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Datebook: May 2023

Mt. Angel Public Library, 290 E Charles St.

Silver Creek Fellowship, 822 NE Industrial Way, Silverton.

Silver Falls Library, 410 S Water St.

Silverton Arts Association, 303 Coolidge St.

Silverton Community Center/

Council Chambers, 421 S Water St.

Weekly Events

Monday

Silverton Senior Center, 115 Westfield St. Seniors 50 and older. Daily, weekly, monthly events. 503-873-3093, silvertonseniorcenter.org

SACA Food Pantry, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., SACA, 421 S Water St., Silverton. Repeats 4 – 7 pm Tuesday, 9 am – noon Thursday 503-873-3446, silvertonareacommunityaid.org

Silverton Meals on Wheels, 11:30 a.m., Silverton Senior Center. Dine in or delivery. $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.

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

Free Monday Dinner, 5:30 – 7 p.m., Oak Street Church, 502 Oak St., Silverton. Indoor, sit-down dinner or to-go. All welcome. Free. 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

Scotts Mills Food Boxes, 9 – 11 a.m., Scotts Mills Community Center, 298 Fourth St. Niki, 503-873-5059

Simple Qigong, 9:45 a.m., Silverton Senior Center. $8/session after first free class. 10-classes $70. Adults. Repeats Thursday.

Community Helpers Family Storytime, 10:30 a.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Age 2 – 5.  503-845-6401

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

Stories & STEAM, 3:30 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Ages 6-12. 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.

Cub Scout Pack 485, 6:30 p.m., St. Edward’s Catholic Church, 211 W Center St., Silverton. Boys and girls in K – 5th grade. Deb Hilterbrand, 971-337-5925, [email protected]

Growing Awareness, Nurturing Compassion, 7 – 8:30 p.m. Zoom. Secular presentation promoting mindfulness. Invitation: [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]

APPY Hour, noon – 1 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. 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

Line Dancing – Intermediate, 12:30 – 2 p.m., Silver Creek Fellowship. Free; donations accepted. Open to all. Sheila, 503-409-4498

Silver Chips Woodcarving Sessions, 1 – 3 p.m., Silverton Arts Association. 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. In-person or online at scf.tv/daniel.plan. Free. Open to public. Sheila, 503-409-4498

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. – 1 p.m., Silverton Arts Association. 503-873-2480

Baby Birds Storytime, 11 a.m., Silver Falls Library. Ages 0 – 4. Free. 503-873-5173

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

Peace Education Program, 6:30 p.m. Little Leaf Café, 111 N. Water St., Silverton. Non-religious, non-political. Free. 503-873-8215

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

Saturday

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

After-Season Indoor Market, 10 a.m. – noon, Silverton Friends Church, 229 Eureka Ave. Ends May 6.

Silverton Farmers Market, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Silverton United Methodist Church, 203 W Main. Begins May 23. 503-873-5615

Oregon Crafters Market, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., 215 N Water St., Silverton. Local crafters, artists, live music, food and spirits. Repeats noon – 5 p.m. First Friday session 6 – 9 p.m. oregoncraftersmarket.com

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

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

Peaceful Heart Meditation, 2 – 3 p.m., Silverton Community Center. Yoga breathing, kirtan, yoga philosophy. All welcome. [email protected]

Monday, May 1

Daughters of the American Revolution

10 a.m., Stayton UMC, 1450 SE Fern Ridge Road. Show and tell of member’s Patriots. All welcome. 503-689-6991

Silverton City Council

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

Mt. Angel City Council

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

Tuesday, May 2

Drawing Group

6 – 7:30 p.m., Silverton Arts Association. Bring materials or use some of associations. Everyone welcome. Repeats May 16. 503-873-2480, silvertonarts.org

Mt. Angel American Legion 

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

Wednesday, May 3

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. Zoom invite, register: 503-304-3432

Scotts Mills City Council/Budget Meeting

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

Thursday, May 4

Silverton Kiwanis Club

7 a.m., Main St. Bistro, 201 E Main St., Silverton. Bi-monthly meeting. New members welcome. Repeats May 18.

Basic Computer Maintenance

1 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Tips, tricks for improving your computer’s performance through maintenance tasks. Space is limited; pre-register at 503-845-6401.

Family Science Night

6:15 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Get moving as you discover how ancient animals made their way through Oregon history. Presented by Museum of Natural and Cultural History. Free. 503-845-6401

Hospice Q&A

6:30 p.m., Silver Falls Library. Learn what hospice is, when you should think about it and how to help neighbors who are on hospice. Free. All welcome. 503-873-8796

Mt. Angel Budget Committee

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

Critique Night

7 – 8:30 p.m., Silverton Arts Association. Bring work for discussion, critique amongst other artists. 503-873-2480, silvertonarts.org

Friday, May 5

Cinco de Mayo

Silverton FFA Plant Sale

2 – 4 p.m., Silverton High Greenhouse, 1456 Pine St. Plant sale benefitting Silverton FFA. Repeats 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. May 6.

