March 27, 2012

2012-2013 Budget Calendar

The 2012-2013 CPRD Budget Calendar is now available on the Board of Directors page of our website. Click here to open the PDF.

We are accepting applications for the 2012 - 2013 Budget Committee through 5 p.m. Wed., Feb. 22nd. Download the Budget Committee Application Form and email to or bring to the CPRD Administration Office.

CPRD Camellia Festival Fun Run

Race starts 9 a.m. Saturday, April 14th

Register now for the 5K or 10K CPRD Camellia Festival Fun Run. Registration is online only through Results will also be posted there.

Our fun run begins in the heart of Historic Downtown Newberg. Enjoy the surrounding mountain views and peaceful neighborhoods as the 5k and 10k courses wind through Newberg on this mostly flat elevation course.

Age groups 10 & Under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & Over

Prizes will be awarded to the first male and female finishers in each five-year age group in both the 5K and 10K.

In celebration of the Camellia Festival, the first 100 registrants will receive a potted, one-gallon Camellia. Cool door prizes will also be awarded.

After the race, enjoy the Camellia Festival at the Chehalem Cultural Center after you finish, for refreshments and entertainment.

Chehalem Cultural Center is located at 415 East Sheridan Street. Free parking is available in the parking lot behind the cultural center, on Sherman Street. Free parking is also available in the public lot on Hancock and Blaine Streets, across from Newberg Public Library. Free street parking is also available.

Race Partners
Chehalem Park and Recreation District
City of Newberg
Chehalem Cultural Association
George Fox University

March 21, 2012

Public Meeting: CPRD Budget Committee April 10, 2012

A public meeting of the CPRD Budget Committee to discuss the budget for fiscal year July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013 will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at the administrative office at 125 S. Elliott Road in Newberg.

The purpose of the meeting is to receive the budget message and to receive comment from the public on the budget. Any person may appear at the meeting and discuss the proposed programs with the committee.

A copy of the budget document may be inspected or obtained on or after April 3, 2012 at the administrative office between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

March 19, 2012

Community Easter Egg Hunt

The annual Community Easter Egg Hunt at Jaquith Park Ballfields will be held Saturday, April 7th. Use the Main Street entrance. Bring your basket - No one leaves with an empty one! The Easter Bunny and Fire Pup will be there for the fun. Each hunt begins on time and lasts just five minutes. There are special prize eggs hidden in each hunt!


10 a.m.
Age 3 - 4: Section 1
Age 7: Section 2
Age 6: Section 3

10:30 a.m.
Tots - 2: Section 1
Age 5: Section 2
Age 8 - 10: Section 3

Cosponsored with Newberg Volunteer Fire Department. Special thanks to Showcase of Flowers

March 14, 2012

2012 Newberg Camellia Festival

The 4th Annual Newberg Camellia Festival will be held April 14. This isn’t your average celebration of a city flower! The Newberg Camellia Festival is a jam-packed day full of blooms, entertainment, traditional art and demonstrations that will highlight the cultures of Asia and the Pacific-Rim.

This year the festival has expanded to feature a large indoor garden that will host an exciting line-up of performances, demonstrations and vendors. Between acts, nosh on traditional Asian, Polynesian and Pacific-Rim flavors.

If the entertainment wasn’t enough, view the hundreds of perfect Camellia specimens on display for the Oregon Camellia Society’s Annual Show. The Camellia Festival also welcomes an honored guest, the American Camellia Society’s President, Matt Hunter.