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

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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

Santiam Canyon Tool Library – 9 a.m. – noon p.m., 40070 Gates School Road, Gates. Tools available for the service area of Marion Forks to Mehama and north to North Fork Road. Free membership at santiamcanyontoollibrary.myturn.com. Repeats 11 – 5.m. Thurs., 10 a.m. – noon Sun.

Covid-19 Testing – 2 – 6 p.m., Ditter’s Square, 134 W Main St., Sublimity. Pre-register at labdash.net, 503-769-3230. Appointments required: santiamhospital.org/coronavirus. Repeats 2 – 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

Covid-19 Vaccinations – 2 – 5 p.m., Santiam Hospital, 1401 N 10th Ave., Stayton. Pediatric vaccines, boosters for children ages 5 – 11. Moderna vaccine available for pediatric patients who 6 months – 5. Adult vaccines, boosters. Mon – Fri. Schedule appointment at santiamhospital.org.

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

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

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. 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 Wednesday – Saturday. 503-971-5676

Dominoes – 1:30 p.m., Scio Senior Center, 38957 NW First Ave. 

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

English, GED, Citizenship Classes –  6:30 – 8 p.m., Stayton United Methodist Church, 1450 Fern Ridge Road. No cost for class. Workbook is $20. Runs through June. Mary, 503-779-7029.

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

Canasta – 1:30 p.m., Scio Senior Center, 38957 NW First Ave. 

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

THIS WEEK

Friday, Nov. 4

“Sarah, Plain and Tall” – 7 p.m., The Spotlight, 383 N Third Ave., Stayton. Spotlight Community Theatre production. Tickets $15, $12, $8 at door or spotlightct.com. Repeats 7 p.m. Nov. 5, 11, 12; 2 p.m. Nov. 6, 13. 

Saturday, Nov. 5

Holiday Bazaar – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., St. Patrick Hall, 362 Seventh St., Lyons. Handmade items, home decor, holiday decor, gift ideas, treats, direct sales vendors and more. Free entry.
[email protected]

Marion County Recovery Plan – 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Detroit Community Center, 345 Santiam Ave. Discuss community planning and land use, economic development, housing options, sewer and infrastructure, nature and recreation. Join in person or online. See page 1.

Sunday, Nov. 6

Daylight Saving Time Ends –
Turn your clocks back 1 hour.

Monday, Nov. 7

Daughters of American Revolution – 10 a.m., Stayton United Methodist Church, 1450 SE Fern Ridge Road. Speaker is Joseph Martin, State President of Children of the American Revolution (CAA). Learn about Honor Flights for area veterans and CAA. Refreshments served. Open to anyone interested in learning about DAR. Linda, 503-689-6991

Friends of the Scio Public Library – 4 p.m., Scio Public Library, 38957 NW First Ave., Scio. Open to public. New members welcome. 503-394-3342

North Santiam Sewer Authority – 6 – 8 p.m. Zoom. Regional wastewater development for the cities of Detroit, Gates, Idanha, Mill City. Direct stakeholders welcome. For Zoom link, visit northsantiamsewer.net.

Tuesday, Nov. 8

Election Day

Ancestry Detectives – 10 a.m. – noon, Silverton Senior Center. Pam Hutchinson speaks on “Proof and Sources in Genealogy: How to Prove Your Point.” Free. Open to all. Kathy, 503-508-4251; ancestrydetectives.org

Virtual Playgroup – 2 – 2:30 p.m. Zoom. Virtual playgroup for families with children age 5 and younger. Songs, stories. RSVP to [email protected] or 503-769-1120. Repeats Nov. 22.

Dementia Care Conversations – 3 – 4 p.m. Zoom. Free group for unpaid caregivers providing support to a loved one living with dementia. Care information, training and resources. For a referral contact the Aging and Disability Resource Connection. 503-304-3420. Also Nov. 22.

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, Nov. 9

Caregiver Connection – 1 – 2 p.m., Zoom. Free educational support group for unpaid family caregivers caring for a loved one 60 years of age or older, or caring for a person living with dementia. For Zoom invite and register, call 503-304-3432.

Santiam Canyon School Board – 5:30 p.m., Santiam Elementary, 450 SW Evergreen, Mill City. Open to public. 503-897-2321

Thursday, Nov. 10

Country Church Mouse Holiday Market – Noon – 5 p.m., Oregon Christian Convention Center, 5605 Jubilee Dr., Turner. Handcrafts, locally produced holiday gifts. Lunch served at Country Mouse Cafe. Free parking, admission. Repeats 9 – 5 p.m. Nov. 11, 9 – 4 p.m. Nov. 12. oregonchristianconvention.org

Friday, Nov. 11

Veterans Day

Veterans Breakfast –  9 – 11 a.m., North Santiam Eagles Lodge, 640 SW Broadway, Mill City. Biscuits & gravy, country potatoes, scrambled eggs, sausage links. $8/person. Veterans eat free. All proceeds go to a local veteran non-profit. 503-897-3100

Veterans Dinner & Flag Ceremony – 4:15 p.m., North Santiam Eagles Lodge, 640 SW Broadway, Mill City. Flag ceremony followed by dinner at 5:30 p.m. Ribs, mashed potatoes & gravy, salad bar. $12/person. Veterans eat free. 503-897-3100

NEXT WEEK

Saturday, Nov. 12

Flea Market – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.,
Santiam Valley Grange, 1140 Fifth St., Lyons. Crafts, collectibles.
Lunch available to go and limited seating. Free admission, parking.
503-859-2161

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