Luckily the days are long in July in Lake Oswego because there is so much sunshine to soak up and things to do. Here are a few of the reasons to look forward to July in Lake Oswego.
LAKE OSWEGO SWIM PARK. Open to all Lake Oswego residents, the Lake Oswego Swim Park opens July 1 and is open from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily, weather permitting through August 28. Certified lifeguards are on duty at all times and the park features diving platforms, inner tubes, outdoor showers and lounge chairs. Proof of residency is required and ages under 12 must be accompanied by someone 16 years or older. 250 Ridgeway Road, 503.953.9325 (during park hours).
4th OF JULY FESTIVITIES. Lake Oswego is small-town living at its best on the 4th. From sunrise to sunset, there are all kinds of ways to celebrate the holiday. Be sure to check out last week’s blog for a complete rundown of events.
ROVER. The Lake Oswego Public introduces ROVER, a mobile pop-up library this month. What does ROVER stand for? Roaming Off-site Venue Engaging Readers, and it’s an 8-week pilot project designed to help meet patron’s library needs on-the-go, kind of a “park it and they will come” approach. Patrons can browse and check out popular books for all ages, get reading recommendations from librarians, pick up take-and-make crafts (while supplies last) and learn about the library’s digital resources. Starting on Wednesday, July 6 and continuing through August 27, ROVER will be at the Lakeridge Middle School on Wednesdays from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Westlake Park on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
SUMMER OF MUSIC. Lake Oswego’s popular summer concert series kicks off in July.
|July 6||Soul Vaccination||Funk & Soul|
|July 10||Norman Sylvester||Blues|
|July 13||Nate Botsford||Country Rock|
|July 20||Eagle Eyes||Eagles Tribute Band|
|July 24||Todd Haaby||Nuevo Flamenco|
|July 27||Red Light Romeos||70s Sounds|
|August 3||Kalimba||Rhythm & Blues/Soul|
|August 7||Aaron Meyer Trio||Concert Rock Violin|
|August 10||Precious Byrd||Funky Rock n’ Roll|
|August 17||Shades of Huey||Huey Lewis Tribute Band|
|August 21||Mbrascatu||Modern Indie|
|August 24||Hit Machine||Cover Band – hits from 5 decades|
MOVIES IN THE PARK. Darkness, camera, action! That’s the City of Lake Oswego’s cue that its summer Movies in the Park are ready to roll on the big screen at Millennium Plaza Park at First and Evergreen and finish up at Westlake Park,14165 Bunick Drive. Round up the family for what has turned out to be a popular Lake Oswego summer tradition. Armed with blankets, pillows and low sand chairs you can enjoy a night of free entertainment. Popcorn and other treats are available for purchase.
Here’s the schedule:
Thursday, July 21 Luca (MPP)
Thursday, Jul 28 Space Jam, A New Legacy (MPP)
Thursday, August 4 Sing 2 (WLP)
FLORAL DESIGN CLASS AT ZUPAN’S. July’s creation is a vibrant floral crown and matching floral tattoo. Plus, enjoy wine, cheese and charcuterie during the class. After months of virtual classes, this one will be held in the breezeway. Class is limited to eight guests. The $125 fee includes all materials and cheese and charcuterie plate. 16380 Boones Ferry Rd.
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