Boulder Family Events: June 22 to 28, 2012

june 22 to 28, 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: Ballet in the Park, Valmont Bike Park Family Fun Day, FamilyDance Planet, barnyard critter days, national log cabin day, & magician’s week at the BPL.

Friday, June 22

Saturday, June 23

  • FamilyDance Planet. Come dance and play with the whole family! 9:30 to noon at the Avalon Ballroom. All ages. Purchase tickets.
  • Little Bikes on the Prairie with City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks.
    Celebrate Boulder’s Walk and Bike month with an easy family mountain bike trip along South Boulder Creek trail. Cycle slowly through rare tallgrass prairie and stop frequently to explore the creek. Bring bike helmets (required) and bikes that are ready to ride! Tag-alongs, trail-a-bikes, trailers and bike baby seats are welcome to get everyone out! Meet at the Bobolink Trailhead. Ages 6 and up. 10:00 to noon. 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

Sunday, June 24

  • Barnyard Critter Day.  Come join Boulder County and spend a day at the farm! We invite you to have fun and learn about domestic animals and even wildlife found on the farm. There will be demos, animals, and educational activities. 10:00 to 4:00 at the Agricultural Heritage Center. All ages. Free.
  • Celebrate National Log Cabin Day! with a Grandrabbits Playdate. Join Grandrabbits and play with this classic toy at our Lincoln Log Station. All ages. 11:00 to 5:00pm. Free.
  • Nature For Kids & Parents. Take a journey to May’s Point while exploring “special places.”  We will go on an adventure hunt using an explorer’s guide filled with fun activities!  Meet at the Flagstaff Nature Center on the summit of Flagstaff Mountain. Ages 6+. Free. 1:00 to 3:00pm.
  • Ballet In The Park with the Boulder Ballet. This family-friendly repertoire concert features excerpts from the season along with new works, in classical and contemporary styles. Come early with a picnic and enjoy a beautiful summer evening with the ballet. All ages. Free. 7:00 to 8:00pm.
  • 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, June 25

Tuesday, June 26

  • 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.
  • Celebrate & Explore Colorado Water with the BPL, OSMP, City of Boulder Watershed and Boulder County. Begin with Storytime at 10:15 in the Children’s Library. Then head out to Boulder Creek for hands-on learning about insects, plants and animals in and around Boulder Creek. 10:15 to 12:00. All ages. Free.
  • Dance for Children [and the Whole Family]! Participatory dance program for children of all ages and their parents! A fun way to learn dances from around the world, find out what young folks like in other countries. Outside on the Plaza beside the Dushanbe Teahouse, 1770 13th (between Arapahoe & Canyon) in Boulder. Free. All ages. 6:15 to 7:00pm.
  • Magician Week: Eddie Goldstein and the Magical Math and Science Show. Let her engage and entertain your family. Main Boulder Library. 7:00pm. Free. All ages.

Wednesday, June 27

  • 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.
  • Valmont Bike Park Family Rides. Bring the bikes and the family for fun rides on the amazing terrain at Boulder’s coolest bike park. All ages. 4:00 to 6:00pm. Free. 
  • 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
  • Band on the Bricks on Pearl: Hazel Miller will rock Pearl Street! This is an ongoing event each Weds night throughout the summer. All ages. 7:00 to 9:00pm.

Thursday, June 28

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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