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Boulder Kids Weekend Guide: February 24 – 25, 2018

by Rachel Daly
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This weekend is filled with music, reading, robots, falcons, alpacas, dogs and MORE! Many of these events are completely FREE. Spend some special time with the kids at these super fun events happening this weekend in and around Boulder.

Jeff and Paige at the CU Museum of Natural History

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Photo Courtesy Jeff and Paige

When: Saturday, February 24, 2018

Where: University of Colorado Museum of Natural History, 1035 Broadway St, Boulder, Colorado 80302

Time: 11AM & 1PM

Cost: FREE

This Saturday, see a Jeff & Paige concert at the CU Museum of Natural History. Kid-friendly science and natural history exhibits, monthly family days and this 6th annual concert day with Jeff & Paige. The first show rins from 11:00-11:45AM and is geared towards preschool age kids (ages 2-5). The second show happens from 1:00-1:45pm, geared toward lower elementary school kids (ages 5-8).
Come to one or come to both. Free to attend and open to all thanks to JL Family & Cosmetic Dentistry!

Ms. Shirley’s Storytime at Lafayette Public Library

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Photo Courtesy Lafayette Public Library

When: Saturday, February 24, 2018

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

Time: 10:30 – 11AM

Cost: FREE

Ages: 2- 6 Years

Join the Lafayette Public Library for fun Saturday morning stories with Ms. Shirley. Story books, songs, rhymes, and fun for kids 2-6 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Puzzles, Gadgets, & Games w/ Science Galaxy at The Rayback

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Photo Courtesy Science Galaxy

When: Saturday, February 24, 2018

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

Time: 11AM – 3PM

Cost: FREE

Ages: 7 & Up. All ages welcome.

Join Science Galaxy for a special day of STEAM explorations for the whole family at the Rayback Collective. 2017 favorites will be back as well as new fun to the list of choices: Do an escape room in a box, create a stop-motion movie, design and test a robotic drone, and more. Activities suitable for kids 7+, all ages welcome.

Wizard of Oz Performed by Peanut Butter Players

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Photo Courtesy Peanut Butter Players

When: Saturday, February 24, 2018

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

Time: 11AM – 12:30PM

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.

Birds of Prey Presentation

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Photo Courtesy Birds of Prey Foundation

When: Saturday, February 24, 2018

Where: Broomfield Community Center & Senior Center, 280 Spader Way, Broomfield, Colorado 80020

Time: 1:30PM – 3PM

Cost: FREE

Get an up-close view of hawks, owls, and falcons at this free, educational program about these fascinating creatures presented by the Birds of Prey Foundation.

Alpaca Extravaganza 2018

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Photo Courtesy Alpaca Breeders Alliance of Northern Colorado

When: February 24 – 25, 2018

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

Time: 9AM – 5PM

Cost: FREE

This weekend at Boulder County Fairgrounds, check out Alpaca Extravaganza! Events include educational activities, “hands-on” experiences,  and demonstrations. Meet some adorable alpacas, participate in the silent auction, and learn about this amazing animal! Alpaca arts and crafts will be available for purchase and fiber artists will be on hand. An alpaca fiber and yarn sale held in conjunction with educational seminars and interactive opportunities with alpacas. Sponsored by Alpaca Breeders Alliance of Northern Colorado.

PAWS to Read

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Photo Courtesy Lafayette Public Library

When: Sunday, February 25, 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.

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