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FARMERS MARKET (JULY 16): The Lake Oswego Farmers Market returns to Millennium Plaza Park on Saturday with more than 80 vendors offering fresh fruits, vegetables, meat, cheeses, baked goods, hot foods, artisan products and nursery items. Live music too. Hours are 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

MOONLIGHT & MUSIC (JULY 17): The Senate, a trio of musicians originally from Seattle, reconvenes for a live performance from 6-7:30 p.m. Sunday at Millennium Plaza Park in downtown Lake Oswego. The free, family-friendly event is part of the City’s Moonlight & Music summer concert series.

SUSTAINABILITY ADVISORY BOARD (JULY 18): The board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the downtown fire station conference room (300 B Ave.). For more information, go to www.ci.oswego.or.us/boc_sab/sustainability-advisory-board-50.

DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMISSION (JULY 18): The DRC will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at City Hall (380 A Ave.). For more information, go to www.ci.oswego.or.us/boc_drc/development-review-commission-108.

CITY COUNCIL (JULY 19): The City Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall (380 A Ave.). For more information, go to www.ci.oswego.or.us/citycouncil/city-council-169.

VOLUNTEER BBQ (JULY 20): Everyone who has volunteered in the city's parks and natural areas is invited to an appreciation barbecue and "Pie-A-Palooza" from 6-7:30 p.m. at Luscher Farm (125 Rosemont Road). In addition to food and drink, organizers promise rocognition, a raffle and lots of awards. RSVP to Babs Hamacheck at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 503-675-5697.

SOUNDS OF SUMMER (JULY 20): The Wil Kinky Band will perform live from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at Foothills Park (199 Foothills Road). The free, family-friendly event is part of the City’s Sounds of Summer concert series.

TOURISM ADVISORY COMMITTEE: The City is looking for nine community members to serve on its new Tourism Advisory Committee, which will oversee the City’s Tourism Action Plan and advise the City Council on tourism investments and activities. A majority of members must represent organizations associated with tourism activities or attractions in Lake Oswego; at-large members must be marketing professionals who live or have their place of business in Lake Oswego. Meetings will be held at least twice a year and members will serve three-year terms. The deadline to apply is Aug. 15. For more information, go to www.ci.oswego.or.us/boc/webforms/tourism-advisory-committee-application.

PHOTO CONTEST: Entries are being accepted now through 5 p.m. on Sept. 9 in the City’s eighth-annual photo contest. Winners will be announced in early November, and winning images will be displayed in a special exhibit at City Hall, published in the City’s print and online newsletters, and featured in a future issue of The Review. There are monetary prizes too — $100 gift cards for first place, $50 for second place and $25 for third place — in each of six different categories: Life in Lake Oswego, Places in Lake Oswego, People of Lake Oswego, Pets in Lake Oswego, Positive Aging in Lake Oswego and Youth (any subject, as long as the photographer is under 18). For details and entry forms, go to www.ci.oswego.or.us/publicaffairs/photo-contest.

‘LOVE MY CITY’ VIDEO CONTEST: Can you capture the spirit of Lake Oswego on video? The city is accepting entries now in its new “Love My City” video contest. The contest is free and open to both amateur and professional filmmakers; prizes include $1,000 for first place, $500 for second and $100 for third. You don’t have to live in Lake Oswego to enter, but videos must have been filmed in the city within the past two years. The deadline to enter is Dec. 16; winners will be announced in early January 2017. For details, go to www.ci.oswego.or.us/publicaffairs/video-contest or contact Bonnie Hirshberger at 503-675-3992 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

— The Review