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At Holy Names Heritage Center: A Legacy of Care at the Christie Home and School

The Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary began caring for orphans soon after their arrival in Portland in 1859. For years the Sisters cared for homeless children at St. Mary’s Academy and later at St. Paul’s Academy.  In 1908, they established St. Mary’s Home for Girls in Oswego.

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At Holy Names Heritage Center: A Legacy of Care at the Christie Home and School

The Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary began caring for orphans soon after their arrival in Portland in 1859. For years the Sisters cared for homeless children at St. Mary’s Academy and later at St. Paul’s Academy.  In 1908, they established St. Mary’s Home for Girls in Oswego.

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At the Library: Myths About Blindness

Meet Richard Turner, Training Center Director at the Oregon Commission for the Blind, and hear his experience of losing his sight at age 12.  He will also share current technology most often used by people who are blind as well as some of the myths about blindness.  Bring questions as he enjoys a

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At Chuck's Place: Book Discussion

An event like Lake Oswego Reads highlights community connection through shared experience.  You are invited to join the conversation and share your ideas of the book with others in the community and enrich your experience of Lake Oswego Reads.

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At Lakewood Center: The Sea of Flames and the Beauty of Imperfection

Mona Miller, owner of Pacific Gem Lab, will speak downstairs at the Lakewood Center about her life as a gemologist.  A resident G.I.A. Graduate Gemologist, Master Gemologist appraiser and Accredited Senior Gemologist, Miller can answer all your questions about the mythical sea of flames and the nefarious von Rumpel’s obsession with different gems.

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At the Library: Childhood in Nazi Germany

Professor Maureen Healy of the Department of History at Lewis & Clark College will speak at the Lake Oswego Public Library. Healy will examine the Nazi Party’s efforts to mobilize certain children before and during World War II.  Ironically, the Party idealized the virtues of family, but at the same time attempted to weaken bonds between parents and children.

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At Oswego Heritage House: Geoff Norcross Talks Radio

Like Werner, Geoff Norcross has talked on the radio since the day he turned 16, doing hay reports and funeral notices for a tiny AM station in the hills of West Virginia.  After working in several markets around the country, he landed in Portland in 2008. He will discuss his personal history with radio, and the role of radio in historical and current events.

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Starts at the Library: Lake Oswego Reads Bike Ride

Join Police Chief Don Johnson, former Mayor Jack Hoffman and Rian Lasley from the Bike Gallery on our novel-inspired bike ride from the Library to St. Honore and then to Jefe Mex, and back again to the Library.

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At Adult Community Center: Book Discussion

Join us at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center for All the Light We Cannot See, book discussion.

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