Datebook: January 2023

December 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

Silver Falls Library, 410 S Water St.

Weekly Events

Monday

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. Free for members; $5 for non-members. Repeats Wednesday, Friday.

Bridge, 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., Silverton Senior Center. Dine in or delivery available. $3 donation suggested. Monday – Friday. RSVP to Carol, 503-873-6906.

Mt. Angel Senior Meals, 11:30 a.m. Delivery only. $3 donation suggested. Repeats Thursdays. Ginger,
503-845-9464.

Poker, noon, Silverton Senior Center. No poker 1/2, 1/16. Rescheduled to 1/3, 1/17.

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

Peaceful Heart Kitan Meditation, 4 p.m., Silverton Senior Center.

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

Boy Scouts Troop 485, St. Edward’s Catholic Church, 211 W Center St., Silverton. Scoutmaster Dave Tacker,
760-644-3147, [email protected]

Tuesday

Silver Angels Foot Care, 8:30 – 2 p.m., Silverton Senior Center. Appointments required. Repeats Wednesdays. 503-201-6461

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. $8/session after first free class. 10-class ticket $70. Adults only. Repeats Thursday.

Community Helpers Family Storytime, 10:30 a.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Age 2 – 5.  Participate in songs, activities, stories with a special guest reader. 503-845-6401

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

Pinochle, noon, Silverton Senior Center.

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 K, 503-269-0952.

Cub Scout Pack 485, 6:30 p.m., St. Edward’s Catholic Church, 211 W Center St., Silverton. Boys and girls in kindergarten – fifth grade. Deb Hilterbrand, 971-337-5925, [email protected]

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

Wednesday

Silverton Business Group, 8 a.m., Silver Falls Brewery, 207 Jersey St., Silverton. Networking meeting of the Silverton business community hosted by Silverton Chamber of Commerce. Everyone welcome. Silvertonchamber.org

Quilters Group, 9 a.m. – noon, Trinity Lutheran Church, 500 N Second Ave., Silverton. [email protected]

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

APPY Hour, noon – 1 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Drop in for technical assistance for electronic devices. All ages. Free. 503-845-6401

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 and share.

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. Lifestyle program based on Biblical principals and the five essentials of Faith, Food, Focus, Fitness and Friends. In-person or online at scf.tv/daniel.plan. Free. Open to public. Sheila, 503-409-4498, [email protected]

Thursday

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

Open Art Studio, 10 a.m., Silverton Arts Association, 303 Coolidge St. 503-873-2480

Crafting for Seniors, 10 a.m., Silverton Senior Center. Different project every Thursday.

Bingo, 2 p.m., Silverton Senior Center. $1/card, $2/3 cards.

TOPS (Take Pounds Off Sensibly), 6 p.m., United Methodist Church, 203 W Main St., Silverton. Weight loss with continued support, encouragement. First meeting free. Monthly dues $4. All welcome. David, 503-501-9824

Friday

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

“Sew What” Quilting Group, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Silverton Senior Center.

Ukulele Song Circle, 1 p.m., Silverton Senior Center.

Tune Tours, 7 – 9 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. Jon, 323-449-1183

Saturday

Open Art Studio, 9 a.m., Silverton Arts Association, 303 Coolidge St. 503-873-2480

After-Season Indoor Market, 10 a.m. – noon, Silverton Friends Church, 229 Eureka Ave. Local produce, eggs, meats, artisan crafts. Free admission.

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

Sunday, Jan. 1

New Year’s Day

Tuesday, Jan. 3

Stories & STEAM

3:30 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Listen to a story, join in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Art project, snacks. Today: Celebrate J.R.R. Tolkein’s birthday. Jan. 10: Experiment with slime. Jan. 17: Make a mini golf course. Jan. 24: Make bookmarks using hieroglyphics. Jan. 31: STEM exhibit. Age 6 – 12. Free. 503-845-6401

Drawing Group

6 p.m., Silverton Arts Association, 303 Coolidge St. Open to all. Repeats Jan. 17. 503-873-2480

Mt. Angel City Council

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

Wednesday, Jan. 4

Caregiver Connection

1 – 2 p.m., Zoom. Free educational support group for unpaid family caregivers caring for a loved one 60 years of age or older, or caring for a person living with dementia. For Zoom invite and register, call 503-304-3432.

