Category Archive • Family Activities

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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Get a Sneak Peek at the Breakfast & Auction!

With the Third Place Commons annual fundraising breakfast just over a week away on March 8th, anticipation is building for a truly special community event including a better-than-ever live auction with something for everyone. ​So if you don’t have your tickets yet, now is the time. A popular annual tradition, the breakfast is always a wonderful occasion ...

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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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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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