June 2017 – Things To Do in Kent, Washington

Kent events and activities for June 2017

Kent, Washington Events: June 2017

Kent events and activities for June 2017

It is hard to believe that summer is almost here, and with the beautiful weather, come lots of great Kent events including summer concerts, the Kent Lions’ farmer’s market, graduation ceremonies, Kent International Festival and so much more. Because there is so much going on, this June list is a work in progress. If you know of an event that we’ve missed or see a mistake, please email us, so we can make the needed changes. Thank you, and have a great June!

Last updated June 23, 2017, 10:43 AM

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Indigenous Peoples, Native Plants and Peatlands
SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve (21656 184th Ave SE, Renton, WA)
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Friday, June 2, 2017

MOMS Club of Kent Open House
Kiwanis Tot Lot No. 2 (2nd Ave. N., Kent, WA)
10 AM – 11:30 AM

Relay for Life of Kent
French Field (10200 SE 256th St., Kent, WA)
6 PM (til 10 AM on June 3)

Karaoke with KJ Lime and Absolute Karaoke
The Harp Bar & Restaurant (24437 Russell Rd., Kent, WA 98032)
9 PM – 1 AM

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Kent Farmer’s Market
2nd Ave. and Smith Streets
Downtown Kent
9 AM to 2 PM

Summer Recycling Event
Kent Phoenix Academy (11000 SE 264th St., Kent, WA)
9 AM – 3 PM

Green Kent Event: National Trails Day
Lake Fenwick Park (25828 Lake Fenwick Rd., Kent, WA)
9 AM – Noon

Kent International Festival
ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent, WA)
9:30 AM – 8 PM

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

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

Des Moines Waterfront Farmer’s Market
Des Moines Marina
10 AM – 2 PM

Friends of Covington Library Book Sale
Covington Library (27100 164th Ave. SE, Covington, WA 98042)
10 AM – 5 PM

Take a Stand Against Bullying Seminar
First Christian Church of Kent
(11717 SE 240th St., Kent, WA)
1 PM – 4 PM

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Green Kent Event: Clark Lake Park
Invasive Plant Removal
(SE 240th and 127th Ave. SE, Kent, WA)
9 AM – Noon

Seattle Expo Quinceanera
ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent, WA 98032)
10 AM – 5 PM

Friends of Covington Library Book Sale
Covington Library (27100 164th Ave. SE, Covington, WA 98042)
1 PM – 5 PM

Monday, June 5, 2017

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

Bodyworks: Creating Healthy Eating & Exercise Habits for Teens & Tweens
FREE
Valley Medical Center (400 S. 43rd St., Renton, WA)
6:30 PM – 9 PM

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Free Pet Health Seminar
Reber Ranch (28606 132nd Ave. SE, Kent, WA 98042)
7 PM – 8 PM

Kent City Council
Kent City Hall, Council Chambers
(220 Fourth Ave. S., Kent, WA)
7 PM – 9 PM

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

SKCAC 8th Annual Breakfast Fundraiser
Kent Senior Activity Center (600 E. Smith St., Kent, WA)
7 AM – 8:30 AM

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

Open House & Executive Director Reception
Kent Historical Museum
6 PM – 8 PM

Kent Summer Art Exhibit & Reception
Centennial Center Gallery (400 W. Gowe St., Kent, WA 98032)
6:30 PM – 8 PM

Thursday, June 8, 2017

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

The Outreach Program (TOP) Graduation
Kent-Meridian High School Performing Arts Center
(10020 SE 256th St., Kent, WA 98030)
6 – 8 PM

Friday, June 9, 2017

Maple Valley Days
Lake Wilderness Park (23601 224th Ave. SE, Maple Valley, WA 98038)
3 PM – 8 PM (carnival goes til 10 PM)

Kent Downtown Partnership Annual Dinner Auction & Fundraiser
Under the Stars: A Night at the Movies
ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent, WA)
5 PM – 9 PM

Muckleshoot Indian Relay Races
Emerald Downs (2300 Ron Crockett Dr., Auburn, WA 98001)
6:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Overnight at the Museum – Spy Games!
White River Valley Museum (918 H St. SE, Auburn, WA 98002)
7 PM (June 9) – 8 AM (June 10)

Karaoke with KJ Lime and Absolute Karaoke
The Harp Bar & Restaurant (24437 Russell Rd., Kent, WA 98032)
9 PM – 1 AM

