EVENTS 8-8-17

EAGLE POINT

 

Alzheimer’s Association Workshops:  Healthy Living for your Brain and Body

August 16, 2 p.m. at the Eagle Point Senior Center, 121 Loto Street.  For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected.  But now, science is able to provide insights into how to optimize our physical and cognitive activity and social engagement—and how to use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

 

Wood House 4th Annual Harvest Festival

12988 Highway 62, 1.4 miles north of Eagle Point.

September 16, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

September 17, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Antique tractors, antiques, farm displays, craft vendors, jewelry, misc. and food vendors.  Free Parking!  Free tours of the Wood House!  Admission:  $2, seniors (65 and older) & children (7 – 12):  $1.  Kids 6 and under are free.  All proceeds go directly to the Wood House.  For more information, call 541-826-2177.

 

Veterans Benefits Concerning Aid & Attendance for Assisted Living

First Thursday of every month, 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. at Brookdale Senior Living, 261 Loto Street, Eagle Point. VSO Officer, Tanya Flockoi will help explain the veteran benefits regarding assisted living. Please RSVP for an appointment 541-499-5676.

 

Guardians of the Eagle Point Museum

Meet the third Thursday of each month at the museum, 6:30 p.m.  Summer hours now in effect, Thursday, 12-4, Fri, Sat & Sunday 10-5.

 

2018 Calendars are available and will be on sale at the museum and the Upper Rogue Independent Newspaper office at $10 each.

 

Eagle Point Chamber of Commerce

Eagle Point chamber of commerce meets the first Monday of each month at various locations throughout the community.  Check out the chamber website for details and newsletter.  541-944-6925.

Lions Club of Eagle Point

Lions Club of Eagle Point meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month at the Grange, 5 S. Shasta Avenue in Eagle Point.  Meeting time is 6:30 p.m.

 

Access Eagle Point Food Pantry –New Hours/New Day Starting August 7

Access Eagle Point Food Pantry is held every Monday from 4:00 pm to 6:00 p.m.at St. John Lutheran Church on Alta Vista and South Shasta. All early arrivals before the posted time of 3:30 p.m. will be turned away. NO EXCEPTIONS. Some income qualifications apply.  For info:  541-826-4334

 

Eagle Point Senior Center 541-826-9404. 

Has a hot lunch daily served at 11:30 a.m.

Economical Bingo is played every Monday at 1 p.m.

Thrift Shoppe is open daily for those unique gifts or items of apparel.  8:30 – 11:30 a.m. M-F

Game Day is held every Thursday beginning at 12:30 p.m. Looking for more pinochle players

AA meetings: Sunday 7 p.m. mixed, Monday 6 p.m. women, Wednesday 7 p.m., Thursday 6 p.m. women, Friday 4 p.m.

 

Eagle Point Boy Scout Troop #48

Eagle Point Boy Scout Troop # 48 meets the second and third Thursdays of each month.  The adult meeting is the first Thursday.  The group meets at the Eagle point Community Bible Church, 27 S. Shasta from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

 

Upper Rogue Artists

Upper Rogue Artists meet the last Friday of each month at the EP Senior Center, 121 Loto St. at 1 p.m.  Share your love of the arts with others and make new friendships.  Bring your brushes and paints and join the fun.  Info: 541-879-0554.

 

Eagle Point Grange

Eagle Point Grange, 541-830-4049, meets the second Monday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Grange Hall, 5 S. Shasta.  The historic hall is available for rent for private functions and events.  Kitchen is available.

 

Harnish Wayside Park & Visitors Center

Harnish is being hosted by City Employees and volunteers.  Summer hours are from May 1, 2017 through September 30, 2017 Monday – Wednesday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Thursday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

 

Eagle Point Garden Club

Eagle Point Garden Club meets the first Thursday of each month, May through September at The Garden, 711 S. Royal in Eagle Point.  For times and information:  541-261-7756.

 

Eagle Point Library (541)826-3313

The Eagle Point Friends of the Library meets the second Friday of each month from 9-10:30 a.m. in the Community Room of the Library.

Writer’s Critique Group meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month from 6-8 p.m. and welcomes writers of fiction, non-fiction, creative non-fiction, personal essay, journal, or poetry.  No fee, members must be 18 years or older. For more info:  541-879-1872.

 

Gently Used Book Sale

Drop by the Eagle Point Library Wednesday from 1-3 p.m. to purchase gently read books that have been donated to the Friends of the Library volunteer group.  Currently available, non- fiction paper back and hard bound, a good selection of cook books, gardening books, biographies, self- help and travel books.

 

Summer Reading Program:  Build a Better World

Help maintain reading skills during summer vacation by participating in the JCLS summer reading program.  The program includes special incentives, activities, and fun for children, teens and adults.  Stop by your local library for more information.

