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Weekend Music in the Commons

Weekend Music in the Commons

  We’ve got a couple of superb bands in store for you this weekend. Celebrate Mardi Gras any day of the year (or in this case, Friday April 25th) with File Gumbo and their Zydeco Soul and Swamp Rockin’ Boogie.     And on Saturday April 26th, the 17 piece dance band, The Kings of Swing will take the stage in their ...

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Coming to a Commons Near You!

The weekend is right around the corner, and we have got some fun music in store.  On Friday, April 18, get ready to boogie woogie with the Two Scoops Combo.  The Seattle Times describes Eric “Two Scoops” Moore as, “Jerry Lee Lewis meets Randy Newman. This guy can not only play, his original lyrics are ...

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Never to early to plan for the weekend!

Shake off the income tax blues this coming weekend with some lively music in the Commons!  On Friday, April 12, we welcome the International Folk Voice Band.  Come enjoy folk dance music, including waltz, shottish, polka, line dances and mixers. Then on Saturday, April 13th,  plan to dance to your swing favorites from the 30s, 40s ...

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Weekend Music in the Commons

Weekend Music in the Commons

  How about a little blues on your Friday night?  Mark Whitman and his Band will be in the Commons on April 4 to help you start the weekend.  On Saturday the 5th, Miss Rose and Her Rhythm Percolators will transport  you back to the jazz age with the trio’s signature romance, playful humor, and irresistible ...

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What’s Growing in the Commons?

Last month, a barricade was built to close off two empty restaurant spaces in the Commons.   The vast expanse of white wall inspired Commons regular Elsa Bouman to think outside the box. She envisioned a community mural to bring color and cheer – and the outside – into the Commons. And look what is taking ...

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Secret Gardens of Lake Forest Park

Mark your calendars! Tour the Secret Gardens of Lake Forest Park on Saturday, June 14.  Shop for plants and garden art on the lower lever of the Town Center, and bring your toughest questions to stump Ciscoe Morris. For more information, visit the Tour website, and like us on Facebook.    

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Secret Gardens of Lake Forest Park

Get ready for an annual summer treat!  The Secret Gardens of Lake Forest Park Tour is on June 15th, and it promises to be one of the best ever.  Not only are there 5 gorgeous gardens to tour, you will hear musicians, see artists in action, and get expert advice from Master Gardeners in each ...

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One better day at a time

Our mission at A Better Day Salon is to support the families of our community, with quality service, by a caring and educated staff willing to help make the world A Better Place, one person at a time.   This month, we honor our valued supporters A Better Day Salon.  When the salon opened in the Town ...

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Edible Books – start planning now!

Not long before April Fools Day (and yes, the timing was intentional), creative culinary bibliophiles participated in the first north end Edible Book Festival.  Sponsored by the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council, and hosted by Third Place Commons, the event was a delectable success.  It all went so well that we’re planning a second festival.  ...

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Featured Sponsor: Great Harvest Bread Company

Welcome to our new feature!  Every month, we will tell you more about one of our wonderful sponsors who generously support programs in Third Place Commons and at the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market.  It is appropriate, and a bit poignant, to start by recognizing Great Harvest Bread and its owner Jeff Weissman. Born in Seattle ...

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