Calendar

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

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Oct. 24
Downtown Advisory Board12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.Urban Development Department
350 Commercial ST NE
Salem OR 97301

This is the regular meeting of the Salem Downtown Advisory Board.

Agenda:

https://www.cityofsalem.net/meetingdocs/downtown-advisory-board-agenda-2019-10-24.pdf.pdf

Phone: 503-588-6178

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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 503-588-6178 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

Cancelled - 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.

Beginning with the October 3 meeting, weekly meetings of Writers Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow will move to St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 1444 Liberty St. SE.

Phone: 503-371-1366

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Oct. 25
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

Our Salem Public Workshop6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.Chemeketa Community College
Building 8
4000 Lancaster Dr NE
Salem OR 97305

This is a public workshop about the Our Salem project. The meeting will be held in Spanish.

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

Phone: 503-540-2308

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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 503-540-2308 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

Halloween BINGO6:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.Center 50+
2615 Portland RD NE
Salem OR 97301

Join us for a fun and spooky evening of BINGO on Friday, October 25th. Wear a costume, get a free raffle ticket and strut your stuff in the costume parade. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Includes Bingo games, dinner and a free dauber. Raffle tickets will be available for $1 each, wine and beer for sale and must be 21 years or older. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner served at 6 p.m. and Bingo at 7 p.m. For more information, call 503-588-6303.

Phone: 503-588-6303

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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Oct. 26
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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Make and Take Saturdays for Kids11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.Children's Room
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

Children and families are invited to explore their creativity and enjoy hands-on fun with a variety of open-ended crafts each Saturday.

Phone: 503-588-6315

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