March 2017 – Things To Do in Kent, Washington

Copyright (C) 2017 by Dana Neuts for iLoveKent

Spring is almost here, and the greater Kent community has lots of events to celebrate – hockey, soccer, art exhibits and programs, fundraisers, rummage sales, concerts and more. Here are some highlights from events and activities in and around Kent, Washington in March 2017.

Last updated 03/08/17, 9:37 AM

Throughout March

Moolah for Schoolah at Kent Station to benefit Green River College Foundation

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 – Friday, March 3, 2017

Kent Senior Center Closed for Carpet Replacement

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Kent Schools – Late Start

National Achievers Congress: Tony Robbins Live!
ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent, WA 98032)
8 AM – 5 PM

Monthly Backpack Packing Party, Hosted by Kent Rotary
Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission Distribution Center
(8226 S. 208th St., Kent, WA 98032)
5:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Thursday, March 2, 2017

YWCA Support Services for Veteran Families
Kent Library (212 2nd Ave. N., Kent, WA 98032)
10 AM – Noon

Friday, March 3, 2017

Poverty Bay Wine Festival
Beach Park Auditorium (Des Moines, WA)
5 PM – 10 PM

Seattle Thunderbirds vs. Tri-City Americans
ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent, WA 98032)
7:35 PM – 10 PM

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Renton Summer Job Fair
Renton Community Center (1715 SE Maple Valley Hwy., Renton, WA)
10 AM – Noon

Free Children’s Art Project — FREE
Rusty Raven Studio
10 AM – 1 PM

Poverty Bay Wine Festival
Beach Park Auditorium (Des Moines, WA)
Noon – 9 PM

Puget Sound WildCare Baby Shower Fundraiser
Puget Sound WildCare (28727 216th Ave. SE, Kent, WA 98042)
1 PM – 4 PM

Explore Snap Circuits! — FREE (registration required)
Kent Library (212 2nd Ave. N., Kent, WA 98032)
2 PM – 3:30 PM

Celebrate Heritage Concert
New Hope Presbyterian
19800 108th Ave. SE, Kent, WA 98031
3 PM

Tacoma Stars vs. San Diego
ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent, WA 98032)
6:05 PM – 9:05 PM

Monday, March 6, 2017

Free Indoor Walking – Kent4Health
ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent, WA 98032)
9 AM – 11 AM

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Seattle Thunderbirds vs. Spokane Chiefs
ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent, WA 98032)
7:05 PM – 10 PM

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

After Lunch Book Club
Kent Library (212 2nd Ave. N., Kent, WA 98032)
1 PM – 2:30 PM

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Beating Burnout and Stress
Kent Library (212 2nd Ave. N., Kent, WA 98032)
7 PM – 8 PM

Friday, March 10, 2017

Kent School District – No Schools

Seattle Rock Orchestra – Led Zeppelin I & II
Kentwood Performing Arts Center (25800 164th Ave. SE, Covington, WA 98042)
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Seattle Thunderbirds vs. Everett Silvertips
ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent, WA 98032)
7:35 PM – 10 PM

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Kent Kids’ Arts Day
Kent Commons (525 4th Ave. N., Kent, WA 98032)
10 AM – 4 PM

Community Unity Rally
Kent Lutheran Church (336 2nd Ave S, Kent, WA 98032)
11 AM – 1 PM

Lecture: Diplomatic Security: A Global Force
Kent Library (212 2nd Ave. N., Kent, WA 98032)
2 PM – 3:30 PM

AveKids: The Boy Who Cried Wolf
Auburn Ave Theatre (10 Auburn Way, Auburn, WA)
2 PM – 4 PM

Airways Brewing 7th Anniversary Party (21+ only)
Brewery & Tap Room (8611 S. 212th St., Kent, WA 98031)
2 PM – 7 PM

SPB50 – A Grand World Tour
ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent, WA 98032)
6 PM – 8 PM

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Daylight Saving Time – Spring Ahead
Set Your Clocks Forward One Hour

Monday, March 13, 2017 – Friday, March 24, 2017

Kent Student Art Exhibit
Centennial Center Gallery (400 W. Gowe St., Kent, WA 98032)
Weekdays during business hours

Monday, March 13, 2017

Free Indoor Walking – Kent4Health
ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent, WA 98032)
9 AM – 11 AM

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Soos Creek Botanical Garden Red Barn Program: Mason and Leafcutter Bees
Soos Creek Botanical Garden (29308 132nd Ave. SE, Auburn, WA 98092)
12:30 PM – 2 PM

Free Indoor Walking – Kent4Health
ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent, WA 98032)
9 AM – 11 AM

Highline College Job Fair — FREE
Highline College (2400 S. 240th St., Building 8, Des Moines, WA)
11 AM – 2 PM

St. Patrick’s Day Lunch
Auburn Senior Activity Center (808 9th St. SE, Auburn, WA)
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Poetry Awakens – Unlock Your Inner Poet
Kent Library (212 2nd Ave. N., Kent, WA 98032)
3:30 PM – 5 PM

Thursday, March 16, 2017

YWCA Support Services for Veteran Families
Kent Library (212 2nd Ave. N., Kent, WA 98032)
10 AM – Noon

Kent Student Art Exhibit Opening Night Reception
Centennial Center Gallery (400 W. Gowe St., Kent, WA 98032)
5 PM – 7 PM

Third Thursday Art Night
4 PM – 7 PM

Friday, March 17, 2017

St. Patrick’s Day

Coffee with the Executive Director of KYFS — NEW
Sweet Themes Bakery (317 W. Meeker St., Kent, WA)
9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

St. Patrick’s Open Mic Night
Kent Music & Arts (13306 SE 240th St., Kent, WA 98042)
8 PM – 9:30 PM

