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Erie

Subjects: Meet for knitting, crocheting, cross stitch, embroidery, knotting and hand sewing; Wednesday, 1:30 p.m., Erie Community Library, 400 Powers St., Erie; free; highplains.libcal.com.

Adaptive Storytime: A place to support early literacy skills for children with neurodiversity and those who prefer an alternative to traditional story time; Saturday, 9:30 a.m., Erie Community Library, 400 Powers St., Erie; free; highplains.libcal.com.

Family story time on Saturday: Read, talk, play, write and sing together. Children ages 5 and younger will enjoy great songs and stories, and families will enjoy spending time together on the weekend. This event is first come, first served; Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Erie Community Library, 400 Powers St., Erie; free; highplains.libcal.com.

Chess club for young people: This Teen Chess Club meeting is held on the second Monday of each month in July, August and September. No previous experience is necessary. Registration required; Monday, 5:15 p.m., Erie Community Library, 400 Powers St., Erie; free; highplains.libcal.com.

Erie Tween Hang Out Hour: Spend an hour with other teens at the library. Snacks and activities including games, crafts, music and discussions will be provided. Meet and get to know other teens; Tuesday, 4 p.m., Erie Community Library, 400 Powers St., Erie; free; highplains.libcal.com.

Pokémon Club: Join the Pokémon Club to battle other players and trade cards. Snacks will be provided; Tuesday, 1 p.m., Erie Community Library, 400 Powers St., Erie; free; highplains.libcal.com.

“Would you survive the sinking of the Titanic?”: Learn about the lives and experiences of the various people who traveled aboard the Titanic in this interactive program with the Molly Brown House; Tuesday, 3 p.m., Erie Community Library, 400 Powers St., Erie; free; highplains.libcal.com.

Lafayette

The smallest learners: This series of hands-on programs is designed for infants and toddlers (newborns to 3-year-olds) and their caregivers to learn fine motor, gross motor and cognitive skills. Program is included with museum admission or membership; Wednesday, 9:30 a.m., WOW! Children’s Museum, 110 N. Harrison Ave., Lafayette; wowchildrensmuseum.org.

Quiz night at Liquid Mechanics: Bring friends and family for trivia night and food trucks. There will be prizes for first, second and third place, plus five free pints given out during the game; Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., Liquid Mechanics Brewing, 297 N US Highway 287, Suite 100; Lafayette; free; 720-550-7813.

Lafayette Cars & Coffee: Join us for the monthly Cars & Coffee the first Saturday of every month. For the past few years, Adam’s Polishes has hosted Lafayette Cars & Coffee and worked closely with Flatirons Church and the Lafayette Colorado Police Department to ensure a safe and fun event for all car nuts; Saturday, 7 p.m., Flatirons Church, 355 W. South Boulder Road, Lafayette; stungbykia.com.

Louisville

Independence Day Concert in Louisville: Celebrate Independence Day at the Louisville July 4th Celebration. Family-friendly fun begins at 6 p.m., including bounce houses, face painting, henna body art and giant bubbles. The Boulder Concert Band begins at 7 p.m., leading to the spectacular fireworks display; 7 p.m. Thursday, Coal Creek Golf Course, 585 W. Dillon Road, Louisville; free; louisvilleco.gov.

Rogue 2 Concert: Rogue 2, an acoustic rock band from Colorado, will take the stage tonight; Friday, 7 p.m., The Courtyard, 836 Main St., Louisville; eventbrite.com.

Jupiter Tea Concert: Jupiter Tea is a musical alchemy born in the heart of Denver. With rock roots, funk grooves and outlaw spirit, Jupiter Tea weaves an eclectic tapestry of sound; Saturday, 7 p.m., The Courtyard, 836 Main St., Louisville; eventbrite.com.

Superior

Independence Day Parade and Pancake Festival: Celebrate the Superior spirit with pancakes and kickball at this year’s Superior Fourth of July festivities. The festival features 30 exhibitor/vendor booths; Thursday, 7 a.m., Superior Chamber of Commerce, 122 E. William St., Superior; member.superiorchamber.com.

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