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.
Adding fiber to your diet is not only healthy, it tastes great! Learn to cook and enjoy a variety of unsuspecting foods that are high in fiber. FREE COOKING CLASS! Class includes recipes as well as samples of each item prepared. Classes are FREE, however, we ask you bring a donation of non-perishable food for the community food bank. Please enter our Teaching Kitchen from the door facing the Public Parking Lot on the corner of 5th and H Street. Space is limited, reservations are required. Please call and reserve your seat at 541-471-4208.
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.