Boulder truly comes alive in the month of May. A plethora of tulips on Pearl Street begin blossoming, outdoor patios are fully booked, and the bubbling creek begins to swell, creating pretty waterfalls and roaring rapids in the heart of our city. May also ushers in interesting events both in person and virtual. There’s plenty to do this month throughout Boulder, Colorado.
Fly Fishing Basics and Secrets Class
When: 5/2, 9am – 12pm
Where: Front Range Anglers
Outdoor enthusiasts looking to dip their toes into the captivating world of fly fishing can start by taking a free class at Front Range Anglers. Throughout the month, this noteworthy fly shop will host beginner classes for the novice who wants to learn to cast, tie knots, and analyze fish behavior. The shop will also offer useful fly fishing secrets and tactics for those looking to up their game.
French Macarons, Demystified!
Where: Piece, Love, & Chocolate
Macarons have always been a favorite of Parisians, but now the secret is out. These crispy-yet-chewy cookies come in fun colors and add life to any dessert table, goodie bag, or tea time table setting. For bakers of all skill sets, stop by this treasured chocolate store on the west end of Pearl and learn the secret to making your very own authentic French macarons.
Founders Live Conversations
When: 5/13, 11am – 12pm
Where: Galvanize Boulder
Tune in for a captivating conversation with Robbi Katherine Anthony – the founder of Euphoria. Her company designs technology for the transgender community, including the largest app in use, Solace. By focusing on dignity, agency, and privacy, Anthony has created a company that puts the needs of its clients first while enabling a marginalized, often at-risk group to receive support, guidance, and resources through the transitioning process.
Dr. Jane Goodall in Conversation with Peter Wohlleben
When: 5/16, 11am – 12pm
Where: Boulder Bookstore, virtual
Dr. Goodall first found fame by studying mountain gorillas in Africa and since then has played an important role in conservation and zoology. Boulder Book Store will host an in-depth conversation with her and Peter Wohlleben to celebrate his recently released book, The Heartbeat of Trees. Signed bookplates are available for the first fifty registrants.
Dairy Backporch Series: Ley Line
When: 5/30, 5:00pm
The ladies of Ley Line marry sounds from a wide array of musical instruments to create deep, textured melodies. Equal parts blues, folk, and soul, Ley Line bandmates play a stand-up bass, guitar, ukulele, and drums. Their sound is influenced by music from Brazil, Latin America, and West Africa. The two music duos that make up Ley Line create a multilingual performance that invites people from all backgrounds in.
Boulder’s May events calendar is packed with exciting things to do. From music to flyfishing and everything in between, it’s finally time to get back out there safely, and mingle with our city’s awesome community.