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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, Thursday, Saturday. 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.

Santiam Canyon Community Chorus – 7 p.m., Stewart’s Hall, 158 SW Broadway, Mill City. All singers welcome. Jo Ann Hebing, 503-859-2502

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. Appt: 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

Awana Club – 6 – 7:45 p.m., Canyon Bible Fellowship, 446 Cedar St., Lyons. Program reaches out to boys and girls with the Gospel of Christ while training them to serve. Grades 3 – 5. Free. Starts Sept. 13. 503-897-2716

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

Canasta – 1:30 p.m., Scio Senior Center, 38957 NW First Ave.

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

Pinochle – 1 – 4 p.m., Canyon Service Center, 844 S First St., Mill City. For those 50 and older. [email protected], 503-302-7420

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

THIS WEEK

Friday, Sept. 15

Stayton vs Junction City Football – 7 p.m., Stayton High, 757 W Locust.

Lyons Movie Night – 8:30 p.m., Lyons Fire Department, 1114 Main St. Lyons Volunteer Fire Association presents “Mummies.” Movie starts outside at 9 p.m. Free popcorn. $2 candy. $1 drinks. Bring chairs/blankets to sit on. 503-859-2410

Saturday, Sept. 16

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

Santiam Canyon Town Hall – 9 a.m., Mehama Old School, 22057 SE Emma St., Lyons. Town Hall with District 17 Rep. Ed Diehl. Hear updates from 2023 legislature session, discuss issues that matter to you, share ideas and suggestions.

Canning Class – 9 a.m. – noon, Santiam Community Gardens, 846 Fifth St., Lyons. Using and preserving zucchini and green tomatoes. Cooking, baking, freezing and canning recipes. Bring a recipe to share. To pre-register, call or text 503-859-2517 or email [email protected].

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

KYAC Concert Series – 7 p.m., Stewart’s Hall, 158 SW Broadway St., Mill City. Tom May and Donny Wright perform. Beer and wine served. Advance general admission is $20; at door $25. Tickets available kyacfm.org.

Sunday, Sept. 17

Scio Booster Golf Tournament – 7 a.m., Mallard Creek Golf Course, 31966 Bellinger Scale Road, Lebanon. Scio Loggers Booster Club fundraiser presented by Linn Benton Tractor. Price includes 18 holes of golf, cart, bucket of range balls, barbecue lunch, drawings. $400/team of four. $100/player. To register, contact Wendy at [email protected], 503-302-8772.

Oktoberfest Road Race – 9 a.m., Kennedy High, 890 E Marquam St., Mt. Angel. 5K run/walk, 10K run. 10K $35; $40 day-of. 5K $30; $35 day-of. Register at oktoberfest.org.

Art Mart – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Stewart’s Hall, 158 SW Broadway St., Mill City. Local created arts and crafts projects. 10×10 vendor space is $20. Sponsored by Santiam Hearts to Arts. Vendor application: [email protected],
503-507-2941.

Monday, Sept. 18

Santiam vs Willamina Volleyball – 5:30 p.m., Santiam High, 300 SW Cedar St., Mill City.

Tuesday, Sept. 19

Stayton vs Sweet Home Volleyball – 6 p.m., Stayton High, 757 W Locust.

North Santiam Watershed Council – 6 p.m. Zoom. Open to public. For Zoom link information, call 503-930-8202 or email [email protected].

Wednesday, Sept 20

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, Sept. 21

Fall Prevention Class – 11 – 11:45 a.m., Canyon Service Center, 844 S First St., Mill City. Safety tips and exercises taught by a licensed physical therapist. Coffee and cookies at 10:30 a.m. No registration required. [email protected], 503-302-7420

North Santiam Sewer Authority Work Session – 5 – 7 p.m. Zoom. Regional wastewater development for the cities of Detroit, Gates, Idanha, Mill City. Stakeholders are welcome to attend. Link: northsantiamsewer.net.

Stayton vs Sweet Home Boys Soccer – 6 p.m., Stayton High, 757 W Locust.

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. 503-897-2669

Spotlight Theatre Presentation – 7 p.m., The Spotlight, 383 N Third Ave., Stayton. Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest.” $15 adults. $12 senior/students. $8 youth under 18. Tickets at spotlightct.com, 503-302-0936. Repeats 7 p.m. Sept. 22-24, Sept. 28 – Oct. 1, 2 p.m. Sept. 23-24, Sept. 30 – Oct. 1.

Friday, Sept. 22

Santiam vs Gervais Football – 7 p.m., Santiam High, 300 SW Cedar St., Mill City.

Scio vs Salem Academy Football – 7 p.m., Scio High, 38875 NW First.

NEXT WEEK

Saturday, Sept. 23

Turkey Dinner – 5 – 7 p.m., Santiam Valley Grange, 1140 Fifth St., Lyons. Turkey dinner with all the trimmings. $10/person. 503-859-2161

Sunday, Sept. 24

Jordan Dinner – 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 39043 Jordan Road, Scio. All you can eat chicken, noodles, potatoes and gravy, green beans, coleslaw, rolls, dessert. Adults $20. Children age 6 – 10 $5. Children under 6 free. Country store, vendors, cruise-in and fly-in. Only 2,000 dinner tickets will be sold. Advance tickets can be purchased through the church. lourdesjordan.com

COMING SOON

Wednesday, Sept. 27

Canning Class – 9 a.m. – noon, Santiam Community Gardens, 846 Fifth St., Lyons. Freezing, drying or canning tomatoes. Pre-register, call or text 503-859-2517 or email [email protected].

Saturday, Sept. 30

Canning Class – 9 a.m. – noon, Santiam Community Gardens, 846 Fifth St., Lyons. Make and taste salsas, juices, sauces, ketchup, jam and other options. To pre-register, call or text 503-859-2517 or email [email protected].

Czech Dinner Fundraiser – 5 p.m., ZCBJ Hall, 38704 N Main St., Scio. Fundraiser dinner featuring Chef Tabor from Portland. $45/person. For reservations, call 541-223-2353. Info: zhall.org.

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