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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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Edible Book Festival!

Readers: Start your ovens! As part of the International Edible Book Festival the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council will be hosting a local Edible Book Festival at Third Place Commons located within the Town Center at Lake Forest Park. Bibliophiles, book artists and food lovers will unite to create edible books that are exhibited, documented ...

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March 10: Gary Stroutsos in the Commons

Third Place Commons is delighted to welcome acclaimed musician Gary Stroutsos to our stage on Sunday, March 10 at 4 pm.  With influences spanning rock, jazz, Latin, West African, Indian, Zen, in addition to his work with American Indian cultures throughout the West, Gary has consistently translated world music into music of the heart. He ...

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Music for All

Do you know what we love most about Third Place Commons?  We love saying “Yes!”  A few weeks ago, we got a request to schedule stage time for a young musician.  At 6 years old and in 1st grade, Peleg Zahavy-Mittelman is already a violin virtuoso, and he is probably the youngest to play a ...

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Sunshine in March

At Third Place Commons, we celebrate the seasons with special performances.  Every year around this time, when we are all really ready for a long, tropical vacation, we bring the sunshine to the Commons, courtesy of Krista Espiritu and Hula O Lehualani. Krista’s philosophy embodies the qualities of welcoming inclusion – the Aloha – we strive ...

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