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Things to Do in Salem
Aug. 04
Storywalk in the ParkRiverfront Park
500 Water ST NE
Salem OR 97301

Salem Public Library and Salem Parks are teaming up to encourage families to get outside, go for a walk, and share a story in the park. Follow the numbers along the trail to read the story, and share your experience with the library on Facebook or e-mail at [email protected]

Storywalk Dates and Locations:

Bush Park – June 23 to July 7

Englewood Park – July 7 to July 21

Riverfront Park – July 21 to August 4th

Phone: 503-588-6315

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Aug. 05
Acrylic Painting - Center 50+ online class10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.Virtual Meeting

You will enjoy painting a portrait of either a landscape, floral, animal seascape or still life. In order to attend this class online, you will need a laptop computer, desk computer with camera and microphone, smartphone, or tablet. Class will be held utilizing GoToMeeting. After students have registered for class, instructor Bridget Miller will send more information via email or phone. Last date to register for class is the Friday before class.

Cost: $ 14

Presenter: Instructor Bridget Miller

Phone: 503-588-6303

Quaran-Teen Book Chat3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.Digital Meeting

This casual chat group focuses on a different book, book series, or book type each week. The time is split between trivia (using Kahoot), discussion of the week’s focus book, and books in general. Find out what we’re discussing on Facebook, the library website, or by event email. Sign up to get weekly notices about the Quaran-Teen Book Chat. You will get the Zoom ID by email the day before each meeting.

Phone: 503-588-6315

Aug. 06
Hora de Cuentos en el Hogar8:00 a.m.8:20 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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Night of 1,000 Stars Teen Talent Showcase Goes Virtual in 20206:00 p.m.6:45 p.m.Digital Meeting

Keeping our annual Teen Talent Showcase tradition alive, Teen Scene will host a YouTube livestream premiere of videos submitted by local teens sharing their best talent. The show features middle and high school-aged singers, dancers, musicians, and skateboarders.

Phone: 503-588-6315

City Council & Meetings
Aug. 04
Cancelled - Center 50+ Advisory Commission Meeting9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.Center 50+
2615 Portland RD NE
Salem OR 97301

Public meeting held the first Tuesday of every month.

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

Phone: 503-588-6303

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 503-588-6303 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

Salem Planning Commission Meeting5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.Council Chambers
555 Liberty ST SE RM 240
Salem OR 97301

This regular meeting of the Salem Planning Commission will take place online. If you are interested in viewing this meeting LIVE, you can view this meeting using any computer, tablet, or smart phone via YouTube, link provided below. Staff Reports and presentations for this meeting will be available at this link, see “Agendas and Meeting Minutes”: https://www.cityofsalem.net/Pages/salem-planning-commission.aspx TO VIEW THIS MEETING LIVE: Please view this meeting LIVE on YouTube from your computer, tablet or smartphone by clicking this link: http://bit.ly/planningpublicmeetings

Agenda:

​Agenda

Phone: 503-540-2315

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 503-540-2315 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

Human Rights Commission digital meeting 5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.Digital Meeting

Meeting of the Human Rights Commission

Agenda:

​Human Rights Commission meeting agenda for August 4, 2020

Phone: 503-540-2371

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 503-540-2371 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

SouthWest Association of Neighbors Meeting - SWAN6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.Fircrest Park
955 Luradel AVE S
Salem OR 97302

Regular Meeting

Agenda:

August 4, 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.

Aug. 05
West Salem Redevelopment Advisory Board Meeting7:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.To Be Determined

Advises the Agency Board on conservation, rehabilitation, and redevelopment matters within the West Salem Urban Renewal Area.

Agenda:

Agenda

Meeting Minutes:

Agenda and Minutes

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.