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SESNA Meeting in the Park – Aug. 24th

SESNA General Meeting Tuesday, August 24, 2021 | 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM Location: Richmond Elementary School Park (540 Richmond St. – behind/east of the school) This OUTDOOR social gathering is open to the public. Bring a chair! Special topics: Salem’s Climate Action Plan and the latest on how to fix code violations, like abandoned cars & […]

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SESNA Get Together and Meeting – July 27th

SESNA Get Together Tuesday, July 27, 2021 | 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM Lee Park (2230 Lee Street) This social gathering is open to the public. Bring a chair! Enjoy refreshments. Meet your neighbors! We’ll have a bit of a meeting, and plenty of time to socialize before and after! ● 7 p.m. — Welcome, […]

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SESNA Meeting in Lee Park – July 27

SESNA Monthly Public Meeting Tuesday, July 27, 2021 | 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM Neighborhood Park Meeting! Lee Park | 2230 Lee St SE, Salem This social gathering and neighborhood meeting is open to the public. Bring a chair! Enjoy refreshments. Meet your neighbors!

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SESNA Meeting – June 22, 2021

SESNA Meeting Tuesday, June 22, 2021 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM Aldrich Park (1500 Bellevue St SE) This meeting is outdoors and open to the public and will be held in or around the gazebo. Bring a chair!

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SESNA Meeting – with Chief Womack – Tues. May 25th

SESNA Meeting What do YOU want to ask Salem’s new Police Chief? Tuesday, May 25, 2021 | 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM 410 19th Street SE, Community Center Gymnasium – Yes! In person – and also virtual on Facebook SESNA is teaming up with Capital Park Wesleyan Church to host a question-and-answer session with new […]

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Our State

World Bee Day

Oregon is home to about 500 species of bees. You can find them in forests, fields and our own gardens. These busy insects are the main pollinators for 90% of plants, so keeping them healthy is important for the production of food and protection of our environment. But the past decades the little fellows have […]

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Wildlife in the neighborhood

One year ago, during a sunrise timed run through the neighborhood, I encountered a wild turkey on 19th and Ferry. A beautiful animal, walking the front yards as if it always lived here. And apparently they have. Wild Turkeys are endemic to South Salem. And sometimes a couple stroll over into our southeast neighborhood. The […]

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Next SESNA meeting: Today! Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Please join us for our next meeting! Here’s what we’ll be discussing: Tuesday, April 27, 2021 Meeting7:00 PM to 8:30 PM via ZOOM (link and call-in info below agenda)Agenda (6.45 p.m. / Technical assistance through email and Zoom) 7 p.m. / Welcome, approval of March minutes, additions to agenda 7:10 p.m. / Neighborhood concerns 7:20 p.m. […]

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How your neighbors cleaned up Mill Race Park

In 2017 Mitch and Mia bought and moved into their first house on Trade St. Soon they discovered Mill Race Park as a favorite stop on the daily dog walks. The park was in a state of neglect – so they decided to turn it back into the family friendly place it is today.

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Walk to the Saturday Market, and tour interesting sights along the way

The Salem Saturday Market near the Capitol is an endearing staple of our city. A good place for lunch or to pick up local produce and gifts. And who hasn’t discovered a new sweet to try or stared at a weird vegetable you never knew was locally grown? This article will show you how to walk to the market and see something interesting on the way.