Ralphie’s Independence Day Blast — Boulder’s annual Fourth of July tradition. Featuring performances by School of Rock, Card Catalog and Pro-Leisure. 8 p.m., July 4, Folsom Field, Stadium Drive, Boulder; boulder4thofjuly.com.
July Fourth Parade and Pancake Festival— 7 a.m., July 4, , 1350 Coalton Road, Superior; superiorcolorado .gov/Home/Components/ CalendarEvent/4163/19?curm= 7&cury=2019.
Gold Hill Fire Department’s Pancake Breakfast— Bacon or turkey sausage, juice, coffee, plain or blueberry pancakes and all the fixings. Gluten Free upon request; 8:30 a.m., July 4, Gold Hill Elementary school, 890 Main Gold Hill, Boulder; $5-$7; 303-444-5549.
Boulder Collegians Baseball Game— The Boulder Collegians are a collegiate, amateur summer baseball organization dedicated to creating a unique baseball experience for its players and the community; 1:30 p.m., July 4, Suitts Field at Scott Carpenter Park, 1505 30th St., Boulder; $3-$5; 303-819-6494, bouldercollegians.com.
Louisville Fireworks— 6 p.m., July 4, Coal Creek Golf Course, 585 Dillion Road, Louisville; louisville co.gov/visitors/special-events/july-4th-fireworks.
Best View of the Fireworks in Boulder— A little-known secret is that the Museum of Boulder has a rooftop deck that has a great view of the fireworks without the crowds of Folsom Field; 7 p.m., July 4, Museum of Boulder at the Tebo Center, 2205 Broadway, Boulder; $8-$10; 303-449-3464, museum ofboulder.org/event/best-view -of-the-fireworks-in-boulder.
Pearl Street Blood Drive— Come donate blood on the Pearl Street Bloodmobile; 10 a.m. Friday, July 5, Pearl St., 1340 Pearl St., Boulder; free; 720-919-6355, donors.bonfils .org/GroupLanding.aspx?s=5080.
15th Annual Juggling Festival— Join us at the Boulder Circus Center for a show featuring world-class artists and performers. There will also be a wide variety of workshops on all three days of the festival. We’ll be offering beginner juggling lessons, workshops where you can learn a new prop or skill, round-table discussions, and much, much more. All props and skill levels welcome; 3 p.m. Friday, July 5, Boulder Circus Center and Boulder JCC, 4747 26th St., Boulder; $10-$30; 720-515-0538, facebook.com/events/ 258887081698233.
Games @ Meadows— Enjoy board games, Wii and Xbox; 4 p.m. Friday, July 5, Meadows Branch Library, 4800 Baseline Road, Boulder; calendar.boulderlibrary.orgevent/ 5129697.
Minecrafternoons— Join us for collaborative engineering challenges and gameplay. Two 40-minute rounds, each limited to 10 players. Signs-ups are in person, first come, first-served, and begin at 3:45 p.m. Space is limited. Ages 7+; 4 p.m. Friday, July 5, Meadows Branch Library, 4800 Baseline Road, Boulder; calendar.boulder library.org/event/5129711.
Revolution and Freedom— Join us for an evening of rousing patriotic music under the direction of Maestro Peter Oundjian. From the explosive “1812 Overture” to the quiet grace of Copland’s optimistic “Outdoor Overture” to Gershwin’s roaring “Piano Concerto in F,” performed with brio by our celebrated soloist and Gershwin specialist Jon Kimura Parker; 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 5, Chautauqua Auditorium, 900 Baseline Road, Boulder; $18-$70; tinyurl.com/y3jyr3v5.