Lake Forest Park Events

February 2019

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6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Hena Khan - Bounce Back

February 1, 2019 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

From the critically acclaimed author of Amina's Voice comes the third book in an exciting middle grade series about a scrawny fourth-grader with big dreams of basketball stardom.

Zayd has a plan. He's ready to take the reins as team captain of the Gold Team.

But when an injury leaves him on the sidelines, his plans get derailed. Can Zayd learn what it means to be a leader if he's not the one calling the shots?

 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Stickshift Annie with Kimball and the Fugitives Roadhouse "Swing" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

February 1, 2019 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Annie Eastwood’s unique sensitivity of vocals will guide you through straight ahead rockin' roadhouse, from jazz favorites to smoldering slow burners and swing tunes.

 

 
10:00am
Lake Forest Park

Commons Art-In

February 2, 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.
 

 
4:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Lauren Petrie All Ages Dance Party - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

February 2, 2019 - 4:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Popular musician Lauren Petrie brings his lively repertoire of dance-friendly tunes to Third Place Commons for an afternoon dance party you won't soon forget. Bring the whole family to this fun, all-ages event and get your boogie on!

 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Claire Rudolf Murphy - Martin and Bobby

February 2, 2019 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Please join us in welcoming Claire Rudolf Murphy in-store to discuss the special relationship between Bobby Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr.! After Claire's presentation, a diverse group of teen leaders will have a discussion about their own activism and share what leadership means to them and what is needed from our elected officials today. 


Martin and Bobby follows the lives, words, and final days of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy.
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Silk Road Swing "Swing" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

February 2, 2019 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Victor Horky and his pals will be performing a slew of Django Reinhardt's compositions and classic swing standards in a Gypsy style sprinkled with a few waltz/latin tunes. Featuring a special guest violinist from The Hague, Netherlands.
 

 
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11:00am
Lake Forest Park

Sunday Morning Wordplay

February 3, 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.  
 

 
1:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Turkish Conversation

February 3, 2019 - 1:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Whether Turkish is your first or second language, this is a chance to meet new and old friends for tea or coffee and enjoy conversation in Turkish.

 
9:00am
Lake Forest Park

Mah Jongg

February 4, 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

Irish Conversation

February 4, 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

February 5, 2019 - 5:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Practice your French in a relaxed and supportive environment. 
 

 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

United We Care Kinship Group

February 5, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Raising the child of a friend or relative? This group is for you! Join a strength based community of peers making connections by providing support, resources, education, and friendship.

 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Jane Harper - The Lost Man (in-conversation with Danya Kukafka)

February 5, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Join us for this in-conversation event with bestselling novelists Jane Harper and Danya Kukafka

Two brothers meet in the remote Australian outback when the third brother is found dead, in this stunning new standalone novel from New York Times bestseller Jane Harper

Brothers Nathan and Bub Bright meet for the first time in months at the remote fence line separating their cattle ranches in the lonely outback.

Their third brother, Cameron, lies dead at their feet.

 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Robin LaFevers - Courting Darkness (in-conv. w/Martha Brockenbrough)

February 6, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Join us for this in-conversation event with bestselling novelists Robin LaFevers and Martha Brockenbrough
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Jack Nisbet - The Dreamer and the Doctor

February 7, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

In the turn-of-the-twentieth-century Northwest, the lives and passions of an American physician and her Swedish naturalist husband helped shape a territory on the cusp of change--from the author of Sources of the River and The Collector.
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

CANCELLED - John Kim - I Used to be a Miserable F**k

February 8, 2019 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

EVENT CANCELLED. WATCH FOR NEW DATE.

The Angry Therapist who has helped thousands of men find more happiness in their relationships and more purpose in their lives now shares his insights with everyone in this powerful guide--self-help in a shotglass--covering essential topics, from vulnerability and posturing to workouts and women.
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Honkytonk Sweethearts "Rockabilly" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

February 8, 2019 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Vintage country, 50s rock'n'roll, and a few originals to get your toes a-tappin'.

 
2:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Inside Out Dance Company Showcase

February 9, 2019 - 2:00pm

Lake Forest Park

A forty-minute performance comprised of ten individual dance numbers in a variety of genres: ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, acro, and contemporary. As a performance based dance team from the Woodinville Dance Company, dancers range in age from 9-18, and all music is family-friendly. 

 
4:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Melody Xie Piano Recital

February 9, 2019 - 4:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Talented young musicians showing off their new skills!

 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

CANCELLED - Vanessa McGrady, Rock Needs River

February 9, 2019 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

***THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER! WE'RE HOPING TO RESCHEDULE WITH VANESSA MCGRADY SOON...KEEP AN EYE ON OUR WEBSITE OR SUBSCRIBE TO OUR EMAIL NEWSLETTER FOR UPDATES!***  
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

CANCELLED - Breaking Blues - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

February 9, 2019 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER.

