Heath Thompson directs the Kent-Meridian Choir. DON DINSMORE, for the Kent Reporter

Heath Thompson directs the Kent-Meridian Choir. DON DINSMORE, for the Kent Reporter

Kent Winterfest warms the holiday heart

  • Friday, December 13, 2019 11:08am
  • News

Carolers, families and children came to the Town Square Plaza for the annual Kent Winterfest Celebration last Saturday.

Presented by the Kent Lions Club, the event included a visit from Santa Claus and a tree and park lighting ceremony synchronized to music.

Local bands and choirs performed throughout the afternoon. The Kent Library provided holiday children’s activities.

Free hot apple cider, hot chocolate and popcorn were served. Activities included a free raffle with prizes for children and adults.

People were asked to bring new toys for the Puget Sound Fire Toys for Joy program, food for the Kent Food Bank and used eye glasses for Lions International.

Thompson is with choir

Santa arrives for the children and tree lighting ceremony. DON DINSMORE, for the Kent Reporter

Santa arrives for the children and tree lighting ceremony. DON DINSMORE, for the Kent Reporter

DON DINSMORE, for the Kent Reporter

DON DINSMORE, for the Kent Reporter

DON DINSMORE, for the Kent Reporter

DON DINSMORE, for the Kent Reporter

Mayor Dana Ralph and Santa and company arrive on time. DON DINSMORE, for the Kent Reporter

Mayor Dana Ralph and Santa and company arrive on time. DON DINSMORE, for the Kent Reporter

DON DINSMORE, for the Kent Reporter

DON DINSMORE, for the Kent Reporter

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