STEM Girls

3:15 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Become a Bird Scout Citizen Scientist. Explore feathers, flights and features that make birds unique. Use tools and technology to identify local species and help scientists track changes in bird distribution and abundance across the globe. Every session includes hands-on activities and active research. Snacks provided. Free. Grades 5 – 8. Repeats Jan. 18. 503-845-6401

Scotts Mills City Council

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

Thursday, Jan. 5

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 Jan. 19.

2010 Word Basics

1 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Learn to create text-based documents using Microsoft Word, as well as how to complete simple actions like saving, opening, printing documents. Owning a computer is not required. Adults only. Space is limited; registration required. 503-845-6401

Dragon Escape Room

4:30 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Join in a Dragon-themed escape room. Snacks provided. Free. Grades 6 – 12. 503-845-6401

Artist Critique Group

7 p.m., Silverton Arts Association, 303 Coolidge St. Open to all. 503-873-2480

Friday, Jan. 6

Lunaria First Friday

7 – 9 p.m., Lunaria Gallery, 113 N Water St., Silverton. Main floor gallery presents “Home is Where the HeART Is,” featuring area artists sharing the idea of home in all types of media. Loft gallery is “Out of the Vault,” treasures from the vaults of Lunaria artists studios. Free. Open to public. 503-873-7734

First Friday in Silverton

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

Saturday, Jan. 7

Let’s Dance

6 – 9 p.m., Silverton Senior Center. Start the new year by dancing to the music of the ‘70s and ‘80s. All ages welcome. $5. Light refreshments, door prizes. 503-873-3093

Monday, Jan. 9

Daughters of the American Revolution

10 a.m., Stayton United Methodist Church, 1450 SE Fern Ridge Road. Guest speaker Lynn Daue presents “History of Hulihe’e Palace Museum.” The museum is operated and maintained by Daughters of Hawaii. Refreshments served. Open to all. Linda, 503-689-6991

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

Silverton City Council

7 p.m., Silverton Community Center. New mayor and councilors will be sworn in. Open to public. Agenda available. 503-873-5321, silverton.or.us

Tuesday, Jan. 10

Ancestry Detectives

10 a.m. – noon, Silverton Senior Center. Help plan the future by bringing genealogy topics of interest. Bring a successful genealogy project to share “how to” with the group. Meeting also available on Zoom. Kathy, 503-508-4251, ancestrydetectives.org/schedule

Dementia Care Conversations

3 – 4 p.m. Zoom. Free group for unpaid caregivers providing support to a loved one living with dementia. The focus is to provide dementia care information, training and resources to family caregivers. Offered by Family Caregiver Support Program at NorthWest Senior and Disability Services. To request a referral to the group, contact the Aging and Disability Resource Connection at 503-304-3420. Repeats Jan. 24.

SSC Board Meeting

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

Ukulele Play and Sing-Alongs

6 – 7:30 p.m., Silver Falls Library. Gather to play and sing with ukuleles. Free. All ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Music is provided. 503-873-8796

SAA Board Meeting

6 p.m., Silverton Arts Association, 303 Coolidge St. Open to all. 503-873-2480

Silverton Planning Commission

7 p.m., Silverton Community Center. Open to public. Agenda available. 503-874-2207, silverton.us.or

Wednesday, Jan. 11

Bullet Journaling 101

1 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Learn a new way to express yourself and organize your life with bullet journaling. All supplies provided. Adults only. Free. 503-845-6401

STEM Boys

3:15 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Become a Bird Scout Citizen Scientist. Explore feathers, flights and features that make birds unique. Use tools and technology to identify local species and help scientists track changes in bird distribution and abundance across the globe. Every session includes hands-on activities and active research. Snacks provided. Free. Grades 5 – 8. Repeats Jan. 25. 503-845-6401

Thursday, Jan. 12

Silverton-Mt. Angel Women’s Connection

1 p.m., Silverton Senior Center. Lunch served. RSVP to 503-999-2291.

