July 12 community briefs
Safety Town coming Aug. 7-11
The Chehalem Park and Recreation District and the Newberg-Dundee Police Department will partner to host the five-day Safety Town camp for children entering kindergarten or first grade Aug. 7-11 at the Chehalem Armory Center, 620 N. Morton. The camp will run daily from 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and includes presentations and activities about personal, bicycle, pedestrian, fire, water, animal, electrical and school bus safety, as well as poison awareness and calling 9-1-1. Cost is $60 for district residents ($70 for out of district) with a $10 discount for registering early. To register, call 503-537-2909, stop by the Chehalem Aquatic Center or visit www.cprdnewberg.org. For more information, call Matt Compton at 503-519-5747.
Community band slates concerts
Newberg's Community Band will hold two concerts over the next month. The band is first slated to play from 1 to 2 p.m. July 30 in Memorial Park as part of the Old Fashioned Festival. On Aug. 3 the band will play in the amphitheater at George Fox University at 7 p.m. The amphitheater is east of the football stadium off Fulton Street. Music for all concerts will be Broadway showtunes. For more information visit www.newbergcommunityband.com.
Parkinson's support group meets each month
Parkinson's Resources of Oregon sponsors a monthly support group meeting on the third Thursday of each month at 10 a.m. at Friendsview Retirement Community, 1301 Fulton St. For more information, call John at 503-487-6390 or Louise at 971-344-4384.
Rural fire board will meet
Chamber, city building vacant business property database
Pinochle tourney on tap at senior center
The Chehalem Senior Center, 101 W. Foothills Drive, will hold a pinochle tournament from 1 to 4 p.m. July 14. The entry fee is $5 and cash prizes will be awarded. For more information or to make reservations, call 503-537-9404.