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11:00am
Lake Forest Park

Sunday Morning Wordplay

December 1, 2019 - 11:00am

Lake Forest Park

Join other logophiles and enjoy all kinds of word games, from Prolix and Wordsters to Fictionary and Word on the Street.

 
 
 
 
9:00am
Lake Forest Park, Ravenna, Seward Park

Cyber Monday

December 2, 2019 - 9:00am

Lake Forest Park, Ravenna, Seward Park

Spend $50 or more on our website and get a $10 gift card!*

*limit one per purchase.

 
 
9:00am
Lake Forest Park

Mah Jongg

December 2, 2019 - 9:00am

Lake Forest Park

The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Senior Center welcomes players of all skills to a day of Mah Jongg.
 

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Ranked Choice Voting

December 2, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

This nonpartisan group meets in the Commons to discuss and work toward the advancement of electoral reform through Ranked Choice Voting. 
 

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Capitol Hill Jazz Collective

December 2, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

The Capitol Hill Jazz Collective is a music performance group for intermediate level musicians and community members to develop jazz performance skills in a big band setting.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Irish Conversation

December 2, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Join us to practice your cúpla focal (couple of words) with cairde (friends). Fáilte (welcome) to beginners and fluent speakers. 
 

 
 
5:30pm
Lake Forest Park

French Conversation

December 3, 2019 - 5:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Practice your French in a relaxed and supportive environment. No matter your level, all are welcome. 

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Lisa Fithian - Shut It Down: Stories from a Fierce, Loving Resistance

December 3, 2019 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Join Third Place Books in welcoming Lisa Fithian with her new book, Shut It Down. 

 
 
5:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Third Place Commons Game Night

December 4, 2019 - 5:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Join the fun and play a variety of board and card games in the Stadler Room on the first Wednesday and in the Commons on the remaining Wednesdays of the month.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Reading Through It Book Club - Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of a Changing World

December 4, 2019 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

The New York Times bestselling, groundbreaking investigation of how the global elite's efforts to "change the world" preserve the status quo and obscure their role in causing the problems they later seek to solve. An essential read for understanding some of the egregious abuses of power that dominate today’s news.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Warren Easley - No Way To Die

December 4, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

When nothing is as it seems, can the truth survive?

Attorney Cal Claxton, now well-established in his Oregon law practice after breaking off his career as a high-powered LA prosecutor, just wants to go fishing with his daughter, Claire, and he knows the best place--the coastal area south of Coos Bay. But their vacation takes a dark turn with the discovery of a body in the river.

 
 
10:30am
Lake Forest Park

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

December 5, 2019 - 10:30am

Lake Forest Park

Join parents, grandparents, and caregivers with children ages birth to 5 in front of the stage for art, games, and conversation, led by the Shoreline Family Support Center. 
 

 
 
5:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Spanish Conversation

December 5, 2019 - 5:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Join beginning to advanced Spanish speakers for casual conversation.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Peter Zheutlin - The Dog Went Over the Mountain: Travels with Albie: An American Journey

December 5, 2019 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Join Third Place Books in welcoming Peter Zheutlin, author of The Dog Went Over the Mountain: Travels with Albie: An American Journey. 

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

David Guterson - Turn Around Time: A Walking Poem for the Pacific Northwest

December 5, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Most outdoor enthusiasts understand the phrase "turn around time" as that point in an adventure when you must cease heading out in order to have enough time to safely return to camp or home--regardless of whether you have reached your destination. For award-winning novelist David Guterson, it is also a metaphor for where we find ourselves in the middle of our lives, and his new narrative poem explores this idea through a lyrical journey along a trail, much like those in Washington's mountain ranges he hiked while growing up.
 
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Susanna Ryan - Seattle Walk Report & Nathan Vass - The Lines That Make Us

December 6, 2019 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Join us for this special event as we explore Seattle through the lens of two influential authors/artists who know how to capture the Northwest!  

Seattle Walk Report

 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Market Street Dixieland Jass Band "Swing Plus" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

December 6, 2019 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

The best in hot New Orleans style jazz, Dixieland, 1920's songbook, and gutbucket second line blues!
 

 
 
8:45am
Lake Forest Park

T'ai Chi Class

December 7, 2019 - 8:45am

Lake Forest Park

Practitioners of all abilities, age 13 and above, are welcome on a weekly or drop-in basis. 
 

 
 
10:00am
Lake Forest Park

Refugee Welcome Mats

December 7, 2019 - 10:00am

Lake Forest Park

All crafters, fiber artists, and people with big hearts are invited to join in making welcome mats for refugees. Instruction and supplies provided to first time visitors. Fabric donations are also accepted. 

