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Pam FahndrichValor Mentoring at The REC to host a KNOCK DOWN to LIFT UP Young People bowling fundraiser January 24, 2024Jan. 12th, 2024

Valor Mentoring at The REC to host a KNOCK DOWN to LIFT UP Young People bowling fundraiser January 24, 2024

Join Valor Mentoring's Bowling FUNdraiser! Have fun while raising money to help provide needed mentoring for youth in our community. Purchase a lane for 4 people to compete and raise money for mentoring. Comes with a pizza for your team and the chance to win some great prizes! Room for a few more teams! REGISTE…
Elyssa at WhirLocalCloset Cleanout Guide: Steps for Refreshing Your WardrobeJun. 4th, 2024

Closet Cleanout Guide: Steps for Refreshing Your Wardrobe

Is your closet or dresser packed with clothes you no longer wear? It might be time for a closet cleanout. Cleaning out your closet is as much about decluttering as it is about rediscovering and refining your style. Not only can you free up valuable space by getting rid of items you don't want, but you can also give yo…
Elyssa at WhirLocalExploring Local: Tips for "Rediscovering" Your Own CityMar. 12th, 2024

Exploring Local: Tips for "Rediscovering" Your Own City

In the hustle and routine of daily life, it's easy to overlook the beauty and uniqueness of the cities we live in. Becoming a "tourist" in your own town is not just a way to break the monotony, but also a great opportunity to support local businesses and discover new-to-you places. Here are a few tips for "rediscoveri…
Elyssa at WhirLocalThe Mental Benefits of Learning Another LanguageDec. 9th, 2023

The Mental Benefits of Learning Another Language

Did you know that December is "Learn a Foreign Language Month"? What better time to dive into a new language? Whether you're a seasoned polyglot or just starting your linguistic journey, understanding how learning another language can benefit your brain is truly fascinating. Cognitive Enhancement Learning a new …
Elyssa at WhirLocalThings to do in Salem, Oregon // Jan 12 – 14, 2024Jan. 11th, 2024

Things to do in Salem, Oregon // Jan 12 – 14, 2024

It's going to be a cold one in Salem this weekend! As we brace for uncharacteristically cold weather from an incoming winter storm, our community's warmth continues to shine through the local events that are planned. While we encourage everyone to get involved in the local happenings, your safety is the number one pri…
Elyssa at WhirLocalChoose Local: Why Supporting Small Businesses Matters This Shopping SeasonNov. 22nd, 2023

Choose Local: Why Supporting Small Businesses Matters This Shopping Season

As the holiday season approaches, consumers are bombarded with endless Black Friday deals. During these high-profile shopping days, when big box retailers and online giants often dominate the market with massive sales and promotions, choosing to shop at small and local businesses can make a big difference. While Small…
Elyssa at WhirLocalBeyond Solo Reading: Perks of Book Clubs and How to Start Your OwnOct. 7th, 2023

Beyond Solo Reading: Perks of Book Clubs and How to Start Your Own

If you like to read, you likely enjoy those cozy solo moments when you get to be fully immersed in a new book. But when the book is over, you might have further questions or feel the urge to talk about what you've just read. Starting or joining a book club can transform your reading experience into a social and insigh…
Elyssa at WhirLocal7 Fun Water-Based Summer Activities for KidsJul. 25th, 2023

7 Fun Water-Based Summer Activities for Kids

When summer temperatures soar, finding ways to keep kids cool and entertained becomes essential. Don't worry; we've got you covered! These seven exciting water-based summer activities will ensure your kids (or any big kids at heart) stay cool and have a blast all season long. Water Balloon Frenzy A water balloon…
Elyssa at WhirLocalThings to do in Salem, Oregon // Jan 5 – 7, 2024Jan. 4th, 2024

Things to do in Salem, Oregon // Jan 5 – 7, 2024

As we step into a brand new year full of promise and potential, Salem, Oregon is already buzzing with local events to kick off 2024. Whether you're a resident or just visiting, our community welcomes you to join in the fun and make the most of what our city has to offer this year. National Whip Cream Day at The…
Elyssa at WhirLocalWays to Support Local Artists and the ArtsSep. 10th, 2022

Ways to Support Local Artists and the Arts

Do you love art and want to support the local art scene in your neighborhood? If your answer is a resounding “YES!” we have five ideas to help you do just that. Attend Local Art Shows or Pop-up Art Gallery Exhibits A great way to support the local art scene is by attending art shows or art gallery exhibits i…
Elyssa at WhirLocal3 Reasons to Donate To Your Local Thrift StoreApr. 7th, 2022

3 Reasons to Donate To Your Local Thrift Store

Spring cleaning season is among us, which means it's time to figure out what to do with your unwanted items. Instead of letting your items pile up in storage or be thrown away, you should consider donating them to a local thrift store. If your items are desirable and still in good condition, there are many benefits to…
Elyssa at WhirLocal4 Ways You Can Support the Art Scene in Your AreaSep. 18th, 2021

4 Ways You Can Support the Art Scene in Your Area

Do you love art and want to support the local art scene in your neighborhood? If your answer is a resounding "YES!" we have four ideas to help you do just that. Attend Local Art Shows or Pop-up Art Gallery Exhibits A great way to support the local art scene is by attending art shows or art gallery exhibits in yo…
Elyssa at WhirLocalEmbracing Wellness in the New Year: Self-Care Opportunities in Salem, OregonJan. 1st, 2024

