Datebook: October 2021

October 2021 Posted in Community

Datebook Submission Information

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Frequent Addresses

Mt. Angel Public Library, 290 Charles St.

Silveton High, 1456 Pine St., Silverton.

Silverton Senior Center, 115 Westfield, 503-873-3093. Age 50 and older.

Silver Creek Fellowship,
822 NE Industrial Way, Silverton.

Weekly Events

Monday

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

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 St. Repeats Wed. 503-845-6998

Bridge, 11 a.m., Silverton Senior Center. 50 and older. 503-873-3093

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.

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

Tuesday

Silver Angel Foot Clinic, Silverton Senior Center. 50 and older. Repeats Wed. Call for appointment: 503-873-3093

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

Community Helpers Family Storytime, 10:30 a.m., Zoom. Join librarian and a special guest for storytime, accompanying backpack. Age 2 – 6. Recordings posted at mtangelreads.readsquared.com. 503-845-6401

Pinochle, noon – 4 p.m., Silverton Senior Center. Repeats Fridays, 503-873-3093

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

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.

Taekwondo, 7 p.m., Silverton Senior Center. Repeats Thursdays.Wednesday

Knit Wits, 10 a.m., Silverton Senior Center. 50 and older. 503-873-3093

Mission Benedict Food Pantry, 1 – 4 p.m., St. Joseph Shelter, 925 S Main St., Mt. Angel. Repeats Friday. 503-845-2468

Open Art Studio, 1 p.m., Silverton Senior Center. 

Line Dancing, 1 – 2 p.m., Silver Creek Fellowship. No registration required. Free; donations accepted for instructor.  Open to all. Sheila, 503-409-4498

Silver Chips Woodcarving Sessions, 1 – 4 p.m., Silverton Arts Association, 303 Coolidge St., Silverton. $2 a week. All skill levels. 503-873-4512.

Mission of Hope Food Pantry, 2 – 4 p.m., Silver Creek Fellowship Church,
503-873-7353

Daniel Plan Journey Video Series, 6:30 – 8 p.m., Silver Creek Fellowship Church. In-person or online at scf.tv/daniel.plan. Free. Open to public. Sheila, 503-409-4498

Thursday

Free Coffee, 7 – 9 a.m., Scotts Mills Community Center, 298 Fourth St.

Yoga Class, 10 a.m., Silver Creek Fellowship. Instructor Marg Jones. Open to all. Sheila, 503-409-4498

Bingo, 10 a.m., Silverton Senior Center. $1 per card, $2 for three cards.

Mediation & Shared Dialog, 7 – 8:30 p.m. All spiritual traditions welcome. Request invitation for virtual gather by emailing compassionatepresence@yahoo.com.
971-218-6641

Friday

Toastmaster Club, 7:30 a.m., Zoom. Increase your listening skills, speaking, thinking and evaluating. Contact tmcommunicators@gmail.com for
Zoom link.

Chicken Foot Dominoes, 1 – 3 p.m., Silverton Senior Center. 

Saturday

Silverton Farmers Market, 9 a.m. –
1 p.m., United Methodist Church, 203 Main St, Silverton. Fresh produce, plants, flowers. Through Oct. 9. 503-873-5615, silvertonfarmersmarket.com

After-Season Indoor Market, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Silverton Friends Church, 229 Eureka Ave. Local produce, eggs, meats, artisan crafts. Free admission. Every Saturday beginning Oct. 16 except Holiday weekends. silvertonfarmersmarket.com

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. oregoncraftersmarket.com

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

Life Tending Skills, 1 p.m., Silverton Senior Center. Class limited to six people.

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

Friday, Oct. 1

October Storywalk

Mt. Angel. Take a short walk around town and read the book “Tamales! Tamales! Tamales! Un cuento multicult ural/A multicultural tale” by Nina Flores. Start at the Mt. Angel Public Library front door, 290 Charles St. 503-845-6401

Monthly Birthday Coffee

10 a.m., Silverton Senior Center.

