Events during Arbor Week April 6-12, 2014
Contact Shannan Stoll or 503-675-3737 to learn more about any of the events below.
Arbor Week Proclamation
Date/Time: Tuesday, April 1, 5:30pm
Location: Lake Oswego City Hall, Council Chamber, 380 A Avenue
Council President Gudman will officially proclaim April 6 – 12, 2014 Arbor Week in Lake Oswego. Read the City’s Arbor Week Proclamation here.
Arbor Week Festival
Date/Time: Sunday, April 6, 12–3pm
Location: Millennium Plaza Park, First Street and Evergreen Road
Kick-off Arbor Week with your family, friends, and neighbors and enjoy live music, free refreshments, kids’ activities, and loads of prizes! After a special 25 year Tree City USA presentation at 1pm, join Damon Schrosk of Treecology at 1:30pm for an informative tree planting and care workshop. You can also learn about opportunities to enhance the urban forest in your neighborhood, and certified arborists will be on hand to answer your questions.
Free a Tree with Friends of Iron Mountain
Date/Time: Tuesday, April 8, 10–11am
Location: meet at Uplands Elementary front parking lot, 2055 Wembley Park Road
Learn techniques to free trees from ivy! Join Friends of Iron Mountain Chair Mike Buck for an ivy removal demonstration in Springbrook Park. Those who attend will be entered in a drawing to receive a complimentary ivy removal on their private or commercial property. Bring gloves and pruners.
Barnyard Tales & Heritage Tree Walk
Date/Time: Wednesday, April 9, 10–11am
Location: Luscher Farm, 125 Rosemont Road
This special Arbor Week story hour will be followed by a tour of Heritage Trees at Luscher Farm. Designed for children ages 3 through 8; adults must accompany children.
Learn more about Luscher Farm and the Barnyard Tales series here.
Heritage Tree Dedication
Date/Time: Thursday, April 10, 5–6pm
Location: 38 Da Vinci Street
Visit the Mountain Park Neighborhood after work and celebrate Arbor Week beneath the crown of one of the community’s newest Heritage Trees, a native Oregon white oak estimated to be over 100 years old. Learn more about the City’s Heritage Tree Program during a brief ceremony. Refreshments will be provided.
Learn more about Lake Oswego’s Heritage Tree Program here.
Trees for You and Me, A Puppet Show
Date/Time: Saturday, April 12, 2 pm
Location: Lake Oswego Public Library, 706 Fourth Street
Penny’s Puppet Productions presents a fun, musical puppet show that celebrates the wonders of trees. This delightful sing-along show is entertaining and educational! Performance made possible by the Friends of the Library.