Upcoming Events in August

Country Root & Cowboy Boots

Josephine County Fair 104th Annual ~ Country Roots & Cowboy Boots
Date: August 15, 2018 – August 18, 2018
Update:  http://www.josephinecountyfairgrounds.com/p/other/283
 August 15th ~ August 18th
“Country Roots & Cowboy Boots”

To enter your project into the Fair, check out the JoCo Fair 2018 Entry Guide books, located at the Fairgrounds Office, Grange, Chamber Visitors Center, and various business locations. Watch for the Josephine County Fair Program being distributed in the Daily Courier on Sun, August 12th and in the Country Weekly on Wed., August 15th.
Carnival Rides:
Open at Noon on Wednesday & Thursday
Open 11:00am on Friday and Saturday
Carnival Armbands

Pre-Sale from July 1-August 14th $25 all day rides/for one day/any day
Locations:  Fair Office; Baskin Robbins; Chamber Visitors Center;  Banner Bank/Grants Pass @ William Hwy; 1st Community Credit Union @ Harbeck @Savage; Umpqua Bank/ Rogue River & Cave Junction Locations

U.S. Cellular’s Customer Appreciation Celebration
Date: August 9, 2018– August 12, 2018

U.S. Cellular associates in Grants Pass are hosting a Customer Appreciation Celebration from Aug. 9 through Aug. 12. Everyone who visits the store at 220 NE Beacon Dr. will receive a free water bottle, and there will be a mobile prize wheel where customers can use their smartphones to spin to win prizes that include bill credits and accessory discounts of up to 30 percent.

“This celebration is a fun way for us to show appreciation for our customers,” said Erryn Andersen, director of sales for U.S. Cellular in the northwest. “All community members are welcome, and we encourage you to come to our store to take part in the festivities.” The Customer Appreciation Celebration coincides with a smartphone sale at all U.S. Cellular stores where there will be deals on a variety of the latest smartphones. For more information, call 541-660-8722.

One Eleven Theatre Summer Camp

Date: August 9, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM PDT

For Students age 7 – 16 years old We take students behind the scenes and in front of the curtain allowing participants to be both actors and techies.

This camp is an all-inclusive introduction to the world of theater. Vocal music, dance, improvisation, set design, costume design and much more cumulating in a production of Disney’s Peter Pan Jr.

Books in the Park-Riverside Park
Date: August 9, 2018
Time: 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM PDT

Free Summer Reading Program events in the parksFamilies are invited to special storytimes at local parks where children will be offered free books to take home and free lunch through the Summer Meals Program.

Josephine Community Library District (JCLD), in partnership with Southern Oregon Education Service District (SOESD) OSU Extension Services and Grants Pass School District 7, is offering the following storytimes at 11:45 a.m.

*Tuesdays at Lawnridge Park
*Wednesdays at Reinhart Park
*Thursdays at Riverside Park

Families are invited to join in additional free Summer Reading Program events through Saturday, August 4 at any of the four branches of JCLD in Grants Pass, Illinois Valley, Williams, and Wolf Creek.

The Summer Reading Program is completely free and offered during regular library hours at all four branches. Funding for the Children’s Summer Reading Program is made possible by the Oregon State Library Ready to Read Grant.

For more information about specific Summer Reading Program activities per branch, visit www.josephinelibrary.org or email info@josephinelibrary.org Visit summerfoodoregon.org for more information about gree lunches for children at each site.

Concert on the Beach~Red lIly
Date: August 9, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT
Event Description:

ROCK the River with Robbie Dacosta & Holly Gleason this Thursday night at Red Lily Vineyards!

A local legend, Robbie rocks his red guitar while Holly belts out power-house ballads. Enjoy their mix of R&B, Rock and tunes from the 50’s to today. Guaranteed to rock the river!

Our friends at Peruvian Point and Wok Star Food Truck will be on site for your dining pleasure.

Kid friendly with closely monitored supervision and pets on leash. We have many tables and chairs but feel free to bring your own picnic blanket or chairs just in case we get full.

