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What to Do with Kids in Boulder this Weekend, August 26 – 27, 2017

August 25, 2017
what to do with kids in boulder this weekend

Looking for something fun to do with your family this weekend? Look no further! There are plenty of fun activities in and around Boulder this weekend, including a NEW exhibit at CU’s Natural History Museum, the Dougherty Museum’s annual farm show, Lyons Zero Waste Concert & Carnival, Movies, Camping, Art and so much more!

New Exhibit at CU Museum of Natural History! Curious Connections in Nature

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When: Daily, Beginning August 26, 2017

Where: University of Colorado Henderson Building, 15th and Broadway, Boulder, CO 80309

Time: Monday – Friday: 9 am – 5 pm, Saturday: 9 am – 4 pm, Sunday: 10 am – 4 pm

Cost: Always FREE

Ages: All Ages

In the wild world around us, everything is connected. Curious Connections in Nature is a new exhibition at the CU Museum of Natural History that delves into these connections through hands-on activities, multi-media displays, and specimens from the Museum’s collection. The exhibition highlights symbiosis in our bodies, our backyards and beyond. Discover the role of the prairie dog in Colorado’s grasslands, learn about the microbes we host in our bodies, and explore the amazing world of lichens, diatoms, and much more.

Yesteryear Farm Show at the Dougherty Museum

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Photo Courtesy Visit Longmont

When: Friday, Saturday & Sunday, August 25-27

Where: Dougherty Museum, 8306 North 107th Street, Longmont, CO 80504

Time: 11AM – 5PM

Cost: $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 6-12, Children 6 Years and Under are FREE.

Ages: All Ages

The Yesteryear Farm Show at the Dougherty Museum features working displays of antique tractors and farm machinery, steam engines, stationary engines, threshing and baling demonstrations, blacksmithing, spinning and weaving, square dancing, even an ice cream social! There is no parking fee, and entrance to the show is also free! Food and soft beverages will be available. For the full schedule, click here.

Lyons Zero Waste Concert and Carnival

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Photo Courtesy Jeff & Paige

When: Saturday, August 26

Where: Sandstone Park, 350 Broadway, Lyons, CO 80540

Time: 4 – 6PM

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

You’re never too young to be eco-friendly. In its latest effort to become a Green Star Zero Waste community—that is, to achieve 90 percent recovery of discarded goods by waste reduction, composting, and recycling—the Town of Lyons is courting its littlest tree-huggers with this family-friendly environmental fair. Take in a festival full of acrobats, face-painting, and Zero Waste-themed games and educational booths, then stick around for the headlining act: a performance from kids’ entertainers Jeff and Paige featuring new songs and skits written just for this event.

Movie in the Park – Harry and the Hendersons

When: Saturday, August 26

Where: Erie Community Park, 450 Powers St, Erie, Colorado 80516

Time: 8:30 – 10:30 PM

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Relax with the kids for an evening of free family entertainment to watch Harry and the Hendersons at Erie Community Park. Bring your blankets or lawn chairs and snacks. The movie will began at dusk (around 8:30 p.m.) and end by 10:30 p.m.

See Dream to Fly at Fiske Planetarium

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Photo Courtesy Fiske Planetarium

When: Saturday, August 26

Where: Fiske Planetarium, 2414 Regent Dr, Boulder, CO 80309

Time: Times vary, see schedule here.

Cost: Adults, $10, Kids $7 Tickets available here.

Ages: All Ages

Have you ever dreamt you were flying? Have you ever thought how wonderful would it be to fly free as a bird?  Discover the mystery of flight with Leonardo da Vinci, Montgolfier brothers, Wright brothers and other inventors in Dream to Fly at CU Boulder’s Fiske Planetarium. Experience the adventure with powerful images and music, an immense and challenging dream, for which mankind has strived since the beginning of history. “Dream to Fly” describes the most important milestones on our route to conquering the skies—both in terms of technological breakthroughs, as well as our perceptions on flying itself.

