Boulder Family Events: September 28 to October 4, 2012

Special Events This Week: Pearl Street Stampede, Smithsonian Museum Live! FREE Day, FREE Day at the Denver Botanic Gardens, Monday Milk & Cookies at Becoming Mothers, & Piccadilly Circus

Friday, September 28

  • Friday Children’s Storytime at the Main Library. 10:15 to 11:00am. Free. Ongoing activity.
  • Pearl Street Stampede. Get out and cheer on the CU Buffs, listen to band music, and hang out with your family on Pearl Street. It’s great FREE family fun! The kids love it!

Saturday, September 29

  • Smithsonian Museum Live! FREE Day at many local museums/attractions. You do need to visit the website and download the free tickets. Here is a sample of free venues: Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls, & Toys, Denver Botanic Gardens, Boulder History Museum, and many more.
  • Saturday Storytime at the Main Boulder Library. Free. 10:15am.
  • 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, September 30

  • Nature for Kids & Parents: Coyote TalesA chorus of yaps, whines, barks and howls: these musical sounds can be heard at any time of the day or year.  Hike in Coyote Country to howl and learn why coyotes can adapt to just about any region of North America!  Meet at the Lehigh Street entrance to Shanahan Ridge (map search 1903 Lehigh Street in Boulder, where Lehigh and Lafayette Streets intersect). Free. Ages 6 and up. 1:00 to 3:00pm.
  • 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, October 1

Tuesday, October 2

  • Children’s Storytime at George Reynolds Branch Library. Free. 10:15am. Ongoing event.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish Storytime at the Main Boulder Library. Free. 10:15am. All ages.
  • Lap Babies at the Main Boulder Library. Babies (birth-12 months) and their caregivers explore language and books in a fun and intimate setting. Programs include rhymes, songs and books as well as time for free play and informal discussion of early childhood development. Attendance limited to babies up to 12 months of age; no older children please. Free. 10:15 to 11:30am.
  • Piccadilly Circus at the Longmont Fairgrounds. 4:40 and 7:30pm showings.

Wednesday, October 3

  • Wednesday Storytime @ Main Boulder Library. 10:15 to 11:00am. Free. Ongoing.
  • Cruisers & Crawlers @ Main Boulder Library. Crawlers and beginning toddlers (9-24 months) explore language and books with their caregivers in a fun and intimate setting. Programs include rhymes, songs and books as well as time for free play and informal discussion of early childhood development. Attendance limited to crawlers and beginning toddlers up to 24 months of age; no older children please.10:15 to 11:30am. Free.
  • 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.
  • Piccadilly Circus at the Longmont Fairgrounds. 4:40 and 7:30pm showings.

Thursday, October 4

  • Storytime at the Main Boulder Library. Free. 10:15 to 11:30am.
  • Toddler Time @ Main Boulder Library. Toddlers (18-36 months) and caregivers explore language and books in a fun and intimate setting. Programs include rhymes, songs and books as well as time for free play and informal discussion of early childhood development. Attendance limited to toddlers up to 36 months of age; no older children please. Free. 10:15 to 11:30am.
  • Parents with Infants Support Group at Parenting Place. Free. Newborn to 9 mos. 10:30 to Noon.
Upcoming Family Events:
October 6:

October 7:

  • FREE Day at the Boulder History Museum.

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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