Homecoming Clothing & Accessories SwapSeptember 17 from 6:30 - 8:00 pm Anderson Rooms (A&B), Salem Public LibraryTo encourage reuse, Marion County is partnering with the Salem Public Library to host a Homecoming Swap. We are seeking donations of semi-formal and formal attire and accessories for both girls and boys. Donation boxes can be found in the foyer of the Marion County Public Works building and the information desk and Teen Scene at the Salem Public Library now until September 14. All donations and contributions to this program are tax deductible and go to the Friends of Salem Public Library, a 501(c)(3) organization. Receipts for donations will be given out at the front desk. The event will take place September 17 from 6:30 - 8:00 pm in the Anderson Rooms (A&B) at the Salem Public Library. More information.
Filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant pledge to quit grocery shopping and survive only on discarded food. What they find is truly shocking. A Save the Food presentation and Q&A will follow. savethefood.net
2015 Fall Leaf HaulSaturday, December 5th Too Many Leaves? Bring them to the Fall Leaf Haul! This is a free event for Salem, Keizer, Stayton, Silverton, and Woodburn residents, thanks to the contributions of these cities, the Mid-Valley Garbage and Recycling Association, Marion County Environmental Services, and numerous neighborhood volunteers. Although this is a free event, donations of money or canned food for local food banks are appreciated. Residential leaves only– no commercial landscapers. Please contact your city office for further details.
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Grass clippings and leaves (no tree limbs accepted)Senior citizens or those with disabilities in need of assistance hauling bagged leaves and grass to a collection site may call 503‑588‑6303. November 18, 2015, will be the last day to sign up for assistance.
Seniors may call Jennifer Warner at 503-856-3561 to schedule Fall leave pick up.