SPRING COLORS FOR WHENEVER SPRING GETS HERE. Four new colors in our popular unisex t-shirt (100% cotton). New v-veck ladies' shirts in pretty pastels, with the graceful typeface of our Aurora 1890 book (100% finespun cotton). All shirts are $20 except XXL and XXXL, which are $22/23. Plus tax. Members receive a 10% discount. The Aurora Shop hours are Wed-Sat, Noon-4pm. Pierce Art and History Center, 20 E. Downer, 60505.
It's boggles my mind just how many great memories I have from those five years! I believe I am who I am today not just because of God's Devine Providence
The people, the places, and the events in and around Aurora back then helped to change my life and I will be forever thankful for that!
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ON THE HUNT FOR EASTER ...colors? New ladies' v-neck t-shirts are in. Sizes S-2XL. $20 plus tax, members 10% discount. (2XL are $22.) At the Aurora Shop in the Pierce Art and History Center, 20 E. Downer, 60505. Wed-Sat, Noon-4pm.
RARE OPPORTUNITY. Here's your chance to get an authentic (but retired) outdoor banner advertising Aurora Downtown's homage to Wayne's World in 2017. $50 plus tax. At The Aurora Shop in the Pierce Art and History Center, 20 E. Downer, 60505. Open Wed-Sat from Noon -4pm.
PUTTING TOGETHER AN EASTER BASKET? Add some history. The Aurora Shop has charming bits of nostalgia that will put a smile on any bunny's face. In the Pierce Art and History Center, 20 E. Downer, 60505. Wed-Sat, Noon-4pm.
BOOK SIGNING FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2018. Sherman Jenkins, author and Aurora alderman, started wondering how a groundbreaking and talented two-sport athlete like Ted Strong, Jr. could possibly have faded from the public memory so soon. His book, Ted Strong, Jr. - The Untold Story of An Original Harlem Globetrotter and Negro League All-Star brings to life a fascinating piece of the American sports landscape. The book is in stock at The Aurora Shop at the Pierce Art and History Center, where Alderman Jenkins will be signing copies from 6:30-8:30pm on Friday. $38 plus tax. AHS members receive a 10% discount. Regular shop and museum hours are Wed-Sat, Noon-4pm.
GOING ON SINCE 1913. East-West basketball will be played for the 225th time this Friday, February 23, 2018 at 7pm at West High*. Get a commemorative shirt at the Aurora Shop for $15 plus tax. Members receive a 10% discount. S-M-L-XL-2XL Shop hour are Wed-Sat from Noon-4pm. *Rescheduled from Feb. 9 due to snowstorm.
MAUD POWELL HAD SOME HELP celebrating her 150th birthday. Deputy Mayor Chuck Nelson, Alderman Mike Saville, former mayor and Alderman-At-Large Bob O'Connor, Faith and AHS trustee John Medernach with Keelin Murphy, and AHS president Mary Clark Ormond were some of those on hand.