Category Archives: Things to Do in Lake Oswego

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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5 Things We Love About March in Lake Oswego

There are lots of reasons to love Lake Oswego—at least 1,000 considering I’ve been posting 52 reasons every year since 2011! Here are five more specific to the month of March: THE ODD COUPLE. The Lakewood Theatre Company brings us … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons Why Moving to Lake Oswego is Good for Your Health

  By now we all know that being physically active is good for you. Did you know that your odds for being physically active go up because you live in Lake Oswego? The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recently … Continue reading

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7 Things to Do on a Rainy Day in Lake Oswego

One of the first things people notice when moving to Lake Oswego is how green everything is. The not-so-secret ingredient is rain and we average about 6 ½ inches in February so best to have a Rainy Day plan in … Continue reading

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