Watch a parade, go garage sale hopping, or play video games in the just-added mobile gaming theater at Medford's Straight River Days June 16-18. Grab a bit to eat at a food stand, search for the medallion, and maybe catch a prize from the Medford Muni Rooftop Toss, hosted by Power 96 radio.

Thursday's schedule includes opening ceremonies at the Veteran's Memorial and the crowning of Miss Medford, plus the start of the medallion search. See a full schedule of events at www.straightriverdays.com.

Citywide garage sales are on Friday. Get a map at The Muni, Casey's, or Anhorn's. The parade lines up at the school at 5:30 pm and starts at 7 pm. Power 96 radio will be on hand for remote broadcasts from 5 to 7 pm. Party in the Park with Uncle Chunk after the parade. Food stands will be open as well.

Saturday overflows with events.

  • 5th Annual Car and Motorcycle Show on Main Street from 10 am to 1 pm
  • Kiddie Tractor Pull in the park. 10:30 am signup time.
  • Treasure Hunt at 11 am and 1 pm in the volleyball court
  • Kids Zone at the ball diamond from 11 am to 3 pm
  • Make and Take Workshop 11 am to 5 pm
  • Youth Bean Bag Tournament at the small pavilion, 12 pm signup
  • Bean Bag Tournament at the tennis court at 11 am
  • 3-on-3 basketball tournament
  • Frozen t-shirt contest at 1 pm
  • BINGO in the park at the large pavilion at 1 pm
  • Explore Medford drawing at 2:45 pm at the pool
  • Duck Pluck Raffle at the pool at 3 pm
  • Pool Party 5:30 to 8 pm
  • Muni Street Dance 9 pm featuring Austin Healey Band

Straight River Days are hosted by the Medford Civic Club. And it's not the only event they present during the year, according to a message on their Facebook Page, "Did you know: The Medford Civic Club does so much more than just Straight River Days weekend! We hold numerous events throughout the year to support Medford Youth, many different school groups, and our community."

"Please consider giving a donation in support of our group. If you can't volunteer yourself, giving a donation in support is the next best thing," the post includes.

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