Auburn A&E Calendar | Aug. 9

Auburn Good Ol’ Days Festival: Aug. 9-10. Features sporting events, carnival, children’s activities, art shows, car show, poetry, parade and more. Downtown Auburn. 253-939-3389 or

Special Events

Auburn Good Ol’ Days Festival:

Aug. 9-10. Features sporting events, carnival, children’s activities, art shows, car show, poetry, parade and more. Downtown Auburn. 253-939-3389 or

Rotary Pancake Breakfast: 7-11 a.m. Aug. 9 and 10. Enjoy pancakes, sausage, eggs and coffee or juice before heading out to Auburn Good Ol’ Days events. Cost: $5. Across from Rottle’s Apparel and Shoes, 226 E. Main St., Auburn.

Mason Lake Hike: Aug. 9. Hike up 5 miles to Mason Lake led by Sierra Club’s South King County Group. Call or e-mail for details, meeting location. 253-639-3862 or

Kids SummerStage: Noon Aug. 13.

Juggler Mario Lorenz to perform. Cost: Free. Les Gove Park, 910 Ninth St. S.E., Auburn. 253-931-3043 or

Family Dog Training Center Open House: Noon-5 p.m. Aug. 16. Event includes two free workshops: 12:30-2 p.m., “Introduction to Dog Agility”; 3-5 p.m., “Behavior Problem Solving.” Well-mannered, non-aggressive dogs welcome. Advance registration required for workshops. Cost: Donations of dog food for King County Animal Shelter. 7034 S. 188th St., Kent. 425-291-9663, or

Children’s Dance Theater open house: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 23. Come register for classes, learn more about the program and meet some of the teachers. Children’s Dance Theater, 14 B St. N.E., Suites 1 and 2, Auburn.

“S’more Than You Imagined”: 6-8 p.m. Oct. 4. Features s’mores, big band music and storytelling by a bonfire.

Cost: Free. Game Farm Wilderness Park, 2401 Stuck River Road, Auburn. 253-931-3043 or


2008 Scramble for Safe Families Charity Golf Tournament: 1:30 p.m. Aug. 9. Includes four-person scramble, hole-in-one contest, putting contest, banquet, auction, raffles and awards. Pat Cashman will emcee. Cost: $90 per person; $360 per foursome. Auburn Golf Course, 29630 Green River Road S.E., Auburn. 253-630-7193 or

Jenna Latsha Memorial Golf Tournament: 2 p.m. Aug. 9. Washington National, 14330 SE Husky Way, Auburn. Foursome scramble. Benefit for the Latsha fund and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Registration and a silent auction at noon. Dinner will follow after the tournament, culminating with a 7:30 p.m. live auction. For information, e-mail

Church Women United Rummage Sale: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 9. Proceeds benefit nonprofit agencies in Kent and Auburn. Auburn First United Methodist Church, 100 N St. S.E., Auburn. 253-735-5167.

Pacific-Algona Two-City Garage Sale: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 16-17. Proceeds benefit nonprofit Algona-Pacific Senior Center. Maps and instructions available at the Pacific Post Office, 111 Third Ave. S.E. 253-735-9079.

“Coins for Cats”: Through Aug. 31.

Donors can bring coins (or other financial donations) to help fund South County Cats, a volunteer spay/neuter assistance organization. Donation cans available at: Mud Bay, 23714 222nd Place S.E., Maple Valley; Taylor Creek Quilt Studio, 21639-B Maple Valley Highway, Maple Valley; and Horizon Pet Supply, 30741 Third Ave., Black Diamond.

Destination: Auburn—A Space Odyssey: 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 3. Event includes hors d’oeuvres and silent auction. Proceeds benefit King County Sexual Assault Resource Center. Cost: $75 suggested donation. Emerald Downs, 2300 Emerald Downs Drive, Auburn. 425-282-0331 or

Danny Veron and Ted Vigil: 7-9 p.m. Sept. 11. Veron entertains as Elvis and Vigil as John Denver. Proceeds benefit the fight against cancer. Cost: $15. Auburn Eagles 2298, 702 M St. S.E. 253-876-9004.

Sleep Country USA Foster Kids School Supplies Drive: Through Sept. 14. Donors can bring school supplies – including pens, pencils, pocket calculators and backpacks – for foster children to any Sleep Country location. Locations:

Alison’s Angels Golf Tournament: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 19. Features four-person scramble, barbecue and auction, and awards ceremony. Proceeds go toward the Cystic Fybrosis Foundation. Cost: $80; registration required by Sept. 5. Sumner Meadows Golf Links, 14802 Golf Links Drive, Sumner. 253-876-1700.


