News for those who live, work and play in the Santiam Canyon

Calendar

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.

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 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. Food distribution at 10:15 – 11:45 a.m. 503-394-2147

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 noon – 7 p.m. Friday, Saturday; 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday. co.marion.or.us/HLT/PH

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

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. 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

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. 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

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.

Tuesday, March 29

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 their pets. Call 503-655-FOOD for more information and to RSVP. 

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

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

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

Wednesday, March 30

Scio Track & Field – 4 p.m., Scio High, 38875 NW First Ave.

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

NSSD Board Special Session – 6 p.m., Stayton Elementary, 875 N Third Ave. Special session board meeting for North Santiam School District. The majority of the meeting will be held in Executive Session, which is only open to board members and the screening advisory committee. Open to public. Agenda available. Also available remotely via Zoom. 503-769-6924, nsantiam.k12.or.us

Friday, April 1

April Fool’s Day

Marion SWCD First Friday – 10 a.m. Zoom. Invasive plant species ID with Jenny Meisel, MSWCD native and invasive plant specialist. Target audience is Marion County residents who would like to learn how to identify invasive plant species on their property to better manage their land. Register at marionswcd.net under News and Events. 503-391-9927

NEXT WEEK

Saturday, April 2

Molly Mo’s Spring Garden Market – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., 440 NE Cherry St., Sublimity. Hand-selected collection of vintage goods for home and garden. Cash and cards accepted. Diane, 503-510-0820

Red Whites and Brews – 5 – 9 p.m., Santiam Golf Club, 8724 SE Golf Club Road, Aumsville. Join the Stayton Area Rotary for wine, craft beer and cider tasting. Includes appetizers, dinner, drawings, and silent and oral auctions. Tickets $50. Purchase tickets at https://stayton-area-rotary-foundation.square.site.

Coming Soon

Saturday, April 9

Put a Fork in It Run – 9 a.m. – noon, North Fork Station, 22935 Jennie Road, Lyons. Meets-N-Eats car show event. Open to all makes and models. Free admission. Smoke Theory BBQ will have coffee, breakfast burritos and breakfast sandwiches. Event sponsored by RideRevival & OutdoorAdventure, Smoke Theory BBQ and John Parmenter.

My Best Friend’s Closet – 10 a.m – 4 p.m., Heritage Mall, 1895 SE 14th Ave., Albany. Prom dress pop-up open to all high school students. All dresses are $10; accessories are $5. Must have a valid student ID to enter.

Scio Youth Club Auction – 5:30 – 9:30 p.m., Scio ZCBJ Hall, 38704 N Main St. For additional information, to purchase VIP table or tickets or to donate items, email [email protected] or visit @scioyouthclub on Facebook.

SubmissionS

Get your meetings, events, fundraisers published in The Canyon Weekly. Releases should include name of event, date, time, location, cost and contact number. Send to [email protected] or [email protected].

Previous Article

Juvenile department plants seedlings to replace burned trees

Next Article

Linn County Young Women’s Fire Academy

You might be interested in …

Calendar

WEEKLY EVENTS  Monday Stayton Community Food Bank – 9 a.m. – noon, 1210 Wilco Road. Those in need are served regardless of  location. Mon. – Fri. 503-769-4088 Santiam Canyon Tool Library – 9 a.m. – […]

Calendar

WEEKLY EVENTS  ​​Monday Pressure Canner Gauge Testing – 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Santiam Community Gardens, 846 Fifth St., Lyons. Master Food Preserver will compare your gauge to a calibrated gauge from OSU Extension Service. […]

Calendar

WEEKLY EVENTS  Monday Stayton Community Food Bank – 9 a.m. – noon, 1210 Wilco Road. Those who are in need are served regardless of the location of their residence. Mon. – Fri. 503-769-4088 Free Summer […]