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2014 Pro-Life Beef Raffle Thu 12th June - Mon 8th September The 2014 Pro-Life Beef Raffle runs from June 12, 2014 - September 8, 2014. Tickets are $5.00 each with a total of 1000 tickets. 2 winning tickets will be drawn on September 9. Each winner will receive one quarter of a grass fed-cow, cut, wrapped and frozen, valued at $800.00 Proceeds will help support local pro-life charities including The Pregnancy Center, St.
Meals on Wheels Volunteers Needed - Rogue Valley Thu 10th July - Sat 30th August The local 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 between 10:00 am - noon. Mileage reimbursement is available. For more information, call Nancy at 541-734-9505 x 4.
Medford Teen Library Monday Movie Series - Medford Mon 21st July The Medford Teen Library is having a Monday Movie Series during the month of July. New and classic films will be shown every Monday, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Teen Department of the Medford Branch Library, 250 S. Central. This movie series is part of the summer reading program, sponsored by the Friends of the Medford Library.
Vacation Bible School - Medford Mon 21st July - Fri 25th July West Main Church of Christ, 1701 W. Main St. is having their Vacation Bible School, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, July 21-25. Friday from 12:30 - 2:30 pm there will be a free lunch and games. The theme this year is "Kingdom Rock" where children stand strong for the Lord. Children who have finished Kindergarten through 6th grade are welcome.
Family Movies at the Library - Phoenix Mon 21st July Enjoy classic family movies on Mondays from 2:45 pm - 4:30 pm, in the Community Meeting Room of the Phoenix Branch Library, 510 West 1st St. All ages are welcome. Films are free and snacks are served, courtesy of the Friends of the Phoenix Branch Library. For more information, contact the Phoenix Branch Library at 541-535-7090 or visit www.jcls.org.
Preschool Story Time - Ashland Library Mon 21st July Preschool children and their families are invited to enjoy Preschool Storytime on Monday's beginning April 7, 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm, at the Ashland Branch Library Children's Department, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. For more information, please call the Library at 541-774-6995 or visit www.jcls.org.
Digital Downloads and you - Gold Hill Branch Library Mon 21st July The Gold Hill Branch Library, 202 Dardanelles, will be holding a class on 'Digital Downloading' from the library to your device on Monday, July 21, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm. There will be an introductory session to give an overview of Libray2Go, as well as time for questions and one-on-one assistance. This free session requires a basic working knowledge of your device.
World Cup Finger Knitting - Ashland Branch Library Tue 22nd July Celebrate soccer, finger knitting,and reading when author Richard Seidman reads from 'World Cup Mouse' on Tuesday, July 22, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, at the Ashland Branch Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Have fun finger knitting while you listen to the author of this children's book, test your pea-flicking soccer skills,and draw your own picture of the worlds most famous soccer-playing mouse.
Brain Books Discussion Group - Ashland Branch Library Tue 22nd July 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.
Pray for Israel - Medford Tue 22nd July An informal time of prayer for Israel will be held Tuesday, July 22, 8:00 am - 9:00 am at The Journey Church, 2399 S. Pacific Hwy. For more information, contact Diana at 541-500-8363 or diana@thejourneychurch.tv.
Summer Reading Program Activities - Ashland Branch Library Tue 22nd July Ashland Teen Library's Summer Program 'Spark a Reaction' continues with lots of great activities. Join in the fun at the Ashland Branch Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Tuesday, July 22, 1:00 pm - 3:00 there will be a painted book bag activity. The programs are sponsored by Jackson County Library Services, the Kenneth A. and Lucille D.
Celebrate Recovery - Eagle Point Tue 22nd July 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.
Sci-Fi Films at the Library - Central Point Wed 23rd July Enjoy out of this world Sci-Fi classics on Wednesdays in July from 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm, at the Central Point Branch Library, 116 S. Third St. Admission and refreshments are free, sponsored by the Central Point Friends of the Library. For more information, please contact the Central Point Branch Library at 541-664-3228 or visit www.jcls.org.
Hands On Weather Program - Jackson County Library's Wed 23rd July Learn about weather safety, measurements,and severe weather phenomena at this hands on program presented by our local National Weather Service at the following Libraries: July 23, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm at the Gold Hill Library, 202 Dardanelles St.; July 29, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm at the Applegate Library, 18485 N. Applegate Rd. and August 11, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm at the Rogue River Library, 412 E. Main St.
Movies in the Medford Library Wed 23rd July 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.
Preschool Story Time - Ashland Library Wed 23rd July 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.
Car Show Fundraising Event - Grants Pass Wed 23rd July The Southern Oregon Scorcher car show is coming! Camaros of Southern Oregon is turning up the heat on Wednesday, July 23, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Jim Sigel Automotive in Grants Pass. All of the proceeds from this evening of fun, food and raffles will go to the Grants Pass Pregnancy Center.
Celebrate Recovery - Medford Thu 24th July 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.
Celebrate Recovery - Ashland Fri 25th July Celebrate Recovery meetings are held every Friday, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm at GracePoint Church of the Nazarene, 1760 E. Main St. Celebrate Recovery is here to help anyone with their hurts, habits and hangups. Snacks and refreshments are provided. Both Women's Step Studies and Men's Step Studies are held on Tuesdays, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm.
Pie & Ice Cream Social - Grants Pass Fri 25th July The Josephine County Historical Society is having their annual Pie & Ice Cream Social on Friday, July 25, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm, in the historic Schmidt House Barn and Garden at 5th and "J" Streets in Grants Pass. Cost is $5.00 A Pie-Baking Contest tops the list of festivities. The public is invited to submit their favorite pies, along with the recipes.
'The Industrious Mr. Franklin' - Eagle Point Branch Library Fri 25th July The Eagle Point Branch Library, will be presenting a play about the 'Industrious Mr. Franklin'(Ben Franklin), on Friday, July 25, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm at the Ashlpole Community Center. This special program is sponsored by the Jackson County Library Services, the Kenneth A. and Lucille D. Hulburt Family Trust, and Friends of the Library groups throughout Jackson County.
Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group Fri 25th July 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.
St. Rita Retreat Center Festival of Praise Summer Concerts - Gold Hill Sun 27th July St. Rita Retreat Center Festival of Praise Summer Concerts will be held July 27th and August 3rd at the Sacred Grotto Amphitheater, 10800 Blackwell Rd. in Gold Hill. Shepherd's Voice on July 27 and Long Mountain Revival on August 3rd. All the concerts are free, however, a free will offering will be taken. A snack bar will be available.
Master Gardener Harvesting Tips - Central Point Mon 28th July Master Gardener, Ronnie Budge, will be giving a 'Harvesting Tips' class on Tuesday, July 29, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at the OSU Extension Auditorium, 569 Hanley Rd. in Central Point.
Vacation Bible School - Medford Mon 28th July - Fri 1st August Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2000 Oakwood Dr. in Medford is having Vacation Bible School July 28-August 1, 9:00 am - noon. For more information and to register, please visit www.wpcmedford.org.
Free Film - Medford Branch Library Wed 30th July Come and enjoy a free film on the last Wednesday of the month from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm at the Medford Branch Library, 205 S. Central Ave. The July 30 film is based on Shakespeare's A Winter's Tale. Colin Farrell plays a burglar who falls for an heiress as she dies in his arms. When he learns that he has the gift of reincarnation,he sets out to save her (PG-13).
Sex and Money Documentary - Medford Branch Library Wed 30th July ACT - Abolish Child Trafficking - will present a feature-length documentary 'Sex and Money: A National Search for Human Worth' at the Medford Library on Wednesday, July 30, 6:30 pm. The film follows a group of students as they travel across the US, seeking to understand how the sexual exploitation of children has become the nation's fastest growing form of organized crime. Admission is free.
Kids Camp - Eagle Point Thu 31st July - Sun 3rd August Eagle Point Community Bible Church, 27 S. Shasta Ave., is hosting their annual Kids Camp for kids going into the 3rd-5th grade, July 31-August 3rd. Activities include devotionals, team skits, crafts, worship and team challenges. For more information, visit www.epcbc.org.
Applegate Community Knitting Group Monthly Meeting Fri 1st August 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 August 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.
Valley-Wide Christian Men's Monthly Breakfast Sat 2nd August

