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11th Annual Sikh Day Parade in #SalemOR – Sat., June 17th

11th Annual Sikh Day Parade 2017

Screening of Walking Film: “SLOW WAY HOME” at Salem Cinema in #SalemOR – Tues, June 20th



Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 7:30 PM

Salem Cinema
1127 Broadway NE
Salem, Oregon

Are there ways we could help our kids get to school more safely?

Check out a special screening of THE SLOW WAY HOME on June 20.

All proceeds benefit local walking and biking efforts.

Marion County Health Department and Salem Cinema present a Reel Change For Our Community documentary screening of THE SLOW WAY HOME in conjunction with The Northwest Hub, Cherriots Trip Choice, OSU Extension Service, Salem Bicycle Club, Safe Routes To School and Oregon Department of Transportation.

ECOFEST – Part for the Planet in #SalemOR – Sat., June 17th


EcoFest is a family-friendly, educational outdoor festival hosted by the Straub Environmental Center in partnership with the City of Salem slated for June 17, 2017 at Riverfront Park.

EcoFest will feature:

  • a showcase of businesses offering earth-friendly products and services;
  • hands-on educational displays and activities provided by local non-profit organizations;
  • nature walks;
  • a “Green Energy Area” highlighting renewable energy and alternative-fueled cars;
  • a rock climbing wall and obstacle relay course for kids;
  • yoga classes;
  • music;
  • educational performances;
  • local food carts; and,
  • craft beers and wine!

more information…

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

Public Meeting #2 Flyer

Public Meeting #2 Flyer sp


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!


Phone: 503-588-6211

Historic Preservation Month Fair in #SalemOR – Today! May 11th

Preservation Month Fair in Salem

Thursday, May 11, 2017
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM (also saw 11 to 1)

Displays from state agencies and local non-profits highlighting Oregon’s diverse history. Most displays are table top and static, some will include computer based displays.

Celebrate National Historic Preservation Month with 27 heritage organizations displaying historic military vehicles, artifacts, and engaging exhibits that tell Oregon’s story and highlight the contributions of individuals and organizations to local preservation projects.

On Thursday, May 11th, Oregon Heritage, a division of the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, will host the 9th Annual Preservation Month Fair at the State Capitol State Park in Salem. Community organizations and several state agencies will highlight the history of their institutions and their work to preserve important sites related to historic events, persons, and places.

The event will be held from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on the grounds of the State Capitol on the north side of Court Street, opposite the Capitol building. It is free and open to the public.


State Parks and Recreation Page

Oregon State Capitol Grounds
900 Court St NE
Salem, Oregon 97301

Test drive new and classic tabletop games at #SalemOR Public Library

Board Game Day
1-4 p.m. Saturday, May 6
Anderson Rooms A&B

Salem Public Library invites gamers of all interests to drop in to sample a variety of popular table top games for teens and adults.

The Library is partnering with Salem’s Borderland Games to provide some top-rated, award-winning games including Code Names, Forbidden Island, Munchkin, Pandemic, and more. This program is free and open to the public. Snacks will be provided.

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#SalemOR Parks Foundation Presents: Take a Walk in the Park! – Sat. April 29th


Saturday, April 29, 2017 | 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Join us for Take a Walk in the Park 2017. Walking starts at 9 AM at the Pavilion in Riverfront Park, stopping at 6 stations throughout the park.

The walk is free but donations to SPF to support Salem’s Parks are being accepted.