Found Object Art at Bricolage and other Boulder-area events Jan. 8, 2019

Sue Wallingford helps paint a mural at a celebration held to mark the closing of The Bustop in September 2018. Today, Wallingford’s repurposed

Sue Wallingford helps paint a mural at a celebration held to mark the closing of The Bustop in September 2018. Today, Wallingford’s repurposed artwork, along with art from Joy Redstone, will be on display at Bricolage Gallery, at Art Parts Creative Reuse Center. (Cliff Grassmick / Staff Photographer)

Expressions of the Aftermath: Found Object Art with Joy Redstone and Sue Wallingford

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Boulder artists Joy Redstone and Sue Wallingford utilize found and discarded objects to create iconic and timeless artworks that convey a sense of equanimity toward life’s struggles and triumphs; 10:30 a.m., Bricolage Gallery, at Art Parts Creative Reuse Center, 2870 Bluff St., Boulder; free; 720-379-5328,


Boulder Tuesday Thursday Hikers — Hikers carpool to trailheads and reimburse the drivers for expenses. Bring your lunch water, snacks and be prepared for all weather conditions; 9 a.m., North Boulder Park, 7th and Dellwood, Boulder; free; 303-910-9944.

BoCo Wild Writers Spring Semester Preview — Get a sneak peek at outdoor nature writing classes for home-schooled children. Dress for the weather, bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the camaraderie of other wild writing families; 10 a.m., Science Adventure Program, 841 Gapter Road, Boulder; free; 303-229-2014,

Art Lab (ages 5-8) — Children work with clay, wire, paints, pastels and more. Learn skills and techniques, while having plenty of open-ended exploration time in Tinker’s encouraging and supportive studio environment; 3:30 p.m., Tinker Art Studio, 693B S. Broadway Ave., Boulder; 303-503-1902,

Weston Splitboarding 101 Class — Entering into the backcountry for the first time can be a daunting task. The experts at Weston Backcountry are here to help. From choosing your first splitboard, to planning your first backcountry trip, to choosing what avalanche education you need, the Weston Snowboards crew has the knowledge and gear you need to get out and have fun; 5:45 p.m., Neptune Mountaineering, 633 S. Broadway, Boulder; free; 303-499-8866,

Adult Session 1: Beginning Pottery— Explore all aspects of creating with clay, both on the wheel and with hand-building techniques. You’ll become familiar with several different processes to make a variety of forms. Learn the basics of decoration and glazing to finish off your pieces. Ages 16 and above; 6 p.m., Boulder Pottery Lab-Studio Arts Boulder, 1010 Aurora Ave., Boulder;

Introductory Workshop: Storytelling 101 — Do you love telling stories? In this 6-week workshop, you will develop, refine, finalize, memorize and be prepared to “wow” your audience with your performance; 6:30 p.m., Boulder Writing Studio, 777 Pearl St., Boulder; $305-$335;

Open Stage-Hosted by Danny Shafer — Live music; 7:30 p.m., Oskar Blues Tap Room, 921 Pearl St., Boulder.

Jen Sincero — “You Are a Badass Every Day” — Jen Sincero will speak about and sign her new book, “You Are a Badass Every Day;” 7:30 p.m., First Congregational Church, 1128 Pine St., Boulder; $21.77; 303-447-2074,


Youth Session 1: Teen Wheel-Throwing — Emphasizing creativity and enjoyment, this class is great for teenagers that are new to the wheel, as well as those that are further developing their throwing skills. Classes will include both hand-building and wheel-throwing, trimming of thrown pots, slip decorating, and glazing of bisqued pieces; 4 p.m. Wednesday, Boulder Pottery Lab-Studio Arts Boulder, 1010 Aurora Ave., Boulder;

Dinner and Movie: Rachel Hollis Made for More — See Rachel Hollis’ documentary, “Made for More” and get inspired to start the New Year with passion, love and purpose. Enjoy dinner at the Flower Child at 5:00 p.m., before the flick. RSVP for dinner and then grab your movie tickets at the link below; 5 p.m. Wednesday, Flower Child Restaurant, 2580 Arapahoe Ave. #110 In the Safeway shopping center off 30th and Arapahoe., Boulder;

January Wine Club: Pinot Noir Palate Pleasers — Try some delicious reds; 6 p.m. Wednesday, Hotel Boulderado, 2115 13th St., Boulder; $30; 303-440-2880,

Brandon Rhodes — Brandon is currently an employee at Dropbox and will be traveling from Bluffton, Ohio for this engaging talk; 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Galvanize Boulder-Walnut St., 1023 Walnut St., Boulder;

Geeks Who Drink- Trivia — The best trivia in the U.S. takes on Twisted Pine. Bring a team or just yourself; 7 p.m. Wednesday, Twisted Pine Brewing Company, 3201 Walnut St., Boulder; free;

L. Hunter Lovins — Author L. Hunter Lovins will speak about and sign her new book, “A Finer Future: Creating an Economy in Service to Life;” 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Boulder Book Store, 1107 Pearl St., Boulder; $5; 303-447-2074,


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