Council Member Town Meetings
Council members are eager to hear from residents and committed to forums in which those conversations can occur, but the format and structure of town meetings may be affected by the COVID-19 crisis. Please visit AuroraGov.org/Council to check the latest information on meeting dates.
City Council Meeting (Virtual)
Monday, Oct. 5, 7:30 p.m.
View this regular council meeting online at AuroraTV.org and cable channels 8 and 880. You may also listen to the meeting by phone (see AuroraGov.org for details). Streamed live at AuroraTV.org or cable channels 8 and 880 only.
Mayor Mike Live
Friday, Sept. 25, 3 p.m.
Join Mayor Coffman on Facebook Live or AuroraTV.org every Friday (except holidays and other city closures) for a conversation on current topics discussed in our city, including COVID-19. This week on the show will be a representative from Southlands to talk about an upcoming grand opening at the mall, as well as At-Large Council Member Angela Lawson to discuss the Civic Engagement Academy. As always, be part of the conversation with your questions. Live streamed on Facebook and AuroraTV.org.
Park Lights & Movie Nights
Enjoy socially distanced spots with room to stretch out and watch the family-friendly flicks on the big screen. Food trucks on site or bring your own snacks and picnic blankets. Reservations are required, no drop-ins. Tickets are $10 per spot and can be purchased at CityofAurora.PerfectMind.com.
"Little Giants" - Thursday, Sept. 24, gates open at 5:30 p.m., movie at 6:30 p.m. Utah Park, 1800 S. Peoria St.
"Coco" - Thursday, Oct. 1, gates open at 5:30 p.m., movie at 6:30 p.m. Bicentennial Park, 13655 E. Alameda Ave.
Aurora Day of Giving
Saturday, Sept. 26, 10 a.m. until supplies are exhausted
Drive-through pickup of food, baby supplies and pet food will be available for 1,500 families through this Commitment to Care program. To volunteer, call 303.739.7291 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gateway High School, 1300 S. Sable Blvd.
Sept. 18 to Oct. 11
The Aurora Fox Arts Center kicks off Season 36 with a big dose of fun. You’re invited to the witty, wicked and thoroughly twisted world of famed satirical songwriter and math nerd Tom Lehrer who, throughout the ‘50s and ‘60s, delighted millions of fans with his dry and cynical humor.
Aurora Fox Arts Center, 9900 E. Colfax Ave.
The Best Variety Show Evah!
Tuesday, Sept. 29, 7:30 to 9 p.m.
Join The Black Actors Guild and veteran Broadway actor Sheryl McCallum as they host this monthly night of part music, part open mic and part comedy.
The People's Building, 9995 E. Colfax Ave.
Havana Street Corridor Study Virtual Public Meeting
Wednesday, Sept. 30, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
The city is studying the Havana Street corridor with an eye toward improved safety and mobility for all users along busy corridors. The study will create a corridor vision, goals, brand enhancements, land use framework and recommended transportation improvements that recognizes the diverse needs of Aurora's residents, business owners, visitors and traveling public. This meeting will provide information on the study and ask for input from participants.
Strategic Plan Virtual Public Meeting
Thursday, Oct. 1, 6 p.m.
he city is hosting a virtual public meeting to provide an opportunity for feedback on Aurora’s first-ever citywide strategic plan, which will be designed to ensure the community's needs are aligned with the city's policies, procedures and services in the coming years.
Moving Through: Bodies, Music, Images, Experience
Oct. 1 to 3, 7 p.m.
Evolving Doors Dance premieres "Moving Through: Bodies, Music, Images Experience" as an in-person, live performance and also as a live-streamed event.
The People's Building, 9995 E. Colfax Ave.
Daily, 10 a.m. (Wednesdays is American Sign Language)
Aurora Public Library has been offering virtual programming since mid-March. One of the most popular programs is the daily storytime. Other ongoing programs include Reader’s Corner, Mystery Read and Create & DYI. To learn more about all the virtual programming, visit AuroraLibrary.org or the Aurora Public Library Facebook page
Virtual Dance Classes
Daily, time varies
Aurora Dance Arts is providing live online dance classes, with some of their fabulous faculty teaching from home, dance tutorials and dance challenge videos, and various other online resources for dancers and families.
Super Old News (virtual)
Tuesdays, 11 a.m.
Every week, time-travelling news anchor Skip DeCade takes you back in time reporting on Facebook Live Aurora news from the first half of the 20th century. The stories presented are borrowed from the Aurora Democrat newspaper which reported Aurora's news from 1909 to 1955.