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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. 19.

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. [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. 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 –
10:15- 11:45 a.m., IOOF Hall, 38952 Highway 226, Scio. Set up 8 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. Visit Scio Saturday Market on Facebook.

THIS WEEK

Friday, Aug. 12

Scio City-wide Garage Sale – All day. Garage sales throughout Scio area. A list of sales is available at the Scio Historical Society, 39004 NE First Ave.

Mill City Planning Commission – 8:30 a.m., Mill City City Hall, 444 S First Ave. Open to public. Agenda available. 503-897-3499, ci.mill-city.or.us

Family Building Blocks Playgroup – 10 – 11:30 a.m., Santiam Outreach Community Center, 280 NE Santiam Blvd., Mill City. Free playgroup for families with children ages 5 and under. Fun activities, light snack. RSVP: 503-769-1120, [email protected]

Saturday, Aug. 13

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

Detroit City Council – 10 a.m., Detroit City Hall, 345 Santiam Ave. Open to public. Agenda available. Zoom information: 503-845-3496, detroitoregon.us

Sunday, Aug. 14

Aumsville Skate Competition – 2 – 6 p.m., Aumsville Skate Park, 8773 SE Mill Creek Road. Skateboarding competition. 1st place $1,000. 2nd place $500. 3rd place $250. Sponsored by Caakes Unltd. Sign up at caakesunltd.com. Viewers welcome.

Tuesday, Aug. 16

Santiam Jr/Sr High Registration – 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., 300 SW Cedar St., Mill City. Students 6 – 12 grade can get their schedules, locker assignments, pay fees, register for sports and get necessary paperwork for the school year. Repeats noon – 8 p.m. Aug. 17. 503-897-2311

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

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

Wednesday, Aug. 17

Scio Summer Reading Fun – Noon, Scio Public Library, 38957 NW First Ave. Jugglemania at Scio ZCBJ Hall. 503-394-3342

Thursday, Aug. 18

Mari-Linn PTA Garage Sale – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Mari-Linn School, 641 Fifth St., Lyons. All proceeds benefit students and teachers. Repeats Aug. 19-20.

Lyons Summer Reading Fun – 3 p.m., Lyons City Park, 449 Fifth St. All programs are free and open to the public. Today: Aug. 18: Coventry & Kaluza performance (inside out dress). 503-859-2366, lyons.ccrls.org

NSSD Board – 6 p.m., District Office, 1155 N First Ave., Stayton. Board meeting for North Santiam School District. Open to public. Agenda available. 503-769-6924, nsantiam.k12.or.us

The Wizard of Oz 7 p.m., Spotlight Theater, 383 N Third Ave., Stayton. Opening night production. Adults $15. Seniors $12. Youth $8. Tickets at spotlightcommunitytheatre.com. Repeats 7 p.m. Aug. 19, 20, 25, 26, 27; 2 p.m. Aug. 20, 21, 27.

Friday, Aug. 19

Red Cross Blood Drive – 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Santiam Hospital, 1401 N 10th Ave., Stayton. Appointments needed by visiting redcrossblood.org.

Teen Game Day – 1 p.m., Santiam Outreach Community Center, 280 NE Santiam Blvd., Mill City. Youth age 12 and older are welcome for games, snacks, competitions. Aug. 26: Back to school event with backpacks and supplies and cake and ice cream. Hosted by HOME Youth Services.

NEXT WEEK

Saturday, Aug. 20

Dog Daze – All day. Mill City city-wide garage sale.

Summer Sun Sale – All day. Lyons. City-wide garage sales. 503-859-2167, cityoflyons.org

Lyons Firefighter Car Show – 9 a.m. – 2:15 p.m., Lyons Fire Station, 1114 Main St. Car show, bake sale, bazaar booths, 50/50 drawing, fastest fireman contest. 503-859-2410, lyonsrfd.org

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

Aumsville Corn Festival – 11 – 6 p.m., Porter-Boone Park, 1105 Main St. Parade down Main Street followed by hot buttered corn, games and vendors at the park. City-wide garage sales. 503-749-2030, aumsville.us

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