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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 Sunday.

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 Wednesday. 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 Tues. & Thurs. 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, wildfire recovery resources. Runs Wed. – Sat.. 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

Saturday, Dec. 24

Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve Mass – 5 p.m., St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 362 Seventh St., Lyons. 503-769-2656

Candlelight Service – 6 p.m., Gates Community Church of Christ, 40070 Gates School Road. All are welcome. 503-897-3210

Sunday, Dec. 25

Christmas Day

Christmas Service – 10 a.m., Gates Community Church of Christ, 40070 Gates School Road. All are welcome. Help decorate the Ugly Christmas Tree. 503-897-3100

Christmas Day Mass – noon, St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 716 S First Ave., Mill City. 503-769-2656

Monday, Dec. 26

Kwanzaa Starts

Tuesday, Dec. 27

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 resources 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.

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, Dec. 28

Stayton Girls Basketball vs Cottage Grove – 6 p.m., Stayton High, 757 W Locust St.

Stayton Boys Basketball vs Cottage Grove  7:30 p.m., Stayton High, 757 W Locust St.

Thursday, Dec. 29

Stayton Swimming vs Molalla – Stayton Family Memorial Pool, 333 W Burnett St.

Saturday, Dec. 31

New Year’s Eve

NEXT WEEK

Tuesday, Jan. 3

Lyons City Council – 6:30 p.m., Lyons City Hall, 449 Fifth St. Swearing-in of newly elected officials, consider tabled business. Open to public. Agenda available. 503-859-2167, cityoflyons.org

Wednesday, Jan. 4

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.

Thursday, Jan. 5

Idanha-Detroit RFPD Board – 6 p.m., Idanha City Hall, 111 Highway 22, Idanha. Open to public.
503-854-3540

COMING SOON

Saturday, Jan. 7

KYAC Concert Series – 7 p.m., Stewart’s Hall, 158 SW Broadway St., Mill City. Joni Harms 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.

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