Women’s night out planned in Kent
Kent women can have an evening of girls-only fun at the third annual Wine, Women, WOW event, set for 6-9 p.m. May 23 at Green River Community College at Kent Station.
During the evening, attendees will sample wine and food and hear live music by Raining Jane. The event is presented by Kent Downtown Partnership and Kent MultiCare.
Proceeds will benefit the KDP and the YWCA’s Domestic Violence Program. Tickets cost $20 in advance, or $25 at the door. For details, call 253-813-6976 or visit www.winewomenwow.com.
Cultural resource fair slated for May 14
South King County Cultural Association will present a free Open House and Resource Fair 5:30 to 8 p.m. May 14 at the Kent Senior Activity Center, 600 E. Smith St., Kent. The event will showcase area resources in a variety of cultural and entertainment spheres, including: dance, literary arts, music, theater, gardens and municipal organizations.Refreshments will be provided.
For details, call 253-333-8138 or visit www.sococulture.org.
Veterans Outreach event is in Kent
A Veterans Outreach program will take place 3:15-6:15 p.m. May 13 at the Kent Regional Library, 212 Second Ave. N.
During the event, veterans and their families can get assistance in applying for benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs from a Disabled American Veterans Service Officer.
For details, call 253-859-6439.
Korean War vets to speak May 16
The Kent Senior Activity Center will play host to “The Forgotten War,” a commemoration event for veterans of the Korean Conflict, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. May 16. Veterans will be on hand to share memories and stories during the event.
Veterans from other wars are also welcome to come and share. A veterans’ luncheon sponsored by the Kent Firefighters Foundation will follow at 11:45 a.m. The senior center is located at 600 E. Smith St., Kent.
For details, call the center at 253-856-5164.
Gluten-free tastings offered by market
Nature’s Market will offer a Gluten-free Tasting Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 17 and 18 at the store, 26011 104th Ave. S.E., Kent. The fair will include samples from a variety of gluten-free food companies, as well as a chance to speak with a representative from the Gluten Intolerance Group.
For details, call 253-854-5395.
Author visits Kent for story time
Author Suzanne Williams will read from her new “Fairy Blossoms” series during a story time at 1 p.m. May 17 at Children’s Bookshop, 225 W. Meeker St., Kent. The event is free. For details, call 253-952-0383 or visit www.childrensbookshoponline.com.
Library slates kids’ rock music
Kent Regional Library will play host to a music event with all-teacher rock band Recess Monkeys at 3 p.m. May 17. Children of all ages are invited to join in the free event, titled “Rhyme Time!” The library is located at 212 Second Ave. N. Call 253-859-3330 or visit www.kcls.org.