The Great Erie Outdoor Adventure

When: August 26  -27

Where: Erie Community Park, 450 Powers St, Erie, Colorado 80516

Time: Begins August 26 at 12PM, Ends August 27 at 9AM

Cost: $45/per campsite Resident of Erie, $56/per campsite Non-resident

Ages: All Ages

The Town of Erie, along with Erie Parks & Rec is hosting this outdoor and nature-based event! Enjoy overnight camping in Erie Community Park plus other activities such as a variety of vendors, kayak tank, paddle board tank, quad jump, zip line, outdoor movie, light breakfast on Sunday and more! Campsites will not be assigned and will be on a first-come, first-serve basis the day of the event. Pre-registration is still required. Dinner will be available for purchase from the following food trucks: Comida, Mac Shack and Suburban Wiener.

Art Stop Youth Program

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Photo Courtesy Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art

When: August 26

Where: Boulder Museum Of Contemporary Art, 1750 13th St, Boulder, CO

Time: 10AM – 1PM

Cost: FREE

Ages: All Ages

Art Stop at the Boulder Museum Of Contemporary Art provides free, hands-on art making for families during the Boulder County Farmers’ Market. Held outdoors on the front porch of the museum, creative inter-generational projects are designed to complement exhibitions within the museum, as well as the colors, shapes, and textures of the market. Don’t forget to visit the exhibitions inside the museum. Admission is always free during the market!

Storytime LIVE! with Curious George

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Photo Courtesy Kiddie Academy of Erie

When: August 26

Where: Kiddie Academy of Erie, 641 Mitchell Way, Erie, CO

Time: 10AM – 12PM

Cost: FREE

Ages: All Ages

Kiddie Academy of Erie invites children and their parents to Storytime LIVE! where Curious George jumps off the page and visits the classroom in person! Attendees will enjoy a story highlighted by a visit from the story’s lead character, Curious George. Storytime LIVE! is open to everyone – current students, new friends who would like to learn more about us, or anyone who would simply like to share a special experience with their child. Light refreshments and educational activities for children and families will be provided.

Oskar Blues Gold Rush Bike Rally and Run

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Photo Courtesy Oskar Blues Facebook Page

When: Sunday, August 27

Where: North Boulder Park, 2848 9th Street, Boulder, CO 80304

Time: 9AM – 3PM

Cost: $40+/adults, Kids under 18 are FREE, Register here.

Ages: All Ages

RIDE or RUN for GOLD at the 2nd annual Oskar Blues Gold Rush Bike Rally and Run! Choose your adventure: a rugged cycling adventure through Boulder’s historic gold mining trails OR a team running relay in North Boulder Park. Both courses will have over 100 Gold Nuggets, redeemable for prizes at the after party! To register, click here. For detailed information, click here.

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What to Do with Kids in Boulder this Weekend – July 22-23, 2017

July 20, 2017
What to do with kids in boulder this weekend

Every one of these events is sure to bring a smile to your child’s face! Go stargazing, enjoy music and ice cream, join a family picnic, make a succulent box, dress up the family dog, learn about dinosaurs, hang out at the beach and so much more. All happening this weekend in and around Boulder!

Go Stargazing at Boulder Star Party

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When: Friday, July 21

Where: Mackintosh Academy Boulder, 6717 South Boulder Road, Boulder, Colorado 80303

Time: 8 – 11PM

Cost: $8 – $10, tickets available here.

Ages: All Ages

Join Maker Bolder and science Educator Bryan Costanza for this amazing night of stargazing. Intended for all ages and backgrounds, we will see planets, star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies. Discussion throughout the night about the objects we will see, stargazing planning, astronomy in general, how to use telescopes, and spotting satellites passing overhead. For details, visit the facebook event page.

No Shushing Concert for Kids of All Abilities

Photo Courtesy of Brainsong

When: Saturday, July 22

Where: East Boulder Community Center, 5660 Sioux Dr, Boulder, CO

Time: 12 – 3PM

Cost: $5 for the whole family!

Ages: All Ages

Check out this interactive professional performing arts concert for families living with different abilities, as well as friends and families who wish to celebrate the arts together. This is a truly inclusive event that is welcoming to all ages and abilities. The only rules are: No shushing, no apologizing and no judging. The July 22 event features harp, vibraphone, folk singing, more dance from Colorado Conservatory of Dance, and everybody’s favorite, Jeff & Paige! Free ice cream provided by Ben & Jerry’s. Spaces are limited, so go to www.brainsong.net and sign up now!

