Datebook: June 2021

June 2021 Posted in Uncategorized

Datebook Submission


Get your events and fundraisers published in Our Town. If your ongoing event was cancelled because of COVID- 19 and is starting up again, please send a new listing. If you are meeting by Zoom or virtually, send those, too! Send your releases to [email protected] Or drop them off at 401 Oak St., Silverton.


Weekly Events


SACA Food Pantry, 9 a.m. – noon, SACA, 421 S Water St., Silverton. Repeats Thursdays. 503-873-3446,

Mt. Angel Community & Senior Center Store, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., 195 E Charles St. Repeats Tuesday – Saturday. Volunteers needed. 503-845-6998

Mt. Angel Food Pantry, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Mt. Angel Community Center, 195 E Charles. Repeats Wed. 503-845-6998 Silverton Senior Meals, 11:30 a.m. Delivery only. $3 donation suggested. Monday – Friday. For delivery, call Carol, 503-873-6906.

Mt. Angel Senior Meals, 11:30 a.m. Delivery only. $3 donation suggested. Repeats Thursdays. For delivery, call Ginger, 503-845-9464.


Community Helpers Family Storytime,

10:30 a.m. Zoom. Join Mt. Angel Public Library librarian and a special guest for storytime, accompanying backpack. Age 2 – 6. For Zoom link, call 503-845-6401. Recordings posted at mtangelreads.

SACA Food Pantry, 4 – 7 p.m., SACA, 421 S Water St., Silverton. 503-873-3446, Serenity Al-Anon Meeting, 5:30 p.m. Zoom meeting. Repeats 10 a.m. Saturdays. For link, call 503-269-0952.


Mission Benedict Food Pantry, 1 – 4 p.m., St. Joseph Shelter, 925 S Main St., Mt. Angel. Repeats Friday. 503-845-2468 Mission of Hope Food Pantry, 2 – 4 p.m., Silver Creek Fellowship, 822 Industry Way, Silverton. 503-873-7353

Daniel Plan Journey Video Series, 6:30 – 8 p.m., Silver Creek Fellowship Church, 822 NE Industrial Way, Silverton. In-person or online at Free. Open to public. Sheila, 503-409-4498


Mediation & Shared Dialog, 7 – 8:30 p.m. All spiritual traditions welcome.
Request invitation for virtual gathering. [email protected]


Silverton Farmer’s Market

9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Town Square Park, Main Street, Silverton. Fresh produce, plants, flowers. 503-873-5615

Oregon Crafters Market

11 a.m. – 6 p.m., 215 N Water St., Silverton. Local crafters & artists, live music, food & spirits. Repeats noon – 5 p.m. Sunday

Silverton Country Historical Society

1 – 4 p.m., 428 S Water St., Silverton. Free admission. Repeats Sundays. 503-873-7070, [email protected]


Free Fishing Day Canceled

The annual free Fishing Day at Silverton Reservoir has been canceled for 2021. Next year, plan on attending on June 4, 2022. For more information, call Silverton Together, 503-873-0405.

Silverton Free Meals

Silver Falls School District offers no-cost meal service from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Mondays at all Silver Falls School District schools with food service. Meals for Tuesday – Friday are noon to 1 p.m. at Silverton High in the Grant Street turnaround. All children ages 1- 18 are eligible. Meal times may change after school is out. Visit for updated information.

Mt. Angel Free Meals

Mt. Angel School District offers free grab n go meals for children 1 – 18 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday – Friday at St. Mary’s Public School, 590 E College St., Mt. Angel. Meal delivery available by registering at Meal times may change after school is out. Visit for updated information.

Reading Colors Your World/¡leer da color tu mundo!

