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2020-05-11 Summer Event Cancelations COVID19 Press Release revised052020 For Immediate Release Contact: Ivan Anderholm, Parks & Recreation Director May 11, 2020 503-675-2548, ianderholm@lakeoswego.city Jamie Inglis, Parks & Recreation Events Supervisor 503-675-3985, jinglis@lakeoswego.city City of Lake Oswego Summer Community Event Cancelations LAKE OSWEGO - It is with a heavy heart that the City of Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation Department announces the cancelation of several summer community events due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The safety of community members, staff, volunteers, vendors and contractors remains the City’s top priority. Following the press conference from Governor Kate Brown on May 7 that included the recommendation of cancelation of all large gatherings through September, the City made the decision to cancel the following events: • Because of the Brave: Memorial Day Celebration, May 25, 11 a.m., Foothills Park • Millennium Concert Band, July 3, 7 p.m., Millennium Plaza Park • Star Spangled Parade and Celebration, July 4, 10 a.m., Millennium Plaza Park • Independence Day Illumination Concert & Laser Light Show, July 4, 7-10:30 p.m., Foothills Park • Sunday Moonlight & Music Concerts, July 5-August 23, 6-7:30 p.m., Millennium Plaza Park • Essential LO Concert, July 8, 7-9:30 p.m., Golf Course • Wednesday Sounds of Summer Concerts, July 15-29, 7-9 p.m., Foothills Park • Thursday Movies in the Park, July 23-August 5, Dusk, Millennium Plaza Park • Howl at the Moon, August 1, 4:30-9:30 p.m., Luscher Farm • Wednesday Sounds of Summer Concerts, August 5-26, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Westlake Park In addition, with the Lakewood Center’s transition from the large Festival of Arts to smaller programs, the Parks & Recreation Department’s two Festival of Arts activities, Youth Art Exploratorium on June 26 and the Missoula Children’s Theater on June 26 and 27, have been canceled. The Lake Oswego Farmers’ Market returns to operation on Saturday, June 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. with numerous safety modifications, including a reduction in footprint, expanded spacing between vendor booths and cancellation of non-essential programs. For a complete list of alterations, please visit the Farmers’ Market website, www.lakeoswego.city/farmersmarket. The City of Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation Department continues to be committed to supporting the health and wellness of the community. Virtual programming is available on the Parks & Recreation website: www.lakeoswego.city/living-well-connected. Additional alternative programs that prioritize safety will continue to be explored. For the most up to date information, please visit the Parks & Recreation website at www.lakeoswego.city/parksrec. ###