Boulder Family Events: June 1 to 7, 2012

june 1 to 7, 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!

This week:

Notice the Free Days: Denver Art Museum, Children’s Museum of Denver, & Boulder History Museum.

Friday, June 1

  • Children’s Storytime at the Main Library. 10:15 to 11:00am. Free. Ongoing activity.
  • Boulder Public Library presents Wise Fool New Mexico’s “Too Much Noise”. This is a circus and puppetry production. Main Library. All ages. Free. Doors open at 10:45.
  • Family Game Night. Meadows Branch Library. 4:00 to 6:00pm. Fun for the whole family!
  • First Fridays “On The Plaza” featuring the Elevation Swing Orchestra. 18 piece swing band will perform in front of the North Wing of the Boulder Main Library. Bring a blanket and a picnic if you like. 6:30 to 7:45pm. All ages. Free.

Saturday, June 2

 

  • Touch a Truck Check out big trucks, small trucks, and all sorts of trucks. Louisville Recreation Center. 9:00 to 11:30am.  Free.
  • Boulder History Museum Family Day: Mining. Noon to 4:00pm. Free with museum entry.
  • Denver Art Museum FREE DAY! Admission is free all day.
  • Chalk Arts Festival at Larimer Square, Denver. This festival looks like a great experience for the whole family. See amazing chalk art, create your own chalk art, and get a chance to check out Larimer Square. Free. June 2 & 3.
  • French/English Storytime at the Main Library. 10:15 to 11:00am. Free.

  • 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. 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] Check out Art Stop which provides FREE guided 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. All ages

  • Gardening with Native Flowers brought to you by the City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks [OSMP]. Expert gardner and naturalist Dave Sutherland will lead this program. Free. All ages. 2:30 to 4:30pm at the Chautauqua Ranger Cottage.

Sunday, June 3

Monday, June 4

Tuesday, June 5

  • Children’s Museum of Denver FREE NIGHT. Admission is FREE from 4:00 to 8:00pm.
  • Children’s Storytime @ George Reynolds Branch Library. 10:15 to 11:00am. Free. Ongoing activity.
  • 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.
  • Family Camping Basics at REI. Learn more about how to make camping as a family accessible, easy, and fun! 6:30 to 8:00pm.
  • Tumbling/Movement Class Demos at the JCC. Free. 12-30 months: 10:00 to 10:30am & 2.5 to 5 years: 10:40 to 11:10am.

Wednesday, June 6

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

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

  • Boulder Farmer’s Market. 4:00 to 8:00pm. 13th Street between Arapahoe & Canyon Blvd. 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] Check out Art Stop which provides FREE guided 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! 4:00 to 8:00pm. All ages

Thursday, June 7

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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