September 2019

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10:00am
Lake Forest Park

LFP Farmers Market

September 1, 2019 - 10:00am

Lake Forest Park

Come every Sunday to get the very best in gorgeous flowers and fresh, organic, and locally grown and produced fruits, vegetables, meats, fish, dairy, eggs, and a variety of yummy treats. Open rain or shine, it's always a great day at the Farmers Market. SNAP, WIC, Senior Vouchers, & Market Bucks welcome!

 
 
11:00am
Lake Forest Park

Sunday Morning Wordplay

September 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.  
 

 
 
11:00am
Lake Forest Park

Turkish Conversation

September 1, 2019 - 11:00am

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.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Irish Conversation

September 1, 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.

 
 
9:00am
Lake Forest Park

Mah Jongg

September 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

September 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. 

 
 
5:30pm
Lake Forest Park

French Conversation

September 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

La Espiritista - Butterfly: Una Transformación

September 3, 2019 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Join us at Third Place Books Seward Park on Tuesday, September 3 at 7pm for a night of poetry with La Espiritista, author of Butterfly: Una Transformación. The bookstore is on a street-level floor with wide aisles and no stairs to meeting area or to the wheelchair accessible restroom. There are two accessible parking spaces available near the front entrance (permit required). We ask that all attendees help make this a fragrance-free zone by not wearing scented products to the event.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

United We Care Kinship Group

September 3, 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.

 
 
5:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Third Place Commons Game Night

September 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 - This America

September 4, 2019 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

The Seattle Review of Books, Seattle Weekly, and Third Place Books Seward Park continue our book club exploring who we are as Americans, where we're going, and how we might fix our greatest problems. Reading Through It meets on the first Wednesday of every month. Drink and food specials are available from Raconteur during book clubs, so grab a glass and join us for a lively literary discussion. Every month our selected titles are discounted 20% through the date of the book club. All are welcome, no purchase required.

 
 
10:30am
Lake Forest Park

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn - CANCELLED

September 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. 

 
 
11:30am
Ravenna

PJ Library Song & Story Time

September 5, 2019 - 11:30am

Ravenna

Join us every Thursday at 11:30am 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.  
 
 
5:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Spanish Conversation

September 5, 2019 - 5:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Join beginning to advanced Spanish speakers for casual conversation.
 

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Eliza Beth Whittington - Treat Me Like You Treat the Earth

September 5, 2019 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

A young, queer activist living in Denver, Colorado, Eliza Beth Whittington has composed a provocative and surreal collection of poems that challenge readers’ sexual modesty and pulls no punches in their portrayal of our abused planet. With dizzying shifts of perspective, they blend ecological activism with erotic sadism, portraying the destruction of our earth as a violent rape fantasy.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Alan Hardwick - Never Been This Close to Crazy

September 5, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

"Uplifting and utterly compelling..." - Robert Dugoni, International Best-Selling Author of The Tracy Crosswhite Series. 
 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Molly Ringle - All the Better Part of Me

September 6, 2019 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Against a backdrop of ‘80s new wave songs and the landscapes of London and Seattle, a young actor in the modern day tackles his bisexuality as he finds himself falling for his best friend.

“…entertaining, nuanced… Readers looking for introspective romances with winding plots will enjoy this heartfelt novel.” - Publishers Weekly

 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

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

September 6, 2019 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

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

 
 
8:45am
Lake Forest Park

T'ai Chi Class

September 7, 2019 - 8:45am

Lake Forest Park

Practitioners of all abilities, age 13 and above, are welcome on a weekly or drop-in basis. During the warm months, sessions will be held outdoors at a nearby park. Please check with the instructor for location: info@sam-ma.com.
 

 
 
10:00am
Lake Forest Park

Refugee Welcome Mats

September 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

September 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.
 

