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Renton, Washington

Fireworks Banned in City and County

Maryjane Van Cleave, Communications & Engagement Director 425-430-6713. Sandra Havlik, Communications & Community Engagement Coordinator, Renton Police Department, 425-430-7520. Anjela Barton, Fire Marshal, Renton Regional Fire Authority, 425-276-9504. Sale and use of fireworks prohibited within Renton city limits and unincorporated King County. Renton’s ban in effect since 2005; King County’s...
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RECS Field Day

RENTON, WA – Renton Emergency Communication Service (RECS) will practice their emergency response capabilities in a 24-hour field day event on June 25 and 26, 2022, at Thomas Teasdale Park (601 S 23rd St.). RECS is a team of local amateur (ham) radio operators. The event is part of...
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Our Renton - Family First Community Center

Our Renton is included in utility bills mailed to single-family residents and businesses. Is also attached to electronic bills. EXCITEMENT IS GROWING as Family First Community Center (FFCC) is taking shape. Since late February, the FFCC site (next to Cascade Elementary School in Renton’s Cascade/Benson Hill area) has been graded,...
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2022 Renton Farmers Market

Carrie Olson, Farmers Market Coordinator, 425-430-7214. Maryjane Van Cleave, Communications & Engagement Director 425-430-6713. Renton Farmers Market opens 21st season downtown on June 7. Market is held every Tuesday from 3-7 p.m. at Piazza Park through Sept. 27. – Renton Farmers Market will open their 21st season downtown on Tuesday,...
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Cascade Park Playground Replacement

Kelly Beymer, Parks and Recreation Administrator, 425-430-6617. Maryjane Van Cleave, Communications & Engagement Director, 425-430-6713. The playground equipment replacement project at Cascade Park starts Monday, May 23. The park will remain open, but the existing playground, new play area, and a portion of the paved drive at 126th Avenue SW will be closed through July.
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Clean Economy Strategy Open House

RENTON, WA - The City of Renton is providing two opportunities for community stakeholders to participate in and provide feedback on the city’s update to its Clean Economy Strategy. The updated plan, CES 2.0, will help guide the city towards a resilient, low-carbon future. The city will host a...
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Career Fair 2022

RENTON, WA - Registration is now open for “Uniting talent with opportunities,” the seventh annual Renton Career Fair. The free event is Friday, June 3, 2022, from 12 to 3 p.m. at Renton Technical College Cafeteria, 3000 NE 4th St., Renton, 980576. The City of Renton, Renton Chamber of Commerce, and Renton Technical College are fair co-sponsors.
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OR - Bond funding transforms city parks

Our Renton is included in utility bills mailed to single-family residents and businesses. It is also emailed residents in apartment complexes via the Washington Multi-Family Housing Association. Our Renton contains news, information, an event calendar and list of city contacts. Our Renton / May 2022. New north-end trestle bridge at...
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Kiwanis Park Construction

Kelly Beymer, Parks and Recreation Administrator, 425-430-6617. Maryjane Van Cleave, Communications & Engagement Director, 425-430-6713. Kiwanis Park will close for the rest of the year on Tuesday, April 26, as it undergoes a complete makeover. The park will remain closed through the remainder of the year. The park will receive...
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Second Round of Tourism Promotion Grants

RENTON, WA – Organizations with programs or activities that promote tourism in Renton can now apply for a second round of Lodging Tax Grants for events in 2022. Eligible events are not limited to within the Renton city limits. However, events must show measurable drive-in tourism within the city limits. Organizations may apply for multiple events.
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Kennydale Beach Park Construction

Kelly Beymer, Parks and Recreation Administrator, 425-430-6617. Maryjane Van Cleave, Communications & Engagement Director, 425-430-6713. Installation of new playground equipment at Kennydale Beach Park will start April 11. When the park reopens in late May, children ages 2 to 12 will enjoy exciting, modern, and age-appropriate slides, climbers, rope bridges, a storefront panel, steppers, balance beam, and sand diggers. In addition, a fabric shade will cover the 2 to 5-year-old play structure, and a stand-alone shade structure will increase sheltered space for sand play or gathering.
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City seeks candidates for Senior Advisory Board

Kelly Beymer, Parks and Recreation Administrator, 425-430-6617. Maryjane Van Cleave, Communications & Engagement Director, 425-430-6713. City of Renton seeks candidates for Senior Advisory Board. Members advise mayor, city council, and city staff on issues affecting seniors. RENTON, WA – The City of Renton is seeking candidates to serve on the...
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Multicultural Festival Call For Performers

Preeti Shridhar, Equity, Housing, and Human Services Administrator, 425-430-6569. Maryjane Van Cleave, Communications & Engagement Director, 425-430-6713. Call for performers and designers - Renton Multicultural Festival, May 6 and 7. Sixth annual community event returns in 2022 as an in-person event. RENTON, WA – The City of Renton is looking...
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Mayor's Update - Clean Economy Strategy

Periodically I will provide a mayor’s perspective on news items of importance to Renton residents. Use the language button at the top of the page to translate. What comes to mind when you envision the landscape of Renton in 2040? Accessible, green, and vibrant? Multiple modes of transportation, including ease of access for pedestrians and bicyclists?
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Mayor's Update - Sunset Gardens & STRIDE

Periodically I will provide a mayor’s perspective on news items of importance to Renton residents. Use the language button at the top of the page to translate. February 25, 2022 - Supporting our Ukrainian community. February 16, 2022 - Sounders FC is coming to Renton!. January 16, 2022 -...
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Mayor's Update - Ukrainian Community Support

Periodically I will provide a mayor’s perspective on news items of importance to Renton residents. Use the language button at the top of the page to translate. My heart is heavy, and there's no way we can fully understand the feelings and stress on our Ukrainian community. The City...
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Mayor's Update - Sounders FC Center at Longacres

Periodically I will provide a mayor’s perspective on news items of importance to Renton residents. Use the language button at the top of the page to translate. Sounders FC Majority Owner Adrian Hanauer and Mayor Armondo Pavone (center) are flanked by Renton City Councilmembers Kim-Khánh Văn, Ryan McIrvin, Ed Prince, and Valerie O’Halloran, and Unico Development’s Ned Carner, for the ceremonial groundbreaking.
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Black History Month

Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2022, 1 p.m. The City of Bellevue hosts "Cultural Conversations – Story in the Cloth Quilting Traditions and Practices in the African American Community." This event is virtual and pre-registration is required. Thursday, Feb. 17, 5 p.m. Northwest African American Museum hosts "The Past, Present and...
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Wells and Williams Conversion

This Week in Renton delivers news, feature stories, videos and more. It will be emailed and posted to our website on Fridays. If you’re not already a subscriber, please sign up and get up-to-date news and information from City Hall. Use the "Language" button at the top of this...
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Youth Traffic Court

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