Interfaith Spiritual Caregiver Training @ Smullin Center at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center
Sep 18 @ 8:30 am – Sep 19 @ 4:30 pm

An interactive and experiential two-day training program designed for:

■ People who are interested in volunteering as interfaith spiritual caregivers for Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center ■ Clergy who want to improve their pastoral skills ■ Lay church members who visit sick, dying, and shut-in patients ■ Students needing additional class hours

Crater Rock Museum @ Crater Rock Museum
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Crater Rock Museum Featured Artist – August/September

Annie Thomas, Crater Rock Museum’s featured artist for August and September, is “…obsessed with beads and crystals of all kinds.” Her works are beautiful and innovative. Necklaces, bracelets, rings, earrings – all are works of art! She enjoys recycling old vintage jewelry, and said her favorite new designs are those that resemble Victorian era pieces. Her unique designs, creativity, and love of beading shows in her lovely creations! Annie’s jewelry is sold in the gift shop year-round; as the featured artist for August and September, selected pieces of her work will be on display.

Admittance: Gift Shop, FREE!; Museum: $5/Adults; $3/Seniors; $2/Students; Children 6 and under, FREE

The Great Tomato Tasting @ The Rogue Valley Growers & Crafters Market in Ashland
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Great Tomato Tasting at the Rogue Valley Growers & Crafters Markets (Medford) The Rogue Valley Growers & Crafters Market invites you to its very popular, Great Tomato Tasting. Stop by and sample a variety of heirloom, cherry, paste and hybrid tomatoes; learn about tomato varieties and cooking ideas.

First Friday Concerts: Quadrophonic @ The Schneider Museum of Art
Sep 18 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 pm

First Friday Concerts: Quadrophonic – Space as Metaphor

Beginning Friday, August 1, Todd Barton and Bruce Bayard, performing as the duet Control Voltage Therapy, present a series of concerts every First Friday Schneider Museum of Art. Featuring two Buchla Easel electronic music instruments, and a quadraphonic sound system, Barton and Bayard explore “Space as Metaphor.” The concerts are every First Friday, August through December beginning at 11am. Some months will have special guests to be announced. The performances are free and open to the public.


August 1, September 5, October 3, November 7, December 5, 2014

11:00 AM

Christmas Showcase at the Expo @ Compton Arena
Sep 18 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

December 5th noon-7pm

December 6th 10 am – 5 pm

December 7th 10 am – 4 pm

The Christmas Showcase offers a variety of unique products for your Christmas Shopping. We feature local Artists & Crafters, Retail companies as well as Antique & Collectible dealers all under one roof  for a unique shopping experience. Bring a Friend and join us for lunch or dinner at the North Pole Café.


Interested in a space call Lori at 541-774-8270.

Lunch, Learn & Launch Series @ Higher Education Center
Sep 18 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

Lunch, Learn & Launch Series: Invest in Yourself

Develop a healthy attitude towards spending money as well as learning about creative money management tools that work. Presented by Leslie Caplan.

LAND STEWARD TRAINING PROGRAM @ OSU Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center Auditorium
Sep 18 @ 1:00 pm – 5:30 pm

6th Annual Field-Based course designed to help landowners develop a management plan for small plots or large acreages. Full spectrum of land management considerations will be covered, and, resources available to help landowners meet their goats. Register:


Lifespan Social Clubs @ Emeritus Mountain View Assisted Living
Sep 18 @ 1:00 pm – Sep 18 @ 5:00 pm

Arc of Jackson Cty, LIfespan Respite has 2 Social CLubs for seniors experiencing memory loss, dementia, Alzheimer’s or any disability. We provide a low cost afternoon for caregivers of seniors where they can socialize, snack, play games, exercise, sing and feel a part of our community.

We currently have 2 Clubs, one in Ashland at Mt. View Assisted Living on Wednesdays from 12-4 and one in Medford at Wynwood of the Rogue Valley on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12-4. These clubs are $6.50 per hour but financial assistance may be available.

Pay for College Without Going Broke! @ The Sky Oak Building
Sep 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

This is LIKE NO OTHER class you’ve attended! We’ll cover – How-to’s for picking the right schools to make college affordable In-depth explanation of EFCs, financial aid and the business of higher ed Strategies to maximize financial aid & scholarships Insights into better scores on the SAT/ACT tests Questions to ask before applying Timelines for success—why it’s critical to start with your EFC And much, much more!

To register visit or call 541-773-9600

Ages: Parents of 2015 & 2016 high school graduates and their students Cost:Free

Smart Start Your Business @ Higher Education Center
Sep 18 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Get the important information you need to know before you start your business in Southern Oregon. This three-hour workshop provides the “nuts and bolts” to help you succeed. Extensive handouts will be provided. Register online at