The Rock & Worship Roadshow
ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent, WA 98032)
7 PM – 10:30 PM

Kahulanui – Hawaiian Big Band Swing
Kent-Meridian Performing Arts Center (10020 SE 256th St., Kent, WA 98030)
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Green Kent Event: Morrill Meadows Park
Morrill Meadows Park (10600 SE 248th St., Kent, WA 98030)
9 AM – Noon

Spring Recycling Event & Composter Sale — FREE
Hogan Park at Russell Road (24400 Russell Road, Kent, WA 98032)
9 AM – 3 PM

Greater Seattle Toy Show
Kent Commons (525 4th Ave. N., Kent, WA 98032)
10 AM – 3 PM

33rd District Town Hall
Kent City Hall (220 4th Ave. S., Kent, WA 98032)
10 AM – Noon

Fun with Bricks — FREE
Kent Library (212 2nd Ave. N., Kent, WA 98032)
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

47th District Town Hall
Golden Steer (23826 104th Ave SE, Kent, WA 98031)
11 AM – 12:30 PM

Kent Valley Figure Skating Club Open House — FREE
Kent Valley Ice Centre (6015 S. 240th St., Kent, WA 98032)
Noon – 2:30 PM

Class: As Girls Grow Up — FREE
Valley Medical Center (4033 Talbot Rd., Renton, WA)
1 PM – 4 PM

Dr. Seuss Celebration — FREE
Kent Library (212 2nd Ave. N., Kent, WA 98032)
2 PM – 3:30 PM

Seattle Thunderbirds vs. Portland Winterhawks
ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent, WA 98032)
7:05 PM – 10 PM

Sunday, March 19, 2017

FREE Entrance into Washington State Parks Today

Renton City Concert Band Spring Concert
Renton IKEA Performing Arts Center (400 S. 2nd St., Renton, WA)
2 PM – 3:30 PM

Seattle Thunderbirds vs. Vancouver
ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent, WA 98032)
5:05 PM – 7:30 PM

Monday, March 20, 2017

First Day of Spring

Free Indoor Walking – Kent4Health
ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent, WA 98032)
9 AM – 11 AM

Rita’s of Kent Grand Opening
Rita’s of Kent (2950 SE Kent-Kangley Rd., Kent, WA 98030)
Noon – 9 PM

Coffee, Cake & Islam — NEW
Dilettante Mocha Cafe (Kent Station, 514 Ramsay Way, Kent, WA 98032)
6 PM – 7 PM

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Hello 4Culture Office Hours
Kent Library (212 2nd Ave. N., Kent, WA 98032)
10 AM – 2 PM

Kent Rock ‘n Roll Dance with Andy Burnett
Kent Senior Center (600 E. Smith St., Kent, WA)
Call 253-856-5164 for details.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Kent School District – Late Start

Coffee with the Chief
Eastside Substation behind Taco Time
(25635 104th Ave SE, Kent, WA 98030)
8 AM – 10 AM

Free Indoor Walking – Kent4Health
ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent, WA 98032)
9 AM – 11 AM

Kigo Takeover Fundraiser – Relay for Life of Kent — NEW
Kigo Kitchen (Kent Station, 437 Ramsay Way, Kent, WA 98032)
11 AM – 10 PM

Kent Youth: Let’s Talk About It (youth council)
Kent Library (212 2nd Ave. N., Kent, WA 98032)
3:30 PM – 5 PM

Friday, March 24, 2017

Auburn Rummage Sale
Auburn Senior Activity Center (808 9th St. SE, Auburn, WA)
9 AM – 5 PM

Kids’ Movie of the Month: The Lorax
Kent Library (212 2nd Ave. N., Kent, WA 98032)
3:30 PM – 5 PM

Kent Police Hiring Open House
Kent Police/Fire Training Center
(24523 116th Ave SE, Kent, WA)
6 PM – 8 PM

Seattle Thunderbirds Playoff Game 1 — NEW
ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent, WA 98032)
7:35 – 10:00 PM

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Community Garage Sale
Renton Community Center (1715 SE Maple Valley Hwy., Renton, WA)
9 AM – 1 PM

Auburn Rummage Sale
Auburn Senior Activity Center (808 9th St. SE, Auburn, WA)
9 AM – 2 PM

Emerald Spiral Parapsychology Expo
Kent Commons (525 Fourth Ave. N., Kent, WA 98032)
9 AM – 5 PM

Make a Splash: World Water Discovery Day
SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve (21656 184th Ave SE, Renton, WA 98058)
11 AM – 1 PM

Learn to Code Workshop: HTML, CSS & JavaScript
Kent Library (212 2nd Ave. N., Kent, WA 98032)
1 PM – 5 PM

Seattle Thunderbirds Playoff Game 1 — NEW
ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent, WA 98032)
7:35 – 10:00 PM

Monday, March 27, 2017

Free Indoor Walking – Kent4Health
ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent, WA 98032)
9 AM – 11 AM

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Kent Relay for Life Team Rally
Kent Conference & Event Center (10120 SE 260th St., Kent, WA 98030)
6 PM – 8 PM

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Free Indoor Walking – Kent4Health
ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent, WA 98032)
9 AM – 11 AM

Jazz ‘n Just Desserts featuring Kentwood HS Jazz Bands
Kentwood High School (25800 164th Ave. SE, Covington, WA 98042)
7 PM – 9 PM

Thursday, March 30, 2017

(Renton) State of the City Breakfast
Renton Technical College (3000 NE 4th St., Renton, WA)
7:30 AM – 9 AM

YWCA Support Services for Veteran Families
Kent Library (212 2nd Ave. N., Kent, WA 98032)
10 AM – Noon

Elvis at the Place featuring Danny Vernon
Kent Senior Center (600 E. Smith St., Kent, WA)
4 PM – 8 PM