No outside alcohol, No cover
***Air quality conditions will be monitored throughout the week. Any changes to our concert schedule will be posted by Thursday**

Let’s Get Running
Date: August 10, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM PDT
Are you looking to train for your first 5k or wanting to improve on your running skills? Come Join us for this 10 week running series and let’s reach those goals together!
When: Monday and Friday Mornings at 8:00am
Where: Reinhart Volunteer Park *Meet by the Tennis Courts off Spruce Street.
Cost: $40 for 10 weeks. Group begins June 25th
One Eleven Theatre Summer Camp
Date: August 10, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM PDT
Morning Muscles
Date: August 10, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
Morning Muscles
Get a fantastic full body work out 3 days a week, using a wide variety of equipment and work out methods. All abilities are welcome to join!
This a great way to get started in working out without needing a gym membership!
When: Meet Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 9am
Where: Basketball Courts at the Reinhart Volunteer Park
Cost: $50 for 10 weeks of classes. Classes begins June 25th!
Movies in the Park
Date: August 10, 2018
Time: 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM PDT
The Grants Pass Recreation Program presents “Movies in the Park” showing Goonies

Movie will be showing at dusk at Reinhart Volunteer Park.
This event is FREE for the community to come out and enjoy. We encourage people to bring picnic dinners and blankets. Cheri’s Mobile Market will be on-site for concessions.

Please leave pets at home an NO alcohol in the parks!

Fruitdale Grange Bunco Fundraiser ~ Shoes for Kids
Date: August 11, 2018
Event Description:


Shoes for Kids Fundraiser
The Fruitdale Grange #379 launched the “Shoes for Kids” program and fundraiser to supply new school schools to the needy children in our community for the 2018-19 school year.  Each child will receive a pre-loaded gift card to purchase shoes.In 2015, we were able to help 188 children have new shoes to start school in!!  And in 2016 the community were able to help 260 kids and in 2017 almost 300 ! ! !One of our Fruitdale Grange members will personally pick up your cash donation or auction item.  Call (541) 660-4435 and tell Jill Hamm your location for pick up.
We are a 501-C (8) organization
Our tax ID number is: 23-7510598
Oregon State Grange Patrons of Husbandry
Fruitdale Grange # 379
Free Class: Challenging Behaviors: Effective Approaches to Common Behaviors
Date: August 11, 2018
Time: 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM PDT

On Saturday, August 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Oregon Care Partners will host a free, instructor-led class in Grants Pass titled “Challenging Behaviors: Effective Approaches to Common Behaviors “ designed to help anyone who cares for an aging Oregonian better manage challenging behaviors that are common among older adults.

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 help anyone who cares for an aging Oregonian better manage challenging behaviors that are common among older adults, such as anger, withdrawing and physical aggression. A professional instructor will share real-world experience in an interactive classroom environment. This class is free, thanks to funding by the State of Oregon.

WHO: This class is designed for anyone who cares for an aging Oregonian. Individuals that provide care for an aging family member or loved one, as well as those who work in professional caregiver settings, public safety or social work, are invited to attend this free class. Visit www.OregonCarePartners.com to register and sign up.

Grants Pass Growers’ Market Summer Season
Date: August 11, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM PDT
Event Description:
Grants Pass Growers’ Market is starting the Summer season
at Fourth and F!  Join the Downtown Market with local produce growers, Artisans and great food.Every Saturday from 9am to 1pm
March 17th, 2018- October 27th, 2018
Dinner Among the Vines
Date: August 11, 2018
Time: 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM PDT

Exclusive Vineyard Dinner with Guest Portland Chef!Our annual Dinner Among the Vines at Troon Vineyard will be extra special this year with our special guest, Chef Sean Martin of Ember & Vine from Portland Oregon. Join us for amazing cuisine and wine all while enjoying the beautiful vineyard views.

