Virtual First Fridays on June 5 includes pride celebrations

We invite you to stay home, order in, and join us for Virtual First Fridays on June 5. There are opportunities to chalk your sidewalk, view virtual galleries, see a live music performance, engage in a conversation, and more.

4 p.m.

Sit back and relax with a Virtual First Fridays Happy Hour. Kick back with a beverage of your choice. We recommend grabbing a six-pack or a cocktail kit from a downtown restaurant. Enjoy some chatting, Aurora trivia, and chances to win giveaways from downtown businesses. 4 to 5 p.m.

5 p.m.

Aurora Regional Fire Museum Color Your Own Fire Helmet & Fire Helmet History The Aurora Regional Fire Museum will have kits ready to hand out for families to pick up from the Museum. Stop by and grab a kit to color your own fire helmet from 5-7pm at the Fire Museum and tune into Facebook at 5:30 to hear an update about the museum and 6:30 to learn about the history and use of fire helmets.

DeCari ToGo Mangiafest: featuring upcoming Summer dishes. Kurt the music man. 5 to 6 p.m.

Crystal House Love from Aurora in Crystal: Free Engraving – Name & Date to Fathers – 5pm-7pm Aurora treasures sand carved in glass/crystal. Beautiful souvenir destined to be heirlooms 20% OFF Beautiful Paintings by Chaz Nieponski will be displayed.

5:30 p.m.

Wesley UMC in Aurora, IL Inside the Artist Studio with Teresa Milliesp.m.Local Aurora fiber and installation artist, Teresa Millies, shares the inspiration behind her work as well as her new installation that will be a part of Welsey UMC’s lawn for pride month. 5:30 to 6 p.m.

Aurora Public Library, Illinois Aurora Proud: Faces and Stories Virtual Photo Exhibit

6 p.m.

Aurora Public Library, Illinois Rainbow Storytime for children of all ages from 6-6:30 via Zoom. Reserve your spot and receive an exclusive Zoom link for Rainbow Storytime at kdanis@aurorapubliclibrary.org

6:30 p.m.

Aurora Public Art Virtual Tour and Chat Public Art Director Jen Evans will host a virtual gallery tour and announce Aurora Public Art’s summer programming. Tune in to learn about all the ways you can connect with Aurora Public Art from the comfort of your living room. 6:30 to 7 p.m.

7 p.m.

Aurora Public Library, Illinois LIVE Jazz with the Jeff Ford Quintet on FB. 7 to 8 p.m.

Gary Brown Art Melody of Color by Devan EXPLORE the creativity. EXPERIENCE the animation. ENJOY the vibrant colors. As Devan shares behind the scenes of an artist. All art displayed in the gallery is for sale. Call 630-768-4591 for commisioned art creations. https://www.artbydevan.com/ https://www.garybrownart.com/ 7 to 7:30 p.m.

ALL DAY

Chalk with Pride Join us by chalking your walk or driveway with rainbows and positive messages on the weekend of June 5. #chalkwithpride

AKA Dance Show Us Your Rainbow Find or create a rainbow in your everyday life and tag AKA Dance and Aurora Downtown on Facebook or Instagram. One randomly selected entry will receive 20% off one Summer class at AKA DANCE.

Waubonsee Community College Skyway Selections Spring 2020 View anytime online.

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