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Aug 17 2020 thru Aug 23 2020

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COMMUNITY August 22
In the Navy
FreeCOMMUNITY August 22
Dr. Jones at Oregon Garden cruise-in
The Oregon Garden presents Cruise-In Cinema: Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark, Thursday, August 27. The gates open at 6:30 p.m. and the movie will begin at dusk (9:15ish). Sound is delivered by FM radio.
COMMUNITY August 22
Watch your step: KLL parking lot might get redo
Recently, an elderly person fell in the parking lot of Keizer Little League Park, prompting advocates for a paved parking lot to ask that the city move the project up on its list of park improvements.
FreeSCHOOLS August 22
SKPS extends EDGE registration
OPINION August 22
Pass an inclusion resolution
Keizertimes Publisher Lyndon Zaitz calls for the city to pass an inclusion resolution.
SCHOOLS August 21
First look at new McNary spaces
Pictures of newly constructed spaces at McNary, pictured is a new hallway. Click the link for more pictures.
FreeCOMMUNITY August 21
Keizer Community Library Book Sale August 22
The Keizer Community Library will hold a one-day book sale on Saturday, Aug. 22, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Jeff and Sheryl’s On the Turn restaurant at McNary Golf Club.
COMMUNITY August 21
Watercolor submissions wanted for art show
Keizer Art Association is seeking entries for its virtual September show, Watercolor. Intake for the show runs through Aug. 26. The Watercolor show will be available via the associations website, keizerarts.com. The Keizer Cultural Center, home of the art association and its Enid Joy Mount Gallery is still closed to the public due to COVID-19. The show will be on the association’s web site from Aug. 27 to Sept. 29.
NEWS August 21
City on gatherings: Avert your eyes
Though the city is not allowing large groups (50 people and over) to gather without a permit, they aren't going to stop them either.
SCHOOLS August 21
Keizer unemployment might be worse than we expected
Unemployment in Keizer ranges from 8% to 16% in the five neighborhoods that make up the city. Amid the turmoil, the Mid-Willamette Valley Community Action Agency (CAA) established programs to help families whose employment has been affected by COVID-19.
FreeSCHOOLS August 21
McNary plans get more detailed
McNary High School released a video giving more details about the upcoming school year to clear up some of the uncertainty about the new learning model. One of the biggest differences is that the school will be switching from two, 18-week semesters to four, nine-week quarters.
FreeNEWS August 21
Peace, love and chalk
Protestors scrawled messages to city leaders near the Keizer Civic Center Thursday, Aug. 20. City employees arrived to find areas near the splash fountain covered in chalk messages Friday, Aug. 21. Numerous pictures at the link.
COMMUNITY August 21
Calls for inclusivity resolution ramp up
Several Keizer residents asked for the city to adopt an inclusivity resolution at the City Council Meeting on Monday, Aug. 17. They also requested a personal statement from each city councilor in addition to the resolution.
COMMUNITY August 21
Chamber pulls plug on KeizerFEST 2.0
The annual KeizerFEST, which usually takes place in May, has been officially canceled after a failed attempt to move the event to September. The Chamber says they've canceled the event so they can focus on the growing needs in our community.
CRIME August 20
Police calls: July 26 - August 2
OPINION August 20
Harris: Progressive opportunist
COMMUNITY August 20
BBQ with a Cali flair comes to Keizer
El Vaquero Santa Maria BBQ, which is located at 4907 River Road N, will be having their grand opening on Sept. 8
SPORTS August 20
Volcanoes hosting cancer awareness game
In collaboration with the Corban College baseball team, the Volcanoes will be hosting a cancer awareness game on Thursday, Oct. 1, giving special recognition to those who have survived cancer on the first day on Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
SPORTS August 19
MYF offering flag football in the fall
McNary Youth Football will be offering traditional flag football for kids in kindergarten through second grade, while third through eighth graders will be playing 7-on-7 flag football. Practice begins next month.
BOOK REVIEW August 17
REVIEW: Butch Cassidy: The True Story of An American Outlaw
Terri Schlichenmeyer is based in Wisconsin and reviews books for the Keizertimes and other publications. This week she looked at Butch Cassidy: The True Story of An American Outlaw.

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