Category Archives: Things to Do in Lake Oswego

7 Things We Love About Lake Oswego in August

It’s easy to love Lake Oswego 365 days a year, but here are 7 reasons we love Lake Oswego in August. LAKEWOOD CENTER SUMMER SOUNDS CONCERT SERIES. The Lakewood Center has found another use for the Pavilion Tent that houses … Continue reading

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Enter the Lottery for a Chance to Attend Lake Oswego’s Summer Concerts

If you love outdoor summer concerts, I hope you’re feeling lucky this summer. Why? Because tickets to Lake Oswego’s summer concerts series will be awarded based on a lottery system. If interested in attending one (or all) of this summer’s … Continue reading

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7 Things We Are Loving About Lake Oswego in May

What a difference a year makes! While we aren’t out of the COVID woods yet, this May is looking very different from last. Instead of listing events that have been cancelled in this blog, I’m happy to report that some … Continue reading

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Dirty Underwear Is One of the Five Things We Are Loving About Lake Oswego in April

April is a very special month in Lake Oswego and here are five reasons why: Soil Your Undies Campaign. In conjunction with Earth Day and Arbor Month, the Lake Oswego Watershed Council is inviting Lake Oswegans to participate in the … Continue reading

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7 Covid-Friendly Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day In and Around Lake Oswego

St. Patrick’s Day festivities were the first holiday celebrations to be canceled due to COVID-19 last year. On March 8, 2020, I posted a blog titled “7 Ideas for Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day In and Around Lake Oswego. Nine days … Continue reading

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LO Reads Offers Stimulating Lineup of Programs on Racism

Entering its 15th year of initiating community discussion around the themes of one particular book, the Lake Oswego Reads program has shown its proclivity for asking Lake Oswegans to take a long, hard look at themselves in relation to hot … Continue reading

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5 Things We Love About Lake Oswego in January

Lake Oswego Reads Kickoff Free Book Giveaway. This year’s community book selection is the New York Times bestseller, Caste: The Origins of Our Discontent by Isabel Wilkerson. The author provides a well-researched lens through which to examine caste systems and … Continue reading

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Halloween Covid-Style in Lake Oswego

When it comes to the holidays, I’d like to improvise on Oregon’s tourism slogan to say, “Covid Holidays: They Look Different Here.” We’ve already seen Lake Oswegans’ Covid renditions of birthday and graduation parties, weddings and anniversaries. The Fourth of … Continue reading

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SUPPORT LAKE OSWEGO RESTAURANTS OPEN FOR TAKEOUT DURING COVID-19 (AND CELEBRATE ARBOR WEEK)

One of the hardest-hit industries during this COVID-19 epidemic has been the restaurant business. But here in Lake Oswego, many food establishments are doing their best to stay open on a takeout/delivery basis. And many of them are supporting each … Continue reading

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7 Ideas for Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day In and Around Lake Oswego

It may be a little too early to be wearin’ the green for St. Patrick’s Day, but it’s not too early to be planning how you’ll celebrate it. Since I’m 99.8% Irish, I have a few ideas to offer both … Continue reading

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