Auburn Roundup: Community Orchestra to perform on October 14 | New

The Auburn Community Orchestra (ACO) will perform their fall concert, “Orchestra on the Hill,” presented by the Caroline Marshall Drafting Center for the Arts and Humanities (Pebble Hill) and the Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center (JDCAC). The event will take place on the lawn at Pebble Hill on Thursday, October 14, starting at 6 p.m.

The ACO is under the direction of Music Director and Conductor Richard Prior, a native of Great Britain who has been conducting and conducting orchestras in Georgia for over 25 years. Under his leadership, the ACO will provide residents and visitors of Auburn with a skillfully rehearsed and enthusiastically prepared concert at Pebble Hill.

The ACO program will include the following: “Star Spangled Banner”, “Armed Forces Salute”, “March from ‘the Dam Busters'”, “Schubert Symphony No. 8 ‘Unfinished’ (first movement)”, “Pomp and Circumstance No. 4 “,” March of ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ “and” Pirates of the Caribbean “.

Come early and pick up an orchestra themed kit which will be distributed to the first 150 guests. Parking will be available on the Burton Street Parking Bridge, off Burton Avenue, and the proceeds from the parking will go to the ACO.

There is plenty of space for guests to bring a blanket and / or chairs to stretch out and enjoy the concert in person. Orchestra on the Hill is free, family-friendly and open to the public.

Auburn Parks and Recreation is thrilled that the Fall Sundown concert returns in October at Kiesel Park. Enjoy a musical evening at the park on Thursday evenings starting at 5:30 p.m. on October 14 and 21.

Bring a blanket, chairs, a picnic, and the whole family for music under the stars. The Chill Spot will sell hot dogs, fries and fresh treats on site.

The musical program for October is as follows:

Oct 14 – H2O with Mme L’Oréal

Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a leash. Kiesel Park is located at 520 Chadwick Lane in Auburn.

The night of fear moves in Kiesel park

Friday Fright Night Movies at Keisel Park is back in 2021.

Fright Night Movies, a spooky movie night to get you in the mood for Halloween, takes place on October 22.

The first feature film, “Hocus Pocus” (1993, rated PG), will start at 6.15pm. .

Customers are encouraged to bring blankets or chairs to be comfortable, and concessions consisting of delicious food and tasty treats will be available for purchase to enjoy the movies.

This event is free and open to the public. Kiesel Park is located at 520 Chadwick Lane in Auburn.

Parks and Recreation VIP Volunteer Program

Auburn Parks and Recreation has invited residents to become a Rec. VIP volunteer.

Rec. VIP is a volunteer program for individuals aged 19 and over who wish to help with the programs and events offered by Auburn Parks and Recreation.

Rec. The VIP program strives to improve the quality of life for all citizens by involving volunteers who volunteer their time, effort and skills to improve the city of Auburn.

The program integrates volunteers in all facets of the organization, including athletics, Special Olympics, therapy, 50+ programs, special events, cultural arts and park cleanup.

Rec. VIP volunteers will receive a free t-shirt each year, a quarterly newsletter with upcoming volunteer opportunities, as well as recognition and appreciation events.

The Auburn Housing Authority will be hosting the National Night Our Fall Festival on Monday, October 18.

The event, which will run from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., will be held at 931 Booker St. in Auburn.

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