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Datebook: March 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

Weekly Events


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

Coffee & Conversation, 10 a.m., Silverton Senior Center.

Bridge, 11 a.m., Silverton Senior Center.

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

Silverton Meals on Wheels, 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 COVID-19 Testing & Vaccine Clinic, noon – 7 p.m., Oregon State Fairgrounds Pavilion, 2330 NE 17th Ave., Salem. PCR testing and all three vaccines available, including booster and pediatric doses. Walk-in only. Free. Repeats noon – 7 p.m. Mon. – Fri., 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday. co.marion.or.us/HLT/PH

Poker, 12:30 p.m., Silverton Senior Center

Peaceful Heart, 4 – 5 p.m., Silverton Senior Center. Yoga breathing, kirtan and yoga philosophy. No experience required. Everyone welcome. Refreshments served. Free. [email protected]

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

TaekwonDo, 7 p.m., Silverton Senior Center. Jon Haynes, 503-873-3663


Silver Angel Foot Clinic, Silverton Senior Center. Repeats Wednesdays. 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. Food donations welcome. Niki Barber, 503-873-5059

Simple Qigong, 9:45 a.m., Silverton Senior Center. Set to music. $8. 50 and older. 503-873-3093

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. New Zoom links sent out each week. 503-845-6401

Pinochle, noon – 4 p.m., Silverton Senior Center. Repeats Fridays

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. Zoom. Repeats 10 a.m. Saturdays. For Zoom link, call Barbara K, 503-269-0952


Knit Wits, 10 a.m. – noon, Silverton Senior Center

Lunch with Dodie, noon, Zoom and Facebook. 50 and older. Zoom and Facebook information: 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

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 scf.tv/daniel.plan. Free. Open to public. Sheila, 503-409-4498


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

Yoga Class, 9 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 

TaekwonDo, 6 p.m., Silverton Senior Center, Jon Haynes, 503-873-3663

Mediation & Shared Dialog, 7 – 8:30 p.m. All spiritual traditions welcome. Request invitation by emailing [email protected]. 971-218-6641


Toastmaster Club, 7:30 a.m., Zoom. Increase your listening skills, speaking, thinking, evaluating. [email protected] for Zoom link.


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. silvertonfarmersmarket.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

Peaceful Heart, 2 – 3 p.m., Silverton Community Center, 421 S Water St. Yoga breathing, kirtan and yoga philosophy. No experience required. Everyone welcome. Refreshments served. Free. [email protected]


Mt. Angel Public Library

This month’s Storywalk is Story Path/Cuenta un cuento by Madalena Matoso. Start at the library’s front door. New program for March is Book Tracker Bookmarks. Get a bookmark, set a reading goal and earn a new book when the goal is reached. Get creative through May 10 at “Somos Super Creativ@s/ We’re Super Creative!,” a traveling exhibition where you can use technology to tell a story about the community and try an engineering design challenge. Available in both English and Spanish.

Tuesday, March 1

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]

Silverton Garden Club

6 p.m., Silverton Senior Center. Open to all. 805-807-4385

Wednesday, March 2

Silverton Business Group

8 – 9 a.m., Silver Falls Brewery, 207 Jersey St., Silverton. Networking, community updates and social engagement. Sponsored by Silverton Chamber of Commerce. Repeats March 16. 

503-873-5615, silvertonchamber.org

Virtual Trivia Night

7 p.m. Zoom. Test your knowledge on a variety of topics. For Zoom invite, contact Ron, Silver Falls Library, 503-873-8796 Repeats March 16

Friday, March 4

Marion SWCD First Friday

10 a.m. Zoom. Presenter is Dakota Tangredi, reduction coordinator for Marion County Recycling. Target audience is Marion County residents interested in reducing the waste stream through consumer reduction, reuse, recycling. Register at marionswcd.net. 503-391-9927

Red Cross Blood Drive

10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Silverton Elks Lodge, 300 High St. Appointments needed. Visit redcrossblood.org

Local Author Book Signing

5 – 7 p.m., Books N Time, 210 N Water St., Silverton. Lee Mercer, author of The Archangel Invasion and The Ghost Dance Messiah will sign his books. Books can be purchased in advance at the store or at the signing. 503-874-4311

