Archive for 2017

Say YES to Access!

Over the last decade, public funding has been cut dramatically for arts, heritage, and science programming in Washington, as much as by half in some areas. Unfortunately, these cuts have a disproportionately negative impact on already-disadvantaged communities — low-income schools, communities of color and people with disabilities. As an organization that prioritizes free and open access for everyone ...

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Free & Fun this Weekend: A Beret, a Lei, a Crafts Day, and USA Dance

Whatever you’re in the mood for this weekend, Third Place Commons is offering up something for you! Want to celebrate “le 14 juillet” in fine French style? Bastille Day is France’s version of Independence Day and it’s celebrated on July 14th. So this Friday at 7:30 PM, the Commons welcomes the fun French cabaret of Delilah ...

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Gorgeous gardens, art, crafts, music, and more!

Saturday, June 17th is the big day for our beloved annual Secret Gardens of Lake Forest Park Garden Tour & Market!  For one day only, you get to peek behind the gates and tour six of the most special private gardens in north Seattle. Exquisite landscaping, glorious flowers and plants, peaceful water features, unique garden art, and ...

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Farmers & Flowers & Food Trucks, Oh My!

The wait is almost over… Yes, Sunday, May 14th (10am-3pm) is the big day when the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market opens for the season! Mother’s Day wouldn’t be the same without the glorious flowers of the LFP Farmers Market and rest assured that there will be a spectacular assortment of colors and arrangements perfect ...

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May is big, Big, BIG at the Commons & Market

Yes, spring is springing up all over at Third Place Commons this month with new starts and the annual return of seasonal favorites.  Showing Off Our Community Colors The Commons is in full bloom in May with a colorful array of community events starting this Saturday with Bulgarian Voices of Seattle at 1:30 followed by Folklore Sparks ...

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May 1st Deadline for County Arts, Science, & Heritage Access Proposal

The King County Council is currently considering a proposed measure entitled Access for All, which would create game-changing access to arts, science, and heritage education and experiences for low and middle income students and families. If advanced to the August ballot, King County residents would have the opportunity to vote on a .1% sales tax that ...

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Seeking Farmers Market Set-up Assistant for 2017 Market Season

Seasonal, Contract Position: Farmers Market Set-up Assistant Third Place Commons is a community-supported 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering real community in real space by hosting over 900 free events each year and presenting the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market from May to October. Read more at ThirdPlaceCommons.org. The Lake Forest Park Farmers Market season begins annually ...

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It’s Breakfast Time! Join us Feb. 16th for the fun!

It’s Breakfast Time! Join us Feb. 16th for the fun!

Thank you to everyone who joined us for last week’s breakfast! We are so grateful for your support! Even if you couldn’t make it, you can still support your Commons Community by making a gift online here or by sending a check to: Third Place Commons P.O. Box 82355 Kenmore, WA  98034 Thank you and see you at the Commons!   With ...

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