Help restore the natural areas of Iron Mountain Park during a stweardship work party on Sunday

UPLANDS (FEB. 21): The Uplands Neighborhood Association will meet from 7-9 p.m. Thursday in the library at Lake Oswego Junior High School (2500 Country Club Road). For more information, contact Bob Ervin at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

50+ ADVISORY BOARD (FEB. 22): The 50+ Advisory Board will meet from 10-11:30 a.m. Friday at the Adult Community Center (505 G Ave.). Details:

IRON MOUNTAIN PARK (FEB. 24): Join the Friends of Iron Mountain Park from 1-3 p.m. Sunday as they plant native species in the shady areas near Brookside Creek and tackle the ivy that wants to take over the natural area. Volunteers should dress for the weather and bring gloves and water to drink; parking is available at the gravel trail head off Brookside Road, behind Oswego Hunt. For more information, contact Mike Buck at 503-914-8607 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

MEET A DREAMER (FEB. 24): Meet and talk with DACA dreamer Luis Balderas-Villagrana in a Lake Oswego Reads presentation that had to be rescheduled because of inclement weather earlier in February. Now, it will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Oswego Heritage House (398 10th St., Lake Oswego). Balderas-Villagrana, a junior and the student body president at Portland State University, qualified under the Federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program after coming to the United States with his family when he was 7 to escape the violence of drug cartels in Mexico. He'll talk about growing up as an immigrant in Eastern Oregon and about his hopes and dreams for the future.

RIVERGROVE WATER DISTRICT (FEB. 25): The Board of Commisisoners of the Rivergrove Water District will hold a public hearing and regular monthly meeting at 7:30 a.m. Monday at 17661 Pilkington Road in Lake Oswego.

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT (FEB. 25): Running out of room on your couch? Let the staff at the Lake Oswego Public Library (706 Fourth St.) provide the big screen, cozy blankets to sit on and snacks for Family Movie Night from 6-8 p.m. on Monday. Licensing agreements prohibit the library from announcing the movie title, but here's a hint: "Come to see the animated movie where Ralph wrecks things. (We're showing the first one this month, and the new one in March. We're having a Ralphathon!"

PLANNING COMMISSION (FEB. 25): The Planning Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall (380 A Ave.). Details:

OAK CREEK (FEB. 26): The Oak Creek Neighborhood Association will meet from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday in the library at Oak Creek Elementary School (55 Kingsgate Road). For more information, contact Teresa Spangler at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 503-348-7956.

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