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Crafts Day at LFP Farmers Market Is Sunday, July 17th

Crafts Day at LFP Farmers Market Is Sunday, July 17th

This Sunday, July 17th marks the return of the annual Crafts Day at the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market! Always a popular event, this year’s Crafts Day will feature 20+ artists and crafters from around the region. Be sure to stop by the market to shop a gorgeous array of handmade jewelry, accessories, decorative arts, cards, ...

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Fresh Bucks, Market Bucks, & More at the Farmers Market

You may think you know all about the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market, but do you know about our food assistance programs for our low-income neighbors? Thanks to the generous support of donors to Third Place Commons (the 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that presents the LFP Farmers Market), our long-running Market Bucks program is a staple of ...

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Summer is heating up fast at the Commons!

Summer is heating up fast at the Commons!

With the start of June in the Pacific Northwest, we begin to pine for summer. Outside, it’s mostly warm, but not quite dry enough to enjoy the great outdoors at its best. And for that reason we are superbly lucky to have the Third Place Commons at our disposal! While indoor campouts, bonfires, and baseball ...

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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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Say Hello to Our New Executive Director, Amy Whittenburg

Say Hello to Our New Executive Director, Amy Whittenburg

Hello, Everyone!   This is a fun message for me to write because I’m so excited to be a part of the Third Place Commons community. I see the Commons as an important and vital resource for our community, a place where families, friends, and future friends can all connect and flourish. A place where civic, arts, and social ...

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Recess Monkey returns to the Commons

It’s been a while since these talented musicians visited Third Place, and we are super excited about this event!  Tambourine Submarine: A Musical Odyssey Concert with Recess Monkey is this coming Saturday, July 25th, from  3-4pm on the Commons stage. Take a high-energy, rocking journey aboard the imaginary “Tambourine Submarine,” a high-tech vessel that explores sea, ...

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An Offbeat Evening

An Offbeat Evening

Its not often you get the chance to hear an 18 member vocal group on our weekend music series. (In fact, I think it may be a first!) But this Friday night, at 7:30pm, The Offbeats Vocal Jazz Ensemble will take the Third Place Stage to sing some 8 part vocal jazz arrangements!  Backed by ...

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Bach in a Hula Skirt and a Little Jive

Spend a Saturday at Third Place Commons, and you are likely to enjoy a kaleidoscope of experiences.  This Saturday, March 21, will be especially colorful. Every year on March 21, Johann Sebastian Bach’s birthday, musicians around the world celebrate Bach in the Subways Day by offering performances in subways, public spaces, and concerts open to all. ...

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Thanksgiving Weekend Music in the Commons

Thanksgiving Weekend Music in the Commons

Join us in the Commons tonight with the The Smilin’ Scandinavians. Widely regarded as Seattle’s #1 polka band, the Smilin’ Scandinavians have been around since May 17, 1995, when bandleader Toby Hanson got a group of his friends at Cornish College of the Arts to form a polka band. Since that time they’ve built a reputation ...

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