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Dec. 4 community briefs

CPRD slates Parents’ Night Out and Kids Night of Fun

Every parent wants a night out, a night in, a night to Christmas shop, or simply a night without kids. From 5:30 to 10 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Chehalem Armory Center, children age 3 to 11 can choose their own combination of fun throughout the night. Gymnastic activities led by gymnastic instructors, crafts, movies and games will be provided and dinner and snacks will be served.

Registration in advance is required. For those registering before Dec. 8, the in-district is $29, $35 living outside the district. After Dec. 8, the fee will be $39 or $45. Proceeds from the event will go toward the purchase of new gymnastics equipment for the CPRD. To register, go online to www.crpdnewberg.org, in person at the Chehalem Aquatic Center or call 503-537-2909.

Third annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration set

From 5 to 6:30 p.m. Jan. 20, a Martin Luther King Jr. celebration will occur at the Newberg High School auditorium. The program will feature singer Kate McLearn, the George Fox University Gospel choir, the Veritas School concert choir and choirs from Mabel Rush and Antonia Crater elementary schools. The speaker is Rotary Peace Scholar Steven Nakana.

St. Paul Fire Department hosts American Red Cross blood drive

From 1 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, the St. Paul Fire Department will host an American Red Cross blood drive at the St. Paul Fire Hall, 4233 Church Ave. No appointment is needed, but personal identification is required.

Donors must be a minimum 17 years old, but 16-year-olds can donate with parental consent. Donors must be in good health and weigh at least 110 pounds. Babysitting will be available and refreshments will be served. For more information, call Carol at 503-633-4141 or Mary Ellen at 503-633-8341.

Library will hosts presentation on Cover Oregon program

An informational presentation on the new Cover Oregon program will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Newberg Public Library. Representatives from the Yamhill County Housing Authority and Hagan Hamilton Insurance Services will be there to explain the program. They will also show attendees how to download a PDF of the application and how to submit a paper application. There will be time for questions to be answered at the end of the session. There is no cost or registration required for the event. For more information, call the information desk at the library at 503-538-7323.

Where to find holiday lights

The city of Newberg has introduced an easier option to finding holiday lights in town. To share the light displays that you liked visit, bit.ly/1gus1cT, enlarge the map or adjust it any direction to find the location that you would like to add. Click on the “Holiday Light Display” icon and then move the cursor to the address you want on the map. Click on your location, and in the dialogue box add the address, and an optional short description and photo.

To find holiday light displays visit, bit.ly/1gus1cT. Enlarge the map or adjust it any direction to find a location you would like to visit. Click on the lights icon at the location you’d like for the address and possibly a photo.

CRRC will meet Dec. 11

The Citizens Rate Review Committee will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. Dec. 11 at the Public Safety Meeting, 401 E. Third St. The committee meets several times thorughout the fall and winter months to set water, wastewater and stormwater rates for the next two years. A schedule of the meetings is avaliable at www.newberg oregon.gov.

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