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Science-minded readers will love ‘Never Home Alone’

Ahhhhh, a quiet night at home. You’ve been promising yourself that for a long time. A nice dinner. Maybe a movie, or soft music and… Continue reading

Winterfest to light up Kent Town Square Plaza on Saturday, Dec. 1

Festivites include music, visit from Santa and Christmas tree lighting ceremony

  • Nov 26, 2018

The perfect book to read while snuggling

A dog says “woof.” Cats meow, horses neigh, cows go “Mooooo,” sheep say “Baaaaaaa,” and chicks peep-peep-peep. Every animal around the world, from living room… Continue reading

Kentridge cast to perform ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’

Musical comedy opens Nov. 28 at the school’s PAC

  • Nov 19, 2018
Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon. COURTESY PHOTO

Museum of Flight hosts reception, lecture with Neil Armstrong biographer

Nov. 29 program features author of the book and co-producer of the feature film, ‘First Man’

  • Nov 19, 2018
Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon. COURTESY PHOTO

Kent Arts Commission seeks applicants to fill two vacancies

Board advises City Council about arts programs

Magical Strings will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2 at the Kent-Meridian Performing Arts Center. COURTESY PHOTO

Magical Strings to perform in Kent on Dec. 2

Group celebrates 40 years of annual Celtic Yuletide Concerts

  • Nov 15, 2018
Magical Strings will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2 at the Kent-Meridian Performing Arts Center. COURTESY PHOTO

Kent man wins State Make It With Wool contest

John Yingling, of Kent, was named State Alternate Adult Winner at the State Make It With Wool competition on Oct. 27 in Ellensburg. The competition… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2018

Kent-Meridian to present ‘Love/Sick’

Play to run Nov. 14-17

  • Nov 14, 2018

Photos, maps, fun facts make this book addicting

You know? Of course you do, because you’re no dummy. You’re on top of things, ear to the ground, you make it your business to… Continue reading

Auburn Symphony Orchestra Chamber Series comes to Kent, Auburn

Musicians to perform works by Beethoven, Britten and Loeffler

  • Nov 7, 2018

You’ll want to read ‘Dracul’ with the lights on

It was just a little scratch. You wouldn’t have even noticed it, except for the blood — and there was a lot of that. A… Continue reading

This book will help you talk about death with loved ones

There’s plenty of food for all. You can see that, and it smells delicious. Your dinner companions are strangers no more, especially since you’ve had… Continue reading

Rapper A$AP Rocky to perform at Kent’s ShoWare Center

Feb. 6 concert; tickets on sale Nov. 2

Halloween-themed books to make your howl

It’s not the weather that keeps your eyes open these days. It’s not the paper skeletons that appear in your neighbor’s windows or the pumpkins… Continue reading

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The Museum of Flight Becomes The Museum of Fright on Oct. 28

Free admission for costumed children, great galleries of Halloween fun

  • Oct 22, 2018
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Kent-area community calendar | Oct. 18

Events Recycling Collection: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 20, Hogan Park, 24400 Russell Road, Kent. The city of Kent’s annual fall recycling collection event. Appliances, scrap… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2018
Trava Mayes, left, plays Mirabelle, and Anne Cameron is Bernice in Pamela Loyd’s “Lunch Ladies at L’ambrosia Luncheria,” on stage at the Kent Senior Activity Center this month. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

Knot Quite Write Players present fall lineup

The Knot Quite Write Players (KQWP), the Kent Senior Activity Center’s Readers Theater troupe, performs a four-comedic-play lineup on successive Mondays, Oct. 22 and 29,… Continue reading

  • Oct 17, 2018
Trava Mayes, left, plays Mirabelle, and Anne Cameron is Bernice in Pamela Loyd’s “Lunch Ladies at L’ambrosia Luncheria,” on stage at the Kent Senior Activity Center this month. MARK KLAAS, Kent Reporter

‘November Road’ is the nail-biter you’ve been looking for

Catch me, if you can! And the chase began, one of you the pursuer, the other pursued, racing through park or playground, across the yard,… Continue reading