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Events & Programs

To find out more about any of these programs, contact the AHMHS education team, 303.739.6660 or email us.

Upcoming Programs

Morning at the Museum
Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.
Ages 3-6
Drop in and spend the morning at the Aurora History Museum for educational stories, activities and more. There's a new program every Wednesday. This program takes place inside or outside the museum depending on the weather. Please note, children must be supervised by an adult.

LECTURE: Denver's Rebel Maids
Wednesday, May 18
Noon-1 p.m.
Jane Little Botkin visits the Aurora History Museum to discuss her new book "The Girl Who Dared to Defy : Jane Street and the Rebel Maids of Denver." The book touches on gender, labor, and local history through the Denver housemaids union strike of 1916. Botkin is a teacher turned multiple-award winning author whose nonfiction work explores the nature of life in the American West.
You can attend this lecture in-person at the museum, or online. The lecture is free, but you must register to receive the link to the Webex meeting. More than one person can attend using the same computer. 

Screenings of "A Decent Home" by Sara Terry
May 28, 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.
The film makers of "A Decent Home", by Sara Terry, present two free showings of their documentary. Click the link for more information and to register.

Coal Creek Schoolhouse
June - August
Fridays, 10:30a.m.
The schoolhouse is open this summer at DeLaney Homestead Historic Site! There’s a new activity for families every Friday at 10:30am. The schedule features, Aurora naturalists, librarians, dancers, historians, and musicians! CLICK HERE TO SEE THE SCHEDULE

Soldiers in Petticoats: From Seneca Falls to Rocking the Vote!
June 25, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
$5, Ticket includes light refreshments
Aurora History Museum
It's hard to imagine a time when women didn't have the right to vote, but it actually wasn't that long ago. In 2020, the United States marked the centennial anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment which granted most women the right to vote. We'll take a look at how Margaret "Molly" Brown was involved in it all!
Registration opens May 24. 

5th Annual Historic Landmarks Geocache
Find geocaches located at Aurora Landmarks No. 9, No. 11, No. 20, No. 26 and No. 5 using
After you find the cache, visit the Aurora History Museum during regular business hours and receive a limited edition coin for each geocache you find. We showcase a different historic landmark every year, so start your collection today!

Coins are limited and are available on a first come, first serve basis. You do not need to pick up the coin on the same day you find the cache.

Online Content

Discover DeLaney Homestead
The Discover DeLaney Homestead series is a great way to compliment a walk through the DeLaney Homestead Historic District and Open Space. Click a link below to learn more about the historic site.

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