Boulder Family Events: December 28, 2012 to January 3, 2013

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Happy New Years 2013!

What to do outdoors: hit the sledding hills, check out the train table at Barnes and Noble, head to your favorite coffee shop with your kids for some hot cocoa or cider and a chat, walk around Pearl Street and climb on the rocks or just check out the beautiful decorations, check out the

Denver Zoo Lights.

What to do indoors: WOW! Children’s Museum, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, head to NCAR for their interactive exhibits, snuggle up at home with some books or a fun family movie night, discover a new board game, turn off all the lights and light a candle and just sit silently in the night.

Friday, December 28

Saturday, December 29

  • Saturday Storytime at the Downtown Boulder Library. Enjoy stories, songs, finger plays. Free. All ages. 10:15am.

Sunday, December 30

  • 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, December 31

Tuesday, January 1

  •  Happy New Year!

Wednesday, January 2

  • What’s happening today? 

Thursday, January 3

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: December 21 to December 27, 2012

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Welcome to a slow week here for families in Boulder.

What to do outdoors: hit the sledding hills, check out the train table at Barnes and Noble, head to your favorite coffee shop with your kids for some hot cocoa or cider and a chat, walk around Pearl Street and climb on the rocks or just check out the beautiful decorations, check out the

Denver Zoo Lights.

What to do indoors: WOW! Children’s Museum, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, snuggle up at home with some books or a fun family movie night, discover a new board game, turn off all the lights and light a candle and just sit silently in the night.

Friday, December 21 It’s the Winter Solstice today!

Saturday, December 22

  • St. Nick on the Bricks. Kids of all ages can visit with Santa at the Downtown Boulder Visitor Information Center for FREE. This is the last day. 11:00am to 2:00pm at 1301 Pearl Street
  • Amazing Ornaments and Gift Tags. These will make great gifts or hang them from the tree. WOW Children’s Museum. 11:00 to 1:00pm.
  • Saturday Storytime at the Downtown Boulder Library. Enjoy stories, songs, finger plays. Free. All ages. 10:15am.

Sunday, December 23

  • Holiday Hike with OSMP staff. This is a nighttime holiday hike at Chautauqua where you can enjoy caroling to the deer and take in spectacular views of Boulder’s holiday lights along the way. Meet at the Ranger Cottage at Chautauqua. Hot chocolate provided before and after this easy hike. Bring treats to share with all! Please dress warmly and wear appropriate footwear. Trails may be slick and icy, so strap-on traction for your boots is HIGHLY recommended. Free. 6:00 to 8:00pm
  • 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, December 24

Tuesday, December 25    Merry Christmas! 

Wednesday, December 26

Thursday, December 27

  • Creekwalk Storytime: Who’s Here For Winter? Back by popular demand, families, join together for a story and activities including an outdoor exploration along Boulder Creek. Dress for the weather, and please remember to leave four-footed family members at home. Free. 10:15 to 11:00am.
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: December 14 to December 20, 2012

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Friday, December 14

Saturday, December 15

  • FamilyDance Planet. FamilyDance Planet is a monthly dance party for families!
    As we near the longest night of the year, we dance to remember our light within!
    We welcome live DJ Mark Whaley … spinning dancing grooves for the whole family.
  • St. Nick on the Bricks. Kids of all ages can visit with Santa at the Downtown Boulder Visitor Information Center for FREE. 11:00am to 2:00pm at 1301 Pearl Street
  • French/English Storytime. Join this great bilingual reading. Free. 10:15 to 11:00am
  • Saturday Storytime at the Downtown Boulder Library. Enjoy stories, songs, finger plays. Free. All ages. 10:15am.

