This weekend, Auburn Community Players is presenting their summer youth theater production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid JR. The show is the culmination of a two-week theater program for middle school-aged youths that is offered through Pakachoag Church. Performances are Friday, July 19, at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, July 20, at 2:00 p.m. The family-friendly performances are open to the public. Tickets are $5 each and are available at the door or online at

The cast of 14 students have been working the last two weeks preparing this production under the direction of Brenda Salvi, with musical direction and accompaniment by James Joinville. Production assistants are Derek Brigham, Emily Pease, and Lisa Rockwood. Sound systems provided by R.& R. Productions, Plainfield, Connecticut.

Both performances are at Pakachoag Church, 203 Pakachoag St., Auburn. The church is handicap accessible and air conditioned!