory buy in of $5.00, all other games are optional. For more information please call 541-772-2273. Cost: Mandatory Buy In of $5.00. Region: Medford. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Medford Senior Center 510 East Main Street Medford, OR 97504.

The Medford Drop

Clubs / Organizations The Medford Drop is a drop-in center for youth and young adults ages 14-25. We are open Monday-Friday from 3-6pm. We also offer leadership groups, coding classes, one on one peer support, and events. Visit youthmoveoregon.org for more information. Cost: None. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-690-6056. Artist/event website: http://youthmoveoregon.org/about/. Email: lauren@youthmoveoregon.com. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 345 N Bartlett St. Suite #102.

RadhaKrishna Holistic Yoga

Classes/Workshops RadhaKrishna Holistic Yoga has released their new Spring Schedule! As of March 2015, classes will be on Saturdays and Sundays. Beginner's Classes (3 PM to 4 PM) and Intermediate/Advanced Classes (4 PM to 5:30 PM). They are located inside the Ashland Karate Academy at 644 Tolman Creek Rd. Ashland, OR 97520. LIKE them on Facebook, email: bluewave@poetic.com, or call the Ashland Karate Academy at (541) 488-2322 for details on the new rates! Cost: $150/10 class punch card or $20 drop in rate (limited class sizes) *Ask us about our discounted rates! Region: Ashland. Directions: By Shop N' Kart Next to the D.M.V. Across from Goodwill Inside the Ashland Karate Academy. Reservations: Call, Email, or send a message on Facebook to register early and save your spot! Phone: (541) 488-2322. Registration: "LIKE" our Facebook page for more information. Artist/event website: https://www.facebook.com/RadhaKrishnaYoga. Artist/event website 2: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYnXfooh2Zc6JJYw5vGnpyfwS5UbmEWqO. Ticket Web Link: https://www.linkedin.com/pub/hari-om-radhakrishna/82/611/389. Ticket Phone: 5414882322. Email: bluewave@poetic.com. Venue website: https://www.facebook.com/HariOm3922. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Ashland Karate Academy 644 Tolman Creek Rd. Ashland, OR 97520. For more info visit twitter.com.

Annual Havurah Passover Seder

Religious Registration is open for the 29th annual Havurah Passover Seder led by Rabbi David Zaslow on Saturday, April 4 at 5:30 PM. The ritual dinner is catered by Karen Caird of Creative Celebrations and is open to all. Early Bird discount is available through March 19; Adult $36, children 13 and under $20. Call 541-488-7716 or visit www.havurahshirhadash.org for more info and to register. Pre-registration is required – no walk-ins. The Havurah synagogue is located at 185 N. Mountain Ave. in Ashland. Cost: Early Bird Reservations through March 19: $36 adult, $20 children 13 and under. Region: Ashland. Phone: 541-488-7716. Artist/event website: http://havurahshirhadash.org/2014/02/27/passover-seder-2015/. Ticket Phone: 541-488-7716. Venue website: www.havurahshirhadash.org. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Havurah Synagogue 185 N Mountain Ave. Ashland.

Couples/Pairs Massage Class

Health Region: Ashland. Directions: Call 541-482-3567 for directions. Reservations: Call for a Reservation 541-482-3567. Phone: 541-482-3567. Artist/event website: www.hellofmec.com. Email: helloFMEC@gmail.com. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. 77 Manzanita Street Ashland, Oregon.

The Uncommon Eye of Photo Artist Rita Ashley

Exhibits & Galleries Rita Ashley, Photo Arts presents limited edition canvas and print views of the world as she sees it. Abstracts, interesting perspectives and close ups make the viewer think and pay closer attention to everyday items. Tastings and Art every Sunday when you can meet the artist, enjoy the wine and the beautiful venue. Cost: Free - Exhibit opens on Friday, March 13. Region: Phoenix. Directions: From 99, look for the signs for directions to Paschal. Artist/event website: www.photoartbyrashley.com. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Paschal Winery - (541) 535-7957 info@paschalwinery.com 1122 Suncrest Road Talent, Oregon 97540.

DESTINED FOR FUTURE GLORY

Community Sports SPARTAN BOXING PRESENTS: "Destined For Future Glory" 10 or more Olympic Style Boxing Matches Food, Raffles and Prizes! Spartan boxing is non-profit, all proceeds go toward reaching at risk youth in our community. *Event sanctioned by USA Boxing. Cost: $10 Adults, free for kids 8yrs and younger. Region: Medford. Phone: (541) 944-2784. Email: spartanboxingor@gmail.com. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 6:00 PM. Hedrick Middle School 1501 E Jackson St, Medford, OR 97504.

Live Music at Belle Fiore Winery

Wine Live Music at Belle Fiore Winery every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights from 6:30 to 8:30pm. Come on down and relax with some great music, great wine, and great food! Cost: Free. Region: Ashland. Directions: From I-5 take exit 14 and then a left onto Ashland St. After about 1 mile, take a left onto Dead Indian Memorial Rd. Travel approximately 1.2 miles and take a right into the Belle Fiore Winery driveway. Head through the gate and up the hill to the Wine Pavilion. Reservations: N/A. Phone: 541-552-4900. Registration: N/A. Email: musicbooking@bellefiorewine.com. Venue website: www.bellefiorewine.com. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Belle Fiore Winery - Wine Pavilion 955 Dead Indian Memorial Rd Ashland, OR 97520. For more info visit www.bellefiorewine.com.

