Datebook: November 2021

November 2021 Posted in Uncategorized

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


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 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


Silver Angel Foot Clinic, Silverton Senior Center. 50 and older. Repeats Wednesdays. Call for appt., 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 welcome. Food donations welcome. Niki, 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 503-845-6401

Pinochle, noon – 4 p.m., Silverton Senior Center. 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. Zoom. Repeats 10 a.m. Sat. For Zoom link, call Barbara K, 503-269-0952.


Knit Wits, 10 a.m. – noon, 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 – 4 p.m., Silverton Senior Center. 50 and older. 503-873-3093

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. 503-873-7353

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


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

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

Bingo, 10 a.m., Silverton Senior Center. $1 per card, $2 for three cards. 50 and older. 503-873-3093

Mediation & Shared Dialog, 7 – 8:30 p.m. All spiritual traditions welcome. Invitation for virtual gathering: 971-218-6641


Toastmaster Club, 7:30 a.m., Zoom. Increase your listening skills, speaking, thinking, evaluating. Zoom link:

Chicken Foot Dominoes, 1 – 3 p.m., Silverton Senior Center. 50 and older.


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.

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

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


Turkey Drawing

Tickets for Mt. Angel American Legion’s Turkey Drawing are available at Tiny’s in Mt. Angel. $500 cash prize. $20 each; only 100 sold. Drawing Nov. 11. 503-845-6119

Silverton-Mt. Angel Shop Hop

The Silverton – Mt. Angel Shop Hop starts Nov. 26. Collect a minimum number of stamps from participating businesses and enter the Grand Prize drawing. Passports available at Silverton Chamber of Commerce, 426 S. Water St.

Monday, Nov. 1

Movie and Theater Social Club

6 p.m., Silverton Senior Center. Watch Raising Malawi. After-movie trivia games, prizes. Family friendly. Snacks for purchase. 503-873-3093

Silverton City Council

7 p.m., Silverton High. 6 p.m. Executive Session. Open to public. Agenda available. 503-873-5321,

Mt. Angel City Council

7 p.m., Mount Angel Public Library. Open to public. Agenda available. 503-845-9291,

Tuesday, Nov. 2

Collage Making

Mt. Angel Public Library. STEAM activity packets for grade K-6 available for pickup. Today: Create a collage using leaves. Nov. 16: Make your own zip line. Free. While supplies last. 503-845-6401

Take & Make Packets

Mt. Angel Public Library. Make a reusable beeswax food wrap. For grades 5-12. Free. While supplies last. 503-845-6401.

Caregiver Connection

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

Tree of Giving Registration

4 –  6 p.m., Silverton Community Center, 421 S Water St. Parents/legal guardians can sign up for children’s holiday gifts. Requirements: must live in Silverton/Scotts Mill or have children in Silver Falls School District. Repeats 6 – 8 p.m. Nov. 4, 10 a.m. – noon Nov. 5, 4 – 6 p.m. Nov. 8, 10 a.m. – non Nov. 9 and 10 a.m. – noon Nov. 10. Silverton Together, 503-873-0405

Wednesday, Nov. 3

Virtual Trivia Night

7 p.m. Zoom. Test your knowledge on a variety of topics. Zoom invite at or call 503-873-8796.

Scotts Mills City Council

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

Thursday, Nov. 4

Life Tending Skills Workshop

1 p.m., Silverton Senior Center. 50 and older. Presented by life coach Richard Orr. Class limited to six people. 503-873-3093

Galactic Quest

5 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Night of games, STEM challenges, prizes with 4-H. Pizza dinner provided. Space is limited so all youth are encouraged to register by calling 503-845-6401 or emailing

Friday, Nov. 5

Marion SWCD First Friday

10 a.m. Zoom. ODA ag channel maintenance details. Target audience is growers and farmers looking to learn more about resources, OSU Extension programming/projects, educational events focused on small farms. Register at 503-391-9927

Oracle at The Galarage

6 – 9 p.m., The Galarage Art Gallery, 406 Silver St., Silverton. New artwork featuring Portland-based multidisciplinary artist Alley Pezanoski-Browne. 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,

Lunaria Gallery First Friday

7 – 9 p.m., Lunaria Gallery, 113 N Water St., Silverton. Meet the artists of the November showing. Main Floor Gallery features “Inspired’’ by Kara Pilcher. Loft Gallery features a Holiday Gift Show. Show runs 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday – Sunday through Nov. 28. 503-873-7734,

Saturday, Nov. 6

Silverton Grange Holiday Bazaar

10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Silverton Grange, 201 Division St. Unique selection of handmade and homemade gifts from local artisans, bakers, crafters and makers. Masks required. Repeats 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Nov. 7. 503-267-9364,

Historical Society Book Signing

1 – 4 p.m., Silverton Country Museum, 428 S Water St. Debut of new book by Norm English, They Made it Happen, a selection of biographical sketches of Silverton’s noteworthy characters from its first 100 years. Gus Frederick will sign copies of his three books, available for purchase at the museum. 503-873-7070

Firefighter Spaghetti Feed

4 – 7:30 p.m., Silverton Fire Department, 819 Railway Ave. Drive through and pick up a spaghetti dinner while dropping off a new, unwrapped toy to mark the start of the 2021 Food & Toy Drive. Dinner is $10; $2 off with the donation of four cans of food. Cash, cards, Venmo accepted. 

