Kent Reporter News Briefs | August 6

The Kent Historical Museum has scheduled its sixth-annual Antique Automobile Show and Ice Cream Social for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 9. The annual museum fundraiser event features an old-fashioned hot-dog stand, live music, and 25 cars from the Golden Era Automobile Association, all at the historic Bereiter Mansion, 855 E. Smith St. Tickets for the event are $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 7 and younger. For more information, call 253-854-4330, or visit www.kenthistoricalmuseum.org.

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  • Tuesday, August 5, 2008 7:48pm
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Museum social event scheduled for Aug. 9

The Kent Historical Museum has scheduled its sixth-annual Antique Automobile Show and Ice Cream Social for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 9. The annual museum fundraiser event features an old-fashioned hot-dog stand, live music, and 25 cars from the Golden Era Automobile Association, all at the historic Bereiter Mansion, 855 E. Smith St. Tickets for the event are $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 7 and younger. For more information, call 253-854-4330, or visit www.kenthistoricalmuseum.org.

Recycling event open for businesses

Local businesses can bring non-hazardous office waste for recycling 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 14 during the Kent Business Recycling Event at Russell Road Park, at the corner of Russell Road and South 240th Street. Accepted materials include: cardboard, CDs, cell phones, computer equipment, fluorescent lights, plastics, and scrap metal. The limit is one load per business. For details, call 253-856-5549.

Dog-training center slates open house

Family Dog Training Center will offer an open house from noon to 5 p.m. Aug. 16 at the center, 7034 S. 188th St., Kent. Attendees can participate in two free workshops during the event: “Introduction to Dog Agility” from 12:30 to 2 p.m., and “Behavior Problem Solving” 3 to 5 p.m. Advance registration is required for both workshops. The event is free, but donations of dog food are welcome for King County Animal Shelter. For details, call 425-291-9663, e-mail askfamilydog@aol.com or visit www.familydogonline.com.

Old Timers Reunion coming up

The Kent Old Timers 19th annual Reunion will take place 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 17 at the Kent Senior Activity Center, 600 E. Smith St. The event is open to area residents from before 1960. For details, call 206-240-5934 or e-mail jpmergens@msn.com.

Thunderbirds welcome event set

Kent residents can welcome the Seattle Thunderbirds Hockey Club during an event 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 20 at Kherson Park, at the corner of Second Avenue South and West Gowe Street. The free event is sponsored by the City of Kent, Kent Downtown Partnership and Kent Chamber of Commerce. For details, visit www.kentchamber.com.

Dahlia show blooms in Kent

Thousands of dahlias will bloom in Kent during the Puget Sound Dahlia Association’s annual Dahlia Show Aug. 23 and 24 at Kent Commons, 525 Fourth Ave. N. Show hours are 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Aug. 23, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 24. For details, call 425-836-4487 or visit www.pugetsounddahlias.org.


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