Beat the Heat: Get Some Boulder Creek Time!

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Want to beat the heat? Jump In – It’s Boulder Creek Time!

Enjoy some of the most refreshing water we have in town along Boulder Creek! We are so lucky in Boulder to have the Boulder Creek running right through town. Hit some of the hot spots to go tubing, wading, swimming, kayaking, or just sit next to the water to enjoy the sights and sounds. To get the best access to Boulder Creek try starting at Eben G. Fine Park at the west end of Arapahoe Ave. You can park at the Boulder Public Library [you do have to pay here] where you can walk right over to a beautiful shady spot near the creek, or find it anywhere along the Boulder Bike Path.

Get the details on Eben G. Fine Park 

I LOVE what I do! I have been in the Real Estate Industry now for over 13 years and am grateful to have found a career that I enjoy so much. I am highly organized and extremely efficient with a strong background in negotiations which always helps when in the middle of a tough transaction! I welcome all opportunities to work with you whether you are looking for your first home, looking to move to a larger home as your family grows, or looking to expand your portfolio and purchase an investment property. It is a great time for real estate in Boulder County! If you want to learn about what this market means to you and your family, just call or email. Contact me with all of your real estate needs! 

Janet Leap, GRI, CRS
Realtor
RE/MAX of Boulder
m. 720.938.4197
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Winter Skate – A Fun Evening Activity In Downtown Boulder!

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Winter Skate returns to its Boulder roots! This is fun old fashioned outdoor ice skating at its best! Winter Skate first started on the plaza next to the Dushanbe Teahouse and now it’s back. Ice skating is fun for all ages! Open 7 days a week at 1780 13th Street in Downtown Boulder. Details at WinterSkate.

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I LOVE what I do! I have been in the Real Estate Industry now for over 13 years and am grateful to have found a career that I enjoy so much. I am highly organized and extremely efficient with a strong background in negotiations which always helps when in the middle of a tough transaction! I welcome all opportunities to work with you whether you are looking for your first home, looking to move to a larger home as your family grows, or looking to expand your portfolio and purchase an investment property. It is a great time for real estate in Boulder County! If you want to learn about what this market means to you and your family, just call or email. Contact me with all of your real estate needs! 

Janet Leap, GRI
RE/MAX of Boulder
720.938.4197

Boulder’s Sledding Hills

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Loving that snow? Maybe today is a great day to go sledding. There are some great sledding hills in Boulder! Check out these locations for some of the best sledding around:

Scott Carpenter Park: This is a mellow, fun slope for the kids, but adults enjoy it too!

Tantra Park [Just South of 46th and Hanover]: This sledding hill can get incredibly packed and at places it is steep.

Foothills Community Park: There are some great, low angle slopes here for kids and adults.

Where do you like to go sledding? 

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I LOVE what I do! I have been in the Real Estate Industry now for over 13 years and am grateful to have found a career that I enjoy so much. I am highly organized and extremely efficient with a strong background in negotiations which always helps when in the middle of a tough transaction! I welcome all opportunities to work with you whether you are looking for your first home, looking to move to a larger home as your family grows, or looking to expand your portfolio and purchase an investment property. It is a great time for real estate in Boulder County! If you want to learn about what this market means to you and your family, just call or email. Contact me with all of your real estate needs! 

Janet Leap, GRI
RE/MAX of Boulder
Call me – 720.938.4197

WinterSkate Returns To Boulder! Enjoy ice skating in Downtown Boulder!

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WinterSkate returns to its Boulder roots! Relive your favorite winter memories from nearly 20 years ago when WinterSkate first started on the plaza next to the Dushanbe Teahouse. Open 7 days a week at 1780 13th Street in Downtown Boulder. Details at WinterSkate.

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I LOVE what I do! I have been in the Real Estate Industry now for over 13 years and am grateful to have found a career that I enjoy so much. I am highly organized and extremely efficient with a strong background in negotiations which always helps when in the middle of a tough transaction! I welcome all opportunities to work with you whether you are looking for your first home, looking to move to a larger home as your family grows, or looking to expand your portfolio and purchase an investment property. It is a great time for real estate in Boulder County! If you want to learn about what this market means to you and your family, just call or email. Contact me with all of your real estate needs! 

Janet Leap, GRI
RE/MAX of Boulder
720.938.4197

Enjoy Old Fashioned Outdoor Ice Skating — WinterSkate Returns To Boulder!

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WinterSkate returns to its Boulder roots! Relive your favorite winter memories from nearly 20 years ago when WinterSkate first started on the plaza next to the Dushanbe Teahouse. Open 7 days a week at 1780 13th Street in Downtown Boulder. Details at WinterSkate.

