Third Place Commons - May 2011 community events

Saturday, April 30, 2011

Lake Forest Park Towne Centre
Where Ballinger Way meets Bothell Way
The Commons is in the upper level, with Third Place Books

African Choir Concert 2- 2:30 pm
Sunday, May 1

Composed of 7 men and 5 women, this choir represents a Protestant church in Lome, Togo. They will sing in French and Ewe, the local language, and will be the Commons for conversation following the concert.

Playtime! 10am-11:30am
Wednesday, May 4,11,18,25

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.

Knit Night in the Commons 6-9pm
Friday, May 6

Bring a project and knit with friends. And if you need to wind some wool while you are in the Commons, check out the new ball winder and swift from the Information counter at the bookstore.

LFP Youth Council Talent Show 3-5:30pm
Saturday, May 7

Come join the fun as Lake Forest Park youth take the stage and strut their stuff. Enjoy their talent and creativity. Who knows? Maybe the next American Idol lives next door to you.

LFP Garden Club Meeting 9:30-11:30am
Tuesday, May 10

The Lake Forest Park Garden Club holds its monthly business meeting at 9:30, and a public program at 10. This month, Mary Lou Sanelli will share entertaining readings from her recent book The Literary Gardener.

Jazz Factory 8-8:30pm
Tuesday, May 17

Marvel at the improvisational talents of director Dennis Ashcroft and his 6th grade beginning jazz players, representing all of the 9 elementary schools in the Shoreline District.

Shorewood African Art Show 6:30-8:30pm
Thursday, May 19

See dozens of the best African-themed art pieces created by Shorewood High School's 10th grade World Studies students. Come meet the artists, see their work, and celebrate meaningful education.

Choir of the Sound Concert Preview 4:30-5pm
Saturday, May 21

Join Choir of the Sound, directed by Jeremy Matheis, as they journey through the 'Good Ol' Summertime’, Americana-style.

Computer Q and A 2:30-4pm
Sunday, May 22

Ask questions and get user-friendly answers during this free workshop. This month’s topic is the world of home networking.

Caspar Babypants: More Please! 10:30-11:30am
Monday, May 23

What a way to start the week! Chris Ballew rocks the Commons with music for little ones and their parents. Please thank the King County Library System for jump-starting your Monday. Friendly folks from My ID will be on hand to make identification cards for children.

Big box:
The Lake Forest Park Farmers Market opens on Sunday, May 8, from 11 am to 4pm. Come celebrate the beginning of the fifth fabulous year of the market, buy spring produce and flowers from your favorite farmers, and see all your neighbors.

Mark your calendars! Tour the Secret Gardens of Lake Forest Park on Saturday, June 18. Shop for plants and garden art on the lower lever of the Lake Forest Park Towne Centre, and bring your toughest questions to stump Ciscoe Morris.


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