Marion SWCD First Friday
10 a.m. Zoom. Programs and partnerships in Marion County for Small Farm Program Hayley White, OSU Extension Small Farms Program. Target audience is growers and farmers looking to learn more about resources, OSU Extension programming/projects, educational events focused on small farms. Register at marionswcd.net under News and Events. 503-391-9927

Stitched Stories

6 – 9 p.m., The Galarage Art Gallery, 406 Silver St., Silverton. Featuring local artist, Megan Smith, owner of QuiltSmith Studio, focusing on salvaged materials to create large scale modern quilts. Free entry. Art for purchase. 503-890-9960

First Friday in Silverton

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

Lunaria First Friday

7 – 9 p.m., Lunaria Gallery, 113 N Water St., Silverton. Meet the artists for the October showings. The main floor gallery features, ¨Artful Elegance¨ by artists Rebecca Cozart and Linda Jacobson. Loft gallery features ¨A Celebration of Art and Agriculture¨ by a collaboration of Willamette Valley artists. The show is open 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday – Sunday until Oct. 31. 503-872-7734, lunariagallery.com

Saturday, Oct. 2

Silverton Sidewalk Shindig

Noon – midnight, downtown Silverton. Silverton Sidewalk Shindig fills the streets with more than 100 hours of free music. Family-friendly event with children’s area. For a complete list of performances, visit silvertonsidewalkshindig.com. 

Sunday, Oct. 3

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: mary@maryfranklin.net.

Monday, Oct. 4

Silverton City Council

6 p.m., Silverton High, 1456 Pine St. Open to public. 503-873-5321, silverton.or.us

Mt. Angel City Council

7 p.m., Mount Angel Public Library, 290 E Charles St. Open to public. Agenda available. 503-845-9291, ci.mt-angel.or.us

Tuesday, Oct. 5

Make a Jupiter Orbiter

9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. STEAM activity packet for grades K-5. Take-home packet to make a model of the Juno spacecraft to uncover ¨secrets¨ beneath your own Jupiter. Free. 503-845-6401

Solar-Powered Lanterns

9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Take & Make packet to learn about solar power and put together a simple solar-powered lantern. For tweens and teens. Free. 503-845-6401

Silverton Garden Club

6:30 p.m., Silverton Senior Center. Open to all. 503-873-3093

Wednesday, Oct. 6

Scotts Mills City Council

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

Thursday, Oct. 7

Dine Out Club, 6 p.m., Water Mountains Restaurant, 1397 S Water St., Silverton. Meet and eat. Sponsored by Silverton Senior Center. Transportation ot carpooling by calling 503-873-3093.

Community Conversation for Homeschoolers

6:30 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Gather with other homeschooling parents to discuss how to work together. Refreshments provided. Free. 503-845-6401

Friday, Oct. 8

Mobile Dental Van

8 a.m. – 1 p.m., Silverton Area Community Aid, 421 S Water St. If you have urgent dental needs but no insurance, set up an appointment by calling 503-873-3446. A mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinic with the Moderna vaccine being administered. No appointment needed for vaccine.

Monday, Oct. 11

Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Silverton Senior Center Board

6 p.m., Silverton Senior Center. Open to public. RSVP to 503-873-3093.

Mt. Angel School District Board

6:30 p.m. Zoom. Open to public. Zoom link at masd91.org. 503-845-2345

Silver Falls School District

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

Tuesday, Oct. 12

Ancestry Detectives

10 a.m. Zoom. Discuss using hints from September´s meeting program on Family Search. Open to all. Free. Contact David Stewart at ancestrydetectives353@gmail.com or visit ancestrydetectives.org.

Caregiver Connection

2 – 3:30 p.m. Zoom. For family caregivers and/or unpaid family caregivers. Free. To register, contact Suzy, 503-304-3429, suzy.deeds@nwsds.org

Silverton Planning Commission

6 p.m., Silverton High, 1456 Pine St. Open to public. 503-873-5321, silverton.or.us

Wednesday, Oct. 13

Mt. Angel Library Advisory Board

6:30 p.m., Zoom. Visit the library, 290 Charles St., or library website, mtangelpubliclibrary.com, for Zoom information. 

