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High Street Gallery Closing Celebration Event! In #SalemOR – Today! Sat. June 16th


Saturday, June 16th, 2018 | 5:30-8:30 PM

High St. Gallery + The Bruin Co. | 700 High St. NE Suite 180

(Gallery entrance is located at the back of the building)

Please join us at High St. Gallery for the closing reception of the two-person exhibition, No Where Now Here.

Featuring the work of: Tom Cramer & Michael Hernandez.

Come celebrate the closing of High St. Gallery with us!

We’re grateful for the community’s support and for all the artists who have exhibited here.

Let’s get together one last time at High St. Gallery.

We’ll also be giving away pieces of Tom Cramer’s mural for free to those who want a piece to remember High St. Gallery by!


High St. Gallery + The Bruin Co.
700 High St. NE Suite 180 Salem, OR 97301
Gallery entrance is located at the back of the building.


Facebook: @HighStGallery

Always Free • Open to Public • Family Friendly

The Bruin Co. +
High St. Gallery
700 High St. NE Suite 180
Salem, Oregon 97301


#SilvertonOR Hills Strawberry Festival – Fathers’ Day – June 17th

Silverton Hills Strawberry Festival

Strawberries and Ice Cream!!shsfhomer1

Fathers’ Day | Sunday, June 17, 2018 | 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Coolidge-McClaine City Park

Since 1951, Silverton area folks have been enjoying this local tradition. Originally held at the Silverton Hills Grange Hall, we now celebrate in our local Coolidge-McClaine City Park. Held on Fathers Day Sunday, June 17, 2018.

We serve up a strawberry delight with biscuits and ice cream and a free second helping of strawberries, all for just $6.00! Strawberry shortcake desert is free for children 2 or under and 80 or over!

Kicking off our Strawberry Festival musical line-up from 12:00 to 2:30 will be The SycoBilly’s, a talented group who is hitting the local music scene like a ton of bricks!

And from 2:30 to 5:00 the Oregon Valley Boys will be providing their own brand of Western Swing at The Main Entertainment Stage, located near the covered area in the park!!

Only $6.00!

Under 2 and Over 80 Free!!

More information…

Juneteenth: Afrikan-American Independence Day at #SalemOR Riverfront Park Pavillion – Sat. June 16th


Afrikan-American Independence Day

A Time to Reflect and Rejoice

Saturday, June 16, 2018 | 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Salem Riverfront Park Pavillion

Co-sponsored by Salem-Keizer NAACP and Coalition of Churches

Celebrate African American Independence Day, which marks the official end to slavery.

This is a community potluck.Organizers will provide drinks, utensils, and main dishes (including a limited number of vegan and halal dishes).Guests please provide the following:Last names beginning with

  • A – I: Side dishes
  • J – Q: desserts
  • R – Z: chips, dips, salads, or fruit

Kid friendly!

Put on your calendar: Round Table Forum: Clean Water! At #SalemOR Electric – Tues. July 10th

Screen Shot 2018-06-13 at 11.48.09 AMRoundtable Forum on the Clean Water Issue

Hosted by Representative, Paul Evans, Chair of the Veterans and Emergency Preparedness Committee, and City Councilor, Chris Hoy

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 | 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Salem Electric | 633 7th ST NW, Salem

Join us for a roundtable forum with experts on the clean water issue in Salem Oregon.

Have questions about your water? Need assistance? Call the City at 503-588-6311

Salem Electric
633 7th St NW
Salem, OR 97304
(503) 362-3601

Downtown Homeless Solutions Task Force #5 in #SalemOR – Wed. June 13th – TODAY!

Downtown Homeless Solutions Task Force #5

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 | 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Salem City Hall Council Chambers | 555 Liberty ST SE RM 240

This is an open, public meeting at an accessible location. Special accommodations are available, upon request, for persons with disabilities.

Agenda for Homeless Task Force meeting of June 13, 2018

Learn more

Phone: 503-588-6178Email: kretherford@cityofsalem.net

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.

Salem City Hall
Council Chambers
555 Liberty ST SE RM 240
Salem OR 97301

#SalemOR Soap Box Derby at Bush Park – Sat. & Sun. June 10th

2018 Annual AASBD Local Championship Soap Box Derby

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Trial Runs: Saturday, June 9, 2018

Bush Park | Mission Street | Salem

Divisions: Stock, Super Stock, Super Kids

Join us this weekend June 9/10 at the lovely Bush’s Pasture Park Soap Box Derby Track for our Annual AASBD Local Championship. The road to a becoming a World Champion starts with the Local Race.

Along with the rest of Region 1, Derby in Salem is really starting to pop! We’ll be running the Super Kids Race on Saturday and both Stock and Super Stock on Sunday. The Champions in each division win the once in a lifetime chance to represent Salem at the FirstEnergy All American Soap Box Derby World Championship in Akron, OH this July. There they will join Local, Regional, and National Champions from around the globe to race off for $36k of college scholarships and the chance of possibly becoming the 8th World Champion from the Salem Club.

For those racing, please arrive at the lower pit area by 8:00 both days. Saturday morning cars will receive final setup, inspection, and weigh in. Plan to catch the Super Kids at 9:00 and cheer on these awesome racers. Following final weigh in, cars will be impounded and stored overnight at the track.

Starting at 5:30 Saturday evening, there will be a Derby Banquet for racers and families at Izzy’s Pizza, 2205 Lancaster Dr NE. Be there or be square.

Sunday morning starting at 8:00 we will set up the track (help appreciated), the cars will be brought out, and final driver weights will be checked. We expect to get a crisp and early start and have a great afternoon of racing. If there are question on any of this, message us here or contact Club President Paul Sadler at (541) 410-0609.

Best of Luck to all the racers this weekend!

Location of Track: Bush Park, Mission St., Salem, OR 97302

Contact Person:

Paul Sadler 541-410-0609

Film: “Without Evidence” at #SalemOR Cinema – June 12th


This is a Reel Change for Our Community Event:

Fundraiser for the Englewood Forest Festival:

Without Evidence

United States. Directed by Gill Dennis. (93 mins.) Not Rated.

Starring Scott Plank, Anna Gunn, Andrew Prine, Angelina Jolie, Paul Perri, and Ernie Garrett

About the true story of the murder of Michael Francke.

June 12, 2018 | 7:45 PM

Salem Cinema | 1127 Broadway ST NE, Salem

Based on a true story, Oregon Department of Corrections director Michael Francke visited his brother Kevin in Florida and confided in him that he discovered a drug-smuggling ring with links to prison inmates. Shortly afterwards, Michael is killed, and Kevin goes on a desperate search to learn what happened.

We have a few speakers who will talk about the film at the introduction and then lead a discussion after the film. They include: Peter Vanderwall, Assistant Director of the film; Tim King, a reporter for KATU and other news outlets during the time of the murder; and a third, mystery speaker who will share local lore!

Without Evidence film on Wikipedia

The money raised after we pay for the film, Salem Cinema, etc will go to help fund the Englewood Forest Festival.

Tickets available now at our box office during regular business hours or online at boxofficetickets.com until 11:59 PM on Monday, June 11th.

  • $12 in advance | $15 at the door

Tickets are cheaper if purchased in advance. You can purchase tickets online here:


For more info: 503-881-5305

Find out more about the ENGLEWOOD FOREST FESTIVAL here!