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Thursday, July 7,2011

Briefs | KGNU jam is July 24

Slow-cooked, Texas-style barbeque, salads, homemade desserts and microbrew beers will accompany acoustic music at the Gold Hill Inn for the 23rd annual Charles Sawtelle KGNU Mountain Jam on July 24.
Thursday, June 23,2011

Briefs | Ned carousel marks 100,000th rider

According to a news release, senior groups, school tours and 'organizations of differently-abled people' - who are a special focus of the carousel's nonprofit mission - have been regular visitors to the carousel, where junior docents educate them about the attraction's history.
Friday, June 17,2011

Briefs | A field day for grown-ups

Boulder-based EVOL Foods and YMCA of Boulder Valley will host an outdoor adult “field day” on Saturday, June 18, at the YMCA in Lafayette. A registration fee of $25 includes access to all EVOL Games events, a commemorative shirt, lunch, a chance at prizes and a ticket to the EVOL Games after-party.
Thursday, June 9,2011

Briefs | Sleep with the homeless Saturday

According to a news release, the proposed development will be centered on the concept of 'Wilderness City' - an idea that recognizes the importance of the relationship between Boulder's undeveloped open space (wilderness) and the developed urban area (city), - a place where the totally wild meets the thoroughly urbanized.
Thursday, June 2,2011

Briefs | Get tested for HIV on Saturday

On June 4, Pearl Street businesses will encourage the Boulder community to get tested by displaying red ribbons in their storefronts, having their staffs wear red HIV testing T-shirts and ribbons, and in some cases even offering a discount to those who get tested.
Thursday, May 26,2011

Briefs | Duck Race marks 24 years

Participants can sponsor a duck for $5 and watch as they are dumped over the 9th Street Bridge and race to the finish near the Boulder Creek Library lawn at the Peace Garden. This year's prizes include a three-night, allinclusive stay at Palace Resort in Cancun, and airfare is included.
Thursday, May 5,2011

Briefs | Preserving history this month

The keystone event, the Heritage Preservation Awards Celebration, will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 9, at the Chautauqua Community House.
Thursday, April 28,2011

Briefs | Boulder celebrates Children's Day

In the event, which will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the Boulder County Recycling Center at 1901 63rd St. in Boulder, participants register either as a Yogi (a yoga practitioner in the event) or a Sponsor (supporter-atlarge of event participants). Yogis set a goal for the day and gather pledges.
Thursday, April 21,2011

Briefs | Innisfree expands

At 2:30 p.m., members of the Colorado Shakespeare Festival will read selections from Shakespeare's sonnets and monologues. The Boulder Renaissance Consort will play music as part of the CSF readings, and there will be an open mic after the reading for visitors to share their favorite Shakespeare lines.
Thursday, April 14,2011

Briefs | County's new hazmat facility opens

The finalists are Ann Kling, assistant deputy director for public services at the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library in Buffalo, N.Y.; Valerie Maginnis, director of library and cultural services for the City of Mission Viejo, Calif.