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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. Mon. – Fri. 503-769-4088

Santiam Canyon Tool Library – 9 a.m. – noon, 40070 Gates School Road, Gates. Tools available for area of Marion Forks to Mehama and north to North Fork Road. Free membership at santiamcanyontoollibrary.myturn.com. Repeats Thurs. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Covid-19, Flu, RSV Testing – 2 – 5 p.m., Ditter’s Square, 134 W Main St., Sublimity. Pre-register at LabDash.net.Appointments required: santiamhospital.org/coronavirus. Repeats 2 – 4:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday. 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. Mon. – Fri. Appointments 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.

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

Meals on Wheels – noon, Presbyterian Church, 236 SW Broadway St., Mill City. $5 suggested donation. Repeats Thursday. RSVP to Vicki Emery, 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

Wellness Van – Santiam Medical Clinic, 280 S First Ave., Mill City. Wellness Van provides free mental health and substance abuse treatment to anyone. No county restrictions. Insurance collected but not required. By appt only. Josie, 503-650-8304

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

Garden Webinars – noon, Santiam Community Gardens, 846 Fifth St., Lyons. OSU Master Gardeners will Zoom a live one-hour garden series presented by Clackamas County Master Gardeners. Runs through spring. Call or text 503-859-2517, email seedsupper97358, or go to clackamascountymastergardeners.org for more information. Space limited to 20 persons. Free.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous – 7 p.m., Gates Church of Christ, 40070 Gates School Road. Open discussion group.

Thursday

Santiam Canyon Tool Library – 9 a.m. – 3 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.

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, Feb. 25

Garden Soil Preparation Class – 9 a.m., Santiam Community Gardens, 846 Fifth St., Lyons. Pre-register and bring a jar of soil for testing and analysis for pH, basic nutrients and texture amendment with OSU Master Gardeners. Free mulch and tools. The class is free. Call or text 504-859-2517 or email [email protected].

Neal Creek Quarry Clean-up – 9 a.m., Neal Creek BLM Rock Quarry. Join Trash No Land, BLM and Linn County Sheriff’s Office to help clean up the quarry, 2 miles up Neal Creek Road off Camp Morrison Drive. Bring gloves and dress for weather. Trash bags, trash disposal and a hot dog lunch provided. Craig Yon, 541-990-1433; Bill Cogley, 360-713-8304

Tuesday, Feb. 28

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. 

Lyons City Council – 6:30 p.m., Lyons City Hall, 449 Fifth St. Open to public. Agenda available. 503-859-2167, cityoflyons.org

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, March 1

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.

Bingo – 7 p.m., North Santiam Eagles Lodge, 640 SW Broadway St., Mill City. $250 blackout with 49 balls or less. $50 blackout for 50 to 59 balls. Discount on burgers. Taco bar will be open. Buy a $10 packet of games and eat tacos for free. $.50 off a beer while playing bingo. 503-897-3100

Thursday, March 2

Bingo for a Cause – 6 p.m., Snow Peak Brewing, 280 E Water St., Stayton. Play bingo and support Mari-Linn’s eighth-grade promotion. Prizes awarded for each game. 503-767-2337

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

North Santiam Historical Society – 7 p.m., Mt. Horeb Baptist Church, 132 E Sorbin St., Gates. Katy Lenn, former director of Research and Instructional Services at the University of Oregon, presents a program on how to utilize the rich resource of free-access digitized Oregon newspapers to uncover local history, family history and more. Annual membership to NSHS is $15. Enrollment forms will be available at the meeting.

NEXT WEEK

Saturday, March 4

KYAC Concert Series – 7 p.m., Stewart’s Hall, 158 SW Broadway St., Mill City. Syco Billy’s String Band performs. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. $25 per person. Tickets available at the door or through kyacfm.org.

Monday, March 6

Santiam Artists Connection – 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Old School Community Center, 22057 Emma St., Lyons. Artists gather to paint and draw. Each artist brings own supplies and projects.All levels welcome. Free; donations to Community Art Center accepted. Santiamh2a.org

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