Category Archive • Fundraising

A Message from Immediate Past Board Chair, Shary Van

Last month, we lost someone very dear to our organization. Anne Stadler was many things. A mother, a wife, a friend, a local leader, an award-winning TV producer, a consultant who traveled the world, and a dedicated advocate for peace. The list goes on. She, along with her husband Dave, was also the visionary founder ...

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Last Chance! Come to Breakfast on May 25th!

Our big Back in the Commons Again Annual Community Breakfast is coming up this Thursday, May 25th at 7 AM, which means this is officially your last chance to get tickets! This grand annual tradition provides vital operating funds to support the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market and other beloved programs of Third Place Commons, including ...

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Auction Spotlight – Get tickets NOW for breakfast on 5/25

Our big Back in the Commons Again Annual Community Breakfast is coming up fast on Thursday, May 25th. That means time is running out to get your tickets for the return of this popular community event. A lively, fast-paced auction will be the highlight of the event with none other than auctioneer Ken Carson, longtime field host for the Seattle Sounders FC (and the Seahawks before that), heading ...

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Sneak a Peek at the Farmers Market Vendor Line-up

This Sunday, May 14th from 10 AM to 2 PM marks the return of the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market for the season, and it’s going to be a great one! You won’t want to miss opening day and your chance to catch up with your favorite vendors while saying hello to some new ones. From ...

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The LFP Farmers Market Opens Mother’s Day, May 14th!

Mark your calendars for Sunday, May 14th, which is both Mother’s Day and Opening Day for the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market season! Mother’s Day wouldn’t be complete without the spectacular flowers of the LFP Farmers Market, and you can count on the market to have a magnificent assortment of perfect bouquets for every mom in ...

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Celebrate the LFP Climate Action Committee with Us on May 25th!

Third Place Commons invites you to the annual community breakfast for a fun-filled celebration of our shared community that raises vital funds for Third Place Commons and its flagship program, the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market. This year’s event, which takes place on Thursday, May 25th, celebrates the joy of being Back in the Commons Again for the first in-person breakfast since ...

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Board Member Spotlight: Norman Lieberman

The vision of Third Place Commons is to be a vibrant, safe, welcoming space open to everyone. When folks join together at the Commons, we’re reminded how much we all want to be together, learning from our neighbors, celebrating together, creating real community in real space. Third Place Commons builds real-world community by hosting free in-person ...

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Our Annual Community Breakfast Is Back and You’re Invited!

We’re so excited to announce the return of our beloved annual community breakfast to the Commons space. You are cordially invited to join in the fun at this popular annual gathering of community in support of Third Place Commons and the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market. The “Back in the Commons Again” Annual Community Breakfast will take ...

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The Return of Dancing & the LFP Farmers Market!

  There’s big news at Third Place Commons. While community transmission remains moderate and controlled, Third Place Commons has updated the community dancing policy to allow dancing once again during the Weekend Music program. This is especially exciting given the great line-up of highly danceable bands coming up at Third Place Commons including: 4/29 – Left Turn on ...

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Growing Our Own Garden of Democracy at Third Place Commons

Earlier this month, a community of friends and neighbors gathered in virtual space for the Third Place Commons Rebuilding Community Annual Celebration and Fundraiser. The program featured videos of bands from the Weekend Music program as well as a joyful look at the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market. A variety of speakers, led by emcee and ...

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