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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

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. Through Aug. 25.

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.

Covid-19 Vaccinations – 2 – 5 p.m., Santiam Hospital, 1401 N 10th Ave., Stayton. First and second pediatric vaccines as well as pediatric boosters for children ages 5 – 11. Moderna vaccine available for pediatric patients who are 6 months to 5 years old. First and second adult vaccines as well adult boosters. Mon – Fri. 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. 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 & supplies and cake and ice cream. Hosted by HOME Youth Services.

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. DJ by Russ Strohmeyer. Free. 503-859-2410, lyonsrfd.org

Silverton Art Festival – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Coolidge-McClaine Park, Silverton. Artists, food vendors, musicians, local groups and more. Demos and activities for children and adults. Free admission. Repeats 10 a.m. 5 p.m. Aug. 21. 503-873-2480, silvertonarts.org

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

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

Tuesday, Aug. 23

DAR Mobile Education Exhibit – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Grocery Outlet, 1950 SE 14th Ave., Albany. The exhibit serves as a mobile museum, educating visitors about the service and sacrifice of our nation’s military and veterans through interactive exhibits, short films and shared stories. It is also an official “Welcome Home” station for the nation’s Vietnam veterans. Free.

Detroit Planning Commission – 5:30 p.m., Detroit City Hall, 345 Santiam Ave. Open to public. Agenda available. Zoom information: 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

Thursday, Aug. 25

Free Clothing and Supplies Event – 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., Scio Baptist Church, 38969 NW Third St. Students and their parents are welcome to come and pick up free back-to-school supplies and clothing. To donate mildly used clothing in good condition, call Beth Blumenstein at 541-992-3752.

Lyons Summer Reading Fun – 3 p.m., Lyons City Park, 449 Fifth St. All programs are free and open to the public. End of the summer party and store for those who have turned in their reading logs of 10 hours or more before Aug. 20. 503-859-2366, lyons.ccrls.org

Santiam vs Amity Volleyball – TBD, Santiam High, 300 SW Cedar St., Mill City.

Santiam vs Jefferson Volleyball – 5 p.m., Santiam High, 300 SW Cedar St., Mill City.

Friday, Aug. 26

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. Back to school event with backpacks & supplies and cake and ice cream. Hosted by HOME Youth Services.

NEXT WEEK

Friday, Aug. 26

SES Work Party – 9 a.m. – noon, Santiam Elementary, 450 SW Evergreen St., Mill City. Help spread bark dust, update parts on playground equipment, move and anchor play structures, and general preparations to make sure the campus is ready for students. Refreshments and snacks will be provided.

Saturday, Aug. 27

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

Preserving Together – 9 a.m. – noon, Santiam Community Garden, 848 Fifth St., Lyons. Tomatoes will be canned, salsa, juice, just-cooked sauces, ketchup. Donated jars, canners and supplies are provided. Reserve a cooking spot at [email protected] or 503-859-2517

Tuesday, Aug. 30

FIDO Pet Food Bank – 10 a.m. – noon, Mill City and Gates Community Center Food Pantry, Mill City 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.

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