2017 SESNA Heritage Neighborhood Calendar

The 2017 SESNA Heritage Neighborhood calendar is now available!

You can see a preview of the calendar here.

Order calendars from this form.

Calendars are $15 each.

Proceeds will support neighborhood projects.

The South East Salem Neighborhood Association (SESNA) was designated as the Salem’s second Heritage Neighborhood by the Salem Historic Landmarks Commission (HLC) […]

Community Emergency Response Team Classes



You can help yourself and your community prepare for an emergency. There are classes for the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT brochure). A free CERT class is beginning March 3rd near SESNA at Salem Fire Training, 2740 25th Street SE, Salem OR. See the CERT Training Calendar for other classes scheduled […]

SESNA Garden Plots

The Southeast Salem Neighborhood Garden is now renting out garden plots at the Garden on 19th St SE (between Oak & Bellevue). 4×10 plots are $25 for the calendar year & 3×4 plots are $10. You can rent multiple small plots. The fees include access to tools to use on-site, water, compost, some seeds […]

Looking Forward Neighborhood Plan 4/9







A post card has been seen to SESNA residents to join in creating a new neighborhood plan. This project is in partnership with Northeast Neighbors (NEN) and the City of Salem. Please join us Tuesday, April 9 at 6:30 pm at First Christian Church at 17th and Court […]

Richmond Elementary’s Annual Winter Bazaar 12/14




Every year Richmond School (Richmond Ave. & Mill) holds a Christmas sale of donated items so their kids (& families) can buy Xmas presents for each other at a low cost AND make money for the school. The sale is Dec. 14 from 5-6:30pm. The school needs the following new or gently-used […]

Low Interest Flood Disaster Loans


The U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering low-interest disaster loans to homeowners, renters, and non-farm businesses of all sizes who suffered physical and economic losses caused by the severe winter storm system that occurred January 17 through 21, 2012. The Marion County SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Center will be open Tuesday, April 3 […]

Healthy Gardens, Healthy People: A Workshop Series

Healthy Gardens, Healthy People: A Workshop Series

Presented by Marion-Polk Food Share, Pringle Creek Community, Willamette University and Marion County Master Gardeners


A series of 13 workshops for the beginner and intermediate gardener.

Hosted by experts and enthusiasts from the local community.

$5 suggested donation per workshop.


RSVP to any […]

Work Party at the Sesna Garden with the Americorps Folks 2/12

The Sesna Garden has a lovely new picnic table, funded by the Salem Area Garden Club & built by neighbor John Stalnaker & Tom Martin. Seven wonderful Americorps volunteers ate their lunch at the new table after working hard at a 2/12/11 Garden work party. More photos. […]

Litter Pickup Photos 1/15

Photos from the January 15th litter pick are on the SESNA Flickr site.

Thank you for your hard work.

Opportunity for a Railroad Quiet Zone in South Salem

Currently there is no funding available for the railroad quiet zone in South Salem except for the Mill St. crossing near Willamette University.

The citizens of Salem voted to pay for the safety improvements to address increased train speeds allowed and the horn blasts mandated by the Federal Railroad Administration. The city staff has done […]