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Tales from Isolation

Remembering

By Heather Trusler I seem to have lived a charmed life, lucky to be able to spend most of my years at a cottage on Georgian Bay. I am not exactly sure, but approximately 2500 acres of islands and mainland was purchased in the spring of 1898 by several University of...

Smallpox, Contact Tracing and a Very Large Spider

By Rick Strongitharm In August of 1962, Marilyn Monroe died, Pete Best was fired and replaced by Ringo Starr as the Beatles drummer, and my friend, Jimmy Orr, brought smallpox to Canada. Jimmy was 14 years old. He was diagnosed with smallpox after his family of 9...

How I Met My True Love

By Alma Durkin During WWlI, I volunteered, at 17, to join the Women's Land Army in England, which was formed to help feed the island nation when so many young men were conscripted into the Forces.  Imagine twenty or so young women, girls really, living together in a...

Visit to Wood Carving Member

From Mel James On a visit to Pat Crossley who lives on a farm in King, to pick up wood for the comfort birds I took some photographs to share with our members. It was a beautiful, clear sunny day so we visited the woods and the Heron rookery. The trilliums were in...

Comfort Bird Project

From Mel James The project was initiated by Marlene Ash. She is working with Pat Richards, who works with Hope House Hospice which is located in Aurora. The intent of the project is to provide pleasure to a person that has been provided with a difficult personal...

Arrabon House

From Jackie Rosemin ARRABON HOUSEDownload

Babysitting Day

By Alma Durkin It's up at six and out at sevenFor Nanna's subway trip to heaven,And as I knock upon the door,Small feet come rushing 'cross the floor,The door is open, I'm inside,And chubby arms are opened wide.Sweet kisses fall upon my face,No lover had such true...

A Small Bird

A story by Rick Strongitharm In 1969, while Neil Armstrong was stepping onto the Moon, I was celebrating my ninth birthday. My family lived beside a leper colony located where the two main tributaries of the Amazon join. My parents ran a clinic for the lepers. For my...

Birthday Celebration

From Carol Palmer I just celebrated my 75th milestone Birthday and because of the travel ban my sister and I had to cancel a fabulous British Isles Cruise that was planned for over a year. My sister sent me this celebration dinner from the Keg, for my husband Bob to...

Backyard Visitors

From Dave LeGallais My wife Linda and I have always enjoyed Bird Watching but never more than now when we are spending so much more time at home. I thought you might enjoy some pictures of a few of our backyard visitors. Blue Jay and Downey WoodpeckerRobinsRed-Bellied...

Aurora Seniors Centre

The Aurora Seniors Centre is operated in partnership with the Town of Aurora's Community Services Department. Its success is based on the Seniors who volunteer their time and Town of Aurora staff. Our goal is to provide programs, events and activities that will benefit and enrich the lives of older adults.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 8:30am - 9:00pm
  • Wednesday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Friday: 8:30am - 11:30pm

Contact

  • 90 John West Way
  • Aurora, ON L4G 6J1
  • 905-726-4767
  • asa@auroraseniors.ca
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