What a great upcoming week—over 76 events! Lots of movies, activities for all ages, computer classes/help, home improvement/DIY classes, Bass Pro Summer Camp all month, Barnes & Noble Pop Cultured events all month, and so much more! Below find an overview of the week, with additional tips or info. Some events are $1, which is noted. As always, if you want more info, open the calendar item for links, and details. Note that this month’s Science Café, which occurs on the second Monday of the month, in cancelled, and plans to resume in August. If you have any insights, please share them in the comments so everyone can benefit! Or leave a review/feedback for any activities you attend!

As we are continuously updating the calendar, please check back regularly. Also, check ahead for events requiring tickets or registration, so you do not miss out! Note that we are in the process of moving all the events from our Regularly Available page to the calendar, so you can see everything in one place! Do you know of something not on the calendar? Let us know!

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  • 9:00am – 9:00pm Get Pop-Cultured: To Kill a Mockingbird Read-a-Thon – Barnes & Noble, 2208 Bernadette Dr
  • 9:30am – 10:00am Toddler Time (walkers to age 2-1/2) – Children’s Program Room, Columbia Public Library, 100 W Broadway
  • 10:00am – 12:00pm ($1) Hotel Transylvania (2012) [PG] [1:31] – Forum 8, 1209 Forum Katy Pkwy
  • 10:30am – 11:00am Baby, Oh, Baby (infants) – Children’s Program Room, Columbia Public Library, 100 W Broadway
  • 11:30am – 1:00pm Lunch in the Park (children) – Shelter, Douglass Park, 400 N Providence Rd. This program offered by the Voluntary Action Center on weekdays through the summer, provides food for children in need—not parents.
  • 2:30pm – 4:30pm (register) Maximizing Your Android Device – Training Center (2nd floor), Columbia Public Library, 100 W Broadway
  • 5:30pm – 7:30pm (drop in) Reading to Rover (ages kindergarten+) – Children’s Program Room, Columbia Public Library, 100 W Broadway
  • 7:00pm – 8:30pm Socrates Café – Conf Room B, Columbia Public Library, 100 W Broadway. A monthly, relaxed, friendly philosophy discussion at the library.
  • 8:00pm – 1:00am Geek Night (all ages; age 21+ for alcohol) – Eastside Tavern, 1016 E Broadway. Movies, games, and art—every Monday.
  • 8:00pm – 1:30am Logjam Blues Monday – The Bridge, 1020 E Walnut St
riverboats

Big Muddy Talk—Three eras of river boats: A modern tugboat (Capitol Sand) pushes the closed Harrah’s Casino, a replica riverboat that once operated on the Missouri River in Sioux City, downstream to it’s final resting place in Wood River, Illinois. In the foreground is a diesel powered sternwheeler built in the 1937 as a gambling boat on the Ohio River.

