Celebrate the 4th of July in Aurora
FREE entertainment, parking and admission!

Bring your blankets or chairs and be prepared to enjoy mouthwatering food and amazing entertainment in preparation for the spectacular firework show. This year's event is sure to get families together and make the sky shine more than ever! Opt-in to receive event text updates and insider information by texting "Aurora4th" to 888777. Presented by the city of Aurora, American Furniture Warehouse and Arapahoe County.

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Thursday, July 4
6 to 10 p.m.
Fireworks begin at approximately 9:30 p.m.

Chickens? Donkeys? Sheep?

Our resident animals are back at Plains Conservation Center Get ready to step back in time when visiting the prairie sod home village. Enjoy a wagon ride and light snack while touring an 1800's-style sod village, then interact with and feed our farm animals.  Learn how early settlers survived life on the prairie, including how they got their food and endured the many hardships of homesteading.  

Wednesday to Sunday, 3 to 4 p.m.
$10 per person
Children ages 2 and under: free

21901 E. Hampden Ave., Aurora 80013

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10-punch Pass for Outdoor Pools!

Great savings! Purchase your 10-punch pass for the outdoor pools for only $35. The pass is valid through Labor Day (Sept. 2) at all outdoor pools and is transferable. And don't forget, we have free admission at Aqua Vista, Parklane, Pheasant Run and Village Green pools on Fridays throughout the summer!

Pools are also on open adjusted hours on Thursday, July 4.

Share your pool fun and tag us in your photos on either Facebook or Instagram: @AuroraPROS

Input Meeting #2 for New Recreation Center

We heard your feedback on the amenities, programming and features you want most in our new recreation center in Southeast Aurora. We've compiled all votes and now it's time to find out which features rose to the top. Join us for the second community open house to vote on potential floor plans for the center. All are welcome to attend, even if you missed the first meeting.

Thursday, July 18
6 to 8 p.m.

25100 E. Belleview Ave.

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City of Aurora AuroraGov.org/PROS