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Events in June, 2016

32 events found

June 2, 2016, 910:30 a.m.

Veterans Business Forum

Hosted by Invest Aurora and the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs, this Veterans Business Forum assists veteran business owners with certification, available loan options and free classes to help veteran business owners expand their businesses. 

 

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Location: Prisco Community Center, 150 W. Illinois Ave.

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June 3, 2016

Two Brothers Summer Festival

The Best Beer. The Best Bands. The Best Cause. Cold War Kids, Lord Huron, The Lone Bellow and PHOX headline the beer and music festival which also includes the official release for Two Brothers Hop Centric line of craft beers. All proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish and local charities. Tickets at www.riveredgeaurora.com.

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Location: RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway, Aurora, IL

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June 3, 2016, 10

Block Grant Workshop

The City of Aurora is hosting an informational workshop regarding the 2017 Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) funding cycle.

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Location: Aurora, IL

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June 3, 2016, 5 p.m.12 a.m.

First Fridays

Dozens of downtown Aurora shops transform into galleries, live music venues and more, plus food trucks and street entertainment. For a map and listing of venues, visit www.auroradowntown.org

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Location: Downtown Aurora

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June 4, 2016

Two Brothers Summer Festival

The Best Beer. The Best Bands. The Best Cause. Cold War Kids, Lord Huron, The Lone Bellow and PHOX headline the beer and music festival which also includes the official release for Two Brothers Hop Centric line of craft beers. All proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish and local charities. Tickets at www.riveredgeaurora.com.

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Location: RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway, Aurora, IL

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June 4, 2016

Summer Reading Kick-off

Get excited for some good summer reading at the kick-off for the annual summer reading program, featuring rewards and prizes for children and adults. Learn more at www.aurorapubliclibrary.org.

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Location: Santori Public Library, 101 S. River Street, Aurora, IL

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June 4, 2016, 6 p.m.

Movies in the Park: Inside Out

After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions - Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness - conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house and school. PG. Free. 

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Location: Phillips Park Sled Hill, 1000 Ray Moses Drive, Aurora, IL

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June 6, 2016, 7 p.m.

Classic Movie Mondays: An American Tail

While immigrating to the United States, a young Russian mouse gets separated from his family and must find them while trying to survive in a new country. G. $1.

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Location: Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd, Aurora, IL

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June 11, 2016, 8 a.m.12 p.m.

Aurora’s Farmers Market – Downtown

The most local of local produce, the most wholesome meats and cheeses, the freshest breads and baked goods, plus tasty snacks, live music, kids’ activities, products you can find nowhere else, and a festival atmosphere are all at Illinois’ oldest farmers market. 

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Location: Aurora Transportation Center, 233 N. Broadway, Aurora, IL

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June 11, 2016, 10 a.m.4 p.m.

Aurora Greenfest

Live demonstrations, an electric car and bike show, a kids’ EcoVillage, a recycling extravaganza, hundreds of vendors and limitless ideas for living green. More at www.auroragreenfest.com.

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Location: Prisco Center, 150 W. Illinois Avenue, Aurora, IL

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June 12, 2016, 5 a.m.4 p.m.

Tour de Cure

Cycling routes for all abilities and ages, benefitting the American Diabetes Association. Register at tour.diabetes.org

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Location: RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway, Aurora, IL

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June 13, 2016, 7

Classic Movie Mondays: Dirty Dancing

Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances "Baby" Houseman falls in love with the camp's dance instructor, Johnny Castle. Starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey. PG-13. $1

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Location: Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd, Aurora, IL

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June 14, 2016, 6

City Council

Aurora City Council meets at 6 p.m. in the City Council Chambers on the second floor of City Hall, 44 E. Downer Place. Those wishing to address the Council should contact the City Clerk’s office at 630-256-3070 prior to the meeting. 

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Location: Council Chambers, second floor, City Hall, 44 E. Downer Place

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June 15, 2016, 6

Wednesdays in the Plaza: Scott Tipping

Master guitarist Scott Tipping has played with Los Lobos, Backyard Tire Fire and Cornmeal, not to mention the Paramount’s own rock band in its Broadway series shows. See him live at the Plaza. Free. 

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Location: Millennium Plaza, 11 S. Stolp Avenue, Aurora, IL

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June 16, 2016, 47 p.m.

Public Open House - Downtown Aurora Master Plan

On Thursday, June 16, 2016, the City of Aurora, in partnership with the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP), will host a public open house for its downtown master plan at Waubonsee Community College from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Click the image below for further details.

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Location: Waubonsee Community College, Multi-Purpose Room (1st Floor), 18 S. River Street, Aurora, IL 60506

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June 16, 2016, 47 p.m.

CASA ABIERTA - PLAN MAESTRO PARA EL CENTRO DE AURORA

El jueves, 16 de junio del 2016, la Ciudad de Aurora, en colaboración con la Agencia Metropolitana de Chicago para la Planeación (CMAP), tendrá una casa abierta sobre el plan maestro para el centro de Aurora en el Waubonsee Community College de 4:00 a 7:00 p.m. Haga clic en la imagen de abajo para más detalles.

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Location: Waubonsee Community College, Salon de multi-uso (1er piso), 18 S. River Street, Aurora, IL 60506

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June 16, 2016, 47 p.m.

