Need to liven up your summer Wednesdays?
The Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation Department is excited to announce the rockin’ Kids Summerstage 2016 line-up!
The FREE concert series planned just for kids is held at Les Gove Park, 910 Ninth Street SE, on Wednesdays at noon, beginning on July 6 and ending on August 10.
The six-week series will be held adjacent to the Discovery Playground. Attendees are encouraged to pack a picnic lunch, swim suits and towels for play at the Rotary Spray Park and spend the afternoon in beautiful Les Gove Park! Here’s the full line up:
- July 6 – The Chancy & Narlie Show
- The popular singer songwriter Nancy Stewart and the hilarious noise-making machine, Charlie Williams (aka The Noise Guy) have joined forces to offer one great show that will keep you entertained from start to finish!
- July 13 – Reptile Isle
- Always a hit with kids, Reptile Isle intrigues and educates his audience and provides a hands-on component at the end of the show.
- July 20 – Recess Monkey
- A trio of Seattle teachers that will entertain with their irresistibly catchy music. This hour will be jam-packed with sing-able, danceable ‘kindie’ songs that parents enjoy as much as their kids.
- July 27 – The Magic of Jeff Evans
- You need to see it to believe it! Jeff provides an entertaining, interactive and super fun show that will keep audiences of all ages entertained.
- August 3 – The Brian Waite Band
- Live rock shows that thrill both parents and children alike. Their top quality musical shows include feature imaginative storytelling and unique storylines all carried out in a joyous live show.
- August 10 – Eric Ode
- An award-winning author, song writer and poet for children and families. Eric’s shows are interactive, entertaining and loads of fun. His popular songs keep kids bouncing with excitement throughout the show.
And if entertainment wasn’t enough, an ArtRageous hands-on art component will be offered each week – free of charge. Participants will get the opportunity to learn various art techniques from professional artists. All craft projects are offered from 11:00am – 2:00pm. Sample activities include marbleized paper and sun catchers with artist Mary Ellen Bowers. Kids can also climb the rock wall after each concert, and there is free admission and activities at the White River Valley Museum before the shows! Phew-That is a LOT of FREE fun for all ages packed into one afternoon!
Additional summer event information is listed on the City of Auburn’s official website,www.auburnwa.gov/events. For additional event information, please contact the Parks, Arts & Recreation Department at 253-931-3043.
Disclosure: Auburn Parks and Rec is providing us with space to host our Playdates in the Park this summer. You’re coming, right? I was not otherwise compensated, but I do think they’re awesome!