Things to do
Crochet Guild monthly meeting: Join fellow crocheters for a free gathering every first Wednesday at the Firehouse Art Center. All skill levels are welcome. Meetings typically include learning new skills and techniques, sharing inspiration, helping beginners and crocheting for charity; 6p.m. Wednesday, Firehouse Art Center, 667 Fourth Ave., Longmont; free; 720-927-7278.
Brandywine Trio at Rosalee’s Pizzeria: The Brandywine Trio (violin, viola, cello) is comprised of seasoned professional string players who have played in major venues throughout the U.S. and Europe for more than 20 years; 6 p.m. Wednesday, Rosalee’s Pizzeria, 461 Main St., Longmont; free; rosaleespizzeria.com. First Wednesday jazz with Doug Carmichael: Saxophonist Doug Carmichael and guitarist Vic Dillahay play a modern take on jazz, R&B and popular standards; 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dry Land Distillers, 519Main St., Longmont; drylanddistillers. com.
An Evening with Steve
Postell: Renowned singersongwriter Steve Postell is coming to Niwot to perform ahead of his appearance at the Boulder International Film Festival Gala opening night showing of the film “Immediate Family,” which documents the incredible work done by him and other studio musicians for an entire generation of artists; 6 p.m. Thursday, Niwot Wheel Works, 101 Second Ave., Niwot; free; niwotwheelworks.com.
First Thursdays book group: The group will meet in-person to discuss “Forget the Alamo: The Rise and Fall of an American Myth,” by Bryan Burrough; 2 p.m. Thursday, Library, 409 Fourth Ave., Longmont; longmontcolorado.gov.
‘Be Right Back’ film screening:
Art-world provocateur and trickster spirit Maurizio Cattelan made his career on playful and subversive works that up-ended the art establishment, until a retrospective at the Guggenheim in 2011 finally solidified his place in the contemporary art canon. This film will be followed by Q&A with the filmmaker; 7 p.m. Thursday, Stewart Auditorium, 400 S. Quail Road, Longmont; $5-$10; longmontcolorado. gov.