Jacob is struggling with bedtime. Between the creepy closet, the nightlight shadows, and the bad dreams he just can't get a good night's sleep ... until his parents show him how to be brave (and a bit silly). Braving Bedtime was born of a bedtime story Allison Johnson told her children to help them conquer their fears, and now they sleep soundly through the night, 5:30 p.m., Boulder Book Store, 1107 Pearl St., Boulder; $5; 303-447-2074.

COMMUNITY

St. Baldrick's Day Be a hero for kids with cancer! Join this St. Baldrick's event, and whether you decide to shave your head, volunteer, or donate, we hope you'll be a part of the excitement. All shaves receive a swag bag, gift card giveaways will be randomly drawn all day, and children and their families who have benefitted from children's cancer research will be there to share their stories and celebrate the occasion. Register to yourself or a team to shave, volunteer, or donate at stbaldricks.org/events/cuherd2017, 11 a.m., CU Boulder University Memorial Center, 1669 Euclid Ave., Boulder; facebook.



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LITERARY ARTS

Become a Super Sleuth Learn about finding facts and investigative journalism. Hear about the life of a brave and adventurous reporter named Nelly Bly, and then make an idea box to keep your clues, facts, and best ideas until you write your next big story. For grades 1-6. Space is limited; registration is required, 4 p.m., Louisville Public Library, 951 Spruce St., Louisville; 303-335-4821 or louisvilleco.gov.

FILM

"A Grain of Truth" A maverick prosecutor investigates a string of ritual killings rooted in Poland's anti-Semitic past in this taut detective thriller, 3 p.m., Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; $12; 303-440-7826.

"Fever at dawn"True love is an act of determination in post-Holocaust Sweden in this bittersweet drama based on the writer/director's own parents' story, 6:30 p.m., Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; $12; 303-440-7826.

Jose Antonio Vargas - "My Life as an Undocumented American" Jose Antonio Vargas is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and filmmaker whose work centers on the changing American identity. He is the founder of Define American, a non-profit media and culture organization that seeks to elevate the conversation around immigration and citizenship in America. In 2015, MTV aired White People, a television special he directed on what it means to be young and white in America as part of its "Look Different" campaign. In February 2016, Jose launched #EmergingUS, a multimedia news platform he conceived focusing on race, immigration, and the complexities of multiculturalism. In June 2011, The New York Times published a groundbreaking essay he wrote in which he revealed and chronicled his life in America as an undocumented immigrant. At the University of Colorado Boulder, Jose will speak about his experience as an undocumented immigrant in America and as an immigration reform activist, exploring one of the most divisive questions facing our country today: how do you define "American"? 7 p.m., Glenn Miller Ballroom; CU, 1667 Euclid Ave., Boulder; facebook.com/events/1580303811997266.

TALKS & WORKSHOPS

Travel Show: Japan - From Monks to Monkeys Japan is rich in culture, has great cuisine, and its hospitality is second to none. Stan Havlick hopped on a flight to catch the height of the spring cherry blossoms and see the Snow Monkeys among many other things. He's lived and traveled on all seven continents and will devote some time to answering questions about the wonderful world of travel, 7 p.m., Changes in Latitude Travel Store, 2525 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder; free; 303-786-8406 or cil.com/travelshows.