Staged Reading of "Pride & Prejudice, an adaptation"

Theater See our promotional video here: http://kck.st/1CduhR6 Thank you! Cost: Tickets are a suggested donation at the door. Region: Medford. Directions: From I-5 N: Take exit 27, Follow signs for E Barnett, Turn left at the 1st cross street onto E Barnett Rd, Turn right onto S Riverside Ave, Turn left onto E 4th St, Turn right onto N Front St, Turn left at the 1st cross street onto E 3rd St From I-5 S: Take exit 30, Turn right onto OR-62 W/Crater Lake Hwy, Turn left at All American Tires and Wheels onto OR-99 S, Turn right onto E 3rd St. Reservations: Call 510-415-7150 or email clushington@yahoo.com. Phone: 510-415-7150. Artist/event website: www.ensoensemble.weebly.com. Artist/event website 2: www.randalltheatre.com. Ticket Phone: 510-415-7150. Email: clushington@yahoo.com. Venue website: www.randalltheatre.com. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Randall Theater 10 3rd St. (Front & 3rd Streets).

Bathtub Gin Serenaders

Nightlife / Clubs Cost: $8. Region: Medford. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Paschal Winery 1122 Suncrest Rd, Talent, OR 97540.

Vigil Service and First Eucharist of Easter

Religious On Saturday, April 4, at 8 PM, St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 140 N. Oakdale (Fifth and Oakdale), Medford, will host a Vigil Service and the First Eucharist of Easter. All are welcome. For more information please call St. Mark's Church at 541-773-3111. Cost: free. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-773-3111. Venue website: www.stmarks-medford.org. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM. St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 140 N. Oakdale (Fifth and Oakdale), Medford.

Sleep Country's Shoe Drive for Foster Kids

Fundraisers Sleep Country is hosting its Shoe Drive to ensure foster kids have properly fitting, comfortable shoes and to support foster parents. Foster kids often arrive in new homes with just the clothes on their backs, and while foster families receive funding, it may not be enough to replace the many essential items a growing child needs. New shoes in every size – infant to adult – can be dropped off at any Sleep Country store through May 17th. For more info or to find the nearest store, visit www.sleepcountry.com. Region: Medford. Sunday, April 5, 2015. 43 Rossanley Dr Medford, OR 97501.

Easter Service

Religious On Sunday, April 5, at 8 AM, St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 140 N. Oakdale (Fifth and Oakdale), Medford, will host an Easter Service with the St. Mark's Chancel Choir and Brass. Child care will be available. All are welcome. For more information please call St. Mark's Church at 541-773-3111. Cost: free. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-773-3111. Venue website: www.stmarks-medford.org. Sunday, April 5, 2015, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 140 N. Oakdale (Fifth and Oakdale), Medford.

Joy's FREE Easter Egg Hunt & Service

Community 2 Services for all ages (9am and 11am) ***Giveaways, Easte Egg Hunt, Family Photobooth and more!!! Cost: FREE. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-779-7029. Artist/event website: https://www.facebook.com/events/867778229947183/. Sunday, April 5, 2015, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Joy Christian Fellowship 2715 Table Rock Rd Medford, OR 97501.

Easter at The Commons

Religious Join us on Sunday, April 5th at 10AM, as we celebrate Easter at The Commons. Region: Medford. Directions: E. 5th St and N. Bartlett St, Medford, OR 97501. Phone: 541-770-1623. Artist/event website: http://easteratthecommons.com. Email: connect@mtnchurch.tv. Sunday, April 5, 2015, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Medford Commons, E. 5th St and N. Bartlett St, Medford, OR 97501.

Easter Service

Religious On Sunday, April 5, at 10 AM, St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 140 N. Oakdale (Fifth and Oakdale), Medford, will host an Easter Service, with the St. Mark's Chancel Choir and brass. Child care will be available. All are welcome. For more information please call St. Mark's Church at 541-773-3111. Cost: free. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-773-3111. Venue website: www.stmarks-medford.org. Sunday, April 5, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM. St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 140 N. Oakdale (Fifth and Oakdale), Medford.

Experimental Techniques for Pastel

Arts & Entertainment Take the rich beauty of pastels to the next level as you discover the many possibilities that experimental techniques in pastels can add to your work. You will be introduced to underpainting techniques that include ink, watercolor, water soluble graphite, and fluid pastel. Cost: Members $130, Non-Members $145 Partial Scholarships are available. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-772-8118. Email: anna@roguegallery.org. Venue website: www.roguegallery.org. Sunday, April 5, 2015, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Rogue Gallery & Art Center 40 S Bartlett St Medford OR 97501.

Easter Egg Hunt-Easter Morning

Kids' Activities Cost: FREE Easter Egg Hunt for children of all ages. Hunt to begin at noon, following the morning Easter worship service. Easter service is open to all and begins at 10:30 a.m. Region: Medford. Directions: On the corner of Crater Lake Ave. and Brookhurst St. in Medford. Reservations: none. Sunday, April 5, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. First Christian Church 1900 Crater Lake Ave. Medford, OR.

