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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 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

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

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

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

Tuesday, Aug. 1

Gates National Night Out – 6 p.m., Gates Fire Hall, 140 E Sorbin St. Hot dogs and hamburgers provided. Bring a potluck dish. 503-897-0898

Scio National Night Out – 6 – 8 p.m., Scio Fire Station, 38975 SW Sixth Ave. Free hamburgers/hot dogs, chips, watermelon and water served by Scio city counselors. Bring lawn chairs. Games, stories, crafts. Drawing for Traeger BBQ. 503-394-3342

Lyons National Night Out – 6 – 8 p.m., Lyons Fire Department, 1114 Main St. Meet local firefighters and police officers. Free barbecue hot dogs and chips; first-come, first-serve. 503-859-2410

Mill City National Night Out – 6 – 8 p.m., Kimmel Park, 525 SE Fairview St. Free hot dogs, chips, water, goodie bags and games. Residents are encouraged to bring a side dish to share. 503-897-2302

Crabtree National Night Out – 6 – 8 p.m., Crabtree Christian Church, 37650 Crabtree Dr. Meet neighbors, local businesses & groups, local first responders. Bring a potluck dish to share and chairs. Free. 503-394-3000

Urban Design Verification Study – 6 – 8 p.m., Scio Fire Station, 38975 SW Sixth Ave. 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. 

Wednesday, Aug. 2

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.

Ladies Paint & Sip – 5:30 – 8 p.m., Mill City Christian Church, 400 SW Kingwood Ave. Ladies and girls can join for an evening of fellowship, painting and refreshments. $15 fee for materials and Italian sodas. 503-897-2716

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, Aug. 3

Santiam Volleyball Camp – 8 – 10 a.m., Santiam High, 300 SW Cedar St., Mill City. For incoming third – eighth graders. Learn the basic fundamentals. $30 per camper, include camp T-shirt. Registration available first day of camp. Runs through Aug. 4.

Lyons Summer Reading Program – 3:30 p.m., Lyons City Hall, 449 Fifth St. Today: Find Your Animal Voice. Aug. 17: Stories in the Stars. Aug. 24: Journal and pencil topper making. All programs are at Lyons Public Library or Lyons City Hall. Free. 503-859-2366

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

NEXT WEEK

Saturday, Aug. 5

Crabtree Community Garage Sale – 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Multiple families are holding garage sales Aug. 5 – 6. Participating homes will have maps of all addresses that are holding sales.

Sunday, Aug. 6

Minty & T too Car Show – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., 1255 Wilco Road, Stayton. Car show memorializing Minty Schmid. Features food trucks, music by Russ Strohmeyer, vendors and drawing. $20, cash only, car entry fee. Pre-register at https://www.eventbrite.com/o/minty-memorial-car-show-62924579183. Proceeds benefit Regis St. Mary Catholic School.

Stitch Away Stress – 1 – 4 p.m., Stewart’s Hall, 158 SW Broadway, Mill City. Bring a project, and enjoy an afternoon of conversation and company. No registration required. Ice and hot tea, and water available. Sue, [email protected]

Monday, Aug. 7

Vacation Bible School – 10 a.m. – noon, Canyon Service Center, 844 SW First St., Mill City. Snacks, games, crafts, inspiration. Free for kids 5 – 12. RSVP to Laura Allran at 503-409-6169 or at libertyfellowshipmillcity.com. Presented by Liberty Fellowship.

Santiam Youth Football Camp – 6:30 – 8 p.m., Santiam High,
300 SW Cedar St., Mill City. Third – eighth graders are eligible. $40 per camper, includes camp shirt. Register 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. today. Runs through Aug. 10.

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