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I LOVE what I do! I have been in the Real Estate Industry now for over 13 years and am grateful to have found a career that I enjoy so much. I am highly organized and extremely efficient with a strong background in negotiations which always helps when in the middle of a tough transaction! I welcome all opportunities to work with you whether you are looking for your first home, looking to move to a larger home as your family grows, or looking to expand your portfolio and purchase an investment property. It is a great time for real estate in Boulder County! If you want to learn about what this market means to you and your family, just call or email. Contact me with all of your real estate needs! 

Janet Leap, GRI
RE/MAX of Boulder
720.938.4197

The Hot Food Truck Spot and Much More – Boulder’s Rayback Collective!

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The Rayback Collective is a foodpark. A bar. An event space. A backyard party. A collective of all things Colorado. They have more than 30 taps on deck and a rotating set of some of the area’s most beloved food trucks ready to dish up some of the finest, most eclectic cuisine the city has to offer. This is a gem in #Boulder’s foodie tradition.

Learn more about the Rayback Collective

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I LOVE what I do! I have been in the Real Estate Industry now for over 13 years and am grateful to have found a career that I enjoy so much. I am highly organized and extremely efficient with a strong background in negotiations which always helps when in the middle of a tough transaction! I welcome all opportunities to work with you whether you are looking for your first home, looking to move to a larger home as your family grows, or looking to expand your portfolio and purchase an investment property. It is a great time for real estate in Boulder County! If you want to learn about what this market means to you and your family, just call or email. Contact me with all of your real estate needs! 

Janet Leap, GRI
RE/MAX of Boulder
720.938.4197

Meet the Spirits of Boulder’s Spooky Past at the Columbia Cemetery

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Get The Scoop on Boulder’s Past at Historic Boulder’s Meet The Spirits Event
Sunday, October 16 – Noon until 5 pm – Columbia Cemetery
Join Historic Boulder to learn about Boulder’s history. Buried beneath the rocky soil of Boulder’s Columbia Cemetery are a multitude of stories from the lives of the residents interred there. From the famous to the infamous and the founders to the scoundrels; each has a unique and personal tale to tell. On October 16, 2016, a select group of “spirits” will share the stories of their lives with those who come to listen. Learn about the early days of Boulder, and the struggles faced as the pioneers established a foothold at the base of the Rocky Mountains. Uncover the secrets that were taken to the grave, and share the triumphs and tragedies of those who came before.  This biennial event brings the cemetery to life for just one afternoon.
Renew the acquaintance of more familiar residents like Dorothy Gay Howard, the unfortunate murder victim who was simply known for so long as Jane Doe, and ill-fated cowboy gunslinger, Tom Horn and hear unfamiliar stories as well. Listen to little 10-year old Rosa Peterman as she recounts her untimely death in the rushing waters of Boulder Creek, and enjoy a reenactment by The Buffalo Soldier Story as they honor fallen comrade Edward Baker whose gravesite was recently discovered. Observe reenactments of Masonic funerals, and find out about the practice of green burials, while children can take part in a scavenger hunt among the stones. For one day, the typically somber silence of the cemetery will be broken as the departed return from the grave.

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I LOVE what I do! I have been in the Real Estate Industry now for over 7 years and am grateful to have found a career that I enjoy so much. I am highly organized and extremely efficient with a strong background in negotiations which always helps when in the middle of a tough transaction! I welcome all opportunities to work with you whether you are looking for your first home, looking to move to a larger home as your family grows, or looking to expand your portfolio and purchase an investment property. It is a great time for real estate in Boulder County! If you want to learn about what this market means to you and your family, just call or email. Contact me with all of your real estate needs! 

Janet Leap, GRI
RE/MAX of Boulder
Call me – 720.938.4197

Read. Talk. Write. Play. Sing. Enjoy It All at The Family Play Festival on 10/8

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The Boulder Public Library invites families with children up to age 5 to drop in and play, sing, read, write and talk at activity stations throughout the library. Families with young children (birth to age 5) enjoy interactive early literacy activities and take home crafts and great prizes as well as new ideas for family fun. October 8, 2016 from 10am to noon at the main Boulder Public Library [1001 Arapahoe Ave]

More details at Family Play Festival

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I LOVE what I do! I have been in the Real Estate Industry now for over 7 years and am grateful to have found a career that I enjoy so much. I am highly organized and extremely efficient with a strong background in negotiations which always helps when in the middle of a tough transaction! I welcome all opportunities to work with you whether you are looking for your first home, looking to move to a larger home as your family grows, or looking to expand your portfolio and purchase an investment property. It is a great time for real estate in Boulder County! If you want to learn about what this market means to you and your family, just call or email. Contact me with all of your real estate needs! 

