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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 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

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

Joseph’s Storehouse of Hope –
11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Mari-Linn School, 641 Fifth St., Lyons. Food boxes. 503-881-9846

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 Alexis Stinnett, Thorin Thacker, Joe Stoddard, Craig Randle and Luc, Brady Goss, Cascade Rye. Open to the public. RSVP: 503-897-3100, 503-593-6736

Sunday, March 20

Chili Cook-off and Dessert
Bake-off –
4 p.m., Mill City Christian Church, 251 SW Third Ave. Bring your best chili or dessert to this year’s cook and bake-off, and you may just be awarded the best of the best. Baked potatoes for everyone. All entries need to be brought to the church by 3:45 p.m. 503-897-2716

Tuesday, March 22

Mill City 4th of July Committee –
1 p.m., 158 SW Broadway Street, Mill City. Anyone interested in helping with planning and execution of Mill City’s annual 4th of July event is welcome to attend. Email [email protected] for more information.

Detroit Planning Commission –
6:30 p.m., Detroit City Hall, 150 N Detroit Ave. Open to public. Agenda available. 503-845-3496, detroitoregon.us

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

Lyons City Council – 6:30 p.m., Lyons City Hall, 449 Fifth St. Open to public. Agenda available. 503-859-2167, cityoflyons.org

Wednesday, March 23

Scio vs Warrenton Baseball –
11 a.m., Scio High, 38875 NW First Ave., Scio.

Scio vs South Umpqua Baseball –
3 p.m., Scio High, 38875 NW First Ave., Scio.

Scio Planning Commission – 7 p.m., Scio City Hall, 38597 NW First Ave. Open to public. Agenda available. 503-394-3342, ci.scio.or.us

Friday, March 25

Chili Cook Off – 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., North Santiam Eagles, 640 S Broadway, Mill City. Bring your prepared chili, along with the recipe, to the Lodge by 5:15 p.m. for a chance to win the Golden Ladle and bragging rights. Not a chili-maker? No problem. Come purchase a bowl for $5, and get unlimited samples, a dinner roll and voting rights. Open to public. 503-897-3100

NEXT WEEK

Saturday, March 26

Pancake Breakfast – 8 – 10 a.m., Santiam Valley Grange, 1140 Fifth St., Lyons. $6 a plate. 503-859-2161

Sunday, March 27

Stayton Food Truck Gathering – Noon – 6 p.m., corner of First and Water streets, Stayton. Food trucks gather at one site. See @staytonfoodtrucks on Facebook for lineup.

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