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How To Get Your Event Added To The Rogue Valley Messenger

February 24 @ 12:00 am - 11:55 pm
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Have an event you'd like added to the Rogue Valley Messenger calendar?   Email events@roguevalleymessenger.com.   Please include your event title and information: date, time, location, description (such as a Press Release), along with any related event photos/poster.   Event postings are FREE, but they are not guaranteed.   Thank you for being.  Thank you for doing.   Thanks for thinking of the Rogue Valley Messenger!   Jordy Calendar Editor

“May I Be Frank” Screening and Q&A with Frank Ferrante at the Jackson Wellsprings, Ashland

February 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

We will be sharing a special screening and Q&A with the subject of this film, Frank Ferrante. This is a delightfully entertaining, inspiring and deeply moving document of one man's love, redemption, and transformation. Don't miss this chance to see a film that has changed lives and meet the man himself! We will show the film and then have Q&A with the star, Frank Ferente to follow. $10 suggested donation at the door. Here is a link to view the trailer! http://mayibefrankmovie.com/…

Massage Therapy Program Info Session at RCC, Grants Pass

February 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Once on February 26, 2018

The Rogue Community College (RCC) Massage Therapy program invites you to attend a program information meeting. Come decide whether the massage therapy field is the right career choice for you. Meetings will be held on the RCC Redwood Campus at 3345 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass in Building M, Room 1: • Monday, January 22, 2018 from 5:30-7 p.m. • Monday, February 26, 2018 from 5:30-7 p.m. Massage Therapy is a limited-entry program. Attending an information meeting is mandatory for the…

Plant Spirit Journeys, Essential Wellness in Ashland

February 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Feb 26, March 5 and 12

http://www.gowildconsulting.com/class/mugwort-plant-spirit-journey/ How did the ancients learn about the healing properties of plants? Many say that the plants told them. What if this is true? Do you want to find out for yourself and build your capacity to source directly from nature through meditation? Class starts with an ethnobotanical intro to the plant and plant journey methods, followed by a group meditation and time to share our insights. Please bring a journal. Cost: $20/per class $52 for the whole series. To…

Wild River Relay for Life Team Fundraiser, Medford

February 27 @ 10:30 am - 10:00 pm

Join us for a team fundraiser! Every person who checks in with us for your team will earn you more for your team fundraising! Good for carry out also! Please share with your friends and family. We’ll have committee set up in the front to check you in for the team you are supporting. Wild River Medford will donate a portion of their proceeds from the day and we’ll divvy up based on the number of attendees for each team.…

Southern Oregon Resource Fair at Central Medford High School

February 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Southern Oregon Resource Fair A one-stop shop for connections to valuable community resources in the areas of health care, housing, education, transportation, law enforcement, and more. FREE TO THE PUBLIC. THE FIRST 100 PEOPLE IN THE DOOR GET A $5 GIFT CARD TO FOOD 4 LESS! Food, childcare, and Spanish interpretation are provided! Located at MSD Education Center (815 S. Oakdale Ave.): Downstairs in the Board Room https://www.facebook.com/Medford-Schools-Special-Education-and-Student-Services-371315909599275/ https://www.facebook.com/medfordschooldistrict549c/

Beer and Beacons Avalanche Awareness Event at the Northwest Outdoor Store, Medford

February 27 @ 6:00 pm

Come out February 27th at 6:00pm for an evening of beer, appetizers and free avalanche education. http://thenorthwestoutdoorstore.com/ www.californiaskiguides.com

Herbal Intensive- 6 week class at Siskiyou Mountain Herbs, Cave Junction

March 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn Your Way to Better Health! Thursday Evenings: March 1 to April 5, 2018, Time to be determined by class (5-7, 6-8, or 7-9pm) Near Cave Junction, OR Cost $90-180 sliding scale*** Limited to 7 students/register early plus supply fee ~ $40 (Bring home $50-$100 of herbals you make during the class) Do you want to learn how to identify, grow, harvest, and process herbs into tinctures, tea, salves & oils? Are you ready to make an herbal first aid…

Beginner’s Yoga Series at The Merging Zen Center, Grants Pass

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
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March 2, 9, 16, 23

March 2, 9, 16, 23 Beginners Yoga Series 10am-11:15 am The Merging Rivers Zen Center 243 SW J Street, Grants Pass OR 97526 Suggested donation $40-$60 Email yogawithclair@gmail.com with questions or to register.

