D Avenue project will begin first layer of paving, closing entire roadway for several days

D AVENUE PROJECT: Crews are scheduled to place the first layer of asphalt along the 10-block length of D Avenue on Thursday and Friday, Aug. 23-24, which will result in the closure of the entire road. Only the State Street and Tenth Street intersections with D Avenue will remain open while the asphalt is cooling; all other north-south traffic will be blocked from crossing, including at the intersections that have previously been open. Crews are hoping to be able to reopen the entire 10-block length of D Avenue by Aug. 27. However, intermittent daytime closures of parts of the road will still occur while crews work on the stormwater rain gardens, sidewalk and bollard lighting. There will also be one more full closure of the entire road at a yet-to-be-determined time while crews pour the final top layer of pavement. For more about the project and its schedule, go to

50+ ADVISORY BOARD MEETING (AUG. 24): The 50+ Advisory Board will hold its August meeting at 10 a.m. Friday at the Adult Community Center (505 G Avenue).

FARMERS MARKET (AUG. 25): The Lake Oswego Farmers Market returns to Millennium Plaza Park (200 First St.) on Saturday, with more than 80 vendors offering fresh fruits, vegetables, meat, cheeses, baked goods, hot foods, artisan products and nursery items. Hours are 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

MUSIC & MOONLIGHT (AUG. 26): The City's popular Music & Moonlight concert series concludes at 6 p.m. Sunday with the R&B sounds of Sister Mercy in Millennium Plaza Park (200 First St.). The family-friendly concert is free.

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT (AUG. 27): Grab the family and head to the Lake Oswego Public Library (706 Fourth St.) for the final Family Movie Night of the summer from 6-8 p.m. There'll be popcorn, blankets and plenty of room to spread out at this free event in the library's lower level. As usual, staff can't reveal the name of the film, but here's a hint: Imagine if a movie adaptation of Sherlock Holmes were portrayed by Gnomes.

SOUNDS OF SUMMER (AUG. 29): Lake Oswego's Sounds of Summer concert series concludes in Westlake Park (14165 Bunick Drive) at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday with a set of rock and pop songs from Hit Machine. The family-friendly concert is free.

NO PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING SCHEDULED: The Planning Commission typically meets on the second and fourth Mondays of each month, but no meeting has been scheduled for Aug. 27.

— The Review

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