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  • Apr 26

    Dream Kitchens are Cooking Tour!

    Dream Kitchens are Cooking! is a tour that showcases beautiful kitchens designed and remodeled by Boulder County architects, interior designers, and contractors, as well as food samples from distinguished members of the food community. Proceeds benefit the Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds program for low-income youth participating in the "I Have a Dream" Foundation of Boulder County.

    Where: Various homes in Boulder County , Boulder County , Boulder
    When: 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Cost: 20
    For More Information Contact: Lori Canova , Call: 303-444-3636 Or Email: info@ihaveadreamboulder.org
    Registration: www.ihaveadreamboulder.org Or Call: 303-444-3636
  • Apr 28

    Children's Bee Earth Day

    Growing Gardens’ organic farm presents tours of the Children's Peace Garden.Children will be able to plant seeds to take home, investigate insects’ habitats, explore the worm composting system, learn about local honeybees and create garden art. There will also be an obstacle course on-site where kids will learn about endurance and agility as they weave through a diverse set of garden mazes and obstacles. Prizes are awarded to everyone completing the course.

    Where: Children's Peace Garden , 1630 Hawthorn Ave. , Boulder
    When: 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
    Cost: Free
    For More Information Contact: Alyson Duffey , Call: 303-443-9952 Or Email: alyson@growinggardens.org
    Registration: n/a Or Call: n/a
  • Dream Kitchens are Cooking!

    .Dream Kitchens Are Cooking! is a tour that showcases kitchens by Boulder County architects, interior designers, and home builders, as well as demonstrations by members of the food community and the hospitality of home owners. Proceeds benefit the Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds program for low-income youth participating in the "I Have a Dream" Foundation of Boulder County.

    Where: Various homes in Boulder , Boulder
    When: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Cost: $20
    For More Information Contact: Lori Canova , Call: 303.444.3636 ext. 16 Or Email: lori.canova@ihaveadreamboulder.org
    Registration: info@ihaveadreamboulder.org Or Call: 303-444-3636
  • Policy Roundtable with State Legislators Heath and Becker

    Join Senate president Rollie Heath and Boulder County’s newest legislator, Rep. KC Becker, for the Boulder Chamber's first Legislator’s Town Hall of 2014.

    As Majority Leader, Sen. Heath (SD-18) is responsible for determining the numbers of senators on each committee of reference, assigning members from the majority party to the most appropriate committees, approval of expenses and more. Representative Becker (HD-13) sits on the Finance Committee as well as Agriculture and Natural Resources. Bring your questions for Sen. Heath and Rep. Becker.

    Where: Chamber Center , 2440 Pearl St. , Boulder
    When: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Cost: 0
    For More Information Contact: Jane Lewis , Call: 303-442-1044 Or Email: events@boulderchamber.com
    Registration: http://boulder.chambermaster.com/Events/details/round-table-4794
  • May 4

    Community Plant Sales-

    Plant sales on three weekends in May at Hawthorn Garden in May - 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, Proceeds benefit Growing Gardens’ programs. Organic heirloom tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, cooking paste. Wide variety of organic veggie starts (peppers, eggplants, summer and winter squashes, cucumbers, beans, peas, artichokes, pumpkins, all types of lettuces and greens, and asparagus. Organic herb starts, blooming annual flowers, perennial flowers, native plants, waterwise plants, blackberries, blueberries, rhubarb, strawberries, raspberries, grapes, vines, roses and grasses.

    Where: Hawthorn Garden , 1630 Hawthorn Ave. , Boulder
    When: 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Cost: $2.50
    For More Information Contact: Growing Gardens , Call: 303-443-9952 Or Email: community@growinggardens.org
    Registration: n/a Or Call: n/a
  • May 7

    Funding Your Food Startup

    Join Bill Nack of Forbes Mergers & Acquisitions and Pat Linden and Shannon Golden-Schubert of Faegre Baker Daniels for a Q&A-style session on funding your food startup.

    Where: The Kitchen Coop , 8835 West 116th Circle, Broomfield, CO 80021 , Boulder
    When: 08:00 AM - 09:30 AM
    Cost: Free
    For More Information Contact: Jeanne Eisenhaure , Call: 617-699-4393 Or Email: jeanne@the-kitchen-coop.com
    Registration: http://www.the-kitchen-coop.com/ai1ec_event/funding-your-food-startup/?instance_id=32 Or Call: 617-699-4393
  • May 11

    Community Plant Sales-

    Plant sales on three weekends in May at Hawthorn Garden in May - 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, Proceeds benefit Growing Gardens’ programs. Organic heirloom tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, cooking paste. Wide variety of organic veggie starts (peppers, eggplants, summer and winter squashes, cucumbers, beans, peas, artichokes, pumpkins, all types of lettuces and greens, and asparagus. Organic herb starts, blooming annual flowers, perennial flowers, native plants, waterwise plants, blackberries, blueberries, rhubarb, strawberries, raspberries, grapes, vines, roses and grasses.

    Where: Hawthorn Garden , 1630 Hawthorn Ave. , Boulder
    When: 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Cost: $2.50
    For More Information Contact: Growing Gardens , Call: 303-443-9952 Or Email: community@growinggardens.org
    Registration: n/a Or Call: n/a
  • May 14

    BWLG - How to Make that Sale and Engage your Customer for Retention

    Your clients and customers are the ones that make your business possible. Do you fight a constant battle with competitors for new customers and to retain current clients? Join us on May 14 for the opportunity to learn about making that sale and achieving the customer satisfaction that keeps them coming back.
    Free for members and $10 for nonmembers.

    Where: Boulder Chamber , 2440 Pearl St. , Boulder
    When: 08:00 AM - 09:30 AM
    Cost: 0
    For More Information Contact: Boulder Chamber , Call: 303-442-1044 Or Email: events@boulderchamber.com
    Registration: http://boulder.chambermaster.com/events/details/bwlg-how-to-make-that-sale-and-engage-your-customer- Or Call: 303-442-1044
  • May 16

    GoldLab Symposium 2014

    The fifth annual GoldLab Symposium will focus on research and educational approaches that promise real improvements to our healthcare system. In addition to the usual great science, humor, clinical information, economics, and amateur sociology, this year we will learn intriguing things about our brains and our capacity to have a logical, actionable discussion…about anything.

    Where: Muenzinger Auditorium , University of Colorado , Boulder
    When: 08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
    Cost: 0
    For More Information Contact: Corissa Gold , Call: 303-625-9000 Or Email: cgold@somalogic.com
    Registration: http://cobioscience.site-ym.com/events/event_details.asp?id=396850
  • May 17

    Strawberry Festival Antique Show

    Antique show featuring 80 dealers in antiques and collectibles. Café serving barbecue sandwiches and strawberry shortcake. Gift certificates drawn on the hour. Art show, glass grinder, and bake sale will also be on site. The St. Vrain Historical Society will be selling local historical publications, cookbook and solar lights. Cost is $5 per person, children under 12 are free. Hours are Saturday, May 17, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, May 18 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Show benefits The St, Vrain Historical Society’s efforts of historic preservation and education in the St. Vrain Valley area.

    Where: Boulder County Fairgrounds, Exhibit Building , 9595 Nelson Road, Longmont CO 80501
    When: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Cost: 5
    For More Information Contact: The St. Vrain Historical Society Inc. , Call: 303-776-1870 Or Email: office@stvrainhistory.org
    Registration: No RSVP needed Or Call: No RSVP needed
  • May 18

    Community Plant Sales-

    Plant sales on three weekends in May at Hawthorn Garden in May - 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, Proceeds benefit Growing Gardens’ programs. Organic heirloom tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, cooking paste. Wide variety of organic veggie starts (peppers, eggplants, summer and winter squashes, cucumbers, beans, peas, artichokes, pumpkins, all types of lettuces and greens, and asparagus. Organic herb starts, blooming annual flowers, perennial flowers, native plants, waterwise plants, blackberries, blueberries, rhubarb, strawberries, raspberries, grapes, vines, roses and grasses.

    Where: Hawthorn Garden , 1630 Hawthorn Ave. , Boulder
    When: 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Cost: $2.50
    For More Information Contact: Growing Gardens , Call: 303-443-9952 Or Email: community@growinggardens.org
    Registration: n/a Or Call: n/a
  • May 19

    7th Annual Kaleidoscope Gala

    On any given night in 2013, 921 youth (ages 13-24) were reported homeless in the Denver Metro area and 213 of them are in Boulder County. Approximately, 64 shelter beds exist for these 921 youth, meaning only 7% of them have a safe place to sleep at night.

    Kaleidoscope is our biggest fundraiser of the year and significantly impacts our ability to provide services for youth in crisis. So, mark your calendars and join us to celebrate “Springtime in Paris” and support Attention Homes!