 
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Kelli Estes - Today We Go Home

September 7, 2019 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

USA Today bestselling author Kelli Estes returns with another fascinating dual time period novel that reveals America’s best-kept Civil War secret – women fought in the war disguised as men. Today We Go Home follows two characters from different eras, whose lives overlap in unforgettable ways. Perfect for fans of Kate Quinn and Stephanie Dray, and historical fiction readers who love a dual narrative.

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Kenny G. Down - Awakened Giant, Sleeping Spirit

September 7, 2019 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Kenny G. Down’s debut novel, while fictional, is penned from personal experience. It centers on the unlikely friendship of Stanley Pearson, a drug addict, and Gary Goldpeople, an eccentric and friendly city bus driver. Heartfelt and beautiful, it’s a startlingly painful exploration of the peaks and valleys of addiction — and one man's journey from desperation to higher consciousness.
 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Gin Creek Band "Blues" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

September 7, 2019 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Band leader Mark Hurwitz tickles the ivories in the tradition of New Orleans keyboard icons, then mixes in sizzling guitars, upbeat rhythms, and wailing saxophones and harmonicas to keep the crowd grooving. Get on the dance floor to tunes spanning blues, old school R&B, rock'n'roll, funk, and even a little swing. 
 

 
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10:00am
Lake Forest Park

Animal Day at the LFP Farmers Market

September 8, 2019 - 10:00am

Lake Forest Park

Bring the whole family for a day of animal fun at the market. Make an animal mask in the activity tent and feed some carrots to the Heart of Dreams alpacas all day long. Plus from 10 to noon, stop by the Kitty Cat Meet & Greet with the Seattle Humane Society to visit with adoptable cats looking for furever homes.

 
 
11:00am
Lake Forest Park

Sunday Morning Wordplay

September 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.  
 

 
 
3:30pm
Lake Forest Park

PRYSM-Diversity Youth Group

September 8, 2019 - 3:30pm

Lake Forest Park

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

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Julia Douthwaite Viglione & Cecile Perruche - The Frankenstein of the Apple Crate

September 8, 2019 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

The Frankenstein of the Apple Crate builds on a scholarly discovery to imagine how Mary Shelley found the idea for Frankenstein. With the help of a ghost called Mother, the girl recalls a French tale of a helpful robot published years earlier, and retells it as the first Gothic thriller. This is a bilingual author event, with Cecil Perruche reading from the French version.

 
 
9:00am
Lake Forest Park

Mah Jongg

September 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

September 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
Lake Forest Park

SOLD OUT: Randall Munroe - How to: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems (in-conversation with Ken Jennings)

September 9, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT!

 

Join Third Place Books in Welcoming Randall Munroe in-conversation with Ken Jennings! This is a ticket required event

 

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

African-American Writers' Alliance Poetry Reading

September 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.

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Magic Monday

September 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.

 
 
10:30am
Lake Forest Park

LFP Garden Club Public Meeting

September 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

September 10, 2019 - 5:30pm

Lake Forest Park

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

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Kelly Jones - Sauerkraut

September 10, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Come join longtime friend of Third Place Books, Kelly Jones, as she celebrates the release of a new quirky-funny book about a boy whose plans for the summer go sideways when the ghost of his great-great-grandmother demands his attention.
 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Transgender in Seattle

September 10, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

A social support group for members of the transgender community.
 

 
 
5:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Third Place Commons Game Night

September 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.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Lit Women Book Club - Speak: The Graphic Novel

September 11, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Join bookseller Rosa for Lit Women, a book club focused on reading books written by women. We welcome anyone looking to read something new, for an open, inclusive, and safe discussion in a no-holds-barred environment. We'll discuss Speak: The Graphic Novel by Laurie Halse Anderson & Emily Carroll. Get 20% off this title through September 11! THE LIT WOMEN BOOK CLUB MEETS THE SECOND WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH AT THE LAKE FOREST PARK STORE. AUTHORS DO NOT ATTEND.

 
 
10:30am
Lake Forest Park

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

September 12, 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. 

 
 
11:30am
Ravenna

PJ Library Song & Story Time

September 12, 2019 - 11:30am

Ravenna

Join us every Thursday at 11:30am 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.  
 
