PHOTO CONTEST The city of Lake Oswego is holding its sixth anual photo contest, and participants are invited to submit their best pet photos for a chance to win up to $100 in gift cards in each category. Deadline for entries is Thursday, Sept. 4 at 5 p.m. For more information, visit ci.oswego.or.us/publicaffairs/photo-contest.
LOCAL AUTHOR SERIES Michael McCloskey, author of Conserving Oregons Environment, is an internationally recognized Sierra Club leader and foremost authority on Oregons conservation movements from the 1880s through 2013. He will speak Tuesday, May 20 at 7 p.m. at the Lake Oswego Library. For more information, visit lakeoswegolibrary.org.
YOUTH MEMBERS SOUGHT The city is looking for high school sophomores and juniors to serve on one of six youth advisory boards and the opportunity to give input that will improve quality of life in the community, as well as provide a front row seat to how local government works. For more information, visit ci.oswego.or.us/boc/boards-comissions-vacancies.
BOARD AND COMMISSION VACANCIES The city seeks applicants for its sustainability advisory board and 50+ advisory board. To find out more, contact the city managers office at 503-635-0215, or visit ci.oswego.or.us/boc/boards-commissions-vacancies.
PREPARING FOR BABY The Lake Oswego Library and Pediatric Associates of the Northwest offer a series of programs for expectant mothers and women exploring the idea of pregnancy. Presentations are largely focused on nutrition, specifically ideal pregnancy diet, managing morning sickness, dealing with cravings and common digestive issues, as well as safe physical activity during pregnancy. The program will also address breastfeeding. Presentations are led by dietician Connie Evers and are free. They will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. on May 15 and May 29. To register, call 503-675-2538.
FARMERS MARKET This years Lake Oswego Farmers Market opens Saturday, May 17, and will continue each Saturday through Oct. 11 at Millennium Plaza Park. Farmers Market hours are 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.JW_DISQUS_ADD_A_COMMENT