 
 
10:00am
Lake Forest Park

Commons Art-In

December 7, 2019 - 10:00am

Lake Forest Park

Come make art at this free, drop-in creative time for drawing and painting artists at all levels of experience. Bring your own art supplies (no oil paints/solvents, please). Look for the plastic-covered tables in the Commons.
 

 
 
12:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Lisa Toner Violin Recital

December 7, 2019 - 12:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Enjoy a short and sweet program of classical music and holiday favorites! Lisa Toner is a violin teacher located in Seattle's Wedgwood neighborhood and her students range from ages five to adult. 

 
 
4:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Nortwest Ballet Winter Holiday Showcase

December 7, 2019 - 4:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Come enjoy this charming and popular annual holiday recital.

 
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Peter Zheutlin - The Dog Went Over the Mountain: Travels with Albie: An American Journey

December 7, 2019 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Join Third Place Books in welcoming Peter Zheutlin, author of The Dog Went Over the Mountain: Travels with Albie: An American Journey. 
 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

85th St Big Band "Swing" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

December 7, 2019 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

This lively 19-piece big band is always a hit with their swinging favorites from the 30s, 40s, and 50s, plus a festive repertoire for the holiday season!
 

 
 
11:00am
Lake Forest Park

Sunday Morning Wordplay

December 8, 2019 - 11:00am

Lake Forest Park

Join other logophiles and enjoy all kinds of word games, from Prolix and Wordsters to Fictionary and Word on the Street.

 
 
11:00am
Seward Park

Holiday Story Time with ReAct Theatre

December 8, 2019 - 11:00am

Seward Park

Join ReAct Theatre for two special performances featuring some of our favorite holiday stories!

ReAct Theatre produces quality theatrical entertainment using primarily multi-ethnic and non-traditional casting. During the holidays, they provide holiday story readings by talented actors at no cost to families.

Stories in these special holiday performances will include:
* How the Grinch Stole Christmas
* The Polar Express
* The Latke Who Couldn't Stop Screaming
* Llama Llama Holiday Drama

 
 
12:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Nathan Hale Music Program

December 8, 2019 - 12:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Come enjoy winter and holiday favorites from Nathan Hale High School's wind, choral, and jazz ensembles.

 
 
4:00pm
Lake Forest Park

PRYSM-Diversity Youth Group

December 8, 2019 - 4:00pm

Lake Forest Park

A group for youth ages 13-22. Come make friends, socialize, and discuss issues of importance to you! Group meets in the Stadler Room. 
 

 
 
4:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Christmas Piano Recital

December 8, 2019 - 4:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Talented piano and violin students showing off their skills!

 
 
9:00am
Lake Forest Park

Mah Jongg

December 9, 2019 - 9:00am

Lake Forest Park

The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Senior Center welcomes players of all skills to a day of Mah Jongg.
 

 
 
6:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Knitting Help and Lessons

December 9, 2019 - 6:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Come early for the Knitting Book Club to get free lessons and tips! Lessons start at 6:30pm and the book club starts at 7pm.

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Magic Monday

December 9, 2019 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Held the second Monday of the month, each show features the Pacific Northwest's finest magicians performing feats of mystery, wonder and the bizarre. With its origins in the theaters of London and New York, Magic Monday is a cabaret of conjuring in the intimate setting of our bookstore.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

African-American Writers' Alliance Poetry Reading

December 9, 2019 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Join us for a reading with the African-American Writers' Alliance. The AAWA, a diverse and dynamic collective of Seattle-area writers of African descent, provides an informal and supportive forum for new and published writers. AAWA has published four anthologies: Sometimes I Wander in 1998, Gifted Voices in 2000, Words? Words! Words in 2005, and Threads in 2010. Members will read from their work.

 
 
10:30am
Lake Forest Park

Caspar Babypants

December 10, 2019 - 10:30am

Lake Forest Park

Bring the little ones to sing and dance along with one of the most popular children’s performers in the Northwest for a family concert. Presented by the Lake Forest Park Library. All ages welcome.

 
 
10:30am
Lake Forest Park

LFP Garden Club Public Meeting - CANCELLED

December 10, 2019 - 10:30am

Lake Forest Park

The LFP Garden Club holds its monthly business meeting at 9:30, and a public program with guest speaker at 10:30. 

 
 
5:30pm
Lake Forest Park

French Conversation

December 10, 2019 - 5:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Practice your French in a relaxed and supportive environment. No matter your level, all are welcome. 

 
 
5:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Third Place Commons Game Night

December 11, 2019 - 5:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Join the fun and play a variety of board and card games in the Stadler Room on the first Wednesday and in the Commons on the remaining Wednesdays of the month.