Category Archive • Dance

Say YES to Access!

Over the last decade, public funding has been cut dramatically for arts, heritage, and science programming in Washington, as much as by half in some areas. Unfortunately, these cuts have a disproportionately negative impact on already-disadvantaged communities — low-income schools, communities of color and people with disabilities. As an organization that prioritizes free and open access for everyone ...

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Free & Fun this Weekend: A Beret, a Lei, a Crafts Day, and USA Dance

Whatever you’re in the mood for this weekend, Third Place Commons is offering up something for you! Want to celebrate “le 14 juillet” in fine French style? Bastille Day is France’s version of Independence Day and it’s celebrated on July 14th. So this Friday at 7:30 PM, the Commons welcomes the fun French cabaret of Delilah ...

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May is big, Big, BIG at the Commons & Market

Yes, spring is springing up all over at Third Place Commons this month with new starts and the annual return of seasonal favorites.  Showing Off Our Community Colors The Commons is in full bloom in May with a colorful array of community events starting this Saturday with Bulgarian Voices of Seattle at 1:30 followed by Folklore Sparks ...

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Holiday Shows, Holiday Markets, & Holiday Cheer in December

December is a big and busy month at Third Place Commons! From the ever-popular weekend music series featuring live music (and dancing) every Friday and Saturday night to a whole host of holiday themed performances… from community service events like a healthcare enrollment fair to community partner events like LFP Library’s Caspar Babypants performance… from ...

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Make a Gift for #GivingTuesday, The International Day of Giving!

Third Place Commons is a unique and special place that serves our shared community like no other. From free music and dancing every Friday and Saturday night to the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market from May to October… from weekly Kaleidoscope Play & Learn sessions for toddlers to weekly foreign language conversation groups for grown-ups… ...

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Halloween Candy, Comedy, Magic, Music, and More!

    Halloween starts early this weekend at Third Place Commons with the first of three fun, family-friendly events, our 6th annual Halloween Hafla Belly Dance Event. Head to the Commons stage this Saturday, October 29th at 2 PM to enjoy a performance for the whole family from Silk Rain, A Dance Company. Then, don’t go far because ...

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Free Dance Lessons, Latin Music Fun, & More This Month

The weather may be cooling down, but things are heating up this month at Third Place Commons! The fun starts this Friday, October 7th  at 6 PM when you can learn to Cha Cha with Mark Willson and Margot Richardson of Delicious Dance. During this free, easygoing one-hour lesson, you’ll dance with new friends and practice ...

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Free Latin Music Series Starts September 2nd!

Third Place Commons is delighted to announce the launch of a new fall Latin Music Series. Over four Fridays in September and October, the Commons will celebrate the irresistible rhythms and melodies of Latin music beginning this Friday, September 2nd with Savani Latin Jazz. Audiences at the Commons always love to dance, which is why we’re ...

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