Do you like ice cream, live music, and snacks? Have we got a sweet treat for you! SESNA is teaming up with Umpqua Dairy, Roundhouse Band, and more to bring you a fun start to summer in 2018. We'll have: Face-painting and games for kids and adults; The Umpqua Dairy ice cream folks, scooping up… Continue reading Kickoff Summer at the Ice Cream Social!
SESNA will soon be home to Salem's first shelter for homeless youth aged 11-18. But Taylor's House, at 220 15th Street SE, needs a lot of work before opening in September. Join us on Saturday, June 23 from 11-3 as we help remove carpet and old vinyl siding. Or show off your skill at… Continue reading Help clean up Taylor’s House Youth Shelter!
On Tuesday, May 22, the SESNA Board will have a business meeting. Our guest this month will be Tricia Ratliff of Community Action, who is the director of the coming youth homeless shelter at 15th and Ferry. Other items for discussion will be our June 24 Kickoff to Summer Ice Cream Social (in Aldrich Park!… Continue reading May Board Meeting!
Do you like meeting your neighbors? Getting out in the fresh air? Eating tasty snacks? Join us for our Spring Neighborhood Cleanup Walk and enjoy all three! We'll meet at Capital Park Wesleyan Church (Community Center entrance, on the east side) for snacks and to form groups. You'll get to meet your neighbors and share… Continue reading Meet, Greet, Eat, and Keep SESNA Neat!
This month, we will finalize our response to the City on the State Street Corridor Plan; begin planning our June community picnic in the park; and hear from Ron Sterba about a proposed bike path next to 25th Street SE, south of Mission Street. This meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 27 at 7:00… Continue reading March Meeting
This month, we will hear from Melissa Parker, candidate for Salem Municipal Court; discuss whether a pedestrian path along 25th between Madrona and Mission should receive priority funding; and hear from City Councilor Tom Andersen. Join us! We'll be meeting at Capital Park Wesleyan Church, 19th Street and Mill, from 7 pm to 8:30 pm… Continue reading Monthly Neighborhood Meeting!
SESNA's January meeting will focus on reports from City Councilor Tom Andersen on the State Street Corridor project and the "Salem Reads" program sponsored by the public library. A discussion of 2018 priorities for SESNA will follow. Our high-level goals: Strengthen SESNA’s role in city processes; Empower citizens to work toward beneficial resolutions of neighborhood… Continue reading January 23 Meeting!