SKIT Theatre to stage Annie

SKIT Theatre will stage the award-winning musical, Annie in May at the Salem First Free Methodist Church, 4455 Silverton Road NE. Based on the comic, Little Orphan Annie, the show tells the story of Annie’s search for her parents, her life in an orphanage run by the evil Miss Hannigan[Read More…]

Enlightened Theatrics to stage the odd couple

Enlightened Theatrics will stage The Odd Couple, Female Version by Neil Simon starting on Friday, April 26 at Salem’s Historic Grand Theatre. This comedic play features two polar opposite roommates having to coexist and argue over cleanliness and organization. In this version the characters Oscar and Felix are replaced with[Read More…]

Oregon Garden hosts digging in the dirt event

File Photo The Oregon Garden Foundation will present their Digging in the Dirt event on Mother’s Day, Saturday, May 11, starting at 10 a.m. The event will be held in the Discovery Pavilion by the Oregon Garden Resort in Silverton. Guests can enjoy coffee and pastries before they begin assisting[Read More…]

Chicks Connect embrace the journey event

K-Town Chicks and Dream Chicks, two chapters of the networking organization Chicks Connect, will host their two and a half day Embrace the Journey retreat from Thursday, April 25 to Saturday, April 27 at Aldersgate Retreat Center 7790 Marion Rd SE, Turner, OR. Chicks Connect is made up of women[Read More…]

Assistance League spring forum

Sy Montgomery posing with a Cheetah in Namibia, photo by Vicki Stiefel The Assistance League of Salem-Keizer, will host its Spring Forum on Thursday, May 2. The event will begin at 7 p.m at the Auditorium Building Six at Chemeketa Community College. Participants will hear feature speaker Sy Montgomery, a[Read More…]

Learning to fight a wild fire

“At the end of the day, if you aren’t covered in black dust and dirt, then you didn’t work hard enough. You gotta get that fire blood all over you to know you did a good job.” We all heard this as we stood in a line. Each soldier held[Read More…]

What is that purple truck?

Oishi Express is serving up Japanese-American fusion cuisine at a food truck on Chemawa Road N.  Oishi Express is a food truck at 392 Chemawa Road N that serves Japanese-American style food.  The truck arrived in Keizer in February and began serving their large-portion food combos which can include beef,[Read More…]

40 days for life hosts kickoff rally

40 Days For Life will host a kickoff rally for their 40 day fast and prayer to end abortion in Salem on Sunday, March 3. The rally will begin at 3 p.m. at Salem First Baptist Church in the Commons of the Community Life center at 395 Marion Street NE.[Read More…]