ALZHEIMER'S SUPPORT GROUP (APRIL 12): A Caregivers Group designed for family members and friends caring for older adults with memory problems due to Alzheimer's disease or related dementia is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Adult Community Center (505 G Ave.). The free group is co-sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association and facilitated by Vicki Vose.
LEGAL CONSULTATIONS (APRIL 13): Lake Oswego residents can receive a free 30-minute consultation with a volunteer attorney through a program hosted by the Adult Community Center (505 G Ave.). The confidential sessions are scheduled from 9-11:30 a.m. Friday by appointment only. For details, call 503-635-3758.
SPRING BOOK SWAP (APRIL 14): Lake Oswego's Youth Action Council will host a Spring Swap from 2-5 p.m. on Saturday, giving participants of all ages a chance to bring old books in and take a fresh new book out. The event will be held at Palisades (1500 Greentree Road). It's free, open to all ages and will feature Youth, Young Adult and Adult book sections.
PUBLIC ART COMMITTEE (APRIL 16): The Public Art Committee will meet at 2 p.m. Monday at the Arts Council office (520 First St.). For more information, go to www.ci.oswego.or.us/community/public-art-committee.
SUSTAINABILITY ADVISORY BOARD (APRIL 16): The Sustainability Advisory Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Main Fire Station (300 B Ave.). For more information, go to www.ci.oswego.or.us/boc_sab/sustainability-advisory-board-65.
DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMISSION (APRIL 16): The DRC will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at City Hall (380 A Ave.). For more information, go to www.ci.oswego.or.us/boc_drc/development-review-commission-153.
CITY COUNCIL (APRIL 17): The City Council will meet at 3 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall (380 A Ave.). For more information, go to www.ci.oswego.or.us/citycouncil/city-council-200.
THIRD TUESDAY (APRIL 17): Ruth Wariner, author of the New York Times bestselling memoir "The Sound of Gravel," will talk about her work at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Lake Oswego Public Library (706 Fourth St.). Wariner grew up in a polygamist family on a farm in rural Mexico; when she was only 3 months old, her father, the prophet of the sect, was murdered by his own brother, the notorious "Mormon Manson" Ervil LeBaron, in a bid for church power. Her book tells the story of Wariner's childhood, set against the harrowing backdrop of a troubled community.
PARKS BOARD (APRIL 18): The Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Board will meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Palisades (1500 Greentree Road). For more information, go to www.ci.oswego.or.us/boc_pnab/april-18-2018-parks-board-meeting-palisades.
— The Review