Lake Forest Park Events

August 2018

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Heather Redmond

August 2, 2018 - 7:00pm

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On the eve of the Victorian era, London has a new sleuth . . .
 
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Cara Francis "Lounge Jazz" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

August 3, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

 

Jazz vocalist Cara Francis serenades dancers with an easy sense of swing, a quick wit, and a lyrical feel that is both playful and heartfelt. A tasteful mix of classics from the Great American Songbook and jazz-infused pop tunes from the 60s and 70s.
 

 
2:00pm
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Clarinet Concert- Hits from the 1500s to the 80s

August 4, 2018 - 2:00pm

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The Thornton Creek Clarinet Choir performs hits from William Byrd through Aha, plus an exciting piece called “11” that is reminiscent of Philip Glass.

 
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Portage Bay Big Band "Swing" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

August 4, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

"Seattle's hardest working big band" cranking out your favorites! You'll sleep like a baby after dancing the night away.

Thank you to Merlone Geier and our community music sponsors.

 
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11:00am
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PJ Library Song & Storytime - ON HIATUS

August 6, 2018 - 11:00am

Lake Forest Park

****PJ Library Song & Storytime is on hiatus for the summer and will be back after Labor Day!**** Join us every Monday at 11am for songs and stories with a storyteller from PJ Library!

PJ Library Song & Story Times are fun, free gatherings where kids and parents enjoy singing, activities, and storytelling from the PJ Library’s wonderful Jewish-themed children’s books.

 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Kristi Coulter (in conversation with Claire Dederer) - Nothing Good Can Come From This

August 6, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Join us for a special launch event as local authors Kristi Coulter and Claire Dederer celebrate the release of Coulter's debut essay collection.

 
 
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Kitsap Forest Theater in Concert: “Tuck Everlasting”

August 8, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

A selection of songs and dances performed by members of the cast of the currently-running Musical “Tuck Everlasting”, now playing at Kitsap Forest Theater on weekends from now until August 19th. This musical is based on the best-selling children’s classic by Natalie Babbitt, a story of a young girl who becomes unexpectedly entwined with the immortal Tuck family.

 
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Elizabeth Fournier - The Green Burial Guidebook

August 9, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Funeral expenses in the United States average more than $10,000. And every year conventional funerals bury millions of tons of wood, concrete, and metals, as well as millions of gallons of carcinogenic embalming fluid. There is a better way, and Elizabeth Fournier, affectionately dubbed the "Green Reaper," walks you through it, step-by-step. She provides comprehensive and compassionate guidance, covering everything from green burial planning and home funeral basics to legal guidelines and outside-the-box options, such as burials at sea.

 
7:30pm
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Scratch Daddy "Blues" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place

August 10, 2018 - 7:30pm

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Killer vocals and a 4-piece combo singing the blues and beyond with a little blend of Motown and rock edge sure to get your blood pumping.

 

 
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Boris Can Dance "R&B" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

August 11, 2018 - 7:30pm

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Yes, Boris Can Dance to Classic R&B, Motown, Soul and Funk – they’ve proven it! You’ll love this new-to-TPC group's groovy, danceable style.

 
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12:00pm
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Love America Project

August 12, 2018 - 12:00pm

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11:00am
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PJ Library Song & Storytime - ON HIATUS

August 13, 2018 - 11:00am

Lake Forest Park

****PJ Library Song & Storytime is on hiatus for the summer and will be back after Labor Day!**** Join us every Monday at 11am for songs and stories with a storyteller from PJ Library!

PJ Library Song & Story Times are fun, free gatherings where kids and parents enjoy singing, activities, and storytelling from the PJ Library’s wonderful Jewish-themed children’s books.

 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Knitting Book Club - Detective Inspector Huss

August 13, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

All current book club titles are always 20% off Join us to knit or crochet while we discuss Helene Tursten's Detective Inspector Huss
 
 
 
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Kristin Hannah - The Great Alone

August 16, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Meet Kristin Hannah ... in conversation with Megan Chance! Presentation FREE; signing line ticket available with purchase of The Great Alone


 
6:00pm
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Tony Cliff - Delilah Dirk and the Pillars of Hercules

August 17, 2018 - 6:00pm

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…in which Delilah and Selim track down an ancient city buried beneath layers of mystery and secrets, all while fighting off a determined villain
 
7:30pm
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Stickshift Annie with Kimball and the Fugitives "Rockabilly Blues" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

August 17, 2018 - 7:30pm

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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.

