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Donuts, Alpacas & More at Market Closing Party – This Sunday, 10/21

Donuts, Alpacas & More at Market Closing Party – This Sunday, 10/21

The Lake Forest Park Farmers Market is ending its regular season with a bang and celebrating the market with a Closing Day Party, this Sunday, October 21st from 10AM to 3PM. So what makes a great Closing Day Party? Alpacas? Donuts? Halloween dog “treats-for-tricks” and costumes? Giveaways for all ages? Seasonal fruits & vegetables, farm-fresh meat ...

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Ring in a New Era with a New Market Bell on 9/23 – Special Ceremony!

Did you know that the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market opens each week with the ringing of a special market bell? And that the vendors aren’t permitted to sell for the day until that bell rings? Unfortunately, our old, beloved bell was lost recently, and so the market has had to make due with borrowed bells ...

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Family Day at the LFP Farmers Market this Sunday, Aug. 19th

You won’t want to miss the fun at Family Day at the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market this Sunday, 10am to 3pm! Family activities will be the order of the day, starting with chalk artist Justin the Circler, who will be on-hand to share his creations and lead families in making their own chalk creations. The market ...

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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 ...

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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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