Boulder Family Events: September 7 to 13, 2012

Boulder Family Events: September 7 to 13, 2012

Special Events This Week: Free Day at the Denver Art Museum, Firefly Handmade Market & Little Gypsy Market, Boulder Literacy Story-A-Thon at the Boulder Bookstore, Dinosaur Discovery Days, Day Out With Thomas, Bilingual Storytime at the BPL, &

Lego Club at the George Reynolds Branch Library

Friday, September 7

  • 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.

Saturday, September 8

  • FREE DAY at Denver Art Museum [Friendship Pow Wow]
  • WOW Museum: Helper Animal Demo with the Colorado Therapeutic Riding Center and International Hearing Dog, Inc. Meet a miniature horse and learn how dogs help people who cannot hear. All ages. Free with paid admission. 11:00am.
  • Firefly Handmade Market & Little Gypsy Market [for kid makers]. All handmade, local items. Kid friendly. Free. 11:00 to 9:00pm.
  • Boulder Literacy Story-a-Thon @ The Boulder Bookstore. Featuring many local celebrities such as Jeff Kagen & Congressman Jared Polis who will share their love of reading with young children. This is a fundraiser for Reading Village. All ages. 10:30am.
  • Dinosaur Discovery Days at Dinosaur Ridge [Golden]. Natural Hazards Focus including wildfires, landslides and rockslides, radon gas, tornadoes, volcanoes and volcanic ash, uranium and fallout, swelling soils, and earthquakes. All ages. 10:00 to 2:00pm.
  • Saturday Storytime at the Main Boulder Library. Free. 10:15am.
  • Day Out with Thomas at the Colorado Train Museum. Buy tickets ahead of time–it looks like they are still available. This weekend and the next two weekends.
  • 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

Sunday, September 9

Monday, September 10

Tuesday, September 11

  • Children’s Storytime at George Reynolds Branch Library. Free. 10:15 to 11:00am. Ongoing event.
  • English/Spanish Bilingual Storytime at the Main Boulder Library. Free. 10:15 to 11:00am.
  • Lap Babies Storytime at the Main Boulder Library. Free. Children birth to 12 months. 10:15 to 11:00am.
  • Read to the Dog at Meadows Branch Library. Children can reserve a time to read to this friendliest therapy dog. Free. Please call to reserve a space. 3:30 to 5:30pm.
  • Folk 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. Ongoing activity.

Wednesday, September 12

  • Storytime and Kids Hike: The Secret Life of Leaves. 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 13

  • 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.
  • Lego Club at the George Reynolds Library. If your child loves Legos or just wants to see if they do, stop in. No registration required. 4:00 to 6:00pm.
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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