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   Kent Commons Holiday Bazaar offers local, one-stop shopping

November 18, 2014 – Those looking to shop locally for their holiday gifts will have plenty to choose from at the Kent Commons Holiday Bazaar scheduled for December 5 - 6.  ... (more)

   SMG awarded management renewal for ShoWare Center

November 6, 2014 - SMG, the Worldwide Leader in Venue Management, is proud to announce that the Kent City Council has unanimously voted to approve an extension of the SMG contract for continued management of the ShoWare Center ... (more)

   Registration open for Kent’s Christmas Rush Fun Run

November 6, 2014 – Set for Saturday, December 13, the holiday tradition features a 10K run and 5K run/walk. ... (more)

   Tree removal makes way for sidewalk replacement, improves safety hazard

October 30, 2014 – Protecting public trees from needless removal has always been a priority for the city, but buckling sidewalks and old age are forcing the removal of some.... (more)

   In Kent, a dry place to walk for fitness

October 28, 2014 – Starting Monday, November 3, outdoor walking enthusiasts can get out of the dark and the rain by participating in ShoWalk, a free indoor walking opportunity on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 to 11 a.m. at ShoWare Center.... (more)

   Annual “ReLeaf” Event Focuses on Clark Lake Park

September 22, 2014 – A portion of Clark Lake Park’s 130 acres will receive some volunteer attention on Saturday, October 11 at the annual “ReLeaf” event from 9 a.m. until noon, rain or shine.  Volunteers are asked to park at the East Hill Maintenance Shops, 12607 SE 248th St., and shuttle vans will take them to the site.  ... (more)

   National Public Lands Day is September 27 at Lake Fenwick Park

September 8, 2014 – Volunteers will enjoy great views of Lake Fenwick Park and the entire Kent Valley as they prune the park’s popular east ridge trail on National Public Lands Day. The annual event, now in its eighth year in Kent, will be held Saturday, September 27, from 9 a.m. until noon, rain or shine. Lake Fenwick Park is located at 25828 Lake Fenwick Road on the city’s West Hill.  ... (more)

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