Boulder Kids Weekend Event Guide: February 10-11, 2018

by Rachel Daly
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This weekend is shaping up to be full of fun! Dancing, ice cream, Valentine’s celebrations and more. Happening this weekend in and around Boulder.

Sweetheart Valentine’s Dance

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When: Saturday, February 10, 2018

Where: North Boulder Rec Center, 3170 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80304

Time: 6PM – 8PM

Cost: $35, Tickets available here.

Take your little sweetheart (ages 1 to 9) for a fun, fancy night of dancing at the Sweetheart Valentine’s Dance at the North Boulder Recreation Center. Register early – this event usually sells out.

Sweets 3rd Birthday Bash

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When: Saturday, February 10, 2018

Where: Sweets Ice Cream, 502 Briggs St, Erie, Colorado 80516

Time: 12PM – 9PM

Cost: FREE admission. 1PM – 2PM: FREE Little One Sized Ice Cream

Sweets Ice Cream and Coffee is celebrating its 3rd anniversary wants to celebrate with you! Participate in Sweet’s community art project, check out the kids coloring contest for a chance to win Sweets gift cards, guess the number of sprinkles in the sundae glass to win a Sweets gift basket, try your luck with the free topping dice. From 1PM-2PM only, stop in for a FREE Little One sized ice cream.

The Longmont Heart Throb 5K

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When: Saturday, February 10, 2018

Where: Sandstone Ranch Community Park, 2525 E Ken Pratt Blvd, Longmont, Colorado 80504

Time: 10AM – 11:30AM

Cost: $35, Tickets available here.

Satisfy your sweet tooth at the Longmont Heart Throb 5K! This is the perfect event to do with friends, family or your special someone. Celebrate by running in your favorite red, pink or Valentine’s Day themed outfit. All racers get a long-sleeved race tee, timed 5K, free photos and some unforgettable memories! The charity partner at this event is OUR Center and all racers are encouraged to bring 5 non-perishable items for their mission.

Love Hurts! Boulder County Bombers Roller Derby Doubleheader

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When: Saturday, February 10, 2018

Where: Boulder County Fairgrounds, 9595 Nelson Rd, Longmont, CO 80501

Time: 5PM – 9PM

Cost: $15, Tickets here.

Sometimes LOVE HURTS! The Boulder County Bombers will go head to head with FoCo Roller Derby in a doubleheader. At 6PM, see BCB’s Bombshells vs Foco’s MicroBruisers, then at 7:30PM see BCB’s Screamin’ Mimis vs Foco’s Punchy Brewsters. The event will feature great roller derby action, some fun Valentine’s themed events, and all the derby love you can handle! On hand will be a food truck, pizza, beer, and fine cocktails made from the spirits of local distilleries. Family friendly fun!

Kids Night Out at Color Me Mine – Can You Feel the Love Tonight

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When: Saturday, February 10, 2018

Where: North Boulder Rec Center, 3170 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80304

Time: 6PM – 8PM

Cost: $35, Register here.

Ahhhh mi amore… Kids will love this Valentine’s Day celebration at Color Me Mine! Drop your schoolager off to create a lovely Valentine’s masterpiece. Games! Fun! Pizza! New Friends! Reservations required.  Ages 5-12. Call Color Me Mine at 303- 443-3469 with questions.

Valentine’s Tea Party with Author Natasha Wing

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When: Saturday, February 10, 2018

Where: Longmont Public Library, 409 4th Ave, Longmont, Colorado 80501

Time: 2PM – 3PM

Cost: FREE, Registration required, register here.

Meet award-winning and best-selling children’s author Natasha Wing and celebrate our annual “Authors We Love” event with a tea party for young readers at the Longmont Public Library. Wing is the author of Bagel in Love and The Night Before Valentine’s Day. A book signing, tea party etiquette games, and a craft will all be part of the fun. Refreshments will be served, and elegant attire is encouraged (for fun!). Best for children ages 9 and younger. Registration is required, register here or call 303-651-8477 to register.

Jeff & Paige at the Rayback

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When: Sunday, February 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.

February Kids Club at Village at the Peaks

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When: Sunday, February 11, 2018

Where: Village at the Peaks, 1250 S Hover St, Longmont, Colorado 80501

Time: 1PM – 4PM

Cost: FREE

Join Village at the Peaks its monthly Kids Club! For February, Village at the Peaks is celebrating Valentine’s Dayand the opening of its new restaurant, Marco’s Pizza! FREE activities for the whole family include: Face Painter, Balloon Twister, Kids Craft, Free Pizza from Marco’s, DJ, Bounce House. Everything will take place near Marco’s pizza/Regal Cinemas.

Family Day at PoshSplat “Colorful Love”

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When: Sunday, February 11, 2018

Where: PoshSplat, 2035 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80302

Time: 2PM

Cost: $25/painter. Register here.

Family Day at PoshSplat is a great way to spend time and do something creative with your whole family for Valentine’s Day! Step by step instruction is provided by a local artist and everyone paints a picture that is uniquely theirs. No experience, set up, or clean up necessary. Just come and enjoy an afternoon of fun, and create beautiful works of art for your home!

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