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Turkey Fumble slated for Newberg High School, CVWP will hold drone education event

Turkey fumble on tap at NHS

The Great Turkey Fumble, an annual 5K run and 1K walk, is right around the corner. On Thanksgiving at 8:45 a.m., participants will start and finish their races at Newberg High School, competing in football-related challenges along the way if they so choose. This family-friendly event is in its fourth year and does not require any football skill to participate. Proceeds for the race benefit Newberg FISH.

For more information or to register, visit www.thegreatturkeyfumble.com.

Drone education slated

The Chehalem Valley Watershed Project – a student-led conservation and environmental education organization, is hosting a "drone education day" this month. The event will teach students how to fly drones and provide scenic views of Newberg's natural beauty. The suggested donation for attendance is $15. For more information, visit www.cvwp.org or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

STEM program available for kids

The Chehalem Park & Recreation District has a number of STEM education programs available for students this fall and winter. The after-school enrichment opportunity is hosted by Play-Well TEKnologies and uses Legos to teach kids about engineering. According to promotional material provided by CPRD, the enrichment sessions apply real-world concepts in "physics, engineering and architecture through engineer-designed projects." Some projects on tap for the events include catapults, cranes, bridges and more. The sessions are at different times for different elementary schools. For more information, visit www.cprdnewberg.org or call 503-537-2909. Registration must be done through CPRD and not through a child's school.


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