Annual SAFE Family Picnic

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When: Saturday, July 22

Where: Tom Watson Park, 6180 N 63rd St, Boulder, CO 80301

Time: 10 – 11:30AM

Cost: FREE

Ages: All Ages

SAFE, a community organization dedicated to improving the safety and well-being of families with food allergies through increased awareness and education, will be hosting its annual family picnic this Saturday at Tom Watson Park. SAFE will provide beverages as well as allergy-friendly snacks and will have a great raffle with prizes for a few lucky winners!

Make Your Own Succulent Box at McGuckin Hardware

what to do with kids in boulder this weekend

When: Saturday, July 22

Where: McGuckin Hardware, 

Time: 11AM – 2PM

Cost: Free (Succulent Plants not Included)

Ages: All Ages

Stop by McGuckin’s to make something beautiful! Board & Brush Boulder, CO will be on hand to help you make your own succulent box! They’ll provide the materials, you provide the elbow grease, and then stop by our Garden department to purchase a beautiful succulent! This activity is free of charge; Succulent plants not included. First come, first serve; while supplies last.

Show Off the Family Dog at Dog Daze on The Hill

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When: Sunday, July 23

Where: The Hill, 1325 Broadway Suite 214, Boulder, Colorado 80302

Time: 9AM – 12PM

Cost: Free (Humane Society Donations Encouraged!)

Ages: All Ages

Bring your well-behaved on-leash dogs to enjoy a fun-filled morning for the whole family, furry friends included! The day will kick off with 9AM Outdoor yoga with CorePower Yoga, followed by a 10:30 Doggie Fashion Show benefiting Humane Society of Boulder Valley and emceed by Bob Sargent of Savory Cuisines Catering. Don’t have a doggy costume? Some costumes will available to borrow.

All day, your family and your dog can enjoy: Pet Photography from Shea Brazill of SBCO Photography, Pup Photobooth sponsored by The Fox Theatre, Splash Station, Treat Stations, Plenty of water bowls, “Adoption Pen” of stuffed animals from Grandrabbits Toy Shoppe, Whipped cream puppicinos from The Point Cafe Boulder & Pup Games! For humans, there will be: Face-painting with Enchantment Etc., Yard Games, Live Music, Free samples from Upstart Kombucha & Free samples from Insomnia Cookies!

Free Beach Day at the Boulder Rez in Exchange for Your Feedback!

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Photo Courtesy City of Boulder

When: Sunday, July 23

Where: Boulder Reservoir, 5565 N 51st St., Boulder, CO 80301

Time: 10AM – 2PM

Cost: FREE

Ages: All Ages

This Sunday, entry fees to the Boulder Reservoir will be waived between 10AM and 2PM for community members to experience Boulder Reservoir and provide feedback to staff. Just mention the site management that you are there for the open house at the entry gate and stop by to chat with staff about your experience or your desired future experience.

There will not be a formal presentation but presentation boards with information will be on display so you can stop by anytime during the designated times above. Staff and consultants will be available to answer any questions and talk through any new ideas.

Check Out the Dinos at Dinosaur Discoveries

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When: July 22 & 23

Where: Longmont Museum and Cultural Center, 400 Quail Rd, Longmont, CO

Time: Saturday 9AM – 5PM, Sunday 1PM – 5PM

Cost: $8 Adults, $5 Students/Seniors, Children 3 and under FREE, Museum members FREE

Ages: All Ages

Opening this summer at the Longmont MuseumDinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas, is an engaging exhibition that will reveal a vivid picture of what living, breathing dinosaurs were really like! Visitors will also get to see real bones from a T-Rex found in Littleton, authentic dinosaur tracks, and a soil sample of the K-T boundary, which shows the point in time 65 million years ago when many scientists believe the asteroid that caused mass extinction of the dinosaurs hit the Earth.