Sunday, December 16

  • Nature for Parents and Kids: Oh Deer! Prance into the woods and enjoy a little magic with Debora Martin, Early Childhood Educator/Volunteer Naturalist. We’ll put on our headbands, pretend we’re a herd of deer, play a game and learn a song while in their habitat! Meet at the Lehigh Street entrance to Shanahan Ridge (search 1903 Lehigh Street in Boulder, where Lehigh and Lafayette Streets intersect) for an easy hike. Ages 6+. Free. 1:00 to 2:30pm.
  • 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, December 17

Tuesday, December 18

Wednesday, December 19

Thursday, December 20

What is your family up to this weekend? 
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: December 7 to December 13, 2012

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Special Events This Week: Longmont Lights Holiday Parade, Pajama Night, Family Day at the CU Museum of Natural History, FREE Day at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Lafayette Home for the Holidays, St. Nick on the Bricks, LEGO Club!, & Menorah Lighting on Pearl Street Mall

Friday, December 7

  • Friday Children’s Storytime at the Main Library. 10:15 to 11:00am. Free. Ongoing activity.
  • Family Game Night at Meadows Branch Library. Try some new games and spend time together as a family! 4:30 to 6:30pm. Free.
  • Longmont Lights: A weekend holiday parade. This one looks great! Longmont Lights Parade, visit Santa, free hot cocoa carts, Santa’s workshop, Reindeer visits, sleigh rides, food trucks, mini train rides, and much more! Free event. 5:00 to 8:00pm
  • Pajama Night at the Downtown Boulder Library. Imagination Makers Theater Company present the play, Dreams, where kids imagine a world where there are pet tigers, and vending machines that dispense food for the homeless! What are your hopes and dreams for the future? Pajamas preferred. Free. Ages  to 12. 7:00 to 8:00pm

Saturday, December 8

Sunday, December 9

Monday, December 10

Tuesday, December 11

  • Menorah Lighting on Pearl Street Mall. Meet on the 1300 block of Pearl Street to light an 8 ft high menorah in honor of Chanukah. Enjoy a special concert following the lighting by artist Steve Brodsky, complete with fresh donuts, hot drinks, a dreidle guessing game and much more fun!  Special Chanukah lightup necklaces for the first 150 participants. Free. All ages. 5:30pm.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish Storytime at the Main Boulder Library. 10:15am
  • Lap Babies at the Main Boulder Library. A program for babies birth to 12 months and their caregivers.

Wednesday, December 12

Thursday, December 13

What is your family up to this weekend? 
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: November 30 to December 6, 2012

Special Events This Week: FREE Day at the Denver Art Museum, Rudolph Dash 5k Walk/Run, Lights of December Parade, CU Wizards–Bio Chem!, St. Nick on the Bricks, & Author Reading of Pigs Over Boulder 2, 

Friday, November 30

Saturday, December 1

Sunday, December 2

  • 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, December 3

Tuesday, December 4

Wednesday, December 5

Thursday, December 6

Upcoming Family Events:

December 9: FREE Day at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science

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: November 23 to November 29, 2012

Special Events This Week: St. Nick on the Bricks, FREE Day at the Zoo, & Boulder Folders

Friday, November 23

  • St. Nick on the Bricks. Kids of all ages can visit with Santa at the Downtown Boulder Visitor Information Center for FREE. 11:00am to 2:00pm at 1301 Pearl Street
  • Friday Children’s Storytime at the Main Library. 10:15 to 11:00am. Free. Ongoing activity.

Saturday, November 24

  • St. Nick on the Bricks. Kids of all ages can visit with Santa at the Downtown Boulder Visitor Information Center for FREE. 11:00am to 2:00pm at 1301 Pearl Street
  • Boulder Folders @ the Main Boulder Library. Children and adults age 10 and over come learn to fold origami. Bring paper if you have it. 10:15am to Noon.
  • Saturday Storytime @ the Main Boulder Library. Listen to stories and enjoy a morning at the library. Free. All ages. 10:15am.

Sunday, November 25

  • 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 26

Tuesday, November 27

  • Yikes, I have nothing to share today!

Wednesday, November 28

Thursday, November 29

Upcoming Family Events:
December 1:
  • FREE Day at the Denver Art Museum
  • 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 Boulder4Families@gmail.com or visit us on Facebook.
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