April 2017 – Things To Do in Kent, Washington

Spring has sprung, and the community is getting active with hikes, walks, spring cleaning, park clean-up and more. Here are highlights of some area activities in and around Kent, Washington next month. See a mistake or know of an event we missed? Please email us so we can fix it or add it. Thank you!

[Note: Because there are so many activities, we only include basic event info. here and link to the event elsewhere when possible. Please also check our Google calendar for additional details.]

Last updated 4/3/17, 5:49 AM

Sat., April 1, 2017

April Fool’s Day

Annual Community Garden Volunteer Event
Community Garden (64th Ave. South and W. James St.)
9 AM – Noon

Green Kent Event: Clark Lake Park Invasive Grass
Clark Lake Park (SE 240th St., Kent, WA 98031)
9 AM – Noon

SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve Restoration Work Party
SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve (21656 184th Ave SE, Renton, WA 98058)
10 AM – 2 PM

Free Children’s Art Project
Rusty Raven Studio (212 1st Ave. S., Kent, WA 98032)
10 AM – 1 PM

Quota Cares Western Days
Reber Ranch (28606 132nd Ave. SE, Kent, WA 98042)
11 AM – 2 PM

Great Neighbor Mobile Vet
Mud Bay Kent (10457 SE 240th St., Kent, WA 98031)
3:30 PM – 5 PM

Kent Rotary Escapades Annual Dinner Auction
Green River College (12401 SE 320th St, Auburn, WA 98092)
5 PM – 9 PM

Kent Spotlight Series:
Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem “American Spiritual”
Kent-Meridian PAC (10020 SE 256th St, Kent, WA 98030)
7:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Sun., April 2, 2017

Rainier Chorale “Omaggio!” Masterworks Concert
Kent United Methodist Church
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Banda MS with Banda La Misma Tierra
ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent, WA 98032)
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Mon., April 3, 2017

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

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

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Kent City Council Meeting
Kent City Hall (220 Fourth Ave. South, Kent, WA 98032)
7 PM – 9 PM

Wed., April 5, 2017

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

Soos Creek Botanical Garden Opening Day
Soos Creek Botanical Garden (29308 132nd Ave. SE, Kent, WA 98092)
10 AM – 3 PM

Kent Mayor Suzette Cooke’s State of the City Address
ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent, WA 98032)
11:30 AM – 1 PM

Relay for Life of Kent: Dinner & Dessert Fundraiser
Lake Meridian Marketplace (Kent-Kangley and 132nd, Kent, WA)
4 PM – 10 PM

Friday, April 7, 2017

Flashlight Egg Hunt — FREE
Kids Life Church (10615 SE 216th St, Kent, WA 98031)
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Newsboys Love Riot Tour
ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent, WA 98032)
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Puget Sound Photographic Collectors Society Show & Sale
Kent Commons (525 Fourth Ave. N., Kent, WA 98032)
8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve Restoration Work Party
SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve (21656 184th Ave SE, Renton, WA 98058)
10 AM – 2 PM

Reber Ranch Egg Hunt for Kids and Dogs — FREE
Reber Ranch (28606 132nd Ave SE, Kent, WA 98042)
Registered required
10 AM – 4 PM

Renton History Museum Cultural Event: Within the Silence
Renton History Museum (235 Mill Ave. S., Renton, WA)
11 AM – Noon

Special Needs Egg Hunt — FREE
Morrill Meadows Park (10600 SE 248th St, Kent, WA 98030)
Noon to 1 PM

Pet Photos with the Easter Bunny
PetSmart (Park Place Shopping Center, 17585 Southcenter Pkwy, Tukwila, WA 98188)
Noon to 4 PM

Sharing Stories-Healing Communities: Personal stories of those impacted
by opiate use disorder
Kent Library
2 PM – 3:30 PM

Sun., April 9, 2017

Seahawks 12K at The Landing
The Landing, Renton, WA
9 AM – 11:30 AM

Mon., April 10, 2017

Kent School District – Spring Break

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

Tues., April 11, 2017

Kent School District – Spring Break

Wed., April 12, 2017

Kent School District – Spring Break

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

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

Refugee & Immigrant Youth Advisory Council
Kent Library (212 2nd Ave. N., Kent, WA 98032)
3:30 PM – 5 PM

Dinner and Conversation: Syrian Refugees in Greece
Kent Museum (855 E. Smith St., Kent, WA 98030)
6 PM – 9 PM

