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Building Block #2 – Gathering Space

There are many factors that go into fostering a strong, vibrant community at any time, especially when rebuilding community that’s been fractured by the challenges of a global pandemic. So where do we start? If building block #1 is Guiding Principles, then perhaps #2 would be an all-important gathering space. Building Block #2: Gathering Space For a community ...

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Building Blocks of Community Start with Guiding Principles

In preparation for our Rebuilding Community Annual Celebration and Fundraiser on Saturday, March 5th at 5 PM, we invite you to join in a conversation about how we can build a stronger community together. Our mission at Third Place Commons is to foster and enrich real community in real space. But in an ongoing pandemic, when ...

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Meet Rebuilding Community Speaker Eric Liu!

Third Place Commons invites you to join with your community on Saturday, March 5th at 5 PM for the Rebuilding Community Annual Celebration and Fundraiser. Get your tickets here. In addition to great music and fun social time, the program will also feature a celebrated guest speaker who knows more than a little about rebuilding community. Eric Liu is the ...

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Rebuild Community with Us

You are cordially invited to the Third Place Commons Rebuilding Community Annual Celebration and Fundraiser on Saturday, March 5th at 5 PM. Help raise vital funds for Third Place Commons and the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market while joining this virtual celebration with friends to laugh together, visit, and most importantly, rebuild community. The festivities will take ...

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LFP Holiday Market on Sunday, December 19th

You won’t find better holiday shopping than this Sunday, December 19th from 10-2 at our annual Lake Forest Park Holiday Farmers Market and Crafts Fair. Yes, ‘tis the season of gift giving and local artisans will be serving up a wide variety of giftable goodies for everyone on your list. You’ll find a delightful array of ...

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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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Sneak Peek at the LFP Holiday Farmers Market this Sunday, 11/21

Get your shopping list ready because this Sunday, November 21st, it’s time for the annual Lake Forest Park Thanksgiving Farmers Market and Holiday Crafts Fair. You won’t want to miss this one-day only return of the market for your chance to do all your holiday shopping. Stock your fridge and pantry for your holiday feasts ...

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Learn about Heat Pump Basics on Nov. 17th

Join us via Zoom on Wednesday, November 17th at 7 PM to learn about “Heat Pump Basics.” After one of the hottest summers on record, and the prospect of more hot summers to come, many of us are thinking about air conditioning. Heat pumps, traditional and ductless, offer just that, as well as energy efficient heating ...

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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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Take Part in Civic Saturday on October 30th

On Saturday, October 30th at 10 AM, join us for Civic Saturday, a nonpartisan gathering to connect with others and reflect on what it means to live as a citizen in today’s American society. Civic Saturday brings friends and strangers together to nurture a spirit of shared purpose in our democracy with music, readings, and small ...

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