City News & Announcements

Test Asian American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration

On Sunday, May 19 celebrate the rich and diverse culture of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders (AANHPI).

This vibrant event will take place at Millennium Plaza Park and feature a traditional lion dance, martial arts demonstrations, musical performances, delicious dim sum, bubble tea and custom reusable jars, and an inspiring keynote address. Peruse AANHPI vendors and nonprofit booths; then enjoy the main program at 1 p.m.

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Test Forestry at the Farmers’ Market

Join us on Saturday, May 18 to celebrate urban forestry and pollinators at the Farmers’ Market! 

Activities include Urban & Community Forestry booths and activities for children and adults. Spin the prize wheel, do a craft, talk to an arborist, receive a free tree seedling, learn about stewardship opportunities in your neighborhood and more. 

Plus, Arbor Month Art Contest winners will be announced and the name of the new stewardship bee will be revealed.

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Test 1st Street Road Closure: Monday, June 3

1st Street, between A Avenue and Evergreen Street, will be fully closed to all vehicular traffic between 6 am and 6 pm on Monday, June 3 for paving activities. Paving may shift to the following week, pending weather.

During work hours:  

  • No vehicular access will be allowed in or out of the public parking lots on 1st Street at the Windward or Lakeview Village.
  • Sidewalks will remain open for business, pedestrian, and bike access.
  • On-street parking will be prohibited on 1st Street between A and Evergreen, and also on Evergreen Street, between 1st and 2nd Street.
  • Please park on adjacent side streets or public parking areas outside the work area.
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Test Ballot Box Locations

The City of Lake Oswego has two convenient ballot drop sites for voters:

  • City Hall, 380 A Avenue - located on the upper parking lot near the main (A Avenue) entrance. 
     
  • Westlake Park, 14165 Bunick Drive - located south of the covered park area on the lane that connects to Melrose Street.

Both ballot boxes are located outdoors, are available 24/7, and allow you to cast your vote from the comfort of the driver’s seat of your car. 

Ballot boxes will remain open until 8 p.m. on Elections day. 

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Test Coming Soon: Pilkington Rd/Jean Rd Intersection Improvements

Much-needed safety and transportation improvements are coming to the Jean Road and Pilkington Road intersection. Starting the week of May 20 and continuing through summer, a new signal will be built at this intersection, along with curb ramps, crosswalks, bike lanes, and sidewalks. 

During the first phase of work (May – June), some lanes may be shifted and reduced in the work area. Plan ahead and expect some travel delays. 

Watch this short video to learn more about the project and what to expect during construction, or visit our project webpage. 

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Test Parks Plan 2040

Neighborhood Workshops Coming to a Park Near You!

Join us for an evening of fun, games, frozen treats, and the opportunity to share your ideas for local park and recreation projects with the project team.

  • May 31, 4 to 6 p.m. - Pilkington Park 
  • June 7, 4 to 6 p.m. - Westlake Park 
  • June 21, 4 to 6 p.m. - Hazelia Field 
  • June 28, 4 to 6 p.m. - Foothills Park 
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Test Celebrate Public Works Week!

Public Works contributes to advancing and enhancing our quality of life, no matter where we live in the world. Public Works professionals provide essential services that lead to healthier, happier, more vibrant communities. 

During National Public Works Week (May 19-25, 2024), let's acknowledge and honor their relentless dedication and often unseen contributions. Take a few minutes to go behind-the-scenes with four Lake Oswego Public Works staff members. Learn how our Public Works team is advancing quality of life, public health, and well-being for everyone in our community. 

Join us to celebrate Public Works Week by taking a tour of the Water Treatment Plant or visiting our Library for fun activities! 

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Test Memorial Day Tribute

Join us at the Lake Oswego Veterans Memorial in Foothills Park on Monday, May 27, to honor the fallen who have sacrificed their lives for our nation.

This special Memorial Day tribute begins 11 a.m. and features a keynote address, a flyover from the West Coast Ravens, a Presentation of Colors and 21 Gun Salute from the Lake Oswego Honor Guard, patriotic entertainment from the Libertine Belles, and more. 

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City Events and Meetings

Events

Forestry at the Farmers’ Market

May 18 2024 - 8:30am

Lake Oswego Farmers' Market - 2024 Season

May 18 2024 - 8:30am

Stewardship Work Party at Southwood Park 5.18.24

May 18 2024 - 10:00am

Meetings

Special City Council Meeting

May 20 2024 - 1:00pm

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advisory Board Meeting

May 20 2024 - 6:00pm

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advisory Board Meeting

May 20 2024 - 6:00pm