The Medford Drop

Clubs / Organizations The Medford Drop is a drop-in center for youth and young adults ages 14-25. We are open Monday-Friday from 3-6pm. We also offer leadership groups, coding classes, one on one peer support, and events. Visit youthmoveoregon.org for more information. Cost: None. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-690-6056. Artist/event website: http://youthmoveoregon.org/about/. Email: lauren@youthmoveoregon.com. Sunday, April 5, 2015, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 345 N Bartlett St. Suite #102.

RadhaKrishna Holistic Yoga

Classes/Workshops RadhaKrishna Holistic Yoga has released their new Spring Schedule! As of March 2015, classes will be on Saturdays and Sundays. Beginner's Classes (3 PM to 4 PM) and Intermediate/Advanced Classes (4 PM to 5:30 PM). They are located inside the Ashland Karate Academy at 644 Tolman Creek Rd. Ashland, OR 97520. LIKE them on Facebook, email: bluewave@poetic.com, or call the Ashland Karate Academy at (541) 488-2322 for details on the new rates! Cost: $150/10 class punch card or $20 drop in rate (limited class sizes) *Ask us about our discounted rates! Region: Ashland. Directions: By Shop N' Kart Next to the D.M.V. Across from Goodwill Inside the Ashland Karate Academy. Reservations: Call, Email, or send a message on Facebook to register early and save your spot! Phone: (541) 488-2322. Registration: "LIKE" our Facebook page for more information. Artist/event website: https://www.facebook.com/RadhaKrishnaYoga. Artist/event website 2: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYnXfooh2Zc6JJYw5vGnpyfwS5UbmEWqO. Ticket Web Link: https://www.linkedin.com/pub/hari-om-radhakrishna/82/611/389. Ticket Phone: 5414882322. Email: bluewave@poetic.com. Venue website: https://www.facebook.com/HariOm3922. Sunday, April 5, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Ashland Karate Academy 644 Tolman Creek Rd. Ashland, OR 97520. For more info visit twitter.com.

BMX Racing at Mefrod BMX

Mail Tribune Sports Medford BMX is a bicycle moto cross racing organization that is sanctioned by USABMX. Cost: $6.00. Region: Medford. Directions: We are located at Bear Creek Park between the Amphitheater and dog park at the corner of Highland Drive and Barnett Road, near I-5 Exit 27. Phone: 541-937-9088. Email: Jetpartsguy@gmail.com. Sunday, April 5, 2015, 3:00 PM. Bear Creek Park off of Highland Drive between the Dog Park and the Skate Park.

BMX Racing at Meford BMX

Recreation Medford BMX is a bicycle moto cross racing organization that is sanctioned by USABMX. Region: Phoenix. Phone: 541-937-9088. Email: Jetpartsguy@gmail.com. Venue website: www.medfordbmx.com. Sunday, April 5, 2015, 5:30 PM. We are located at Bear Creek Park between the Amphitheater and dog park at the corner of Highland Drive and Barnett Road, near I-5 Exit 27.

The Uncommon Eye of Photo Artist Rita Ashley

Exhibits & Galleries Rita Ashley, Photo Arts presents limited edition canvas and print views of the world as she sees it. Abstracts, interesting perspectives and close ups make the viewer think and pay closer attention to everyday items. Tastings and Art every Sunday when you can meet the artist, enjoy the wine and the beautiful venue. Cost: Free - Exhibit opens on Friday, March 13. Region: Phoenix. Directions: From 99, look for the signs for directions to Paschal. Artist/event website: www.photoartbyrashley.com. Sunday, April 5, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Paschal Winery - (541) 535-7957 info@paschalwinery.com 1122 Suncrest Road Talent, Oregon 97540.

Square Dance Lessons

Classes/Workshops Cost: First 5 lessons free. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-282-7917. Artist/event website: www.starpromenaders.com. Ticket Phone: 5412827917. Sunday, April 5, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Rogue Valley Square Dance Center 3377 Table Rock Rd.

Sleep Country's Shoe Drive for Foster Kids

Fundraisers Sleep Country is hosting its Shoe Drive to ensure foster kids have properly fitting, comfortable shoes and to support foster parents. Foster kids often arrive in new homes with just the clothes on their backs, and while foster families receive funding, it may not be enough to replace the many essential items a growing child needs. New shoes in every size – infant to adult – can be dropped off at any Sleep Country store through May 17th. For more info or to find the nearest store, visit www.sleepcountry.com. Region: Medford. Monday, April 6, 2015. 43 Rossanley Dr Medford, OR 97501.

Ashland Fitness Bootcamp workout (HIIT Boot camp)

Classes/Workshops THE ULTIMATE WORKOUT About the workout: Boot camp is a challenging, fun and effective fitness program designed to deliver maximum results. We combine activities like push-ups, agility exercises,resistance training, abdominals, power squats, speed drills, obstacle courses and endurance challenges to create a fun and rewarding total body workout. Location: The Grove 1195 E Main St Asgland, OR Co-ed? Yes Days and times: Mon, Wed and Fri @ 6am Tue & Thu @ 5.30pm Sat @ 8am Cost: Get a punch card for 6 or 12 workouts and join us anytime. 24 workouts available each month to chose from: mornings, evenings and weekends! 2 punch cards are available: $50/6 workouts $80/12 workouts Punch cards cannot be returned and are valid for 60 days Where to purchase a punch card? - Call the Ashland Parks & Recreation 541-488-5340 - Buy online at your home or use the registration center at the Grove. https://activenet004.active.com/ashlandparks/ - At bootcamp. Pay cash, check or… Cost: 2 punch cards are available: $50/6 workouts $80/12 workouts. Region: Ashland. Phone: 541-621-4812. Artist/event website: http://ashlandbootcamp.com. Ticket Phone: 541-621-4812. Email: tiazza@tiazza.com. Monday, April 6, 2015, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM. the Grove 1195 E Main St Ashland, OR 97520.