 

This Seattle-based Blues band brings a mix of old school and contemporary blues, from rocking originals to classic favorites.

 
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11:00am
Lake Forest Park

Sunday Morning Wordplay

February 10, 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.  
 

 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

CANCELLED - Gloria Burgess - Pass it On

February 10, 2019 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

***THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER! WE'RE HOPING TO RESCHEDULE WITH GLORIA J. MCEWEN BURGESS SOON...KEEP AN EYE ON OUR WEBSITE OR SUBSCRIBE TO OUR EMAIL NEWSLETTER FOR UPDATES!***  
 
9:00am
Lake Forest Park

Mah Jongg

February 11, 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

February 11, 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
Lake Forest Park

CANCELLED - Doug Walsh - Tailwinds Past Florence

February 11, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

***THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER! WE'RE HOPING TO RESCHEDULE WITH DOUG WALSH SOON...KEEP AN EYE ON OUR WEBSITE OR SUBSCRIBE TO OUR EMAIL NEWSLETTER FOR UPDATES!***  
 
5:30pm
Lake Forest Park

French Conversation

February 12, 2019 - 5:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Practice your French in a relaxed and supportive environment. 
 

 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Transgender in Seattle

February 12, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

A social support group for members of the transgender community.
 

 
10:30pm
Lake Forest Park

LFP Garden Club Public Meeting

February 12, 2019 - 10:30pm

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. This month, co-author of "Foiliage First" and "Fine Foliage" Karen Chapman, talks about “Creating Captivating Gardens.” 
 

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

POSTPONED - Mary Daheim - A Case of Bier (in-conversation with Candace Robb)

February 14, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

***THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER! WE'RE HOPING TO RESCHEDULE IN APRIL...KEEP AN EYE ON OUR WEBSITE OR SUBSCRIBE TO OUR EMAIL NEWSLETTER FOR UPDATES!***

Join us for this special book launch with the Sisters in Crime Mystery Writers  Mary Daheim celebrates the release of her 68th book in-conversation with Candace Robb!
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Dave Ellingson - Paddle Pilgrim: Kayaking the Fjords of Norway

February 15, 2019 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Paddle Pilgrim chronicles a month-long paddle adventure on the magnificent Sogne and Hardanger Fjords in Norway, where the author’s ancestors emigrated from to America in the 1850’s. 
The narrative weaves together three elements:

Paddle: daily detailed accounts of experiences on the water and in the mountains.
Ponder: reflections on those experiences and their significance.
Pictures: award-winning photographs which bring the experiences to life.

 

 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Mach One Jazz Orchestra "Big Band" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

February 15, 2019 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Bellevue’s hot 17-piece variety Jazz band is sure to get you on your feet, playing the gamut from popular dance to swanky swing dance tunes.

 
11:00am
Lake Forest Park

Seattle Pen Club

February 16, 2019 - 11:00am

Lake Forest Park

Fountain pen fans welcome all who share their hobby. More information at www.seattlepenclub.com.

 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Paul Souders - Arctic Solitaire

February 16, 2019 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Photographer Paul Souders considered himself a lucky guy. He traveled the world and got paid to take pictures. Yet at age fifty he seemed an unlikely explorer. Recently married, he was leading a generally contented life as an urban homebody, ending most days with a cold martini and a home-cooked meal. So how did he find himself alone aboard a tiny boat, enduring bad weather and worse cooking, while struggling to find his way across more than a thousand miles of of Hudson Bay?
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Sophisticated Swing Band "Swing" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

February 16, 2019 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Traditional swing from the 40s and 50s as well as contemporary tunes from the 60s to now! 

 
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11:00am
Lake Forest Park

Sunday Morning Wordplay

February 17, 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.  
 

 
1:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Turkish Conversation

February 17, 2019 - 1:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Whether Turkish is your first or second language, this is a chance to meet new and old friends for tea or coffee and enjoy conversation in Turkish.

 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Jean Godden - Citizen Jean (in conversation with Cathy Allen)

February 17, 2019 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Seattle reporter, editor, columnist and city council member Jean Godden witnessed historic events, watched Seattle evolve into a civic and national affairs leader, met city and state movers and shakers, and became a local celebrity herself.
 
9:00am
Lake Forest Park

Mah Jongg

February 18, 2019 - 9:00am

Lake Forest Park

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

 
5:30pm
Lake Forest Park

German Conversation

February 18, 2019 - 5:30pm

Lake Forest Park

This is a chance for speakers of all levels to practice in a supportive atmosphere.
 

