City News & Announcements

Test Blood Drive - City Hall 10/6/23

Help save a life! Donate blood.

Join us for a blood drive on Friday, October 6, at City Hall, 380 A Ave. The blood drive runs between 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Schedule your appointment at or by downloading the Red Cross Blood Donor App (Text BLOODAPP to 90999) - use sponsor code LOCityHall.

For more information or assistance with scheduling, call 1-800-RED-CROSS.

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Test Preschool Nature Walk at Springbrook Park 10.11.23

On Wednesday, October 11, join Friends of Springbrook Park for a fun and interactive guided nature walk. We'll sing a song and find a tree to hug as we learn about trees and nature! Exploration buckets will be provided for hands-on exploring! This event will take place rain or shine at beautiful Springbrook Park from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m.

This event is free and no registration is necessary.

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Test Celebrate Diwali

Diwali, known as the festival of lights, is popularly celebrated in many Indian communities. For many Indians, Diwali symbolizes the spiritual victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance. 

The Lake Oswego Public Library, in partnership with LO for LOve, invite you to join in the celebration by participating in the following activities for learning and enjoyment:

  • Classical Indian Dance Performance - Saturday, October 28, 2-3 p.m. 
  • Art Bar and book displays at the Library - October 1-31 
  • Diwali Celebration at Lakeridge High School - Sunday, October 29, 2-4 p.m.
Test Vote for Your Favorite Photos!

The 2023 Photo Contest was a huge success! After evaluating all eligible entries based on overall quality, creativity and how well the photograph portrayed Lake Oswego, the judges selected finalists for each category.

Now it’s your turn to vote for your favorites! 

Voting closes at 5 p.m. on Sunday, October 15.

Test Stewardship Opportunities

Lake Oswego works with volunteer Friends Groups to help keep our parks and open spaces healthy and beautiful. Join us to protect and restore natural areas in our community!

Upcoming opportunity:

  • Springbrook Park - Saturday, October 14, 9-11 a.m.
  • Southwood Park - Saturday, October 28, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. 
  • Freepons Park - Sunday, November 5, 1-3 p.m.

Thank you for helping in our natural areas!

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Test Drug Take Back Event Fall 2023

On Saturday, October 28, the City will be holding a one-day-only drug take-back event to help community members properly dispose of unwanted or expired prescription and over-the-counter medicines. 

This collection event will take place from 10 a.m. to  2 p.m. at Mary's Woods (Gallagher Building, 17550 Provost Street, Lake Oswego). This event will be a drive-thru collection - please stay in your vehicles.

Read more about acceptable/non-acceptable items and how to prepare.

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Test Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

The City invites you to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 to October 15. Read more about this federally recognized holiday and community events! Plus, check out a number of informative resources. 

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Test Rover Pop-Up Library at Luscher Farm

The Library Rover is back! We're popping up all over Lake Oswego. Join us at Luscher Farm on Saturday, September 16 and Saturday, October 14 from 10am-1pm.

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City Events and Meetings


Knitting Group - Monday & Wednesday

Oct 4 2023 - 10:00am

Knitting Group

Oct 4 2023 - 10:00am

The Great Missoula Floods (Oregon Historical Society)

Oct 4 2023 - 10:00am


HPS Task Force Meeting #4

Oct 6 2023 - 1:30pm

Planning Commission

Oct 9 2023 - 4:00pm

Historic Resources Advisory Board

Oct 11 2023 - 6:00pm