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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. Borrow tools, equipment and instructional materials. Repeats Wednesday and Thursday. Sign up and view inventory at santiamcanyontoollibrary.myturn.com

Stayton Community Food Bank – 9 a.m. – noon, 1210 Wilco Road. 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. Free meals for ages 1 – 18. Monday – Thursday.

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

Lyons 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 Thurs. 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

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

Wednesday

Wellness Van – 11758 SE Sublimity Road, Sublimity. In partnership with Marion County, 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 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

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 21

Doris’s Place Playgroups – 10 – 11:30 a.m., Mill City Presbyterian Playground, 236 SW Broadway St. Free opportunity to spend time with your children, socialize with other families and build support within your community. No registration needed. 503-769-1120

Bob’s Burgers – 5:30 – 7 p.m., North Santiam Eagles Lodge, 640 SW Broadway, Mill City. Small burgers with cheese and secret sauce. $1.50 each. Add fries for $1. 503-897-3100

Santiam Canyon Stampede – 7 p.m., Sublimity Harvest Festival Grounds, 11880 SE Sublimity Road. NPRA rodeo. Runs July 21-22. Tickets, prices and event info at scsrodeo.com.

Saturday, July 22

Canterbury Renaissance Faire – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., 6569 Valley View Road, Silverton. Set in the Elizabethan Era. Jousting, dancing, shopping and more. Adults $22/day. Age 6 – 12 and seniors 60 and older $18/day. Age 5 and under are free. $1 off for veterans. Free parking. Repeats July 29-30. For more information, visit canterburyfaire.com.

Pulled Pork Dinner  5 – 7 p.m., Santiam Valley Grange, 1140 Fifth St., Lyons. Pulled pork, coleslaw, baked beans, dessert, coffee/punch. $10 per person. 503-859-2161

Sunday, July 23

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. Repeats July 29. 503-769-8860, cmbrownhouse.org

Tuesday, July 25

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

Detroit Planning Commission – 6:30 p.m., Detroit City Hall, 150 N Detroit Ave. Open to public. Agenda available. 503-845-3496, detroitoregon.us

Wednesday, July 26

Red Cross Blood Drive – 10:30 – 3:30 p.m., North Santiam Eagles Lodge, 640 SW Broadway, Mill City. Appointments needed by visiting redcrossblood.org.

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

Thursday, July 27

Doris’s Place Playgroups – 10 – 11:30 a.m., Santiam Chapel, 440 Fifth St., Lyons. Free opportunity to spend time with your children, socialize with other families and build support within your community. Free lunch provided by Foster Hope Initiative Community Cafe 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  No registration needed. 503-769-1120

NSSD Board – 6 p.m., District Office, 1155 N First Ave., Stayton. Board meeting for North Santiam School District. Open to public. Agenda available. 503-769-6924, nsantiam.k12.or.us

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

Friday, July 28

Saucy Chicken Wing Night – 5:30 – 7 p.m., North Santiam Eagles Lodge, 640 SW Broadway, Mill City. Bring your best sauce for chicken wings and you may be the next saucy winner. $4 for six wings. 503-897-3100

NEXT WEEK

Saturday, July 29

Santiam SummerFest – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., downtown Stayton. Exhibits, street fair, Fun Zone. Food, beer garden, live music 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. More information at facebook.com/santiamsummerfest. 

SOCC Anniversary Celebration – 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Santiam Outreach Community Center, 280 N Santiam Blvd., Mill City. Fourth anniversary celebration and resource fair. All welcome. 503-332-5576

Santiam Music Festival – 6 – 10 p.m., Detroit City Park, 105 S Patton Road. Beer garden, food vendors and more. Tanna Nicole opens the show. Detroit native Scotty Alexander takes the main stage at 8 p.m. Free and fun for the entire family. detroitlakefoundation.org

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