Learn more about Luscher Farm's Adopt-A-Plot program at one of two orientation sessions this week

ACC KITCHEN CLOSURE: The kitchen at the Adult Community Center (505 G Ave.) remains closed while workers install a new slip-resistant floor. Until the work is completed, meals usually served at the center on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays will be served at the Municipal Golf Course (17525 S.W. Stafford Road) instead; reservations can still be made by calling 503-635-3758, and shuttle rides to the golf course will be available if arranged in advance. Meals on Wheels drivers will also pick up their meals at the golf course, but the food will be delivered as usual. All other scheduled programs and services will continue during construction at the ACC; no cancellations are anticipated.

ADOPT-A-PLOT ORIENTATIONS (MARCH 8 OR MARCH 10): Join the community of gardeners at Luscher Farm (125 Rosemont Road) for an Adopt-a-Plot orientation session from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday or from 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday. You'll learn how to grow vegetables organically for camps, cooking classes and the Adult Community Center's Meals on Wheels Program. Gardeners also get to take home samples for their personal use. (All Adopt-a-Plot materials and instruction are provided, but participants must commit to attending three of the eight work parties offered on the third Saturday of each month between March and October.) For more details or to register, go to

ALZHEIMER'S SUPPORT GROUP (MARCH 8): A Caregivers Group designed for family members and friends caring for older adults with memory problems due to Alzheimer's disease or related dementia is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Adult Community Center (505 G Ave.). The free group is co-sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association and will be led by facilitator Vicki Vose.

OLD TOWN (MARCH 8): The Old Town Neighborhood Association will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday. Meeting locations vary; for location and agenda, contact Vidya Kale at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

NEIGHBORHOOD CHAIRS (MARCH 10): Mayor Kent Studebaker will meet with chairs of the city's neighborhood associations from 8:30-10 a.m. Saturday at City Hall (380 A Ave.). For more information, go to

SOUTHWOOD PARK (MARCH 10): Join the Friends of Southwood Park from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday as they plant native species and restore natural habitats. Plants, shovels and supplies will be available; volunteers should dress for the weather, wear closed-toe shoes and bring gloves and water to drink. Parking is available at the park (6200 Pamela St.) For more information, contact Kim Valley at 503-336-4646 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

TEEN MOVIE MATINEE (MARCH 10): Teens are invited to be "struck with wonder" from 3 -5 p.m. Saturday at the Lake Oswego Public Library (706 Fourth St.), where this month's free Teen Movie Matinee will feature the latest Brian Selznick book to make it to the big screen. For details, go to

PLANNING COMMISSION (MARCH 12): The Planning Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall (380 A Ave.). For more information, go to

HISTORY OF UNDERWEAR (MARCH 13): Join historical clothing specialist Marge Harding from 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Lake Theater and Cafe (106 N. State St.) for "Pints from the Past: Beneath It All — A History of Underwear." Using original garments, Harding will focus on all the underpinnings that a "proper" lady was required to wear at home or while walking the Oregon Trail. The program is co-sponsored by the Lake Oswego Public Library, the Clackamas County Historical Society and the Lake Theater and Cafe. Doors open at 6:30 p0.m. so participants can choose a seat and order a meal; the presentation begins at 7 p.m. For more information, contact Carissa Barrett at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 503-534-4237.

FRIENDS GROUP FORUM (MARCH 14): Leaders of the Friends groups for Lake Oswego's natural areas will hold their quarterly forum from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Maintenance and Operations Center (17601 Pilkington Road), where they will discuss issues facing natural areas and volunteer work parties, and share their experiences from the past few months. For more information, go to

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