Spring has finally kicked into gear with the promise of sunshine and lots of outdoor activities to take place in Lake Oswego during the month of May.
Lake Oswego Events May 2013
May 1 – 7-8 p.m. Oswego Heritage Council. Tim Mather. The Belluschi Project
May 2 and May 9 – Budget Committee Meetings 6 p.m. in City Hall. The budget reflects the Council’s direction to first invest in core local government services and second, prioritize funding for services that make Lake Oswego cherished and unique.
May 3 – First Friday 5-8 p.m. Paintings by Lin Loen, Ceramics by Andy Vessely. Located in the Arts Council of LO’s Museum & ARTspace. 510 1st Street, Lake Oswego, OR 97034
May 4 – Safety Seat Clinic 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the City will hold a free child safety seat clinic at the Main Fire Station, 300 B Avenue. Call 503-635-0275, for more information.
May 5 – Millennium Concert Band. 7:30 p.m. Lakeridge High School.
May 5 – Local History Walking Tour. Meet at George Rogers Park. 4-5 p.m. $5.00
May 7 – 7 p.m. City Council to discuss Parsons Farm and Kruse Village Development.
May 8 - Library Performing Arts Series. 1 p.m.
May 11 – 37th Annual Lake Run. This event includes a kids’ dash, a 5K race for walkers and runners, and a 10K challenge with an improved new route. The event draws thousands every year for the race and the Family Fun Festival in Millennium Plaza Park with food, crafts, entertainment, and exposition booths. For race and registration information, including route maps, visit http://www.thelakerun.com.
May 11 - Tree Biology Workshop. WEB. 10:30am-12pm
May 13 - LO Tigard Water Partnership Oversight Committee Mtg. 5:30pm
May 15 - The Greenest Building. 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Lake Oswego City Hall Council Chambers, 380 A Avenue.
The Greenest Building, produced by former Lake Oswego resident Jane Turville, presents a compelling
look at the important role building reuse plays in creating sustainable communities.
May 16 – Young At Heart Benefit For 1st Annual Adult Community Center fund-raiser at The Foundry, 320 Oswego Pointe Drive. A four-course meal created by the chefs from Jefe, Scratch, Five Spice, and Gourmet Productions:
• Cocktail competition featuring local bartenders
• Music and dancing with the Johnny Martin Band
• Live and silent auction items
For tickets or more information, call 503-635-3758 or go to http://www.ci.oswego.or.us/acc/young-heartloacc-auction.
May 18 – Farmers’ Market. Millennium Plaza Park. 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
May 18 – Volunteers will hang over 250 beautiful flower baskets around the city
May 18 – Historic Home Tour. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Oswego Heritage Council will showcase Lake Oswego’s historic past and architectural diversity with the Lake Oswego Historic Home Tour. The tour will feature five historic homes and gardens. Tickets are available for purchase at Dennis’ 7 Dees at 1090 McVey Avenue or at the Heritage House at 398 Tenth Street. Tickets can also be purchased online at http://www.oswegoheritage.org/events/hometour.html. For more information about the Historic Home Tour or about Lake Oswego’s history, please call 503-635-6373.
May 21 – Library Author Series. 7pm
May 22 – 5 p.m. The Bike Gallery clinics for new and seasoned riders every Wednesday.
May 23 – 6-8 p.m. Southwest Corridor Plan at the Tualatin Library (18878 SW Martinazzi Avenue, Tualatin)
May 23 – City Council Lake Oswego Comprehensive Plan 4-6pm
May 28 - Special Author Event. Library. 7-8:30pm
Until September 4 - Fifth Annual City of Lake Oswego Photo Contest. Send in your best photos for a chance to win! In each category: first place winners will receive a $100 gift card; second place winners a $50 gift card; and third place winners a $25 gift card.
Entries need to be submitted by 5 p.m., Wednesday. September 4. For contest details, visit http://www.ci.oswego.or.us/publicaffairs/photo-contest.
More activities at Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation, Lake Oswego Public Golf Course, Lake Oswego Adult Community Center, and the City Library.
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