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It turned out to be a beautiful day for the 2nd annual Aurora’s Multicultural Festival on September 9th, 2017. This year held at the Town Park with many performances from different cultures (Chinese Collective Arts Association, Japanese Drumming Nagata Shachu, Fuego Flamenco Dance Ensemble, Cora Italia Toronto, ​MECUDA (Cameroon), South Asian-Panwar Music and Dance Productions, …

My work was somehow rudely interrupted by a mouse. That not so tiny grey furry creature zoomed under the Muskoka chair I was sitting on, and disappeared (nature’s magic). Well, it was really my pouring ‘green‘ thoughts that were interrupted. “What happened to my inside plant? Why did that one tiny fern at the window suddenly …

It is hard to believe that the Aurora Community Arboretum is about two decades old; a beautiful parkland stretch located in the East end of our town. The Aurora Community Arboretum is a unique green park and is accessible from many locations. Each entrance location is unique in its own way. I must say that there was …

He expresses how he feels. “Matthew are you okay? What are you doing?” I asked. “Mom it’s very annoying when you keep asking me all the time,” he replies. “Matthew when you ask me for a toy a million times, that’s annoying too,” I added smiling. “I guess we are both annoying then,” he replied. …

We are currently experiencing heavy May (2017) showers, that according to the weatherman will continue until Sunday. Potential spring flooding. So far, not too cold and not too warm, just perfect temperature for a steady unveiling of spring’s greens. The green picture is being painted as we speak. Today I volunteer in the school. It’s …

When you see children climbing or sitting on top of these hydro transformer boxes shown here, let them know that it is actually dangerous to do so. The hydro transformer boxes are installed to step down high voltage electricity from the hydro transmission lines to the normal 110-volt household current. Once I came across few teenagers …

During the April 18, 2017 General Committee meeting, Aurora Town staff presented recommendations to our Town Council to consider moving forward with internet-voting only as an alternative voting method for the next Municipal Elections 2018. The majority of our Town Council opposed the idea. In the video here you can watch the interesting round table …

Last spring snow fall in our Town today? Who knows? Oak Trees at the Aurora Community Arboretum near Leash Free Dog Park Sheppard’s Bush Conservation Area under the Snow Blanket Hamilton Park Anna Lozyk Romeo, Editor’s Notes Aurora, ON Copyright 2017 Anna Lozyk Romeo / Living in Aurora Aurora Community Arboretum Aurora Ontario

It was a beautiful day! The Aurora Arctic Adventure 2017 Family Day event at the historic Town Park on February 20th endured record high temperatures, perhaps even historic temperatures. The banks of snow from last week’s snow fall were big enough failing to melt completely. The ice ring was semi-functional and was not restricted to skates …

Apparently wild turkeys can fly. I saw it finally for the first time and this is my photographic proof and sequel on the sighting of wild turkeys in Aurora. I came back to see them the next day. I never got close to them, as interestingly enough, they kept moving away with every step I made towards …