August 22, 2019

Junior links champions hosted at Magna Golf Club

Young golfers tee off ahead of this week’s CP Women’s Open

View from the Pines celebrates 40 years of artistic excellence

Aurora's Pine Tree Potters Guild celebrates milestone 40th anniversary with juried art show now on at the Aurora Cultural Centre.

Business Improvement Area saddles up for downtown street party

An early kickoff to the 2019 Magna Hoedown will shut down Yonge Street from Wellington to Mosley with a street party spearheaded by Aurora's new Downtown BIA.

New sounds, new album, the Spoons to headline Saturday’s Ribfest

Iconic Canadian band marks 40th anniversary

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MOVIES IN THE PARK – The young and the young-at-heart had a chance to get up close and personal, above, with their favourite Star Wars characters – and catch a vintage flick outdoors on the big screen Thursday as Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, the film that kicked off the wildly popular franchise and international phenomenon in 1977. Pre-show activities, held at Ada Johnson Park, featured themed activities and crafts. The series continues this Thursday, August 22 at Town Park with Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (activities begin at 8 p.m. for an 8.45 showtime), before concluding Thursday, August 29 at Hickson Park (155 Conover Avenue) with Ralph Breaks the Internet. (Pre-show activities begin at 7.30 p.m. before an 8.30 p.m. start). Admission is free. Auroran photo by Glenn Rodger

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View from the Pines celebrates 40 years of artistic excellence

Aurora's Pine Tree Potters Guild celebrates milestone 40th anniversary with juried art show now on at the Aurora Cultural Centre.

Business Improvement Area saddles up for downtown street party

An early kickoff to the 2019 Magna Hoedown will shut down Yonge Street from Wellington to Mosley with a street party spearheaded by Aurora's new Downtown BIA.

New sounds, new album, the Spoons to headline Saturday’s Ribfest

Iconic Canadian band marks 40th anniversary

CP Women’s Open to leave lasting legacy in community

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Aurora’s future sports stars honoured as Athletes of the Year

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Local Liberals to pick candidate Saturday for Aurora’s south riding

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Renowned mixologist Bowen creates signature drink for Intercultural Festival

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Blondin set to take a little piece of your heart at Concerts in the Park

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Junior links champions hosted at Magna Golf Club

Young golfers tee off ahead of this week’s CP Women’s Open

Aurora’s future sports stars honoured as Athletes of the Year

Aurora’s brightest student athletes have been recognized by Sport Aurora and the Town for their prowess on the field, on the...

Aurora’s Nusbaum hits the beach at Peru’s Pan Am games

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Aurora-King Jays back on top in Newmarket Silver Bat

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Aurora’s Nembhard named to Canada basketball roster

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Thomas to bring Stanley Cup home to Aurora

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Canoeing Olympian recognized in ASHoF’s Moments in Sport

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York9 FC preps for historic first meeting with MLS squad

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Aurora Soccer Club kicks off for charity

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Stronach’s Holy Helena dances to Queen’s Plate tier two win

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Arts & Culture

View from the Pines celebrates 40 years of artistic excellence

Aurora's Pine Tree Potters Guild celebrates milestone 40th anniversary with juried art show now on at the Aurora Cultural Centre.

Local dentist focuses new lens on climate change

Ron Goodlin takes passion for photography and uses it as a medium to spark change and highlight perils of climate change.

Renowned mixologist Bowen creates signature drink for Intercultural Festival

You may not be able to catch lightning in a bottle, but you’ll be able to swish Aurora in a glass next month at the inaugural Intercultural Food & Music Festival courtesy of renowned mixologist Jamaal Bowen.

York University partners with Library on Scholars’ Hub

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Meet your 2019 Aurora Teen Idol: Nikita Riou

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