City News & Announcements

Test EV Charging Survey

The City is exploring options to invest in Electric Vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure. Before that work begins, we want to hear from you!

  • Where should EV charging stations be located?
  • What challenges are there for accessing EV charging?
  • Are you considering moving towards an electric vehicle in the next 5 years?

Whether you have an electric, hybrid, or gas-powered vehicle, please share your thoughts by taking this short EV Charging survey by September 25. 

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Test Urban & Community Forestry Workshops

The City's Urban and Community Forestry Workshop series continue. You are invited to: 

  • Tree Protection Plans and Tree Code Violations - September 28, 1 to 2 p.m. Learn about the City’s requirements to protect trees while constructing permitted development. This workshop will cover  tree code definitions, prohibited activities, tree protection plan requirements and tree protection standards. 

Pre-registration is required for this workshop and capacity is limited to 30 participants. 

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Test Electric Home and Vehicle Fair

In partnership with the City, the Lake Oswego Sustainability Network is hosting its annual Electric Home and Vehicle Fair on September 23 at the Lake Oswego United Methodist Church.

The Fair will provide attendees an opportunity to learn how to make the transition to an all-electric life style. Exhibits and speakers will cover a range of topics including rooftop solar panels, heat pumps for space and water heating, induction cooktops, the financial incentive available for home electrification, designing a whole solar-electric home, electric vehicles, and more. Admission is free; no tickets are required.

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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 Centenarian Celebration

Join us on Friday, September 22 to celebrate the incredible lives of Lake Oswego's centenarians - remarkable individuals who have reached the impressive milestone of turning 100 years old. Festivities will include:

  • Heartwarming speeches from family, friends, the City, and the Oswego Heritage House
  • A display of historic photos from Oswego Heritage House
  • A 1923-coin giveaway
  • Delicious treats and refreshments
  • Dedication of the new Centenarian Pathway in Foothills Park
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Test First Sunday Market in Lake Grove

The Lake Grove Farmers’ Market expands this fall to include theme-based events. Your favorite farmers and foodies return to share the bounty of the Pacific Northwest. Plus, guests can find the addition of artisans vendors, expanded kids activities, live entertainment, beer & wine gardens and more!

October 1:  Barks and Brews
Join us for a paw-some Barks and Brews Festival where furry friends and their owners unite for a day of tail-wagging fun. Watch adorable pets strut their stuff in a lively pet parade/costume contest at 1pm and then indulge in pet-friendly shopping, dining, and our inviting beer garden featuring local craft brewery LIFT Brewing Co.! First come, first service onsite registration for the dog costume contest is located at the Market Information booth at the market. 

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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 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:

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

Thank you for helping in our natural areas!

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City Events and Meetings


Lake Oswego Farmers' Market - 2023 Season

Sep 23 2023 - 8:30am

World Languages Launch Party

Sep 23 2023 - 10:00am

Creating Backyard Habitat

Sep 23 2023 - 10:00am


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advisory Board Meeting

Sep 25 2023 - 6:00pm

Planning Commission

Sep 25 2023 - 6:30pm

Parks Plan 2040 Community Advisory Committee Meeting #1

Sep 26 2023 - 5:00pm