Boulder Kids Weekend Guide: March 10 – 11, 2018

March 9, 2018
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It’s going to be a BEAUTIFUL weekend, an early taste of spring. Check out Frozen Dead Guy Days, Jeff and Paige at the Rayback, storytimes, robots and more! All happening this weekend in and around Boulder.

2018 Summer Camps & Summer Fun Fair

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Photo Courtesy The Daily Camera

When: Saturday, March 10, 2017

Where: East Boulder Recreation Center, 5660 Sioux Dr, Boulder, Colorado 80303

Time: 10AM – 2PM

Cost: FREE

The Daily Camera is hosting a FREE Summer Camps & Summer Fun Fair this Saturday! Learn about all the possible camps your children can attend this summer. Free activities for kids, enter to win great prizes.

Mindfulness for Kids

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When: Saturday, March 10, 2017

Where: A Mom’s Space, 424 E. Simpson St., Lafayette, CO

Time: Ages 5-7 meets from 10-10:45am, Ages 8-12 meets from 11-11:45am

Cost: $15/kid (sibling discount available). Pre-registration is required, click here to register.

Ages: Ages 5 – 12

Mindfulness for Kids classes focus on giving children the tools to learn to stay connected to their inner knowing, understand their personal space and help them connect to what is true and important for them – and let go of what isn’t! Presented in an age appropriate manner, this class will use familiar everyday imagery in fun visualization and meditation exercises, play games, sing songs and create art! Kids will explore their personal space, their energy, their bodies and spirits! Facilitated by Stacia Synnestvedt. Space is limited and fills up quickly, so register early!

Full STEAM Ahead: RoboRobo Robotics and Coding

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Photo Courtesy Boulder Public Library

When: Saturday, March 10, 2017

2 Locations/Times:

George R Reynolds Branch Library, 3595 Table Mesa Dr, Boulder, Colorado 80305 at 11AM – 1:30PM

Meadows Branch Library, 4800 Baseline Rd, Boulder, CO 80303 at 3 – 4:30PM

Cost: FREE, Registration Required. Register here.

Ages: 7 – 12

Build, code, design and discover with science, technology, engineering arts and math. Full STEAM Ahead is a new series at the Boulder Public Library for ages 7-12 on the second and fourth Saturdays during the school year.

Historic Hoverhome Tour

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Photo Courtesy St. Vrain Historical Society

When: Saturday, March 10, 2018

Where: The St. Vrain Historical Society, Inc., 1309 Hover Street, Longmont, Colorado 80501

Time: 1PM – 3PM

Cost: $8/Person. Children 6 & Under FREE.

Tour this beautiful 1913-1914 historic home, built by Charles L. Hover and his family. On these tours, docents guide you around historic Hoverhome where you will learn about the Hover family and their involvement in Longmont and beyond.  Tours start on the hour at 1, 2, and 3 pm and last about an hour each. No RSVPs are needed. Fees and donations collected help support the continued care of this historic home.

Cuentos y Cantos – Bilingual Storytime

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Photo Courtesy Lafayette Public Library

When: Saturday, March 10, 2018

Where: Lafayette Public Library, 775 W Baseline Rd, Lafayette, Colorado 80026

Time: 10:30AM – 11AM

Cost: FREE

This Saturday at Lafayette Public Library! Disfrute de cuentos tradicionales y música de América Latina (bilingüe). Enjoy traditional folktales and music from Latin America (bilingual). All ages welcome.

Frozen Dead Guy Days

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Photo Courtesy Frozen Dead Guy Days

When: March 9 – 11, 2018

Where: In and around Nederland, see festival map here.

Time: See full festival schedule here.

Cost: Some events are FREE to watch, Music tents $15 for weekend pass, Blue Ball $20/person, VIP passes $150. For VIP ticket info, click here. For Blue Ball tickets, click here.

Known as one of the most unique and quirky festivals in America, Frozen Dead Guy Days takes place in the mountain town of Nederland, just thirty minutes from Boulder. The festival, celebrating its 17th year, features three days of frosty merriment including 30 live bands in heated super tents and outrageous events like coffin racing, costumed polar plunging, the Blue Ball, frozen t-shirt contests and much more. The home-grown frosty fest pays homage to Bredo Morstol, who is frozen in a state of suspended animation and housed in a Tuff Shed on dry ice high above Nederland. Thousands of adventurous, life enthusiasts come to participate in Colorado’s “most frigidly fun festival” and view the events along with local, national and international media and entertainment.

Jeff and Paige at Rayback Collective

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Photo Courtesy Jeff and Paige

When: Sunday, March 11, 2018

Where: Rayback Collective, 2775 Valmont Rd, Boulder, CO 80304

Time: 10AM – 11AM

Cost: $10/person 2 & under FREE, tickets available here.

Ages: 3 – 8

Enjoy an indoor, hour-long, science and nature-focused concert by Jeff and Paige at Boulder’s hippest hub for food, community and music, Rayback Collective. Expect live, original, nature-inspired music for kids, educational/hilarious skits, quick costume changes and tons of audience participation. There will be hot cocoa and coffee from Carabiner, pints, mules, sangria and a mystery AM cocktail all available for purchase. Stick around after the show for lunch at any of the 3 food trucks onsite! Food can be brought inside.

DANCE for BoldeReach

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Photo Courtesy BoldeReach

When: Sunday, March 11, 2018

Where: Kakes Studios, 2115 Pearl St, Boulder, Colorado 80302

Time: 10:30AM – 11:30AM

Cost: Suggested donation: $25

Ages: All Ages

Come dance with BoldeReach! BoldeReach is a community of women who work to enrich the lives of women and children in extreme need. This year we are raising funds for Pathfinder Center, the only Native American-run safehouse for trafficked women. Have fun, dance and do good! Enjoy an hour long class taught by Ayre creator, Juliet Seskind. All ages, dance levels and abilities welcome.

PAWS to Read

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Photo Courtesy Lafayette Public Library

When: Sunday, March 11, 2018

Where: Lafayette Public Library, 775 W Baseline Rd, Lafayette, Colorado 80026

Time: 1:30PM – 2:30PM

Cost: FREE

Ages: 5 – 10

Check out the super fun PAWS to Read program this weekend at the Lafayette Public Library! Kids ages 5-10: Spend 15 minutes reading to a special therapy dog! They are cuddly, good listeners who would love to hear your stories.

March Meltdown at the Longmont Ice Pavilion

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Photo Courtesy Longmont Recreation and Golf Services

When: Sunday, March 11, 2018

Where: Longmont Ice Pavilion, 725 8th Ave, Longmont, Colorado 80501

Time: 1:30PM – 6PM

Cost: $5.50/Child 2 – 10 years, $6/Child 11-17 years, $6.50/Adults, $6/Seniors 55+

Ages: All Ages

Help Longmont Recreation Services celebrate the end of a great winter season at the Longmont Ice Pavilion, for the annual March Meltdown. Enjoy ice skating, ice painting and free ice cream while supplies last. Regular admittance fees apply.

About Rachel Daly

I am Rachel, Boulder writer, mother and animal lover. It is my passion to explore Boulder and to share what I've learned with you! My husband, Jeremiah Daly, is a local Realtor and neighborhood expert. We live in the Boulder foothills with our two young daughters.

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