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Vendor Line-up for LFP Farmers Market & Crafts Fair on 11/20

Get ready to shop because this Sunday, November 20th is the big Lake Forest Park Farmers Market & Crafts Fair – just in time for Thanksgiving! Visit with your favorite market vendors while picking up all the tasty goodies you need to make your holiday feast complete. You’ll find plenty of farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, meat, ...

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Don’t Miss the LFP Thanksgiving Farmers Market & Holiday Crafts Fair on 11/20

The holiday shopping season officially begins on Sunday, November 20th from 10 AM to 2 PM at the Lake Forest Park Thanksgiving Farmers Market and Crafts Fair. This wonderful annual tradition is the perfect opportunity to shop your favorite market vendors and stock your fridge and pantry with delicious, fresh autumn offerings for your big family ...

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Halloween Night Trick-or-Treating & Free Magic Show!

The spooky countdown is on to one of the biggest events of the year at Third Place Commons, the annual Halloween Celebration! First, in the lead-up to the big event both this weekend and next, the days are filled with great Halloween themed performances from the students of the Northwest Ballet Center and Seattle’s Performers. Check the ...

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Closing Day at the LFP Farmers Market This Sunday, 10/16

The Lake Forest Park Farmers Market, a program of Third Place Commons, will wrap up its regular season with a bang this Sunday, October 16th from 10AM to 2PM. Yes, we know Sunday’s a big sports day, but you’ve got more than enough time to get down to the market before the festivities start. And you definitely won’t want to miss ...

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Apply by Oct. 10th for the LFP Farmers Market Holiday Crafts Fairs

Artists and crafters are now invited to apply for the Third Place Commons Holiday Crafts Fairs on Sunday, November 20th and Sunday, December 18th. Both crafts fairs will run from 10 AM to 2 PM in conjunction with special pre-holiday editions of the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market, which will take place outside in the regular ...

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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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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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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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Building Blocks 3 & 4: Civic Engagement & Getting Involved

With the Third Place Commons Rebuilding Community Annual Celebration and Fundraiser just around the corner on March 5th, two building blocks of community are taking center stage this week. If Building Block #1 is a set of guiding principles, and Building Block #2 is gathering space, then Building Blocks #3 and #4 go hand in hand ...

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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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