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May. 08
SPL Storytime at Home9:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.Virtual Meeting

Families are invited to join Youth Services staff online each week for stories, songs, and fingerplays. New online storytimes are published on the library's Facebook page using #splathome each Monday and Saturday in English and Thursday in Spanish.

Phone: 503-588-6315

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Songwriting Workshop for Tweens and Teens with Mo Phillips2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.Digital Meeting

Four sessions: 3 recorded; 1 live!

  • Watch weekly recordings from April 24-May 14 | On YouTube
  • Attend the final session live: 2-3 p.m. Saturday, May 15 | On Zoom

    Explore the art of songwriting in a 4-week workshop series led by zany local rock-n-roller and performer Mo Phillips. Kids in grade 4-8 will first watch and follow Mo as he teaches the basics of writing lyrics and creating music. This leads to a final live Zoom session with Mo where students will get coaching from the expert and share their own original music creations.

    Register now to get access to the three recorded sessions starting on Saturday, April 24 and to get the Zoom access information for the final, live session.

    This Songwriting Workshop is free for students, funded by a grant from the Marion Cultural Development Corporation.

    Phone: 503-588-6315

  • May. 12
    North Neighbors (N2) Meeting11:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.

    Join neighbors and partners as they work together to make a difference in North Salem Neighborhoods. For more information, call Salem Leadership Foundation at 503-315-8924.

    We meet every second Tuesday of each month. Locations vary.

    Phone: 503-315-8924

    May. 13
    Hora de Cuentos en el Hogar9:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.Salem Public Library

    Mientras la biblioteca está cerrada al público, comparte el amor de literatura con su familia viendo nuestras SPL Hora de Cuentos en el Hogar. Cada pequeño episodio, lanzado cada jueves, tiene canciones y rimas de algunos de nuestros libros favoritos. Tenemos muchas ganas de verlos en la biblioteca, pero mientras tanto, por favor disfruten de nuestros episodios de Hora de Cuentos en el Hogar desde la seguridad de su propia casa. Visita https://www.facebook.com/@CiudaddeSalemOregon o https://www.facebook.com/spl.oregon/ #splathome

    Phone: 503-588-6315

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    May. 15
    SPL Storytime at Home9:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.Virtual Meeting

    Families are invited to join Youth Services staff online each week for stories, songs, and fingerplays. New online storytimes are published on the library's Facebook page using #splathome each Monday and Saturday in English and Thursday in Spanish.

    Phone: 503-588-6315

    Learn more

    City Council & Meetings
    May. 06
    Grant Neighborhood Association Meeting6:15 p.m.8:15 p.m.Virtual Meeting

    Regular monthly meeting. Please see agenda for Zoom meeting link.

    Agenda:

    May 6, 2021

    Phone: 503-540-2303

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    This is an open, public meeting or public hearing at an accessible location. Special accommodations are available, upon request, for persons with disabilities. Services may be requested for sign language interpretation or languages other than English. To request accommodations or services, please call 503-540-2303 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

    East Lancaster Neighborhood Association Meeting - ELNA7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.First Free Will Baptist Church
    1390 45th St NE
    Salem OR 97301

    Regular monthly meeting. Meeting will also be hosted via Zoom, please see agenda for Zoom meeting link.

    Agenda:

    May 6, 2021

    Phone: 503-540-2303

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    This is an open, public meeting or public hearing at an accessible location. Special accommodations are available, upon request, for persons with disabilities. Services may be requested for sign language interpretation or languages other than English. To request accommodations or services, please call 503-540-2303 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

    May. 07
    Legislative Committee Meeting11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.Virtual Meeting

    Regularly scheduled meeting

    Agenda:

    Legislative Committee Agenda

    Phone: 503-540-2426

    This is an open, public meeting or public hearing at an accessible location. Special accommodations are available, upon request, for persons with disabilities. Services may be requested for sign language interpretation or languages other than English. To request accommodations or services, please call 503-540-2426 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

    May. 10
    City Council Meeting6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.Virtual Meeting

    Regular Meeting of the City Council

    View meeting in real-time on Comcast Cable CC:Media Channel 21 or CC:Media You Tube Channel

    Submit comments on agenda items no later than 5:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting at [email protected]

    Real-time public comment and testimony may also be provided during the meeting via Zoom. Please pre-register between 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting at Public Comment at Salem City Council Meeting

    Agenda:

    May 10, 2021 City Council Agenda

    Meeting Minutes:

    May 10, 2021 City Council Minutes

    Phone: 503-588-6097

    This is an open, public meeting or public hearing at an accessible location. Special accommodations are available, upon request, for persons with disabilities. Services may be requested for sign language interpretation or languages other than English. To request accommodations or services, please call 503-588-6097 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

    Urban Renewal Agency Meeting6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.Virtual Meeting

    Regular Meeting of the Urban Renewal Agency

    Agenda:

    ​https:// salem.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx

    Phone: 503-588-6097

    This is an open, public meeting or public hearing at an accessible location. Special accommodations are available, upon request, for persons with disabilities. Services may be requested for sign language interpretation or languages other than English. To request accommodations or services, please call 503-588-6097 at least two business days prior to the meeting.