Intro to Quilting Series and other Boulder-area events, March 4, 2019

Intro to Quilting Series

Are you curious about quilting but don‘t know where to start? Or, would you like to learn new skills to improve your sewing proficiency? In this comprehensive three-part series, you will learn all the quilting basics. At the end of class, you will have completed your own unique quilt and will have gained the confidence to sew many more; 9:30 a.m., Fabricate, 2017 17th St., Boulder; $150; .

TODAY

Homeschool STEAM Mondays— Homeschool groups are invited to join for a fun and interactive STEAM workshop each month during the school semesters. The goal is to connect; 11 a.m., Boulder Public Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder; .

Tinkerers Club (Ages 7-11)— Tinker with a variety of materials in an open-ended format during Tinkerers Club. This creative, process-based class will be the perfect fit for the artist who enjoys independence and implementing their own ideas within the supportive environment of the studio; 3:30 p.m., Tinker Art Studio, 693B S. Broadway, Boulder;, .

Growing Gardens Advanced Beekeeping Class— This class is for beekeepers who have overwintered their hives and are wondering what to do next. You will learn how to help prevent crowding and swarming in a top bar or langstroth, and how to make a split to expand your apiary or just to help propagate a good colony. We will also go over spring management practices and how to monitor problems; 5:30 p.m., Growing Gardens, 1630 Hawthorn Ave., Boulder; $60;, .

Drop-In Aerial Foundations— In this class, you will learn the fundamental skills to properly use a variety of aerial equipment including low flying trapeze, static trapeze, lyra, rope and fabric. This class will include a ground-based warm up, strength-building exercises and skill-building to help you gain comfort and confidence in the air; 5:45 p.m., Frequent Flyers Aerial Dance, 3022 E.Sterling Circle, Ste. 150, Boulder; $20;, .

UPCOMING

Graduate Program Open House— Interested in pursuing a graduate degree at CU? Visit the Glenn Miller Ballroom to speak with graduate program representatives who will be available to answer questions about CU‘s graduate programs, research opportunities, funding, and more; 10 a.m. Tuesday, University of Colorado Boulder, Regent Drive at Broadway, Boulder; free;, bit.ly/gradopenhouse19.

Boulder Tuesday Thursday Hikers— Carpool to trailheads and reimburse the drivers for expenses. Bring your lunch, water, snacks and be prepared for all weather conditions; 9 a.m. Tuesday, North Boulder Park, 2848 9th St., Boulder; free;.

Tuesday Tapping at Upslope Brewing— Enjoy a freshly tapped variety of beer every week; 11 a.m. Tuesday, Upslope Brewing Company, 1898 S. Flatiron Court, Boulder; .

Boulder Bach Festival-Free Concert— The Boulder Bach Festival Fellowship artists perform a thrilling, wild and passionate program of Italian music. This free-of-charge event features Boulder‘s most dynamic young professional musicians, artists exploring the fascinating sound world of Baroque period instruments, played with insight and imagination. The seven-piece ensemble, along with Artistic Director Zachary Carrettín, will engage the audience with performances, stories and anecdotes; 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, The Nomad Playhouse, 1410 Quince Ave., Boulder; free;, .

FACE Vocal Band with Kutandara‘s Takapenga Teen Band— Kutandara teen performance band Takapenga opens for internationally acclaimed all-vocal rock band FACE; 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Boulder Dinner Theatre, 5501 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder; $47-$57;, .

Open Mic Night— Show what you‘ve got or sit back and listen to some of Boulder‘s most talented musicians and poets; 6 p.m. Tuesday, Twisted Pine Brewing, 3201 Walnut St. Ste. A, Boulder; free;, .

Nine Secrets to Make Your Smartphone a High-End Camera— If you own a smartphone, you have a powerful tool for taking amazing photos. Why lug around an expensive and heavy camera when your phone is capable of so many incredible functions? Learn nine picture-taking secrets as well as how to compose and take beautiful panoramas and time-lapse videos. Review the most useful apps for photography; 6 p.m. Tuesday, Arapahoe High School, 6600 Arapahoe Road, Boulder; $49;.

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