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The List: Science and Environmental Happenings Around Boulder

This week at CU-Boulder, learn how 21st century energy technologies fuel human progress and explore the starry sky. Or, head down to Denver to hear about the living wall research project. Also, after an extremely dry summer in Colorado, the Center of the American West will release A Ditch in Time: The City, the West and Water on Wednesday, September 5th.

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Boulder Holiday Hit List

Community Cycles prepares for bike giveaway

Community Cycles volunteer Crystal Mitchell prepares a bike for the 2011 bike giveaway for kids. Mitchell is putting in hours in exchange for her own bike as part of Community Cycle's Earn-A-Bike program. Photo: Beth Bartel

By Marissa McNatt

This year, the League of American Bicyclists rated Boulder one of the top three bicycle-friendly communities in the U.S. Help Community Cycles keep the next generation of Boulderites using this sustainable mode of transport at their annual bike giveaway on Sunday.

As we enter into the depths of the holiday season, Boulder has temporarily slowed down on hosting environmental and science events. Instead of listing events this week, as we usually do at The Boulder Stand, we’ve written up a short list of destinations in Boulder, and its surrounds, that are well worth visiting over the weekend or during the holidays. From swimming with sharks to learning more about our solar system, there is plenty to do.

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