Datebook: August 2021

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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. Monday – Saturday. 503-845-6998

Mt. Angel Food Pantry, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Mt. Angel Community Center, 195 Charles St. Repeats Wednesday. 503-845-6998

Bridge, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Silverton Senior Center, 115 Westfield. All players welcome. 50 and older. 503-873-3093

Silverton Senior Meals, 11:30 a.m. Delivery only. $3 donation suggested. Monday – Friday. Carol, 503-873-6906.

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

Free Dinner, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., Oak Street Church, 502 Oak St., Silverton. Pickup only. Open to all. 503-873-5446


Scotts Mills Food Boxes, 9 – 11 a.m., Scotts Mills Community Center, 298 Fourth St. For residents in Scotts Mills/Butte Creek/Monitor rural areas. Donations welcome. Niki, 503-873-5059

Community Helpers Family Storytime, 10:30 a.m., Mt. Angel Public Library, 290 Church St. Join librarian, special guest for storytime, accompanying backpack. Age 2 – 6. Recordings posted at 503-845-6401

Pinochle, noon – 4 p.m., Silverton Senior Center, 115 Westfield. 50 and older. Repeats Fridays, 503-873-3093

SACA Food Pantry, 4 – 7 p.m., SACA, 421 S Water St., Silverton. 503-873-3446,

Serenity Al-Anon Meeting, 5:30 p.m. Virtual Zoom meeting. Repeats 10 a.m. Saturdays. For Zoom link, call Barbara K, 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

Carding Making with Irveta, 1 – 3 p.m., Silverton Senior Center, 115 Westfield. $5. Only 4-5 participants per class. 50 and older. RSVP: 503-873-3093

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


Free Coffee, 7 a.m., Scotts Mills Community Center, 298 Fourth St.

Mediation & Shared Dialog, 7 – 8:30 p.m. All spiritual traditions welcome. For invitation to virtual gather: [email protected] 971-218-6641


Silverton Farmers Market, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., United Methodist Church, 203 Main St, Silverton. 503-873-5615

Oregon Crafters Market, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., 215 N Water St., Silverton. Repeats Sunday noon – 5 p.m.

Saturday Free Lunch, noon – 1:30 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 500 N Second St., Silverton. Pickup only. 503-939-3459

Silverton Country Historical Society, 1 – 4 p.m., 428 S Water St., Silverton. Free admission. Repeats Sundays. 503-873-7070


Silverton Free Summer Meals

No-cost breakfast, lunch for children 1 – 18 Monday – Friday through Aug. 26.

Noon – 12:30 p.m., Silverton High, 1456 Pine St.; 11 – 11:30 a.m., Mark Twain Ball Field, 425 N Church St.; Noon – 12:30 p.m., Coolidge McClaine Park, 300 Coolidge St.; 11 – 11:30 a.m., Scotts Mills Elementary, 801 First St.

Mt. Angel Free Summer Meals

No-cost breakfast and lunch for children 1- 18 at St. Mary’s Public School, 590 E College St., Mt. Angel. 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. through Aug. 20.

Sunday, Aug. 1

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, Aug. 2

Silverton City Council

6 p.m., Silverton High, 1456 Pine St. Open to public.

Music on Mondays

6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Old Mill Park, Silverton. Free concerts. Family friendly. Donations accepted. Today: Timothy James. Aug. 9: Billy and the Rockets. Aug. 16: The Noted and Crying Omas. Aug. 23: Ancient Ways. Aug. 30: Inner Limits. Sarah, 503-201-4338

Mt. Angel City Council

7 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library, 290 Charles St. Open to public. 503-845-9291

Tuesday, Aug. 3

Caregiver Connection

2 – 3:30 p.m. Zoom. For family caregivers and/or unpaid family caregivers. Free. To register, contact Suzy, 503-304-3429, [email protected]

Mt. Angel National Night Out

6 p.m., intersection of E Charles and N Garfield streets. All welcome. Sponsored by Marion County Housing Authority.

Wednesday, Aug. 4

Community Conversation

6:30 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library, 290 Church St. The library is creating a strategic plan and needs the public´s input. Refreshments provided. Jackie, 503-845-6401, [email protected]

Scotts Mills City Council

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

Thursday, Aug. 5

Homer´s Kick-off Party

6 p.m., Coolidge McClaine Park, Silverton. Community party featuring live music by The Standing and the Timothy James Band. Free.

Friday, Aug. 6

Home Davenport Community Festival

11 a.m. – 8 p.m., Coolidge McClaine Park, Silverton. Continues through Sunday. Arts, crafts, food, music, car show, fun run, Lions Club Pancake Breakfast, Davenport races. Free admission. homerdavenport.comsee Homer Davenport insert for more info.

Author Evan Ahrendt

2 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library, 290 Church St. Local author Evan Ahrendt reads his book Watson in Space, a fun picture book about a bulldog´s adventure. All ages. Free. 503-845-6401

Art Exhibition: ‘Transaction’

5 – 8 p.m., The Galarage Gallery, 406 Silver St., Silverton. New performance by local artist. Free. 503-890-9960

First Friday in Silverton

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

Lunaria Gallery: ‘Return to Beauty’

7 – 9 p.m., Lunaria Gallery, 113 N Water St., Silverton. Jewels and Blooms by Chelsea Goin and Diane Trevett on Main Floor; Jay Harris, Pam Serra-Wenz and Bill Shumway in Loft. 503-873-7734,

Saturday, Aug. 7

National Night Out

5 – 7 p.m., Marquam United Methodist Church, 36971 Hwy. 213, Mt. Angel. Free barbecue. Public safety representatives on hand. All welcome. 503-829-5061

Monday, Aug. 9

Mt. Angel School District

6:30 p.m., District Office, 730 E Marquam St., Mt. Angel. Zoom meeting ID: 871 6016 5937. Passcode: 901131. Open to public. 503-845-2345,

Silver Falls School District

7 p.m. Zoom. Open to public. For login details: 503-873-5303,

Tuesday, Aug. 10

OMSI Reptiles

2 p.m., Virtual. Live snakes, lizards and turtles. Call Mt. Angel Public Library, 502-845-6401, for online information.

