Bird Talk and Book Signing with Nathan Pieplow and other Boulder-area events, April 1, 2019

Bird Talk and Book Signing with Nathan Pieplow

Nathan Pieplow will be talking about and signing copies of his new book “Peterson Field Guide to Bird Sounds of Western North America;” 6:30 p.m., Front Range Birding Company, 5360 Arapahoe Ave., E, Boulder; free;, .

TODAY

Babies and Board Books — Enjoy a few board books and share literacy tips with other caregivers, parents and library staff. Free tea and coffee provided for grown-ups. Generously Sponsored by the Boulder Library Foundation. : Reynolds Library Staff Phone:; 10:15 a.m., George Reynolds Library Branch, 3595 Table Mesa Dr.; .

Michael Hollenbach, Paintings, Pop-Up Shop — Boulder Arts & Crafts Gallery is pleased to present the paintings of Boulder artist Michael Hollenbach. In his current series of paintings, Michael experiments with new ways of exploring color, shape and patterns to create movement with strong compositions. His work is defined directly by his love for colors, shapes and scale; 11 a.m., Boulder Arts and Crafts Gallery, 1421 Pearl St., Boulder; free;, .

Drop In Aerial Foundations — In this class, you will learn the fundamental skills to properly use a variety of aerial equipment including low flying trapeze, static trapeze, lyra, rope and fabric. This class will include a ground based warm up, strength-building exercises, and skill-building to help you gain comfort and confidence in the air; 5:45 p.m., Frequent Flyers Aerial Dance, 3022 E.Sterling Circle, Ste. 150, Boulder; $20;, .

Boulder Experiments in Art and Technology | open-mic / pop-up — Share some past, new or in-progress work, find collaborators, or just have a drink and see what‘s going down. This event is inspired by an open-mic format, another way to think of it is a pop-up art show and tell. The goals of this group are to share and promote; 6 p.m., Rayback Collective, 2775 Valmont Road, Boulder; /events/258799663.

Global Art Factory Boulder / Artist Networking Event — The Global Art Factory was created to encourage artists of every description (literary, visual, performance, culinary, etc.) to come together to share ideas, s and to collaborate on artistic projects of every kind on the first Monday of every month; 6 p.m., Bohemian Biergarten (Rear Theater), 2017 13th St., Boulder; free;, .

UPCOMING

Boulder Tuesday Thursday Hikers — A drop-in, leaderless group who decides each time where to hike and then breaks up into smaller groups according to level and interest. Carpool to trailheads and reimburse the drivers for expenses. Bring lunch, water, snacks and be prepared for all weather conditions; 9 a.m. Tuesday, North Boulder Park, 2848 9th St., Boulder; free;.

Boulder World Affairs Discussion Group — The Boulder World Affairs Discussion Group is attended by people interested in discussing current events and topics of state, national and international interest. New participants are always welcome. Both hours are led by a volunteer and terse eloquence is appreciated. : Art Smoot ; 10 a.m. Tuesday, Meadows Branch Library, 4800 Baseline Road, Boulder; .

Author Talk: Sam Kean — Graduate students learn about a writing career path with Sam Kean, author, who discusses his new book “Spoons and Thumbs: Funny, Spooky, Poignant, and Completely True Science Stories” and his career as an author. Reception to follow. Please RSVP to Jeffery Willett; 4 p.m. Tuesday, Center for Academic Success and Engagement (CASE), 1725 Euclid Ave., E313 Boulder; .

Go Far Shop + Upslope Run Series — Join for a weekly run/walk series leading up to the Bolder Boulder. Following the 3-mile run/walk gather back at Upslope for $4 core beers, prizes from vendor partners and hang out with great folks. Each week you come out, you will be entered to win grand prizes at the end of the series. Open to all levels and abilities; 5 p.m. Tuesday, Upslope Brewing Company, 1898 S. Flatiron Court, Boulder; free;,

Boulder Conversations with Nii Armah Sowah — Join for an evening with Nii Armah Sowah, a senior instructor of dance at CU Boulder and arts educator with the “1000 Voices Project;” 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Museum of Boulder at the Tebo Center, 2205 Broadway, Boulder; $10-$15;, .