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What do you think is “Tops” about Auburn? Now you can weigh in on that question in the Uniquely Auburn “Top Ten” list contest.

The theme for the Uniquely Auburn event this year is “Late Night with Uniquely Auburn.” Part of the program will include “Top Ten” lists related to our city. On Facebook search for the Uniquely Auburn page and submit your suggestions for top ten list themes.

Current top ten theme ideas include:

  • Top Ten Places to Kiss in Auburn
  • Top Ten Restaurants we Need in Auburn
  • Top Ten Scariest Places in Auburn

You can also submit your ideas on this blog using the comments function. Remember to keep it clean. This is a family friendly program.

Latin Rhythms Dancers

The contest for theme ideas runs from now until December 10. After that you’ll be able to vote on best themes and submit your own ideas for the winning entries in weekly contests. Some of the best entries will be included in the Uniquely Auburn program on Sunday, January 29.

Uniquely Auburn, a FREE community-sponsored celebration of cultural diversity recognizing people, places, and events that make Auburn unique, will be held Sunday, January 29, 2012 at the Performing Arts Center at 2:00 p.m.

Be sure to subscribe to this blog for updates on our program and for video clips from last year’s program.


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Today’s Date: December 20, 2010                        Release Date: Immediate

Subject:  16th Annual Uniquely Auburn Celebration

To be held Sunday, January 30, 2011 at the

Auburn Performing Arts Center

For More Information Contact:  Janice Nelson 206-349-3061


AUBURN, WASHINGTON – Uniquely Auburn, a FREE community-sponsored celebration of cultural diversity recognizing people, places, and events that make Auburn unique, will be held Sunday, January 30, 2011 at the Performing Arts Center at 2:00 p.m.   

The 16th annual Uniquely Auburn, “An All-American Story”, will feature performances by Igneous Rocks; Latin Rhythms, a dance group from Green River Community College; Marina Shats, an accomplished pianist; Timmy Kosaka, a young harpist; Kate Kosaka, playing the Thai Dulcimer; “unique” stories about Auburn, a very special re-enactment of “Casey at the Bat”, and much more. 

There will also be an art and poetry exhibit in the lobby featuring works from students in the Auburn School district and various community artists with hors d’oeuvres provided by Tastefully Simple.  The King County Library System’s Digital Discovery Zone bus will be there for young and old to learn more about computer graphics and animation.

Following the program in the theater, there will be a complimentary “sit-down” picnic-style dinner featuring fried chicken, mashed potatoes, corn-on-the-cob, green beans, rolls and apple pie.

Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, City of Auburn, Soroptimist International of Auburn, Auburn Arts Commission, Auburn School District, and Trillium, sponsor the 16th annual event. The Auburn Performing Arts Center is located at 700 E. Main Street.

For more information, please call Janice Nelson at 206-349-3061, or visit our website at www.uniquelyauburn.org.  Also check out our blog at www.uniquelyauburn.wordpress.com.

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Our first “tell your story” session will be on Saturday, November 20th from Noon to 2:00 PM at the White River Valley Museum located at 918 H Street Southeast (just behind the public library).  Do you have a story about how you or your family came to Auburn? How about interesting people, events, or trivia about the city? Stop by and share your memories.

Take a look at this post to see some of the stories we’ve already collected. Stories of Auburn  

If you’re interested in hosting future “tell your story” sessions or have a tale of your own that you’d like to share please contact Dennis Brooke at dennis@dennisbrooke.com

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