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GFU Auxiliary, design camp and Camp Invention this week in school news

GFU Auxiliary presentation Friday

The George Fox University Auxiliary will present "The Highlights of the 1960s at George Fox University" during its monthly lunch meeting at noon Friday at the Canyon Commons. The presentation will be made by Lon and Raelene Fendall. Cost is $9.50 per person at the door, but reservations are required. To reserve a seat, call Judy Woolsey at 503-538-7314.

SETH GORDON - Homeschool senior Nathan Beals and C.S. Lewis Academy senior Elianna Swan perform a scene during CSLA's One Act Festival March 2 at the school's Performing Arts Center. 

Autism game design camp on tap

Newberg-based FIDGETECH, a community that provides technology training for young adults on the autism spectrum, and Soma Games are partnering to host a spring break video game design camp at the end of the month. Spring Break Game Jam will be held from noon to 4 p.m. March 27-28 at the FIDGETECH office, located at Chehalem Valley Innovation Accelerator, 125 S. Elliott Road. The event is sponsored by Intel, which will make a presentation on technology opportunities at the company. Participants must be 17 years or older and will need to bring their own computer or laptop with wireless access and headphones. They will learn Unity 3D game design from members of the FIDGETECH and Soma Games teams. To apply, call Justine Haigh at 503-724-3619, email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit www.fidgetech.org.

Camp invention discount

Camp Invention, a science camp for children in grades K-6, will return to Newberg this summer and is offering a $25 discount on registration through March 20. This year's camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 17-21 at Mabel Rush Elementary School. Cost is $225. Register online at www.campinvention.org or by calling 800-968-4332 and use code "DISCOVER25." For more information, email director Lindsay Karlson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 503-307-1761.

Crater Carnival April 8

The Antonia Crater Elementary School carnival and auction will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. April 8. The annual fundraiser will include games, prizes, helicopter rides, cotton candy and a silent auction. For more information, send an email to antoniacratercarnival @gmail.com.