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Datebook: September 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

Silver Falls Library, 410 S Water St..

Weekly Events


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

Senior Exercise Class, 9:30 a.m., Silverton Senior Center. First class is free. $5 suggested donation. Repeats Friday.

Coffee & Conversation, 10 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

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

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


Senior Yoga, 8:30 a.m., Silverton Senior Center. First class is free. $5/class. Repeats Thursday

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

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.

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

Tune Tours, 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

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, 503-269-0952.


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

Knit Wits, 10 a.m. – noon, Silverton Senior Center. Open to knitters, crocheters, embroiderers, quilters. 

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. Bring arts projects to work on.

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/week. All skill levels.

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


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

Yoga, 9 a.m., Silver Creek Fellowship. Open to all. Sheila, 503-409-4498

Senior Bingo, 2 p.m., Silverton Senior Center. 

Mediation & Shared Dialog, 7 – 8:30 p.m. All spiritual traditions welcome. Request invitation for virtual gather by emailing [email protected].


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

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

Tune Tours, 7 – 9 p.m., Mt. Angel Theater & Studio, 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. Jon, 323-449-1183


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

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.

Silverton Country Historical Society Museum, 1 – 4 p.m., 428 S Water St., Silverton. Repeats Sundays. [email protected], 503-873-7070

Thursday, Sept. 1

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 Sept. 15

Friday, Sept. 2

Red Cross Blood Drive

Noon – 5 p.m., Silverton Elks Lodge, 300 High St. Appointments needed by visiting redcrossblood.org.

Lunaria First Friday

7 – 9 p.m., Lunaria Gallery, 113 N Water St., Silverton. Meet the artists evening. Main Floor Gallery features Ann Altman and “Evitcepsorter.” Loft Gallery features Bob Androvich and “Made of Money.” Shows run 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. through Oct. 3.
503-873-7734, lunariagallery.com

First Friday in Silverton

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

Saturday, Sept. 3

Free Community Breakfast

8 – 11 a.m., Silverton Senior Center.
French toast with strawberry compote and sausage or eggs, bacon and scones. Free. 503-873-3093

Monday, Sept. 5

Labor Day

Tuesday, Sept. 6

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]

Stories & STEAM

3:30 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Listen to a story about the theme of the week, join in a STEAM project, enjoy a snack. Today: Bear hunt. Sept. 13: Oktoberfest. Sept. 20: DIY lava lamps. Sept. 27: What is a Caldecott award? 503-845-6401

Mt. Angel American Legion

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

Silverton Garden Club

6:30 p.m., Silverton Senior Center. New members, guests welcome. 503-873-3093

Wednesday, Sept. 7

Home School Day

10 a.m. – 2 p.m., The Oregon Garden, 879 W Main St., Silverton. Home school students age 5 to 12 can experience a day of outdoor learning. Hands-on, self-paced learning stations. Adults $12, $9 students age 12 – 17, $6 children age 5 – 11. Rikki Heath,
503-799-4792, [email protected]

Recycled Magazine Bowl

1 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Create a decorative bowl out of recycled magazines. Adults only. Free. 503-845-6401

Daniel Plan Journey Video Series

6:30 – 8 p.m., Silver Creek Fellowship Church, 822 NE Industrial Way, Silverton. In-person or online at scf.tv/daniel.plan. Free. Open to public. Sheila, 503-409-4498

Scotts Mills City Council

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

Thursday, Sept. 8

Women’s Connection Luncheon

1 p.m., Silverton Senior Center. Silverton Mt. Angel Women’s Connection monthly luncheon. RSVP: 503-999-2291

Internet Basics

1 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Gather to learn the basics of using the Internet. All ages. Space limited. RSVP: 503-845-6401

Pressed Flower Cards

3 – 5 p.m., Silverton Senior Center. Make a pressed flower card. $5; all supplies provided. Class size limited.
RVSP: 503-873-3093

Silverton Zenith Women’s Club

6 p.m., Silverton Elks Lodge, 300 High St. Local women discuss ways to fund, implement projects to benefit the Silverton community. Open to all women. Barbara, 801-414-3875

Friday, Sept. 9

Sidewalk Chalk Festival

5 – 7:30 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. People of all ages and skill levels are invited to decorate a square of the sidewalk on Charles Street using chalk and imagination. All supplies provided. Sign in at the library. Free. 503-845-6401

Sublimity Harvest Festival

5 p.m., Sublimity Harvest Festival Grounds, 11880 SE Sublimity Road. Truck, tractor, monster truck competition. Repeats Sept. 10 – 11. For complete list of events, daily admission, see sublimityharvestfest.com

Saturday, Sept. 10

Volunteer Fair

Noon – 2 p.m., Silverton Senior Center. Silverton Senior Center takes applications for its Resource Guide: caregivers, dog sitters & walkers, drivers for hire and volunteer, Silverton Senior Center, Meals on Wheels. 503-873-3093

