Arbor Week 2014

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.