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Events in July, 2014

36 events found

July 4, 2014

Independence Day

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.  This has been called one of the best  known sentences in the English language providing inspiration to numerous national declarations of independence throughout the world. 

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Location: Aurora, IL

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July 4, 2014, 9:15 a.m.

FOURTH OF JULY PARADE

Aurora’s largest parade of the year!  A patriotic ceremony begins the day at the reviewing stand in front of the Paramount Theatre at 9:15 followed by parade step off at 10:00 am.

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Location: Aurora, Illinois

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July 4, 2014, 11 a.m.2 p.m.

TANNER HOUSE ACTIVITIES ON THE 4TH

Join us after the parade for the Aurora Historical Society's Independence Day Celebration. 

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Location: Aurora, IL

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July 4, 2014, 9:30

FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS CELEBRATION

This year’s July 4th Fireworks Celebration is bigger and better than ever with free family activities, great local food, live music, and a huge fireworks extravaganza. Viewing at McCullough Park and RiverEdge Park. Shuttle buses available from multiple locations.

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Location: 2 Locations, McCullough Park, Route 31 and Illinois Ave. RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway Aurora IL

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July 5, 2014, 8 a.m.12 p.m.

Aurora Farmers Market - Downtown

2014 will mark the 102nd season of Aurora’s Farmers Market! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm preserves, artisan cheeses, old world breads and a very diverse selection of handcrafted products at Illinois’ Oldest Farmers Market.

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Location: 233 N. Broadway, Aurora, IL 60505

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July 5, 2014, 8

Movies in the Park

Free family fun with concessions for sale during the opening and intermission.   Six free family movies on the jumbo screen every other Saturday night at 8pm this summer.

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Phillips Park home

Location: Phillips Park Sled Hill, Ray Moses Drive

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July 9, 2014, 15 p.m.

Aurora Farmers Market - West

2014 will mark the 102nd season of Aurora’s Farmers Market! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm preserves, artisan cheeses, old world breads and a very diverse selection of handcrafted products at Illinois’ Oldest Farmers Market.

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Location: West Aurora Plaza Shopping Center, 1901 W. Galena Blvd. 60506

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July 9, 2014, 15 p.m.

PETS TO VISIT FARMERS MARKET

Animal Control will be available with a few select pets for adoption at a few Farmer's Market events.  Come pet the puppies, snuggle with kitties and talk to us about adopting your forever friend!

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Location: Aurora, IL

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July 10, 2014, 2:306:30 p.m.

Aurora Farmers Market - East

2014 will mark the 102nd season of Aurora’s Farmers Market! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm preserves, artisan cheeses, old world breads and a very diverse selection of handcrafted products at Illinois’ Oldest Farmers Market.

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Location: Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, 701 S. Eola Road, Aurora, IL 60504

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July 12, 2014

Movies in the Park

Free family fun with concessions for sale during the opening and intermission.   Six free family movies on the jumbo screen every other Saturday night at 8pm this summer.

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Location: Phillips Park Sled Hill, Ray Moses Drive

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July 12, 2014, 8 a.m.12 p.m.

Aurora Farmers Market - Downtown

2014 will mark the 102nd season of Aurora’s Farmers Market! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm preserves, artisan cheeses, old world breads and a very diverse selection of handcrafted products at Illinois’ Oldest Farmers Market.

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Location: 233 N. Broadway, Aurora, IL 60505

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July 12, 2014, 9 a.m.1 p.m.

Electronics Recycling Made Easy In Aurora

This year’s collection events will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Customer Service Center located at 3770 McCoy Drive, Aurora.

Eligible electronics that will be collected include monitors, computers (both PCs and Macs), laptops, televisions, printers, fax machines, scanners, computer accessories (mouses, keyboards and modems), video game consoles, telephones, answering machines, cell phones, personal digital assistants (PDAs), MP3 players, cameras, camcorders, servers and networking equipment, DVD players, stereos, and VCRs.  Microwaves are the only kitchen appliances accepted for recycling. 

For more information on City of Aurora collection events, call the Customer Service Center at 630-256-INFO.

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Location: Customer Service Center located at 3770 McCoy Drive, Aurora

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July 12, 2014, 9 a.m.4 p.m.

Low-Cost Animal Wellness Clinics

The popular monthly, low-cost pet wellness clinics return for 2014 after nearly 2,200 animals were treated last year at Animal Control and Care.

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Location: Aurora, IL

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July 12, 2014, 9 a.m.3 p.m.

