City News & Announcements

Lake Oswego Veterans Memorial Presents a Veterans Day Ceremony

Join us at the Lake Oswego Veterans Memorial's Veterans Day Ceremony to honor those that have served. The program will feature a keynote speaker, a flyover from the West Coast Ravens, a Presentation of Colors from the Lake Oswego Police Honor Guard, and more. Plus, military vehicles will be on display. All are welcome!.  

Monday, November 11 at 11 a.m. - Lake Oswego Veterans Memorial at Foothills Park.  

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Recycled Ornament Contest 2019

The City is excited to announce our first Recycled Ornament Contest - all Lake Oswego residents are invited to participate!  This fun contest encourages participants to be creative and look at recyclables and reusables in a new way - ornaments must be made primarily from these materials. 

Winners in each category will receive a $50 gift card and a few gifts made from recycled or environmentally-friendly material. 

All entries must be received by 5 p.m., Tuesday, December 3.

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Meet & Greet - a collaboration to help reduce elder abuse

The LO Adult Community Center is pleased to announce a unique collaboration to benefit vulnerable adults in the City - join us on November 13 to learn more!

Did you know… elder abuse affects one in ten elders nationally? Our team will work together to help identify and reduce abuse, neglect and exploitation of older adults.

Wednesday, November 13, from 1-2:30pm
LO Adult Community Center, 505 G Avenue

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Propagating Clematis from Seed

Join us on Saturday, November 9, to learn techniques for saving and harvesting clematis seed, how to clean, store and start them, and which species need soaking or a false period of cold to germinate.  All materials and seeds are provided, and you’ll leave with seeds started and surplus seeds to grow on your own.

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New City Hall Project

Construction in underway!

Located at the corner of A Avenue and 3rd Street, the new City Hall will provide a seismically safe, energy efficient and better functioning building for the community. It will include space for the Police Department and our 9-1-1 dispatch center (LOCOM), as well as public meeting places. It will also provide storefront space for the Lake Oswego Arts Council, and for the Friends of the Library’s “Booktique.” 

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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!

Up next:

East Waluga Park - November 9, 9-11am
Woodmont Park - November 10, 10-12pm
Springbrook Park - November 16, 9-11am

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Unsung Heroes

It’s time again to recognize our Unsung Heroes!  Nominate that special person who has made a positive difference in our community-someone who spends his or her free time volunteering, helping neighbors, or trying to make a difference in the lives of those around them.

Deadline to submit a nomination is Friday, November 15.  

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Hot Books for Cold Days: Fall Reading Preview

Looking for your next fun or interesting read? Join LOPL librarian Chris Myers for a fast-paced look at a bunch of hot new or forthcoming books--literary fiction, mysteries, fantasy, young-adult, nonfiction, even cookbooks and picture books. You'll hear about 30 titles in 45 minutes!

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City Events and Meetings


Cabaret Jazz

Nov 11 2019 - 6:15pm

50+ Aeroic Exercise to Music

Nov 12 2019 - 9:00am

Preschool Storytime (3-5 yrs)

Nov 12 2019 - 10:30am


Tourism Advisory Committee Meeting

Nov 13 2019 - 10:00am

Planning Commission

Nov 13 2019 - 6:30pm

Historic Resources Advisory Board

Nov 13 2019 - 7:00pm