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KidSPOT is a hands-on creative learning center for children aged 2-12. We are open every Saturday free of charge to kids accompanied by their parents, or other responsible adult. The Center is a destination for area children where they can look forward to interacting with a variety of stimulating activities that expand their horizons. Located right next door to the RiverArts galleries, KidSPOT invites children to play, create and explore the arts and sciences. Kids participate in activities that incorporate visual arts, performing arts, literary arts, music, science and technology. KidSPOT also serves as a venue for special creativity events, RiverARTSCamp and workshops for kids.Find out more »
Mary Ball Washington, the Mother of Founding Father George Washington, has received considerable historical attention, but little of it accurate and much of it gratuitously hostile. In this talk, Martha Saxton, the C.V. Starr Center for the American Experience's 2017 Patrick Henry Fellow, will share new research about Mrs. Washington's life and discuss various difficulties inherent in writing about women in this period of history. This program is co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Kent County and Kent County Public Library. Refreshments will be served. All are welcome.Find out more »
Miguel is a young and handsome fisherman who lives with his beautiful pregnant wife in Cabo Blanco, a small traditional fishing village in Northern Peru. What nobody knows is that Miguel is having a passionate affair with Santiago, a painter ostracized from the community due to his sexuality and agnostic views. When Santiago drowns accidentally, Miguel has to make an important choice that could cause him to lose the people he loves the most. "Undertow" examines the complicated intersection of manhood, masculinity, sexuality, and tradition.Find out more »
You're invited to Kent Center's first annual Developmental Disabilities Month benefit dinner. Join us for appetizers, tours, buffet dinner, and dessert and to learn more about the essential services and supports the Kent Center provides to our local families, friends, and neighbors with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Tickets are $50 per person and 50% of the ticket price is a tax-deductible contribution to the Center. Beer and wine will be available for purchase. Catering provided by Chris Bove of Kent House Kitchen. Visit our website to see the menu and to buy your tickets!Find out more »
Maria, a 17-year old Mayan girl, lives and works with her parents on a coffee planation in the foothills of an active volcano in Guatemala. An arranged marriage awaits her; she's been promised her to Ignacio, the planation overseer. Maria doesn't want to sit back and accept her destiny. Pepe, a young coffee cutter who plans to migrate to the USA becomes a possible way out. Maria seduces Pepe in order to run away with him, but after promises and clandestine meetings, he takes off, leaving her pregnant, alone, and in disgrace. Her mother doesn't waste, time; she thinks abortion is their option.Find out more »
TOWN GOVERNMENT MEETING SCHEDULE Mayor & Council Meetings: 1st & 3rd Mondays, 7:30 p.m. Utilities Commission Meetings: 1st Mondays, 7:30 p.m. Planning Commission Meetings: 3rd Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. Historic District Commission Meetings: 1st Wednesdays, 5:00 p.m. TOWN TRASH & RECYCLING SERVICES The Town will be divided into two collection areas, both of which will be serviced twice each week. Collection of garbage and trash will be conducted in one area on Monday and Thursday evenings, and the other on Sunday and Wednesday evenings; except no collection will be made on New Years’ Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day, but will be made on the next regular collection day after the holiday. Recycling: Paper, aluminum, household plastics picked up each Friday call 410-778-5949 (Infinity Recycling). ——– SUBMIT AN EVENT: