Cap’N Arrr’s Won Israel, above right, entertains the crowd during the Auburn Parks, Arts and Recreation’s first Kids Summerstage Outdoors Series show at Les Gove Park last week. There will be shows every Wednesday at noon through Aug. 13. Cap ’N Arrr entertained with interactive comedy, audience participation, instructions on how to walk and talk like a pirate and sing-a-longs.
Students from the Auburn area were named to the dean’s list at the University of Washington for spring quarter. To qualify, a student must have completed at least 12 graded credits and have a GPA of at least 3.50.
Youth artists from the Auburn area work on a mural they are creating on the side of the Collision One building on West Main Street. Jim Westhusing from the Auburn Parks, Arts and Recreation Department is supporting the mural project in partnership with ArtWorks.
The plastic sign hung briefly from the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad trestle over Auburn Way South on July 4, so briefly that few people saw it or read what it said: “Will the last business in downtown Auburn please turn out the lights?”
The City of Auburn Police Department welcomes Andrew Bond as the department’s new parking enforcement officer. The position was vacant for approximately six months. Bond’s duties will entail enforcing parking laws throughout the city, including the timed parking lots in the downtown area and handling abandoned vehicle calls.
Graceful hands moved back and forth over Rosaline Fornah’s head, over and around and up and down, knotting, twisting, turning, weaving the pedestrian possibilities of ordinary follicles into the intricate order of African braids.