Youth & Families

​You can help the young people in our community to develop their skills and interests. The City of Salem is committed to investing in the next generation. Through direct support and partnership, the City provides recreation activities, service learning opportunities, and other programs for the young people of Salem and their families.

What's happening
Jul. 17
Wednesday Performance: Vickki Gasko Green11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.Loucks Auditorium
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

Join Magical Ventriloquist Vikki Gasko Green and her zany cast of characters as she uses magic, ventriloquism, and lots of audience participation to reach for the stars and planets in a show you'll find to be OUT OF THIS WORLD funny. Loucks Auditorium. First come, first seated. Doors open 15 minutes prior to the show. Recommended for ages 5 & up.

Phone: 503-588-6315

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Wednesday Performance: Vickki Gasko Green 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.Loucks Auditorium
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

Join Magical Ventriloquist Vikki Gasko Green and her zany cast of characters as she uses magic, ventriloquism, and lots of audience participation to reach for the stars and planets in a show you'll find to be OUT OF THIS WORLD funny. Loucks Auditorium. First come, first seated. Doors open 15 minutes prior to the show. Recommended for ages 5 & up.

Phone: 503-588-6315

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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: Hidden Figures(PG; 127 minutes; 2016) Teens are invited to kick back in Teen Scene and enjoy free weekly movies. Popcorn and drinks will be provided.

Phone: 503-588-6315

Jul. 18
Salem Public Library Volunteer Orientation6:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.Heritage Room (2nd floor)
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

Volunteers help make Salem Public Library a great place to play, learn, and grow. To find out how you can be a part of our volunteer team, please attend one of the orientation sessions, held the third Thursday of every other month.

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Thrilling Thursdays for Teens: Wacky Olympics6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.Anderson Rooms A&B
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

Feats of unusual skill lead to medals and prizes in this one-of-a-kind competition planned and hosted by members of the Teen Advisory Board. Sign up in advance online or at the Teen Scene Ask Here Desk.

Phone: 503-588-6315

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Neighborhood Enhancement Division
Monday–Friday
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
555 Liberty ST SE RM 305
Salem OR 97301
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