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We oldsters know that youngsters are our best resource when we just cannot figure out how to work our smart phone or computer. Happily, the students at Harmon School understand how much we need them.
On Tech Tuesdays, Harmon students offer free advice to anyone in the community who struggles with electronic devices. No appointment necessary, just bring your problems and questions -- big or small -- along with your phone, tablet, computer or other device to the Walker Building on West Pioneer Trail between 3 and 4 p.m. through May 16.
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"Spring for Sports," the annual reversal raffle and silent auction that benefits the Aurora All-Sports Boosters, will be April 8 from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Bella Vita Event Center (formerly Aurora Golf Club). The evening includes dinner, raffles, auction and a $2,000 grand prize. For last-minute tickets, call the Aurora athletic office at 330-954-2008 or Mindy Rogge at 216-401-3948. Proceeds support student athletes at Aurora High School and Harmon School.
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Aurora's July 4 parade is one of the best in Northeast Ohio, and the grand marshal always represents the very best in all of us. If you are acquainted with an Aurora resident who deserves special recognition because of his or her outstanding service, support and commitment to the community, county, state and/or country, take the time to nominate him or her.
Nomination forms are available at the parks-rec department at the Walker Building and on the city's website at www.auroraoh.com. Nominations will be reviewed and a final name selected by Mayor Ann Womer Benjamin, Parks-Rec Director Jim Kraus and Community Events Coordinator Tina Gerber. Deadline is May 31.
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Enjoy discovering the wonders of trees, their leaves and other wonders of plant life awakening at Moebius Nature Center on April 30 at 2 p.m. All ages are welcome. The center will offer will be a craft, group activity, short walk and a snack. The program is limited to 50 people, and signups are possible at www.mymnc.org. If the event is full, call Kim Pease at 216-402-4361 to get on the waiting list.
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The romantic musical fantasy "Brigadoon" opens at Aurora Community Theatre on April 28, continuing at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through May 20 with Sunday matinees at 3 p.m. May 7 and 14.
The beloved musical with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe is set in the Scottish Highlands where Brigadoon, a mysterious village, appears from the mist for just one day every 100 years.
Audiences will enjoy the work of Aurorans Bernie Keister as Andrew MacLaren and Elise Mulvaney as Kate. Elise, Bernie and Liz Fuller also will be part of the ensemble.
Maggie Hamilton is in charge of sound and Marianne Paul, back from four months in California home, will play cello in the live orchestra that accompanies the show. Tickets at $16 for all adults and $11 for age 18 and under are available at 330-562-1818 or www.auroracommunitytheatre.com.
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Congratulations to Aurora Police Chief Brian Byard on his graduation from the FBI National Academy. Bravo, Chief Byard.
We welcome your Aurora news. Contact Christine Patronik-Holder at 440-554-4913 or firstname.lastname@example.org.