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Meals on Wheels Volunteers Needed - Medford Fri 10th April - Sun 10th May The Medford Meals on Wheels program, Food and Friends, is looking for volunteers to help deliver meals to home-bound seniors. Food & Friends provides hot, nutritious meals and a friendly visit to hundreds of seniors in the area. Meals are served Monday through Friday, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. Mileage reimbursement is available.
Christian Youth in Action - Rogue Valley Thu 16th April - Sat 9th May Send a teen to Christian Youth in Action(C.Y.I.A.). Tuition is $325, and includes room, board and materials. C.Y.I.A. is a group of teenagers who spend the summer sharing God's truth through day clubs. If you would like to sponsor a youth's training, contact Gail at [email protected]
Books@4 Discussion Group - Medford Branch Library Tue 21st April A Book discussion group, 'Books@4', will meet monthly from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm in the Adams Community Meeting Room of the Medford Branch Library, 205 S. Central Ave. This group will meet on the third Tuesday of each month. Come meet others in the local reading community as they share what they are reading and discover your next favorite book to read.
Mystery Readers Book Discussion Group - Phoenix Branch Library Tue 21st April The Mystery Readers Book Discussion Group meets on the third Tuesday of the month, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm, in the Community Meeting Room of the Phoenix Branch Library, 510 West 1st St. Come join in the conversation about selected topics with other mystery lovers. For discussion themes, please
Lecture on End of Life - Rogue River Tue 21st April Caring for a loved one during their final days is a very personal experience. Two local authors have written books on a similar theme: hospice care, the process of dying, and how simple acts of care,connections and loving can open hearts and create great healing of spirits. This lecture will be held at the Rogue River Branch Library, 412 E. Main St.
Movies at the Library - Central Point Wed 22nd April Enjoy free films and popcorn on Wednesdays from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm, in the Community Meeting Room of the Central Point Branch Library, 116 S. Third St. For more information, movie titles, etc. call the library at 541-664-3228 or visit
Business Men & Women's Outreach - Medford Wed 22nd April The Business Men & Women's Outreach will be held Wednesday, April 22, 12:00 noon at Tin Tins Buffet in Medford. Cost is $7.95. Guest speaker is Bill Gourley, Executive Director of the Gospel Mission. He will be speaking about his life before conversion to Jesus Christ and his life after.
Game Night - Applegate Branch Library Fri 24th April Applegate Branch Library, 18485 N. Applegate Rd. is open the last Friday of the month for Game Night. All ages are welcome to drop in and join in a night of Chinese checkers, chess, cards, Wildcraft, Sorry and Scrabble. Some board games will be provided, or bring your own. For more information, contact the library at 541-846-7346 or visit
Simply Jesus Women's Conference - Medford Fri 24th April - Sat 25th April Simply Jesus Conference, a 2-day Encounter for Women, will be held Friday and Saturday, April 24 & 25 at Bethel Church at Vista Pointe, 4245 Vista Pointe in Medford. The main speaker is Debra Riste. She served as an associate pastor and worship leader with Generation of Hope in Klamath Falls.
Oregon Women of the Word Conference - Eagle Point Fri 24th April - Sat 25th April Oregon Women of the Word (OWOW) is having their spring conference April 24-25 at Trail Christian Fellowship, 18881 Hwy. 62, Eagle Point. Our special speaker is Sheri Rose Shepherd, known for her 'His Princess' books and ministry. This 2 day conference includes 3 conference sessions, 2 workshops, all meals and childcare. Registration is $50 and can be done at
Cheaper By the Dozen -Medford Fri 24th April Shoestring Productions Theatrical Troupe presents 'Cheaper by the Dozen' on Friday, April 24, 7:00 pm and Saturday, April 25, 2:00 pm at West Main Church of Christ, 1701 W. Main St. in Medford. General admission tickets are $8.00; $5.00 for students/seniors(62+) and will be available at the door. For more information, call 541-621-0148 or 541-779-0665.
