Events

Newcomer Women's Meetup

Enjoy a bi-weekly Tuesday morning out, where newcomers to Canada or Aurora can meet new people, share ideas and learn more about our community.

Each meet-up includes a special focus or speaker, so there is always something new to learn or fun to be had.

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

February 19th, 10:00am to 11:30am
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ESL Conversation Group

ESL Conversation Group. ESL students are welcome to join this FREE continuing adult English conversation program offered by a facilitator from York Catholic District School Board. By practicing everyday conversations, you will learn new vocabulary and improve pronunciation and speaking skills. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Register in two steps: 1) Sign up for the program at the Adult Information Desk, 905-727-9494 x275  2) Take the free language assessment test: ysla@tcet.com, 1-855-330-8655 or call the ESL assistance line at 416-221-5051 x13630

February 19th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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ESL Conversation Group

ESL Conversation Group. ESL students are welcome to join this FREE continuing adult English conversation program offered by a facilitator from York Catholic District School Board. By practicing everyday conversations, you will learn new vocabulary and improve pronunciation and speaking skills. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Register in two steps: 1) Sign up for the program at the Adult Information Desk, 905-727-9494 x275  2) Take the free language assessment test: ysla@tcet.com, 1-855-330-8655 or call the ESL assistance line at 416-221-5051 x13630

February 21st, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Music Workshops

Join us for a music workshop being led by The Arts Music Store. One workshop will be on song writing/melody; the other will focus on instrumental 12-bar blues.

For more information and to register contact The Arts Music Store: 905-898-7164.

In partnership with The Arts Music Store & The Aurora Winter Blues Festival.

February 23rd, 10:00am to 11:30pm
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ESL Conversation Group

ESL Conversation Group. ESL students are welcome to join this FREE continuing adult English conversation program offered by a facilitator from York Catholic District School Board. By practicing everyday conversations, you will learn new vocabulary and improve pronunciation and speaking skills. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Register in two steps: 1) Sign up for the program at the Adult Information Desk, 905-727-9494 x275  2) Take the free language assessment test: ysla@tcet.com, 1-855-330-8655 or call the ESL assistance line at 416-221-5051 x13630

February 26th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Tuesday Philosophy Club

Tuesday Philosophy Club.  Are you interested in philosophy?  Drop by Aurora Public Library on the 4th Tuesday of every month, beginning September 2018. In these presentations, expect a friendly and engaging atmosphere.  No prior knowledge is required, only an active and open mind! Explore a new philosophy topic each month.  New members always welcome. Tuesday: February 26

February 26th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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TRIVIA NIGHT

TRIVIA NIGHTS

Grab some friends or drop-in and make new ones.

It's all happening at  APL's trivia nights!  

Prizes for the winning team.

Wednesday February 27

7:00 - 8:30 pm | Magna Room

Pre-register online or at the Adult Information Desk, 

905-727-9494 x275

February 27th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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The Business Plan: A Hands-On Series

Do you have a business idea or are you an existing business trying to redefine your plan?

The Business Plan: A Hands-On Series offers free learning sessions to help you fill in the gaps.

 

February 28th, 9:30am to 12:00pm
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ESL Conversation Group

ESL Conversation Group. ESL students are welcome to join this FREE continuing adult English conversation program offered by a facilitator from York Catholic District School Board. By practicing everyday conversations, you will learn new vocabulary and improve pronunciation and speaking skills. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Register in two steps: 1) Sign up for the program at the Adult Information Desk, 905-727-9494 x275  2) Take the free language assessment test: ysla@tcet.com, 1-855-330-8655 or call the ESL assistance line at 416-221-5051 x13630

February 28th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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APL Camera Club

Aurora Public Library Camera Club, meets the last Thursday of each month, October to May.  Swap tips with other photographers and videographers; topics will include choosing the right camera, lighting, publishing your photos online. New members welcome.  Thursday February 28

February 28th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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APL Writers' Group

The APL Writers' Group is a small working collective that meets for the purpose of supporting and critiquing each other's work.

The group is currently at capacity. For information, please contact Reccia at: rmandelcorn@aurorapl.ca

February 28th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Newcomer Women's Meetup

Enjoy a bi-weekly Tuesday morning out, where newcomers to Canada or Aurora can meet new people, share ideas and learn more about our community.

Each meet-up includes a special focus or speaker, so there is always something new to learn or fun to be had.

