October 17, 2021

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Boulder Area Weekday Events: Check Out What’s Happening

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BOULDER, CO — Hoping to spend a night out with friends? See what’s new on your Boulder Patch community calendar. Check out what’s happening and what might interest you before you make plans.

Want to add your own event? Whether you’re planning a festival, a block party, or yoga in the park, there’s no better place to share it than Patch’s event calendar. You can also spread the word in nearby communities by promoting your event. The cost is $1 per day per community.

Here are a few events happening this week throughout Boulder:


Kindergarten Open House – Mesa Elementary School

  • When: Monday, August 16th at 2:30 p.m.
  • Where: Mesa Elementary School
  • What: Event listing from Mesa Elementary School: Monday, August 16 from 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM Learn More

Meet-The-Teacher, Grades 1-5 – Mesa Elementary School

  • When: Monday, August 16th at 3:00 p.m.
  • Where: Mesa Elementary School
  • What: Event listing from Mesa Elementary School: Monday and August 16 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM Learn More

Back To School Night & Meet Your Teacher Grades KG-5

  • When: Monday, August 16th at 4:00 p.m.
  • Where: Whittier Elementary School
  • What: Event listing from Whittier Elementary School: Monday and August 16 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM Learn More

Sydney Brown Interview – Boulder Preparatory High School


Meet and Greet – University Hill Elementary School


MYT/BTSN Principal and PTA Welcome 4-4:30pm

  • When: Monday, August 16th at 4:00 p.m.
  • Where: Whittier Elementary School
  • What: Event listing from Whittier Elementary School: Monday, August 16 from 4:00 PM to 4:30 PMThis event has a video call.Join: https://meet.google.com/niy-wppo-quz(US) +1 256-907-0268 PIN: 922959871#View more phone numbers: https://tel.meet/niy-wppo-quz?pin=9141564345541&hs=7 Learn More

Kindergarten and New Family Social on the playground


Bandshell Discotheque – FREE – City of Boulder: Parks and Recreation Department

  • When: Monday, August 16th at 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: City of Boulder: Parks and Recreation Department
  • What: Event listing from City of Boulder: Parks and Recreation Department: Monday, August 16 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PMJoin us for three nights of ecstatic dance, DJs, and fun at Bandshell Discotheque! Free event – Monday nights – 7 to 10pm Schedule & DJ Lineup July 19st – Frog… Learn More

5-8 Students Return – Horizons School

  • When: Tuesday, August 17th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Horizons School
  • What: Event listing from Horizons School: Tuesday, August 17 (all day) Learn More

First Full Day of School – Summit Middle School

  • When: Tuesday, August 17th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Summit Middle School
  • What: Event listing from Summit Middle School: Tuesday, August 17 (all day) Learn More

SHMS Photo and Locker Day – Southern Middle School


8th Grade Schedule Pick-Up and Open House

  • When: Tuesday, August 17th at 8:00 a.m.
  • Where: Southern Middle School
  • What: Event listing from Southern Middle School: Tuesday, August 17 from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM Who: 8th Graders Only What: Welcome in the Courtyard /  Pick up Planners and Schedules /  Find your classrooms and explore the building When: Tuesday, August 17th             8 – 9am (8t… Learn More

Late Check In – Boulder High School

  • When: Tuesday, August 17th at 8:30 a.m.
  • Where: Boulder High School
  • What: Event listing from Boulder High School: Tuesday, August 17 from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM Learn More

7th Grade Schedule Pick-Up & Open House

  • When: Tuesday, August 17th at 11:00 a.m.
  • Where: Southern Middle School
  • What: Event listing from Southern Middle School: Tuesday, August 17 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Who: 7th Graders Only What: Welcome in the Courtyard /  Pick up Planners and Schedules /  Find your classrooms and explore the building When: Tuesday, August 17th 11 – 12 noon (7th Gra… Learn More

Meet the Teacher 1st-5th grades – Crest View Elementary School


NJHS Leadership Team Training – Southern Middle School

  • When: Tuesday, August 17th at 1:00 p.m.
  • Where: Southern Middle School
  • What: Event listing from Southern Middle School: Tuesday, August 17 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Learn More

Indigo Girls | Chautauqua Auditorium, Boulder, CO (Night 2)

  • When: Tuesday, August 17th at 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: Chautauqua Auditorium
  • What: Event listing from Chautauqua Auditorium: Tuesday, August 17 at 6:30 PMDetails 97.3 KBCO & Colorado Chautauqua Present Indigo Girls at Chautauqua Auditorium Doors – 6:30 PM… More https://www.facebook.com/events/453681585697148 Learn More

Indigo Girls | Chautauqua Auditorium, Boulder, CO

  • When: Tuesday, August 17th at 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Chautauqua Auditorium
  • What: Event listing from Chautauqua Auditorium: Tuesday, August 17 at 7:30 PMDetails 97.3 KBCO & Colorado Chautauqua Present Indigo Girls at Chautauqua Auditorium Doors – 6:30 PM… More https://www.facebook.com/events/453681585697148 Learn More

Featured Event: Breast Ultrasound Screening Coming Direct to You!

  • When: Wednesday, August 18th at 8:00 a.m.
  • Where: 1776 S Jackson St
  • What: Coming directly to Denver on Wednesday, August 18th! We will also be in the surrounding towns through August 20th:  Longmont – Mon 8/16Lakewood – Tues 8/17Denver & Cherry Creek – Wed 8/18Colorado Springs – Thur 8/19Fort Collins & Loveland – Fri 8/20 Do more in the fig… Learn More
Featured Event: Breast Ultrasound Screening Coming Direct to You! (HerScan, Inc.)

KG Staggered Start – Bear Creek Elementary School

  • When: Wednesday, August 18th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Bear Creek Elementary School
  • What: Event listing from Bear Creek Elementary School: Wednesday, August 18 (all day) If your child’s last name is from A-L, your child WILL attend kindergarten on Wednesday, August 18th.  Your child will NOT attend kindergarten on Thursday, August 19th.  All Kindergarten students w… Learn More

KG Welcome Day (Staggered Start) – Mesa Elementary School

  • When: Wednesday, August 18th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Mesa Elementary School
  • What: Event listing from Mesa Elementary School: Wednesday, August 18 (all day) Learn More

Kindergarten Team 3/4-Staggered Start Date


Kindergarten Welcome Day Staggered Start


Freshman Orientation Day – Boulder High School

  • When: Wednesday, August 18th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Boulder High School
  • What: Event listing from Boulder High School: Wednesday, August 18 (all day) Learn More

Kindergarten Staggered Start (Last names starting A-K )


K-4 students return – Horizons School

  • When: Wednesday, August 18th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Horizons School
  • What: Event listing from Horizons School: Wednesday, August 18 (all day) Learn More

Regular Schedule – NO Late Start – Casey Middle School

  • When: Wednesday, August 18th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Casey Middle School
  • What: Event listing from Casey Middle School: Wednesday, August 18 (all day) Learn More

6th Grade Orientation Day – Southern Middle School

  • When: Wednesday, August 18th at 8:15 a.m.
  • Where: Southern Middle School
  • What: Event listing from Southern Middle School: Wednesday, August 18 from 8:15 AM to 3:30 PM Learn More

6th Grade Parent Q&A – Platte Middle School

  • When: Wednesday, August 18th at 8:45 a.m.
  • Where: Platte Middle School
  • What: Event listing from Platte Middle School: Wednesday, August 18 from 8:45 AM to 9:45 AMThis event has a video call.Join: https://meet.google.com/xqe-dcyr-oxi(US) +1 330-667-0334 PIN: 251975890#View more phone numbers: https://tel.meet/xqe-dcyr-oxi?pin=3582518789842&hs=7 Learn More

6th Grade Parent Coffee – Manhattan Middle School of Arts and Science


All 6th Graders-Day One! – Centennial Middle School

  • When: Wednesday, August 18th at 8:45 a.m.
  • Where: Centennial Middle School
  • What: Event listing from Centennial Middle School: Wednesday, August 18 from 8:45 AM to 3:45 PM Learn More

New Student Orientation – Boulder High School

  • When: Wednesday, August 18th at 1:00 p.m.
  • Where: Boulder High School
  • What: Event listing from Boulder High School: Wednesday, August 18 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Learn More

External Event: Boulder Community Knitting

  • When: Wednesday, August 18th at 4:00 p.m.
  • Where: Boulder Public Library
  • What: Event listing from Boulder Public Library: Wednesday, August 18 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PMWe are a group of happy knitters dedicated to helping Boulder County’s children in need. We work with local charities – primarily Clinica and Sister Carmen Center. We meet once a month and s… Learn More

Business After Hours – Boulder Chamber

  • When: Wednesday, August 18th at 5:00 p.m.
  • Where: Boulder Chamber
  • What: Event listing from Boulder Chamber: Wednesday, August 18 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PMWhen: Wednesday, August 18, 2021, 5-7 pm ​Where: BOCO Cider, 1501 Lee Hill Dr Unit #14, Boulder, CO 80304     ​Cost: $15 for Boulder Chamber members; $45 for non-members Join us for this month… Learn More

Arts Commission Meeting – Boulder Public Library

  • When: Wednesday, August 18th at 6:00 p.m.
  • Where: Boulder Public Library
  • What: Event listing from Boulder Public Library: Wednesday, August 18 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PMVirtual MeetingThe Boulder Arts Commission will convene in an online video meeting. Public observation and comment will be permitted for this meeting. To join the video conference, members … Learn More

Classic Hits LIVE at BOCO Cider. NO Cover

  • When: Thursday, August 19th at 5:00 p.m.
  • Where: BOCO Cider, 1501 Lee Hill Dr., Unit 14, Boulder 80304
  • What: J. Marshall and Pedro Meyer are Denver based singer-songwriters who specialize in Americana, Blues, and covers of old classics from the sixties to now. Heavily inspired by the likes of John Mayer and Ed Sheeran, their music taps into the soul of quintessential rock music, as w… Learn More

Picture Day! – Summit Middle School

  • When: Thursday, August 19th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Summit Middle School
  • What: Event listing from Summit Middle School: Thursday, August 19 (all day) Learn More

Kindergarten Staggered Start (Last names starting L-Z)


Kindergarten Team 1/2- Staggered Start Date


School Hours M, T, Th & F: 8:20 – 3:20


All Students Start Classes – Southern Middle School

  • When: Thursday, August 19th at 8:20 a.m.
  • Where: Southern Middle School
  • What: Event listing from Southern Middle School: Thursday, August 19 from 8:20 AM to 3:20 PM Learn More

All Students Return – Centennial Middle School

  • When: Thursday, August 19th at 8:45 a.m.
  • Where: Centennial Middle School
  • What: Event listing from Centennial Middle School: Thursday, August 19 from 8:45 AM to 3:45 PM Learn More

Skillful Talent 101 & 102 – Boulder Chamber

  • When: Thursday, August 19th at 1:00 p.m.
  • Where: Boulder Chamber
  • What: Event listing from Boulder Chamber: Thursday, August 19 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PMSKILLFUL Talent 101: Attract the Right Talent & SKILLFUL Talent 102: Candidate Evaluation When: August 19, 2021: 1:00 – 5:00 pm Where: Virtual; Zoom login info will be sent to confirmed regist… Learn More

Kindergarten Meet-the-Teacher – Crest View Elementary School


The Strangebyrds LIVE at BOCO Cider! NO Cover

  • When: Friday, August 20th at 6:00 p.m.
  • Where: BOCO Cider, 1501 Lee Hill Dr., Unit 14, Boulder 80304
  • What: The Strangebyrds are back! Cari Minor and Ray Smith are award-winning singer-songwriters and multi-instrumentalists, crafting songs with a unique Americana sound they call “Blue Collar Folk.”  Please call/text 720-938-7285 in advance to check on available seating and to make r… Learn More

Boo Hoo Breakfast – Bear Creek Elementary School

  • When: Friday, August 20th at 7:50 a.m.
  • Where: Bear Creek Elementary School
  • What: Event listing from Bear Creek Elementary School: Friday, August 20 from 7:50 AM to 8:30 AMThis will be held in the Cafeteria. Enter through the SAC door. Learn More

New Parent Welcome Coffee – Crest View Elementary School


6th Grade Chromebook Distribution – Southern Middle School

  • When: Friday, August 20th at 8:30 a.m.
  • Where: Southern Middle School
  • What: Event listing from Southern Middle School: Friday, August 20 from 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM Learn More

7th/8th Grade Parent Q&A – Platte Middle School

  • When: Friday, August 20th at 8:45 a.m.
  • Where: Platte Middle School
  • What: Event listing from Platte Middle School: Friday, August 20 from 8:45 AM to 9:45 AMThis event has a video call.Join: https://meet.google.com/ojs-pnvf-uuz(US) +1 315-795-1378 PIN: 638951764#View more phone numbers: https://tel.meet/ojs-pnvf-uuz?pin=3000916344026&hs=7 Learn More

Boulder Chamber Colorado Football Kickoff Luncheon

  • When: Friday, August 20th at 11:30 a.m.
  • Where: CU Boulder Indoor Practice Facility, Boulder, CO, 80309
  • What: Join the Boulder Chamber and CU Athletics to celebrate the kickoff of the 2021 Colorado Football season! After cancelling last year’s event due to the coronavirus pandemic, the CU Boulder Athletic Department is thrilled to present the 32nd annual Boulder Chamber Colorado Footb… Learn More

Gender, Identity, and the Helping Professions

  • When: Friday, August 20th at 11:30 a.m.
  • Where: Zoom
  • What: Interface Boulder Presents on Zoom: Gender, Identity, and the Helping ProfessionsWith Robyn Chauvin MA, LPC, Trainer, Boulder Psychotherapy Institute More Details:https://www.interfaceboulder.org/event/genderid Free ($10 suggested donation also much appreciated: https:/… Learn More

32nd Annual Boulder Chamber Colorado Football Kickoff Luncheon

  • When: Friday, August 20th at 11:30 a.m.
  • Where: Boulder Chamber
  • What: Event listing from Boulder Chamber: Friday, August 20 from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PMWhen: Friday, August 20, 2021. Doors and Buffet Lunch open at 11:30 a.m. / Program begins at 12:30 p.m. Where: Indoor Practice Facility Fee: Individuals – $50; Table Sponsor – $1,000; Table of 10 -… Learn More

Supporting Young Children’s Mental Health (Ages 0-10)

  • When: Friday, August 20th at 1:00 p.m.
  • Where: Boulder Chamber
  • What: Event listing from Boulder Chamber: Friday, August 20 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM The Kid Connects Team will join the Colorado Spirit Team to discuss stress relate to COVID-19 on young children. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/supporting-young-childrens-mental… Learn More

Boulder Bookies: Online – Boulder Public Library

  • When: Friday, August 20th at 1:00 p.m.
  • Where: Boulder Public Library
  • What: Event listing from Boulder Public Library: Friday, August 20 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PMBoulder Bookies is a discussion group conducted on Zoom. Our selections range widely, with books in English and in translation, contemporary and classic. Members select the books in twice yearl… Learn More

Friday Night Wine Tasting – Boulder Chamber

  • When: Friday, August 20th at 5:00 p.m.
  • Where: Boulder Chamber
  • What:Event listing from Boulder Chamber: Friday, August 20 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PMWe’re back! Join your neighbors every Friday as we taste four wines. Learn the nuances of terroir and acidity, how to pronounce Gewürztraminer, or how to properly open champagne. See you soon! Learn More

Jonathan Saraga Sextet

  • When: Friday, August 20th at 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: Caffè Sole
  • What: New York trumpeter Jonathan Saraga presents a night of his award-winning original music featuring a band composed of top shelf Colorado based artists for this one-night-only occasion. Jonathan Saraga – trumpet, Daryl Gott – alto saxophone, Alex Heffron – guitar, Peter Stoltzm… Learn More

The Jayhawks at Chautauqua Auditorium

  • When: Friday, August 20th at 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Chautauqua Auditorium
  • What: Event listing from Chautauqua Auditorium: Friday, August 20 from 7:30 PM to 11:59 PMDetails 97.3 KBCO & Colorado Chautauqua Present The Jayhawks at Chautauqua Auditorium Doors – 6:30 PM Show – 7:30 PM… More https://www.facebook.com/events/3045857965444657 Learn More

Gritty Blues meets Elegant Cello at BOCO Cider! NO Cover

  • When: Saturday, August 21st at 6:00 p.m.
  • Where: BOCO Cider, 1501 Lee Hill Dr., Unit 14, Boulder 80304
  • What: Gritty blues meets elegant cello! JD Cordlé is professional blues guitarist with 35 years experience who has played live all over Colorado. He plays everything from old school blues to bluesy originals and everything in between like Dylan, Beatles, U2, and Jimmy Hendrix. E… Learn More

Probationary: Station & District Tours

  • When: Saturday, August 21st at 8:00 a.m.
  • Where: Lefthand Fire Protection District
  • What: Event listing from Lefthand Fire Protection District: Saturday, August 21 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PMAugust 21st Probationary Shift View Widget Learn More

Pantherpalooza – Boulder High School

  • When: Saturday, August 21st at 8:30 a.m.
  • Where: Boulder High School
  • What: Event listing from Boulder High School: Saturday, August 21 from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM Learn More

Pop-Up Storytime at Holiday Park – Boulder Public Library

  • When: Saturday, August 21st at 10:00 a.m.
  • Where: Boulder Public Library
  • What: Event listing from Boulder Public Library: Saturday, August 21 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AMJoin us at Holiday Park in North Boulder for a very special outdoor pop-up storytime! We’ll celebrate the dog days of summer by enjoying our neighborhood park, sharing fun stories and songs… Learn More

Farm to Fork Dinner Benefiting Community Food Share

  • When: Saturday, August 21st at 6:00 p.m.
  • Where: Boulder Chamber
  • What: Event listing from Boulder Public Library: Saturday, August 21 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AMJoin us at Holiday Park in North Boulder for a very special outdoor pop-up storytime! We’ll celebrate the dog days of summer by enjoying our neighborhood park, sharing fun stories and songs… Learn More

The Steeldrivers with Wood Belly at Chautauqua Auditorium

  • When: Saturday, August 21st at 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Chautauqua Auditorium
  • What: Event listing from Chautauqua Auditorium: Saturday, August 21 at 7:30 PMDetails 97.3 KBCO & Colorado Chautauqua Present The SteelDrivers with Wood Belly at Chautauqua Auditorium Doors – 6:30 PM Show – 7:30 PM… More https://www.facebook.com/events/236742994152558 Learn More

Featured Event: MECHA Fitness Presents: Strength Sundays in the Park

  • When: Sunday, August 22nd at 9:00 a.m.
  • Where: Louisville Community Park
  • What: Join MECHA Fitness for a FREE high energy Resistance class at the Louisville Community Park. Bring your own mat and towel, and we’ll provide the rest. 50 minutes of high energy fun will give you a taste of what the real MECHA classes are all about. MECHA is now open in Boulder… Learn More
Featured Event: MECHA Fitness Presents: Strength Sundays in the Park (Wendy)

Check out more local events posted by your neighbors, or add your own, on the Boulder Patch community calendar.

Editor’s note: This article was automatically generated based on event information mainly provided by community members. Patch has not independently verified most of this information, always check with organizers to confirm posted events are proceeding as planned. Click on any event in the list for more details. You can also reach out to [email protected] with any questions or other feedback about this article.