Things to Do: Virtually and In Person, This Weekend

March 4, 2021

Welcome to the New Normal! More and more creative events are becoming available in professionally-produced live-streamed venues—including a return of cabaret from the Vintage Theatre! You can also enjoy a virtual whiskey-tasting theatre experience from DCPA and a First Friday virtual celebration from The People’s Building. If you’re in the mood for an IRL activity, …

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Celebrate PI Day with Pies!

March 2, 2021

We don’t pretend to know much of anything about Pi – that mysterious mathematical constant that intrigues Mensa members and is more or less equal to 3.14159. But, we do know a thing or two about pies that you eat – and since March 14 is Pi Day, we think it’s a good time to …

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Art Shows, Airplanes and African Culture This Weekend!

February 25, 2021

From art at Denver Botanic Gardens to airplanes at the Air and Space Museum to stand-up comedy at the People’s Building, you’ve got a great selection of in-person events to choose from this weekend! And the final weekend of Black History Month features an in-person celebration of African culture in the Town Center of Aurora!

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Celebrate Black History Month and More This Weekend!

February 18, 2021

While coronavirus precautions have limited in-person activities, there are still plenty of ways that Black History Month is vibrant in Denver and Aurora. Check out award-winning documentaries online, as well as the new Black American West Museum in Denver. Winter events continue as well, including igloo dining and outdoor Winterfest activities!

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Cheesy, Carby, Crunchy Comfort Food

February 16, 2021

the weather outside is still giving us chills, the comfort inside is best when it comes from your oven! The creamy, cheesy, carby, crunchy food that sates your hunger and soothes your soul, is just what we need at the tail end of winter. Check out a few of our favorite recipes to cozy up …

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Valentine’s and Galentine’s Day Celebrations!

February 11, 2021

What a weekend! With the confluence of Valentine’s Day, Presidents’ Day school holidays, and Mardi Gras, who would have guessed the biggest celebration would be…Galentine’s Day? This joyful made-up holiday caught on after Parks and Recreation’s Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) suggested a a celebration for her gal pals. Check out the Galentine’s Day happenings near …

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Mason Jar Meals and Desserts to Make!

February 9, 2021

Mason jars were once relegated to canning, exclusively – veggies, pickles, jams, jellies and the like. But anymore, these glass jars are a favorite of crafters and home chefs because they lend themselves to so many different kinds of clever creations and meals. Let’s look at all the delicious ways you can use a mason …

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It’s a Virtual Harry Potter Weekend!

February 4, 2021

Aurora Libraries presents Harry Potter Week online, with a whole host of fun events you can zap yourself into! From Hogwarts Slytherin Eye Make-Up design to Weasley’s Wizard Wheezes to making Spellbook Bags, Butterbeer Cake, and your own Kalimba! Round out the weekend with the Fandom Contest & House Cup Winners and the Harry Potter …

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Coming Soon: The Lighthouse at Southshore!

February 2, 2021

If you’ve driven anywhere near the corner of E. Southshore Dr. and S. Titus Way in Aurora, you’ve noticed something remarkable happening across from Altitude Elementary School (go Moose!). A new rec center – The Lighthouse at Southshore – is taking shape and the latest scuttlebutt is that construction crews are beginning to hang drywall …

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