The Friends of Hannon Library invite the public to join them at the annual celebration honoring the birth of former Oregon Poet Laureate William Stafford on January 29 at 7 PM in SOU Hannon Library’s Meese Room. This event is part of the Friends of Hannon Library 2014-15 Lecture Series and is cosponsored by the Friends of William Stafford.
The program will begin with a live cello music and poetry reading, performed by composer Daniel Sperry, followed by published Rogue Valley poets reading works by Stafford as well as original poems of their own. Featured poets include Pepper Trail, Amy Miller, Angela Decker, Michael Jenkins, Julian Spalding, and Ashland High School poet Samara Diad. Audience members are also invited to read one of their favorite William Stafford poems.
This event is free and open to the public. Parking will be available in the lot behind Hannon Library. For more information, contact Hannon Library at 541-552-6816 or email@example.com.
WINGS: Celebrating the Life And Works of Elaine A. Witteveen
January 10th-February 13th, 2015
Reception: Friday, January 16th, 5-8pm
The Rogue Gallery honors longtime Rogue Valley artist Elaine A. Witteveen in an exhibit of her paintings in acrylic, watercolor, and mixed media. Drawing inspiration from cityscapes from her many travels and the view of the Rogue Valley from Jacksonville, Elaine celebrated the joyous beauty and mystery of life in rich, textural abstract paintings.
Rogue Gallery & Art Center Hours
Tuesday-Friday 10am-5pm Saturday 11am-3pm Every Third Friday 5-8pm
Quilts And Genealogy Talks: “Post Offices in Jackson County”
“Post Offices in Jackson County” by Nancy Swan – A gift from the Southern Oregon Philatelic Society, the quilt shares local postal history. Learn about Jackson County Post Offices, unknown and those named for local families or leaders – their postmark on the land! A reminder of the significance of postal history to your family research. Attendance is free to all.
Grace Christian School Open House – a National School Choice Week Event
This event is for prospective families with students entering preschool through eighth grade. Parents searching for the best educational choice for their child will benefit from this opportunity to tour the facility, meet our staff, ask questions and receive answers. Grace Christian School offers a full, faith-based educational experience, including athletics and the arts. For more information call 541-772-1438 or visit www.gracechristian.org. This event is part of National School Choice Week, a nonpartisan and nonpolitical public awareness effort. For more information about National School Choice Week visit www.schoolchoiceweek.com.
Southern Oregon Climate Action Now Program
Dr. Kevin Downing will lead a discussion entitled ‘Climate Change, A Paradigm Shift’ exploring how Solar Radiation Management and Carbon Dioxide Removal technologies might slow global warming as we adjust to a clean energy economy.
This Program will be followed by the monthly meeting featuring brainstorming about Government Group activities and how we can promote renewable energy in the region.