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Harris Center

425 Perry St

  1. Email: webparksrec@auburnalabama.org
  2. Phone: (334) 501-2930
  3. Hours:  M-F: 8AM-5PM

Sarah Cook

Community Programs Coordinator

  1. Phone: (334) 501-2948
  2. Email: scook@auburnalabama.org

Remote Control Car Races

Ladies and gentleman, start your engines! Join us for a fun afternoon of remote-control car races in the Frank Brown Gymnasium. Prizes will be awarded for the fastest car in each heat. *COVID-19 note: This event will take place in the gymnasium with a maximum of 15 participants to ensure proper social distancing guidelines. Participants will be required to wear masks. FREE to the public.

Thursday, January 28th • 2-4 pm • Frank Brown Recreation Center

Contact: Sarah Cook • (334)501-2948 • scook@auburnalabama.org

Drive-By Coffee Shop

Swing by the Harris Center to warm up with your favorite hot beverage and a sweet treat! Please preregister so we know how much food to provide. *COVID-19 note: This event will take place outside in a “drive-thru” format and masks and gloves will be worn by all staff in order to adhere to COVID-19 guidelines. FREE to the public.

Friday, February 12th • 8:30-10:30 am • Harris Center

Contact: Sarah Cook • (334)501-2948 • scook@auburnalabama.org

Drive-By Plant Giveaway

Celebrate the arrival of spring with a free potted plant! Swing by the Harris Center to say “hello” and grab your very own potted plant. Please pre-register so we know how many plants to provide. COVID-19 Note: This event will take place outside in a “drive-thru” format and masks will be worn by all staff in order to adhere to COVID-19 guidelines. FREE to the public.

Monday, 3/15 • 10 a.m. - Noon • Harris Center

Contact: Sarah Cook • (334) 501-2948 • scook@auburnalabama.org

50+ Easter Egg Hunt

Grab your bunny ears and come out for a socially-distanced Easter egg hunt! Search high and low for eggs all over Kiesel Park leaving no stone, leaf or stick unturned in order to find the golden egg! Prizes awarded for finding the golden egg as well as the most eggs. Please be sure to pre-register so that you can be contacted due to cancellation. COVID-19 Note: This event will take place outside with a maximum of 15 participants to ensure proper social distancing guidelines. Food will not be served. FREE to the public.

Thursday,  4/1 • 10 – 11 a.m. • Kiesel Park

Contact: Sarah Cook • (334) 501-2948 • scook@auburnalabama.org

Gone Fishing!

Join us for a relaxing morning of fishing! Chairs, drinks, fishing rods, bait and tackle will be provided so please pre-register. We will fish in the pond at the Wire Road Soccer Complex located at 2340 Wire Road. COVID-19 Note: This event will take place outside with a maximum of 15 participants to ensure proper social distancing guidelines. FREE to the public.

Thursday, 5/27 • 8 – 11 a.m. • Wire Road Soccer Complex

Contact: Sarah Cook • (334) 501-2948 • scook@auburnalabama.org

Older Americans Month Drive-By Celebration

Join us in celebrating Older Americans Month by stopping by the Harris Center to receive a surprise gift! Please pre-register so we know how many gifts to provide. COVID-19 Note: This event will take place outside in a “drive-thru” format and masks will be worn by all staff in order to adhere to COVID-19 guidelines. FREE to the public.

Monday, 5/3 • 10 a.m. - Noon • Harris Center

Contact: Sarah Cook • (334) 501-2948 • scook@auburnalabama.org

Virtual Mixology Class – Strawberry Basil Margarita

Join Sarah for a virtual mixology class using cocktail kits from B&B Beverage! Pick-up your Strawberry Basil Margarita cocktail kit from the Harris Center and then join us on Zoom to make and enjoy a fun drink! If you would like to make the cocktail on your own, instructions will also be included. You must have video capability to join the virtual class. Only 10 cocktail kits will be given out so please be sure to register in advance. Participants are responsible for providing their own liquor as the kit will not include alcohol. FREE to the public.

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/95513352350

Thursday, 4/22 • 5 – 6 p.m. • Online

Contact: Sarah Cook • (334) 501-2948 • scook@auburnalabama.org