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Hey kids! Hang out with J.P. Patches in Kent

Pacific Northwest icon J.P. Patches will attend a family fun and safety awareness event in Kent from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 26 at… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2009

Slideshow: Lingerie Football team has training camp in Kent

The Seattle Mist, a team of the Lingerie Football League, had a training camp at Kent's ShoWare Center this week, which culminated in a media… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2009

Make tracks for the stamp club summer show in Kent this weekend

Bill Messecar stuck with stamp collecting for more than 50 years for one primary reason.“I like history,” said Messecar, 69, of Covington. “Stamps are a… Continue reading

Cornucopia Days: Kent’s biggest festival goes off without a hitch

Even the weather seemed to cooperate this past weekend during the 38th annual Kent Cornucopia Days, blanketing the region with sunshine and warm temperatures through most of the festival and waiting all day Sunday before dousing the area with a little of the wet stuff. “The rain held off until closing time,” volunteer event director Bill Westcott said Monday. “Almost to the minute.”

Bluegrass Thursday at Lake Meridian

Bearfoot, a bluegrass band from Alaska, plays from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday at Lake Meridian Park, 14800 S.E. 272nd St. The free concert is part of… Continue reading

  • Jul 14, 2009

Slide show: Cornucopia Days was a blast in Kent

Kent's Cornucopia Days is one of the city's biggest festivals of the year. Approximately 250,000 people visited the city over the weekend, to enjoy the… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2009

Kent takes healthy message to the streets with passport program

There's a whole new reason for kids to "kruze" around the city this summer thanks to Kent4Health's Kruzin' Kent Passport Program.Armed with a free passport,… Continue reading

Cornucopia Days Calendar of Events

Wednesday, July 8Kent Downtown Merchants Sidewalk Sale: The Kent Downtown Merchants expand to the sidewalks with incredible bargains for everyone. All day.Summer Art Exhibit Gala:… Continue reading

  • Jul 11, 2009

A Cornucopia Days art gala

Art lovers enjoyed a gala reception July 8, opening the Kent Summer Art Exhibit at the Kent Centennial Center Gallery, 400 W. Gowe St. The… Continue reading

  • Jul 9, 2009

County Council’s Julia Patterson delivers van, hope

King County Councilmember Julia Patterson on June 30 delivered a van and a bit of hope to Kent Youth & Family Services (KYFS) through an… Continue reading

  • Jul 9, 2009

Add music to your summer with Kent concerts

(Editor's note: Schedule of concerts follows this story)You don’t have to go far to find free entertainment this summer in Kent.The annual city-sponsored Kent Summer… Continue reading

International festival highlights Kent diversity

The Kent International Festival brought several thousand visitors to Town Square Park June 27, for a celebration of Kent's multi-ethnic heritage. Live music and other performances, vendor booths and various other activities made the festival - Kent's first - a success.

  • Jul 8, 2009

Icon Theatre to perform “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying”

Icon Theatre, a community theater group sponsored in part by the Kent Arts Commission, will present “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,” opening… Continue reading

  • Jul 7, 2009

Slide show: July 4 Splash goes smoothly for Kent, but attendance down

Despite a considerable drop in turnout from years past, Kent officials are calling Saturday’s Fourth of July Splash at Lake Meridian Park a good time… Continue reading

  • Jul 6, 2009

Learning to play the Karney way: Kent native returns to French Field to teach kids football, life lessons

Camden Phelps fidgeted, twisted and turned his body almost 180 degrees. His head, which just a few seconds earlier was facing the visitors’ grandstand at French Field, had swiveled toward the home portion of the stadium. Asked what Karney’s 44 Kids Camp – the day-long football clinic which he was in the middle of – was all about, Phelps found himself searching for answers.

  • Jul 6, 2009

WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Majestics eliminated from playoffs, 28-14

The Seattle Majestics of the Independent Women's Football League were eliminated from the playoffs on Saturday, falling to the Chicago Force 28-14. The Majestics finished… Continue reading

  • Jul 6, 2009

Women’s tackle football: Majestics bringing playoff game to Kent French Field

The Majestics were all excitement during their win over Portland June 6 in Kent. The win was one of several key victories that propelled the… Continue reading

  • Jul 6, 2009

Dancing vegetables come to Kent

Parents can bring their children to be entertained by dancing vegetables, robots and music at the city of Kent’s annual Wednesday Picnic Performances that start… Continue reading

  • Jul 2, 2009

Kent winery to host comedy night

Need a few laughs? Then check out Comedy Night at 7:30 p.m. June 26 at the Castle Bridge Winery, 7645 S. 180th St., in Kent,… Continue reading

  • Jun 24, 2009

Cornucopia Days begins July 10

Arts, crafts and food booths will fill the downtown streets July 10-12 at the 38th annual Kent Cornucopia Days.The city’s largest festival features a street… Continue reading

  • Jun 23, 2009