 

Computer Basics 1

August 4, 11, 18, and 25, 2 – 4 p.m. at the Eagle Point Branch Library.

 

Eagle Point Women’s Club

Eagle Point Women’s Club meets the third Monday for coffee each month at Crackin’ N Stackin’ from 9-11 a.m.  For info:   541-621-2791.

 

Eagle Point TOPS

Eagle Point TOPS meets Thursday mornings at the Butte Creek Baptist Church, 429 N. Royal Ave at 8:30 a.m.  For info:  541-830-1503.

 

4H Cascade Cattle Club

4H Cascade Cattle Club meets at Traynham Ranch on Brophy Road in Eagle Point.  Open to new members. For information and meeting times call 541-840-5797.

 

Eagle Point Irrigation District

Eagle Point Irrigation District Board of Director’s meeting is on the second Tuesday of each month beginning at 5 p.m. at the District office at 2429 Brophy Road Eagle Point.  For info:   541-826-3411.

 

SHADY COVE

 

Music in the Park

August 19, 6 – 8 p.m. enjoy Rewind (Golden Oldies) at Aunt Caroline’s Park.  Bring your own lawn chair or blanket.  Come for dinner or a picnic and stay for the music.  URCC will have a light dinner and snacks for sale.  Parking is available across the road at the dental office.  For more information, call 541-878-2225.

 

American Red Cross Blood Drive

August 21, 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Upper Rogue Community Center.  The Red Cross has a critical blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for eligible blood donors of all blood types to give.

 

Family Movie Night

August 25, 5 p.m. and 7:15ish.  Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1 & Vol. 2 (PG) at the Upper Rogue Community Center.  Concessions will be sold from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.  NO outside food or drinks (other than water) will be allowed at the movie.  Get a hot dog meal with chips and drink or chili nachos with drink for only $5.

 

Shady Cove Library 541-878-2270

Hours:  Tuesday 12 – 6:00 p.m.; Wednesday 2 – 7:00 p.m.; Friday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 

Local Travelers’ Series

Local travelers, authors and entertainers, Dan and Carole Nielson, continue their informative series on the third Tuesday of each month from 5 – 6:00 p.m. Join the group for an entertaining program and refreshments sponsored by the Friends of the Shady Cove Library.

 

Upper Rogue Community Center 541-878-2702

New office hours:  9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays.

 

Community Lunch, held every Wednesday at 12 p.m., includes entree, side dish, dessert and beverage, all for just a suggested donation of $5.  Last lunch will be August 30.  Check Facebook page for updates.

Music Jam Session is the second Thursday of each month beginning at 7p.m.

Aerobics are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8-9 a.m.

Yoga Basics are Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30-9:30 a.m.  Call 541-324-0844 for cost and details.

 

Upper Rogue Youth Activities

Remember to renew URYA memberships at URCC Office 541-878-2702

$10 a year or $25 for families of three or more.

 

No summer activities or field trips.

 

Shady Cove Planning Commission

Shady Cove Planning Commission meets the second fourth Thursday of each month.

Shady Cove City Council

The Shady Cove City Council meets the first and third Thursday of each month.

Both meet at the city council chambers.

St. Martin’s Episcopal Church 

95 Cleveland Street, Shady Cove 541-878-2166

Worship service:  Sunday 10 a.m.

www.stmartinshadycove.org or  stmshadycove@gmail.com

 

St. Martin’s Episcopal Church has the following activities scheduled for each month:

 

Healing Service – Last Wednesday of the month from noon-2p.m.  No cost.

Art Workshop  – 2nd and 4th Saturdays from 10 a.m. –1:00 p.m.  Bring your own supplies. No cost.

Beginning Yoga Classes – Monday and Wednesday mornings at 10:30 a.m.  No cost.

AA Meetings – Tuesday and Thursday evenings beginning at 7 p.m.

Narcotics Anonymous – Friday at 7 p.m.

Food Pantry – Due to the holidays, the Food Pantry will be held the last Friday of every month.

For information, call:  541-878-2166.

 

Shady Cove TOPS

Shady Cove TOPS meets weekly at the SC Mobile Home Park Recreation Hall, Thursday at 9 a.m.  For information, contact Rosalie Gaither at 541-878-8235.

 

TRAIL

 

Trail Creek Tavern Museum

144 Old Highway 62, Trail, Oregon

Starting April 20, 2017, the museum will be open Thursday – Sunday from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Docents from the Upper Rogue Historical Society will be there to answer any questions.

 

BUTTE FALLS

 

Volunteer Fire Department Benefit

August 12, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Live music by Carl Howard and Friends, Bouncy House, cotton candy, bingo, raffles, and an amazingly delicious barbecue.  All proceeds go to the Butte Falls Volunteer Fire Department.  For questions, call Carol McGrath at 541-865-3456.

