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Share your input on the city manager's job performance

In accordance with Chapter Four, Section 21 of the West Linn city charter, the city council provides a mechanism for public input annually into the city manager’s performance. Please submit comments by noon on Sept. 27 to City Attorney Tim Ramis via mail to Jordan Ramis PC; Two Centerpoint Drive, 6th Floor; Lake Oswego, OR 97035. Comments can also be submitted electronically at westlinnoregon.gov/city-managers-evaluation.

City hall closure set for Sept. 18

The West Linn City Hall will be closed from 8 to 10 a.m. on Sept. 18 as staff attends a work place safety training.

Help raise funds for White Oak Savanna

The third annual Festival at the Farm is set for Sept. 14 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Fiala Farms, 21231 Johnson Road. The fundraiser for the White Oak Savanna will feature 25 artist booths as well as West Linn Lions Club burgers, a food demonstration booth by Allium Bistro, corn and hay mazes and live music.

Admission is free, corn maze not included. For more information, call Roberta Schwarz at 503-723-5015.

Harvest Festival set for Sept. 21

The third annual Harvest Festival, presented by Soroptimist International of Lake Oswego-West Linn, is scheduled for Sept. 21 from 3 to 8 p.m. at Lee Farms, 21975 SW 65th Ave., Tualatin.

The family-oriented event is $10 for ages 13 and older, $5 for ages 2 to 12 and free for those younger than 2. Admission includes entrance to hay mazes and rides along with live music and dancing. The event also features an old-fashioned cake walk, a giant bounce pillow and raffles.

Tickets are available at the door or in advance. Call 503-347-8723 for more information.

Overstock sale scheduled at library

The Friends of West Linn Library will hold its semi-annual overstock sale Oct. 5 and 6. The sale will be held on the lower level of the library from noon until 4:30 p.m. each day. Current members of the Friends of West Linn Library can enjoy a special two-hour pre-sale from 10 a.m. until noon on Oct. 5.

Prices are half the usual cost in the library's used bookstore, so hardbacks will sell at the sale for $1.50, large paperbacks for $1 and small paperbacks for 50 cents. On Oct. 6, buyers can get a grocery sack full of books for only $3. The library will have books in every category, including mystery, romance, science fiction, classics and more.

All proceeds benefit West Linn library programs. For more information, call Bonnie Faddis at 503-970-4419.

Attend Big Cat Bash

WildCat Haven's Big Cat Bash is set for Oct. 5 at The Oregon Golf Club at 25700 SW Petes Mountain Road.

The event goes from 5 to 10 p.m. and there will be dinner (including a vegan option), music, silent and live auctions and a wall of wine. Scott Thom, from 106.7 Oldies, will be the DJ and auctioneer. Come wearing your best roaring 20s costume — there will be a best costume prize for the most fun and original outfit.

WildCat Haven rescues captive born wildcats (bobcats, cougar, servals, tigers that were made by breeders and primarily sold as pets) that have suffered abuse and neglect. All proceeds benefit the 60-plus cats who call WildCat Haven their lifetime home.

Early bird tickets are $75 until Sept. 22 and can be purchased online at wildcathaven.org or by check sent to WildCat Haven, PO Box 1071, Sherwood, OR 97140. After Sept. 22 ticket price goes up to $100.

Walk the Haunted Trail

West Linn Parks and Recreation and their partners are seeking West Linn’s most inspired, humorous, creepy and peculiar families, businesses, organizations and clubs to compete for cash prizes for the best Halloween scenes during the Haunted Trail event.

Proposals will be accepted until Sept. 27 with six scene finalists notified on Oct. 4.

Cash awards will be presented to the top three scenes: $400 for first place, $250 for second place and $100 for third.

If you are interested in volunteering for set building and design or participating in the scene contest for the 2013 Haunted Trail, contact Terri Jones at tjones@westlinnoregon.gov or call at 503-557-4700.

Pre-registered admission fees are $4 for the Enchanted Trail ($5 at gate) and $8 for the Trail of Terror ($10 at gate).

For more information, visit westlinnoregon.gov/parksrec/haunted-trail-mary-s-young.

Attend town hall with Sen. Devlin, Rep. Garrett

The American Association of University Women Lake Oswego Branch invites the public to a town hall meeting with state Sen. Richard Devlin and Rep. Chris Garrett on Sept. 14 at 10 a.m. at the Lake Oswego Heritage House, 398 10th St., Lake Oswego.

Devlin is the Senate Ways and Means co-chairman. He represents District 19, which includes Lake Oswego, Tualatin, Southwest Portland, West Linn and additional communities. Garrett is the House judiciary vice chairman. He represents House District 38, which includes Lake Oswego and a portion of Southwest Portland.

Bring any questions regarding legislative and policy issues to the meeting. All questions are welcome.

For information, contact JoAnn Siebe at 503-608-2444 or joann11@mac.com, or Carol Cooper at 503-336-0503 or kenandcarolcooper@comcast.net.

WLACC seeks volunteer bus driver

The West Linn Adult Community Center is looking for a volunteer bus driver with a current commerical driver’s license to drive its 18-passenger bus that takes members on daytime trips several times a month.

At times it involves just a few hours, while other trips last most of the day.

The community center has several drivers that it rotates through, so it is not a significant time commitment.

Anyone interested in this volunteer position should contact the West Linn Adult Community Center at 503-557-4704.

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