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Mon 9/1 2014

Public Works Committee Meeting

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Chambers East 220 4th Ave South Kent, WA 98032
Unless otherwise noted the Public Works Committee meets at 4:00 p.m. on the 1st & 3rd Mondays of each month in Council Chambers East, Kent City Hall, 220 4th Avenue South Kent, WA 98032 Committee Chair: Dennis Higgins Dana Ralph Brenda Fincher
Tue 9/2 2014

Operations Committee Meeting

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kent Council Chambers East, City Hall, 220 4th Ave S, Kent
Unless otherwise noted, the Operations Committee meets at 4:00 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of each month. Any person requiring a disability accommodation should contact the City Clerk’s Office at (253) 856-5725 in advance. For TDD relay service call the Washington Telecommunications Relay Service at 1-800-833-6388. Committee: Les Thomas, Chair, Bill Boyce, Dana Ralph. For information please contact Satwinder Kaur at (253) 856-5700.
Tue 9/2 2014

Kent City Council Meeting

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Kent City Hall, 220 4th Ave S
Wed 9/3 2014

Kent4Health TrailWalks 9-11AM

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
FREE outdoor walks hosted by Kent4Health. Explore different parks in Kent. Location varies. Please visit website for locations. For questions, call Chris at 206-794-5198.
Wed 9/3 2014

Kent4Health TrailWalk 6-7:30PM

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
FREE outdoor walks hosted by Kent4Health. Explore different parks in Kent. Location varies. Please visit website for locations. For questions, call Chris at 206-794-5198.
Fri 9/5 2014

Golfing for Kids

12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Lake Wilderness Golf Course
“GOLFING FOR KIDS” KIWANIS CLUB OF KENT’S 3RD ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2014; NOON START LAKE WILDERNESS GOLF COURSE 4-PERSON SCRAMBLE; $80 PER PERSON--CART, DINNER AND PRIZES INCLUDED. FOR INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER CONTACT: JOHN BRUNS 253-709-3401 OR DEBBIE MEYERS 206-914-8729
Sat 9/6 2014

Wilson Playfields Turf Replacement Dedication

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Wilson Playfields, 13028 SE 251 St., Kent
The public is invited to celebrate the official re-opening of Wilson Playfields at a dedication on Saturday, September 6, at 10 a.m. Coinciding with the annual Youth Soccer Jamboree, attendees will be able to meet and get autographs from star players from the Seattle Impact FC, Kent’s newest professional soccer team. For more information, contact 253-856-5113.
Sat 9/6 2014

Cherished Acres Estates 10 Year Anniversary & Open House

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Senior Day Center 16655 376th St SE
Sat 9/6 2014

Annual Dinner Auction - Holiday Magic

5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Kent Commons
It's early this year! Come join in the Fun, Friendship and Fundraising! Our annual dinner auction will include a buffet dinner, silent and live auction, a raffle and dessert dash. Proceeds from the evening will go towards local, national and international beneficiaries including: the Kent and Highline School Districts, Kent Parks and Recreation Studio 315, college scholarships, Quota Cares Western Days, local food banks and Quota World Service, 30 international service projects. Our Fund-a-Need is the Children's Therapy Center's hippotherapy program. Tickets are $45.00 per person and can be reserved at our website: www.quotakentvalley.com.
Sun 9/7 2014

18th Annual Frog Frolic!

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Shadow Lake Nature Preserve 21656 184th Ave SE Renton, WA 98058
Join us in celebrating community and the environment during the 18th Annual Frog Frolic at the Shadow Lake Nature Preserve! Featuring: Guided tours through an ancient peat bog, kids activities and crafts, live music, raffle of outdoor family items, yummy food, a beer garden and more! This event is free and open to everyone.
Mon 9/8 2014

Economic & Community Development Committee

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Kent City Hall, Council Chambers East
The Economic & Community Development Committee is held the 2nd Monday of each Month, in Kent City Council Chambers East at 5:00 pm otherwise notified.
Mon 9/8 2014

Land Use & Planning Board

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
City Hall Council Chambers
The Land Use and Planning Board is held on the 2nd and 4th Monday's of each month at 7:00 pm in Kent City Council Chambers unless otherwise notified.
Tue 9/9 2014

