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WEEKLY EVENTS 

Monday

Pressure Canner Gauge Testing – 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Santiam Community Gardens, 846 Fifth St., Lyons. Master Food Preserver will compare your gauge to a calibrated gauge from OSU Extension Service. Free. Every day except Tuesday and Thursday. 503-859-2517 for an appointment.

Santiam Canyon Tool Library – 9 a.m. – noon.  40070 Gates School Road, Gates. Also Wednesday and Thursday. 

Stayton Community Food Bank – 9 a.m. – noon, 1210 Wilco Road. All Canyon residents served. Monday – Friday. 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

Mill City Free Summer Lunch – 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., 265 SW Evergreen St., Mill City. Free meals for ages 1 – 18. Monday – Thursday

Scio Free Summer Meals – 11:30 a.m. – noon, Centennial Elementary, 38875 NW First Ave., Scio. Free meals for ages 1 – 18. Monday – Friday.

Free Summer Lunch – 11:30 – 12:30 a.m., Mari-Linn School, 641 Fifth St., Lyons. Sack lunches for youth younger than 18 years old. Meals must be eaten on site. No sign-up required.

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 Thursday. RSVP: Vicki,
503-897-2204.

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

Alcholics Anonymous – 6 p.m., Idanha City Hall, 111 Highway 22. All welcome.

Wednesday

Wellness Van – In partnership with Marion County, 11758 Sublimity Road SE, Sublimity. Free mental health and substance abuse screenings for anyone. By appointment, 503-769-2175 ext. 8414.

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 Scio and Crabtree. 503-779-9807

Alcoholics 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. Classic vehicles and coffee.

Idanha and Detroit Community Food Pantry – 9 a.m. – noon., 397 Church St., Idanha. 503-854-3030

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

Saturday

Scio Saturday Market – 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Scio Lamb & Wool Fairgrounds, 38764 N Ash St. Info: Scio Saturday Market on Facebook.

THIS WEEK

Friday, July 7

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

Saturday, July 8

Santiam Football Can Drive – 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Santiam High, 300 SW Cedar St., Mill City. Santiam High’s football team will accept returnable bottles and cans to raise money for equipment.

Christmas in July – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Stewart’s Hall, 158 SW Broadway, Mill City. Free toys and Christmas items courtesy of the United Way of the mid-Willamette Valley and the Toys for Tots Unplug and Play summer program.

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

The Long Ranger Auditions – 2 p.m., Spotlight Theater, 383 N Third Ave., Stayton. Open auditions for Spotlight Theater’s old-time radio recreation of “The Lone Ranger.” 503-420-9181, spotlightct.com

Sunday, July 9

Oregon’s Landmark Legislation – 1 – 4 p.m., Brown House Event Center, 425 N First Ave., Stayton. Oregon Historical Society’s Travel exhibit, “Landmark Legislation,” highlights groundbreaking legislation that Oregon passed since statehood. Focuses on legislation that focuses on environmental, social and land use issues. Adults $5. Youth under 18 are free. Admission includes the exhibition and a docent guided tour. 503-769-8860, cmbrownhouse.org

Monday, July 10

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

Tuesday, July 11

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 July 26.

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

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

Wednesday, July 12

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

Thursday, July 13

Linn County Fair – 11 a.m., Linn County Fairgrounds, 3700 Knox Butte Road, Albany. Runs July 13-15. For times, admission costs and events, visit linncountyfair.com.

Lyons Summer Reading Program – 3:30 p.m., Lyons City Hall, 449 Fifth St. Today: magician Alex Zerbe. July 20: slow jam and musical instruments crafts. July 27: comedian/ukulele Angel Ocasio. All programs are at Lyons Public Library or Lyons City Hall. Free. 503-859-2366

Friday, July 14 

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

Lyons Movie Night – 9 p.m., Lyons Fire Station, 1114 Main St. Lyons Volunteer Fire Association presents “The Super Mario Bros Movie.” Free popcorn. $2 candy. $1 drinks. Movie begins at 9:30 p.m. Bring your own chairs/blankets.

Saturday, July 14 

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

Can and Bottle Drive – Scio Stop N Save, 38777 N Main St. Fundraiser for Scio High’s 2024 all-night party. Drop off or message Bonita Mask on Facebook for pick up.

Quilt and Garden Tour – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. $10 per person; includes entrance to four homes and quilt display. Garden addresses are 12022 & 11971 Ashley Lane, Sublimity; 555 Berry St., Sublimity; 1387 Ida St., Stayton. Tickets are available at Yarnell’s Growers Outlet in Stayton, Godfrey Nursery in Aumsville or at each garden the day of the event. In case of inclement weather, the tour will take place July 22. Scholarship fundraiser for Chapter EU of PEO.

Urban Design Verification Study – 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Santiam Valley Grange, 1140 Fifth St., Lyons. Oregon Department of Transportation is working with Scio, Lyons and Mill City to study Highway 226 and Highway 22. The study will identify improvement ideas that would make it safer to walk, bike and roll along the highways. Initial improvement ideas will be on display. New ideas welcome.

Spotlight Auditions – 1 – 3 p.m., Chester Bridges Community Center, 555 Main St., Aumsville. Auditions for The Importance of Being Earnest. Cast requires five men and four women of various ages. No prep needed. 503-302-0936, spotlightct.com

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