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DRUG COLLECTION — The city will hold a drug take-back event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center, 505 G Ave. Unwanted or outdated medications will be collected from individual households. Pills and tablets should be brought in a zip-sealed bag rather than plastic prescription bottles.

Additionally, the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office will hold a no-questions-asked “Prescription Drug Take-Back” on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Public Safety Training Center parking lot. The site is located at 12700 SE 82nd Ave. in Clackamas.

PLANNING COMMISSION — The Lake Oswego Planning Commission is set to consider proposed comprehensive plan amendments related to land-use planning; air, water and land resources; natural disasters and hazards; public facilities and services; energy conservation; and urbanization during a public hearing Monday. The meeting takes place at 6:30 p.m. at city hall, 380 A Ave.

BOONES FERRY ROAD — An upcoming city council study session will be at the West End Building instead of at city hall and will focus exclusively on plans for revamping Boones Ferry Road. The meeting is scheduled to take place at 7 p.m. Nov. 19 in the Willamette Room at the WEB, 4101 Kruse Way.

SHRED DAY — More than 300 residents participated in the city’s recent shred day, at which citizens received secure document shredding services. About 11,440 pounds of paper were recycled, according to the city, the equivalent of conserving 97 trees, 2,174 gallons of oil, 40,040 gallons of water, 27,456 kilowatt hours of energy and 572 cubic yards of landfill space. Residents also donated enough food to fill 15 boxes along with $181 in cash for the Oregon Food Bank.

COATS AND TOYS — The Lake Oswego Adult Community Center is collecting donations of new children’s coats and toys for Hope Community Church’s annual drive. Among the first donations received this year were 11 dolls and stuffed animals — each with its own sewn quilt and pillow, according to the city. The donation barrel is set up at the ACC, 505 G Ave.

CHILD SAFETY SEATS — The Lake Oswego police and fire departments will offer a free child safety seat clinic from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 2 at the main fire station, 300 B Ave. Each seat check takes about 30 minutes. For more information, call 503-635-0275.

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