Category Archive • Family Activities

A Whole Host of Holiday Fun in December

You know that every month is a busy one at Third Place Commons. But with everything from an indoor holiday farmers market & crafts fair to dance recitals and dance lessons to holiday concerts and beloved children’s entertainer Caspar Babypants – plus weekly live music and dancing as always – December is moving into overdrive! Here’s ...

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Thanksgiving Farmers Market & Holiday Crafts Fair This Sun, 11/18

This Sunday is the perfect time to start preparing for your Thanksgiving feast and to get a jumpstart on your holiday shopping thanks to the return of the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market and Holiday Crafts Fair! Start making your Thanksgiving dinner shopping list now so that you’re ready to receive the full bounty of the ...

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Trick-or-Treating & Free Magic Show Wednesday at the Commons!

The spooky countdown is on to one of the biggest events of the year at Third Place Commons, our annual Halloween Celebration! Weeks of special Halloween themed festivities wrap up in a grand finale this Wednesday, October 31st – Halloween night. The fun begins with trick-or-treating for costumed kiddos across Lake Forest Park Town Center from ...

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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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Buskers Day at the Farmers Market – Sunday, 9/30

Last year’s Buskers Day at the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market was a hit, so we are doing it again! This coming Sunday, September 30th, the market will feature three knockout talents who will entertain you with a musical journey both unexpected and thrilling. Presented each Sunday by Third Place Commons, the LFP Farmers Market always ...

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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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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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