Early River Days events begin next week

Renton River Days may not officially begin until July 22, but there's plenty to do while you are waiting for the big weekend to begin.

  • Friday, July 15, 2016 7:01pm
  • Life

Renton River Days is just around the corner and the festivities are just about to begin. Here’s what you can expect in the next few days.

Jr. Challenger Tennis Tournament
July 15 – July 17

Open to all juniors ages 8-18 years interested in a competitive tournament. Singles $32, Doubles $21/player. Courts include Renton High School, Liberty Park and McKnight Middle School. Call 425-235-9495 or visit www.acestennis.net for required pre-registration information. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Aces Tennis Scholarship Fund benefiting Renton area youth. Organized by Aves Tennis.

Adult Tennis Tournament (NTRP)
July 22 – July 24

Open to all players interested in a competitive tournament. Singles is $32 and doubles $22 per player. Courts include: Renton High School and McKnight Middle School. Call 425-235-9495 or visit www.acestennis.net for pre-registration and other information. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Aces Tennis Scholarship Fund benefiting Renton area youth. Organized by Aces Tennis.

Renton Historical Museum
July 19 – July 24

Admission is free during festival week. Museum is open from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and will have a both at Liberty Park July 22 – 24. Renton Historical Museum is located 235 Mills Ave. S.

Senior Day BBQ Picnic
July 21

An event for senior citizens that will feature fabulous food and entertainment 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Renton Community Center, 1715 S.E. Maple Valley Hwy. Enjoy BBQ hamburgers and strawberry shortcake while listening and dancing to the music of Horns-A-Plenty. Advance tickets are required and cost $1 per person. Purchase tickets at Renton Senior Activity Center, 211 Burnett Ave. N. Call 425-430-6633 for more information. Sponsored by the law offices of Dan Kellogg.

Renton Annual Art Show
July 21 – July 24

Enjoy live music while strolling through this juried fine art show at the Renton Community Center, 1715 S.E. Maple Valley Hwy. Call 425-254-9934 or visit www.rentonannualartshow.com for information or to download the 2016 Artist Prospectus. July 21 preview party cos $20 per person and will start at 8 p.m. July 22 – 23 show will be from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. July 24 show will be from noon – 5 p.m.


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