Boulder Family Events: November 16 to November 22, 2012

Special Events This Week: FREE Days at Denver Zoo & Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Downtown Boulder Ice Rink Opens, Pearl Street Stampede, Children’s Film Series at the Dairy Center, Family Dance Planet, and Switch on the Lights Downtown

Friday, November 16

Saturday, November 17

  • Butterfly Pavilion $5 admission day
  • Best of the NY International Children’s Film Festival at The Dairy Center. Short subjects selected as the best in kids movies not cooked in the cauldron of Hollywood’s big studios. Kid Flix Mix (60 min) is ideal for ages 4-8. Party Mix (68 min) is for ages 8-18, entertaining while highlighting the diversity, yet commonality of the human family. 1:00pm Kid Flix Mix – 2:30pm Party Mix
  • Family Dance Planet. Join other Boulder families to dance and explore movement at this ongoing event. Every 3rd Saturday. Costs. All ages. Avalon Ballroom. 10 to Noon.
  • French/English Storytime. Join this great bilingual reading. Free. 10:15 to 11:00am
  • 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, November 18

  • Switch on the Holidays 5:00pm 1300 block of Pearl Street. Downtown Boulder.
  • Nature For Kids & Parents: Gobble, Gobble. Join OSMP to play a game of “Follow the Turkey Leader”. Learn the many terrific facts about wild turkeys and how they are different than domesticated turkeys! Make wild turkey hats, play games, learn a song and strut in the woods. Chautauqua Ranger Cottage. Ages 6+. Free. 1 to 3pm.
  • 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, November 19

Tuesday, November 20

Wednesday, November 21

Thursday, November 22

Upcoming Family Events:
November 23: St. Nick on the Bricks 11:00am to 2:00pm at 1301 Pearl Street
December 1:
  • Lights of December Parade 6:00pm Downtown Boulder
  • CU Wizards: Bio Chem for Kids! 9:30am on campus

December 5: Boulder Children’s Author Kerry MacLean will read Pigs Over Boulder 2 at the Boulder Bookstore

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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