Flywheels First Friday

5 – 8:30 p.m., downtown Silverton. Silverton Flywheels welcomes hot rods, street rods, trucks and customs to downtown Silverton for its monthly First Friday.

Teen Art Show

6:30 – 9 p.m., Borland Gallery, 303 Coolidge St., Silverton. Curated artwork from local students in grades 7-12. Juried show. 503-873-2480, silvertonarts.org

First Friday in Silverton

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

Lunaria First Friday

7 – 9 p.m., Lunaria Gallery, 113 N Water St., Silverton. Opening reception for Main Floor Gallery, “Plein Air Palooz,” paintings by Margaret Plumb. Loft Gallery features “Art of Fact: A Matter of Perspective,” artwork by Dan Pillars. Exhibits runs 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily until May 29. 503-873-7734

Saturday, May 6

Community Breakfast

8 – 11 a.m., Silverton Senior Center, 115 Westfield. All ages. Free; donations welcome. 503-873-3093

Scotts Mills Community Work Day

8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., Scotts Mills School, 805 First St. Help prepare the school’s garden and greenhouse. RSVP: 503-873-4394, [email protected].

Wildfire Community Preparedness Day

10 a.m. – 1 p.m., The Oregon Garden, 879 W Main St., Silverton. Learn ways to make preparations to increase the survivability of your home. Free. Jennifer, 503-801-4979

Free Comic Book Day

Noon – 5 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Stop by to pick out free comic book. 503-845-6401

World Labyrinth Day

1 p.m., Queen of Angels Monastery, 840 S Main St., Mt. Angel. 20-minute Silent Peace Walk. All welcome. To register, call Sr. Beyer at 503-845-2556.

Dance Party

6 p.m., Silverton Senior Center, 115 Westfield. Join the Saturday Night Fever dance party. All ages. $5. 503-873-3093

Sunday, May 7

St. Joseph the Worker Dinner

5 p.m., St. Mary Parish Center, 575 E College St., Mt. Angel. Fundraising dinner benefitting St. Joseph Family Shelter, Mission Benedict, Casa Adele. $50. Tickets at ccswv.org.

Monday, May 8

Mt. Angel School District

6:30 p.m., District Office, 730 E Marquam St., Mt. Angel. Open to public. masd91.org

Silver Falls School District

7 p.m., Silverton High, 1456 Pine St. Open to public. 503-873-5303, silverfallsschools.org

Tuesday, May 9

Ancestry Detectives

10 a.m. – noon, Silverton Senior Center, 115 Westfield. “Potentiating Your DNA Results,” talk on strategies to place DNA matches in your tree. All welcome. In person or Zoom. Info: [email protected].

Ukulele Play and Sing-Alongs

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

Silverton Planning Commission

7 p.m., Silverton Community Center Council Chambers. Open to public. 503-874-2207

Wednesday, May 10

Luminaria Candle Shades

1 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Make a simple candle shade using pressed flowers. Adults. Free. 503-845-6401

Sci-Fi & Fantasy Book Club

6:30 p.m. Zoom. Discuss Underground Airlines by Ben H. Winters. For Zoom invite, call Ron, Silver Falls Library, 503-873-8796

Thursday, May 11

Art Day

4:30 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Learn art techniques, make art for a Community Art Show. Supplies provided. 503-845-6401

Mahjong

6:30 p.m., Silver Falls Library. Video presentation on history of Mahjong and its influence on American culture. Learn to play. Free. All welcome. 503-873-8796

Mt. Angel Budget Committee

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

Zenith Women’s Club

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

Friday, May 12

LEGO Lab

3 – 4:30 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Build creations out of LEGOs to display. All ages. Repeats May 26. 503-845-6401

Tune Tours

6 – 8 p.m., Mt. Angel Theater & Stu.dio, 220 E Charles St. Live music and entertainment. $10. jondeshler.com

The Next Friday

5 – 8 p.m., Mt. Angel. Businesses in Mt. Angel stay open with extra vendors, goodies, information, sales and more. [email protected]

Saturday, May 13

Birding & Wildlife Festival

10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Silver Falls State Park, 20024 SE Silver Falls Hwy., Sublimity. Guided birding, wildflower walks, educational tables, live raptor presentations, native plant and wildflower sale. $5 parking fee. Repeats May 14.

Community Art Swap

Noon – 2 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Craft materials in good condition to prepare for Community Art Show accepted. 503-845-6401

Spring Tea

2 – 4 p.m., Silverton Senior Center, 115 Westfield. Celebrate Mother’s Day with finger foods, harp music, fashion show by Chic Skape. $20. 503-873-3093

Sunday, May 14

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day Breakfast

7 a.m. – noon, Silverton Fire Department, 819 Rail Way. Pancakes, ham, eggs, drinks. Moms eat free. Adults $10, children 5-12 $5, families $25. Children 4 and under are free. 503-873-5328

Scotts Mills Historical Museum

1 – 5 p.m., 210 Grandview Ave. Open for browsing. [email protected]

Tuesday, May 16

Mindfulness and Soothing Crafts

5 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Mind-fulness, meditation, soothing art tech-niques. Teens & adults. Free. 503-845-6401

Silver Falls Book Club

6:30 p.m., Silver Falls Library. Choose from Bicycling with Butterflies by Sara Dykman, The Language of Butterflies by Wendy Williams, The Butterfly’s Daughter by Mary Alice Monroe. All welcome. 503-873-8796

Wednesday, May 17

Lunch & Learn

11:30 a.m., Main Street Bistro, 201 E Main St., Silverton. Business professionals connect with fellow business profes-sionals. Lunch is off the menu. RSVP is encouraged to save a seat. Sponsored by Silverton Chamber of Commerce. 503-873-5615

Crafting Calm

3:30 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Make mindfulness jars, cover journals with washi tape, concoct anti-stress-scented putty. Grades 5-12. Free. 503-845-6401

Mt. Angel Library Board

6:30 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Open to public. 503-845-6401

Thursday, May 18

Book Discussion for Adults

1 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Discuss The Mystery of Mrs. Christie by Marie Benedict. Copies are available at the Circulation desk. Adults. 503-845-6401

Irish Traditional Music

5:30 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Join in the Irish traditional music slow session. All levels welcome. Bring instrument. Free. 503-845-6401

Fingerstyle Guitar

6:30 p.m., Silver Falls Library. Dorian Michael performs the fingerstyle guitar, blues. Free. All welcome. 503-873-8796

Silver Falls Writers’ Group

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

Mt. Angel Planning Commission

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

Friday, May 19

Red Cross Blood Drive

8 a.m. – 2 p.m., Silverton High, 1456 Pine St. Appointments needed by visiting redcrossblood.org.

Virtual Reality

2 – 4:30 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Book a 30-minute session to experience a virtual reality program. Signed release must be on record. 503-845-6401

Mt. Angel Maifest

3 – 11 p.m., Festhalle, 500 NE Wilco Hwy., Mt. Angel. Spring beer festival with a German twist. Repeats 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. May 20, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. May 21. Tickets and a schedule of events at mtangelmaifest.org.

Saturday, May 20

Armed Forces Day

9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Angels’ Garage, 120 N Main St., Mt. Angel. Military vehicle display, weather permitting. 503-845-6119

Silverton Pet Parade

10 a.m., Coolidge McClaine Park, 300 Coolidge St., Silverton. Bring pets to walk downtown, sponsored by Silverton Kiwanis Club. Staging starts at 9:30 a.m. silvertonkiwanis.org

Paws in the Park

10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Coolidge McClaine Park, 300 Coolidge St. Pet fair with vendors, food, entertainment. Bring pets for parade, stay for fair. All pets welcome. silvertonchamber.org

Sunday, May 21

Herbs for the Whole Family

10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Silverton Grange, 201 NE Division St. Herbal healing for common ailments. $50. elderspiritherbals.com.

Tuesday, May 23

Silverton Planning Commission

6 p.m., Silverton Community Center Council Chambers. Work session. Open to public. 503-874-2207, silverton.us.or

Wednesday, May 24

Beaded Bookmarks

1 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Create a unique bookmark using a large collection of beads. Adults. Free. 503-845-6401

Virtual Film Discussion

7 p.m. Zoom. Watch Pulp Fiction on Kanopy, discuss movie. Ron, 503-873-8796

Scotts Mill Historical Society

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

Thursday, May 25

Sensory Playday

10:30 a.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Babies, toddlers sensory play with hands-on activities. Free. 503-845-6401

Teen Advisory Board

4:30 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Teens, 12-18, help collaborate with the library on programs, collections, games. 503-845-6401

Teen Book Club

5:30 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Discuss The Queen’s Assassin by Melissa de la Cruz. Free. Ages 12-18. 503-845-6401

Writers Group

6:15 p.m., Mt. Angel Public Library. Chat with a group of fellow writers. Bring up to three pages of work to read and get feedback on. Adults & teens. Free. 503-845-6401

Friday, May 26

Red Cross Blood Drive

Noon – 5 p.m., Silverton Elks Lodge, 300 High St. For appointments, call Carolyn at 514-619-7878 or visit redcross.org.

Monday, May 29

Memorial Day

Memorial Day Service

9:30 a.m., Calvary Cemetery, 1015 N Main St., Mt. Angel. All veterans welcome to join in the Veterans’ March and Presentation of Colors. Patriotic music. Mass. POW/MIA remembrance. Reading names of fallen. Placement of memorial wreath. Three volley salute. Taps. Bring lawn chairs. In case of inclement weather, service is at St. Mary Church, Mt. Angel. Hosted by Mt. Angel American Legion Post 89.

Vigil for Peace

2:30 – 3:30 p.m., Towne Square Park, Silverton. Silverton People for Peace gather to advocate for peace, social justice on all levels of society. Open to all. 503-873-5307

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