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WEEKLY EVENTS 

Monday

Stayton Community Food Bank –
9 a.m. – noon, 1210 Wilco Road. SCFB is the nearest operational food bank to the Santiam Canyon fires. Those who are in need are served regardless of the location of their residence. Monday – Friday. 503-769-4088

Free COVID-19 Testing – 2 – 6 p.m., Foothills Church, 975 Fern Ridge Road, Stayton. No phusician’s order required. Pre-register at labdash.net, 503-769-3230. Appointments at santiamhospital.org. Repeats 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Saturdays.

Free COVID-19 Testing & Vaccine Clinic – noon – 7 p.m., Oregon State Fairgrounds Pavilion, 2330 NE 17th Ave., Salem. PCR testing and all three vaccines available, including booster and pediatric doses. Walk-in only. Free. Repeats Mon. – Fri., 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday. co.marion.or.us/HLT/PH

Walk-In COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic – Santiam Hospital, 1401 N 10th Ave., Stayton. Adult and children age 5 and older vaccines available. Free. Appointments at santiamhospital.org

Community Yoga – 7 p.m., St. Patrick’s Hall, 362 Seventh St., Lyons. Suggested donation $5 – 15. All levels welcome. Repeats Wednesday. Kathy, [email protected]

Tuesday

Storytime – 9:30 a.m., Scio Public Library, 38957 NW First Ave. Stories, songs and crafts. For children through age 5. Free. 503-394-3342

Mill City and Gates Community Center Food Pantry – 10 a.m. – noon, 258 SW Cedar St. Open every Tuesday except first Tuesday of month. Repeats 6 – 8 p.m. Thursdays. 503-897-4904

Mill City Senior Meals – noon,
First Presbyterian Church, 236 W Broadway. Pick up lunch Tuesday or Thursday. Meals on Wheels available. 503-897-2204

ESL, GED, Citizenship Classes – 6:30 – 8 p.m., Stayton United Methodist Church, 1450 Fern Ridge Road, Stayton. No cost for class. Workbook is $20. Runs through June. Repeats Thursdays. Mary, 503-779-7029

Wednesday

ARCHES – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Santiam Outreach Community Center, 280 NE Santiam Blvd., Mill City. Get help with rent, utilities, moving costs, post wildfire recovery resources. Runs Wednesday – Saturday. 503-971-5676

Jefferson Food Pantry – 3 – 6 p.m., 310 N Second St., Jefferson. Serves communities of Scio and Crabtree. No ID necessary. 503-779-9807

Alcoholic Anonymous – 7 p.m., Gates Church of Christ, 40070 Gates School Road. Open discussion group.

Thursday

North Santiam Gleaners – 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., IOOF Hall, 38952 Highway 226, Scio. Set up at 8 a.m. Food distribution at 10:15 – 11:45 a.m.  503-394-2147

Point Man Ministries – 6 p.m., Canyon Bible Fellowship, 446 Cedar St., Lyons. Veterans support organization. 503-859-2627

Griefshare – 6 – 8 p.m., Foothills Church, 975 SE Fern Ridge Road, Stayton. Free support group open to everyone navigating through grief. Sign up at griefshare.org or contact Christy Anspach at 406-431-8256. Runs through May 5.

Friday

Cars & Coffee – 9 a.m., Covered Bridge Cafe, 510 N Third Ave., Stayton. Bring your classic vehicles for coffee, breakfast and a cruise on country roads afterwards.

Idanha and Detroit Community Food Pantry – 9 a.m. – noon., 397 Church St., Idanha. Information: 503-854-3030 and leave a message

Alcoholics Anonymous – 6 p.m., Santiam Outreach Community Center, 280 NE Santiam Blvd., Mill City.
971-332-5676

THIS WEEK

Friday, Feb. 25

Mt. Angel Volksfest – 11 a.m. – midnight, Festhalle, 500 NE Wilco Hwy., Mt. Angel. Features authentic German food, beer and wine as well as local craft brews and wines and live music. Admission is $10, and is good for all three days. Repeats 11 a.m. – midnight Feb. 26, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday.

Saturday, Feb. 26

Tree Giveaway – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Mari-Linn School, 641 Fifth St., Lyons. Giveaway of native tree and shrubs to Beachie Creek and Lionshead wildfire survivors. Available until gone. Repeats Feb. 27. Sponsored by North Santiam Watershed Council and Water Marion Soil and Conservation District.

Ladies Afternoon Out – Mill City Christian Church, 233 SW Third Ave. Join the ladies for fun and fellowship through painting. Step-by-step instructions. All supplies included. All skills levels welcome. Signup at millcitycc.com/women. 503-897-2716

Enchilada Dinner – 5 – 7 p.m., Santiam Valley Grange, 1140 Fifth St., Lyons. Social distance seating and to go available. $10. If mandated, masks will be required. 503-859-2161

Tuesday, March 1

Scio Friends of the Library – 1:30 p.m., Scio City Hall, 38957 NW First Ave. Open to all. Dues $20 per year, $100 lifetime. 503-394-3342

Detroit City Council – 6:30 p.m., Zoom. Open to public. Agenda available. Zoom information: 503-845-3496, detroitoregon.us

Thursday, March 3

NSSD Board Special Session – 6 p.m., District Office, 1155 N Third Ave., Stayton. Special session board meeting for North Santiam School District. Open to public. Available via Zoom. 503-769-6924, nsantiam.k12.or.us

North Santiam Historical Society – 7 p.m., Gates Fire Hall, 140 E Sorbin St. Open to public. Frances, 503-897-2816

Stayton High Production – 7 p.m., Stayton High, 757 Locust St. Stayton High Performing Arts presents The World According to Snoopy! $5 adults, $3 students/seniors. Repeats March 4 – 5. 503-769-2171

Friday, March 4

Marion SWCD First Friday – 10 a.m. Zoom. Presenter is Dakota Tangredi, reduction coordinator for Marion County Recycling. Target audience Marion County residents interested in reducing waste stream through consumer reduction, reuse, recycling. Register at marionswcd.net. 503-391-9927

NEXT WEEK

Saturday, March 5

BEEvent Pollinator Conference –
9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Zoom. National, state and regional experts discuss bees and pollination. $25. Registration closes at noon March 4. Register at linnmastergardeners.com.

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