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 2018 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/Winter Ice Skating – Holiday ice skating is offered at Kent School ice rink and winter skating Sundays at South 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 Rec office or at the rink during skating times.
The 2017 holiday skating schedule at Kent School is: Nov. 21, 22, 24: open skate, 10 a.m.-noon; sticks and pucks, 12:30-2:30 p.m.; Nov. 25: open skate, 12:30-2 p.m. December 15, 18, 29, 20, 21, 22, 26, 27,. 28, 29: open skate, 10 a.m.-noon; sticks and pucks, 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Participants at open skate must wear hat and skates on the ice; sticks and pucks' participants must wear helmet and skates on the ice.
Concerts on the Lawn - Kent Park and Recreation will announce 2018 dates when they become available. 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. For more information, call 860-927-1003.