Lake Oswego Events January 2018Copyright Betty Jung

How many of you are still saying or writing 2017?  It is here – 2018.  Happy New Year! As I see more activities/events posted elsewhere, I will add them here.  Check back!

Month of January – Heal Month – Healthy Eating Active Living….Well in Lo! Look for the HEAL logo to support your local restaurants that offer healthy eating options.

Month of January and February – Food and coat collection drive.

January 5 – 5-7 p.m. – First Friday Art Opening. 510 Museum & ARTspac, 510 1st Street, Lake Oswego, OR 97034

January 5-6 – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Boy Scouts from Troop 230 in LO will be at the Yakima building and George’s Rogers Park next weekend ( first weekend in January). They will recycle trees and wreaths. This is their annual and only fundraiser so donations are appreciated.

January 5-17 – Art Mart. Donate artwork to benefit LO’s art community. Accepted pieces include paintings, drawings, frames, sculptures, prints, ceramics, or mixed media works.  The Arts Council of Lake Oswego will accept most any artistic creation that is in good condition.  12/27-1/15 – Artwork Drop Off. 1/5-First Friday Opening. 1/13 – Last day for accepting donations.  Write off on your 2018 donations.

January 8 – 6:30 p.m. – 12th Annual LO Reads Kickoff & Book Giveaway. Lake Oswego Library – 706 Fourth Street, Lake Oswego. Good Morning, Midnight. Bring your Lake Oswego Library card to receive a free copy of Good Morning, Midnight, thanks to the Friends of the Library. The line starts forming early and books will be handed out until they are gone. Books will be handed out beginning at 6:30pm. Book related food like trail mix, Chai tea and caribou jerky while waiting in line. 

January 9 – 7-8 p.m. Lake Theater & Cafe, 106 North State Street, Lake Oswego, OR 97034 – Pints from the Past: World War II in Oregon. Speaker Charlie Presti will examine the impact the conflict had on the economy, demographics, society, gender, and race. Topics include the Kaiser Shipyards, Vanport, war-time initiatives, women in the workforce, population movements and diversification, and Japanese internment. The lecture will be accompanied by photographs from the Oregon Historical Society’s Digital Archives.

January 12 – Lake Oswego Hikers May-August Planning Meeting. 9-11 a.m. Santiam Room. Palisades. 1500 Greentree Rd., Lake Oswego.

January 16 – 7-8 p.m. – William Stafford Birthday Celebration. An Evening of Poetry. Lake Oswego Library is located at 706 Fourth Street, Lake Oswego. For more information, contact Alicia Yokoyama at 503-534-4228 or

More Activities In Lake Oswego

There are other activities and events at Lake Oswego Parks & RecreationLake Oswego Public Golf CourseLake Oswego Adult Community Center, Lakewood Center for the Arts,  Lake Oswego Calendar, and the City Library.

Thinking of Selling Your Lake Oswego Home?

Prices are increasing at a fast pace in Lake Oswego. Interest rates are still low and there is a huge pool of buyer demand. I have ready, willing and able buyers ready to purchase your home. If you want to know the value of your home in today’s real estate market, please call me at 503-804-9685.

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I have worked in Lake Oswego as a Real Estate Broker since 1975 and have lived in Lake Oswego since 1988 and know all the neighborhoods! The real estate market is “hot” here in the Portland metro area and Lake Oswego. I am ready to assist you with all your real estate needs! “There is no substitute for experience.”

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