Drop In & Draw

Arts & Entertainment No school? No problem! Join us for creative fun in the Rogue Studio with a variety of art activities including drawing, painting, printmaking, collage, and more! For ages 6-12. Cost: $5 per hour. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-772-8118. Email: anna@roguegallery.org. Venue website: www.roguegallery.org. Monday, April 6, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Rogue Gallery & Art Center 40 S Bartlett St Medford Oregon 97501.

RadhaKrishna Holistic Yoga and Martial Arts

Classes/Workshops Arrive promptly at 10 AM at the Ashland Karate Academy to receive new student paperwork and purchase punch cards or pay drop in rate Mondays and Fridays. Turn in a completed punch card for a free t-shirt! Cost: Drop in rate: $20 Punch card rate: $15 per class Turn in a completed 10 class punch card for a free t-shirt! Discounts available! Region: Ashland. Directions: RadhaKrishna Holistic Yoga and Martial Arts is located inside the Ashland Karate Academy, next to the DMV, across from Goodwill, and near Shop-N-Kart. Reservations: Arrive promptly at 10 AM to sign in! Phone: 920-286-2759. Registration: Pre-registration available at the Ashland Karate Academy through Hanshi Piddington or Toshi RadhaKrishna at (541) 488-2322. Artist/event website: https://www.facebook.com/RadhaKrishnaYoga. Artist/event website 2: https://www.youtube.com/BordermoonYoga. Ticket Web Link: https://www.facebook.com/RadhaKrishnaYoga. Ticket Phone: 541-488-2322. Email: bluewave@poetic.com. Venue website: https://www.ashlandkarateacademy.com. Monday, April 6, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Ashland Karate Academy 644 Tolman Creek Rd. Ashland, OR 97520. For more info visit www.yelp.com.

Pinochle

Classes/Workshops Pinochle is played at 12:30 pm every Monday. $1.00 fee. For more information, please call 541-772-2273. Cost: $1.00. Region: Medford. Monday, April 6, 2015, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Medford Senior Center 510 East Main Street Medford, OR 97504.

Bingo

Bingo Bingo games every Monday. Buy in at 12:45 pm play starts at 1:30 pm. Must be 18 years of age or older to play. For more information please call 541-772-2273. Cost: Mandatory $5.00 buy in. All other games optional. Region: Medford. Monday, April 6, 2015, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Medford Senior Center 510 East Main Street Medford, OR 97504.

The Medford Drop

Clubs / Organizations The Medford Drop is a drop-in center for youth and young adults ages 14-25. We are open Monday-Friday from 3-6pm. We also offer leadership groups, coding classes, one on one peer support, and events. Visit youthmoveoregon.org for more information. Cost: None. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-690-6056. Artist/event website: http://youthmoveoregon.org/about/. Email: lauren@youthmoveoregon.com. Monday, April 6, 2015, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 345 N Bartlett St. Suite #102.

Fencing Classes, Foil and Epee

Clinics/classes We have classes for youth (ages 8 and up) and adults, beginning through advanced, for foil and epee. If you're interested feel free to stop by the week of April 6 and observe our classes. For more information see our website or roguefencers on Facebook. Cost: $80 introduction to fencing. Region: Central Point. Directions: The school is on Ross Lane at the corner of Old Stage Rd, west of Hanely Rd. Artist/event website: www.roguefencers.com. Artist/event website 2: www.facebook.com. Email: southernoregonfencingclub@gmail.com. Monday, April 6, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:15 PM. Southern Oregon Fencing Club Madrone Trail Charter School 3070 Ross Lane, Central Point.

SINGLES MASSAGE CLASS

Health Region: Ashland. Directions: 77 MANZANITA STREET ASHLAND, OR. Reservations: Call to Pre Register for this weekly Class 541-482-3567. Phone: 541-482-3567. Registration: Call to pre Register for this weekly class 541-482-3567. Artist/event website: www.HelloFMEC.com. Ticket Phone: 541-482-3567. Email: HelloFMEC@gmail.com. Venue website: www.HelloFMEC.com. Monday, April 6, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 77 MANZANITA STREET ASHLAND, OR.

SINGLES MASSAGE CLASS

Health Region: Ashland. Directions: Call for Directions 541-482-3567. Reservations: Call for Reservations 541-482-3567. Phone: 541-482-3567. Artist/event website: www.hellofmec.com. Email: helloFMEC@gmail.com. Monday, April 6, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 77 Manzanita Street Ashland, Oregon.

The Uncommon Eye of Photo Artist Rita Ashley

Exhibits & Galleries Rita Ashley, Photo Arts presents limited edition canvas and print views of the world as she sees it. Abstracts, interesting perspectives and close ups make the viewer think and pay closer attention to everyday items. Tastings and Art every Sunday when you can meet the artist, enjoy the wine and the beautiful venue. Cost: Free - Exhibit opens on Friday, March 13. Region: Phoenix. Directions: From 99, look for the signs for directions to Paschal. Artist/event website: www.photoartbyrashley.com. Monday, April 6, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Paschal Winery - (541) 535-7957 info@paschalwinery.com 1122 Suncrest Road Talent, Oregon 97540.

