Uke Jam at Bootstrap Brewing – Longmont Times-Call


Uke Jam at Bootstrap Brewing: Sunday, 2 p.m., Bootstrap Brewing Company, 142 Pratt St., Longmont. Grab a ukulele and join in. Host Brian Rezac has spares to borrow, or bring one from home. Or just stop by, enjoy a beer and watch. All ages and levels welcome.

Peter Garland at Bricks on Main: Sunday, 1 p.m., Bricks on Main, 471 Main St., Longmont. Neighborhood pianist Peter Garland brings his mix of covers and originals to Bricks on Main for the afternoon. Bring friends and enjoy the vibe of Billy Joel’s solo, sway to a soulful ballad or two, sing along to the playful guitar and tap your feet to rock and blues. Free admission, 720-600-2350,


Suminagashi: Monday, 2 p.m., Carbon Valley Regional Library, 7 Park Ave., Firestone. Practice the ancient Japanese art of suminagashi, a paper marbling technique that dates back to the 12th century. For grades 6-12. Registration required. Free,

Lecture on cocoa fruits in Colorado: Monday, 6:30 p.m., Erie Community Library, 400 Powers St., Erie. The Colorado Cocoa Pod will stop by to talk about their amazing handmade chocolate candies. Registration required. Free,

Film screening “How to Train Your Dragon”: Tuesday, 10 a.m., Longmont Museum, 400 Quail Road, Longmont. From Disney classics to current blockbusters, enjoy a Tuesday morning movie on the big screen in the Longmont Museum’s Stewart Auditorium this summer with a cold beverage and a bag of popcorn. Hiccup is a Norse teenager from the island of Berk, where fighting dragons is a way of life. His progressive views and odd sense of humor make him an outsider, even though his father is the clan’s chief. Sent to dragon-fighting school, he tries to prove himself a true Viking, but when he befriends an injured dragon he names Toothless, he has a chance to chart a new course for his people’s future. $3–$5, 303-651-8374, .

Art camp with the masters: Wednesday, 1 p.m., Firehouse Art Center, 667 Fourth Ave., Longmont. For three days, learn the drawing and color of the French Impressionists, the giants of modernism, minimalism and abstract expressionism. At the end of the class, participants will create their own masterpiece. Bring a personal sketchbook with plenty of space to explore and sketch ideas. Drinking water, snacks and the excitement the masters inspire are a must. $180,

Specific feedback on the square dance on Wednesday evening at Rosalee’s Pizzeria: Wednesday, 6 p.m., Rosalee’s Pizzeria, 461 Main St., Longmont. Concrete Feedback is a Colorado-based psychedelic folk-rock band with an Americana flair and tight arrangements and harmonies. Admission is free,

Jazz on the first Wednesday: Wednesday, 7 p.m., Dry Land Distillers, 519 Main St., Longmont. Bassist Tim Carmichael (3ology) joins guitarist Vic Dillahay on a set of jazz standards and selected originals from 20 years of collaboration. 720-600-4945,

July 4th at Parkway Food Hall: Thursday, 2 p.m., Parkway Food Hall, 700 Ken Pratt Blvd., #200, Longmont. From 2 to 7 p.m., enjoy a fantastic Fourth of July celebration with several giant bounce houses, face painting, local vendors, live music and more. Kids can get unlimited bounce, face painting and a hot dog. Funk band Vudu Sunshine will perform a free show from 3 to 6 p.m., $10.

Fireworks Party: Thursday, 5 p.m., 300 Suns Brewing, 335 First Ave., Unit C, Longmont. Celebrate the Fourth of July with an evening of good company, delicious craft beer and a spectacular fireworks display. Whether you bring a blanket or chairs and gather in the parking lot or relax on the patio, you’ll have a perfect view of the fireworks launching from 1st/Martin. The kitchen will be closed, so be sure to bring snacks or picnics. Free,

Group rides with Spice eBikes: Thursday, 5:30 p.m., Spice eBikes, 724 Main St., Longmont. Join social group rides every other Thursday. All ages are welcome.