View Post

DESTINATION IMAGINATION:  for creative, innovative K-12 students

In DISCOVER by Southern Oregon FamilyLeave a Comment

In the Destination Imagination (DI) Challenge program, two to seven-member teams focus on finding solutions to two separate types of Challenges: Team Challenges and Instant Challenges. Then they present their solutions to Appraisers in Tournament-style settings. By working together to develop solutions, participants push the limits of their imaginations to better themselves and best their competition. DI is an international …

View Post

The 4-H Experience

In COMMUNITY, EDUCATION, FEATURED, PETS/ANIMALS by Southern Oregon FamilyLeave a Comment

4-H is delivered by Cooperative Extension—a community of more than 100 public universities across the nation that provides experiences where young people learn by doing. Kids complete hands-on projects in areas like health, science, agriculture and citizenship, in a positive environment where they receive guidance from adult mentors and are encouraged to take on proactive leadership roles. Kids experience 4-H …

View Post


In HALLOWEEN HAUNTS & EVENTS by Southern Oregon FamilyLeave a Comment

Southern Oregon is getting in the spirit of Halloween with Haunts, Halloween Festivals and more!                                             It’s going to be Spook-tacular Flashlight Nights at Pheasant Fields Farm Corn Maze. Friday Oct. 12th,  Friday Oct. 19th,  Saturday Oct. 20th, Friday Oct. …

View Post

Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine for Kids

In HEALTH by Southern Oregon FamilyLeave a Comment

People often ask me if they need to believe in acupuncture for it to work. This question makes me smile. For one, I have to remind myself that acupuncture is still a mystical experience for some people because it’s not well understood. But it is an effective, straight-forward method of helping the body to heal. My favorite way of explaining …

View Post

Medford to open first Hebrew School

In DISCOVER, EDUCATION by Southern Oregon FamilyLeave a Comment

Bringing Jewish Life to Medford, Oregon! Chabad Jewish Center of Southern Oregon will open the first ever Hebrew school in Medford, Oregon beginning this October of 2018 for children ages 3-12. The Hebrew School will be servicing the areas of Medford, Jacksonville, Grants Pass, and suburbs. “Our Regional Jewish Center is located in Ashland but we saw a great need …

View Post

Kids Sukkot Discovery Lab Coming to Southern Oregon!

In FEATURED by Southern Oregon FamilyLeave a Comment

On Thursday, September 27th, Chabad Jewish Center of Southern Oregon will be hosting its first ever Sukkot Discovery Lab just for kids, part of their newly launched Ckids STEAM (Science, technology, engineering, art, math) programming. Blending hands-on, STEM-based experiments and creations with the how’s and why’s of the ancient Jewish hut in the desert, the Sukkot Discovery Lab will launch …

View Post

The Wood House

In FEATURED, FESTIVALS, Uncategorized by Southern Oregon FamilyLeave a Comment

Located in Eagle Point, Oregon at 12988 Hwy 62, you may have passed this rustic beauty which is an attraction for Historians, photographers and artists. The home is circa 1870, homesteader was a wounded Civil War veteran Marvin Sylvester Wood, discharged as a corporal from the United States Army in 1864. Marvin along with his brother Dennis Wood came to …

View Post

The Recovery Village

In COMMUNITY by Southern Oregon FamilyLeave a Comment

The Recovery Village. Find Drug and Alcohol Treatment in Oregon That Works. Tucked away in the picturesque Pacific Northwest, Oregon is one of the country’s often overlooked treasures. From rugged coastlines to pristine evergreen wilderness, this diverse state offers no shortage of breathtaking sights. But while the Beaver State boasts beautiful views and bustling metropolitan areas, it also has a …