First Wednesday Series


January 2017-- No First Wednesday

February 1, 2017 7 p.m.--Lake Oswego Reads, Rise of Rocket Girls

Please Note, new location-- Lakewood Theater (368 South State Street)

Mary Kaiser, research scientist at NASA AMES Research Center for 30 years will explain the history of space that few know.

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 will unveil her new WWI song album. Cecilia is a classically trained Mezzo-Contralto who has performed in many venues as a soloist and in ensemble. She has composed a dozen classical music pieces which have been performed live in Denver, Co and in St. Paul, MN. She has lived and travelled all over the world, bur currently resides in Portland, Oregon with her husband and friendly, talkative cat.

May 3, 2017 7 p.m.-- Phillip Margolin world renown author of 'Worthy Brown's Daughter' will discuss writing his historical fiction book about slavery in Oregon, and Gregory Nokes who researched the lawsuit Holmes v. Ford (1852) will discuss this important lawsuit which is the center of Mr. Margolin's book.

June/July/August-- END OF SEASON

First Wednesday Programs are held at the Oswego Heritage House, except as noted for our February 1st event.