Category Archive • Dance

A Message from Co-Founder Ros Bird

On the eve of a new decade, I invite you to join me in celebrating an auspicious occasion. In 2020, Third Place Commons will celebrate its 20th anniversary as a nonprofit organization creating real community in real space. That’s 20 years of fostering a vibrant, connected community where we engage, build, and thrive together. Will ...

Read more >>

So Much Fun Stuff in December!

Every December at Third Place Commons is a busy one. Holiday events abound, this year more so than ever! The month is filled with music, dance, family-friendly programs a-plenty (including Caspar Babypants!), and one more beloved farmers market and crafts fair. Here’s a quick look at a veritable feast of holiday fare to get you in ...

Read more >>

Travel the World with Our World Music Series Starting Friday!

If you’ve got wanderlust, why not travel the world musically with Third Place Commons now through April? Around the World (in 43 Days) presents four nights of world music from Celtic to Latin to French cabaret and more. The fun starts this Friday with a Celtic themed show just in time to get you warmed up ...

Read more >>

Big Band Series Warms Up January at the Commons

It’s 2019 and it’s officially time once again to Swing into the New Year at Third Place Commons! This is the third year in a row that the Commons has started the year off in high style with this popular big band series. Every Saturday in January, head to the Commons for an evening of delightfully ...

Read more >>

A Whole Host of Holiday Fun in December

You know that every month is a busy one at Third Place Commons. But with everything from an indoor holiday farmers market & crafts fair to dance recitals and dance lessons to holiday concerts and beloved children’s entertainer Caspar Babypants – plus weekly live music and dancing as always – December is moving into overdrive! Here’s ...

Read more >>

Crafts Day at the Market & More This Weekend!

This weekend brings some extra special fun to Third Place Commons and the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market, including one of the biggest events of the market year, Crafts Day! Crafts Day at the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market is your one-day-only chance to shop a wide array of jewelry, clothes, handmade cards, decorative items, and ...

Read more >>

GiveBIG NOW! Support What You Love at the Commons!

GiveBIG is the Seattle Foundation’s annual day of giving when folks across the region are encouraged to give to the things they love and value. We sure hope that Third Place Commons makes it onto your list this year! Why GiveBIG? Third Place Commons is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization where your Commons Community gathers and thrives. ...

Read more >>

Dance Lessons and More Coming Up at the Commons!

Whether you hit the dance floor regularly or are just curious about testing your feet for the first time, this Saturday is the perfect time to head to Third Place Commons. Delicious Dance instructors Mark Willson and Margot Richardson will be on hand to offer a free community swing dance lesson that will get everyone moving ...

Read more >>

Come Dancing! Free dance lessons start Jan. 27th

Third Place Commons is always a great spot for live music and dancing on weekends, but starting on Saturday, January 27th, it’s also a great place to learn to dance. Beginning in January, Third Place Commons will offer free community dance lessons on the fourth Saturday night of each month through April. Each easy, one-hour ...

Read more >>

It’s Time to Swing Into the New Year!

Yes, 2018 is shaping up to be another great year, and we’re starting the year off right with the return of our Swing into the New Year swing and big band music series. This series was a big hit in 2017, so we decided to do it again! Every Saturday in January, join us for fantastic ...

Read more >>