September 29, 2022

New downtown mural is a celebration of diversity and inclusion

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Ukrainian dancers to take centre-stage at multicultural festival

Ukrainian dancers will be among the performers to take centre stage at Town Park this weekend as it hosts the Town’s annual Multicultural Festival. The ...

Hillary House Ball returns with Black & White theme

The Hillary House Ball, the biggest annual fundraiser for the Aurora Historical Society, is back this year – and will once again pay tribute to ...

Tigers fall to Wellington and Collingwood

After winning both games against the Markham Royals in the first week of the season, the Tigers had quite the opposite story line this time ...

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Aurora Votes 2022: All-candidates meetings begin this weekend at Aurora Public Library

The race is on to be Aurora’s next Mayor and Council and, if you haven’t had a knock on your door from a Mayoral or ...

Athletes slide into new home on former Hallmark lands

Local baseball and softball players will have more opportunities to play close to home following the opening of a new sports hub on the former ...

Aurora Votes 2022: Gaertner focused on “protecting residents and businesses” in Ward 3

As Aurora’s longest-serving Council member, Wendy Gaertner is not afraid to sometimes find herself in the minority when it comes to a municipal decision. But, ...

Aurora Votes 2022: Affordable housing a top priority for Ward 3 candidate MacDonald

As a life-long resident of Aurora, Harold McDonald has seen the community grow and develop, but not as a community where his three children can ...

Bivalent boosters available to all Ontarians 18+ this Monday

New bivalent COVID-19 boosters, with specific protections for the Omicron variant, will be available to all Ontarians 18+ this Monday, September 26. The Province announced ...

Parks & Recreation Master Plan will guide facility development

As local sports groups get a feel of the two new ball diamonds on the Hallmark Lands near Industrial Parkway South, the Town is revising ...

New downtown mural is a celebration of diversity and inclusion

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Ukrainian dancers to take centre-stage at multicultural festival

Ukrainian dancers will be among the performers to take centre stage at Town Park this weekend as it hosts the Town’s annual Multicultural Festival. The ...

Hillary House Ball returns with Black & White theme

The Hillary House Ball, the biggest annual fundraiser for the Aurora Historical Society, is back this year – and will once again pay tribute to ...

Queen and Stronach shared equestrian passion

25 years ago this past June, Frank Stronach’s horse, Awesome Again, won the Queen’s Plate. It wasn’t the first time Stronach had been in Woodbine ...

Sports

Former resident named first director of mental health at Florida Atlantic University

Former Aurora resident Tess Palmateer, Ph.D., CMPC, was announced the first Director of Athlete Mental Health and Performance at Florida Atlantic University on August 15. ...

Aurora’s Basalic represented  Karate Ontario for third year in a row, hopes to keep that going

He has a very famous name, with a different spelling, but this Aurora native isn’t a boxer by trade. He’s a very talented fighter in ...

Parks & Recreation Master Plan will guide facility development

As local sports groups get a feel of the two new ball diamonds on the Hallmark Lands near Industrial Parkway South, the Town is revising ...

Tigers fall to Wellington and Collingwood

After winning both games against the Markham Royals in the first week of the season, the Tigers had quite the opposite story line this time ...

York United catching steam, take down FC Edmonton 3-1

Molham Babouli’s brace and Osaze De Rosario’s early second half goal proved to be the difference as York United blew FC Edmonton away with a ...

Tigers defeat Royals 7-6 in double OT to win thrilling home opener

Saturday night’s Tigers home opener at the Aurora Community Centre had everything a hockey fan adores: goals, fights and a victory for the home team. ...

All Kids Can Play receiving more requests for funding

Parents in the community who are eligible to receive funding are encouraged to apply to enroll their children in sport this upcoming fall, says Ron ...

Are you ready for the Tigers Aurora? Season opens this weekend

It might be hard to believe, but junior hockey is back in town. The Ontario Junior Hockey League, kicks off the 2022/2023 season this week ...

Aurora Barbarians win Junior Cup

The Aurora Barbarians U18 girls won the Junior Cup over the weekend, with a 10-7 victory over the Oshawa Vikings. The Barbs entered this tournament ...

Imagine Ride founder begins quest for second 2,200-kilometre ride

Aurora resident Meghan Seybold, founder of Imagine Ride, began her quest this past Sunday to complete a second 2,200-kilometre ride in support of youth mental ...

Arts & Culture

Theatre Aurora tackles potent subjects in new season on the “Mighty Heroine”

When Theatre Aurora chose to include the dramatic adaptation of The Diary of Anne Frank as a cornerstone of their new season based around the ...

Conference offers pathway for inclusion at Aurora Cultural Centre

Facilitators for the Aurora Cultural Centre are aiming to make sure the entire community feels like it has a place at the table following a ...

Great APL Cookbook serves up tasty treats with a dash of literary love

“If you could invite three people to dinner, living and dead, who would it be?” We’ve often been asked this philosophical question, with the answers ...

Portraits of Giving honours community builders, looks to the future

For 13 years, Portraits of Giving has honoured through art the persons – adults, seniors and youth – who have given of themselves to make ...

Concerts in the Park opens 25th season July 6

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Olivia Varma is Aurora’s 2022 Teen Idol

Win capped inaugural Aurora Performing Arts Festival at Town Park.

York Region resident shines in AMI’s “Breaking Character”

A King native is using his talents to spread awareness. And he doesn’t mind if you laugh at him. AMI’s Breaking Character explores disability representation ...

Theatre Aurora’s “Lonely Planet” helps actors grapple with challenging times – on stage and off

Over the course of COVID-19, York Region teacher Chris Cluff saw his world close around him. Remote learning paused face-to-face interaction with his students, COVID ...

TA’s Lonely Planet: A Review

After a pandemic-induced winter shutdown, live productions are back at Theatre Aurora starting with “Lonely Planet”. The play by Steven Dietz tells the story of ...

Aurora Film Circuit lifts the curtain on new in-person season

Local film-lovers rejoice as the Aurora Film Circuit returns to in-person screenings next month. The Aurora Film Circuit (AFC), is a non-profit organization which brings ...

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