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Trick or treat at LO Parks & Rec

Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation invites all to trick or treat at the Parks & Rec offices on Oct. 30.

Children and parents are invited to visit the new location at Palisades, located at 1500 Greentree Road, to participate in safe, indoor trick or treating. Wear a costume and stroll around to rooms and offices, show off and get a treat.

This is a free event open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. No weapons or costume accessories will be allowed and masks can be worn only by children 12 and younger.

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Registration is underway for high school city league basketball; the deadline is Nov. 4. Get ready for another great season of recreational basketball for boys and girls between Lakeridge and Lake Oswego high schools. Register online at www.loparks.org or call 503-675-2549 or go in person to Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation at Palisades, 1500 Greentree Road. Cost is $55 per player.

Managers must register first and create team before players can register. Don’t have a manager or team yet? Call Lauren 503-697-7412 and sign up as a stray player. New this year for city league is a mandatory new team orientation to be held at 1 p.m. Nov. 21 at Lake Oswego Junior High gymnasium, 2500 Country Club Road. Games will be played December through February at the junior high schools.

Duct Tape Journal — What can’t duct tape do? Piece together shapes and patterns using colorful duct tape to make fun covers for everyday notebooks. Ages 10-14, 10 a.m. noon Nov. 14, $24.

Indoor Rowing Fitness for Adults — Come train with the coaches of Lake Oswego Community Rowing and stay in shape over the holidays. Whether you are interested in rowing with us in the spring or just want a great work out over the winter months, this class is open to anyone wanting to work hard and get fit. All training is on our state-of-the-art Concept 2 rowing machines and overseen by coaches who understand proper form and technique. Participants receive a personal Log Card to track your meters and progress. New and experienced athletes are welcome. No class held on federal holidays. Ages 18 and older, two morning classes, 5:45-7:15 a.m. or 9-10:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Nov. 9 through Dec. 18, $150

Clematis Seed Starting Workshop — Learn easy-to-do at home techniques for starting the “Queen of the Vines” and herbaceous perennials from seed. All materials provided, and attendees leave with potted seedlings and baggies of started seeds. Taught by Linda Beutler, curator of the Friends of Rogerson Clematis Garden at Luscher Farm in the FRCC Greenhouse. For questions regarding the class, call 971-777-4394. Ages 18 and older, 10-noon Nov. 7, $15

Holiday Card Workshop — It’s always a treat to receive a handmade card around the holidays. Make several cards to send to family and friends and spread the joy of the season. Ages 18 and older, 1-3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, $24

Social Security Planning Workshop — Learn how to maximize your income from Social Security. The decisions baby boomers make now can have a tremendous impact on the total amount of benefits they stand to receive over their lifetime. Ages 55 and older, 10 a.m.-noon Nov. 14, $15

Adult CPR, First Aid and AED Training — Get certified in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation by the American Red Cross. Learn to recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing and first aid emergencies or give immediate care to a suddenly injured or ill person. Students receive certification upon completion of class. Ages 10 and older, 9 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Nov. 14, $108

For more information on Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation activities and to register, visit www.loparks.org.



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