Author visit

International Festival of Authors presents Gwen Benaway - Poetry as it's meant to be heard!

The International Festival of Authors Ontario presents IFOA Aurora with award-winning poet Gwen Benaway.

Gwen Benaway is an award-winning two-spirited trans poet of Anishinaabe and Metis descent.

Reading & Q&A

In collaboration with the Aurora Cultural Centre

Free tickets available at APL or the ACC

Aurora Cultural Centre

Brevik Hall

October 11th, 7:30pm to 9:00pm
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Ted Barris: At Vimy

Best-selling Author, journalist and military historian will share his trip to Vimy France commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Combined with his book, Victory At Vimy: Canada Comes of Age, April 9 – 12, 1917 Mr. Barris reconstructs the blow-by-blow moments of that historic four-day operation that some say changed the momentum of the war.  Wednesday May 10, 7:00 p.m. Pre-register online.

May 10th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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The Deadly Dames

 Deadly Dames: Death by Alligator?  Lethal Sewing Machine? Meet the Mystery writers that make up the ‘Deadly Dames’: Catherine Astolfo, Janet Bolin, Alison Bruce, Melodie Campbell and Joan O'Callaghan.  They’ll share their books and talk about the art of mystery and suspense writing, women in writing and publishing, balancing writing with a day job. Pre-register online.

 

May 1st, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Victory Lap Retirement

Victory Lap Retirement: Work While You Play, Play While You Work - The Joy of Financial Independence...at Any Age! Meet best-selling authors Mike Drak and Jonathan Chevreau. The rules of retirement have changed and there's more at risk than ever.  Learn how to create a low stress fulfilling lifestyle, a unique blend of work and play that will allow you to live life to the fullest. Pre-register online or at the Adult Information Desk.

April 18th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Finding Aurora 1867 in Aurora 2017

To celebrate Ontario Heritage Week and Canada's 150th birthday Aurora historian Jackie Stuart will share her new book An Aurora ABC.  Signs of Aurora Confederation can still be seen in Aurora today: the town bell, various buildings and a connection to 'Buffalo Bill' Cody! Copies of An Aurora ABC available for sale and signing.  Pre-register, online, in person or by phone.

February 13th, 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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