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Citizens Police Academy

September 27-December 6
Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m.
Renton Police Department

 Eco Film & Chef Talk
NOVEMBER 16, 6 – 8:30 P.M.
Carco Theatre, 1717 SE Maple Valley Hwy.
Take a food road trip through Europe and chat with Chef Thierry Rautureau about ways to reduce food waste. 

The Joy of the Giving Trees
NOVEMBER 17
City Hall, 1055 S. Grady Way
Community Center, 1715 SE Maple Valley Hwy.
Giving trees on display at two locations with angel gift tags to benefit low-income families in Renton. Details: 425-430-6694

Hassle Free Holiday Bazaar
NOVEMBER 17, 11 A.M.-6 P.M.
NOVEMBER 18, 9 A.M.-5 P.M.
Community Center, 1715 SE Maple Valley Hwy.
Over 100 vendors. Food, refreshments and ATM available. Admission is free! Details: 425-430-6700

Downtown Tree Lighting
NOVEMBER 25, 5 P.M.
Downtown Renton
Shop, dine, and play in downtown starting with Small Business Saturday at 10 a.m. Enjoy music, snacks and kid activities in the Event Pavilion Center, 3-7 p.m. Tree lighting and Santa arrives at Piazza Park at 5 p.m.

Ivar’s Clam Lights Opening Night
DECEMBER 1, 6:15 - 8 P.M.
Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park, 1201 Lake Washington Blvd. N.
Holiday entertainment at 6:15 p.m., lighting at 7 p.m., Rainier Yacht Club “Parade of Boats” at 7:30 p.m., and Argosy Christmas Ship at 8 p.m. Light display through January 1, 5-9 p.m.

A History of Washington Music in 10 Songs
DECEMBER 2, 11-12 A.M.
Renton History Musuem, 235 Mill Avenue S.
DJ Amanda Wilde highlights ten Washington artists who shaped our region’s music - and music itself.

K9 Candy Cane 5K Fun Run & Walk
DECEMBER 3, 9:15 A.M.
Community Center, 1715 SE Maple Valley Hwy. For competitive runners, fun runners, walkers and families with or without dogs are welcome.

Renton City Concert Band
DECEMBER 10, 2 P.M.
Renton IKEA Performing Arts Ctr., 400 S 2nd St.
Enjoy the sounds of the holiday season with this 65 member band. $10 for adults, $7 for students and seniors 50 & over. 425-430-6700

Renton Youth Symphony
DECEMBER 17, 3 P.M.
Carco Theatre, 1717 SE Maple Valley Hwy.
Performances by the Youth Symphony Orchestra and the Debut Orchestra. $10 for adults, $7 for students & seniors 50 & over, and $5 for children 5 & under. 425-430-6700

Polar Bear Plunge
JANUARY 1, 11 A.M.
Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park, 1201 Lake Washington Blvd. N.
Start your New Year with an exhilarating dip into the icy waters of Lake Washington! No registration required. Details

 

 

 

 

 

 

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