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May 21 community briefs

Newberg Community Band will join with Mac group for concert at Bauman Auditorium June 5

The Newberg Community Band will perform its spring concert at 7:30 p.m. June 5 in Bauman Auditorium on the campus of George Fox University. The McMinnville Second Winds Band will also perform. Music will include marches, pops and favorites, and the combined bands will play together for the finale. For more information, visit www.newbergcommunity band.com.

Steele will return to the woods of the northeast as part of the Maine Conservation Corps

Newberg native Savannah Steele, a 2004 graduate of Newberg High School, recently returned to service as a field team leader in the Maine Conservation Corps, a division of the AmericCorps national serivce organization.

Steele, a 2011 graduate of the University of Oregon and the daughter of Ken and Penny Wise of Newberg, will put her bachelor’s degree in biology to work for six months on conservation projects across the state, including extensive trail reconstruction and rehabilitation.

Steel previously served as a field team member in 2012 and a trail trainer and field team leader in 2013.

Faith in Action’s Kids’ Day Out set for June 7 at elementary school

Faith in Action is holding “Kids’ Day Out,” a respite care event for families caring for a child ages 3-11 with disabilities or chronic health conditions, from 1 to 4 p.m. June 7 at Joan Austin Elementary School. Registration is required and must be done by May 31.Families will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.

For more information, including registration forms, call Deana Vanden Hoek at 503-537-1471, email her at deana. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit www.faithinactionnewberg.org.

NHS plant sale continues through the end of May in greenhouse

The 2014 Newberg High School greenhouse plant sale will continue from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays in May. Plants are grown by NHS students in the greenhouse.

For more information, visit www.newberg.k12.or.us/nhs/nhs-green house, www.facebook.com/propogationprofessionals or www.twitter.com/NHS Greenhouse.

Bonamici schedules town hall meeting in Newberg

Rep. Suzanne Bonamici will hold a town hall meeting, one of eight, at 2 p.m. June 8 at the Newberg Center of Portland Community College, 135 Werth Blvd.

Bonamici will update attendees on her work in Congress and take questions.

“These town halls are an excellent opportunity to hear directly from my constituents about the issues that they value most,” she said. “I encourage all my constituents to attend and participate.”

The congresswoman’s staff will be on hand as well to assist citizens with questions or complaints about federal agencies.

Downtown Dayton kicks off ‘Friday Nights’ this week

Starting this week, every Friday night from 5 to 9 p.m. downtown Dayton will host summer activities in the town square. These include local vendors, live music and activities. The first event, set for May 23, will include a classic and unique car cruise down Fourth Street. For more information, visit www.daytonoregon.org.

Newberg Driving School now open for summer courses

The Newberg Driving School is now signing up students with their driver’s permit for summer courses.

Classes are small and highly interactive and may qualify participants for a discount on insurance. Students will participate in a week of driving instruction and complete a take-home packet to receive a certificate of completion. The course is taught by NHS teacher and coach Brandon Ramey.

For more information, visit the organizaiton’s website at www.newbergdriving school.com or email newbergdrivingschool @gmail.com.




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