**By Reservation Only**
$70 per person for Members
$85 per person for Non-Members

Bingo ~ JoCo Fairgrounds ~ Wednesday & Sunday
Date: August 12, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM PDT
Event Description:
Friends of the Fairgrounds have Weekly Bingo on Wednesday Evenings and Sunday Afternoons.
Must be 18 Years old to play
Sips & Songs~Troon Vineyards
Date: August 12, 2018
Time: 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM PDT
Come enjoy live music on the lawn at our beautiful Applegate Valley Tasting Room. Enjoy pairing our wine with a picnic basket filled with local cheeses, meats and treats or pack a picnic & a blanket alongside your favorite bottle of Troon wine to enjoy local musicians while you take in the picturesque vineyard views.FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS OR INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT
Jessica – 541.846.9900 or email jessica@troonvinyard.com

Wildlife Images-Summer Camp
Date: August 13, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM PDT
Wildlife  Images Education and Rehabilitation Center’s Summer Camp EEK!
Available for kids ages 7-12. Animal Care Specialists allow campers to go WILD for the week as they hang out with Animal Ambassadors, play games, make cool crafts and explore outdoors.
Camp can be attended for the whole week or day by day. After care and transportation options are available.
Pacifica’s Summer Day Camp~Overnight Session 1
Date: August 13, 2018 – August 14, 2018
Overnight Camp~ Into the Wild
Ages 8-11
Aug 13th-14th
Join us for an overnight adventure! We will learn survival skills and have fun with activities ranging from fort building to fishing and rock climbing. We will get in touch with nature through exploring the ponds, creeks, and wild areas of Pacifica. This camp incorporates storytelling, art, games, and sensory awareness activities with ecology, stewardship, and wilderness skills. Into the evening we will be exploring through star gazing, hiking and playing wilderness games. *This camp is a two day camp (staying overnight) starting at 9AM and ending at 2PM the following day. This camp is in two different sessions, depending on age. Teachers: Allison Inscore & Jared EllesmoreLocation: Pacifica, 14615 Watergap Rd., 2.3 miles from Hwy 238, near Williams, OR
Overnight Camp. Session 1: Aug 13th-14th for ages 8-11. Overnight camp start at 9AM and goes until 2 PM the next day. Cost: $175.00
*********** Scholarships available; discounts for siblings and for multiple camp signups. *************
More Info: Vanessa 541-621-6278 Vanessa@pacificagarden.org
National Health Center Week~GP Siskiyou Community Health Center
Date: August 14, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM PDT
Siskiyou Community Health Center’s “National Health Center Week”
Join us Tuesday August 14th 9:00am-1:00pm for free child dental screenings, cleaning & fluoride treatment, free backpack and childrens books!
RCC Redwood Campus Blood drive
Date: August 14, 2018
Time: 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM PDT

The Rogue Community College, Redwood Campus, Associated Student Government is hosting a blood drive on August 14th, 2018.

The blood drive will be held in the Wiseman Center Building on the Redwood campus. Refreshments will be available. Thank you for saving lives.

Kids Art Class~Paper Bag Journal
Date: August 14, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM PDT
Grants Pass Museum of Art presents Kids Art Classes
“Paper Bag Journal” With Vicki Cushing
Classes are $15 per session and included all materials. Ages 7-18
Date: August 15, 2018

LONESTAR ~ Known for merging their country roots with strong melodies and rich vocals.  LONESTAR, comprised of Richie McDonald, Michael Britt, Keech Rainwater and Dean Sams.

For more than 20 years they’ve logged countless miles touring throughout the world, released several Platinum-selling albums and ten No. 1 singles, earned ACM and CMA awards and inspired rave reveiews.

They wrote and rehearsed songs for their tenth album, Never Enders, each one crafted impeccably yet as raw and soulful as all four members’ Texas honkey-tonk roots.  LONESTAR has always set the bar high, but Never Enders exceeds expectations.

