Kent Special Events Calendar | June 18

Jazz musicians and local artists will present their work at An Evening of Jazz and Art at 5:30-8:30 p.m. June 26 at the Kent Senior Activity Center, located at 600 E. Smith St. in Kent.

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  • Tuesday, June 17, 2008 2:40pm
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Kent features jazz, art

Jazz musicians and local artists will present their work at An Evening of Jazz and Art at 5:30-8:30 p.m. June 26 at the Kent Senior Activity Center, located at 600 E. Smith St. in Kent.

The event includes a jazz concert with Michael Powers, Greta Matassa and Richard Dean; an art show featuring local artists; and dinner and dessert. Admission is free, but tickets are required for food.

For more information, call, 253-856-5164.

July 4 events in Kent

Kent’s annual Fourth of July Splash will take place noon to 11 p.m. July 4 at Lake Meridian Park, located at 14800 S.E. 272nd St.

The event features live entertainment, games, athletic contests, classic car display, boat parade and fireworks. Admission is free.

For more information, call 253-856-5050 or visit

July 4 in Des Moines

Fireworks Over Des Moines, the city’s Fourth of July event, will take place 7 p.m. on the holiday at the Des Moines Marina, located at 22307 Dock Ave. S. Enjoy fireworks, arts and crafts, displays, music and more at the event. Gates open at 6 p.m. Call 206-870-6527 or visit for more information.

Donations accepted

Sleep Country USA will accept clothing donations to its New Clothing Drive through July 20. Donors can bring new clothing items for foster children to any Sleep Country location. Locations can be found at

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