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2018 Annual Community Breakfast

THANK YOU to everyone who joined us for our annual community breakfast. We’re so grateful for your generous support that is so essential to creating real community in this real space.

Did you miss the breakfast?

You can still help this vital Commons community – YOUR Commons community – to thrive with a gift of support.

Make an online gift now or send your check to Third Place Commons, PO Box 82355, Kenmore, WA 98034.

Thank you!

Join us!

Celebrating Our Commons Community Values

Annual Fundraising Breakfast

Thursday, March 8, 2018
7:00 – 8:30 AM

Breakfast ● Auction ● Friends ● Community

Meet our sponsors.

This year’s theme is Celebrating Our Commons Community Values. These are our core organizational values, which are beautifully exemplified in this year’s Friends of the Community Award recipient Diane Hettrick, editor of the Shoreline Area News. You likely know what a treasure the Shoreline Area News is, and if you do, then you know that Diane’s contribution to our shared community is immeasurable!

Please join us on March 8th in celebrating Diane’s tremendous contributions to our community!


Keynote Speaker: Ron Chew Keynote Speaker Ron Chew

Ron Chew is a nationally renowned thought leader and prominent local community leader who ran the Wing Luke Museum for 17 years and now directs the International Community Health Services Foundation. Chew has gained national recognition for his expertise in the role of community-based arts organizations as central to cultivating social justice and fostering healthy communities. Read more here.


Tickets: $50/seat, or bring your friends to a table for 8 at $375

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Support the things your love and the programs that help our shared Commons Community to thrive!







Please join us in celebrating and supporting another year of vital Commons programs including:

  • Over 900 free events every year for audiences of all ages
  • The Lake Forest Park Farmers Market
  • Live music (and dancing) every Friday and Saturday night
  • Community performances by local schools, private studios, community nonprofits, and amateur musicians
  • The Market Bucks food assistance program for low-income neighbors
  • Weekly Kaleidoscope Play & Learn sessions (for infants to 5 years old and their caregivers)
  • Community fairs and civic forums
  • Games and wordplay groups
  • Annual Crafts Fairs
  • And much more!

A BIG Thank You to Our Event Sponsors! 


Owners of Lake Forest Park Town Center
Republic Services


Shoreline Community College


Edmonds PCC Community Market


Interested in being a community sponsor for this event? Get the sponsorship details here