Things To Do In Kent

10 CrossFit Classes at Imperial CrossFit (65% Off)

Imperial Crossfit

Kent

From the merchant: Learn CrossFit movements in our On-Ramp (beginner) series led by Level 1 CrossFit trainers

$150 $53

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One or Three Months of Unlimited Muay Thai, Jiu Jitsu, and MMA Classes at All Fitness (Up to 80% Off)

All Fitness

Kent

Learn valuable self-defense and fitness skills at a gym owned by a professional MMA fighter

$150 $36

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$44 for a Two-Hour On-ramp Class and 10 Regular Classes at Hook & Ladder CrossFit ($270 Value)

Hook & Ladder CrossFit

Kent

Firefighter and team of certified CrossFit trainers inspire students to squat, sprint, lift, and push themselves to improved health

$270 $44

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Seattle Festival Orchestra, January 24–May 17 (Up to 71% Off)

Seattle Festival Orchestra presents Brahms Symphony No. 1

Multiple Locations

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Season includes works by Brahms, Saint-Saëns, Tchaikovsky, and contemporary composers

$15 $8

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1 Month of Unlimited Zumba, Hot-Yoga, Cross Training, or Self-Defense Classes at United Fitness Center (Up to 87% Off)

United Fitness Center

Kent

Dance to Latin rhythms, strike yoga poses in a heated room, train in high-intensity intervals, or blend MMA and Brazilian jujitsu

$50 $16

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1- or 3-Hour Martial Arts Fitness Bootcamp Classes at Conqueror Hapkido (Up to 58% Off). Four Options Available.

Conqueror Hapkido

East Hill-Meridian

Learn self-defense through hapkido's hybrid strikes, throws, and joint locks; bootcamps encourage fitness with strength and cardio work

$100 $43

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10 or 20 Kickboxing Classes at Velocity Taekwondo (Up to 76% Off)

Velocity Taekwondo

Kent

World-class instructors teach the basic movements and disciplines of kickboxing during small group classes

$100 $29

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Harlem Globetrotters Game on February 14, 2015, at ShoWare Center or February 16, 2015, at XFINITY Arena (Up to 40% Off)

Harlem Globetrotters

Multiple Locations

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Ball-spinning antics abound as this world-famous exhibition basketball team dazzles in a comic and athletic performance

$55 $33

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Go-Kart Racing Package at PGP Motorsports Park (Up to 50% Off)

PGP Motorsports Park

Kent

8/10-mile, 30-foot-wide asphalt track configurable in up to 12 routes; Birel N35 karts race at up to 48 mph

$38 $19

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One-Day High-Performance Driving Class at Pacific Raceways (Up to 65% Off)

Pacific Raceways

Kent

Participants bring their own vehicles to a one-day class that teaches advanced driving techniques

$555 $195

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A poorly trained barista in front of a top-notch espresso machine is like an 8-year-old behind the wheel of a car—he has no idea the power before him, nor how to use it. Enter owner Bob Burgess—a specialty-beverage entrepreneur for more than 39 years—and his team at Seattle Barista Academy. For just less than a decade, Burgess and company have taught intense hands-on training programs that focus on crafting coffee, espresso, cappuccino, macchiato, and mocha drinks using advanced techniques and equipment. From learning the life cycle of a coffee bean to mastering grinding methods, extraction techniques, and latte art, students walk away with a wealth of knowledge that makes them more employable. Like deeply unpopular one-man shows, the classes consist of one-on-one attention, since class sizes are limited to no more than seven participants.

Seattle Barista Academy's staff members—all of whom have been professional baristas at some point in their careers—have up to 19 years of experience in the field. These sessions provide clients with the coffee-making and marketing knowledge they need to grow their coffee cart, kiosk, or fort built from coffee beans.

1621 Central Ave. S
Kent,
Washington
US

The Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum celebrates the thrill and wonder of hydroplane racing, and its the only museum of its kind in the United States. Along with historical books, race programs, trophies, and photos from the last century, its collection of hydroplanes from the past 70 years tells the story of the watery sport. The staff has brought seven famous Gold Cup and Harmsworth winners back to their fully operational states, and will even take members out on the water in one of their historical vessels for a Ride of a Lifetime.

Offering a glimpse back in time, they boast than 200 hours of racing footage dating back to the 1940s and share stories of legendary drivers including Mira Slovak and "Wild" Bill Cantrell, who was famous for solving crimes with the help of his artificially intelligent hydroplane.

However, the museum isn't just about the past. A lineup of regular events invites folks to show off their powerboats and hot rods to fellow enthusiasts, and races bring the excitement of the sport to the present day as boats cut through the waves vying for titles.

5917 S 196th St
Kent,
WA
US

Riverbend Golf Complex is a multifaceted training facility that fosters golf-game improvement from tee to green. Golfers hunt birdies and pars across the complex's 18-hole, 6,701-yard course or hone their approach technique with a round at the par-3 course, ideal for those seeking their first hole-in-one or still potty-training their pitching wedge. A 32-stall covered, lighted, and heated driving range helps golfers add new weapons to their on-course arsenal as they take aim at eight target greens spread out in the distance, and a five-member instructional staff of PGA and LPGA pros and apprentices offers a variety of lesson types to keep swings on track. For a more casual session, guests can putt through the tree-lined greens of Riverbend's 18-hole miniature-golf course. The complex also boasts a discount golf store where guests can replace golf clubs they broke while trying to pole-vault across a creek, with equipment from Adams, Bridgestone, Callaway, and other top brands.

2020 W Meeker St
Kent,
WA
US

The buzz of motors rises and falls as bright-red blurs zip around the track at PGP Motorsports Park. Here, in the shadow of Mount Rainier, racers ages 15 and older loop around an 8/10-mile track at speeds of up to 48 miles per hour, leaning back in the ergonomic seats of Italian-built Birel N35 karts. The 30-foot-wide asphalt track can be altered to take on 12 different configurations and is centered in a velodrome, which puts spectators at an elevated angle so they get a good line of sight no matter where they sit.

For safety reasons, drivers should wear long sleeves and pants and closed-toe shoes. Drivers are equipped with helmets and driving suits, and since races take place rain or shine, they will also be provided with rain gear that includes waterproof gloves and booties.

31003 144th Ave. SE
Kent,
WA
US

Vision Quest Sport and Fitness promotes a five-pronged approach to fitness, covering cardiovascular, progressive resistance, proper diet, supplementation, and personal training. Like any decent clock factory, the clubs are open 24 hours a day, and each keeps its own schedule primed with group classes such as boxing, yoga, spinning, and hip-hop fitness. Body Sculpt sessions fashion forms with weights and bands, and Total Body Conditioning uses lighter weights and higher repetitions to create lean, mean muscle mass.

Members take part in complimentary wellness seminars from fitness experts to fine-tune their bodies, and teams of affiliated massage therapists, chiropractors, and nutrition gurus save skeletons and muscles from harmful injury.

841 Central Ave N
Kent,
WA
US

Tucked into a two-story loft space, Mind Unwind is both an art gallery and a happening events space. Visitors can peruse the rotating art that cascades across the long stretch of walls or join classes such as cartooning, painting, or Paint It Up, which is hosted at local bars. Though only recently established, Mind Unwind holds fast to its vision of becoming a collective for local artists, a community outreach organization, and a space for all types of performances. A portion of all Mind Unwind event proceeds go to a non-profit that aims to reinstate art-education in schools.

222 1st Avenue South
Kent,
WA
US

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