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 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-- The fascinating history of the PT Boat

First Wednesday Programs are held at the Oswego Heritage House, except as noted for our May 3rd event.