Volunteers Needed - The Pregnancy Center

By Paula Brookins Thu 5th December
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Thu 30th January - Fri 28th February
The Pregnancy Center is in need of volunteers as receptionists and mentors for the Earn While You Learn program. Training will be provided. Please contact Sunny at [email protected] or 541-772-1921 if you are interested.

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Women's Bible Studies - Medford Thu 11th September - Sat 18th October Bethel Church, 4245 Vista Pointe Dr. in Medford is offering two Bible Studies this fall, beginning Tuesday, September 30. The morning study is "Faithful, Abundant, True" by Kay Arthur, Priscilla Shirer & Beth Moore and runs from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. Childcare is available. The evening study is "Battlefield of the Mind" by Joyce Meyer and runs from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm.
Rogue Valley Youth For Christ online Auction Tue 23rd September - Mon 6th October The 'Rogue Valley Youth For Christ On-line Auction' will be held September 23-October 6th. This year's goal is to raise $250,000 towards helping the youth with mentors in our community. The auction can be viewed at www.roguevalleyyfc.org/events.
Healing from an Abortion - Grants Pass Tue 23rd September - Fri 10th October If you have experienced abortion and feel burdened by that decision YOUR Pregnancy Center provides a confidential class that is designed to help. Whether you are a man or a woman, and whether it was recently or many years ago, there is no need to suffer from guilt or grief any longer. Take the courageous first step toward hope and healing.
Therapeutic Foster Care Families Needed - Rogue Valley Thu 25th September - Sat 25th October 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]
Meal on Wheels volunteers Needed - Jackson County Fri 26th September - Fri 31st October The local Meals on Wheels program, Food and Friends, is looking for volunteers to help deliver meals to home-bound seniors in Medford, Central Point and Jacksonville. Food & Friends provides hot, nutritious meals and a friendly visit to hundreds of seniors in the area. Meals are served Monday - Friday between 10:00 am - noon. Mileage reimbursement is available.
Rogue Retreat Opens Thrift Shop - Medford Tue 30th September Rogue Retreat, a non-profit organization that runs a housing program for the homeless in Jackson County will open a Thrift Shop at 1116 Riverside in Medford on Tuesday, September 30. Shop hours are Tuesday-Saturday from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm.
Red Cross Blood Drive - Josephine County Tue 30th September The City of Grants Pass and Josephine County are challenging employees and members of the community to participate in the September 30 blood drive scheduled from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm at the Marie Hill Conference Center. Please visit www.redcrossblood.org and use sponsor code: CityofGP or contact the American Red Cross at 1800-733-2767 to schedule your appointment.
Celebrate Recovery - Eagle Point Tue 30th September Trail Christian Fellowship, 18881 Hwy. 62 in Eagle Point is the location for 'Celebrate Recovery Eagle Point'. Meetings are every Tuesday evening for anyone struggling with hurts, habits and hang ups. Biblical "steps" for recovery are followed. Come at 6:00 p.m. for dinner, no charge, donations accepted. The main meeting begins at 6:30 p.m.
DivorceCare for Adults Support Group - Grants Pass Wed 1st October Parkway Christian Center, 229 NE Beacon Dr. in Grants Pass is offering a 'DivorceCare for Adults' support group every Wednesday, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm, beginning September 10. For more information, call the church at 541-479-2639. DivorceCare seminars and support groups are led by people who understand what you are going through and want to help.
Monthly Scrapbook Workshops - Gold Hill Branch Library Wed 1st October 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.
Grief Support Group for Children - Grants Pass Wed 1st October - Thu 9th October Lovejoy's Treehouse - a family based Grief Support program for children - will be offered October 9 - November 13. This is a community service offered free of charge. Space is limited. Pre-registration and an orientation visit is required. Forms are available at any school and at Lovejoy's office, 939 SE 8th St. in Grants Pass.
Preschool Story Time - Ashland Library Wed 1st October Preschool children and their families are invited to enjoy Preschool Storytime on Wednesdays, 10:30 am - 11:00 am, beginning April 9, at the Ashland Branch Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. For more information, call the Library at 541-774-6995 or visit www.jcls.org.
