Category Archive • Dance

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. ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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A Look Back at a Great 2017!

You have helped make 2017 a banner year at Third Place Commons and the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market!  Truly, the Commons has been overflowing with wonderful events over the past year. In February, a student marimba concert played to a packed house. In March, the Earth Smart Green Fair enlightened hundreds of community members eager to ...

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A Year-End Message from Third Place Commons Board Members to YOU

December 2017 When you think of Third Place Commons, what do you think of first? Do you think of the arts? Of the live music and dancing? Of the Art-Ins, game nights, foreign language conversation groups, and other community meet-ups? Do you think of having lunch with friends or meeting with colleagues or having a coffee while ...

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The Holly-Jolliest Month of All This December

Wow, there’s a lot going on in December at Third Place Commons! From an indoor holiday farmers market & crafts fair to dance recitals and dance lessons to holiday concerts and the ever popular Caspar Babypants. And of course, we’ll be enjoying great live music and dancing every Friday and Saturday night just like always. ...

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Give Back to Your Commons Community for #GivingTuesday

If you’re reading this, then you know that Third Place Commons serves our shared community like no other organization. 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 Mahjong Mondays for seniors, the ...

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Get the Blues This & Every Friday in November

This Friday we launch the perfect music series  to keep you moving, grooving, and feeling oh-so-good throughout the busy month of November! It may be turning gray outside, but here at the Commons we’re BLUE all over thanks to our new Autumn Blues music series.   The Autumn Blues series will shine a spotlight on some ...

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Halloween is for Grown-ups, too, this weekend at Third Place Commons

What’s orange and black and fun all over? Halloween at Third Place Commons, of course, where the festivities start Saturday, Oct. 28th at 2PM with the first of three family-friendly events. The 7th annual Halloween Hafla is a lively, colorful, Halloween-themed belly dance show that will delight and surprise one and all. Then, don’t go far ...

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