Nonviolent Communication Skills: Listening Deeply/Expressing at the Ashland Institute of Massage

March 3 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Nonviolent Communication Skills: Listening Deeply/Expressing Clearly Instructor: Joanne Lescher March 3rd 8am - 12pm for 4 CEU hours Learn some simple techniques that will help you discover the healing power of empathetic listening for both your professional and personal lives. This course meets the 4 hours Ethics/Communication requirement for Oregon LMT licence renewal. Call the AIM office to register today! https://www.facebook.com/AshlandInstituteofMassage/

Talking to the Bees: the Secrets in Our Garden, Talent Library

March 3 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Laura Bee's work is about healing our broken relationship to the planet and her creatures, providing hope through collective prayer and support and transforming world-weary anguish into heart-felt creative activism. Laura Bee has participated in numerous international and civic speaking engagements and volunteer efforts in order to promote Bee-Centric Beekeeping which focuses on the innate wisdom of the Hive and a return to harmonious apiculture. Laura Bee is also the Founder and Director of the College of the Melissae; Center…

Nutrition and Parkinson’s Disease, A Presentation at the Smullin Health Education Center in Medford

March 3 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

What if diet could not only influence Parkinson’s symptoms but also slow disease progression? Would you be willing to change how you eat? There is growing research showing that nutrition has an impact on Parkinson’s disease (PD). The neurodegeneration of PD is thought to be caused by inflammation and oxidative stress, which slowly damage neurons. As a result of this progressive process, the brain does not communicate as well with the body. Fortunately, inflammation and oxidative stress can be improved…

Weekend Yoga Workshop at the Jackson Wellsprings, Ashland

March 3 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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March 3 & 4

2-Day Yoga Workshop at the Jackson Wellsprings on Saturday, March 3rd and Sunday, March 4th; 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM each day. Both will provide an in-depth study of spiral patterns in our muscles and bones, along with skillful application techniques to effectively use them. Spirals are present throughout nature...in the rolls of snow that curl down a mountain slope, as well as in new roots and unfurling spring flowers. They are in the very building blocks of all life,…

Rogue Valley Rumble 9 – Live Professional Boxing at The Expo, Central Point

March 3 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Rogue Valley Rumble 9 Live Professional Boxing 7 Action packed fights Saturday March 3rd 7pm doors open at 6 Main Event Mike Wilson vs Mario Aguilar Lopez Fighting for the NABA Cruiserweight Title Troy Wohosky vs Felipe Medina Abraham Martin vs Alberto Rivas Chris Johnson vs Somethonit Phoumychack Mike Bissett vs Doc Barron Nicholas Jefferson vs Brennon Crow Kid friendly Event *all bouts subject to change* https://www.facebook.com/Whitedelightpromotions/

Navigating Challenging Behaviors: Strengthening Communications Skills, Santo Community Center, Medford

March 8 @ 8:30 pm

On Thursday, March 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Oregon Care Partners will host a free, instructor-led class in Medford titled “Navigating Challenging Behaviors: Strengthening Communications Skills “ designed to help anyone who cares for an aging Oregonian communicate effectively with older adults exhibiting challenging behaviors, such as anger and withdrawing. This half-day class is free of charge, thanks to funding from the State of Oregon and partnerships with trusted non-profits including the Alzheimer’s Association and Oregon Health Care Association. WHAT:                                              The class is designed to…

