Boulder Family Events: June 15 to 21, 2012

june 15 to 21, 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!

Special Events: Louisville Town Faire, Noon Tunes, Home Depot Kids’ Workshops, Lego Mania, & Denver Museum of Nature & Science FREE DAY

Friday, June 15

  • Louisville Town Faire. Live music, excellent food, children’s activities, quality art & crafts are all at the Faire. Go listen to CJ Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band playing live [6:30 to 9:00ish]. All ages. Ongoing event. Free. Rain or shine. 5:00 to 10:00pm.
  • Children’s Storytime at the Main Library. 10:15 to 11:00am. Free. Ongoing activity.
  • French/English Storytime with Marie [I love her!] at the Main Library.  10:15 to 11:00. Free. Ongoing activity on the 1st/3rd Friday of the month.
  • Noon Tunes on Pearl Street Mall. Join Swing Je T’aime for live music and jam on the Mall. Kids love this event!

Saturday, June 16

  • Airport Day at Boulder Airport. This is a family friendly event with lots for the family to do. 9:00am to 3:00pm. @ noon there will be a parachute demo. All ages. Free.
  • Tropical Birds of Boulder with OSMP. Why fly to Belize or Costa Rica when their birds will come to us? Join naturalist Dave Sutherland for an easy hike into a local birding hot-spot to search for colorful migratory song birds newly arrived from the steamy jungles south of the border. Birdwatchers of all abilities welcome. 7:30 to 10:30am.
  • Home Depot Kids’ Workshops. Kids can create a project of their own on the 1st/3rd Saturdays of the month. Mornings.
  • Shepard Valley Waldorf School presents: Farm FaRe
  • Boulder History Museum Family Day: Mining. Noon to 4:00pm. Free with museum entry.
  • 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

Sunday, June 17

Monday, June 18

Tuesday, June 19

  • 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.
  • Read to the Dog. Children 5 to 12 can schedule a time to read to Cooper a therapy dog. Please call ahead to schedule a time slot at 303.441.3099. 10:30 to 11:45. Free.
  • Lego Mania: 20 minute workshops. “From blobs to bricks” 2:00 and 4:00 at the Main Boulder Library.

Wednesday, June 20

Thursday, June 21

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 or visit us on Facebook.

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