 
5:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Spanish Conversation

September 12, 2019 - 5:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Join beginning to advanced Spanish speakers for casual conversation.
 

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz - An Indigenous People's History of the United States (for Young People)

September 12, 2019 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Tickets are no longer available.  

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Leanne Vogel - Keto for Women

September 12, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

International bestselling author Leanne Vogel delivers the ultimate resource guide for women looking to take charge of their health through a fat-fueled, ketogenic diet. Leanne draws upon her many years of experience as a Nutrition Educator as well as her personal success to bring women this first-ever custom built nutrition program that will meet their individual needs.

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Dr. Haider Warraich - The State of the Heart

September 12, 2019 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

More people die of heart disease than any other disease in the world, including cancer, and deaths from heart disease are on the rise around the world and in the United States. Regardless of this information, heart disease has been the focus of intense scientific scrutiny, and the journey to rid the world of it is very much reflective of the journey of medical science at large.

 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Scott Lindenmuth Group "Jazz, Funk, and Fusion" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

September 13, 2019 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Lindenmuth & his cohorts perform unique arrangements of jazz standards and original music featuring dynamic group improvisation and spontaneous, creative soloing.
 

 
 
8:45am
Lake Forest Park

T'ai Chi Class

September 14, 2019 - 8:45am

Lake Forest Park

Practitioners of all abilities, age 13 and above, are welcome on a weekly or drop-in basis. During the warm months, sessions will be held outdoors at a nearby park. Please check with the instructor for location: info@sam-ma.com.
 

 
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Mike Isaac in conversation with Margaret O'Mara - Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber

September 14, 2019 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

In June 2017, Travis Kalanick, the hard-charging CEO of Uber, was ousted in a boardroom coup that capped a brutal year for the transportation giant.

 
 
6:00pm
Ravenna

Your Voice Matters Hosted by The Narrative Project

September 14, 2019 - 6:00pm

Ravenna

Join us for our monthly open mic for writers. Bring a 5-minute piece from the project you’re working on and read it to a supportive group of fellow writers. Sign up sheet is available 10 minutes before we start. All genres are welcome. Come alone or bring a writerly friend.

 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Ranger and the Re-Arrangers "Gypsy Jazz" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

September 14, 2019 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

A violin-led acoustic jazz combo featuring upbeat, high-energy swinging strings!
 

 
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10:00am
Lake Forest Park

LFP Farmers Market

September 15, 2019 - 10:00am

Lake Forest Park

Come every Sunday to get the very best in gorgeous flowers and fresh, organic, and locally grown and produced fruits, vegetables, meats, fish, dairy, eggs, and a variety of yummy treats. Open rain or shine, it's always a great day at the Farmers Market. SNAP, WIC, Senior Vouchers, & Market Bucks welcome!

 
 
11:00am
Lake Forest Park

Sunday Morning Wordplay

September 15, 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

September 15, 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.

 
 
2:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Ruyton Girl's Choir Performance

September 15, 2019 - 2:00pm

Lake Forest Park

All the way from Melbourne, Australia, the Ruyton Girl's Choir will grace the Third Place Commons stage as part of their American and Canadian tour.

 
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Kimberley Bouchard - Positively Disney: Star Wars Edition

September 15, 2019 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Experience a new realm of Positively Disney in this compilation of moving, emotionally driven stories about how Star Wars has affected the lives of the actors, creative talent and fans around the world!
 

“An inspiring collection of heartfelt stories that will warm your heart and nurture your soul.” – Jack Canfield, Coauthor of and #1 New York Times bestselling Chicken Soup for the Soul® series.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Story Time for Grown-Ups!

September 15, 2019 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Grab a glass and join us for stories read by David Wright of the Seattle Public Library on Sunday, September 15 at 7pm! Drink specials are available from Raconteur during the event. Story Time for Grown Ups happens every third Sunday here at Third Place Books Seward Park.

This month, David will be reading The Lie by T.C. Boyle.

