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Now Hiring: Two Positions at the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market

Third Place Commons currently has two open positions for the 2021 season at the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market. The LFP Farmers Market, a food and plant focused market beginning its 16th season, is a friendly, well-established community of long-time vendors and dedicated shoppers. The market operated safely throughout the 2020 market season thanks to strict ...

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Calling All Book & Movie Lovers!

Are you an avid reader or a movie superfan? Do you love delving into great stories, then discussing them with friends? We have got the group for you! Book lovers will discover kindred spirits and a warm welcome in the Commons Community Book Club, which meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 5 PM. ...

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Raise a Glass (or Mug) for our Finally 21 Party on Saturday, March 6th

It’s officially the homestretch for our Third Place Commons Finally 21 Online Party and Fundraiser. The festivities begin this coming Saturday, March 6th at 5 PM. It’s going to be a short and sweet party jam-packed with music, dance, laughter, friends, and plenty of silly fun. Trivia fans, start your engines. Most importantly, the proceeds will help sustain ...

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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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You’re Invited to our Finally 21 Online Party & Fundraiser

It’s 2021, Third Place Commons is turning 21, and it’s officially time to celebrate! You are cordially invited to the Third Place Commons Finally 21 Online Party & Fundraiser on Saturday, March 6, from 5 – 6:15 PM. Of course, you may remember the Third Place Commons fundraising breakfast, which is normally an annual tradition. But everyone ...

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January Events: Explore Dr. King’s Legacy & More!

As we all struggle to navigate these very stressful times, community feels more important than ever. The pandemic may have separated us physically, but we don’t have to abandon our community support entirely thanks in part to Third Place Commons. If you’re looking for chances to connect with your community, engage with issues of importance, or ...

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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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