Dec. 26 community briefs
CPS parent meetings set for January and February
Parents or guardians of students with behavioral challenges are invited to upcoming Collaborative Problem Solving meetings hosted by Think:Kids.
The two-hour meetings provide parents with strategies on how to better deal with behavioral issues for their child, focusing on issues of problem solving, flexibility and frustration tolerance.
All six sessions — running from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays Jan. 8 through Feb. 12 — will be held at Newberg First United Methodist Church, 1205 Deborah Road.
Kindergarten workshop set for January, February
READY! for Kindergarten is hosting three workshops for parents of children ages 3 to 5. The workshops – held at Edwards Elementary School – help parents prepare their child for kindergarten and include a dinner beforehand along with childcare.
Subjects include Language & Literacy on Jan. 17, Math & Reasoning on Feb. 21 and Social & Emotional learning on March 21.
For more information or to sign up, call 503-554-5100 or visit www.readyforkindergarten.org.
Newberg to offer several winter warming stations
The city of Newberg will offer a series of warming stations throughout the winter that will be supervised by the organization's staff or volunteers.
The locations include the Newberg Public Library, 503 E. Hancock St., from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, from noon to 5 p.m. on Fridays and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays; Chehalem Senior Center, 101 W. Foothills Drive, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday; Chehalem Cultural Center, 415 E. Sheridan St., from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; 2nd Second Street Community Church Drop-in Center, 504 E. First St., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday.