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Success with Resistant, Unmotivated, and Disruptive Kids

Date:
Apr 05, 2018 8:30am - 2:30pm
Cost:
$99
Phone:
720-898-7200

Attend a Love & Logic class in which Dr. Charles Fay gives strategies for staying sane with kids who constantly test limits. He will also discuss how to remain loving while not becoming a doormat and a research-based process for building intrinsic motivation.

All School Open House

Date:
Nov 08, 2017 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-527-4931

Learn about Boulder Country Day School’s academic and arts programs, meet faculty, and other prospective families. For preschool through middle school parents. Reservations requested.

The Fourth Trimester Book Event

Date:
Jan 11, 2018 7:30pm
Cost:
$5 voucher in advance or at the door is good for $5 off the book
Phone:
303-447-2074

Hear Kimberly Johnson speak about and sign her new book, The Fourth Trimester: A Postpartum Guide to Healing Your Body, Balancing Your Emotions, and Restoring Your Vitality.

Alphabet Rockers Workshop for Adults

Date:
Mar 10, 2018 9 - 10:30am
Cost:
Admission is free but a $10 donation is welcome
Phone:
720-990-6743

Learn how to talk to your kids, and each other, about difficult subjects. The Brave Coalition and the Grammy-nominated Alphabet Rockers join together for a 90-minute workshop for educators, parents, and caregivers. The Bay Area-based Alphabet Rockers is a preeminent group of children's music artists who use hip-hop to focus on social change and racial…

PEN 16th Annual Kick Off: 2017 A Year of Strength

Date:
Sep 19, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-880-6030

Attend an interactive presentation featuring Dr. Elizabeth Olson of the Collective for Psychological Wellness. Learn strategies to move from fear to strength-based parenting. Find community resources which support parents and youth. Reservations suggested online. $10 adult, free for youth. Scholarship tickets available (select the option when registering).

How to Improve Your Parenting Journey

Date:
Jan 23, 2018 5:45pm - 7:45pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
719-306-8557

Celebrate National School Choice Week with a complementary dinner, parenting presentation, and celebration for adults. This event offers adults the opportunity to learn new guidelines and tools to achieve improved family relationships, positive behavior in children, and general problem-solving skills for family members.The keynote speaker is Sandra Kwesell MSC, MFCT, author of the "Pillars for…

Adult Beekeeping Class

Date:
Apr 07, 2018 to Oct 06, 2018
Schedule:
April 7 and 14, May 19, June 2, July 21, Aug. 25, Oct. 6
Cost:
$60 per class, $400 for the series
Phone:
303-443-9952

Learn how to keep your own bees in a series of hands-on classes and labs designed to support new beekeepers through their first season of beekeeping. Take the entire series or drop in to individual classes. Some classes held at a different location; see website. For adults.

Summer Garden Management

Date:
Apr 21, 2018 9 - 11:30am
Cost:
$40
Phone:
303-443-9952

Explore best practices for maintaining a healthy garden once it is growing. Learn a variety of techniques that reduce weed pressure, such as solarization and cover cropping, how to set up an irrigation system and conserve water in the garden, and see some tools you can use to make these tasks more efficient.

The Gift of Failure Presented by Jessica Lahey

Date:
Sep 13, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-527-4931

Learn about the best methods to help students develop intrinsic motivation, based on current research. Presented by New York Times best-selling author Jessica Lahey. Reservations requested. Open to the public.

Bright Ideas

Date:
Mar 05, 2018 6:30pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-887-2371

Hear from interesting people doing innovative things that impact the community, sponsored by the Broomfield Library and Westminster Public Library. Students from Adams 12 STEM schools will present solutions to local and world issues using problem-based learning.

Admission Open House

Date:
Jan 31, 2018 9am - 10:30am
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-527-4931

Learn about Boulder Country Day School and ask questions about preschool through middle school. Reservations required.

Terrenda White Book Event

Date:
Apr 04, 2018 6:30pm
Cost:
$5 voucher to attend, good for $5 off the author’s featured book or a purchase the day of the event
Phone:
303-447-2074

Join Terrenda White as she speaks about and signs her new book, Twenty-First-Century Jim Crow Schools: The Impact of Charters and Vouchers on Public Education.

Friends Middle School Info Meeting & Tour

Date:
Nov 06, 2017 6:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-499-1999 x 227

Learn in depth about Friends Middle School program and curriculum, meet the teachers, ask questions, and visit the new North campus. Parents and students are welcome. Reservations required to: admissions@FriendsSchoolBoulder.org.

Parenting Safe Children Workshop

Date:
Apr 07, 2018 1 - 5pm
Cost:
$10-$50
Phone:
303-360-6600

Attend a workshop hosted by Mothers of Multiples Society (MOMS). Feather Berkower, a licensed clinical social worker and leader in child sexual abuse prevention, will empower adults to keep children of all ages safe from sexual abuse. She will examine ways children are vulnerable to sexual abuse. Participants will also learn teachable body safety rules,…

Parenting Classes

Date:
Jan 29, 2018 to Dec 31, 2018
Schedule:
Ongoing throughout the year
Cost:
See website
Phone:
303-875-7294

Register for ongoing Love and Logic parenting classes for ages toddler to teen and other parenting resources. Location varies based on class. See schedule online.

Temple Grandin Book Event

Date:
May 21, 2018 4:30pm
Schedule:
Activity hour for kids 4:30-6:30pm; Dr. Grandin's presentation 6-6:45pm; book signing 7–8pm
Cost:
$35 adult ticket includes a copy of the book; $10 age 18 and under.
Phone:
720-898-7200

Hear author and speaker Dr. Temple Grandin speak as part of the national tour for her new book, Calling All Minds: How to Think and Create Like an Inventor. The event includes an activity hour for kids featuring projects from the book, a presentation, and book signing.

Zazu Dreams Book Event

Date:
Apr 12, 2018 7:30pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-447-2074

Join Dr. Cara Judea Alhadeff as she speaks about and signs her new book, Zazu Dreams, a tale about the adventures of a Sephardic Jewish boy and his imaginary friend, a malamute husky, who travels the globe experiencing the relationship between humans and their environments.

“How to Raise An Adult”

Date:
Oct 24, 2017 7:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-880-6030

Join author Julie Lythcott-Haims for a presentation based on her book, "How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success." Parents will have the opportunity to sign up for book groups. Reservations required online.

Families First Parenting Classes

Date:
Dec 01, 2017 to Jul 31, 2018
Schedule:
Dates and times vary
Cost:
Prices vary
Phone:
303-695-7996

Learn important skills with these ongoing parenting classes. Registration required. Meetings are held at a variety of Denver locations. Call 877-695-7996 for more information, resources, or a listening ear to parenting concerns.

Let’s Talk About Mental Health

Date:
Sep 21, 2017 6:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
720-887-2371

Hear a discussion on mental health presented by Dr. Sandra L. Fritsch,medical director of the Pediatric Mental Health Institute at Children's Hospital Colorado.

Executive Functioning Skills

Date:
Nov 29, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-527-4931

Hear Cathy Clark of Bolder Ed Strategies present on developing executive functioning skills for elementary and middle school students. Reservations required online. For parents.

Raising Capable Humans

Date:
Jan 16, 2018 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-527-4931

Learn from educator Heather Murray as she delves into what children need as they move into adult life, with concrete examples and easy-to-follow instructions for parents. Reservations required.

Warm Welcome Playdates

Date:
Apr 22, 2018 10am - noon
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-399-2660

Attend a playdate for new Jewish parents and their babies. The playdates include snacks and social time with other parents and babies, a Boogie Babies music class demo, and a tour of the JCC. For parents with babies age 8 months or under. RSVP required.

Love and Logic Early Childhood Parenting Made Fun!™

Date:
Sep 20, 2017 to Oct 18, 2016
Cost:
Phone:
303-770-4667

Attend a workshop that provides practical tools and techniques that can change the way your family operates and makes parenting more fun. The early childhood class is geared specifically toward parents of young children, ages 1-10.

Teaching Resilience

Date:
Feb 21, 2018 8:15am - 9:30am
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-527-4931

Hear Jenny Hecht of Karuna Healing speak about teaching children resilience. Reservations appreciated.

Organize Your Money Class

Date:
Feb 24, 2018 to May 28, 2018
Schedule:
Once per month on select days; see website
Cost:
$29
Phone:
303-808-0465

Learn the basics of budgeting and become a master of your money. Find help in organizing your home, office and finances.

Crash Course: Parenting ‘Tweens and Teens

Date:
Nov 18, 2017 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-770-4667

Attend a one-day class for parents of 4th- through 12th-graders to help you become a more confident and consistent parent and create the happy, harmonious family you’ve always wanted. The course is based on the principles of Love and Logic®.

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