Easter Egg Hunt – Kent Park and Recreation sponsors the annual hunt on the lawn outside Kent Town Hall, 41 Kent Green Boulevard. The event is open to Kent youngsters, ages 10 and under, and features two separate hunts: ages 5 and under and ages 6 to 10. The 2020 event will be announced.
Halloween Safety Program – Kent Park and Recreation and the Kent Lions Club provide “glow-in-the-dark” necklaces to trick-or-treaters of all ages on Halloween. The Park and Recreation director and the Kent Resident State Trooper distribute necklaces on Halloween between 5 and 7 p.m. (or until supply lasts) on North Main Street, adjacent the Kent Memorial Library. The program promotes safety for pedestrians in Kent’s neighborhoods on Halloween.
Holiday Ice Skating – Holiday ice skating is offered at Kent School ice rink. A park pass is required ($35 for Kent residents; free to Kent residents ages 65 and older; $65 for non-residents or $5/person for a day pass) and can be purchased in the Park and Recreation office or at the rink during skating times. The 2019 holiday skating schedule will be announced.
Winter Ice Skating - dates and availability for 2019 will be announced.
Concerts on the Lawn - the series dates for 2019 summer season will be Wanda Houston and HBH July 11 at Kent Common Park, Swifts Lane; The Regulators July 18; Carlson Family Band July 25; The Joint Chiefs August 1. The free summer concert series are held on the lawn at Kent Town Hall, 41 Kent Green Boulevard, Kent. Participants are welcome to bring lawn chairs, blankets, picnic dinners. Sponsors of the 2019 concert series are Club Getaway, High Watch Recovery Center, Kent Lions Club, Kent Mobil and Marvelwood School. The inclement weather site is the Kent Community House. For more information, call 860-927-1003.
Boo Bash - Halloween-themed event co-sponsored with the Kent Center School PTO; 2019 date to be announced. Features costume parade with prizes, games, pumpkin decorating, refreshments.
Emery Park Open House - features free BBQ dinner, entertainment, giveaways; 2019 open house will be announced. Park is located at 42 Segar Mountain Road and features playground, picnic areas, hiking trails and seasonal swimming.