The Valley Regional Fire Authority collects donations for its annual Toys for Kids drive on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 3 to 7 p.m., at the Auburn Downtown Association Ice Rink, on the Main Street Plaza, corner of West Main and Division streets.
The ADA is offering half-price admission to the rink for a toy donated.
In addition, the VRFA will collect toys and cash donations each weekend until Dec. 22 at the Auburn Fred Meyer, 801 Auburn Way N., and Haggen Food & Pharmacy, 1406 Lake Tapps Parkway E. The public is also welcome to drop off toys at any VRFA fire station.
Toy distribution is Dec. 22.
The Toys for Kids drive is a joint effort between the Auburn Food Bank and Valley Professional Firefighters Union Local 1352, and is supported by local businesses.
Ice rink hours are 3 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Tickets are $6 for children (under 12) and $8 for adults (skates included). Purchase tickets across the street at Gosanko Chocolate.