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Diane Gillespie - Stories for Getting Back to Sleep July 2, 2018 - 7:00pm Seward Park

Diane Gillespie - Stories for Getting Back to Sleep

July 2, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

An antidote for those who, at the end of a work day, find them stressed and unable to unwind.

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Third Place Commons Game Night July 4, 2018 - 6:00pm Lake Forest Park

Third Place Commons Game Night

July 4, 2018 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Join the fun with a group that meets every Wednesday evening to play a variety of board & card games. Most games last less than 90 minutes so we can enjoy a change of pace. Bring a game you like to play or a new one you want us to try out together.

Game Night convenes in the Stadler Room on the first Wednesday of the month, and at tables in the Commons the rest of the month. Come join the fun! 

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Kaleidoscope Play & Learn July 5, 2018 - 10:30am Lake Forest Park

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

July 5, 2018 - 10:30am

Lake Forest Park

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

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MiniMeter Music Class July 5, 2018 - 11:00am Seward Park

MiniMeter Music Class

July 5, 2018 - 11:00am

Seward Park

Come join us on Thursday, July 5th and Thursday, July 12th for MiniMeter Music Class, a free event for kids under 5 and their parents, in partnership with Meter Music Seattle!

Early childhood is a wonderful time to be immersed in the basic elements of music – melody, rhythm, and playful improvisation. MiniMeter is a place to sing, move, and play instruments as a family. Join us in finding new ways to bring music into your family life.

Our approach:

• Create a fun and welcoming environment

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Reading Through It Book Club - Killers of the Flower Moon July 5, 2018 - 7:00pm Seward Park

Reading Through It Book Club - Killers of the Flower Moon

July 5, 2018 - 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.

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Joe T. Cook Band "Blues" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons! July 6, 2018 - 7:30pm Lake Forest Park

Joe T. Cook Band "Blues" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

July 6, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

A TPC staple - old blues with deep roots. 

Thank you to Merlone Geier and our community music sponsors.

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Chris Stevens Band "Soul" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons! July 7, 2018 - 7:30pm Lake Forest Park

Chris Stevens Band "Soul" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

July 7, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Chris Stevens Band "Soul" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

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PJ Library Song & Storytime - ON HIATUS July 9, 2018 - 11:00am Lake Forest Park

PJ Library Song & Storytime - ON HIATUS

July 9, 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.

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Knitting Book Club - Flight of Dreams July 9, 2018 - 7:00pm Lake Forest Park

Knitting Book Club - Flight of Dreams

July 9, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

All current book club titles are always 20% off Join us to knit or crochet while we discuss Ariel Lawhon's Flight of Dreams
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African-American Writers' Alliance Reading July 9, 2018 - 7:00pm Seward Park

African-American Writers' Alliance Reading

July 9, 2018 - 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.

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Magic Monday July 9, 2018 - 7:00pm Ravenna

Magic Monday

July 9, 2018 - 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.

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Seth Jani - Night Fable July 10, 2018 - 7:00pm Ravenna

Seth Jani - Night Fable

July 10, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

As the Chiron Review’s Michael Hathaway notes: “Seth Jani’s new book Night Fable is aptly named. It is a collection of 70 short poems that settle in the mind like a night of strange and peaceful dreams. The poems all stand alone, but they are linked by dreams, and filled with the lucid musings, startling imagery, and unsettling metaphors familiar to each of us in our dreaming lives.”
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Susan Mallery - When We Found Home July 10, 2018 - 7:00pm Lake Forest Park

Susan Mallery - When We Found Home

July 10, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Susan Mallery's only planned public appearance for 2018!
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Sanura Dean - Through the Fire July 11, 2018 - 7:00pm Seward Park

Sanura Dean - Through the Fire

July 11, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Through the Fire is a book to help you through your process to wholeness and victory while you are going through the challenges of your life. Let me tell you right now that this book is written to encourage you to embrace the beauty of the process at this time. Yes, this too shall pass. I promise that you will never be the same if you open yourself up to God as you read, pray, and journal. God always restores beyond what you were before. He is always right there to bring us through the fire.

