EVENTS 11-21-17

EVENTS 11-21-17




Forever Flakes: make a snowflake for someone that needs cheering up.  Make a snowflake and attach to a string to be hung in Charla’s Family Barber shop.  Then invite someone who needs cheer to visit the shop and find the one with their name on it.  Snowflakes accepted through December 30th and displayed through January 2018. 541-830-5683 for info.


Giving Tuesday

November 28.  Please give to your favorite 501C3 non-profit.  These organizations benefit so many people in our area and often lack volunteers and funds.  Give generously!!


Eagle Point Grange Christmas Bazaar

December 2, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Eagle Point Grange, 5 S. Shasta Avenue.  A variety of crafts and gifts will be displayed.  Lunch featuring soup and chili dogs will be available for purchase.


Holiday Night at the Museum/Butte Creek Mill Holiday Singing

December 9, 6:30 – 8 p.m. at the Eagle Point Museum, 202 N. Royal Avenue.  The Guardians welcome you to take a step back in Time.  Come share “a cup of cheer” with family and friends and we’ll have gift drawings.   Music will be performed by The Fourth Wednesday String Band.  This event is free but donations to the EP Museum and the EP Senior Center will be welcomed.


147th anniversary of the Wood House and an old Fashioned Christmas.

Open House Saturday, December 16, 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. See what Christmas was like 147 years ago at the Wood House.  Tours and refreshments, toys for the kiddies by Santa Claus.  No admission charge. Christmas music, meet the “Cookie Lady” and get free Christmas cookie baked on the Wood House Kitchen Stove! (541) 826-2177 for information.


Grief Share at the Eagle Point Community Bible Church

Beginning October 2, meetings are Mondays, 2 – 4 p.m. at 27 South Shasta Avenue, Eagle Point.  The meetings will last for 13 weeks but one can come anytime during that period.  There is a $15 charge for the workbook.  Contact:  Dee Harris 610-323-7791.


Letters of Love: Write letters to those going through cancer treatment–someone who needs cheer in their life. Write a personal letter and deliver to Charla’s Family Barber Shop.  Help lift the spirits of those with cancer.  541-830-5683.


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 541-830-0355..


Guardians of the Eagle Point Museum

Meet the third Thursday of each month at the museum, 6:30 p.m.  Winter hours are now in effect:  Fri., Sat. & Sunday, 11-4.


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.

Eagle Point 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 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 – 12:30 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 Thursday 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.  Winter hours begin October 1, 2017:  Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 10 a.m. – 4 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.


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.




Old Fashioned Thanksgiving Dinner at the URCC

November 23, 1 – 3 p.m. at the URCC, 22465 Hwy 62, Shady Cove.  Suggested donation of $5 or non-perishable food items for our food pantry.  A commercially prepared side dish, vegetable or dessert to share is appreciated.


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.


Tales and Tunes from the Folk Music Era

December 1, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. at the Shady Cove Branch Library.  Join Bob Haworth as he traces the rise in popularity of traditional American folk music.


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. Dan and Carole will present “New England” on November 21. 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.  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.


There is still time to sign up for the Wednesday after school academies.  November features:

Cooking – 5th grade and up

Duct Tape Construction

Pottery – 2nd through 4th grade

Game Room – 2nd grade and up


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. or


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 November 17 and December 15.  The regular schedule of the last Friday of the month will resume in January 2018.

For information, call:  541-878-2166.


Lessons and carols on Sunday, Dec. 10 at 3 p.m. A complimentary afternoon tea will follow the service.  All are welcome to come and celebrate the sounds, tastes and joy of the season.  For more information: 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 Creek Tavern Museum

144 Old Highway 62, Trail, Oregon

Closed for the winter.  Will open in the spring of 2018.




Santa Night

December 9, at the Butte Falls Community Hall.  Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and Santa will arrive at 6:30 p.m. Gift giveaways and refreshments help celebrate this wonderful community tradition.  All ages are welcome!


Jam Session at The Landing

2nd Saturday of the month, starting October 14, 1 – 4 p.m. at The Landing in Butte Falls, hosted by Carl & Roberta Howard.  This is an open jam session and refreshments will be served.


Ladies Weekly Bible Study

Beginning October 4, 9:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. at the Butte Falls Community Church, 249 Broad Street.  The study book is “Maybe It’s Time to Laugh Again, Experience Outrageous Joy” by Charles R. Swindoll.


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 or check out our Facebook page:  ButteFallsActiveClub




The Prospect Lioness annual Holiday Bazaar

December 9, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Prospect Community Club, 300 Red Blanket Road, Prospect.  Come support the community and enjoy local vendors and artisans selling their items. There will be homemade cookies, pies, cakes, jams, etc., a huge silent auction and many raffle prizes. Enjoy the Attic Treasures table with gently used items and participate in the fun cake walk throughout the day. Homemade soups and chili will be available for lunch, along with coffee and cocoa.


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

November 21 – Clam Chowder, homemade bread, super salad & dessert.

November 28 – Pork Loin, sauerkraut, fried taters & dessert.


