Pages and Paws — Come and read with a licensed therapy dog. A great opportunity for readers of all levels to practice their reading skills in a safe non-judgmental environment. Reservations required. Ages 5-12; 3:45 p.m., Sept. 25, Meadows Branch Library, 4800 Baseline Road, Boulder.

Donation-Based Yoga — noon, Wednesday, Sept. 25, Frog Pose Yoga, 2900 Valmont F1, Boulder; free; 970-408-1902.

AMPLIFY Radio Documentary and Podcast — “A M P L I F Y: Stories of University-Community Collaborations” is a production of CU Engage in partnership with community radio KGNU. The show aims to amplify the voices of students and community partners who are working together to generate new knowledge and actions to address public challenges; 9 a.m., Sept. 25, KGNU Community Radio, 4700 Walnut St., Boulder.

Evening Hike to Woods Quarry — Unwind after a busy work day by taking a fun hike to Woods Quarry. Find out about this unique place and the interesting plants and animals of the area. Learn some of the history and geology of the quarry. Hike is about 2.5 miles round trip. Meet at the Chautauqua Dining Hall. No pets, please; 5:30 p.m., Sept. 25, Chautauqua Park, 900 Baseline Road, Boulder; $25; 720-561-5968.

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 p.m., Sept. 25, in front of Macky Auditorium, 1595 Pleasant St., Boulder; free.

Fiction Workshop: The Art Scenes — A scene is a series of moments that can last from a minute to several hours and culminate in a minor or major climax. How to do this well will be the subject of this seminar, in which we will break down scenes from exciting literature and write our own to share with the group. All levels of experience, long and short form, are welcome; 6:30 p.m., Sept. 25, Boulder Writing Studio, 777 Pearl Street #211, Boulder; $205-$225.

I. Kaufman Arenberg: “Killing Vincent” — I. Kaufman Arenberg will speak about and sign his new book, “Killing Vincent: The Man, the Myth, and the Murder”; 7:30 p.m., Sept. 25, Boulder Book Store, 1107 Pearl St., Boulder; $5; 303-447-2074.


Yiddish Club — Yiddish speakers who wish to maintain their connection and language skills will enjoy conversation and discussion led by Shirley Hartman; 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, Boulder Jewish Community Center, 6007 Oreg Ave., Boulder; free; 720-749-2531.

Battle of the Industry Bands — Join us for Boulder Chamber’s third annual Battle of the Industry Bands. Rock out and be part of the fun at eTown Hall. Only one band will take home the grand prize, a donation to the charity of the sponsors’ choice and the reigning glory of Best Industry Band. Come out to help cheer them on. Ticket includes entrance to the event, a chance to network, appetizers and an open bar; 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, Etown, 1535 Spruce St., Boulder; $25.

City of Boulder Climate Mobilization Action Plan Launch — Join the City of Boulder to launch the next phase of climate action; 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building, 3415 Colorado Ave., Boulder, CO 80303, Boulder; free.

Month of Modern Wrap Party — Join us for an evening of cocktails, food, music, and good company as we celebrate the region’s most acclaimed names in modern design. This years Wrap Party features multiple bars, local cuisine, great music and more in a relaxed, luxurious atmosphere. This year’s showcase is focused on CU Boulder students in architecture, interior, landscape and urban design; 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, Galvanize, 1023 Walnut St., Boulder; $35; 303-444-8488,

“The Russians are Coming! The Russians are Coming!” — Directed by Norman Jewison and featuring Alan Arkin, Carl Reiner, Eva Marie Saint, Theodor Bikel, Jonathan Winters (126 min., 1966); 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, Boulder Public Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder.

The Curious Case of the Colorado Cannibal — Was the infamous Alferd Packer a cannibal? Was he a murderer? Join Erin Baxter for a 21st century look at the subject that includes a fresh analysis of historical information and a modern examination of archaeological data that may offer some new food for thought. Event is free, seating is limited. Doors open at 6:15 p.m.; 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, CASE Building, Chancellor Hall, 1725 Euclid, Boulder; free.

Ben Westhoff: “Fentanyl, Inc.” — Ben Westhoff will speak about and sign his new book, “Fentanyl, Inc.: How Rogue Chemists Are Creating the Deadliest Wave of the Opioid Epidemic”; 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, Boulder Book Store, 1107 Pearl St., Boulder; $5; 303-447-2074.

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