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Byte of Renton
Posted on 12/03/2019
K9 Candy Cane Fun Run and Walk

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Byte of Renton for December 3, 2019

Byte of Renton for December 3, 2019On the Cover: Clam Lights

Usher in the holiday season this Friday (Dec. 6) at Clam Lights presented by Ivar’s Restaurants. Watch as Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park is transformed into a stunning holiday light show courtesy of 200,000 lights. Additionally there will be a visit from and photo opportunity with Santa and Mrs. Claus as well as Olaf and Elsa from “Frozen.” The Lindbergh High School vocal jazz ensemble will perform and the north picnic shelter will feature a bonfire. Festivities get underway at 5:30 p.m. with the official lighting at 5:45. Clam Lights will be on every night from 5 to 9 p.m. through Jan. 1.

 



Mayor's Newsletter

Mayor's Newsletter 

In this Thursday’s newsletter, Mayor Law takes you inside the city’s severe weather preparations with a look at how the public works department prepares for snow and the community services department prepares shelters.



Renton City Council Chambers

City Council

The Renton City Council will reconvene on Monday, Dec. 9, at 7 p.m. The council did not meet on Dec. 2, as the date was a council holiday. Agendas for both the council meetings and Committee of the Whole meetings are posted on Thursday afternoon.



King County RapidRide

Transit Town Hall

Don’t forget this Wednesday’s (Dec. 4) Transit Town Hall hosted by King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove at the Renton Senior Activity Center from 6-7 p.m. He will be joined by Rob Gannon, General Manager of King County Metro Transit, and Peter Rogoff, CEO of Sound Transit. They will answer your questions and share the most up-to-date information on proposed bus routes, transit improvements and opportunities coming to Renton.



Downtown Renton Santa House

Santa House

The Downtown Renton Santa House is open from 1 to 4 p.m. the first three Saturdays in December at the Renton Civic Theatre (507 S. Third St.). Bring your children and four-legged friends to capture holiday moments with Santa. Your visit includes a free downloadable image. Print photos are optional for a donation.


 

At the Movies: "Protect Mail and Packages"

Increased package deliveries means the possibility of an increase in package delivery thefts. Help protect your purchases by following these simple tips from Renton Police Department 



Renton Kiwanis Clothes Bank

Kiwanis Clothes Bank

The Renton Kiwanis Clothes Bank Winter Clothing Drive runs today through Dec. 12. Support your community by donating new packaged socks and underwear, or new and gently used clothing. Donations can be dropped off at either Waterbabies Aquatic Program (17110 116th Ave. SE, Suite D) or Nelsen Middle School (2403 Jones Ave. S.).


K9 Candy Cane Fun Run and Walk

K9 Candy Cane K5 Fun Run and Walk

If you’ve registered for this Sunday’s K9 Candy Cane Fun Run and Walk, don’t forget to bring cans or a bag of pet food to benefit the Seattle Humane Society for Seattle/King County. Bins will be in the gym near the registration tables. If you haven’t registered, visit the race website. Cost is $33.


Calendar

  • Dec. 4 – Transit Town Hall, Renton Senior Activity Center (211 Burnett Ave. N.), 6 p.m.
  • Dec. 5 – “Not So Primitive as One Might be Led to Believe” Fashion and style in King County, Renton History Museum (235 Mill Ave. S.), 6-7 p.m.
  • Dec. 6 - Clam Lights presented by Ivar’s, Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park (1201 Lake Washington Blvd), 5:30 p.m.
  • Dec. 8 - K9 Candy Cane Fun Run & Walk, Renton Community Center (1715 Maple Valley Hwy), 9:15 a.m.
  • Dec. 9 - City Council meeting, Council Chambers, 7 p.m.

Upcoming events in Renton

Clean Sweep must be completed by Dec. 28, 2019

Kiwanis Clothes Bank

The Renton Kiwanis Clothes Bank Winter Clothing Drive runs today through Dec. 12. Support your community by donating new packaged socks and underwear, or new and gently used clothing. Donations can be dropped off at either Waterbabies Aquatic Program (17110 116th Ave. SE, Suite D) or Nelsen Middle School (2403 Jones Ave. S.).

Clean Sweep must be completed by Dec. 28, 2019

Kiwanis Clothes Bank

The Renton Kiwanis Clothes Bank Winter Clothing Drive runs today through Dec. 12. Support your community by donating new packaged socks and underwear, or new and gently used clothing. Donations can be dropped off at either Waterbabies Aquatic Program (17110 116th Ave. SE, Suite D) or Nelsen Middle School (2403 Jones Ave. S.).


Clean Sweep must be completed by Dec. 28, 2019


Clean Sweep must be completed by Dec. 28, 2019


Clean Sweep must be completed by Dec. 28, 2019


Clean Sweep must be completed by Dec. 28, 2019

K9 Candy Cane K5 Fun Run and Walk


Clean Sweep must be completed by Dec. 28, 2019

K9 Candy Cane K5 Fun Run and Walk


Clean Sweep must be completed by Dec. 28, 2019

K9 Candy Cane K5 Fun Run and Walk

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