Meditation Series with Author Guy Finley, Life of Learning Foundation, Merlin

March 9 @ 7:30 pm
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Once on March 23, 2018,
and Once on April 6, 2018,
and Once on April 20, 2018,
and Once on May 4, 2018,
and Once on May 18, 2018

Join best-selling "Letting Go" author Guy Finley, renowned teacher of meditation for a 6-part meditation series. Learn how to start your own meaningful practice, or to greatly deepen your current one. Tap into and realize the essence of spiritual freedom. Dates:  March 9 & 23, April 6 & 20, May 4 & 18 @ 7:30pm This series is being held by a non-profit and all donations are tax-deductible. Cost: $18 one-time donation for all 6 sessions, or $3 per meeting. Pay at the door.  Everyone…

Day and Night at the Museum in Grants Pass

March 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Coming up, the Night and Day at the Museum, Saturday, March 10th, 2108, from 1-4:00, and Friday, March 16th, from 6-9:00, at the Grants Pass Museum of Art. Join fellow authors, including Marie C. Neder, author of the health journal, the Record Keeper.  

CranioSacral Therapy: An Introductory Talk at the Ashland Public Library

March 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Learn about craniosacral therapy; history, theory, different points of view, and healing possibilities. Free. Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 7 to 8:30 pm. Ashland Public Library,  Guanajuato Room aimashland.com https://www.facebook.com/AshlandInstituteofMassage/

Teaching Your Kids about Consent, Boundaries, Relationships. Talent Middle School

March 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

In accordance with the requirements of Erin's Law, Phoenix-Talent Schools has partnered with JC SART for the presentation: Teaching Your Kids about Consent, Boundaries and Healthy Relationships. When: Thursday, March 15th @ 6:00pm Where: Talent Middle School Library *Childcare provided. The evening will start with a presentation addressing why - and how - we teach violence prevention in every grade, followed by grade-specific small group discussions about classroom lessons and at-home learning opportunities. · Our full K-12 lessons addressing sexual…

Day and Night at the Museum in Grants Pass

March 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Coming up, the Night and Day at the Museum, Saturday, March 10th, 2108, from 1-4:00, and Friday, March 16th, from 6-9:00, at the Grants Pass Museum of Art. Join fellow authors, including Marie C. Neder, author of the health journal, the Record Keeper.

Sacroiliac Joint Workshop at Merging Rivers Zen Center, Grants Pass

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sacroiliac Joint Workshop for health and care in your yoga practice and daily life. Saturday March 17th 10-12 Suggested donation $20-$40 The Merging Rivers Zen Center 243 SW J Street, Grants Pass OR 97526 Email yogawithclair@gmail.com with questions or to register.

How to Plant a Tree at Shooting Star Nursery, Central Point

March 17 @ 10:45 am - 11:30 am

We like to leave our major garden cleanup for spring, rather than fall. Come find out why and what to do in the garden mid-spring. We will cover common questions like how to prune lavender, as well as other perennials and grasses. At 10:45 we will switch gears and demonstrate how to properly plant a tree, with a handy guideline to take home with you. $10 for one or $15 for both classes this morning Register for March 17th Part…

Edible and Useful Native Plants – Class in Central Point

March 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Native plants are easier to grow and better for the local environment than many cultivated varieties. In this class, students will learn about the edible or useful native plants that can be incorporated into their landscape. Instructor: Erin Krenzer, Master Gardener $10 advance $15 at the door jacksoncountymga.org/evrplus_registration/?action=evrplusegister&event_id=45

Hike the Enchanted Forest Trail with the Grants Pass Recreation Program

March 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Grants Pass Recreation Program is offering a series of family friendly hiking opportunities! Our first will be the Enchanted Forest Trail in the Applegate Valley. If you have ever been interested in trying out local hiking trails, but haven't had a group to go with, now is your chance! We will meet up in the Riteaid Parking Lot on Williams Hwy and caravan out to the trailhead. This trail is an easy/moderate 4 mile in and out hike with…

