Family-friendly outdoor entertainment, movies planned for this summer

  • Friday, July 20, 2018 10:22am
  • Life

The Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation Department offers the Summer Sounds & Cinema Series on three Friday nights this summer.

The first event is at 6 p.m. Friday, July 27 at Lea Hill Park, 31693 124th Ave. SE. Matt Baker’s Comedy Stunt Show performs on stage from 6 to 6:40 p.m., followed by The Hair Nation Band and wrapping up with a screening of “Despicable Me 3” (PG).

The City of Auburn will offer inflatable rides. ArtRageous provides hands-on art activity, with Susie Fountaine leading participants in a Minion-related activity. Stacks Food Truck will sell a variety of burgers, fries and drinks. Tastyz will serve kettle corn and shaved ice.

4Culture and King County Parks are sponsoring the outdoor concert and movie night.


• 6 p.m. Aug. 3, Sunset Park, 1420 69th St. SE. Joanie Leeds, a singer/songwriter from Brooklyn, N.Y., plays fun music for kids. The Chris Anderson Band will follow, offering a spin on jazz, motown and traditional pop song. Watch the screening of “Coco” (PG), a vibrant tale of family, fun and adventure that follows an aspiring, young musician on an extraordinary adventure. Inflatable rides and an ArtRageous hands-on art activity. Arnold’s Happy Days’ Food Truck will sell burgers, salads and beverages. The Auburn Youth Council with sell hot dogs, chips, popcorn, drinks and other treats.

• 6 p.m. Aug. 10, Les Gove Park, 910 Ninth St.t SE. Latin Grammy winner, Mister G, performs his kid-friendly, bilingual songs, followed by Atomic Pop playing high-energy dance hits. “Raiders of the Lost Ark” (PG), will be shown at dusk. Featured at the event are inflatable rides and an ArtRageous hands-on art activity.

The event is coupled with the Almost 5K Poker Fun Run. There will be a beer garden and food vendor options.

Patrons are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets.

Additional summer event information can be found at For more information, please contact the Parks, Arts & Recreation Department at 253-931-3043.

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