Boulder Kids Weekend Guide: March 24 – 25, 2018

by Rachel Daly
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Start Spring Break off with a weekend full of fun events! Take a farm tour, sled at Hops & Handrails, make some art, spend some time reading stories to a sweet dog, and more. All happening this weekend in and around Boulder.

FREE Farm Tours & Activities to Celebrate National Agriculture Day

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Photo Courtesy 7th Generation Farm

When: Saturday, March 24, 2018

Where: 7th Generation Farm, 1536 Courtesy Rd, Louisville, CO 80027

Time: 10AM – 1PM

Cost: FREE

7th Generation Farm is offering free hayrides, kids planting activities, historical presentations and farm tours to Celebrate National Agriculture Day! All ages welcome. This is event is put on in conjunction with Boulder County and they City of Lafayette. Park at the Kerr Community Gardens (Overflow at the Louisville Sports Complex).

Family Easter Cookie Decorating Class

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Photo Courtesy DP’s Sweet Life

When: Saturday, March 24, 2018

Where: AR Workshop Boulder, 1361 Forest Park Circle, Lafayette, Colorado 80516

Time: 9AM & 12PM

Cost: $30, Tickets available here.

Join local dessert designer and owner of DP’s Sweet Life, Danay Powers, for a 90 minute, family fun Easter cookie decorating class. Parents and kids alike will learn tips and tricks to design incredible looking cookies just like the professionals do. All participants will take home an exclusive cookie decorating kit which includes eight of the cookies they decorated in class, three bags of royal icing frosting, and a decorating needle.

Saturday Tinker Time

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Photo Courtesy Tinker Art Studio Facebook Page

When: Saturday, March 24, 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.

Hops & Handrails

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Photo Courtesy Left Hand Brewing Company

When: March 24 – 25, 2018

Where: City of Longmont Roosevelt Park, 700 Longs Peak Avenue, Longmont, Colorado 80501

Time: Saturday 12PM – 6PM, Sunday 12PM – 4PM

Cost: $10 – $125, Tickets available here. Kids under 12 are FREE.

Back for its sixth year, Hops + Handrails Beer Fest & Rail Jam, returns to Longmont with the support of Winter Park Resort, Burton Boards, and the Satellite Boardshop. Day 1 will feature a 40’ high snowboard ramp & rail jam competition with the support of Winter Park Resort. Only at Hops + Handrails can guests enjoy unlimited samplings of over 60 craft breweries while soaking up the Colorado sun in front of a four-story ramp in the middle of town. Skiers and boarders will throw down big air and their gnarliest tricks on the ramp, trick rails and keg wall in men’s and women’s categories. Day 2 will be a family-focused winter wonderland featuring a sledding & tubing hill. For more details, click here.

PAWS to Read

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Photo Courtesy Lafayette Public Library

When: Sunday, March 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.

Kids Yoga at Studio Love

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Photo Courtesy Studio Love

When: Sunday, March 25, 2018

Where: Studio Love, 1010 Carbon Ct, Erie, Colorado 80516

Time: 4:30PM – 5:30PM

Cost: $8/Child

Ages: 4 – 9

Studio Love will be offering a Kids Yoga class this Sunday. During the class, an adult class will be held in the room upstairs!

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