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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  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 Thurs. RSVP: Vicki, 503-897-2204.

JAM Bible Club – 3:30 – 4:30 p.m., Mill City Presbyterian Church, 236 SW Broadway. For grades K-5. Students will be escorted to church and and picked up by parents from that location. Gates Community Church of Christ, 503-897-3210

AA Meeting – 6 p.m., Idanha City Hall, 111 Highway 22. Open discussion. All welcome.

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

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 thru 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, March 17

St. Patrick’s Day

Stayton vs Yamhill-Carlton Baseball – 4:30 p.m., Stayton High, 757 W Locust St.

Stayton vs Astoria Softball – 4:30 p.m., Stayton High, 757 W Locust St., Stayton.

Saturday, March 18

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

Free Gardening Workshop – 9 – 10:30 a.m., Santiam Community Gardens, 846 Fifth St., Lyons. Learn healthy and efficient garden practices. Practice with tools and techniques for seniors and arthritic gardeners. Special tools are available for loan. Free. Registration is required by emailing [email protected] or calling/text to 503-859-2517.

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

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

Sunday, March 19

Chili Cook Off/Dessert Bake Off – 5 p.m., Mill City Christian Church, 233 SW Third Ave. Bring your best pot of chili or your best dessert to the church and you may be awarded best of the best. Baked potatoes will be provided. All entries need to be brought to the church by 4:30 p.m. Free. 503-897-2716

Monday, March 20

Spring Equinox

Stayton vs Estacada Baseball – 4:30 p.m., Stayton High, 757 W Locust St.

Tuesday, March 21

Scio vs Corbett Softball – 4:30 p.m., Scio High, 38880 N Main St.

North Santiam Watershed Council – 6 p.m. Zoom. Open to public. For Zoom link information, call 503-930-8202 or email [email protected].

Wednesday, March 22

Stayton vs Woodburn Girls Tennis –  p.m., Stayton High, 757 W Locust St.

Scio vs Cottage Grove Baseball – 4:30 p.m., Scio High, 38880 N Main St., Scio.

Thursday, March 23

Stayton vs South Albany Girls Tennis – 4 p.m., Stayton High, 757 W Locust St.

Santiam vs Culver Softball – 4:30 p.m., Santiam High, 300 SW Cedar St., Mill City.

Friday, March 24

Scio vs Rainier Baseball – 4:30 p.m., Scio High, 38880 N Main St.

Scio vs Rainier Softball – 4:30 p.m., Scio High, 38880 N Main St.

NEXT WEEK

Saturday, March 25

Pancake Breakfast – 8 – 10 a.m., Santiam Valley Grange, 1140 Fifth St., Lyons. Breakfast of eggs, ham, pancakes, biscuits & gravy, coffee, juice. $6/person. 503-859-2161

Free Gardening Workshop – 9 – 10:30 a.m., Santiam Community Gardens, 846 Fifth St., Lyons. Learn all about tomatoes: varieties, planting, pruning. In the garden, learn about trellises, towers, garden signage. Free supplies. Free. Registration is required by emailing [email protected] or calling/text to 503-859-2517.

Draft Recovery Framework Work Session – 10 a.m. – noon, Gates Fire Hall, 140 E Sorbin. Local leaders will discuss the Draft Recovery Framework for Santiam Canyon and provide input on future actions for the wildfire recovery. Open to the public. Read and comment on the draft: .

Community Award Nominations open

The North Santiam Chamber of Commerce is opening nominations for its annual awards: Business of the Year, Non-Profit of the Year, Community Improvement Award and others. Nomination forms will be on the chamber website: nschamber.org.Deadline to nominate is April 7. Watch The Canyon Weekly for more information.

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