Author Jane Hamilton in town

Book/poetry readings Chautauqua Poets & Writers brings award winning novelist Jane Hamilton to the AHS theatre on Monday April 6 at 7:30 pm. Known for her Oprah picks, Map of the World and Book of Ruth, hear her discuss her style. Tickets available at Bloomsbury & Bookwagon. 541 646-8191 for information. Cost: $15. Region: Ashland. Reservations: tickets available at Bloomsbury, Bookwagon and chautauquawriters.org. Phone: 541 646-8191. Artist/event website: www.chautauquawriters.org. Ticket Web Link: www.chautauquawriters.org. Email: chautauquawriters@gmail.com. Monday, April 6, 2015, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Ashland High School, Mountain Avenue Theater 201 S Mountain Ave Ashland OR.

Sleep Country's Shoe Drive for Foster Kids

Fundraisers Sleep Country is hosting its Shoe Drive to ensure foster kids have properly fitting, comfortable shoes and to support foster parents. Foster kids often arrive in new homes with just the clothes on their backs, and while foster families receive funding, it may not be enough to replace the many essential items a growing child needs. New shoes in every size – infant to adult – can be dropped off at any Sleep Country store through May 17th. For more info or to find the nearest store, visit www.sleepcountry.com. Region: Medford. Tuesday, April 7, 2015. 43 Rossanley Dr Medford, OR 97501.

Band Rehearsals

Community The Valley of the Rogue New Horizons Band holds its rehearsals for concerts in senior living centers from 9-11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Santo Community Center, corner of Columbus and Jackson, Medford. The band welcomes all levels of musicians, including home-schoolers, and now especially needs clarinets, flutes, and an oboe. Call Lisa 541-857-6492 or visit www.medfordnewhorizonband.org. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-857-6492. Artist/event website: www.medfordnewhorizonsband.org. Email: valley.rogue.nhb@gmail.com. Venue website: www.medfordnewhorizonsband.org. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Santo Community Center, corner of Columbus and Jackson, Medford.

Senior Stretch & Flexibility Class

Classes/Workshops Senior Stretch & Flexibility Exercise Class is held every Tuesday at 9:30 am. No fee for this class. For more information, please call 541-772-2273. Cost: No Fee. Region: Medford. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 9:25 AM – 10:25 AM. Medford Senior Center 510 East Main Street Medford, OR 97504.

Be a SMART Reader

School District Volunteer just 1 hour/week to mentor and offer 1:1 reading support and books to kids K-2. Call SMART staff at (541) 734-4654 for info. Cost: 0. Region: Ashland. Directions: 705 Helman Street Ashland, OR 97520 Room #5. Phone: 541-734-4654. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Helman School.

Line Dance Lessons

Classes/Workshops Line Dance lessons are held each Tuesday at 1:00 pm. Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced dancers are welcome. For more information please call 541-772-2273. Cost: $3.00. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-772-2273. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Medford Senior Center 510 East Main Street Medford, OR 97504.

Family Tree Maker "PC" User Group

Classes/Workshops This is an informal group of genealogy enthusiasts using the Family Tree Maker program (for PC). Everyone is encouraged to bring problems or concerns, etc. and as a group we try and resolve these issues. It is a great way to keep connected and share information, too. Free and Fun! Call 541-512-2340 to register. Cost: Free. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-512-2340. Email: reception.JCGL@gmail.com. Venue website: http://rvgsociety.org. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. Jackson County Genealogy Library 3405 S. Pacific Hwy, Medford, OR 97501.

The Medford Drop

Clubs / Organizations The Medford Drop is a drop-in center for youth and young adults ages 14-25. We are open Monday-Friday from 3-6pm. We also offer leadership groups, coding classes, one on one peer support, and events. Visit youthmoveoregon.org for more information. Cost: None. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-690-6056. Artist/event website: http://youthmoveoregon.org/about/. Email: lauren@youthmoveoregon.com. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 345 N Bartlett St. Suite #102.

Ashland Fitness Bootcamp workout (HIIT Boot camp)

Classes/Workshops THE ULTIMATE WORKOUT About the workout: Boot camp is a challenging, fun and effective fitness program designed to deliver maximum results. We combine activities like push-ups, agility exercises,resistance training, abdominals, power squats, speed drills, obstacle courses and endurance challenges to create a fun and rewarding total body workout. Location: The Grove 1195 E Main St Asgland, OR Co-ed? Yes Days and times: Mon, Wed and Fri @ 6am Tue & Thu @ 5.30pm Sat @ 8am Cost: Get a punch card for 6 or 12 workouts and join us anytime. 24 workouts available each month to chose from: mornings, evenings and weekends! 2 punch cards are available: $50/6 workouts $80/12 workouts Punch cards cannot be returned and are valid for 60 days Where to purchase a punch card? - Call the Ashland Parks & Recreation 541-488-5340 - Buy online at your home or use the registration center at the Grove. https://activenet004.active.com/ashlandparks/ - At bootcamp. Pay cash, check or… Cost: 2 punch cards are available: $50/6 workouts $80/12 workouts. Region: Ashland. Phone: 541-621-4812. Artist/event website: http://ashlandbootcamp.com. Ticket Phone: 541-621-4812. Email: tiazza@tiazza.com. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. the Grove 1195 E Main St Ashland, OR 97520.