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Charles Johnson - Night Hawks July 11, 2018 - 7:00pm Ravenna

Charles Johnson - Night Hawks

July 11, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

This new collection of stories from National Book Award winner Charles Johnson offers an eclectic, engaging range of narratives, tied together by Buddhist themes and displaying all the grace, heart, and insight for which he has long been known. Spanning genres from science fiction to realism, these stories convey messages of tolerance, hope, and gratitude. With precise, elegant, and moving language, Johnson creates memorable characters and real, human struggles that have the power to enlighten and change us as we read.
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The Story Pirates - Stuck in the Stone Age July 11, 2018 - 7:00pm Lake Forest Park

The Story Pirates - Stuck in the Stone Age

July 11, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

The Story Pirates are a group of performers who bring kids' writing to life through sketch comedy. Based on an idea from 11-year-old fan Boberski, the Story Pirates have teamed up with "New York Times"-bestselling author Rodkey for their first book: a hilarious time-travel adventure that doubles as an intro to creative writing.

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Kaleidoscope Play & Learn July 12, 2018 - 10:30am Lake Forest Park

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

July 12, 2018 - 10:30am

Lake Forest Park

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

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MiniMeter Music Class July 12, 2018 - 11:00am Seward Park

MiniMeter Music Class

July 12, 2018 - 11:00am

Seward Park

Come join us on Thursday, July 5th and Thursday, July 12th for MiniMeter Music Class, a free event for kids under 5 and their parents, in partnership with Meter Music Seattle!

Early childhood is a wonderful time to be immersed in the basic elements of music – melody, rhythm, and playful improvisation. MiniMeter is a place to sing, move, and play instruments as a family. Join us in finding new ways to bring music into your family life.

Our approach:

• Create a fun and welcoming environment

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Dan Richards - Stu Truly July 12, 2018 - 7:00pm Lake Forest Park

Dan Richards - Stu Truly

July 12, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

From local author Dan Richards (The Problem with NOT Being Scared of Monsters), Stu Truly is the coming-of-age story of 12-year-old Stu as he struggles to navigate the murky waters of adolescence when he finds himself living a lie—that seems to be growing beyond his control—to impress the new girl in school
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Ellen Notbohm - The River by Starlight July 12, 2018 - 7:00pm Ravenna

Ellen Notbohm - The River by Starlight

July 12, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Ellen Notbohm reads from her award-winning debut novel, The River by Starlight, a sweeping century-old tale of passionate love, unimaginable loss, resilience, and redemption embodied in one woman’s tenacious quest for self-determination in the face of devastating misfortune and social injustice.

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Michael Withey - Summary Execution July 12, 2018 - 7:00pm Seward Park

Michael Withey - Summary Execution

July 12, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Third Place Books Seward Park is thrilled to have Mike Withey, author of Summary Execution:  The Seattle Assassinations of Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes, speak and sign books on Thursday, July 12th at 7pm.  Mike’s book describes the decade-long struggle by the Committee for Justice for Domingo and Viernes against the Marcos regime who was found to have murdered the two anti-Marcos union activists in Seattle on June 1, 1981 by a federal court jury in 1989.  This is the first and only time a foreign head of state has been held liable for the murders of US citizens on

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Tamura Arthun - Blind Awakening July 13, 2018 - 6:00pm Lake Forest Park

Tamura Arthun - Blind Awakening

July 13, 2018 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Compassionate and hopeful, Blind Awakening is a remarkable story about the passage between life and death and how that transition affects both patient and caregiver.

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Market Street Dixieland Jass Band "Swing Plus" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons! July 13, 2018 - 7:30pm Lake Forest Park

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

July 13, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

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

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Melelani Hula Studio Performance July 14, 2018 - 3:00pm Lake Forest Park

Melelani Hula Studio Performance

July 14, 2018 - 3:00pm

Lake Forest Park

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Ben Thompson and Erik Slader - Epic Fails July 14, 2018 - 6:00pm Lake Forest Park

Ben Thompson and Erik Slader - Epic Fails

July 14, 2018 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Celebrate the launch of The Epic Fails series! Authors Thompson and Slader explore the humorous backstories behind a variety of historical discoveries, voyages, experiments, and innovations that didn't go as expected but succeeded nonetheless, showing that many of mankind's biggest success stories are the result of some pretty epic failures indeed. The first two books in the series, both out on July 10, deal with the Wright Brother's early failures and initial stumbles of the Space Race.

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SOS Nonet "Big Band" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons! July 14, 2018 - 7:30pm Lake Forest Park

SOS Nonet "Big Band" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

July 14, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

SOS Nonet "Big Band" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

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Kristi Coulter - Nothing Good Can Come From This July 15, 2018 - 3:00pm Lake Forest Park

Kristi Coulter - Nothing Good Can Come From This

July 15, 2018 - 3:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Kristi Coulter in conversation with Claire Dederer (Love and Trouble) ... join us for this special launch event!

