Category Archive • Events

The LFP Farmers Market Opens Mother’s Day, May 13th!

Mark your calendars for Sunday, May 13th, 10 am to 3 pm, because that’s the day when the ever-popular Lake Forest Park Farmers Market opens for another season! You know that Mother’s Day wouldn’t be the same without the spectacular flowers of the LFP Farmers Market and you can count on the market to have a ...

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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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Apply by May 22nd for Crafts Day at the LFP Farmers Market

Applications are now being accepted from Washington artists and crafters to participate in the 2018 Crafts Day at the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market, which will take place on Sunday, July 15th. Crafts Day is a once-per-summer special addition to the regular Farmers Market, which takes place every Sunday from 10 AM to 3 PM ...

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What a wonderful day at the Commons!

Breakfast crowd

On Thursday, March 8th, we were delighted to celebrate our “Commons Community Values” with about 240 members of our closest colleagues, friends, and neighbors. It was Third Place Commons’ annual breakfast – our biggest fundraiser of the year – and the day when individuals come together as one to support our daily work to foster ...

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Special Words for a Special Lady – Diane Hettrick!

At this year’s annual community breakfast on March 8th, we presented the annual Friends of the Community Award to the well-deserving Diane Hettrick, who founded the Shoreline Area News in 2009 and has been dutifully running and editing it every day without fail — and without compensation — since then! In honor of the occasion, local ...

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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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Meet Breakfast Speaker Ron Chew!

Local nonprofit leader, community organizer, and renowned thought leader Ron Chew will be the featured speaker at Third Place Commons’ upcoming annual community breakfast on Thursday, March 8. Chew is a nationally recognized thought leader who established himself on the national stage during his 17 years as executive director of the Wing Luke Museum of the ...

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It’s Time for Breakfast! Join Us!

Third Place Commons invites you to join us in Celebrating Our Commons Community Values at our annual community breakfast on Thursday, March 8th. ​This lively, fast-paced event is our biggest fundraiser of the year and is the perfect time to join with friends, colleagues, and neighbors in showing your support for the extraordinary community that is ...

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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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