Friday, April 28, 2017 -
8:00am to 5:00pm

Trees of Lake Oswego Art Contest

In celebration of Oregon Arbor Week and National Arbor Day, the City of Lake Oswego is hosting a Trees of Lake Oswego themed art contest for 1st through 12th grade Lake Oswego students.

Rules to Enter
• One entry per person.
• 8.5” x 11” size only, any medium.
• Art should be inspired by actual trees of Lake Oswego, such as a grove of trees in your neighborhood, a tree at your school or in your favorite park, or other trees you notice around town.
• Drop-off your entry on or before National Arbor Day, Friday, April 28, at either: Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation, 1500 Greentree Road (the former Palisades Elementary School); or the Lake Oswego Public Library, 706 4th Street.
• Valid entries must include your name, telephone number, grade, and the name of your Lake Oswego school on the backside of your art.

Judging Criteria
Entries will be on display at the Parks and Recreation office at 1500 Greentree Road through early May. Art will be judged on creativity and overall design based on the theme. First, second and third prize winners will be selected in each of three divisions: 1st-5th grade, 6th-8th grade, and 9th-12th grade. The judges’ decision is final.

Winners will be notified by phone on or before May 12 and prize packs will be awarded at the Lake Oswego Farmers’ Market on May 20.

For questions or more information, please contact the Planning Department at or 503-635-0290.

Forestry at the Farmers’  Market - Arbor Day Art Contest 2017

Saturday, May 20, 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at Millennium Plaza Park, 200 First Street

The Market returns on May 20th and will feature Urban & Community Forestry booths and activities.  Kids can spin the prize wheel, go on a scavenger hunt, and get their face painted with a tree, leaf, or acorn. Adults can talk to an arborist, watch a tree pruning demonstration, receive a free tree seedling and learn more about the City’s Urban & Community Forestry Program events and activities. Arbor Day Art Contest winners will be announced and prizes will be awarded.

The Market boasts an average of over 80 vendors each week. As usual, you can also delight in finding a wide variety of superior produce, meats, nuts, cheeses, artisan breads, jams, jellies, baked goods, fresh seafood, nursery items, hot foods, and live music from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.—there is something for everyone!