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City of Kenmore announces free summer event schedule

Jeffery Broussard and the Creole Cowboys, a Zydeco Dance band, performed during the city of Kenmore 2013 Summer Concert Series at St. Edward State Park. - Reporter file photo
Jeffery Broussard and the Creole Cowboys, a Zydeco Dance band, performed during the city of Kenmore 2013 Summer Concert Series at St. Edward State Park.
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Summer is quickly approaching and soon it will be time to head outdoors to enjoy Kenmore’s many free community events. The city of Kenmore, along with dedicated sponsors and volunteers, will bring the following events to Kenmore this summer.

Fourth of July Fireworks Show: July 4 at Log Boom Park, Northeast 175th Street and 61st Avenue Northeast in Kenmore. Activities begin at 8 p.m. with Fireworks Show starting at 10 p.m.

Kenmore Summer Concert Series: Thursday evenings from 6-8 p.m. at Saint Edward State Park, 14445 Juanita Drive NE in Kenmore. Washington State Parks Discover Pass is not required for concert attendees.

The concert schedule includes: July 10 - Hapa (+ Hula Dancer) “Hawaiian Luau”; July 17 - Polyrhythmics “Afro-beat grooves”; July 24 - 1939 Ensemble and McTuff, Two bands, twice the Jazz; July 31 - Cahalen Morrison and Eli West “Old-timey good times”; Aug. 7 Miss Tess and the Talkbacks “Saloon swing”; and Aug. 14 Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys “Country boogie."

National Night Out Against Crime: 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5 at Kenmore City Hall, 18120 68th Ave NE. Join friends and neighbors for free food, activities and crime prevention information.

Kenmore Play Day: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9 at Rhododendron Park, 6910 NE 170th Street in Kenmore. Enjoy a large variety of play activities and educational booths.

Community Events Sponsors for 2014 are Banner Bank, Bastyr University, Republic Services, Bow Wow Fun Towne, Northshore Utility District, Puget Sound Energy, Snapdoodle Toys, Windermere Real Estate (Seattle-Northgate), and Frank Lumber.

For events details, visit www.kenmorewa.gov/events. If you have any questions on sponsorship packages or volunteering for summer events, contact Volunteer and Events Coordinator Cindy Shelton at 425-398-8900 or cshelton@kenmorewa.gov.

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