Events

Youth Poetry Contest

In celebration of National Poetry Month, we are now accepting submissions of original poetry, in any style (limit 2 pages).

Winnters in each category will receive a $25 gift card to Chapters.

Deadline for submission: Sunday April 30th 2017.

Submit your poem into one of two categories:

- Grades 7-9

- Grades 10-12

Submit your entry in person at the Children and Young Adults Information Desk or email it to jquirke@aurorapl.ca

April 28th (All day)
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Youth Poetry Contest

In celebration of National Poetry Month, we are now accepting submissions of original poetry, in any style (limit 2 pages).

Winnters in each category will receive a $25 gift card to Chapters.

Deadline for submission: Sunday April 30th 2017.

Submit your poem into one of two categories:

- Grades 7-9

- Grades 10-12

Submit your entry in person at the Children and Young Adults Information Desk or email it to jquirke@aurorapl.ca

April 29th (All day)
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Youth Poetry Contest

In celebration of National Poetry Month, we are now accepting submissions of original poetry, in any style (limit 2 pages).

Winnters in each category will receive a $25 gift card to Chapters.

Deadline for submission: Sunday April 30th 2017.

Submit your poem into one of two categories:

- Grades 7-9

- Grades 10-12

Submit your entry in person at the Children and Young Adults Information Desk or email it to jquirke@aurorapl.ca

April 30th (All day)
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Ukulele Heroes - beginner class

Learn how to play the Ukulele!  Play songs the first day by learning basic chords, strumming and fingering.  Start from scratch in our beginner class; no experience is necessary and there is no need to read music.  Instructor: James Brown.

Wednesdays, April 12 - May 31; 6:30 - 7:15 p.m.

Ages 9 - 14

$80 (for 8 weeks) 

May 3rd, 6:30pm to 7:15pm
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Ukulele Heroes - intermediate class

Learn how to play the Ukulele! Play songs the first day by learning basic chords, strumming and fingering. Expand on the skills you already have in our intermediate class. Instructor: James Brown.

Wednesdays, April 12 - May 31; 7:30 - 8:15 p.m.

Ages 9 - 14

$80 (for 8 weeks)

 

May 3rd, 7:30pm to 8:15pm
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littleBits Lab

Join us to explore these popular electronic building blocks and see how innovative and creative you can be.  Each session we will focus on a different project or design challenge.

The first Thursday of each month, 7-8 p.m.

Free!  For ages 11 - 15.

Please register in advance.

May 4th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Job Search Strategies

Attention job-hunting teens!  Join us for an Employment Information Session with RNC Employment Services.  Get insider tips on how to spruce up your resume, start your job search and prepare for interviews.

May 5th, 9:45am to 11:00am
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Ukulele Heroes - beginner class

Learn how to play the Ukulele!  Play songs the first day by learning basic chords, strumming and fingering.  Start from scratch in our beginner class; no experience is necessary and there is no need to read music.  Instructor: James Brown.

Wednesdays, April 12 - May 31; 6:30 - 7:15 p.m.

Ages 9 - 14

$80 (for 8 weeks) 

May 10th, 6:30pm to 7:15pm
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Ukulele Heroes - intermediate class

Learn how to play the Ukulele! Play songs the first day by learning basic chords, strumming and fingering. Expand on the skills you already have in our intermediate class. Instructor: James Brown.

Wednesdays, April 12 - May 31; 7:30 - 8:15 p.m.

Ages 9 - 14

$80 (for 8 weeks)

 

May 10th, 7:30pm to 8:15pm
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YA Book Club

If you enjoy reading and chatting about books, then join us!

The second Thursday of each month, 7 - 8 p.m. in the Marjorie Andrews Room.

Free!  For students in Grades 8 - 12.

Please register in advance.

2016 Dates:  October 13, November 10, December 8

2017 Dates:  January 12, February 9, March 9, April 13, May 11

May 11th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Board Game Blowout

Keep boredom at bay!  Spend your evening testing your luck and skill at a variety of card and board games including: King of Tokyo, Fluxx, Chess, Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, Love Letters, Small World, Dominion, and more!

Tuesday May 16, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Free!  For ages 11 - 15

No registration necessary, just drop in.

May 16th, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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Ukulele Heroes - beginner class

Learn how to play the Ukulele!  Play songs the first day by learning basic chords, strumming and fingering.  Start from scratch in our beginner class; no experience is necessary and there is no need to read music.  Instructor: James Brown.

Wednesdays, April 12 - May 31; 6:30 - 7:15 p.m.

Ages 9 - 14

$80 (for 8 weeks) 

May 17th, 6:30pm to 7:15pm
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Ukulele Heroes - intermediate class

Learn how to play the Ukulele! Play songs the first day by learning basic chords, strumming and fingering. Expand on the skills you already have in our intermediate class. Instructor: James Brown.

Wednesdays, April 12 - May 31; 7:30 - 8:15 p.m.

Ages 9 - 14

$80 (for 8 weeks)

 

May 17th, 7:30pm to 8:15pm
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Ukulele Heroes - beginner class

Learn how to play the Ukulele!  Play songs the first day by learning basic chords, strumming and fingering.  Start from scratch in our beginner class; no experience is necessary and there is no need to read music.  Instructor: James Brown.

Wednesdays, April 12 - May 31; 6:30 - 7:15 p.m.

Ages 9 - 14

$80 (for 8 weeks) 

May 24th, 6:30pm to 7:15pm
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Ukulele Heroes - intermediate class

Learn how to play the Ukulele! Play songs the first day by learning basic chords, strumming and fingering. Expand on the skills you already have in our intermediate class. Instructor: James Brown.

Wednesdays, April 12 - May 31; 7:30 - 8:15 p.m.

Ages 9 - 14

$80 (for 8 weeks)

 

May 24th, 7:30pm to 8:15pm
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RAOK Your World

Want to make the world a better place?  Volunteer with our Random Acts of Kindness group to spread peace, love, and happiness throughout our community.  Participants will receive Volunteer/Community Service Hours for their contribution.

Free!  For students in Grades 7 - 8

The fourth Thursday of each month, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Please register in advance.

May 25th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Ukulele Heroes - beginner class

Learn how to play the Ukulele!  Play songs the first day by learning basic chords, strumming and fingering.  Start from scratch in our beginner class; no experience is necessary and there is no need to read music.  Instructor: James Brown.

Wednesdays, April 12 - May 31; 6:30 - 7:15 p.m.

Ages 9 - 14

$80 (for 8 weeks) 

May 31st, 6:30pm to 7:15pm
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Ukulele Heroes - intermediate class

Learn how to play the Ukulele! Play songs the first day by learning basic chords, strumming and fingering. Expand on the skills you already have in our intermediate class. Instructor: James Brown.

Wednesdays, April 12 - May 31; 7:30 - 8:15 p.m.

Ages 9 - 14

$80 (for 8 weeks)

 

May 31st, 7:30pm to 8:15pm
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littleBits Lab

Join us to explore these popular electronic building blocks and see how innovative and creative you can be.  Each session we will focus on a different project or design challenge.

The first Thursday of each month, 7-8 p.m.

Free!  For ages 11 - 15.

Please register in advance.

June 1st, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Home Alone Program

Designed by the Canadian Safety Council, this program helps prepare 9 -11 year olds for being home alone during short periods of time.  Participants will learn basic first aid and safety procedures, as well as to recognize hazards, and when and how to use 911.

 Offered in partnership with St. John's Ambulance.

Friday June 2 (P.A. Day), 1 - 4 p.m.

$39  Please register in advance.

June 2nd, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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