Calendar

​​There is always something happening in Salem. Find upcoming events, public meetings, and things to do on this calendar.

Things to do
Jul. 24
Wednesdays with the Stars: Movies in Teen Scene3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.Teen Scene
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

This week's movie: Apollo 13(PG; 140 minutes; 1995) Teens are invited to kick back in Teen Scene and enjoy free weekly movies. Popcorn and drinks will be provided.

Phone: 503-588-6315

CET presents: "The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe"7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.Loucks Auditorium
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

Children's Educational Theater presents an adaptation of the C.S. Lewis classic: "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe." Free tickets will be available at 10 a.m. the day of the performance at the Children's Ask Here Desk. Doors open 15 minutes prior to the show. Tickets become invalid 10 minutes before the performance and empty seats are made available to others.

Phone: 503-588-6315

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Scrabble Club5:45 p.m.8:30 p.m.Conference Room
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

Weekly games are played by National Scrabble Association Tournament rules.

Phone: 503-364-7724

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Jul. 25
Edgewater Partnership Meeting12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.Kingwood Bible Church
1125 Elm St NW
Salem OR 97304

Join neighbors and partners as they work together to make a difference in the Edgewater District of West Salem. For more information, call City of Salem Neighborhood Services at 503-588-6207.

CET presents: "The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe"2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.Loucks Auditorium
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

Children's Educational Theater presents an adaptation of the C.S. Lewis classic: "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe." Free tickets will be available at 10 a.m. the day of the performance at the Children's Ask Here Desk. Doors open 15 minutes prior to the show. Tickets become invalid 10 minutes before the performance and empty seats are made available to others.

Phone: 503-588-6315

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Writers Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow12:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.Plaza Room
Salem Public Library

WYTT members write novels, short stories, memoirs, poetry, etc. The group offers participants a chance to read and listen.

Phone: 503-371-1366

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Lost in Space: Escape Room-Style Challenge for Teens6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.Anderson Rooms A&B
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

Working in teams of 3-5, middle and high school students will solve a series of puzzles to save themselves from certain doom. Free. Space is limited. Sign up in advance online or at the Teen Scene Ask Here Desk.

Phone: 503-588-6315

Jul. 26
Tech Trek1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.Plaza Room
Salem Public Library

Drop in on any Friday to discuss your technology questions and computer conundrums with Salem Public Library’s talented technology center staff. Bring your own laptop, smartphone, tablet, or ereader.

Phone: 503-588-6315

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Cool Down Family Films: Little Mermaid. 2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.Loucks Auditorium
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

A mermaid princess makes a Faustian bargain in an attempt to become human and win a prince's love. 83 minutes; Rated G. Doors open 15 minutes before the show.

Phone: 503-588-6315

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Maker Fridays for Teens3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.Teen Scene
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

Middle and high school-aged youth are invited to drop in for hands-on maker projects of all kinds. Each week features a new project or projects!

Phone: 503-588-6315

Tinker Tech Time3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.Story Room A
Salem Public Library

An afterschool drop-in program. Kids in grades 2–5 with an adult are invited to check out Tinker Tech kits for 30-minute sessions each Friday afternoon for use in the library. There are a limited number of kits available and are first-come, first reserved. A library card is required.

Phone: 503-588-6315

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Bucket of Words: Teen Writing Group4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.Teen Scene
Salem Public Library

This group offers snacks, silliness, and writing support for aspiring teen authors. Each meeting includes a "quick write" prompt and sharing as well as the opportunity for peer critiques. New members are always welcome.

Phone: 503-588-6315

Storytimes at Salem LibraryChildren's Room
Salem Public Library

  • Preschool Storytime: 10:15 a.m.–10:45 a.m.
  • Infant/Toddler Storytime: 11 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
  • Tiny Tots Playtime: 11:30 a.m.–12 p.m.
  • Phone: 503-588-6315

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Jul. 27
Family All-Ages Storytime10:15 a.m.10:45 a.m.Salem Public Library

Children of all ages are invited to bring their grown-ups for 30 minutes of stories, songs, and movement.

Phone: 503-588-6315

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Read to a Pet1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.Children's Room
Salem Public Library

This program offers children a relaxing, non-threatening way to improve their reading skills. Visiting dogs and cats have been trained and certified as therapy animals by Paws for Love and are mellow and friendly. This is a drop-in program, so sign-ups are not necessary.

Phone: 503-588-6315

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