Lakeridge to fill Empty Bowls today
About 500 student-made ceramic bowls will be on sale at Lakeridge High Schools Empty Bowls fundraiser this evening.
Donations to the event, which usually raises $2,000-$2,500, will go directly to Tualatin School House Pantry.
The March 12 event will be held 4-7 p.m. at the Lakeridge High School cafeteria, 1235 Overlook Drive in Lake Oswego. Most bowls cost $10, but some are as low as $5; large, intricate bowls will carry $45-$50 price tags. With a purchase, customers get soup for free. This year, the soups include avgolemono (Greek lemon chicken), cream of chicken noodle, chicken tortilla, sausage minestrone, Thai (vegetarian), minestrone (vegetarian) and African peanut.
Rotary seeking exchange students
Lake Oswego Rotary Club is seeking host families for the Cyprus Friendship Exchange.
The exchange is between the United States and the Republic of Cyprus, an island country on the eastern Mediterranean Sea. The program aims to foster positive relationships between the U.S. and Cyprus, as well as between Greek Cypriots (the ethnic Greek population of Cyprus) and Turkish Cypriots (the ethnic Turkish population of Cyprus). The group pairs either two boys or two girls one Greek Cypriot and one Turkish Cypriot with host families throughout the U.S.
For more information, email Mark Waller at email@example.com.
Open house at Oswego Playschool
Oswego Playschool this Saturday is hosting an open house.
The cooperative preschool at 516 A St. is urging prospective families to visit during the free event, which is planned for 10 a.m.-noon on March 14.
For more information, visit www.oswegoplayschool.com.