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WEEKLY EVENTS 

​​Monday

Stayton Community Food Bank – 9 a.m. – noon, 1210 Wilco Road. Monday – Friday. 503-769-4088

Group Fitness – 10:30 – 11:15 a.m., Canyon Service Center, 844 S First Ave., Mill City. No registration required. [email protected], 503-897-4176

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. Ages 0-5. 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 friends. Coffee, snacks. Repeats Sat. 503-332-5676

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

Youth Chess Club – 3:30 – 4:30 p.m., Scio City Hall, 38957 NW First Ave. Ages 10+. Jenny H., 503-510-9585

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.

Jefferson Food Pantry – 3 – 6 p.m., 310 N Second St., Jefferson. Serves Scio and Crabtree. No ID necessary. 503-779-9807

Awana Club – 6 – 7:45 p.m., Canyon Bible Fellowship, 446 Cedar St., Lyons. Grades 3 – 5. Free. 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 Hwy. 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 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 Ave., Mill City. Members are free or $1 donation. [email protected], 503-897-4176

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, April 26

Military Veteran Farmer Coffee + Chat – 9:30 – 11:30 a.m., Scio. Are you a veteran who is farming or interested in farming? Here’s a chance to learn about beekeeping, an opportunity to network with other local veterans who are farming, share resources and enjoy a potluck. Coffee and tea provided. Location details will be provided upon registration. Free. Register at https://extension.oregonstate.edu/linn/events/april-military-veteran-farmer-coffee-chat-beekeeping.

Santiam vs Culver Softball – 2 p.m., Santiam High, 300 SW Cedar St., Mill City. Double-header.

Scio vs Dayton Softball – 5 p.m., Scio High, 38875 NW First Ave.

Saturday, April 27

Drug Take Back – 9 – 10 a.m., Mill City City Hall, 444 S First Ave. One-day event intended to bring national focus on the issue of increasing pharmaceutical controlled substance abuse. Prescription and over-the-counter solid dosage medication accepted. If left in original container, remove personal information from label. Keep all liquids in original container, tightly capped to prevent leakage. Intra-venous solutions, injectables and syringes will not be accepted. Linn County Sheriff’s Office, 541-967-3950

Budget Cooking for One or Two – 10 a.m., Santiam Community Gardens, 846 Fifth St., Lyons. Basic cooking skills and meal planning with low-cost pantry foods are practiced. For details or to pre-register, call or text 503-859-2517 or email [email protected].

Stayton Track & Field Invitational – 10 a.m., Stayton High, 757 W Locust St.

Book Donation Day – 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Scio Senior Center, 38957 NW First Ave. Drive by or drop off used books for the Friends of the Scio Library’s annual Big Book Sale during the Lamb & Wool Fair.

Drug Take Back – 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Scio Fire Station, 38975 SW Sixth Ave. One-day event intended to bring national focus on the issue of increasing pharmaceutical controlled substance abuse. Prescription and over-the-counter solid dosage medication accepted. If left in original container, remove personal information from label. Keep all liquids in original container, tightly capped to prevent leakage. Intra-venous solutions, injectables and syringes will not be accepted. Linn County Sheriff’s Office, 541-967-3950

Tai Chi Exhibition – 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Pioneer Park, 450 N Seventh Ave., Stayton. Watch and learn more about the benefits of Tai Chi. Instructor Wendy Stone leads Tai Chi bi-weekly through Santiam Senior Center, which is open to everyone 50 and older. Free. Info: [email protected]

Pulled Pork Dinner – 5 – 7 p.m., Santiam Valley Grange, 1140 Fifth St., Lyons. Pulled pork, baked beans, coleslaw, dessert, coffee, tea, punch. $10/each. 503-859-2161

Monday, April 29

Stayton vs North Marion Softball – 4:30 p.m., Stayton High, 757 W Locust St.

Tuesday, April 30

Stayton vs Estacada Girls & Boys Tennis – 4 p.m., Stayton High, 757 W Locust St.

Wednesday, May 1

Red Cross Blood Drive – 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Santiam High, 300 SW Cedar St., Mill City. Appointments at redcrossblood.org.

Caregiver Connection – 1 – 2:30 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, contact Julie Mendez, family caregiver support specialist at 503-304-3432 or [email protected]

Stayton vs North Marion/Gervais Baseball – 4:30 p.m. Stayton High, 757 W Locust St.

Stayton vs Newport Softball – 4:30 p.m. Stayton High, 757 W Locust St.

Scio vs Taft Baseball – 5 p.m., Scio High, 38880 N Main St.

Scio vs Amity Softball – 5 p.m., Scio High, 38880 N Main St.

North Forks Town Hall – 6 – 7:30 p.m., Elkhorn Fire Station, 32788 SE North Fork Road, Lyons. Join Marion County Commissioners, Marion County Sheriff’s Office and Public Works Department for a town hall meeting to discuss reopening of parks in the Little North Fork Corridor. Ask questions and share concerns about the reopening. Open to all.

Mill City Fourth of July Committee – 7 p.m., Mill City City Hall, 444 S First Ave. Help plan annual Fourth of July celebration. Open to public. 503-897-2302

Thursday, May 2

Red Cross Blood Drive – 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Scio High, 38880 N Main St. Appointments at redcrossblood.org.

Stayton vs Sweet Home Softball – 4:30 p.m. Stayton High, 757 W Locust St.

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

Friends of Hearts to Arts – 7 p.m., Stewart Hall, 158 SW Broadway, Mill City. Help provide support for the fine and performing arts in the Santiam Canyon. Contact [email protected].

North Santiam Historical Society – 7 p.m., Mt. Horeb Baptist Church, 132 E Sorbin St., Gates. Open to public. Frances, 503-897-2816

Friday, May 3

Master Gardener Plant Sale – 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Oregon State Fairgrounds, 2330 NE 17th Ave., Salem. Marion County Master Gardener Association’s annual plant sale. Veggies, perennials, natives, pollinators, herbs, berries, trees and hanging baskets. Master gardeners on hand for answers questions. Bird, bee and bug informational tables. Free admission. Parking in fairgrounds lot is $2.50. Repeats 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. May 4.

Santiam vs Culver Baseball – 2 p.m., Santiam High, 300 SW Cedar St., Mill City. Double-header.

Santiam vs Mohawk Softball – 4:30 p.m., Santiam High, 300 SW Cedar St., Mill City.

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