Council Member Town
Council members are
eager to hear from residents and committed to forums in which those
conversations can occur, but the format and structure of town meetings may
be affected by the COVID-19 crisis. Please visit AuroraGov.org/Council to check the latest information on meeting
City Council Regular
Monday, July 20,
View this meeting
online at AuroraTV.org and cable channels 8 and 880. You may also
listen to the meeting by phone (see AuroraGov.org for details). In advance of the meeting,
submit a comment for Public Invited To Be Heard or an individual agenda item
to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate in your email whether you
want your comment read into the record at the meeting or simply forwarded
to mayor and City Council. Staff will read the first three minutes of any
comment into the record as requested. Comments will also be accepted in
advance of the meeting by phone by calling the City Clerk’s Office at
Join Mayor Coffman
on Facebook Live or AuroraTV.org every Friday for updates on the city’s
COVID-19 response, as well as information on topics being discussed in our
city. This week (July 10) on the show will be Council Member Allison Hiltz
to talk about the city’s independent investigation in the Elijah McClain
case and Town Center at Aurora General Manager Don Massey to discuss
business recovery in our community. Live streamed on on Facebook and AuroraTV.org.
Library's Summer of
Census 2020 Series
Through Aug. 18,
Tuesdays, 10 a.m.
The city of Aurora
will host the Trusted Voices: Census 2020 series on Facebook Live. Join us as we talk with trusted voices
throughout our community about the benefits and opportunities of completing
the 2020 census.
Aurora Mobile Food
Thursdays in July,
10 a.m. until food has been distributed
In partnership with
Aurora Interfaith Community Services, the city of Aurora has distributed
more than 150,000 meals this summer as part of the Aurora Mobile Food
Pantry. Photo ID or proof of Aurora residency is required. All Aurora
households are eligible. Food for pets is also available, as well as
emergency food kits for those experiencing homelessness. For questions,
call 720.557.6444 or visit AuroraGov.org/MobileFoodPantry.
School, 12400 E. Jewell Ave.
STEAM-Powered History Camp
July 13 to 17 (ages
11 to 13)
July 20 to 24 (ages
8 to 10)
history through the past and present of science and technology. Our virtual
summer camp provides activities that can be completed on your own time, but
also includes daily online instruction for everyone registered for camp.
Cost: $15 per camper. Materials and fees included. Registration and more
information at AuroraMuseum.org
Draft Oil and Gas
Regulations Virtual Town Hall
Thursday, July 16, 6
to 8 p.m.
The city of Aurora
is updating the Aurora Municipal Code with regulations and Best Management
Practices related to oil and gas. All oil and gas regulations will be contained in a new document titled
"Oil & Gas Manual." The Aurora Municipal Code will be updated
to refer to the Oil & Gas Manual for regulations pertaining to oil and
gas. Two virtual town hall meetings will take place for the public to ask
questions about the draft regulations. Access the meeting online at AuroraGov.org/OilandGas or call 1.720.650.7664 (access code 146 898
3757) for audio only. To submit comments on the draft regulations by Aug. 23, email Oil&Gas@auroragov.org.
Little Foxes Summer
July 20 to 31, 9
a.m. to noon
The Aurora Fox Arts
Center is reopening its doors with the children's theater program, limited
to 16 students, for a two-week theatrical experience like nothing the
Little Foxes have ever done before. "Odyssey 3000!" will be a
little bit “Twilight Zone,” a little bit “Megamind,” and a whole lot of fun
when our young artists create an entirely original show based on a
futuristic theme! Participants will work to devise and produce an original
show, from the ground up. Register at AuroraFox.org.
Aurora Fox Arts
Center, 9900 E. Colfax Ave.
Daily, 10 a.m.
(Wednesdays is ASL)
Library has been offering virtual programming since mid-March. One of the
most popular programs is the daily storytime. Other ongoing programs
include Reader’s Corner, Mystery Read and Create & DYI. To learn more
about all the virtual programming, visit AuroraLibrary.org or the Aurora Public Library Facebook
Aurora Dance Arts is
providing live online dance classes, with some of their fabulous faculty
teaching from home, dance tutorials and dance challenge videos, and various
other online resources for dancers and families.
time-travelling news anchor Skip DeCade takes you back in time reporting on
Facebook Live Aurora news from the first half of the 20th century. The
stories presented are borrowed from the Aurora Democrat newspaper which
reported Aurora's news from 1909 to 1955.
Mornings at the
Wednesdays, 11 a.m.
Join the Aurora
History Museum staff on this special time designed for preschoolers. Each
week, the Facebook Live experience includes a combination of activity,
storytime and/or craft-making.