Monday, June 11, 2018
This weekend, RiverEdge Park opens a new season with the 22nd Annual Blues on the Fox Festival on Friday, June 15 and Saturday, June 16. With headliners like Elle King and Aaron Neville, the summer starts with some major star power. Visit the area's hottest music venue this summer to see Chris Young, Gladys Knight, George Thorogood, Sonora Santera, One Republic, Ice T and more! Check out the line-up and purchase tickets at .

Photo: Mayor Richard Irvin greets the crowd at RiverEdge Park in 2017
The following calendar events are highlights of the Mayor's Office for the week:

Monday, June 11, 2018
  • 2 p.m. - Meeting with West Aurora School District 129
  • 6 p.m. - Aurora Airport Advisory Board Meeting

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
  • 9 a.m. Executive Team Update Meeting
  • 3 p.m. Economic Development Prospects Meeting

Thursday, June 14, 2018
  • 7 a.m. Aurora Hispanic Heritage Community Breakfast at Gaslite Manor*
  • 9 a .m. Development Division Update Meeting
  • 10:15 a.m. Finance Update Meeting
  • 3 p.m. Meeting with Superintendent
  • 4 p.m. Meeting with Meaningful Summers

Friday, June 15, 2018

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Sunday, June 17, 2018

*Open for public attendance
Blues on the Fox returns with hot lineup
The signature summertime event that helps to honor Aurora’s history takes place June 15 and 16. The 22nd annual Blues on the Fox returns to Aurora. The gates open at RiverEdge Park at 6 p.m. June 15 and at 2 p.m. June 16. READ MORE

Aurora taking time with local preference option for city contracts
Aurora officials are taking their time to establish a local preference option in their bidding procedures for goods and services. READ MORE

Historic building in downtown Aurora back in business
If you have trouble understanding what Bureau Gravity is going to do in their new offices at 56 S. LaSalle St. in downtown Aurora, don’t feel badly. They have a little trouble explaining it themselves. “You can’t really describe it until you demonstrate it,” said Jimi Allen, Bureau Gravity owner. READ MORE

Indivisible Aurora hosts the city's first Pride Parade
It’ll be a sea of rainbows when the inaugural Aurora Pride Parade steps off at 12 p.m. June 17 in downtown Aurora. The City of Lights’ first pride parade was officially approved in March and is hosted by Indivisible Aurora. READ MORE

Mayor receives awards from NAACP and KCBA
On Saturday, June 2, Mayor Irvin received the 2018 Trailblazer for Youth Award from the NAACP DuPage County Branch during the 5th annual Education Breakfast. On Thursday, June 7, the Kane County Bar Association presented him with the 2018 Community Service Award during the 160th KCBA Dinner. See photos from both events at .

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