ALZHEIMER'S SUPPORT GROUP (NOV. 8): A Caregivers Group designed for family members and friends caring for older adults with memory problems due to Alzheimer's disease or related dementia will be held from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Adult Community Center (505 G Ave.). The group is co-sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association.
HOT BOOKS FOR COLD DAYS (NOV. 8): Build your holiday gift list for all of the readers in your life at a fast-paced program of mini book reviews presented by librarian Chris Myers at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Lake Oswego Public Library (706 Fourth St.). One-to-two-minute reviews will cover fiction, nonfiction, children's and young-adult selections. The event is free.
HONORING VETERANS (NOV. 11): Lake Oswego will pay tribute to military veterans with two events scheduled for Sunday: Members of the Special Operations Forces from all branches of the military are among the special guests expected at noon for a salute to veterans at City Hall (380 A Ave.); a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Lake Oswego Veterans and First Responders Memorial will highlight a gathering at Foothills Park (199 Foothills Drive) at 1 p.m.. Also on tap: a flyover by the West Coast Ravens, a presentation of colors by the Lake Oswego Police Honor Guard, a display of military vehicles and more,
CITY OFFICES CLOSED (NOV. 12): All City offices, including the library and Adult Community Center, will be closed Monday in observance of Veterans Day. Exceptions: The Municipal Golf Course will be open from 9 a.m.-6 p.m., and the tennis center will be open from 6 a.m.-10 p.m.
BIKE PARK AND TRAILS (NOV. 13 AND NOV. 15): Lake Oswego's Parks & Recreation Department will hold two public meetings to present a preliminary concept plan for proposed multi-use trails and a bike park on the Luscher Farm property. The first Open House is scheduled from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at Fleet Feet (385 First St., Suite 123, in Lake View Village); the second is planned from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15, at Lakeside Bicycles (428 N. State St.).
TOURISM ADVISORY COMMITTEE (NOV. 14): The Tourism Advisory Committee will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Main Fire Station (300 B Ave.). Details: www.ci.oswego.or.us/boc/tourism-advisory-committee-meeting-2.
PERFORMING ARTS (NOV. 14): Gerardo Calderon will blend Latin America folk rhythms, jazz and contemporary rhythms from the Americas from 1-2 p.m. Wednesday in a performance of his original compositions called "Sharing our Traditions — Compartiendo nuestras tradiciones." The interactive program is free and open to all ages.
PARKS FRIENDS GROUPS (NOV. 14): Lake Oswego's Parks Friends Groups will hold their quarterly forum from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday at the Operations and Maintenance Center (17601 Pilkington Road). On the agenda: fall and winter work parties and the Stewardship truck and trailer schedule. There will also be time for Q&A with Parks staff.
PLANNING COMMISSION (NOV. 14): The Planning Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at City Hall (380 A Ave.). Details: www.ci.oswego.or.us/boc_pc/planning-commission-127.
HISTORIC RESOURCES ADVISORY BOARD (NOV. 14): HRAB will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Main Fire Station (300 B Ave.). Details: www.ci.oswego.or.us/boc_hrab/historic-resources-advisory-board-72.
LIBRARY ADVISORY BOARD (NOV. 14): The Library Advisory Board will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Lake Oswego Public Library (706 Fourth St.). Details: www.ci.oswego.or.us/boc_lab/library-advisory-board-77.
— The Review