Janet Leap, GRI
RE/MAX of Boulder
Call me – 720.938.4197

Meet the Spirits of Boulder’s Spooky Past at the Columbia Cemetery

screen-shot-2016-09-26-at-10-10-39-am
Get The Scoop on Boulder’s Past at Historic Boulder’s Meet The Spirits Event
Sunday, October 16 – Noon until 5 pm – Columbia Cemetery
Join Historic Boulder to learn about Boulder’s history. Buried beneath the rocky soil of Boulder’s Columbia Cemetery are a multitude of stories from the lives of the residents interred there. From the famous to the infamous and the founders to the scoundrels; each has a unique and personal tale to tell. On October 16, 2016, a select group of “spirits” will share the stories of their lives with those who come to listen. Learn about the early days of Boulder, and the struggles faced as the pioneers established a foothold at the base of the Rocky Mountains. Uncover the secrets that were taken to the grave, and share the triumphs and tragedies of those who came before.  This biennial event brings the cemetery to life for just one afternoon.
Renew the acquaintance of more familiar residents like Dorothy Gay Howard, the unfortunate murder victim who was simply known for so long as Jane Doe, and ill-fated cowboy gunslinger, Tom Horn and hear unfamiliar stories as well. Listen to little 10-year old Rosa Peterman as she recounts her untimely death in the rushing waters of Boulder Creek, and enjoy a reenactment by The Buffalo Soldier Story as they honor fallen comrade Edward Baker whose gravesite was recently discovered. Observe reenactments of Masonic funerals, and find out about the practice of green burials, while children can take part in a scavenger hunt among the stones. For one day, the typically somber silence of the cemetery will be broken as the departed return from the grave.

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I LOVE what I do! I have been in the Real Estate Industry now for over 7 years and am grateful to have found a career that I enjoy so much. I am highly organized and extremely efficient with a strong background in negotiations which always helps when in the middle of a tough transaction! I welcome all opportunities to work with you whether you are looking for your first home, looking to move to a larger home as your family grows, or looking to expand your portfolio and purchase an investment property. It is a great time for real estate in Boulder County! If you want to learn about what this market means to you and your family, just call or email. Contact me with all of your real estate needs! 

Janet Leap, GRI
RE/MAX of Boulder
Call me – 720.938.4197

Hike. Learn. Get Outside With Your Family With Boulder’s Natural Selections

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Get to know Boulder. Get to know Boulder better. I bet you will learn something new if you participate in the Natural Selections hikes/events. Natural Selections is the City of Boulder’s ongoing series of educational nature programs on topics including ecology, wildlife, local history, night hikes, children’s programs, plus many more. These programs happen year around and are free and open to the public.

Take a look at these great upcoming hikes & programs for families:

Family Wildlife Program
Sat. Aug. 27, 9 – 10:30 am

Join Education and Outreach coordinator Jean Koszalka for a morning hike at the top of Flagstaff Mountain to look at some of the incredible animals that call Open Space and Mountain Parks home.  We will explore their habitat, and play a few games to help us understand how they use their senses. We will meet at the Flagstaff Nature Center. Please leave your pups at home.
• Follow this link for a map to the meeting place.
• More information on the Flagstaff Nature Center.

Nature For Kids & Parents:  A Black Bear’s Summer with Her Cubs
Sun. Aug. 28, 1  –  3 pm

Summer is a season of play for bear cubs!  Join Debora Martin, Early Childhood Educator/Volunteer Naturalist for an easy hike, while learning the importance of play for survival! Learn about the yummy summer foods they eat, how mom protects them, what happens to the yearling bears that were cut off from mom, and now are finding out what the world is like.  Meet at the Lehigh Street entrance to Shanahan Ridge (map search 1903 Lehigh Street in Boulder, where Lehigh and Lafayette Streets intersect) for cool facts, & fun!  Ages 5+

Five Senses Nature Hike: Story Time & Kids’ Hike
Tue. Aug. 30, 10  –  11 am

Join naturalist Ellen Orleans for story time along the Bobolink Trail. Celebrate Boulder’s Open Spaces with colorful picture books and participatory foot stomping, arm flapping, and animal noise-making. At 10:30, we’ll leave for a Five Senses nature hike along the shady creek. This activity is geared toward 2- to 5-year-olds, but open to all. Please bring weather-appropriate clothes, water, and a snack if you’d like.  • Follow this link for a map to the meeting place.

Get on the mailing list to get these programs emailed to you and find out about upcoming events here:

City of Boulder Natural Selections Website

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I LOVE what I do! I have been in the Real Estate Industry now for over 7 years and am grateful to have found a career that I enjoy so much. I am highly organized and extremely efficient with a strong background in negotiations which always helps when in the middle of a tough transaction! I welcome all opportunities to work with you whether you are looking for your first home, looking to move to a larger home as your family grows, or looking to expand your portfolio and purchase an investment property. It is a great time for real estate in Boulder County! If you want to learn about what this market means to you and your family, just call or email. Contact me with all of your real estate needs! 

Janet Leap, GRI
RE/MAX of Boulder
Call me – 720.938.4197