This Week in Lake Oswego

February is Black History Month and the Lake Oswego Library in particular offers special Virtual Events all month long focusing on Black History and Racial Awareness.
Here are my picks for happenings in Lake Oswego this week:

Mon, Feb 8, 2021- 7:00-8:00PM –  The Origination Points & Role of Race in a Caste System ~ Bill de la Cruz will discuss the role of race in perpetuating a caste system of division. He will talk about the narratives and mindsets of superiority and its effects on socializing stereotypes and perceived inferior groups. Online – More Info & Registration: CLICK HERE

Tue, Feb 9, 2021 –  7:00-8:00PM – Ralph Ellison and Race in America~ John Callahan will explore race in America through author Ralph Ellison’s work – fiction, essays, and letters. Professor Emeritus of Humanities, and Literary Executor to the Ralph Ellison Estate, Callahan earned his BA from the University of Connecticut and his M.A. and PhD from the University of Illinois. Callahan joined the faculty at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon in 1967 and taught there for 48 years, retiring in 2015. Online –   More Info & Registration:  CLICK HERE  

Wed, Feb 10, 2021 – 7:30-9:00PM (Every Wed)- VIRTUAL Mindfulness Meditation: Pain Management  ~ More Info & Reg:  CLICK HERE     

Thu, Feb 11, 2021 7:00-8:00PM – Racial Hygeine in Nazi Germany~ Professor Maureen Healy of the Department of History at Lewis & Clark College will examine the legal avenues through which the Nazi regime excluded Jews from German society in the 1930s.  Online –   CLICK HERE

Fri , Feb 12, 2021:  10:0AM-12:00PM, Abstract Painting for Adults (Every Fri)  ~ Join in with this virtual class offered every Friday ~ Online- More Info & Registration : CLICK HERE 

Sat , Feb 13 2021:  10:00AM-11:00AM, Introduction to Magic (Ages 7-12) ~ Using simple items found around the house, Professor Dr Schreiber, The Historical Conjurer, teaches you magic at your home!  More Info & Registration: CLICK HERE 

Sun, Feb 14, 2021- 4:00-10:00PM (Every Sunday/18 yrs & over) –  Adult Coed 7v7 Soccer League ~ Help restore 50 acres of treasured natural habitat. Bring a shovel, pruners, gloves and a container of water. -Hazelia Field, 17800 SW Stafford Rd-  More Info & Registration: CLICK HERE

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