Archive for 2020

TPC Awesome Auction-a-thon starts Aug 3 (through Sept)

Back in March when we made the painful decision to cancel our annual fundraiser because of the local outbreak, we were heartbroken – not least because we had so many fabulous items lined up for our live auction. Sadly, it just wasn’t safe to hold an in-person event and with everything going on, it wasn’t ...

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Artists & Crafters: Apply by 8/3 for LFP Farmers Market Crafts Day

Applications are now being accepted from Washington artists and crafters to participate in the 2020 Crafts Day at the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market, which will take place on Sunday, August 23rd. Crafts Day will be a one-day only addition to the regular Farmers Market, which takes place every Sunday from 10 AM to 2 PM ...

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Cherries, Berries, Increased SNAP Market Match & A Job Opening

The Lake Forest Park Farmers Market is swinging into gear in June with new hours and an increase in SNAP Market Match just as delicious seasonal fruit begins to arrive. This Sunday, 10 AM – 2 PM, head to the market to get your first cherries of the season. Collins Family Orchard will be there with ...

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NEW TIME & Memorial Day Updates for the LFP Farmers Market

This Memorial Day weekend brings a change to the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market with a new time, Sunday from 10 AM to 2 PM. But while the day will be a tiny bit shorter, the market won’t be short of supplies for your happily physically distanced Memorial Day barbecues. No matter what you are ...

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Now Hiring: Market Manager & Market Set-Up Assistant

Would you love to be a part of the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market community? Third Place Commons has two immediate openings for an experienced Market Manager and for a Market Set-up Assistant. The Market Manager is responsible for the overall success of the market and oversees the safe daily operations of the market, including set-up, ...

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LFP Farmers Market Is Open – Take the Shopper Oath NOW

The ever popular Lake Forest Park Farmers Market opens this Sunday, May 10th (10 AM to 2 PM), and it will once again be chock-full of your favorite market fresh foods and Mother’s Day flowers. However, there will also be some big changes as the market evolves to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure that ...

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Please GiveBIG TODAY – Your Support Means More Than Ever Now!

We want to get straight to the point because the need is real. We’re writing to ask for your support for Third Place Commons, the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market, and the Market Bucks food assistance program. Will you make a GiveBIG gift today? This week GiveBIG is partnering with #GivingTuesday to bring us a big 48-hour ...

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Covid-19 Update: Temporary Closure of Third Place Commons

In response to Governor Inslee’s most recent mandates related to COVID-19, here are the latest changes at Third Place Commons: The Commons space is now closed until further notice – Although Third Place Commons operates as a nonprofit organization, separate from our neighboring restaurants, stores, and the Town Center mall, we are naturally an interdependent community. ...

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Response to Coronavirus & COVID-19

To Our Beloved Commons Community, In response to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus causing COVID-19 in King County and beyond, we want to share with you an update about how Third Place Commons is responding and what you can expect in the weeks to come. Annual Fundraising Breakfast & 20th Anniversary Celebration This week, we made the ...

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This Just In! Last Minute Additions (& LAST CHANCE at Tickets)

This just in! New additions to our upcoming auction include this cheerful field o’ flowers, a 24″ x 24″ painting (acrylic on canvas) by Meenakshi Sinha. Is it just us, or do these beauties make you think of the LFP Farmers Market, too? Also just added, a **Scenic Seattle Flightseeing Tour** for two from KENMORE AIR! So ...

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