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 held April 4; inclement weather date is April 11.
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, Route 341W. A park pass is required ($35 for Kent residents; free to Kent residents ages 65 and older; $65 for non-residents or $5/person/day) and can be purchased in the Park and Recreation office or at the rink during skating times. Participants must wear hat and skates on the ice during open skate; skates and helmet during sticks and pucks.
Winter Ice Skating - offered at the South Kent School ice rink: February 23 and March 1, 2-4 p.m. Participants must wear skates and hat on the ice. A park pass is required and can be purchased at the rink during skating hours. Passes are $5/person/day or $35 for a season pass for Kent residents and $65 for non-residents, free to Kent residents ages 65 and up. Call 860-927-1003 for more information.
Concerts on the Lawn - the series will take place July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and August 6, 2020. The free summer concert series are held on the lawn at Kent Town Hall, 41 Kent Green Boulevard, Kent; the July 9 concert will be staged at Kent Common Park, Swifts Lane, Kent. Participants are welcome to bring lawn chairs, blankets, picnic dinners. Sponsorship opportunities will be announced. For more information, call 860-927-1003.
Boo Bash - Halloween-themed event co-sponsored with the Kent Center School PTO; 2020 date to be announced. Features costume parade with prizes, games, pumpkin decorating, haunted maze, refreshments.