Louche Puce Market

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION: Louche Puce Market
DATE: June 14, July 12, August 9 and September 13, 2014
TIME: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
LOCATION: Water Street Mall, Downtown Aurora

The Louche Puce Market, held monthly through the summer, is a community flea market in the heart of Aurora’s downtown.

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Location: Aurora, IL

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July 12, 2014, 10 a.m.2 p.m.

ANIMAL CONTROL ADOPTION EVENTS

Please come visit us to find your forever friend at one of our adoption events this summer.  Click more information for hours and locations.

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Location: Various locations

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July 16, 2014, 15 p.m.

Aurora Farmers Market - West

2014 will mark the 102nd season of Aurora’s Farmers Market! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm preserves, artisan cheeses, old world breads and a very diverse selection of handcrafted products at Illinois’ Oldest Farmers Market.

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Location: West Aurora Plaza Shopping Center, 1901 W. Galena Blvd. 60506

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July 16, 2014, 67:30 p.m.

HOMEOWNERSHIP SEMINARS

The City of Aurora has scheduled four additional sessions of its popular Assist Homeownership Program seminars that offers down payment and closing cost assistance of up to 3% of home loan amounts to eligible buyers.

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City of Aurora News

Location: Eola Community Center also at 555 S. Eola

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July 17, 2014, 2:306:30 p.m.

Aurora Farmers Market - East

2014 will mark the 102nd season of Aurora’s Farmers Market! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm preserves, artisan cheeses, old world breads and a very diverse selection of handcrafted products at Illinois’ Oldest Farmers Market.

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Location: Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, 701 S. Eola Road, Aurora, IL 60504

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July 19, 2014, 8 a.m.12 p.m.

Aurora Farmers Market - Downtown

2014 will mark the 102nd season of Aurora’s Farmers Market! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm preserves, artisan cheeses, old world breads and a very diverse selection of handcrafted products at Illinois’ Oldest Farmers Market.

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Location: 233 N. Broadway, Aurora, IL 60505

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July 19, 2014, 8 a.m.12 p.m.

PETS TO VISIT FARMERS MARKET

Animal Control will be available with a few select pets for adoption at a few Farmer's Market events.  Come pet the puppies, snuggle with kitties and talk to us about adopting your forever friend!

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Location: Aurora, IL

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July 19, 2014, 9:30 a.m.

Discover you CAN Demonstration

Come discover the easy and fun art of preserving the bounty of delicious fresh, local fruits and vegetables available from the Aurora’s Farmers Market. On select Saturday mornings, University of Illinois Extension Nutrition & Wellness Educator, Laura Barr, will present two canning and vacuum sealing demonstrations. Laura will showcase how you too, “can” easily turn those luscious berries into jam, vine ripened heirloom tomatoes into a zesty salsa, preserve farm fresh herbs and much more.

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

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July 19, 2014, 8

Movies in the Park

Free family fun with concessions for sale during the opening and intermission.   Six free family movies on the jumbo screen every other Saturday night at 8pm this summer.

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Location: Phillips Park Sled Hill, Ray Moses Drive

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July 21, 2014, 7

Mission Aurora 2014

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION: 1st Presbyterian Church of Aurora
DATE, TIME, LOCATION: July 21, 7 p.m., Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora; July 23, 7 p.m., 1st Presbyterian Church, 325 E. Downer Place, Aurora; July 26, 5 p.m., Blackberry Farm, 100 Barnes Road, Aurora

The free Mission Aurora 2014 activities are planned to build relationships and bring people together in the Aurora community. There will be a free Movie Night at the Paramount Theatre, a comedian for all ages to enjoy at 1st Presbyterian, and a picnic and fellowship at Blackberry Farm.

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Location: Aurora, IL

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July 23, 2014, 15 p.m.

Aurora Farmers Market - West

2014 will mark the 102nd season of Aurora’s Farmers Market! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm preserves, artisan cheeses, old world breads and a very diverse selection of handcrafted products at Illinois’ Oldest Farmers Market.

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Location: West Aurora Plaza Shopping Center, 1901 W. Galena Blvd. 60506

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July 23, 2014, 15 p.m.

PETS TO VISIT FARMERS MARKET

Animal Control will be available with a few select pets for adoption at a few Farmer's Market events.  Come pet the puppies, snuggle with kitties and talk to us about adopting your forever friend!

