City of Kent’s free Thanksgiving dinner changes to drive-thru event

Families must register to pick up meals Nov. 21 at Kent Senior Activity Center

The seventh annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner in Kent will change to a drive-thru dinner this year due to COVID-19.

Families must register to pick up the free dinners, which will be distributed between 3 and 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 21 at the Kent Senior Activity Center, 600 E. Smith St. No walk-ups will be allowed.

Register your family for up to five pre-packaged, hot and ready-to-eat meals. Register at MyKentParks.com/Register or call 253-856-5030. Reservations will be available starting at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 12. No reservations will be taken after 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19.

Sponsors of the dinner include Kent Parks, Recreation & Community Services, Kingdom Gathering Outreach and Glover Empower Mentoring.

The dinner has been at the Kent Parks Teen Center previous years.

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