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Green Kent Event: Lake Fenwick
Invasive Plant Removal
(25828 Lake Fenwick Rd., Kent, WA)
9 AM – Noon

Kent Farmer’s Market
2nd Ave. and Smith Streets
Downtown Kent
9 AM to 2 PM

Help You, Help Out: Animal Assistance & Career Fair
Covington Library (27100 164th Ave. SE, Covington, WA 98042)
10 AM – Noon

Des Moines Waterfront Farmer’s market
Des Moines Marina
10 AM – 2 PM

Customer Appreciation Country Family Festival
Reber Ranch (28606 132nd Ave. SE, Kent, WA 98042)
10 AM – 2 PM

Kent Valley Coin Show
Kent Commons (525 Fourth Ave. N., Kent, WA)
10 AM – 5 PM

Maple Valley Days
Lake Wilderness Park (23601 224th Ave. SE, Maple Valley, WA 98038)
10 PM – 8 PM

Muckleshoot Indian Relay Races
Emerald Downs (2300 Ron Crockett Dr., Auburn, WA 98001)
2 PM – 6:30 PM

Seattle Mariners to Honor WHL Champions, the Seattle T-Birds
at game against Toronto Blue Jays
Safeco Field (1250 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134)
7:10 PM

Rainier Chorale – The Mouse & The Music
Carco Theatre (1717 Maple Valley Hwy., Renton, WA)
7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Sunday, June 11, 2017

The Bear 5K Run/Walk
Lake Wilderness Park (22500 SE 248th St, Maple Valley, WA)
7:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Maple Valley Days
Lake Wilderness Park (23601 224th Ave. SE, Maple Valley, WA 98038)
10 PM – 5 PM

Graduation: Central Washington University
ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent, WA 98032)
1 PM

Salad Days!
Kent Library (212 2nd Ave. N., Kent, WA 98032)
2 PM – 3:30 PM

Rainier Chorale – The Mouse & The Music
Carco Theatre (1717 Maple Valley Hwy., Renton, WA)
2 PM – 4 PM

Muckleshoot Indian Relay Races
Emerald Downs (2300 Ron Crockett Dr., Auburn, WA 98001)
2 PM – 6:30 PM

Islamic Open House
Islamic Center of Kent (20857 108th Ave. SE, Kent, WA 98031)
6 PM – 8 PM

Monday, June 12, 2017

Graduation: Highline School District
ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent, WA 98032)
2 PM – 8:30 PM

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Graduation: Fife High School
ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent, WA 98032)
7 PM

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Trail Walks 2017 – Self-Guided Walks
Meet at Kent Commons (525 Fourth Ave. N., Kent, WA)
9 AM – 11 AM

Graduation: Renton School District
ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent, WA 98032)
Lindberg High School, Noon
Hazen High School, 3:30 PM
Renton High School, 7 PM

Thursday, June 15, 2017

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

Crafternoon
Kent Library (212 2nd Ave. N., Kent, WA)
3:30 PM – 5 PM

Third Thursday Art Night
Ubuntu Street Cafe (202 W. Gowe St., Kent, WA 98032)
4 PM – 7 PM

Adventure Run
Kent Station (Road Runner Sports)
5:30 PM – 8 PM

Public Meeting re New Kent Panther Lake Library
Emerald Park Elementary (11800 SE 216th St., Kent, WA 98031)
6:30 PM – 8 PM

Kent Phoenix Academy
Kent Phoenix Academy Gym
(11000 SE 264th St., Kent, WA 98030)
7 PM

Graduation: Highline College
(625 W. James St., Kent, WA 98032)
6:30 PM

Friday, June 16, 2017

Guided Nature Hike: Blooming Bog
SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve (21656 184th Ave SE, Renton, WA)
10 AM – 11 AM

Green River College Commencement
ShoWare Center
(625 W. James St., Kent, WA 98032)
7 PM

iGrad Graduation
ShoWare Center
7 PM

Kent Mountain View Academy Graduation
Kent Phoenix Academy Gym
7 PM

Karaoke with KJ Lime and Absolute Karaoke
The Harp Bar & Restaurant (24437 Russell Rd., Kent, WA 98032)
9 PM – 1 AM

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Kentridge High School Graduation
ShoWare Center
9 AM

