COMMUNITY

Annual book sale at Salem Library

Friends Of The Salem Public Library will be having their annual Spring Book Sale on Friday, April 5, Saturday, April 6, and Sunday, April 7. The Friday and Saturday sale will go from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sunday is Bag Day when participants can purchase a bag of books[Read More…]

CALENDAR

Continuing through Saturday, April 20 Romance is the theme of the 9th annual Heritage Invitation Exhibit at Willamette Heritage Center at Mission Mill. Nine museums from around the region each have displays including Keizer Heritage Museum’s unique Keizur family wedding socks (on loan from the Oregon Historical Society). To learn[Read More…]

PFLAG celebration

PFLAG Salem will celebrate the Transgender Day of Visibility with a special screening of a movie only available on the festival circuit. PFLAG Salem, in collaboration with Willamette University’s Gender Resource and Advocacy Center, will screen The Most Dangerous Year at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 31 in Ford Hall,[Read More…]

“In Miniature” by Simon Garfield

“In Miniature” by Simon Garfield c.2018, Atria Books; $25.00 / $34.00 Canada; 336 pages Baby’s socks and kitten’s ears. Delicate china teacups and hand-made fashions. Tin soldiers and thumb-sized horses, bonsai trees, newborn chicks, and spring violets. These are tiny things to admire and cherish, and in the new book[Read More…]

CALENDAR

Continuing through Friday, March 29 The Keizer Heritage Museum is featuring an exhibit of Tammy Wild’s glass collection including uranium glass, vaseline glass and canary glass among other types. Museum hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays 2 to 4 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. keizerheritage.org. Continuing through Saturday, April[Read More…]

READY FOR DUTY

John Hartzell got a personal tour of the Keizer Police Department recently. In addition to meeting numerous officers, he got to try out some of the department hardware like a riot shield and the department’s heavy-duty door knocker. 

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…]