Activities in Lake Oswego that are coming up include a Father's Day luncheon, summer reading party, the weekly Farmers Market and more.

REVIEW FILE PHOTO:  - Amy Pritchard and her nephew, Fritz, check out bouquets of flowers on opening day at the Lake Oswego Farmers Market in 2015. FATHER'S DAY LUNCHEON (JUNE 16): Celebrate Father's Day a little early with a special luncheon from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Friday at the Adult Community Center (505 G Ave.). The menu includes BBQ pork ribs, potato salad, baked beans, corn and German chocolate cake. Suggested donation is $4 for those 60 and over and $5 for all others. Call 503-635-3758 to reserve a seat.

TEEN SUMMER READING PARTY (JUNE 16): Teens entering grades 7-12 can sign up for the Lake Oswego Public Library's Summer Reading program at a kick-off party from 3-4 p.m. Friday at the library (706 Fourth St.). In addition to receiving a free book and coupons, attendees can get a temporary Henna tattoo, participate in a variety of other activities and grab something yummy to eat. For more information, contact the Youth Services Desk at 503-697-6580.

FARMERS MARKET (JUNE 17): 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.

FATHER'S DAY RAFTING TRIP (JUNE 18): What better way to celebrate Father's Day than with a rafting trip on the North Santiam River? Participants will thrill to Class II and Class III rapids, float past dense forests and small cliffs and stop to swim in deep pools. The Parks & Rec-sponsored trip, which is appropriate for ages 6 and above, will leave from Palisades (1500 Greentree Road) at 8:30 a.m. Sunday; the cost is $69 for LO residents, $80 for non-residents. For more information and to register, go to

TOURISM ADVISORY COMMITTEE (JUNE 19): The Tourism Advisory Committee will meet at 10 a.m. Monday at the Main Fire Station (300 B Ave.). For more information, go to

PUBLIC ART COMMITTEE (JUNE 19): The Public Art Committee will meet at 2 p.m. Monday at the Arts Council office (520 First St.). For more information, go to

DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMISSION (JUNE 19): The DRC will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at City Hall (380 A Ave.). For more information, go to

CITY COUNCIL (JUNE 20): The City Council will meet at 3 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall (380 A Ave.). For more information, go to

THIRD TUESDAY (JUNE 20): Former OMSI President Marilynne Eichinger will talk about "The Good, the Bad and the Surprising History Behind the Hands-On Education Movement" in a Third Tuesday presentation that will provide a behind-the-scenes look at the evolution of interactive science museums. The free program, sponsored by the Friends of the Lake Oswego Public Library, is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday at the library (706 Fourth St.); for more information, contact Alicia Yokoyama at 503-534-4228 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

PARKS, RECREATION & NATURAL RESOURCES ADVISORY BOARD (JUNE 21): The Parks Board will meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Palisades (1500 Greentree Road). For more information, go to

NINTH-ANNUAL PHOTO CONTEST: Amateur and professional photographers are invited to enter their best images in the ninth-annual City of Lake Oswego photo contest. There are seven categories, with prizes given to first-, second- and third-place winners. All winning photos will be included in a special photo exhibit throughout the following year, as well as on the City's website, in its HelloLO publications and in The Review. Entries must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 8; contest winners will be announced in November. For a list of categories and contest details, visit or call Bonnie Hirschberger at 503-675-3992.

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