Datebook: May 2022

April 2022 Posted in Community, Events & Holidays

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

Monday

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

Bridge, 10 a.m., Silverton Senior Center.

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

Silverton Meals on Wheels, 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.

Silverton Recovery AA, noon – 1 p.m., 302 N Water St. Seven days a week.

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

Silvertone Ukulele Network, 3:30 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. peacefulheartkirtan@gmail.com

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. Repeats Thursdays. Jon Haynes, 503-873-3663

Tuesday

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. For esidents in Scotts Mills/ ButteCreek /Monitor rural areas. Food donations welcome. Niki Barber, 503-873-5059

Simple Qigong, 9:45 a.m., Silverton Senior Center. Set to music. $8.  Repeats Thursdays.

Community Helpers Family Storytime, 10:30 a.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Age 2 – 5. Recordings posted at mtangelreads.readsquared.com. 503-845-6401

Indoor Playtime, 11 a.m. – noon, Mt. Angel Public Library. Age 2 – 5. All toys provided. 503-845-6401

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

Pinochle, 11:30 a.m., Silverton Senior Center, Repeats Fridays. 

Tune Tours Afternoon Show, 2 – 5 p.m., Mt. Angel Theater & Stu.dio, 220 E Charles St. Live music and entertainment specifically designed for music lovers and seniors, but all are welcome. $10. In association with Abiqua Studios & Tune Tours. Repeats Thursdays. Jon, 323-449-1183

Stories and STEAM, 3:30 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Family storytime around a specific theme that incorporates Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math. Free. Ages 6 – 10. 503-845-6401

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.

Wednesday

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

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

Thursday

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

Yoga, 8:30 a.m., Silverton Senior Center. $5. Repeats Thursdays. 

Yoga, 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. 

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. Flu shots available. Walk-in only. Free. Repeats noon – 7 p.m. Friday, Saturday; 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday. co.marion.or.us/HLT/PH

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 listening skills, speaking, thinking and evaluating. Contact tmcommunicators@gmail.com for Zoom link.

Silvertones Community Singers, 10:30 a.m., Silverton United Methodist Church, 203 Main St. Anyone who loves to sing is welcome. Tomi, 503-873-2033

Shelf Indulgence, 11 a.m., Silverton Senior Center. Local senior authors book sharing. Free. 

Saturday

Silverton Farmers Market, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Silverton United Methodist Church, 204 W Main St. Fresh produce, plants, flowers. Every Saturday. 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. Sundays. 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

Silverton Country Historical Society Museum, 1 – 4 p.m., 428 S Water St., Silverton. Repeats Sundays. silverton.museum@live.com

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. peacefulheartkirtan@gmail.com

Sunday, May 1   May Day

Puzzle Exchange

1 – 3 p.m., Mt. Angel Mercantile B&B, 495 E College St. Exchange a puzzle for a new-to-you one. Every first Sunday. Email: mary@maryfranklin.net.

Monday, May 2

Silverton City Council

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

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, May 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, suzy.deeds@nwsds.org

American Legion Post #89

6:30 p.m., American Legion Hall, 740 E College St., Mt. Angel. All veterans are welcome. 503-845-6119

Silverton Garden Club

7 p.m., Silverton Senior Center. New members welcome. 805-807-4385

Wednesday, May 4

STEAM Girls

3:15 – 4:30 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Experiment and explore STEAM themes with other middle school girls. Grades 6 – 8. Snacks provided. Free. Repeats May 18. 503-845-6401

Bicycle Camping

6 p.m., Fall Line Sports, 302 Lewis St., Silverton. Get introduced to bicycle camping through talk, question and answer period and looking at equipment. Planned two-night ride from Silverton June 3 – 5. 503-873-0977

Virtual Trivia Night

7 p.m. Zoom. Test your knowledge on a variety of topics. For Zoom invite, contact Ron Drake at Silver Falls Library, 503-873-8796. Repeats May 18.

Scotts Mills Budget Committee

7 p.m., Scotts Mill City Hall, 265 Fourth St. Meeting to receive the budget message and comment from the public. Open to public. A copy of the budget can be obtained 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday at City Hall.
503-873-5435, scottsmills.org

Thursday, May 5

Cinco de Mayo

Silverton Kiwanis Club

7 a.m., Main St. Bistro, 201 E Main St., Silverton. Bi-monthly meeting of Silverton Kiwanis Club. New members welcome. Repeats May 19. 