Grace/Cascade Christian Benefit Auction - Medford Sat 25th April The Grace/Cascade Christian Annual Benefit Auction will be held Saturday, April 25, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Cascade Christian High School, 855 Chevy Way in Medford. This event will include a Silent Auction, dinner catered by Rosario's available for purchase and a Live Auction. For more information visit
Teen Writing Group - Medford Sat 25th April Are you a teen who enjoys reading and writing stories? Join in the "Writer's Empire" Teen Writing Group on the second and fourth Saturday of the month from 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm in the Medford Teen Library, 205 S. Central Ave. Bring your stories or just come listen to this fun group, led by R.E. Sheahan, author of the young adult science fiction novel, Storm of Arranon: Fire and Ice.
Free Guided Hikes on the Table Rocks Sat 25th April Table Rocks Weekend Hike Series has begun. Free guided hikes will be offered on weekends in March, April, and May. Anyone is welcome to sign up, but reservations are required and space is limited to 20 individuals. Contact the BLM Medford District at 541-618-2200, Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm to reserve a spot.
MOPS - Brookings Mon 27th April Brookings Church of the Nazarene, 1600 Chetco Ave. in Brookings, is hosting Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS), 9:30 am - 11:30 am, on the 2nd and 4th Monday's of the month. All moms of preschoolers are invited for a morning of engaging speakers, crafts and discussion time with other moms. For more information, call the church at 541-469-2571.
Brain Books Discussion Group - Ashland Branch Library Tue 28th April Join the Brain Books Discussion Group on the fourth Tuesday of the month, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm, in the Guanajuato Room of the Ashland Branch Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. The Brain Books Discussion Group is sponsored by the Friends of the Ashland Public Library. For more information, call the Ashland Branch Library at 541-774-6996 or visit
End Bullying in Medford - Medford Tue 28th April A Fundraiser to end Bullying in Southern Oregon and throughout the World will be held at the Rogue Valley Country Club, 2660 Hillcrest Rd. on Tuesday, April 28, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Appetizers are served at 6:00 pm, with the program to follow at 7:00 pm. Cost is $15. For more information visit and click on events.
Genealogy Talks: Heritage Quilts - Medford Tue 28th April A one hour talk on Dawna Curlers book 'Connecting the Dots on a Heritage Quilt' will be held Tuesday, April 28, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm at the Jackson County Genealogy Library, 3405 S. Pacific Hwy. in Medford.
Get Money Smart - Jacksonville Wed 29th April Free classes on budgeting and credit scores will be given by the Credit Counseling Services of Southern Oregon and Jackson County Library Services at the Jacksonville Branch Library, 340 West 'C' St. on Wednesday, April 29 and May 6, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm. Registration is encouraged and can be done by calling 541-899-1665.
Blowout Book Sale - Ashland Library Wed 29th April - Thu 30th April Ashland Branch Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. is having a 'Blowout Book Sale' on Wednesday, April 29, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, Thursday, April 30, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm and Saturday, May 2, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Some items are specially priced. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Ashland Public Library's support of library programs and materials.
Community Emergency Response Team Training - Ashland Thu 30th April Ashland CERT is offering Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training. This basic training curriculum encompasses basic disaster preparedness, fire safety, disaster medical operations, the CERT organization, disaster psychology, terrorism and radio communications followed by a disaster simulation. Training is free and open to those 14 and up.
Applegate Community Knitting Group Monthly Meeting Fri 1st May The Applegate Community Knitting Group meets on the first Friday of each month, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm at the Applegate Branch Library, 18485 North Applegate Rd. Bring your projects, be inspired, share knitting patterns, skills, knowledge and creativity. The first meeting is Friday, March 1. This is a free program hosted by Friends of Applegate Library.