Kent Farmer’s Market
2nd Ave. and Smith Streets
Downtown Kent
9 AM to 2 PM

1st Teddy Bear Clinic
Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority
(Fire Station 78, 17820 SE 256th, Covington, WA)
10 AM – Noon

Des Moines Waterfront Farmer’s market
Des Moines Marina
10 AM – 2 PM

Juneteenth Festival & Celebration
Morrill Meadows Park (10600 SE 248th St., Kent, WA)
10 AM – 7 PM

Book Signing: K. C. Blackbyrn and Ashliegh Gauch
Page Turner Books (314 W. Meeker St., Kent, WA)
11 AM to 2 PM

The Haberdashery Fundraiser
(14809 SE Lake Holm Rd., Auburn, WA 98092)
11 AM – 6 PM

Kent-Meridian High School Graduation
ShoWare Center
12:30 PM

Kentwood High School Graduation
ShoWare Center
3:30 PM

Kentlake High School Graduation
ShoWare Center
7 PM

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Father’s Day

Trail Walks 2017 – Leader-guided Walks
Heron Loop Trail, Van Doren’s Landing
(21901 Russell Rd., Kent, WA)
11 AM – 1 PM

Historical Medieval Martial Arts
Kent Library (212 2nd Ave. N., Kent, WA 98032)
2 PM – 3 PM

El Fantasma with Voz De Mando & Compa Kanales
ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent, WA 98032)
8 PM

Monday, June 19, 2017

Graduation: Bonney Lake High School
ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent, WA 98032)
6 PM

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Kent City Council
Kent City Hall, Council Chambers
(220 Fourth Ave. S., Kent, WA)
7 PM – 9 PM

Maxwell: Summer’s Tour ’17 with special guests Common & Ledisi
ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent, WA 98032)
8 PM

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

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

Soos Creek Botanical Garden Red Barn Program:
Gardening with Native Plants
Soos Creek Botanical Garden & Heritage Center
(29308 132nd Ave. SE, Auburn, WA)
12:30 PM – 2 PM

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

Thursday, June 22, 2017

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

Ladies’ Night Out
Kent Station (438 Ramsay Way, Kent, WA)
5 PM – 8 PM

Graduation: Renton Technical College
ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent, WA 98032)
7 PM

Friday, June 23, 2017

Auburn’s Kids Day
Les Gove Park (1005 12th St. SE, Auburn, WA 98002)
11 AM – 4 PM

Karaoke with KJ Lime and Absolute Karaoke
The Harp Bar & Restaurant (24437 Russell Rd., Kent, WA 98032)
9 PM – 1 AM

Saturday, June 24, 2017

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

Kent Farmer’s Market
2nd Ave. and Smith Streets
Downtown Kent
9 AM to 2 PM

Des Moines Waterfront Farmer’s market
Des Moines Marina
10 AM – 2 PM

2017 Summer Reading Program Kick Off
Kent Library (212 2nd Ave. N., Kent, WA 98032)
Noon – 2 PM

Amateur Radio Field Day on Sat., June 24, 2017Amateur Radio Field Day
Police/Fire Training Center (24523 116th Ave. SE, Kent, WA 98030)
12 PM – 4 PM

Graduation: University of Phoenix
ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent, WA 98032)
1 PM

Summer Splashtacular
Covington Aquatic Center (18230 SE 240th St., Covington, WA 98042)
1 PM – 3 PM

Sunday, June 25, 2017

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

Green Kent Event: GRNRA Blackberry Removal
22161 Russell Rd. S., Kent, WA
9 AM – 12 PM

Monday, June 26, 2017

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

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Trail Walks 2017 – Self-Guided Walks
Green River Trail & Riverview Park
(520 Washington St., Kent, WA)
9 AM – 11 AM

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

Thursday, June 29, 2017

10th Annual Music & Art Showcase
Kent Senior Activity Center
(600 E. Smith St., Kent, WA)
4:30 PM – 8 PM

Friday, June 30, 2017

Kent East Hill Farmer’s Market
Hosted by Living Well Kent
Morrill Meadows Park (10600 SE 248th St, Kent, WA 98030)
3 PM – 7:30 PM

Karaoke with KJ Lime and Absolute Karaoke
The Harp Bar & Restaurant (24437 Russell Rd., Kent, WA 98032)
9 PM – 1 AM