Kristi Coulter inspired and incensed the internet when she wrote about what happened when she stopped drinking. Nothing Good Can Come from This is her debut—a frank, funny, and feminist essay collection by a keen-eyed observer no longer numbed into complacency.

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Story Time for Grown Ups! July 15, 2018 - 7:00pm Seward Park

Story Time for Grown Ups!

July 15, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Grab a glass and join us for stories read by David Wright from the Seattle Public Library on Sunday, July 15th! 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.

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PJ Library Song & Storytime - ON HIATUS July 16, 2018 - 11:00am Lake Forest Park

PJ Library Song & Storytime - ON HIATUS

July 16, 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.

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Booze & Lasers Book Club - The Three-Body Problem July 16, 2018 - 7:00pm Seward Park

Booze & Lasers Book Club - The Three-Body Problem

July 16, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

 

Join us in a discussion on this month's book, The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu. 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.

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LoLS (League of Literary Snobbery : Storytime for Grownups) July 16, 2018 - 7:00pm Ravenna

LoLS (League of Literary Snobbery : Storytime for Grownups)

July 16, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Are you wistful for the days of your youth when adults would read out loud to you? Well, we are. Join us for Grown-Up Story Time. It’s just what it sounds like: we’re gonna read to you while you enjoy an adult beverage. Short stories, excerpts from soon-to-be-released novels, and other favorites; we might even throw in some poetry, who knows, we’re playing this by ear. We’ve even got a super-secret meeting room. Meet in the Pub. All are welcome (well, all adults). Bonus: we’ll provide the popcorn!

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Glen David Gold - I Will be Complete July 17, 2018 - 1:00pm Ravenna

Glen David Gold - I Will be Complete

July 17, 2018 - 1:00pm

Ravenna

The final author in our Spring Literary Luncheon series is Glen David Gold, author of Sunnyside and Carter Beats the Devil.
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Glen David Gold - I Will Be Complete July 17, 2018 - 7:00pm Lake Forest Park

Glen David Gold - I Will Be Complete

July 17, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

From the best-selling author of Carter Beats the Devil and Sunnyside, a big-hearted memoir told in three parts: about growing up in the wake of the destructive choices of an extremely unconventional mother.

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Angela Garbes - Like a Mother July 18, 2018 - 7:00pm Seward Park

Angela Garbes - Like a Mother

July 18, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

This reading is a free event that will also be a Diaper Drive for Seattle organization West Side Baby, a local nonprofit that provides basics for children and families in need throughout King County. 

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Kaleidoscope Play & Learn July 19, 2018 - 10:30am Lake Forest Park

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

July 19, 2018 - 10:30am

Lake Forest Park

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

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Thor Hanson - Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees July 19, 2018 - 7:00pm Lake Forest Park

Thor Hanson - Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees

July 19, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

From the award-winning author of The Triumph of Seeds and Feathers, a natural and cultural history of the buzzing wee beasties that make the world go round.

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Finn Murphy - The Long Haul July 19, 2018 - 7:00pm Ravenna

Finn Murphy - The Long Haul

July 19, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

More than thirty years ago, Finn Murphy dropped out of college to become a long-haul trucker. Since then he's covered more than a million miles packing, loading, and hauling people's belongings all over America. Known by his trucker handle as U-Turn, he spends his days (and many of his nights) in a 53-foot eighteen-wheeler he calls Cassidy. In The Long Haul, Murphy offers a trucker's-eye view of America on the move.

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Linda Castillo - A Gathering of Secrets July 19, 2018 - 7:00pm Seward Park

Linda Castillo - A Gathering of Secrets

July 19, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

A deadly fire exposes the dark side of Amish life in A Gathering of Secrets, a harrowing new thriller in the New York Times bestselling series by Linda Castillo.

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Carola Dunn - The Corpse at the Crystal Palace July 20, 2018 - 6:00pm Lake Forest Park

Carola Dunn - The Corpse at the Crystal Palace

July 20, 2018 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

A casual outing to the Crystal Palace in London takes a mysterious and murderous turn in The Corpse at the Crystal Palace, the latest mystery in Carola Dunn's beloved Daisy Dalrymple series.

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Left Turn on Blue "Blues" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons! July 20, 2018 - 7:30pm Lake Forest Park

Left Turn on Blue "Blues" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

July 20, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Left Turn on Blue "Blues" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

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Susan Carr Ensemble "Latin Jazz" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons! July 21, 2018 - 7:30pm Lake Forest Park

Susan Carr Ensemble "Latin Jazz" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

July 21, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Susan Carr Ensemble "Latin Jazz" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

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