    Where: UCAR Event Center , 3080 Center Green Drive , Boulder
    When: 05:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    Cost: $100
    For More Information Contact: Laura Teta , Call: 303-447-1206 ext. 129 Or Email: lteta@attentionhomes.org
    Registration: https://attnhms.ejoinme.org/?tabid=516331 Or Call: 303-447-1206
  • May 21

    2014 Boulder Economic Summit: Made in Boulder

    The Boulder Economic Summit will spotlight Boulder's manufacturing economy and the key industries fueling our economic vitality.
    From aerospace and bioscience to natural products and outdoor recreation, manufacturing is one of Boulder's strongest economic assets. The keynote address will highlight Colorado's Advanced Manufacturing Imperative with Ken Lund, Executive Director, Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade .
    CU Boulder's Rich Wobbekind will profile the latest trends in manufacturing and breakout sessions will be offered with local executives in advanced manufacturing, consumer manufacturing, and manufacturing R&D.
    General Admission: $65, Boulder Chamber members: $60, BEC members: $55, At the door: $75

    Where: Millennium Harvest House , 1345 28th St. , Boulder
    When: 07:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Cost: 65
    For More Information Contact: Boulder Economic Council , Call: 303-442-1044 Or Email: events@boulderchamber.com
    Registration: http://www.cvent.com/events/2014-boulder-economic-summit-made-in-boulder/event-summary-6d1af6b4096d4
  • May 22

    Understanding Macro Trends to Grow Your Food Business

    Retail sales and business profitability depend on much more than having a great food product. Macro trends outside a business in the natural, conventional and broader economic markets can have tremendous influence on the success of a company. The Kitchen Coop will be hosting data-analytics specialists SPINS LLC to provide insights for small food companies on which macro trends to be aware of, how these macro trends should influence retailer interactions and overall marketing strategy, and how to align your business to ride trends instead of struggling against them. Join us for a presentation and Q&A session with SPINS and help demystify the macro economic trends strategy for your food business

    Where: The Kitchen Coop , 8835 West 116th Circle, Broomfield, CO 80021 , Boulder
    When: 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM
    Cost: 0
    For More Information Contact: Jeanne Eisenhaure , Call: 617-699-4393 Or Email: jeanne@the-kitchen-coop.com
    Registration: http://www.the-kitchen-coop.com/ai1ec_event/understanding-macro-trends-to-grow-your-food-busines/?in
  • Jun 2

    2014 Golf Tournament to Benefit “I Have a Dream”

    The 2014 Golf Tournament to benefit “I Have a Dream” Foundation of Boulder County will be held June 2 at the Fox Hill Golf Club in Longmont. The tournament features great prizes, a sleeve of golf balls, and a voucher for a free round of golf at Fox Hill for every golfer. The event will feature a silent auction, prize giveaways, a hosted breakfast and an awards luncheon.

    Charitable event where all the benefits go back into the community via the "I Have a Dream's" drop-out prevention program for low-income youth. Funds raised will go toward the programming and scholarships that help low-income youth stay in school and go on to attend college.

    Where: The Fox Hill Country Club , 1400 Colorado 119, Longmont, CO ‎80504
    When: 06:30 AM - 02:00 PM
    Cost: $225
    For More Information Contact: Lori Canova , Call: 303-444-3636 ext. 16 Or Email: lori.canova@ihaveadreamboulder.org
    Registration: info@ihaveadreamboulder.org Or Call: 303-444-3636
  • Jun 5

    Women Who Light The Community

    Join a r community of leaders and innovators during a special afternoon and dinner at the 19th Annual Women Who Light the Community on Thursday, June 5, at the Lionsgate Event Center in Lafayette. Meet inspiring leaders and get connected during this fun celebratory event. $45 for members, $75 for non-members.

    Where: Lionsgate Event Center , 1055 S 112th St., Lafayette
    When: 03:30 PM - 06:30 PM
    Cost: 45
    For More Information Contact: Jane Lewis , Call: 303-442-1044 Or Email: events@boulderchamber.com
    Registration: http://boulder.chambermaster.com/events/details/women-who-light-the-community-4766
  • Women Who Light the Community 2014

    Join a remarkable community of leaders and innovators during a special afternoon and dinner at the 19th Annual Women Who Light the Community

    Thursday, June 5, 2014
    The Dove House at the Lionsgate Event Center in Lafayette.

    Meet inspiring leaders who shape our community
    Get connected during this fun celebratory event.