GEMS: Growing and Encouraging Moms Thu 2nd October 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.
Celebrate Recovery - Medford Thu 2nd October Celebrate Recovery is being held at Set Free and New Life Christian Fellowship, 1032 W. Main St. in Medford, on Thursdays, 6:30 pm. Celebrate Recovery is here to help anyone with their hurts, habits and hangups. Child care is available. For more information, call 541-773-4004.
Foster Parents Needed - Jackson County Thu 2nd October Help children and teens in your neighborhood. There is a critical shortage of temporary, safe homes for children and teens in Jackson County. You are invited to attend an informational meeting on Thursday, October 2, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm at 925 Town Center Dr. in Medford. There will be information about foster care, respite care, adoption and other ways to help children in the community.
Applegate Community Knitting Group Monthly Meeting Fri 3rd October 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 3rd October 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 www.jcls.org.
Divorce Care Class - Medford Fri 3rd October Table Rock Fellowship, 3610 N. Pacific Hwy. is offering a Divorce Care Class for adults and children (ages 5-12) on Friday, September 26 and will run for 13 weeks. For more information, call the church at 541-245-2612.
Valley-Wide Christian Men's Monthly Breakfast Sat 4th October

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.

2014 Harvest Festival - Talent Sat 4th October The 2014 Harvest Festival, brought to you by the City of Talent and local businesses for over 40 years, will be held Saturday, October 4 in downtown Talent. The theme is 'Under the Harvest Moon'. The celebration begins with a pancake breakfast at 7:00 and the 5K/10K Run/Walk and ends with live entertainment and music from 11:00 am - 6:00 pm.
Impact Athletics Fundraising Event - Medford Sat 4th October Impact Athletics is having their Allred Gala Dinner & Auction on Saturday, October 4, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Mtn Church, 1 East Main in Medford. PGA golfer Jason Allred is host, with Logan Martin providing music. R.A. Murphy Construction is sponsoring the event.
Heart 2 Heart Hand N Hand Int'l fundraising event - Grants Pass Sat 4th October - Sun 5th October The Great Veggie Blaster - the 2nd annual Heart 2 Heart Hand N Hand Int'l - fundraising event will be held each weekend from September 4 to September 26, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm at Fort Vannoy Farms, 5791 Lower River Rd. in Grants Pass. Purchasing 3 red tickets provides 3 shots with the "Great Veggie Blaster", trying to hit the 'target'. Proceeds will go to a farm in Africa.
Bi-Monthly Christian Writer's Group Meeting Sat 4th October 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]
Rimski-Korsakov Quartet in Concert - Medford Sat 4th October First Presbyterian Church, 85 S. Holly St. is hosting a concert with the Rimsky-Korsakov Quartet on Saturday, October 4, 7:00 pm. Composed of four graduates from the pestigious St. Petersburg Conservatory, they regularly perform in the most reputable festivals in Russia, Germany, France, Italy, Malta, England, Switzerland and Finland.
Valley Wide Women of Hope Conference - Medford Sat 4th October The Valley Wide Women of Hope invites all ladies of the valley to hear Lindsay McPhail speak on 'The Power of God's East Wind". Lindsay is passionate about women knowing who they are, so they can live the lives they were created to live. The conference will be held Saturday, October 4, 9:30 am at First Church of the Nazarene, 1974 E. McAndrews Rd. in Medford. A light brunch will be served.
Life Chain Event - Medford Sun 5th October A 'Life Chain Prayer Event' will be held at the corner of Biddle Rd. and McAndrews on Sunday, October 5, 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm. Help put an end to abortion through prayer.
First Sunday Legos Class - Ashland Branch Library Sun 5th October 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.
