Things To Do This Weekend in Kent: July 27-30, 2017

Open houses, workshops, free concerts, movies and more

Thursdays at the Lake: Summer Concert

Open houses, workshops, free concerts, movies and more

A lot of the nearby summer festivals have come and gone already, but there are still some great events going on in and around Kent this weekend, including a silent reading party to benefit Kent Youth & Family Services, the Thursdays at the Lake concert tonight (Men of Worth), the Kids’ Movie of the Month (The Lego Movie), farmer’s markets, a figure skating club open house, an open house for the Islamic Center of Kent, and more.

Here are some highlights for the weekend ahead:

Thursday, July 27, 2017

The Wind Carries a Thousand Colors Kite Workshop (ages 5 to 11)
Covington Library (27100 164th Ave. SE, Covington, WA 98042)
11 AM – Noon

Early Literacy Parties in Spanish (newborn to age 5)
Fiestas de alfabetizacion temprana en espanol
Kent Regional Library (212 2nd Ave. N., Kent, WA 98032)
1 PM – 2:30 PM

KYFS Silent Reading Party
Sweet Themes Bakery (317 W. Meeker St., Kent, WA 98032)
6 PM – 8 PM

Thursdays at the Lake: Men of Worth
Lake Meridian Park (14800 SE 272nd St., Kent, WA)
7 PM – 8:30 PM

Friday, July 28, 2017

GoodGuys Friday Nite Drags
Pacific Raceways (31001 144th Ave. SE, Kent, WA 98042)
8 AM – 11 PM

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

Covington Summer Concert Series:
The True Loves (R & B/Soul)
Covington Community Park (17649 SE 240th St., Covington, WA 98042)
6:30 PM

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

Saturday, July 29, 2017

National Dragster Challenge for Swift Tool ET Series and
the Junior Drag Racing League Challenge for the K&D
Autowerks Junior ET Series
Pacific Raceways ((1001 144th Ave. SE, Kent, WA 98042)
7 AM – 11 PM

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

Experience Historical Kent at 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

Neely Mansion Summer Saturday Open House
Neely Mansion (12303 SE Auburn Black Diamond Rd, Auburn0, WA, 98002)
1 PM – 4 PM

Kent Valley Figure Skating Club’s Summer Showcase
Kent Valley Ice Centre (6015 S. 240th St., Kent, WA)
1:15 PM – 4:15 PM

Soundscapes! Building with Art and Craft (all ages)
Kent Regional Library (212 2nd Ave. N., Kent, WA 9802)
2 PM – 2:45 PM

Safe Sungazing: Solar Eclipse 2017 (all ages)
Covington Library (27100 164th Ave. SE, Covington, WA 98042)
2 PM – 3:30 PM

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Family Fun Day – PDJF Weekend Across America
Emerald Downs (2300 Ron Crockett Dr., Auburn, WA 98001)
2 PM – 6:30 PM

Open House by Islamic Center of Kent
Kent Regional Library (212 2nd Ave. N., Kent, WA 98032)
3 PM – 5 PM