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A Message from Co-Founder Ros Bird

On the eve of a new decade, I invite you to join me in celebrating an auspicious occasion. In 2020, Third Place Commons will celebrate its 20th anniversary as a nonprofit organization creating real community in real space. That’s 20 years of fostering a vibrant, connected community where we engage, build, and thrive together. Will ...

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Holiday Farmers Market & Crafts Fair this Sunday, 12/15

You won’t find better holiday shopping than this Sunday, December 15th from 10-3 at Third Place Commons’ annual indoor Lake Forest Park Holiday Farmers Market and Crafts Fair. Yes, ‘tis the season of gift giving and there will be delightful, unique, and handmade gifts for one and all at the LFP Holiday Crafts Fair. Whether you’re ...

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So Much Fun Stuff in December!

Every December at Third Place Commons is a busy one. Holiday events abound, this year more so than ever! The month is filled with music, dance, family-friendly programs a-plenty (including Caspar Babypants!), and one more beloved farmers market and crafts fair. Here’s a quick look at a veritable feast of holiday fare to get you in ...

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Mark Your Calendars for Two Special LFP Farmers Markets & Holiday Crafts Fairs

‘Tis the season for holidays galore. And they won’t be complete without pre-holiday stops at two special indoor editions of the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market plus two fantastic crafts fairs for all your shopping needs. The annual Thanksgiving Farmers Market & Crafts Fair will take place on Sunday, November 24th, while the Holiday Farmers Market ...

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Candy, Comedy, Clowns, & More – Celebrate Halloween with Us!

The spooky countdown is on to one of the biggest events of the year at Third Place Commons, the annual Halloween Celebration! The fun begins on Thursday, October 31st with trick-or-treating for costumed kiddos throughout the Town Center at Lake Forest Park from 4 to 6 PM. There will also be some family-friendly activities in the Commons ...

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Apply by Oct. 8th for Our Holiday Crafts Fairs!

Artists and crafters are now invited to apply for Third Place Commons Holiday Crafts Fairs on Sunday, November 24 and Sunday, December 15. Both crafts fairs will take place from 10 AM to 3 PM on the lower level of the Town Center at Lake Forest Park in conjunction with special, indoor pre-holiday editions of the ...

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Now Hiring: PT Development & Programs Assistant

Third Place Commons is seeking a Development & Programs Assistant to provide operational support across a variety of areas including fundraising, community programs, the LFP Farmers Market, and general administrative functions. Could you be that person? This flexible, part-time position (6-12 hours/week) will be perfect for someone with development, administrative, and/or event experience who is highly ...

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It’s Family Day at the LFP Farmers Market – Aug. 11th!

Grab the kiddos and head down to the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market this Sunday, August 11th for Family Day at the Market. Presented by Third Place Commons, the LFP Farmers Market takes place every Sunday, 10-3, and regularly brings you a delectable assortment of fresh and locally produced fruits, vegetables, meat, fish, and fantastic specialty ...

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Crafts Day at the Market Arrives Sunday, July 21st!

Crafts Day at the Market Arrives Sunday, July 21st!

Get ready for a big day of shopping when a whole host of fabulous artists and crafters come to the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market this coming Sunday, July 21st from 10 AM to 3 PM. Crafts Day at the LFP Farmers Market is your one-day-only chance to shop a wide array of jewelry, clothes, handmade ...

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These Garden Gates Open for One Day Only on 6/15

Get your ticket now for the to the Secret Gardens of Lake Forest Park Garden Tour & Market, and prepare to discover six magical, private worlds of garden delights… each with live music, working artists, master gardeners, and OF COURSE, gorgeous flowers, plantings, landscaping, garden art, and so much inspiration and delight. The big event is ...

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