Lake Forest Park Events

September 2018

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Swingin' in the Rain "Swing" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

September 1, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Classic swing, waltz, and Latin featuring the sultry vocals of jazz vocalist Dina Blade. 

 

 
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11:00am
Lake Forest Park

PJ Library Song & Storytime - ON HIATUS

September 3, 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.

 
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Back to Hogwarts - A Harry Potter Celebration

September 5, 2018 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Celebrate twenty years of Harry Potter ... and twenty years of Third Place Books! Harry Potter and Third Place Books were both born in 1998: is that a coincidence? Or was something magical afoot that fateful year in Lake Forest Park? Either way, come celebrate the anniversaries of Harry and Third Place with an extra special party for all ages ... AND get 20% off all Harry Potter books and merchandise* all day on September 5!  #HP20 #TPB20
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Victoria Redhed Miller - From No-Knead to Sourdough

September 6, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Create delicious, healthy breads in your own kitchen - no experience required

Is there any food that evokes pleasant memories and warm feelings more than bread? It's the most basic of foods, yet many of us are intimidated by the prospect of making our own. "Artisan" bread, craft bakeries, and wood-fired pizza are gaining popularity -- imagine creating these fabulous breads at home.

 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Four "Americana" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

September 7, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

The Music of “Four” is an Americana style group influenced by the likes of Neil Young, Bob Dylan, The Beatles, Mark Knophler and much more. 
Additionally, they play diverse original compositions that are appealing to a wide range of audiences. They have been together for over 10 years playing festivals, wineries, cruise ships, and multiple local venues. 

 

 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Jacob Zimmerman Quintet "Jazz/Bebop" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

September 8, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Swinging Dixieland to rhythm-infused classic bebop from the 1940s and 50s.

 

 
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11:00am
Lake Forest Park

PJ Library Song & Story Time

September 10, 2018 - 11:00am

Lake Forest Park

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

Kamila Shamsie - Home Fire

September 10, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

WINNER OF THE 2018 WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION
LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE "Ingenious... Builds to one of the most memorable final scenes I've read in a novel this century." —The New York Times


The suspenseful and heartbreaking story of an immigrant family driven to pit love against loyalty, with devastating consequences

 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Knitting Book Club - The Husband's Secret

September 10, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

All current book club titles are always 20% off Join us to knit or crochet while we discuss The Husband's Secret, a novel about the power of secrets to change lives.

Bring your own project or help us reach our goal of providing 200 hats for the homeless in December. New to knitting? Come at 6:30 for a free lesson.

SPECIAL NOTE: Liane Moriarty will be coming to Third Place Books on November 19 at 7pm! Let Patti know if you are interested in attending this special event.

 
10:30am
Lake Forest Park

LFP Garden Club Public Meeting

September 11, 2018 - 10:30am

Lake Forest Park

Speaker: Bess Bronstein         

“How to Successfully Prune Any Shrub” 

Answer some of those questions about good pruning techniques.

Bess is a horticultural consultant, educator and ISA Certified Arborist. She was an instructor for Edmonds Community College horticulture program for 28 years. Holds an A.T.A. degree in Ornamental Horticulture. Lifetime member of Plants Amnesty.

 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Craig Johnson - Depth of Winter

September 11, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

No tickets or purchase necessary!

The new novel in Craig Johnson's beloved New York Times bestselling Longmire series.

Welcome to Walt Longmire's worst nightmare. In Craig Johnson's latest mystery, Depth of Winter, an international hit man and the head of one of the most vicious drug cartels in Mexico has kidnapped Walt's beloved daughter, Cady, to auction her off to his worst enemies, of which there are many.

 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Keith O'Brien - Fly Girls

September 12, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Special event sponsored by The Museum of Flight To get your book signed, please purchase online or in-store with Third Place Books


The untold story of five women who fought to compete against men in the high-stakes national air races of the 1920s and 1930s—and won

 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Rebecca Schaeffer - Not Even Bones

September 13, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Dexter meets This Savage Song in this dark fantasy about a girl who sells magical body parts on the black market—until she's betrayed.
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

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

September 14, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Victor Horky's Silk Road Swing 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.

 
1:00pm
Lake Forest Park

CANCELLED - Extol - Live Music

September 15, 2018 - 1:00pm

Lake Forest Park

An alternative rock group, putting a unique acoustic spin on a variety of covers. 4 talented vocalists, a couple acoustic guitars, and a keyboard are all it takes.

 
4:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Lauren Petrie's All Ages Dance Party

September 15, 2018 - 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

Tania Teschke - The Bordeaux Kitchen

September 15, 2018 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

More than a cookbook, this is a comprehensive cultural and culinary journey into the world of traditional French cuisine and French wine (adapted for paleo enthusiasts), and tips for ancestral living.
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Mark Lewis and Matt Jenkins " Pop Jazz" Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

September 15, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Mark’s saxophone magic behind Matt’s rich vocals and groovin' keyboard are the epitome of West Coast Cool. Perfect for ballroom dancing.

 
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11:00am
Lake Forest Park

PJ Library Song & Story Time

September 17, 2018 - 11:00am

Lake Forest Park

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

Kirby Larson - Code Word Courage

September 18, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

 

Newbery Honor-winning author Kirby Larson delivers a heartwarming story of friendship, love, and courage, and the incredible contributions of Navajo Code-Talkers during WWII.

Billie has lived with her great-aunt ever since her mom passed away and her dad left. Billie's big brother, Leo, is about to leave, too, for the warfront. But first, she gets one more weekend with him at the ranch.

