Wild Music: Sounds & Songs of Life at ScienceWorks

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BRAND NEW WILD MUSIC EXHIBIT PROVIDES A MUST-SEE, MUST-DO, MUST-HEAR EXPERIENCE Wild Music: Sounds & Songs of Life opens February at ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum Whales compose, bullfrogs chorus, songbirds greet the dawn, and people everywhere sing and dance. What do we all have in common? Visitors of all ages will find out in February, when Wild Music: Sounds & Songs …

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Pear Blossom Festival

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Every year in Medford, Oregon the Rogue Valley Celebrates with the Annual Pear Blossom Festival. Beginning at the end of March with Pageants, followed by Golf Tournament, Fun Runs, Bike Rides, Food Events and more! The Parade and Street Fair are held in downtown Medford. There is fun for all ages! A must do event if you are visiting the …

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DESTINATION IMAGINATION:  for creative, innovative K-12 students

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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 …

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The 4-H Experience

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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 …

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HALLOWEEN HAUNTS & EVENTS

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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. …

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Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine for Kids

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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 …

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Medford to open first Hebrew School

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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 …