Category Archive • Dance

Dancing Is Back at Third Place Commons!

BIG NEWS! Dancing is back at Third Place Commons!   While community transmission numbers remain low, we have updated our policy to allow dancing once again. Woo hoo! However, in light of the ongoing pandemic and still increasing infection rates, we ask for your help in keeping our community and staff safe.   Dancing is a high exertion activity ...

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Weekend Music Moves to Evenings in December

Weekend Music at Third Place Commons is officially moving back to evenings in December. Head to the Commons every Friday and Saturday night from 7-9 PM through Saturday, December 18th for the best in local live music. Here’s the line-up: Friday, December 3rd – Honky Tonk Sweethearts Saturday, December 4th – 85th Street Big Band Friday, December 10th – ...

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Update on Live Music at the Commons

If you’ve been missing the thrill of live music, it’s time to come back to Third Place Commons! Join us every Saturday and Sunday through from 3-5 PM to enjoy tunes from many of our longtime Commons favorites. Here’s what’s coming up: Sat, October 30 – Rainy City Riff Raff (Standards & Party Favorites) Sun, October 31 – File ...

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Honky Tonk Sweethearts Mini-Concert on August 7th

If you’re missing Weekend Music at Third Place Commons, you’re not alone! Weekend Music onstage at the Commons will be back this fall. But in the meantime, scoot your coffee table out of the way and tune in for a TPC At Home dance party featuring Weekend Music favorites, the Honky Tonk Sweethearts on Saturday, August ...

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The Summer of Music Heats Up Starting July 25th

The Third Place Commons Summer of Music is in full swing and heating up with the first of three streaming concerts this weekend. On Sunday, July 25th at at 12:00 noon, tune in for a Milner Family Fiddles mini-concert streaming on our Third Place Commons YouTube channel. Recorded inside Third Place Commons during full COVID restrictions, this performance ...

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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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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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Get Your Tickets Today for our 20th Anniversary Breakfast!

Third Place Commons is celebrating its 20th anniversary as a community supported nonprofit organization with an extra special party at this year’s annual community breakfast. Get your tickets today for our very special birthday party!  The big event, which is entitled “20 in 2020: Twenty Years of Your Community in Your Space,” will take place on ...

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A Message from Co-Founder Ros Bird

On the eve of a new decade, I invite you to join me in celebrating an auspicious occasion. In 2020, Third Place Commons will celebrate its 20th anniversary as a nonprofit organization creating real community in real space. That’s 20 years of fostering a vibrant, connected community where we engage, build, and thrive together. Will ...

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