Winter Blast Hassle Free Holiday Bazaar Letters to Santa Renton Community Center

Winter Blast
Hassle Free Holiday Bazaar
Renton Community Center
1715 SE Maple Valley Highway
Friday, November 16 - 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, November 17 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Make Renton Community Center your first stop for
hoilday shopping. Over 100 vendors offering a wide
variety of hand-crafted items just in time for your holiday
decorating. Food, refreshments and ATM available on site.
Free admission. Call 425-430-6700 or visit
for more information.
Ivar’s Clam Lights
and Argosy Christmas Ship
Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park
1201 Lake Washington Blvd. N.
Friday, November 30 - 6:15 p.m.
Start the holidays with entertainment,
community spirit, and stunning visual effects. Enjoy
a covered wagon ride and join the community singalong. Music begins at 6:15 p.m., official lighting
ceremony 7 p.m, and Rainier Yacht Club’s Parade of
Boats at 7:30 p.m. The Argosy Christmas Ship makes
its annual appearance from 8 to 8:20 p.m. Clam
Lights are on display nightly through January 1. Call
425-430-6700 or visit for more information.
Co-sponsored by
American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter available upon
request. For assistance with any of these progams, please
call two weeks in advance: 711(TDD) or 425-430-6700.
Visit for information.
A publication of the City of Renton
Letters to Santa
The City of Renton
Recreation Divisio
n has
made arrangemen
ts with the North
Pole to
accept mail for de
livery to Santa begi
Monday, Novembe
r 12 through Friday
December 7. Staff
will forward the
information to the
North Pole Post O
and your child will
receive a personal
letter from the big
guy himself!
Children are encour
aged to tell Santa
some of their favo
rite memories of th
e past
year and the num
ber one gift they ar
e asking
Santa for this year
. Please make sure
letter has your child
’s name and addres
s for
safe and speedy de
livery. Letters may
dropped off in pers
on or mailed to: Re
Community Center
, c/o Letters to Sant
a 1715
SE Maple Valley H
ighway, Renton 98
057. For
helpful letter writi
ng tips
Winter Blast
K-9 Candy Cane 5K
Fun Run and Walk
(with a visit from the Taco Time Traveler)
Renton Community Center
1715 SE Maple Valley Highway
Sunday, December 2 - 9 a.m.
Runners and walkers (with or without dogs). Fee is $33.
Registration deadline to receive a hooded sweatshirt
is November 19. Day of race registration is available
but does not include a hooded sweatshirt. Pet food
donations appreciated to help those in need. Visit to register.
Santa’s House
in Downtown Renton
Piazza Park (S. 3rd Street & Burnett Avenue S.)
Fridays, December 7 and 14 - 5 to 7 p.m.
Saturdays, December 8 and 15 - 1 to 4 p.m.
Bring your family to visit Santa and his helpers
in the Piazza. The Downtown Events Committee
hosts the Santa’s House which includes a free
downloadable photos of the visit. For information, contact 206-914-0198 or [email protected] Sponsored by
downtown businesses.
Renton City Concert Band
Winter Concert
Renton IKEA Performing Arts Center
400 S. 2nd Street
Sunday, December 9 - 2 p.m.
Call 425-430-6700 to purchase tickets.
Holiday Tree Lighting
Saturday, November 17 - 4 to 8 p.m.
Join others at The Landing for a tree lighting event and
festivities. For information visit
Downtown Holiday
Celebration and Tree Lighting
S. 3rd Street (between Williams Avenue S. and
Main Avenue S.) and Piazza Park
Saturday, December 1 - 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Enjoy roasted chestnuts and holiday carolers along S. 3rd
St between Burnett Avenue S. and Main Avenue S. as you
stroll the downtown retail area from 3 to 5 p.m. Join others at the Piazza for the annual Tree Lighting at 5:00 p.m.
and enjoy music and refreshments. Call 206-914-0198
or [email protected] for information about downtown
events. For information about the Tree Lighting, visit or call 206-919-9746. Sponsored by
downtown businesses and Piazza Renton.
Renton Youth
Symphony Orchestra
Holiday Concert at Carco Theatre
1717 SE Maple Valley Highway
Sunday, December 16 - 3 p.m.
Call 425-430-6700 to purchase tickets.
The Joy of Giving
Renton City Hall
1055 S. Grady Way
Renton Community Center
1715 SE Maple Valley Highway
Two Salvation Army “Giving Trees” will be on
display with angel gift tags. The tree at the Renton
Community Center goes on display beginning November
16 and the tree at Renton City Hall goes on display on
November 19. Please return the unwrapped gift with
the gift tag taped to the gift to either location no later
than December 19. Call 425-255-5974.