Public Open House for Downtown Aurora Master Plan

The City of Aurora, in partnership with the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP), will host a public open house for its downtown master plan on Thursday, June 16, 2016.

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Location: Waubonsee Community College, 18 S. River Street

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June 17, 2016, 2

Blues on the Fox

Leland and Marcia Ball headline Friday night. Saturday features Leland, Larry McCray, Los Lobos and the Tedeschi Trucks Band for the 20th annual celebration of Aurora’s blues history. Tickets at www.riveredgeaurora.com.

Doors open 6:30 p.m. and 2 p.m.

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Location: RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway, Aurora, IL

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June 18, 2016, 8 a.m.12 p.m.

Aurora Farmers Market - Downtown

The most local of local produce, the most wholesome meats and cheeses, the freshest breads and baked goods, plus tasty snacks, live music, kids’ activities, products you can find nowhere else, and a festival atmosphere are all at Illinois’ oldest farmers market. 

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Location: Aurora Transportation Center, 233 N. Broadway, Aurora, IL

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June 18, 2016, 2

Blues on the Fox

Leland and Marcia Ball headline Friday night. Saturday features Leland, Larry McCray, Los Lobos and the Tedeschi Trucks Band for the 20th annual celebration of Aurora’s blues history. Tickets at www.riveredgeaurora.com.

Doors open 6:30 p.m. and 2 p.m.

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Location: RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway, Aurora, IL

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June 18, 2016, 37 p.m.

Juneteenth

Join AAMOU for this celebration of emancipation in the United States with food and activities for the whole family. 

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Location: Martin Luther King, Jr. Park, Farnsworth Avenue and Grand Boulevard, Aurora, IL

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June 18, 2016, 6

Movies in the Park: Cinderella (2015)

When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her scheming step-sisters. Never one to give up hope, Ella’s fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger. PG. Free.

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Location: Phillips Park Sled Hill, 1000 Ray Moses Drive, Aurora, IL

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June 20, 2016, 7

Classic Movie Monday: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

A skirmish in Shanghai has archaeologist Indiana Jones crossing paths with an Indian village desperate to reclaim a rock stolen by a secret cult beneath the catacombs of an ancient palace. Starring Harrison Ford. PG. $1.

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Location: Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd, Aurora, IL

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June 22, 2016, 6

Wednesday in the Plaza: Greg Boerner

Lauded singer-songwriter/guitarist Greg Boerner brings his original blues, ballads and folk to Millennium Plaza. Free.

 

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Location: Millennium Plaza, 11 S. Stolp Avenue, Aurora, IL

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June 24, 2016, 5:30

Kool & the Gang

With two Grammys, 31 gold and platinum records and 70 million albums sold, Kool & the Gang is bringing their funky jams to Aurora, including “Celebration,” “Jungle Boogie,” and “Get Down On It.” Tickets at www.riveredgeaurora.com.

Gates open 5:30 p.m. 

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Location: RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway, Aurora, IL

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June 25, 2016, 8 a.m.12 p.m.

Aurora’s Farmers Market - Downtown

The most local of local produce, the most wholesome meats and cheeses, the freshest breads and baked goods, plus tasty snacks, live music, kids’ activities, products you can find nowhere else, and a festival atmosphere are all at Illinois’ oldest farmers market. 

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Location: Aurora Transportation Center, 233 N. Broadway, Aurora, IL

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June 25, 2016, 11 a.m.2 p.m.

Super Sci-Tech Saturdays

Sweet candy science! Free children’s admission for up to four kids with each paying adult. Creation stations blending art and science are an additional $4 per child. 

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Location: Sci-Tech Hands-on Museum, 18 W. Benton Street, Aurora, IL

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June 25, 2016, 6:30

Willie Nelson and Family

Outlaw country at its finest, Willie Nelson is joined by special guest Kris Kristofferson. Tickets at www.riveredgeaurora.com

Gates open 6:30 p.m. 

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Location: RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway, Aurora, IL

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June 26, 2016, 7:30 a.m.

A.I.D. Color Burst 5K Fun Run & Roll

Runners, walkers and wheelchair riders will be blasted with colors in this fun-filled family event benefitting the 5,200 clients of the Association for Individual Development. Register at www.the-association.org

7: 30 a.m. Registration

9 a.m. Start 

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Location: Presence Mercy Campus, 1325 N. Highland Avenue, Aurora, IL

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June 27, 2016, 7

Classic Movie Mondays: The Hunger Games

Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister’s place in the Hunger Games, a televised competition in which two teenagers from each of the twelve districts of Panem are chosen at random to fight to the death. Starring Jennifer Lawrence. PG-13. $1

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Location: Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd, Aurora, IL

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June 28, 2016, 6

City Council

Aurora City Council meets at 6 p.m. in the City Council Chambers on the second floor of City Hall, 44 E. Downer Place. Those wishing to address the Council should contact the City Clerk’s office at 630-256-3070 prior to the meeting. 

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Location: Council Chambers, second floor, City Hall, 44 E. Downer Place

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June 29, 2016, 6

Wednesday in the Plaza: Crystal Gravy

DeKalb-based Dave Green (vocals, guitar) and Nikki Rice (vocals, piano, guitar, glockenspiel) promise sincerity and hilarity in indie pop. Free.

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Location: Millennium Plaza, 11 S. Stolp Avenue, Aurora, IL

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