Kids can get their hands dirty excavating bones in our dinosaur dig pit, pretend they are part of the Jurassic Period in creative costumes, design their own dinosaur, assemble 3-D puzzles and more. In our courtyard, visitors can feed our brood of chickens – the feathered, living descendants of dinosaurs!

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What to Do with Kids in Boulder this Weekend, June 24-25, 2017

June 22, 2017
what to do with kids in boulder this weekend

Looking for something fun to do with the kids this weekend? Check out Dinosaur Discoveries, try some amazing food at the Summer Solstice Social, let your child try their hand at archery, practice yoga among goats, take a ride on Thomas the Tank Engine, join a community yoga class, meet barnyard animals and hang out on the Hill for some music and kids activities. All happening this weekend in and around Boulder!

Dinosaur Discoveries – Ancient Fossils, New Ideas

Photo Courtesy Longmont Museum

When: Saturday, June 24, 2017

Where: Longmont Museum and Cultural Center, 400 Quail Rd, Longmont, CO

Time: 9AM – 5PM

Cost: $8 Adults, $5 Students/Seniors, Children 3 and under FREE, Museum members FREE

Ages: All ages

Opening this summer at the Longmont Museum, Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas, is an engaging exhibition that will reveal a vivid picture of what living, breathing dinosaurs were really like! Visitors will also get to see real bones from a T-Rex found in Littleton, authentic dinosaur tracks, and a soil sample of the K-T boundary, which shows the point in time 65 million years ago when many scientists believe the asteroid that caused mass extinction of the dinosaurs hit the Earth.

Kids can get their hands dirty excavating bones in our dinosaur dig pit, pretend they are part of the Jurassic Period in creative costumes, design their own dinosaur, assemble 3-D puzzles and more. In our courtyard, visitors can feed our brood of chickens – the feathered, living descendants of dinosaurs!

Solstice Summer Social

When: Saturday, June 24, 2017

Where: Shepherd Valley Waldorf School, 6500 W Drycreek Pkwy, Niwot, Colorado 80503

Time: 4PM – 8PM

Cost: Adults, $35 / Kids $8

Ages: All ages

Boulder Valley Waldorf School and the Boulder County Farmer’s Markets in collaboration and cooperation are pleased to announce a 2017 Summer Farm Dinner Series. The series will feature local Boulder County organic farms and local chefs in a true farm-to-dinner community experience. The series is designed to facilitate community and connection among Boulder County families from all backgrounds and municipalities. The idea was to re-create a community farm table celebration that included families and children and allowed everyone to relax and enjoy the bounty of the county with friends – both old and new.

The event will be hosted by Boulder Valley Waldorf School and will include a children’s menu and activities. The activities will be within a farm-inspired theme and will be directed by Katrina Pratt and Audra Brandt -co-founders of Storycamp, LLC. Local farmers will be featured at the dinners and will give short talks about their produce and their farming inspiration and techniques. The series kicks off on June 24th with a Solstice themed celebration including storytellers, music and other activities and featuring appetizers and local food trucks. The first dinner will be July 22nd and will start at 5 with seating at 6 and community and activities until 9 pm. Food will be prepared by Matt Collier of Seeds Library Cafe.

Youth Archery Shoot & BBQ

Photo Courtesy Gamelines Archery

When: Saturday, June 24, 2017

Where: Gamelines Archery Range, 193 Mine Lane, Boulder, CO

Time: 9AM – 2PM

Cost: FREE

Ages: Ages 5 & up

Youth 5 and older and their families are welcome to join the members of Gamelines Archery Club and get introduced to the fun and rewards of archery! No experience is necessary & equipment and instruction will be provided at NO CHARGE, in a safe environment! Adult Non-Members already skilled in archery with their own equipment are also invited to shoot at NO CHARGE on Gamelines Archery Club’s exciting outdoor 3D, animal target, mountain, field range. Free BBQ and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided. Donations to support our Youth Archery Education, Public Invitational Programs and BBQ would be appreciated!

Rocky Mountain Goat Yoga

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Photo Courtesy Mountain Flower Goat Dairy Facebook Page

When: Saturday, June 24, 2017

Where: Mountain Flower Dairy Farm, 3240 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80304

Time: 8AM – 10AM

Cost: Tickets $29, Register here.