Life Drawing: Academic Approach

Arts & Entertainment Would you like to further advance your figurative drawing skills? Then do not miss this ten week class on life drawing. Using a nude model, artist Sarah F Burns will aid you in developing the skills to capture the expression of the human figure. The class covers the fundamentals of life drawing such as proportion, structure, placement, and anatomy. Cost: $275 members, $325 non-members. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-772-8118. Email: anna@roguegallery.org. Venue website: www.roguegallery.org. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Rogue Gallery & Art Center 40 S Bartlett St 97501.

Parent Baby Massage Class

Health Region: Ashland. Phone: 541-482-3567. Registration: Call for your Reservation: 541-482-3567. Artist/event website: www.hellofmec.com. Email: helloFMEC@gmail.com. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Family Massage Education Center 77 Manzanita Street Ashland, Oregon.

Intro to Basic Pistol Shooting Class

Outdoors & Recreation IMPORTANT! Go to the MRPC website for a description of this class. This class requires each student to provide his/her own hearing and eye protection for the live-fire portion of the class. There are important safety requirements for transporting unloaded firearms from the parking lot to the classroom. All necessary information can be found on the MRPC website's Calendar Page. Cost: Free!! This two-hour firearm safety and pistol shooting skills class is offered to the public at no charge. Region: Medford. Directions: The Medford Rifle and Pistol Club is located at 1253 E. Vilas Rd. just east of Hwy. 62. Look for a large blue building located on the north side of E. Vilas Rd. Reservations: Pre-registration is required. Class size is limited to 10 participants. Phone: 541-879-1953. Registration: Pre-register via email: mrpcbasicpistolclass@gmail.com. Artist/event website: http://www.mrpc.info/. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Medford Rifle and Pistol Club 1253 E. Vilas Rd. Medford, OR 97504.

The Uncommon Eye of Photo Artist Rita Ashley

Exhibits & Galleries Rita Ashley, Photo Arts presents limited edition canvas and print views of the world as she sees it. Abstracts, interesting perspectives and close ups make the viewer think and pay closer attention to everyday items. Tastings and Art every Sunday when you can meet the artist, enjoy the wine and the beautiful venue. Cost: Free - Exhibit opens on Friday, March 13. Region: Phoenix. Directions: From 99, look for the signs for directions to Paschal. Artist/event website: www.photoartbyrashley.com. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Paschal Winery - (541) 535-7957 info@paschalwinery.com 1122 Suncrest Road Talent, Oregon 97540.

Sweet Adelines International rehearsals

Clubs / Organizations The Southern Oregon Sound Sweet Adelines International rehearses from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Rogue Valley Christian Church in Medford. The four-part women's a cappella chorus offers vocal training in barbershop harmony. Women who are interested in participating are invited to call 774-9606. Category: Arts/Entertainment. Phone: 541-774-9606. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Rogue Valley Christian Church 1440 S. Oakdale Ave. Medford, OR.

University Toastmasters

Clubs / Organizations University Toastmasters is a great place to learn how to improve both communication skills and leadership skills. Cost: No charge to attend as a guest. Region: Ashland. Directions: Enter the back side of the library. Reservations: No. Phone: 541-897-0679. Registration: no. Artist/event website: http://www.universitytm.org. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Ashland Public Library Gresham Room.

Write Your Life

Classes/Workshops Ashland author Debra Gordon Zaslow is registering students now for a new session of her class, "Writing Your Life" to be held on seven Tuesday evenings, beginning February 17. The course emphasizes in-class writing about personal experience, using a variety of inspirational prompts and writing exercises. Along with guided visualization to evoke imagery, the class covers the craft of memoir writing, including the use of sensory language, creating metaphor, developing the self as character, and writing scenes with dialogue. All levels of experience are welcome. Pre-registration is required. Gordon-Zaslow has recently completed her memoir, Bringing Bubbe Home, a Memoir of Letting Go Through Love and Death. She teaches storytelling at Southern Oregon University, has published stories and articles in numerous journals and anthologies, and leads writing workshops and storytelling programs all over the country. The classes will be held on Tuesday evenings from 7 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. Feb 17 through April 7 (no cla… Cost: $150. Region: Ashland. Phone: 541-482-0088. Registration: required in advance. Email: dvorat@aol.com. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:15 PM. Havurah Synagogue 185 N. Mountain Ave. Ashland.

Sleep Country's Shoe Drive for Foster Kids

Fundraisers Sleep Country is hosting its Shoe Drive to ensure foster kids have properly fitting, comfortable shoes and to support foster parents. Foster kids often arrive in new homes with just the clothes on their backs, and while foster families receive funding, it may not be enough to replace the many essential items a growing child needs. New shoes in every size – infant to adult – can be dropped off at any Sleep Country store through May 17th. For more info or to find the nearest store, visit www.sleepcountry.com. Region: Medford. Wednesday, April 8, 2015. 43 Rossanley Dr Medford, OR 97501.

