Category Archive • Community

25 Movies We Love for Black History Month & Beyond

25 Movies We Love for Black History Month & Beyond

Black History Month may be nearly over, but we all know that delving into Black history, stories, and voices warrants far more than 28 days of attention. So as the month winds down, the TPC Movie Club brings you “25 Movies We Love” to keep exploring throughout the months to come. We’ve tried to include something ...

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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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The LFP Farmers Market’s Sweet 16 – Take the Market Challenge!

Third Place Commons is turning 21 (finally!) this year, and the party is on! In fact, the Third Place Commons Finally 21 Online Party and Fundraiser is just around the corner on Saturday, March 6th at 5 PM. But, of course, Third Place Commons isn’t the only one enjoying a big birthday this year. The Commons’ ...

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Take the Finally 21 Music Challenge today!

The Third Place Commons Finally 21 Online Party and Fundraiser is coming up on Saturday, March 6th, and our weekly scavenger hunt continues with Challenge #2. Challenge #2: THE MUSIC CHALLENGE Yes, we’re finally 21! And to celebrate our 21st birthday, we’ve got to have some great music. That’s where you come in! Think back to when you turned ...

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Take the Finally 21 Challenge #1: The Memory Challenge

Our Third Place Commons Finally 21 Online Party and Fundraiser is just under a month away. So to warm up for the party, it’s time to “Take the Challenge!” Yes, we’re celebrating our 21st birthday this year and our beloved Lake Forest Park Farmers Market is turning Sweet 16. And what better time to have a party? Especially one ...

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You’re Invited to our Finally 21 Online Party & Fundraiser

It’s 2021, Third Place Commons is turning 21, and it’s officially time to celebrate! You are cordially invited to the Third Place Commons Finally 21 Online Party & Fundraiser on Saturday, March 6, from 5 – 6:15 PM. Of course, you may remember the Third Place Commons fundraising breakfast, which is normally an annual tradition. But everyone ...

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Pandemic Picks: Movies on Weds + Book & Movie Clubs Coming Up!

Wintertime lockdown is no fun and the events of the world can be exhausting. So take a break and treat yourself to a cinematic escape with guidance from folks who really know movies. Tune in Wednesday, Jan. 27th at 7 PM for Pandemic Picks: Movies! If you’re a movie lover, you probably think you’ve streamed everything ...

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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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Celebrate Dr. King’s Legacy & Beloved Community with Us!

Third Place Commons invites you to join in a virtual community conversation in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – “What Is Dr. King’s Beloved Community and How Do We Achieve It?” Explore the meaning and intention of Dr. King’s “beloved community” and hear from a panel of local leaders working to build “beloved community” ...

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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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