Boulder Family Events: May 25 to 31, 2012

may 25 to 31, 2012

Listed here are some great family events. Most are free. They are all opportunities to be together as a family and engage your kids of all ages.

Have a fantastic week!

Friday, May 25

Saturday, May 26

  • Boulder Creek Festival. This festival includes a children’s area, food, arts & crafts, and much more. All ages.
  • Children’s Storytime at the Main Library. All ages. Free. 10:15 to 11:00am. Ongoing activity.

  • Boulder Farmer’s Market. 8:00 to 2:00pm. 13th Street between Arapahoe & Canyon Blvd. Map. Great opportunity for families to purchase locally grown produce, eat delicious food, listen to live music and so much more! A Boulder kids’ favorite.

  • Boulder Museum of Contemporary Arts [BMOCA] provides FREE art activities for kids on Saturdays during the Farmer’s Market. I have heard that they have a space where you can throw a cup at the wall. Kids love it! 8:00am to 2:00pm. The museum is Free during the Farmer’s Market as well. All ages.

Sunday, May 27

  • Boulder Creek Festival. This festival includes a children’s area, food, arts & crafts, and much more. All ages.
  • Go Club for Kids & Teens at the Main Boulder Library. 2:00 to 5:30pm. Ages 5 and up. Free. “Learn to play the ancient and mysterious game of Go.”

Monday, May 28 [Happy Memorial Day!]

Tuesday, May 29

  • Children’s Storytime @ George Reynolds Branch Library. 10:15 to 11:00am. Free. Ongoing activity.
  • Bilingual Storytime at the Main Boulder Library. 10:15 to 11:00am. Free.
  • Read to the Dog at the Main Boulder Library. Practice reading to Cooper, a certified therapy dog. Sign up by calling 303.441.3099. Ages 5 to 12. Free. 3:30 to 4:45pm.
  • Lap Babies at the Main Boulder Library. Babies up to 12 months explore books & stories with their caregivers. 10:15 to 11:00am. No older children, please! Free. Ongoing activity.

Wednesday, May 30

  • Children’s Storytime @Meadows Branch Library. 10:15 to 11:00am. Free. Ongoing activity.

  • Wednesday Storytime @ Main Boulder Library. 10:15 to 11:30am. 9 to 24 months. Ongoing.

  • Discovery Days at the Longmont Museum & Cultural Center. Ages 2 to 5. Low cost [$3.50 to $4.50/child]. Drop-in sessions: 9:00 to 10:15, 10:15 to 11:30, 12:30 to 2:00.

  • Family Garden Story and Song Time at Barnes & Noble. Join Kristin from Famiy Garden to sing and cut some fruits. Free. 1:00pm.
  • Storytime with Judy Volc @ Barnes & Noble. Free. 10:00am.
  • Boulder Farmer’s Market. Purchase your veggies, fruits, flowers and other food items, as well as listen to music and dine on prepared foods from the food area. Always a Boulder favorite. Art Stop, a kids’ free art activity, by BMOCA is happening too. 4:00 to 8:00pm.

Thursday, May 31

Upcoming Events

  • Boulder Jewish Festival 2012 on June 10 from 11:00 to 5:00pm
  • A Paris Street Market at 29th Street Mall from 9:00am to 3:00pm
  • CU Wizards: Black Holes on June 9
  • Bands on the Bricks on Pearl Street Mall all summer Fridays from 12:00 to 1:30pm

Please let me know of any upcoming events that should be listed here. I am happy to include your free, low cost or unusual event in Boulder Family listing of weekly events. You can reach me at Boulder4Families@gmail.com or visit us on Facebook.

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