Hemp for Horses — There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding hemp and cannabis and their use on horses. This educational presentation will cover the reasons to use hemp or CBD products for certain conditions, product selection (including lab analysis and sourcing) and dosing. Free for BCHA members; 6 p.m., Sept. 11, Upslope Brewery, Boulder, 1898 South Flatiron Court, Boulder; $10.
STEAM Storytime: Constellation Lamps — Each week will feature stories and a STEAM-based activity focusing on science, technology, engineering, art and math concepts. Ages 3 and up; 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, NoBo Corner Library, 4600 Broadway, Boulder.
Strengthening Yoga — Unity of Boulder is now offering a Restorative Yoga Class on Wednesdays before our Healing Meditation Service. Pleas bring a mat, water bottle, block and/or strap (if needed) and comfortable clothes. There will be focus on pranayama (breath) as we move through our asanas as well as learning different breathing techniques. Every session will close with savasana (resting pose) along with a guided meditation, aromatherapy and a blessing; 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, Unity of Boulder Spiritual Center, 2855 Folsom St., Boulder; $10-$12; 303-442-1411.
Boulder StartUp Meetup— Learn from experienced entrepreneurs who will share their stories and the wisdom gained from their unique journey. Network with entrepreneurs, peers and target clients; 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, NiCHE Workspaces, 944 Pearl St., Boulder.
Zero Waste Happy Hour — Learn about zero-waste practices and support ocean conservation at this special end-of-summer happy hour. Featuring a vegetarian barbecue, kegged craft beer (bring your own cup) and volleyball/spikeball. Dig your toes in the sand and join us for this outdoor farewell to summer; 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, Ocean First, 3015 Bluff St., Boulder; free; 303-444-7234.
Hemp for Horses: Why, What and How Much? — There a a lot of misconceptions surrounding hemp and cannabis and its use on horses. Join the the Boulder County Horse Association and our presenter Chelsea Luedke to learn more about hemp for horses; 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, Upslope Brewery, Boulder, 1898 South Flatiron Court, Boulder; free.
Wild & Edible Plant Walk — The urban landscape in Boulder is full of plants you can eat and make 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; 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, In front of Macky Auditorium, 1595 Pleasant St., Boulder; free; 720-326-9139.
Shred-It — As a thank you to their customers and communities, Guardian Storage will host its free annual Shred-It Event at six of its Colorado locations. We welcome individuals and local businesses to stop by their closest Guardian Storage location on event day to safely and securely dispose of unwanted documents; 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, Guardian Storage, 4900 Broadway, Boulder; free.
The 2019 Election in Israel — Learn about Israel’s parliamentary system of government and the circumstances that led to Israel holding elections for the second time in 12 months. This is the first time a new Parliament in the country has voted to dissolve itself before a government has even formed. Our speaker is Itai Divinsky, JEWISHcolorado’s Israel Emissary; noon, Thursday, Sept. 12, Boulder Jewish Community Center, 6007 Oreg Ave., Boulder; $15-$20; 720-749-2531.
Bear Bags & Backcountry Food Storage workshop — Join REI’s expert guides to learn the basics of bear canisters and bear bags, and when and where to use them. Get a hands-on chance to practice bear bag hanging skills, and learn bear awareness to keep food (and campsites) bear free. Food and drinks available for purchase; 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, Finkel & Garf Brewing Company, 5455 Spine Road, Boulder; $15-$35; 303-583-9970.