City News & Announcements
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 return it to the City Hall or the ACC by December 6.
- New Coats/Hats/Gloves - drop off at the ACC, Main Fire Station or Library by December 13.
- 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 at the Library or at Hunger Fighters Oregon at 4 Monroe Parkway.
- Fleece - The Youth Action Council is collecting new fleece yards to make blankets for the Clackamas Children’s Center. Donate by December 9.
Donate what you can, volunteer your time, and enjoy the season!
Each year the City’s “Unsung Hero” Award honors an individual or group who has worked quietly behind the scenes on behalf of the community without any expectation of recognition.
If you know of an individual or group - an unsung hero - take a moment to submit your story!
Deadline for submission is 9 a.m., Monday, December 5.
Join us on Tuesday, December 6, for the Library's First Tuesday Music event with Son de Cuba!
Let the hot sounds of the Portland band Son de Cuba warm you up during this cold winter season! The group is known for its Salsa, Timba, Merengue, Cumbia, Bachata and Son Cubano style. The band will perform two sets from 7-8 p.m. and 8:30-9 p.m.
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!
- East Waluga Park - Saturday, December 3, 9-11 a.m.
- Hallinan Woods - Sunday, December 11, 1-3 p.m.
Veterans Day, observed annually on November 11, pays tribute to all military veterans who served or currently serve in the U.S. Armed Forces. Please join us this month as we honor, appreciate and acknowledge all veterans in the city of Lake Oswego and in the U.S. for their service.
Through the month of November, the City will highlight just a few veterans working for our government with the “Honoring Veterans” campaign.
Lake Oswego, with Portland's support, is proposing to build a new, state-of-the-art wastewater treatment facility to replace the aging Tryon Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant.
Take a virtual tour of the new facility by visiting our online open house! Learn all about the current 60% design plans, highlights of the proposed new wastewater treatment facility, and share your thoughts from November 9 through December 11.
For more details on the project, or to sign-up for e-news, visit the project website.
Traveling over the holidays? Arrive safely at your destination by following these recommendations:
- Before you go, visit www.TripCheck.com or call 5-1-1 for the latest in road conditions.
- Let someone know your destination, your route, and when you expect to arrive.
- Keep your car’s gas tank full.
- Put together a separate disaster supplies kit for to keep in your car.
Lake Oswego uses the ClackCo Public Alerts emergency notification software system. All residents who are served by Lake Oswego Fire Department will be covered by ClackCo Public Alerts and are urged to enroll in this system.
By providing contact information, residents can opt-in to receive critical emergency messaging via email, phone call, and text during times of disasters.