Public Safety Committee Meeting

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Chambers East
Unless otherwise noted, the Public Safety Committee meets at 4:30 p.m. on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Council Chambers East, Kent City Hall 220 4th Avenue South, Kent, WA 98032. For information, please contact Kim Komoto at (253) 856-5788, or via email at kkomoto@kentwa.gov.
Wed 9/10 2014

Kent Police Community Academy

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Police Fire/Police Training Facility
The Kent Police Community Academy is a ten week program that provides information to the community about Recruiting, Traffic Issues, Gangs, drugs, SWAT, and much more. Each community Academy member will be eligible to go on a four hour ride along with a Kent Police Officer. There will also be interactive sessions between the community and officers. The classes will be on Wednesday evenings from 7-9 September 10- November 12, 2014. These classes are for those 18 years older.
Mon 9/15 2014

Public Works Committee Meeting

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Chambers East 220 4th Ave. South Kent, WA 98032
Unless otherwise noted the Public Works Committee meets at 4:00 p.m. on the 1st & 3rd Mondays of each month in Council Chambers East, Kent City Hall, 220 4th Avenue South Kent, WA 98032 Committee Chair: Dennis Higgins Dana Ralph Brenda Fincher
Tue 9/16 2014

CANCELLED-Operations Committee Meeting

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kent Council Chambers East, City Hall, 220 4th Ave S, Kent
Unless otherwise noted, the Operations Committee meets at 4:00 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of each month. Any person requiring a disability accommodation should contact the City Clerk’s Office at (253) 856-5725 in advance. For TDD relay service call the Washington Telecommunications Relay Service at 1-800-833-6388. Committee: Les Thomas, Chair, Bill Boyce, Dana Ralph. For information please contact Satwinder Kaur at (253) 856-5700.
Tue 9/16 2014

Kent City Council Meeting

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Kent City Hall, 220 4th Ave S
Fri 9/19 2014

Wine Walk - A Kent Downtown Partnership Event

5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Downtown Kent
Taste wines from 10 northwest wineries. Call 253-813-6976 for tickets - $20 per person. Proceeds benefit KEnt's downtown revitalization efforts.
Sat 9/20 2014

Green Tree Playground Build

8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Green Tree Park
If you have participated in any of our playground builds, you know how much fun it is to help create something new and exciting for a whole neighborhood to enjoy. If you haven't, this is your chance! We'll need 150 volunteers. Green Tree Park is in the Panther Lake area. Parking available at Emerald Park Elementary School next door. Lunch, snacks and tools will be provided. Sign up before September 17!
Mon 9/22 2014

Land Use and Planning Board

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Kent City Hall Council Chambers
The Land Use and Planning Board is held the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month at 7:00 PM in Kent City Hall Council Chambers unless otherwise notified.
Wed 9/24 2014

Get Ready for Business Workshop

10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Kent Senior Center 600 E Smith St Kent, WA 98030
This free 4-hour workshop is aimed at the general themes to start and run your small business. At the end of the workshop, there will be the option to apply to our 8-week Business Development Training. The first step to get involved in the programs and services of Washington C.A.S.H. is signing up for an upcoming Get Ready for Business workshop. Please note, you must be a resident of Kent to attend this workshop. Please register for this workshop at: https://www.vistashare.com/ot2/ssview/intake/ab2ca63e2a6a41e08df487d70244a953/ More information can be found at: http://www.washingtoncash.org/grow-your-business
Thu 9/25 2014

Parks and Human Services Committee Meeting

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
City Hall Chambers East
Sat 9/27 2014

Strides 5K

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Foster Park
5K Run / Walk, Golden Mile Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 For Neighborhood House and SSCRP Register Now! http://strides5k.weebly.com Benefits Neighborhood House and KLC South Sudan Community Restoration Program: Join us for the Strides 5K to help vulnerable people in our community and in South Sudan achieve stability and independence. Location: Foster Park, S. 259th and 74th Ave S, Kent Registration: Begins at 8:00 am on 9/27 Race Times: 9:00 AM Run / Walk / Golden Mile Course: Measured flat course along the scenic Green River Trail (out and back) Pre-Register Today @ http://strides5k.weebly.com! Gold Sponsor: Fireside Home Solutions Silver Sponsor: Jessica Ward at Keller Williams Puget Sound