Posts by admin | Third Place Commons - Part 2

Take a Trip through Time for LFP’s 60th Anniversary on July 24th

Did you know that the City of Lake Forest Park officially turns 60 this year? Originally founded in 1912 as one of the Seattle area’s first planned communities, Lake Forest Park evolved through 50 years of growth before finally incorporating officially in June 1961. Join us in commemorating the city’s diamond anniversary with “The City of Lake ...

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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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Now Hiring: Music & Events Coordinator

Third Place Commons is seeking a smart, capable team player to help schedule and host hundreds of free events each year in the Commons and at the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market as the new Music and Events Coordinator. This role will be a great fit for someone with event and/or performing arts experience who is ...

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Green Gardening with Master Gardener Julie Yasny on June 19th

Merge your love of the planet with your love of gardening in this informative session! This coming Saturday, June 19th at 11 AM, Third Place Commons is proud to present “Green Gardening with Master Gardener Julie Yasny.” Register now to join this free, Zoom program in which Yasny will field your questions and share tips and tricks ...

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The Bainbridge Island Origins of Japanese American Exclusion on June 16th

In March of 1942, 227 Japanese Americans were forcibly removed from their homes on Bainbridge Island by the US Army. Starting with this small community, a national strategy began, with more than 120,000 Japanese American men, women, and children forcibly removed and incarcerated during World War II. On Wednesday, June 16th at 7 PM, join us ...

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Connect and Reflect – Don’t Miss Civic Saturday on June 12th

In a time of deep anxiety, disconnectedness, and political polarization, people need a place to come together in civic community— to reflect on and rededicate to the values and practices of being contributing members of civic life in our country. On Saturday, June 12th at 9:30 AM, join us for Civic Saturday. Civic Saturday is a ...

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A Jam-Packed June Coming Up!

With summer nearly here, things are heating up at Third Place Commons with a calendar packed full of great free, Zoom events all month long. First up, on Saturday, June 12th at 9:30 AM is Civic Saturday, a nonpartisan gathering with music, poetry, readings, and small group discussions. While not religious in nature, it is like ...

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Go Green with us starting May 26th

Third Place Commons invites you to join us in a vital ongoing conversation with “Going Green: A Three-Part Series.” Throughout the series of free Zoom programs, presenters will explore and guide conversation around several topics of great interest that emerged during the recent Lake Forest Park Community Town Hall on Building Climate Resiliency. The series begins this ...

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Heating Up: The Ethics of Climate Change on May 26th

What if we could tell ourselves a new story about climate change—and, in doing so, alter our relationship to our planet? With larger, longer wildfire seasons, accelerating species extinction, ocean acidification, and sea-level rise, it’s increasingly clear that climate change isn’t something that’s about to happen—it’s here. But while the laundry list of problems wrought by ...

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LFP Farmers Market Opens Sunday, May 9th – Mother’s Day!

The ever popular Lake Forest Park Farmers Market opens this Sunday, May 9th (10 AM to 2 PM), and it will once again be chock-full of your favorite market fresh foods and flowers. For many folks, it just wouldn’t be Mother’s Day without a spectacular bouquet from the market for every mom in your life. And ...

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