Second Saturday Bird Walk
Meet at the FRBC-Boulder store for a Birder’s Breakfast, then carpool to the North Teller Lake Trailhead. Call the store to sign up. Trip is limited to 15 participants. Be sure to dress in layers and bring binoculars, water, snacks, hat, and sunscreen. 7:30 a.m., Front Range Birding Company, 5360 Arapahoe Ave., Unit E, Boulder; free; 303-979-2475, facebook.com/events/631362167279592.
Italian Cooking Made Simple β Who said Italian cooking is difficult and elaborate? Join a native Italian to learn and prepare easy and delicious recipes that you can repeat at home. First courses, second courses, side dishes and desserts will all be covered. If you need fresh ideas and love Italian food, this is the perfect class for you. Gluten-free discussed. Four sessions; 9 a.m., Arapahoe High School, 6600 Arapahoe Road, Boulder; $145; 720-561-5968, bvsd.org/lll.
Writing the Memoir β Tap into your memories and bring them to life with easy-to-understand writing tips and stimulating exercises. Turn your experiences into stories that sparkle and leave class with the tools to continue turning your past into a great present-day read. The fun and ease of this writing style will give you great joy. Bring writing materials. Two sessions; 9 a.m., Platt Middle School, 6096 Baseline Road, Boulder; $139; 720-561-5968, bvsd.org/lll.
Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice Exhibit β Stomp on over to Museum of Boulder’s Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice exhibit, where children of all ages can explore touchable dinosaurs, go on an adventure in their prehistoric habitats and investigate dinosaur fossils; 10 a.m., Museum of Boulder at the Tebo Center, 2205 Broadway, Boulder; $0-$10; 303-449-3464, museumofboulder.org/exhibits.
Home Buyer’s Boot Camp β The home-buying process doesn’t have to be daunting if you have tips from experts in the industry. Strategies will help you qualify for a loan, find and win the right house, negotiate home inspection issues and navigate the closing table. Plenty of time for questions. Leave with a homebuyer’s handbook that includes all you need to know; 10 a.m., Platt Middle School, 6096 Baseline Road, Boulder; $39; 720-561-5968, bvsd.org/lll.
Vintage Valentines Make + Take β Stop by the Museum of Boulder and make handmade Valentines using vintage designs from the Museum’s collection! All materials provided; 2 p.m., Boulder History Museum, 1206 Euclid Ave., Boulder; facebook.com/events/2317645645138426.
Valentine’s Tantra Speed Date-Boulder-Find Your Valentine! β Valentine’s Day is coming. Find your Valentine at Tantra Speed Date with its remarkable 95% match rate; 5:30 p.m., Alchemy of Movement, 2436 30th St., Boulder; $45-$75; go.evvnt.com/332591-2?pid=4947
Front Range Anglers Introduction to Saltwater Fly Fishing Classβ The purpose of this introductory course is to provide the angler with the most basic look at the world of saltwater fly fishing. This class is designed for the “never ever” saltwater angler, but feel free to join us should you like to enhance your skills and knowledge. Must preregister for the class to secure your seat; 9 a.m. Sunday, Front Range Anglers, 2344 Pearl St., Boulder; $125; 303-494-1375, frontrangeanglers.com.
Winter Classical Drawing and Painting Classes-Figure and Portraiture from lifeβ Learn how to draw and paint the figure and portrait from life using classical methods. Ongoing weekly classes are open to adults and teens; 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Boulder School of Fine Art, 2810 Wilderness Place, Boulder; $30-$50; 303-819-5923, https:/bsofa.net.
Family Engineering Day with CU Science Discoveryβ This open-house event for all ages will feature hands-on engineering design stations. Try your hand at the tactile memory game, card tower challenge, drop-copter construction and more. Although this event is free, donations to the summer scholarship fund encouraged; 10 a.m. Sunday, Sustainability, Energy and Environment Community (SEEC), CU Boulder, 4001 Discovery Drive, First Floor, Boulder; free; 303-492-7188, events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07eg0plrtm55ca50ea&oseq=&c=&ch=.
SPARK! Cultural Programming for People with Memory Lossβ SPARK! is an opportunity for individuals with early to mid-stage memory loss and their families to enjoy interactive experiences in a comfortable setting, guided by trained docents and volunteers. Participants will experience the new TreeSpace gallery through hands-on arts engagement and enriching discussion; 1:30 p.m. Sunday, CU Museum of Natural History, 1035 Broadway, Boulder; free; 303-492-6892, calendar.colorado.edu/event/spark_cultural_programming_for_people_with_memory_loss_2837#.XD9sEFxKjIU.
The Rembrandtβ Travel through time and art history with Boulder’s nationally award-winning theatre ensemble, BETC, this February with its production of The Rembrandt.Written by Jessica Dickey and directed by BETC’s own producing artistic director, Stephen Weitz, the play is an opportunity for viewers to explore the longevity of art and the brevity of life; 2 p.m. Sunday, The Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; $20-$25; 303-444-7328, betc.org/event/rembrandt.