Around Town

The following is provided for your information and does not constitute a recommendation or endorsement. As always adults are responsible for determining the appropriateness of any activity or website for children.  Please direct any questions directly to the host organization.

Catherine Zakoian, MA, LPC, Counselor and consultant to gifted children, families, and organizations is offering the following upcoming programming

  • Early Spring Luminex Labs for Parents of Gifted Children  – Flyer
    • March 3rd or March 6th – Launching the Gifted Teen

Free and open events from the Adams 12 Gifted and Talented Parents Group 

Feb 2, 2017
Parents Meeting #3: Lisa van Gemert
Topic: TBD*
Time: 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Location: Adams 12 Educational Support Center (1500 East 128th Avenue, Thornton)
*You may recall that Lisa Van Gemert spoke on the “Perils of Perfectionism” in Boulder last year, sponsored by BVGT.

CAGT Legislative Day 2017, Feb 23, 2017
Registration open January 5th.

Held the Thursday after Presidents’ Day each February, Legislative Day allows students (grades 8 – 12) a unique opportunity to shadow a state legislator for the day. The application process opens the first week of January. There is also an adult component to the day, where gifted advocates have an opportunity to learn about current legislative initiatives that affect gifted children. For more info:

Beyond Giftedness XXIIII conference

Friday, Feb. 24, 2017
Arvada Center, Arvada, CO
Main conference 8 – 4 p.m.
Parent mini-conference 9:20 – 1 p.m.

BVSD TAG Programing & Services Focus Group – BVSD is seeking input from parents and guardians of BVSD TAG students.

SENG (Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted) Opportunities

Events for Students and Families

Boulder Maker

We are growing this community, first, in support of the incredible Rocky Mountain STEAM Fest every Spring, and more broadly in support of hands-on, experiential learning.

Check Out Upcoming Events

PEN Speaks Educational Series

Feature local to internationally renowned thought leaders on topics central to parents, professionals, and community members

Event Schedule

CU Wizards

 For over three decades, the CU Wizards program has presented free monthly shows that entertain and inform children about the wonders of science. Check out this year’s upcoming schedule.

CU Science Discovery Events

Upcoming schedule of events

STEAM Events at the Boulder Public Library

Upcoming schedule of Events

Minecrafteroons at Meadow’s Library (Boulder)

Join us for cooperative challenges and gameplay every Friday afternoon! We have room for 16 players every session on a first-come first-served basis. Fridays from 3:30-5 pm. Recommended for ages 7 and up. No meetings in August.

Go Club for Kids & Teens at Boulder Library

Learn to play the ancient and mysterious board game known as Go. Developed 4000 years ago in China, the rules are so simple they can be taught in a few minutes–but it can take a lifetime to master the game. Go boards are provided and take-home sets made of cardboard are available for free. Ages 5 and up.

More events at the Boulder Library