Live Talk: Apollo 11—From Launch to Landing—  Join us at Fiske Planetarium fifty years to the eve of this historic landing event when we will celebrate the ambition and engineering feats that made this mission possible. Fiske Director, John Keller will provide an overview of the events leading up to the Apollo 11 landing, with additional perspective provided by his father Warren Keller, who worked on the Saturn V rocket as a testing engineer for MacDonald Douglas during the Apollo era; 7 p.m., July 19, Fiske Planetarium, 2414 Regent Drive, Boulder.

Minecrafternoons — Join us for collaborative engineering challenges and gameplay. Two 40-minute rounds, each limited to 10 players. Sign-ups are in person, first come, first-served, and begin at 3:45 p.m. Space is limited. Ages 7+; 4 p.m., July 19, Meadows Branch Library, 4800 Baseline Road, Boulder.

Pearl Street Blood Drive — Come donate blood on the Pearl Street Bloodmobile; 10 a.m. Friday, July 19, Pearl St., 1340 Pearl St., Boulder; free; 720-919-6355.

“The Beauty of Being a Misfit” — Golden West will host a screening and group discussion of Lidia Yuknavitch’s 2016 TED Talk, “The Beauty of Being a Misfit.” The TED Talk explores the slow process of self-acceptance and the ability to reinvent oneself after failure; 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 19, Golden West Senior Living, 1055 Adams Circle, Boulder; free; 303-939-0883.

Cake Day — We’ll be dishing up cake and free medium cappuccinos. Everyone’s welcome; 11 a.m. Friday, July 19, Capital One Café, 1247 Pearl St., Boulder; free.

Friday Art Night: Monet Inspired Water Lilies — Start to get excited for the Monet exhibit coming to Denver in October. Join us as we play with brush strokes, color and an impressionistic style; 6 p.m., July 19, Tinker Art Studio, 693B S. Broadway, Boulder.


Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Celebration: July 20, 1969 to Today — 9:30 a.m. Saturday, July 20, Fiske Planetarium, 2414 Regent Drive, Boulder.

Boulder Beer’s 40th anniversary party — Join this social fun run/walk along the beautiful Boulder Creek trail with views of the iconic Flatirons and then finish to an after party; 10 a.m. Saturday, Boulder Beer Company, 2880 Wilderness Place, Boulder.

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