 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Bradley Bagshaw - Georges Bank

September 19, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

A work of historical fiction, Georges Bank is written in the timeless tradition of such maritime novels as C.S. Forrester's Hornblower series, Joseph Conrad's Typhoon and Pat Conroy's Prince of Tides.
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Anna Todd - The Brightest Stars

September 20, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

International bestselling author Anna Todd returns with a gripping novel about a young woman's journey towards love, and the obstacles life throws up at every turn.

Karina knows the harsh realities of military life. And like anyone who has grown up around an army base, she knows the background noise that follows a soldier home from war. That's why she's forging her own quiet life in her own little house. But she hasn't turned her back on her family. She's the glue that holds them together--when her father is deployed, when her brother, Austin, has another brush with the law.

 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Ngozi Ukazu - Check, Please!

September 21, 2018 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

A collection of the first half of the megapopular webcomic series of the same name, Check, Please!: #Hockey is the first book of a hilarious and stirring two-volume coming-of-age story about hockey, bros, and trying to find yourself during the best four years of your life.
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Commander Mojo & the Horns - R&B/Soul - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

September 21, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Come boogie to dance covers from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, and modern hits including selections by Stevie Wonder, KC & the Sunshine Band, among others. Formed in 2012, the band is a collection of both high school friends and veteran music teachers from the Edmonds, Everett, and Shoreline School Districts. 

 
4:00pm
Lake Forest Park

USA Dance Team

September 22, 2018 - 4:00pm

Lake Forest Park

USA Dance Seattle Team Dancers is a non-profit organization dedicated to spreading the joy of ballroom dancing. Come join the fun and watch this spectacular group demonstrate different styles of dance before opening up the dance floor for audience participation so that you can try it, too! 

 

 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Deb Caletti - A Heart in a Body in The World

September 22, 2018 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

"This is one for the ages." --Gayle Forman, author of If I Stay Each step on Annabelle's 2,700 mile cross-country run brings her closer to facing a trauma from her past in National Book Award finalist Deb Caletti's novel about the heart, all the ways it breaks, and its journey to healing.
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

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

September 22, 2018 - 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.

 

 
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11:00am
Lake Forest Park

PJ Library Song & Story Time

September 24, 2018 - 11:00am

Lake Forest Park

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

Literary Book Club - Pachinko

September 24, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

All current book club titles are always 20% off Join us to discuss Pachinko, the multigenerational saga of a Korean family exiled from its homeland and caught in the indifferent arc of history.

The emotional immigrant experience depicted here is completely relevant today. In this gorgeous, page-turning saga, four generations of a poor Korean immigrant family fight to control their destiny in 20th-century Japan, exiled from a home they never knew.

 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Amy Stewart - Miss Kopp Just Won't Quit

September 25, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Trailblazing Constance's hard-won job as deputy sheriff is on the line in Miss Kopp Just Won't Quit, the fourth installment of Amy Stewart's Kopp Sisters series. 

After a year on the job, New Jersey's first female deputy sheriff has collared criminals, demanded justice for wronged women, and gained notoriety nationwide for her exploits. But on one stormy night, everything falls apart. 

 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Nonfiction Book Club - The Girl at the Baggage Claim

September 26, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Join us to discuss an exploration of selfhood as seen from different cultural perspectives. Drawing on personal accounts and current research, novelist Gish Jen delivers an insightful, witty  look at the struggle between independence and interdependence. 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Lisa McCubbin - Betty Ford

September 27, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

An intimate and insightful biography of Betty Ford, the groundbreaking, candid, and resilient First Lady and wife of President Gerald Ford, from the #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of Five Presidents and Mrs. Kennedy and Me.
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

V. E. Schwab - Vengeful

September 28, 2018 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Tickets available for reserved seating. No purchase necessary. A limited number of seats will be available for this engagement. To reserve your seat, please visit the store and inquire with the cashier. Limit two tickets per person; tickets cannot be placed on hold.* Seating is unassigned, first come, first served; there will be no priority signing line groupings for this event.
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Delilah Beaucoup & Bissou "Cabaret/Swing" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

September 28, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Delilah Beaucoup is a jazz singer/ Cabaret performer based in Seattle, who tours internationally. Her sultry and playful styling's of classic jazz standards, French gypsy jazz and Spanish language songs are swoon worthy. Her rich alto voice is reminiscent of jazz Diva's from the 1940s and Delilah delights audiences of all ages, transporting them to the bygone golden era of jazz.

 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Free Tango Dance Lesson

September 29, 2018 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Warm up your night of dancing by reviewing the basics of Argentine tango moves with Dan@tangomasters. You'll learn the moves you need to keep up with the jazzy sounds of Brazz later in the evening. No partner required! 

 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Brazz! "Latin Jazz" Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

September 29, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Brazz combines American jazz standards with Brazilian sambas and bossa novas, performing the tunes of great songwriters from Rodgers & Hart to Jobim & de Moraes.

 

 
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6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Yuyi Morales - Dreamers

September 30, 2018 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Co-sponsored by KCLS and Lake Forest Park Library Caldecott Honor artist and five-time Pura Belpré Award winner Yuyi Morales tells her own immigration story in this picture-book tribute to the transformative power of hope ... and reading.

In 1994, Yuyi Morales left her home in Xalapa, Mexico and came to the US with her infant son. She left behind nearly everything she owned, but she didn't come empty-handed.