City News & Announcements

Test 2023 Toy Drive & Other Giving Options

Help make the season a little brighter for local families! The City has some great giving options:

  • Fill a Stocking, Fill a Heart - pick up a stocking, fill it with needed items and a special gift, and return it to the City Hall or Adult Community Center by December 6. 
  • New Coats/Hats/Gloves/Socks - drop off at the ACC, Main Fire Station or Library by December 8.
  • Fleece - drop off new fleece yards at the ACC or LO Teen Lounge by December 9.
  • Gift Cards - drop off $25 gift cards (to Fred Meyer, Target, etc) at the Library by December 10, 
  • Toy Drive - drop off new, unwrapped toys at the Main Fire Station or Library by December 13.
  • Food Donations - drop off non-perishable food and essential hygiene items all year at the Library or at Hunger Fighters Oregon at 4 Monroe Parkway..

Donate what you can, volunteer your time, and enjoy the season!

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Test Smart Water Meter Project

The City is updating outdated, manually-read water meters to a new, wirelessly-read technology. These smart meters support efficiencies in our water system. We are replacing nearly 12,000 residential meters city-wide. More than 5,000 meters have already been installed on the north side of the city. Throughout late 2023 and 2024, work will continue on the southside of the lake. 


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Test Blood Drive - City Hall 12/1/23

Join us for a blood drive on Friday, December 1, 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 2024 City Council Goals Input

The Lake Oswego City Council will hold its annual goal setting retreat on Saturday, January 20, 2024 beginning at 9 a.m. at the Adult Community Center. In preparation for its annual goal setting retreat, the City Council would like to hear from the community. 

Please take a few minutes before Tuesday, December 26, 2023 to share your input online.

Comments will be shared with the City Council before their retreat.

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Test Parks & Rec Winter/Spring Activities

The Parks & Recreation Winter/Spring Activities Guide is coming soon to your mailbox. 

Registration opens for residents on Monday, December 4, at 10 a.m. You will find diverse programs and events designed for every age, ability, and interest. Whether you are a family seeking holiday festivities, an individual looking to stay active, or are in search of opportunities to join social gatherings, we have something for everyone!

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:

  • East Waluga Park - Saturday, December 2, 9-11 a.m. 
  • Hallinan Woods - Sunday, , December 3, 1-3 p.m

Thank you for helping in our natural areas!

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Test Author: Kesha Ajose Fisher

Please join us on Tuesday, December 19 at 5:30 p.m. for a presentation by award-winning author Kesha Ajose Fisher. 

Kesha Ajose Fisher is the author of No God Like the Mother, a short story collection which won the 2020 Oregon Book Award in fiction. She is also an Oregon Literary Fellow. Much of her written work is guided by her childhood in Africa and America and an unshakable urge to change the female experience in the world.

Test 2023 Winning Photos

In 2023, 500 photographs were submitted for the annual Photo Contest. We received many exceptional photographs - thank you! 

Take a look at this year's winning photos!

Thank you for helping select the winners and for participating in this fun contest!

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City Events and Meetings


Knitting Group - Monday & Wednesday

Nov 29 2023 - 10:00am

Knitting Group

Nov 29 2023 - 10:00am


Nov 29 2023 - 11:30am


Development Review Commission

Dec 4 2023 - 6:00pm

City Council Meeting

Dec 5 2023 - 5:30pm

HPS Task Force Meeting #5

Dec 8 2023 - 1:00pm