For Kent Center School: Kent Alumni Day Planned

An Alumni Day for students who attended Kent Center School from 1929 to 1989 is scheduled for June 20 and will coincide with an art exhibition of works by alumni. Geraniums by Margery Jennings, ‘64 is one of many pieces currently being featured in Kent Library’s gallery.

KENT — An Alumni Day for students of Kent Center School who attended from 1929 to 1989 and coincides with the school’s 90th anniversary, is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 29, at the grounds of the Connecticut Antique Machinery Association. The event will run at the same time as the current art exhibit, which features work from 13 former students of the KCS. There are 55 pieces of work in a variety of mediums. 

The artists are David Armstrong, Andy Barrett ‘97, Patricia Chase ‘65, Sonny Crawford ‘63, Joel Foster ‘63, Andrew Jack ‘97, Margery Jennings ‘64, RJ Lucas ‘87, Kate Kovacs Luurtsema ‘97, Peter Nichols ‘63, Mike Redmond ‘61, Pat Redmond ‘63, and Paul Sakren ‘63. 

Their bibliographies can be found at kentmemoriallibrary.org under “Events and Exhibits.”

The library’s gallery will open the day of the event from 3 to 5 p.m. for a reception to see the show and meet the artists. 

The exhibit will close that afternoon and artists will be taking their work with them when the reception ends.

Those seeking additional information may call the library at 860-927-3761.

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