Summer Reading Program at Mt. Angel Public Library starts for all ages on June
17. Activities! Programs! Prizes! Pick up a reading log at the library or sign up on READsquared


Runs through Aug. 30. 503-845-6401

Reading Colors Your World

People of all ages are invited to participate in the Silver Falls Library Summer Reading Program. You can participate online at or you can track your reading progress with a Bingo board (youth & teens) or a paper log sheet (adults). Have fun reading books, completing activities, attending Library programs, and earn fun prizes and. Registration dates are June 15 – Aug. 21. For more information, call the library at 503- 873-7633 or 503-873-8796, or visit www.

Mt. Angel Public Library

Mt. Angel Public Library is open 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday – Friday. Services include curbside hold pickup, browsing and computer use by appointment, book bundles for children, personalized shelf shopper, 1000 Books Before Kindergarten. STEAM packets for grades 1 – 5 are distributed June 8 & 29. Teen Take & Makes for middle and high schoolers are distributed June 8. June Storywalk is the bi-lingual ̈Penguins Love Colors / Los pingüinos adoran los colores ̈ by Sarah Aspinall. Storywalk starts at the library ́s front door. Follow the Dinosaur Sidewalk Obstacle Course to stomp and roar.

Tuesday, June 1

Caregiver Connection

2 – 3:30 p.m., Zoom. For caregivers 60 or older or caregivers 55 or older caring for an adult 18 years or older living with a disability. To join, visit https://nwsds.

Wednesday, June 2

Virtual Trivia Night

7 p.m. Zoom. Test your knowledge on a variety of topics. For information and Zoom invite, contact Ron Drake,

503-873- 8796. Repeats June 16.

Scotts Mills City Council

7 p.m., Scotts Mills City Hall, 265 Fourth St. Agenda available. Open to public. 503- 873-5435,

Thursday, June 3

Virtual Short Story Group

7 p.m. Zoom. Short story discussion group. Discuss Rocket Ship to Hell by Jeffrey Ford. For information and Zoom invite, contact Ron Drake, 503-873-8796.

Friday, June 4

FEMA Assistance

9 a.m. – 7 p.m., Stayton Community Center, 400 W Virginia St. Assistance for Oregon wildfire survivors who have already applied for Federal Disaster Assistance and have questions about their applications. Walk-in appointments will be
scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. Mask or face coverings required. Sign language and Spanish interpreters available upon request. Repeats 10 a.m. – 8 a.m. June 5 – 6, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. June 7. 800-621-3362

First Friday in Silverton

7 – 9 p.m. Explore the historic downtown, have dinner, shop, browse galleries, boutiques. 503-873-5615,

Silverton Flywheels First Friday

5 – 8 p.m., Silverton Elks, 300 High St. Cars, trucks, bikes welcome. Enter off North Second Street. Limited spaces. More information on Facebook @ SilvertonFlywheelsCarClub.

Saturday, June 5

Lunaria June Shows

Noon – 5 p.m., Lunaria Gallery, 113 N Water St., Silverton. Meet the artists of the June show, Pamela Edwards and Genie Stewart. New Work in Glass and Fiber in Main Floor Gallery. Artists Michael Ilisoi (Cultural Borders), Robin Humelbaugh (Scopes) and Deborah Alysoun (Avian Album) in the Loft Gallery. Show runs Wednesday – Sunday June 2 – 27. 503-873-7734,

Sunday, June 6

Puzzle Exchange

1 – 3 p.m., Mt. Angel Mercantile B&B, 495 E College St. New and used puzzles. Bring a puzzle and exchange it for a new-to-you one. Email: [email protected]

Monday, June 7

Silverton City Council

7 p.m., Silverton High School Library, 612 Schlador St. Open to public. Agenda available. 503-873-5321,

Mt. Angel City Council

7 p.m., Zoom. Open to public. Agenda available. Meeting link on the city’s website. 503-845-9291,

Tuesday, June 8

Ancestry Detectives

10 a.m. Zoom. Roundtable discussion of genealogy questions. Contact David Stewart at [email protected] com for details.

Silverton Planning Commission

7 p.m. Zoom. Open to public. Agenda available. For meeting login, call 503-874- 2207.

