City News & Announcements

Test Tree Planting Party

Kick-off Lake Oswego Arbor Month with a tree planting party at Iron Mountain City Park! 

On Saturday, April 1, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., join Parks & Recreation staff to learn about tree selection, planting and maintenance, and practice proper planting techniques by helping to install new trees in the park. 

Pre-registration is required and capacity is limited to 25 Lake Oswego residents. 

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Test LO Reads - 2023

Celebrate the 17th annual Lake Oswego Reads!

The Library invites the entire community to experience Diane Wilson’s novel The Seed Keeper. Throughout the month of April, enjoy events, activities, discussions and programs. 

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Test Oregon's Poet Laureate Program: 100 Years and Counting

On Thursday, April 6, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., join Oregon’s Poet Laureate, Anis Mojgani, to celebrate 100 years of the Oregon Poet Laureate Program. Anis will be joined by two of Oregon’s previous Laureates: Kim Stafford and Paulann Petersen.

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Test Library Visioning

The City has embarked on a Library Visioning Process. The goals of the visioning process:

  • Create a shared community vision for the future of Lake Oswego Public Library
  • Understand residents' current and future needs for library services, facilities, and amenities
  • Determine the Library’s role to address community challenges and meet emerging needs

We seek input from everyone in the community - please take a quick 3 Minute Community Survey or add your idea to our Community Idea Wall!

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Test Mayor’s Roundtable

Join us on Thursday, April 20 from 5:30 to 7 p.m., for the first Mayor’s Roundtable of 2023. The Mayor’s Roundtable is a community forum to hear directly from the Mayor and Council members on top issues or goals of the community. This is a great opportunity to share your questions, thoughts, and ideas with your local elected officials! 

The topic for this event: Library Visioning.

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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 opportunities:

  • Hallinan Woods - Sunday, April 16, 1-3 p.m. 
  • Cooks Butte Park - Saturday, April 22, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
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Test Sustainability Resource Fair

Join us for the second annual Lake Oswego Sustainability Resource Fair in celebration of Earth Day!

Learn what diverse organizations across our community are doing to advance sustainability, connect with neighbors, and learn simple ways you can help protect the environment, save money, and live well. 

  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Educational resource on topics from healthy homes to sustainable fashion 
  • Arts and crafts for kids
  • Native seedling giveaway
  • Self-guided tour of the Lakeridge Middle School and its sustainable design features
  • And more!
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Test Drug Take Back Event Spring 2023

On Saturday, April 22, 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 the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center, 505 G Avenue. 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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City Events and Meetings


Call for Poems (Adults)

Apr 1 2023 - 10:00am

Trillium Festival & Native Plant Sale

Apr 1 2023 - 10:00am

Lake Oswego Reads Kick Off Event

Apr 1 2023 - 11:00am


Development Review Commission

Apr 3 2023 - 6:00pm

Redevelopment Agency and City Council Meeting

Apr 4 2023 - 4:30pm

Housing Needs Analysis Community Forum

Apr 6 2023 - 5:00pm