First Wednesday Series


March 1, 2017 7 p.m.-- Brian Monihan, Vice President, Pamplin Media Group will discuss the important role of newspapers as a living history of our community, the current state of the newspaper business and his wildly popular book, No Call Too Small.

April 5, 2017 7 p.m.- Cecelia Otto with An American Songline, is back to share America's history through song with us! Her new program will cover an era of American history oftern overlooked: our country's participation in the First World War. The world premiere of 'The Songs of World War I' will have songs that feature a variety of patriotic, bittersweet and charmingly funny perspectives.

May 3, 2017 7 p.m.--VENUE CHANGE: LAKEWOOD CENTER FOR THE ARTS 368 South State St. Lake Oswego, OR 97034 Phillip Margolin world renown author of 'Worthy Brown's Daughter' will discuss writing his historical fiction book about slavery in Oregon, and [Gregory Nokes][6] who researched the lawsuit Holmes v. Ford (1852) will discuss this important lawsuit which is the center of Mr. Margolin's book.


August 2, 2017 7 p.m.-- The fascinating history of the PT Boat

September 6, 2017 7 p.m.--Jane Kirkpatrick,author of All She Left Behind.

October 4, 2017 7 p.m.-- Gregory Nokes, "Massacred for Gold."

November 1, 2017 7 p.m.-- Barbara Randall, Pictorial History of the Willamette Valley Wine Industry

December 6, 2017--Oswego Heritage Council Holiday Gift Show at the Oswego Heritage House and Museum 2-8pm.

January 2018--NO First Wednesday Program

February 7, 2018--Lake Oswego Reads presenter TBD

All programs will be held at Oswego Heritage House and Museum

398 Tenth Street, Lake Oswego, OR 97034

Doors open at 6:30 with refreshments, Program begins at 7:00 p.m.

All events are free and open to the public