First Friday in Silverton

7 – 9 p.m. Explore 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 Dena Lynn Brehm from March’s Main Floor Gallery exhibit, “Everything Old is New Again.” In the Loft Gallery, Susan Brandt and Judith Frohreich present “Play it Again,” a collaboration focusing on using recycled materials to give their subject matter a “new” edge. Exhibits open 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday through March 27. 503-873-7734, lunariagallery.com

Saturday, March 5

BEEvent Pollinator Conference

9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Zoom. National, state and regional experts discuss bees, pollination. $25. Registration closes at noon March 4. Register at linnmastergardeners.com

Sunday, March 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. Every first Sunday. Email: [email protected]

Monday, March 7

Silverton City Council

6 p.m., Silverton High. 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, ci.mt-angel.or.us

Tuesday, March 8

Take & Make Packets

9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Make an air-dry clay project. For grades 5 – 12. Available while supplies last. Free. 503-845-6401

Ancestry Detectives

10 a.m. Zoom. Share your experience at RootsTech and more. Contact David Stewart for Zoom details, [email protected]. Ancestrydetectives.org

Virtual Music & Trivia

1:30 p.m. Zoom. Geared for older adults, music therapist Ben Pernick combines live performances, trivia and brain games. Zoom info: silverfallslibrary.org

Silverton Planning Commission

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

Wednesday, March 9

Silverton Chamber After Hours

5 – 7p.m., 701 A McClaine St., Silverton. Hosted by Willamette Valley Bank. Social networking event with food, drink and fun. 503-873-5615, silvertonchamber.org

Sci-Fi & Fantasy Book Club

6:30 p.m. Zoom. Discuss Barrayar by Lois McMaster Bujold. Everyone is welcome. For Zoom invite, contact Ron Drake at Silver Falls Library, 503-873-8796.

Thursday, March 10

Zenith Women’s Club

6:30 p.m. social/7 p.m. meeting, Silver Creek Fellowship. GFWC Silverton Zenith Women’s Club members discuss ways to fund, implement projects to benefit the Silverton community. Anyone interested is welcome. Barbara, 801-414-3875.

Scotts Mills City Council

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

Friday, March 11

The Next Friday

5 – 8 p.m., downtown Mt. Angel. Mt. Angel shops and restaurants open until 8 p.m. the second Friday of each month. Retail shops will host refreshments. mtangelchamber.com

Sunday, March 13

Daylight Saving Time

Remember to set your clock 1 hour forward

Tuesday, March 15

Stories and STEAM

9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Pick up STEAM packets for grades K – 4. Today: Boat making. March 29: Surprise! While supplies last. Free. 503-845-6401

Mt. Angel School District

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

Silver Falls School District Board

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

Library Book Club

7 p.m. Zoom. Discuss I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou. Everyone is welcome. For Zoom invite, contact Ron Drake at Silver Falls Library, 503-873-8796.

Thursday, March 17

St. Patrick’s Day

Book Discussion for Adults

1 p.m., Zoom. Gather to discuss Crescent by Oregon author Diana Abu-Jabar. Copies and Zoom link at Mt. Angel Public Library.  503-845-6401

Virtual Writers’ Group

6:30 p.m. Zoom. Share what you have been working on or just listen in to see what others are writing. Open to all. For Zoom invite, contact Ron Drake at Silver Falls Library, 503-873-8796.

Mt. Angel Planning Commission

7 p.m., Mount Angel Public Library. Open to public. ci.mt-angel.or.us

Saturday, March 19

March Book Talk

9:30 – noon. Zoom. My Bondage and My Freedom, by Frederick Douglass. Open to all. Free. Contact Sr. Dorothy Jean Beyer at 503-845-2556, [email protected].

Sunday, March 20

Taizé Prayer

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

Monday, March 21

Silverton City Council Work Session

6 p.m., Silverton High. Open to public. 

503-873-5321, silverton.or.us

Wednesday, March 23

Virtual Film Discussion

7 p.m. Zoom. Watch
The Country Doctor on your own and then join the Zoom meeting for a moderated discussion. For Zoom invite, contact Ron Drake at Silver Falls Library, 503-873-8796.

Monday, March 28

Vigil for Peace

2:30 – 3:30 p.m., Silverton Towne Square Park. Sponsored by Silverton People for Peace to advocate for peace and social justice issues with relevant signs. Open to all. 503-873-5307

Thursday, March 31

Red Cross Blood Drive

11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Mt. Angel Fire Station, 300 Monroe St. Appointments needed by visiting redcrossblood.org.

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