Sunday, Sept. 11

Patriot 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; [email protected]

Monday, Sept. 12

Daughters of American Revolution

10 a.m., Stayton United Methodist Church, 1450 SE Fern Ridge Road. Celebrate the start of the Abigail Scott Duniway Chapter with a welcome to the new officers and introduction to President General Wright’s administration. Refreshments served. Open to anyone interested in learning about DAR. Linda, 503-689-6991

Silverton City Council

6:30 p.m., Silverton High. Open to public. Agenda available. 503-873-5321,

Mt. Angel School District

6:30 p.m., District Office, 730 E Marquam St., Mt. Angel. Agenda available. Open to public. 503-845-2345, masd91.org

Silver Falls School District

7 p.m., Silverton High. Open to public.
503-873-5303, silverfallsschools.org

Tuesday, Sept. 13

Ukulele Play and Sing-Along

6 – 7:30 p.m., Silver Falls Library, 410 S Water St., Silverton. Gather is play and sing with ukuleles. Free. All ages. 503-873-8796

Silverton Senior Center Board

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

Silverton Planning Commission

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

Wednesday, Sept. 14

Potluck & Movie

6 p.m., Silverton Senior Center. Bring food to share and watch a movie. Free.

Thursday, Sept. 15

Mount Angel Oktoberfest

All day, Mt. Angel. Food, crafts, music, dancing, car shows, free children’s area. Daily through Sept. 18. For a complete list of events, visit oktoberfest.org or see the Oktoberfest program available Sept. 15.

Mt. Angel Planning Commission

7 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. 503-845-9291

Friday, Sept. 16

Card Making Class

6:30 p.m., Silverton Senior Center. Make greeting cards. $10; all supplies provided.
RSVP: 503-873-3093

Saturday, Sept. 17

Oktoberfest Golf Tournament

8 a.m., Evergreen Golf Course, 11694 NE West Church Road, Mt. Angel. 18-hole, shotgun start. $260 per foursome; includes buffet lunch, prizes. Benefits Kennedy High. oktoberfest.org

Military Vehicle Display

9 a.m. – 3 p.m., American Legion Hall,
740 College St., Mt. Angel. Tanks, half tracks, Humvee from World War II era through Vietnam era. Repeats Sept. 18. Free. oktoberfest.org

Cruz ‘n Car Show Saturday & Sunday

9 a.m. – 3 p.m., St. Mary School,  590 E College St., Mt. Angel. 100 cars each day. Music courtesy of Donald RV & Storage. Register: 8 a.m. Info: oktoberfest.org

Sunday, Sept. 18

Oktoberfest Road Race

9 a.m., Kennedy High, 890 E Marquam St., Mt. Angel. 5K run/walk, 10K run. 10K $35; $40 day-of. 5K $30; $35 day-of. Register at oktoberfest.org

Tuesday, Sept. 20

Silver Falls Book Club

7 p.m., Silver Falls Library, 410 S Water St., Silverton. Discuss Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro. All welcome. 503-873-8796

Thursday, Sept. 22

Autumnal Equinox

Book Club for Adults

1 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Gather to discuss The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George. Copies available at the library. Adults. Free. 503-845-6401

Teen Movie Night

4:30 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Watch the first Twilight while enjoying popcorn and soda. For middle and high school students. Free. 503-845-6401

Friday, Sept. 23

Mt. Angel Library LEGO Lab

3 – 4:30 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Build an original creations out of LEGOs to display in the library. All supplies provided. Free. All ages. 503-845-6401

Saturday, Sept. 24

Mt. Angel Health Fair

1 – 3 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Blood pressure checks, balance coaching, diabetes/hypertension education with Providence Benedictine. Healthy eating shopping lists, job opportunities. Free. 503-845-6841

Monday, Sept. 26

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.

Wednesday, Sept. 28

Halloween Card Making

1 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Create Halloween cards using the library’s ghoulish supply of rubber stamps and creepy decorative paper. Adults at 1 p.m. Tween & teens at 3:30 p.m. Free. 503-845-6401

Retiring Joyfully Workshop

5:30 p.m., 301 E Main St., Silverton. Get more clarity and purpose to retirement. Free. Contact [email protected].

Virtual Film Discussion

7 p.m., Silver Falls Library, 410 S Water St., Silverton. Watch Nuts – available on Kanopy on your own and then join Zoom for a moderated discussion. For Zoom invite, contact Ron Drake, 503-873-8796.

Scotts Mills Historical Society

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

Thursday, Sept. 29

Virtual Reality

3 – 6:30 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Book 30-minute time slot to experience a virtual reality program. Signed release must be on file. Teens, adults. Free. RSVP: 503-845-6401


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