Ashland Fitness Bootcamp workout (HIIT Boot camp)

Classes/Workshops THE ULTIMATE WORKOUT About the workout: Boot camp is a challenging, fun and effective fitness program designed to deliver maximum results. We combine activities like push-ups, agility exercises,resistance training, abdominals, power squats, speed drills, obstacle courses and endurance challenges to create a fun and rewarding total body workout. Location: The Grove 1195 E Main St Asgland, OR Co-ed? Yes Days and times: Mon, Wed and Fri @ 6am Tue & Thu @ 5.30pm Sat @ 8am Cost: Get a punch card for 6 or 12 workouts and join us anytime. 24 workouts available each month to chose from: mornings, evenings and weekends! 2 punch cards are available: $50/6 workouts $80/12 workouts Punch cards cannot be returned and are valid for 60 days Where to purchase a punch card? - Call the Ashland Parks & Recreation 541-488-5340 - Buy online at your home or use the registration center at the Grove. https://activenet004.active.com/ashlandparks/ - At bootcamp. Pay cash, check or… Cost: 2 punch cards are available: $50/6 workouts $80/12 workouts. Region: Ashland. Phone: 541-621-4812. Artist/event website: http://ashlandbootcamp.com. Ticket Phone: 541-621-4812. Email: tiazza@tiazza.com. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM. the Grove 1195 E Main St Ashland, OR 97520.

Therapeutic Yoga with Ben Grunde

Classes/Workshops Gradual opening and progression; deep focus on body alignment & core mechanics for stability, ease, and injury prevention. Balance of strengthening, stretching, and relaxing. All experience levels welcome, geared for beginning to intermediate practitioners. Cost: first class $6, affordable series rates. Region: Ashland. Directions: http://www.ashlandstudioz.com/studioz/Location.html. Phone: 541-821-6550. Artist/event website: http://www.ashlandom.com/. Artist/event website 2: http://www.ashlandom.com/#!classes/c1mhs. Ticket Web Link: https://tackk.com/therayoga. Email: info@ashlandom.com. Venue website: www.ashlandstudioz.com. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 8:30 AM – 9:45 AM. Studio Z 280 E. Hersey St. #1 Ashland.

Jacksonville Museum Quilters

Clubs / Organizations Region: Jacksonville. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM. First Presbyterian Church 425 Middle Street Jacksonville, OR 97530.

Family Tree Maker - MAC User Group

Classes/Workshops Barbara MacMillen is the facilitator of this informal group discussing Family Tree Maker, Genealogy and Mac computers. To register, call (541)512-2340, email: reception.JCGL@gmail.com or drop by the library to sign up in advance for this free workshop. Cost: Free. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-512-2340. Email: reception.JCGL@gmail.com. Venue website: http://rvgslibrary.org. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Jackson County Genealogy Library 3405 S. Pacific Hwy, Medford, OR 97501.

Toddler Time Wednesdays!

Kids' Activities Toddler Time Sessions at 10:15-11 am; Ages 12 months + up. Smoosh, splat, laugh—tactile play for curious toddlers! In this class, your young artist will explore several activities that focus on the elements of art—color, texture and shape! Dress for a mess and we'll take care of the rest! Stay after class and explore the Ashland's Little Makerspace Studio for no extra fee. Cost: $12 for the first child; $20 for 2 children; discount passes and family passes available at the studio. Region: Ashland. Phone: 541-207-2440. Registration: Register online, at the studio, or drop in. Artist/event website: www.ashlandslittlemakerspace.com. Email: ashlandslittlemakerspace@gmail.com. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM. Ashland's Little Makerspace 310 Oak St. Ashland, OR 97520.

Lifespan Respite Ashland Social Club

Community Social Club is an afternoon of respite for caregivers and loved ones of seniors with Alzheimer's, dementia or other disabilities. The Club includes: socialization, music, bingo, cards, sitercize, snacks and fun for all. Cost: $6.50 per hour Discount for Elk members. Region: Ashland. Reservations: Please call Holly for more information @ 541-621-5196 or Barbara @ Lifespan Respite office:541-821-8764. Phone: 541-821-8764. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Ashland Elk's Lodge 255 Main St. Ashland, Oregon, 97520.

Bingo

Bingo Doors open at 12:45 pm. play starts at 1:30 pm. Must be 18 years of age or older to play. Mandatory buy in of $5.00 all other games are optional. For more information please call 541-772-2273. Cost: Mandatory Buy In of $5.00. Region: Medford. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Medford Senior Center 510 East Main Street Medford, OR 97504.

The Medford Drop

Clubs / Organizations The Medford Drop is a drop-in center for youth and young adults ages 14-25. We are open Monday-Friday from 3-6pm. We also offer leadership groups, coding classes, one on one peer support, and events. Visit youthmoveoregon.org for more information. Cost: None. Region: Medford. Phone: 541-690-6056. Artist/event website: http://youthmoveoregon.org/about/. Email: lauren@youthmoveoregon.com. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 345 N Bartlett St. Suite #102.

STAND FOR CHILDREN

Kids' Activities The event will include family fun with games, food booths and more! Each child that attends will receive a take away gift while supplies last. Organizations wishing to host a booth for this event may CAN for more info. Cost: Free. Region: Medford. Phone: 719-360-3035. Email: tpitzin@cacjc.org. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Alba Park in Medford.

Folklorico Dance Class

Dance Ritmo Alegre is a dance troupe that specializes in the teaching and performing of regional folk dances from all over Mexico. Now offering new class Mom and Me. Cost: $25 monthly. Region: Medford. Directions: Off Stewart turn onto Wittman Corner of Barnett and Witman. Phone: 541-261-5566. Registration: On site. Artist/event website: www.folkloricoritmoalegre.org. Email: taconesligeros@hotmail.com. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. 815 S. Oakdale Annex E corner Barnett & Wittman.

