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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

Senior Meals – 11:30 a.m. Age 60 and older. Serves Stayton, Sublimity, Aumsville, Lyons, Marion, Mehama. Repeats Wednesday, Friday. $3 donation suggested. Ginger, 503-769-7995.

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. For children through age 5. 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.

Bingo – 1 – 4 p.m., North Santiam Eagles Lodge, 640 SW Broadway St., Mill City. Open to public. Bring daubers. Snacks available for puchase. 503-897-3100

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

AA Meeting – 6 p.m., Idanha City Hall, 111 Highway 22. 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 appointment. Josie, 503-650-8304

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

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

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

Saturday

Canyon Service Center Open
House –
9 – 11 a.m., 844 S First Ave., Mill City. Free books, social time and games. All ages. 503-897-4176

THIS WEEK

Friday, May 5

Cinco de Mayo

Santiam vs Blanchet Catholic Baseball – 2 p.m., Santiam High, 300 SW Cedar St., Mill City. Double-header

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

Santiam vs Salem Academ/Willamette Valley Christian Softball – 4:30 p.m., Santiam High, 300 SW Cedar St.

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

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

Steak Night – 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., North Santiam Eagles Lodge, 640 SW Broadway St., Mill City. Steak, baked potato, roll, salad bar. $17. 503-897-3100

Saturday, May 6

Bark Dust and Plant Sale – 9:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., Scio High, 38880 W Main St. Scio FFA Alumni & Friends sale. Pre-order bark dust at . Fir bark $20/yard. 

Wildfire Community Preparedness Day – 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., The Oregon Garden, 879 W Main St., Silverton. Free. Learn ways to make preparations to increase the survivability of your home, Firewise program, native & fire resistant plants, post disaster grant programs, land management programs and funding assistance, kids’activities, refreshments, drawings. 503-801-4979

Sunday, May 7

Fiber Arts Group – 1 – 4 p.m., Stewart’s Hall, 158 SW Broadway, Mill City. Group for kniting, crocheting, spinning, plastic canvas, embroidery, more. Bring a project and enjoy conversation and company. Coffee, tea, water available. No registration. Will be held the first Sunday of each month. Sue Masse, [email protected]

Monday, May 8

Stayton vs Philomath/Alsea Softball – 4 p.m., Stayton High, 757 W Locust.

Mill City Budget Committee – 6:30 p.m., Mill City City Hall, 444 S First Ave. If needed. 503-897-2302

Mill City Fire District Budget Committee – 7 p.m., Mill City Fire Station, 400 S First Ave. 503-897-2390

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

Tuesday, May 9

Ancestry Detectives – 10 a.m. – noon, Silverton Senior Center. David Duncan presents “Potentiating Your DNA Results.” All welcome. Meeting is in person and virtually on Zoom. Kathy Valdez, membership, 503-508-4251. [email protected].

Dementia Care Conversations – 3 – 4 p.m. Zoom. Free group for unpaid caregivers providing support to a loved one living with dementia. Focus is to provide dementia care information, training and resources to family caregivers. To request a referral to the group, contact the Aging and Disability Resource Connection at 503-304-3420. 

Santiam vs Central Linn Baseball – 4:30 p.m., Santiam High, 300 SW Cedar St., Mill City.

Mill City City Council – 6:30 p.m., Mill City City Hall, 444 S First Ave.
503-897-2302, ci.mill-city.or.us

Detroit City Council – 6:30 p.m., Zoom. Zoom info.: 503-845-3496, detroitoregon.us

Wednesday, May 10

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

Santiam Canyon School District Budget Committee – 5:30 p.m., District Office, 450 SW Evergreen St., Mill City. 503-897-2321

Scio Library Advisory Committee – 5:30 p.m., Scio City Hall, 38957 NW First Ave. 503-394-3342, ci.scio.or.us

Idanha Public Hearing – 7 p.m., Idanha City Hall, 111 Hwy. 22. Idanha City Council will discuss vacating Wildwood Right of Way. Open to public. McRae Carmichael, 503-540-1625, [email protected]

Thursday, May 11

Employment Expo & Job Fair – Noon – 4 p.m, Stayton High, 757 W Locust St. Hosted by Stayton Sublimity Chamber of Commerce. 503-769-3464, staytonsublimitychamber.org

Stayton FFA Plant Sale – 3 – 6 p.m., Stayton High, 757 W Locust St. Annual Stayton FFA plant sale in the greenhouse. Repeats 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. May 13. 503-769-3313

Stayton vs North Marion Softball – 4 p.m., Stayton High, 757 W Locust St., Stayton.

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

Scio Budget Committee – 5:30 p.m., Scio City Hall, 38957 NW First Ave. If needed. Open to public. 503-394-3342, ci.scio.or.us

Mari-Linn Kindergarten Meet & Greet – 5:30 p.m., Mari-Linn School, 641 Fifth St., Lyons. Buzz the Hornet, Lyons Rural Fire Department and Mid-Co Transportation will be on hand to welcome kindergarten students. Registration packets are available in the school office. 503-859-2154

Santiam Kindergarten Registration – 6 – 7:30 p.m., Santiam Elementary, 450 SW Evergreen St., Mill City. Parents will complete registration while children visit classrooms, meet teachers, enjoy a short bus ride, do a scavenger hunt, and get a treat from the Parent Teacher Organization. Parents should bring child’s birth certificate, social security card, custody paperwork or documents, immunization records. 503-897-2368, [email protected]

Gates Fire District Budget Commitee – 6 p.m., Gates Fire Station, 140 E Sorbin St. Open to public. 503-897-2929

Idanha-Detroit Fire District Budget Meeting – 6 p.m., Idanha City Hall, 111 Highway 22. Open to public.
503-854-3540

Lyons Library Board – 7 p.m., Lyons Public Library, 279 Eighth St. 503-859-2366

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

Pygmalion – 7 p.m., Spotlight Theater, 383 N Third Ave., Stayton. A Spotlight Community Theater presentation. $15 adults, $12 seniors, $8 youth. Repeats 7 p.m. May 12-13, May 18-20; 2 p.m. May 13-14, May 20-21. Tickets at sportlightcommunitytheatre.com.

Friday, May 12

Mill City Planning Commission – 8:30 a.m., Mill City City Hall,
444 S First Ave. Open to the public. Agenda available. 503-897-3499, ci.mill-city.or.us

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

Chicken Fried Steak Dinner –
5:30 – 7 p.m., North Santiam Eagles Lodge, 640 SW Broadway St., Mill City. Chicken Fried Steak, mashed potatoes, green beans, dinner roll. $10/6 oz. $12/8 oz. 503-897-3100

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