Third Place Commons - March community events and activities

Friday, February 25, 2011

Lake Forest Park Towne Centre
Ballinger at Bothell Way
MARCH 2011

Playtime! 10am-11:30am
Tuesday, March 1,8
Join other parents, grandparents, and caregivers with children ages birth to 5 in front of the stage for art, games, and conversation, sponsored and led by the Shoreline Family Support Center.

Third Place A Cappella Festival 10am-6pm
Saturday, March 5
Enjoy a vocal extravaganza in an array of styles, from pop to gospel, barbershop to folk. The day starts with local groups and culminates with the Baudboys, Total Experience Gospel Choir, and the Coats. For a complete schedule, go to

LFP Garden Club Meeting 9:15-11:30am
Tuesday, March 8
The Lake Forest Park Garden Club holds its monthly business meeting at 9:15, and a public program at 10:30. This month, Holly Kennell talks about trouble-free, pest-free plants.

4Culture Informational Workshop 12-1pm
Wednesday, March 9
Are you a non-profit arts organization with a two year history of service in King County? Come to a drop-in workshop to find out how you can get support to purchase arts equipment: lighting, sound, computers, dance floors – all the things you need. Contact Deb Twersky: if you need more information. No reservations necessary!

Music Works NW Student Ensembles 1:30-3:30 pm
Saturday, March 12
Enjoy a blending of cultures as these talented musicians heat up the Commons with the rhythms of traditional and original Jazz, Afro-Cuban, and Brazilian tunes.

Dromm Aluinn Celtic Concert 2-3:30pm
Sunday, March 13
Drom Aluinn, a ten-piece Celtic band, offers a warm mix of instrumentals, haunting vocals, and pub-worthy sing-alongs. It’s never too early to celebrate St. Paddy’s Day with lively music.

Canyon Creek Chorus 11:55 am-12:20 pm
Tuesday, March 15
5th and 6th grade singers perform a variety of choral music including jazz, classical, folk. The 107 voice choir is conducted by Patricia Bourne and accompanied by Yuh-Pey Lin, both music teachers at Canyon Creek in Bothell.

Introduction to Oom Yung Doe 5:30-7:30 pm
Thursday, March 17
Learn about Oom Yung Doe, a combination of East Asian martial arts, with a sampling of breathing exercises, beginning Tai Chi movements, simple self defense and meditation.

Keiki Hula Performance 1-2pm
Saturday, March 19
Come and share the spirit of aloha and enjoy a traditional hula show with the dancers of Hula O Lehualani.

Astrology Afternoon in the Commons 12-3pm
Sunday, March 20
Did you know this is International Astrology Day? Local astrologers will be available to answer questions, give free mini-readings, and explain why you are more than one sign.

What is your story? 7-9pm
Monday, March 21
As part of the City of Lake Forest Park’s 50th Anniversary, the Commons invites you to participate in a year of storytelling. Come share a story and experience the interactive and improvisational process of Threshold Ensemble’s playback theater. Made possible in part by a grant from Humanities Washington.

Computer Q and A 2:30-4pm
Sunday, March 27
Ask questions and get user-friendly answers during this free workshop. This month’s topic is backing up and protecting data on your computer. Information at


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