Here's what's happening around Lake Oswego this week, along with drop-off locations for the May 16 election

BALLOT DROP-OFF SITES: Ballots are in voters' hands now for the May 16 special election, which includes three Lake Oswego School Board races and a $187 million school bond measure. Lake Oswego has two locations where voters can drop ballots: an outdoor box at City Hall (380 A Ave.) in the Fourth Street parking lot behind the building, which is accessible 24/7; and an indoor box at the Lake Oswego Public Library (706 Fourth St.) that's available during library hours. Ballots must be deposited by 8 p.m. on May 16.

D AVENUE OPEN HOUSE (MAY 11): City officials will host an Open House tonight from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Adult Community Center (505 G Ave.) to gather community input on initial design concepts for the upcoming D Avenue Improvement Project. Maps and graphics showing alternative street alignments, sidewalk locations and stormwater treatment facilities proposed for D Avenue will be on display. For more information, go to

MOTHER'S DAY LUNCH (MAY 12): The Adult Community Center (505 G Ave.) will host a special Mother's Day luncheon from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Friday. The menu includes Blood Orange Grilled Chicken, Greek Salad, Couscous, Broccoli and Baklava for dessert. Suggested donation is $4 for those 60 and over, $5 for all others. Call 503-635-3758 to reserve a seat.

PUBLIC ART COMMITTEE (MAY 15): The Public Art Committee will meet at 2 p.m. Monday at the Arts Council of Lake Oswego office (520 First St.). For more information, go to

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT (MAY 15): The Lake Oswego Public Library (706 Fourth St.) will host a Family Movie Night from 6-8 p.m. Monday, complete with a big screen, cozy blankets and snacks. Movie licensing agreements prohibit the library from revealing this month's title, but here's a hint from the staff: "An unlikely cast of characters will inspire you to sing, sing, sing!" For more information, contact the Youth Services Desk at 503-697-6580.

DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMISSION (MAY 15): The DRC will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at City Hall (380 A Ave.). For more information, go to

SUSTAINABILITY ADVISORY BOARD (MAY 15): The SAB will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Main Fire Station (300 B Ave.). For more information, go to

CITY COUNCIL (MAY 16): The City Council and Lake Oswego Redevelopment Agency will meet at 3 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall (380 A Ave.). For more information, go to

THIRD TUESDAY (MAY 16): Kelly Williams Brown, the founder of Tumblr and and the best-selling author of "Adulting: How to Become a Grown-Up in 468 Easy(ish) Steps" and "Gracious: A Practical Primer on Charm, Tact and Unsinkable Strength," will be the featured guest at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Lake Oswego Library's Third Tuesday event. The library is located at 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 BOARD (MAY 17): The Parks Board will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Palisades (1500 Greentree Road). For more information, go to

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