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

March 5th, 10:00am to 11:30am
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ESL Conversation Group

ESL Conversation Group. ESL students are welcome to join this FREE continuing adult English conversation program offered by a facilitator from York Catholic District School Board. By practicing everyday conversations, you will learn new vocabulary and improve pronunciation and speaking skills. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Register in two steps: 1) Sign up for the program at the Adult Information Desk, 905-727-9494 x275  2) Take the free language assessment test: ysla@tcet.com, 1-855-330-8655 or call the ESL assistance line at 416-221-5051 x13630

March 5th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Tech & Culture

Tech & Culture; a club for the tech enthusiast and thinker.  Are you passionate about technology? Join us to explore new technologies (with hands-on demonstrations) as well as to discuss the cultural, moral and existential impact of these technological changes on our day to day life. First Tuesday of the month, October-May.
 
March 5th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Money Talk$

Money Talks.  A free, informal discussion group to exchange ideas and unbiased financial information.   7:00-8:30 p.m. first Wednesday of the month, September to June.   Moderator Roger Strong is not affiliated with any financial institution.  Wednesday, March 6: Investment Plans / Investment Environment: Sharing our collective experience

March 6th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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The Great Pianists: Stories, Music and More

Join classical pianist, educator and presenter Penny Johnson for this ninety minute program consisting of a mix of both spoken word and excerpts from select recordings of pianists from the Golden Age of pianism (approx. 1875-1910).  Stories featured are both humorous and poignant and commentary has been designed to gently guide listeners along a journey through the first generation of pianists for whom we have recordings. Pre-register.

March 6th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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The Culinary Traveller

Join us once a month for this free, hands-on cooking class where we will create delicious, but easy to prepare recipes from around the world. Participants are asked to bring a recipe from their country of origin. One country will be chosen each month and featured the following session.

Plus, we’ll create a book featuring the fabulous dishes we created.

Come to one or all sessions!

 

Registration opens on Monday, Feb. 11 at 10 am.

March 7th, 10:00am to 1:15pm
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ESL Conversation Group

ESL Conversation Group. ESL students are welcome to join this FREE continuing adult English conversation program offered by a facilitator from York Catholic District School Board. By practicing everyday conversations, you will learn new vocabulary and improve pronunciation and speaking skills. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Register in two steps: 1) Sign up for the program at the Adult Information Desk, 905-727-9494 x275  2) Take the free language assessment test: ysla@tcet.com, 1-855-330-8655 or call the ESL assistance line at 416-221-5051 x13630

March 7th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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CarePartners: discussion group

Caring for someone with a serious illness?

Join our group to connect with others in similar situations.

Share your tips and learn from others how to take better care of “YOU”.

 

Facilitator: Nelia Pacheco

 

March 11th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Nutrition Series: Nutty about Nuts and Seeds!

Nutrition Seminar #2 with Dietitian Samantha D'Arcy. Nut butter, nut milk, nut flour, nut cheese? How many different ways do you use nuts and seeds your diet? Join us in this class to learn how to make delicious dishes with nuts and seeds. We’ll learn about the health benefits of nuts and seeds, myths and facts about sprouting, and so much more. Small samples and recipes provided.     Pre-register

 

March 12th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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English Conversation Circle

Join us at an informal monthly gathering where people come together to practice speaking English.

This highly interactive and fun group will feature a different theme each month to help participants practice conversation that they will use out in the community.

March 13th, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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HIGH FIVE - Principles of Healthy Child Development

This one-day training will help front-line leaders (anyone working with children aged 6 to 12 - i.e. camp counsellor, coaches, swim instructors) improve the quality of programs. It provides in depth training in the HIGH FIVE Principles of healthy child development so front-line leaders understand what they need to do to ensure each child’s social, emotional and cognitive needs are met. Leaders learn activities and gain knowledge, tips and resources to enhance their programs as well as their relationships with children and other staff members.

March 16th, 9:00am to 4:30pm
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Art Not Shame

***k perfect: Art Not Shame

Speak back to the pressure to be perfect through a 13-week collaborative art-making experience!

Led by professional artists, we will experiment with both guided and independent art-making through visual art, movement and spoken word in a supportive community. 

In partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association and Art Not Shame. 

 

Ages: 16-30

Dinner provided.

Spaces are limited.

Participants must attend all sessions. 

 

To sign up:

March 18th, 4:00pm to 7:00pm
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Technology Training: Microsoft Excel

Learn to create graphs, reports and use formulas in Microsoft Excel.
There will be a 30-minute Q&A at the end of the session.
Bring your own device preloaded with Microsoft Excel. Pre-register.
March 18th, 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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Newcomer Women's Meetup

Enjoy a bi-weekly Tuesday morning out, where newcomers to Canada or Aurora can meet new people, share ideas and learn more about our community.