Billy Lund & Whiskey Weekend have been entertaining audiences throughout the Pacific Northwest since 2010.  Featuring the lead vocals of Billy Lund, the band showcases current music from artist like Blake Shelton, Eric Church and Thomas Rhett as well as classic country favorites.

GRANDSTANDS ~ WGAS Motorsports: Truck & Tractor Pulling
Date: August 16, 2018 – August 17, 2018
Truck and Tractor pulling, also known as power pulling, is a motorsport competition, which requires modified tractors to pull a heavy sledge (sled) along a 35 Foot wide and length of 100 meter or 300 ft + track; with the winner being the tractor that pulls the sled farthest.
The sport is known as the world’s most powerful motorsport, due to the multi-engine modified tractor pullers.The sled is known as a weight transfer sled.  This means that it is pulled down the track, the weight is transferred (linked with gears to the slefg’s whells) from over the rear axles and towards the front of the sledge.  In front of the real wheels, there is a ‘pan’.  This is essential a metal plate and as the weight moves over this the resistance builds.  The further the tractor pulls the sledge, the harder it gets.
Kids Art Class~Draw from a Photo
Date: August 16, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM PDT
Grants Pass Museum of Art presents Kids Art Classes
“Draw from a Photo” With Kristen O’Neill
Classes are $15 per session and included all materials. Ages 7-18


Hwy 199 Yard Sale

Date: August 17, 2018 – August 18, 2018

Join us for Oregon’s Longest Yard Sale along an 80 Miles stretch of US Hwy. 101 to I-5, featuring Yard Sales and special events on the third weekend of August!

There’s no charge to participate, just set up your yard sale in a safe place!
For more information, go to  our blog at http://hwy199yardsale.blogspot.com or call 707-720-9379 and leave a message.

*Held on the same weekend as “It’s the Berries”.

Open Horse Show ~ Once Upon A Horse
Date: August 17, 2018
Benefiting Josephine County Fairgrounds and Event Center Indoor Arena
Ribbons 1st – 5th Place
Champion and Reserve Champion Awards in Halter
High Point Awards in the following Divisions
Youth Exhibitor 13 & Under, Youth Exhibitor 14-17 Years, Senior Exhibitor 18-49 Years,
Senior Exhibitor 50 Years & Over, Equine 38” & Under,
(509) 539-8422 annielou19@aol.com
Mail entries and all fees to: Anne Byers
Oregon Honey Festival
1034 S.E. Jerrine Street, Grants Pass, Oregon 97527
Date: August 18, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM PDT

Save The Bees!! 

Oregon Honey (& Mead!) Festival Is a family-friendly event held at the largest private space in downtown Ashland. It showcases Bees, Honey, Beekeeping, Mead and Hive Products. Come and taste the land!

Special cultural presentations by the Lakota Youth Development Group Honey Lodge. Learn to taste Honey with Amina Harris, Director of the UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center who will present some unusual honeys for tasting. Meet Beekeepers including OSU’s Dr Andony Melathopoulos and try the People’s Choice Award offerings presented by Ride My Road’s Lauren Trantham! Be sure to look for our other events:

The Beekeeper Breakfast (Also August 18, 9 AM, at the Ashland Springs) and
Concert with Jen Ambrose’s Torch Song and Mead Concert on Sunday, August 19 at 1PM at Grizzly Peak Winery! Produced by the nonprofit, Cascade Girl organization In partnership with the Klamath Basin Beekeepers Association. All proceeds reinvested in Education and Conservation.

Apple Outlaw at Pacifica
Date: August 19, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT
Apple Outlaw at Pacifica


Experience the beautiful gardens at Pacifica: A Garden in the Siskiyous for an afternoon of fun enjoying cider, friends, food and music. Food will be available for purchase by our friends at Caba Empanadas.