Cinco de Mayo Celebration

3:30 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Make festive tissue paper flowers, decorate maracas and take home a holiday-themed treat. All ages. Free. 503-845-6401

Friday, May 6

World Labyrinth Day

1 p.m., Queen of Angels Monastery, 840 S Main St., Mt. Angel. Celebrate World Labyrinth Day and take steps for peace. A brief explanation of the Peace Walk on the labyrinth is at 12:45 p.m. Free. Refreshments afterward. To register, call Sister Dorothy Jean Beyer, 503-845-2556.

First Friday in Silverton

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

Master Gardener Plant Sale

10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Oregon State Fairgrounds, 2330 NE 17th St., Salem. Gardening tips and demos. More than 10,000 plants available. Buy a plant and a pot, and get it planted for free. Free parking and admission. Repeats 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. May 7. Marioncomga.org

Plant Sale

1 – 4 p.m., Angel’s Auto Werkes, 120 Main St., Mt. Angel. Flower baskets, cacti, succulent sale sponsored by Mt. Angel American Legion Post #89 Auxiliary.

LEGO Lab

3 – 4:30 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Build an original creation out of LEGOs to put on display at the library. All supplies provided. All ages. Free. Repeats May 20.
503-845-6401

Lunaria Gallery First Friday

7 – 9 p.m., Lunaria Gallery, 113 N Water St., Silverton. Meet the artists of the gallery’s May showing: “New Work” by Helen Nute Wiens in the Mail Floor Gallery; Lunaria Gallery Intern Raya Sherrett in the Loft Gallery. The show runs 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday – Sunday through May 29. Free. 503-873-7734, lunariagallery.com

Saturday, May 7

Community Breakfast

8 – 11 a.m., Silverton Senior Center. Breakfast sandwich or two eggs cooked your way with sausage and fresh scones from Silverton Bake Shop. Sponsored by Profitable Planning. Free. Donations accepted. All ages. 503-873-3093

Free Comic Book Day

Noon – 5 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Stop by the library and receive a free comic book. All ages. 503-845-6401

Food Equity Discussion

3 – 5 p.m., Silverton United Methodist Church, 203 W Main St. All are welcome to attend this discussion to learn about food equity, identify inequities in our greater Silverton-area food system and connect people and organizations to begin addressing issues. Hosted by Silverton Food Co-op.

Sunday, May 8  Mother’s Day

Scotts Mills Historical Museum

1 – 5 p.m., 210 Grandview Ave. Open for public browsing. Free. Open by appointment by contacting Joe Plas, 503-871-9803; Lois Ray, 503-868-1765; Lynn Borek, 425-698-9016; smahsmuseum@gmail.com

Monday, May 9

Mini Repair Fair

3 – 6 p.m., Coolidge McClaine Park, Silverton. Bring items to be fixed by “fixberts” as they share their expertise at no cost. Suggested items: bicycles, lamps, small kitchen and household appliances, electronics, sewing & textile repair. Reserve a spot at http://bit.ly/Silverfallsrepairfairsignup. Walk-ins also welcome. Sponsored by Marion County Environmental Services, Sustainable Silverton and Silver Falls Library.

Mt. Angel School District

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

Silver Falls School District Board

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

Tuesday, May 10

Ancestry Detectives

10 a.m. Zoom. Bring your brickwall issues and hear how Kathy cleared a mixed identity in her research. For Zoom information, contact David Stewart, ancestrydetectives353@gmail.com.

STEAM Activity Packet

9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Pick up a packet and create jumbo animal dice using a template and imagination. Grades K-5. Free. Pick up available all month while supplies last. 503-845-6401

Lotus Flower Lantern Craft

6:30 p.m. Zoom. The Korean Spirit and Culture Project offers patrons a chance to make a lotus lantern craft and learn about Korea. Ages 10 and older, adults. Call the Silver Falls Library, 503-873-8796, to register and reserve a lotus lantern kit. While supplies last.

