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The Wood House

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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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Park & Play: Providing Free Summertime Fun!

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Looking for free children’s activities to kick those the summertime blues? The Park & Play program provides free activities, sports, crafts and bounce houses guaranteed to deliver a positive and enjoyable experience for your kids. The Park & Play crew brings a mobile recreation vehicle and leads children in fun, engaging outdoor activities aimed to increase activity, creativity, and build …

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Matching Grandmas2Go-Family Coaches with Struggling Families

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We all know that babies don’t come with an “instruction manual!” What’s a mom or dad to do when they need help? The answer: … call Grandmas2Go-Family Coaches and be matched with a “trained and trusted” community volunteer Grandma! The idea for this program came from Linda Otto, when she realized through her work as a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate), a …

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RANGER -LED SNOWSHOE WALKS AT CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK

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In an average winter, Crater Lake National Park receives 43 feet of snow! Ranger-led snowshoe hikes are a fun way to explore this winter wonderland while learning how plants, animals, and people survive the harsh conditions. Every Saturday and Sunday (and some holidays) Crater Lake National Park offers free guided snowshoe walks. Ranger-led snowshoe walks are a fun way to …

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