Tue Jul 14
  • 9:30am – 10:00am (or 10:30-11am) Family Story Time (ages 2-1/2 to 5) – Children’s Program Room, Columbia Public Library, 100 W Broadway
  • 10:00am – 12:00pm ($1) Hotel Transylvania (2012) [PG] [1:31] – Forum 8, 1209 Forum Katy Pkwy
  • 10:00am – 12:00pm ($1) Summer Movie Express – Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014) [PG] [1:30] – Regal Stadium 14 Theater, 2800 Goodwin Pointe Dr
  • 11:30am – 1:00pm Lunch in the Park (children) – Shelter, Douglass Park, 400 N Providence Rd
  • 12:00pm – 2:00pm (drop in) Internet & Computer Assistance – Training Center (2nd floor), Columbia Public Library, 100 W Broadway
  • 12:00pm – 5:00pm Family Summer Camp – Bass Pro Shops, 3101 Bass Pro Dr. See the schedule on all calendar events.
  • 2:30pm – 4:00pm (register) Web Services You Can’t Live Without – Training Center (2nd floor), Columbia Public Library, 100 W Broadway
  • 5:30pm – 6:00pm Baby and Toddler Time (ages 0 to 2-1/2) – Children’s Program Room, Columbia Public Library, 100 W Broadway
  • 6:30pm – 7:00pm Family Story Time (ages 2-1/2 to 5) – Children’s Program Room, Columbia Public Library, 100 W Broadway
  • 7:00pm – 8:00pm Big Muddy Speaker Series – The view from the pilot house: Challenges and opportunities in Missouri River navigation – lower level, Les Bourgeois Bistro, 14020 W Highway BB, Rocheport MO
  • Postponed! (reschedule date TBD) 7:00pm – 8:15pm Comics, Pop Culture and Comic-Con (teens & adults) – Friends Room, Columbia Public Library, 100 W Broadway. Comics, Pop Culture, and Comic-Con: Explore the role of comics in pop culture with Skip Harvey, comic creator, illustrator, blogger and one of the aspiring artists featured in “Comic-Con Episode IV” about the world’s largest comic book convention in San Diego. Skip is also a host on the “geekpow” YouTube channel and is involved in many other ventures involving comics and geek culture.
  • 8:00pm – 11:00pm (drop in) Columbia Jazz Jam – Cafe Berlin, 220 N 10th St
  • 10:00pm – 1:00am The As Yet Unnamed Comedy Show (all ages; age 21+ for alcohol) – Eastside Tavern, 1016 E Broadway
Big NightWed Jul 15
  • 9:00am – 10:00am 1 Million Cups – TBA (Suite 105 SBTDC, downtown) – 500 E Walnut St Ste 105. The program for this event is usually announced the day before. Check the REDI Facebook page.
  • 9:30am – 10:00am Family Story Time (ages 2-1/2 to 5) – Children’s Program Room, Columbia Public Library, 100 W Broadway
  • 10:00am – 12:00pm ($1) Summer Movie Express – Penguins of Madagascar (2014) [PG] [1:32] – Regal Stadium 14 Theater, 2800 Goodwin Pointe Dr
  • 10:00am – 12:00pm ($1) Hotel Transylvania (2012) [PG] [1:31] – Forum 8, 1209 Forum Katy Pkwy
  • 10:30am – 11:00am Story Time for Adults With Disabilities – Children’s Program Room, Columbia Public Library, 100 W Broadway
  • 11:30am – 1:00pm Lunch in the Park (children) – Shelter, Douglass Park, 400 N Providence Rd
  • 1:00pm – 2:30pm (drop in) Apple Help – Studio, Columbia Public Library, 100 W Broadway
  • 2:30pm – 4:00pm (register) Internet Basics – Training Center (2nd floor), Columbia Public Library, 100 W Broadway
  • 4:30pm – 6:30pm (drop in) Internet & Computer Assistance – Training Center (2nd floor), Columbia Public Library, 100 W Broadway
  • 6:00pm – 7:00pm How Your Body Really Works (or doesn’t): Why Eat This class – Natural Grocers, 400 N Stadium Blvd
  • 6:00pm – 7:00pm (register) Digital Playground: Shapes (age 3-5) – Studio, Columbia Public Library, 100 W Broadway
  • 6:00pm – 8:00pm Family Fun Fest – Fitness is Fun – Burford Shelter, Cosmopolitan Park, 1615 Business Loop 70 W. Note that Family Fun Fests are no longer held in Flat Branch Park (downtown). They are now held in Cosmos Park on the west side of town. Features this month include Golfzilla, fun runs (with free swag!), an obstacle course, Rockin’ Rents Bounce Houses will be on hand with awesome inflatables, Columbia Fire Department will have a Fire Truck on site, and the Daniel Boone Regional Library Bookmobile.
    • 6pm – Lil’ Lady Bulldogs
    • 6:15pm – Tae Kwon Do Demonstration
    • 6:30pm – Flipz USA Gymnastics
    • 6:45pm – Fun Run Wave I
    • 7:30pm – Eagle Elite Cheerleaders
    • 7:30pm – Fun Run Wave 2
  • 6:00pm – 8:30pm (tickets) movie & discussion – Big Night (1996) [R] [1:47] – Ragtag Cinema, 10 Hitt St
  • 6:30pm – 8:30pm Center Aisle Cinema movie – Dear Mr. Watterson (2013) [NR] (teens+) [1:30] – Friends Room, Columbia Public Library, 100 W Broadway
  • 9:00pm – 1:00am Hump Nite (DJ music/dancing) (age 21+) – Roxy’s, 1025-A E Broadway
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Learn how to build a rolling storage cart designed by DIY blogger Ana White at the Do-It-Herself Workshop at The Home Depot.

