What's Happening

Summer 2017

City of Renton Programs, Events, Fitness, and Fun for Everyone!

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Rentonwa.gov | 3 RENTON YOUTH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Sunday, April 30, 3:00pm Carco Theatre 1717 SE Maple Valley Hwy Enjoy music performed by the young and talented Youth Symphony Orchestra and the Debut Orchestra. $10 Adults, $7 Students & Seniors, $5 Children RENTON CITY CONCERT BAND Sunday, June 11, 2:00pm Renton IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S 2nd St. Celebrate the start of summer with this 65-member band under the direction of Mike Simpson. $10 Adults, $7 Students & Seniors Tickets can be purchased at the door or at the Renton Community Center prior to concert date. FOR INFO 425-430-6700 SPRING SUMMER RENTON SHREDATHON Saturday, April 29 • 9am–12pm Sam's Club Parking Lot, 901 S Grady Way For details go to rentonwa.gov/shredathon or call 425-430-7519. Donations of canned food will be accepted for the Renton Food Bank. BIKE SAFET Y RODEO Saturday, May 13 • 10am–12pm Highlands Neighborhood Center In par tnership with Safe Kids Seattle, kids will learn about bike safety, safe bike riding in an urban setting, helmet and safety pad f itting, run an obstacle course on their bikes and more. FREE, but registration is required and space is limited. Course #58786. Register online at Rentonwa.gov /c ybersignup or call the Renton Comm. Center at 425-430-6700. MEMORIAL DAY PROGRAM Monday, May 29 • 1pm Veterans Memorial Park Please join the City of Renton and honored veterans as we recognize the men and women who have fallen in the line of duty. Veterans Memorial Park is located at the intersec tion of Main Ave S. and S. 3rd Street. Parking is available at the 200 Mill Building. Information: Rentonwa.gov RENTON TEEN PEACE FESTIVAL Saturday, June 3 • 12–5pm Liberty Park, 1101 Bronson Way N Teens can help connec t communities—f ind out how. Join us for basketball, music, food and fun! Information: Rentonwa.gov/Police FISHING KIDS DERBY Saturday, June 3 • Various times Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park 1201 Lake Washington Blvd. N. Ages 5–14. Fish from the dock at Coulon Memorial Beach Park into a stocked pen. Register to get a chance to 'hook the big one'. Each child will receive a t-shirt and Zebco Rod & Reel. $10 per session. Sponsored by C.A.S.T. for Kids Foundation, Western Bass Club, Zebco, Puget Sound Anglers, Red Robin, Steelmetal Workers Local 66, Boeing Employees Rod & Reel Club, Alaska Credit Union, Eastside Steelheaders, Starbucks and Renton Kiwanis Club. Register by May 29: Rentonwa.gov/CyberSignup 59668 9:00–9:30am 59670 10:20–10:50am 59669 9:40–10:10am 59671 11:00–11:30am SPECIAL EVENTS SUMMER EXTRAVAGANZA In partnership with King County Library System. Thursday, July 13 Heritage Park, 233 Union Ave NE 11:00am–1:00pm: Free Ar ts & Craf ts, Group Games 11:45am–12:15pm: Lunch for Ages 18 & under 1:00pm: GROW Presented by Eli Rosenblatt. Celebrate music from all over the world, original salsa, swing, samba and hip-hop songs inspire free self-expression in a spontaneous, joy ful atmosphere for all ages. Friday, July 14 Liberty Park, 1101 Bronson Way N 10:00am: RE-BUILD-IT TOWN PUPPET SHOW Presented by KC Puppetree. Enjoy this fun, interac tive musical puppet show about a monster that has stormed through town, leaving a mess of garbage behind. 11:00am–1:00pm: Free Ar ts & Craf ts and Group Games Friday, July 28 Heritage Park, 233 Union Ave NE 11:00am–1:00pm: Free Ar ts & Craf ts and Group Games 11:45am–12:15pm: Lunch for Ages 18 & under 1:00pm: COME ALIVE! Presented by Alex Zerbe the Zaniac. Come Alive! is an interac tive per formance that emphasizes creativity, literacy, collaboration, and persistencey. CRUISE THE LOOP Saturday, August 19 • 2–5pm Start at Renton High School Join us for an af ternoon of cruising the famous Renton Loop. Registration required. See www.rentonwa.gov for additional details and registration information, star ting in May. POOCH PLUNGE Saturday, September 16 Sunday, September 17 Bring your dog to the Henr y Moses Aquatic Center for the Pooch Plunge! Rain or shine, the dogs will frolic in the lap and wave pool and f loat the lazy river. Cost $10 per session. See page 37 for more details. Register: Rentonwa.gov/CyberSignup SEAHAWKS TRAINING CAMP Once again Renton will be decked out in blue and green and 12th Man f lags to welcome the Annual Seahawks Training Camp in Renton this August. Information: Seahawks.com

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