Today we celebrate the 99th Armistice Day. Today is a day to honour those who have fought for our country and the sacrifices they made. The first Armistice Day was November 11, 1918. It marked the end the the First World War, one of the most tragic events in world history. 61,000 Canadians were killed, … Read moreRemember
By Claire Layton
By Claire Layton
By: Hope Harwood
By Hope Harwood
This past July and August, Aurora Historical Society has certainly gotten into the Pan Am/Parapan Am Spirit. The new Tennis in Canada exhibit was a wonderful addition to Hillary House this summer, but the true excitement came from many Celebration Days on site throughout the summer. On July 18th we celebrated A Taste of Wimbledon … Read morePan Am/Parapan Am Celebrations Recap
This week, local families came by Hillary House to participate in our Discovery Days programming. The theme this week is Animal Artists! Take a look… More details about the children’s programming schedule can be seen HERE.
Have you ever wondered how a Lawn Tennis Court is made? Check out these images of Zander Sod building the court at Hillary House! The court will be in use this summer for our Pan Am Celebrations.
Specialists from Advanced Tree Care came to Hillary House on May 1st, 2015 and, under the direction of Board Member Shumaila Waqas and the Landscaping Committee, cleared and cleaned the north lawn to the side of the house, making way for a restoration of the tennis court that started the Aurora Tennis Club (formerly known as the Aurora Community Tennis Club).
The 2015 event calendar is starting to take shape and AHS is excited to be hosting 2 new events at Hillary House this year: Family Day at Hillary House and Camp Hillary: March Break Edition. Family Day is a great opportunity for families to spend time together and explore both new an familiar places, and … Read moreFamily Day and March Break at Hillary House