John Aaron: “Color Me Boulder” — John Aaron is an award-winning author who has been observing the iconic buildings of Boulder for 35 years. “Color Me Boulder: A Coloring Book” of the City’s iconic architecture brings the histories of these landmarks to life. Pens will be provided; 7:30 p.m., Oct. 2, Boulder Book Store, 1107 Pearl St., Boulder; $5.

Tinker Time: Art & Play! — Join us for our drop in art class for children ages 18 months to 5 years old. Children will enjoy painting with temperas, playing in our sand trays, squishing water beads, making a collage and more; 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, Tinker Art Studio, 693B S. Broadway, Boulder; $12-$55; 303-503-1902.

REI Campfire Sessions: Basic Knots for Backpacking — Join REI experts to learn some basic knots you may find useful on your next backpacking or camping adventure (Note: These are not life-saving knots); 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 2, REI Boulder, 1789 28th St., Boulder; free; 303-583-9970.

Donation-Based Yoga — noon, Wednesday, Oct. 2, Frog Pose Yoga, 2900 Valmont F1, Boulder; free; 970-408-1902.

Beers+Cameras — Talk photography, show photographs, meet photographers, drink beer, be happy and creative; 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, Backcountry Pizza, 2319 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder; $10; 720-982-9237.

Wild & Edible Plant Walk — The urban landscape in Boulder is full of plants that can be eaten and made into teas. Join local plant experts for a one-hour walk along Boulder Creek to focus on plant identification, talk about the natural versus artificial presence of plants, and collect and spread seeds of wild edible species; 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, Boulder Public Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder; free.

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