Greg Laurie Harvest America Simulcast Event - Grants Pass Sun 5th October Friends in Christ Fellowship, 1205 Rogue River Hwy. in Grants Pass will once again be a host location for the Greg Laurie Harvest America Simulcast event on Sunday, October 5. Immediately after this event the church will offer an all you can eat spaghetti dinner. Invite your family and friends and plan on spending an evening with us. Doors open at 3:00 pm, with the event beginning at 4:00 pm.
Book Discussion Group - Central Point Mon 6th October A book discussion group meets on the first Monday of each month from 1:00 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 www.jcls.org.
Monthly Book Discussion - Central Point Library Mon 6th October A book discussion group meets on the first Monday of each month, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm at the Central Point Branch Library, 116 S. Third St. . If you are interested in joining but have not had a chance to read a book yet, come for the fellowship and help choose next months theme. For more information, call the library at 541-664-3228.
Tuesday Origami Sessions - Medford Library Tue 7th October The Medford Branch Library Children's Department is having Origami Sessions on the first Tuesday of the month, beginning on February 4, 3:45 pm - 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 www.jcls.org.
Stuttering Support Group - First Tuesday of the Month Tue 7th October

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 7th October Jackson County Genealogy Library, 3405 S. Pacific Hwy. has a Family Tree Maker group that meets the first Tuesday of each month, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm. Everyone is encouraged to bring problems or concerns and as a group we try and resolve these issues. It is a great way to keep connected and share information. Free and fun, you can call 541-512-2340 for more information.
The Authors Road - Ashland Wed 8th October Join George Mason & Salli Slaughter for a free slideshow and travel stories from "The Authors Road" on Wednesday, October 8, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm, at the Ashland Branch Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Ashland Public Library and Southern Oregon Willamette Writers.
Movies in the Medford Library Wed 8th October Come to free film showings on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month, from 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm at the Medford Branch Library, 205 S. Central Ave. For information about the film being shown please call the Medford Branch Library at 541-774-8679 or visit www.jcls.org.
Town Hall Meetings with Commissioner Don Skundrick Thu 9th October Commissioner Don Skundrick continues his second series of Town Hall meetings. Commissioner Skundrick will be at the Eagle Point Branch Library on October 9, 6:30 pm. For more information, contact Don Skundrick, Jackson County Commissioner, at 541-774-6116 or at [email protected]
Brookings/Harbor Chamber Luncheon - Brookings/Harbor Thu 9th October 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.
Emergency Response Training - Ashland Thu 9th October Ashland CERT is offering free Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to perform basic disaster responses. Class will be held at Ashland Fire & Rescue Station 1, 445 Siskiyou Blvd.
Missions Conference - Grants Pass Thu 9th October - Sun 12th October Shan Creek Community Bible Church, 6101 Riverbanks Rd. in Grants Pass is having their annual Missions Conference October 9-12. Mark Dalton, of Shadow Mountain Bible Church in San Diego is the guest speaker, with presentations from Joe & Esther Wagnell, of Africa Inland Mission of Kenya, Africa, and Jared and Bana Major and Dave & Diann Yunker with New Tribes Missions.
Teen Writing Group - Medford Sat 11th October 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.
Harvest Festival - Grants Pass Sat 11th October New Hope Christian School, 5961 New Hope Rd. in Grants Pass is hosting their annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, October 11, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm. There will be food, family fun, bounce house rides, vendors and candy prizes. For more infortion contact the school at 541-476-4588 or [email protected]
Second Saturday Lego Fest - Medford Library Sat 11th October 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.
Taking Care of Your Feet - Medford Sat 11th October All About Feet is a FREE seminar/workshop to be held October 11, 3:00 pm at Dance Arts Center, 9 Hawthorne St., home of the Medford Civic Ballet and the Dance Arts Academy.
Kidder creek Camp's Fall & Apple Festival - California Sat 11th October The Kidder Creek Camp, 2700 S. Kidder Creek Rd., Greenview, CA. is having their Fall and Apple Festival Saturday, October 11, 2:00 pm - 8:30 pm. Bring the entire family for apple picking, caramel apples, hot apple cider, apple crisp, pony rides, live music, dancing under the stars, bonfires, a zipline, archery, cake walk, and much more. The BBQ dinner is $5 for children, $10 for adults.
