Boulder Market — The 18th annual Boulder Market is a unique and enjoyable open air marketplace in scenic Central Park. At the market find visual art, high quality handmade items and unique treasures sold from a plethora of local merchants; 11 a.m., July 14, Central Park, 1236 Canyon Blvd., Boulder; free; 720-272-7467,

2019 Boulder Peak Triathlon— The Boulder Peak Triathlon is one of the countries longest and most well-known triathlons. Racers are tackling the infamous “Olde Stage” Hill, boasting an average 15% grade on their way to the finish line; 7 a.m., July 14, Boulder Reservoir, 5565 N. 51st St., Boulder; $95-$145;

Native Bees Class — Learn about the native bees responsible for our landscape and many of the fruits and vegetables that we eat. Learn about their life cycle and how they rely on the unique plants around them. Learn to tell the difference between bees, wasps and flies, and spend some time catching and identifying these pollinators right here in our community gardens; 9 a.m., July 14, Growing Gardens, 1630 Hawthorn Ave., Boulder; $60; 303-443-9952,

“Christmas in July” Yard Sale — FUMC’s United Methodist Women chapter will host a “Christmas in July” Yard Sale to raise funds for new church kitchenette appliances. Please note: This sale will note include clothes or electronics. During the sale, our youth will be staffing an ice cream cart. Donations support FUMC’s Youth Group; 11 a.m., July 14, First United Methodist Church of Boulder, 1421 Spruce St., Boulder; free; 303-442-3770,

Tips & Tricks of Xeriscape — Gardening with less water is not that hard. There are tricks that will improve success. Mikl Brawner will pass on his 30 years of xeriscape experience; 1 p.m., July 14, Harlequin’s Gardens, 4795 N. 26th St., Boulder; $15; 303-939-9403,

Preschool Paleontologists — A real paleontologist will show young learner the tricks of the trade with awesome paleontology projects. The Preschool Paleontologists will be learning about prehistoric animals that lived in Colorado millions of years ago; 1 p.m., July 14, Museum of Boulder at the Tebo Center, 2205 Broadway, Boulder; $8-$10; 303-449-3464,


Crayons to Calculators — Help at the packing site for Crayons to Calculators by stuffing backpacks, sorting supplies, restocking the assembly line and have fun while helping students in need who attend Boulder Valley Schools. Great opportunities for groups, families, school teams and students; 10 a.m. Monday, July 15, Community Montessori School, 805 Gillaspie Drive, Boulder; free; 303-524-3865,

Proposal For Affordable Health Coverage Option — Public meeting to solicit community input and feedback regarding the Proposal for Affordable Health Coverage as outlined in House Bill 19-1004 which would create a state option for health care coverage; 10 a.m. Monday, July 15, Boulder County Human Services, 515 Coffman St., Longmont; free;

VIVA Theater at the Library — Society for Creative Aging/VIVA Theater offers a variety of workshops, presentations and theater productions. Programs include short plays, workshops, acting instruction, presentations, dance/movement experiences and staged readings; 2 p.m. Monday, July 15, NoBo Corner Library, 4600 Broadway, Boulder;

Meadow Music — Meet us for a short hike that’s friendly to all ages. Our hike takes about 30 minutes because of all the little legs that join it, but all ages should be able to accomplish the task. Along the way we’ll look for our color of the week and at the end our hike we’ll sing a song to bring out our animal of the week. After our hike we return to Chautauqua Green for a concert full of our original nature and science-based music. Bring a blanket to sit on, a picnic and some hiking shoes; 5:30 p.m. Monday, July 15, Chautauqua Park, 900 Baseline Road, Boulder;

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