Boulder Kids Weekend Guide, February 17 – 18, 2018

by Rachel Daly
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Lots of fun stuff to do with the family this weekend! Boulder Ballet will be aweing us with amazing performances, CATS gym will entertain the kids while parents get a much-deserved night out, or take the family ice skating, painting and so much more! Happening this weekend in and around Boulder.

Boulder Ballet’s 2018 Stepping Out

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Photo Courtesy Boulder Ballet

When: Friday, February 16 – Sunday, February 18, 2018

Where: Gordon Gamm Theater, 2590 Walnut St, Ste 10, Boulder, Colorado 80302

Time: Friday & Saturday 7:30PM, Sunday 2PM

Cost: $22 – $20/ticket. Tickets available here.

World premiere contemporary works performed by Boulder Ballet’s professional company, to live music. This season’s production of Stepping Out will again feature the “highly successful collaboration of original experimental music, stimulating choreography, and company dancer input and improvisation” (Jane Werle, Presenting Denver) that was the hallmark of the 2017 show. Michael Schulze, Teaching Associate Professor, Lamont School of Music at the University of Denver, is returning in 2018 to compose a new piece of electronic music and collaborate with Amy Earnest and dancer/Associate Artistic Director Lance Hardin as choreographers.

Valentines Day Parent Night Out

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Photo Courtesy CATS Gym

When: Saturday, February 17, 2018

Where: CATS Gym, Boulder, 2400 30th St, Boulder, Colorado 80301

Time: 7PM – 10PM

Cost: $35/ first child, $20/additional child. Tickets available here.

Ages: 5.5 Years – 12 Years Old

The CATS Optional Team is excited to host it’s Parents’ Night Out event! Join CATS for an awesome night of crafts, games, bungees, open gym, and a pg holiday movie while parents enjoy a night out. All of the proceeds from the night will be put toward travel expenses for the team.

Rocky Mountain Goat Yoga

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When: Saturday, February 17, 2018

Where: Lucky Weather Ranch, 12996 North Foothills Highway, Longmont, Colorado 80503

Time: 10AM

Cost: $25, Tickets available here.

Bring your yoga mats and head to Lucky Weather Ranch for some yoga, and goats! We hope you’re ready for fun!! You’ve heard about us, read about us and probably seen us on the local news. Rocky Mountain Goat Yoga is sweeping the Rockies with the best Goat Yoga events in Colorado! This family friendly & super fun activity has been sweeping the nation. The event begins with a 45 minute goat yoga lesson and end with a 15 minute decompression for time with the goats. The guests can pet the goats, hold the goats and just spend time loving the gift of these cute and innocent animals.

Wizard of Oz Performed by Peanut Butter Players

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Photo Courtesy Peanut Butter Players

When: Saturday, February 17, 2018

Where: Harlequin Center for the Performing Arts, 1376 Miners Dr, Lafayette, CO 80026-2954, United States

Time: 11AM

Cost: $15/person

The Peanut Butter Players are Boulder County’s premiere children’s theatre, providing training in singing, dancing and acting for the young, teaching kids to make believe and to believe in themselves! Check out the Peanut Butter Players in their performance of the classic Wizard of Oz.

Byron’s Book Bash

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Photo Courtesy Byron the Caterpillar

When: Saturday, February 17, 2018

Where: The Arts Hub & The Art Underground, 420 Courtney Way, Lafayette, Colorado 80026

Time: 12PM – 3PM

Cost: FREE

Ages: 3 – 10 Years

Come meet Byron the Caterpillar Who Loves to Imagine! There will be fun, treats, crafts, face painting, book readings, and raffles! Learn about The Imagine Project, Inc., a literacy-based social emotional program that helps kids through expressive writing.


Saturday Tinker Time

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Photo Courtesy Tinker Art Studio Facebook Page

When: Saturday, February 17, 2018

Where: Tinker Art Studio, 693B S Broadway, Boulder, CO 80305

Time: 9:45AM – 12PM

Cost: $12/hr, per child or $55 for a 5-hour tinker time card

Ages: 18 months – 12 years

Tinker Time is an opportunity for children to engage in art exploration at Tinker Art Studio. Several stations are set up with a variety of materials, and ideas and technique for use of materials are offered, but children have complete creative control and enjoy moving freely between stations. Paints, oil pastels, air dry clay, printmaking, fabrics and yarn, wire and wood sculpture, stamping, cut paper collage… are some of the mediums found during Tinker Time. For more info, click here.

80s on Ice Rec Skate

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Photo Courtesy YMCA of Boulder Valley

When: Sunday, February 18, 2018

Where: YMCA of Boulder Valley, 2800 Dagny Way, Lafayette, Colorado 80026

Time: 6:30PM – 7:30PM

Cost: $10/Child, $15/Adult. Tickets available here.

Pull on your legwarmers, banana clips and neon for a flashback to the 80’s at the 80’s on Ice Rec Skate. Expect all 80’s music and a disco ball too! All proceeds benefit the YMCA Community Support Campaign, which helps families in need access Y programs including sports, swim lessons, summer camps, after school care and more.

Kids Paint & Sip Class

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Photo Courtesy Poppybox

When: Sunday, February 18, 2018

Where: Gunbarrel Brewing Company, 7088 Winchester Circle, Boulder, Colorado 80301

Time: 3PM – 5:30PM

Cost: $25/person includes all painting supplies + kids beverage

Join Poppybox for this terrific kids paint party at Gunbarrel Brewing Company. Parents and caretakers are welcome to join in as well. The painting will be “Night Owl” led by talented artist Tara of poppybox! $25 gets you everything you need to paint, instruction and any beverage of your choice! We have a large selection of kombucha, sodas, juice and potions.

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