Share the Harvest

5 -7 p.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, 303 N Church St., Silverton. A meal of soup and bread, silent auction of hand-turned pottery and live music. $5 individuals, $15 families. All proceeds help local children fight food insecurity. Sponsored by After School Activities Program, Friends Helping Friends and AT Risk Kids.

Sunday, Nov. 7

Daylight Savings Time Ends

Remember to set your clock back 1 hour.

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. Every first Sunday. Email:

Monday, Nov. 8

Children’s Book Week

Mt. Angel Public Library. Every child who checks out a book will get a sticker and a craft. 503-845-6401

November Storywalk

Mt. Angel Public Library, 290 Charles St. Take a short walk around town and read the book My Heart Fills With Happiness/Mi Corazon se llena de algeria by Monique Gray Smith. Starts at the library´s front door. Free. 503-845-6401

Mt. Angel School District Board

6:30 p.m. Zoom. Open to public. Agenda available. Zoom link at

Silver Falls School District Board

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

Tuesday, Nov. 9

Red Cross Blood Drive

8 a.m. – 2 p.m., Silverton High. Appointments need. Register at

Ancestry Detectives

10 a.m. Zoom. Kathy Valdez shows the Blurb book she created for a family tree. Zoom information: contact David Stewart at

Virtual Music & Trivia

3 p.m. Zoom. Geared for older adults, Music and Trivia, Broadway Edition, revisits showbiz´s greatest showstoppers. Presented by music therapist, Ben Pernick. Register for Zoom invite at or call 503-873-8796.

Silverton Planning Commission

7 p.m., Silverton High. Open to public. Agenda available. 503-874-2207,

Wednesday, Nov. 10

Sci-Fi @ Fantasy Book Club

7 p.m. Zoom. This month’s selection is All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai. Register for Zoom invite at or call 503-873-8796.

Thursday, Nov. 11

Veterans Day

Silverton Zenith Women’s Club

7 p.m. Members come together to discuss ways to fund, implement projects to benefit the Silverton community. Social starts at 6:30 p.m. Call Barbara for location, information, 801-414-3875

Saturday, Nov. 13

Leaf Recycling

9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Silverton City Shops, 830 McClaine St. Silverton residents can drop off bagged leaves for free. Leaves must be dumped into bins and bags disposed of. Repeats Dec. 4. 503-874-2206

Monday, Nov. 15

Silverton City Council Work Session

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

Tuesday, Nov. 16

Food for Fines

Mt. Angel Public Library. For every non-perishable food item donated, $1 waived from overdue fines. Donated food will be given to Mt. Angel Senior Center and St. Joseph´s Shelter. 503-845-6401

Silver Fall Library Book Club

7 p.m. Zoom. This month´s selection is The Cold Millions by Jess Walter. Discussion leader is Joe Blowers. Everyone welcome. Register for Zoom invite at or call 503-873-8796.

Thursday, Nov. 18

Book Discussion Group

1 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Gather to discuss The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett. Copies available at the library. 503-845-6401

Writer’s Group

7 p.m. Zoom. Writers share what they are working on and listen in to see what others are writing. Register for Zoom invite at or call 503-873-8796.

Mt. Angel Planning Commission

7 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Open to public. Agenda available. 503-845-9291

Friday, Nov. 19

Red Cross Blood Drive

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

Saturday, Nov. 20

Community Breakfast

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

Scotts Mills Holiday Bazaar

10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Scotts Mill Grange, 299 Fourth St. Find gifts for the season. Refreshments include hot chili, dessert. Santa and Sarah Claus visit from 1 – 3 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 21

Taizé Prayer

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

Thursday, Nov. 25

Thanksgiving Day

Friday, Nov. 26

Native American Heritage Day

Silverton Christmas Market

5 p.m., The Oregon Garden, 879 W Main St., Silverton. Stroll along paths draped in more than 1 million lights. Explore the authentic German Christmas Market for gifts from artisans vendors. Visit Frosty and Santa. Enjoy music and a local brew in the Biergarten. Cozy up to a wood-burning fire pit or take a ride down the snowless tubing hill. Through Jan. 9, 2022. Entry Monday – Wednesday is $15 adults, $5 age 6 – 12, $12 Silverton residents with proof of residence. Entry Thursday – Sunday is $18 adults, $5 age 6 – 12, $15 Silverton residents with proof of residence. Children age 5 and under are always free. Proceeds from the market benefit local nonprofits.

Sunday, Nov. 28

First Day of Hanukkah

Monday, Nov. 29

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


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