Oregon Wine Experience
Date: August 20, 2018 – August 26, 2018
The Oregon Wine Experience is a week-long event full of great wine, delicious food, and entertainment that benefits the Asante Children’s Miracle Network.
Pacifica’s Summer Day Camp~Yoga
Date: August 20, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM PDT
Yoga Camp~ Playful Practice Magic
Ages 6-14
August 20th-23rd
Kids, summer, and yoga, a great combination! This camp, taught by two local yoga instructors, is designed to provide kids with a fun, creative, and educational experience. Through a combination of yoga poses, games, themed craft projects and relaxation time kids will be able to strengthen their bodies, minds, and spirits. Yoga students will learn to work cooperatively as well as learn to care for and nurture themselves. This camp is sure to create lasting memories, new friendships, and a foundation for health and well-being.Teachers: Clair Highfield RYT & Allee Gustafson RYT250 & Leigha Perry
Location: Pacifica, 14615 Watergap Rd., 2.3 miles from Hwy 238, near Williams, OR
Time: 9:00 to 2:00  Dates: Mon-Thur  Cost: $175.00
*********** Scholarships available; discounts for siblings and for multiple camp signups. *************
More Info: Vanessa 541-621-6278 Vanessa@pacificagarden.org
Kids Art Class: Perspective (Drawing)
Date: August 21, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM PDT
Grants Pass Museum of Art is holing an Art Class for Kids
Kids learn 1 point, 2 point & atmospheric perspective. The class will have three lessons, with an example & demonstration and then a chance for them to practice for themselves.
$15. Pre-registration recommended.
1st Responder’s Appreciation Brunch
Date: August 22, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
We would like to welcome the Grants Pass First Responders to come and have breakfast on us! We want to show our appreciation for the men and women who help keep us safe. In or out of uniform, please join us for a complimentary breakfast or take it to go.
Grants Pass Museum of Art presents Kids Art Classes
“Kumihimo” With Stephanie Girdlestone
Date: August 23, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM PDT

Classes are $15 per session and included all materials. Ages 7-18

MRS Salmon Derby Dinner & Auction
Date: August 23, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM PDT

The Middle Rogue Steelheaders Annual Salmon Derby Dinner & Auction raises money to fund Conservation & Restoration projects in SW Oregon.

5:00 pm No-Host Bar, Silent Auction Review, Raffle & 50/50 ticket sales
5:00 pm – 6pm Hors D’oeuvres’, Wine Tasting, Auction Item Review
6:30 pm Silent Auction Ends. Recognize Sponsors and hand out plaques
6:40 pm Live Auction/ Willie Boats Drift Boat Auction
7:30 pm Buffet Dinner
8:00 pm Raffle Tickets drawn for prizes
8:45 pm 50/50 Winner Announced

For more information: http://www.rogue-steelheaders.org/salmon-derby/

Rogue Music Theatre~Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Date: August 24, 2018 – August 26, 2018

It’s a story of a down on his luck inventor who turns a broken down grand prix car into a fancy car for his children and then thay go on a magical fantasy adventure to save their grandfather in a far away land.

Old Fashioned Fair
Pioneer Village invites you to come to our annual Old Fashioned Fair! We welcome residents, families, & the community!
Friday, August 24, 2018 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm
805 N. 5th St., Jacksonville, OR 97530
Enjoy outdoor games, face painting, balloon animals, a dunk tank, and door prizes! Also, Enter to Win a Great Summer Picnic Basket! Live Music by Dom & Chris! We’ll have all your favorite traditional fair foods!
A donation accepted for the Alzheimer’s Association.
RSVP to 541-899-6825 by August 17, 2018


Time Radio Players

Name: Old Time Radio Players
Date: August 24, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM PDT

Radio show comedy skit, musical numbers, & refreshments.

Friday (7:00 PM), Saturday (7:00 PM)
& Matinee on Sunday (2:00 PM)
Josephine County Fairgrounds Flower Building

Live Music: Danika & the Jeb
Date: August 24, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM PDT

Enjoy Music at the Grants Pass Museum of Art with Danika & the Jeb

Great chance to catch them on tour! Danika & the Jeb are dynamic, uplifting, and fun, while their music is a soulful combination of artfully written songs and powerful musical phrasing.