Sci-Fi & Fantasy Book Club

7 p.m. Zoom. New club to discuss a monthly selection as well as other books and movies of interest. This month’s book is Saturn Run by John Sandford. Everyone welcome. For additional information and Zoom invite, contact Ron Drake at Silver Falls Library, 503-873-8796.

Thursday, Oct. 14

Women’s Connection Luncheon

Noon, Silverton Senior Center. Silverton – Mt. Angel Women’s Connection luncheon. RSVP to Cathy Prince,
503-999-2137.

Red Cross Blood Drive

1 – 6:30 p.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, 303 N Church St., Silverton. Appointments needed by visiting redcrossblood.org.

Dinner with Kevin

5:30 p.m., Silverton Senior Center.
Salmon dinner with Kevin. $25. RSVP to 503-873-3093.

Zenith Women’s Club

7 p.m. GFWC Silverton Zenith Women´s Club members come together to discuss ways to fund, implement projects to benefit the Silverton community. Call Barbara, 801-414-3975, for meeting location, information.

Community Breakfast

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

Monthly Book Talk

9:30 a.m. Zoom. An American Childhood by Annie Dillard. Open to all. Free. Contact Sr. Dorothy Jean Beyer to join. 503-845-2556, benedictinefoundation@gmail.com

Scotts Mills Chicken Barbecue

5 – 7:30 p.m., Scotts Mill Fire Station, 480 Third St. 42nd annual chicken dinner benefiting local community aid. For pricing and more information, call
503-873-3093.

Saturday, Oct. 16 American Sewing Guild
Preliminary Meeting

10 a.m. Silverton Senior Center. Help form an ASG group in Silverton to share, learn and socialize. Bring ideas and questions. All skill levels welcome. For more info, contact Cindy Pease at ASGcindysews@gmail.com or 503-949-0072

Sunday, Oct. 17

Taizé Prayer

7 p.m., Benedictine Sisters’ Queen of Angels Chapel, 840 S Main St., Mt. Angel. Open to public. 503-845-6773

Monday, Oct. 18

Silverton City Council Work Session

6 p.m., Silverton High, 1456 Pine St. Open to public. Agenda available. 503-873-5321, silverton.or.us

Tuesday, Oct. 19

Prayer of the Heart

3:30 – 4:30 p.m., Queen of Angels Monastery, 840 S Main St., Mt. Angel. 503-845-6141, info@enedictine-srs.org

Silver Falls Book Club

7 p.m. Zoom. This month’s selection is Mount Vernon Love Story by Mary Higgins Clark. Discussion leader is Ruth Kaser. Everyone welcome. Call Silver Falls Library, 503-873-8796, for Zoom invite.

Wednesday, Oct. 20

Mt. Angel Library Board

6:30 p.m. Zoom. Quarterly meeting of the Mt. Angel Public Library Board. Visit mtangelpubliclibrary.com for agenda and Zoom link. Open to public. 503-845-6401

Virtual Trivia Night

7 p.m. Zoom. Test your knowledge on a variety of topics. Everyone welcome. For additional information and Zoom invite, contact Ron Drake at Silver Falls Library, 503-873-8796.

Silver Falls Writers Group

7 p.m. Zoom. Writers share what they are working on or just listen in to see what others are writing. Everyone welcome. For additional information and Zoom invite, contact Ron Drake at Silver Falls Library, 503-873-8796.

Monday, Oct. 25

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

Wednesday,
Oct. 27

Virtual Film Discussion

7 p.m. Zoom. Watch the film The World According to Garp on Kanopy prior to the meeting and then join a Zoom meeting for a moderated discussion. For additional information and Zoom invite, contact Ron Drake at Silver Falls Library, 503-873-8796.

Thursday, Oct. 28

Book Discussion for Adult

1 p.m. Zoom. Discuss The Virginian by Owen Wiser. Copies and Zoom link available at Mt. Angel Public Library.
503-845-6401

Sunday, Oct. 31

Halloween

Goblin Walk 4-6 p.m., downtown Silverton. Free Halloween candy at participating businesses. 

Thriller  6:30 p.m., dance flashmob performs on High Street in Silverton. Free

Trunk or Treat, 6 p.m., Scotts Mill Grange, 299 Fourth St. Children go car to car for candy.

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