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WEEKLY EVENTS 

Monday

Stayton Community Food Bank – 9 a.m. – noon, 1210 Wilco Road. Those in need are served regardless of the location. Monday – Friday 503-769-4088

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

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

Covid-19 Vaccinations – 2 – 5 p.m., Santiam Hospital, 1401 N 10th Ave., Stayton. Vaccines, boosters for those 6 months and older. Monday – Friday Schedule appointment at santiamhospital.org.

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

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

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 Tuesday & Thursday. Meals on Wheels available. 503-897-2204

JAM Bible Club – 2:15 – 3:15 p.m., Mill City Presbyterian Church, 236 SW Broadway. For grades K-4. Students will be escorted to church and returned to school by adult volunteers. Gates Community Church of Christ, 503-897-3210

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 – 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., IOOF Hall, 38952 Highway 226, Scio. 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, Dec. 9

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

Red Cross Blood Drive – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m, Santiam Hospital, 1401 N 10th Ave., Stayton. Appointments needed by visiting redcrossblood.org.

Free Playgroup – 10 – 11:30 p.m., Santiam Outreach Community Center, 280 NW Santiam Blvd., Mill City. Free playgroup for families with children age 5 and younger. Activities, snack. RSVP to [email protected] or 503-769-1120.

Candy Sale – 11:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m., Scio Christian Church, 38955 NW Second Ave. Candy and bake sale. Hot soup and coffee for sale. All candies, baked goods and soups are homemade. Repeats 10 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Dec. 10.

Stayton Girls Basketball vs St. Helens – 5:30 p.m., Stayton High, 757 W Locust St.

Stayton Boys Basketball vs St. Helens – 7 p.m., Stayton High, 757 W Locust St.

Saturday, Dec. 10

Scio Holiday Wrestling Tournament – TBD, Scio High, 38880 N Main St.

Christmas Craft Bazaar – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Santiam Valley Grange, 1140 Fifth St., Lyons. Homemade Christmas gifts. Hamburger lunch served to eat in or to go. 503-859-2161 

Holiday Festival at Silver Falls – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., South Falls Lodge, Silver Falls State Park, 2004 Silver Falls Hwy., Sublimity. Make a wreath, gingerbread house, cards and ornaments. Storytelling, live music. $5 per vehicle day use fee. Repeats Dec. 11. Friendsofsilverfalls.net

Gift Wrapping – 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., Katrina Clouse Realty, 38751 N Main St., Scio. Bring your gifts to be wrapped with a donation to Scio Wyldlife.

Photos with Santa – noon – 5 p.m., Santiam Elementary, 450 SW Evergreen, Mill City. Bring a camera and take free pictures of your family in a life-sized Christmas sleigh with Santa and a Christmas woodsy background. Santiam Young Life will be serving hot chocolate, and host a bake sale. Donations accepted to help get Santiam Young Life to camp.

KYAC Concert Series – 7 p.m., Stewart’s Hall, 158 SW Broadway St., Mill City. Fern Hill performs. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. $25 per person. Tickets available at the door or through kyacfm.org. Proceeds benefit the ongoing programs and community outreach of KYAC.

Sunday, Dec. 11

“Together for the Holidays” – 4 p.m., Stewart’s Hall, 158 SW Broadway St., Mill City. Santiam Canyon Community Chorus presents its free Christmas show with Barbershop Quartet, Dave & Laura Erickson, Santiam Elementary’s fourth grade class, Ross Miller and Santa. Shepherd’s pie dinner follows the show. Dinner $8/adults, $4 children. Event includes drawings, silent and live auction. Presented by Santiam Hearts to Arts.

Monday, Dec. 12

Scio City Council – 6 p.m., Scio City Hall, 38957 NW First Ave. Agenda available. Open to public.
503-394-3342, ci.scio.or.us

Lyons Fire District Board – 7 p.m., Lyons Fire Station, 1114 Main St. Agenda available. Open to public. 503-859-2410, lyonsrfd.org

Tuesday, Dec. 13

Dementia Care Conversations – 3 – 4 p.m. Zoom. Free group for unpaid caregivers providing support to a loved one living with dementia. The focus is to provide dementia care information, training and resrouces to family caregivers. Offered by Family Caregiver Support Program at NorthWest Senior and Disability Services. To request a referral to the group, contact the Aging and Disability Resource Connection at 503-304-3420. Repeats Dec. 27.

Santiam Wrestling Round Robin – 4 p.m., Santiam High, 300 SW Cedar St., Mill City.

Scio Girls Basketball vs Santiam – 6 p.m., Scio High, 38880 N Main St.

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

Scio Boys Basketball vs Santiam – 7:30 p.m., Scio High, 38880 N Main.

Wednesday, Dec. 14

Red Cross Blood Drive – 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., North Santiam Eagles Lodge, 640 SW Broadway, Mill City. Everyone who donates will receive a $10 gift card by mail. Appointments needed by visiting redcrossblood.org.

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. Agenda available. 503-897-2321, santiam.k12.or.us

Detroit City Council – 6:30 p.m., Zoom. Open to public. Agenda available. Zoom information:
503-845-3496, detroitoregon.us

Thursday, Dec. 15

Santiam Girls Basketball vs Sheridan – 5:30 p.m., Santiam High, 300 SW Cedar St., Mill City.

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

Winter Band Concert – 6:30 p.m., Mari-Linn School, 641 Fifth St., Lyons. Come enjoy Mari-Linn’s band perform. Free. 503-859-2154

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

Santiam Boys Basketball vs Sheridan – 7 p.m., Santiam High, 300 SW Cedar St., Mill City.

Friday, Dec. 16

Stayton Girls Basketball vs Scappoose – 5:30 p.m., Stayton High, 757 W Locust St.

Stayton Boys Basketball vs Scappoose – 7 p.m., Stayton High, 757 W Locust St.

NEXT WEEK

Saturday, Dec. 17

Art Mart – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Stewart’s Hall, 158 SW Broadway St., Mill City. Locally-created, handmade art and crafts projects. Vendor spaces $20. For vendor’s application, email [email protected] or call 503-507-2941. Masks are encouraged.

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

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