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Main floor

Write for Rights: a OBOA event in collaboration with Amnesty International

Amnesty International works to protect the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) individuals by shining a light on rights abuses, calling for policy change and working to protect LGBTI human rights defenders.

Meet your local Amnesty International members (Newmarket/Aurora Chapter) for a drop-in letter-writing session and discover how the act of sending a simple postcard can free a political prisoner.

A OneBookOneAurora partnering event.

October 12th, 7:30pm to 9:00pm
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Join us as we unveil The Culinary Traveller Cookbook featuring mouth - watering dishes from different countries!

Once a month APL and the YRFN host a hands-on cooking class where we create delicious, but easy to prepare recipes from around the world. Participants are asked to bring a recipe from their country of origin for all to help prepare. One recipe from each session will be featured in a cookbook celebrating all of the wonderful dishes created.


November 2nd, 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Visiting Mr. Green | Dramatic reading

Join Theatre Aurora for a reading except from the play Visiting Mr. Green by playwright Jeff Green.  

Synopsis: Mr. Green, an elderly, retired dry cleaner wanders into New York traffic and is almost hit by a car driven by Ross Gardiner, a 29-year-old corporate executive.

The young man is given a community service of helping the recent widower once a week for six months.

What starts as a comedy about two men who do not want to be in the same room together becomes a gripping, moving drama

September 30th, 2:30pm to 3:00pm
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Entrepreneurs in Residence

Join us for a fast-paced evening featuring four entrepreneurs who will share their stories in a short TED X-style talk. It's a chance to mingle, ask questions and meet new visionaries who share your drive to succeed.

In partnership with StartUp York and the Aurora Chamber of Commerce.


April 6th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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