Wednesday, May 11

Paper Quilling

1 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Gather to learn the techniques of paper quilling and leave with an 8-inch wall hanging. Adults only. All supplies provided. Free. 503-845-6401

Sci-Fi & Fantasy Book Club

6:30 p.m. Zoom. Discuss The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin. Everyone is welcome. For Zoom invite, contact Ron Drake at Silver Falls Library, 503-873-8796.

Thursday, May 12

Teen Arts & Crafts

4:30 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Scratch Art in a step-by-step class. Snacks provided. Teens only. Free. 503-845-6401

Friday, May 13

Movie in the Park

4:30 p.m., Berchtold Park, 290 E Charles St., Mt. Angel. Bring a chair and enjoy Encanto on the library’s new outdoor theater. Free sno-cones. All ages. Free. 503-845-6401

Awards Night – 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.  Mt. Angl Chamber Community Awards presentations start at 6 p.m.  mtangelchamber.com

Saturday, May 14

Resource Fair

Noon – 2 p.m., Silverton Senior Center. Silverton Senior Center is updating its community resources such as caregivers, drivers, housekeepers, handymen, etc. Stop by and fill out a form so seniors can be referred to your business. 503-873-3093

Sunday, May 15

Taizé Prayer

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

Monday, May 16

Silverton City Council 

6 p.m., Silverton High. Work session. Open to public. Agenda available. 503-873-5321, silverton.or.us

Tuesday, May 17

Take & Make Packets

9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Pick up a packet and make your own DNA models out of toothpicks and candy. Tweens & teens. Free. Pick up available all month while supplies last. 503-845-6401

Prayer of the Heart

3:30 – 4:30 p.m., Queen of Angels Monastery, 840 S Main St., Mt. Angel. All are welcome to join the contemplative prayer group. Benedctine-srs.org

Library Book Club

7 p.m. Zoom. Discuss A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki. Everyone is welcome. For Zoom invite, contact Ron  at Silver Falls Library, 503-873-8796.

Wednesday, May 18

Mt. Angel Library Board

6:30 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. The Advisory Board advises, recommends and advocates for the library. Open to public. 503-845-6401

Thursday, May 19

Book Group for Adults

1 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Gather to discuss The Dream Daughter by Diane Chamberlain. Copies are available at the library. Adults only. Free. 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., Mt. Angel Public Library. Open to public. Agenda available. 503-845-9291

Friday, May 20

Red Cross Blood Drive

8 a.m. – 2 p.m., Silverton High. Appointments needed by visiting redcrossblood.org.

Saturday, May 21   Armed Forces Day

Monthly Book Talk

9:30 a.m. – noon, Zoom. Discuss Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner. Open to all. Free. Contact Sr. Dorothy Jean Beyer at 503-845-2556, dorothyjeanb7@gmail.com.

Silverton Pet Parade

10 a.m. Silverton. Hundreds and pets and their owners dressed in outrageous and fanciful costumes take part. All types of pets welcome. Children without pets are encouraged to dress in costume. No fee to participate. Participants line up beginning at 9:30 a.m. Parade travels down Coolidge Street, along Main Street to First Street and ending at the old Eugene Field School. silvertonpetparade.com

Spring Tea

2 p.m., Silverton Senior Center. Tea and gift basket drawings. $15 per person, limited seating. Drawing tickets are available at the senior center. 503-873-3093

Wednesday, May 25

Virtual Film Discussion

7 p.m. Zoom. Watch Harold and Maude 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.

Scotts Mills Historical Society Board

7 – 8 p.m., Scotts Mills Museum, 210 Grandview. Open to public. 503-871-9803

Thursday, May 26

Paint Night

4:30 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Paint the Oregon mountains in a step-by-step class. All supplies provided. Teens and adults only. Space is limited. Register at the library or by calling 503-845-6401.

Monday, May 30   Memorial Day

Memorial Day Service

9:30 a.m., Calvary Cemetery, Mount Angel. Patriotic and liturgical music, mass, placement of memorial wreath, reading of names of fallen, honor guard. All welcome. Bring lawn chairs. In case of rain service will take place at St. Mary Church.

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 including a focus on issues of current concern. Open to all. 503-873-5307

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