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Kenmore 2014 Special Events Calendar

Summer Concert Series
Thursdays, July 10 - August 14; 6 - 8 p.m.
Saint Edward State Park, 14445 Juanita Drive NE
Free! Discover Pass not required for concert attendees

The City of Kenmore will sound off its 12th annual Kenmore Summer Concert Series for six consecutive Thursday evenings starting July 10 at Saint Edward State Park. The open stage at Saint Edward State Park is an ideal location to relax and enjoy a casual evening amidst the park’s natural beauty. Visitors are invited to bring blankets, lawn chairs and picnic dinners to share a special summer night under the open sky. Each night features different music from around the globe.

Concert Schedule

July 10
Hapa
Hawaiian Luau
http://www.hapa.com/  

July 17
Polyrhythmics
Afro-beat grooves
http://polyrhythmics.com/  

July 24
1939 Ensemble
McTuff
A Night of Jazz & Grooves
http://1939ensemble.com/
http://www.mctuffmusic.com/  

July 31
Cahalen Morrison & Eli West
Old-timey Good Times
http://cahalenandeli.com/

August 7
Miss Tess & The Talkbacks
Saloon Swing
http://misstessmusic.com/  

August 14
Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys
Country Boogie
http://www.bigsandy.net/

Food Vendors 

  • Gobble (everything turkey including wraps) 
  • Spot Hot Dogs & Brats (Various Hot Dogs and Brats, chips and drinks)
  • HP's Smokehouse BBQ (Pulled Pork, Chicken and Hot link sandwiches, Baby Back Ribs, cornbread, potato salad, yams, & cobbler)
  • Fun Times Ice Cream (Ice Cream, Snow cones, soda and water)

Other informational and education booths will be on-site.

Parking Information

  • Free parking at Saint Edward State Park between 4:30 p.m. and dusk (Discover Pass not required)
  • Parking attendants on-site to direct parking
  • Disabled parking located next to event/concert area

Other tips

  • Well behaved and leashed dogs are permitted in event area
  • Propane barbecues are permitted on the perimeter of concert area
  • No cash machines
 

concert series

concert series


Nature Walks @ Swamp Creek Park
First Monday of each month through October; 9 a.m.
Wallace Swamp Creek Park, 19851 73rd Ave NE

Come enjoy observing all aspects of the natural world with a specific focus on 35+ species of birds, both year-round residents and neotropical migrants that are frequently seen in Wallace Swamp Creek Park (19851 73rd Avenue NE).

Nature walks will occur on the first Monday of each month at 9:00 a.m. starting May 5 and ending October 6, 2014. Participants should check the city website the day prior of the nature walk just in case the walk is canceled due to weather or to instructor absence. This activity is courtesy of volunteer instructor Linda Phillips.

Dress for the weather and wear sturdy footwear for a 1.5 to 2 hour walk over 2 miles of paved and primitive trails through the 25-acres of Wallace Swamp Creek Park. Bring binoculars to better view the birds and other wildlife. Insect repellent is suggested for walks during the summer months.

Questions can be directed to Volunteer and Events Coordinator Cindy Shelton at 425-398-8900 or cshelton@kenmorewa.gov.

Meet the Instructor:
Linda Phillips is a long-time Kenmore resident, who has spent many years enjoying observing and learning about the birds of Wallace Swamp Creek Park. A lifelong nature lover, her interest in birds has grown over the past 10 years, during which she has studied Wallace Swamp Creek Park birds and identified over 100 species of birds on her many walks through the park. She has been a long-time volunteer as an advisor and guest speaker for Kenmore Elementary School Eco-Cubs afterschool program and enjoys sharing her knowledge and love for the birds of Wallace Swamp Creek Park with others.

 

Recycling Event for Businesses
Wednesday, August 20; 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Kenmore Lanes, 7638 NE Bothell Way
Once a year, the City hosts a recycling event for Kenmore businesses. This event provides an opportunity for Kenmore businesses to properly dispose of wood pallets and clean, untreated scrap wood; CDs, floppy disks, and video tapes; plastics; scrap metal; and other items. New this year - confidential document shredding (limit 4 file-size boxes). Read the flyer for details.

  

Fall Recycling Event
SUNDAY, September 7, 2014 9:00am to 3:00pm
NEW LOCATION - Inglemoor High School
15500 Simonds Rd NE, Kenmore, WA 98028

The recycling event provides an opportunity for Kenmore residents to properly dispose of batteries, cardboard, television sets and other items. A flyer is mailed to residents prior to the event.

Fall 2014 Kenmore Recycling Collection Event Flyer

 recycling event
   

Additional events may be added throughout the year. Please check back for updates.


Thank You 2014 Event Sponsors

Frank Lumbers Co. 
Banner Bank
KBCS 91.3 KBCS
Grocery Outlet
Northshore Utility District
Northshore Baptist Church

Bastyr University
Puget Sound Energy
Republic Services
Snapdoodle Toys
Bow Wow Fun Towne

Windermere Real Estate/Northlake
Buyers Choice
Fazzari Marketing

Kenmore Reporter
Seattle Smiles Designs Orthodontics


Seeking 2014 Sponsors
Events sponsors are needed to help support the operation of City events. If you are interested in sponsoring City events in 2014, please contact the City of Kenmore at 425-398-8900 or events@kenmorewa.gov.