Category Archive • Family Activities

Comic Book Historian Tackles Superheroes & the Power of Representation on 2/24

Representation matters. For nearly a century, from Wonder Woman to Black Panther, superheroes have been reflecting the challenges of our times and showing us our potential. Their cultural relevance and influence is powerful. On Wednesday, February 24th at 7 PM, join us to explore the impact and significance of these potent images and stories in “Comic Book Reality: ...

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Explore Superheroes & the Power of Representation with us on 2/24

Representation matters. When we see ourselves reflected in stories and media, we see our possibilities. From Wonder Woman to Black Panther, comics (and their current counterpart, superhero movies) have played no small role in creating powerful visions of our potential. On Wednesday, February 24th at 7 PM, Third Place Commons invites you to explore the impact ...

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Celebrate Dr. King’s Legacy & Beloved Community with Us!

Third Place Commons invites you to join in a virtual community conversation in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – “What Is Dr. King’s Beloved Community and How Do We Achieve It?” Explore the meaning and intention of Dr. King’s “beloved community” and hear from a panel of local leaders working to build “beloved community” ...

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A Year-End Message from Executive Director Amy

I want to start by saying thank you. If there is one thing I’ve learned in 2020, it’s how important community is. The community that I miss – that we all miss – inside the Commons space. The community who filled our farmers market all summer. The community who gathers every week in our virtual ...

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Don’t miss the LFP Thanksgiving Market on Sunday, November 22nd

Start making your shopping list now because the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market is back just in time to get all your essentials for your upcoming holiday feasts. On Sunday, November 22nd from 10 AM to 2 PM, bundle up and head to the Town Center at Lake Forest Park for the annual Thanksgiving Mini-Market. Like ...

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Find Your Next TV Binge with Us on Nov. 18

Do you love a great television binge in these housebound times, but find yourself running out of Netflix steam? Looking for your new favorite show? Join us for Pandemic Picks: TV!, a short, fun TV talk where a panel of local arts leaders & TV experts offer their top, most binge-worthy picks to get you through ...

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A Message from Market Manager Trinitee

What a summer it’s been! I don’t need to tell you that 2020 has been a year like no other, with countless unexpected challenges to overcome. But I would love to share with you some of the great things I’ve seen and learned since I joined the Third Place Commons team this summer as the ...

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Zoom with Us! Third Place Commons Programs Are Moving Online

We know you miss the Commons and your Commons Community. So do we!   Staying home right now is the right thing to do. But it can also be isolating… and boring! So let’s change that together.   Unfortunately, it may be a while before we can safely meet inside the Commons again, but that doesn’t mean we can’t visit. ...

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Artists & Crafters: Apply by 8/3 for LFP Farmers Market Crafts Day

Applications are now being accepted from Washington artists and crafters to participate in the 2020 Crafts Day at the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market, which will take place on Sunday, August 23rd. Crafts Day will be a one-day only addition to the regular Farmers Market, which takes place every Sunday from 10 AM to 2 PM ...

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