Ages: All Ages

Get in on the latest trend – Goat Yoga – at the Mountain Flower Dairy Farm hosted by BVSD Lifelong Learning. We all have read about the calming effects of yoga and animals can be healing in their own right, so this is a perfect combination. Developed in Oregon, these workshops fill quickly and usually have a waiting list. Our workshop also includes a tour of the farm and tea afterwards. Bring a yoga mat. Rain date: July 1st. Register here.

Scandinavian Midsummer Festival in Estes Park

Photo Courtesy Scandinavian Midsummer Festival

When: Saturday, June 24, 2017 and Sunday, June 25, 2017

Where: Bond Park, 170 MacGregor Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517

Time: Saturday, June 24th, 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Sunday, June 25th 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Cost: Admission is FREE

Ages: All Ages

Come celebrate the 2017 Scandinavian Midsummer Festival! The Midsummer Festival is a Scandinavian tradition that celebrates the summer solstice. The festival is held in downtown Estes Park at Bond Park, located at the intersection of Elkhorn Avenue (US 34/36) and MacGregor Avenue. Be entertained and educated about the Scandinavian traditions and culture with fun and lively dancing, exhibits, kids’ activities, and more! Whatever your heritage may be, join in the many families across the country from Scandinavians descent who gather at the festival to share their heritage.

The festivities begin Friday in the beer garden at 4:00 pm till 9:00pm. On Saturday at 9:30 am the festivities continue with the raising of the Maypole, followed by a Grand March entrance. Costumed representatives from each of the five Scandinavian countries enter the park carrying the flag of their country, followed by the national anthems. Dancing and live music continue all day with opportunities for the audience to participate in some dances.

Spend time browsing the large art & craft fair. Exhibitors will be selling traditional Scandinavian food, baked goods, decorations and hand-made crafts.  The craft demonstration tent will have a combination of workshops and demonstrations, including hardangar and Swedish huck embroidery, spinning, lace knitting, and children’s knitting lessons. At the Lefse Tent one can see demonstrations on how to prepare these famous thin Norwegian potato pancakes.

Norway will be well represented by a Viking encampment re-enactment by the Fjellborg Vikings of Colorado. There will be swordsmanship, a Viking ship replica, traditional crafts and daily life demonstrations at the historically correct encampment.

For more information please visit: http://www.visitestespark.com/events-calendar/special-events/scandinavian-midsummer-festival/

Day Out With Thomas at Colorado Railroad Museum

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Photo Courtesy Colorado Railroad Museum

When: Saturday, June 24, 2017 & Sunday June 25, 2017

Where: Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W 44th Ave, Golden, CO 80403

Time: Museum is open from 8AM – 6PM

Cost: Off-Peak Ride Times ($20 per ticket): 8:30 — 9:15AM, 1:45 — 4:45PM, Peak Ride Times ($25 per ticket): 10:00AM — 1:00PM, Tickets available here.

Ages: All Ages

Join Colorado Railroad Museum as we celebrate friendship by visiting everyone’s #1 engine, Thomas the Tank Engine™ for a Day Out With Thomas™.  Day Out With Thomas offers an opportunity for children and their families to experience a train ride with Thomas the Tank Engine™ and to meet Sir Topham Hatt™, the Controller of the Railway.  Admission includes access to Museum exhibits and model trains, and special Day Out With Thomas activities, including a petting zoo, temporary tattoos, Imagination Station (train table play area), sing-a-longs, bean bag toss, hula hoops, bubbles, ladder golf & a magic show!Day Out With Thomas is sure to provide a day of memorable, family fun! The museum highly recommends you to arrive at least one hour before your scheduled train departure.

The Museum will host a wide range of food vendors for lunch, snacks & dessert. Or bring your own picnic lunch, however, please note that the Museum has no locker or storage facilities.  Both alcohol and cooking are prohibited.

For more information please visit the Colorado Railroad Museum website or call 1-800-365-6263

Community Yoga at prAna

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When: Sunday, June 25, 2017

Where: prAna, 1147 Pearl Street, Boulder, CO 80302

Time: 2PM – 3PM

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

prAna provides everything you need – mats, bolsters, blocks straps and more at this free community yoga class.

