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Renton Youth Symphony Orchestra prepares for spring concert

Orchestra will host its spring concert 3 p.m., May 6 at Carco Theatre.

  • Apr 28, 2018
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Watch Korean film ‘A Taxi Driver’ at Renton Library

The screening is 2 p.m. on May 12.

  • Apr 27, 2018
From left, Renton High School senior and Dimmitt graduate Brandon Heu, eight-grader Jocelyn Perez, Community in Schools Renton student liaison Rashad Medley and a seventh-grader Stephanie Soronio. Courtesy photo

Inspiring change through filmmaking

Dimmitt students part of the program “Agents of Change” produced a film to stop bullying.

From left, Renton High School senior and Dimmitt graduate Brandon Heu, eight-grader Jocelyn Perez, Community in Schools Renton student liaison Rashad Medley and a seventh-grader Stephanie Soronio. Courtesy photo

Seeking applicats for Evergreen Girls State program

The program is a citizenship program for junior girls, sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary Department of Washington.

  • Apr 26, 2018

KCLS now offers free films to library card holders

Library users can access Kanopy, a film streaming service with tens of thousands of titles for free.

  • Apr 25, 2018

The narrator, fantasy will draw you into ‘Tomorrow’

You have a little shadow. All day long, wherever you go, your dog is right beside you. He goes from bedroom to kitchen, to the… Continue reading

The Widow: a Review of ‘Love After Love’

The Plot: Following the death of their father, two sons deal with the trials of their own lives while watching their mother explore new beginnings… Continue reading

Early spring to do list starts with getting outside

On your to do list this week should be to bait for slugs, plant dahlias, cabbage, radish, spinach, potatoes and other cool season crops, feed… Continue reading

Renton’s parkrun has seen success

Nearly 1,000 people have participated in this weekly, free 5K.

“W is for Welcome: A celebration of America’s diversity”

The kid down the block looks nothing like you. His parents don’t look like your parents, either. You go to different churches, eat different things,… Continue reading

Why plant from seed? More choices and lower cost

The second week of April means you still have time to start warm-season flowers and vegetables from seed for setting out into the garden this… Continue reading

Renton Rotary selects Youth of the Month for April

The award is given to students who have leadership abilities, maintain a good GPA and volunteer in the community.

  • Apr 16, 2018

Auditions for ‘Honk!’ is May 5-6

Casting is open for boys and girls ages 12 to 18.

  • Apr 16, 2018

Studio East continues sensory friendly shows with ‘Rapunzel’

The show aims to provide a safe place for children with special needs to enjoy theatre.

  • Apr 15, 2018

Evergreen City Ballet’s ‘Sleeping Beauty’ starts April 27

Performances will run from April 27 through 29 at Meydenbauer Theatre in Bellevue.

  • Apr 12, 2018

Past the gushing, gruesome details ‘The Trauma Cleaner’ is worth a read

Wash your hands thoroughly. That’s good advice, no matter where you are. At the risk of sounding germophobic, you never know what lurked on that… Continue reading

Watch Bollywood movie ‘Padmaavat’ at the Renton Library

The Hindi movie is scheduled to screen from 1:15 - 4:30 p.m. on April 28.

  • Apr 11, 2018

Hilarious, fact-based tales; not suitable for the squeamish

Disconnection could be a problem, as you’ll see in “They Lost Their Heads!” by Carlyn Beccia.

Grow these five plants for great taste, good health

“It is time to plant cool season crops like peas, radishes, cabbage and lettuce but only if your soil is ‘ready to be worked.’”

Author Kim O’Donnel to host event at Renton Library

The event is scheduled from 2 to 3 p.m. on April 22. O’Donnel will conduct cooking demonstrations and tasting.

  • Apr 8, 2018