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




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

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, 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


Storytime – 9:30 a.m., Scio Public Library, 38957 NW First Ave. 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

J.A.M Time – 3:20 – 4:30 p.m., Mill City Presbyterian Church, 236 SW Broadway. Children spend time singing, hearing bible stories, watching and taking part in skits. Students are picked up after school and escorted to the church by adult volunteers. To attend, contact Mill City Elementary, 503-897-2368.

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


Wellness Van – 11758 SE Sublimity Road, Sublimity. Free mental health, substance abuse screenings. 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.


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


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

Oaks Canyon Youth – 5 – 7:45 p.m., Old School Community & Youth Center, 22057 SE Emma St., Lyons. Worship, games, quizzing, fellowship. Free dinner.

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


Friday, Nov. 3

Canyon Integrity Kids – 10 a.m. – noon, Canyon Service Center, 844 SW First St., Mill City. Children’s message, games, snacks, crafts. Kids age 5-12. RVSP: Laura Allran, 503-409-6169.

Santiam vs Western Christian Volleyball – 8 a.m., Ridgeview High, 4555 SW Elkhorm Ave., Redmond. Class 2A volleyball state quarterfinals. If Santiam wins, the team plays at 6:30 p.m. in the semi-finals. If Santiam loses, the team plays at 8 a.m. Nov. 4. Tickets are $10/session for adults, $6/session for students or $35/$20 for the entire tournament.

Saturday, Nov. 4

Minto Park Cleanup – 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Minto County Park, 33200 Highway 22, Gates. Volunteers will work to rebuild amenities lost in the fires and promote future environmental restoration. Shirts and prizes for volunteers. Food trucks on hand for lunch. Volunteers 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required. Sign up at Repeats Nov. 5.

Art Mart – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Stewart’s Hall, 158 SW Broadway St., Mill City. Locally hand-crafted items and fine arts. Free admission. For vendor’s application, email [email protected] or call 503-507-2941. 

The SIP 2.0 – 1 – 6 p.m., downtown Stayton. Sample your way through a variety of beer, wine, cider and spirit vendors in downtown Stayton. Discover businesses and shop at local stores. 21+ event.  Advanced tickets are $30 and include 10 sample tickets. Four packs are $100. Additional sample tickets are $10 per five samples. Tickets are $35 the day of event. 503-769-3464,

Scio vs Lakeview Football – 1 p.m., Lakeview High, 906 S Third St. First round of the OSAA 3A football championships. $10/adults. $6/students.

Sunday, Nov. 5

Daylight Savings Time Ends – Remember to turn your clocks 1 hour back.

Cross County Championships – 11:45 a.m., Lane Community College, 4000 E 30th Ave., Eugene. Stayton girls cross country team participates in the OSAA 4A girls cross county championship. $12/adults, $6/students.

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, Nov. 6

Daughters of American Revolution – 10 a.m., Stayton United Methodist Church, 1450 SE Fern Ridge Road. Learn the essential role of Civil Air Patrol in our communities and the Cadet training program for youth ages 8-21 from guest speaker Col. Dennis Wyza, CAP. All welcome. Refreshment served. 503-589-6991.

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.

Friends of the Scio Public Library – 4 p.m., Scio City Hall, 38957 NW First Ave. Agenda available. Open to public. 503-394-3342,

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. For Zoom link, visit

Wednesday, Nov. 8 

SHS Fitness Center Groundbreaking – Noon, Stayton High, 757 W Locust St. Groundbreaking for the Ty Hart Memorial Fitness Center at Stayton High. The gathering takes place behind the main gym. Open to public. 503-769-2171

Santiam Canyon School Board – 5:30 p.m., Santiam Elementary, 450 SW Evergreen, Mill City. Open to public. Agenda available. 503-897-2321

Thursday, Nov. 9

Playing Card Bingo – 6 p.m., Canyon Service Center, 844 S First St., Mill City. Bingo and social time. $2.50 total stake for six rounds. 50/50 drawing tickets $1. Fundraiser for Canyon Service Center. Refreshments available. Open to adults. 503-897-4176

Lyons Library Board – 7 p.m., Lyons Public Library, 279 Eighth St. 503-859-2366

Friday, Nov. 10

Mill City Planning Commission – 8:30 a.m., Mill City City Hall, 444 S First Ave. Open to public. Agenda available. 503-897-2302,

Country Church Mouse Holiday Market – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Turner Tabernacle, 5605 SE Jubilee Dr., Turner. Handcrafts, locally produced holiday gifts. Local food trucks, and coffee and treats at the Country Mouse Coffee Shoppe. Free parking, admission. Repeats 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Nov. 11.

Holiday Barn Bazaar – 1 – 6 p.m., Chic and the Cow, 38580 Gilkey Road, Scio. Unique gifts, holiday cheer, home decor, baked goods, jewelry and accessories. Espresso cart and food for purchase. Repeats 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Nov. 11. Free admission. See ChicandtheCow on Facebook.


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