Boulder Family Events: September 21 to 27, 2012

Boulder Family Events: September 21 to 27, 2012

 

Special Events This Week: Boulder’s Fall Festival, Day Out With Thomas, McGuckin’s Apprentice Series: Make a bird feeder, Touch-A-Truck Day, Family Day at the CU Natural History Museum, + Day Out With Thomas at the Colorado Train Museum.

Friday, September 21

Saturday, September 22

  • Downtown Boulder’s 25th Annual Fall Festival. Tons of events including music, children’s entertainment and carnival. 11:00am to 10:00pm. Free. All ages.
  • Junior Rangers Adventures. Free. Ages 6 to 12. 10:00am to 12:30pm. Register ahead of time here.
  • Colorado Touch-a-Truck Day. Touch and explore many different trucks. If you have a kid that loves vehicles this is a must see. Suggested donation. All ages. 10:00am to 1:00pm.
  • CU Museum of Natural History Family Day. Weather, clouds and cloud forests – water vapor is everywhere. Come explore the invisible form of water that surrounds us all, sustains life and controls the weather here on planet Earth! Create a cloud, Plant a terrarium, Dance your way to an understanding of greenhouse gases and Explore other science and art activities. Free. All ages. 10:00am to 4:00pm.
  • 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. Last weekend.
  • 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
  • McGuckin’s Apprentice Series: Homemade Bird Feeders Stop in with your kids to make their very own bird feeder! We will supply the seed, peanut butter, pinecones, or other recycled goods (while supplies last) for you to create and take home your bird feeder. 1:00 to 4:00pm. All ages.

Sunday, September 23

  • Downtown Boulder’s 25th Annual Fall Festival. Tons of events including music, children’s entertainment and carnival. 11:00am to 5:00pm. Free. All ages.
  • Nature for Kids & Parents: Black Bear’s Autumn. Suddenly, summer passes into autumn, the days shorten, the temperature drops.  This is the season that the Black Bear consuming 20,000 calories per day, often feeding beyond the daylight hours, seeking more food than sleep. Meet for an easy hike on the McClintock trail. 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.”
  • Day Out with Thomas at the Colorado Train Museum. Buy tickets ahead of time–it looks like they are still available. Last weekend.

Monday, September 24

Tuesday, September 25

Wednesday, September 26

  • Wednesday Storytime @ Main Boulder Library. 10:15 to 11:30am. Free. Ongoing.
  • 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 27

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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Boulder Family Events: September 14 to 20, 2012

Boulder Family Events: September 14 to 20, 2012

Special Events This Week: Movies at the Museum–Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs at CU Natural History Museum, CU Wizards, CU Science Discovery: Fur, Feathers & Fins, Monday Milk Club, Day Out With Thomas, Family Dance Planet, & Boulder Green Streets. 

Friday, September 14

Saturday, September 15

Sunday, September 16

  • Third Annual Boulder Green Streets Ciclovia. Three square blocks of Boulder are transformed into  car-free zones. Check out all the fun activities and events. Free. All ages! 10:00 to 4:00pm.
  • FREE Day at the North Boulder Recreation Center in conjunction with Boulder Green Streets.
  • Tallgrass Fireworks with The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks. Explore the botanical fireworks in a rare, isolated stand of tallgrass prairie with naturalist Dave Sutherland. Everyone welcome. 9:00 to 1:00pm.
  • 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.”
  • 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.

Monday, September 17

  • Monday Milk & Cookies Club @ Becoming Mothers.  The Monday Morning Milk (& cookies). Join other nursing moms and their babies to discuss with Stephanie Moore, RN, BSN, IBCLC whatever questions or concerns you may have about breastfeeding, newborn/infant behavior and early parenting issues. Ongoing club. Free. 11:00 to Noon.
  • Rise and Shine Storytime @ Barnes & Noble. 9:30am. Don’t forget the fun train table!
  • Monday Storytime at the Main Boulder Library. Free. All ages. 10:00 to 10:45am.

Tuesday, September 18

  • Children’s Storytime at George Reynolds Branch Library. Free. 10:15am. Ongoing event.
  • English/Spanish Bilingual Storytime at the Main Boulder Library. Free. 10:15am.
  • Lap Babies Storytime at the Main Boulder Library. Free. Children birth to 12 months. 10:15 to 11:00am. LAP BABIES CANCELLED this week. 
  • 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 19

Thursday, September 20

  • Toddler Time at the Main Boulder Library. 10:15 to 11:30am. Free. Children 18 to 36 months & their caregiver.
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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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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