Each meet-up includes a special focus or speaker, so there is always something new to learn or fun to be had.

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

March 19th, 10:00am to 11:30am
Audience: 
Event Type: 

ESL Conversation Group

ESL Conversation Group. ESL students are welcome to join this FREE continuing adult English conversation program offered by a facilitator from York Catholic District School Board. By practicing everyday conversations, you will learn new vocabulary and improve pronunciation and speaking skills. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Register in two steps: 1) Sign up for the program at the Adult Information Desk, 905-727-9494 x275  2) Take the free language assessment test: ysla@tcet.com, 1-855-330-8655 or call the ESL assistance line at 416-221-5051 x13630

March 19th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Tuesday Philosophy Club

Tuesday Philosophy Club.  Are you interested in philosophy?  Drop by Aurora Public Library on the 4th Tuesday* of every month, beginning September 2018. In these presentations, expect a friendly and engaging atmosphere.  No prior knowledge is required, only an active and open mind! Explore a new philosophy topic each month.  New members always welcome.  *Tuesday March 19; 3rd Tuesday, this month only

March 19th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Feminist Book Club

New! Feminist Book Club.  Wednesday, March 20th - Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit.  17+ Pick up a copy at the Adult Information Desk

In her comic, scathing essay “Men Explain Things to Me,” Rebecca Solnit took on what often goes wrong in conversations between men and women. She wrote about men who wrongly assume they know things and wrongly assume women don’t, about why this arises, and how this aspect of the gender wars works, airing some of her own hilariously awful encounters.
March 20th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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ESL Conversation Group

ESL Conversation Group. ESL students are welcome to join this FREE continuing adult English conversation program offered by a facilitator from York Catholic District School Board. By practicing everyday conversations, you will learn new vocabulary and improve pronunciation and speaking skills. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Register in two steps: 1) Sign up for the program at the Adult Information Desk, 905-727-9494 x275  2) Take the free language assessment test: ysla@tcet.com, 1-855-330-8655 or call the ESL assistance line at 416-221-5051 x13630

March 21st, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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TRIVIA NIGHT

Grab some friends or drop-in and make new ones.

It's all happening at  APL's trivia nights!  

Prizes for the winning team.

Thursday March 21   

7:00 - 8:30 pm | Magna Room

 Pre-register online or at the Adult Information Desk, 

905-727-9494 x275

March 21st, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Art Not Shame

***k perfect: Art Not Shame

Speak back to the pressure to be perfect through a 13-week collaborative art-making experience!

Led by professional artists, we will experiment with both guided and independent art-making through visual art, movement and spoken word in a supportive community. 

In partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association and Art Not Shame. 

 

Ages: 16-30

Dinner provided.

Spaces are limited.

Participants must attend all sessions. 

 

To sign up:

March 25th, 4:00pm to 7:00pm
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ESL Conversation Group

ESL Conversation Group. ESL students are welcome to join this FREE continuing adult English conversation program offered by a facilitator from York Catholic District School Board. By practicing everyday conversations, you will learn new vocabulary and improve pronunciation and speaking skills. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Register in two steps: 1) Sign up for the program at the Adult Information Desk, 905-727-9494 x275  2) Take the free language assessment test: ysla@tcet.com, 1-855-330-8655 or call the ESL assistance line at 416-221-5051 x13630

March 26th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Community Volunteer Income Tax Clinics

Income Tax Clinics in partnership with Canada Revenue Agency.  Community Volunteers prepare simple tax returns: Individuals up to$30,000, Family up to $40,000. By appointment March 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m.  Appointment bookings begin February 1

March 26th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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Community Volunteer Income Tax Clinics

Income Tax Clinics in partnership with Canada Revenue Agency.  Community Volunteers prepare simple tax returns: Individuals up to$30,000, Family up to $40,000. By appointment Wednesday March 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Appointment bookings begin February 1

March 27th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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The Business Plan: A Hands-On Series

The Business Plan: A Hands-On Series will help fill in the gaps. Series topics include:

  • Business Plan Development
  • Branding & Marketing
  • Financial Models for Business Management
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Social Media
  • Storytelling to Engage Customers
  • Protection of Information/Cybersecurity

Registration Required. 

