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WEEKLY EVENTS 

​​Monday

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

Tuesday

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

Walking Group – 10:30 – 11 a.m., SOCC, 280 N Santiam Blvd., Mill City. Exercise, meet with friends. Coffee and snacks. Repeats Saturday. 503-332-5676

Meals on Wheels – noon, Presbyterian Church, 236 SW Broadway St., Mill City. $5 suggested donation. Repeats Thurs. RSVP: Vicki, 503-897-2204.

J.A.M Time – 3:20 – 4:30 p.m., Mill City Presbyterian Church, 236 SW Broadway. Children sing, hear bible stories, watch and take part in skits. To attend, contact Mill City Elementary, 503-897-2368.

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

Wednesday

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.

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

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

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

THIS WEEK

Friday, Dec. 8

Chanukah/Hanukkah Starts

Mill City Planning Commission – 8:30 a.m., Mill City City Hall, 444 S First Ave. Open to public. Agenda available. ci.mill-city.or.us

ROCC-OUT to Storybook Land – noon – 4 p.m., Albany. Travel to Storybook Land with Recovery Outreach Community Center. Bus leaves from SOCC, 280 NE Santiam Blvd., Mill City. All ages and families welcome. Free. To sign up, email [email protected] or call 971-332-5676.

Santiam vs Weston-McEwen Girls Basketball – 6 p.m., Santiam High, 300 SW Cedar St., Mill City.

Santiam vs Weston-McEwen Boys Basketball – 7:30 p.m., Santiam High, 300 SW Cedar St., Mill City.

Saturday, Dec. 9

Christmas Craft Bazaar – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Santiam Valley Grange, 1140 Fifth St., Lyons. Crafts, collectibles. Lunch available. Free admission, parking. 503-859-2161

Czech’n it Twice – 7 p.m., ZCBJ Hall, 38704 N Main St., Scio. The Sheepskin Revue presents “Traditions: Old Stories & New Starts,” a Christmas tradition featuring a variety of music, an interview and play. Refreshments available at halftime. Suggested donations are $5 adults, $3 children, $10 immediate family.

Holiday Festival at Silver Falls –
10 a.m. – 4 p.m., South Falls Lodge, Silver Falls State Park, 2004 Silver Falls Hwy., Sublimity. Make a wreath, gingerbread house, cards and ornaments. Guided walks, educational talks. Learn about the waterfalls in winter and animal tracks. $5 per vehicle day use fee. Repeats Dec. 10. Friendsofsilverfalls.net

Sunday, Dec. 10

Santiam Canyon Community Chorus Christmas Show – 4 p.m., Stewart’s Hall, 158 SW Broadway St., Mill City. Directed by JoAnn Hebing, the program covers a range of new and classic Christmas carols. Elementary students will also perform. Events include a 50/50 cash drawing and auction. Christmas cookies, cider and coffee will be served. Free admission, but donations are welcome to support the chorus. 

Monday, Dec. 11

Santiam Artists Connection – Noon – 3 p.m., Old School Community Center, 22057 Emma St., Lyons. Artists gather to paint and draw. Each artist brings own supplies and projects. $5 donation to Community Art Center accepted. [email protected]

Scio City Council – 6 p.m., Scio City Hall, 38957 NW First Ave. Agenda available. Open to public. 503-394-3342, ci.scio.or.us

Lyons Fire District Board – 7 p.m., Lyons Fire Station, 1114 Main St. Agenda available. Open to public. 503-859-2410, lyonsrfd.org

Tuesday, Dec. 12

Business Plan Walkthrough – 2:30 – 4 p.m., Stayton Community Center, 400 W Virginia St. Do you need a quick but thorough orientation into the key elements of a business plan? This class will help you understand those elements and ensure that you’ve thought through the most crucial questions before you decide to go forward with your business. Free. Register at go.chemeketa.edu/SBDCevents. Questions? Email [email protected] or call 503-399-5088.

Scio Library Advisory Committee – 5:30 p.m., Scio City Hall, 38957 NW First Ave. Agenda available. Open to public. 503-394-3342, ci.scio.or.us

Mill City City Council – 6:30 p.m., Mill City City Hall, 444 S First Ave. Open to public. Agenda available. 503-897-2302, ci.mill-city.or.us

Detroit City Council – 6:30 p.m., Detroit Community Center, 345 W Santiam Ave. Open to public. Agenda available. Also streamed on YouTube. 503-845-3496, detroitoregon.us

Santiam vs Scio Boys Basketball – 7:30 p.m., Santiam High, 300 SW Cedar St., Mill City.

Wednesday, Dec. 13

Red Cross Blood Drive – 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., North Santiam Eagles Lodge, 640 SW Broadway, Mill City. Appointments available at redcrossblood.org or by calling 1-800-733-2767.

Preparing a Business Loan Application – 2:30 – 5:30 p.m., Stayton Community Center, 400 W Virginia St. Designed to help business owners prepare, apply for a business loan. Free. Register at go.chemeketa.edu/SBDCevents. Questions? Email [email protected] or call 503-399-5088.

Santiam Canyon School Board – 5:30 p.m., Santiam Elementary, 450 SW Evergreen, Mill City. Open to public. Agenda available. 503-897-2321, santiam.k12.or.us

Scio vs Gervais Girls Basketball – 6 p.m., Scio High, 38880 N Main St.

Scio vs Gervais Boys Basketball – 7:30 p.m., Scio High, 38880 N Main.

Thursday, Dec. 14

Santiam Wrestling Round Robin – TBD, Santiam High, 300 SW Cedar St., Mill City. Scio wrestling also attending.

Red Cross Blood Drive – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Santiam Hospital, 1401 N 10th Ave., Stayton. Appointments at redcrossblood.org.

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

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

Friday, Dec. 15

Community Play Group – 10 – 11:30 a.m., Santiam Chapel Assembly of God, 440 Fifth St., Lyons. Free Community Play Group sponsored by Family Building Blocks. Includes complimentary snacks. RSVP: 503-566-2132, familybuildingblocks.org.

Scio vs Elmira Girls Basketball – 6 p.m., Scio High, 38880 N Main St.

Scio vs Elmira Boys Basketball – 7:30 p.m., Scio High, 38880 N Main.

Squishtivities – 10:30 a.m., Santiam Canyon Early Learning Center, 319 SW Third Ave., Mill City. Adventure in play created for adults with their children aged 2-5 using arts and crafts, and “messy” play to promote problem-solving, fine motor skills, caregiver/child relationships and creativity. Sponsored by Strengthening Rural Families. Free. Daniela, 503-593-3523, [email protected].

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