Movies in the Park

Date: August 24, 2018
Time: 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM PDT

The Grants Pass Recreation Program presents “Movies in the Park” showing Disney’s Coco Movie will be showing at dusk at Riverside Park. This event is FREE for the community to come out and enjoy. We encourage people to bring picnic dinners and blankets. Cheri’s Mobile Market will be on-site for concessions.

Please leave pets at home an NO alcohol in the parks!

Travel Smart Pack Light Workshop~AAA
Date: August 25, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT

 AAA of Grants Pass will be hosting “Travel Smart Pack Light” workshops. Learn how to pack for a two week trip in an 18lb carry lb.,  prepare for airport security, protect your data with RFID products  and pack for a cruise!Events are open to the public and free to attend. Please call 541-479-7829 to  RSVP as space is limited.

We will be hosting (2) one hour Workshops on Saturday August 25th :
1st Workshop -9:00am-10:00am
2nd Workshop -12:00pm-1:00pm

Family Faire 2018 – Celebrating & Supporting Breastfeeding
Date: August 25, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM PDT

Family Faire 2018 is a Live! Love! Latch! Event Celebrating & Supporting Breastfeeding in Our Community! 

This is our 5th Annual National Breastfeeding Month Celebration and our third year in the beautiful indoor venue of the Bear Hotel! Beat the heat in our air-conditioned exhibit room. Breastfeeding, Health Information & Community Resources; Lots of Family Friendly Exhibitors; Many Great Children & Family Activities including: Touring “The Southern Oregon Adventure” & other community art in the Artworks Museum warehouse; “Annie The Clown” Facepainting & Puppet Show; Interactive Kindermusik child with parent Musical Meetups; Storybook Corner; Children Make-n-Take Crafts; Free Refreshments; Silent Auction; Gift Bags; Free Exhibitor’s Drawings; Complimentary Nursing Bra Boutique; Baby-Wearing & Cloth-Diapering Demonstrations; Presentation of Josephine County’s Breastfeeding-Friendly Employer Award, Free Photo Booth with Props Provided by the great Z Photography…Fun for the whole family!

Come join us in celebration of World Breastfeeding Week & National Breastfeeding Month! Help us gather together an even bigger group than last year supporting breastfeeding mothers & babies in our community!

Event Schedule: Registration Opens at 9:15am to 12:30pm- Information, Demos, Exhibitors & Children’s Activities
9:45am-Kindermusik child with parent Musical Meetup
10:20am-Annie the Clown Puppet Show
10:45am-Welcome, Group Photo & Award Presentation
11:15am-Kindermusik child with parent Musical Meetup-Repeat
12:15pm-Exhibitor’s Free Drawings
12:25pm-Silent Auction Closes More information can be found on our Facebook page “LLL of Grants Pass”

Kids Care Fair ~ Parkway Christian Church
Date: August 25, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM PDT
Bring your kids down to Parkway Christian Church for the Annual Kids Care Fair! Children receive free health and dental screenings, backpacks and school supplies! *Jo. Co. residents ONLY & must show proof of income.
Show Your Ride Car Show~2nd Annual
Date: August 25, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM PDT

We are holding our 2nd Annual Car Show on Aug. 25th. At the Wal-Mart in Grants Pass. We are asking for $15.00 per entry. All monies raised will go to Asante Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

We are excepting any and all types of vehicles, old, new, big, small, we want to see them all. Trophies will be awarded for winning cars in each catergory. There will be food vendors, raffles, a  live DJ and facepainting. New this year we will be holding a Pinup Girl Contest. (Family Appropriate attire)

There will be trophies for winning entries as well as a raffle drawing for prizes. Please pass the word along. If you have any questions please contact Tiffany Ellis WiseMichelle Giacomini, or Johanna Clark on FB or Call 541-471-2822.

