Calendar

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

Things to do
Nov. 17
Join Edgewater Partners for Coffee With Councilor Cara Kaser3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.West Salem Boys & Girls Club
925 Gerth ST NW
Salem
OR 97304

Phone: 503-540-2303

Nov. 18
Family Caregiver Seminar - Understanding Alzheimer's Disease2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.Center 50+
2615 Portland RD NE
Salem OR 97301

"Introducing Home Care" is the theme of this month's free educational seminar for unpaid family caregivers, who are caring for loved ones living with Alzheimer's disease or related dementia. Learn about options within the community to help care for your senior loved one in the home setting. Call 503-588-6303 to register. Presented in partnership with the Among Friends Adult Day Respite and Time with Friends Programs, with additional support by NorthWest Senior & Disability Services.

Presenter: Kathileen Wagner of New Horizons In-Home Care

Phone: 503-588-6303

Nov. 19
South Salem Connect (SSC) Meeting12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.Westminister Presbyterian Church 3737 Liberty Rd S

Join neighbors and partners as they work together to make a difference in South Salem Neighborhoods. For more information, all Salem Leadership Foundation at 503-315-8924.

Phone: 503-315-8924

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CDBG/HOME/General Fund Assistance Training3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.Urban Development Department
350 Commercial ST NE
Salem OR 97301

Technical assistance workshops to assist potential applicants for Federal CDBG and HOME grants, and City General Fund grants.

Presenter: Shelly Ehenger

Phone: 503-588-6178

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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Nov. 20
Transgender Day of Remembrance7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.Center 50+
2615 Portland RD NE
Salem OR 97301

A candlelit vigil to honor those we've lost around the world to anti-transgender violence.

Phone: 503-540-2371

Cancelled - 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.

Note: Scrabble Club meetings have moved to 6-9 p.m. Monday in Room 202 at Broadway Commons, 1300 Broadway St. NE.

Phone: 503-364-7724

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CDBG/HOME/General Fund Portal Opens10:00 a.m.11:59 p.m.

Grant application portal opens on November 20, 2019, at 10 a.m., and all applications must be submitted by Monday, January 6, 2020 at 5 p.m. The portal can be accessed at www.salemgrants.org

Phone: 503-588-6178

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Nov. 21
Community and Partners of East Salem (CaPES)11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.Goodwill
3535 Lancaster DR NE
Salem OR 97301

Join neighbors and partners as they work together to make a difference in North Salem Neighborhoods. For more information, call Salem Leadership Foundation at 503-315-8924.

Phone: 503-315-8924

Nov. 22
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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NaNOWriMo Teen Challenge Write-In4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.Teen Scene
Salem Public Library

For middle and high school-aged writers taking the National Novel Writing Month Challenge, write-in sessions offer inspiration, snacks, prizes, and more.

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

    Learn more

Nov. 23
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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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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Nov. 26
Beyond the Book: Teen Book Discussion Group4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.Teen Scene
Salem Public Library
585 Liberty ST SE
Salem OR 97301

This month’s book: Internment by Samira Ahmed. New members welcome. Books are available to check out from the Teen Scene Ask Here Desk. Teen Scene

Phone: 503-588-6315