Community Events

Community Events

We have several community events planned throughout the year. To stay up to date on what's happening, sign up for our email newsletter or follow our Facebook page.

Upcoming Events

October 17, 2020 -

NN Mobile Solutions Halloween 5k

Covenant Park, 3724 Shaffer Ave. SE, Kentwood, MI 49512
Put on your Halloween costume or favorite mask for this great fundraiser and cross country 5k at Kentwood's newest park. The course will allow runners to enjoy the fall weather and beautiful scenery at Covenant Park. Participants will get a t-shirt (if registered prior to 10/2).
Cost $20 to participate. Rate increases to $25 on October 1; increases to $30 day of race.
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October 24, 2020 -

Trunk or Treat

Kentwood Library parking lot (4950 Breton SE)
Join us for some free family fun at our annual trunk or treat.  We've made some changes to this year's event. Families will drive through a line of decorated trunks at the Kentwood Library and collect treats from each trunk. Halloween costumes are encouraged. Don't forget to vote for your favorite trunk! Ballots will be online this year. Businesses and groups that wish to participate,  contact Lori at (616)656-5317 or
Cost Free
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November 14, 2020

Fall Fling @ Old Farm - Doubles Disc Golf Tournament

Old Farm Park (2350 Embro Dr SE)
Join us for a doubles disc golf tournament at Old Farm Park! Bring your own partner. Best shot doubles tournament. Open to any skill level. All food items donated will go to The Little Free Pantry. Each participant will receive a player package at check-in with many opportunities for extra prizes during the tournament.
Cost Players $40 per team
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February 13, 2021 -

Valentine's Dash 5k

Kentwood Library (4950 Breton SE)
This race will get you outside to enjoy a combination of trails and roads in Kentwood. This course is great for first-time runners but will also provide a challenge to more experienced runners. This race is perfect for running with your sweetie, soul mate, BFF or to meet someone new! Kids and families are welcome. The fastest runners will be awarded but so will the "best dressed." Those with the best Valentine themed costumes will be judged by their fellow runners. Our race will have each mile marked and an after party located in our Community Room at the Library.
Cost $25 per person until 12/31,  $30 per person from 1/1-2/12,  $35 per person on race day 2/13
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February 20, 2021 -

Freeze Fest Disc Golf Tournament

Jaycee Park (1088 Gentian Dr. SE)
We're partnering with Great Lakes Disc to bring you another doubles disc golf tournament and food drive! Bring your own partner. Best shot doubles tournament. All funds raised will go towards Kentwood Parks & Recreation Youth Programs and all food items donated will go to the Little Free Pantry.
Cost $40 + canned food item per team
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April 20, 2021 -

South Kent Community and Senior Expo

Kentwood Activities Center (355 48th St SE)

Join us for the South Kent Community and Senior Expo!  Explore the products and services from over 70 businesses within the community.  The expo will also feature health screenings, door prizes and free lunch!  Admission is free and open to the general public.  Vendor space is available! If interested in becoming a vendor, contact Lorraine at (616)656-5278.

Cost General Public Free / Vendors $75 +
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