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datebook Frequent Addresses Chester Bridges Memorial Community Center, 555 Main St., Aumsville Stayton Community Center, 400 W Virginia St., Stayton Stayton Public Library, 515 N First Ave.

Weekly Events Monday

Motion Monday, 10:15 a.m. Stayton Public Library. Music, dance for little ones. Free. 503-769-3313 Yoga, 1:30 - 3 p.m., Brown House, 425 N First Ave., Stayton. $20/year. All ages; however, children must be accompanied by participating adult. 503-769-8860 AA Meetings, 7 p.m. Calvary Lutheran, 198 SE Fern Ridge Road, Stayton. Repeats Tuesdays, Thursdays.

Santiam Canyon Community Chorus, 7 p.m., Canyon Art

Center, 280 NE Santiam Blvd., Mill City. New members welcome. JoAnn, 503-859-3426

Tuesday

Senior Meals, noon.

First Presbyterian Church, 236 Broadway, Mill City. Lunch for those 60 and older. Suggested donation of $3.50. Volunteers needed. Repeats Thursdays. 503-897-2204 Story Time, 10:15 a.m. Stayton Public Library. Repeats 3:30 p.m. 503-769-3313 Al-Anon Meeting, 7:30 p.m. Mt. View Wesleyan Church, 111 Main St., Aumsville.

Wednesday

Stayton/Sublimity Chamber Greeters, 8 a.m. Network building

event for local business, non-profit professionals. Coffee, light refreshments served. Location varies each week, call 503-769-3464. Tai Chi, 10 - 11 a.m., Brown House, 425 N First Ave, Stayton. $20/year. All ages; however, children must be accompanied by participating adult. Repeats Fridays. 503-769-8860 Stayton Rotary Lunch, Noon. Santiam Golf Club, 8724 Golf Club Road, Sublimity. 503-769-7307 AA Meeting, 6 p.m. Women only, Riverview Community Bank, 112 Main St., Aumsville.

Thursday

Sublimity Quilters, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30

p.m. St. Boniface Catholic Church, 375 SE Church St., Sublimity. 503-580-0498

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Thumpin’ Thursday, 10:15 a.m.

An Escape Party

Stayton Public Library. Music, dance. Free. 503-769-3313

Friday

Narcotics Anonymous, 7 - 8:30 p.m.

Foothills Church, 975 Fern Ridge Road, Stayton. 503-990-0861

Sunday

AA Meeting, 6 p.m. Chester Bridges Community Center. 503-399-0599

Notices Lions Club Holiday Food Drive

The annual Lions Club holiday food drive benefiting the Stayton Community Food Bank takes place in December. Drop-off sites include local schools, churches, grocery stores, Santiam Hospital, NW Preferred Credit Union, the Stayton Public Library. Food or cash donations may be made directly to the food bank at 155 N Second Ave., Stayton.

Friday, Dec. 1 Ice Skating at The Garden

Noon - 4 p.m. & 5 - 10 p.m., The Oregon Garden, 879 W Main St., Silverton. Ice skate at The Oregon Garden ice skating rink. Day admission $10. Night admission $15. Bring own skates, save $5. Wednesday - Sunday through Dec. 17; daily Dec. 18 - 23, 26 31. 503-874-8100, oregongarden.org

Christmas in the Garden

5 - 10 p.m., The Oregon Garden, 879 W Main St., Silverton. Traditional German Christmas Market with artisan vendors, light display, traditional foods, holiday beverages, carolers, children’s activities. Watch A Christmas Carol by the Traveling Lantern Theater Company at 5 & 7 p.m. Dec. 3, 10, 17. Every Wednesday - Sunday through Dec. 17; daily Dec. 18 - 23, 26 - 31. Admission varies; purchase online or at door. oregongarden.org

St. Mary Green Sale

5 - 8 p.m., St. Mary Catholic School, 1066 N Sixth Ave., Stayton. Handmade Christmas swags, wreaths, centerpieces, themed gift baskets, crafts, vendors. St. Mary choir performs 5:15 - 5:45 p.m. Secret Santa’s Workshop Friday for students to purchase gifts. Sale repeats 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Dec. 2, 8 a.m. - noon Dec. 3. Breakfast Dec. 3. $8 adults, $5 children 5 - 11. Immediate families of five or more $30. Children under 4 free. 503-769-2718

Sunday, Dec. 3

6 p.m., Stayton Public Library. Attempt to escape from an ancient Egyptian tomb. Grade 6 - 12. Free; no registration necessary. 503-769-3313