March 28th, 9:30am to 12:00pm
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ESL Conversation Group

ESL Conversation Group. ESL students are welcome to join this FREE continuing adult English conversation program offered by a facilitator from York Catholic District School Board. By practicing everyday conversations, you will learn new vocabulary and improve pronunciation and speaking skills. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Register in two steps: 1) Sign up for the program at the Adult Information Desk, 905-727-9494 x275  2) Take the free language assessment test: ysla@tcet.com, 1-855-330-8655 or call the ESL assistance line at 416-221-5051 x13630

March 28th, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Community Volunteer Income Tax Clinics

Income Tax Clinics in partnership with Canada Revenue Agency.  Community Volunteers prepare simple tax returns: Individuals up to$30,000, Family up to $40,000. By appointment: Thursday March 28 6:30-8:30 p.m. Appointment bookings begin February 1

March 28th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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APL Writers' Group

The APL Writers' Group is a small working collective that meets for the purpose of supporting and critiquing each other's work.

The group is currently at capacity. For information, please contact Reccia at: rmandelcorn@aurorapl.ca

March 28th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Community Volunteer Income Tax Clinics

Income Tax Clinics in partnership with Canada Revenue Agency.  Community Volunteers prepare simple tax returns: Individuals up to$30,000, Family up to $40,000. Drop-In:  Saturday March 30, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

March 30th, 10:00am to 1:00pm
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Art Not Shame

***k perfect: Art Not Shame

Speak back to the pressure to be perfect through a 13-week collaborative art-making experience!

Led by professional artists, we will experiment with both guided and independent art-making through visual art, movement and spoken word in a supportive community. 

In partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association and Art Not Shame. 

 

Ages: 16-30

Dinner provided.

Spaces are limited.

Participants must attend all sessions. 

 

To sign up:

April 1st, 4:00pm to 7:00pm
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Newcomer Women's Meetup

Enjoy a bi-weekly Tuesday morning out, where newcomers to Canada or Aurora can meet new people, share ideas and learn more about our community.

Each meet-up includes a special focus or speaker, so there is always something new to learn or fun to be had.

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

April 2nd, 10:00am to 11:30am
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Self-Employment Pathways for Newcomers - Phase I

New to Canada? Want to explore the idea of starting a business?

Self-Employment Pathways for Newcomers is a free program that helps explore the idea of starting a business in Canada.

 

PHASE I 

  • Find out if Self-Employment in Canada is right for you
  • Legal forms of business ownership and how to register a business
  • Licensing and regulations to start a business
  • Financing Options & Business Taxation

 

April 3rd, 9:30am to 3:00pm
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The Culinary Traveller

Join us once a month for this free, hands-on cooking class where we will create delicious, but easy to prepare recipes from around the world. Participants are asked to bring a recipe from their country of origin. One country will be chosen each month and featured the following session.

Plus, we’ll create a book featuring the fabulous dishes we created.

Come to one or all sessions!

 

Registration opens on Monday, Mar. 11 at 10 am. 

April 4th, 10:00am to 1:15pm
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Art Not Shame

***k perfect: Art Not Shame

Speak back to the pressure to be perfect through a 13-week collaborative art-making experience!

Led by professional artists, we will experiment with both guided and independent art-making through visual art, movement and spoken word in a supportive community. 

In partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association and Art Not Shame. 

 

Ages: 16-30

Dinner provided.

Spaces are limited.

Participants must attend all sessions. 

 

To sign up:

April 8th, 4:00pm to 7:00pm
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Tech & Culture

Tech & Culture; a club for the tech enthusiast and thinker.  Are you passionate about technology? Join us to explore new technologies (with hands-on demonstrations) as well as to discuss the cultural, moral and existential impact of these technological changes on our day to day life. First Tuesday of the month, October-May. April meeting, 2nd Tuesday

April 9th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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English Conversation Circle

Join us at an informal monthly gathering where people come together to practice speaking English.

This highly interactive and fun group will feature a different theme each month to help participants practice conversation that they will use out in the community.

April 10th, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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Entrepreneurs in Residence

CRUSHING IT WITH CREATIVITY!

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.

Featured Speakers:

Rob Clark
Founder, RC Design
Idea, passion...now what?
@rcdesigntweets

April 11th, 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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Repair Cafe

Bring your bicycle, small appliance, clothing or other item in need of repair.
In collaboration with NewMaket and York Region.

Sat Apr 13, 10:00am - 1:00pm

Register at york.ca/repaircafe

 

April 13th, 10:00am to 1:00pm
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Art Not Shame

***k perfect: Art Not Shame

Speak back to the pressure to be perfect through a 13-week collaborative art-making experience!

Led by professional artists, we will experiment with both guided and independent art-making through visual art, movement and spoken word in a supportive community. 

In partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association and Art Not Shame. 

 

Ages: 16-30

Dinner provided.

Spaces are limited.

Participants must attend all sessions. 

 

To sign up:

April 15th, 4:00pm to 7:00pm
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Newcomer Women's Meetup

Enjoy a bi-weekly Tuesday morning out, where newcomers to Canada or Aurora can meet new people, share ideas and learn more about our community.

Each meet-up includes a special focus or speaker, so there is always something new to learn or fun to be had.

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

April 16th, 10:00am to 11:30am
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Exploring the Birds of Ontario

Exploring the Birds of Ontario, with David Chapman. Learn about some of our feathered friends, from the small backyard visitors, to some of the largest birds like the Bald Eagle and Great Blue Heron. Check out rare visitors to our area like the Painted Bunting and Northern Hawk Owl. Watch an owl family grow up and leave the nest. Learn how you can enhance your birding experience. See both still images and video of these fascinating and colourful characters and more. Pre-register.

April 16th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Feminist Book Club

New! Feminist Book Club. Tuesday, April 16th - Dietland by Sarai Walker 17+
Dietland is a bold, original, and funny debut novel that takes on the beauty industry, gender inequality, and our weight loss obsession—from the inside out, and with fists flying.  Pick up a copy at the Adult Information Desk.
April 16th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Movie Matinee

Titles TBA.  Stay tuned!
11:00 a.m.
2:00 p.m.
April 20th, 11:00am to 4:30pm
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The Business Plan: A Hands-On Series

The Business Plan: A Hands-On Series will help fill in the gaps. Series topics include:

  • Business Plan Development
  • Branding & Marketing
  • Financial Models for Business Management
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Social Media
  • Storytelling to Engage Customers
  • Protection of Information/Cybersecurity

Registration Required. 

April 25th, 9:30am to 12:00pm
Audience: 
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APL Writers' Group

The APL Writers' Group is a small working collective that meets for the purpose of supporting and critiquing each other's work.

The group is currently at capacity. For information, please contact Reccia at: rmandelcorn@aurorapl.ca

April 25th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Welcoming Butterflies to our Garden

Welcoming Butterflies to our Gardens

The butterfly has long captivated the imagination of artists and writers, becoming universal symbols of beauty, freedom and transformation.

Grazyna Tonkiel is an artist and international expert on the lives and habits of the butterfly. Join her for tips on how to bring this delicate creature into your own gardens.

This presentation is the perfect prelude to a beautiful summer season.

April 27th, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Art Not Shame

***k perfect: Art Not Shame

Speak back to the pressure to be perfect through a 13-week collaborative art-making experience!

Led by professional artists, we will experiment with both guided and independent art-making through visual art, movement and spoken word in a supportive community. 

In partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association and Art Not Shame. 

 

Ages: 16-30

Dinner provided.

Spaces are limited.

Participants must attend all sessions. 

 

To sign up:

April 29th, 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Newcomer Women's Meetup

Enjoy a bi-weekly Tuesday morning out, where newcomers to Canada or Aurora can meet new people, share ideas and learn more about our community.

Each meet-up includes a special focus or speaker, so there is always something new to learn or fun to be had.

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

April 30th, 10:00am to 11:30am
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Car-Buying Seminar

In partnership with the Ontario Motor Vehicle Industry Council, learn about consumer rights and protections (including information dealers must provide), the danger posted by curbsiders (illegal, unlicensed dealers), general car-buying tips and the car-buying process.  Free.  Pre-register

April 30th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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The Culinary Traveller

Join us once a month for this free, hands-on cooking class where we will create delicious, but easy to prepare recipes from around the world. Participants are asked to bring a recipe from their country of origin. One country will be chosen each month and featured the following session.

Plus, we’ll create a book featuring the fabulous dishes we created.

Come to one or all sessions!

 

Registration opens on Monday, Apr. 8 at 10 am. 

May 2nd, 10:00am to 1:15pm
Audience: 
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Art Not Shame

***k perfect: Art Not Shame

Speak back to the pressure to be perfect through a 13-week collaborative art-making experience!

Led by professional artists, we will experiment with both guided and independent art-making through visual art, movement and spoken word in a supportive community. 

In partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association and Art Not Shame. 

 

Ages: 16-30

Dinner provided.

Spaces are limited.

Participants must attend all sessions. 

 

To sign up:

May 6th, 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Audience: 
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English Conversation Circle

Join us at an informal monthly gathering where people come together to practice speaking English.

This highly interactive and fun group will feature a different theme each month to help participants practice conversation that they will use out in the community.

