Category Archive • Fundraising

Benefit Night at Lake Forest Bar & Grill on July 7th

The Lake Forest Bar & Grill will host a benefit night for Third Place Commons on Wednesday, July 7th from 5-9 PM. When you dine and drink from 5-9 PM, 20% of proceeds will be donated to Third Place Commons and two of its key programs, the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market and the Market Bucks ...

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The LFP Farmers Market Opens May 9th!

Great news – The market season is almost here! The Lake Forest Park Farmers Market Opening Day is next Sunday, May 9th  from 10 AM to 2 PM. That’s right, the market will open as always on Mother’s Day, just in time for you to pick-up glorious bouquets of spring flowers for all the moms in ...

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A Big Thank You to Our Community!

On Saturday, March 6th, a community of neighbors gathered online to laugh, visit with friends, and celebrate the 21st birthday of Third Place Commons at the Finally 21 Online Party. Guests enjoyed a virtual “return to the Commons” featuring special performances recorded last month inside Third Place Commons (following COVID safety protocols). Among a number of musical ...

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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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The LFP Farmers Market’s Sweet 16 – Take the Market Challenge!

Third Place Commons is turning 21 (finally!) this year, and the party is on! In fact, the Third Place Commons Finally 21 Online Party and Fundraiser is just around the corner on Saturday, March 6th at 5 PM. But, of course, Third Place Commons isn’t the only one enjoying a big birthday this year. The Commons’ ...

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Take the Finally 21 Music Challenge today!

The Third Place Commons Finally 21 Online Party and Fundraiser is coming up on Saturday, March 6th, and our weekly scavenger hunt continues with Challenge #2. Challenge #2: THE MUSIC CHALLENGE Yes, we’re finally 21! And to celebrate our 21st birthday, we’ve got to have some great music. That’s where you come in! Think back to when you turned ...

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Take the Finally 21 Challenge #1: The Memory Challenge

Our Third Place Commons Finally 21 Online Party and Fundraiser is just under a month away. So to warm up for the party, it’s time to “Take the Challenge!” Yes, we’re celebrating our 21st birthday this year and our beloved Lake Forest Park Farmers Market is turning Sweet 16. And what better time to have a party? Especially one ...

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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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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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