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July 2 community briefs

Take a parkour class or help CPRD restore trails at Parrett Mountain Farm

The Chehalem Park and Recreation District will hold an introduction to parkour class for children age 10 to 18 from 3 to 4 p.m. July 10-31. Students will learn to run, swing, climb, jump, roll and vault. Cost is $32 for in-district residents and registration is due by July 6.

The CPRD will also undertake a trailblazing effort from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 18 through Aug. 22, where 9- to 15-year-old youths will restore trails at CPRD’s newest acquisition, Crystal and Bob Rilee Park at Parrett Mountain Farm. Cost is $71 for in-district residents and registration closes July 14.

For more information, including the venue for the parkour class, call Sarah Craft at 503-519-5747 or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Club will conduct a concealed handgun class July 19

The Newberg Rifle and Pistol Club will conduct a concealed handgun class from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 19 at the club’s range, 15995 N.E. Quarrry Road.

Graduates of the class, which includes live fire training with one-on-one coaching, will have fulfilled the requirements to apply for an Oregon concealed handgun license. For an additional fee, graduates can also apply for Utah, Arizona or Florida permits valid in more than 30 states. The class includes the required fingerprinting and passport-type photo, as well.

To register for the class, visit 222.nprc.net and choose the links for a pre-registration form, class description and location map. Participants must be registered when the club receives the fee, due by July 14. For more information, call 503-538-4309 or 503-710-1442 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Providence offers free sports physicals and heart screenings

Providence Medical Group is offering free sports physicals for players in grades 7-12 from 6 to 9 p.m. July 10 in Room 1003 on the first floor of Providence Newberg Medical Center. No appointments are needed.

A sports physical, which is required to participate in interscholastic sports activities in grades 7-12, must be completed before the first day of practice and is valid for two years. Wear a loose T-shirt and shorts. General OSAA forms will be provided; if specific school/club forms are required they must be presented at time of physical. A parent or guardian must be present and sign an authorization form for children under age 15.



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