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Celebrate Arbor Week 2017

Date/Time: Sat, Apr 1, 2017 10:30am - Sat, May 20, 2017 1:30pm

City of Lake Oswego Oregon Official Website

Forestry at the Farmers’ Market

Saturday, May 20, 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at Millennium Plaza Park, 200 First Street

The Market returns on May 20th and will feature Urban & Community Forestry booths and activities.  Kids can spin the prize wheel, go on a scavenger hunt, and get their face painted with a tree, leaf, or acorn. Adults can talk to an arborist, watch a tree pruning demonstration, receive a free tree seedling and learn more about the City’s Urban & Community Forestry Program events and activities. Arbor Day Art Contest winners will be announced and prizes will be awarded.

The Market boasts an average of over 80 vendors each week. As usual, you can also delight in finding a wide variety of superior produce, meats, nuts, cheeses, artisan breads, jams, jellies, baked goods, fresh seafood, nursery items, hot foods, and live music from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.— there is something for everyone!

 

Trees of Lake Oswego Arbor Day Art Contest Awards

WALL OF ENTRIESThe Trees of Lake Oswego art contest for students is now closed. Thank you to everyone who entered! The art is treemendous, and clearly inspired by trees throughout our City. Entries are on display at the Parks & Recreation office (1500 Greentree Road) and may be picked up after Memorial Day. The City received 82 entries and the judges awarded first, second, and third place in two divisions based on creativity and overall design with the theme. Prizes will be awarded at the May 20th Farmer’s Market at 11:30 a.m. In addition, there will be four Urban & Community Forestry booths at the Farmer’s Market that day, with tree pruning demonstrations, a prize wheel for kids, and other fun activities.

And the winners are…

 

K - 5TH GRADE

 

 

 

1ST PLACE 

Mila Kaplan, 4th grade
Westridge Elementary

2ND PLACE

Jane Dakin, 4th grade
Hallinan Elementary

3RD PLACE

Natalie Kay, 4th grade
Hallinan Elementary

 

6TH - 8TH GRADE

 

1ST PLACE

Sydney Leveque, 8th grade
Our Lady of the Lake Catholic School

2ND PLACE

Julia Yazhari, 8th grade
Homeschool

3RD PLACE

William Thistle Thwaite, 6th grade
Lake Oswego Junior High