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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, March 4

Marion SWCD First Friday – 10 a.m. Zoom. Presenter is Dakota Tangredi, reduction coordinator for Marion County Recycling/Composting Reduce and Reuse. Target audience is any Marion County resident who is interested in reducing the waste stream through consumer reduction, reuse and recycling. Register at marionswcd.net under News and Events. 503-391-9927

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.

Monday, March 7

North Santiam Sewer Authority – 6 – 8 p.m. Zoom. Regional wastewater development for the cities of Detroit, Gates, Idanha, Mill City. Direct stakeholders are welcome to attend. Meeting ID: 83199000901. Password: 751133. Phone: 1-669-900-6833. Shelley Engle, 503-740-0296, northsantiamsewer.net

Tuesday, March 8

Ancestry Detectives – 10 a.m. Zoom. Share your experience at RootsTech and more. Contact David Stewart for Zoom details, [email protected]. Ancestrydetectives.org

Marion County Commissioners´ Lunch – Noon, Wooden Nickel, 108 N Center St., Sublimity. Meet and talk with Marion County Commissioners. No decisions take place. Open to public.

Mill City City Council – 6:30 p.m., Mill City City Hall, 444 S First Ave. Open to public. Agenda available. 503-897-2302, ci.mill-city.or.us

Wednesday, March 9

Caregiver Connection – 1 – 2:30 p.m. For family caregivers and/or unpaid family caregivers. Free. To register, contact Suzy, 503-304-3429, [email protected].

Santiam Canyon School Board – 5:30 p.m., Santiam Elementary, 450 SW Evergreen, Mill City. Open to public. Agenda available. 503-897-2321, santiam.k12.or.us

Thursday, March 10

Bingo for a Cause – 6 p.m., Snow Peak Brewing, 280 E Water St., Stayton. Play Bingo to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association. $1/card. Open to all. 503-767-2337

NEXT WEEK

Sunday, March 13

Daylight Saving Time Starts – Remember to set your clock 1 hour forward

Friday, March 18

Live Concert – 7 p.m., Gates Community Church of Christ, 40070 Gates School Road. New Legacy Project, a men’s vocal band from Nashville, performs in concert. Free admission. Open to the public. 503-897-3210

COMING SOON

Saturday, March 19

Flea Market – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Santiam Valley Grange, 1140 Fifth St., Lyons. Crafts, collectibles. Lunch available to go and limited seating. If mandated, masks will be required. Free admission, parking. 503-859-2161

Tom Cole Tribute – 5:30 p.m., North Santiam Eagles, 640 S Broadway, Mill City. A celebration of Tom Cole, musician and Eagles supporter. Corned beef and cabbage dinner, $12. Entertainment at 7 p.m. featuring Joe Stoddard, Craig Randle, Brady Goss, Cascade Rye and Luc. Open to the public. 503-897-3100

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