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Speaker will touch on forest management, vet will speak on horse culture, sign up for Neighbor 2 Neighbor Day

GARY ALLEN - City and county officials, patrons, Chehalem Park and Recreation District personnel and others gathered Thursday for the grand opening of the fitness area at the Chehalem Aquatic and Fitness Center. The completion of the fitness center marked the culmination of a years-long process to construct a new aquatic center and renovate the old facility, which was named after longtime CPRD employee Mark Martin, now retired.

Speaker will talk about forest, state budget,

climate change and more

McMINNVILLE -- The Yamhill County Small Woodlands Association, in conjunction with the Oregon State University Extension Service, will host Seth Barnes, director of forestry policy for the Oregon Forest & Industry Council, at 7 p.m. Wednesday (March 27) in the auditorium at the OSU Extension Service headquarters at 2050 N.E. Lafayette Ave.

Barnes will discuss forest tax increases, climate change, changes in forest practices and Oregon's budget shortfall.

A social hour starts at 6:30 p.m., with the speech to follow. For more information, call YSWA Secretary Leonard Rydell at 503-538-5700 or email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Veterinarian will speak on horse culture in county

The Newberg City Club will host veterinarian Jack Root at its weekly luncheon forum at noon April 2 at the Chehalem Cultural Center, 415 E. Sheridan St. Root's talk is headlined "Horse World of Yamhill County." In it he will speak on the thriving equine industry in the county and comment on the two Kentucky Derby horses and others that have been boarded at his stable.

Reservations are requested by 10 p.m. Sunday by calling Tina Enomoto at 503-538-1535.

The program and lunch, which is served at 11:45 a.m., is $10 for Newberg City Club members, $15 for non-members. Those members wishing to attend, but not dine, pay $3, while non-members must fork over $5.

Older adults can help with yard work via Neighbor 2 Neighbor Day

Older adults who need help with work around the house can get that help via the annual Neighbor 2 Neighbor Day, held May 11. Faith in Action, organizer of the event, is taking requests from qualified registered recipients. To be added to the list of sites where volunteers will do yard work, clean windows, empty gutters and more, call FIA Coordinator Jill Maier by April 25 at 503-537-1549 or visit This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for an application.

CCC to display exhibit on childhood memories

The Chehalem Cultural Center will display an exhibit titled "Little Small" by artist Linden Eller from April 2 through June 1 in the Central Gallery.

During a year in Japan, Eller developed a curiosity of "childhood amnesia" or why an adult's first memory isn't until age 3 or 4. She created a collage project of drawings by children ages 2-6 to reflect "what is lost, kept, altered and shared during the first years of life." The collection was originally on display in Japan.

An artist's reception will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on April 5 at the center.

Social Goods hosts charity trivia night on April 6 at its location in Newberg

Newberg's Social Goods is hosting a trivia night from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. April 6 at its location on 500 E. First St. There is a $5 fee and 10 percent of all food and beverage purchases will go toward Newberg Mothers of Preschoolers, an international group that supports mothers with children 5 years old or younger.


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