Oh what a tangled web we weave, when we practice to deceive!

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Phil Zuckerman - What It Means to Be Moral: Why Religion Is Not Necessary for Living an Ethical Life

September 15, 2019 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

The author of Living the Secular Life deconstructs the arguments for a morality informed by religion, urging that major challenges like global warming and growing inequality are best approached from a framework of secular morality. In What It Means To Be Moral: Why Religion is Not Necessary for Living An Ethical Life, Phil Zuckerman argues that morality does not come from God.

 
 
9:00am
Lake Forest Park

Mah Jongg

September 16, 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

September 16, 2019 - 5:30pm

Lake Forest Park

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

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Booze & Lasers - The City & the City

September 16, 2019 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Join us in a discussion on this month's book, The City and the City by China Miéville on Monday, September 16at 7pm. Drink specials are available from Raconteur during book clubs and author readings, so grab a glass and join us for a lively literary discussion. Every month our selected titles are discounted 20% through the date of the book club. All are welcome, no purchase required. The Booze & Lasers book club meets on the third Monday of every month.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Colin Egglesfield - Agile Artist

September 16, 2019 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Do you see yourself as an artist?

Colin Egglesfield never thought an artistic career path was realistic. He always made room for creativity, but it was never his life's focus. But then a chance encounter with an acting class, before committing to medical school, made Colin realize that an artistic career was possible. The path wasn't easy. Breaking into Hollywood can be quite a challenge. On top of that, he was diagnosed with cancer, not once, but twice.

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Joe Biel - A People's Guide to Publishing

September 16, 2019 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Drawing on 23 years of experience operating an independent publishing company, Joe Biel has written the most accessible and comprehensive guide to running a successful publishing business.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

David B. Williams - Stories in Stone

September 16, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Most people do not think to observe geology from the sidewalks of a major city, but all David B. Williams has to do is look at building stone in any urban center to find a range of rocks equal to any assembled by plate tectonics. In Stories in Stone, he takes you on explorations to find 3.5-billion-year-old rock that looks like swirled pink-and-black taffy, a gas station made of petrified wood, and a Florida fort that has withstood three hundred years of attacks and hurricanes, despite being made of a stone that has the consistency of a granola bar.
 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Kids' Book Club - Dactyl Hill Squad (Middle Grade)

September 16, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

This fall, the Kids Department is starting two new book clubs at Third Place: a Middle Grade Book Club and a Young Adult Book Club! The clubs alternate each month, but will always meet on the third Monday of the month in the sociology section of our Lake Forest Park location. Our Middle Grade Book Club (Ages 9-13 recommended) will meet on Monday, September 16th at 7 pm to discuss Daniel José Older's adventurous, fast-paced blend of history and fantasy, Dactyl Hill Squad. AUTHORS DO NOT ATTEND.

 
 
5:30pm
Lake Forest Park

French Conversation

September 17, 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

Gabby Rivera - Juliet Takes a Breath

September 17, 2019 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Third Place Books Seward Park is thrilled to have Gabby Rivera here for the (re)release of her novel, Juliet Takes a Breath on Tuesday, September 17 at 7pm.

The bookstore is on a street-level floor with wide aisles and no stairs to event area or to the gender-neutral, wheelchair accessible restroom. There are two accessible parking spaces available near the front entrance (permit required). We ask that all attendees help make this a fragrance-free zone by not wearing scented products to the event.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Candace Robb - A Conspiracy of Wolves

September 17, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Join us at Lake Forest Park for a special birthday celebration book event for Agatha Christie and Candace Robb, and the return of Owen Archer!  
 
 
5:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Third Place Commons Game Night

September 18, 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.

 
 
10:30am
Lake Forest Park

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

September 19, 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. 

 
 
11:30am
Ravenna

PJ Library Song & Story Time

September 19, 2019 - 11:30am

Ravenna

Join us every Thursday at 11:30am 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.  
 
 
5:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Spanish Conversation

September 19, 2019 - 5:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Join beginning to advanced Spanish speakers for casual conversation.
 

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Pam Grossman - Waking the Witch

September 19, 2019 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

In WAKING THE WITCH, Witch Wave podcast host Pam Grossman delves into why witches have intrigued us for centuries and why they’re more relevant now than ever. Part cultural analysis, part memoir, this illuminating read explores how portrayals of witches
 reflect cultural perceptions of women's power, while following Pam's own journey on the path to witchcraft.

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Lynda Mapes - Witness Tree: Seasons of Change with a Century-Old Oak

September 19, 2019 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Witness Tree chronicles Lynda Mapes’ yearlong quest to understand a wizened witness to our world: a red oak, over one hundred years old, in the Harvard Forest. A tree that has seen it all, from our changing relationship with nature in our industrialized and digitized lives to the altered clockwork of nature.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Tracy Chevalier - A Single Thread

September 19, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Presentation is FREE; priority signing line tickets available with purchase of A Single Thread. Signing line tickets grant the bearer and a friend priority access to the signing line after the event. The authors will sign and personalize all books.
 
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Sara Donati - Where The Light Enters

September 20, 2019 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

From the international bestselling author of The Gilded Hour (A Seattle Times Best Book of 2015!) comes Sara Donati's enthralling epic about two trailblazing female doctors in nineteenth-century New York
 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Kim Maguire Trio "Swing" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

September 20, 2019 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

You'll love Maguire's dynamic trio and her “Swing, Swing, Swing!” show, featuring the songs of Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, The Rat Pack and more. Hot and cool swing laced with velvety ballads - perfect for dancing!
 

 
 
8:45am
Lake Forest Park

T'ai Chi Class

September 21, 2019 - 8:45am

Lake Forest Park

Practitioners of all abilities, age 13 and above, are welcome on a weekly or drop-in basis. During the warm months, sessions will be held outdoors at a nearby park. Please check with the instructor for location: info@sam-ma.com.
 

 
 
10:00am
Lake Forest Park

Northshore Preparedness and Safety Fair

September 21, 2019 - 10:00am

Lake Forest Park

Get and stay prepared! Visit with a dozen agencies to get educated and pick-up vital, emergency preparedness information to make your home and family safer.

 
 
11:00am
Seward Park

Story Time with Kobi Yamada - Maybe

September 21, 2019 - 11:00am

Seward Park

Join us for a story time with Kobi Yamada (author of What Do You Do With An Idea?) and his newest book, Maybe on Saturday, September 21 at 11am.

You are the only you there ever has been or ever will be. You are unique in all the universe. Just the odds of you being here at this exact place and this exact time are so great and so rare that it will never happen again.

 
 
11:00am
Lake Forest Park

Seattle Pen Club

September 21, 2019 - 11:00am

Lake Forest Park

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

 
 
3:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Race Literacy Book Club - Between the World and Me

September 21, 2019 - 3:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Third Place Books is excited to partner with The Race Literacy Book Club of Lake Forest Park. Join community members for an exciting exploration of racial equality and unity. The Race Literacy Book Club seeks to provide a safe, inclusive environment to discuss, learn, and challenge our own problematic behaviors and beliefs. On Saturday, September 21st at 3pm, we will discuss Ta-Nehisi Coates' stunning and monmental memoir, Between the World and Me. Get 20% off the selected title each month.

 
 
3:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Race Literacy Book Club

September 21, 2019 - 3:00pm

Lake Forest Park

New Group! With a strong emphasis on race equity and antiracism, this free, 6-part public book club will be discussing different related topics each month. This month, the discussion will be based around "Between the World and Me" by Ta-Nehisi Coates.
 

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Kathryn Trueblood - Take Daily as Needed

September 21, 2019 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Maeve Beaufort’s family is messy and complicated, rife with competing demands, difficult compromises, and on-the-spot judgment calls. She is the single mother of Noelle, who has anaphylactic reactions to nuts, and Norm, a nonconformist child whom everyone wants to diagnose. Her father is spending his retirement on high-ticket items he doesn’t need, her children’s teachers are suggesting medication, and her mood-swinging mother is threatening to move in. Newly diagnosed herself with Crohn’s disease, Maeve feels as though she is failing herself, her parents, and her children.

 
7:30pm

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

September 21, 2019 - 7:30pm

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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10:00am
Lake Forest Park

LFP Farmers Market

September 22, 2019 - 10:00am

Lake Forest Park

Come every Sunday to get the very best in gorgeous flowers and fresh, organic, and locally grown and produced fruits, vegetables, meats, fish, dairy, eggs, and a variety of yummy treats. Open rain or shine, it's always a great day at the Farmers Market. SNAP, WIC, Senior Vouchers, & Market Bucks welcome!

 
 
11:00am
Lake Forest Park

Sunday Morning Wordplay

September 22, 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.  
 

 
 
2:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Computer Q&A: Keeping Your Computing Devices Healthy *NEW TIME*

September 22, 2019 - 2:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Just as you benefit from a mix of diet and exercise, your desktops, laptops, tablets and smartphones work better and lasts longer with the right care and maintenance. Let's talk about what you can do and the tools you can use to give your system a rich, productive and extended life. More Information at bostonlegacyworks.com/freeqa.html

 
 
3:30pm
Lake Forest Park

PRYSM-Diversity Youth Group

September 22, 2019 - 3:30pm

Lake Forest Park

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

 
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Craig Orback & Ellie Peterson - Born to Draw Comics/It's a Round Round World

September 22, 2019 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Join us for an evening with two local children’s authors, as they celebrate their brand-new books!


Born to Draw Comics, illustrated by Craig Orback, is a picture-book biography of Peanuts creator Charles M. Schultz, and It’s a Round, Round World! By Ellie Peterson takes young readers on a journey to lean how we discovered that the earth was round.

Born to Draw Comics

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Ginny Hogan - Toxic Femininity in the Workplace: Office Gender Politics Are a Battlefield

September 22, 2019 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Ginny Hogan explores themes of sexism, workplace gender dynamics, and the challenges facing women at work (particularly in STEM fields) with disarming wit. Toxic Femininity includes fun short pieces (such as, “I'm Not A Sexist; I Also Ask My Male Colleagues If They’re Menstruating”). Toxic Femininity is a book that can be enjoyed in little sips or in one long drink.

 
 
9:00am
Lake Forest Park

Mah Jongg

September 23, 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

September 23, 2019 - 5:30pm

Lake Forest Park

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

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Paul Rosolie - The Girl and the Tiger

September 23, 2019 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Paul Rosolie has spent the last decade in the rainforests of India, Brazil, Indonesia and Peru, following wild elephant herds, tracking tigers and documenting the illegal trade in endangered species. Now the naturalist, explorer and filmmaker has combined these firsthand experiences with the legends of local people shared in remote villages to create his lush, lyrical, and jaunting novel, The Girl and the Tiger. Rosolie introduces the unforgettable heroine, Isha, a young Indian girl whose brilliant, tender and untamed heart dismays the rigid social order of her school.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

J.A. Jance - Sins of the Fathers

September 23, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Seattle investigator J. P. Beaumont is drawn into an intriguing, and shockingly personal, case in this superb tale of suspense from New York Times bestselling author J. A. Jance.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Great Big Romance Read

September 23, 2019 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Third Place Books Seward Park is thrilled to participate in the 2019 Great Big Romance Read. On Monday, September 23, we will meet to discuss The Lady's Guide to Celestial Mechanics by Olivia Waite, with Olivia herself in attendance! The book club selection is discounted 20% through the date of the meeting. All are welcome, no purchase required.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Irish Conversation

September 23, 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

September 24, 2019 - 5:30pm

Lake Forest Park

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

 
 
5:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Coloring for Adults

September 24, 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!

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Jeffrey D. Briggs - Out of the Cold Dark Sea

September 24, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Alone on a pier in the predawn rain, Martha Whitaker waits in vain for her long-time friend and mentor, Hewitt Wilcox. Martha must navigate secrets new and old to clear her name and discover what’s happened to her missing friend. Before anyone else is killed. Resourceful, strong, and steeled by inner wounds, she's joined by a crusading journalist, who believes Hewitt's disappearance may reveal ugly secrets about a chapter of American history.
 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Black Lit Book Club - My Soul Looks Back

September 24, 2019 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Welcome back to the Black Lit Book Club, hosted by Shannon Hanks-Mackey, managing editor of the Black Scholar journal. Gathering on the last Tuesday of each month, readers will explore the works of black authors from Africa and across the diaspora. This is a book club intended for black, indigenous, and other people of color (BIPOC).

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

League of Women Voters

September 24, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Join us to study, discuss, and act on governmental issues.

 
 
5:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Third Place Commons Game Night

September 25, 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
Ravenna

RAVENNA - Book Club - Lake City by Thomas Kohnstamm

September 25, 2019 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Hunkered down in his childhood bedroom in Seattle's worn-out Lake City neighborhood, idealistic but self-serving striver Lane Bueche licks his wounds and hatches a plot to win back his estranged Manhattanite wife. He discovers a precarious path forward when he is contracted by a wealthy adoptive couple to seduce and sabotage a troubled birth mother from his neighborhood. Lane soon finds himself in a zero-sum game between the families as he straddles two cultures, classes, and worlds.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Nonfiction Book Club - The Two Kinds of Decay

September 25, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

We hope you will join us to discuss Two Kinds of Decay. October is Health Literacy Month and Sarah Manguso’s singular memoir is a vital contribution and testament to the importance of patient advocacy. Get 20% off the selected title each month. THE NONFICTION BOOK CLUB MEETS THE LAST WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH. AUTHORS DO NOT ATTEND.

 
 
10:30am
Lake Forest Park

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

September 26, 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. 

 
 
11:30am
Ravenna

PJ Library Song & Story Time

September 26, 2019 - 11:30am

Ravenna

Join us every Thursday at 11:30am 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.  
 
 
5:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Spanish Conversation

September 26, 2019 - 5:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Join beginning to advanced Spanish speakers for casual conversation.
 

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Craven Rock - Juggalo Country

September 26, 2019 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

In this unique exploration into music's weirdest subculture, Rock journeys deep into Juggalo country to get a better understanding of the fans of horrorcore hip-hop duo, Insane Clown Posse. Looking past their makeup and over-the-top personas and going beyond first impressions, the author finds something both relatable and quintessentially human.

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Juliette Fay - City of Flickering Light

September 26, 2019 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

It's July 1921, "flickers" are all the rage, and Irene Van Beck has just declared her own independence by jumping off a moving train to escape her fate in a traveling burlesque show. When her friends, fellow dancer Millie Martin and comedian Henry Weiss, leap after her, the trio finds their way to the bright lights of Hollywood with hopes of making it big in the burgeoning silent film industry.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Paula Becker - A House on Stilts

September 26, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

A House on Stilts tells the story of one woman's struggle to reclaim wholeness while mothering a son addicted to opioids. Paula Becker's son Hunter was raised in a safe, nurturing home by his writer/historian mom and his physician father. He was a bright, curious child. And yet, addiction found him. 

 
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Tracey West - The Land of the Spring Dragon (Dragon Masters)

September 27, 2019 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

 

Drake travels to a secret fairy world to save the Kingdom of Bracken! 
Pick a book. Grow a Reader! 

This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line, Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow! 

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Dusti Bowling - Momentous Events in the Life of a Cactus

September 27, 2019 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

The sequel to the critically acclaimed Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus follows Aven Green as she confronts yet another challenge: high school. Just as Aven starts to feel comfortable in Stagecoach Pass, with her friends and schoolmates accustomed to her lack of arms, everything changes once again. She’s about to begin high school . . . with 2,300 new kids to stare at her. No matter how much Aven tries to play it cool, nothing prepares her for the reality.

