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Celebrate Earth Day with stewardship events and Springbrook and Woodmont parks

EARTH DAY AT SPRINGBROOK PARK (APRIL 21): Join the Friends of Springbrook Park from 9-11 a.m. Saturday as they plant native species and work to restore the 50-acre natural area. Volunteers should wear long pants and closed-toe shoes and bring gloves and water to drink; meet behind Uplands Elementary School (2055 Wembley Park Road). For more information, con-

tact Laura Tanz at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 503-636-

5120.

SHRED DAY (APRIL 21): The City will host its annual Community Shred Day on Saturday in the Yakima Products parking lot (4101 Kruse Way). The event will run from 9 a.m.-noon or until the shred trucks are full. Lake Oswego residents (volunteers will ask for ID) can bring two shopping bags or one banker's box full of paper; trunkloads of paper or large plastic bags full of paper will not be accepted. For more information, go to www.ci.oswego.or.us/community/community-shred-day-2018.

EARTH DAY AT WOODMONT PARK (APRIL 22): Celebrate Earth Day by helping the Friends of Woodmont Park remove invasive species, rolling up your sleeves to restore Woodmont Park. Volunteers should wear long pants and closed-toe shoes and bring gloves and water to drink; parking is available near the corner of Knaus and Atwater roads. For more information, contact Heidi Schrimsher at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 503-754-6640.

PLANNING COMMISSION (APRIL 23): The Planning Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall (380 A Ave.). For more information, go to www.ci.oswego.or.us/boc_pc/planning-commission-153?date=0.

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS FAIR (APRIL 25): Learn how to care for yourself and your family in the event of an earthquake, flood, winter storm or other disaster at a free, family-friendly Emergency Preparedness Fair scheduled from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at Palisades (1500 Greentree Road). The event will feature informational booths, programs and activities that focus on water storage and emergency food options, emergency supply kits, pet preparedness, portable sanitation, seismic retrofitting for your home, non-structural recommendations, solar power options and much more. There'll be a Bike Rodeo and a Junior Firefighter Course for the kids, sandbag and amateur radio demonstrations and Hands-only CPR training. Lake Oswego's emergency vehicles — including the Fire Department's new ladder truck, police vehicles and the city's Mobile Water Treatment System trailer — will be there, too, along with the LOPD's K9 team.

— The Review

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