6 THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK
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1 -- Look for farm fresh food
The Aurora Farmers Market continues each Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. through Aug. 30 in the parking lot behind the Church in Aurora. There are many local vendors on hand offering a variety of food and other products.
2 -- Attend summer play
The summer stock production "Grease" kicks off this weekend at Aurora Community Theatre. Performances are July 7-9 and 14-15. The performance July 9 will be at 3 p.m., with all the others beginning at 8 p.m. in the theater portion of the Aurora Memorial Library building.
3 -- Several festivals and a fair
Summer festivals are abundant in Northeast Ohio, and the area's first county fair will take place July 9-16 at the Trumbull County fairgrounds in Cortland. Among festivals this weekend are: July 7-9 -- Cain Park Arts Festival in Cleveland Heights; July 8-9 -- Music in the Valley Folk and Wine Festival at Hale Farm and Village in Bath Township; and .July 8-10 -- Harbor Festival at Fairport Harbor Lakefront Park.
4 -- Safety Town starts
The city's first week of a four-week series of Safety Town sessions gets under way June 10 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Leighton School. The first session runs through June 13. Three more weekly sessions will follow through early August. This annual local police department tradition is for youngsters heading into kindergarten in August, and teaches them various methods to stay safe.
5 -- Find a few good books
Local residents can get find some good reading for summer nights or cold winter days and nights at the Friends of the Library book sale July 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Aurora Memorial Library. The sale takes place two times each month in the library's basement.
6 -- Enjoy music outdoors!
The fourth in the city's summer music concert series will take place July 12 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. when MDU performs rock tunes at the Veterans Memorial Park gazebo.
Bring lawn chairs or a blanket to enjoy the music on the grassy hillside. If the weather is rainy, the concert will take place in Aurora High's auditorium. In case of inclement weather, call the hotline at 330-655-6410 for up to date information.