ROGUE WINTERFEST GOES VIRTUAL FOR 2020

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Rogue Winterfest is an annual, premier community event and fundraiser that benefits three nonprofit mental health agencies: Family Solutions, Kairos and Options for Southern Oregon. Now in its 18th year the Festival has provided hundreds of thousands of dollars for much needed behavioral and mental health programs for approximately 15,000 children, adults and families in Southern Oregon. This year’s event …

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Do Your Part and Be Stream Smart!

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For most, hearing a creek flow over cobbles and viewing the wildlife present along its banks delivers a reviving feeling. Here in the Rogue Valley, there are many opportunities to absorb the peacefulness that is provided by its natural areas. However, in order for creeks, rivers, and lakes to continue providing these opportunities, uninhibited, we all must play a role …

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Order Your ~Build a Bat House- Stem Kit~ from BugsRUs

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Fall is here and that means OCTOBER and that means HALLOWEEN and that means BATS! Bats are victims of BAD public relations, specifically because of that FICTIONAL guy, DRACULA! Bats have been on Earth for more than 50 million years. With over 1,400 species, they are the second largest order of mammals, and those species cover six continents. Globally, bats …

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The Wood House Festivals

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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 …

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Pheasant Field Farms Harvest Festival

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Pheasant Field Farms Harvest Festival and Pumpkin Patch is a family favorite  in the Rogue Valley. Held every weekend in October there is a bounty of colorful pumpkins of all sizes to choose from and fun activities to do.   Kids will have fun in the bounce houses or getting their faces painted among other booths or climbing on the …

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When your summer fun involves swimming, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

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Consider these safety tips: Never swim alone. Always have a buddy—or, ideally,   a lifeguard at a designated swim area—and maintain constant supervision of a swimmer. Follow rules of swimming areas. • Never leave a child unattended near water. • Make sure everyone in your family learns to swim well. Swim lessons. Wearing a US Coast Guard-approved life jacket can help …

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Bear Creek Salmon Festival

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Bear Creek Salmon Festival    Happens in October in Ashland , Oregon. Bring the whole family to North Mountain Park in Ashland for this free event featuring interactive exhibits, kids activities, live animals, salmon and watershed education, Native American demonstrations, fly-casting, storytelling, live music, and the opportunity to spend the day outside exploring beautiful North Mountain Park. “Communities Connected by Water” …

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4th of JULY CELEBRATIONS

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   Southern Oregon has several 4th of July Celebrations. Bring your family for Fun Runs, Parades, festivities, street fairs, entertainment and fireworks. Have a safe and fun day! 4th of July Run in Ashland, Oregon.                                start at 7:45 am.  Adults, children and families are welcome. …

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