 
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Sound of Swing Big Band "Swing" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

August 18, 2018 - 7:30pm

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Bellevue's 17-piece Big Band plays Waltz, Foxtrot, Swing, Rhumba, Cha Cha, and more. 

 
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11:00am
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PJ Library Song & Storytime - ON HIATUS

August 20, 2018 - 11:00am

Lake Forest Park

****PJ Library Song & Storytime is on hiatus for the summer and will be back after Labor Day!**** Join us every Monday at 11am for songs and stories with a storyteller from PJ Library!

PJ Library Song & Story Times are fun, free gatherings where kids and parents enjoy singing, activities, and storytelling from the PJ Library’s wonderful Jewish-themed children’s books.

 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Paulette Perhach - Welcome to the Writer's Life

August 21, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Always wanted to be a writer? Stop wasting time and start your writing life today!

In conversation with Jennie Shortridge (Love, Water, Memory)

With warmth and humor, the author welcomes you into the writer’s life as someone who has been there on the other side looking in.

 
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Terry Woods - Accidental Travels of a Single Woman

August 22, 2018 - 7:00pm

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Entertaining and often humorous vignettes culled from the author's travel diary. Woods winds her way through Canada, the United States, and Europe, encountering thought-provoking people along the way, including the doctor who created the abortion pill, a well-known painter, and a famous pianist.

Five years after moving to Las Vegas, Woods decided she was allergic to the intense summer heat.  Leaving the city every summer, she discovered the benefits of an affordable travel club and European home exchanges.

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

August 24, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

The Jazz Misfits play everything from Swing and Latin to the Beatles and Brahms, always served with a twist! 

 
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Birch Pereira and the Gin Joints "Swing Plus" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

August 25, 2018 - 7:30pm

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Blending classic swing tunes from jazz, country and early rock'n'roll. 

 
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11:00am
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PJ Library Song & Storytime - ON HIATUS

August 27, 2018 - 11:00am

Lake Forest Park

****PJ Library Song & Storytime is on hiatus for the summer and will be back after Labor Day!**** Join us every Monday at 11am for songs and stories with a storyteller from PJ Library!

PJ Library Song & Story Times are fun, free gatherings where kids and parents enjoy singing, activities, and storytelling from the PJ Library’s wonderful Jewish-themed children’s books.

 
7:00pm
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Literary Book Club - Hope in The Unseen

August 27, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

All current book club titles are always 20% off

At Ballou Senior High, a crime-infested school in Washington, D.C., honor students have learned to keep their heads down. Like most inner-city kids, they know that any special attention in a place this dangerous can make you a target of violence.

 
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T. Greenwood and Kristina McMorris

August 28, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Two brilliant authors of historical fiction discuss their emotionally charged and transportive new novels.


SOLD ON A MONDAY

From New York Times bestselling author Kristina McMorris comes another unforgettable novel inspired by a stunning piece of history.

2 Children for Sale

The sign is a last resort. It sits on a farmhouse porch in 1931, but could be found anywhere in an era of breadlines, bank runs and broken dreams. It could have been written by any mother facing impossible choices.

 
7:00pm
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Nonfiction Book Club - Landwhale

August 29, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Join us to discuss an intimate, gutsy memoir about being a fat womanby the author of Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls and a heroine of the body image movement.

Jes Baker burst onto the body positivity scene when she created her own ads mocking Abercrombie & Fitch for discriminating against all body types--a move that landed her on the Today Show and garnered a loyal following for her raw, honest, and attitude-filled blog missives.

 
 
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Eugenie Jones "Lounge Jazz" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

August 31, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Reminiscent of style and sophistication of iconic vocalists of the past, Jones sings and scats her way vivaciously through mainstream jazz 
and draws listeners inside contemporary story lines, sharing original tunes that have earned her recognition as a cleverly gifted lyricist.