First Fridays on April 6: Renewal, Games & Youth

First Fridays is a monthly offering of arts and culture in downtown Aurora. Visit participating venues and explore downtown on the first Friday of the month. First Fridays is art, music and more!

Join us for FIRST FRIDAYS on April 6. Free trolley rides from 6 to 10 p.m.See you at First Fridays! Pick up a map at any venue.

A R T

1
If These Walls Could Talk, 32 S. Stolp Ave.
World Through My Eyes: Rupali Kumbhani*
7 to 10 p.m.

2
Gallery 1904, 1 E. Benton St.
Renew, Recycle & Rebirth into April^
6 to 9:30 p.m.

3
Aurora Public Art’s Third Floor Gallery, 20 E. Downer Pl.
Rhonda Wheatley: At Your Soul’s Discretion*
6 to 10 p.m.

4
The ArtBar @ Two Brothers Roundhouse
The Arcade Show^
Lauren Schmidt @ The Lounge Bar^
7 to midnight

5
Fox Art Studio, 9 S. Stolp Ave.
Community Youth Art Show*
6 to 9 p.m.

6
The Web, 134 W. Downer Pl.
Fat Guy Yoga Club feat. Alfredo Castil, Jason Arthur & Joshua Schultz^
6 p.m. to 1 a.m.

7
Community Christian Church, 78 S. LaSalle St.
Holy Art*
6 to 9 p.m.

8
Oddlots Gallery, 121 W. Benton St.
Bill Austin: Zendaddy and the false selves*
6 to 9 p.m.

*Opening night
^One night only

M U S I C

3
Aurora Public Art’s Third Floor Gallery, 20 E. Downer Pl.
Sam Trump of Sidewalk Chalk
7 and 9 p.m.

9
Santori Public Library, 101 S. River St.
Fox Valley Orchestra Chamber Series – Fox Valley Woodwind Quintet
Performance at 6:45 p.m.

10
Waubonsee Community College Aurora Downtown campus library, 18 S. River St.
Open Mic Night
7 to 8:30 p.m.

11
Endiro Coffee, 29 W. New York St.
Live music upstairs: Jake Mack Music
Art in the lower level Brick Gallery feat. Bill Austin
6 to 9 p.m.

12
Gremlen Recording Studios, 130 W. Downer Pl.
Karaoke and Open House
6 to 9 p.m.

13
Culture Stock, 43 E. Galena Blvd.
M.U.S.I.C. Monday on Friday
6 to 7:30 p.m. Neil Potter
7:30 to 9 p.m. Olivia Ports
9 to 10:30 p.m. Respect the Mic

M O R E

3
Aurora Historical Society, 20 E. Downer Pl.
Aurora in Color: Midcentury Photography
Aurora’s African American Heritage
Aurora Story
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

9
Santori Public Library, 101 S. River St.
Placeholders: Photo-Poems Exhibit by poet, artist, professor George Miller
5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

14
SciTech, 18 W. Benton St.
Traveling exhibit: “Climate Change Oceans: Acid vs. Life”
6 to 8 p.m.

15
Leland Legends, 1 S. Stolp Ave.
First Friday Magic feat. tickets on sale for Downtown Aurora Magic Festival.
5:30 to 8 p.m.

16
Christian Science Reading Room, 34 S. Stolp Ave.
Free kids crafts, prizes & gifts
6 to 9 p.m.

17
Zen Loft Wellness Center, 6 W. Downer Pl.
$5 Mini Classes, Demos, Massage
6 to 9 p.m.

18
Gillerson’s Grubbery, 33 W. New York St.
Whiskey Acres spirits sampling
Starts at 5 p.m.

P O P  U P  S H O P S

19
Aurora Regional Fire Museum, 53 N. Broadway
Shop a variety of local vendors.
5 to 8 p.m.

20
All Spoked Up, 14 W. Downer Pl. Ste. 12
Short Bench Woodworks
5 to 9 p.m.

T R O L L E Y

1) GAR Museum, 23 E. Downer Pl.
2) Fire Museum, 53 N. Broadway (rear lot)
3) Restaurant Row on New York St. @ River St.
4) The Web, 134 W. Downer Pl.
5) SciTech Museum, 18 W. Benton St.

Story artwork by Raul Rodea.