ANNUAL NOARDA EVENTS
Spring Spruce Up at North Aurora’s Island Park
NOARDA joins forces during Earth Week with the Fox Valley Park District for the annual Spring clean-up at North Aurora’s Island Park and Riverfront Park. Local volunteers meet at the Island Park shelter where the Park District provides garbage bags and reachers to pick up litter along the Fox River. Snacks provided.
Rhythm on the Riverfront Summer Concert Series
NOARDA hosts concerts each summer on the second Thursday of June, July and August from 6:30-8:30. Bands play in the gazebo just west of Village Hall at Riverfront Park. Raimondo’s pizza sells slices of delicious pizza and cold drinks. BYOB and enjoy your own cold beer or glass of wine. Visitors bring lawn chairs and picnic baskets.
Parking is available at Island Park, North Aurora Activity Center, and public lots on the southwest side of the riverfront area.
Run For The Riverfront 5k/10k and 1 mile fun run
The original Mooseheart run, sponsored by River Front Chrysler in North Aurora, held early Saturday morning of the fun-filled North Aurora Days weekend (first weekend of August). The course goes through the beautiful Mooseheart Child City campus and around their scenic lake. Proceeds benefit the riverfront.
A lighted luminary pathway with decorated evergreens adorns North Aurora’s riverfront for the holiday season. Local businesses and community groups sponsor and decorate lighted trees along the beautiful path of Riverfront Park on the north side of State Street, just west of Village Hall.
The event is held on the first Sunday in December from 4-6 pm. Activities include tree viewing, bonfires, balloon artists, free hot chocolate, treats, music and more. Parking is available at Island Park, North Aurora Activity Center, and public lots on the southwest side of the riverfront area.