Friday Night at the Movies - Eagle Point Library Fri 1st May Eagle Point Library, 239 W. Main St., is offering 'Friday Night at the Movies' on the first Friday of the month, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, beginning February 7. Popcorn will be served and kids are welcome to come in their pajamas! For more information call the Eagle Point Branch Library at 541-826-3313 or visit
May Day Hooray - Talent Fri 1st May Come shop local artisans and growers while enjoying exotic food, live music and weekly event themes at the newly revived and renamed Talent Evening Market, beginning with 'May Day Hooray' on Friday, May 1, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm at the corner of Main and John Street in Talent. Keep an eye on our Facebook page at Talent Artisans & Growers for more exciting details.
Therapeutic Foster Care Families Needed - Rogue Valley Fri 1st May - Mon 15th June Foster homes for children who have behavior, emotional and development disabilities are needed here in the Rogue Valley. For those interested in helping these children, contact Shawnee Dale, Therapeutic Foster Care Certifier for Family Solutions at 541-776-0497 x 206 or [email protected]
Valley-Wide Christian Men's Monthly Breakfast Sat 2nd May

All men of the Rogue Valley are invited to the monthly ​Valley-Wide Christian Men's Breakfast​. They meet the first Saturday of every month, 7:00 a.m.  at Hometown Buffet. For more information regarding speakers etc, call Ken Meigs at 541-944-6996.

Bi-Monthly Christian Writer's Group Meeting Sat 2nd May A 'Christian Writer's Group' meets the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month, 8:00 am - 9:30 am at Heritage Christian Church, 1870 W. Stewart Ave. in Medford. For more information, call 541-779-7937 or email [email protected]
Lego Fun - Ruch Library Sat 2nd May Join the Lego fun on the first Saturday of each month, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm at the Ruch Branch Library, 7919 Hwy. 238. This event is for children ages four and up. For more information, call the library at 541-899-7438 or visit
Run for the Son - Yreka Sat 2nd May Riding for the Son is a fundraising event for the Christian Motorcycle Association. 60% of the proceeds will go to the JESUS Film Project, with the rest used to reach motorcyclist for Christ. Siskiyou Servants is sponsoring this event on May 2, 8:00 am at the Purple Plum in Yreka. For more information, call Greg Short at 530-598-0608.
Equamore Foundation Anniversary Celebration - Ashland Sat 2nd May Equamore Foundation, an organization committed to providing care and sanctuary to abandoned and abused horses, is having an anniversary celebration on Saturday, May 2, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm on their grounds, located just outside Ashland on Highway 66. For more information, visit or call 541-482-5550.
Spring Garden Fair - Central Point Sat 2nd May - Sun 3rd May The 36th annual Spring Garden Fair will be coming to the Jackson County Expo on Saturday, May 2 and Sunday, May 3. More than 150 vendors, garden exhibitors, and local artisans will sell flowers, veggies, hanging baskets, garden art and much more. Attend demonstration classes or visit the Plant Clinic to find out what is bugging your plants. Admission is $3; children under 15 are free.
Audio Basics Seminar - Medford Sat 2nd May Pacific Bible College, 409 N. Front St. in Medford and Down 2 Earth Audio Resources is presenting a 'Live Audio Basics Audio Seminar'on 4 Saturdays, beginning May 2, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Ron Davis, Recording engineer for Hillsong Australia's 'Shout to the Lord" and multiple Grammy Award Winning recordings is the host.
Positive Change Celebration - Grants Pass Sun 3rd May The Grants Pass Gospel Rescue Mission invites the public to celebrate their success during the last year and a look forward to new endeavors at the 'Positive Change' event on Sunday, May 3, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm at the Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center. There will be interviews, live music, videos and a free picnic style dinner. Giving opportunities will be available.
First Sunday Legos Class - Ashland Branch Library Sun 3rd May First Sunday Lego's Class meets at the Ashland Branch Library Children's Department, the first Sunday of the month., 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm. Each month volunteer Helga Motley will teach children a different Lego building skill. Ages 5 years and up are invited to attend. For more information, call the Ashland Children's Department at 541-774-6995.
