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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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An Auction Sneak Preview & Your LAST CHANCE at Breakfast Tickets

Third Place Commons is going strong as it gets ready to celebrate a very big birthday next week! Yes, the Third Place Commons Annual Fundraising Breakfast, is just over a week away on Thursday, March 5th. And that means this is your last chance to get your tickets to this always fun and popular community ...

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These Garden Gates Open for One Day Only on 6/15

Get your ticket now for the to the Secret Gardens of Lake Forest Park Garden Tour & Market, and prepare to discover six magical, private worlds of garden delights… each with live music, working artists, master gardeners, and OF COURSE, gorgeous flowers, plantings, landscaping, garden art, and so much inspiration and delight. The big event is ...

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Seeking Market Set-up Assistant for 2019 Market Season

Seasonal, Contract Position: Farmers Market Set-up Assistant Third Place Commons is a community-supported 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering real community in real space by hosting over 900 free events each year and presenting the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market from May to October. Read more at ThirdPlaceCommons.org. The Lake Forest Park Farmers Market season begins annually ...

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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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Apply Now for our Holiday Crafts Fairs

Applications are now being accepted for Third Place Commons’ Holiday Crafts Fairs on Sunday, November 18 and Sunday, December 16. Both crafts fairs will take place from 10 AM to 3 PM on the lower level of Lake Forest Park Town Center in conjunction with special, indoor pre-holiday editions of the Lake Forest Park Farmers 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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Now Hiring: Music & Events Coordinator – Apply by June 4th!

Third Place Commons needs a new Music & Events Coordinator to help us schedule and host hundreds of free events each year in the Commons and at the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market. This flexible, part-time position will be perfect for someone with event and/or performing arts experience who is highly organized, detail-oriented, and a great ...

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What a wonderful day at the Commons!

Breakfast crowd

On Thursday, March 8th, we were delighted to celebrate our “Commons Community Values” with about 240 members of our closest colleagues, friends, and neighbors. It was Third Place Commons’ annual breakfast – our biggest fundraiser of the year – and the day when individuals come together as one to support our daily work to foster ...

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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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