Heart Healthy Cooking Class - Medford Sun 12th October Are you looking for healthy holiday recipes, diabetic-friendly options and dairy free replacements? Come to a 'Heart Healthy Cooking Class' Sunday, October 12, 1:00 pm at Valley View Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 3677 S. Stage Rd. in Medford. Guest speaker will be Dr. Philip Paden. For more information, call 541-773-6097 or visit www.VVSDA.org. This is a free event, donations are welcome.
Moms in Prayer Festival of Joy - Dallas, TX Mon 13th October Moms in Prayer (formerly Moms In Touch), is having their 'Festival of Joy' conference October 17-19 at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel in Dallas, TX. For registration information, visit www.MomsInPrayer.org.
Book Chat - Medford Branch Library Tue 14th October 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 www.jcls.org.
Ashland Macintosh Users Group Tue 14th October 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.
Medford Library Book Discussion Group Tue 14th October 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 www.jcls.org.
Books@Noon - Ashland Branch Library Tue 14th October What are you reading? Looking for suggestions? Jump into the conversation with "Books@Noon". They meet the second 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.
Siskiyou Sleuths Book Group meets - Ashland Branch Library Wed 15th October 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. April 16 they will be discussing 'Devil in a Blue Dress; May 21 will be 'My Name is Red', and June 18 the book discussion will be on 'Red Planet Blues'.
Toddlerobics - Medford Wed 15th October 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.
Monthly Gathering - Vision Impaired Fri 17th October 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 17th October 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 18th October 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.
10th Anniversary AAUW KitchenTour - Grants Pass Sat 18th October The Grants Pass AAUW Kitchen Tour will be held on Saturday, October 18, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm. Seven unique and fabulous kitchens are on the tour. Tickets are $20.00 and can be purchased at the Kitchen Company, 310 SE 6th St., Oregon Books,150 NE 'E' St., or on the day of the event at Bethany Presbyterian Church, 741 NW 4th St. Proceeds benefit local and national college scholarships.
Teen Game Day - Ashland Branch Library Sat 18th October 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.
Mystery Readers Book Discussion Group - Phoenix Branch Library Tue 21st October 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 call the Phoenix Branch Library at 541-535-7090.
Books@4 Discussion Group - Medford Branch Library Tue 21st October 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, beginning on Tuesday, February 18. Come meet others in the local reading community as they share what they are reading and discover your next favorite book to read.
Divorce Recovery Workshop - Eagle Point Thu 23rd October - Sat 25th October Trail Christian Fellowship, 18881 Hwy. 62 in Eagle Point is hosting a "Divorce Recovery Workshop" October 23-25. Pastor/Counselor Bill Gallagher will lead this 3 part workshop for those who have been divorced, or are currently going through divorce or separation. Cost per person is $25. For more information, call 541-878-3501 or visit www.trail.org.
Brain Books Discussion Group - Ashland Branch Library Tue 28th October 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. Discussion dates are July 22, September 2 and September 23.
Come Alive Tour - Jeremy Camp with Kutless and Adam Cappa Thu 30th October The Come Alive Tour, with Jeremy Camp, Kutless and Adam Cappa, will be held at the Lithia Amphitheater Thursday, October 30, 7:00 pm. Tickets are available at lmgconcerts.com, 4DTixx.com, Facebook LMG Concerts, at Evangel Parable Christian Book Stores or by calling 855- 443-8499.
Free Family Fall Festival - Eagle Point Fri 31st October Faith Christian Center, 585 Nick Young Rd. in Eagle Point is having their free Family Fall Festival on Friday, October 31, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Come for an evening of games, prizes, and jump houses.
Book Sale - White City Sat 8th November White City Branch Library, 3143 Avenue C, is having a book sale on Saturday, November 8, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, in the Community Meeting Room. Come check out the great variety of gently used books DVDs, CDs, and art books. For more information, contact the library at 541-864-8880 or visit www.jcls.org.

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