Lions Club – Community service via sweet treats, scholarships, vision screening

January 2023 Posted in Community, Events & Holidays | Comments Off on Lions Club – Community service via sweet treats, scholarships, vision screening

The Silverton Lions recxently completed two of its major endeavors for the year, one a fundraiser, the other a project is made possible by those funds and others raised throughout the year. See’s Candy Sale Boxes of chocolates, peanut brittle, lollipops and ...

Tree of Giving thanks community

January 2023 Posted in Community, Events & Holidays | Comments Off on Tree of Giving thanks community

Thank You, Silverton! The Silverton Zenith Woman’s Club thanks the community of Silverton for all the help they received for their 2022 Tree of Giving project. Together we were able to make Christmas a little brighter for 208 children in the ...

Datebook: January 2023

December 2022 Posted in Community, Events & Holidays | Comments Off on Datebook: January 2023

Frequent Addresses Mt. Angel Public Library, 290 E Charles St. Silverton High, 1456 Pine St., Silverton Silverton Senior Center, 115 Westfield 50 & older. 503-873-3093 Silver Creek Fellowship, 822 NE Industrial Way, Silverton Silver Falls Library, 410 S Water St. Weekly Events Monday SACA Food Pantry, 9 a.m. - noon, ...

Finding joy – Despite challenges

December 2022 Posted in Events & Holidays | Comments Off on Finding joy – Despite challenges

“Enter the New Year with Joy” presented by Susan Black will be the first workshop of the new year at the Benedictine Sisters Queen of Angels Monastery.  On Jan. 7 the workshop will run 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in ...

Chamber calls for First Citizen nominations

December 2022 Posted in Community, Events & Holidays | Comments Off on Chamber calls for First Citizen nominations

It’s time for Silverton to recognize those who have gone over and above to serve the community.  Do you know someone deserving of recognition for their efforts?  Do you know of a group that should be highlighted for their good ...

Lighting the way – Lantern Parade more than just pretty lights

December 2022 Posted in Community, Events & Holidays | Comments Off on Lighting the way – Lantern Parade more than just pretty lights

By Melissa Wagoner When Sheltering Silverton created the Children’s Lantern Parade in 2018, they wanted the event to be more than just another parade. “It’s about people lighting up the dark for their neighbors,” Sheltering Silverton founder Sarah White explained.  Both those with ...

Two free holiday events set for community

December 2022 Posted in Community, Events & Holidays | Comments Off on Two free holiday events set for community

By Melissa Wagoner  When the community-building nonprofit known as Silverton Together dissolved earlier this year, the Elizabeth Hoke Trust – a foundation honoring the legacy of SHS alumnus, Elizabeth Hoke – decided to take over many of its programs, including the ...

Winter Festival – Silver Falls hosts wealth of activities

December 2022 Posted in Community, Events & Holidays | Comments Off on Winter Festival – Silver Falls hosts wealth of activities

There’s a celebration of the winter season at Silver Falls State Park Dec. 10 and 11. Everyone is invited to join park staff and volunteers in the Silver Falls Winter Festival for activities that highlight the seasonal changes at the park. In ...

Datebook: December 2022

December 2022 Posted in Community, Events & Holidays | Comments Off on Datebook: December 2022

Frequent Addresses Mt. Angel Public Library, 290 E Charles St. Silverton High, 1456 Pine St., Silverton. Silverton Senior Center, 115 Westfield 50 & older. 503-873-3093 Silver Creek Fellowship,  822 NE Industrial Way, Silverton. Silver Falls Library, 410 S Water St.. Weekly Events Monday SACA Food Pantry, 9 a.m. - noon, ...

Silverton’s Tree of Giving in Full Swing

December 2022 Posted in Community, Events & Holidays | Comments Off on Silverton’s Tree of Giving in Full Swing

For the 24th year, the GFWC Silverton Zenith Women’s Club (a charitable 501(c)(3) organization) is sponsoring the “Tree of Giving,” a project dedicated to assuring that underprivileged children living in our community enjoy gifts during the holiday season. [caption id="attachment_12133" align="alignright" ...

SnoBall teen dance set for Dec. 3

December 2022 Posted in Events & Holidays | Comments Off on SnoBall teen dance set for Dec. 3

The 69th Annual SnoBall Mid-Valley all high school teen dance is on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022 at the Oregon State Fairgrounds Pavilion. Tickets are available online for $30, and will be sold at the dance for $35. SnoBall started as a Sadie ...

Bigger, brighter – More than a million lights on holiday displays

November 2022 Posted in Community, Events & Holidays | Comments Off on Bigger, brighter – More than a million lights on holiday displays

The annual Silverton Christmas Market is quickly approaching and tickets are on sale now.  Returning this holiday season with more lights (over a million), a longer walking path and a larger vendor market. The Oregon Garden Resort, hosts the Silverton Christmas ...

Reciprocal benefits – Scotts Mills PTCC partners with chamber

November 2022 Posted in Community, Events & Holidays, School | Comments Off on Reciprocal benefits – Scotts Mills PTCC partners with chamber

By Melissa Wagoner When Scotts Mills Elementary School’s Parent Teacher Community Club (PTCC) heard that the Mt. Angel Chamber of Commerce needed help staffing their annual Oktoberfest booth and that they were willing to share proceeds with any organization that volunteered, ...