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Location: Aurora, IL

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July 23, 2014, 7

Mission Aurora 2014

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION: 1st Presbyterian Church of Aurora
DATE, TIME, LOCATION: July 21, 7 p.m., Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora; July 23, 7 p.m., 1st Presbyterian Church, 325 E. Downer Place, Aurora; July 26, 5 p.m., Blackberry Farm, 100 Barnes Road, Aurora

The free Mission Aurora 2014 activities are planned to build relationships and bring people together in the Aurora community. There will be a free Movie Night at the Paramount Theatre, a comedian for all ages to enjoy at 1st Presbyterian, and a picnic and fellowship at Blackberry Farm.

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Location: Aurora, IL

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July 24, 2014, 2:306:30 p.m.

Aurora Farmers Market - East

2014 will mark the 102nd season of Aurora’s Farmers Market! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm preserves, artisan cheeses, old world breads and a very diverse selection of handcrafted products at Illinois’ Oldest Farmers Market.

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Location: Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, 701 S. Eola Road, Aurora, IL 60504

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July 26, 2014

ANIMAL CONTROL ADOPTION EVENTS

Please come visit us to find your forever friend at one of our adoption events this summer.  Click more information for hours and locations.

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Location: Various locations

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July 26, 2014, 8 a.m.12 p.m.

Aurora Farmers Market - Downtown

2014 will mark the 102nd season of Aurora’s Farmers Market! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm preserves, artisan cheeses, old world breads and a very diverse selection of handcrafted products at Illinois’ Oldest Farmers Market.

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Location: 233 N. Broadway, Aurora, IL 60505

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July 26, 2014, 9 a.m.1 p.m.

Electronics Recycling Made Easy In Aurora

This year’s collection events will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Central Garage, 720 N Broadway Ave, Aurora.

Eligible electronics that will be collected include monitors, computers (both PCs and Macs), laptops, televisions, printers, fax machines, scanners, computer accessories (mouses, keyboards and modems), video game consoles, telephones, answering machines, cell phones, personal digital assistants (PDAs), MP3 players, cameras, camcorders, servers and networking equipment, DVD players, stereos, and VCRs.  Microwaves are the only kitchen appliances accepted for recycling. 

For more information on City of Aurora collection events, call the Customer Service Center at 630-256-INFO.

 

 

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Location: Central Garage, 720 N Broadway Ave, Aurora

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July 26, 2014, 11 a.m.10 p.m.

Aurora Puerto Rican Heritage Festival

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION: Aurora Puerto Rican Cultural Council
DATE: July 26 and 27, 2014
TIME: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
LOCATION: RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway, Aurora

The annual Aurora Puerto Rican Heritage Festival features food, vendors, exhibits, live music, a dance competition, talent show and parade downtown.

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Location: Aurora, IL

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July 26, 2014, 5

Mission Aurora 2014

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION: 1st Presbyterian Church of Aurora
DATE, TIME, LOCATION: July 21, 7 p.m., Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora; July 23, 7 p.m., 1st Presbyterian Church, 325 E. Downer Place, Aurora; July 26, 5 p.m., Blackberry Farm, 100 Barnes Road, Aurora

The free Mission Aurora 2014 activities are planned to build relationships and bring people together in the Aurora community. There will be a free Movie Night at the Paramount Theatre, a comedian for all ages to enjoy at 1st Presbyterian, and a picnic and fellowship at Blackberry Farm.

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Location: Aurora, IL

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July 27, 2014

Aurora Puerto Rican Heritage Festival

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION: Aurora Puerto Rican Cultural Council
DATE: July 26 and 27, 2014
TIME: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
LOCATION: RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway, Aurora

The annual Aurora Puerto Rican Heritage Festival features food, vendors, exhibits, live music, a dance competition, talent show and parade downtown.

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Location: Aurora, IL

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July 27, 2014, 121 p.m.

Aurora Puerto Rican Heritage Parade

The Aurora Puerto Rican Heritage Parade is the central focus of the festival, providing the Puerto Rican Community the opportunity and friends to celebrate this rich culture with the community at large.

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Location: Aurora, IL

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July 30, 2014, 15 p.m.

Aurora Farmers Market - West

2014 will mark the 102nd season of Aurora’s Farmers Market! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm preserves, artisan cheeses, old world breads and a very diverse selection of handcrafted products at Illinois’ Oldest Farmers Market.

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Location: West Aurora Plaza Shopping Center, 1901 W. Galena Blvd. 60506

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July 31, 2014, 2:306:30 p.m.

Aurora Farmers Market - East

2014 will mark the 102nd season of Aurora’s Farmers Market! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm preserves, artisan cheeses, old world breads and a very diverse selection of handcrafted products at Illinois’ Oldest Farmers Market.

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Location: Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, 701 S. Eola Road, Aurora, IL 60504

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