Friday, May 10
It’s bloom season at Schreiner’s Iris Gardens, 3625 Quinaby Road NE. Schreiner’s will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The 10 acre display garden contains over 500 named iris varieties and other companion plants. Admission is $5 per car, and Bloom Season Passes can be purchased for $10. For more information about costs, events, and pass visit schreinersgardens.com.
The Historic Elsinore Theatre present Colin Hay and his band of LA-based musicians in concert at 7:30 p.m. The show will feature songs from the Grammy-winning Men at Work catalog as well as Hay’s solo work including Waiting For My Real Life, Beautiful World, and more. Ticket prices vary according to seating. To purchase tickets, or for more information, visit elsinoretheatre.com.
Keizer Homegrown Theatre will stage Who Am I This Time? (& Other Conundrums Of Love) beginning at 7 p.m. at the Keizer Cultural Center 980 Chemawa Road NE. Performances are at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. on Sundays through May 26. Tickets can be purchased for $15 at the door or at brownpapertickets.com. For more information visit keizerhomegrowntheatre.org.
Keizer Christian Church will host a pajama-themed parents night out 6-9 p.m. at the church, 6945 Wheatland Road N so parents can enjoy three hours of free time. Children will have age appropriate activity stations and snacks. Kids from the age two to twelve can be dropped off for $20 for the first child and $18 for each additional sibling. For more information or to reserve a spot visit keizerchristian.org.
Saturday, May 11
Keizer’s 2019 Distinguished Young Women program at Dayspring Fellowship Church. 7 p.m. Tickets, available at the door, are $12.
KeizerFEST Kick Off Party (ages 21 and over only). Doors open at 5 p.m. $5 cover. First 200 people through the door will enjoy a free Adam’s Ribs Smokehouse BBQ chicken dinner. Live entertainment includes The FlexTones at 5:30 p.m. and Dancehall Days from 8 until 11:30 p.m. keizerchamber.com.
The Historic Elsinore Theatre presents comedian Tim Hawkins, who has 300 million video views online will take the stage at at 6 p.m. Ticket prices vary according to seating. To purchase tickets and for more information visit elsinoretheatre.com.
Keizer/Salem Area Seniors Saturday night dance and potluck featuring music by Crossfire. 7 - 10 p.m. Tickets are $5. 930 Plymouth Drive N.E. Keizer.
Church on the Hill will hold its annual rummage sale beginning at 8 a.m., 2106 Keizer Road NE. The sale will include accessories, furniture, outdoor gear, tools, and more. All proceeds will go towards a mission trip for the church’s high school youth.
Willamette Valley Genealogical Society meets from 12 Noon to 1 p.m. in Anderson Room A of the Salem Public Library (585 Liberty St SE.). Lindsay Fulton will speak about creating a research plan.
Sunday, May 12
Mother’s Day breakfast prepared by the Keizer Volunteer Firefighters Association. 7:30-11:30 a.m., Keizer Fire station, 611 Chemawa Rd. N.E. Proceeds fund volunteer firefighter community projects. Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for kids 12 and under.
Tuesday, May 14
Ticor Title will present its free-to-attend Lead Symposium beginning at 1 p.m. at the Salem Convention Center. Attendees will have the chance to learn from influencers in real estate and social selling, including Chelsea Peitz and Daniel Beer. Topics will include generating leads in todays marketplace, the importance of social selling, and more. To reserve a spot, type in lead symposium at eventbrite.com.
The Willamette Valley Women’s Military League hold its monthly luncheon at Walery’s Premium Pizza beginning at 11:30 AM. The address is 1555 Edgewater St NW, Salem. This month’s guest is Colonel Dwight Morse and his JROTC representative who will share highlights from their current school year activities. 503-362-6858.
Wednesday, May 15
Keizer/Salem Area Seniors bingo. You will have a chance to win monetary prizes, free game cards and Daubers 12:30- 3:30 p.m. Tickets are $5.50 at 930 Plymouth Drive N.E. Keizer.
Salem-Keizer Public Schools will host a job fair from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Lancaster Professional Center 2450 Lancaster Drive NE. Featured jobs include full time, part time, and summer positions. For more information on available jobs visit salkeiz.k12.or.us.
The Bad Girls Comedy Tour is coming to Salem’s Capitol City Theater 210 Liberty Street, and will feature many comedians as well as local Salem comic Emma Jonas. The show will begin at 8 p.m. Tickets can be purchased both online or at the door for $10. For more information, or to purchase tickets online, visit capitolcitytheater.com.