October 21, 2021

One Book One Aurora culminates with author talk Saturday

For the past nine months, Drew Hayden Taylor’s acclaimed novel Chasing Painted Horses, has weaved its magic across the community as the 2021 selection for the Aurora Public Library’s One Book One Aurora campaign. Inspired by the Ojibwe author’s novel, ...

Downtown condo development should incorporate retail: Councillors

Aurora’s vision for its downtown core aims to not only draw people in but give them plenty of reasons to stay – including places to ...

Vaccine verification app ready to roll ahead of Friday

As we get accustomed to showing our proof of vaccination in many settings across Ontario, the Province’s Verify Ontario app is now available for download. ...

Ready to Walk the Hall: Remembering Canadian Open winner Brendan Macken

As we continue to count the days and look forward to the Aurora Sport Hall of Fame Induction Celebration dinner on November 18, The Auroran ...

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Legion-hosted concert will benefit residential school survivor fund, raise awareness

The sounds of the Tragically Hip will echo through the Aurora branch of the Royal Canadian Legion this Saturday for Rockin’ for ReconciliACTION, a concert ...

Haunted Greenhouse open to ghouls and goblins Saturday

A spooky stroll through Aurora’s Haunted Forest might have to wait for another year, but the Town is scaring up a creepy cavalcade this Halloween ...

Haunted house is Downtown Aurora’s newest attraction

Royal Rose Art Gallery & Gifts is getting off to a spooky start in Aurora’s downtown core, welcoming one and all to a haunted house ...

Kitchen Witches is welcome homecoming for local theatre, local actor

Denise Kennedy still remembers sitting expectantly in her seat in a Los Angeles auditorium to see Sandy Duncan take flight in Peter Pan. It left ...

COVID comedy netting awards for local filmmaker, company

Many of us long for the day when we can put our social bubbles firmly behind us, but a comedic look at some of our ...

Emerald Ash Borers on retreat following tree treatments: Town

After nearly 20 years of chomping through ash trees throughout Ontario, the Emerald Ash Borer has shown signs of retreat within Aurora. This is the ...

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion plan focused on reflecting Aurora community

Aurora’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Master Plan, one which focuses on the workplace at Town Hall, is up for consideration this week and, if approved, ...

State-of-the-art animal hospital progressing in King

King is poised to be home to the country’s most advanced animal clinic. Dog Tales is putting the finishing touches on the veterinary facility that ...

One Book One Aurora culminates with author talk Saturday

For the past nine months, Drew Hayden Taylor’s acclaimed novel Chasing Painted Horses, has weaved its magic across the community as the 2021 selection for ...

Downtown condo development should incorporate retail: Councillors

Aurora’s vision for its downtown core aims to not only draw people in but give them plenty of reasons to stay – including places to ...

Sports

Tough weekend for the Aurora Tigers

You win some and you lose some, as they say, and after a great start to the season the Tigers had a tough go last ...

York United out of a playoff spot with four games left

With just four games remaining in the Canadian Premier League season, York United find themselves on the outside looking in. Following a 2-1 defeat to ...

Sport Aurora receiving Provincial support

Sport Aurora – the local entity representing many sports organizations – has received a Community Building Fund Operating Stream grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation. ...

Ready to Walk the Hall: Remembering Canadian Open winner Brendan Macken

As we continue to count the days and look forward to the Aurora Sport Hall of Fame Induction Celebration dinner on November 18, The Auroran ...

York United hanging on to playoff spot

Following a 1-1 draw against Atletico Ottawa ahead of Thanksgiving weekend, the Nine Stripes are currently hanging on to the fourth and final playoff spot ...

Tigers sit atop of North Division after first two weeks

The new-look Aurora Tigers aren’t just a bunch of new names written on the official roster sheet. They are entirely a new team. They’re fast. ...

Aurora Tigers off to a 1-1 start

Following the presentation of the new-look Aurora Tigers at Serpa Automotive Boutique last Thursday with Mayor Tom Mrakas, the Tigers split their back-to-back tilt with ...

York United extend unbeaten streak

The Nine Stripes extended their unbeaten streak to five games last week after dismantling Atletico Ottawa and tying the HFX Wanderers. Ahead of the tie ...

Sport Aurora recognizing sponsors through upcoming marketplace

Aurora’s umbrella organization for local sports clubs has continued to make a difference for children and volunteers in the community over the years, and they’re ...

Aurora Tigers home opener free of charge October 1

The Aurora Tigers have provided fans an incentive that is totally irresistible: the home opener on Friday, October 1 against the Stouffville Spirit is completely ...

Arts & Culture

Aurorapalooza a success for resident, CMHA

Rain gave way to a bright evening in Aurora for the Canadian Mental Health Association on August 7, as local resident Joel Gouveia took over ...

The Kitchen Witches aimed to be season opener for Theatre Aurora

Their Henderson Drive doors have been largely closed to the public for more than a year-and-a-half due to the global pandemic, but Theatre Aurora has ...

Ace Galaksi brings Aurora artists, performers to Toronto Fringe

Ace Galaksi has precious little time to locate the Giant Book of Destiny before destiny itself is rewritten. Will he do it? Well, to discover ...

Ensemble Made in Canada’s latest nets another Juno win for Aurora’s Norbert Kraft

Canada is a cultural mosaic, something that has been immortalized in visual art, poetry and on our screens. But it has also been immortalized in ...

Culture: Popping up at a corner near you

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Curator out at Aurora Museum & Archives

The Aurora Museum & Archives is now without a curator. The Town of Aurora confirmed long-time curator Shawna White was no longer in the position. ...

Reaching out for Diversity and Inclusion

Aurora-raised musician, educator will help Cultural Centre address inclusivity in outreach role.

Acclaimed author Farzana Doctor to tackle tough issues in virtual Library talk

Sharifa finds herself straddling two worlds. On a trip to India with her husband to reconnect with her heritage, she’s drawn into the politics of ...

Theatre Aurora plans play reading for One Book One Aurora campaign

Over the last few weeks, Aurora readers have had the opportunity to all read from the same page as part of the One Book One ...

What’s in a name? New branding on “Library Square” is imminent

Library Square has been a name on the lips of Aurorans for the better part of 40 years as the Town debated the future of ...

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