Looking for things to do in Kent? We’ve got you covered. Here are a few fun Kent events and happenings to add to your calendar this May:

There are many fun things to do in Kent this MaySunday, May 1, 2016

Viniculture Show and Tell
Reds Wine Bar
3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

May 5, 6, 12, 13 & 14

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella
Kent-Meridian Performing Arts Center
Evening and matinee performances

Friday, May 6

Kent Chamber of Commerce Gala
ShoWare Center
6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Sunday, May 8

Mother’s Day

Monday, May 9

Knot Quite Write Players Spring Performance
Kent Senior Activity Center
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Hillsong UNITED
ShoWare Center
7 to 10 p.m.

Tuesday, May 10

Game 3 of WHL Finals: Brandon Wheat Kings vs. Seattle Thunderbirds
ShoWare Center
7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Wednesday, May 11

Coffee with Kent Police Chief Ken Thomas
Saimin Says Restaurant
8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Game 4 WHL Finals: Brandon Wheat Kings vs. Seattle Thunderbirds
ShoWare Center
7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Thursday, May 12

Bloodworks Northwest Blood Drive
Recreational Equipment, 6750 S. 228th St.
9 – 11 a.m. and noon to 3 p.m.

Friday, May 13

Kent Downtown Partnership’s Wine Walk
Starts at Down Home Catering
5:30 p.m. register, Wine Walk 6 to 9 p.m.

Saturday, May 14

Stamp Out Hunger Letter Carriers’ Food Drive
All Day (during mail delivery time)

Team Up 2 Clean Up
Three locations: West Hill, East Hill and Downtown Kent
8 a.m. to noon

South King County Rocketry Showcase
Pacific Raceways
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Seattle Mist vs. Chicago Bliss
ShoWare Center
7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The 33rd Annual Scholarship Show
Featuring Craig Campbell with special guest Smithfield
Auburn Performing Arts Center
8 p.m.

Sunday, May 15

The Boeing Employees Choir
Kent Lutheran Church
3 to 5 p.m.
It looks like the date may have been changed to May 22. Double-check before buying your tickets.

Monday, May 16

Knot Quite Write Players Spring Performance
Kent Senior Activity Center
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Wednesday, May 18

Soos Creek Botanical Garden Red Barn Program
Soos Creek Botanical Garden
12:30 – 2 p.m.

Kent Drug Free Coalition Town Hall Meeting
Meridian Middle School
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Thursday, May 19

Communities in Schools Kent 14th Annual Breakfast for the Kids Fundraiser
Kent Phoenix Academy7 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Celebrate National Public Works Week
ShoWare Center
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Third Thursday Art Walk
Downtown Kent, starting at Rusty Raven Studio
4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Friday, May 20

Pediatric Interim Care Center’s 12th Annual Luncheon Fundraiser
ShoWare Center
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Green River College Spring Concert
Green River College, Lindbloom Student Union (Auburn)
6 – 11:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 21

Armed Forces Day

Green Kent Work Party – Blackberry Removal
Springwood Park
9 a.m. to noon

Sikh Heritage Celebrations
ShoWare Center
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

24th Annual Kent Kiwanis Dungeness Crab and Spaghetti Feed
Kent Senior Activity Center
5 to 6 p.m. and 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, May 22

Green Kent Work Party
Green River Natural Resources Area
9 a.m. to noon

Tea Time: Renton/S. King Retired School Employees Association
Neely Mansion, Auburn
Noon to 3 p.m.

Tuesday, May 24

Election Day – Presidential Primary
Ballots must be mailed or dropped off by 8 p.m.

Friday, May 27

Auditions: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
St. James Episcopal Church
All day

Saturday, May 28

Ladies Night Out, Volume 7
ShoWare Center
7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Monday, May 30

Memorial Day

Regular Events:

Geeks Who Drink, Tuesdays, 7 to 9 pm, Reds Wine Bar
Wine Wednesdays Wine Tastings, Wednesdays, 6 to 8 pm, Reds Wine Bar
Live Music, Saturdays, 8 to 11 pm, Reds Wine Bar
1st and 3rd Tuesdays, Kent City Council, 7 to 9 pm, Kent City Hall
1st Saturday, Rusty Raven Art Studio, free kids’ arts projects, 10 am – 1 pm
3rd Thursday, Third Thursday Art Walk, 4 to 7 pm
3rd Thursday, Road Runner Sports Adventure Run, 5 to 8 pm

Visit the links above or the iLoveKent.net calendar for details on the fun things to do in Kent, Washington!



Dana Neuts

I am a full-time freelance writer, editor, marketing pro and the publisher of iLoveKent.net.