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Mark Sparks starred as Michael and Karen Nelson as Agnes in the Renton Civic Theater’s original production of “I Do! I Do!” in 1997
Mark Sparks starred as Michael and Karen Nelson as Agnes in the Renton Civic Theater’s original production of “I Do! I Do!” in 1997

Out & About in Kent | June 18

A listing of arts and entertainment events happening in and around Kent.

  • Jun 18, 2008

Kent Special Events Calendar | June 18

Jazz musicians and local artists will present their work at An Evening of Jazz and Art at 5:30-8:30 p.m. June 26 at the Kent Senior Activity Center, located at 600 E. Smith St. in Kent.

  • Jun 17, 2008
Stand-up comedian Jack Mayberry (above) will headline the upcoming “Comedy Night at the Ave” 7:30 p.m. June 19 at the Auburn Avenue Theater

‘Comedy Night at the Ave’

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  • Jun 14, 2008
Stand-up comedian Jack Mayberry (above) will headline the upcoming “Comedy Night at the Ave” 7:30 p.m. June 19 at the Auburn Avenue Theater

Out & About in Kent | June 11

Arts and entertainment events happening in and around Kent.

  • Jun 13, 2008
Madison Foster (above) portrays the beloved redhead Anne Shirley in Heavier Than Air Family Theatre’s production of “Anne of Green Gables.” The show runs June 14 through 21 at Green River Community College’s Performing Arts Center

‘Anne of Green Gables’

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  • Jun 11, 2008
Madison Foster (above) portrays the beloved redhead Anne Shirley in Heavier Than Air Family Theatre’s production of “Anne of Green Gables.” The show runs June 14 through 21 at Green River Community College’s Performing Arts Center
Children’s librarian Laurin Linscott reads to children at Kent Regional Library earlier this year. Linscott is gearing up for the library’s “Catch the Reading Bug” Summer Reading Program.

Kent Library to offer up rewards for young readers

Laurin Linscott has bugs in her office, but she’s not complaining. Linscott is the head children’s librarian at Kent Regional Library, 212 Second Ave. N., and she’s gearing up for the library’s summer reading program, titled “Catch the Reading Bug.”

  • Jun 10, 2008
Children’s librarian Laurin Linscott reads to children at Kent Regional Library earlier this year. Linscott is gearing up for the library’s “Catch the Reading Bug” Summer Reading Program.

Out & About in Kent

Arts and entertainment events happening in Kent.

  • Jun 10, 2008

Library offers summertime fun for teens

There’s plenty to do at the library this summer for teens, as well as for younger children. Kent Regional Library, 212 Second Ave. N., has the following programs available for teens and “tweens”:

  • Jun 10, 2008
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Samoan culture part of the fun at Kent grade-school fair

Most elementary school students don’t wear a “puletasi” or “lavalava” to school, but a group of Kent Elementary School students don the traditional Samoan clothes every year to teach their classmates about their culture. Pacific Islanders — mostly American Samoans — make up the second largest ethnic group at diverse Kent Elementary, and they have brought their culture to the school’s Multicultural Fair in the form of dance for the last four years.

  • Jun 9, 2008
Sai Ta’amu

Out & About in Kent

A listing of arts and entertainment happenings in the Kent area.

  • Jun 9, 2008
Amy Derheim with her sons Austin

With a new venue, market hopes to grow

Organizers of the Kent Farmers Market expect a big jump in the number of vendors over the next few years, due to the market’s move to Kent’s new Town Square Plaza Park.

Amy Derheim with her sons Austin
Evergreen City Ballet will present “New Northwest Works

‘New Northwest Works’

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  • Jun 4, 2008
Evergreen City Ballet will present “New Northwest Works

Out and about in Kent

Events happening in and around the Kent area.

  • Jun 3, 2008
The Peninsula Men’s Gospel Singers are a multi-denominational group of vocalists from more than half a dozen different churches in the Port Angeles and Sequim areas. They will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. May 3 at Kent United Methodist Church.

Many voices singing the same song

What: Peninsula Men’s Gospel Singers in concert

  • Jun 2, 2008
The Peninsula Men’s Gospel Singers are a multi-denominational group of vocalists from more than half a dozen different churches in the Port Angeles and Sequim areas. They will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. May 3 at Kent United Methodist Church.
The Pacific Ballroom Dance Team shows its flair during a recent performance.

Dance team plans showcase event

The Pacific Ballroom Dance Team will showcase May 30 and 31 its winning Latin and standard performances along with many other dances at the Auburn Performing Arts Center, located at 915 4th St. N.E. in Auburn.

  • Jun 2, 2008
The Pacific Ballroom Dance Team shows its flair during a recent performance.

Local program focuses on cancer screening

The main reason people do not screen for colon cancer, the second leading cause of cancer death in men and women in King County, is due to a lack of awareness, according to King County officials. Public Health - Seattle & King County is trying to change this fact with a new education campaign launched in March.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Trail gains Kent church spiritual and fiscal rewards

Meditation is good for the soul. It can also be good for the bank account, as one Kent church recently discovered.

  • Jun 2, 2008

Attention women of Kent: This event is all about you

For the third year in a row, a retail area of Kent will be reserved for women only from 6-9 p.m. May 23.

  • Jun 2, 2008