May 8th, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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Estate Planning II

For anyone who attended Estate Planning 1, or for those looking for more in-depth information: Reduce taxes on your retirement income, projecting the tax liability on your estate, minimize taxes upon death, probate planning, dealing with other properties Pre-register.

May 9th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Art Not Shame

***k perfect: Art Not Shame

Speak back to the pressure to be perfect through a 13-week collaborative art-making experience!

Led by professional artists, we will experiment with both guided and independent art-making through visual art, movement and spoken word in a supportive community. 

In partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association and Art Not Shame. 

 

Ages: 16-30

Dinner provided.

Spaces are limited.

Participants must attend all sessions. 

 

To sign up:

May 13th, 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Newcomer Women's Meetup

Enjoy a bi-weekly Tuesday morning out, where newcomers to Canada or Aurora can meet new people, share ideas and learn more about our community.

Each meet-up includes a special focus or speaker, so there is always something new to learn or fun to be had.

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

May 14th, 10:00am to 11:30am
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Feminist Book Club

Feminist Book Club.  Tuesday, May 14th - Shrill by Lindy West; 17+ .  Pick up a copy at the Adult Information Desk.

With inimitable good humor, vulnerability, and boundless charm, Lindy boldly shares how to survive in a world where not all stories are created equal and not all bodies are treated with equal respect, and how to weather hatred, loneliness, harassment, and loss--and walk away laughing.
May 14th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Applying for Canadian Citizenship

Learn about the new changes to the Citizenship Act, the rights and responsibilities of Canadian Citizenship, eligibility requirements, application process, document preparation, free settlement services available in the community, and resources from the Library that can help you prepare for your test.

 

Registration is required.

May 25th, 10:00am to 12:30pm
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Art Not Shame

***k perfect: Art Not Shame

Speak back to the pressure to be perfect through a 13-week collaborative art-making experience!

Led by professional artists, we will experiment with both guided and independent art-making through visual art, movement and spoken word in a supportive community. 

In partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association and Art Not Shame. 

 

Ages: 16-30

Dinner provided.

Spaces are limited.

Participants must attend all sessions. 

 

To sign up:

May 27th, 4:00pm to 7:00pm
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Newcomer Women's Meetup

Enjoy a bi-weekly Tuesday morning out, where newcomers to Canada or Aurora can meet new people, share ideas and learn more about our community.

Each meet-up includes a special focus or speaker, so there is always something new to learn or fun to be had.

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

May 28th, 10:00am to 11:30am
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The Business Plan: A Hands-On Series

The Business Plan: A Hands-On Series will help fill in the gaps. Series topics include:

  • Business Plan Development
  • Branding & Marketing
  • Financial Models for Business Management
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Social Media
  • Storytelling to Engage Customers
  • Protection of Information/Cybersecurity

Registration Required. 

May 30th, 9:30am to 12:00pm
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APL Writers' Group

The APL Writers' Group is a small working collective that meets for the purpose of supporting and critiquing each other's work.

The group is currently at capacity. For information, please contact Reccia at: rmandelcorn@aurorapl.ca

* Date adjusted this month *

May 30th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Art Not Shame

***k perfect: Art Not Shame

Speak back to the pressure to be perfect through a 13-week collaborative art-making experience!

Led by professional artists, we will experiment with both guided and independent art-making through visual art, movement and spoken word in a supportive community. 

In partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association and Art Not Shame. 

 

Ages:16-30

Dinner provided.

Spaces are limited.

Participants must attend all sessions. 

 

To sign up:

June 3rd, 4:00pm to 7:00pm
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The Culinary Traveller

Join us once a month for this free, hands-on cooking class where we will create delicious, but easy to prepare recipes from around the world. Participants are asked to bring a recipe from their country of origin. One country will be chosen each month and featured the following session.

Plus, we’ll create a book featuring the fabulous dishes we created.

Come to one or all sessions!

 

Registration opens on Monday, May 6 at 10 am. 

June 6th, 10:00am to 1:15pm
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Art Not Shame

***k perfect: Art Not Shame

Speak back to the pressure to be perfect through a 13-week collaborative art-making experience!

Led by professional artists, we will experiment with both guided and independent art-making through visual art, movement and spoken word in a supportive community. 

In partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association and Art Not Shame. 

 

Ages: 16-30

Dinner provided.

Spaces are limited.

Participants must attend all sessions. 

 

To sign up:

June 10th, 4:00pm to 7:00pm
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Newcomer Women's Meetup

Enjoy a bi-weekly Tuesday morning out, where newcomers to Canada or Aurora can meet new people, share ideas and learn more about our community.