Shaw Knights of Columbus Breakfast

Stuart Little

Candy Cane Breakfast

7 p.m., Stayton Community Center. Aumsville Community Theatre presents Stuart Little, the musical. Tickets $15 adults, $12 seniors and students, $8 youth. Tickets at staytonevents.com or at door. Repeats 7 p.m. Dec. 2, 7, 8; 2 p.m. Dec. 3, 10. 503-302-0936

Saturday, Dec. 2 Santa Cruise-In and Breakfast

8 - 11 a.m., Stayton Fire Station, 1988 W Ida St. Cruise-in, breakfast. Adults (13-62) $6, kids and seniors 63 and older $5. Cruise-in registration at 8 a.m. Fundraiser for Toys for Joy program. Sponsored by Stayton Firefighters. Cruise-in organized by Russ Strohmeyer, stros.biz. 503-930-8976

Christmas and Craft Bazaar

7:30 - 10 a.m., St. Mary Parish Hall, 9168 Silver Falls Hwy., Shaw. Cost: $7 adults, $2 children 12 and under. 503-362-6159 8 a.m. - noon, Sublimity Fire Station, 115 NW Parker St. Biscuits and gravy. Free; cash or non-perishable food donations encouraged. 503-769-3282

Tours, Santa and Music

9 a.m., Brown House, 425 N First Ave., Stayton. Santiam Heritage Foundation opens for free tours. Pictures with Santa, 10 a.m. - noon; three digital photos for $5. Brown House baby Tom Tate provides music, 1 p.m. Soda, cookies for sale. 503-769-8860, brownhouse.org

Christmas at the Barn

1 - 5 p.m., Hope Haven Family Farm, 8875 SE Robert Lane, Aumsville. Holiday activities, craft demonstrations, animal socializing, holiday foods. Barn and Farm Store open. hopehavenfamilyfarm.com

9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Stayton Middle School, 1021 Shaff Road. Annual Stayton Christmas and Craft Bazaar featuring more than 100 vendors. Free admission. Contact Ed Tabor, e_tabor@wvi.com

The Big Give

Indoor Flea Market

Daughters of American Revolution

9 a.m. - 2 p.m., IOOF Building, 122 N Third Ave., Stayton. Tables $12 each; contact onsite day-of at 9 a.m.

Stayton Holiday Kickoff

3 - 6 p.m., downtown Stayton. Showing of Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas. Admission is $1 or 1 can of food. After the movie, cookies, drinks, Santa visits. Tree lighting follows. Sponsored by Friends of Old Town Stayton.

Mill City Christmas Tree Lighting

4:30 p.m., Mill City City Hall, 444 S First Ave. Crafts, Santa, tree lighting at 5 p.m. Free. 503-897-2302

Sublimity Christmas Light Parade

6 p.m. Christmas light parade through downtown Sublimity. After parade, Santa helps light the town Christmas tree. Activities and refreshments follow at Sublimity Fire Station. Parade entries $5. Entry forms available at cityofsublimity.org. 503-769-5475

Canyon Art Center Christmas

6 p.m., Canyon Art Center, 280 NE Santiam Blvd., Mill City. Santiam Hearts to Arts, Santiam Canyon Community Chorus sponsor night of refreshments, tree lighting, music performance. Children can make own Christmas tree decoration. 503-897-6397

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4 - 6 p.m., Foothills Church, 975 Fern Ridge Road, Stayton. Children’s ministry event featuring fun for families. 503-769-2731

Monday, Dec. 4 10 a.m., Brown House, 425 N First Ave., Stayton. Abigail Scott Duniway chapter meeting. Guest speaker Cherie Girod, director of Canyon Crisis and Resource Center. Refreshments. 503-769-5951

Book Bobs

3:30 p.m., Stayton Public Library. Book club for youth beginning to read chapter books. This month: Love That Dog. Sign-up recommended. Free. 503-769-3313

Stayton City Council

7 p.m., Stayton Community Center. Open to public. Agenda available. 503-769-3425

Tuesday, Dec. 5 Small Steps, Big Results

8 - 10 a.m., Moxieberry Cafe, 429 N Third Ave., Stayton. Event for entrepreneurs, nonprofits to celebrate successes, clarify priorities, map out action plan. All welcome. Free. Presented by Grow EDC. Allison, 503-871-5188, growsantiam.org

St. Boniface Museum

9 a.m. – noon, St. Boniface Community Archives and Museum, 371 Main St., Sublimity. Free. Appointments for other times available by calling Charlene, 503-508-0312

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