April 27, 2011

Girls' Night Out - Zumba Dance Party

Just in time to prepare for Mother's Day - Make room for a guilt-free breakfast in bed on Sunday morning!

Time: Saturday, May 7th 7 - 8 p.m.
Location: Chehalem Armory
Fee: $5 (Pay at the door)

NEW! Beginning Homebrewing

Learn how to brew your own specialty beers!

This class is intended for the novice. It will provide a firsthand view of the brewing process. We'll start with quality malt extracts and brew a batch. You will learn about the equipment and ingredients you need, get a list of local suppliers and resources, and find out how simple it is to make a great brew. Must be age 21 or older; please bring proof of age to the class.

Meets two times
- June 11, 2011 12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
- June 25, 2011 12:30 p.m. - about 4:00 p.m.

Fee: Early In-District $67*
Out-of-District $81*
Regular In-District $77
Out-of-District $91

* Early discount ends 7 days prior to the start of the class

Location: Chehalem Community Center Kitchen
502 East Second Street in Newberg, OR
(Next to Bonnie Benedict Preschool)

Instructor: Amy L. Does, Ph.D. Microbiologist, professor and avid homebrewer

April 20, 2011

The Main Event Coming Saturday, May 21st!


  • Who: All ages, families and individuals welcome
  • What: Summer Registration Fair
  • When: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday, May 21st
  • Where: Chehalem Cultural Center 415 East Sheridan Street in Newberg
  • Cost: Free

Mark your calendar for the second-ever Main Event on Saturday, May 21st.

This family-friendly event allows people from our greater community – Newberg, Dundee, Sherwood, St. Paul, and more – to find out what there is to do in the area this summer, try out activities for free, and win prizes when signing up!

This summer registration fair will show you everything there is to do this summer through Chehalem Park and Recreation District, Chehalem Cultural Center and Portland Community College.

Try out 10-minute mini classes in everything from watercolor painting to water polo, join in demonstrations of Zumba, yoga, bellydance and more. In sports, throw a ball and have the speed clocked on radar. There are fun activities for every age and interest. Get a massage, play some Majong. The event is free.

Sign up for CPRD summer camps and the Junior Golf Summer Series. Register for football and soccer. Visit with Community School, aquatics, recreation, C.A.R.E., preschool, Chehalem Glenn Golf Course and more.

Have you heard that a kayak and canoe rental program is coming this summer? Chehalem Paddle Launch will be featured at The Main Event. Stop in, check out the boats, and find out all the details.

More than 600 people turned out for the first Main Event in February. Come enjoy the music, the action, the refreshments and the fun. Register for any CPRD activity during the event and receive a CPRD prize bag.

April 13, 2011

Community School Greenhouse plants for sale

CPRD's Community School is kicking off their annual spring plant sale! Proceeds help provide Community School scholarships for local kids.

Porch pots are available now. Choose a Viola bowl or a mixed green salad lettuce bowl for only $5 each. NOTE! Salad bowls are sold out! Viola bowls are still available.

Annual and perennial flowers, herbs, vegetables and 10” hanging Fuchsia baskets will be ready soon and will start at $1 for a 4” pot.

Email communityschool@cprd.org for a full plant list with prices, to order and to arrange for pick-up. Or come browse through our greenhouse at one of our open greenhouse sales!

Scheduled sale dates

Saturday, April 29 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Yamhill County Fairgrounds Master Gardeners' Sale

Saturday, May 7 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. at the Community School greenhouse

All plants are sold on a first-come, first-served basis.

April 12, 2011

Tour, Taste, Talk - April 21st

Celebrate Earth Day at the 2nd annual Tour, Taste, Talk - presented by Green Building Guild of Yamhill County.

When: 6 - 9 p.m. Thursday, April 21st
Where: Chehalem Cultural Center
Admission: $5.00 per person
  • Tours of the restoration in progress of Chehalem Cultural Center
  • Wine and food tasting
  • Live music
  • Lessons in Green Restorations

For more information, visit www.yamhillgreenbuilding.com.
To RSVP, email info@yamhillgreenbuilding.com.

April 11, 2011

Register now for Sunday Football Clinic

The Sunday Football Clinic is underway now, but it's not too late to join in. This is a fun-filled football clinic for grades 3-8 for the 2011-2012 school year. Football techniques, skill development, and agility drills will be featured. Clinics are instructed by TVYFL and NHS coaches. Held 2 - 3:30 p.m. Free.

Click to register (registration is required).

April 1, 2011

2011- 2012 Proposed Budget Available

The CPRD 2011-2012 proposed budget is now available to the public at our Admin Office at 125 South Elliott Road in Newberg.

The Budget Committee will meet 6 p.m. April 12th at the Admin Office. Public input is welcome at the meeting.

A public hearing for the proposed budget will be held 6 p.m. May 26th.