Each meet-up includes a special focus or speaker, so there is always something new to learn or fun to be had.

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

June 11th, 10:00am to 11:30am
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English Conversation Circle

Join us at an informal monthly gathering where people come together to practice speaking English.

This highly interactive and fun group will feature a different theme each month to help participants practice conversation that they will use out in the community.

June 12th, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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Art Not Shame

***k perfect: Art Not Shame

Speak back to the pressure to be perfect through a 13-week collaborative art-making experience!

Led by professional artists, we will experiment with both guided and independent art-making through visual art, movement and spoken word in a supportive community. 

In partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association and Art Not Shame. 

 

Ages: 16-30

Dinner provided.

Spaces are limited.

Participants must attend all sessions. 

 

To sign up:

June 17th, 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

The Business Plan: A Hands-On Series

The Business Plan: A Hands-On Series will help fill in the gaps. Series topics include:

  • Business Plan Development
  • Branding & Marketing
  • Financial Models for Business Management
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Social Media
  • Storytelling to Engage Customers
  • Protection of Information/Cybersecurity

Registration Required. 

June 19th, 9:30am to 12:00pm
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Feminist Book Club

Feminist Book Club. Wednesday, June 19th - The Power by Naomi Alderman. 17+; pick up a copy at the Adult Information Desk.

This extraordinary novel by Naomi Alderman, a Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year and Granta Best of British writer, is not only a gripping story of how the world would change if power was in the hands of women but also exposes, with breath-taking daring, our contemporary world.
June 19th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Art Not Shame

***k perfect: Art Not Shame

Speak back to the pressure to be perfect through a 13-week collaborative art-making experience!

Led by professional artists, we will experiment with both guided and independent art-making through visual art, movement and spoken word in a supportive community. 

In partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association and Art Not Shame. 

 

Ages: 16-30

Dinner provided.

Spaces are limited.

Participants must attend all sessions. 

 

To sign up:

June 24th, 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Newcomer Women's Meetup

Enjoy a bi-weekly Tuesday morning out, where newcomers to Canada or Aurora can meet new people, share ideas and learn more about our community.

Each meet-up includes a special focus or speaker, so there is always something new to learn or fun to be had.

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

June 25th, 10:00am to 11:30am
Audience: 
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APL Writers' Group

The APL Writers' Group is a small working collective that meets for the purpose of supporting and critiquing each other's work.

The group is currently at capacity. For information, please contact Reccia at: rmandelcorn@aurorapl.ca

June 27th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

The Culinary Traveller

Join us once a month for this free, hands-on cooking class where we will create delicious, but easy to prepare recipes from around the world. Participants are asked to bring a recipe from their country of origin. One country will be chosen each month and featured the following session.

Plus, we’ll create a book featuring the fabulous dishes we created.

Come to one or all sessions!

 

Registration opens on Monday, Jun. 10 at 10 am. 

July 4th, 10:00am to 1:15pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Newcomer Women's Meetup

Enjoy a bi-weekly Tuesday morning out, where newcomers to Canada or Aurora can meet new people, share ideas and learn more about our community.

Each meet-up includes a special focus or speaker, so there is always something new to learn or fun to be had.

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

July 9th, 10:00am to 11:30am
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Newcomer Women's Meetup

Enjoy a bi-weekly Tuesday morning out, where newcomers to Canada or Aurora can meet new people, share ideas and learn more about our community.

Each meet-up includes a special focus or speaker, so there is always something new to learn or fun to be had.

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

July 23rd, 10:00am to 11:30am
Audience: 
Event Type: 

APL Writers' Group

The APL Writers' Group is a small working collective that meets for the purpose of supporting and critiquing each other's work.

The group is currently at capacity. For information, please contact Reccia at: rmandelcorn@aurorapl.ca

July 25th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

The Culinary Traveller

Join us once a month for this free, hands-on cooking class where we will create delicious, but easy to prepare recipes from around the world. Participants are asked to bring a recipe from their country of origin. One country will be chosen each month and featured the following session.

Plus, we’ll create a book featuring the fabulous dishes we created.

Come to one or all sessions!

 

Registration opens on Monday, Jul. 8 at 10 am. 

August 1st, 10:00am to 1:15pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

APL Writers' Group

The APL Writers' Group is a small working collective that meets for the purpose of supporting and critiquing each other's work.