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.

Bi-Monthly Christian Writer's Group Meeting Sat 2nd August 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 danielkinjorski@yahoo.com.
Greensprings Oldtimers' Reunion/Potluck - Ashland Sun 3rd August A potluck/reunion for Greensprings Oldtimers will be held Sunday, August 3, 11;00 am - 3:00 pm at the Pinehurst School, 15337 Hwy. 66 in Ashland. Please bring food and a white elephant.
Festival of Art - Brookings Sun 3rd August Brookings Harbor Chamber is sponsoring the 'Festival of Arts' at Stout Park, next to Manly Art Center, 433 Oak St. in Brookings, August 3, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. The day will include Plein Air Artists, activities for children, a food court and music. For more information, call 541-469.9522 or visit www.brookingsharborchamber.com.
First Sunday Legos Class - Ashland Branch Library Sun 3rd August 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.
Vacation Bible School - Phoenix Mon 4th August - Fri 8th August First Baptist Church of Phoenix, 4655 S. Pacific Hwy., is having Vacation Bible School August 4-8, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Classes are for children 4-8th grade.
Tuesday Origami Sessions - Medford Library Mon 4th August 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.
Book Discussion Group - Central Point Mon 4th August 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 4th August 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.
Stuttering Support Group - First Tuesday of the Month Tue 5th August

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.

