Blackbelly & Oxford Gardens Farm Dinner — Join us on the farm for an evening of delicious, locally-grown ingredients and sustainably raised meats from Blackbelly restaurant. This event is BYOB, but wine can be ordered through Cured Boulder; 6 p.m., July 24, Oxford Gardens, 4601 Oxford Road, Longmont.
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. Wednesday, July 24, Community Montessori School, 805 Gillaspie Drive, Boulder; free; 303-524-3865.
STEAM Storytime— Each week will feature stories and a STEAM-based activity focusing on science, technology, engineering, art and math concepts; 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, July 24, Meadows Branch Library, 4800 Baseline Road, Boulder; .
The Mighty Summer Mixer — Join the awesome folks from SheSays Boulder and Flatirons LGBTQ Tech, as well as other meetups and organizations in the area. Have a drink or two, meet great people and start any conversation with “How can I help you?” or chat about some of life’s great questions; 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, Bohemian Biergarten, 2017 13th St., Boulder; meetup.com/ Flatirons-LGBTQ-Tech-Startup -Meetup/events/262566938.
Dynafit Fun Runs-Run— Join us and our friends from Dynafit for a pair of fun runs. These will be mostly trail miles, 5-6 of them to be exact, and will be casually paced. There will be demo gear and shoes available; 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, Neptune Mountaineering, 633 S. Broadway, Boulder; free; 303-499-8866.
National Refreshment Day — In honor of National Refreshment Day, we’re serving up free Tea Fog & Cold Brew Fog beverages. Any size, on the house; 7 a.m. Thursday, July 25, Capital One Café, 1247 Pearl St., Boulder; free.
Mornings at the Museum: Ice is cold! — Visit our Discovery Corner for a hands-on introduction to the wonderful world of science, literacy and nature. This week, we will paint with ice, learn about glaciers, polar bears and how creatures stay warm; 9:30 a.m. Thursday, July 25, CU Museum of Natural History, 1035 Broadway, Boulder; free.
History and Nature Hike — Venture back more than 120 years on this fun, 3-mile hike with naturalist Suzanne Michot, who will interpret the flora, wildlife, geology and history that surround and inspire along the trail. Elevation gain approximately 700 feet. Wear sturdy shoes and bring water, snack and rain gear. No pets, please; 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 25, Chautauqua Park, 900 Baseline Road, Boulder; $25; 720-561-5968.
Farm to Table Cooking Classes — Join us on the farm and learn to make the most of a garden harvest with our signature cooking classes. From unique twists on classic dishes to bold new ideas, leave class with new techniques and ideas to prepare favorite ingredients with confidence and recipes to take home; 6 p.m. Thursday, July 25, Growing Gardens, 1630 Hawthorn Ave., Boulder; $60; 303-443-9952.
“The Russians are Coming! The Russians are Coming!” — 126 min. Directed by Norman Jewison, featuring Alan Arkin, Carl Reiner, Eva Marie Saint, Theodor Bikel, Jonathan Winters (1966).; 7 p.m. Thursday, July 25, Boulder Public Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder.