APRC WinterSpring 2019 PlayGuide | 541.488.5340 | The Grove at 1195 E Main St, Ashland 36 special events APRC is partnering with Rogue World Music to present the 4th Annual Ashland World Music Festival. This FREE, outdoor festival will be held on Saturday, May 18 in Lithia Park at the Butler Bandshell. Stay tuned as this year’s schedule is lined up! Plan to gather your family and friends, pack a picnic and stay for the entire afternoon! (Remember, alcohol is not allowed in parks.) Are you interested in sponsoring the Ashland World Music Festival? Partnering with APRC will give your business or organization the opportunity to connect with more people in the Southern Oregon community! Learn more about sponsorship opportunities and the event by visiting ashland.or.us/AWMF or call APRC at 541.488.5340. Meet the organizations and businesses who generously sponsored the event in 2018: Rogue Valley Bird Day — Saturday, May 11 Ashland World Music Festival — Saturday, May 18 Rogue Valley Bird Day is the local observance of World Migratory Bird Day, which celebrates one of the most important and spectacular events in the life of a migratory bird—its journey between wintering and breeding grounds. Join us on Saturday, May 11, from 8 a.m. to noon, at North Mountain Park to celebrate! Enjoy Wildlife Images exhibits where you can meet some magnificent birds of prey. Join the experts for guided bird walks and compete in a bird-calling contest for all ages. This outdoor event is admission-free and takes place at North Mountain Park,620NorthMountainAvenueinAshland. Formoreinformationonthis fun, family-friendly event, please call the North Mountain Park Nature Center at 541.488.6606 or visit RogueValleyBirdDay.net. This event is made possible with the generous help of sponsors. If you are interested in sponsoring the 2019 event, please contact APRC Nature Center Coordinator, Jennifer Aguayo, at jennifer.aguayo@ashland.or.us or 541.488.6606. 11