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Reber Ranch of Kent is having a cat-adoption event Sept. 20 called “Felines Need Friends, Too!” It runs noon to 4 p.m. at the store, 28606 132nd Ave. S.E., Kent. Visitors can meet some of the more than 300 cats available for adoption through King County Animal Care and Control animal shelter. Dogs may be available as well. For details, call 253-630-3330.

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  • Saturday, September 20, 2008 9:06pm
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Adopt a cat at event Saturday

Reber Ranch of Kent is having a cat-adoption event Sept. 20 called “Felines Need Friends, Too!” It runs noon to 4 p.m. at the store, 28606 132nd Ave. S.E., Kent. Visitors can meet some of the more than 300 cats available for adoption through King County Animal Care and Control animal shelter. Dogs may be available as well. For details, call 253-630-3330.

New spa has grand opening

Pure Escape Spa, 24030 132nd Ave. S.E., is having a grand opening celebration 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 20 and 21. The event includes meet-and-greet with therapists, drawings and giveaways. For details, call 253-630-1332.

PSE sponsors bulb exchange

Seeking more energy-efficient light bulbs? Puget Sound Energy has scheduled a lamp and bulb exchange for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 20 at McLendon’s Hardware, 23662 104th Ave. S.E., Kent. PSE customers can bring incandescent lamps and bulbs to exchange for more efficient Energy Star lamps and compact fluorescent light bulbs. Bring ID to prove customer status. Offer is while supplies last. For details, call 800-562-1482 or go to www.pse.com.

Kent Farmers Market continues

The weekly Kent Farmers Market will have its last day of operation for the season Sept. 27. Hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. The market, which features fresh, locally grown produce and flowers, as well as crafts and baked goods, takes place at Town Square Plaza, at the corner of Second Avenue and Smith Street in Kent. For details, log on to www.kentfarmersmarket.com.

Parapsychology event is in Kent

Have an interest in parapsychology, the study of paranormal psycho-logical phenomena? Kent Commons will be the site of a parapsychology fair, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 27. Featured are guest speakers, door prizes, healing therapists, readers, arts and crafts, and more. Admission is free. Kent Commons is located at 525 Fourth Ave. N., Kent. For more information, e-mail bepcexpo@yahoo.com or log on to www.bepcweb.org.

Senior safety event is Sept. 24

Senior safety will take center stage Sept. 24, with the Safe Steps Fall Prevention Event at the Kent Senior Activity Center. The event runs 9:30-11:30 a.m., and includes vendors, handouts, demonstrations and refreshments. The goal is to instruct seniors in ways to stay healthy, and to reduce their risk of falling. The Kent Senior Activity Center is located at 600 E. Smith St. For more information, call 253-856-5150, or log on to www.kcsafesteps.org.

Health meeting scheduled

Kent4Health, a grassroots health initiative for the citizens of Kent, has scheduled a community meeting from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Sept. 25. All are welcome to come and participate in a healthy-community discussion. The event takes place at the Kent Senior Activity Center, 600 E. Smith St. For more information, call 253-856-5150, or log on to www.ci.kent.wa.us/wellness.

Sale benefits preschool

Sunshine Mountain Preschool has scheduled a kindergarten kids sale for Sept. 27 at Zion Lutheran Church, 25105 132nd Ave. S.E., Kent. The hours are 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., and sale items include quality clothing for newborn to junior size, baby gear, furniture, toys, books, baked goods and more. Proceeds benefit the preschool and kindergarten. The sale is cash only. Call 253-630-6072 for more information, or log on to sunshinemountainkidssale@hotmail.com.

Pumpkin patch, maze starting up

Carpinito Brothers Farm’s U-Pick Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze runs Sept. 29 through Oct. 31. Hours are 9 a.m. to dusk daily. Featured are u-pick pumpkins, corn maze, hayrides, prize drawings and more. The farm is located at the corner of South 277th Street, West Valley Highway, and State Route 167 in Kent. Call 253-854-5692 for more information, or log on to www.mazeplay.com.


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