Small Business Saturday – Holiday shopping can build community

November 2022 Posted in Business, Community, Events & Holidays | Comments Off on Small Business Saturday – Holiday shopping can build community

By Melissa Wagoner Most people are familiar with the term, “Black Friday,” in reference to the day after Thanksgiving – traditionally the biggest shopping day of the year. But in 2010 a new phrase was coined, “Small Business Saturday,” as a ...

Datebook: November 2022

November 2022 Posted in Events & Holidays | Comments Off on Datebook: November 2022

Frequent Addresses Mt. Angel Public Library, 290 E Charles St. Silverton High, 1456 Pine St., Silverton. Silverton Senior Center, 115 Westfield50 & older. 503-873-3093 Silver Creek Fellowship, 822 NE Industrial Way, Silverton. Silver Falls Library, 410 S Water St.. Weekly Events Monday SACA Food Pantry, 9 a.m. - noon, ...

Silverton candidate forum set for Oct. 18

October 2022 Posted in Business, Community, Events & Holidays | Comments Off on Silverton candidate forum set for Oct. 18

A second election forum for Silverton candidates will be held Tuesday, Oct. 18, at the Palace Theatre. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., with the audience-question driven forum organized by the Silverton Discourse Project getting underway at 6 p.m. Concessions will be ...

Water witches – Who needs a broom when you can paddle your own canoe?

October 2022 Posted in Community, Events & Holidays, For Kids, Outdoor Life | Comments Off on Water witches – Who needs a broom when you can paddle your own canoe?

By Melissa Wagoner Witches young and old met at dusk on Friday, Oct. 7 at the Silverton Reservoir and held the inaugural Silverton Witch Paddle. Taking to the water rather than the skies on all manner of crafts, from stand-up paddle ...

Datebook: October 2022

September 2022 Posted in Community, Events & Holidays | Comments Off on Datebook: October 2022

Frequent Addresses Mt. Angel Public Library, 290 E Charles St. Silverton High, 1456 Pine St., Silverton. Silverton Senior Center, 115 Westfield 50 & older. 503-873-3093 Silver Creek Fellowship,  822 NE Industrial Way, Silverton. Silver Falls Library, 410 S Water St.. Weekly Events Monday SACA Food Pantry, 9 a.m. - noon, ...

Soup, song, bread and pottery

September 2022 Posted in Community, Events & Holidays, Food & Drink | Comments Off on Soup, song, bread and pottery

There will be something for the body and something for the soul when the community gathers to Share the Harvest Sunday, Oct. 23.  More than just a soup-and-bread dinner that benefits local youth, the event includes live music and a silent ...

New book features Silverton history

September 2022 Posted in Arts, Events & Holidays, People | Comments Off on New book features Silverton history

By James Day Native Silvertonian Norm English has published a new novel about his hometown and will be on hand to discuss it at a pair of book signings. Fireflies to Butterflies is English’s third book, and he describes it as historic ...

Silverton Mayor’s Ball returns Oct. 22

September 2022 Posted in Community, Events & Holidays | Comments Off on Silverton Mayor’s Ball returns Oct. 22

Silverton Mayor Kyle Palmer is reviving the Mayors Ball fundraiser on Oct. 22. It is believed that this will be the first time the event has been held in a decade. The Portland-based oldies band Johnny Limbo and the Lugnuts, long-time ...

Bigger than ever – This year’s numbers show Oktoberfest success

September 2022 Posted in Events & Holidays, News | Comments Off on Bigger than ever – This year’s numbers show Oktoberfest success

By Melissa Wagoner Mount Angel’s Oktoberfest may seem like just a rollicking good time – and it is – but it’s also a massive fundraiser for churches, schools and service groups throughout the region.  Since its inception the festival has contributed over ...

It’s O’fest! Eat, drink, polka

September 2022 Posted in Arts & Music, Events & Holidays, Food & Drink | Comments Off on It’s O’fest! Eat, drink, polka

The 57th annual Oktoberfest in Mount Angel runs Sept. 15 - 18, and event organizers are promising a festival celebrating “The Joy of Being Together.” The festival welcomes back musical friends from Germany, Donaumusikanten. Band members travel from Bavaria. Donaumusikanten is ...

Coping – Talk focus on dementia and finances

September 2022 Posted in Events & Holidays | Comments Off on Coping – Talk focus on dementia and finances

Following a two-year hiatus due to COVID precautions, the annual Sister Marilyn Schwab Memorial Lecture returns Sept. 27, 6 p.m. It will be held in Agatha Hall at Queen of Angels Monastery, 840 S Main St., Mt. Angel. This year’s presentation ...

Something for the Soul: Retreats – Thoughtful explorations

September 2022 Posted in Events & Holidays | Comments Off on Something for the Soul: Retreats – Thoughtful explorations

The Queen of Angels Monastery will host “Engaged Spirituality: East and West, Meditating with Thich Nhat Hanh and Thomas Merton” presented by Peggy Lindquist and Terry Moe, Sept. 24.  On May 28, 1966 two monks from separate corners of the world ...