Various programs -- For more details, visit and find the parks and rec department pages.


Aurora Seniors meet weekdays in the Walker Building. Among activities are: Gentle yoga Fridays at 10 a.m., Arthritis Foundation exercise Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12:30 p.m., bingo Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m., chair volleyball Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. and Thursdays at 1:45 p.m.

Also, there are watercolor painting Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m., knitting Thursdays at 1 p.m. and penny poker, canasta and euchre Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m.; walking videos Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 9 a.m., beginning Tai Chi on Thursdays at 9 a.m. and mahjong lessons Wednesdays at 1 p.m.

Some other activities are blood pressure and glucose screening clinics the first Tuesday of each month at 9:30 a.m.

Tech Tuesdays are offered from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Walker Building, when students from Harmon School and AHS will help seniors perform various tasks with laptops, digital cameras, e-readers, tablets and phones.

Free income tax assistance is available through the AARP Tax-Aide program. For details, call 330-297-4636.

Lunch and learn will be April 17 at noon, the Retired Old Men Eating Out group will visit Station 43 in Bainbridge on April 20 and breakfast and bingo will be April 24 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Heartland of Twinsburg.

Trips coming up are: April 13 -- "Rocktopia" at State Theater; April 19 -- Butler Museum of American Art and Youngstown Center of Industry and Labor; April 21 -- Severance Hall for "Don Quixote"; April 26 -- Palace Theater for "Something Rotten"; April 27 -- Packard Music Hall for "The Inspiration of Broadway"; May 3-4 -- overnight trip to Seneca Allegheny.

May 9 -- Hanna Theater for "Forever Plaid"; May 11 -- Western Reserve Historical Society; May 15 -- lunch bunch to PF Chang's; May 19 -- Cleveland Orchestra's "Miracle" at Severance Hall; May 22 -- Hartville Flea Market and Kitchen; May 25 -- Indians game vs. Cincinnati Reds; May 31 -- Middlefield shopping trip and lunch at an Amish home.

The parks-rec department is in the Walker Building on West Pioneer Trail. Hours are weekdays from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.