Upcoming Events for Children in Northern Colorado

Are you feeling like you and your kids need to get out of the house this fall? We get it. Here are some upcoming local events that your kids will love!

Weekly StoryTime With Jeanette

What: Storytime, a snack, and activities for kids aged 0-5. Jeanette will be on the stage in the Children’s Department to read a story and help the kids with some activities. This is a free event, so you just have to show up and enjoy the fun!

When: Thursdays from 10 am to 11 am.

Where: Barnes & Noble Promenade Shops Centerra. Located at 5835 Sky Pond Drive, Loveland, CO 80538

Saturday StoryTime @ Barnes & Noble

What: Storytime and activities for kids aged 1-8. It is free, so take advantage of a quick break in your day and let your kids be creative and have fun!

When: Saturdays from 11 am to 11:30 am.

Where: Barnes & Noble Locations in Loveland and Fort Collins

Loveland: 5835 Sky Pond Drive, Loveland Co 80538

Fort Collins: 4045 S. College Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80525

Weekend Toons @ Lyric Cinema Cafe

What: Weekend Toons allows you and your kids to catch some of your favorite classic animated cartoons. The toons are appropriate for all ages. The event is free, but if you’d like to take part in some breakfast, it’s just $5. There are also mimosas for the parents that just need an extra boost for the day!

When: Saturdays and Sundays from 9:00 am to about noon.

Where: The Lyric Cinema Cafe. Located at 1209 N. College Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524

Fort Collins Thanksgiving Day Run

What: A 4-mile family event in the heart of Fort Collins. This is the 25th annual Thanksgiving Day Run! The event is for people of all ages, and kids can participate in the Gobble Gobble Kids’ Fun Run! Register here.

When: Thursday, November 22, 2018, beginning at 8:45 AM.

Where: The Corner of Oak and Mason in Old Town Fort Collins.

2018 Pelican Lakes Turkey Trot – 5K Run/Walk

What: Start off your Thanksgiving celebrations with a 5K run/walk around the Pelican Lakes Golf Course in Windsor. A special kids event begins at 10:00 am. There will be two courses, one for kids 5 and under and one for kids aged 6-10. You must register to participate.

When: Thursday, November 22, 2018, beginning at 9:00 AM.

Where: Pelican Lakes Golf Course @ Water Valley, 1620 Pelican Lakes Point, Windsor, CO 80550.

2018 Loveland Turkey Trot 5K

What: Kick off Thanksgiving at the family-friendly Loveland Turkey Trot 5K. This event benefits the Clinical Services Fund, which supports growth in education, development, equipment, and improved hospital processes in the Loveland and Fort Collins area. You must register for the event to participate.

When: Thursday, November 22, 2018, beginning at 8:30 AM.

Where: McKee Medical Center, 2000 Boise Ave., Loveland, CO 80538.

21st Annual NCMC Turkey Trot 5K/2K Fun Run/Walk

What: The 21st Annual NCMC Turkey Trot is a fun family event, open to participants of all ages. All children 12 and under will receive a finisher ribbon for both the 5K and 2K. The 2K is a fun run, and the 5K is more competitive. To participate, register for the event.

When: Thursday, November 22, 2018, beginning at 9:00 AM.

Where: North Colorado Medical Center, 1801 16th Street, Greeley, CO 80631.

Stay tuned for more upcoming family events!