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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

Scio Free Summer Lunch – 11 a.m. – noon, Centennial Elementary, 38875 NW First Ave., Scio. Free summer lunch for children age 1 to 18. Runs Monday – Friday through Aug. 5.

Lyons Free Summer Lunch – 11:15 – 11:45 a.m., Mari-Linn School, 641 Fifth St., Lyons. Free summer lunch for children age 1 to 18. Runs Mon. – Fri.

Mill City Free Summer Lunch – 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., 265 SW Evergreen St., Mill City. Free summer lunch for children age 1 to 18. Runs Monday – Thursday. Free. 

Free Covid-19 Testing – 2 – 6 p.m., Ditter’s Square, 134 W Main St., Sublimity. No physician’s order required. Pre-register at labdash.net, 503-769-3230. Appointments are required by visiting santiamhospital.org/coronavirus. Repeats 2 – 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

Walk-In Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic – 2 – 5 p.m., Santiam Hospital, 1401 N 10th Ave., Stayton. Adult and children age 5 and older vaccines and boosters. Moderna vaccine for pediatric patients 6 months to 5 years old. Free. Mon – Fri. Drop in or schedule an appointment at santiamhospital.org.

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

Santiam Canyon Community Chorus – 7 – 8:30 p.m., Stewart’s Hall, 158 SW Broadway, Mill City. Vaccinations required. Jo Ann, 503-859-2502.

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. 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. Carmen, 503-897-2204

Wednesday

ARCHES – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Santiam Outreach Community Center, 280 NE Santiam Blvd., Mill City. Help with rent, utilities, moving costs, post wildfire recovery resources. Runs Wed. – Sat. 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 8 a.m. Distribution 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

Friday

Cars & Coffee – 8 a.m., Covered Bridge Cafe, 510 N Third Ave., Stayton. Bring your classic vehicles for coffee, breakfast.

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

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

Saturday

Scio Saturday Market – 9 a.m. –
1 p.m., Scio Lamb & Wool Fairgrounds, 38764 N Ash St. Local fruits, vegetables, eggs, meat, food trucks, prepared food, plants. For more information, visit Scio Saturday Market on Facebook.

THIS WEEK

Friday, July 22

Santiam Canyon Stampede –
7 – 10 p.m. NPRA rodeo, mutton busting, Jr barrel racing, Kids Corral, live music. Tickets are adults $15.50, youth $10.50. Prices at the door are $19 adults, $13 youth. Kids 5 and under are free. Tickets and complete lineup of events at scsrodeo.com.

Saturday, July 23

Classroom and Canning Kitchen – 9 a.m. – noon, Santiam Community Garden, 845 Fifth St., Lyons. Class will cover harvesting, storing and using culinary herbs picked fresh from the garden. Donated jars, canners and supplies are provided. Reserve a cooking spot at [email protected] or 503-859-2517.

Christmas in July – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Stewart’s Hall, 158 SW Broadway, Mill City. United Way’s Good360 of the mid-Willamette Valley and Toys for Tots “Unplug and Play” summer program. Free toys and Christmas items. All children welcome. Kevin Dial, [email protected]

Canterbury Renaissance Faire –
10 a.m. – 6 p.m., 6569 Valley View Road, Silverton. Set in the Elizabethan Era, see history move right before your eyes. Jousting, dancing, shopping and more. Adults $18/day. Age 6 – 12 and seniors 60 and older $14/day. Age 5 and under are free. Free parking. Repeats July 24, 30, 31. For more information and coupons, visit canterburyfaire.com.

Eagles Summer Games – noon, North Santiam Eagles Lodge, 640 SW Broadway, Mill City. Signup to play horseshoes, cornhole and shuffleboard. Prices $20 per team per event. All money collected will be paid out in prizes. Smashburgers are $8.
503-897-3100

Pulled Pork Dinner – 5 – 7 p.m., Santiam Valley Grange, 1140 Fifth St., Lyons. Pulled pork, coleslaw, baked beans, dessert, coffee/punch. $10 per person. 503-859-2161

Monday, July 25

Family Building Blocks
Playgroup –
10 – 11:30 a.m., Lyons Park, 449 Fifth St. Free playgroup for families with children ages 5 and under. Fun activities, light snack. RSVP: 503-769-1120, [email protected]

“Johnny Appleseed” Auditions –
10 a.m., Santiam Jr./Sr. High, 300 SW Cedar St., Mill City. Auditions for the Missoula Children’s Theatre productio of “Johnny Appleseed.” Participants need to have completed kindergarten through 12th grade. Practices will run 10 a.m. – noon and 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. July 26 – 30. Participants need to be available for all practices and performances. Performances are 6 p.m. July 29 and 1 p.m. July 30. $20 per child or $40 per family. Free lunch provided. Questions: Ms. Gillaspy,
503-507-3930.

Tuesday, July 26

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.

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

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, July 27

Red Cross Blood Drive – 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., North Santiam Eagles Lodge, 640 SW Broadway, Mill City. For an appointment, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-733-2767.

Thursday, July 28

Lyons Summer Reading Fun –
3 p.m., Lyons City Park, 449 Fifth St. Enjoy the authentic dancing and music of Paradise of Samoa. All programs are free and open to the public.
503-859-2366, lyons.ccrls.org

NEXT WEEK

Saturday, July 30

Stro’s Car Show – 8 a.m. – 3 p.m., Sunrise Park, 542 NE Berry St., Sublimity. All makes, models and years of special interest vehicles welcome. $15 registration before July 20; $20 day-of. Spectators free. Fundraiser for Brent Strohmeyer Memorial Scholarship. 503-930-8976, stroscarevents.com

Santiam SummerFest –
10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Third Avenue, Stayton. Street fair in downtown Stayton with arts & crafts, business, games & sports, Family Fun Zone, big boys toys, food, brews and live entertainment. 503-769-3464, staytonsublimitychamber.org

“Elemental” – 6 p.m., Santiam Jr./Sr. High, 300 SW Cedar St., Mill City. “Elemental” takes views on a journey with the top experts in the nation to better understand fire. The film is a deep investigation of wildfire in a hotter, drier, and more crowded world, and includes the 2020 wildfires that burned in Santiam Canyon. Free admission. Presented by the city of Gates, local residents and business owners.

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