Category Archive • Events

What are you doing Saturday?

Happy May everyone!  We’re kicking off the month with a lively Saturday in Third Place Commons.  Hope you can join us. The first Saturday of the month is our Art-In.   Come make art at this free, drop-in creative time for drawing and painting artists – bring your friends and/or make new ones! There’s no instructor, just ...

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Learn and enjoy in the Commons this week

The last 3 days of April are full of experiences, starting on Monday the 28th at 6 p.m. with Clean Water for All.  Water, water everywhere, and still so much to learn about local and global issues around this threatened resource.  This educational program, focused on ways to save our salmon and guarantee clean drinking ...

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Edible Books – start planning now!

Not long before April Fools Day (and yes, the timing was intentional), creative culinary bibliophiles participated in the first north end Edible Book Festival.  Sponsored by the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council, and hosted by Third Place Commons, the event was a delectable success.  It all went so well that we’re planning a second festival.  ...

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Featured Sponsor: Great Harvest Bread Company

Welcome to our new feature!  Every month, we will tell you more about one of our wonderful sponsors who generously support programs in Third Place Commons and at the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market.  It is appropriate, and a bit poignant, to start by recognizing Great Harvest Bread and its owner Jeff Weissman. Born in Seattle ...

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Edible Book Festival!

Readers: Start your ovens! As part of the International Edible Book Festival the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council will be hosting a local Edible Book Festival at Third Place Commons located within the Town Center at Lake Forest Park. Bibliophiles, book artists and food lovers will unite to create edible books that are exhibited, documented ...

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March 10: Gary Stroutsos in the Commons

Third Place Commons is delighted to welcome acclaimed musician Gary Stroutsos to our stage on Sunday, March 10 at 4 pm.  With influences spanning rock, jazz, Latin, West African, Indian, Zen, in addition to his work with American Indian cultures throughout the West, Gary has consistently translated world music into music of the heart. He ...

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Music for All

Do you know what we love most about Third Place Commons?  We love saying “Yes!”  A few weeks ago, we got a request to schedule stage time for a young musician.  At 6 years old and in 1st grade, Peleg Zahavy-Mittelman is already a violin virtuoso, and he is probably the youngest to play a ...

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Sunshine in March

At Third Place Commons, we celebrate the seasons with special performances.  Every year around this time, when we are all really ready for a long, tropical vacation, we bring the sunshine to the Commons, courtesy of Krista Espiritu and Hula O Lehualani. Krista’s philosophy embodies the qualities of welcoming inclusion – the Aloha – we strive ...

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Don’t miss this one!

Don’t miss this one!

Have you ever had the chance to hear Total Experience Gospel Choir at Third Place Commons?  We are delighted to welcome Pastor Pat Wright back to our stage this coming Saturday, February 23rd, at 1 pm.  This special event celebrates Black History Month, and promises to lift the roof of the Commons with joyful sound ...

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A good time was had by all

A good time was had by all

Who in the world would show up at Third Place Commons at 7 am for a Valentine’s Day Breakfast?  Nearly 300 of our supporters thought it would be a great way to start the day and show support for their favorite place. The morning started with music by local treasures, The Milner Family Fiddles.  Emcee Allen ...

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