 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Literary Book Club - The Trouble with Goats and Sheep

February 18, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Join Third Place bookseller Jane to discuss The Trouble with Goats and Sheep, a delightfully dark, unusual literary mystery that examines the secrets we keep to protect ourselves and the judgments we form about those who don't quite belong.

 
5:30pm
Lake Forest Park

French Conversation

February 19, 2019 - 5:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Practice your French in a relaxed and supportive environment. 
 

 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Mark Greaney - Mission Critical

February 19, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

From Mark Greaney, the New York Times bestselling author of Gunmetal Gray and a coauthor of Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan novels, comes a high-stakes thriller featuring the world's most dangerous assassin: the Gray Man.

Court Gentry's flight on a CIA transport plane is interrupted when a security team brings a hooded man aboard. They want to kick Gentry off the flight but are overruled by CIA headquarters. The mystery man is being transported to England where a joint CIA/MI6 team will interrogate him about a mole in Langley.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Mike Gastineau - Mr. Townsend & the Polish Prince

February 21, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Mr. Townsend and the Polish Prince tells the inside story of how Townsend and Purzycki, often with no one else in their corner, built a relationship of trust that grew into a strong friendship and ultimately placed Delaware State on a path of football success unimaginable when they first teamed up. The duo used mutual respect, common sense, and no small amount of humor to withstand controversies big and small.
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Melarouge "Jazz" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

February 22, 2019 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Come enjoy the rich smooth harmonies of this sizzling vocal trio performing Jazz standards with fresh arrangements. Come dance, sing and tap your toes to all your favorites.

 
2:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Ibrent - Music for Kids!

February 23, 2019 - 2:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Catchy, colorful, kindie pop-rock for the entire family. Gather the kiddos and come on down!

 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Little Bill and the Blue Notes "Blues" Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

February 23, 2019 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

A Third Place Commons staple and one of the Pacific Northwest's first rhythm and blues groups. Bill and his band have been wowing audiences for decades, and they'll wow you, too!

 
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11:00am
Lake Forest Park

Sunday Morning Wordplay

February 24, 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.  
 

 
2:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Computer Q&A: Traveling with Tech

February 24, 2019 - 2:30pm

Lake Forest Park

With ultra-light laptops, 2-in-1 computers, tablets and smart phones, taking with technology with you is now common with vacationers and other travelers. However, tech outside the US can be a different experience. We will explore the differences and, together, share strategies for overseas travel with these devices to make sure they function to enhance your trip rather than drag it down.

 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Jasper Fforde - Early Riser

February 24, 2019 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Presentation is FREE; signing line tickets available with Pre-Purchase of Early Riser from Third Place Books The new standalone novel from bestselling author Jasper Fforde

Every Winter, the human population hibernates.

 
9:00am
Lake Forest Park

Mah Jongg

February 25, 2019 - 9:00am

Lake Forest Park

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

 
5:30pm
Lake Forest Park

German Conversation

February 25, 2019 - 5:30pm

Lake Forest Park

This is a chance for speakers of all levels to practice in a supportive atmosphere.
 

 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Dani Shapiro - Inheritance

February 25, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

From the acclaimed, best-selling memoirist and novelist--"a writer of rare talent" (Cheryl Strayed)--a memoir about the staggering family secret uncovered by a genealogy test: an exploration of the urgent ethical questions surrounding fertility treatments and DNA testing, and a profound inquiry of paternity, identity, and love.

A Washington Post, Vulture, Bustle, Real Simple, PopSugar, and LitHub Most Anticipated Book of 2019

 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Irish Conversation

February 25, 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

Coloring for Adults

February 26, 2019 - 5:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Bring your own coloring supplies (crayons, pencils, books, etc.) and enjoy coloring in good company. Drop-ins welcome so come and go as you can. There's always time to color!
 

 
5:30pm
Lake Forest Park

French Conversation

February 26, 2019 - 5:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Practice your French in a relaxed and supportive environment. 
 

 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Katy Butler - The Art of Dying Well

February 26, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

A reassuring and thoroughly researched guide to maintaining a high quality of life--from resilient old age to the first inklings of a serious illness to the final breath--by the New York Times bestselling author of Knocking on Heaven's Door.
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Nonfiction Book Club - October

February 27, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Join Third Place bookseller Stephen to discuss October, China Miéville's extraordinary exploration of a pivotal moment in history.

The Nonfiction Book Club is hosted by a different Third Place Books bookseller each month! Get 20% off the selected title each month.

 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Haiku Northwest - CANCELED

February 28, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Haiku Northwest is an enthusiastic and friendly group of poets from around the Seattle metropolitan area who are dedicated to writing, studying, and appreciating haiku and related poetic genres in English. We meet monthly to share and critique our work, and new members are always welcome to attend.