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Events in September, 2014

32 events found

September 1, 2014

Labor Day

Labor Day in the U.S. is a holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September.  It is a celebration of the American Labor Movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of workers celebrating the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country. We at the City of Aurora value our employees and residents and would like to wish you a restful labor day.

In observance of this, our offices are closed today.  Please check back with us on the next business day.

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Location: Aurora, IL

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September 3, 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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September 4, 2014, 7

Greno Neighborhood Group Meeting

Georgetown Relief Efforts Neighborhood Organization (GRENO) meets quarterly to discuss initiatives involving that particular area.  For more information see the links contained within.

GRENO invites you to join us and help make Georgetown YOUR community! Every year we look for new volunteers to help during our annual events. Any amount of time you can donate to GRENO is greatly appreciated.

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Location: Fire station 8, 3770 McCoy Drive, Aurora

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September 5, 2014

First Fridays

On the first Friday of each month from 6 to 11 pm a variety of venues are open in Downtown Aurora for music, art, food, shopping, dining, theater and more!

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Location: Aurora, IL

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September 5, 2014

Autumn Invitational Exhibit

2014 Autumn Invitational Exhibit starts September 5 and runs through December 6 on the third floor gallery of the Public Art Commission building located at 20 E. Downer Place in Aurora.

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Location: Aurora, IL

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September 5, 2014, 6

Bonnerfest

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION: Alderman Scheketa Hart-Burns and Greater Mt. Olive Church
DATE: September 5, 6, and 7, 2014
TIME: Afternoon
LOCATION: Bonner Avenue, on Aurora’s East Side

Inspirational speakers, live entertainment, youth-oriented games and activities, and food concessions are the highlights of Bonnerfest.

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Location: Aurora, IL

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September 6, 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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September 6, 2014, 15 p.m.

2nd Annual Art Jam

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION: The Light of the Heart: A Community Art Therapy Project
DATE: September 6, 2014
TIME: 1 to 5 p.m.
LOCATION: Main Pavilion at Phillips Park, Aurora

Art Jam is a celebration of the visual arts, art therapy, and music, to be enjoyed by all ages. Bands perform uplifting music throughout the afternoon, while participants create art at stations set up around the Main Pavilion.

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Location: Aurora, IL

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September 6, 2014, 6

Bonnerfest

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION: Alderman Scheketa Hart-Burns and Greater Mt. Olive Church
DATE: September 5, 6, and 7, 2014
TIME: Afternoon
LOCATION: Bonner Avenue, on Aurora’s East Side

Inspirational speakers, live entertainment, youth-oriented games and activities, and food concessions are the highlights of Bonnerfest.

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Location: Aurora, IL

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September 7, 2014, 6

Bonnerfest

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION: Alderman Scheketa Hart-Burns and Greater Mt. Olive Church
DATE: September 5, 6, and 7, 2014
TIME: Afternoon
LOCATION: Bonner Avenue, on Aurora’s East Side

Inspirational speakers, live entertainment, youth-oriented games and activities, and food concessions are the highlights of Bonnerfest.

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Location: Aurora, IL

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September 10, 2014

Premier of CATS

Prepare yourself to be immersed into a world like no other – the world of Jellicle Cats.  It’s the most sacred night of the year for this tribe of felines as they prepare for the Jellicle Ball.  Every member of the tribe tries to prove they’re worthy enough to be “the one” selected to be reborn in the afterlife and live for eternity in the glorious Heavy Side Layer.

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Location: Aurora, IL

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September 10, 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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September 11, 2014, 8:459 a.m.

SEPTEMBER 11 REMEMBRANCE

In remembrance of the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 tragedy, the Aurora Fire Department will host a brief memorial ceremony at 8:45 a.m. tomorrow at the flag pole of the Central Fire Station, 75 N. Broadway.

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Location: Aurora, Illinois

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September 12, 2014, 58 p.m.

Last Chance to See Baseball/Softball Exhibit

A closing reception for the exhibit “Play Ball, Aurora!” will be held on Friday, September 12, 2014 from 5-8pm at the Aurora Historical Society at the Pierce Art and History Center, 20 E. Downer Place, 60505.  The last day to see the exhibit will be September 13 from Noon-4pm.  

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Location: Aurora, Illinois

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September 13, 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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September 13, 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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September 13, 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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September 13, 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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September 13, 2014, 11 a.m.3 p.m.

Ducky Derby

Thousands of ducks will splashdown of the Downer St. Bridge and race to the finish line behind SciTech.  Families are offered free admission to the Museum with duck adoption.  We are giving away some big cash prizes.

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Location: Aurora, Illinois

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September 13, 2014, 1210 p.m.

Fiestas Patrias

Fiestas Patrias Aurora brings the sound, culture and taste of Mexico to downtown Aurora on September 13 & 14th, 2013. The weekend music festival will showcase a variety of international music acts, food vendors, and children’s amusement park. Sunday the 14th will kick off with a parade at 10:30am, which will wind through downtown Aurora at noon.

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Location: Aurora, IL

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September 14, 2014, 10 a.m.1 p.m.

New Beginnings and Community Fair

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION: Our Savior Lutheran Church
DATE: September 14, 2014
TIME: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
LOCATION: Our Savior Lutheran Church, 420 W. Downer Place, Aurora

The New Beginnings and Community Fair will begin with a Contemporary worship service, followed by a festival-style day featuring food, a jumping room for kids, games for all ages, face painting, and music.

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Location: Aurora, IL

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September 14, 2014, 11:30 a.m.

Fiestas Patrias Parade

 

Fiestas Patrias Aurora brings the sound, culture and taste of Mexico to downtown Aurora on September 13th & 14th, 2013. The weekend music festival will showcase a variety of international music acts, food vendors, and children’s amusement park. Sunday the 14th will kick off with a parade at 10:30am, which will wind through downtown Aurora at noon.

 

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September 14, 2014, 129 p.m.

Fiestas Patrias

Fiestas Patrias Aurora brings the sound, culture and taste of Mexico to downtown Aurora on September 13th & 14th, 2013. The weekend music festival will showcase a variety of international music acts, food vendors, and children’s amusement park. Sunday the 14th will kick off with a parade at 10:30am, which will wind through downtown Aurora at noon.

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Location: Aurora, IL

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September 20, 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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September 26, 2014

Comic Arts Exhibit

The Aurora Public Art Commission and the Aurora Historical Society will co-curate an exhibit of comic arts in conjunction with the first Aurora Comic Con.

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Location: Aurora, IL

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September 27, 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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September 27, 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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September 27, 2014, 910:30 a.m.

Steck Elementary PTA Fun Run

The Steck Fun Run is scheduled for 9/27/14. Registration is NOW open at www.SteckFunRun.com. This year's race will be chip timed. We are having a huge vendor party after the race which will include free food, free giveaways and a great raffle with incredible prizes.

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Location: Aurora, IL

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September 27, 2014, 9:30

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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September 27, 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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September 27, 2014, 10 a.m.5 p.m.

Other World Comic Con

Other World Con is Aurora first comic book convention that will showcase the talent of the independent comic comic book artist and writer.

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Location: Aurora, IL

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September 28, 2014, 10 a.m.4 p.m.

Other World Comic Con

Other World Con is Aurora first comic book convention that will showcase the talent of the independent comic comic book artist and writer.

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Location: Aurora, IL

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