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Buskers at the Market – A great day of music on Sept. 24th!

Buskers at the Market – A great day of music on Sept. 24th!

This Sunday, September 24th, head to the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market from 10-3 for Buskers Day at the Market, a full day of great music and fun. “What is a busker?” you ask. Buskers are street performers who serve up music or other creative entertainment in public spaces for tips (and to make folks happy, ...

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Attention Commons Creatives – Artists, Crafters, & Writers Wanted!

Attention creative folks! We’ve got two great opportunities for you this month at the Commons. For writers, the Commons offers up a chance to take your writing to the next level on Saturday, September 23rd when coach Cami Ostman will offer a full-day writers retreat entitled, Get Your Book Done. During the retreat, you will connect ...

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A Great Fall to Come at the Farmers Market

Summer may be coming to an end, but the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market is still going strong through the middle of October. Each Sunday you can count on finding a delectable selection of freshly grown fruits and vegetables from over a dozen small, family farms around the state. If meat and cheese are on the ...

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A very cultural month at the Commons in September

As we all begin to wind down our summer fun and fall into a season of shorter days and cooler temperatures, Third Place Commons will ease your transition this month with a variety of fun and engaging programs. The Commons will kick things off with an ending of sorts, the finale of the summertime folk, country, ...

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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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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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May 1st Deadline for County Arts, Science, & Heritage Access Proposal

The King County Council is currently considering a proposed measure entitled Access for All, which would create game-changing access to arts, science, and heritage education and experiences for low and middle income students and families. If advanced to the August ballot, King County residents would have the opportunity to vote on a .1% sales tax that ...

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Seeking Farmers Market Set-up Assistant for 2017 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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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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