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Upcoming Events with the Ashland Senior Center


AARP Tax Aide… FREE e-filing
Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through April 13

Free Income Tax Preparation and electronic filing for low or moderated income taxpayers of any age is offered by AARP Foundation. This program will be offered at The Grove, 1195 E Main St in Ashland. You do not have to be an AARP member for this service. Please do not call The Grove with tax questions. For more information call AARP at 1.888.227.7669. Walk-ins Only — No Appointments.


Free Medication Review
Mondays, April 2 and 16, 10 a.m. to noon

DeAnna Rhoden, Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist, will help you better understand the medications and supplements you are taking, side effects and possible drug or food interactions. Call 541.488.5342 for a one-on-one appointment today! Appointment required.


FREE Safety Classes
Wednesday, April 4 and 11, 12:30 to 2 p.m.

Join Ron Kohl, retired detective and Crime Prevention Specialist, as he continues his free series on how to help you stay safe in all areas of your life.
April 4, Residential Security
Learn 21 things a burglar will never tell you! You will also learn how to protect your home and participants will leave with a security checklist.
April 11, Personal Safety
Learn safety tips that work at home, at the ATM, in a vehicle, while traveling, walking and shopping.
This presentation is FREE, but registration is required. Contact Senior Services at 541.488.5342.


FREE Watercolor Class for the 'Young at Art'
Wednesday, April 4, 3 to 4 p.m.

Open to all skill levels… Especially people who love to try new things! Learn a few hints and then let your creative side shine in this friendly, relaxed, FUN class. Young at Art will be held on the first Wednesday of the month, with different mediums and subjects for every class. This class is FREE and all supplies will be provided. Registration is required. To register, please call Senior Services at 541.488.5342.


Staying Healthy During Summer Wildfire Smoke
Friday, April 13, 11 a.m. to noon

Ashland Forest Resiliency Stewardship Project (AFR) will give a presentation on the controlled burn program and how to protect your health during the summer from wildfire smoke. The Presentation will be led by Chris Chambers, Forest Division Chief for Ashland Fire & Rescue.


Repair SO (Southern Oregon)
Monday, April 23, 10 a.m. to noon

Join Master Recyclers Heidi and Paulette and other volunteers for this free clothing repair event. They bring the sewing machines, needles, thread, buttons and you bring CLEAN clothing that needs mending (no alterations or zippers please). This idea based on the "Repair Cafes" in Holland and Sweden.


Unable to Hear on the Phone?
Wednesday, April 25, 12:30 to 2 p.m.

Learn about a government program that offers free caption phones and captioning service to anyone who has any form of hearing loss. See how to qualify! Presentation by ClearCaptions, a FCC certified provider. FREE, but registration is required. To register, please call Senior Services at 541.488.5342.