Monthly Scrapbook Workshops - Gold Hill Branch Library Wed 6th August 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.
Craft Fair - Phoenix Fri 8th August - Sat 9th August Northridge Center, 3737 S. Pacific Hwy. is having a craft fair Friday, August 8 and Saturday, August 9, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. Vendors will be selling hand made jewelry, crafts and knick-knacks. For more information or to reserve a booth space, call 541-535-5497.
Christian Fine Arts Benefit Dinner - Medford Fri 8th August A beautiful garden evening and dinner benefiting Masterpiece Christian Fine Arts Foundation will be held Friday, August 8 at 2845 Coker Butte Rd. in Medford. 6:00 pm appetizers and beverages will be served with dinner at 6:30 pm. The evening will include dinner, an art exhibit and sale and a silent auction.
Second Saturday Lego Fest - Medford Library Sat 9th August 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.
Brookings/Harbor Chamber Forum Luncheon - Brookings Tue 12th August The Brookings/Harbor Chamber has their Forum Luncheon on the second Thursday of each month, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm at Brookings Inn Resort Conference Center, 1143 Chetco Ave., Brookings. In addition to being an opportunity for Chamber members to connect with other local business people, there is a program that features aspects of business and quality of life on America's Wild Rivers Coast.
Ashland Macintosh Users Group Tue 12th August 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. For more information about the group, visit www.ashmug.com.
Medford Library Book Discussion Group Tue 12th August 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 12th August 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.
Hope Ranch Fundraising Dinner - Grants Pass Thu 14th August Hope Ranch, a ministry of Red Rock Cowboy Church, serves the youth of the Rogue Valley through Rodeo Bible Camps and various equestrian activities. Their Dinner of Hope fundraising event will be held on August 14, at the Bear Hotel in Grants Pass. For more information on Hope Ranch or to purchase tickets for the Dinner of Hope, please contact Rochelle Owen at 541-582-5988.
Brookings/Harbor Chamber Luncheon - Brookings/Harbor Thu 14th August 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.
Monthly Gathering - Vision Impaired Fri 15th August 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.
History of the Short Line Rail Road - Valley of the Rogue Park Fri 15th August On Friday, August 15, the Josephine County Historical Society will present "The History of the Short Line Rail Road". This free, hour long power point presentation will be held at Valley of the Rogue Park, 8:30 pm. Living History Player, Christina Carver, will bring a piece of yesterday about the proposed railroad between Grants Pass, OR and Crescent City, CA.
Third Saturday Chess Club - Medford Branch Teen Library Sat 16th August 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 August 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.
Digital Downloads and you - Medford Branch Library Mon 18th August Do you have a new tablet or eReader? Would you like to add some library books to it? Medford Branch Library, 205 S. Central Ave. is having a 'Need2Know:Digital Book Downloads' class on Monday, August 18, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm. There will be an introductory session to give an overview of Library2Go, as well as time for questions and one-on-one assistance.
Mystery Readers Book Discussion Group - Phoenix Branch Library Tue 19th August 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 19th August 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.
Siskiyou Sleuths Book Group meets - Ashland Branch Library Wed 20th August 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'.
Back to School Breakfast - Brookings/Harbor Mon 25th August The Brookings/Harbor Chamber of Commerce,with the support of the greater Brookings/Harbor community, is having their annual 'Back To School Breakfast' on Monday, August 25, 7:00 am - 8:00 am at the Brookings Harbor High School Cafeteria. This event introduces all new staff members in the school district to the community. The breakfast is free of charge and open to the public.
Digital Downloads and you - Talent Branch Library Thu 28th August Do you have a new tablet or eReader? Would you like to add some library books to it? Talent Branch Library, 101 Home St. is offering a 'Need2Know:Digital Book Downloads' hands-on demonstration on Thursday, August 28, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm. There will be an introductory session to give an overview of Library2Go, as well as time for questions and one-on-one assistance.
Slam'n Salmon Ocean Derby - Brookings/Harbor Thu 28th August - Sat 30th August The annual Slam'n Salmon Ocean Derby will be held August 28-August 30 at the Port of Brookings Harbor, 16330 Lower Harbor Rd. in Brookings. For more information, visit www.brookingsharborchamber.com.
GEMS: Growing and Encouraging Moms Thu 4th September 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.
Digital Downloads and you - Prospect Branch Library Wed 10th September Do you have a new tablet or eReader? Would you like to add library books to it? Prospect Branch Library, 150 Mill Creek Dr., is having a 'Need2Know:Digital Book Downloads' hands-on demonstration on Wednesday, September 10, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm. There will be an introductory session to give an overview of Library@Go, as well as time for questions and one-on-one assistance.
Digital Downloads and you - Ashland Branch Library Thu 25th September Do you have a new tablet or eReader? Would you like to add some library books to it? Ashland Branch Library,410 Siskiyou Blvd. is having a 'Need2Know:Digital Downloads' hands-on demonstration on Thursday, September 25, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm. There will be an introductory session to give an overview of Library2Go, as well as time for questions and one-on-one assistance.
Parkinson's Fundraising Awareness Walk - Medford Sat 27th September Sole Support for Parkinson's is a fundraising awareness walk to help build community and support for patients and families living with a diagnosis of Parkinson's disease. This walk will be held on Saturday, September 27, at Bear Creek Park in Medford. For more information and to register, please visit www.solesupport.org or call Parkinson's Resources of Oregon at 1-800-426-6808.
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.

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