Boulder Family Events: August 31 to September 6, 2012

Boulder Family Events: August 31 to September 6, 2012

Special Events This Week: Blue Moon Night Walk, Pearl Street Stampede, Free Day at the Denver Art Museum, Boulder Hometown Fair, Free Day at Boulder History Museum, Free Day at Denver Children’s Museum

Friday, August 31

  • Children’s Storytime at the Main Library. 10:15 to 11:00am. Free. Ongoing activity.
  • Family Game Night at Meadows Library. Play some old and some new games for the entire family. 4:30 to 6:30pm. All ages.
  • Blue Moon Night Walk with OSMP. 7:30 to 9:00pm. Free. Ages 6+
  • Pearl Street Stampede. Join in the fun and support CU by bringing the whole family out to cheer on the CU Buffs, listen to the marching band, and have just enjoy a night out on Pearl Street. CU vs. CSU. Free. All ages. Starts at 7:00pm in front of the Boulder County Court House.

Saturday, September 1

  • FREE DAY at Denver Art Museum
  • French/English Storytime at the Main Boulder Library. 10:15 to 11:00am. Free. All ages.
  • Boulder Hometown Fair. This eclectic event is mellower than Boulder Creek Fest, so in many ways better for families. There are kids’ activities, a fun run, music & performances, food, vendors and much more. 9/1 through 9/3. Free. All ages.
  • Home Depot Children’s Builders Workshop. Drop by the Boulder store and your kids can create something of their own. These are fun workshops that kids love! Free. 9:00 to Noon.
  • Boulder Farmer’s Market. [Date change due to bike race.] 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
  • Bats under the Moon Join OSMP naturalists for a full moon hike to look for bats and hear about how bats live, feed, fly and more. Hike location will be given when you register.  Call 303-441-3440 with number in your group, & your contact information before Friday at 5 pm to pre-register.
  • Twenty Ninth Street Live! Free, outdoor venue. 6:15 to 10:00pm.

Sunday, September 2

  • FREE Day at the Boulder History Museum.
  • Boulder Hometown Fair. This eclectic event is mellower than Boulder Creek Fest, so in many ways better for families. There are kids’ activities, a fun run, music & performances, food, vendors and much more. 9/1 through 9/3. Free. 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, September 3

Tuesday, September 4

Wednesday, September 5

  • Wednesday Storytime @ Main Boulder Library. 10:15 to 11:30am. Free. Ongoing.
  • Cruisers & Crawlers at the Main Boulder Library. 10:15 to 11:30am. Free. 9 to 24 months.
  • Family Garden Story and Song Time with Kristin at Barnes and Nobles. Free. All ages. 1:00pm.
  • 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.

Thursday, September 6

  • Storytime and Kids Hike. Join OSMP to hear stories and take a kid-friendly hike at Chautauqua. Meet at Chautauqua Ranger Cottage. 9:30 to 10:30am. Free. 3 to 6 year olds and their caregivers.
  • Toddler Time at the Main Boulder Library. 10:15 to 11:30am. Free. Children 18 to 36 months & their caregiver.
  • Thursday Storytime at the Main Boulder Library. A fun time with kids’ story, music and more. Free. All ages. 10:15 to 11:00am.
Upcoming Events:

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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