 

Vacation Bible School at Butte Falls Community Church

August 16 – 19, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 249 Broad Street.  K through 6th Grades are invited to learn about God every day!  There will be water balloons and games in the afternoon so bring your own towel.  We will enjoy music and songs and lunch will be included for free.  Barbecue on Saturday, August 19.  Parents, please come join us!  For more information, please contact Pastor Scott at 541-613-5516.

 

Butte Falls Active Club

Meets at the Butte Falls Community Center.

The Butte Falls Active Club is looking for new members, volunteers and ideas.  Youth and children are welcome.  For more information, call 541-892-2775 or online at buttefallsactiveclub@yahoo.com.

 

 

PROSPECT

Prospect Branch Library

Open:  Wednesdays – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. and Fridays – 1 – 5 p.m.

End of Summer Reading BBQ and Prize Drawing

August 9, 11:30 a.m. at the Prospect Branch Library.

 

Saturday Afternoon at the Movies

12 – 2 p.m. at the Prospect Branch Library.

 

Prospect Rural Fire Department Board Meeting

The monthly board meeting of the Prospect Rural Fire department is 7 p.m. the third Monday of each month at 300 Mill Creek Drive.  The public is cordially invited to attend.

 

Access is 2nd & 4th Friday every month, 12 noon – 2 p.m. at the Nazarene Church.  Open to all individuals and families in Prospect of low income, who are in need of groceries. If anyone needs a ride or food delivered please let us know.

Any questions contact Cheryl Reynolds 541 560-3679.

 

Prospect Community Club Lunches

Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. by donation and always with love!  305 Red Blanket Road

August 8 – Steak salad w/carmelized onions, bread & dessert.

August 15 – Chicken tostados, rice, black beans & dessert.

August 22 – Turkey avocado wraps, apple cranberry salad & dessert.

August 29 – Orange chicken, rice, broccoli & dessert.

 

The Jamboree Cookbook

The cookbook is $10 and is available at the Community Club Tuesday Lunch.

 

 

WHITE CITY

 

White City Branch Library 541-864-8880

 

Book Sale

The White City Branch Library hosts and ongoing book sale in the library lobby.

 

Classic Movie and Popcorn at the White City Library

Every third Wednesday, 1 – 3 p.m.

August 16 – A pompous, acid-tongued expert in linguistics tries to refine and ill-mannered, coarse guttersnipe and pass her off as a princess in six months.  The film won a total of eight Oscars, including Best Picture. (1964 – G)

 

Every Tuesday Reading Circle

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Feel too old for story time, but have an urge for the joys of sharing a book?  Join our reading group for families, school-age children, and adults.  We will read poetry and short stories, share any memorized poems, learn poetry styles, write, and have fun!

 

LAKE CREEK

 

Lake Creek Grange 541-951-5681

Sunday Breakfast and Farmers Market second Sunday of every month.  Breakfast is 8:00-10:00a.m. unless food runs out earlier.

 

Lake Creek Historical museum open Every Friday and Saturday,10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday, 12 noon to 4 p.m.  Winter hours begin in October and the museum will be open Friday and Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.

 

 

GOLD HILL

 

Gold Hill Branch Library – 202 Dardanelles Street 541-855-1994

 

Poetry Evening at the Gold Hill Library

August 9, 6 – 7 p.m. at the Gold Hill Branch Library.  Share original poems, works by favorite poets, or simply enjoy listening to others read.  The event will be followed by a no-host reception at Historic Gold Hill Hotel.

 

Monday Movie Classics: 

Mondays from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Gold Hill Branch Library, 202 Dardanelles Street.  Admission FREE!

 

August 14 – Remake of the 1960 Rat Pack caper about a daring heist involving three Las Vegas casinos and the squad of criminal specialists who try to pull it off.  (PG-13, 2001)

August 21 – Stylish thieves led by Danny Ocean go on a European crime spree to pay back the casino owner they previously robbed of a cool $160 million. (PG-13, 2004)

August 28 – Con man Danny Ocean and his crew plot to rob a casino owner who double-crossed Danny’s mentor.  (PG-13, 2007)

 

JACKSON COUNTY

 

OSU Southern: Oregon Research Center:  Goat Education Day, “Get Yer Goat”

September 23, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the auditorium of SOREC.  Cost:  Adults, $35; Youth, $20; Cheese Making workshop, $50.  Register on line http://bit.ly/JacksonGoatEdDay2017 or contact Paula Burkhalter at 541-776-7371 or paula.burkhalter@oregonstate.edu

 

Jackson County Library (541) 774-8679.

 

Free Lunchtime Movies

Select Wednesdays, 12 noon – 2:30 p.m. in the Large Meeting Room of the Medford Branch Library.

August 9 – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ 40th Anniversary World Tour.

