Calendar

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

All Events
Feb. 20
Salem Reads: Brown Bag All-Ages Book Discussion12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.HomeSmart Realty
3240 Commercial ST SE
Salem
OR

Bring a lunch or just yourself to spend the hour sharing your thoughts about the story and themes of Piecing Me Together . We’ll provide a snack and some conversation starters!

This event is a part of the monthlong 2020 Salem Reads: One Community, One Book project, focusing on the book Piecing Me Together by Renée Watson. Salem Reads is an annual project of the Salem Public Library Foundation.

Phone: 503-588-6315

Historic Landmarks Commission5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.Council Chambers
555 Liberty ST SE RM 240
Salem OR 97301

Public meeting held the third Thursday of every month.

Agenda:

​Agenda

- HIS20-01 Staff Report

Phone: 503-540-2347

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 503-540-2347 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

Northgate Neighborhood Association Meeting6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.KROC Center
1865 Bill Frey Dr NE
Salem OR 97301

Regular Meeting

Agenda:

February 20, 2020

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.

African-Americans in Oregon: A Unique Legacy7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.Chemeketa Community College
Bldg 2 Student Center
4000 Lancaster DR NE
Salem
OR

From early exclusion policies to a member of the Ku Klux Klan running for governor in the 1920s and beyond, Oregon has a troubling early history of hostility toward African-American residents. Professor Dr. Julius McGee from Portland State University will explore the policies and decisions and examine how this legacy continues to impact Oregon today. Pastor Marilyn Williams, director of the African-American Youth Leadership Conference Salem-Keizer, will introduce our speaker.

This event is a part of the monthlong 2020 Salem Reads: One Community, One Book project, focusing on the book Piecing Me Together by Renée Watson. Salem Reads ia an annual project of the Salem Public Library Foundation.

Phone: 503-588-6315

Sunnyslope Neighborhood Association Meeting7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.Schirle Elementary School
4875 Justice Way S
Salem OR 97302

Regular Meeting

Agenda:

​February 20, 2020

Phone: 503-540-2303

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.

Feb. 22
Salem Reads: AAUW Speech Contest for girls in grades 10 and 119:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.Chemeketa Community College
Bldg 20
Rm 121
4000 Lancaster DR NE
Salem
OR

American Association of University Women, Salem will host a speech contest, which asks 10th and 11th grade girls to read Piecing Me Together and write a six-minute speech on racism, equality or opportunity for girls and women in the United States. Compete with other girls to win prizes of $500, $300, or $200. Essay writers should register by February 1 at the AAUW website

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Phone: 503-588-6315

Feb. 24
Family Caregiver Seminar - "The Language of Dementia"2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.Center 50+
2615 Portland RD NE
Salem OR 97301

"The Language of Dementia" is the theme of this month's free Understanding Alzheimer's Disease seminar for family caregivers. Join us and learn how to use verbal and non-verbal communication to minimize frustration and anger for both the caregiver and the person with dementia. Have more knowledge, skills, confidence, harmony and peace in your caregiving experience. Presented in partnership with the Among Friends Adult Day Respite and Time with Friends Programs, with additional support by NorthWest Senior & Disability Services.

Presenter: Dara Queen, Community Relations Director at Senior Helpers

Phone: 503-588-6303

Executive Session of the City Council5:15 p.m.6:00 p.m.City Manager’s Conference Room
Civic Center 555 Liberty ST SE RM 220
Salem OR 97301

Executive Session - ORS 192.660(2)(d) Labor Negotiations

Agenda: An agenda for this meeting is not yet available.

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.

Salem Housing Authority Commission Meeting6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.Council Chambers
555 Liberty ST SE RM 240
Salem OR 97301

Regular meeting of the Salem Housing Authority Commission

Agenda:

Agenda Salem Housing Authority Commission

Meeting Minutes:

​Minutes Salem Housing Authority Commission

Phone: 503-588-6368

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 503-588-6368 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

City Council Meeting6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.Council Chambers
555 Liberty ST SE RM 240
Salem OR 97301

Regular Meeting of the City Council

Agenda:

February 24, 2020 City Council Agenda

Meeting Minutes:

February 24, 2020 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.

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