The Jamboree Cookbook

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





Sams Valley  Community Church Bazaar

December 1, 1 – 5 p.m. and December 2, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.  10663 Meadows Rd, White City.

Sams  Valley Community Church is hosting an Old-fashioned Country Christmas Bazaar.   Lunch will be served on Saturday between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. with a Victorian dessert.  Shop for a variety of gifts in every price range.  Proceeds support SVCC Quilters making quilts for Redemption Ridge Ministry.


The Nest – Parent Support Group/El Nidito – Grupo de Apoyo para Padres

2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the White City Branch Library.   This event offers parent support, informational talks, activities for kids & parents and more!  Light snacks will be provided from 12 – 12:30 p.m.  For more information, call 541-500-0990.


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.


Computer Basics 3

Saturdays, November 4, 11, 18, and 25 from 1 – 3 p.m. at the White City Library.


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 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 Branch Library – 202 Dardanelles Street 541-855-1994


Surveying Sasquatch

December 2, 3 – 4 p.m. at the Gold Hill Branch Library.  Doug Devine of Pacific Survey will be presenting an original, unreleased video of an unidentified creature in the Marble Mountain Wilderness, along with forensic analysis of the footage.


Monday Movie Classics: 

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





40th Annual Rogue Valley Railroad Show

November 25, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and November 26, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Jackson County Expo, 1 Penninger Rd, Central Point, Oregon.  This is our annual fundraiser to benefit the Medford Railroad Park, now in our 36th year of operation to the public.  There will be a dozen or more operating model railroads of all sizes.  In addition, there will be historic railroad displays, exhibits from Rogue Valley model railroad manufacturers, a swap meet, Operation Lifesaver, door prizes and raffles.


OSU Extension Service Classes

OSU Extension Auditorium, 569 Hanley Rd. Central Point.  Register online: or  or contact Paula Burkhalter, 541-776-7371.


Seasonal Maintenance:  Winter Wrap Up

December 16, 12:30 3 p.m. at OSU Extension Auditorium.  Join the Master Gardeners and the This Seasons Color staff in the last of the seasonal series on garden maintenance.  Frost or not, your garden benefits from winter care and maintenance.  Cost:  $10 in advance; $15 at the door.  Register online at or call 541-776-7371.


Farm Stand and Agritourism Classes – $55 one/$85 tow from same farm

November 28 from 5 – 8 p.m.  Understanding Regulations and Licenses

December 13 form 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Social Media Training for Small Farms

January 10 from 5 – 8 p.m.  Accepting Food Stamps/SNAP/EBT at your Farm Stand or CSA

February 6 from  5 – 8 p.m.  Is Starting a Farm Stand/Agritourism Operation Right for Me?


Jackson County Library (541) 774-8679.


CASA Giving Tree Donation Drive

Through December 14, Medford, Ashland, and Central Point Library Children’s Departments are collecting donations of new pajamas, socks, underwear, warm winter clothing, and diapers for children in the CASA program.  For more information , contact Medford Children’s Library at 541-774-8678.


Free Lunchtime Movies

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

November 22 – A grieving man receives a mysterious, personal invitation to meet with God at a place called “The Shack.”  (2017,PG-13)

December 13 – The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill’s true parentage.  (2017, PG-13)


Windows in Time:  Believe it or Not – The Strange and Unique Stories of Southern Oregon

December 6, 12 – 1 p.m. at the Medford Branch Library

December 13, 12 – 1 p.m. at the Ashland Branch Library

Presented by local author and historian, Dennis Powers.


JCLS Computer Class Schedule - Reservations are encouraged.

Computer Basics 1

Wednesdays, November 8, 15, 22, and 29 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Medford Library.

Wednesdays, December 6, 13, 20, and 27 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Medford Library.

Computer Basics 2

Fridays, November 3, 10, 17, and 24 from 12 – 2 p.m. at the Medford Library.

Computer Basics 3

Mondays, November 6, 13, 20, and 27 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Medford Library.


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


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.


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.


December 2, 1 – 3 p.m. – Teen Crafternoon:  Make a ceramic pinch pot candle holder.

December 4, 5 – 6 p.m. – Ani-Monday:  Come to the new Anime Club to watch anime, do mini-manga drawing lessons and try Japanese snacks.

December 9, 1 – 3 p.m. -  Teen Gamer Day:  Wii games and board games.


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.




Ashland Branch Library – (541) 774-6996


Movie and Popcorn in Ashland

November 29, 2 p.m. This month’s movie is the 2017 film based on Diane Ackerman’s book about the heroic actions of zookeeper Jan Zabinski and his wife, Antonia.


Siskiyou Sleuths Book Group

Last Wednesday of the month, 3 – 4 p.m. at the Ashland Branch Library.  This group discusses interesting mysteries and welcomes new readers.

November 29 – Lives of the Twins by Rosamund Smith (a pseudonym for Joyce Carol Oates).


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.




11/21 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


11/22 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


11/23 Thursday –Happy Thanksgiving


11/24 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


11/25 Saturday

EP Library 10 – 4

WC Library 10 – 4


11/26 Sunday


11/27 Monday

URCC Aerobics 8 – 9 a.m.