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Local News for Kent, Connecticut

11/25/2020

Kent group to present holiday pop-up shop

Kent Affordable Housing will hold a holiday pop-up shop Nov. 27-29 and Dec. 18-20 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will feature live and online sales of handmade knit items, artwork by local artists, seasonal decorations, wooden creations and more made by Kent residents and friends. The shop is being held in lieu READ MORE.
11/21/2020

Library kicks off membership drive in Kent

The Kent Library Association has announced the kickoff its 2021 membership drive with a mailing to its supporters and users earlier this month. The library needs new and renewed membership now more than ever, according to association officials. Eight months into the pandemic, the library has adapted its services to meet the changing needs of READ MORE.
11/20/2020

Artists Sunday event set at KAA

The Kent Art Association has announced it has joined the Artists Sunday Alliance and that it will promote local artisans and craftspeople on Artists Sunday Nov. 29. Artist Sunday is a day dedicated to encouraging consumers to shop with artists and give something special, unique, and hand-crafted this holiday season. “As we wrap up the READ MORE.
11/20/2020

Broadway columnist Riedel to give virtual talk

House of Books and Kent Memorial Library will co-host a book talk and virtual signing by author, theatre critic and longtime Broadway columnist for the New York Post Michael Riedel Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. He will be interviewed by author Tom Santopietro as they discuss this newly published book about Broadway, “Singular Sensation.” The READ MORE.
11/19/2020

Kent group to present holiday pop-up shop

Kent Affordable Housing will hold a holiday pop-up shop Nov. 27-29 and Dec. 18-20 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will feature live and online sales of handmade knit items, artwork by local artists, seasonal decorations, wooden creations and more made by Kent residents and friends. The shop is being held in lieu READ MORE.
11/19/2020

Flower market set in Kent

RT Facts in Kent will hold a flower market Nov. 28 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event at 8 Old barn Road will feature the sale of unique wreaths, swags and tabletops d├ęcor crafted by local artisans and the opportunity to decorate a dwarf tree at the tree bar. Special amaryllis and narcissus READ MORE.
11/19/2020

Gennings art exhibit under way in Kent

Kent Memorial Library is presenting an exhibit, “Transitions,” featuring works by South Kent artist Allison May Gennings, through Dec. 30. Gennings grew up in Novia Scotia, Canada, where her parents and one sister still reside. She went to Acadia University in Wolfville, Novia Scotia, and received a Bachelor of Recreation Management degree in 1999 with READ MORE.
Kent Town Hall to remain closed to the public11/15/2020

Kent Town Hall to remain closed to the public

KENT — Town Hall will remain closed to the public and business will continue to be conducted via phone or email to help ensure safety from COVID-19, town officials said. “You cannot, as a member of the public, come into the building, but we’re delivering every service that we need to deliver,” First Selectman Jean READ MORE.

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