Category Archive • News advisory

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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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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A Message from Our New Music & Events Coordinator

This past summer, I had the honor of joining the team at Third Place Commons as the new music and events coordinator, and for the first time I got to experience the joy that comes with being a part of this Commons community. My first taste of that community was working in the information tent at ...

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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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