Barnyard Critter Day

Photo Courtesy Boulder County

When: Sunday, June 25, 2017

Where: Agricultural Heritage Center, 8348 Ute Hwy, Longmont

Time: 10AM – 3PM

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Your kids will learn about the roles of chickens, pigs, horses and other animals on a farm when they visit the Agricultural Heritage Center. See demonstrations of sheep herding and horseshoeing, visit with chickens and pigs, and ride on a horse-drawn wagon. Please leave your pets at home.

The Hill Summer Sundays

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Photo Courtesy of The Hill Boulder Facebook Page

When: Sunday, June 25

Where: The Hill, 1325 Broadway Suite 214, Boulder, Colorado 80302

Time: 8AM – 11AM

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

In partnership with Daily Camera and City of Boulder Colorado Government, The Hill has announced a FREE new event series: Summer Sundays on The Hill! Every Sunday in June and July from 8-11:00 AM, 13th Street will be closed to host free outdoor yoga and barre classes, as well as free just-for-kids-fun and community activities. Parking is FREE on Sundays, too! All activities are FREE. This week’s activities include: 9:00 a.m. outdoor yoga from CorePower Yoga, smoothie kitchen from RUSH BOWLS – Boulder, CO, architecture scavenger hunt, live music from Anna Shoemaker, face-painting by Enchantment Etc., paint and watercolors with Meininger Art Supply.

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What to do with Kids in Boulder this Weekend, June 3-4 2017

May 31, 2017
What to do with kids in boulder this weekend

Looking for something fun to do with the kids this weekend? Build a craft at Home Depot, challenge your child’s adventurous side at Burning Can Festival, take a stroll at the Boulder Farmer’s Market, head over to the Taste of Louisville, let your kids climb and explore tucks at Touch a Truck, discover The Hill’s new Summer Sundays kids events, Bring the family dog to the Garden Pawty Parade, or celebrate the great outdoors at Superior’s National Trails Day event! All happening this weekend in and around Boulder.

Build a Tic Tac Toe Game at Home Depot

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Photo Courtesty of Home Depot

When: Saturday, June 3, 2017

Where: Home Depot, 1600 29th Street Boulder, CO 80301

Time: Drop in between 9 AM and 12 PM

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Bring your child to Home Depot for a hands-on workshop! You and your child can build a wooden tic-tac-toe game to play with family or friends almost anywhere. Once the project is complete, your child can personalize their game board and pieces with paint and stickers. All kids get to keep their project, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last. Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin.

Burning Can Festival

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Photo Courtesy Oskar Blues Facebook Page

When: June 3-4

Where:  Bohn Park, 199 2nd Ave, Lyons, CO 80540

Time: Events start at 8AM

Cost: $5 – $65 + Cost of optional extras. Tickets can be purchased here.

Kids and parents alike are sure to have a blast at The Burning Can Festival at Lyons Outdoor Games! For 2017 Oskar Blues & the Town of Lyons have combined two festivals to create the best weekend of the year. The Burning Can Festival promises to be the perfect weekend for lovers of adventure, beer, music, and camping. To start the day, you can take on a trail running relay with your best buds, take a mountain bike on the local single track, or laugh with the kids in a huge KidZone. As 60+ breweries start pouring their beers, festivalgoers can check out dog jumping, a slackline competition, or BMX dirt jumping while enjoying over 200 canned craft beers. The music begins with Mo Lowda & The Humble, Orgone and builds to a performance by RUBBLEBUCKET! When the music ends, the lighting of the ‘Can’ caps off the night and the stars fill the sky as campsites are filled at the base of the Rocky Mountains. Mellow Sunday morning activities include yoga, hikes, strong coffee, and fresh breakfast tacos. For the full schedule click here.

The mission of Burning Can at Lyons Outdoor Games is to raise funds and awareness for the Can’d Aid Foundation and the Town of Lyons Park, Recreation and Cultural Department and to keep Lyons growing as a vibrant, unique and outdoor-oriented Colorado community. Our vision is simple: for every person to leave Burning Can at Lyons Outdoor Games stoked to live a more adventurous life! Leashed dogs are welcome. Tent and Camping Spots are available to reserve when you purchase your ticket online.