State Forest Management Plan

2 – 5 p.m., Virtual. Update on the Western State Forest Management Plan and regional Implementation Plan Project, the Habitat Conservation Plan and National Environmental Policy Act process. Open to all. RVSP:

Silverton Planning Commission

7 p.m., Silverton High, 1456 Pine St. Open to public. 503-873-5321,

Wednesday, Aug. 11

Emergency Alert Test

11:20 a.m., Nationwide. FEMA conducts nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alerts. One-minute test includes radio and television broadcasters, cable systems, satellite radio, television providers, wireline video providers, and a short emergency message to any WEA-enabled mobile device.

Thursday, Aug. 12

Red Cross Blood Drive

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

Teens Bringing Cheer

4 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library, 290 Church St. Teens explore art while projects. Drink, snacks provided. Free. Repeats Aug. 26. 503-845-6401

 Friday, Aug. 13

Summer Antique Faire

5 – 8 p.m., Union Hill Grange, 15755 SE Grange Road, Sublimity. Food, beer/wine, music. $10 early buying tonight. Repeats 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Aug. 14 with $3 entry fee. Under 18 free. Held by Molly Mo´s. Diane, 503-510-0820

Sunday, Aug. 15

Mt. Angel Historical Society

1 – 4 p.m., Saalfeld House, 195 E College St., Mt. Angel. Open house to recognize donors, meet board members, check out the house, learn about future plans.

Barbershop in the Park

3 – 4 p.m., Bush’s Pasture Park, 600 Mission St., Salem. Free concert by Oregon Spirit Chorus, guest quartets and ensembles. Bring a blanket, snacks. [email protected]

Monday, Aug. 16

Urban Renewal Agency

6 p.m., Silverton Community Center, 421 S Water St. Open to public. 503-873-5321,

Tuesday, Aug. 17

Red Cross Blood Drive

10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Silverton Elks Lodge, 300 High St. Appointments needed by visiting

Summer Reading Program Finale

2 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library, 290 Church St. Meet Caesar, the World’s Most Huggable Llama. Enjoy games, activities, and Sno-Cones. 503-845-6401

Wednesday, Aug. 18

United Healthcare Q&A

1 – 3 p.m., Silverton Senior Center, 115 Westfield. Speak with United Healthcare representative Bethany Morris. 50 and older. 503-873-3093

Art Under the Tree

2 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library, 290 Church St. Teens, adults art session of flower pot decorating. All supplies provided. Free. 503-845-6401

Movie & Potluck

6 – 8 p.m., Silverton Senior Center, 115 Westfield. Watch The Princess Bride. Bring food to share. Plates and utensils provided. 50 and older. 502-873-3093

A Time to Shine – ASAP Benefit

6:30 – 9:00 p.m., Gallon House Farms, 7263 Gallon House Rd., Silverton. Music, dinner, silent aution. Tickets: $50, 21+. 

Thursday, Aug. 19

Book Discussion for Adults

1 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library, 290 Church St. Discuss The Yellow Bird Sings by Jennifer Rosner. 503-845-6401

Saturday, Aug. 21

City-wide Garage Sale

All day, Mt. Angel. Treasures await throughout Mt. Angel. Get your address listed on shopper guide at Mt. Angel City Hall. Listing is free for residents, $5 for business. Deadline to submit is 4 p.m. Aug. 18. 503-845-9291

Free Community Breakfast

7:30 – 9:30 a.m., Marquam United Methodist Church, 36971 Hwy. 213, Mt. Angel. All welcome. 503-829-5061

Silverton Art Festival

10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Coolidge McClaine Park, Silverton. Artists, food vendors, musicians. Demos, activities for children and adults. Free admission. Repeats 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Aug. 22. 503-873-2480,

Monday, Aug. 23

Kindergarten Jump Start

8:30 – 11:30 a.m., Mark Twain and Robert Frost Elementary, Silverton. For all incoming kindergarteners. To register, call Heidi Eberle or Alex Johnson at 503-873-5303.

Red Cross Blood Drive

1 – 6 p.m., Mt. Angel Fire District, 300 Monroe St. Appointments needed by visiting

Thursday, Aug. 26

Hope Blooms Virtual Gala

7 p.m., Virtual. Drawings, auctions packages to benefit Silverton Area Community Aid. For viewing instructions, visit @SACAauction on Facebook or call 503-873-3446

Friday, Aug. 27

Community Picnic

5 – 8 p.m., Coolidge McClaine Park, Silverton. Food, children’s games, Bingo, music. Information and resource tables by Silverton Together. Pool open 7 – 8 p.m. for free family swimming. Free portraits by Portrait Express. All ages, families welcome. Dodie, 503-873-3093; Jan, 503-873-4809

Fr. Bernard Youth Center Chicken BBQ

5:30 – 7:00 p.m.  980 S. Main St., Mt. Angel. Celebrating reopening. Tickets: $20., 503-845-5441

Sunday, Aug. 29

Silverton Food Co-op

4 – 6 p.m., Geercrest Farm, 12390 NE Sunnyview Road, Salem. Silverton Food Co-op annual owner meeting. Complimentary beverages, live music. RSVP:

Monday, Aug. 30

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.

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