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Cruisin’ Kent Car Show set for Aug. 28 at Kent Station

Free event to run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

Perseid meteor shower in August 2021. Photo courtesy of Nasa.gov/Bill Ingalls

Meteor showers light up August nights in the Pacific Northwest

Stargazers can track Perseids at sites around Washington state.

 

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People fill up downtown streets during Kent Cornucopia Days

Popular festival returns after two-year absence due to COVID-19

 

Jarod Newlove

Gold Star Family from Renton has breakfast at the White House

Jarod Newlove’s wife and children found comfort through Wear Blue: Run to Remember.

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Cajun Food and Music Fest coming to downtown Kent Aug. 20

Outdoors at Burlington Green Park

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Kentridge High drama teacher earns Outstanding Educator award

Jennifer Grajewski honored by The Fifth Avenue Theatre; Kentwood, Kent-Meridian muscials also recognized

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The City of Kent Summer Concert Series lineup for July-August

Free music events at three venues across town: Morrill Meadows Park, Kent Station and Lake Meridian

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Kent group to present free screening of transgender student web series

Theatre Battery to show ‘LEGO Harry Potter and the Transgender Witch’ at Kent Station

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Heavy metal band Lamb of God to play Oct. 10 at Kent’s ShoWare Center

Concert also will include Killswitch Engage, Spiritbox and Fit For An Autopsy

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The Gnome Trail is located across from Rock Creek Elementary School, 25700 Maple Valley Black Diamond Rd SE, Maple Valley. Photos by Bailey Jo Josie/Sound Publishing

Gnome Trail draws visitors to whimsical patch of forest in Maple Valley

There is a small issue of broken gnomes and even instances of intentional vandalism.

  • Jun 2, 2022
  • By Bailey Jo Josie bailey.jo.josie@rentonreporter.com
The Gnome Trail is located across from Rock Creek Elementary School, 25700 Maple Valley Black Diamond Rd SE, Maple Valley. Photos by Bailey Jo Josie/Sound Publishing
COURTESY IMAGE, Kent Downtown Partnership

Kent Downtown Partnership offers quarterly photo contest

Looking for best shots of downtown Kent

COURTESY IMAGE, Kent Downtown Partnership
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Kent’s Fourth of July Splash to return but without fireworks display

Lack of parks, police staffing causes city to reduce hours of event; three bands to perform

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Kent Farmers Market to return this summer starting June 11

Open-air market will operate 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Saturday through Sept. 10

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Kent-Meridian High to present ‘Unstable Connection’ May 19-21

Musical tells story of students in remote learning during COVID-19

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Kentwood High School Theatre to present ‘Mamma Mia!’ this month

Show opens May 11 and goes until May 21

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Kent International Festival to return June 18 to ShoWare Center

Event celebrates cultural diversity of city

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Dance for Heart, an American Heart Association fundraiser featuring more than 100 performers, is set for Friday, May 13 at Kentridge High School. FILE PHOTO
Dance for Heart, an American Heart Association fundraiser featuring more than 100 performers, is set for Friday, May 13 at Kentridge High School. FILE PHOTO

Dance for Heart fundraising performances in Kent set for May 13

More than 100 performers at Kentridge High School gym

Dance for Heart, an American Heart Association fundraiser featuring more than 100 performers, is set for Friday, May 13 at Kentridge High School. FILE PHOTO
Dance for Heart, an American Heart Association fundraiser featuring more than 100 performers, is set for Friday, May 13 at Kentridge High School. FILE PHOTO
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Kent Cornucopia Days to return in July after 2-year absence

Festival features street fair, parade, dragon boat races, fun run

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The Kentlake Theatre Company’s production of “Gypsy” will take place May 12-14 and May 21 at 7 p.m.; and May 14, 15 and 21 at 2 p.m. at the Kentlake High School Performing Arts Center. Photo by Adrienne Washington/Kent Reporter

Kentlake Theater Company returns to in-person performances with musical ‘Gypsy’

By Adrienne Washington, Special to the Kent Reporter

  • Apr 20, 2022
The Kentlake Theatre Company’s production of “Gypsy” will take place May 12-14 and May 21 at 7 p.m.; and May 14, 15 and 21 at 2 p.m. at the Kentlake High School Performing Arts Center. Photo by Adrienne Washington/Kent Reporter