Thu Jul 16
  • 8:00am – 4:00pm Pest Management Field Day – MU Bradford Research Center, 4968 Rangeline Rd
  • 10:00am – 11:00am (register) Digital Playground: Shapes (age 3-5) – Studio, Columbia Public Library, 100 W Broadway
  • 10:00am – 12:00pm ($1) movie – Hotel Transylvania (2012) [PG] [1:31] – Forum 8, 1209 Forum Katy Pkwy
  • 11:30am – 1:00pm Lunch in the Park (children) – Shelter, Douglass Park, 400 N Providence Rd
  • 12:00pm – 5:00pm Family Summer Camp – Bass Pro Shops, 3101 Bass Pro Dr
  • 1:00pm – 2:00pm Get Pop-Cultured: Throwback Thursday 1970s – Barnes & Noble, 2208 Bernadette Dr. Participate in fun Rubick’s Cube game play and explore the books, toys, games, music, movies,TV and fashion that shaped the decade.
  • 2:00pm – 4:00pm (or 6-8pm) Kid President Party (age 5+) – Children’s Program Room, Columbia Public Library, 100 W Broadway
  • 3:30pm – 4:30pm (register) Lifelong Learning With Universal Class – Training Center (2nd floor), Columbia Public Library, 100 W Broadway
  • 3:30pm – 5:30pm (register) MAA Kids Series – World of Art: Pyramid Power (grades K-8) – Cast Gallery, Mizzou North, 115 W Business Loop 70
  • 6:00pm – 8:00pm (register) Resident Arts: Art Critique Night – Orr Street Studios, 106 Orr St
  • 6:30pm – 7:30pm (register) The Why and How of Paleo 101 – Clovers Natural Market, 2100 Chapel Plaza Ct
  • 6:30pm – 8:00pm (register) Do-It-Herself Workshop: Learn to Build a Storage Cart – The Home Depot, 3215 Clark Ln
  • 7:00pm – 8:00pm (register) ReferenceUSA for Business and Information – Training Center (2nd floor), Columbia Public Library, 100 W Broadway
  • 7:00pm – 9:00pm MAA movie – Jezebel (1938) [NR] [1:43] – 707 Mizzou North, 115 W Business Loop 70
  • 10:00pm – 1:00am (doors 9pm) Karaoke Night (all ages; age 21+ for alcohol) – Eastside Tavern, 1016 E Broadway
PaddingtonFri Jul 17
  • 9:30am – 10:00am (or 10:30-11am) Toddler Time (walkers to age 2-1/2) – Children’s Program Room, Columbia Public Library, 100 W Broadway
  • 10:00am – 12:00pm ($1) movie – Hotel Transylvania (2012) [PG] [1:31] – Forum 8, 1209 Forum Katy Pkwy
  • 11:30am – 1:00pm Lunch in the Park (children) – Shelter, Douglass Park, 400 N Providence Rd
  • 2:00pm – 4:00pm (drop in) Internet & Computer Assistance – Training Center (2nd floor), Columbia Public Library, 100 W Broadway
  • 4:00pm – 6:00pm Wine & Beer Tastings (age 21+) – Spirits Dept, Lucky’s Market, 111 S Providence Rd
  • 7:00pm – 8:00pm (register) Get Pop-Cultured: Minions Fun – Barnes & Noble, 2208 Bernadette Dr. Become a certified Minion and attend Villain-Con in our stores to help search for the most despicable villain to follow. Activities and giveaways round out the fun.
  • 8:00pm – 10:45pm (8pm food; 9pm movie) movie – Paddington (2015) [PG] [1:36] (Lowry Mall, MU; rain—Jesse Hall Auditorium) – Lowry Mall, University of Missouri, 1020 Lowry St
Sat Jul 18
  • 10:00am – 11:30am (register) Do-It-Yourself Workshop: Learn to Install a Faucet – The Home Depot, 3215 Clark Ln
  • 10:00am – 12:00pm Get Pop-Cultured: Star Wars Saturday – Barnes & Noble, 2208 Bernadette Dr. Exclusive products, activities, and a chance to win a Star Wars character standee.
  • 10:30am – 11:30am (9:30am refreshments) Meet the Author: Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg & Stephen Locke – Montminy Art Gallery, Walters-Boone Co Historial Museum & Galleries, 3801 Ponderosa St
  • 11:00am – 11:30am Get Pop-Cultured: Star Wars Storytime – Children’s area, Barnes & Noble, 2208 Bernadette Dr. A special Storytime event featuring Star Wars: The Adventures of Luke Skywalker, Jedi Knight.
  • 12:00pm – 5:00pm Family Summer Camp – Bass Pro Shops, 3101 Bass Pro Dr
  • 2:00pm – 3:00pm When the [Baseball] Monarchs Came to Columbia – Friends Room, Columbia Public Library, 100 W Broadway
  • 2:00pm – 4:00pm An Afternoon of Fiction Set in the Missouri Ozarks – Research Center-Columbia, State Historical Society of Missouri, 1020 Lowry St (MU Lowry Mall)
  • 6:00pm – 7:45pm (register) Bike Ride on MKT Secret Access Trail (age 18+) – Flat Branch Park Playground, 101 S 4th St
  • 6:00pm – 8:00pm movie – Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014) [PG] [1:30] – Armory Sports Center, 701 East Ash St
  • 10:00pm – 1:00am (9pm doors) Karaoke Night (age 21+) – Eastside Tavern, 1016 E Broadway
Sun Jul 19
  • 10:00am – 12:00pm Get Pop-Cultured: Manga Mania – Barnes & Noble, 2208 Bernadette Dr. Discover this popular style of Japanese comic books and graphic novels and learn to draw Manga from the pages of Manga for the Beginner. Enjoy special offers, activities and giveaways.
  • 10:30am – 2:00pm ($1) Kid Disco 2 – A Kids Dance Party (all ages) – Rose Music Hall & Forrest Rose Park, 1013 Park Ave
  • 12:00pm – 5:00pm Family Summer Camp – Bass Pro Shops, 3101 Bass Pro Dr
  • 1:00pm – 2:30pm (register) Do-It-Yourself Workshop: Learn to Install a Toilet – The Home Depot, 3215 Clark Ln
  • 3:00pm – 8:00pm DJ in the Park – Douglass Park, 400 N Providence Rd
  • 7:00pm – 8:00pm 39th Summer Concert Series: Snorty Horse – Shelter Gardens, 1817 West Broadway

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