Category Archive • Fundraising

Gorgeous gardens, art, crafts, music, and more!

Saturday, June 17th is the big day for our beloved annual Secret Gardens of Lake Forest Park Garden Tour & Market!  For one day only, you get to peek behind the gates and tour six of the most special private gardens in north Seattle. Exquisite landscaping, glorious flowers and plants, peaceful water features, unique garden art, and ...

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Farmers & Flowers & Food Trucks, Oh My!

The wait is almost over… Yes, Sunday, May 14th (10am-3pm) is the big day when the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market opens for the season! Mother’s Day wouldn’t be the same without the glorious flowers of the LFP Farmers Market and rest assured that there will be a spectacular assortment of colors and arrangements perfect ...

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May is big, Big, BIG at the Commons & Market

Yes, spring is springing up all over at Third Place Commons this month with new starts and the annual return of seasonal favorites.  Showing Off Our Community Colors The Commons is in full bloom in May with a colorful array of community events starting this Saturday with Bulgarian Voices of Seattle at 1:30 followed by Folklore Sparks ...

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It’s Breakfast Time! Join us Feb. 16th for the fun!

It’s Breakfast Time! Join us Feb. 16th for the fun!

Thank you to everyone who joined us for last week’s breakfast! We are so grateful for your support! Even if you couldn’t make it, you can still support your Commons Community by making a gift online here or by sending a check to: Third Place Commons P.O. Box 82355 Kenmore, WA  98034 Thank you and see you at the Commons!   With ...

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GiveBIG to Support the Third Place Community You Love!

GiveBIG to Support the Third Place Community You Love!

We think you’re awesome! Why? Because you are the members of the Third Place Commons Community. You dine in the Commons. You meet in the Stadler Room. You perform on our stage and dance at our concerts. You write, work, weave, knit, paint, play, plan, and so much more in this special place. And you shop at ...

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Get Ready to be a Champion and Give Big!

Every May, the Seattle Foundation offers donors a chance to be champions.  On May 5th, YOU can be our champion by contributing to our incredibly effective and successful Market Bucks Food Assistance Program. This is how it works: *On May 5th, you can donate to Friends of Third Place Commons through The Seattle Foundation’s GiveBIG,  a community-wide ...

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The Breakfast Was a Great Success!

“This event is one of my favorite days of the year and I hate to miss it. You’re here because this place, this commons concept, is a remarkable community asset. Not everybody has this.  We do, and we’re lucky. We’re also, as a community, smart enough to recognize the value in this kind of human ...

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Countdown to the Breakfast

The annual Third Place Commons Breakfast is Thursday, February 26th.  Tickets are still available for $45 seat, or you can bring your friends and colleagues to a table for 8 for $325.  Purchase yours at Third Place Books, or online here. And if you are still on the fence, let us convince you with some great ...

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Secret Gardens of Lake Forest Park

Get ready for an annual summer treat!  The Secret Gardens of Lake Forest Park Tour is on June 15th, and it promises to be one of the best ever.  Not only are there 5 gorgeous gardens to tour, you will hear musicians, see artists in action, and get expert advice from Master Gardeners in each ...

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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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