Live Music at Belle Fiore Winery

Wine Live Music at Belle Fiore Winery every Wednesday evening from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Come on up to Belle Fiore and relax with some great music, great wine, and great food! Visit our Live Music link under the Events menu on our website to see who is playing: http://www.bellefiorewine.com/Events/Live-Music. Cost: Free. Region: Ashland. Directions: From I-5 take exit 14 and then a left onto Ashland St. After about 1 mile, take a left onto Dead Indian Memorial Rd. Travel approximately 1.2 miles and take a right into the Belle Fiore Winery driveway. Head through the gate and up the hill to the Wine Pavilion. Phone: 541-552-4900. Registration: N/A. Artist/event website: http://www.bellefiorewine.com/Events/Live-Music. Email: MusicBooking@BelleFioreWine.com. Venue website: www.bellefiorewine.com. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Belle Fiore Winery - Wine Pavilion 955 Dead Indian Memorial Rd. Ashland, OR 97520.

BMX Racing at Meford BMX

Recreation Medford BMX is a bicycle moto cross racing organization that is sanctioned by USABMX. Region: Phoenix. Phone: 541-937-9088. Email: Jetpartsguy@gmail.com. Venue website: www.medfordbmx.com. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 5:30 PM. We are located at Bear Creek Park between the Amphitheater and dog park at the corner of Highland Drive and Barnett Road, near I-5 Exit 27.

Fencing Classes, Foil and Epee

Clinics/classes We have classes for youth (ages 8 and up) and adults, beginning through advanced, for foil and epee. If you're interested feel free to stop by the week of April 6 and observe our classes. For more information see our website or roguefencers on Facebook. Cost: $80 introduction to fencing. Region: Central Point. Directions: The school is on Ross Lane at the corner of Old Stage Rd, west of Hanely Rd. Artist/event website: www.roguefencers.com. Artist/event website 2: www.facebook.com. Email: southernoregonfencingclub@gmail.com. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 5:30 PM – 6:15 PM. Southern Oregon Fencing Club Madrone Trail Charter School 3070 Ross Lane, Central Point.

PREGNANT PARTNERS MASSAGE CLASS

Health Region: Ashland. Directions: Call for Directions 541-482-3567. Reservations: Call for Reservations 541-482-3567. Phone: 541-482-3567. Artist/event website: www.hellofmec.com. Email: helloFMEC@gmail.com. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 77 Manzanita Street Ashland, Oregon.

The Uncommon Eye of Photo Artist Rita Ashley

Exhibits & Galleries Rita Ashley, Photo Arts presents limited edition canvas and print views of the world as she sees it. Abstracts, interesting perspectives and close ups make the viewer think and pay closer attention to everyday items. Tastings and Art every Sunday when you can meet the artist, enjoy the wine and the beautiful venue. Cost: Free - Exhibit opens on Friday, March 13. Region: Phoenix. Directions: From 99, look for the signs for directions to Paschal. Artist/event website: www.photoartbyrashley.com. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Paschal Winery - (541) 535-7957 info@paschalwinery.com 1122 Suncrest Road Talent, Oregon 97540.

April is Fraud Prevention Month

Clubs / Organizations Cost: Free Seminar * 1 CPE Credit. Region: Medford. Directions: <https://www.google.com/maps/place/205+S+Central+Ave,+Medford,+OR+97501/@42.3247942,-122.8698775,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x54cf7a3cacf84731:0x267186142339e4bb>. Reservations: Reservations not required. Phone: 541-482-4849. Registration: <http://sobookkeepers.org/calendar-2/>. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Medford branch, Jackson County Library (205 S. Central); large meeting room.

Stretching Your Dollar Class

Classes/Workshops Consumer Credit Counseling Service is reminding the community, the entire month of April is Financial Literacy month! You can participate by joining our Stretching Your Dollar Class. With the cost of living on the rise, this class covers how to get the most from your hard earned paycheck. Topics to be covered are: · Saving money at the grocery store · Driving your car for less · Home weatherization and conservation · Trimming your budget · Controlling impulse spending Registration is required. The registration fee is $10 per person. Reserve your place by calling (541) 779-2273. Cost: $10. Region: Medford. Phone: (541) 779-2273. Registration: Registration is required! Reserve your place by calling CCCS at (541) 779-2273. Artist/event website: www.cccsso.org. Email: info@cccsso.org. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Consumer Credit Counseling Service 820 Crater Lake Ave Ste 202 Medford, OR 97504. For more info visit www.cccsso.org.

Introduction to Zen for Beginners

Religious You are invited to a beginner’s introduction to Zen meditation at Ashland Zen Center Wednesday nights at 6:20 p.m. followed by meditation with the Zen community. Cost: Suggested donation $5-20. Region: Ashland. Directions: On middle Tolman Creek Road, across from Nova Drive. Email: info@ashlandzencenter.org. Venue website: http://www.ashlandzencenter.org/. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 6:20 PM – 7:00 PM. Ashland Zen Center 740 Tolman Creek Road. For more info visit www.ashlandzencenter.org.

Trivia Night every Wednesday

Arts & Entertainment 4 rounds of questions and a special picture section. Get a team together of up to 6 people. Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. 258 "A" Street Ashland. For more info visit www.facebook.com.