News for those who live, work and play in the Santiam Canyon




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 Wed. & Thurs. View inventory at

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. 


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.

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


Wellness Van – 11758 SE Sublimity Road, 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 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.


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


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


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


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 Proceeds benefit Regis St. Mary Catholic School.

Stitch Away Stress – 1 – 4 p.m., Stewart’s Hall, 158 SW Broadway, Mill City. Join for knitting, crocheting, spinning, plastic canvas, embroidery and more. 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

Eagle Days – 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m., Stayton High, 757 W Locust St. Students can register for school and sports, and get school pictures and student ID card.Students can pick up schedules, check out a Chromebook, purchase a yearbook, and sign up for lockers. Lunch is 11 a.m. – noon. Repeats noon – 6 p.m. Aug. 8. 503-769-2171

Santiam Artists Connection – 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Old School Community Center, 22057 Emma St., Lyons. Artists gather to paint and draw. Each artist brings own supplies and projects.All levels welcome. Free; donations to Community Art Center accepted.

North Santiam Sewer Authority – 6 – 8 p.m. Zoom. Regional wastewater development for the cities of Detroit, Gates, Idanha, Mill City. Direct stakeholders are welcome to attend. For Zoom link, visit

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.

Tuesday, Aug. 8

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 resources 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 Aug. 22.

Thursday, Aug. 10

Sports Physical Clinic – 4 – 6 p.m., Santiam Medical Clinic, 280 S First Ave., Mill City. First-come, first-serve. $10, cash or check. Sponsored by Santiam Hospital & Clinics.

Friday, Aug. 11

Scio Community Garage Sales – All day. Garage sales throughout Scio. Repeats Aug. 12 – 13.

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. $10/6 oz. $12/8 oz. 503-897-3100

ACT on Radio – 7 p.m., Spotlight Theater, 383 N Third Ave., Stayton. Spotlight Community Theater presents “The Lone Ranger,” an old-time radio recreation. Tickets are $10, and are available at or at the door. 503-420-9181

Lyons Movie Night – 8:30 p.m., Lyons Fire Department, 1114 Main St. Lyons Volunteer Fire Association presents “Cars.” Movie starts outside at 9 p.m. Bring chairs/blankets to sit on. 503-859-2410


Saturday, Aug. 12

Hart Strong Poker Run – 7:30 a.m., Hart Family Property, 9467 SE Stayton Road, Aumsville. All shapes and sizes of vehicles are welcome. Rider out at 8:30 a.m. Silent and live auctions. Buy-ins begin at $25. Register at

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

SHS Class of 1978 Reunion – 4 – 10 p.m., Santiam Golf Club, 8724 SE Golf Club Road, Aumsville. Stayton High class of 1978 45th reunion. Contact: Laurel Russell, 541-977-5959, or Sue Hallam-Goodman, 503-930-9916.

Sunday, Aug. 13

St. Boniface All-School Reunion – Noon, Church Park, 375 E Main St., Sublimity. All St. Boniface students welcome. [email protected]

Stayton High All-Class Reunion – Noon – 5 p.m., Pioneer Park, 450 N Seventh Ave., Stayton. All SHS and Regis students, faculty, staff from are invited. RSVP on Facebook at “Stayton Union High School Class of 1978 Multi Class Picnic,” or email at [email protected].

[email protected] or editor.TCW@mtange; or mail to Editor, The Canyon Weekly, PO Box 6, Stayton, OR 97383.

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