Activity Group Reports

Hikers enjoy Forest Park May 2023

By Gerene Leffingwell | May 30, 2023

Five enthusiastic hikers enjoyed exercise, camaraderie, and the beauty of nature while hiking about 5 miles on trails in Forest Park on Friday, May 19. We hiked a loop connecting Ridgeview, Naversen, Halls of Manzanita, Cantrell Creek, and Ol' Miners' Trails. We observed a variety of wildflowers, including Indian Paintbrush, Cat's Ears, and Ground Cone. […]

May 2023 Couples 3-13

By Aleli Lawson | May 29, 2023

The May 20th 313 gatherings were hosted by Kay & Wayne Breithaupt, Virginia & Doug Felker and Annette & Dennis Godfrey. After happy hour, yummy dinners were enjoyed by all then the 313 card game took center stage. Low scores were across the board for winners tonight. At the Breithaupts Diane Sproat grabbed first place […]

Perfect Patio Weather for Sip & Dip in May

By Virginia Felker | May 26, 2023

Sip & Dip met in May at the home of Virginia Felker.  Perfect mid 80’s weather and a slight breeze off the garden made for a delightful afternoon. We had great food, company and lots of laughs. The theme for May was Aprons. What an assortment of colors, designs and humor. Much hilarity over some […]

It’s Pinkies Down For the Culinary Arts Group Afternoon Tea Party

By Victoria Brown | May 20, 2023

Eleven lucky ladies gathered recently at the beautiful home of Cathi Soreng for an afternoon English tea party. Cathi and Virginia Felker hosted this wonderful event and selected the recipes prepared by the guests. One Downton Abbey and one English Tea Party cookbook supplied the unique and delicious recipes. The table was set with vintage […]

Ladies Dining Out May 2023

By Linda O'Neal | May 14, 2023

On May 8, Nineteen ladies met for dinner at Cicily’s in Medford. This is one of the largest groups we have had as Cicily’s is one of our favorite restaurants. All enjoyed good food, service and camaraderie.

Piecemakers May 3, 2023 Meeting Report

By Elaine Slate | May 13, 2023

Kelly hosted the meeting in May and showed us how to do the fabric discharge process again. It was fun to see the different fabrics we each selected for the project. We also showed off our avatars (jazzy stitched portraits) in various stages of completion. Check out the pictures of the various parts of the […]

Bandersnatch Trail and Japanese Garden

By Susan Watson | April 23, 2023

Eight hearty hikers took off to explore the Bandersnatch Trail in Ashland. It was a bit misty out, but that just enhanced the beauty and intricate detail of the Madrone trees and the architectural features of the woodlands. On the way out of Ashland we stopped at the newly re-imagined and constructed Japanese Garden. With […]

Weaving our Ancestral Tapestry

By Susan Watson | April 19, 2023

WEAVING OUR ANCESTRAL TASPESTRY The luncheon opened with a fun game by Annette Godfrey. The tables were decorated with flowers and old photos donated by Bob Russell. Annette asked us to fine a certain photo such as a dog, house and so on. The first person to find a photo was given a candy bar. […]

April 5, 2023 Piecemakers Monthly Report

By Elaine Slate | April 18, 2023

The Piecemakers met at Rosenelle's home to learn how to make Snazzy Stitched Portraits (our own Avatars!). Rosenelle took a Craftsy class by Carol Ann Waugh and she volunteered to teach us. What fun we had. Our May meeting should be fun when we show off how we did. Some of us just watched and […]

Theater Group attend The Revolutionists at CTP

By Susan Watson | April 17, 2023

Nine EPWC members plus a friend of Susan's went back in time to Paris France during the Reign of Terror. There we meet four incredibly strong women who form an unlikely bond and share their stories. We meet Marie Antoinette, who at first seems ditsy and extravagant but has a deeper side; the passionate young […]

The April Book Group met at the Main Street Coffee House

By Susan Watson | April 13, 2023

The April Book Group met at the Main St. Coffee house to discuss Anxious People by Fredrik Backman. Our host was Judith Fonarow. Everyone agreed that this change of venue was a great option. The book was a fun read with lots of laughs and giggles. Excellent choice Judith. From the #1 New York Times […]

Ladies Dining Out

By Betsy Hase | April 12, 2023

Ladies Dining Out went out for dinner at the Blue Fish Hawaiian Restaurant in Medford on April10th. We had a nice gathering of 14 fun and entertaining gals. The food and service was good with a nice selection of entrees, wine and drinks. A fun time was had by all!!!

March 2023 Sip & Dip

By Aleli Lawson | April 4, 2023

Marlene Ridley hosted 19 ladies in her lovely home Sip & Dip on March 23rd. This month’s theme was to wear pearls and the ladies all complied wearing their bangles from earrings to necklaces to bracelets, rings and brooches. A wonderful spread of appetizers was shared along with bottles of white, red and rose wines. […]

February 2023 Sip & Dip

By Aleli Lawson | March 23, 2023

Nancy Randolph hosted 20 ladies in her home February 23 for Sip and Dip. All the attendees wore pajamas, robes & house slippers! Dame Ida Tolmie outclassed us all and wore her mother’s 70 year old negligee set. Of course the wine flowed, we noshed on snacks and shared lots of laughs. If you’re interested […]

EPWC Hikers Take to the Trail on St. Patrick’s Day

By Victoria Brown | March 19, 2023

8 EPWC hikers headed to the Applegate Valley for a “top of the morning” hike on the Sterling Mine Ditch Trail. We encountered some snow on the road to the trailhead, so parked in a dry spot and walked the remaining distance. There was a little snow on the trail, but we all enjoyed the […]

