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Holiday Weekend Schedule in the Commons

Are you getting ready to celebrate Independence Day?  So are we, and here are some weekend schedule changes. There will be no music in the Commons on Friday evening.  Enjoy the holiday!   Saturday night at 7:30 pm, we welcome the Groove Messengers, playing a variety of tunes from Jazz to Rhythm & Blues, and almost everything in ...

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Celebrating the LFP Rotary Club

We have some great community partners, and in the last year, the Lake Forest Park Rotary really stepped up to support our programs. This Saturday evening, we honor Rotary’s great work, and invite you to the party. The amazing Microsoft Jumpin’ Jive Orchestra will make the evening swing. And the icing on the cake? Rotary is ...

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Eric Miller and Mark Lewis on Stage this Weekend

Here comes the weekend, and here come the tunes. On Friday evening, we welcome singer-songwriter Eric Miller.  According to Lynette Hensley of Victory Review Acoustic Music Magazine, “Eric’s musical vocabulary in both his writing and performance is deep and wide, and he’s comfortable with his own voice in so many styles. And best of ...

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Gravity Defied in Third Place Commons!

On Saturday, June 21, the amazing Alex Zerbe will defy gravity on the Commons stage from 3:30-4:30 pm. Did you know you can demonstrate basic concepts of physics through the art of juggling? Learn about gravity, friction, center of mass and gyroscopic stability while being amazed by the skills of Alex Zerbe, the Professional Zaniac.  This ...

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Shoreline Community College Summer Lecture Series in the Commons

Once upon a time, when Shoreline Community College had space adjacent to Third Place Commons, we collaborated on a wonderful series of summer classes.  At lunch, participants had the opportunity to enjoy lunch and a talks about literature near the stage. We have missed those special presentations, and are delighted to announce that the College and ...

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Countdown to the Secret Gardens Of Lake Forest Park

This coming Saturday, June 14, six spectacular gardens in Lake Forest Park will open for the best tour in the area.  At this point, the planning committee is still keeping the details secret, but we have to share just a few.  So, this is what we can tell you: * You will get to see a ...

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Weekend Music

Weekend Music

Scott Cossu “Jazz Pianist” – Friday June 12 @ 7:30 Smilin’ Scandinavians “Polka” – Saturday June 13  @ 7:30 Affectionately referring to his music as Heavy Mental or Cosmic National Geographic, Scott is one of the grandfathers of the New Age scene, and he was labeled a “jazz luminary of the future”, by Billboard Magazine.  Much of ...

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A Swingin’ Weekend Ahead!

A Swingin’ Weekend Ahead!

A Swingin’ Weekend Ahead! Swingnuts – Friday June 6 @ 7:30 – “Vintage Jazz” Cole Brothers – Saturday June 7 @ 7:30 – “Jazz/Fusion” I bet you’ve been waiting on the edge of your seats, dancing shoes already in hand, to hear about this weekend’s music! Well, wait to longer.  Its about to be a swingin’ weekend in Commons.  With ...

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Commons Legacies

In the course of a year, Third Place Commons hosts over 900 events.  Many of those are musical, and most of the performers on our stage are local.  In 2013, generous funding from 4Culture enabled us to produce a series we called the Commons Legacies Project.  We featured musical families, talented folks, every one of ...

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Musical Chairs

Musical Chairs

Please take note that we have a change in music for Saturday May 24th! The Groove Messengers will not be playing as is indicated on the print calendar.  Filling in will be a brand new Swing Band for our space!  From the Woodinville/Redmond area,  The Pacific Cascade Big Band will swing us away with their signature tunes. Join ...

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