AUBURN, Mass. – The man who hunted Whitey Bulger for decades will sign his book on Wednesday, highlighting a busy week in Auburn. For more of what's happening in the area, see our Events page.
Monday, Oct. 15
Fire Prevention Day at Julia Bancroft School: 8:30 to 11:45 a.m. Members of the Auburn Fire Department are spending time this month in all the elementary schools, teaching children the importance of fire safety in the home. The students will learn important skills, such as stop, drop and roll, and how to plan an escape route from their home. Julia Bancroft School, 3 Vinal St.
Tuesday, Oct. 16
Book Fair at Bryn Mawr School: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The three-day book fair kicks off. Bryn Mawr Elementary School, 35 Swanson Road.
Wednesday, Oct. 17
Whitey Bulger Book Signing at Pakachoag Church: 7 p.m. The Auburn Democratic Town Committee hosts a book signing with local author Tom Foley. A retired colonel with the Massachusetts State Police, Foley wrote “Most Wanted: Pursuing Whitey Bulger, the Murderous Mob Chief the FBI Secretly Protected,” an account of Foley’s 20-year pursuit of the Boston mob figure. Light refreshments will be served, and books will be available for purchase. The event is free and open to the public. For more information or to RSVP, email Auburndtc@gmail.com or call 508-951-9157. Pakachoag Church, 203 Pakachoag St.
Last Day for Voter Registration: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday is the last day to register to vote in the Nov. 6 election. Head to the town clerk's office and fill out a voter registration form. Bring I.D. The town clerk's office will be open late for registration. Auburn Town Hall, 104 Central St.
Fire Prevention Day at Tom Thumb Preschool: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Members of the Auburn Fire Department will make another stop in the schools. Tom Thumb Preschool, 35 School St.
Thursday, Oct. 18
Flu Clinic for Senior Citizens: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The senior center holds a flu clinic for Auburn residents 65 and older. Attendees should bring all insurance cards, including Medicare cards, to this vaccination clinic. Pre-registration is preferred. Call the senior center at 508-832-7799 to sign up for the vaccination clinic. Auburn Senior Center, 4 Goddard Drive.
Friday, Oct. 19
Auburn Middle School Dance: 7 to 9:30 p.m. The Student Council sponsors a seventh- and eighth-grade dance. Auburn Middle School, 10 Swanson Road.
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