February 2023 Couples 3-13

By Aleli Lawson | March 16, 2023

The Couples 3-13 Group kicked off 2023 on February 18 at the homes of Lynn Baker, Nancy Erickson and Sandi Smith. New member Barbara Weber and her husband Steve attended for the first time which gave them the opportunity to meet new people, share some great food and learn a new card game. Several couples […]

Piecemakers March 2023 Monthly Meeting Report

By Elaine Slate | March 12, 2023

In March we met at Rosenelle's with the intent to work together on a QOV. We never got to it but had a wonderful time doing show and tell and enjoying each others company. Kelly showed off the most stunning quilt done with discharging. It is amazing how each block was made just by doing […]

Piecemakers February 2023 Report

By Elaine Slate | March 12, 2023

On February 1, 2023, we Piecemakers met at Rosenelle's for our monthly meeting. We had a lesson from Terry on how to make "A Pencil Case for Lola". It is a long, thin bag and quite cute. It is always interesting to see what fabrics we each have chosen and they are never even close […]

Culinary Arts Group Takes a Walk Down Memory Lane with “Family Favorite Recipes”

By Victoria Brown | March 11, 2023

Nancy Erickson and Ruth Jenks co-hosted the March Culinary Arts gathering at Nancy's home for a total of 11 members. The theme of the lunch was "Family Favorite Recipes" which included foods recalled from our childhood homes or from our homes as young mothers. The menu was eclectic and ranged from eggplant caponata on crostini […]

Hikers Circle Roxy Ann Peak in Feb., 2023

By Victoria Brown | March 11, 2023

Nine EPWC members joined hike leader, Sheris Fine, for an enjoyable hike on the dirt road that circles up and around Roxy Ann Peak. The weather was cooperative and the group enjoyed a steady climb and some expansive views of the valley. Thanks to Sheris for leading.

Dicey Bunco Rolled Out the Fun in March, 2023

By Victoria Brown | March 11, 2023

Joyce Lingren hosted a lively group of EPWC members at her home for some fun bunco playing, socializing and good food. Everyone had a good time and send thanks to Joyce for hosting.

Eight Lovey Ladies attend Don Quixote At CTP

By Susan Watson | March 6, 2023

Eight Lovey Ladies attend the play Don Quixote at the Collaborative Theater Project on Sunday March 5th.

February Luncheon Features Program on Staying Strong and Healthy

By Victoria Brown | February 16, 2023

A group of almost 60 members and guests gathered at the Rogue Valley Country Club for the February, 2023, EPWC luncheon. Featured speaker was Amber Cross, PT, DPT, clinic manager at Jackson County Physical Therapy in Eagle Point. Amber provided an overview of factors that contribute to acute and chronic injuries and then provided exercises […]

Sold on a Monday by Kristina McMorris

By Susan Watson | February 9, 2023

Sold on a Monday by Kristina McMorris The scrawled sign, peddling young siblings on a farmhouse porch, captures the desperation sweeping the country in 1931. It’s an era of breadlines, bank runs, and impossible choices. For struggling reporter Ellis Reed, the gut-wrenching scene evokes memories of his family’s dark past. He snaps a photograph of […]

January 4, 2023 Piecemakers Monthly Meetimg Report

By Elaine Slate | January 29, 2023

On January 4, 2023 the Piecemakers met at Rosenelles to share & plan our 2023 meetings. Rosenelle & Kelly both had been busy and had some lovely items to share with us. Kelly did some work with discharging colors and made some stunning quilts. Rosenelle worked her magic her embroidery machine and made some lovely […]

December 7, 2022 Piecemakers Monthly Report

By Elaine Slate | January 29, 2023

On December 7, 2022 the Piecemakers went on their annual shopping & lunch adventure. We shopped at the Country Quilts store in Jacksonville. It is in a temporary location in the old city hall building. We then went to the restaurant that used to be the Mustard Seed but is now called Sunny Side Up […]

EPWC Hikers Hit the Trail

By Victoria Brown | January 21, 2023

A hearty group of 5 EPWC members traveled to the trailhead of the Elk Creek Trail for a 7.5 mile walk on the paved trail. We chose the destination to avoid snow, ice and mud and to take in the solitude and beauty. The trail follows along Elk Creek with some beautiful mountains rising above […]

Bowlers Strike Again

By Victoria Brown | January 19, 2023

Nine eager EPWC members donned their bowling shoes and enjoyed an afternoon of knocking down pins (or trying to). Lava Lanes in Medford was very busy on January 2 when we visited because school was still out for the holiday and lots of families were enjoying some time together bowling. Each of us showed improvement […]

Let’s Have Lunch in Havana- EPWC Culinary Arts Explores the Cuisine of Cuba

By Victoria Brown | January 14, 2023

A group of ten accomplished home cooks gathered at the home of Brigitte Lemmerman on Feb. 12 to savor the sunny flavors of Cuban cuisine. Each guest prepared a dish to complete a full menu and share it with the group. From Cuban mojo chicken, classic picadillo, avocado and pineapple salad to Cuban coconut flan, […]

Sunshine Greeting Card Activity, June-December 2022

By Aleli Lawson | January 3, 2023

Please log in to see member only information Please contact Aleli Lawson if a greeting card needs to be sent to a member or their family. June, 2022: sympathy card sent to member MaryAnn Hartmann on passing of her husband Jerry get well card sent to Rex Johnson, husband of member Debbie after surgery/hospital stay […]