Thurs., April 13, 2017

Kent School District – Spring Break

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

Fri., April 14, 2017

Kent School District – Spring Break

Sat., April 15, 2017

EGGStravaganza Egg Hunt
Meadow at Des Moines Beach Park
9 AM – 10 AM

Green Kent Event: Park Orchard Park
Park Orchard Park (11058 SE 230th St., Kent, WA 98031)
9 AM – Noon

SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve Restoration Work Party
SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve (21656 184th Ave SE, Renton, WA 98058)
10 AM – 2 PM

Easter Egg Hunt
Riverview Community Church (4135 S. 216th St., Kent, WA 98032)
10 AM and 1 PM

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

Evergreen Stamp Club: Spring Bourse
Kent Commons, 525 4th Avenue North, Kent, WA 98032
10 AM – 5 PM

Kent Station Easter Egg & Scavenger Hunt
Kent Station (Ramsay Way, Kent, WA 98032)
11 AM – 1 PM

Easter Bonnet Tea
Kent Museum (855 E. Smith St., Kent, WA 98030)
12 PM and 3 PM

Daddy Daughter Spring Fling
Kentwood High School (25800 164th Ave. SE, Covington, WA)
6 PM – 8:30 PM

Sun., April 16, 2017

Easter Sunday

Evergreen Stamp Club: Spring Bourse
Kent Commons, 525 4th Avenue North, Kent, WA 98032
10 AM – 4 PM

Mon., April 17, 2017

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

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Hello 4Culture Office Hours
Kent Library (212 2nd Ave. N., Kent, WA 98030)
10 AM – 2 PM

Kent City Council Meeting
Kent City Hall (220 Fourth Ave. South, Kent, WA 98032)
7 PM – 9 PM

Wed., April 19, 2017

Kent School District – Late Start

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

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

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

Thurs., April 20, 2017

Third Thursday Art Night
Artsy Fartsy Art Lessons (218 W. Meeker St., Kent, WA 98032)
4 PM – 7 PM

Kent Adventure Run
Road Runner Sports, Kent Station, 444 Ramsay Way, Kent, WA 98032
5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Earth Day

Green Kent Event: Earth Day in Kent
Clark Lake Park, 12600 SE 240th St., Kent, WA 98031
9 AM – Noon

Earth Day: A Native Plant Celebration
SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve, 21656 184th Ave SE, Renton, WA 98058
10 AM – Noon

Arabic Story Time
Kent Library (212 2nd Ave. N., Kent, WA 98032)
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Washgotsole Sneaker Convention
Kent Commons (525 Fourth Ave. N., Kent, WA 98032)
11 AM – 7 PM

Wild in Washington Auction/Fundraiser for Puget Sound Wild Care
Renton Technical College (3000 NE 4th St., Renton, WA 98056)
5 PM – 9 PM

Sun., April 23, 2017

Bagging a Live One: Connecting with Cousins You Never Knew You Had
Kent Library (212 2nd Ave. N., Kent, WA 98032)
2 PM – 3:30 PM

Mon., April 24, 2017

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

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

Wed., April 26, 2017

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

Thurs., April 27, 2017

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

Annual No Homeless Kids Benefit Luncheon
Bellevue Hilton Grand Ballroom (300 112th Ave. SE, Bellevue, WA 98004)
11:30 AM – 1 PM

Sat., April 29, 2017

Arbor Day & Earth Day 2017
Sports Field Heritage Park (233 Union Ave. NE, Renton, WA)
9 AM – 1 PM

Renton: Spring Shred-a-thon
Sam’s Club, 901 S. Grady Way, Renton, WA
9 AM – Noon

Kent Downtown Partnership Pampered Pet Walk
Downtown Kent (starts at Down Home Catering, 211 First Ave. S., Kent, WA)
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Mathfest – FREE
Kent Commons (525 4th Ave. N., Kent, WA 98032)
1 PM – 4 PM

Teens and Friends Poetry Coffee House and Open Mic
Kent Library (212 2nd Ave. N., Kent, WA 98032)
2 PM – 4 PM

Sun., April 30, 2017

Green Kent Event: Clark Lake Park Sunday
Clark Lake Park (SE 240th St. and 127th Ave. SE, Kent, WA 98030)
9 AM – Noon

Renton Youth Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert
Carco Theatre (1717 SE Maple Valley Hwy., Renton, WA)
3 PM – 4 PM