Hike Limpy Creek Trail – Family Friendly hike in Grants Pass

March 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Need to get the kids out of the house during Spring Break? Come do a mid-week Spring Break hike with the Grants Pass Recreation Program! This is a great, short family-friendly hike. We will meet at 9am at the South Dairy Queen on Redwood Highway and caravan to the trail head. There isn't a ton of parking there, so we can try to carpool a little as well. This is the second in a series of Spring hikes the Grants…

ShareCare: A One Day Introduction to CranioSacral Therapy, Ashland Institute of Massage

April 7 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

ShareCare: a one day introduction to CranioSacral Therapy sponsored by the Upledger Institute. This class was developed with the intention to empower people to help each other.  Open to everybody.  $120 Saturday, April 7 9:30 to 5:30 pm. Ashland Institute of Massage, 280 E. Hersey A-8 aimashland.com https://www.facebook.com/AshlandInstituteofMassage/

Ashland Community Bike Swap 2018

April 14 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The 28th Annual Bike Swap will provide a community venue for buying and selling working-condition bicycles and related equipment. Proceeds from this event fund bike safety education in the Rogue Valley. This event is made possible by APRC, RVTD, The Rogue Valley Messenger, Jefferson Public Radio, and the City of Ashland Fire Department, Ashland Oregon Police Department and Transportation Commission. If you are interested in selling, items for sale can be dropped off at The Grove, 1195 E Main St on Friday, April 13, from…

Stepping into the Light: Psilocybin Science & Spirituality, Jackson Wellsprings, Ashland

April 14 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Join us at Jackson Wellsprings in beautiful Ashland as we journey into cutting edge psilocybin science and theory. Tom and Sheri Eckert, founders of the Oregon Psilocybin Society and Chief Petitioners of the Psilocybin Service Initiative of Oregon, deliver enlightening perspectives while providing a rationale to put “psilocybin services” on the ballot in 2020. Entheogenic author / artist / musician Martin W Ball will emcee the event. After the presentation, the vibes continue with music and mingling. See you there! $10 in…

Earth Day Tours of RCC Rain Garden Project, Grants Pass

April 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Rogue Community College (RCC) and Sustainable Rogue Valley are working together to complete the demonstration Rain Garden and Bioswale on the RCC Redwood Campus to show how to help protect stormwater pollution from fouling freshwater ecosystems. The demonstration project at the RCC Redwood Campus is located next to the Josephine Building at 3345 Redwood Highway in Grants Pass. Volunteers are needed to help complete the project. Anyone who wants to get involved and experience this project firsthand is invited to…

2018 Breastfeeding Update for Professionals at Medford’s Inn at the Commons

May 4 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

We are honored to host our presenters for our 2018 conference: Catherine Watson Genna BS, IBCLC and Alison K. Hazelbaker, PhD, IBCLC, FILCA, CST, RCST, PPNE. This conference will present current lactation research and practice issues for health professions, which can be used to promote and support breastfeeding in any clinical situation. 7:30-8:00 Vendors and Continental Breakfast 8:00-8:15 Introductions of Speakers, Updates on Local Lactations Associations, Milk Banks and Resources for Lactation Professionals 8:15-12:15 Dr. Alison Hazelbaker From Fetus to…

Lost Creek Trail Runs 2018

May 5 @ 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

What: 50k/ 30k/ 30k Relay/ 5k Trail Race Where: Joseph H. Stewart state park day use area, Lost Creek Lake, Trail, OR. Parking, and restrooms available at start/finish. When: 50k 7am | 30k 8am | 5k 8:30am Saturday, April 22, 2017. Packet pickup & day of race registration 6 - 730am. Course Details: 50k Run: combines the existing 30k loop with a 10k out and back section down the hill from the dam, underneath the highway and then up the…

URBAN Forest Carnival at Hawthorne Park, Medford

May 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

From a tiny seed to a giant redwood, from the days of logging with steam engines and horses to helicopters and spiderlifts. Witness feats of strength and daring, professionals pushing the limits of human endurance, holding our future in their hands. See the best tree climbers on the west coast competing in three gravity-defying dimensions 100 feet in the air! Test your mettle on a crosscut saw, scream down the zipline, travel to another dimension on the arbor elevator, and…