Local Author Fair
Date: August 25, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM PDT
Come down to the Oregon Books and Games store for your chance to meet a multitude of local authors. Grants Pass has produced writers of every genre from horror and mystery to historical accounts and self help books. Now this is your chance to meet and greet these talented authors and get signed copies for your library!
Drag Show: Labrys Society Presents: “Divas Are a Girl’s Best Friend”
Date: August 25, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM PDT
Event Description:
Labrys Society presents: “Divas are a Girl’s Best Friend!”
Mark your calendars for Aug 25th.
It will be a night to remember. Tickets are $10.00 at the door. Proceeds from the event will benefit Women’s Crisis Support Team.
http://www.wcstjoco.org/Raffle Prizes, 50/50 Raffle, Drink specials and Queenly Entertainment! Come for a great night and Support a great cause!
Kids Summer Running Conditioning
Date: August 27, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM PDT
Let’s have some fun with friends~Summer Running Conditioning- For students from 5th grade to 8th grade at Riverside Park. The cost is $25 and goes from August 27th-30th, 8:00am-9:30am *Parents must provide transportation and children must bring water. Register early for a t-shirt!! Deadline for registration is August 17th. Registration must be payable to Recreation Northwest, INC.
Register at grantspassrecreation@gmail.com
Pacifica’s Summer Day Camp~Creative
Date: August 27, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM PDT
Creative Camp~ Building and Art 
Ages 6-12
August 27th-30th
Come learn to use materials that you can find almost anywhere to make and build a variety of fun things DIY-style, on your own and using your hands. Expect to go home with a few cool new things built from natural or household materials.
Teachers: Fox Ballara & Jacqueline CorrentiLocation: Pacifica, 14615 Watergap Rd., 2.3 miles from Hwy 238, near Williams, OR
Time: 9:00 to 2:00
Dates: Mon-Thur
Cost: $175.00
*********** Scholarships available; discounts for siblings and for multiple camp signups. *************
More Info: Vanessa 541-621-6278 Vanessa@pacificagarden.org
A Parent’s Guide to Resilience
Date: August 27, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM PDT
An Evening Event by Grants Pass School District and the Why Try Organization
How can parents create lasting change, resilience, and motivation in their children, particularly when times are hard or the child is resistant to your efforts? This fun, hands-on evening event will give you tools to improve your relationship with your children and create a family culture of motivation and resilience. Based on the strategies in the widely-renowned book “The Resilience Breakthrough”, you’ll learn:

  • Strategies to achnowledge accomplishments and build value and worth
  • Tricks for creating quality time when time is in short supply
  • Listening strategies that go beyond parenting
  • How to turn your family into a unified force

Come connect with other parents, enjoy a night away, and enhance the way you approach your parenting.

Kids Art Class~Paint Like Seurat
Date: August 28, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM PDT
Grants Pass Museum of Art presents Kids Art Classes
“Paint Like Seurat” With Kristen O’Neill, Classes are $15 per session and included all materials. Ages 7-18.
Kids Art Class~Watercolor
Date: August 30, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM PDT
Grants Pass Museum of Art presents Kids Art Classes
“Watercolor” With Barbara Burnett. Classes are $15 per session and included all materials. Ages 7-18
IV Lions Club Labor Day Festival
Date: August 31, 2018 – September 3, 2018
The Illinois Valley Lions Club has the biggest festival in the valley since 1962. At the festival you can find rides for the kids, nightly concerts, daily talent contests for the young and the old. We have Tuff Truck races full of spills and roll-overs. Local vendors bring their goods for you to check out. You can have a famous “Lion Burger”. Baseball tournaments, bingo and a model airshow are just some of the fun things you will find to enjoy.
Live Music: Rupert Wates
Date: August 31, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM PDT

Enjoy music at The Grant Pass Museum of Art with Rupert Wates- Rupert Wates plays music that is an eclectic mix of acoustic, meodic art/folk, with flavors or jazz, vaudeville and cabaret.Tickets are $15 Purchase here: https://gpmuseum.com/index.php/events/music-at-the-museum



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