August 30 – European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.  (PG-13, 2016)

September 13 – A dog looks to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes and owners.  (PG, 2017)

 

Digital Download Workshops – Medford

Learn how to download library eBooks, audiobooks, television shows, movies, and music, all of which are free services available with a JCLS library card.

August 25, 1 – 3 p.m.

September 22, 1 – 3 p.m.

 

Summer Reading Program:  Build a Better World

Help maintain reading skills during summer vacation by participating in the JCLS summer reading program.  The program includes special incentives, activities, and fun for children, teens and adults.  Stop by your local library for more information. Some of the programs:

 

Adult LEGO Building Hour –  August 8 from 12 – 1 p.m. in the Large Meeting Room of the Medford Library.

 

Coffee, Coloring and Donuts – August 15, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.

Part of the summer reading program in the Adams Room of the Medford Library.

 

TED Talk:  Health Care

August 22, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. in the Adams Room of the Medford Branch Library.  The program will include video lectures by Eric Dishman:  Health care should be a team sport; John Wilbanks:  Let’s pool our medical data; Rebecca Onie:  What if our health care system kept us healthy?; and Carolyn Jones:  A tribute to nurses.

 

Simplified Tai Chi at the Medford Library

Every Tuesday, 10 – 11:30 a.m.  Simplified Tai Chi welcomes participants of all ages and ability levels to attend on a walk-in basis.

10 – 10:30 a.m.:  Beginners

10:30 – 11 a.m.:  Beginners and advanced together

11 – 11:30 a.m.:  Advanced students only

 

JCLS Computer Class Schedules

Computer Basics I

August 4, 11, 18, and 26, 5 – 7 p.m. at the Medford Library.

Computer Basics III

August 2, 9, 16, and 23, 3 – 5 p.m. at the Medford Library.

Adult Tablet Basics

August 2, 9, 16, and 23, 3 – 5 p.m. at the Medford Library.

 

 

Second Tuesday Book Chat

The second Tuesday of each month, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. in the Adams Room of the Medford Branch Library.

 

Make it Art Monday – Sand Art Crafts

August 28, 12 – 2 p.m.  in the Large Meeting Room of the Medford Branch Library.

 

Teen Writing Group

2nd and 4th Saturday, 1 – 2:30 p.m. at the Medford Branch Library.  Do you enjoy reading and writing stories?  Join in the fun writing activities, opportunities to share your writing or listen to other teen authors share their writing.  It does not matter what level of writing skill you currently have.  Local young adult author Leah M. Berry mentors the group and offers her expertise.

 

Teen Library

Teen Library of the Medford Branch Library, 205 South Central Ave.

Weekends from 1 – 3 p.m.

 

Sticks ‘n’ Strings:  From Start to Finish

Fourth Sunday of every month, 1 – 3 p.m.

Demonstration and hands on time with the equipment and learn the process of woolen garment making.  Bring your own project to work on, or try new.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Medford Branch Library.

 

Combined Babies and Wobblers Story Times:

Eagle Point Branch, Friday 11 a.m.

Shady Cove Branch, Tuesdays: 1:30 p.m.

Preschool Story Times:

Butte Falls Branch: Tuesday 10:30 a.m.

Eagle Point: Wednesday 11 a.m.

Prospect: Wednesday 10:30 am. Prospect: Wednesday 10:30 a.m.

Shady Cove: Friday 10 a.m.

White City: Tuesday 10 a.m.

 

CALENDAR

 

8/8 Tuesday

URCC- Yoga Basics 8:30-9:30 a.m.

SC Book Club-3 p.m. SC Library

Babies & Wobblers-1:30 p.m. SC Library

Preschool Story Times-10 a.m. WC Library

EP Library 10 – 4

SC Library 12 – 6

WC Library 10 – 2

 

8/9 Wednesday

URCC Aerobics 8-9 a.m.

St. Martin’s Healing Service 12-2 p.m.

Wii Activity 2:30-4 p.m. SC Library

URCC Community Lunch 12 p.m.

Preschool Story Time-11 a.m. EP Library

EP Library 10 – 4

SC Library 2 – 7

WC Library 12 – 5

 

8/10 Thursday

URCC Yoga Basics 8:30 a.m.

EP Senior Center Game Day 12:30 p.m.

EP TOPS 8:30 a.m.

SC TOPS 9:00 a.m.

EP Library 12 – 6

WC Library 12 – 5

 

811 Friday

URCC Aerobics 8-9 a.m.

Babies & Wobblers-11 a.m. EP Library

Preschool Story Time-10 a.m. SC Library

EP Library 10 – 4

SC Library 10 – 5

 

8/12 Saturday

EP Library 10 – 4

WC Library 10 – 4

 

8/13 Sunday

 

8/14 Monday

URCC Aerobics 8 – 9 a.m.