The group is currently at capacity. For information, please contact Reccia at: rmandelcorn@aurorapl.ca

August 22nd, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

The Culinary Traveller

Join us once a month for this free, hands-on cooking class where we will create delicious, but easy to prepare recipes from around the world. Participants are asked to bring a recipe from their country of origin. One country will be chosen each month and featured the following session.

Plus, we’ll create a book featuring the fabulous dishes we created.

Come to one or all sessions!

 

Registration opens on Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 10 am. 

September 5th, 10:00am to 1:15pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Newcomer Women's Meetup

Enjoy a bi-weekly Tuesday morning out, where newcomers to Canada or Aurora can meet new people, share ideas and learn more about our community.

Each meet-up includes a special focus or speaker, so there is always something new to learn or fun to be had.

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

September 10th, 10:00am to 11:30am
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Newcomer Women's Meetup

Enjoy a bi-weekly Tuesday morning out, where newcomers to Canada or Aurora can meet new people, share ideas and learn more about our community.

Each meet-up includes a special focus or speaker, so there is always something new to learn or fun to be had.

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

September 24th, 10:00am to 11:30am
Audience: 
Event Type: 

APL Writers' Group

The APL Writers' Group is a small working collective that meets for the purpose of supporting and critiquing each other's work.

The group is currently at capacity. For information, please contact Reccia at: rmandelcorn@aurorapl.ca

September 26th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

The Culinary Traveller

Join us once a month for this free, hands-on cooking class where we will create delicious, but easy to prepare recipes from around the world. Participants are asked to bring a recipe from their country of origin. One country will be chosen each month and featured the following session.

Plus, we’ll create a book featuring the fabulous dishes we created.

Come to one or all sessions!

 

Registration opens on Monday, Sept. 9 at 10 am. 

October 3rd, 10:00am to 1:15pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Newcomer Women's Meetup

Enjoy a bi-weekly Tuesday morning out, where newcomers to Canada or Aurora can meet new people, share ideas and learn more about our community.

Each meet-up includes a special focus or speaker, so there is always something new to learn or fun to be had.

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

October 8th, 10:00am to 11:30am
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Newcomer Women's Meetup

Enjoy a bi-weekly Tuesday morning out, where newcomers to Canada or Aurora can meet new people, share ideas and learn more about our community.

Each meet-up includes a special focus or speaker, so there is always something new to learn or fun to be had.

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

October 22nd, 10:00am to 11:30am
Audience: 
Event Type: 

APL Writers' Group

The APL Writers' Group is a small working collective that meets for the purpose of supporting and critiquing each other's work.

The group is currently at capacity. For information, please contact Reccia at: rmandelcorn@aurorapl.ca

October 24th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Newcomer Women's Meetup

Enjoy a bi-weekly Tuesday morning out, where newcomers to Canada or Aurora can meet new people, share ideas and learn more about our community.

Each meet-up includes a special focus or speaker, so there is always something new to learn or fun to be had.

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

November 5th, 10:00am to 11:30am
Audience: 
Event Type: 

The Culinary Traveller

Join us once a month for this free, hands-on cooking class where we will create delicious, but easy to prepare recipes from around the world. Participants are asked to bring a recipe from their country of origin. One country will be chosen each month and featured the following session.

Plus, we’ll create a book featuring the fabulous dishes we created.

Come to one or all sessions!

 

Registration opens on Monday, Oct. 7 at 10 am. 

November 7th, 10:00am to 1:15pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Newcomer Women's Meetup

Enjoy a bi-weekly Tuesday morning out, where newcomers to Canada or Aurora can meet new people, share ideas and learn more about our community.

Each meet-up includes a special focus or speaker, so there is always something new to learn or fun to be had.

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

November 19th, 10:00am to 11:30am
Audience: 
Event Type: 

APL Writers' Group

The APL Writers' Group is a small working collective that meets for the purpose of supporting and critiquing each other's work.

The group is currently at capacity. For information, please contact Reccia at: rmandelcorn@aurorapl.ca

November 28th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Audience: 
Event Type: 

Newcomer Women's Meetup

Enjoy a bi-weekly Tuesday morning out, where newcomers to Canada or Aurora can meet new people, share ideas and learn more about our community.

Each meet-up includes a special focus or speaker, so there is always something new to learn or fun to be had.

Register online or just drop In!

FREE!

December 3rd, 10:00am to 11:30am
Audience: 
Event Type: 

APL Writers' Group

The APL Writers' Group is a small working collective that meets for the purpose of supporting and critiquing each other's work.

The group is currently at capacity. For information, please contact Reccia at: rmandelcorn@aurorapl.ca

December 19th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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