    The Chamber and the Business Women's Leadership Group (BWLG) annually honors women who have made significant contributions through innovations and a committed effort to address a meaningful business or community need, locally, regionally, nationally, or globally. You won't want to miss this signature event!
    Chamber members $45, non-members $65

    Where: Lionsgate Event Center , 1055 S. 112th St., Lafayette, CO 80026
    When: 03:30 PM - 06:30 PM
    Cost: 45
    For More Information Contact: Boulder Chamber , Call: 303-442-1044 Or Email: events@boulderchamber.com
    Registration: http://boulder.chambermaster.com/events/details/women-who-light-the-community-4766
  • Jun 30

    CMF Opening Night - Boulder Style!

    Michael Butterman, Conductor
    Christopher Taylor, Piano
    Mozart: Symphony No. 35 “Haffner”
    Strauss: Burleske for Piano & Orchestra
    Strauss: Serenade in E-flat
    Brahms: Serenade No. 2 in A

    A spectacular Season Kick-off featuring an evening of “Boulder’s Own” with Boulder Philharmonic music director Michael Butterman leading the Colorado Music Festival Orchestra for the first time in a program that includes Mozart, Strauss and Brahms. Plus, Boulder native and pianistChristopher Taylor will take the stage to perform the Strauss Burleske for this not-to-miss opening night concert!

    Making his mark as a model for today’s conductors, Michael Butterman is recognized for his commitment to creative artistry, innovative programming, and to audience and community engagement. He is in his eighth season as Music Director for both the Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra and the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra, and is in his 14th season as Principal Conductor for Education and Outreach for the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, the first position of its kind in the United States. He is also the Resident Conductor of the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, a post he has held since 2009.

    Where: Chautauqua Auditorium , 900 Baseline Road Boulder, CO 80302 , Boulder
    When: 07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
    Cost: 12
    For More Information Contact: Brandi Numedahl , Call: 303.449.1397 Or Email: numedahl@comusic.org
    Registration: https://tickets.chautauqua.com/Online/default.asp
  • Young People's Concert - The Orchestra Games

    Composed and narrated by Gregory Smith – This concert is designed for kids ages 4 and older. Not just a get to know the instruments piece, The Orchestra Games goes further by exploring the personalities of the various instruments while acquainting the listener with basic musical elements as it sprints through an Olympic array of events.
    Music Fair on the lawn following the concert.

    Where: Chautauqua Auditorium , 900 Baseline Road, Boulder, CO 80302 , Boulder
    When: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Cost: $8
    For More Information Contact: Amanda Skarphol , Call: 303-665-0599 Or Email: skarphol@comusic.org
    Registration: https://tickets.chautauqua.com/Online/default.asp
  • Jul 1

    Music Mash-up Concert & Party featuring the music of Coldplay & Beethoven

    Back by popular demand – Music Mash-up & Party concert series. Three concerts that are designed to transform the symphonic experience by bridging the gap between classical and popular music. This three-concert series features popular, classical, and contemporary works in a casual intermission-free concert that is preceded by a happy hour “Taste of Boulder,” featuring food and drink tastings from local restaurants, breweries, and coffee shops. This program combines the music of two juggernauts within their respective genres: Beethoven and Coldplay. Songs by the latter are woven into movements of Beethoven famous Eroica symphony. Conducted by Steve Hackman.

    Where: Chautauqua Auditorium , 900 Baseline Road Boulder, CO 80302 , Boulder
    When: 07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
    Cost: 25
    For More Information Contact: Amanda Skarphol , Call: 303.665.0599 Or Email: skarphol@comusic.org
    Registration: https://tickets.chautauqua.com/Online/default.asp
  • Aug 11

    Cultiva Farm Dinner

    Feast under the stars at Growing Gardens, a Boulder nonprofit dedicated to cultivating community through urban agriculture. The 15th Annual iCultiva! Farm Dinner features a bountiful five-course dinner prepared by award-winning local chefs and highlighting freshly picked organic produce grown by teens in the iCultiva! Youth Project.

    The annual summer celebration and fundraiser casts the spotlight on the Growing Gardens iCultiva! Youth Project and is a collaboration of all-star chefs joining to support the community via an enchanting selection of one-of-a-kind appetizers, signature dishes, and memorable desserts—all paired with wine and beer. Organic produce and herbs grown in the iCultiva! market garden are incorporated into gourmet appetizers, a five-course sit-down dinner and dessert. Locally raised meats, cheeses, grains and other ingredients are donated by our event sponsors. A silent and live auction also figures into the evening.

    Where: Hawthorn Garden , 1630 Hawthorn Ave. , Boulder
    When: 05:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Cost: $125
    For More Information Contact: Megan Reehl , Call: 303-443-9952 Or Email: megan@growinggardens.org
    Registration: http://www.growinggardens.org/cultiva-farm-dinner Or Call: 303.443.9952
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