For the Reporter
Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation presents its annual Kids Day event on Friday, June 22 at Les Gove Park, 910 Ninth St. SE.
The event, which runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., offers a variety of inflatable rides, children’s activities, live stage entertainment, mini golf, hands-on art activities, food concessions, more than 100 information/activity vendors and a food court.
Back again are the popular bungee trampolines, face painting, an expanded touch-a-truck display and the ballistic swing.
New this year are the Kids’ Safety Zone and a percussion petting zoo.
UW Valley Medical Center will offer free bike helmet fittings and low-cost helmet sales at the festival. Seattle Children’s will open a free obstacle course.
Leashed, licensed and well-behaved pets are welcome.
11 a.m. – The Brian Waite Band
Noon – Eric Ode
1:30 p.m. – Ponte el Ritmo (presented by the Friends of the Auburn Library)
2:20 p.m. – Micah and Me Rocks
3:15 p.m. – Dick Scobee Steppers
3:30 p.m. – Salute Award presentation
The festival is sponsored by Fred Meyer Stores, State Farm, The Birth Center at Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Kent/Des Moines Clinic, Seattle Children’s South Clinic, Amerigroup and Coordinated Care.
For additional event information, parking information and a festival map visit www.auburnwa.gov/events.