In past years, SESNA often teamed up on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with community organizations to plant street trees in the neighborhood. This year, we have no trees to plant! (Look here to learn how to get free street trees.)For 2020's Day of Service, we are partnering with neighbors and students from Corban University … Continue reading January 20 Neighborhood Litter Pick-Up
Are you ready for this year's Party in the Park? (Flyer is here.) It's 1-4 pm on Sunday, June 23 at Aldrich Park, behind Bush Elementary (Bellevue and 15th). Featured guests include ENLACE Cross-Cultural Development Project, who will share Latinx music and dances, and Caesar, the No-Drama Llama! SESNA will buy a Kid's Cone from … Continue reading Party in the Park – June 23, 2019
Magic at the Mill is Willamette Heritage Center's largest community event, with live music, vendors, children's activities, craft demonstrations, house and mill tours, living history, Santa, model trains, and thousands of lights all over the grounds. If you haven't been before, it’s a "must see" event! Would you like to go for free? If you … Continue reading Magic at the Mill! Volunteer Opportunity
Saturday, November 17 turned out to be a beautiful day, perfect for cleaning up trash and talking about ideas for Phase 1 of the Geer Line area in SESNA. Thanks to everyone who turned out to help or join the discussion! A few pics of the fun: The Geer Line was a railroad spur that … Continue reading A Great Geer Line Project Kickoff!
NOTE: Post-Meeting updates will be posted soon! Greetings, neighbors! This year, SESNA's annual gathering will be held at the Willamette Heritage Center/Mission Mill, in the beautiful Dye House. We've moved it from a weekday evening to a Saturday afternoon to make it more family-friendly and fun. We're still working out the final details, but here's … Continue reading Annual Gathering/Open House November 10
This Halloween, Willamette University is hosting a fun event, free for all. Haunted Halls will include trick-or-treating, a carnival, games, and some spooky surprises! Bring the whole family to this all-ages event at the Montag Center, near the corner of State Street and 12th Street. October 31, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM. For more info, … Continue reading Haunted Halls at Willamette University
On July 16, 2018, the Salem City Council will hold a public hearing on the State Street Corridor Plan. The hearing begins at 6 pm, and will be held in the Council Chambers at City Hall. They will hear from all of us about our vision for the future of State Street between 12th and … Continue reading State Street Corridor Plan Hearing
SESNA's June 24 Ice Cream Social was a hit! About 250 neighbors came out to Aldrich Park for ice cream, music, fun, and socializing. Umpqua Dairy did a great job scooping up ice cream for sundaes and cones, Roundhouse Band was amazing, and everyone enjoyed the sunny weather in one of our beautiful neighborhood parks. … Continue reading Ice Cream Social a Success
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!
Do you like ice cream, live music, prizes, 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 … Continue reading Kickoff Summer at the Ice Cream Social!