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FOOD FOR FINES — There’s still time to donate food in exchange for some forgiveness of overdue fines accrued at the Lake Oswego Public Library. Throughout February, the library will waive 50 cents in fees for every nonperishable food item donated. The donations will benefit families in Clackamas County.

CITY COUNCIL — The council will meet for an executive session at 6:30 p.m. followed by a regular meeting Tuesday at city hall, 380 A Ave. The agenda includes a study sesion on golf course operations and an appeal from Goodwill Industries, whose proposal for a new donation center and commercial building on Boones Ferry Road was recently denied by the city’s development review commission.

NEW POLICE OFFICER — Lake Oswego Police Officer Mark Anderson was among recent graduates of the Oregon Public Safety Academy. A graduation event took place Friday in Salem.

DADDY DAUGHTER DINNER DANCE — The city’s Daddy Daughter Dinner Dance will be held March 8 at the West End Building, 4101 Kruse Way.

PARKS ADVISORY BOARD — The city is looking for volunteers to serve on its parks and recreation advisory board. To learn more or to apply, visit ci.oswego.or.us/boc. The deadline is March 15.

SPRINGBROOK PARK — Friends of Springbrook Park will gather to plant native plants to restore part of the park where ivy has been removed. Tools and snacks will be provided, but extra gloves and shovels would be appreciated. Volunteers should meet at the trailhead near the Uplands Elementary School parking lot. The event is set for 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. For more information, contact Jim Evans at jhevans@aol.com.


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