Senior Events

Ice Cream Social for Seniors & their Families

UPCOMING EVENTS with Ashland Senior Services Division

Free social and cultural events or educational workshops on topics of interest to seniors and their families are offered at Ashland Senior Center or occasionally other locations. Our partner AARP offers the six -hour Smart Driver course once per quarter. Jackson County Library Services is currently teaching a monthly series on Technology Basics. Current offerings are listed below. We do our best to keep our website updated with our current activities and events, but occasionally fall behind in updating. Please call for current status: 541.488.5342.
**All events occur at Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave, unless otherwise noted.**
Introduction to 19th Century Guitar MusicMatt Dorris
Wednesday, January 31, 1-3pm
FREE. Registration required: 541-488-5342

Local performer and teacher Matt Dorris will perform solo guitar works on a 19th century period instrument replica.  The program includes concert favorites and rare works that cover most styles of guitar composition from the early 19th century along with insights into the composers, pieces, and the era. Co-sponsored by the Guitar Society of Southern Oregon. 
GSSOMatt holds a masterís degree in Guitar Performance from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a bachelorís degree in Music Performance from Southern Oregon University.  He has taught guitar, music history, music appreciation, world music and more at Front Range Community College and the University of Colorado

Healthy Brain & Aging - CLASS FULL (as of 2/5/24)
Wednesdays, February 14 & 28 and March13 & 27, 12:30-2pm

FREE. Registration required: 541-488-5342OABHI
This class promotes brain health and quality of life in aging.  Itís a free four-part class series that will provide education and skills to boost a healthy brain as you age.  Be ready for active participation and home practice of skills to help you meet your personalized goals.  Topics covered weekly include:  Social Activity, Sleep, Physical Activity, and Cognitive Stimulation. Taught by Jennine Greenwell, Older Adult Behavior Health Specialist with Jackson County Health & Human Services.

Cybersecurity Basics / Indoor Class
Wednesday, March 6, 2-3:30pm

FREE. Registration required: 541-488-5342
This in-person workshop is for those who are interested in safety online and want to protect themselves from fraud and scams. It will build participantsí confidence when they are visiting websites, creating passwords, and responding to email.

Japanese Garden Tour: Guided Walk for Seniors & Friendsjap garden
Monday, April 29, 1-3pm
FREE. Registration required: 541-488-5342
Join us for a free, guided tourof the beautiful Japanese Garden in Lithia Park. Enjoy the spring blossoms and learn about this world-class new addition to Ashland. The walk will be held at a slow pace and stay on accessible paths, to accommodate any participants with mobility limitations. Please meet at the front entrance of the Japanese Garden, facing Winburn Way. Parking is avail≠able in lots up or down the hill.
This walk will be led by Patty Winner, volunteer with Ashland Senior Services Division and at the Japanese Garden.

See also the Activities and Services page for this seasonís offerings for seniors.
View the Ashland Parks & Recreation Playguide for more community events and classes.

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Ashland Senior Services Division | Ashland Senior Center
1699 Homes Avenue, Ashland, OR 97520 | 541.488.5342 |
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