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 Kent 50 Plus Bulletin Spring 2020 Cover Only

No fees for Special Events unless specified.


Wednesdays, March 4, 10:00 am

Please join us for our quarterly Newcomers Social.   Meet staff and other new attendees, see a brief video, learn about programs, activities and services available, take a brief tour and discover how volunteering can enhance your life.  We will discuss volunteer opportunities at 11:00 am. Call Helena at 253-856-5164 for more information.


Saturday, January 25, 9:00 – 10:15 am

Join the Kent Lions as they serve you a delicious complimentary breakfast of pancakes, eggs, ham, fruit, juice and coffee. 

Free- No tickets required


Friday, January 31, 11:45 am

Tickets are available beginning Friday,  January 3.

Special thanks to the Kent Firefighters Foundation volunteers for sponsoring, setting up, serving, and cleaning up for this special event.         

$3.00 a ticket, Limit 2 tickets per person. Guest must purchase in person or by phone with MC/Visa.       


Thursday, February 13, 10:00 - 11:30 am

Why should your story be preserved for generations to come?  One reason is to keep your memories alive. Another reason is to spare families the challenges and expense of dealing with such a project when planning a family memorial celebration. If you create your own legacy project now, you can choose your own stories, pictures, and music. Program Coordinator Helena Reynolds will outline simple steps to start this process and then share two examples of completed legacy projects.  The first is a 40th Anniversary story she produced about her immigrant parents’ unique WWII pen-pal adventure entitled “Rise to the Dream Across the Sea.”  The second is a 40th Anniversary highlight DVD about Helena and her husband’s life story she refers to as “Rise of the Fastball Across the Plate” because it features the impact of baseball on their marriage. Both projects have been updated from previous presentations which also includes a 40-foot wide photo essay life story.  For more information, contact Helena at (253) 856-5164.

Free  but pre-registration recommended


THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 4:00 – 8:00 PM

Tickets go on sale Thursday, March 5 for this exclusive event featuring food, fun, entertainment, and education.  Danny Vernon, one of the world's top Elvis Illusion Tribute Artists highlights this event with a concert featuring classic Elvis tunes.  Experts from the Social Security Administration and the Washington Insurance Commissioner's Office will be here to present up-to-date information. See  below for  workshop details. Boxed dinners will be served at 6 pm and the evening culminates with the Elvis Concert.   See back page for photo and logos from co-sponsoring corporations.


Thursday, March 26, 4:00 PM

Kirk Larson, regional coordinator with the Social Security Administration, will present a workshop on basic Social Security information.  The event is free but seating priority will be given to guests who have purchased tickets to the Elvis at The Place event. See the back page for more information.


Thursday, March 26, 5:00 PM

A regional training consultant for the Washington Insurance Commissioner's office SHIBA (Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors) will present a workshop on Medicare basic benefits.  The event is free but seating priority will be given to guests who have purchased tickets to the Elvis at The Place

$10 all ages, includes workshops, dinner, concert, and door prizes.


Attention ACCESS Riders!  

Please be sure and book your take home ride for at least 45 minutes prior to the Senior Center closing.

(The Center closes at 4:30 p.m. on Mondays and Fridays and at 9 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursday.  Please also note any early closures the Center may have during the year.)

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