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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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A good time was had by all

A good time was had by all

Who in the world would show up at Third Place Commons at 7 am for a Valentine’s Day Breakfast?  Nearly 300 of our supporters thought it would be a great way to start the day and show support for their favorite place. The morning started with music by local treasures, The Milner Family Fiddles.  Emcee Allen ...

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Pinewood Derby 101

Pinewood derbies are a winter tradition in Third Place Commons, and they appear like clockwork in our calendar.  Just as regular are questions from people who have no idea what this event is, so with the help of Wikipedia, this is our answer:  a pinewood derby is a racing event for Cub Scouts in the ...

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