Eric Carle Art Reveal

3:30 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Grand reveal of the new Eric Carle-themed artwork for the Children’s Area, created by local children. Enjoy games, crafts and treats themed after The Very Hungry Caterpillar. All ages. Free. 503-845-6401

Zenith Women’s Club

7 p.m., Silverton Elks Lodge, 300 High St. Women come together to discuss ways to fund, implement projects to benefit Silverton community. All are welcome. Barbara, 801-414-3875.

Friday, Jan. 13

LEGO Lab

3 – 4:30 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Build an original creations out of LEGOs to display in the library. Free. All ages. Repeats Jan. 27. 503-845-6401

Saturday, Jan. 14

Mt. Angel Library Advisory Board

6:30 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Board meets to advise, recommend, advocate for the library. All welcome. 503-845-6401

Monday, Jan. 16

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

MLK Observance Vigil

2:30 p.m., Town Square Park, Silverton. Silverton People For Peace honor
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy and make his message relevant to today’s peace and social justice challenges.
Vigil features signs with quotes from
Dr. King’s speeches. Open to all.
503-873-5307, [email protected]

MLK Observance Potluck

6 p.m., Silverton Grange, 201 Division St. Keynote speaker is Joe Autry, local columnist, on the Silverton Area Community Aid board, and food security activist with the free community meal program, “We All Dine in Silverton!” Sponsored by Silverton Grange and Silverton People for Peace. Bring a potluck dish to share. Face masks are strongly encouraged. Donations are welcome and will be split between the Grange and SACA.
503-873-5307, silvertongrange.org.

Tuesday, Jan. 17

Silver Falls Book Club

6:30 p.m., Silver Falls Library. Discuss Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell. Open to all adults. Free. 503-873-8796

Wednesday, Jan. 18

Red Cross Blood Drive

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

Thursday, Jan. 19

Book Club for Adults

1 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Discuss 1984 by George Orwell. Copies available at the library. Free. 503-845-6401

Teen Library Advisory Board

4:30 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Help collaborate with library on programs, collections, games. Snacks. All teens welcome. 503-845-6401

Silver Falls Writers’ Group

6:30 p.m., Silver Falls Library. Writers share works and listen to see what others are writing. Ron Drake,
503-873-8796.

Friday, Jan. 20

Virtual Reality

3 – 5 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Book a 30-minute time slot to experience a virtual reality program. A signed release must be on record. Teens & adults. Free. RSVP: 503-845-6401

Monday, Jan. 23

Silverton City Council Work Session

7 p.m., Silverton Community Center. Open to public. Agenda available. 503-873-5321, silverton.or.us

Tuesday, Jan. 24

Business Resource Fairs
5 – 8 p.m. Brooks Chemeketa Campus  Business owners and entrepreneurs invited to meet business support providers who can help with starting or growing a business.  Free, bi-lingual, family friendly, and refreshments are provided. Repeats Jan. 31, 2023 9 a.m. – noon, Woodburn Chemeketa Campus Inforomation: Cayla Catino, 458-215-8396 ext. 7026 or |[email protected] 

Planning Commission Work Session

7 p.m., Silverton Community Center. Open to public. Agenda available. 503-874-2207, silverton.us.or

Wednesday, Jan. 25

Valentine Cards

1 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Create handmade Valentine cards using rubber stamps, decorative paper. All supplies provided. Adults only. 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]

Scotts Mills Historical Society

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

Virtual Film Discussion

7 p.m. Zoom. Watch the movies Milk and The Times of Harvey Milk and join in a discussion to compare and contrast the two. Copies of the movies are available at the reference desk at Silver Falls Library for checkout. For Zoom link, call Ron Drake, 503-873-8796.

Thursday, Jan. 26

Red Cross Blood Drive

Noon – 5 p.m., Apostolic Christian Church, 4700 NE Howell Prairie Road, Silverton. Appointments needed by visiting redcrossblood.org.

Family Movie Night

6 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Watch Lyle, Lyle Crocodile (PG). Hot popcorn served. Free. All ages. 503-845-6401

Writing Workshop

6 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Local author Donna Hues facilitates workshop to explore the fundamentals of writing. Bring up to three pages of writing and receive feedback. Teens, adults. Free. 503-845-6401

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