Embracing Wellness in the New Year: Self-Care Opportunities in Salem, Oregon

As we welcome the New Year, it's the perfect time to prioritize self-care and wellness. From massage to the great outdoors, Salem, Oregon, has a wealth of ways to help you relax, rejuvenate, and start 2024 off on the right foot. Here are just a few of our favorite ideas! Massage: Unwind and Recharge Massage has …
Elyssa at WhirLocal3 Family-Friendly Fall ActivitiesSep. 7th, 2021

3 Family-Friendly Fall Activities

Have you seen the leaves changing? Fall is just around the corner, and with it comes cooler weather, the return of school for some, and fun seasonal activities. Looking for family-friendly fall activities to do this season? Look no further! Here are a few of our favorite ideas. 1. Visit a Pumpkin Patch Going to …
Elyssa at WhirLocalThings to do in Salem, Oregon // Dec 29 – 31, 2023Dec. 28th, 2023

Things to do in Salem, Oregon // Dec 29 – 31, 2023

As 2023 comes to a close, Salem, OR, is gearing up for New Year's weekend with exciting events for everyone. Join the community in celebrating the end of one year and the beginning of another with fun activities across the city. Open Mic Night at RiverCity Rock Star Academy Head over to Open Mic Night at Ri…
Elyssa at WhirLocalThings to do in Salem, Oregon // Dec 22 – 24, 2023Dec. 20th, 2023

Things to do in Salem, Oregon // Dec 22 – 24, 2023

'Tis the season to be jolly in Salem, Oregon! This special time of year brings an extra sparkle to Salem, with a variety of events that capture the magic of the season. Join us as we unwrap a list of local events and activities happening this weekend. Magic at the Mill Join the Willamette Heritage Center for…
Elyssa at WhirLocalWhere to See Holiday Light Displays in the Salem, Oregon Area (2023)Dec. 18th, 2023

Where to See Holiday Light Displays in the Salem, Oregon Area (2023)

The holidays in Salem, Oregon, are a time of enchantment and wonder, especially when it comes to the dazzling light displays throughout the area. From drive-through experiences to festive park setups, there's several great places to view holiday lights. Here's a guide to the best displays in and around Salem this 2023…
Elyssa at WhirLocalThings to do in Salem, Oregon // Dec 15 – 17, 2023Dec. 14th, 2023

Things to do in Salem, Oregon // Dec 15 – 17, 2023

It's mid-December in Salem, Oregon, and businesses and organizations across the city are hosting some wonderful events! Whether you're searching for live music, holiday mixers, or kid-friendly events with Christmas celebrities (like Santa and Buddy the Elf), Salem has something special in store. Here are just a few of…
Tim FahndrichJefferson Lions Clinch Victory in Harrisburg Tournament, Outshining Blanchet Catholic 50-20Dec. 10th, 2023

Jefferson Lions Clinch Victory in Harrisburg Tournament, Outshining Blanchet Catholic 50-20

The Jefferson Lions won the Harrisburg Tournament Championship with a 50-20 victory over Blanchet Catholic. The game started with Blanchet's strong defense, but Jefferson quickly adapted, especially in the second quarter, with an impressive series of three-pointers. This shooting spree, led by Gretchen Orton with 19 p…
Elyssa at WhirLocalThings to do in Salem, Oregon // Dec 8 – 10, 2023Dec. 7th, 2023

Things to do in Salem, Oregon // Dec 8 – 10, 2023

Another weekend is nearly upon us in Salem, Oregon, which means there's another great line-up of local events. Here are just a few to add to your calendar! Holiday Sparkles at Powerland Experience the magic of the holiday season at Powerland Heritage Park's Holiday Sparkles drive-thru event! For three weeken…
Elyssa at WhirLocalThings to do in Salem, Oregon // Dec 1 - 3, 2023Nov. 30th, 2023

Things to do in Salem, Oregon // Dec 1 - 3, 2023

December is nearly upon us in Salem, Oregon, and with it comes a magical transformation of the city. The streets twinkle with festive lights and decor, the air is filled with the sound of laughter and togetherness, and there's a great line-up of local events to usher in the holiday season. Downtown Salem Holid…
Elyssa at WhirLocalThings to do in Salem, Oregon // Nov 24 – 26, 2023Nov. 22nd, 2023

Things to do in Salem, Oregon // Nov 24 – 26, 2023

From the team at WhirLocal Salem, we would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving. We are thankful for you—our local Salem community of friends and businesses that we know, like, and trust. After the Thanksgiving holiday is over, let the good times keep coming! Here are a few local events happening over the …
Elyssa at WhirLocalThings to do in Salem, Oregon // Nov 17 – 19, 2023Nov. 16th, 2023

Things to do in Salem, Oregon // Nov 17 – 19, 2023

Looking for something to do in Salem, Oregon this weekend? Here are 10 great events to add to your calendar. Live Performance - Native Stories with Ed Edmo Join Keizer Cultural Center in celebrating Native American Heritage Month as they welcome Ed Edmo, a member of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, for a series…
Elyssa at WhirLocalThings to do in Salem, Oregon // Nov 10 – 12, 2023Nov. 9th, 2023

Things to do in Salem, Oregon // Nov 10 – 12, 2023

As November unfolds, Salem, Oregon continues to be a hub of exciting events and activities. Get ready to dive into a weekend filled with memorable experiences, starting right here with these upcoming local events. Heart of the Valley Home & Garden Show Come and be part of the Heart of the Valley Fall 202…

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