July 18 community briefs
YSWA will hold its annual picnic and talk
The Yamhill Small Woodlands Association will hold its annual picnic on July 24, beginning with a social hour at 5 p.m. and followed by a barbecue at 5:30 p.m.
A presentation and tour will follow by Josh Togstad of the Yamhill Soil and Water Conservation District at 6:30 p.m. The tour will center on four-year post thinning at Miller Woods.
The YSWA will supply burgers, hot dogs, buns, condiments and table service. Attendees are asked to provide a side dish or dessert.
For more information, call YSWA Secretary Leonard Rydell at 503-538-5700.
Newberg-Dundee Police Department accepts
applications for academy
The Newberg-Dundee Police Department is accepting applications for the Citizens' Academy.
The 10-week class is open to anyone 18 years or older and begins Sept. 24. Classes are on Tuesdays from 6 to 9 p.m.
Attendees will learn about patrol functions, investigations, traffic enforcement, how to use the tools of trade and other trainings. For more information, call Officer Ken Howell at 503-554-8870.
Cultural center looking for donations
The Chehalem Cultural Center is looking for donations to help run the Artful Aging program for the residents of Friendsview Retirement Community.
The event is run by the mixed media/painting/drawing and art history program at the center.
For more information, visit www.chehalemculturalcenter.org/donate.
Allison Inn to host 10th anniversary event
To celebrate its 10th anniversary, the Allison Inn and Spa will host the Allison Wonderland weekend at the end of the summer.
The two day event takes place Aug.30-31 and includes a wine reception, a four-course dinner at Jory restaurant, a tasting seminar and other events. For two people, the cost is $2,200.
For more information, visit www.theallison.com/resort/specials-packages/.
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