ADOPT A PLOT (MARCH 9): Join a community of gardeners tonight at Luscher Farm (125 Rosemont Road) for the first of a series of Adopt-A-Plot orientation meetings. Through the program, you'll learn how to grow vegetables organically and donate fresh produce to the Adult Community Center's Meals on Wheels Program. (Gardeners can also take home samples for their personal use.) All materials and instruction provided, but you must be able to attend three of the eight work parties scheduled for the third Saturday of each month between March and October. Tonight's meeting is scheduled from 6-8 p.m.; additional sessions are planned for March 11, March 16 and March 18. For details or to register, go to www.ci.oswego.or.us/luscher/adopt-plot-luscher-farm.
WEST WALUGA PARK (MARCH 11): Join the Friends of West Waluga Park from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday as they work to uncover and haul out an abandoned boat trailer buried deep in the woods and remove old metal fence posts from the forest. Volunteers should wear long pants and sturdy shoes and bring gloves and water. The park is located at 15775 Waluga Drive; for more information, contact Will Mahoney-Watson at 503-752-3430 or will@ waluganeighborhood.org.
DADDY-DAUGHTER DINNER DANCE (MARCH 11): Dads and daughters (ages 3-13) are invited to an evening of enchantment under the sea from 6-8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Parks & Rec Department's Daddy-Daughter Dinner Dance at Palisades (1500 Greentree Road). Throw on your dancing shoes and your party attire, enjoy a tasty meal and create a memory to last a lifetime. The cost per couple is $53 for Lake Oswego residents and $67 for non-residents, with a small charge for additional siblings. To register, visit www.loparks.org and sign up for class #15271, or call the Parks & Recreation Office at 503-675-2549.
PLANNING COMMISSION (MARCH 13): The Planning Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall (380 A Ave.). For more information, go to www.ci.oswego.or.us/boc_pc/planning-commission-126.
PARKS BOARD (MARCH 15): The Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Advisory Board will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Palisades (1500 Greentree Road). For more information, go to www.ci.oswego.or.us/boc_nrab/march-15-2017-parks-board-meeting-palisades.
INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE: Lake Oswego residents can now register for an AARP-sponsored tax-aide program at the Adult Community Center (505 G Ave.). Trained volunteers are prepared to handle most situations for retired, disabled and low-income individuals. Appointments are available at the ACC from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Thursdays through April 13; membership in AARP is not required. For more information, call 503-635-3758.
SERVICES & ACTIVITIES GUIDE: The City has published a new version of its Services & Activities Guide that includes information from hundreds of sources on arts and culture organizations, historical resources, schools, business districts, City programs and more. The guide also features a directory and full-color map, highlighting key points of interest. It's available on racks at City facilities and at other locations throughout the community, or by calling the Citizen Information Center at 503-635-0257.
— The Review