Book Discussion Group - Central Point Mon 4th May A book discussion group meets on the first Monday of each month from 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm at the Central Point Library, 116 S. Third St. For information about the upcoming book topics call the Central Point Library at 541-664-3228 or visit
Tuesday Origami Sessions - Medford Library Tue 5th May The Medford Branch Library Children's Department is having Origami Sessions on the first Tuesday of the month, 5:45 pm. This free hands on demonstration will take place in the Storytime Room in the Children's Department of the Medford Library, 205 S. Central. For more information, call the Medford Children's Department at 541-774-8678 or visit
Stuttering Support Group - First Tuesday of the Month Tue 5th May

The Speech Center Plus, 1700 E. Barnett Rd. has started a Stuttering Support Group for adults and children that meets on the first Tuesday of every month. At these meetings you will meet other people who stutter, share your experiences, challenges, and successes, practice speaking skills, etc.

Family Tree Maker - PC Users Group Monthly Meet Tue 5th May The 'PC' Family Tree Maker Group meets the first Tuesday of the month. Everyone is encouraged to bring problems or concerns, and as a group the issue will be addressed and hopefully resolved. This class is free and is held at the Jackson County Genealogy Library, 3405 S. Pacific Hwy. in Medford. Please call 541-512-2340 to register.
Books@Noon - Ashland Branch Library Tue 5th May What are you reading? Looking for suggestions? Jump into the conversation with "Books@Noon". They meet the first Tuesday of every month, from 12 noon to 1:00 pm at the Ashland Branch Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Come and meet with others of the local reading community as they share what they are reading, and discover your next favorite book to read.
Silver Ring Thing - Grants Pass & Medford Wed 6th May The Silver Ring Thing is returning to southern Oregon for two back-to-back shows on Wednesday, May 6 at the Grants Pass Performing Arts Center and Friday, May 8 at Central Medford High School. This year's 'No Strings Attached' tour is encouraging students to break ties with the lies of culture. Both shows are free and open to students age 12-19. Volunteers and ring scholarships are needed.
Monthly Scrapbook Workshops - Gold Hill Branch Library Wed 6th May Enjoy a monthly workshop for teen to adult scrapbooking enthusiasts on the first Wednesday of each month, from 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm at the Gold Hill Branch Library, 202 Dardanelles St. Bring your mementos and learn how to "smash" your special treasures into scrapbooks, share good company and share talents. Contact the library at 541-855-1994 for a supply list. Class runs from January through May.
Sharing Jesus with a Buddhist - Ashland Wed 6th May Rick Sherman will be teaching on 'How to Share Jesus with Buddha-seekers' on Wednesday, May 6, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Rivergate, 188 Garfield St. in Ashland. He will share on the differences and similarities between Christianity and Buddhism. Rick is the author of the book "Buddha & Jesus: Could Solomon Be the Missing Link?". For more information, call 541-482-2546.
Masterpiece Christian Artist Conference - Salem Wed 6th May - Sat 9th May The Masterpiece Christian Artist Conference and Workshop will be held at the Silver Falls Lodge and Conference Center near Salem, Oregon May 6-9. Michael Dudash will present: Developing Your Artistic Vision. Come for a great weekend of exceptional artistic inspiration and camaraderie with other dynamic artists of faith.
GEMS: Growing and Encouraging Moms Thu 7th May GEMS of Grants Pass meets on the first and third Thursday of the month at Calvary Crossroads Church, 1051 SE 'M' St. in Grants Pass. Growing and Encouraging Moms is what GEMS is all about. For more information, call the church at 541-479-4334 or Toni Martin at 541-761-4756.
Second Saturday Lego Fest - Medford Library Sat 9th May The Medford Branch Library Children's Department is offering Second Saturday Legos building beginning February 8, 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm. Each month, volunteer Helga Motley, will teach children a different Lego building skill. Ages 5 years and up are invited to attend. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Medford Library.
