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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 – noon –6 p.m., Foothills Church, 975 Fern Ridge Road, Stayton. No phusician’s order required. Walk-ins welcome. Pre-register at labdash.net, 503-769-3230. Walk-ins will not be turned away. Repeats 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Saturday.

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 11

Mill City Planning Commission – 8:30 a.m., Mill City City Hall, 444 S First Ave. Open to public. Agenda available. 503-897-2302, ci.mill-city.or.us

Linn County Lamb & Wool Fair Board – 6 p.m. Zoom. Link to join meeting can be found on the fair Facebook page, @lambfair. www.lambfair.com

Saturday, March 12

Seedy Saturday/Såbado de Semillas – 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Silverton Grange, 201 Division St. Seed exchange, plant starts for sale, children’s activities. Free. Family-friendly. Se habla español. Silvertongrange.org

Scio FFA Alumni Chicken Dinner – 4 – 6 p.m., Scio High, 38875 NW First Ave. Drive through and pick up a chicken dinner complete with baked beans, coleslaw, bottle of water and a quarter of chicken. Pre-orders available at .

St. Paddy’s Day Community Potluck – 4 – 6 p.m., Idanha Community Church, 392 Church St. First annual potluck and raffle co-hosted by Idanha-Detroit Fire Corps and Idanha Community Church. Community members are encouraged to bring side dishes, desserts and main courses. Themed attire suggested but not required. RSVP at surveymonkey.com/r/CNBJPK5. 503-854-3540

Sunday, March 13

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

Monday, March 14

Scio vs Santiam Christian Softball – 4:30 p.m., Scio High, 38875 NW First Ave.

Scio City Council – 6 p.m., Scio City Hall, 38957 NW First Ave. Agenda available. Open to public. 503-394-3342, ci.scio.or.us

Lyons Fire District Board – 7 p.m., Lyons Fire Station, 1114 Main St. Agenda available. Open to public. 503-859-2410, lyonsrfd.org

Lyons Library Board –
7 p.m., Lyons Public Library, 279 Eighth St. 503-859-2366

Tuesday, March 15

Scio vs Kennedy Baseball – 4:30 p.m., Scio High, 38875 NW First Ave.

Scio vs Kennedy Softball – 4:40 p.m., Scio High, 38875 NW First Ave.

North Santiam Watershed Council – 6 p.m. Zoom. Open to public. For Zoom link, call 503-930-8202 or email [email protected].

Scio Historical Society –
6 p.m., Scio Fire Station, 38975 SW Sixth Ave. Discussion of events. Nominations for officers and council seats. 503-394-4177

Mill City Planning Commission – 6:30 p.m., Mill City City Hall, 444 S First Ave. Open to public. Agenda available. 503-897-3499, ci.mill-city.or.us

Wednesday, March 16

Idanha-Detroit RFPD Board – 5 p.m., Idanha City Hall, 111 Highway 22, Idanha. Open to public. 503-854-3540

Thursday, March 17

St. Patrick’s Day

NSSD Board – 6 p.m., Stayton Elementary, 875 N Third Ave. Board meeting for North Santiam School District. Available remotely via Zoom. 503-769-6924, nsantiam.k12.or.us

Gates City Council – 7 p.m., Gates City Hall, 101 E Sorbin St. Open to public. Agenda available. 503-897-2669

Friday, March 18

Santiam vs Jefferson Baseball – 4:30 p.m., Santiam High, 300 SW Cedar St., Mill City.

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

NEXT WEEK

Friday, March 19

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. Open to the public. RSVP: 503-897-3100, 503-593-6736

Tuesday, March 22

FIDO Pet Food Bank – 10 a.m. – noon, Mill City and Gates Community Center Food Pantry, 258 SW Cedar St., Mill City. Dog, cat, small animals, rabbit and bird food available for those needing financial assistance to keep pets. Call 503-655-FOOD for information and to RSVP. 

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