 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

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

September 27, 2019 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

A big-band type jazz ensemble made up of Music Center faculty, community members, and professional-level volunteer musicians from around the Seattle area. They'll deliver a variety of music, from traditional swing and dance music to upbeat modern rock and funk music. 
 

 
 
8:45am
Lake Forest Park

T'ai Chi Class

September 28, 2019 - 8:45am

Lake Forest Park

Practitioners of all abilities, age 13 and above, are welcome on a weekly or drop-in basis. During the warm months, sessions will be held outdoors at a nearby park. Please check with the instructor for location: info@sam-ma.com.
 

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Carolyn Koehnline - Clearing Clutter as a Sacred Act

September 28, 2019 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Carolyn Koehnline shares a warm and accessible gathering of her essays, poems, and illustrations to deepen your understanding of the clutter-clearing process, mixing reverence with playful exploration. The suggested practical actions and writing prompts gently support honoring past transitions, accessing clarity, releasing the excess, and making room for what matters to you most.

 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

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

September 28, 2019 - 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.

 
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10:00am
Lake Forest Park

LFP Farmers Market

September 29, 2019 - 10:00am

Lake Forest Park

Come every Sunday to get the very best in gorgeous flowers and fresh, organic, and locally grown and produced fruits, vegetables, meats, fish, dairy, eggs, and a variety of yummy treats. Open rain or shine, it's always a great day at the Farmers Market. SNAP, WIC, Senior Vouchers, & Market Bucks welcome!

 
 
11:00am
Ravenna

Reading With Rover

September 29, 2019 - 11:00am

Ravenna

Love to read? Having trouble reading? Try reading with a friend! Join us on Sunday, September 29th at 11am at our Ravenna location for a special visit from our canine (and human) friends from Reading With Rover.

 
 
11:00am
Lake Forest Park

Sunday Morning Wordplay

September 29, 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

Akilah Hughes - Obviously

September 29, 2019 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

This is a ticket required event

Tickets available only with your PURCHASE of Obviously: Stories From My Timeline  from Third Place Books.
 

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Social Justice Syllabus Book Club - Boys Will Be Boys

September 29, 2019 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Founded in 2017, the Social Justice Syllabus Book Club invites community members to read together on themes related to equality and justice. During our first series, Social Justice Syllabus: Kaepernick’s Reading List, we read and discussed books the New York Times described as being inspirational to quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s activism. This foundational series of readings concluded in the summer of 2018.

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Kit Chapman - Superheavy: Making and Breaking the Periodic Table

September 29, 2019 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

The author takes an in-depth look at how synthetic elements are discovered, why they matter, and where they will take us. From the Cold War nuclear race to the present day, scientists have stretched the periodic table to 118 elements. They have broken the rules of the periodic table, rewriting science, and revolutionizing lives.

 
 
9:00am
Lake Forest Park

Mah Jongg

September 30, 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
Ravenna

Science on Tap

September 30, 2019 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Science on Tap is a place where anyone can come to explore the latest ideas in science and technology in a relaxed atmosphere.

It is held every last Monday in the Vios Cafe at Third Place.

Click here for more information about Science on Tap, including upcoming speakers and topics.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Lit Wits: A Teen Book Club - This Story is a Lie

September 30, 2019 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Join bookseller Avery for snacks and chats on This Story is a Lie by Tom Pollock on Monday, September 30 at 7pm. Every month our selected title is discounted 20% through the date of the book club. Ages 13-19 recommended, no purchase required. The Lit Wits meet on the last Monday of every month.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Literary Book Club - The End of Loneliness

September 30, 2019 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Join bookseller Jane to discuss The End of Loneliness, a sweeping novel of love and loss, and of the lives we never get to live from internationally bestselling author Benedict Wells. Get 20% off the selected title each month. THE LITERARY BOOK CLUB MEETS THE LAST MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH AT THE LAKE FOREST PARK STORE. AUTHORS DO NOT ATTEND.