CITY COUNCIL GOALS: Missed the City Council's Open House last month? It's not too late to share your thoughts and concerns as the council prepares for its 2018 goal-setting retreat at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday at the new Operations and Maintenance Center (17601 Pilkington Road). Comments are still being accepted online at http://www.tinyurl.com/CouncilGoals2018.
ARTS & CRAFTS STUDIO (JAN. 6): On Saturday mornings, the focus is on art at the Lake Oswego Public Library (706 Fourth St.). Bring an art or craft project to work on, browse the library's collection of art and craft books, talk to other artists, explore art online or get technical help with projects and research techniques. Bring your own supplies or use the library's drawing supplies; no registration is required for the studio, which starts at 9 a.m.
PLANNING COMMISSION (JAN. 8): The Planning Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall (380 A Ave.). For more information, go to http://www.ci.oswego.or.us/boc_pc/planning-commission-147.
BOOK GIVEAWAY (JAN. 8): Kick off this year's Lake Oswego Reads at 6:30 p.m. Monday with a book giveaway at the Lake Oswego Public Library (706 Fourth St.) Bring your Lake Oswego library card to receive a free copy of "Good Morning, Midnight," courtesy of the Friends of the Library. Note that the line starts forming early and books will be handed out until they are
PINTS FROM THE PAST (JAN. 9): World War II changed the nation and the state of Oregon in deep and lasting ways. In this Pints from the Past presentation at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Charlie Presti will examine the impact the conflict had on the economy, demographics, society, gender and race. The free event will be held at the Lake Theater and Café (106 N. State St., Lake Oswego). Doors open at 6 p.m. Call Carissa Barrett at 503-534-4237 for details.
PUMP STATION REPLACEMENT PROJECT (JAN. 10): Community members are invited to provide their input on the replacement of the aging Marylhurst Pump Station at an open house scheduled from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Willow Room at Marylhurst University (17600 Pacific Highway). Boards will display alternate architectural materials and landscaping and hardscaping features proposed for the project. Input from the open house will enable the team to refine the final design before submitting a land-use application to the City's planning department. For more information, go to http://www.ci.oswego.or.us/publicworks/open-house-marylhurst-pump-station-replacement-project.
— The Review