Medford Library Book Discussion Group Tue 12th May The Medford Library Book Discussion Group meets on the second Tuesday of the month from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm in the Adams Community Meeting Room of the Medford Branch Library, 205 S. Central Ave. Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Medford Library. For more information, please contact Suz Harrison at 541-774-6415 or visit
Book Chat - Medford Branch Library Tue 12th May Medford Library Book Chat meets on the second Tuesday of the month, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm in the Carpenter Community Meeting Room of the Medford Branch Library, 205 S. Central. Refreshments are provided by the Friends of the Medford Library. For more information and book titles, contact the Medford Branch Library at 541-774-8679 or visit
Ashland Macintosh Users Group Tue 12th May The Ashland Macintosh Users' Group (AshMUG) meets the second Tuesday of every month in the Ashland Community Hospital Conference Room, 280 Maple St., 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Come learn more about all your Apple devices, enjoy presentations on various Apple or Apple related software and hardware, and participate in a lively Q & A session on all things Apple.
Crafting with Yard - Medford Wed 13th May Knitters, crocheters, loom knitters, spinners, weavers and all others who craft from yard (or want to learn) are invited on select Wednesday's, from 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm, in the Medford Teen Library, 205 S. Central Ave to work on a project or learn a new skill. Needles and hooks will be loaned for the day, or you can bring your own.
Brookings/Harbor Chamber Luncheon - Brookings/Harbor Thu 14th May The Brookings/Harbor Chamber monthly Membership Forum Luncheon is held on the second Thursday of each month at the Brookings Inn Resort Conference Center, 1143 Chetco Ave., Brookings, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm.
Child Evangelism Fundraising Banquet - Central Point Thu 14th May The local Child Evangelism Fellowship will be having their fundraising banquet at Community Bible Church, 500 N. 10th St. in Central Point, May 14, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm. RSVP by May 9th to 541-772-8520 or [email protected] CEF was founded in 1937. The goal of this ministry it to be in every country by 2017. They are presently in 190.
Monthly Gathering - Vision Impaired Fri 15th May Southern Oregon Lions Sight and Hearing Center, 228 N. Holly St. in Medford has an open social event for the Visually Impaired Person on the third Friday of every month, from 10:00 am - noon. All visually impaired people and their caregivers are welcome and encouraged to come. For more information, call Nancy Olson at 541-535-2884.
Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group Fri 15th May The Pacific Chapter of the Neuropathy Association is forming a Neuropathy Support Group in Medford. They will meet the 3rd Friday of the month, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm in the Carpenter Room 1-2 of Rogue Valley Medical Center.
Third Saturday Chess Club - Medford Branch Teen Library Sat 16th May The Chess Club meets on the third Saturday of each month from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm in the Medford Branch Teen Library, 205 S. Central Ave. All ages are welcome to drop in and test their skills. All levels of players are welcome. Family board games are also available to play in the Teen Library. For more information, call the Medford Teen Library at 541-774-8685.
Teen Game Day - Ashland Branch Library Sat 16th May Is gaming your thing? Join the crowd during Teen Game Day from 12 noon - 3:30 pm on the 3rd Saturday of each month at the Ashland Branch Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Wii games, Xbox, board games, great food and fun included. All you need to bring is yourself. This free monthly event is sponsored by the Ashland Friends of the Public Library.
Siskiyou Sleuths Book Group meets - Ashland Branch Library Wed 20th May The Siskiyou Sleuths Book Group meets to discuss interesting mysteries and welcomes mystery readers on the third Wednesday of each month from 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm, at the Ashland Branch Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. This group is sponsored by the Friends of the Ashland Public Library and open to all mystery readers.
Toddlerobics - Medford Wed 20th May Come exercise your mind, body, and spirit during "Toddlerobics:Movement, Music, and Me!" on the third Wednesday of the month, 10:30 am - 11:00 am, in the Adult Garden of the Medford Branch Library, 205 S. Central Ave. Class is for toddlers 2 and up. Toddlerobics will be held September 17, October 15, November 19 and December 17.


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