Category Archive • Community

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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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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What are you doing Saturday?

Happy May everyone!  We’re kicking off the month with a lively Saturday in Third Place Commons.  Hope you can join us. The first Saturday of the month is our Art-In.   Come make art at this free, drop-in creative time for drawing and painting artists – bring your friends and/or make new ones! There’s no instructor, just ...

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Learn and enjoy in the Commons this week

The last 3 days of April are full of experiences, starting on Monday the 28th at 6 p.m. with Clean Water for All.  Water, water everywhere, and still so much to learn about local and global issues around this threatened resource.  This educational program, focused on ways to save our salmon and guarantee clean drinking ...

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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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