Boulder Farmer’s Market

What to Do with Kids in Boulder this weekend

Photo Courtesy Boulder County Farmer’s Market

When: Saturday, June 3

Where: 13th Street next to Central Park, Boulder, CO 80308

Time: 10AM – 2PM

Cost: FREE

The Boulder Farmers’ Market is a great way to shop for local fruit, flowers and veggies, but you will also find a ton of food ready to eat, crafts, local honey, and so much more! Kids love the market’s friendly, fun environment.

Taste of Louisville

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Photo Courtesy Louisville Chamber of Commerce Facebook Page

When: June 3

Where:  Historic Main Street, Louisville, CO 80027

Time: 9AM – 4PM (Taste of Louisville Race begins at 8:30 AM)

Cost: Free

A local favorite, Taste of Louisville returns June 3 to celebrate Louisville’s amazing selection of food and drink! Check out Louisville’s fine restaurants, favorite local breweries, arts & craft booths, and of course, kid’s entertainment. Don’t miss the Louis-Palooza which features local bands performing at the Steinbaugh Pavilion.

Touch A Truck

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Photo Courtesy City of Louisville Fire Department Facebook Page

When: June 3

Where: Louisville Rec Center, Louisville, CO 80027

Time: 9AM –11:30AM

Cost: Free

The City of Louisville is also hosting a “Touch a Truck” event this weekend, featuring big trucks, fire trucks, small trucks, dump trucks, long trucks, fun trucks, work trucks, cars, trains and so much more!! Come touch, climb on and explore your favorite vehicles including big rigs, fire engines, police cars, construction trucks. Touch a Truck can be loud, ear plugs are recommended for those with noise concerns.

The Hill Summer Sundays

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When: Sunday, June 4

Where: The Hill,

Time: 8AM – 11AM

Cost: Free

In partnership with Daily Camera and City of Boulder Colorado Government, The Hill has announced a FREE new event series:
Summer Sundays on The Hill! Every Sunday in June and July from 8-11:00 AM, 13th Street will be closed to host free outdoor yoga and barre classes, as well as free just-for-kids-fun and community activities. Parking is FREE on Sundays, too! All activities are FREE.

This Sunday’s kickoff activities include:
9:00 a.m. Outdoor Barre class with The Dailey Method Boulder
City of Boulder Open Space & Mountain Parks introduction to Summer Programs and Animals
Kids’ Bike Station and Free Safety Checks from Full Cycle on the Hill
Bubble-blowing station
Live music

The Garden Pawty Pet Parade

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When: June 4 (Rain Date: June 11)

Where:  Twenty Ninth Street Retail District

Time: 12:30 PM

Cost: Free

The Garden Pawty Pet Parade, hosted by the Boulder Home & Garden Fair, will benefit Summit Dog Rescue.  Registration begins at 12, pet parade starts at 12:30.  Every dog wins a prize and top prizes will be awarded for best costumes!  Strutt Your Mutt for a great cause.  Suggested donation is $5 per dog, all proceeds go to Summit Dog Rescue. Click here for the registration form.

The parade will be held at the Boulder Home & Garden Fair featuring 60+ vendors including local builders, landscape and garden specialists, an array of home improvement and green living experts, as well as live music all day with food trucks on-site.

National Trails Day in Superior

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When: June 4

Where:  Coalton Trailhead – McCaslin Blvd. and Coalton Road

Time: 9 AM – 12PM (Run at 8:15)

Cost: Free

Kids will discover, learn and have fun on the Superior trail system with a morning of cool activities for National Trails Day. Run with the Running Club on a 1-2 mile out-and-back that meets at the Coalton Trailhead at 8:15 AM. See a bald eagle, owl and hawk with Hawk Quest from 9:30-10:30 AM. Touch a live snake with the Center for Snake Conservation from 11:00 am-12:00 PM. Learn about trails with the Boulder County Rangers. Talk about Leave No Trace with the Boy Scouts. Don’t forget to bring a hat, sunscreen, water bottle, chair and your love for trails!