Things to do
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; 2p.m. today, Library, 409 Fourth Ave., Longmont; longmontcolorado.gov.
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. today, Niwot Wheel Works, 101Second Ave., Niwot; free; niwotwheelworks.com.
‘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. today, Stewart Auditorium, 400S. Quail Road, Longmont; $5-$10; longmontcolorado.gov.
The Stephen Lear Band at Bootstrap Brewing Company: The Stephen Lear Band is a blues, psychedelic, southern rock band from Denver; 6 p.m. Friday, Bootstrap Brewing Company, 142Pratt St., Longmont; bootstrapbrewing.com.
‘The Lost King’ film screening: In this inspiring true story, amateur historian Philippa Langley believes she has made the archeological find of the century: the lost burial site of King Richard III; 3 p.m. Friday, Stewart Auditorium, 400S. Quail Road, Longmont; $14$18; longmontcolorado.gov.
Family story time: This story time will include longer picture books, silly singing and movement; 10a.m. Friday, Library, 409 Fourth Ave., Longmont; free; longmontcolorado.gov. ‘The Foreigner’ at Jesters
Dinner Theater: “The Foreigner” is a hilarious, two-act comedy that takes place in a fishing lodge in rural Tilghman County, Georgia where two Englishmen, Froggy and Charlie, arrive as guests only to find there is fishy business going on; 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jesters Dinner Theatre, 224 Main St., Longmont; $19-$50; jesterstheatre.com.