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Peter Courtney Minto Island Bridge Celebration

Peter Courtney Minto Island Bridge Celebration

DUE TO HEAT ADVISORY START TIME CHANGED TO 9 A.M.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 | 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Riverfront Park
500 Water ST NE
Salem OR 97301

  • 9 A.M. COMMUNITY PARADE FROM WALLACE MARINE PARK

Begins in Wallace Marine Park, Crosses Union Street Railroad Bridge, Ends at Riverfront Park Amphitheater

  • 9:30 A.M. CEREMONY AT RIVERFRONT PARK AMPHITHEATER; RIBBON CUTTING AT BRIDGE ENTRANCE

First Wednesday passport activity has been canceled.

FREE VISITOR PARKING AVAILABLE IN DOWNTOWN PARKADES

WEATHER RELATED UPDATE: Ribbon Cutting! Peter Courtney Minto Island Bridge in #SalemOR – Wed. August 2nd

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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2017
Salem’s New Pedestrian & Bicycle Bridge

  • 9:00 AM Community Parade in the Park (time changed from 4 PM to 9 AM)
    Begins in Wallace Marine Park, Crosses Union Street Railroad Bridge, Ends at Riverfront Park Amphitheater
  • 9:30 AM  Ceremony at Riverfront Park Amphitheater; Ribbon Cutting at Bridge Entrance (Time changed from 4:30 PM to 9:30 AM)
  • Canceled! (Due to heat) – Downtown Celebration. Passport Activity at Downtown Salem’s First Wednesday

**Free Visitor Parking Available in Downtown Parkades**

www.cityofsalem.net/MintoBridge

For additional questions regarding the event, please email mintobridge@cityofsalem.net or call 503.588.6178.

2017 #SalemOR Movies in the Park

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Most Saturdays in July and August – after it starts getting dark

At the Salem Riverfront Park Amphitheater

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#SalemOR CityWatch Meeting – Sat., June 10th

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#SalemOR Strategic Plan Open House – Thurs. June 1st

Salem Strategic Plan Open House #2

Thursday, June 1 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Broadway Commons

Come provide input on Salem’s Strategic Plan goal priorities, make suggestions for actions the City should take, and tell us how you would measure success.

At the Open House, you can learn about how Council and community input have informed the Vision, Mission, Values, and Goals in Salem’s Strategic Plan.

Can’t join the Open House? Follow along here: http://www.cityofsalem.net/Pages/salem-strategic-plan.aspx

How can you provide input into the strategic planning process?

  • Drop in anytime between 6-8 PM on June 1 (we’ll have a brief presentation at 6:30 PM)
  • Write in anytime to cbusch@cityofsalem.net
  • Participate in a City Council Work Group or Work Session (dates, times and topics are featured on Salem’s web page)

Broadway Commons
1300 Broadway St NE

Contact:
Courtney Knox Busch
Strategic Initiatives Manager
City of Salem | City Manager’s Office
555 Liberty St SE, RM 220
cbusch@cityofsalem.net
503-540-2426

Get #SalemOR Moving – Building an Active & Age-Friendly Transportation Network -Wed., May 24th

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GET SALEM MOVING

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Salem’s Center 50+

Walk with nationally-renowned walking expert Dan Burden & to learn how YOU can help Salem build an Active & Age-Friendly Transportation Network!

  • 4pm-6pm Winter-Maple Family-Friendly Bikeway Open House
    (Give feedback on the newest progress update!)
  • 5pm-6pm Neighborhood Walk with Community Leaders
    (Learn how healthy streets create healthy neighborhoods!)
  • 6pm-7:30pm Presentation and Q & A with Dan Burden
    (Ask the hard questions about how to make it happen in Salem!)

Light snacks and refreshments provided by North Salem High School Culinary Program.

Raffle prizes for attendees!

Free

Phone: 503-588-6211

Extended Deadline: Third Annual Historic Photo and Video Contest – HLC in #SalemOR

Deadline for the Third Annual Historic Photo and Video Contest has been extended to May 15, 2017.

The Historic Landmarks Commission (HLC) is sponsoring a Historic Photo and Video Contest in honor of Historic Preservation Month, May 2017.

The Commission is looking for photos and videos highlighting Salem’s historic buildings, neighborhoods, and places that matter to Salem residents. This contest is for amateur and professional photographers.

This year’s contest consists of four categories:

  • Best Historic Building
  • Best Historic Neighborhood
  • Best Historic Place
  • Best video

The HLC will vote on the winning submissions. All photos and videos will be exhibited at the Oregon State Capitol June 1–15, 2017. Prizes will be awarded to the top entry in each category in addition to a Chairman’s Choice Award and an Honorable Mention winner.

  • Submissions will be updated weekly on the City’s Facebook page beginning March 28, 2017 in the 2017 Historic Photo Contest album.

Contest guidelines

    • You are allowed one photo per category or a 10-15 second video highlighting your favorite historic buildings, places, and neighborhoods.
    • A completed photo and video release form must be included with all submissions.
    • All submissions are due by May 15, 2017.
    • Photo submissions:
      • Submit two image files. Add the text THIS PLACE MATTERS to one of the image files
      • Be a .jpg or .tiff image taken with a resolution of 8 megapixels or higher
      • Include the category
      • Save the file with your name, a title describing the image and the category, e.g. firstname-lastname-jason-lee-house-neighborhood.jpg
    • Videos submissions:
      • Include the text THIS PLACE MATTERS in the picture.
      • Be published on Vimeo or YouTube with a link to the video.
    • Submissions should be sent electronically, by mail, or in person to:

Kimberli Fitzgerald or Sally Long

Historic Photo Contest
City of Salem Planning Division
555 Liberty ST SE, RM 305
Salem OR 97301