Thursday, June 10

Silverton High Graduation

6 & 8 p.m., McGinnis Field, 401 N James St., Silverton. Two ceremonies will be held to meet current state guidelines. 503-873-6331, silvertohigh.

Monday, June 14 Flag Day

National Flag Day began on May 30, 1916, when President Woodrow Wilson called for the nation-wide observance. On this day, Americans celebrate the meaning of the flag, honor the traditions with its care and educate those around them to its significance. President Harry S. Truman declared June 14 National Flag Day in 1949.

Mt. Angel School District

6:30 p.m. Zoom. Agenda available. Open to public. Meeting link at Silver Falls School District
7 p.m. Zoom. Agenda available. Open to public. Meeting link at silverfallsschools. org. 503-873-5303

Tuesday, June 15

Silver Falls Library Book Club

7 p.m., Coolidge-McClaine Park, Silverton. Discuss ̈The Book Woman
of Troublesome Creek ̈ by Kim Michele Richardson. Everyone welcome. Please plan to wear a mask and social distance. 503-873-8796.

Thursday, June 17

Book Discussion for Adults

1 p.m., Zoom. Discuss Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card. Copies and Zoom link at Mt. Angel Public Library, 290 Charles St., or calling 503-845-6401.

Red Cross Blood Drive

1:30 – 7 p.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, 303 N Church St., Silverton. Appointments needed by visiting

Silver Falls Library Writers Group

7 p.m, Coolidge-McClaine Park, Silverton. Share what you are working on or just listen in to see what others are writing. Plan to wear a mask and social distance. Ron Drake, 503-873-8796.

Saturday, June 19


Juneteenth celebrates the abolition of slavery in the United States, and is a celebration of African-American freedom, heritage and culture.

Drive-Thru Breakfast

7:30 – 9:30 a.m., Marquam United Methodist Church, 36971 S Highway 213, Mt. Angel. Drive thru for a free breakfast. Open to all. 503-829-5061

Book Talk

9:30 a.m. Zoom. The Overstory by Richard Powers. Open to all. Free. Contact Sr. Dorothy Jean Beyer to join. 503-845- 2556, [email protected]

Kennedy Graduation

2 p.m., Kennedy High, 890 E Marquam St., Mt. Angel. 503-845-6128

Sunday, June 20

Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice marks the beginning of the summer season in the Northern Hemisphere. Places in the Northern Hemisphere experience the longest hours of sunlight of the year.

Father’s Day

Father’s Day is the day to recognize, honor and celebrate the sacrifices and accomplishments of fathers. It became a permanent holiday in 1972 when President Richard Nixon proclaimed the third Sunday in June as Father ́s Day.

Silverton Hills Strawberry Festival

11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Coolidge-McClaine Park, Silverton.
Strawberry delight with biscuits and ice cream. $7. Free for children 2 and younger and seniors 80 and older.

Wednesday, June 23

Virtual Movie Discussion

7 p.m. Zoom. Watch a movie on Kanopy and join Silver Falls Library
for a moderated discussion. For more information and Zoom invite, call Ron Drake, 503-873-8796

Thursday, June 24

Mt. Angel Summer Reading Kick-Off

1 – 3 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library, 290 Charles St. Kick off the Summer Reading Program with Touch a Truck. See firetrucks, police cars, utility vehicles. Snow cones, crafts and giveaways. Free. 503-845-6401

Monday, June 28

Vigil for Peace

2:30 – 3:30 p.m., Towne Square Park, Silverton. Silverton People for Peace gather to advocate for peace, social justice issues on all levels of society including a focus on issues of current concern. Open to all. 503-873-5307

Tuesday, June 29

The Power of Plants

3:30 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library, 290 Church St. SummerReading Program science adventure.

Celebrate the power of plants through experiments, crafts and other hands-on activities. Families welcome.

Free. 503-845-6401


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