Category Archive • Dance

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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A Very Third Place Saturday

This coming Saturday,  May 2nd, Third Place has you covered! Love Third Place Books?  Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day with your very favorite booksellers from 9 am to 5 pm.  There is a lot going on, and you can check out the full schedule here.  Just a glimpse into activities: FREE DRIP COFFEE – Honey Bear will be ...

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An Offbeat Evening

An Offbeat Evening

Its not often you get the chance to hear an 18 member vocal group on our weekend music series. (In fact, I think it may be a first!) But this Friday night, at 7:30pm, The Offbeats Vocal Jazz Ensemble will take the Third Place Stage to sing some 8 part vocal jazz arrangements!  Backed by ...

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Bach in a Hula Skirt and a Little Jive

Spend a Saturday at Third Place Commons, and you are likely to enjoy a kaleidoscope of experiences.  This Saturday, March 21, will be especially colorful. Every year on March 21, Johann Sebastian Bach’s birthday, musicians around the world celebrate Bach in the Subways Day by offering performances in subways, public spaces, and concerts open to all. ...

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Scottish Dance and Song on Saturday

Don’t let the post-holiday blahs get you down.  All you need is a lively dose of Scottish music and dance this Saturday, January 10th at 3 pm on the Commons stage. Come see The Shelton Highland Dancers perform many of Scotland’s treasured dance, including the Sword Dance, the Highland Fling, the Hornpipe, and many others this Saturday. The concert ...

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