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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. Repeats Fridays. [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, 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.

Saturday, May 4

Camp Taloali Fundraiser – 8 a.m. – noon, Camp Taloali, 15934 SE Highway 22, Stayton. May the Forest be With You 3K run & walk. Registration is $40 through May 3; $50 at the door. All dogs must be on leash. Dog costume contest, prizes. Tickets at taloali.org.

Plant & Bark Dust Sale – 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., Scio High, 38880 N Main St. Scio FFA Alumni annual bark dust sale. $20/yard. Pre-orders recommended at scioffa.square.site. Plant sale runs from 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Wildfire Community Preparedness Day – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Mehama Community Center, 22057 SE Emma St. Discover how to create a defensible space for your home and property. Kids activities, presentation, Smokey Bear, free hot dogs, vendors, fire trucks and Bigfoot. Co-hosted by Lyons and Statyon fire districts. Free to attend. staytonfire.org, lyonsrfd.org

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

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. Last of the season. Reopens October. For vendor’s application, email [email protected] or call 503-507-2941. 

Santiam Kinderfest – 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Santiam Center, 11656 SE Sublimity Road, Sublimity. Learn about local resources and register your kindergartener for school. Kid-friendly activities, drawings, giveaways. Free. Open to all. 

Barbecue Chicken Dinner – Noon – 2 p.m., Scio High, 38880 N Main St. Drive-thru and pick up ¼ chicken, baked beans, coleslaw, chips and water. $12/plate. Reserve a meal at scioffa.square.site. Benefits Scio FFA Alumni. 

World Labyrinth Day – 2 p.m., Queen of Angels Monastery, 840 S Main St., Mt. Angel. At 1:45 p.m., a brief explanation of the Peace Walk on the labyrinth. Then a 20-minute Silent Peace Walk, using the format of Benedictines For Peace. Refreshments follow. All welcome. To register, call Sister Dorothy Jean Beyer at 503-845-2556.

Sunday, May 5

Cinco de Mayo

Fiber Group – 1 – 4 p.m., Stewart’s Hall, 158 SW Broadway, Mill City. Free group to socialize and work on any fiber craft – crocheters, knitters, felters, spinners, embroidery. No registration required. Coffee, tea provided. Sue, [email protected]

St. Joseph the Worker Dinner – 5 p.m., St. Mary Catholic Church, 575 E College St., Mt. Angel. 20th annual event to raise money for St. Joseph Family Shelter and Mission Benedict. Tickets $50/person at ccswv.org. 503-856-7088

Monday, May 6

Abigail Scott DAR – 10 a.m. Stayton United Methodist Church, 1450 SE Fern Ridge Road Installation of officers and brunch. All welcome.  503-508-8246

Friends of Scio Library – 4 p.m., Scio City Hall, 38957 NW First Ave. Open to all. 503-394-3342, ci.scio.or.us

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 northsantiamsewer.net.

Military Sexual Trauma Support Group – 6 – 7:30 p.m. Zoom. For those who have served in the military, Active Duty, Nationa Guard and Reserve members who have experienced Military Sexual Trauma. Group is facilitated by veterans and former service members with shared experience, no clinicians. Participants are welcome regardless of gender, discharge status or veteran status. Info: [email protected], 503-228-5692. Repeats May 20.

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

Tuesday, May 7

Scio Library Advisory Committee – 5:30 p.m., Scio City Hall, 38957 NW First Ave. 

Wednesday, May 8

Canyon Garden Club – 1 – 3 p.m., Santiam Community Garden, 846 Fifth St., Lyons. First meeting is free, then dues are $20/year. If you need a ride, call Cheryl at 503-767-2248 or Rosemary at 503-769-2571.

Bingo for a Cause – 6 p.m., Snow Peak Brewing, 280 E Water St., Stayton. Free bingo for prizes. Donations for the Canyon Crisis Center accepted. 503-767-2337

Thursday, May 9

Oddfellows Mother’s Day Plant Sale – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Stewart’s Hall, 158 SW Broadway St., Mill City. All plants from Torri Lynne’s Nursery in Gates. Repeats thru May 11.

Kindergarten Meet & Greet – 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., Mari-Linn School, 641 Fifth St., Lyons. See the classrooms, meet the teachers. 503-859-2154

Scio Budget Committee – 6 p.m., Scio City Hall, 38957 NW First Ave. Open to public. 503-394-3342

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

Spotlight Community Theatre – 7 p.m., The Spotlight, 383 N Third Ave., Stayton. A western twist on a Shakespeare comedy, “Much Ado Out West.” Repeats 7 p.m. May 10-11, May 16-18; 2 p.m. May 11-12, May 18-19. Tickets $15/adults, $12/seniors & students, $10/age 13-17, $8/age 4-12. Tickets at onthestage.tickets/spotlight-community-theatre or at the door.

LGBTQ+ Peer Support – 7 – 8:30 p.m. Zoom. Peer-led mental health young adult support group for LGBTQ2SIA+ individuals ages 18-30. Free on a drop-in basis. Sponsored by National Alliance on Mental Illness. Visit tinyurl.com/yalgbtqgroup to register. Repeats May 23.

Friday, May 10

Mother’s Day Barn Bazaar – 1 – 6 p.m., Chic and the Cow, 38580 Gilkey Road, Scio. Unique gifts, florals, plants, home decor, baked goods, jewelry. Espresso cart and food. Repeats 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. May 11. chicandthecow.tumblr.com

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