Council Member Town Meetings
Council members are eager to hear from residents and committed to forums in which those conversations can occur. The format and structure of town meetings is virtual during the COVID-19 crisis. Please visit AuroraGov.org/Council to confirm meeting dates and find information on how to join. If you don't know your council ward, go to AuroraGov.org and click on "Property Info."
Ward I (Crystal Murillo) - Thursday, March 25, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Ward II (Nicole Johnston) - Thursday, March 4, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Ward III (Marsha Berzins) - Wednesday, March 10, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Ward IV (Juan Marcano) - Wednesday, March 10, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Ward V (Alison Coombs) - Wednesday, March 3, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Ward VI (Françoise Bergan) - Wednesday, March 24, 6 to 8 p.m.
At Large (Angela Lawson, Allison Hiltz, Curtis Gardner) - Thursday, March 18, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
City Council Study Session (Virtual)
Monday, March 1, 6:30 p.m.
View this council study session online at AuroraTV.org or on cable channels 8 and 880.
City Council Special Study Session (Virtual)
Tuesday, March 2, 6 p.m.
The City Council will ask questions of the independent investigative team that recently reviewed the 2019 death of Elijah McClain. View this council special study session online at AuroraTV.org or on cable channels 8 and 880.
Mayor Mike Live
Friday, Feb. 26, 3 p.m.
City Controller Nancy Wishmeyer will join the mayor to talk about the city's use of CARES Act funding, and Aurora Golf Marketing Specialist K-Lo Rivale will discuss why there's never an off-season for hitting the links in Aurora. Join the conversation with your questions for the mayor or his guests.
Gen Z Interpretation of the Letter from Birmingham Jail
Thursday, Feb. 25, 6 p.m.
Dr. Janiece Mackey, youth from YAASPA (Young Aspiring Americans for Social and Political Activism), and the Aurora branch of the NAACP will present on the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s historic Letter from Birmingham Jail. Hosted by the Aurora Police Department and city of Aurora, and sponsored by ReACT (Responding to Aurora's Critical Topics).
Available on Zoom (passcode 236467) or by calling in to 346.248.7799
Black Employees for a Better Aurora (BEFABA) Annual Black History Month Celebration
Friday, Feb. 26, noon
Join this annual celebration by the Black Employees for a Better Aurora (BEFABA) under the theme "The Black Family – Representation, Identity, and Diversity." To be entered into a drawing, please RSVP to email@example.com.
Available on Zoom starting at 11:45 (passcode 974597) or by calling in to 669.900.9128
"We Are A-Town!" Aurora Arts District Cleanup
Saturday, Feb. 27, 8 to 11 a.m.
Sponsored by The People's Building, this volunteer effort will clean up trash between Chester Street and Florence Street in Original Aurora.
Saturday, Feb. 27, 7:30 p.m.
The original improvised comedy competition is back. Attend the live show or stream it to your home.
The People's Building, 9995 E. Colfax Ave.
Feb. 26 to March 21
Do you remember your high school sweetheart? Are you ready to see them again at your reunion? After two decades of failed relationships, Peter returns to his high school reunion hoping to rekindle his romance with Kari, the girl he abandoned after an unexpected pregnancy. As the night progresses, both Peter and Kari face the consequences of choices made long ago...and the daunting prospect of starting again. Depending on the public health guidelines as opening day approaches, this production could be live or virtual.
Aurora Fox Arts Center, 9990 E. Colfax Ave.
English for Medical Emergencies
Wednesday, March 3, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
The Aurora Office of International and Immigrant Affairs, Aurore Fire Rescue and Si La Bul are offering a four-part webinar series called English 911 for non-English speaking residents who feel as if they are not prepared to communicate in English during an emergency. The session is provided in English, and recordings with translated captions will be provided in following weeks.
Day of Jubilee
Friday, March 5, 4 to 5 p.m.
Celebrate the Aurora Cultural Arts District every month on the first Friday with virtual events hosted by The People's Building. March features a live-captured music set from the Daryl Gott Jazz Quartet and a virtual, 360-degree gallery exhibition from the whimsical graphic artist Joe Murray of Auberon Design.
PPP Forgiveness Q&A with a CPA
Thursday, March 11, 9 to 11 a.m.
Ask questions of a CPA concerning forgiveness of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), Round 1,and ask questions about the current PPP Round 2. Part of the Aurora-South Metro Small Business Development Center's Leading Edge webinar series. No cost.
COVID-19 Testing Sites
Through March 30
Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., free testing for COVID-19 is provided to anyone who wants to be tested, especially those who have symptoms. No appointment is necessary. No doctor referral, no health insurance and no proof of identification are required. Online registration in advance is preferred but is not required.
Aurora Center for Active Adults parking lot, 30 Del Mar Circle, at Del Mar Park
Religious Diversity in Aurora Exhibit
Online through May 2021
The Aurora History Museum is showcasing and celebrating the wide variety of faiths and religious experiences of Aurorans in the new exhibit “Religious Diversity in Aurora.” Explore photos of over 140 houses of worship in the city and learn about other people’s beliefs and traditions.