City Newsletter - August 2017
Movie in the Park 
Featuring SING

The Standale Walker DDA Summer Concert Series presents the movie SING
Bring your blankets and lawn chairs for a free movie in the park! We will have $1 slices from Peppino's Pizza Standale (bring cash), popcorn and cotton candy (bring cash), vendors, kids crafts by Kent District Library - Walker Branch and kid's face painting. 

This year we are excited to celebrate five years of free family-fun with the addition of a movie in the park at the end of the 2017 Standale Summer Concert Series. 

Thursday, August 17, 2017
Located in Walker Community Park (700 Cummings Ave NW, Walker)
Event festivities begin at 7:30 p.m. movie starts at 8:00 p.m. The film has a run time 1 hour 48 minutes. 

This is an alcohol-free event. Rain cancellations will be posted on the City website and social media. 

Thank you to our 2017 Community Sponsors


For more details about the events, please contact

Clerk's Office

All solicitors must be licensed by the city clerk to canvas within the City of Walker.

If someone comes to your door soliciting, please ask to see their Solicitor License from the City of Walker and proof of employment with the company.  If they refuse to show you their license or they state that they are not licensed, get their vehicle license plate number, name of the individual and the company name. 

Please report this to the Police Department at 616.453.5441.

Upcoming Election
The City General Election is November 7, 2017.

You can apply for a passport in the Clerk's Office. No appointments are necessary during Passport Office Hours, Monday - Thursday from 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and Friday from 7:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Visit our website for details on passport requirements.

City Hall Drop Box
Any documents you need to turn into the Clerk's office may be dropped off in the City Hall gray drop box outside City Hall. (i.e. Absentee ballot applications, signed and sealed absentee ballots and license applications and payments).
Pumpkin Bash 
Save the Date 

P r e s e n t e d   b y :   T h e   C i t y   o f   W a l k e r ,   K e n t   D i s t r i c t   L i b r a r y   W a l k e r   B r a n c h ,   a n d   W a l k e r   I c e   a n d   F i t n e s s   C e n t e r

Saturday, October 7, 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Join us for an afternoon of fall family fun, petting zoo, and food! We will be giving away mini pumpkins to the first 1,000 kids (12 years old and under)! Crafting supplies available to personalize your pumpkin. Event is free and open to the public. New this year, kids come dressed in costume for our vendor trick-or-treating. 

Event will be held at the Walker City Complex, outdoors (4243 Remembrance Rd. NW)  R a i n   l o c a t i o n   i s   W a l k e r   I c e   &   F i t n e s s   C e n t e r   ( 4 1 5 1   R e m e m b r a n c e   R d .   N W ) .  
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After Pumpkin Bash, don't miss the first Walker Community Relay for Life from 3:00 - 9:00 p.m. on city grounds. For more Relay for Life details visit visit their facebook page. 

For more information or to sponsor these events, please contact
Income Tax Department

Due Dates
Third quarter estimated payments for calendar year 2017 are due October 2, 2017. Forms are available on our website.

Where's my Refund?
We are currently processing 2016 returns that were missing required information. 

If we did not receive the information upon request from the taxpayer, deductions and credits will be disallowed resulting in a lower refund or assessment.  If you were expecting a refund, but have received a proposed assessment, please provide the missing information within 30 days.

If you are not sure if you need to file Walker Income Tax returns, the most common questions are answered on our website. You can also call us at 616.791.6880.
Walker Ice & Fitness Center 
Events and Updates

September Membership Special 
$0 joining fee for all new and returning members! 
No contract required. 
New strength equipment and incline trainers.
All fitness classes are included.
Back to School-Back to Fitness!

Party Room Rental 
Need a place to host a party or bridal/baby shower? 
We have newly updated rooms to rent! 
Seating for up to 100 with tables/chairs-rental starts at just $20/hr
For complete information on all of our programs, special events and schedules, please contact the Walker Ice and Fitness center at 616.735.6286,  or visit our  Facebook page.

Senior Neighbors 

For a full listing of the Senior Neighbors' events, please  click here