Dixieland Jazz Gala has the Memorial Library beat

Kent Memorial Library Dixieland Jazz Summer Gala volunteers checked out the list of bidders for the silent auction. Photo by Asher Pavel

KENT — The Kent Memorial Library held a Dixieland Jazz Spring Gala on June 18 at Willow Brook Farms in South Kent. Kent resident Bob Lenz and his band provided an evening of Dixieland jazz music. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres were served.

Approximately 275 people attended. In addition to the music, participants helped raise money for the library with a silent auction featuring numerous one-of-a-kind items.

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