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   Kent Parks launches Battle of the Corporate Stars on Earth Day

March 5, 2015 – Do you remember1970?  This city councilmember was a young husband, while around him was Vietnam, Jimi Hendrix, the last Beatles album…and the first Earth Day. Kent Parks is celebrating 45 years of Earth Day by inviting 20 company-sponsored teams to participate in the first “Battle of the Corporate Stars.”  The event will take place at Park Orchard Park on Wednesday, April 22, from 9 a.m. until noon. ... (more)

   “Fairy Tales and Fantasy” brings dance to Spotlight Series stage

February 24, 2015 – Meet ballet’s best-loved princesses and princes in an enchanted evening of classical favorites. Brigham Young University’s Theatre Ballet brings childhood dreams to life in “Fairy Tales and Fantasy,” on Thursday, March 12 at 7:00 p.m. at the Kentwood Performing Arts Center.... (more)

   Celebrate kids’ creativity at Kent Kids’ Arts Day, March 7

February 17, 2015 - Have fun doing art and celebrate National Youth Arts Month by bringing kids, creativity and diversity to the community at the 28th annual Kent Kids’ Arts Day, Saturday, March 7, at the Kent Commons, 525 4th Ave. N. from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.   ... (more)

   Kent students hooked on habitat conservation: 1,000 volunteer hours in less than four months

January 23, 2015 - Since the start of the 2014-15 school year, Kent high school students have already chosen to give over 1,000 hours of community service by getting cold, dirty, wet and scratched. And they keep coming back for more. ... (more)

   Kent a contender for FAA regional headquarters, 1,600 jobs

January 21, 2015 – Kent may be the new home of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Northwest Region Headquarters, with its 1,600 well-paying jobs, pending a March 2015 decision by the federal government.... (more)

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