2018 Rogue Valley Health Fair at the Medford Armory

May 12 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

An event designed to increase public awareness by providing an opportunity for communication and education regarding issues in health and wellness. We offer information on making simple lifestyle changes, such as change in diet, smoking, exercise and stress management that can help the average person dramatically improve their health. Information is targeted to all ages. Workshops - Free Samples - Screenings - Raffles https://www.facebook.com/roguevalleyhealthfair/

Mud Factor Medford 2018 at the Jackson County Expo, Central Point

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Mud Factor is the premiere family "FUN" 5K Mud & Obstacle Run. No timing chip, no first or last place, just you and yours making muddy memories at your own pace! MEDFORD 2018 Early Bird Registration now open. Save up to $36 for a limited time. http://www.MudFactor.com  

Sasquatch 50k & Relay Race in Galice, Oregon

May 19 @ 7:30 am

50k Trail run and 3-person relay in the Southern Oregon mountains. Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 7:28 AM. Sam Brown Camp Ground Galice, Oregon Registration and information:  http://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=48125

Exploring Psychedelics 2018, 5th Annual Conference at Southern Oregon University in Ashland

May 24 @ 9:00 am - May 25 @ 7:00 pm

The Exploring Psychedelics Conference returns to Southern Oregon for its 5th year! This is FREE event that is open to the public, with two days of lectures and presentations on the cultural, scientific, religious, and spiritual uses of psychedelics historically and in the contemporary world. Featuring around 30 presenters from across the US and around the world, bringing together practitioners, religious leaders, researchers, scientists, medical professionals, enthusiasts, and more, Exploring Psychedelics is the largest such conference in the Northwest US.…

Permaculture of the Female Body, Webinar in Ashland

May 30 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Learn how interactions with our environment, food and community affect our female hormones. $25 / class Tickets:  http://www.graceofthemoon.com/register.html

Herb Walk in Cave Junction: ID & Uses

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join herbalist Debbie Lukas on a summer herb walk! Early summer is an exciting time to get out and explore edible and medicinal shrubs and herbs! Do you want to know what medicinal plants grow here? Discuss identifying characteristics, habitat, parts used, collection techniques, preparation, and uses of useful plants as we meander down the trail. Wear sturdy shoes, wear layers of clothing for weather, bring water, camera and notebook. Cost: $10. Students/senior/unemployed special: 2 for $12. Carpool from Frog…

Trinity Alps 55K & 20M in Mount Shasta, California

August 11 @ 7:00 am

55K & 20M trail running races on the Sisson-Callahan National Rec Trail, around Deadfall Lakes, and summiting Mt Eddy at 9025 feet. Ticket information:  https://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=50534 https://www.facebook.com/alpinerunningco/

Wild & Scenic Rogue Trip with Rogue Riverkeeper & ROW Adventures

September 12 @ 8:00 am - September 15 @ 4:00 pm

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Wild & Scenic Rivers Act with ROW Adventures and Rogue Riverkeeper on the trip of a lifetime down the Wild & Scenic Rogue River! We will spend 4 days and 3 nights, camping, rafting, hiking, eating, drinking, and sleeping under the stars. And better yet, your participation will support Rogue Riverkeeper's work for clean water in the Rogue Basin! This is an all inclusive trip and everything you need for your adventure is included:…

Kingsley Field Duathalon at the Running Y Ranch Resort in Klamath Falls

October 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This run bike run duathlon winds its way around the Running Y Ranch.  This event has fun for the whole family.  If you're in for the long haul you will enjoy a scenic run along the Klamath Lake to end up back at the Running Y.  If you're just up for a run then you can will enjoy the meandering paths around the ranch.  Lot's of curves and up's and downs to keep up it exciting.  For the family and…

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