“Safe at Home” workshop: 9-11 a.m. Aug. 23. Class for ages 8-12 includes family communication, first aid, Internet safety, gun safety, phone and door safety. Parents join in last half hour of class for video presentation and discussion. Cost: $30 for residents; $38 for non-residents. Advance registration required. Les Gove Multipurpose Building, 910 910 Ninth St. S.E., Auburn. 253-931-3043 or


Auburn School District Summer Feeding Program: Through Aug. 22. Children ages 1-18 can come to various parks, schools and community locations for free meals during the summer. Nutritious meals served daily. Cost: Free. See Web site for list of meal program locations.


Vacation Bible School: 6-8:15 p.m. Aug. 10-14. Open to children in kindergarten-sixth grade. Cost: Free; registration required. Family of Grace Lutheran Church, 31317 124th Ave. S.E., Auburn. 253-833-8910 or

Circle Slide concert/worship service: 10 a.m. Aug 17. Nashville recording artists Circle Slide to lead worship service and mini-concert. Lifegate Auburn Foursquare Church, 307 E. Main St., Auburn. 253-735-3153.


Cascade Regional Blood Services blood drives in Auburn: 6-9 p.m. Aug. 9 and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 9-10 at Auburn Good Ol’ Days, corner of Main Street and Auburn Avenue; 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 11 at Auburn Valley YMCA, 1620 Perimeter Road S.W.; 4-7 p.m. Aug. 13 at Auburn Valley YMCA, 1620 Perimeter Road S.W.; 6-9 p.m. Aug. 19 at Latter-day Saints Star Lake Building, 28616 48th Ave. S.; noon-3 p.m. Aug. 24 at TOP Foods, 1702 Auburn Way N.; 3-6:30 p.m. Aug. 25 at Grace Community Church, 1320 Auburn Way S. For Cascade Regional Blood Services. 253-312-8644, 877-242-5663 or

Puget Sound Blood Center blood drives: 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Aug. 15 at ADESA, 621 37th St. N.W., Auburn; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 27 at Auburn City Hall, 25 W. Main St.; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 27 at Social Security Auburn, 1901 C St. S.W.; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 29 at Auburn Regional Medical Center, 202 N. Division St., Plaza 1. For Puget Sound Blood Center. 800-398-7888 or


Black Watch Highland Regiment—Junior Drum and Bulge Corps and Color Guard Reunion: 1-4 p.m. Aug. 10. E-mail for details. Veteran’s Memorial Park, at the corner of Park Avenue and Auburn Way North, Auburn. or

Auburn High School 1964 Class Potluck Picnic: 6-10 p.m. Aug. 13. Les Gove Park, 910 Ninth St. S.E., Auburn. 253-939-0627 or


Nintendo Wii Demonstration: 2 p.m. Aug. 28. Auburn Library Teen Advisory Board will teach seniors how to stay fit and active by using the Wii. Cost: Free. Parkside Retirement Community, 2902 I St. N.E., Auburn.

Auburn Senior Activity Center, 808 Ninth St. S.E. 253-931-3016 or Senior activities include:

• Auburn Old Timers Coffee Hour: 11 a.m.-noon Aug. 13. Open to seniors who have lived 25 years or more in Auburn. Bring photos, news clippings and stories to tell, and stick around for the barbecue.

• Barbecue on the Patio: Noon Aug. 13. Cost: $3 donation for ages 60 and older; $5.75 for ages 59 and younger.


Auburn Garden Club: 1 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month. Cost: $1 donation. Auburn Senior Activity Center, 808 Ninth St. S.E. 253-874-5841 or 253-839-6023.


Brooks & Dunn with ZZ Top: 7 p.m. Aug. 9. Cost: $29.50-$62.50. White River Amphitheatre, 40601 Auburn-Enumclaw Road, Auburn. 206-628-0888 or

Native American Music Association Hall of Fame Concert: 6 p.m. Aug. 16. Concert by upcoming NAMA Hall of Fame inductees Redbone and Janice-Marie Johnson, along with Indigenous and special guest Johnny Curtis. Cost: $10-$40. White River Amphitheatre, 40601 Auburn-Enumclaw Road, Auburn. or


Summer Sounds and Comcast Cinema Series: 7-11 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 22. Live concerts followed by a movie screening in the park. Lineup: Aug. 15, The Raggedy Anns and “Bee Movie”; Aug. 22, The Islanders and “The Sandlot.” Most shows at Les Gove Park, 910 Ninth St. S.E., Auburn; Aug. 15 show at Sunset Park, 910 Ninth St. S.E., Auburn. 253-931-3043 or


“Bye Bye Birdie”: 7 p.m. Aug. 9; 2 p.m. Aug. 10. Presented by ManeStage Theatre Company. Cost: $10. Sumner Performing Arts Center, 1707 Main St., Sumner. 253-447-7645 or

“You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown”: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 13-15 and 21-22; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Aug. 16 and 23. Presented by the Auburn Mountainview Theatre Company. Cost: $8. Auburn Mountainview High School theater, 28900 124th Ave. S.E., Auburn.