Category Archive • Commons Creatives

Comic Book Historian Tackles Superheroes & the Power of Representation on 2/24

Representation matters. For nearly a century, from Wonder Woman to Black Panther, superheroes have been reflecting the challenges of our times and showing us our potential. Their cultural relevance and influence is powerful. On Wednesday, February 24th at 7 PM, join us to explore the impact and significance of these potent images and stories in “Comic Book Reality: ...

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Explore Superheroes & the Power of Representation with us on 2/24

Representation matters. When we see ourselves reflected in stories and media, we see our possibilities. From Wonder Woman to Black Panther, comics (and their current counterpart, superhero movies) have played no small role in creating powerful visions of our potential. On Wednesday, February 24th at 7 PM, Third Place Commons invites you to explore the impact ...

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January Events: Explore Dr. King’s Legacy & More!

As we all struggle to navigate these very stressful times, community feels more important than ever. The pandemic may have separated us physically, but we don’t have to abandon our community support entirely thanks in part to Third Place Commons. If you’re looking for chances to connect with your community, engage with issues of importance, or ...

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A Year-End Message from Executive Director Amy

I want to start by saying thank you. If there is one thing I’ve learned in 2020, it’s how important community is. The community that I miss – that we all miss – inside the Commons space. The community who filled our farmers market all summer. The community who gathers every week in our virtual ...

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Don’t miss the LFP Thanksgiving Market on Sunday, November 22nd

Start making your shopping list now because the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market is back just in time to get all your essentials for your upcoming holiday feasts. On Sunday, November 22nd from 10 AM to 2 PM, bundle up and head to the Town Center at Lake Forest Park for the annual Thanksgiving Mini-Market. Like ...

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Join the Club! November Book & Movie Picks

Third Place Commons has launched two new clubs as part of our TPC At Home programming, giving you the perfect chance to have fun and connect with your community in these most stressful of times. Whether you’re a movie lover, a book lover, or both, your Commons community awaits. Join the TPC Movie Club for a fun ...

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Recommended Reading: Join us 10/28 for a Free, Fun Book Talk!

Join Third Place Commons on Wednesday night (10/28) at 7 PM for Pandemic Picks: Books!, a fun virtual book talk with three terrific panelists. Register HERE. Three local luminaries will talk books and share their top reading picks to get you through the long winter months to come. Panelists include: Robert Sindelar, Managing Partner, Third Place Books Anina ...

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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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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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